Benjamin A. Rose
Benjamin A. Rose, 64, of Arlington, Virginia, formerly of Durbin, died May 28, 2001, at his home.
He as born on April 17, 1937, in Durbin, the son of Ina A. Shelkey and the late Warden Rose.
Mr. Rose was a retired senior mortgage loan officer and a member of the Faith Lutheran Church and the Arlington Optimist Club.
Besides his mother, survivors include his wife, Carol June Rose; two daughters, Linda Dimurd, of Satellite Beach, Florida, and Deborah Haskins, of Fairfax, Virginia; two sisters, Joanne Nicely, of Alexandra, Virginia, and Jane Groat, of Bryans Road, Maryland.
Preceding him in death were his father; two brothers, William L. Rose and Robert O. Rose.
Funeral service was held on June 1 at the Faith Lutheran Church with the Rev. Neal A. Davidson officiating. Burial was in Columbia Gardens in Arlington.
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Josephine "Jo" Sharp, 72, of Mingo, died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, at her home. She had been in failing health for the past five years.
She was born on January 8, 1929, the daughter of William Ambrose Sage and Edna Hartley Sage.
On December 29, 1950, she was united in marriage to Andy Sharp, who survives. Other survivors are one son, Rick A. Sharp, of Mingo; a foster son, Virgil Moore, of Mingo; two sisters, Madaline Honeycutt, of Landover Hills, Maryland, and Shirley Daft, of Valley Head; two grandchildren; one step granddaughter; and two foster granddaughters.
Preceding her in death were her parents; four sisters, Maggie Hannah, Martha Tumblin, Mary Phillips, and Denna Foreback; and four brothers, Russell, Cecil, Ray, and Glen Sage.
Mrs. Sharp was a graduate of Marlinton High School and an employee of the Randolph County Schools as secretary at the Valley Head School until retiring in 1995. She was a member of the Cass Chapter No. 124 OES, Osisi Shriner Temple of Wheeling, Tygarts Valley Ladies Shrine Club, Upper Valley Ruritan Club, Upper Valley Recreational Authority. She attended the Point Mountain Church and played the guitar sang with her husband in churches in Randolph and other counties.
Friends will be received at the Mingo Presbyterian Church on Thursday after 6 p.m.
The funeral will be on Friday at 11 a.m. at the Mingo Presbyterian Church with the Revs. Marshall Williams, David Slawter, David Rice, and Ralph Summerfield officiating. Interment will follow in the Mingo Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to either the Upper Valley Recreational Authority, P. O. Box 242, Valley Head, WV 26294 or Mountain Hospice, 1410 Crimm Avenue, Belington, WV 26250.
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Trenton W. Brewer
Trenton Wayne Brewer, age 2, of Green Bank, died Thursday, June 7, 2001.
He was born January 4, 1999, at Lewisburg, to Wayne Anthony and Jamie Lei Kerr Brewer.
He is preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, John Brewer.
He is survived along with his parents by maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Kerr, of Green Bank; maternal great-grandparents, Josie Valencia, of Green Bank, and Geronimo Valencia, of Arizona; paternal grandmother, Barbara Brewer, of Boyer.
Services were held at Arbovale Cemetery by the Rev. Julian Rittenhouse with burial in Arbovale Cemetery.