Nellie "Maggie" Green
Nellie "Maggie" Green, age 86, of Leivasy, formerly of Marlinton, died at Summersville Continuous Care Facility, Summersvillle, Friday, February 1, 2002.
She was born at Woodrow March 31, 1915, the daughter of the late Ernest and Susie Tacey Jackson.
In addition to her parents, those preceding her in death were her husband, Lon Green; a daughter, Lula Bell Green; three sons, Bobby, Danny, and Roy Green; a brother, Charlie Jackson; and three sisters, Mabel Clark, Mary Gay, and Mattie Bennett.
Mrs. Green is survived by three daughters, Lucille Kershner, of Leivasy, Dorothy Sheets, of Craigsville, and Sally Warwick, of Crimora, Virginia; a son, Darrell Green, of Marlinton; a sister, Maude Underwood, of Marlinton; a brother, James Jackson, of Marlinton; eleven grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at VanReenen Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Dave Usey, with burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
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Forrest C. Simmons
Forrest Clyde Simmons, 78, of Derwood, Maryland, died January 17, 2002, at Shady Grove, Maryland, Adventist Hospital of congestive heart failure.
He was born on March 7, 1923, at Bartow, the son of William M. and Nellie Moyers Simmons.
Mr. Simmons was a 1942 graduate of Green Bank High School and a 1950 graduate of West Virginia University. He served with the U. S. Army during World War II. He took a position with the National Security Administration in 1951 and worked with the agency until retirement in 1980.
Survivors include his wife of fifty years, Mary Milton Simmons whom he married on June 30, 1951, and a sister, Lucille Moore, of Glen Burnie, Maryland.
Mr. Simmons was buried in Arlington National Cemetery on January 30.
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Vera West Snodgrass
Vera A. West Snodgrass, age 80, of Spencer, died Saturday, February 2, 2002, at the Roane General Hospital in Spencer.
The daughter of the late Lyda E. and Ida Cox West, she was born May 21, 1921, in Roane County. She was a full-time resident of Roane County and part-time resident of Pocahontas County. She was a cook at the Spencer High School for many years and worked with her late husband at Gene's Auto Parts. She was a member of the Boggs Fork Baptist Church.
Mrs. Snodgrass is survived by two daughters, Patricia "Tish" Wagner, of Athens, Ohio, and Carolyn "Katy" Sheppard, of Green Bank; one son, Joseph "Mike" Snodgrass, of Port Clinton, Ohio; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Eugene Snodgrass, and one daughter, Peggy J. Drake.
Services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home in Spencer by the Rev. Leon Strickland, the Rev. Charles Davis, and Pastor Earl G. Drake. Burial was in the Clover Cemetery.
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Molly Bell Nichols
Molly Bell Nichols, age 66, of Peebles, Ohio, died Saturday, December 15, 2001, at the Scioto Memorial Hospital in Portsmouth, Ohio.
She was born in Marlinton on April 28, 1935, the daughter of the late Henry and Elizah Vandiver Lester, and was the last member of her family.
She was a member of the Bloodblot Church at Peebles.
Survivors include her husband, Frank Nichols, of Peebles; five daughters, Mollie Coffman, Mary Hendrix, Beverly Blake and Carolyn Queen, all of Peebles, and Wilda Carder, of Vain, Oklahoma; one son, William George Blake, of Texas; one stepdaughter, Patricia Nichols, of Fredericksburg, Vir-ginia; one adopted brother, Tom Lester, of Marlinton; twelve grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, twenty-two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, William "Bill" Lester, Jim Henry Lester, and Calvin Roland Lester, and three sisters, Opal Gillispie, Evva Sparks, and Bertie Mayes.
Services were held Thursday, December 20, at the Beam Funeral Home in West Union with Dawayne Logan officiating. Burial followed at the White Oak Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Beam Funeral Home, 216 West Mulberry Street, West Union, on behalf of the family.
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Guy N. Dalton, Jr.
Guy N. Dalton, Jr., age 77, of Fredericktown, Ohio, died January 28, 2002, at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born May 19, 1924, in Locust, to Guy N., Sr., and Lora D. Webb Dalton, and he moved to the Knox County area in 1968.
Guy had served with the U. S. Army during World War II in the European Theater. He was retired from Weyerhaeuser Company in Mount Vernon.
Surviving him are his wife, Betty Tablett Dalton; a son, Steve Dalton, of Mount Vernon, Ohio; two stepsons, Jack Young, of Mount Vernon, and Michael Young, of Virginia; a stepdaughter, Tammy Overly, of Danville, Ohio; a granddaughter, two great-grandsons; two brothers, Okey Dalton, of Mount Vernon, and Richard Dalton, of West Virginia; and three sisters, Elva Hill and Dottie Barker, both of West Virginia, and Mary Elizabeth Farmer, of Colorado.
Besides his parents, those preceding him in death were his first wife, Gora Ann Hunt Dalton, a son, Bruce Dalton, a daughter, Carlotta J. Dalton; and a brother, Sidney Dalton.
The funeral was held Friday, February 1, at Douds-Snyder Funeral Home. Burial was in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
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Marvin L. Burner
Marvin L. Burner, age 83, of Elkins, died at Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins on Saturday, February 2, 2002, after a short illness.
He was born on December 12, 1918, at Frank, the son of Lester and Della Kincaid Burner.
He lived most of his life in Frank and moved to Elkins after working at Howes Leather Company for over 30 years.
He served in the Navy, including service in the Pacific in World War II.
Mr. Burner was the husband of the late Betty Vance Burner.
Surviving him are his daughter, Phyllis Waslo, of Alexandria, Virginia, and a brother, Dayton Burner, of Lewisburg.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale, with the Rev. Walter Blough officiating. Visitation will begin at 10 a. m. Burial will be in the Arbovale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.