Mary Keatley, age 74, of Marlinton and Cortland, Ohio, died Tuesday, May 29, 2001, at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Ohio.
A native of Standard, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Vesta Foster Fauber.
Also preceding her in death were her husband, Charles W. Keat-ley; a sister, Della Richardson; two brothers, Henry Fauber and Russell Fauber; and one granddaughter.
Survivors include three daughters, Anna Martin, of Berlin Center, Ohio, Della Dartt, of Bristolville, Ohio, and Cheryl Morgan, of Buckeye; five sons, Charles Keatley, of Warren, Ohio, Joseph Keatley, of North Bloomfield, Ohio, James Keatley and Roy Keatley, both of Marlinton, and Phillip Keatley, of Cortland, Ohio; fifteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Friday at VanReenen Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Robet Mann, with burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to American Cancer Society.
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Robert S. McCormick
Robert S. McCormick, age 84, of Elkins, a former resident of Marlinton and Dayton, Ohio, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
He was born June 12, 1916, at Olive, a son of the late Robert W. and Mina Snyder McCormick. He was never married.
Surviving him are a sister, Frances McCormick Hively, and her daughter, Mina Cupp, both of Elkins, and her son, Robert Hively, of Dayton, Ohio.
Mr. McCormick was a graduate of Marlinton High School with the Class of 1934. He was a member of Civilian Conservation Corps and was a civilian employee of the United States Air Force, having served as director of Military Personnel at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, for 31 years prior to his retirement. He was a Presbyterian by faith.
Funeral services were held Saturday at Marlinton Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Stanley Clark. Interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery.
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Rev. Charles E. Wilson
The Rev. Charles Edward Wilson, 79, of Dowagiac, Michigan, died on May 31, 2001, following a long illness.
He was born on October 15, 1921, the son of the late Solomon "Moody" Wilson and Louise Pryor Wilson.
He attended Brownsburg Elementary School, Harpers Ferry High School, and Storer College. During World War II, he served with the segregated 450th Signal Battalion, 15th Air Force, and took part in operations in North Africa and Italy.
In 45 years of service, Rev. Wilson served churches in Dowagiac, Cassopolis, Benton Harbor, and Adrian, Michigan, Niles, Washington, and Rosewell, New Mexico. He also served as chaplain in Niles, Adrian, and Roswell. He was employed by the Bendix Corporation in Benton Harbor for 27 years.
A life-long member of the NAACP, Rev. Wilson lead a successful community drive in Roswell to name a local park in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Survivors include his wife, Clara, who he married on June 22, 1946; two sons, Kenneth Wilson, of Southfield, Michigan, and Edgar Wilson, of Big Rapids, Michigan; two daughters, Mildred Eccles, of Capitol Heights, Maryland, and Doretha Ficklin, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, John Wilson and Thomas Wilson.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church in Dowagiac.
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James Oliver Sharp
James Oliver Sharp, 90, formerly of Mill Point, passed away Monday, May 7, 2001 at his residence.
He was born February 22, 1911, in Mill Point, the son of Joseph A. and Gertrude Vaughn Sharp.
On February 22, 1932, he married Gladys May Wamsley, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Chaplain Doral J. Sharp, of Kenton, Ohio; two daughters, Gentellene V. Moon, of Cridersville, Ohio, and Anvievebelle Moore, of Wooster, Ohio; two brothers, Charles H., of Topeka, Kansas, and Clyde E., of Stow, Ohio; a sister, Dorothy V. Wells, of Glendale, Arizona; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Juelene Sharp; five brothers and eight sisters.
He was retired from the Marion Power Shovel Company, where he worked as a welder and setup man.
He was a member of the Church of God, founding churches in two states.
Services were held Thursday, May 10, in LaRue, Ohio.
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Sue Brooks Holstein
Mary Sue Brooks Holstein, age 70, of Kissimmee, Florida, formerly of Marlinton, St. Albans, and Austin, Texas, died Wednesday, May 16, 2001, in Tampa, Florida, after a long illness.
She was born September 17, 1930, in Marlinton, the daughter of Mack and Bonnie Brooks. She
In 1947 she graduated from Marlinton High School and then attended Marshall University. She was a lifelong member of Alpha Xi Delta and the Assistance League, working with young women in various chapters of Alpha Xi Delta across the nation, holding many positions in the organization, was founder and charter member of the Bay Area Alumnae Chapter and advisor at the Chapter at the University of Texas. She received many recognition awards. She was also editor of a cookbook for the Women's League in Ponce, Puerto Rico, and vice-chairman of a cookbook for the Assistance League of the Bay Area, Houston, Texas, both raising money for community funds.
Surviving her are her husband, James H. Holstein, whom she married in April, 1952; sons, James H. Holstein, III, D. Brooks Holstein, and JB Holstein; and seven granddaughters.
Graveside services were held June 2 at Mountain View Cemetery.
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Hazel Rexrode Schrader
Hazel Rexrode Schrader, age 76, of Richmond, Virginia, died June 1, 2001, at her home in Reedville, Virginia.
She was born October 17, 1924, in Durbin, a daughter of the late Elza and Alma Rexrode.
She was a graduate of Green Bank High School and was a bookkeeper for many years.
Surviving her are her husband of 54 years, Edgar J. Schrader; daughters, Sherryl and Karen Schrader, both of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts; and a sister, Mrs. Deannie R. Small, of Waynesboro, Virginia.
A funeral service was held at noon on Tuesday, June 5, at the Bennett Funeral Home in Richmond, with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to the ACCA Temple Shrine for Crippled Children Transportation Fund, 1712 Belvue Avenue, Richmond, VA 23227, or your favorite charity.