Nola G. Tingler
Nola G. Tingler, age 74, of Elkins, died Wednesday, December 6, 2000, in Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown. She had been in declining health for the past few months.
Mrs. Tingler was born June 13, 1926, in Whitmer, a daughter of the late Garnett and Pearle Elza Nelson.
On September 6, 1946, in Harman, she married Emmett Tingler, who preceded her in death in 1984. The Tinglers formerly lived in Cass, where Mr. Tingler was town policeman.
Surviving her are a son, Kermit Wayne Tingler, of Baltimore, Maryland; a daughter, Sharon F. Burgess, of Beverly; two granddaughters and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Arthur and Roy James Nelson, and two sisters, Mary Vance and Velma Bartlett.
Mrs. Tingler was a former employee of Glen L. Martin in Baltimore, Allegheny Lumber Company, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Davis and Elkins College, Canaan Valley Resort, and Mullennex Personal Care Home. She was a member of Whitmer United Methodist Church and attended the Landmark Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Saturday at the Whitmer United Methodist Church by the Rev. Stella Faye Moyer, with burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Whitmer.
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Bonnie Nicholas Hill
Bonnie Nicholas Hill, age 85, of Durbin, died Wednesday, December 6, 2000, at Winn's Personal Care in Elkins.
She was a member of the Durbin United Methodist Church, where she served as organist and a choir member, Eastern Star Lodge, and Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority. She was a graduate of West Virgin-ia Wesleyan College with graduate work at West Virginia University, and a retired elementary school teacher in Pocahontas County; her years of teaching included 18 1/2 years in the Durbin School. She was named Pocahontas County Teacher of the Year in 1972.
Born June 21, 1915, in Arbovale, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Don Marvin Nicholas and Ailee B. Arbogast Nicholas, one of ten children.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Aaron Sterling (Swartz) Hill.
Survivors include a daughter, Rosalie Holder, of Effingham, South Carolina; James R. Hill, of Elizabeth; two sisters, Nola Shears, of Elkins, formerly of Arbovale, and Pearle Reitz, of California; two brothers, Hunter Nicholas, of Arbovale, and Sterl Nicholas, of Florida; and three grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Saturday in the Arbovale Cemetery by the Rev. Gary Gordon.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Durbin United Methodist Church.
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William Smith Hammons
William Smith Hammons, age 98, of Fenwick, died December 7, 2000, in Webster Continuous Care Center, Cowen.
He was an auto mechanic and farmer.
Born September 9, 1902, on Williams River, he was the son of Edan and Betty Ryholt Hammons.
Surviving him are his wife, Pearl Hammons; daughters, Mary Elizabeth Hammons, of Fenwick, Mary Jane Shearer, of Oil City, Pennsylvania; Evertt Matthew Hammons, of Richwood, Virgil McCoy, of Waynesboro, Virginia; sister, Emma J. Tripplett, of Pasa-dena, Maryland; ten grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Deceased are three sisters, Rebecca Johnson, Rennie Townsend, Alice Wilfong, and a brother, Jesse James Hammons.
Services were held Saturday afternoon at VanReenen Funeral Home, Marlinton, by Pastor Jack Burks. Burial was in Sharp Cemetery, Mill Point.
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Virgil Craig Mullenax
Virgil Craig Mullenax, age 93, of Fort Mill, South Carolina, formerly of Arbovale, died Monday, November 20, 2000, at the home he shared with his daughter, Bonnie Hill.
Mr. Mullenax was a member of the Pine Grove Church of the Brethren, and was retired from the Department of Highways.
He was born September 11, 1907, at Thornwood, the son of the late Saul Kay and Daisy Margaret Mick Mullenax.
His wife, Myrtle N. Mullenax, preceded him in death.
Surviving him are two daughters, Helen Barton, of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Bonnie G. Hill, of Fort Mill, South Carolina; three sons, Donald Mullenax, of Fairfax Station, Virginia, Delmas Mullenax, of Broadway, Virginia, and Galen Mullenax, of Stanley, Virginia; a sister, Inez Tallman, of Durbin; two brothers, Stanley Mullenax, of Pacatello, Idaho, and Edward Mullenax, of Arbovale; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Friday, November 24, at the Arbovale Cemetery by the Rev. David Rittenhouse, with burial in the Arbovale Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Community Care, 325 South Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730.