Frank C. Moss
Frank Clifford Moss, 86, of Auburn, California, died on December 25, 2003.
He was born at Caldwell on April 2, 1917, the son of Glen and Amanda Moss.
Mr. Moss grew up in Cass and after graduation from GreenBank High School, enlisted in the US Navy and served as an amphibious repairman in San Diego. After several years with the federal government he was called back into the Navy in 1945 for another term. He was then employed at McClellan Air Force Base as inspector.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia; a brother, Marvin Moss; and a sister Genevieve Doyle.
Survivors include a sister, Gertrude Gardner, of Columbus, Ohio; a daughter, Devra Eisert, of Loomis, California; a son, William Moss, of Auburn; and two grandchildren.
A graveside service was held at Newcastle Cemetery in Newcastle, California, with the Rev. Jeffrey Jordan officiating.
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Martha E. Mullenax
Martha E. Mullenax, age 83, of Windham, Ohio, died Monday, January 19, 2004, at Robinson Memorial Hospital, Ravenna, Ohio, following a lengthy illness.
Born April 2, 1920, in Boyer, she was the daughter of the late Eston and Chloe Gray Spencer Nelson.
Mrs. Mullenax is survived by her husband of 66 years, Glenn Mullenax; sons, Bud and Bobby Mullenax, of Windham, Ohio; daughters, Marie Quickle, of Windham, Milly Stone, also of Windham, Betty McDowell, of Garrettsville, Ohio, Glenna Spaur, of Freedom, Ohio; brothers, Gene, of Texas, and Shirley, of Warren, Ohio; sister, Ruth, of Colorado, Janet and Frances, of Middlefield, Ohio, Bessie, of Windham, Ohio, and Sadie Brown, of Arbovale; sixteen grandchildren, twenty-eight great-grandchildren, and sixteen great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughters, Carol Elizabeth and Martha Jane, and brothers, Clyde, Lester and Stanley Nelson.
Funeral services were held January 22 at Mallory-DeHaven- Carlson Funeral Home in Garrettsville, Ohio. Burial was in the Windham Township Cemetery.
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Charles R. Nottingham
Charles R. (Chuck) Nottingham, age 78, of Kamiah, Idaho, died at his home on Tuesday, January 6, 2004, as a result of a tractor accident.
Chuck was born in Durbin, to Charles Addison and Sadie Acord Nottingham on February 12, 1925.
He graduated from Green Bank High School and went directly into the United States Navy. After his discharge from the Navy in 1946, he attended West Virginia University, graduating in December 1950 with a degree in forestry management. While in college, he spent the summers working for the U.S. Forest Service in different locations in the western area of the United States. He traveled with a friend on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle back and forth across the states, each time taking a different route.
After graduating from WVU, he moved to Idaho and worked for the Forest Service until December 1951, at which time he went to work for Potlatch Corporation, where he worked for 33 years, taking early retirement in 1985.
He married Thalia Bailey Snyder, of Kamiah, on April 24, 1965. They met at the Kamiah Bowling Alley and spent 40 years bowling together. He loved fishing and hunting and wildlife activities.
At the time of his death, he was president of the Kamiah Valley TV Association, a longtime member of the WVU Forestry Alumni Association, and was on the Board of Directors of Charles E. Burkhart Homes, Inc. He was the last surviving charter member of the Twin Feathers Foremen's Council.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four sisters, Violet Hayner, of Huntington, Verlie Ryder, of Lewisburg, Audra Jordan, of Durbin, and Mary Ellen Nottingham, who died in infancy, and four brothers, Chester, of Nottingham, Lenie, of Durbin, Ralph, of Waynesboro, Virginia, and Robert, of Boyer. Charles was the last member of the Nottingham family.
Surviving him are his wife; a stepdaughter, Lynn Bailly, of Clarkston, Idaho; and stepsons, Roy L. Snyder, of Nezperce, Idaho, and Edward T. Snyder, of Lewiston, Idaho. He is also survived by seven grandchildren.
A memorial service was held at Trenary Funeral Home Chapel in Kooskia, Idaho.
Memorial gifts may go to the Kamiah EMTs, P.O. Box 585, Kamiah, Idaho 83536.
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Martha Mae Grogg Foster
Martha Mae Grogg Foster, age 81, a resident of Pocahontas Center, formerly of Green Bank, died at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Virginia on Sunday, February 1, 2004.
Mrs. Foster was born at Green Bank June 12, 1922, the eldest daughter of the late Forrest and Flora Mae Sheets Grogg.
She graduated from Green Bank High School and Kanawha Valley Hospital School of Nursing in Charleston and practiced nursing in facilities including Johns Hopkins and Church Home Hospital in Baltimore. She was retired from Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Pine Grove Church of the Brethren.
On February 4, 1945, in Fosterville, she married Robert W. Foster, who preceded her in death.
She had fourteen brothers and sisters, six of whom survive: Donald Grogg, of Arbovale, Ray Grogg, of Sarasota, Florida, Forrest Grogg, Jr., of Sykesville, Maryland, Betty Ware, of Geneva, Ohio, Dorothea Shrader, of Westminster, Maryland, and Ruth Ann Mullenax, of Arbovale. She is also survived by three children, Robert Foster, Jr., of Woodlawn, Maryland, Susan Gray, of Gastonia, North Carolina, and Connie Cutlip, of Crimora, Virginia, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Six brothers and a sister preceded her in death: brothers Jimmie, Emil, Charles, Guy, Marvin, Merle, and a sister, Carrie, also a grandchild, Jeffery Randall Foster.
Her funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. at Pine Grove Church of the Brethren by the Rev. Dave Rittenhouse, with burial in the Arbovale Cemetery.
Visitation at VanReenen Funeral Home from 7 to 9 on Wednesday night.