Elizabeth Irene McLaughlin
Elizabeth Irene McLaughlin, age 51, of Rt. 2, Marlinton, died at her home Friday, March 28, 2003.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Huntersville.
A native of Marlinton, she was born November 21, 1951, the daughter of the late Carman Emerson and Thelma Irene Smith Sharp.
Surviving her are her husband, Howard Lee McLaughlin; three daughters, Jennifer Jade Hendrick, of Durbin, Jessica Jane McLaughlin, of Marlinton, and Jeanetta Joye Younger, of Itasca, Texas; one son, Charles Samuel Sharp, of Marlinton; five grandchildren; a sister, Mary Sharon Crone, of Lewisburg; and a brother, Carman C. Sharp, Jr., of Marlinton.
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Moore, with burial in the McLaughlin Cemetery, Huntersville.
Memorial gifts may be given to Greenbrier Valley Hospice.
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Gina Marie Jack
Gina Marie Jack, age 32, of Marlinton, died Thursday, March 27, 2003.
Mrs. Jack was born August 2, 1970, at Waynesboro, Virginia, to Darlen Fink Hoke and the late Milton Roy Hickman.
She was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her husband, Erick Jack; two daughters, Brittany Leigh Jack and Cheyenne Nicole Jack; son, Dylan Brandon Jack; her mother, Darlene Hoke, and step-father, Kenny "Doc" Hoke, of Marlinton; four brothers, Stephen Hickman, of Marlinton, Kevin Hickman, of Richmond, Virginia, Mike Hoke and Matt Hoke, both of Marlinton; grandmother, Linda R. Cassell, of Marlinton.
Services were held Monday morning by the Rev. Jerry Moore at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale. Burial was in the Arbovale Cemetery.
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Holly Hubert McClain
Holly Hubert McClain, age 65, of Buckeye, died Thursday, March 27, 2003, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Beckley.
Born in Walkersville October 21, 1937, he was the son of the late Okey and Margaret Ann Scott McClain.
Mr. McClain was employed in construction and management, had served in the Army, and was a member of the Masonic Lodge, MacDonald Warren Lodge No. 103, Order of Eastern Star, Winola Chapter #59, at Mount Hope. He was a member of Marvin Chapel United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy D. Sharp McClain; daughter, Debra J. Porterfield, of Hagerstown, Maryland; son, Tony H. McClain, of New Durham, New Hampshire; three grandchildren; two brothers, Michael O. McClain, of Buckeye, and William T. McClain, of St. Petersburg, Florida.
Funeral services were held Monday at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Phyllis Cox. Burial was in the Sharp Cemetery on Stamping Creek.
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Jerry Lewis Keaton
Jerry Lewis Keaton, age 75, of Hillsboro, died Thursday, March 27, 2003, at home.
Mr. Keaton had worked as an electrician in the coal mines. He served in the Navy during World War II.
The son of the late Virgil and Hettie Birchfield Keaton, he was born at Hotch Kiss August 12, 1927.
Survivors include his wife, Anna V. Ware Keaton; two daughters, Treva Bowman, of Culpeper, Virginia, and Donna Morley, of Bay City, Michigan; a step-daughter, Lousie Tacy, of Buckhannon; two sons, Ronald Keaton, of Bealeton, Virginia, and George Keaton, of Williamsburg; three stepsons, Rick Moats, of Cincinnati, Ohio, Tom Moats, of White Sulphur Springs, and Robert Mayes, of Buckhannon; five brothers, Clinton Keaton, of Payette, Idaho, and Carl Keaton, of Meadow Bridge, Thomas Keaton, of Beckley, Walter Keaton and Frank Keaton, both of Slab Fork; twenty-four grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday at VanReenen Funeral Home by Harry "Buddy" Crockett, with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to Greenbrier Valley Hospice, Lewisburg.
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Leona Zoe Dilley Rainey
Leona Zoe Dilley Rainey, age 75, of Beverly, died Saturday, March 29, 2003, at the Elkins Regional Convalescent Center. She had been in declining health for the past four years.
Born Wednesday, October 19, 1927, at Durbin, she was a daughter of the late Austin William Dilley and Iva Merle Wood Dilley.
On March 20, 1945, she was married to Roland Everett Rainey, who preceded her in death on May 18, 1998. Also preceding her in death were two brothers, Raymond Jay Dilley and Melvin Austin Dilley.
Surviving are two sons, Bradford Rainey, of Elkins, and Terry Rainey, of Clarksburg; one brother, Max Eugene Dilley, of Elkins, three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
She attended the schools of Pocahontas County and had worked at the Elkins Motor Lodge and K-Mart; she was a member of the First Church of Christ.
Funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home in Elkins by Pastor Ralph Andrus. Interment followed at the Beverly Cemetery at Beverly.
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Mary Ruth Sutton Cubbage
Mary Ruth Sutton Cubbage died Saturday, February 15, 2003, at her home in Annandale, Virginia.
She was born at Arbovale on December 26, 1920, the daughter of the late Herbert and Henrietta Ratliff Sutton.
She is survived by her adopted daughter, Barbara Ann Seymour, of Newton, Kansas; one brother, Allen Ray Sutton, of Waterford, Pennsylvania; one sister, Judith Lucille Maxwell, of Beverly; two halfsisters, Naomi June Hoyet, of Ford City, Pennsylvania, Alice Guire, of Norton; three half-brothers, William Sutton, of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Ivan Sutton, of Sykesville, Maryland, and James Sutton, of Elkton, Maryland.
In addition to her parents, her husband, Howard Cubbarge , and one half-sister, Clara Mae Sutton Smith, preceded her in death.
She attended school at Green Bank and had worked in the Washington, D.C., area, retiring from Northern Virginia Board of Realtors in Fairfax, Virginia. After retirement she worked part-time at the Department of Human Services with the food stamp program. She also did volunteer work at the Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia.
She was an active member of the Annandale United Methodist Church in Annandale, Virginia.
Services were held at the Murphy Funeral Home in Falls Church and interment was in the National Memorial Park Cemetery in Falls Church.
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Theresa Deree Jackson
Theresa Deree Jackson, age 37, of High Point, North Carolina, died Saturday, March 29, 2003.
She was born in Alexandria, Virginia, July 4, 1965, the daughter of Gary Coulter, of Renick, and Vicki Cooke, of Richwood.
Surviving her in addition to her parents are her husband, Timothy Jackson; two daughters, Amanda Hoffman and Tracy Hoffman, both of High Point; and a son, Daniel, of Ocala, Florida; a sister, Mitzi Barnett, of Clinton, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held at VanReenen Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Thursday by the Rev. Bernard Sims. Burial will be in the Beaver Creek Cemetery.
Visitation at VanReenen Funeral Home Wednesday 7 to 9 p.m.
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Mary Irene Mace
Mary Irene (Suze) Mace, age 50, of Rt. 1, Marlinton, died Monday, March 31, 2003, at her home.
The daughter of Mary Kay Smith McLaughlin, of Marlinton, and the late Joseph Rene McLaughlin, she was born at Marlinton on March 3, 1953.
She was a member of the Marlinton Presbyterian Church, where she served as a Deacon.
Mrs. Mace is survived by her husband, Leo William Mace, Jr.; two daughters, Cherie Lea Mace Friel, of Buckeye, and Carrie Lynn Mace Hickman, of Marlinton; two grandchildren; her mother; and a brother, Richard Rene McLaughlin, of Marlinton.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday by Earl "Butch" Michael at the Marlinton Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Marlinton Fire and Rescue Squad.
Visitation Wednesday night at Marlinton Presbyterian Church from 6 to 9.