Arthur G. Miller
Arthur G. Miller, 68, of East Sparta, Ohio, died September 30, 2001, in Mercy Medical Center following an extended illness.
He was the son of the late Cash R. and Louise Friel Miller.
Mr. Miller has been a resident of East Sparta for the past 40 years. He retired from Spactak Ceramics in 1980. He was a member of North Industry United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one brother, Bruce C. Miller, of Navarre, Ohio, and one sister, Agatha R. Miller, of Canton, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Marian Miller, Clyde Miller, and Harold Miller; and one sister, Mildred Miller.
The body was cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
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Harold L. Shifflett
Harold L. Shifflett, age 74, of Marlinton, died Friday, October 19, 2001, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, after a few weeks' illness.
He was retired from FasChek Supermarket, where he was assist-ant manager. He was a master watchmaker, having graduated from the Pittsburgh School of Watchmaking. He had previously been produce manager for the A&P Supermarket in Marlinton until its closing. He was a member of the Marlinton Presbyterian Church where he had been a Deacon and Elder, was a former Marlinton Town Council member, a member of the Marlinton Moose Lodge and AARP. An Army veteran of World War II, he served in Italy, and was a member of the Marlinton Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Born March 1, 1927, at Raywood, he was the son of the late Chester and Dora Sutton Shifflett.
In addition to his parents, a brother, William Shifflett, preceded him in death.
His wife, Audrey Workman Shifflett, a son, Harold "Chet" Shifflett, of Marlinton, two daughters, Diana Shifflett Smith, of Marlinton, and Annette Shifflett Kramer, of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, sisters, Dolly Shifflett McClure of Marlinton, Ina Shifflett Smith, of Mechanicsville, Virginia, and five grandchildren survive him.
Rev. Randy Benson held funeral services Tuesday afternoon at the Marlinton Presbyterian Church. Burial followed at Mountain View Cemetery with military rites by the Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Rosenbaum Family House, West Virginia University Hos-pitals, P. O. Box 8228, Medical Center Drive, Morgantown, WV 25506-8228.
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Ethel Elizabeth Barlow
Ethel Elizabeth Barlow, age 96, of Elkins, formerly of Marlinton, died Tuesday, October 16, 2001, in Elkins.
Miss Barlow was a long-time telephone operator for Pocahontas Telephone Company. She was a member of the Marlinton Presbyterian Church, Women of the Church and Circle, also a member of the Afternoon Circle at Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church; a member of Marlinton Eastern Star, Pocahontas County Extension Homemakers, and Randolph County Senior Citizens.
Born at Onoto March 13, 1905, she was the daughter of the late Silas L. and Levia Duncan Barlow.
Also preceding her in death were three sisters, Cora Keen, Mabel Barlow, and Hattie Barlow, and five brothers, Albert Barlow, Lee Barlow, Ward R. Barlow, I, Russell Barlow and Clark Barlow.
Surviving her is a sister, Opal Barlow Lockridge, of Elkins, and nieces and nephews, Ann Cain, Julia Gibson, Carolyn Burns, Marolyn Waggy, Mary Margaret Todd, Thomas A. Barlow, Richard Barlow, Robert Barlow, and Lois Ann Beverage.
Funeral services were held Friday afternoon by the Rev. Robert Mann at the Marlinton Presbyterian Church. Burial was in the Cochran Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Marlinton Presbyterian Church.
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Thelma Marie Peck
Thelma Marie Peck, age 85, of Bartow, died Sunday, October 21, 2001, at Pocahontas Center in Marlinton.
Mrs. Peck was a homemaker and of the Methodist Faith.
She was born December 26, 1915, at Pine Grove, the daughter of the late Jesse Harper and Ora Lina Phillips Shears.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Charles E. Peck, Sr., in 1993, a sister, Viola Shears, and three brothers, Burleigh, Adolphus, and Orlando Shears.
Survivors include two daughters, Elizabeth Elaine Lambert, of Mechanicsville, Virginia, and Shirley Marie Aultman, of Dover, New Hampshire; two sons, Charles E. Peck, Jr., of Durbin, and Jesse Lynn Peck, of Bartow; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1 p. m. Thursday at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale by the Rev. Julian Rittenhouse. Burial will be in the Arbovale Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.