Manson Gary Warner
Manson Gary Warner, age 69, of Cherry Grove, died October 24, 2000, at his residence.
Mr. Warner was an automotive mechanic and attended Big Run Presbyterian Church.
Born at Cherry Grove July 25, 1931, he was the son of the late Ezra Thurman and Vergie Vandevander Warner.
One son, Donald Warner, and two brothers, William and Gerald Warner, are deceased.
Surviving him are his wife, Helen Irene Channel Warner; six daughters, Brenda Mullenax, of Cleveland, Ohio, Barbara Moats, Jenny Ruddle, Marilyn Propst and Susan Rexrode, all of Franklin, and Ruthaleen May, of Moyers; three sons, Gary Warner, of Bartow, Roger Warner, and George Warner, of Elkins; five sisters, Creola Lambert, of Novelty, Ohio, Masel Hannah, of Valley Head, Zona Daniels, of Bridgewater, Virginia, Wilda Cook and Wilma Miller, both of Harrisonburg, Virginia; three brothers, Carl Warner, of Bloomfield, Ohio, Bobbie Warner, of Streetsboro, Ohio, and Dan Warner, of Harrisonburg; nineteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin Wednesday by Dr. Paul O'Gonak and his pastor, Chester Rickard. Burial was in Warner Cemetery at Cherry Grove.
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Willard A. Eskridge
Willard Addison Eskridge, age 87, of Marlinton, died of an apparent heart attack Sunday morning, October 29, 2000.
His wife is Frances Elizabeth Brill Eskridge; daughter, Virginia Ann Eskridge, LaGrande, Oregon; brothers, Joseph R Eskridge, of Fayetteville, and Dr. Walter "Bus" Eskridge, of Parksley, Virginia; and one grandchild.
Visitation at VanReenen Funeral Home 6 to 9 p. m. Wednesday.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Thursday at Marlinton United Methodist Church by the Rev. Stanley Clark, with burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to Marlinton United Methodist Kitchen or Marlinton Rescue Squad. More information next week.
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Ada Dilley Schumaker
Ada Rebecca Dilley Schumaker, age 94, of Elyria, Ohio, formerly of Marlinton, died October 20, 2000.
She was born August 1, 1906, the daughter of the late Byron and Eva Dilley, and was the widow of Paul Schumaker.
Services and burial were in Ohio.
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Mildred Marie Kennison
Mildred Marie Kennsion, age 74, of Whiteford, Maryland, died at Fallston General Hospital on September 23, 2000.
Mrs. Kennison formerly was a cook at French's Diner in Marlinton.
She is survived by a daughter, Patricia A. Cochran, of Whiteford; a son, Dwayne E. Kennison, of Marlinton; four grandsons and a granddaughter, three great-grandsons and two great-granddaughters; and a brother, Mervel P. Lewis, Sr., of Forest Hills, Maryland. Her husband Andrew, lives in Marlinton. She was preceded in death by six brothers.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 26, at Evans Funeral Chapel, Forest Hills, Maryland, by the Rev. Harold Hubble. Burial was in Bel Air Memorial Gardens, Bel Air, Maryland.
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Charles F. Shinn, Sr.
Charles F. Shinn, Sr., age 72, of Fort Pierce, Florida, formerly of Belle, died October 25, 2000, in Indian River Memorial Hospital, Vero Beach, Florida, after a long illness.
He was a retired welder and pipefitter. He was a Protestant and an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II.
Surviving him are his wife, Phyllis Sheets Shinn, formerly of upper Pocahontas County; daughter, Carla Ann Lamb, of Fort Pierce; sons, Roger A. Shinn, Sr., and Carl F. Shinn, Jr., both of Fort Pierce, Lannis D. Shinn, of Cookeville, Tennessee; brothers, John Lovell Shinn, of Charleston, and Delbert Shinn, of Ohio; twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday at Fidler Frame Funeral Home in Belle by the Rev. R. C. Thornbury. Burial was in the Arbovale Cemetery.