Paul Barrett died early Wednesday, May 23, at his home near the high school.
No arrangements have been made at press time.
- - -
Gladys L. Dilley
Gladys L. Dilley, age 60, of Eldora, Iowa, died from cancer at the Kavanagh House in West Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursday, May 17, 2001.
She was born August 5, 1940, in Marlinton, the daughter of Wilson and Ruby Wardell Biggs.
She was raised in Marlinton where she graduated from high school in 1960. On May 7, 1960, she was united in marriage to Norman Lee Dilley in McDowell County, Virginia. She had lived in Eldora for 26 years where she had been employed as a waitress at Jerry's Pizza. For the past few years of her life she has lived in West Des Moines, working as an administrative assistant for Freese-Notis Weather, until retirement in August of 2000 due to her illness.
Surviving are her husband, Norman; son, Robert Dilley, of Eldora; daughter, Wendy Lawrence, of West Des Moines; sisters, Linda Woolard, of Cleveland, Ohio, and Mary Ann Beverage, of Marlinton; brothers, Thomas Biggs and Roger Biggs, both of Marlinton; and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Freddy and Curtis Biggs.
Funeral services were held Monday at Creps-Abels Funeral Home in Eldora by Pastor Bruce Baillie of the First Presbyterian Church in Steamboat Rock. Burial followed at the New Providence Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Kavanagh House in West Des Moines.
- - -
Clarence E. Callaghan
Clarence E. Callaghan, age 65, died at his home in Hudson, Florida, on April 18, 2001, of a massive heart attack.
He was born March 4, 1936, in Camden-on-Gauley.
Callaghan served 17 years in the United States Marines and was self-employed as an electrician in Morehead City, North Carolina, before his retirement in Florida. He was a life member of the VFW and Disabled Veterans. He was also a member of the Marine Corps League, American Legion, Elks Lodge, and Fleet Reserve Association. He was a Baptist.
Callaghan is survived by his mother, Ruth Callaghan, of New Port Richey, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Callaghan, and his wife, Carol Hayslett Callaghan.
His ashes will be returned to Craigsville, where a memorial service will be held at a later date.
- - -
James Harold Marshall, Jr.
James Harold Marshall, Jr., age 57, of Raleigh, NC died Saturday, May 19, 2001.
Marshall had fond memories of his family and friends among the West Virginia hills.
Surviving are his wife, Jane Rock Marshall; son, Robert Ray Marshall, of Garner; daughter, Debra Lange Naughton, of Centreville, Virginia; mother, Jane F. Marshall, of Raleigh; brothers, Steven Allen Marshall, of Fairfax, Virginia, and David Fleet Marshall, of Apex, North Carolina; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday in the Chapel of Montlawn Funeral Home. Burial followed in Montlawn Memorial Park.
Memorial gifts may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 1300 St Mary's Street, 4th Floor, Raleigh, NC 27605, or to a charity of one's choice.
- - -
Woodrow Lee Cromer
Woodrow Lee Cromer, age 62, of Durbin, died Saturday, May 19, 2001, at Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins.
He was a stone mason and a member of the Frank Church of the Nazarene.
Cromer was born April 7, 1939, at Durbin, the son of Mary Gayle Price Cromer and the late Arthur Harvey Cromer.
His father, Arthur Harvey Cromer, and a sister, Beverly Arbogast, preceded him in death.
Surviving him are his wife, Maxine A. Cromer; his mother, Mary Gayle Price Cromer, of Virginia; three sons, Michael Cromer, of Green Bank, Huey Cromer, of Durbin, and Woodrow Cromer, of South Amherst, Ohio; five sisters, Shirley Adams, of California, Juanita Felts, Katie Carter, and Natalie Cromer, all of King George, Vir-ginia, and Marilyn Hundley, of Montross, Virginia; brother, Clifford Cromer, of Wellington, Ohio, and nine grandchildren.
Graveside service was held Wednesday at Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery on Back Mountain by the Revs. Donnie Curry and David Rittenhouse.
- - -
Sue Brooks Holstein
Sue Brooks Holstein died Wednesday, May 16, 2001, in Kissimmee, Florida, after a long illness.
She was the daughter of the late Mack and Bonnie Brooks, of Marlinton.
No details are available at press time but plans are for a memorial service in Marlinton on Saturday, June 2.
- - -
Zeldon E. Rose
Zeldon E. Rose, age 72, of Mt. Lookout, died Saturday, May 19, 2001, at home.
He was a retired coal miner, and was a member of the Summersville Church of God and a member of the United Mine Workers of America.
Born August 9, 1929, in Pocahontas County, he was a son of the late David Crockett and Nancy Rebecca Rose.
Survivors include his wife, Anita Simmons Rose; one daughter, Brenda Adkins, of Mt. Lookout; one brother, Harold Rose, of Ohio; four sisters, Gladys Kershner and Nellie Scott, both of Hillsboro, Vada Atkins, of Marlinton, and Edna Shannon, of Houston, Texas; three grandsons and one great-grandson.
Funeral services will be at 3 p. m. Friday in the White Funeral Home at Summersville with the Rev. Maurice Carpenter officiating. Burial will follow in the Walker Memorial Park at Summersville.