Robert Harrison McNeill
Robert Harrison McNeill, age 78, of Beard Heights, Marlinton, died Saturday, July 13, 2002, at Community Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia.
Mr. McNeill was a former employee of A&P Tea Company and was retired from Pocahontas Foodland. He attended Buckeye Presbyterian Church. In World War II he served in the U. S. Navy.
The son of the late Lock Harrison and Eleanor Nancy Howard McNeill, he was born May 19, 1924, at Buckeye.
Surviving him are his wife, Juanita Howard McNeill; four brothers, Curtis McNeill, of Crownsville, Maryland, Carl McNeill, of Morganton, North Carolina, Stanley McNeill and Nicholas McNeill, both of Buckeye.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Eileen Ruth McNeill, and a brother, James H. McNeill.
Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Clarence Davis, Jr. Entombment was in Mountain View Mausoleum.
Memorial gifts may be made to McClintic Library, Marlinton, and Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Buckeye, WV 24924.
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Marie Jane Pennington
Marie Jane Pennington, age 68, of Marlinton, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002.
Born in Fayettevillle November 12, 1933, she was the daughter of the late James and Elva Auldridge Schoolcraft.
She was a member of the Buckeye Presbyterian Church and a member of the Dunmore Homemakers Club.
She was the wife of the late Frank Robert Pennington. A sister, Mary Schoolcraft, died at birth.
Mrs. Pennington is survived by two daughters, Marsha June Weaver, of Marlinton, and Iris Jane Settle, of Dunbar; two sons, Jerry Pennington, of Marlinton, and Jeffrey Pennington, of Charleston; five sisters, Ann Coffman Fry, of Salem, Virginia, Patty McLaughlin, of Hot Springs, Virginia, Ellen Streets, of Elkins, Maxine Shearer and Gladys Barrett, both of Marlinton, a brother, Jerry Schoolcraft, of Buckeye; and eight grandchildren and one step-grandchild.
Funeral services were held Friday at noon at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. David Rittenhouse, with a special prayer by Don Nordstrom. Burial was in the Arbovale Cemetery.
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Denise "Sugar" Alma Cain
Denise "Sugar" Alma Cain, age 43, of Hurricane, died Thursday, July 11, 2002.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, July 26, 1958, she was the daughter of Leo Robert Cain, of Hurricane, and the late Alma Mae Wenger Cain.
Preceding her in death were her mother; grandparents, Mack Wenger, Harry Cain and Maggie Cain; a sister, Darlene (Candy) Cain; and a brother, Donald Cain.
Surviving her are her father, Leo Robert Cain, and stepmother, Alice Marie Cain, of Buckeye; her grandmother, Patsy Wenger, of Arbovale; two daughters, Serena Rene Cain Clagg, of Hurricane, and Stephanie Dawn Cain, of Augusta, Georgia; three sisters, Dianna Doughty, of North Augusta, South Carolina, Debra Cain Trainer, of Marlinton, and Donna Buttino, of Detroit, Michigan; two brothers, Dennis Cain, of Buckeye, and David Cain, of Dunmore.
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at VanReenen Funeral Home in Marlinton by Pastor Jack Burks and the Rev. David Rittenhouse. Burial was in the Gibson Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to VanReenen Funeral Home, Marlinton.
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Gladys R. Carpenter, age 77, of Williamsburg, Virginia, died Wednesday, July 3, 2002.
Mrs. Carpenter was a native of Pocahontas County, the daughter of the late William and Susie Rogers, of Buckeye.
She was an active member of Wellspring United Methodist Church, worked with the Wellspring Women, was a coordinator of the Eastern State Ministry for more than 20 years, and served as an usher. She was also a member of Seneca Trail VFW Auxiliary.
She had retired from Eastern State Hospital and had been a distributor of Home Interiors for the past 20 years.
Mrs. Carpenter was preceded in death by her husband of 29 years, Dempsey Wilson Carpenter, her parents, and two sisters, Grace Workman and Barbara Ellen Rogers, and an infant grandson, Dee Henry Stockton.
She is survived by three children, Barbara Long, of Indiana, Jackie Brinkley, and Joyce Moon, all of Williamsburg; four sisters, Dot Jackson, of Elryia, Ohio, Phyllis Barnette, of Poca, Betty Carpenter, of Scott Depot, and Helen Sharp, of Marlinton; and one brother, Donald Rogers, of Marlinton; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 8, at Wellspring United Methodist Church by the Rev. Margaret Kutz. Burial was in Williamsburg Memorial Park.
Memorial donations may be made to the York County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1101, Williamsburg, VA 23185; the American Cancer Society, 895 Middle Ground Blvd., Suite 154, Newport News, VA 23606; or Wellspring UMC, 4871 Longhill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188.
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Doc W. Waugh, Jr.
Doc W. Waugh, Jr., age 68, of Ronceverte, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, in Charleston Area Medical Center after a long illness.
Born November 2, 1933, in Seebert, he was the son of the late Mary Thomas and Doc W. Waugh, Sr.
Mr. Waugh was a lifelong resident of Ronceverte, member of the Ronceverte Baptist Church, and was a self-employed flooring installer.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, C. Sue Wiseman and Virginia Goodall; and a brother, Alfred "Bud" Waugh.
Survivors include his wife, Betty R. Waugh, of Ronceverte; two daughters, Diana Cochran, of Princeton, and Mary Ann Holley, of Hinton; one sister, Margaret Forren, of Hillsboro; two grandsons and one granddaughter.
Services were held Friday morning at Longanacre Funeral Home Chapel in Fairlea by the Rev. Houston Boothe and the Rev. Julian Grubb. Burial followed in the Riverview Cemetery, Ronceverte.
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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 Uriah Hevener Hannah and Laura Susannah Bock Hannah.
In addition to her husband, Joseph C. Gluck, she is survived by their three children, Susannah Gluck Glomb, of Arlington, Virginia, Jody Crosland, of Miami, Florida, and Christopher Gluck, of Morgantown; two grandchildren; and two sisters, Alice Brown, of Asheville, North Carolina, 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.
An inurnment service will be held in the Hannah-Hevener family garden at the Arbovale Cemetery on Saturday, July 27, at 11 am., conducted by James Hevener Hall.
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Paulmer Adkison, Jr.
Paulmer Lee Adkison, Jr., age 46, of Charleston, died June 6, 2002, after a short illness.
He was born March 15, 1956, in Pennsylvania, a son of Paulmer L. Adkison, Sr., of Florida, and the late Hester Clutter Adkison.
Also preceding him in death were a brother, David A. Adkison, grandparents, Willie and Nema Adkison and Fred and Ada Clutter.
In addition to his father, he is survived by a son, Steven Adkison, of Ronceverte; a daughter, Christina Hunt, of Buckeye; sisters, Carol Adkison Pendleton, of Droop Mountain, Esther Pace, of Ronceverte, and Margaret, of Ohio; a half-brother, Bruce Adkison, of Dale City, Virginia, and a half-sister, Lisa Adkison, of Arlington, Virginia.
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James C. Garrett
James C. Garrett, age 79, of Buckeye, died at home Sunday, July 14, 2002.
A native of Florida, he was born September 12, 1922, the son of Robert E. and Lula L. Cumbie Garrett, both now deceased.
Mr. Garrett served in the United States Navy for twelve years, serving during World War II. He was a Baptist.
He is survived by his companion, Rachel Potter; two daughters, Virginia Schoolcraft and Hilda Elkins, both of Marlinton; two sisters, Janie Meden, of Tallahassee, Florida, and Lois Wood, of Crestview, Florida; two brothers, Johnny Garrett and Monroe Garrett, both of Crestview, Florida; and one grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Moore. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to Rachel Potter.
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Douglas J. Loury
Douglas J. Loury, age 70, of Pinehurst and Rockingham, North Carolina, died at Moore Regional Hospital on Sunday, July 14, 2002, after a brief illness.
He was born in High Point, North Carolina, to the late Kent and Eva Lee Loury.
Mr. Loury was an Air Force veteran. He was retired from Home Security Life Insurance Company and owner and president of Customer Care Service Company. He was a member of the Elks Club, the VFW, and Pinehurst Country Club.
Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Loury; one son, Ashley Loury; three daughers, Suzanne Jones, Sabrina Fox, and Jayne Gibbs; one sister, Mrs. Beulah Darr; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held at Church of the Messiah Episcopal Church in Rockingham on Wednesday.
The committal of the ashes will be scheduled later and the service will be in Pocahontas County.
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Albert P. Gay
Albert P. Gay, age 80, of North Ridgeville, Ohio, died Sunday, July 14, 2002, at Hospice of St. Joseph Residential Center, Lorain, Ohio, following a short illness.
He was born in Clover Lick, the son of Stella and Cecil Gay.
He moved from West Virginia in 1946 and lived in Lorain for five years, then lived five years in Elyria, Ohio, and in North Ridgeville since September 1975.
He worked as an inspector for the Lake Terminal Railroad, Lorain, retiring in 1987 after 30 years. He was a member of the United Steel Workers Local 1104.
Surviving him are his wife of 31 years, Miriam; a stepdaughter, Deborah Roelle, of Elyria; a stepson, John Philip Sickierski, of Norman, Oklahoma; three step-grandchildren, one step-great-granddaughter; sisters, Edith Stafford, of Philippi, Madge Fair, of Springborough, Ohio, Opal Byrd, of Hubert, North Carolina, Grace Mynuk, of Marlinton, Jeanne Stankevich, of Levittown, Pennsylvania, and Patricia Sharp, of Jacksonville, North Carolina.
The children to his first marriage to Dottie Gibson Gay, of Vermillion, Ohio: Infant daughter deceased at birth and buried in the Gay Cemetery.
He is survived by two sons, Roger Lee Gay, of Washington State, and Jeffery Alan Gay, of Tennessee; and one daughter, Teri Caudill, of Vermillion; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Samuel, Steryl, Jr., Merle, and Jim Gay; sister, Ruth Gay.
Graveside services were held Wednesday morning at Ridgeville Cemetery, North Ridgeville.
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Jack B. Lambert
Jack B. Lambert, age 62, of Palisades Park, New Jersey, and formerly of Arbovale, died June 4, 2002, at St. Mary's Hospital in Orange, New Jersey.
Jack was a member of the Benevolent Order of Elks Lodge 2475. He was a past Exalted Ruler and was named Elk of the Year 1977.
He was born June 9, 1939, the son of the late Neoma Lambert and the late John Taliercio. He was the stepson of the late Warren Cross, Sr., and the grandson of the late Clay and Jessie Lambert with whom he made his home until he entered the Air Force.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Vivian Anderson, and a grandson, Jesse Lambert.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Lena Simmons Lambert; daughter, Vivian Broadfoot; three sons, Michael, Jeffrey and Johnathan Lambert; sisters, Ina Ma Wilson, Lenora Mockovsky and Frances Cross; two brothers, Warren Cross, Jr., and Fred Warren Cross; and 4 grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 20, at 11 a.m. at the Pine Grove Church in Arbovale, by the Rev. Julian Rittenhouse. Military honors shall follow at the Arbovale Cemetery. The body was cremated in Ridgefield, New Jersey.
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Michael David Hickson
Michael David Hickson, 50, of Graham, North Carolina, formerly of Cass, died Monday, July 15, 2002, at the University of North Carolina Hospital after a short illness.
He was born October 5, 1951, a son of Marie Hickson, of Arbovale, and the late Robert Hickson.
A sister, Melba Fitzgerald, is also deceased.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Hickson is survived by a son, Jamie, of North Carolina; two sisters, Connie, of Illinois, and Katherine, of Dunmore; and three brothers, Franklin, of Pennsylvania, Zane, of Cass, and Kim, of Arbovale.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.