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Page 8 --- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004 MICHAEL TAD BENNETT HERTHA DENNISON Michael Tad Bennett, 33, Of 24 HerthaDennison, age 90, of Glen- Kitson Sweet, of Weston, died on ville, departedthislifeat6:30p.m.on Sunday,December28,2003inStone- Monday, December 22, 2003 in wall Jackson Memorial Hospital fol- SunBridge Care & Rehab in Glen- lowing injuries sustained in a motor- ville, following an exended illness. cycle accident. Born on August 3, BornDecember21,1913inBraxton 1970 in Athens, Greece; he was a son Co., daughter of the late George of Larry Bennett and Carolyn (Goe) Nicholson and Martha Nicholson Bennett, of Weston. Nicholson, Mrs. Dennison was a Survivors include one brother and homemaker and a Baptist by faith. sister-in-law, Brian ~.e (wife Melisa) Mrs. Dennison was united in mar- Bennett, Weston, WV; one sister and riage to Richard Dick Dennison who brother-in-law, Kelli (husband Jeff) preceded her in death in 1981. Ivory, Rodchester Hills, Mich.; pa- Surviving are two daughters; Carol ternal grandparents, Homerand Katy BarrofGrantsville, MarthalleneEttio Bennett, Weston; maternal grandpar- of Ohio, three sons; Junior Dennison ents, Mona (husband, M.J.) Goff, ofGlenville, DannlyDennisonofSand Weston and the late maternal grand- Fork, Oscar Dennison of Glenville; father, Norval Goe, WV; two nieces, 22 grandchildren, several great-grand- Belle and Brianna Bennett, both of childrenandseveralgreat-greatgrand- Weston; two aunts, Judy (husband children. Steve) Montgomery, Lebanon, PA Mrs. Dennison was the last of her and Patricia (husband Glenn) Ham- immediate family. mer, Dublin, OH; two uncles, Robert She was preceded in death by three (wife Jackie) Goe, Weston, and sons, Raymond, Lee, and John Norval (wife Mary Lee) Gee, Olym- Dennison and one daughter, Leoma pia, WA; several great aunts and Turner and several brothers and sis- uncles; and several cousins, ters. Tad was the business manager of Funeral services were conducted at Bennett's Home and Auto ofWeston. 10 a.m., Sat. Dec. 27, 2003 at the He was a graduate of Lewis County Ellyson Mortuary, Inc. with the Rev. High School, Class of 1988 and re- Kenny Fisher officiating. Burial fol- ceived a Bachelor of Science Degree lowed in the King Cemetery, Copen. in Business from Fairmont State Col- CLARICE JONES lege. He loved sports and outdoor On December 19, 2003, in Balti- activities more, MD, after a brief illness, Clarice Friends may call at the Floyd Fu- Jones (nee: Heater) beloved wife of neral Home, 402 Main Avenue, the late Artemas W. Jones died. Born Weston, on Tuesday, December 30, in West Virginia on September 6, 2003 from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral 1917. She is survived by her daugh- services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on tel's, Rita Anne Jones of Colorado Wednesday, December 31,2003 from Springs, CO; Rosalee Cantrell of Glen St.MatthewUnitedMethodistChurch Burnie, MD; and Janet Cantone of with Reverend Rupert Evans officiat- Berkley Springs; her sister, Jessie ing. The body will lie in state at St. Davis of Baltimore, MD; five Matthew United Methodist Church grandchilden, seven great-grandchil- on Wednesday, December 31, 2003 dren, and two great-great grandchil- from 12:00 p.m. (noon) until the fu- dren. neral hour of 1:00 p.m. Interment will Services were held at the Hubbard follow in the Weston Masonic Cem- Funeral Home, Inc. 4107 Wilkens etery. In lieu of flowers, memorial Ave, Baltimore, MD 21229 on Mon- contributions may be made to St. day, December 22, 2003 at 1 p.m. Matthew United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Kathy Spitzer officiat- P.O. Box 49, Weston, WV 26452. ing. Interment was at Lakeview Me- Floyd Funeral Home of Weston. morial Park in Sykesville, Md. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to the Hospice of Baltimore, 6601 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21204. LUCILLE MURIEL MILLER Lucille Murial Miller, 89, departed this life Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003 at West Lake, Ohio, of pneumonia. She was born at Perkins, Gilmer Co., August 2, 1914, the oldest child of Richard and Lulu Moore Marks. She married Bryan Miller, Sept. 23, 1933. They moved to Elyria in 1942, where Bryan worked at Western Au- tomatic until his death in 1965 of a heart attack. Lucille graduated from Glenville High School in 1931, attended Glen- ville State College and then taught school at Cub Fork School in 1933. In 1935 she worked as a community leader organizing activities for young people under Fred Holbert, county agent. In Ohio, she graduated from Kent State University and worked for Elyria Headstart schools. Survivors are daughters, Dixie E. Bago and Cathy L. Del Corral of Elyria, Ohio and Judith A. Gingery of Wooster, Ohio. Also seven grand- children, thirteen great grandchildren, sisters, Ernestine Hevener of Perkins, Evelyn Abahazi and Maxine Johnson of Elyria, Ohio; brothers, Harold of Pasadena, TX., and Wilbur of Little Hocking, OH. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bryan Miller, and her broth- ers; Baynard, Roland, Ralph and Bobby. Services were at the Dicken Fu- neral Home, Elyria, OH., on Sept. 27, at 2 p.m. by Rev. Ray Carpenter, pastor of Faith Baptist Temple, North Ridgeville, OH. She had attended there prior to her illness. Lucille was a member of the Dawson Baptist Church. Burial was beside her hus- band at Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria, .OH. _ . Bennett and Sot Monuments & Markers Inside and outside displays Grantsville 354-6162 FINDING THE PERFECT PET--Pet adoption campaign helps make the pet adoption process easier. 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Enjoy Hot and Tasty Open 5:ooam Mon-Sat Brocolli Cheese 6:00am on Sunday's or Vegetable Beef $1.69 a cup McDonald's of Glenvil(e 462-5o10 JUNE C. PACKER June C. Packer, 94, of Parkersburg, died Dec. 25, 2003, at Worthington Manor Care Center. She was born in Gilemr County, a daughter of the late Jasper and Lula Marks Gregory. She was a foster grandmother for several years and a member of Edgelawn United Method- ist Church. Survivors include four sons, Fred Packer and his wife, Shirley, Donald Packer and his wife, Pat, both of Parkersburg, Richard Packer and his wife Janet, of Washington, and Ronald Packer and his wife, Kathy, of Vienna; three daughters, Jean Wayman and her husband, Jim, of Orange, Texas, Ruth Eddy of Ravenswood and Reba Hitt and her husband, Stan, of Wash- ington; three sisters, Edith Phares and Nellie Snyder, both of Oberlin, Ohio, and Louise Blake ofBelpre; 11 grand- children; and 17 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold C. Packer, in 1954; six broth- ers and six sisters. Services were held Sun., Dec. 28, 2003 at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, with the Rev. Danny McVey and Evangelist Eugene Conger offici- ating. Burial was held Mon. at Parkersburg Memorial Gardens. HELEN EMOGENE WHITE Helen Emogene White, age 84, of Grafton, passed away Saturday morn- ing in Elyria Memorial Hospital R.M.C. after a long illness. She was born Friday, Feb. 28, 1919 in Gilmer co. living in the Grafton area over 50 years. She was a member of Midview Baptist Church for many years. Mrs. White was retired from Worthington Ball Co. in Elyria as an inspector, after working there for 27 years. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and caring for her family. She is survived by two daughters, Joanne Dunlap of Sommerset, KY., Patricia Yeager of Grafton, OH; six grand children, nine great grand chil- dren; two sisters, Gwen Postalwait of Mineral Wells, and Cathleen Moyers of Wellington, OH. She was preceded in death by .her husband, Denver E., one daughter, Mildred White, two brothers, Roland and Robert Moore, one sister Frankie Parks. Services were held Tuesday, Dec. 30 in the Midview Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Mayo and Rev. Frank Odor pastors, officiating. Burial fol- lowed at Crooked Fork Cemetery in Braxton Co. E/e, 106 W. Main St. Sutton 26601 * 765-0444 Toll Free * 877-889-0444 located at the "Y" intersection in Sutton -Bringing Quality & Service since 1976- NO POWER? NO WORRIES! Stop by and check out our home generator systems and ask about special financing - 90 days same as cash. We offer sales, in lation and service. Let us supply you our wide selection of electrical maralrials and supplies. 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The GCHS Financial Aid Workshop Goings OJ~ ~ Our NeJghborsg MINNORA COMMUNITY CENTER FLEA MARKET A Flea Market will take place at the Minnora Community Center on Sat., Jan. 3 from noon to 6 p.m. Exhibitors will be located downstairs in the main building. Memhandise available will include flea market items, antiques, crafts, and bantam chickens. The 4- H Silver Spurs Horse Club will have delicious home baked goods for sale. Free lessons on spinning wool into yarn will be available. There will be a small charge for table space. Tables are limited, so advance registration is requested. Call 655-7149. will be held in the high school cafete- ria. 55-WEST FORK CONSERVATION g District Boardof Supervisors monthly burgh _J~ti11Eiities meeting for Jan. will be held, Jan. 6, 2004 at the USDA Service Center, Mt. Clare, beginning at 3 p.m. Con- ST. MARKS @ VALLEY PARK tact Dinah Hannah, Executive Assis- Episcopal Church holds Sunday Wor- tant at 627-2160. ship at 10:30 a.m. Located at 607 West Main in Glenville. Rev. Wayman 304-462-5800. Try a classified ad, they work 'S By Krissy Sheets, Girl Reporter Richmond, Va. resident Kristen Swanson hadn't thought she needed a Christmas miracle. 'Love Boat' of the 90s,"Swanson But while traveling to her family's contended during a telephone inter- home in Erie, Penn., Swanson - a view from her home in Richmond. legal secretary, community theatre She cited the series' use of older, actress and voiceover artist - was long-out-of-work actors in most epi- dealt two blows on Monday, Dec. 22. sodes over its 12-season run. Casts The first was learning that she'd included performers such as Van been passed over for a part in the Johnson, Alan Hale (known best as upcoming local production of Mrs. the Skipper on "Gilligan's Island"), Piggle-Wiggle, a play based on the Marcia Strassman (who played Gabe popular series of children's books by Kaplan's wife Julie on "Welcome Betty MacDonald. Back Kotter") and Susan Blakely, The second blow came when shewhose last major roles had been in was more than 300 miles from Rich- movies like The Towering Inferno mond. and Airport '79. She'dbeencontactedaboutdoingaTo S,wanson's mind, this makes commercial voiceover spot that was Angela Lansbury "the nicest lady in set to be produced by Voice Box, a show business." Richmond-based voice talent corn- "She helped revive a lot of careers, pany, on Tuesday, Dec. 23. Having and also gave early breaks to new done a great deal of work with Voice actors," said Swanson, naming Amy Box in the past, Swanson was sure Brenneman, of a current CBS hit, they would postpone production if "Judging Amy," and "Politically In- she agreed to return to Richmond by correct" host Bill Maher as evidence Friday. of Lansbury's Hollywood-style However, after phoning producers, Samaritanism. Swanson came away from her ex- Swanson is a huge fan of change disappointed. "Not only was Lansbury's other acting projects, es- the spot for Court TV," she says. pecially the 1962 film TheManchu- "They refused to wait until I returned rian Candidate. on Friday to produce it?' The film, which underlined the The lucrative Court TV commer- nation's Communist paranoia at the cial was produced, as planned, on time it was made, also starred Frank Tuesday, and without Swanson's do- Sinatrain a critically acclaimed role, ing the honors, and Lawrence Harvey as a Prisoner Already in a terrible state of mind, of War brainwashed as part of Rus- Swanson's mood was not improved sian and Chinese psychological war- by thequality of her visit with family fare. members. By Christmas Eve, Swanson is outraged by plans to Swanson had had enough, and de- remake the film, inexplicably up- cided to return to Richmond five dated to reflect U.S. participation in days early, on Christmas Day.the 1991 Gulf War. The remake will The nextmorning, Swanson'sluck feature Denzel Washington in the did a complete about-face when she lead and Meryl Streep in the scene- turned on her television, stealing role played by Lansbury. It was then she discovered that the "Leave [The Manchurian Candi- A&E network would be running"[A] date] alone," Swanson told us. "It's a 'Murder, She Wrote' marathon...My great movie." own Christmas .miracle!" Swanson As the"Murder, She Wrote" mara- declared, thon came to its close, Swanson de- "Murder, She Wrote," a popular cided, "I'm glad it was on. They series starring Angela Lansbury as didn't have one on Thanksgiving." Jessica Fletcher, a former English SwansonhasvisitedGlenville, and teacher turned mystery writer and is a fan of our paper's local corre- part-time sleuth, originally aired from spondents. 1984 until 1996 on CBS. th k "'Murder, She Wrote' was fllllnli mamllllll'llmem~llll~I I Enjoy our Christmas decorations while you eat at... ! I I MEXIGAN ilESTAURANT I I ALso, enjoy the "Authentic Taste of Mexico', ~. i~t,tCzlt~,a I I rl I I I I I WE HAVE NEW HOURS I MON. -FRI., 11 a.m.-9 p.m. I SAT. Noon-9 p.m.; SUN.-Noon-6 p.m. I I 407 N. 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