Sterling C. Broyles, Sr.
Sterling Compton Broyles, Sr., age 67, of Rocky Mount, Virginia, formerly of Marlinton, died August 22, 2000, at home.
He was a native of White Sulphur Springs, and was a sales representative for John G. Kolbe, Inc. He was retired from S.C. Broyles Real Estate.
He is survived by his wife, Deloris H.; sons, Sterling C. II, of Troutville, Virginia, Stephen S., of Roanoke, Virginia; stepdaughter, Cheri R. Foutz, of Richmond, Virginia; sister, Norma Jean Gregory, of Cincinnati, Ohio; brother, Ralph, of Medina, Ohio; and five grandchildren.
Graveside service was held in Franklin Memorial Park, Boones Mill, by the Rev. Joe Dillon.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, or to Ronald McDonald House, 2224 Jefferson St., Roanoke, Virginia 24014.
- - -
Blanche M. Wimer
Blanche M. Wimer, age 82, of Hillsboro, died Saturday, August 26, 2000, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
She retired as a cook at Denmar State Hospital and was a Methodist.
Born at Richwood May 29, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Zona Rucker Young.
She was the widow of Krellis Wimer. Also preceding her in death were four sisters, Ruth May Young, Neoma Grace Comuzie, Audrey Myrtles Martain, and Thelma Elders, and three brothers, Ralph Junior Young, Howard Walter, and Roy Lee Young.
Surviving her are two daughters, Nancy J. Roberts, of Renick, and Betty S. Little, of Ashboro, North Carolina; a son, Bill J. Wimer, of Hillsboro; seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Norman Alderman, with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.
- - -
Frances V. McComb
Frances V. McComb, age 86, of Buckeye, died Wednesday, August 23, 2000, at Richwood Area Medical Center.
She was born at Watoga December 1, 1913, the daughter of Edgar and Margaret Cleek Smith.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were her husband, Glen H. McComb; a sister, Nellie Lane; and three brothers, Herman Smith, Hobert Smith, and Benton Smith.
Surviving her are a daughter, Betty McNeill, of Buckeye; one grandchild, and two great-grandchildren.
Her body was cremated.
- - -
Clyde W. Anderson
Clyde Wilbur Anderson, age 85, of Route 1, Marlinton, died Friday, August 25, 2000, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center after an extended illness.
Mr. Anderson was retired, formerly self-employed as a carpenter/painter and working for highway guardrail construction company. He was a Presbyterian and an Air Force veteran of World War II.
The son of Emory and Prudence Susan McCoy Anderson, he was born on Droop Mountain May 22, 1915.
Surviving him are his wife, Marjorie Lilly Anderson; a son, Mike Anderson, of Morgantown; two sisters, Lucy Dinwiddie, of White Sulphur Springs, and Olive Schneider, of North Carolina; and three brothers, Melvin "Mib" Anderson, of Marlinton, Marvin Anderson, of White Sulphur Springs, and Emory "Dupe" Anderson, Jr., of White Sulphur Springs.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Randy Benson. Burial with military rites followed in Mountain View Cemetery.
- - -
Otis James Waugh
Otis James Waugh, age 92, of HC 82, Marlinton, died Thursday, August 24, 2000, in Pocahontas Memorial Hospital after a short illness.
Mr. Waugh was a farmer.
He was born July 25, 1908, at Marlinton, the son of the late William Tolbert and Elizabeth Sharp Waugh.
His wife, Blanche Davis Waugh, is deceased. Also deceased are three brothers, Loyal Waugh, Milburn E. Waugh, and Joe E. Waugh, and a sister, Nellie M. Lott.
Survivors include two sisters, Norma Reed, of Huntersville, and Mattie C. Wilson, of Richwood.
Services were held Sunday afternoon at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. David Rittenhouse, with burial in Sharp Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society.
- - -
Warren C. Smith
Warren C. Smith, age 90, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, formerly of Bedford, Pennsylvania, died Monday, August 21, 2000, at Passavant Hospital in Pittsburgh.
On June 15, 1910, he was born in Logan, a son of the late John Calvin and Daisie Alice Freed Smith.
On September 23, 1939, he married Mildred M. McDonald Smith, who survives.
Mr. Smith also is survived by a daughter, Constance (Connie) Darnell, of Marlinton; a son, J. Dallas Smith, of Pittsburgh; three grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Leon, Vernon and William Smith; and two sisters, Marguerite Sugg and Virginia Furbee.
Mr. Smith was a member of the Ingomar Community Methodist Church, where he was a member of the men's prayer group. He also was affiliated with the Bedford United Methodist Church.
He was a retired architect after 60 years with Westinghouse-Gulf Research in Pittsburgh. While living in Bedford, Mr. Smith owned Town & Country Kitchen and Bath Remodeling. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club of North Hills, Pittsburgh.
Mr. Smith was a 1927 graduate of Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg and attended Carnegie Mellon Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh.
Funeral services were held Thursday, August 24, at the Schellsburg Cemetery by the Rev. Dr. D. Guy Carrigan.
- - -
Frank Lackey, age 66, of Camden on Gauley, died August 24, 2000, in Greenbrier Valley Medical Center after a long illness.
He was a miner, a member of the UMW, and a Protestant.
Surviving him are his wife, Doris Lackey; sons, Franklin Lackey, of Greenville, Jeffrey Lackey, Ronald Morales and Richard Lackey, all of Hickory, North Carolina, James Michael Lackey, of Clarksburg, Harold Miller and Marvin Lackey, both of Camden on Gauley; daughters, Wanda Gower, of Hickory, Deleta McElwee, of Blairsville, Pennsylvania; brother, Walter Lackey, of Smoot; sisters, Nettie VanReenen, of Marlinton, Molly Rohrig, of Charleston, Margaret Lilly, of Princeton, and Christine Smith, of Alderson; and 26 grandchildren.
Service was held Monday at Adams Funeral Home, Cowen, by the Rev. Cofer Cochran. Burial was in West Virginia Memorial Gardens at Calvin.
- - -
Joel M. Hill
Joel M. Hill, age 86, of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, died Saturday, August 26, 2000, at his home.
Born November 12, 1913, in Hillsboro, he was the son of the late Ellawood and Ruby Alderman Hill. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lucille Reaver Hill.
Mr. Hill was a member of St. James Lutheran Church for over 50 years where he served as a former church council member. He was the founder and past president of Gettysburg Construction Company and was part of a joint venture to reconstruct St. James Church after its severe fire damage in 1967. He was the developer of Colt Part, Twin Lakes, Woodcrest and Confederate Woods Townhouse Development, general contractor for construction of the Howard Johnson Motel and Restaurant, the National Civil War Wax Museum, and renovation of the Wills' House. He was a member of the Good Samaritan Lodge 336 F&AM, the Zembo Temple, Adams County Shrine Club, Knights Templar, and Harrisburg Consistory. He was a member, founder, and past president of the Builders Association of Adams County, a member of the Gettysburg VFW Post 15, Albert J. Lentz Post 202 American Legion, Gettysburg Elks Club and Gettysburg Moose Club. He served in the U. S. Army 8th Air Corps in Europe in World War II.
Surviving him are two sons, Wayne D. Hill and Bruce G. Hill, both of Gettysburg; five grandchildren, two great-grand-children; five sisters, Ruth Wright, of New Oxford, Pennsylvania, Madeline Smith, of Littlestown, Pennsylvania, Dorothy Terlizzi, of Australia, Betty Silva, of Washington, D. C., and Mary Ionescu, of Chevy Chase, Maryland; and two brothers, Melvin Hill, of Baltimore, Maryland, and Lorraine Hill, of Hillsboro.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at St. James Lutheran Church by the Rev. E. Edward Keyser and the Rev. Frederick Foltz. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. James Lutheran Church Building Fund, 109 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, or to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 1075 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325.
- - -
Hazel F. Shifflett
Hazel F. Shifflett, age 71, of Green Bank, died Monday, August 28, 2000, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
Mrs. Shifflett was born January 3, 1929, in Hightown, Virginia, the daughter of the late Clay and Viola Washburn Hise.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Norley Orion Wilfong, and three sisters, Goldie Tetei, Vernie Colaw, and Edith Jolly.
Surviving is her husband of 44 years, James Shifflett; also two daughters, Elsie Vandevender, of Green Bank, and Debbie Halterman, of Parma, Ohio; three sisters, Elva Jane Waybright and Mary Hise, both of Monterey, Virginia, and Irene Pingley, of Warren, Ohio; three brothers, Callen Hise, of Maryland, Sterling Hise, of Hightown, and Edward Hise, of Bartow; and four grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a. m. Friday at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home at Arbovale by the Rev. William Vandevender. Burial will be in Hightown Cemetery at Hightown.
Visitation will be Thursday from 6 to 9 p. m. at Arbovale.