Scott Howell Memorial Service
Memorial services for Scott Howell will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, at Arbovale United Methodist Church, Arbovale. Memorial gifts may be made to Arbovale United Methodist Church.
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Larry Hale Buzzard
Larry Hale Buzzard, 67, passed away at his home in Richmond, Virginia on November 17, 2002. Larry was born in Huntersville, the son of Harry Ward Buzzard and Beulah Lee. He graduated from Marlinton High School in 1953 and worked for General Electric for 31 years.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Frances Astin Buzzard; three children, Vicki Buzzard, Lois McLaughlin and Joe Buzzard, all of Richmond, Virginia; and three grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Margaret Bostic of Waynesboro, Virginia.
A memorial service will be conducted by Sam Felton at Campbelltown Methodist Church at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 24. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Campbelltown Methodist Church.
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Schyima N. Raines
Schyima Neideen Raines, 71, of Unionville, Virginia, formerly of Thornwood, died November 16, 2002, in the Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins.
She was born on November 26, 1913, in Goodells, Michigan, the daughter of Conrad and Ollie Ellison Lump.
Mrs. Raines was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church.
She was married twice. First to Virgil R. Lambert, who died in 1972, and second to Berlie Raines, who died on May 5, 1980.
Survivors include four sons, Steven Lambert, of Mill Creek, Kile Lambert, of Mill Creek, Virgil L. Lambert, of Valley Bend, and Harlan Lambert, of Unionville; one brother, Richard Lump, of Port Huron, Michigan; eight grandchildren, and one great-grandson.
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.
A graveside service was held on Tuesday at the Lambert Cemetery near Cherry Grove with the Rev. Frank Stanley officiating.
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Louise R. Ervine
Louise R. Ervine, 88, died on November 6, 2002, at the Mariner Health Care Center in Huntington.
The daughter of William R. and Emma Hoover Richards, she was born on September 19, 1914, in Cass.
Survivors include one sister, Mary Ruth Huffman, of Huntington.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Alvin Richards.
A graveside service was held on November 9 at the Arbovale Cemetery with the Rev. Julian Rittenhouse officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Cass Volunteer Fire Department.
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Norman Dale Beverage
Norman Dale Beverage, age 83, of 111 Hillscrest Road, Weston, died on Thursday, November 14, 2002, in Holbrook Nursing Home in Buckhannon, following an extended illness.
Born on May 16, 1919, in Marlinton, he was a son of the late George Amos Beverage and Emma Lucy Woods Beverage.
On June 9, 1946, he married the former Ruth Valara Sheets, who survives.
Survivors also include one daughter, Sharon Jerden, of Weston; one son, Larry Beverage, of Denver, Pennsylvania; one brother, Clyde Beverage, of Charleston; two granddaughters, one grandson, four great-grandsons, and one great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Judy Elaine Burkhammer; two brothers,Wilbur and Clinton Beverage; and one sister, Gatha Dobeck.
Mr. Beverage retired from the Kroger Company as a truck driver with almost 26 years service. He served four years with the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of the Stonecoal United Methodist Church; Weston Masonic Lodge No. 10, A.F. & A.M.; Bigelow Chapter No. 4, Royal Arch Masons; St. John's Commandery No. 8, Knights Templar; and Nemesis Temple, A.A.O.N.M.S. of Parkersburg.
Funeral services were held Sunday, November 17, from the Boyle Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. William Dawson officiating. Interment followed in the Weston Masonic Cemetery. Masonic graveside rites were accorded by Weston Masonic Lodge No. 10, A.F. & A.M.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Stonecoal United Methodist Church, c/o Mary Anne Swisher, 1186 Berlin Road, Weston, WV 26452.
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Lena Fay Sampson Brinkley
Lena Fay Sampson Brinkley, age 80, of Millboro, Virginia, died Sunday, November 17, 2002, at her residence.
Born at Cass February 11, 1922, she was the daughter of John Richard and Viola "Ola" Alderman Sampson.
She was a member of Westminster Church, a volunteer for the Springs Nursing Center and the Williamsville Fire Department, and had worked for the Ross family in Millboro and for the Colby Plant.
She was married to Hurbert William Brinkley, who is deceased. Also she was preceded in death by a twin sister, Enia Thomas Barnnett, and two great-grandchilldren.
Surviving her are two daughters, Dolores "Dorsey" Mines, of Millboro, and Emma Jean Burris, of Rural Retreat, Virginia; seven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday at Westminster Church, Millboro, by the Rev. Robert Sherrard. Burial was in the Westminster Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bath and Highland Hospice.
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Robert C. Lowry
Lt. Col. (Retired) Robert C. (R.C.) Lowry, age 65, of Edgemont, Arkansas, died at his home on Thursday, November 7, 2002.
Col. Lowry was born September 8, 1937, in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
He was a graduate of Arkadelphia High School and Ouachita Baptist College, in Arkansas, with a Master Degree from New England University, Massachusetts. He served 22 years in the Infantry of the United States Army, and was a member of Special Military Active Retired Travel Club, where he served as president. He was a member of Westside Baptist Church, Greers Ferry, Arkansas.
Lowry was preceded in death by his parents, Corbin Wesley Lowry and Lula Beatrice Porter Lowry.
Surviving him are his wife, Stella Ann Piotrowski Lowry, of Edgemont, formerly of Marlinton; daughter, Mary Lynn Melvin, of Pamplico, South Carolina; twin sons, Donald Lowry, of Texas, and Ronald Lowry, of Daggett, Michigan; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild; and a brother, Thomas E. Lowry, of Little Rock, Arkansas.
Funeral services were held at the Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home in Arkadelphia on Monday, November 11. Burial with military honors was at the DeLamar Cemetery in Manning, Arkansas.
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Mazie Simmons Moyers
Mazie Simmons Moyers, age 82, of Monterey, Virginia, died Thursday, October 17, 2002, at her residence.
She was born April 26, 1920, at Mustoe, Virginia, a daughter of Luther and Rachael Simmons.
On October 14, 1939, she married Harry Edward Moyers.
Mrs. Moyers was a member of Highland Baptist Church and the Presbyterian Women's Circle. She retired from Aileen.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Nora Bibb and Sue Botkin.
Mrs. Moyers is survived by her husband, Harry Moyers, of Monterey; three sons, Gene Moyers, Kyle Moyers, and Rodger Moyers, all of Monterey; a sister, Blanche Geiger, of Marlinton; a brother, Clement "Poss" Simmons, of Monterey; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was held Sunday, October 20, at the Highland Baptist Church by the Rev. Jerry Ginn and the Rev. Larry Turner. Burial was in the Green Hill Cemetery near Churchville.
Memorial gifts may be made to Highland Baptist Church, Wood Ministry, c/o Elaine Armstrong, P.O. Box 478, Monterey, or Highland County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 268, Monterey, VA 24465.