Guy Newton Ervine
Guy Newton Ervine, age 84, of Green Bank, died Friday, April 12, 2002, at his home.
He was a life-long resident of Green Bank, was a member of the Frank Church of the Nazarene, and was a World War II United States Army veteran. He was a retired truck driver with the Department of Highways and was also employed by Sheets Garage.
Born July 23, 1917, at Green Bank, he was the son of the late Donald and Vesta Calhoun Ervine.
In addition to his parents, those preceding him in death were two sisters, Mildred Raines and Lucille Sheets, and two brothers, Jack Ervine and Clarence Ervine.
Mr. Ervine is survived by his wife, Dorothy Sampson Ervine; daughter, Diane Hoover, of Green Bank; sisters, Alice Miller, of Elkins, and Marie Crawford, of Baltimore, Maryland; brothers, Alfred Ervine and Dewey Ervine, both of Green Bank; and one grandson.
Funeral services were held Monday at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale by the Rev. Gary Reynolds and the Rev. David Rittenhouse. Burial was in the Arbovale Cemetery.
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Woodrow M. McClintic
Woodrow Marshall McClintic, age 89, of Marlinton, died Wednesday, April 10, 2002, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
Mr. McClintic was a retired supervisor with the West Virginia Department of Highways at Romney, a member of Clinton Lodge No. 86 A.F.&.A.M. in Romney, and a member of the Valley of Morgantown Scottish Rite. He and his wife operated the Alpine Theatre in Marlinton before moving to Romney and moved back to Marlinton after his retirement.
He was born March 4, 1913, at Sunset, in Greenbrier County, the son of the late Thomas and Maggie McClintic.
His wife, Wilma Nottingham McClintic, and a brother, Wilson McClintic, preceded him in death.
He is survived by six nieces and nephews, Carolyn Sheets, Charlotte Deputy, Donald, Russell, Richard, and Allen Nottingham.
Funeral services were held at the VanReenen Funeral Home Chapel Friday afternoon by the Rev. Jerry Moore, with burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
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Velma Campbell Shiffler
Velma Campbell Shiffler, age 78, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, died Saturday, April 6, 2002.
She was the widow of James "Tub"Shiffler, formerly of Marlinton, the son of the late George and Lillian Overholt Shiffler.
Mrs. Shiffler was born July 22, 1923, the daughter of the late Reed and Irene Campbell, of Taft, California. She was a WAVE during World War II where she met her future husband.
She is survived by two daughters, Elisabeth Ann Allaire, of Leesburg, Virginia, and Marguerite Shiffler, of Fredericksburg; one son, George Reed Shiffler, also of Fredericksburg; one brother, Reed Campbell, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, April 10, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel in Fredericksburg by Chaplain Edward Leis. She was buried beside her husband in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fredericksburg.
Mrs. Shiffler is the sister-in-law of Madge Shiffler Bledsoe, of Bartow, and Marguerite Shiffler Heid, of Annapolis, Maryland.
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Sampson Goldizen, age 87, of Marlinton, died Tuesday, April 16, 2002, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.
He was a retired maintenance and construction supervisor with the United States Forest Service, having worked 33 years, and was an active member of the Marlinton Church of God.
Born in Grant County February 4, 1915, he was the son of the late Albert Jeff and Esta Collins Goldizen.
Preceding him in death were his wives, Gladys Rebecca Hesse Goldizen and Helen Violet Johnson Goldizen; daughters, Linda R. Barlow and Janet F. Goldizen; son, Larry Goldizen; and brother, Albert Goldizen.
Surviving him are a daughter, Shirley L. Biller, of Finksburg, Maryland; sons, Donald C. Goldizen, of Beverly, Robert D. Goldizen, James D. Goldizen, Fred G. Goldizen, Jack H. Goldizen, and Paul R. Goldizen, all of Marlinton; sisters, Hilda Emory, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Lucy Wentling, of Cumberland, Maryland; brother, Kelly Goldizen, of Petersburg; seventeen grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.
Pastors Dale Usey, Fred Goldizen and William Harman will hold funeral services at the Marlinton Church of God on Friday at 2 p. m. Burial will follow in the Cochran Cemetery.
Friends may call Thursday at VanReenen Funeral Home, Marlinton, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to Cochran Cemetery Fund, c/o Charlotte Alderman, Marlinton.