Henry Lee "Buck" Payne, age 93, of Ashland, Kentucky, died Sunday, February 10, 2002, in Oakmont Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Mr. Payne was born November 21, 1908, in Seebert, a son of the late John and Nora Kennison Payne.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Pugh Payne; two sisters, Polly Sams and Amy Grimes; and two brothers, Lloyd Payne and Gilbert Payne.
He retired in 1973 from Armco Steel and was a member of the Centenary United Methodist Church in Ashland.
Survivors include two sons, Stanley Keith Payne, of Worthington, Ohio, and Gerald Lee Payne, of Ashland; a sister, Vera Arbogast, of Buckeye; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held February 13, at Steen Funeral Home, Ashland Chapel by the Rev. Neil Salvaterra. Burial was held in Rose Hill Burial Park.
Friends may make contributions to Centenary United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 2901 Winchester Ave., Ashland, Kentucky 41101
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Word was received of the death of Norman Smith on Monday, February 25, in Iowa. He is the brother of Jim Smith, of Marlinton.
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Katherine Friel Buchanan
Katherine Friel Buchanan, age 64, died at home in Elkton, Virginia, on Sunday, February 24, 2002.
Mrs. Buchanan had been a buffer with Hanover Shoe. She was a member of Cummings Creek Victory Chapel.
She was born at Cass July 26, 1939.
Surviving her are her mother, Mary Friel; her husband, Arden Buchanan; two daughters, Tana Lam, of Timberville, Virginia, and Melissa Buchanan, of Elkton; two sons, Jessie Buchanan, of Elkton, and Calvin Buchanan, of Shenandoah, Virginia; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held by the Rev. Norman Alderman at VanReenen Funeral Home in Marlinton at 1 p. m. Thursday. Burial will be in Mountain Grove, Virginia.
Visitation will be at VanReenen Funeral Home Wednesday night from 6 to 8 p.m.
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Cleo A. Via
Cleo A. Via, age 84, of Charlottesville, Virginia, died Monday, February 25, 2002, in Charlottesville.
She was a retired waitress.
Mrs. Via was born in Covington, Virginia, November 25, 1917, the daughter of the late George and Lillie Hancock Alderman.
Her husband, Willie Via, is deceased. Also deceased are a sister, Letha A. Terry, and six brothers, Peyton, Cecil, Woodrow, Ward, Fred, and Clayton Alderman.
Surviving her are two sisters, Virginia A. Davis, of Jessup, Maryland, and Lucille Willoughby, of La Follette, Tennessee.
Graveside services were held Wednesday by the Rev. Randy White in the Huntersville Cemetery.
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Nathan J. Fertig
Nathan J. Fertig, age 81, of Dunmore, died Sunday, February 24, 2002, at Alleghany Regional Hospital, Lowmoor, Virginia.
Mr. Fertig was a retired Pocahontas County Schools bus driver and a member of New Hope Church of the Brethren. He served in the Army.
He was born May 9, 1920, at Marlinton, the son of the late Joseph and Bertha Fertig.
His parents and two brothers, Elden Fertig and Randall Fertig, preceded him in death.
Surviving him are a daughter, Anita Moyers, of Monterey, Virginia; a son, Lawrence Fertig, also of Monterey; a sister, Judy Renfrow, of Sumter, South Carolina; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at VanReenen Funeral Home on Tuesday by the Revs. David Rittenhouse and Jerry Ginn. Burial was in the Moore Cemetery near Dunmore
Memorial donations may be made to the Frost Volunteer Fire Department.
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Anna Leone Moore Pifer
Anna Leone Moore Pifer, age 85, a lifelong resident of Marlinton, died February 20, 2002, after suffering a massive heart attack.
Her family had been in Pocahontas County for many generations. She was a retired bookkeeper and had worked for S. B. Wallace, Williams Supply, U. S. Forest Service, Al-Tel, and Senior Action Center, and she also kept books for a number of businesses out of her home. She was a member of the Marlinton United Methodist Church.
Born September 19, 1916, in Marlinton, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Edith Gum Moore.
A sister, Peggy Moore Dorsey, of Greenville, South Carolina, survives.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Norval Pifer; a sister, Louise M. Burns; and two brothers, Theodore A. Moore and Curtis Young Moore.
Graveside services were held Sunday afternoon at Mountain View Cemetery by Ira Wilder.
Memorial gifts may be made to the McClintic Library, 500 Eighth Street, Marlinton, WV 24954.
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Margaret Hannah Gluck
Margaret Hannah Gluck, age 87, of Morgantown, died February 18, 2002, at The Madison after a long illness with Alzheimer's disease.
A native of Cass, she was the daughter of the Late Dr. Uriah Hevener Hannah and Laura Susannah Bock Hannah.
She attended Pocahontas schools and then went to Harrisonburg Teachers College (now James Madison University) and taught in the Cass School for six years. She graduated from West Virginia University in 1942 in Home Economics and served as a dietitian in the Pittsburgh West Penn Hospital, and later directed the Harrison County 4-H Club program with the West Virginia University Extension Service.
Married in 1944 in California to Navy Chaplain Joseph C. Gluck, she worked in San Diego and San Francisco while her husband was at sea in war duty. The Glucks moved to Morgantown in 1946, where Margaret became active in University affairs. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Morgantown where she served as a teacher and member of several administrative committees. She was a member of the Monongalia Garden Club, The Delphian Book Club, WVU Emeritus Club, West Virginia 4-H All Stars, Scottish Hannay Society, and The National Cathedral Association.
In addition to her husband, Joseph C. Gluck, she is survived by their three children, Susannah Smith Glomb, of Arlington, Virginia, Jody Crosland, of Miami, Florida, and Christopher Gluck, of Morgantown; two grandchildren; and two sisters, Alice Brown, of Haverford, Pennsylvania, and Elizabeth Hall, of Gloucester, Virginia.
Preceding her in death were two sisters, Laura B. Hannah, of Euclid, Ohio, and Mary Anne Griffith, of Graham, North Carolina.
A memorial service will be held in West Virginia University's Elizabeth Moor Hall on Sunday, March 10, at 2 p.m., conducted by the Rev. Dr. Truett G. Rogers, former minister of the First Baptist Church of Morgantown.
An inurnment service will be held in July in the Hannah-Hevener family cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Joseph and Margaret Gluck Honorary Library Endowment (Fund #3L150) in the West Virginia University Foundation, One Waterfront Place, P. O. Box 1650, Morgantown, WV 26507.