Gray Grimes Hiner
Gray Grimes Hiner, age 94, of Dunmore, died Friday, October 6, 2000, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. She was a resident of Pocahontas Center.
Mrs. Hiner was a retired Postmaster of Dunmore. She was a member of Dunmore United Methodist Church.
The daughter of the late Henry Hayes Grimes and Ada Virginia Grimes, she was born at Dunmore January 1, 1906.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Robert M. Hiner; a daughter, Roberta Jane Seagrove; her parents; a brother, David H. Grimes; and four sisters, Ruth Turner, Emma Brown, Pocahontas Waugh, and Carrie Grimes.
Surviving her are a daughter, Ida H. Pritchard, of Marlinton, three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Dunmore United Methodist Church by the Rev. Scott Ingleton. Burial was in the Dunmore Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to Dunmore United Methodist Church.
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Anna Jane Phillips
Anna Jane Phillips, age 62, of Campbelltown, Marlinton, died at the University of Virginia Medical Center at Charlottesville, Virginia, on October 6, 2000.
A native of Leon, she was born October 27, 1937, the daughter of the late Emmett and Geneve Snyder.
She was a Baptist.
Surviving her are her husband, Jackie B. Phillips; a son, Joe Don Phillips, of Walton; three sisters, Kay Brent, Spencer, Nancy Webb, Gandeeville, and Barbara Schoen, of Wichita Falls, Texas; two brothers, Charles Snyder, of Spencer, and John Snyder, of Gandeeville; and two grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Sunday, October 8, in the Cochran Cemetery by Fred Patrick.
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Luther James Bright
Luther James Bright, age 86, of Marlinton, died Thursday, October 5, 2000, at Pocahontas Center, Marlinton.
Mr. Bright was a retired carpenter and a World War II Army veteran.
He was born near Marlinton June 25, 1914, the son of the late Harvey K. and Lena Virgie Sharp Bright.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were three sisters, Lucille Simmons, Levva McMillan, and Mary Rose, and a brother, Ted Bright.
Survivors include four sisters, Nellie Dean and Ruth Friel, Marlinton, Jean Whitmire, of Trenton, New Jersey, and Betty Baker, of Jacksonville, Florida.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at VanReenen Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Jerry Moore. Burial was in the Sharp Cemetery on Jericho Road.
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Virginia Lee Garten
Virginia Lee Liptrap Garten, age 72, of Hopewell, Virginia, died October 4, 2000, at John Randolph Hospital in Hopewell, Virginia, after a short illness.
She was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Almeda B. Liptrap, of Marlinton.
Also preceding her in death was a sister, Betty Long, of Ohio. Mrs. Garten is survived by her husband, Eddie Garten, formerly of Marlinton; a son, Clifford Garten, of Hopewell, Virginia; a daughter, Terri McHale, of Hopewell; four grandchildren, and a brother, Wayne Liptrap, of Marlinton.
Services were held at J. T. Morris Funeral Home in Hopewell on Saturday, October 7.
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Dorothy L. Davis
Dorothy Lucella Davis, 70, of Marion, North Carolina, died October 6, 2000, at the Autumn Care Nursing Home.
Born in Marlinton, she was the daughter of Dasie Hammons Buzzard, of Marlinton, and the late Edwin Buzzard.
Mrs. Davis was retired from a home health care agency and active in community affairs.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two sons, Denver Davis, Jr., of Nebo, North Carolina, and Ricky Davis, of Marlinton; three daughters, Pamela Davis, Donna Yates, and Linda Greene, all of Marion; a brother, Leo Buzzard, of Marlinton; a sister, Edith Parker, of Huntersville; five grandchildren; and one great-grand-child.
She was preceded in death by her father and two brothers, Robert and Frank.
A funeral was held on Sunday at the New Manna Baptist Church in Marion with the Rev. Bruce Ward officiating. A graveside service was held on Tuesday at the Huntersville Cemetery with Denver Davis, Jr., officiating.