Nelia Estelle McLaughlin
Nelia Estelle McLaughlin, age 100, of Dunmore, died Sunday, October 15, 2000, at Pocahontas Center.
Mrs. McLaughlin was a member of Dunmore United Methodist Church
Born March 30, 1900, at Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late John Letcher and Minnie Sue McGlaug
hlin McLaughlin. She never married.
Preceding her in death were five sisters, Hallie E. Gutshall, Mollie B. McLaughlin, Gladys V. Boso, Leta R. Adams, Dorothy L. Hall, and two brothers, Lyle L. McLaughlin and Marvin C. McLaughlin.
Survivors include two nieces, Patricia Hall Bowman, of Kents Store, Virginia, and Kestra Boso Pritchard, of Dunmore.
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at Dunmore United Methodist Church by the Rev. Scott Ingleton. Burial was in the Dunmore Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Dunmore United Methodist Church.
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Evelyn B. Williams
Evelyn Barlow Williams, age 77, of Oak Hill, died last week in Raleigh County. Her car had been caught on the edge of a country road as she tried to turn and she is believed to have died in a fall as she walked from the car.
Mrs. Williams was a retired teacher and a member of the Oak Hill United Methodist Church. She and her husband had lived in Akron, Ohio, for many years and retired to Oak Hill.
She was born at Huntersville March 10, 1923, the daughter of the late Samuel Isaac and Mabel Goldie Wagner Barlow.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three sisters, Madeline McComb, Juanita Patterson, and Myrtle Adkins.
Surviving her are her husband, John Hunter Williams, Sr., of Oak Hill; a daughter, Millie Petersen, of Oak Hill; a son, J. Hunter Williams, Jr., of Alexandria, Virginia; two grandchildren; a brother, Maynard Barlow, of New York State; and three sisters, Lucille Burns, of Marlinton, Nell Shrader and Louise McNeel, both of Hillsboro.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Jim Shepherd, with burial in the Arbovale Cemetery.
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Daniel Luther Tuttle
Daniel Luther Tuttle, age 38, of Marlinton, died Friday, October 13, at home of an apparent heart attack.
A native of Riverhead, New York, he was born November 3, 1961, the son of Louise Copenhaver Tuttle Galford, of Marlinton, and the late Rodney Tuttle.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by three daughters, Virginia Tuttle, of Droop, Danielle and Kayla Tuttle, both of Marlinton; and four brothers, Joe Tuttle, of Wachapreague, Virginia, David Tuttle, of Lexington, North Carolina, Fred Tuttle, of Marlinton, and Paul Tuttle, of Eastport, New York.
Services were held Monday at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Moore, with burial in the Ruckman Cemetery.
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Olive Friel Moore
Olive Elizabeth Friel Moore, age 78, of Amherst, Ohio, died October 12, 2000, at Community Health Partners after a lengthy illness.
Born January 29, 1922, in Marlinton, she was the daughter of the late Page and Mary Kimble Friel.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-five years, Asa Lee Moore, in November, 1994; a brother, Ray Carl Friel; and sisters, Viola Higgins and Leola Fertig.
Mrs. Moore was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Amherst for over 35 years. active as an Awana Leader, Ladies Missionary Group, and helped in the church nursery. She had worked in numerous retail positions, was a seamstress for Style Center in Elyria, and volunteered at Amherst Hospital.
Surviving her are a daughter, Carolyn E. Beckett, of Amherst; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild; a brother, Joseph Friel, of Marlinton, and a sister, Audra Thompson, of South Charleston.
Funeral services were held Monday at Hempel Funeral Home in Amherst by the Rev. Willis Hull. Burial was in Crownhill Cemetery, Amherst.
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Anna Belle Myers
Anna Belle Myers, age 84, of Charleston, died October 4, 2000, in General Division, CAMC, after a long illness.
She was a domestic worker and member of Simpson Memorial United Methodist Church, Charleston, where she was a member of United Methodist Women and the Care Corps. She was a graduate of Garnet High School, Charleston.
Surviving her are a sister, Mamie Carter, of Pearisburg, Virginia, and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held Monday at Simpson Memorial United Methodist Church by the Rev. Rupert Evans, with burial in Spring Hill Cemetery, Charleston.
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Emma Lea Moore
Emma Lea Moore, age 60, of Glenwood, died October 11, 2000, in Cabell Huntington Hospital.
She was a member of Sunrise United Methodist Church, Glenwood, and the Cancer Support Group.
Surviving are her husband, Joseph; sisters, Margaret Jack, of Alderson, Lorena Hedrick, of Cottageville, Clara Edrington, of Huntington, Betty Young, of Richwood; brothers, Virgil Young, of Hillsboro, Charles Young, of Paola, Kansas, Edgar Young, of Joplin, Missouri, Hank Young, of Manteo, North Carolina; brother, Donald Moore, of Proctorville, Ohio.
Services were held Saturday at Sunrise United Methodist Church, Glenwood, by the Rev. Rex Nance and the Rev. Robert Dille, with burial in Union Ridge Cemetery, Glenwood.
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Elsie O. Holcomb
Elsie O. Holcomb, age 95, of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, died Wednesday, October 11, 2000, after a long illness.
A native of Richwood, she was born September 29, 1905.
Mrs. Holcomb was actively involved in the Order of the Eastern Star, Alderson Chapter #119, for many years.
Her husband, Edward O. Holcomb, Sr., preceded her in death.
Surviving her are a daughter, Ellen Jane Wimmer, of Valley Head, and a son, Edward O. Holcomb, Jr., of Hilton Head Island.
Graveside services were held Saturday in Gwinn Addition Cemetery, Alderson, by the Rev. Diane Armstrong and Father Jeremiah McSweeney.
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W. Rex Jones
W. Rex Jones, age 92, of Knoxville, Tennessee, died Monday, October 2, 2000, at Ft. Sanders Parkwest Medical Center.
He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William S. Jones, of Hazel, Kentucky, a graduate of Toler Business College, after which he went to work for coal companies, later becoming co-owner at the G. W. Johnson Coal Company, retiring in 1970.
He was a member of Church Street United Methodist Church and the Christian Home Class; a 50-year member of Masters Lodge #244 F&AM, a Shriner, a Kentucky Colonel, and past patron and 50-year member of Knoxville Chapter #69 O.E.S.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Maquerite Terrell.
Surviving him are his wife of 65 years, Mabel Galford Jones; daughter, Peggy Lee Hina, of Brevard, North Carolina; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; one brother, Chaplain S. Bruce Jones, of Nashville, Tennessee.
Funeral services were held Thursday, October 5, at Church Street United Methodist Church by the Rev. William J. Fowler and the Rev. Cabel W. Trent. Interment followed at Woodlawn Cemetery.