Robert N. Warwick
Robert N. Warwick, Jr., age 71, of Rt. 1, Marlinton, died Thursday, June 10, 2004, at Augusta Medical Center, Fishersville, Virginia.
Mr. Warwick was retired, formerly working as a debarker at a sawmill, and was a Presbyterian.
The son of the late Robert N. Warwick, Sr., and Pauline Head Warwick, he was born July 24, 1932, at Mountain Grove, Virginia.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita Green Warwick; two daughters, Cheryl Ford and Rebecca Tuttle, both of Marlinton; three sons, Timothy Warwick, of Chesapeake, Virginia, Robert Matthew Warwick, of Waynesboro, Virginia, and Scott Warwick, of Mount Solon, Virginia; five sisters, Charlotte Loughner, of Falling Springs, Virginia, Eleanor Fisher, Mildred Lowry, and Nell Broce, all of Hot Springs, Virginia, and Pansy Gibson, of Mountain Grove, Virginia; and three grandchildren.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were three sisters, Janet Friel, Lucille Defibaugh, and Mary Marshall.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Dale Usey. Burial was in the Cochran Cemetery.
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Arthur G. Trusler, Sr.
Arthur G. Trusler, Sr., age 88, of Buckhannon, died Thursday, June 10, 2004, at his home.
Mr. Trusler was a press operator for Moore Business Forms and was a former co-manager for Buckhannon Livestock Yards. He served in the United States Army as a Staff Sergeant during World War II. He was a Methodist by faith.
He was born March 13, 1916, in Buckhannon, the son of the late Homer and Jane Bennett Trusler. Also deceased are a brother, Marshall Trusler, and sister, Margaret Bennett.
Surviving him are his wife, Eva Lucille Harris Trusler; two sons, Roger L. Trusler, of Marlinton, and A. G. Trusler, Jr., of Buckhannon; four sisters, Rosalee Rydzewski, of Mt. Holly Springs, Pennsylvania, Joan Cross and Ernestine McDonald, both of Belington; one grandson.
Funeral services were held Sunday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home, Inc., by the Rev. George Jenkins, and burial was in the Heavner Cemetery, Buckhannon. Buckhannon VFW Post #3663 and Frank B. Bartlett Post #7 American Legion conducted Military Honors at the graveside.
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William G. Cunningham
William Grover Cunningham, age 84, of Eleanor, died Thursday, June 3, 2004, at his home.
He was born in Raywood in 1919.
He was a graduate of the Navy's Experimental Under-water Diving School and he served in the United States Navy as a Chief Petty Officer during World War II in Pearl Harbor. After WWII, he graduated from the West Virginia State Police Academy and served as a West Virginia State Trooper in Pendleton County for five years.
After leaving the State Police force, Bill started his own commercial diving company in Houma, Louisiana, which he operated for about 15 years. After retiring he moved to Eleanor, where he has lived for over 10 years.
He is survived by his wife, Rita Jane Murphy Cunningham; sons, William W. Cunningham, of Slidell, Louisiana, and Larry L. Cunningham, of Redondo Beach, California; a sister, Clara Jane Shaffer, of Livingston, Texas; and one grandson.
Memorial services were held Thursday, June 10, at Cooke Funeral Home Chapel, Nitro, by Dr. Boyd Purcell, Hospice Chaplain.
Memorial gifts may be made to Kanawha Hospice 1143 Dunbar Avenue, Dunbar, WV 25064, in his memory.
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Phyllis Carol Friel
Phyllis Carol Sacks Friel, age 70, of Cheat Lake/Morgantown, died Friday, June 11, 2004, at Monongalia General Hospital, Morgantown, after a lengthy illness.
She was born July 9, 1933, in Dailey, a daughter of the late Filmore Franklin and Ethel Mae Glover Sacks.
She was a 1951 graduate of Beverly High School and a member of the Dunbar No. 133 Order of Eastern Star. She was a star bowler.
Surviving her are her husband, Eugene Arthur Friel, to whom she was married October 1, 1953; one daughter, Ellen "Ellie" Loraine Friel, of Wilmington, North Carolina; one son, Eddie Michael Friel, of Galveston, Indiana; two grandsons, three great-grandchildren; one sister, Rose Bonsal, of Sykesville, Maryland; four brothers, Robert C. Sacks, of Mazomanie, Wisconsin, James P. Sacks, of Elkins, Gailford Neil Sacks, also of Elkins, and Donald Bruce Sacks, of Bethlehem, Georgia.
She was preceded in death by an infant sister, Emily Sacks, and three brothers, John Sacks, David Sacks, and Roger Sacks.
Visitation was at VanReenen Funeral Home in Marlinton where services were held Wednesday afternoon by the Rev. Robert Mann. Burial followed in the Fairview Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to Morgantown Hospice, P.O. Box 4222, Morgantown, WV 26505.
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Wilma Hiner Faulknier
Wilma Hiner Faulknier, age 74, of Marlinton, died peacefully at home on June 13, 2004, after a courageous battle with cancer.
The daughter of William C. and Lella Maude Hiner, she was born in Mountain Grove, Virginia, on November 10, 1929.
She attended Bath County schools and worked at The Homestead while living in Virginia.
Wilma married Kenneth Faulknier in 1953 and moved to Marlinton. She was employed at Pocahontas Care Center for 20 years.
Wilma was a member of the United Methodist Church and a friend of the First Baptist Church.
She is survived by her four children, Debbie Rinaldi, of Rhinelander, Wisconsin, Teresa Neal, of Gauley Bridge, Richard Faulknier, of Marlinton, and Carol Childers, of Cross Lanes, and eight grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents, two brothers, Hunter and Bill Hiner, and daughter-in-law, Elaine Faulknier.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 17, at the First Baptist Church in Huntersville. Burial will follow at the Mountain View Cemetery.
Visitation at VanReenen Funeral Home Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to Greenbrier Valley Hospice.
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Norman Shinaberry, of Stony Bottom, died Tuesday.
No arrangements have been made at VanReenen Funeral Home.
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Glenna White, 79, of Green Bank, died Wednesday morning at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
Arrangements are incomplete at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale.