Jay Robert Black, age 5, of Marlinton, died Wednesday, January 8, 2003, at his residence.
He was born June 13, 1997, in Low Moor, Virginia, the son of Kenneth and Sandra Wolfe Black.
Surviving him are two sisters, April Wolfe, of Covington, and Kasey Black, of Marlinton; his maternal grandparents, Margie and Eddie Wolfe, of Covington; and his paternal grandparents, Nancy and Jack Black, of Marlinton; and several aunts and uncles.
The funeral service was held Monday, January 13, at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home in Covington, Virginia, with the Rev. Charles Waller officiating.
Interment was made in Lone Star Cemetery, Covington.
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Patricia Hall Bowman
Patricia Hall Bowman, age 66, of Kents Store, Virginia, died January 7, 2003, in the Hanover Memorial Regional Medical Center.
She was born May 29, 1936, in Dunmore, daughter of the late Hanson Patrick and Dorothy McLaughlin Hall.
Pat was retired from William Byrd Press, Inc., of Richmond, after twenty-eight years as personnel manager. She was a member of Byrd Chapel United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Clifford B. Bowman, of Kents Store, and a cousin, Kestra Pritchard, and husband, George, of Dunmore.
Funeral services were held Friday, January 10, at the Byrd Chapel United Methodist Church, with interment following in the church cemetery. The Rev. Jim Thornton officiated.
Memorial donations may be made to the Byrd Chapel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 55, Kents Store, Virginia 23084.
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William L. Norman, Sr.
William Lenwood Norman, Sr., age 90, of Poca, died Tuesday, January 7, 2003, in Putnam General Hospital, after an extended illness.
Born September 2, 1912, in Fayette County, he was the son of Grover Cleveland Norman and Peggy Frances Taylor Norman.
He married Dorothy Campbell October 22, 1933.
Mr. Norman was a member of the Kanawha United Presbyterian Church.
He was a member of the West Virginia National Guard and served in the Army from 1940 to 1945. He was stationed for 2 1/2 years in Anchorage, Alaska, and the Aleutian Islands.
He was employed by Union Carbide in 1950 and spent 24 years at the South Charleston Plant until his retirement in 1974.
Most of his retirement years were spent at his cottage on the Greenbrier River in Pocahontas County, where he loved to fish.
A daughter, Nancy JoAnn Norman, preceded him in death.
Surviving him are his wife of 69 years; son, William L. Norman, Jr., of Scott Depot; daughter, Mary Elizabeth Norman, of Poca; brothers, Jack Norman, of Texas, James Norman, of Mill Creek; a granddaughter and two grandsons.
His body has been donated to the Human Gift Registry of West Virginia University Medical School.
A memorial service was held Monday at Living Word Christian Center, Charleston.
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Walter Lackey, age 77, of Smoot, died Wednesday, January 1, 2003, at his home following a long illness.
Born January 5, 1925, at Marfrance, he was the son of the late John and Cora Ford Lackey.
Mr. Lackey was a coal miner and served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of Smoot Baptist Church.
A son, Lonnie Lackey, four brothers, James, Fran, General, and Isaac Lackey, three half-brothers, Harry, Edward, and Dewey Lackey, and two half-sisters, Bessie Stone and Annie Price, preceded him in death.
Surviving him are his wife, Glenna Mae Martin Lackey; three daughters, Shirley Whitley, of Charleston, Sheila Catherine Lee, of Akron, Ohio, Shelby Jane McCallister, of Manassas, Vir-ginia; four sisters, Molly Rohrig, of Charleston, Christine Smith, of Alderson, Nettie VanReenen, of Marlinton, Margaret Lilly, of Princeton; and three grandchildren.
Service was held Saturday, January 4, at Wallace and Wallace Chapel in Rainelle, with John Wyatt officiating. Burial was in Wallace and Wallace Cemetery at Clintonville.