Virginia M. Nelson
Virginia M. Nelson, age 84, of Bartow, died Sunday, December 17, 2000, at Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins.
Mrs. Nelson was born April 21, 1916, at Arbovale, the daughter of the late James H. and Effie Simmons Varner.
She was a member of Durbin Church of the Brethren, the Rebekkah Lodge of Durbin, and the Durbin V. F. D. Auxiliary.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Dennis E. Nelson, a daughter, Betty Vance, and several brothers and sisters.
She is survived by a daughter, Martha LeBlanc, of Sun City, California; a son, Danny E. Nelson, of Bartow; two sisters, Lucille Varner and Ruth Grogan, both of Durbin; a brother, Ray Varner, of Bedford, Pennsylvania; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday afternoon at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale by the Rev. David Rittenhouse. Burial was in the Arbovale Cemetery.
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Kyle L. Hudson
Kyle L. Hudson, of Wyandotte, Michigan, died December 17, 2000, at his home of cardiac arrest.
He was born September 28, 1910, in Green Bank.
He was a retired maintenance supervisor at PennWalt Chemicals and a member of the Riverview, MI, Church of God, where he was treasurer for 57 years.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Madge; children James, Karen, Kyle (Jr.) and David; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; Kathleen Burner of Jacksonville, Florida; twin brother, Lyle Hudson of Beckley.
He was preceded in death by a son, Arnold; parents, Edward and Ora Hudson; sisters, Violet Sheets and Gladys Friel; brothers, Keith and Neil.
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Donald Andrew Hollandsworth
Donald Andrew Hollandsworth, of Murphy, North Carolina, formerly of Hillsboro, died December 13, 2000, after a 13-year battle with cancer.
He was born December 26, 1934, to Denny and Annie Simmons Hollandsworth.
Surviving are wife, Pauline, of Murphy; two daughters, Marian Greene and Betty Gendcreau; six grandchildren, all of Murphy; four brothers, Ralph, of White Marsh, Maryland, Bobby, of Trenton, South Carolina, Daniel, of Hillsboro, and Jerry, of Sykesville, Maryland; four sisters, Juanita Morris, of Baltimore, Maryland, Valerie Handy, of Bel Air, Maryland, Dorothy LaRue, of Cornville, Arizona, and Louise Oliver, of Moorefield.
A memorial service was held Saturday in Murphy.
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Edgar Vernon Triplett
Edgar Vernon Triplett, 72, of Newton Falls, Ohio, died December 16, 2000, at the Laurie Ann Nursing Home.
He was born in Mill Point, the son of the late Elmer and Darthula Payton Triplett.
He had lived in Newton Falls since 1963. He worked as a Polish Machine Operator for Rockwell International for 27 years. He also worked for Dupont for two years taking care of the golf course.
He attended Newton Falls Messiah Lutheran Church. He is a veteran of the Air Force during the Korean conflict. He is a member of the VFW and the American Legion.
Mr. Triplett was preceded in death by five brothers Thomas Earl, Arthur Clay, Kenneth, Herman Austin and Elmer Ray.
Survivors include sons Steven, of Atwater, Ohio, Davin, of Warren, Kevin, of West Farmington, Ohio; daughter Linda Chapman, of Braceville, Ohio; sisters Mary Sibyl Burks, of Hillsboro, Dorothy Eagle, of Terre Haute, Indiana, Ruby Mitchell, of Bridgewater, Virginia, Thelma Grace, of Buckhannon; brothers James Triplett and General Triplett, both of Hillsboro; 10 grandchildren; one great grandchild.
Services were held in Newton on Tuesday. Visitation will be held Thursday at the Mt. Kinnison Church of God from 12 noon to 1 p.m., followed by a funeral service. Burial will be in Ruckman Cemetery, Mill Point.
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Sarah Patterson Long
Sarah Patterson Long, age 75, of Beverly, died Monday, December 18, 2000, at Davis Memorial Hospital, Elkins. Death was attributed to cardiac arrest.
Born April 22, 1925, at Hillsboro, she was a daughter of the late Price and Gertrude Heffner Long. She had never married.
Surviving are a brother, Edward Long, Valley Head, and two sisters, Jean Long, East Dailey, and Betty Ann Long Eskew, Kings Run Road.
She was a graduate of Beverly High School and provided childcare. She was a member of the Valley Bend Presbyterian Church at East Dailey.
Friends will be received Thursday from 11 to 1 at Lohr-Barb-Vance Funeral Home, when the funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Dr. David Bowers. Burial will follow at Elkins Memorial Gardens.
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Buanna Nelson Mauzy
Buanna Nelson Mauzy, age 99, died Monday, December 11, 2000, at the Swedish Hospital in Seattle, Washington.
Mrs. Mauzy, a native of Pendleton County, was a former resident of Cass, Elkins, and Parsons, Wilmington, Delaware, and for the past twenty years had been a resident of Lake Wales, Florida.
The daughter of the late Jonathan Seymour and Maude Wilfong Nelson, she was born in Pendleton County February 25, 1901.
On April 1, 1922, she was married to Jacob Kenny Mauzy, who preceded her in death August 4, 1973. Also deceased are a son, Jacob K. Mauzy, Jr., one brother and seven sisters. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Surviving her are a son, Robert E. Mauzy, of Mentor, Ohio; a daughter, Mable "Marci" Jones, of Seattle; five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
She attended the Shenandoah Conservatory of Music, taught school in the Harman area, was a clerk at Wanamakers in Delaware, was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Daughters of the Confederacy, the Poetry Club of Lake Wales, the Order of the Eastern Star, and was a Protestant.
Graveside services were held at the North Fork Memorial Cemetery near Riverton on Saturday by the Rev. Jonas Johnson, Jr.
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Billie Jo Kinnison
Billie Jo Kinnison, age 53, of Green Bank, died Monday, December 18, 2000, at Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins.
Mrs. Kinnison was a front desk clerk at Snowshoe Mountain Resort.
She was born in Williamson December 30, 1946, the daughter of the late Claude and Jessie Saferite Ratcliff.
Surviving her are her husband, Glenn Kinnison; a daughter, Andrea Friel, of Milton; a son, Dana Kinnison, of Leesburg, Virginia; two sisters, Connie Lindeman, of Conroe, Texas, and Vivian Ashton, of Jeffersonville, Indiana; a brother, Ronnie Ratcliff, of Williamson; and one granddaughter.
Memorial service will be held at 11 a. m. Friday at Snowshoe Mountain Lodge Conference Center by the Rev. David Rittenhouse.
Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 301 RHL Boulevard, Suite 6, Charleston, WV 25309.