Becky Morgan Buzzard
Becky Morgan Buzzard, age 42, of HCR-01 Box 306, Warm Springs, Virginia, (Mountain Grove), died Friday, June 4, 2004, in a car accident at Ruckman Run on Route 92 below Frost.
Becky was a graduate of Greenbrier School of Practical Nursing and had been employed as a nurse at the office of Dr. John Sharp in Green Bank for about twenty years.
She was born at Ronceverte on May 28, 1962. Her mother, Elizabeth Morgan, preceded her in death.
Surviving her are her husband, Kirby Buzzard; daughters, Susan Buzzard, of Mountain Grove, Heather Morgan, of Hot Springs, Virginia, Jessica McClung, of Fairlea; sisters, Beth Munson, of Fairlea, Daisy Koepp, of Newport News, Virginia; brothers, Danny Morgan, of Ronceverte, Bill Morgan, of Fairlea.
Graveside services by Pastor Pem Hall and burial were at the Mountain Grove Cemetery on Monday afternoon
Memorial gifts may be made to the Mountain Grove Volunteer Fire Department, Mountain Grove, Virginia, or to the Becky M. Buzzard Memorial Scholarship Fund at First Citizens Bank in Marlinton, or to Dr. John C. Sharp offices, for a nursing scholarship. Also, there will be a Becky M. Buzzard Memorial Flower Garden to be constructed at the Green Bank Office and plants and help can be donated.
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Teresa Ann Paquet
Teresa Ann Paquet, age 48, of Dunmore, died Saturday, June 5, 2004, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital after her car wrecked near Frost.
Mrs. Paquet was a member of Hew Hope Church of the Brethren and was a waitress.
Born April 1, 1956, at Marlinton, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Susie McLaughlin.
She is survived by her husband, Lawrence Paquet; two daughters, Kristina Paquet, of Cass, and Amanda Paquet, of Bowmanville, Ontario; a son, Shawn Gillenwalters, of Frost; four sisters, Tonia Bernardini, Debbie Dickie, and Brenda Charnick, all of Hampton, Virginia, and Alice Hall, of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina; three brothers, Bruce Bernardini, of Hampton, Ralph McLaughlin, of Dunmore, and Billy McLaughlin, of Mount Olive; and one grandchild.
Memorial service was held Tuesday evening at New Hope Church of the Brethren by Pastor David Rittenhouse.
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Rev. Kenneth F. Montgomery
Kenneth F. Montgomery, age 74, of Green Bank, died Thursday, June 3, 2004, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg, of injuries received in an automobile accident.
He was a retired United Methodist pastor, a member of the Arbovale United Methodist Church, the Masonic Lodge, and was a United States Marine Corps veteran.
Born October 16, 1929, at Parkersburg, he was the son of the late Julian Dorr and Gladys B. Wigal Montgomery.
Preceding him in death were his wife, Anna L. Montgomery, and a grandson, Clinton Montgomery.
He is survived by two daughters, Sue Ann Shears, of Arbovale, and Irene Kerns, of Vernon, Illinois; two sons, Charlie Montgomery, of Williamstown, and Julian Montgomery, of Green Bank; four sisters, Peggy M. Trapasso, of Columbus, Ohio, Lucille M. Bucklew, of Alexander, Ohio, Betty M. Westbrook, of Little Hocking, Ohio, and Sheila Toth, of Dublin, Ohio; two brothers, Jerry Montgomery and Tom Montgomery, both of Washington, West Virginia; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg by the Rev. John Frumm. Masonic graveside rites followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Parkersburg.
Memorial gifts may be made to BFD Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad or the Arbovale United Methodist Church.
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Ruth D. Rohrer
Ruth Bible Dever Rohrer, age 85, passed away in her home in Portsmouth, Virginia, June 4, 2004.
She was born in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, on May 19, 1919, to Earl Bible and Hildreth Helen Beverage Dever.
She was raised by her Grandparents Coe and Sadie Irene Lightner Beverage in Pocahontas County. She was a graduate of Marlinton High School, in Marlinton, and Dunsmore Business College in Staunton, Virginia. She worked for J.C. Penney's at Mid-City for 21 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband James Edward Rohrer who died in 1989. And by her son-in-law, Jerry L. Champion in 1997.
She is survived by her three daughters Betty Champion, Mary Jane Smith, Ruth Ann Williams; and her son Earl Dennis Rohrer; she also has 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday in Greenlawn Mausoleum Chapel by the Rev. Tom Potter. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
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Glema Long Auldridge
Glema Long Auldridge, age 95, of Lewisburg, died Friday, June 4, 2004, at The Seasons Assisted Living Center in Lewisburg.
Born October 4, 1908, in Durbin, she was the daughter of the late Vernal S. and Clemie Tracy Long.
She was a member of Old Stone Presbyterian Church in Lewisburg, was a former member of the Order of Eastern Star, Bath Chapter #38, was a retired teacher from the Hampton City school system in Hampton, Virginia, and was a life-time member of the Virginia Education Association and Virginia Retired Teachers Association.
Mrs. Auldridge was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Auldridge; two brothers, David S. Long and Hull "Tubby" Long, and a sister, Mae Campbell.
Graveside services were held Sunday afternoon at Rosewood Cemetery in Lewisburg by the Rev. Dexter Taylor.
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Elizabeth Stamper Frayer
Elizabeth Stamper Frayer, age 87, of Eastabaga, Alabama, died May 20, 2004, at Beverly Health Care in Oxford, Alabama.
Mrs. Frayer, a West Vir-ginia native, had lived in Eastabaga the past 21 years. She was a member of Heritage Assembly of God.
Her husband, Leo Frayer, preceded her in death.
She is survived by a daughter, Ann Cox, of Oxford, Alabama; two sons, Leo Frayer, Jr., of Lincoln, Alabama, and Allan Frayer, of Eastabaga; two sisters, Dessie McLaughlin, of Marlinton, and Glena Rossman, of Arizona; thirteen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.
Services were held at Miller Funeral Home in Oxford by the Rev. Robert Angles. Burial was in Plum Springs Cemetery.
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Clara Mae White
Clara Mae Arbgoast White, age 83, of Circleville, died Tuesday, June 8, 2004, at Pendleton Nursing Home in Franklin.
Mrs. White was the widow of Berlin White, who died November 10, 1985. Also preceding her in death were three sons, Jackie Eugene White, Paul White, and Charles E. White, and two daughters, Ella May White and Donna Sue Colaw.
Born at Cherry Grove September 22, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Archie and Sudie Bennett Arbogast.
She was a member of Big Run Presbyerian Chapel.
Survivors include six daughters, Clara Leona Peck and Shirley Ann Bennett, both of Cherry Grove, Martha Dilley, of New Market, Virginia, Alice Losh, of Staunton, Virginia, Darlene Willis, of Ranson, and Margaret Wimer, of Franklin; two sons, Lee Roy Roger White, of Dunmore, and Thomas White, of Cherry Grove; two sisters, Hazel Malcom, of Raphine, Virginia, and Zetta Bennett, of Brandywine; a brother, Roy Arbogast, of Cherry Grove; thirty-seven grandchildren, fifty-six great-grandchildren, and twenty-four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at Big Run Presbyterian Chapel on Thursday at 2 p.m. by the Rev. William Cox. Burial will be at White Family Cemetery at Riverton.
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Don Lewis Hannah
Don Lewis Hannah, age 73, of Marlinton/Slaty Fork, died Saturday, June 5, 2004, at West Virginia University Hospital in Morgantown.
Mr. Hannah was a self-employed farmer. He was a member of the Campbelltown United Methodist Church.
He served in the United States Navy in the Korean Conflict.
Born on Elk, he was the son of the late Marvin Hannah and Anna Vera McAlpin Hannah.
Surviving him are his wife, Marilyn Smith Hannah; daughter, Donna Lee Hannah, of Huntington Beach, California, and step-daughter, Tracy Farmer, of Marlinton; two sons, Keith Edwin Hannah, of Buckeye, and Gary Lewis Hannah, of Alexandria, Kentucky; a brother, Harry Darl Hannah, of Oakly, Ohio; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at Van-Reenen Funeral Home by Rev. Robert Mann. Burial was in the Hannah Cemetery.