Eva Dale Greene Johnson
Eva Dale Greene Johnson, age 79, of Lewisburg, died Monday, June 18, 2001, at her home.
She was born April 7, 1922, at Richwood, the daughter of the late Ellis Luther and Rachel Barker Greene.
On July 6, 1945, she was married to Dairell Leo Johnson, who passed away on September 26, 1990.
She was a lifelong homemaker and dedicated mother.
In addition to her parents and husband, seven sisters and five brothers preceded her in death.
Mrs. Johnson is survived by four sons, Roger and Ellis Johnson, of Lewisburg, Floyd Johnson, of Rock Hill, South Carolina, and Carl Johnson, of Hillsboro; two daughters, Yevette Shafer, of Lewisburg, and Wynona Redman, of Harts Run; one sister, Etha Greene Woods, of Cross Lanes; one brother, Richard "Dick" Greene, of Florida; and six grandchildren.
Visitation was Wednesday at McCraw Funeral Home in Lewisburg, followed by a Memorial Service at 2 p. m. by the Rev. Ron Miller.
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Mattie H. Arbuckle
Mattie H. Arbuckle, age 81, of Maxwelton, died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, at her home following a long illness.
She was born April 19, 1920, in Lexington, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Samuel T. and Harriett Willmott Harrison, Jr.
Mrs. Arbuckle was a life-long resident of Greenbrier County, a member of the Clifton Presbyterian Church of Maxwelton and was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, the Rev. John D. Arbuckle, on April 12, 1994; and by three children, Matthew Brown Arbuckle, Harriet Elaine Arbuckle and Margaret Arbuckle Watts Pauley.
She is survived by one daughter, Carolyn W. Arbuckle, of Lewisburg; one brother, Robert W. Harrison, of Lewisburg; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorial service was held Friday, at Clifton Presbyterian Church, Maxwelton, by the Rev. Elizabeth McNair Ayscue.
Memorials may be made to the Clifton Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 200, Maxwelton, WV 24957 or to Greenbrier Valley Hospice, Inc., 203 S. Jefferson, Lewisburg, WV 24901.
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Randall "Hugh" Wiley
Randall "Hugh" Wiley, age 37, of Hillsboro, died Thursday, June 14, 2001.
He was a mechanic.
Mr. Wiley was born July 21, 1963, at Marlinton, the son of Edward S. Wiley, of Droop, and Ileta Madison, of Fenwick.
Surviving him, in addition to his parents, are his step-father, Johnnie Madison, of Fenwick; a son, Zachary Hugh Wiley, of Marlinton; two step-sons, Jeremy Wiley and Gregory Clutter, both of Marlinton; two sisters, Linda Strickland, of Donaldsonville, Georgia, and Michelle Campbell, of Craigsville; two brothers, Tony Wiley, of Verona, Virginia, and Mark D. Wiley, of Droop.
Memorial services were held Sunday afternoon at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg.
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Mildred Oates Hockenberry
Mildred Oates Hockenberry, age 85, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Marlinton, died June 14, 2001, in Mercy Hospital Anderson in Cincinnati.
Mrs. Hockenberry and her husband, Harry, and family were former residents of Marlinton. She was a former office manager for the State of West Virginia, a member of the Marlinton United Methodist Church, attended the Anderson Mills United Methodist Church in Cincinnati, was active in Eastern Star, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Senior Citizens, and Women of the Church for many years.
Born in Romney March 24, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Rumsey Franklin and Hannah Loy Oates.
In addition to her parents, her husband, Harry Hockenberry, and brothers, Arthur and Bob Oates, preceded her in death.
Surviving are her daughter, Linda Plybon, of Cincinnati; sons, Bill Hockenberry, of Cumming, Georgia, Bob Hockenberry, of Point Pleasant; sisters, Zanna Frye and Hannah Mary Walters, of Romney; brothers, Bill and Paul Oates, of Romney, and Charles Oates, of Cumberland, Maryland; and four grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Sunday afternoon at Mountain View Cemetery in Marlinton, with a memorial service Sunday evening at the Marlinton United Methodist Church by Earl D. "Butch" Michael and the Rev. Stanley Clark.
Memorial donations may be made to the Marlinton United Methodist Women.
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Sterl Wade Sharp, Sr., age 94, of Covington, Virginia, died May 29, 2001, at Brian Center Nursing Care in Low Moor, Vir-ginia.
Mr. Sharp was born in Frost on July 15, 1906, a son of the late Austin John and Icie Shrader Sharp.
He had been a resident of Alleghany Highlands since 1935. He was retired from the C&O Railway in 1976 after 49 years of service, mostly as a locomotive engineer. He was a member of Granbery Memorial United Methodist Church and the Mac Moon Bible Class.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Josephine Andrews Sharp; a son, Sterl W. Sharp, Jr., of Richmond, Virginia; a brother, Kyle Sharp, of Frost and Marlinton; two granddaughters, and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Neal and Dale, and a grandson, Michael Sharp.
Funeral services were held May 31 at Granbery Memorial United Methodist Church by the Rev. Richard Miller, with burial in Alleghany Memorial Park.
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William A. Moyer
William A. Moyer, age 80, of Lewisburg, died at his home in Lewisburg.
He lived at Cass from 1920 to 1942, graduated from Green Bank High School in 1938. He attended Greenbrier Military School, attended West Virginia University, leaving in 1942 to enter the U. S. Army. During World War II, as an infantry unit commander, he received a purple heart, and achieved the rank of First Lieutenant. He retired from the State Tax Department as an auditor.
Born October 26, 1920, at Mount Hope, he was the son of the late James Hunter and Elizabeth Morgan Moyer.
His wife, Elta Reed Moyer, preceded him in death.
Surviving him are nieces and nephews and special friend, Hester Bonham, of Lewisburg.
Graveside services were held Wednesday in Rosewood Cemetery in Lewisburg by the Rev. Leroy Crane.
Memorial donations may be made to your favorite charity.
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Opal R. Keeney
Opal R. Keeney, age 83, of Huntersville, died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in Greenbrier Manor Nursing Home after an extended illness.
She was a registered nurse, who worked as a private duty nurse for many years, a relief nurse at DuPont plant in Belle, a school nurse, and ended her nursing career at Denmar Hospital.
Mrs. Keeney was born February 23, 1918, in Kentucky.
Surviving her are her husband, William E. Keeney, of Huntersville, and a stepson, William E. Keeney, Jr., of Hayden, Idaho.
Her body was donated to the Human Gift Registry at West Virginia University.
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Tinnie McCall, age 77, of Marlinton, died Wednesday, June 20, 2001, at Alleghany Regional Hospital
No arrangements have been made. Body is at VanReenen Funeral Home.