Grace Myles, age 93, of Renick, died February 7, 2003, at The Brier Nursing Home in Fairlea.
Born January 22, 1910, at Jacox, she was the daughter of the late Newton Okey and Elizabeth Hagy Kellison.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Myles; a son, John Joe Myles; a daughter, Elizabeth Lucille; two sisters, Nettie Walkup and Cora Bush; and three brothers, Homer, Clarence, and Henry Kellison.
Mrs. Myles was a member of Spring Creek Presbyterian Church in Renick and a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Lewisburg.
Survivors include one son, Lewis Myles, of Renick; sister, Edna Weakley, of Chattanooga, Tennessee; seven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
Services were held Monday in Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg by the Rev. Doyle Kester. Burial was in Morningside Cemetery at Renick.
Memorial donations may be made to Morningside Cemetery, P.O. Box 135, Renick, WV 24966, or Spring Creek Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 38, Renick, WV 24966.
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Charles Herschel Spencer
Charles Herschel Spencer, age 90, of Geistown, Pennsylvania, died January 29, 2003, at the Church of the Brethren Home.
Born August 16, 1912, at Boyer, he was the son of the late Charles and Mary Rader Spencer.
Mr. Spencer was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Reva Phillips Spencer; brother, Gordon; and sisters, Mabel Gragg and Edith Wilfong.
He is survived by his son, David Spencer, of Hawthorne, New Jersey; two grandchildren and a great-grandson; two sisters, Blye Taylor, of Meadville, Pennsylvania, and Pearle Ashworth, of Durbin.
Mr. Spencer was a retired foreman for Bethlehem Steel Corporation and enjoyed gardening.
Funeral services were held Sunday, February 2, at the Henderson Ketterer Funeral Home, Geistown, by the Rev. Gary Tustin. Entombment was in the Richland Mausoleum.
Memorial donations may be made to Geistown Volunteer Fire Company.
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Bernice Pearl Walker Massie
Bernice Pearl Walker Massie, age 58, of White Sulphur Springs, died Monday, February 3, 2003, in the Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Fairlea, after a long illness.
Born October 20, 1944, in Marlinton, she was the daughter of the late George and Golean Pearl Walker.
She had been a resident of White Sulphur Springs for several years and was a member of the New Life Missionary Baptist Church of White Sulphur Springs. She had been a caterer for the U.S. Naval Base in Arlington, Virginia.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Massie.
Surviving her are a daughter, Tonya Head, of Jersey City, New Jersey; a son, Tony C. Benton, of Lisbon, Ohio; two sisters, Elizabeth Ann Pollock, of Woodbridge, Virginia, and Denise Gordon, of Alexandria, Virginia; two brothers, Philmore Walker, of Manassas, Virginia, and Anthony Abernathy, of Warrenton, Virginia; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Friday at the First Baptist Church in White Sulphur Springs by the Rev. Greg Scott and the Rev. Nelson Staples, III. Burial was in the Greenhill Cemetery, White Sulphur Springs.
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Omar Smith, of Huntersville, died Tuesday, February 11, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
No arrangements had been made at press time at VanReenen Funeral Home in Marlinton.