Anna Underwood, of Marlinton, died Wednesday morning, April 3, 2002, in Richwood.
No arrangements have made. VanReenen Funeral Home is in charge.
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Ellen M. Lantz
Ellen Maxine Lantz, of Durbin, died Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at Morgantown.
Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale is in charge of arrangements.
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Joseph F. Little
Joseph F. Little, age 78, of Cass, died Monday, March 25, 2002, at his home.
Born March 25, 1924, in Baltimore, Maryland, he was the son of the late Arthur and Laura Little.
Mr. Little was of the Methodist faith and was a World War II veteran, having fought in the Pacific.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Florence.
Survivors include his son, Tom Lyle, of Baltimore, Maryland; daughter, Joyce; and two sisters, Maria Karcher and Gertrude Easton.
Memorial services were held Friday at Cass United Methodist Church.
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Norman Hanson Dilley
Norman Hanson Dilley, age 79, of Springfield, Oregon, died March 6, 2002, of lung disease in Springfield.
The son of the late Ellis and Lillie Shrader Dilley, he was born July 11, 1922, in Marlinton.
Mr. Dilley served in the Army during World War II. He worked for Weyerhaeuser in the State of Washington until 1951, when he transferred to the company's new plant in Springfield. He worked as a general foreman in shipping until his retirement in 1981. He was a member of the Springfield Elks Lodge BPOE No. 2145.
He married Margaret E. Ratzch in Kansas City, Missouri, on October 9, 1944; she died January 8, 1988. A sister, Halene McClune, of Chester, followed him in death on March 28, 2002. Two stepsons, Delmar Evans and Merlyn Evans, preceded him in death.
Survivors include another sister, Madeline Hoffman, of Warren, Ohio, and five grandchildren.
Funeral services were held by the Rev. Owen Douglass on March 13 at Buell Chapel, with burial in Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene, Oregon.
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Charles Andrew Hefner
Charles Andrew Hefner, age 68, of Neola, died Friday, March 29, 2002, in Prince William Hospital, Manassas, Virginia, following a short illness.
He was born March 2, 1934, at Neola, a son of the late Carl and Mildred Boggs Hefner.
He attended May Chapel United Methodist Church at Neola, was a former employee of Burlington Mills, and was a retired employee of the Anthony Correctional Center.
Mr. Hefner was preceded in death by two sisters, Garcie Martin and Roxie Boggs.
Surviving him are his wife, Nancy Ryder Hefner, at home; two sons, Andrew Lucas Hefner and George Frederick Hefner, of Neola; three sisters, Jackie Ryder, of Huntersville, Nancy Ryder, of Minnehaha Springs, and Georgia Campbell, of White Sulphur Springs; and two grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday morning in the Alvon United Methodist Church by the Rev. Paul Suttle, the Rev. Robert McClintic, and the Rev. Buck Caldwell. Burial was in the May Chapel Cemetery at Neola.
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Marguerite Moore Gay
Marguerite Moore Gay, age 93, of Buckeye, died Monday, April 1, 2002, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. She had been a resident at Pocahontas Center.
Mrs. Gay was the widow of Lewis Poage Gay and daughter of the late Zane Wilson Moore and Ida Rebecca Herold Moore. Her only sibling, a brother, Dr. Winfred Moore, is also deceased. She was born July 20, 1908, at Huntersville.
She was a life-long homemaker and seamstress. She had been an active member of the Swago Farm Women's Club and was the longest-time member of the Marlinton Presbyterian Church.
Mrs. Gay is survived by two sons, Dr. Robert Lewis Gay, of Greenville, Wisconsin, and Jack Moore Gay, of Jeffersonville, Indiana; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon by Rev. Robert Mann at VanReenen Funeral Home, with burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to Marlinton Presbyterian Church.
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Jerry R. Cassell
Jerry R. Cassell, age 78, of Richmond, Virginia, died April 1, 2002.
The son of Willis and Pearl Cassell, he was born in Cass.
He was a veteran of the Army Air Corps 8th Air Force, serving in World War II. Later, he retired from the appliance business. He was Past Commander of American Legion Post 244, Glen Allen, Virginia, and American Ex-POW's, Denny Landrum Chapter, in Richmond. He was also a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and a lifetime member of the VFW and the DAV. He was a dedicated volunteer at the McGuire Veterans Administration Hospital for many years.
Mr. Cassell is survived by his wife, Ellen; daughters, Diane Cassell, Gerilyn Alderman, of Buckhannon, and Martha Thompson; eight grandchildren; two brothers, Neal Cassell, of Cass, and Grey Cassell, of Brandywine; three sisters, Gayle Mullenax, of Arbovale, Beatrice Young, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Charlotte Galford, of Portsmouth, Virginia.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at Bliley Funeral Home in Richmond, with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Program PAL, 1201 Broad Rock Blvd., Richmond, Virginia 23249.