Guy Austin Sharp
Guy Austin Sharp, age 82, of H.C. 82, Marlinton, died Saturday, December 28, 2002, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
Born at Cass July 29, 1920, he was the son of the late Enos and Willie Kelley Sharp.
Also preceding him in death was a brother, Elmer P. Shinaberry.
Mr. Sharp was a member of the Minnehaha United Methodist Church. He was retired from the Department of Highways. He served in the Army in World War II, and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Surviving him are his wife, Bonnie McLaughlin Sharp; two daughters, Sharon Zumpf, of Jacksonville, Florida, and Jo Ann Friel, of Marlinton; a son, Guy Lindsay Sharp, of Marlinton; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Wednesday afternoon at 1 p.m. by the Rev. Randy White and Sam Felton. Burial will be at Browns Mountain Cemetery.
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Roxie G. Morrison
Roxie G. Morrison, age 68, of Fairmont, formerly of Marlinton, died Sunday, December 22, 2002, in Fairmont General Hospital, Fairmont.
Mrs. Morrison was a Methodist. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star.
Born in Green Bank September 16, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Glen and Ruth Hudson Galford.
Also preceding her in death were six brothers, Kent Roy, Ray Leon, Wallace Arue, James Arnold, John Letcher and William Wellington Galford, and three sisters, Helen Grace Nottingham Galford, Ethel Gayle Doss, and Viola Virginia Lantz.
She is survived by three sons, Douglas G. Morrison, of Gaines, Pennsylvania, Tom D. Morrison, of San Jose, California, and Frank M. Morrison, of Marlinton; a sister, Betty Galford Kennison, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; two brothers, Harper Galford, of Green Bank, and Marvin Galford, of South Charleston; four grandchildren; and a stepsister, Eleanor McLaughlin.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. David Rittenhouse. Burial was in Mountain View Cemetery.
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Harvey Roy Hamrick
Harvey Roy Hamrick, age 90, of Sweetwater, Tennessee, formerly of Marlinton, died Wednesday, December 25, 2002, in Sweetwater, Tennessee. He had been a resident of Wood Village Nursing Home.
Born at Webster Springs October 19, 1912, he was the son of the late Elza and Ella Hamrick.
Mr. Hamrick was a retired coal miner. He was a member of the Marlinton United Methodist Church.
His wife, Hazel Hamrick, is deceased. Others preceding him in death were a half-sister, Ruth DeLoach, and two brothers, Frelan Hamrick and Viran Hamrick.
Surviving him are a son, Kenneth Hamrick, of Loudon, Tennessee; a half sister, Faye Marks, of Littleton, Colorado; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Stanley Clark, with burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
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Thelma Delores Gum
Thelma Delores Gum, age 72, of Martinsburg, formerly of Bartow, died Wednesday, December 25, 2002, at her home while under the care of Hospice.
Born November 12, 1930, in Pocahontas County, she was the daughter of the late Dallas "Locke" and Alice A. Seiler Slavin.
She was retired from Handy & Harman, where she had worked for twenty-two years.
Survivors include her son, David Gum, of Hedgesville; seven daughters, Sandy Mullin, Donna Means, Becky Menefee, all of Martinsburg, Pam Butts, Jackie Copenhaver, Jo Offutt, and Tammy Johnson, all of Hedgesville; fourteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Raymond Kramer, of Lakewood, California, and Frank Slavin, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sterling Lee Gum, a sister, Betty L. Slayton, and a brother, Sherman "Phay" Slavin.
Funeral services were held December 28 at the Brown Funeral Home by Pastor Earl Hairston, III. Interment was in Tomahawk Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Ct., Martinsburg, WV 25401.
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Parker L. Hogan
Parker L. Hogan, age 96, of Monterville, died Sunday, December 22, 2002, at Elkins Regional Convalescent Center, Elkins.
Mr. Hogan was a retired farmer and was a member of Union Mission Church.
The son of the late George W. and Tabitha Hamrick Hogan, he was born at Monterville March 24, 1906.
He is survived by two daughters, Sarah H. Conrad, of Monterville, and Erma L. Pack, of Worthington, Ohio; two sons, Winton Don Hogan, of Morgantown, and William Gould Hogan, of Chicora, Pennsylvania; a sister, Lina Williams, of Fairmont, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his wife, Annie K. Hogan; five sisters, Lyda Rose, Mary Riggleman, Mayme Hamrick, Lettie Riggleman, and Erma Wamsley, and two brothers, William Wesley Hogan and Edison Bruce Hogan.
Funeral services were held Friday, December 27, at his home by the Rev. Eddie Kyle. Burial was in the Heavener Cemetery on Point Mountain.
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Mary Clark Roach
Mary Clark Roach, age 92, of Charleston, died Saturday, December 21, 2002, at CAMC Memorial Division after a short illness.
Mrs. Roach was born May 27, 1910, at Spruce. An early resident of Cass and a 1931 graduate of Randolph Macon Woman's College, she moved to Charleston in 1936. She was a retired Kanawha County teacher of mathematics at Sissonville High School and Roosevelt Junior High School and a past president of the West Virginia Math Teachers Association. She was a life member of Presbyterian Women. Until her death, she was a active member of the First Presby Senior Exercise group since 1973. She was a member of the Charleston Woman's Club, also an active member of the Eastern Star, taught Sunday School, and volunteered with the Cub Scouts in earlier years. She also taught at Durbin and Green Bank.
Mrs. Roach was predeceased by her parents, Samuel Lake Clark and Virginia Gillispie Clark, her husband, John O. Roach, a former principal at Green Bank High School, a brother, Samuel L. Clark, and her sister, Mildred Clark Mathews.
She is survived by two sons, John O. Roach, II, of Woodbridge, Virginia, and James C. Roach, of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; one daughter, Sarah Frances Roach, of Charleston; and four grandchildren.
Funeral service was held December 27 at the First Presbyterian Church in Charleston with Dr. Dean Thompson and Dr. Douglas Heidt officiating. Graveside service was held at 3 p.m. Friday at Arbovale Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be directed to the First Presbyterian Church, 16 Leon Sullivan Way, Charleston, WV 25301.
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Dorothy Mae Adlung
Dorothy Mae Adlung, age 89, of Leesburg, Virginia, died at Reston Hospital Center on Wednesday, December 25, 2002.
She was born at Marlinton August 25, 1913, the daughter of the late John M. and Mollie Yeager.
She was retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She was a long-time active member of the First United Methodist Church of Hyattsville, Maryland, and was also a Stephens Minister.
Mrs. Adlung was preceded in death by her husband, George Edward Adlung, and her parents.
Survivors include a daughter, Judith A. Barrett, of Leesburg, Virginia, two grandsons and a granddaughter, and four great-grandchildren.
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Sheldon E. Haynes
Sheldon E. Haynes, age 93, of Lewisburg, died Decmeber 3, 2002, in Greystone Landing, Lewisburg,
Mr. Haynes was born November 17, 1909, in White Sulphur Springs to the late Edward M. and Bessie Lee Huddleston Haynes.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Laurie Arbuckle Haynes, who taught school at Cass and Marlinton.
He was a practicing attorney for over 50 years, a member of the Old Stone Presyterian Church, where he served as deacon, ruling elder, and trustee. He was a graduate of Duke University and the College of Law, West Virginia University. He was a veteran of World War II.
He served on Lewisburg Town Council, as a State Fair Director, was a Mason, member of Elks, Greenbrier Historical Society, Commissioner of Division of Natural Resources.
Surviving him are a son, Dr. Edward Haynes, of Rock Hill, South Carolina, and a granddaughter.
Interment of ashes was Sunday, December 29, at Rosewood Cemetery, followed by memorial service at Old Stone Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Dexter Taylor.