Madeline Price, of Hillsboro, died Tuesday, February 6, 2001.
No arrangements have been made at press time. The body is as VanReenen Funeral Home.
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Gary Warner, of Bartow, died in a logging accident on Tuesday, February 6, 2001.
Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which have not been made at press time.
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Ernest Riley, of Arbovale, died on Tuesday, February 6, 2001.
Funeral arrangements have not been made at press time. Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home have the body.
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Paul Raymond Lankas
Paul Raymond Lankas, age 65, of Bartow, formerly of Lorado, died January 30, 2001, in Davis Memorial Hospital at Elkins, after a long illness.
Mr. Lankas was a retired mine foreman, formerly employed with Pittston Coal Company, and an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was a Catholic, and was a member of the VFW Post 3453 at Durbin.
Born at Lorado April 26, 1935, he was the son of the late Joseph and Frances Denusky Lankas.
In addition to his parents, preceding him in death were three sisters, Florence Snyder, Mary Vinson, Cecelia Molnar, and three brothers, Ralph Lankas, Bobby Lankas, and Leonard Lankas.
Surviving him are his wife of nineteen years, Brenda Kay Harris Lankas, of Bartow; a daughter, Tamara Santiago, of Huntsville, Alabama; two sons, Justin Michael Lankas and Gregory Lawrence Lankas, both at home; three sisters, Jane Davis, of Gallipolis, Ohio, Betty Antrim, of Arden, North Carolina, and Janet Palmer, of Williamsport, Maryland; and two brothers, Thomas Lankas, of Lorado, and Larry Lankas, of Albany, Ohio.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday at St. Edmund Catholic Church at Man by Father David Schmitt. Burial folllowed in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.
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Chessa Lee Ervin Gum
Chessa Lee Ervin Gum, age 88, of Leroy, Ohio, died February 3, 2001, at Alter Care of Mentor in Concord, Ohio.
A native of Arbovale, she was born August 18, 1912, the daughter of Samuel and Lella Orndorff Ervin.
She moved to Painesville in 1951, and retired in 1972 from the Beaming Department of the former IRC Fibers in Painesville. She also worked at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Belington from 1975 to 1980.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Dale Gum; her parents; three daughters, Imogene and Bonita Gum, Marilyn Lambert; three brothers, Dale, Elbert and Leon Ervin; and two sisters, Wanona Carder and Delia Taylor.
Survivors include two sons, Robert Gum, of Tenio, Washington, and Donald Gum, of Phoenix, Arizona; a daughter, Becky MacKnight, of Leroy Township, Ohio; fifteen grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday night at the Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Home in Painesville. Burial was Wednesday afternoon at the Arbovale Cemetery.
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Charles W. Miller
Charles W. Miller, age 73, of Baltimore, Maryland, formerly of Cass, died January 13, 2001.
He attended school at Cass until the eighth grade when his family moved to Baltimore. He served in the Army during World War II.
Surviving him are his wife, Jean; four children, Charles, Jr., Jimmy, Bonnie, all of Baltimore, and Sally, of Wyoming; two sisters, Ruby Cunningham, of Baltimore, Doris Bohannan, of Green Bank; one brother, Shellace (Jack), of Florida; eleven grandchildren, two great-grandsons.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James L. and Minnie M. Miller; two brothers, James F. and Norman (Doc) A. Miller; and four sisters, Anne Nelson, Ruth Pusey, Janette Wren, and Naomi (Nona) Tatman.
He was buried at Lake View Cemetery at Eldersburg, Maryland, on January 17.
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Fone Price Waugh
Fone Price Waugh, age 65, of Minnehaha Springs, died Sunday, February 4, 2001, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.
He was born January 14, 1936, at Minnehaha Springs, the youngest son of the late Lonnie and Matilda Rucker Waugh.
He was caretaker of the Alleghany Lodge and grounds at Minnehaha Springs.
In addition to his parents, five brothers, Basil, Norman, Milburn, Raymond and Calvin Waugh, and three sisters, Ocie Lantz, Bessie Sites, and Zoe Alderman preceded him in death.
He is survived by three sisters, Merle Burns and Annie Jenkins, of Bacova, Virginia, and Pearl Kincaid, of Huntersville.
Funeral services were Wednesday afternoon at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Norman Lee Alderman. Burial was in the Indian Draft Cemetery, Edray.
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Attie Hamrick Vint
Attie Hamrick Vint, age 99, of Nitro, formerly of Valley Head, died February 4, 2001, at home after a long illness.
She was a native of Webster County, the daughter of the late Jackson and Melinda Jane Hamrick.
Mrs. Vint was a former Randolph County school teacher, a 22-year resident of Nitro, and a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Nitro.
She was the widow of George Vint.
Surviving her are a daughter, Betty Pennybacker, of Nitro; a son, George W. Vint, of Lakeland, Florida; two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Miller, of Webster Springs, and Mrs. Vada Bosley, of Hendersonville, North Carolina; two brothers, Clayton Hamrick, of Webster Springs, and Nelson Hamrick, of Arkansas; six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday at Cooke Funeral Home Chapel in Nitro by the Rev. Ken King and the Rev. Richard Mahan, with burial in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans.
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Austin Barlow, age 74, formerly of Pocahontas County, died Monday, February 5, 2001, at Nella's Nursing Home in Elkins.
The body is at VanReenen Funeral Home but funeral arrangements had not been made Wednesday morning.
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Louise W. Wagner
Louise W. Wagner, age 86, of Ronceverte, died Monday, February 5, 2001, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center.
She was a member of Ronceverte Presbyterian Church, where she was a member of the church circle. She retired from A&P where she was a bookkeeper for over forty years.
Mrs. Wagner was born June 3, 1914, at Marlinton, the daughter of the late William and Betty Murphy Waugh.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Erskine Wagner; sisters, Agnes Weikle and Polly Waugh; brothers, John and Bill Wallace.
Survivors include nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held Thursday at 2 p. m. at Riverview Cemetery in Ronceverte by the Rev. Philip Graber.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Ronceverte Presbyterian Church, 305 Locust Street, Ronceverte, WV 24970.
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Oleta Cogar VanReenen
Oleta C. "Peg" Cogar VanReenen, age 90, of Indian Harbour Beach, Florida, formerly of Warren, Ohio, died Sunday, February 4, 2001, at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, Florida.
Mrs. VanReenen was born in Marlinton December 10, 1910, the daughter of the late Jacob O. and Myrtle B. Poage Cogar.
She worked as a press operator for Packard Electric Corporation for 29 years, retiring in 1974. She was a member of Tod Avenue United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Angelus Sunday School Class.
Her husband, Forrest R. VanReenen, whom she married August 22, 1933, died January 21, 1979. Two brothers, Delbert D. and Roscoe H. Cogar, are also deceased.
Surviving her are a son, Eugene L. VanReenen, with whom she made her home in Florida, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a. m. Thursday at Roberts-Clark Memorial Home in Warren, Ohio, with entombment in Crown Hill Mausoleum, Vienna, Ohio.
Memorial gifts may be made to Tod Avenue United Methodist Church Memorial Fund or Hospice of Northeast Ohio, 219 North River Road, Warren, Ohio 44483.
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Woodrow "Doug" Starks
Woodrow "Doug" Starks, age 58, of North East, Maryland, died Sunday, February 4, 2001, in North East.
Mr. Starks had worked 26 years for the duPont Company, Glasgow, Delaware, as a lab technician. He was a member of Hart's United Methodist Church, North East. For many years he coached for North East Little League.
He was born July 8, 1942, at Droop, the son of the late Woodrow W. and Neva Mae Starks.
Surviving him are two daughters, Dana M. Starks, of North East, and Kelly Beth Starks, of High Point, North Carolina; sisters, Judith A. Baker, of Droop, Linda M. Dean, of North East, Sharon G. Reid, of Gracey, Kentucky, Brenda S. Rohrer, of Stuart, Virginia, and June Sura, of Conowingo, Maryland; brothers, Gail W. Cutlip, of Droop, Jerry S. Starks, of Essex, Maryland, and Charles C. Starks, of North East. Graveside services will be held at 11 a. m. Thursday by Elder Roger L. Alder at Whiting Cemetery on Droop Mountain.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Whiting Cemetery in care of Faye Pritt, HC 64 Box 22, Droop, WV 24933.