Anna Mae Boothe
Anna Mae Boothe, age 82, of Durbin, died Tuesday, November 18, 2003, at Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins following a short illness.
Mrs. Boothe was born November 10, 1921, at Durbin, the daughter of the late Branson and Tressie Lambert Thompson and the late Frank Tallman.
She attended the Durbin United Methodist Church and was a member of the Rebekah Lodge. In previous years she had been active in the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and participated in the activities of the Durbin Senior Center.
Her husband, James R. Boothe, is deceased. Also preceding her in death were two brothers, Marvin Halterman, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, and William "Bud" Halterman, of Ironton, Ohio.
Surviving her are three daughters, Jean Halfhill, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Carole Casey, of Johnsburg, Illinois, and Linda Dietrick, of Thornton, Colorado; two sons, Larry Elza and Tom Boothe, both of Durbin; five sisters, Zona Hoover, of Marlinton, Edith Gillenwater, of Leet, Eva Riley, of San Ramon, California, Louise Bennett, of St. Albans, and Janet Cassell, of Cass; twelve grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the Durbin United Methodist Church by the Rev. David Rittenhouse. Burial was in the Arbovale Cemetery.
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Scott Lovelace, Jr.
Scott "Whitey" Lovelace, Jr., formerly of Huntersville, died Monday, November 24, 2003, at Tazewell, Community Hospital, Tazewell, Virginia.
No arrangements have been made at printing time but the body will be at VanReenen Funeral Home in Marlinton.
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Ruby Shepherd Rock
Ruby Shepherd Rock, age 84, of Dunmore, died Thursday, November 20, 2003, at Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins.
Mrs. Rock was a member of the Dunmore United Methodist Church.
She was born July 5, 1919, at Dunmore, the daughter of Tilden H. and Lucy E. Doyle Carpenter.
Preceding her in death were her parents; two husbands, Alva B. Carpenter and Louis M. Shepherd; a son, Thomas H. Carpenter; and three brothers, Asa Ryder, Lloyd Ryder, and Robert W. Carpenter.
Surviving her are a daughter, Carolyn C. Montgomery, of Arnandville, Louisiana; son, Roy B. Carpenter, of Dunmore; thirteen grandchildren, thirty-eight great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Dunmore United Methodist Church by Pastor Tom Hill and David Plank. Burial was in the Dunmore Cemetery.
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Wilma M. Gibson
Wilma Matheny Gibson, age 84, of Marlinton, died Wednesday, November 19, 2003, at Alleghany Regional Hospital at Low Moor, Virginia. Born at Naples, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late John Matheny, Sr., and Althea Gardner Matheny.
Mrs. Gibson was also preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Sherman Gibson; three sisters, Audrey Townsend, Polly Clark, and Alma Dunn; and three brothers, Clyde Matheny, Ralph Matheny, and Connell Matheny.
She leaves two sons, Samuel Sherman Gibson and Steven Mikel Gibson, both of Marlinton, and a brother, John Matheny, of Green Bank.
She was a member of the Marlinton Presbyterian Church.
Graveside services by the Rev. Bryan Treadway and burial were held Thursday at Mountain View Cemetery.
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Eula Viers Moses
Eula Viers Moses, age 84, of Marlinton, died at home on Friday, November 21, 2003.
Mrs. Viers was a member of First Baptist Church of Huntersville. She was a retired employee of Peoples Store and Supply Company, a charter member of Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, and member of Pioneer Days Committee and Humane Society of Pocahontas County.
She was born at Ronceverte January 16, 1919, the daughter of the late Albert and Zora Walker Viers. Also preceding her in death were Jody and Johnny Moses, twin sons, who were born and died in February 1949; a sister, Violet Viers; and a brother, Arthur Viers.
Surviving her are her husband, Jody Moses, Jr.; daughter, Linda Moses Turner, of Marlinton; and a brother, Robert E. Viers, of Ashtabula, Ohio.
Graveside services were held Sunday afternoon by Pastor Jerry Moore in Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to First Baptist Church at Huntersville or Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
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Edna Madeline Gaydosh
Edna Madeline Gaydosh, age 73, of Warren, Ohio, died Sunday, November 16, 2003, at the Community Skilled Nursing Center following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Gaydosh was born June 14, 1930, in Marlinton, the daughter of Carrie E. Bancroft Darnell, of Marlinton, and the late George W. Darnell.
She lived in Warren most of her life and was formerly employed by Packard Electric and Mullins Manufacturing, then became a homemaker.
She attended Saints Peter and Paul Church.
Her husband, Paul Gaydosh, preceded her in death on April 28, 1968, and also a sister, Lillian Buzzard, and two brothers, Lonnie and George Darnell, Jr. She is survived by her mother, Carrie Darnell, of Marlinton; a daughter, Brenda Davis, of Newport News, Virginia; five sons, Kenneth Darnell, of Leavittsburg, Ohio, Sam Dever, of Melbourne, Florida, Paul E. Gaydosh, of Southington, Ohio, Gary M. Gaydosh, of Warren, Ohio, and Robert R. Gaydosh, of Pennsylvania; a sister, Linda Sue Doss, of Marlinton; three brothers, Gene Darnell and James Darnell, both of Marlinton, and Joseph Darnell, of Moncks Corner, South Carolina; sixteen grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held November 19 at the Robert H. Roberts-Clark Memorial Home in Warren, Ohio, by the Rev. David Verzilli, Sr. Burial was in Pineview Memorial Park in Warren.
Memorial gifts may be made to the family.