Julian Fawcett, age 85, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, August 31, 2000, at his home following an extended illness.
He was a member and former trustee of Lewisburg United Methodist Church. He was a Past Master of Greenbrier Lodge #42, AF&AM, Ronceverte Chapter #21 R.A.M., Greenbrier Commandery #15 Knights Templar, Scottish Rites Bodies of Huntington, Lewisburg Chapter #108, Order of the Eastern Star, and was an Eagle Scout, serving as Scoutmaster in Lewisburg. He was a retired school employee and a member of the West Virginia Association of Retired School Employees. At the age of 62 he received a degree in art from Marshall University. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps and was a former chief of police in Marlinton, and also was an employee of Bethlehem Fairfield Shipyard in Baltimore during World War II.
Born February 17, 1915, at Alderson, he was the son of the late Dr. William Penn and Vesta Catherine Blake Fawcett.
He was preceded in death by a son, Victor; daughter, Priscilla; five brothers and one sister.
Surviving him are his wife of 64 years, Kathryn Adkison Fawcett, a native of Marlinton; two sons, J. P. Fawcett, of Lewisburg, and Nathan Fawcett, of Mishawaka, Indiana; four daughters, Deanne Hinkle, of Lewisburg, Kitty Cruse, of Atlanta, Georgia, Candy Carle, of Westerville, Ohio, and Rebecca Bailey, of Nashville, Tennessee; three sisters, Pearl Betonte, of Sabastapole, California, Ruth McHenry and Margaret Ann Steers, both of Baltimore, Maryland; thirteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held Sunday afternoon at the Memorial Chapel of McCraw Funeral Home in Lewisburg by the Rev. Julian Sulgit and the Rev. Patricia Jarvis. Burial followed in Mountain View Cemetery, Marlinton, with Masonic graveside rites.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Lewisburg United Methodist Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 69, Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901.
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Iola V. Bebout
Iola V. Bebout, age 72, of Sarasota, Florida, died Thursday, August 31, 2000.
She was born March 23, 1928, in Bartow, and went to Sarasota in 1960 from Van Wert, Ohio.
She was a homemaker and a Protestant.
Survivors include her husband, Hugh; two daughters, Pam Anders, of Portsmouth, Ohio, and Michelle Kalinowski, of Indian Rocks Beach, Florida; two sons, Shane Bebout, of Sarasota, and Duke Bebout, of Portsmouth; two sisters, Madeline Barkley, of Elkins, and Mary Miller, of Bridgewater, Virginia; two brothers, Elmer Rexrode, of Bradenton, Florida, and James Rexrode, of Magdalena, New Mexico; and five grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday at Palms Funeral Home in Sarasota. Burial was at Palms Memorial Park.