Fred N. Mouser, Jr.
Fred N. Mouser, Jr., of Kingman, Arizona, died Sunday, June 29, 2003, after a short illness.
A funeral service for Mr. Mouser was held Wednesday in Kingman.
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Roy F. Workman, Jr.
Roy Ferrell Workman, Jr., 58, of Kirtland, Ohio, died June 20, 2003, at University Hospital.
He was born on July 6, 1944, in Hillsboro, the son of the late Roy and Minnie Gibson Workman, and was a graduate of Green Bank High School.
Before moving to Kirtland 19 years ago, Mr. Workman lived in Painesville, Ohio.
He worked as a material handler at Avery Dennison for 25 years, retiring in 1994. He was also the former owner and operator of Stadium Lounge in Painesville for 7 1/2 years.
Survivors include his wife, Sally; stepchildren, Dale Templin, of Daytona, Florida, Deborah Ballou, of Avon Lake, Ohio, and Holly Dudas, of Painesville; one sister, Nancy Moore, of Atwater, Ohio; one brother, Elmer Workman, of Selma, Alabama; and three stepgrandchildren.
Funeral service was held on June 25 at the Gattozzi and Son Funeral Home in Chester Township. Burial followed in the Western Reserve Memorial Gardens.
The family suggests contributions to University Hospital Health System, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106.
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Ida Catherine Sharp
Ida Catherine Sharp, age 88, of Minnehaha Springs, died June 24, 2003, at the White Sulphur Springs Center.
She was a homemaker, a member of the Minnehaha Springs United Methodist Church since 1946, a member of the United Methodist Women, and a member of the VFW Auxiliary.
Born October 11, 1914, on Anthony's Creek, she was the daughter of the late Lanty R. and Mary M. Rider Hefner.
In addition to her parents, her husband, Joseph Herbert Sharp, five sisters, Garcie Gilbert, Annie Watson, Goldie Dilley, Rene Hefner-White, and Hazel Watson, and two brothers, Otis Hefner and Carl Hefner, preceded her in death.
Surviving her are a son, Joseph Patrick Sharp, of Vinton, Virginia; a daughter, Carolyn Jane Wulff, of Rushford, Minnesota; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at VanReenen Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Robert Shields. Burial followed in Mays Chapel Cemetery, Neola.
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Milburn Arnot Galford
Milburn A. "Mib" Galford, age 75, of Yucaipa, California, died June 3, 2003, at a Redlands, California, hospital.
Born Arpil 13, 1928, at Woodrow, he was the son of the late Emmett and Lanie Galford.
He left West Virginia at an early age to work in Baltimore, Maryland, then went to California in the late 40's, where he married and raised a family.
He retired from North American Rockwell after 39 years of service as a logistics engineer.
Preceding him in death in addition to his parents were two sisters, Goldie Beck and Azalea Scalise, and three brothers, Albert, Delbert, and Garland Galford.
Mr. Galford is survived by three children, a daughter, Judy Schnitz, two sons, Victor and Dale Galford; two step-children, Frank Jacobs and Lynn Jacobs; and four grandchildren, all of California; two sisters, Ruth Golby, of Los Angeles, California, and Jewell Deason, of Roseville, California; and one brother, Eugene Galford, of Marlinton.
Funeral service was held June 9 at Manchester Chapel by Pastor Randy Hill. Interment followed in the Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, California.
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Thomas M. Phillips
Thomas Miles "Tommy" Phillips, age 40, of Marlinton and formerly of Petersburg, died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
Born July 24, 1962, in Petersburg, he was the son of Thomas J. Phillips, of Moorefield, and the late Elizabeth Swick Phillips.
He was preceded in death by his mother, and two brothers, Sheldon Pennington and Jerry McNeil Phillips.
Tommy graduated from Petersburg High School in 1981 and served in the United States Navy. He was employed by Foodland in Marlinton.
He is survived by his father, Thomas J. Phillips, of Moorefield; his fianc?e, Angela Schoolcraft, of Marlinton; two daughters, Kimberly Phillips, of Petersburg, and Lisa Phillips Moyers, of Maysville; one sister, Lovine Spradlings, of Huntington; five brothers, Kevin Phillips, John Phillips, Glenn Phillips, Jesse Phillips, and Billy Pennington, all of Moorefield; and one grandson.
Funeral services were held Saturday morning at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg by Pastor Bryan Treadway and Pastor Brad Taylor. Burial was in Maple Hill Cemetery, Petersburg.
Memorials may be made to The Family, c/o Angela Schoolcraft, 815 1/2 4th Avenue, Marlinton, WV 24954.
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Donald Ray Gross
Donald Ray Gross, age 54, of Marlinton, died at his home on Sunday, June 29, 2003, after a long illness with cancer caused by Agent Orange exposure in his military duty.
He was retired from the United States Army; his service included two tours in Viet Nam and two tours in Germany. He was a life member of Disabled American Veterans, a life member of Viet Nam Veterans of America, member of American Legion Post 50, Veterans of Foreign Wars, A.A.R.P., Senior Friends, and Pocahontas Humane Society. He attended Cummings Creek Victory Chapel.
A native of Knox County, Kentucky, he was born December 10, 1948, the son of Etta Mae Longworth Gross and the late Bill Gross.
On November 19, 1983, he was married to Harriet Faye Waugh in the Marlinton United Methodist Church.
His father and a brother, Arnold Gross, preceded him in death.
Mr. Gross is survived by his wife, Harriet Waugh Gross; his mother, Etta Mae Longworth Gross, of Florence, Kentucky; a son, Michael Shawn Gross, of Hartsville, South Carolina; two sisters, Ruth Anne Bailey, of Bridgeport, Alabama, and Cecila Denise Walls, of Florence, Kentucky; three brothers, Otis Gross, of Independence, Kentucky, Ronnie Gross and William Gross, both of Bridgeport, Alabama; and one grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at Van-Reenen Funeral Home by Rev. Norman Lee Alderman. Burial with military rites will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home on Friday.
Memorial gifts may be made to Pocahontas County Humane Society.