Grady B. Greene
Grady B. Greene, age 88, of Frost, died Saturday, April 14, 2001, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Green was a woodsman for Hooke Bros. Lumber Company for fifty years. He was a member of Frost United Methodist Church.
Born in Sylva, North Carolina, he was the son of the late Estes and Elenor Ashe Green.
His parents, a son, Stanley Allen Green, three sisters, Essie Ashe, Ina Turpin, and Ruby Cagle, and three brothers, Von Deer Green, Jack Green, and Ebb Green, are deceased.
Surviving him are his wife, Opal F. Barlow Green; a daughter, Sue Ann Jackson, of Nokesville, Virginia; two sons, Burton Kent Green, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, and Jerry Wayne Green, of Frost; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services where held Monday at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. David Rittenhouse and the Rev. Randy White, with burial in the Cochran Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to Frost Volunteer Fire Department.
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Susie Mace Ramsey Wade
Susie E. Mace Ramsey Wade, age 84, of White Sulphur Springs, died Monday, April 16, 2001, at White Sulphur Springs Family Care Center.
Mrs. Mace was born May 26, 1916, in Pocahontas County, the daughter of the late George L. and Bessie Jackson Mace.
She was a Methodist.
She was preceded in death by two husbands, Guy F. Ramsey and Samuel F. Wade.
Surviving her are four daughters, Mary Sue Judy, of Williamsburg, Joann Arthur, of Altavista, Virginia, Carolyn Shortridge, of Frankkford, and Becky Ramsey, of Lewisburg; five sons, Roger Ramsey, of Baltimore, Maryland, Fred Ramsey, of Colora, Maryland, David Ramsey, of Renick, Rickey Ramsey, of Ronceverte, and Kenny Ramsey, of Scott Depot; six sisters, Daisey Hayslett, Goldie Armstrong, and Ann Bowers, all of Marlinton, Betty Armstrong, of Buckeye, Mary Hanna, of Alderson, and Evelyn Turner, of Cass; three brothers, Lewis Mace, of Ridgeley, Julian and Dale Mace, both of Durbin; twenty-three grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a. m. Thursday by the Rev. Emory Hanna in Greenbrier Memorial Gardens in Lewisburg.
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Heather Louise Landis Sharp
Heather Louise Landis Sharp, age 40, of Fairlea, died Wednesday, April 11, 2001, at her home following an extended illness.
Mrs. Sharp was owner and creator of Sharp's Auto Body and Mom's Indian Tacos.
She was born July 4, 1960, at Marlinton, the daughter of the late Harold and Betty Joan Piotrowski Landis.
Preceding her in death were two sisters, Cindy Carol Landis and Teresa Sharp Piotrowski.
Survivors include two children, Amanda Dawn Sharp Clutter, of Fairlea, and Jason Wayne Sharp, of Ronceverte; her companion, Norman E. Newcomb, of Fairlea; father of her two children, Gary Wayne Sharp, of Caldwell; sister, Drema Nevada Moore, of Marlinton; brothers, Harold Lee Landis, Jr., and Jerry Wayne Landis, both of Ronceverte, and Ronald Cornwell, of Richwood; and five grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Campbelltown United Methodist Church by the Revs. Gerald Kincaid and Robert Mann. Burial was in the Ruckman Cemetery at Mill Point.
Memorial donations may be made to the Appalachian American Indians of West Virginia, P. O. Box 672, Rainelle, WV 25962, or the American Cancer Society.
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Shirley Jean Thompson
Shirley Jean Thompson, age 52, of Stafford County, Virginia, died at her residence on Monday, April 9, 2001, after a long illness.
Born in West Virginia, she had retired from the Department of Defense.
Survivors include her husband, Alfred L. Thompson; a daughter, Stephanie Copeland, of Indianapolis, Indiana; her mother, Lola Oscar, of Marlinton; two sisters, Betty Jo Berry, of Marlinton, and Shirley Wilfong, of Buckeye; and one grandson.
Funeral services were held on April 12 at Mullins and Thompson Funeral Service, Stafford, Virginia by the Rev. Amos W. Henly, Jr.
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Fred G. Bowers
Fred Gilmer Bowers, age 70, of Churchville, Virginia, died Wednesday, March 21, 2001, at Augusta Medical Center.
He was born August 2, 1930, at Huntersville, a son of James Edward and Katie Lee Ryder Bowers.
Mr. Bowers was retired from the Augusta County school system and had previously been employed by Westinghouse. He was a member of Clover Creek Presbyterian Church in McDowell.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Jim, Donald, and Dewey Bowers, and a sister, Audrey Lambert.
Surviving him are his wife of 46 years, Eugenia Mongold Bowers, whom he married June 3, 1954; four sons, Fred R. Bowers, James R. Bowers, both of Churchville, Clyde W. Bowers, of Mount Solon, Virginia, and Steven L. Bowers, of Blue Bell, Pennsylvania; a brother, Virgil P. Bowers, of Marlinton; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were conducted Sunday at Green Hill Cemetery by Pastor Dennis Sites.
Memorials may be made to the Churchville First Aid Crew, P. O. Box 608, Churchville, VA 24421, or to the Jerusalem Chapel Building Fund, in care of Mrs. Lucy Plotner, 563 Hankey Mountain Hwy., Churchville, VA 24421.
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Clinton Dorr Montgomery
Clinton Dorr Montgomery, 16, of Williamstown, died April 1, 2001, in Ritchie County.
He was born in Parkersburg September 11, 1984, the son of Charlie L. and Marla Scales Montgomery.
He was an active member of Crossroads United Methodist Church and was active in the Church Youth Group. He was a sophomore at Williamstown High School and worked part-time at Shoney's.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, Kendal Montgomery, of Williamstown; paternal grandparents, Kenneth F. and Anna L. Montgomery, of Green Bank; maternal grandparents, Edwin and Minnie Scales, of Bellaire, Ohio.
Services were held on April 6, 2001, at Levavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg with the Rev. James L. Sturm officiating. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads United Methodist Church, Rt. 1, Box 183, Waverly WV 26184.