Catherine Sharp, of Minnehaha Springs, died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at White Sulphur Springs Center.
No arrangements have been made at VanReenen Funeral Home.
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Pearl Long Kinnison
Pearl Long Kinnison, age 96, died June 23, 2003, at Pocahontas Center, Marlinton.
Born at Richwood on June 13, 1907, she was the daughter of the late John and Nannie Brock Long.
Her parents, a son, Andrew W. Kennison, three sisters, Maude Boyce, Nora Morrison, and Oda Scott, and three brothers, Manus Long, Earl Long, and John Long preceded her in death.
She is survived by two sons, Johnnie L. Kinnison, of Martinsburg, Frankie R. Kennison, of Marlinton, a sister Mazie Kellison, of Perryville, Maryland, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at VanReenen Funeral Home, with burial in Emmanuel Cemetery at Lobelia.
Visitation sill be Wednesday at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m.
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Forrest Lyle Rhea
Forrest Lyle Rhea, age 80, of Marlinton, died Monday, June 23, 2003, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Rhea was retired from the Department of Highways and was a member of Marlinton United Methodist Church.
He was born at Slatyfork November 25, 1922, the son of the late Walter L. and Eula G. Galford Rhea.
Surviving him are his wife, Regena Hannah Rhea; two sons, Forrest DeLayne Rhea and David DeWayne Rhea; and four grandchildren.
A sister, Mildred M. Ware, and a brother, Hubert C. Rhea, are deceased.
Funeral services will be held at VanReenen Funeral Home on Friday afternoon at 1 p.m. by the Rev. Bryan Treadway. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m.
Memorial gifts may be made to Marlinton United Methodist Church.
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Mattie Lewis Carlisle
Mattie Susan Lewis Carlisle, age 102, of Bartow, died at Pocahontas Center on Wednesday, June 18, 2003.
Born at "Little Corner" on Seebert Lane, she was the daughter of the late George Andrew Lewis and Rachel Ella Payne Lewis.
She was a school teacher and member of Oak Grove Presbyterian Church at Hillsboro. She was the telephone operator at Hillsboro for many years.
Preceding her in death were herfirst husband, William Franklin Rexrode, and her second husband, Earl Luster Carlisle; two sisters, Ota Hefner and Ina Hultz; and three brothers, Lanty Lewis, who died in infancy, Hubert Lewis and James Lewis.
Funeral services were held Friday morning at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Lucy Youngblood, with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery at Hillsboro.
Memorial gifts may be given to B-F-D Fire and Rescue Squad.
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Michael Roger VanReenan
Michael Roger VanReenan, age 21, of Rt. 1, Marlinton, died at home on Saturday, June 21, 2003.
Michael was born at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Marlinton and graduated in 2000 from Pocahontas County High School. He was a Baptist.
He was the son of A. Roger and Glenda Cutlip VanReenan.
Surviving in addition to his parents are a sister, Jessica Lange VanReenan, of Cypress, Texas, and his grandmother, Margaret VanReenan, of Campbelltown.
Graveside services were held Monday afternoon at Mountain View Cemetery by the Rev. Bryan Treadway.
Memorial gifts may be made to Pocahontas Memorial Hospital or the American Diabetes Association.
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G. Lynn McCarty
G. Lynn McCarty, age 90, of Neola, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at White Sulphur Springs Family Care Center.
A native of Huntersville, he was born October 9, 1912, the son of the late Elbert and Bessie McLaughlin McCarty.
He was a truck driver for the West Virginia Department of Highways.
Mr. McCarty was twice married and was preceded in death by two wives, Marie McLaughlin McCarty and Hallie Grimes McCarty. Also deceased are two sons, Granville McCarty and Charles McCarty, two sisters, Gladys Moore and Geraldine Smith, and a brother, Carl McCarty.
Surviving him are four daughters, Jane Beverage, of Stony Bottom, Linda Ervine, of Perry, Ohio, Charlotte Thomas, of Frankford, and Sandy Circosta, of White Sulphur Springs; two step-daughters, Mary McGraw and Judy Wilfong, both of Quakertown, Pennsylvania; a son, E. Brown McCarty, of Marietta, Georgia; and a stepson, Donald Circosta, of Hillsboro; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Saturday afternoon by Pastor in the Dunmore Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be given to White Sulphur Springs Rescue Squad.
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Julian C. Sharp
Julian Creetus Sharp, of Baltimore, Maryland, died June 21, 2003.
He was the husband of Betty Louise Stinchecum Sharp, father of Julie L.. Johnson and Diane L. Delfino; brother of Arlie D. and Harold L. Sharp. He has five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Three brothers. Delbert Underwood, Alvon W. Sharp and Adrian R. Sharp, and a sister, Agnes L. McCloud, are deceased. Funeral service will be held at the Fairview Church at 11 a.m. Thursday by the Rev. Robert Mann, with burial in the Fairview Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 3 to 9 p.m. at the VanReenen Funeral Home in Marlinton.
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Nancy Judith Workman
Nancy Judith Workman, age 63, of Madison, Ohio, died May 15, 2000, at LakeEast Hospital in Painesville, Ohio.
She was born May 15, 1940, in Bartow, the daughter of Ruth Moyers Simmons and Harry Simmons.
Ms. Workman was employed as a nursing assistant for 10 years at Broadfield Manor; she loved gardening and working puzzle books.
Sursviving her are her mother, Ruth Simmons, of Marlinton; a sister, Kathryn Lockridge, of Painesville; and a brother, John Simmons, of Bartow.
She was preceded in death by her father, Harry Simmons; brother, Douglas Simmons; and sister, Doreen Mullenax.
A family service will be held at a later date and burial will be at North Madison Cemetery in Madison.
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Jerry Clark Shears
Jerry Clark Shears, age 71, of Springfield, Virginia, died in his sleep on Friday, June 20, 2003, at the Halquist Memorial In-Patient Hospice Center in Arlington, Virginia, after a lengthy illness.
He was born May 24, 1932, in Arbovale, the third child of Nola Nicholas Shears, of Elkins, and the late Adolphus T. Shears.
He grew up in Arbovale and graduated from Green Bank High School in 1950. He worked for a short time in Dayton, Ohio, before enlisting in the U.S. Air Force. After his discharge, he returned to Arbovale and worked for the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. In 1972 he moved to Northern Virginia and worked in property maintenance, last working as a transportation aide for the Fairfax County School System until he retired in 1995.
His father preceded him in death.
Surviving him are his mother, Nola Nicholas Shears, of Elkins; companion, Bertha Deuterman; sister, Lorena Luton, of Fairview; brothers, Donald Shears and Marlin Shears, of Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Services were held Sunday afternoon at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale, with burial in the Arbovale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Center, 4715 North 15th Street, Arlington, Virginia 22205 or to a charity of your choice.