Bertha McNellan Galford
Bertha Dunbrack McNellan Galford, age 88, of Campbelltown, died Friday, January 19, 2001, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Galford was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and a member of the Campbelltown United Methodist Church.
The daughter of the late Burgess O. and Della Deshong Dunbrack, she was born at Watoga September 30, 1912.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Paul J. McNellan; two sons, Gail L. McNellan and Ronnie E. McNellan; two sisters, Beatrice Waugh and Helen Bingle; and five brothers, Summers Dunbrack, Harry Dunbrack, Ralph Dunbrack, Clarence Dunbrack, and Eugene Dunbrack.
Survivors include her husband, Otis E. Galford; four daughters, Dreama M. Burns and Linda M. Sharp, of Marlinton, Saundra M. Mason, of Charlottesville, Virginia, and Paula M. Sharp, of Dunmore; a son, Charles K. McNellan, of Marlinton; a sister, Betty Lou Friel, of Marlinton; and a brother, Curtis Dunbrack, of Marlinton; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Saturday afternoon in Mountain View Cemetery by the Rev. Randy Benson.
Memorial gifts may be made to Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
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Charles F. Paugh
Charles F. Paugh, age 74, of Hillsboro, died Thursday, January 18, 2001, at his home after a short illness.
Born December 31, 1926, at Upperglade, he was the son of the late Charles L. and Elma Blake Paugh.
He was a retired coal miner and a farmer and an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by his wife, Elsie Jarvis Paugh, of Hillsboro; a daughter, Brenda Sue Cook, of Bald Knob; two grandsons; sisters, Martha Jean Mathes, of Cowen, and Tama Brady, of Guysville, Ohio; brother, Bill Paugh, of Webster Springs.
In addition to his parents, two brothers, Joe and Denzel Paugh, preceded him in death.
Funeral services were held Saturday at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Revs. Larry Smith and David Angle. Burial followed in the Oak Grove Cemetery at Hillsboro.
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Gertrude Gibson LaBoe
Gertrude Gibson LaBoe, age 82, died January 18, 2001, at her home in St. Charles, Michigan.
She was born April 11, 1918, the daughter of the late Willie S. and Stella Meeks Gibson, of Elk Route, Marlinton.
Mrs. LaBoe is survived by a son, Verl Shaffer, of St. Charles; one daughter, Susie Castle, of Wyandotte, Michigan; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; also seven sisters and three brothers, Goldie Sampson, of Upland, California, Jenny Dinkins, Penny Drewey, Louise Gibson and Carolyn F. Shafer, all of Marlinton, Mamie Napier, of Columbia, South Carolina, Dottie Gay, of Vermillion, Ohio, Kemp Gibson, of Charlemont, Massachusetts, Collett R. Gibson, of Cary, North Carolina, and Granville K. Gibson, of Marlinton.
Two brothers are deceased, Crowford and William Sterl Gibson.
Her body was cremated and her ashes scattered at her home in St. Charles.
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William W. Rogers
William W. "Buck" Rogers, Sr., age 88, of Charleston, died Monday, January 22, 2001, at his home in Charleston after a short illness.
Mr. Rogers was a retired supervisor from Union Carbide, South Charleston, with 37 years of service. He was a member of Christ Church United Methodist, Charleston, a member of the Pioneer Club and Guy Stone Sunday School Class. He was a member of the Buckskin Council, Boy Scouts of America at Christ Church for 68 years, and a life member of National Rifle Association.
Surviving him are a daughter, Robin Lee Rogers, of Buford, Georgia; a son, William W. Rogers, Jr., of Leesburg, Virginia; a sister, Anita Eileen Velsor, of Rahway, New Jersey; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at Christ Church United Methodist by Dr. Keith Clarke and Rev. Anne Rex Chapel. Burial was in Mountain View Memorial Park, Charleston.
Memorial gifts may be made to Christ Church United Methodist, 1221 Quarrier St., Charleston 25301, Kanawha Hospice Care, 1143 Dunbar Avenue, Dunbar 25064, or Scout Museum, 2829 Kanawha Blvd., E., Charleston 25311.
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Mary B. Starks
Mary B. Starks, age 88, of Hillsboro, died Tuesday, January 23, 2001, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
She was a homemaker and a Methodist.
Mrs. Starks was born at Mill Point October 27, 1912, the daughter of the late A. E. and Nancy Ruckman Boblett.
She was the widow of Harry Starks. A sister, Mattie Burgess, and a brother, Edgar P. Boblett, are also deceased.
Surviving her are three daughters, Nancy Young, of Natural Bridge, Virginia, Elizabeth Dalton, of Fredericktown, Ohio, and Ruth King, of Hillsboro; a son, Edgar Starks, of Hillsboro; eleven grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Friday at VanReenen Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Phyllis Cox. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery Hillsboro.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 on Thursday.
Memorial gifts may be made to Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.