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Page 8 --- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder --- Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004 GeraldineMarks 462-7477 GREAT GRANDDAUGHTERS BRIANNA, RAQUEL AND KAITLYN MARKS Great-granddaughters visit during holidays My, aren't they cute! Daughter-in- On Jan. 13, they became parents of a law Kathy Marks tells me that Brianna new baby girl. I'm sure they were looks like me. I am honored. Kaitlyn hoping for a boy but will settle for a andBriannaliveinlnwood, WV,close healthy baby, boy or girl. Nelson and to their grandpa, Steve Sr. Raquel Teena have two daughters to wel- lives in San Diego, CA. come home the new baby. The granddaughters' fathers, Steven Last Wed. I canned pork sausage: Jr.andRichardandtheirfather, Steven, Son-in-law Roger Stewart bought Sr. lived with Ralph and me for five more pork than he needed, so son Tim years when they were growing up. and I divided half a hog between us. Raquel loves to run; her mother Jas- I'm sure I'm going to have orders for mine is a cross-country runner, sausage gravy and biscuits. All three girls visited me during the Daughters Jo Ann, Marina and I holidays. Their favorite fun was run- attended the Thimbleberries Quilt ning up and down my hall screaming, Club at Sadie's Crafters' Patch last laughing and jumping on beds when Monday. Lots ofpeople took the class. nobody was watching. Brianna has Debby Tiberzi and Terry Stalnaker cystic fibrosis and is sick a lot, but had to divide the quilters into three always has a smile for everyone, classes. Sadiehadtroublefindingroom The death angel has been around for everyone to work. Everyone en- again. Melba Moore Tedesco of joyed their class. Quilters are always Florida died in an automobile acci- interesting people. dent in Florida. She grew up on Poplar January so far has had January Lick near Normantown. Her sister, weather. We have had snow, very Eula, was in my 1946 Normantown cold weather and slick roads. There graduatingclass. Ispent nights at their was no school in Gilmer County one house when we were all Normantown day last week because of the snow, students, cold and slick roads. The cold weather Melba had a viewing in her child- is good for farmers feeding cows. hood church, the Mt. Carmel Baptist Cows eat really well in cold weather, Church, and was buried in the Fairview and while the ground is frozen, farm- Cemetery. Her father, Jasper Moore ers and cows don't have to wade mud. was a surveyor. He was the only sur- Last Sunday we had snowy slick veyor I remember when I was grow- roads, but at Oak Grove Baptist ing up. Church, we had the best attendance Hope McElwee Deulley has also we have had for awhile. passed away. She was a Normantown Someone's big, fat, pet tomcat came schoolmate, too. Hope married Russel l to live in my barn around Thanksgiv- Deulley who was raised on Slab Camp ing. He is very shy but friendly. He of Crooked Fork. Hope andRuss lived sleeps in the barn with my cats but in Ohio for awhile but have lived on never comes to the house with mycat. Grass Run for a long time. Hope was Tom has been neutered. His fur is in buried in the Oak Grove Baptist shades ofbrown and tan and he is very Church Cemetery. large. Congratulations are in order for our (Sorry for the wrong headline last "-,% Pat's Chat Pat Ridpath, Burnsville 853-2401 Snow, icy weather changes plans I am still without a computer, be- therapeutic u'plift to all, no matter cause the one that was sent (a rcfur- theirreligious(or non-religious) back- bished H&P) was broken when it ground. arrived so has to be sent back, and I attended the touching and beauti- they will send another. So, use the ful funeral of Bea Brown, a lovely above email address until I let you person who had an impact on all who know differently. I like visiting nay met her. I cried, and I laughed. sister and brought her some chili to- Some of her escapades were hilari- night that John made. He makes ous! She wrote a poem about Roger pretty good vegetarian chili. If you Nettles several years ago when he don't believe me, ask Jim Pritt! was leader of Boy Scout troops. This John and l attended the Buckhannon poem shows something of her joy of Seventh-Day Adventist Church yes- living, her upbeat attitude, no matter terday because the hill was too icy to what! get up to the Braxton SDA Church in There was a man named Roger, Gassaway. We enjoyed the who really was all heart; But every- Singspiration Service so much. What thing he seemed to touch simply fell talented musicians, poets, etc! One apart. He bought a bus just for the fun song, "Where are the Children'?" oftouringthroughourstate;Andnoth- touched my heart to tears, ing drastic happened, except maybe The prediction of sleet, rain and/or he'd be late. snow kept the Methodist folk from But now listen to my story, it's not going to the Braxton Health Care a tale of woe; Center to have a service on January Nor a horror story written by Edgar 17. Allen Poe. The plans are to go monthly on It started out on a Sunday. we were every third Saturday at 3 p.m. I will to meet at nine; usually be able to go with them to And all thirty in our caravan, were play the piano because our worship prompt and right on time. services and Sabbath School activi- We loaded on the little bus, full of ties are over about noon and even merriment and glee; though every third Sabbath we have And everyone was smiling, until our fellowship dinner, it should be Roger turned the key. over in time to go. I anl glad because Oh Lord. nothing happened, not a I enjoy that sort of thing. In fact, tick or tock; What a rude awakening, some other Seventh-day Adventists it was as dead as Ibur o'clock. may just join us! With the help of Tim and Ronnie, The Burnsville Methodist Churchwe got the bus a'going; And Kim is trying to raise money for a new yelled, "Dad, stay close by, you can roof. bet that I'll be phoning." It is such a beautiful church and Wemovedatongatmodcratespeed. has a long history in our town. The right up the Interstate: Our pilot, smil- congregation is small, sofonnermem- ing once again, not dreaming of our bers and others are being asked to fate. But three miles north of Flat help. If you want a worthy project woods, where the monster hit; to which to donate, consider them, Little bus started slowing down, and send your check made out toand finally he just quit. Burnsville United Methodist Church So Roger said the beck with this, it's Roofing Fund. Send it to Rachelhappened to us twice; Brinkerhoff, P. O. Box 484, We'lljast go back and get our cars, Burnsville, WV 26335'. determined to see Holiday on Ice The Burnsville Lions Club has We loaded up and headed out, just asked me to announce the winners of like the Royal Mountie; the Christmas Lighting Contest. (I And left little bus still sitting way am surethis wasadifficult decision:) back in Braxton County. They are Debbie Adams, Jim & They say Columbus was a brave Lora Chapman, Delores & Rondatlsoul, when those mighty waves he Losh and Debbie Deanl The Lion., towered; But corfipared to Roger (and I) extend hearty ongratulations Nettles, hc was just a famous coward. to all the winners. The Club would When Roger leaves this world be- also like to commend the town for a hind, and his mighty race is run; S J oAnn Woodyar d 462-7093 Don't cry over onions Mr. and Mrs. Mike Peggs and two all those that have January birthda) s daughters of Sand Fork visited us Helpful Hints: Saturday evening. To avoid tears when cutting onions It was good to see Mergie Moss try cutting them under cold running riding the Senior Van and going to water or briefly placing them in the the Senior Center again. She was freezer before cutting. missed. A little vinegar or lemon juice added Our sympathy goes out to the to potatoes before cooking will make Duelley family on the loss of their them extra white when mashed. loved one andallthe others thathave If you would like an article in my lost loved ones. news, give me a call. I am in need of All the sick are in our prayers, news in the area. Happy Birthday wishes go out to M argaret Radcliff 462-8250 In a semi-frozen state A holiday so soon, and I almost missed the deadline for the news. The days of the month are marching right along and I am slowly tagging along behind. I guess it is the cold weather that makes me so slow. I am semi-frozen. News is kind of short. I hardly see anyone to talk to, so don't get much news. Argil has not been home since Christmas. It has been really cold in Ohio, some snow. He doesn't want to take a chance on coming in and then the weather turns really bad and he can't get back for classes. I can under- stand, becasue I don't like bad. slick roads. I talk to him quite often, and he is doing fine. Sue Hinter has been sick. She hadj~/ pneumonia but is feeling some better.'~J Also, Hanna has had a bad cold. Hang in there, Sue and keep thin ki ng "Spri ng will soon be here." The State Road is fixing the Conings Hill where it is slipping away. Sure hope what they are doing takes care of the problem. It was getting very dan- gerous. Best Western Glenville Inn receives award for quality Best Western Glenville Inn re- Misty Smyth. "This award confirms ceived the Excellence Award in our commitment to providing quality Housekeeping and Maintenance on accommodations for our guests. Our Wednesday, January 7 for outstand- housekeeping and maintenance de- ing quality standards. The award rec- partments have worked hard to achieve ognizes Best Western hotels that do this level of excellence." not lose any points in the housekeep- Best Western International is the ing and maintenance categories dur- "World's Largest Hotel Chain" with ing quality inspections, more than 4,000 hotels in 80 coun- Following this award presesented tries and territories. It is a member- by the Regional Service Manager, a ship organization of independently special visitation was made the fol- owned and operated hotels that pro- lowing week by the East Regional vides marketing, reservations and Service Director of Best Western In- operational support to its member ternational to tour the facility and hotels. For reservations, callthe hotel meet the staff, directly at (304) 462-5511 or visit us "'The award is an important symbol online at of success," said General Manager www'bestwesternglenvilleinn'cm" neighbors, Nelson and Teena White week, Geraldine,-Proofreader) great decorating job. (As I said pre- His epitaph should simply say,"This , , viously, those new additions are man had lots of fun." ]Americans throw away enough plastic soda bottles in [ lovely!) What a wonderful legacy she left GilmerCountywillsponsorAmeri- [ a year to circle the earth four times. ] i added Travis Blake to the roster in her familv r I extend my deepest sym- can Cancer Relay for Life on May 21, the Sharpe Chapel so that he will be pathy to i3ca's beloved. She will be 2004 at Glenville State College Track prayed for along with the other ser- greatly missed, on Mineral Road. The Relay this year vice men and women listed. Travisis Thiscolumnis~ettinewaytoolong,will be a one county event. the son of Tom and Charlene whoso I will have t-o leave out Davicl An organizational kickoff meeting live in the lovely home on the site Parmer's interesting items. A sneak will be held on Monday, February 9, wheremygreat-uncle, ClaytonWiant, preview: an Operetta in two acts 2004 at 5:15 p.m. at the First Baptist usedtolive. We'llbeprayingforyou, presented in 1944! Sounds like a ChurchinGlenville(lowerlevel).Atl Travis. Broadway production! An eighthpersons wishingto help or participate I would like to commend the Chap- grade graduation in 1945 and one in in the year's events are invited to lain of Sharpe Hospital, Jack Streets. 1947! (Thatismyclass!) Maybenext attend. The theme is "Relay Rocks." He has provided support and therapy time! Maranatha! to the patients (and staff) at Sharpe Hospital for many years. He gives spiritual, emotional, inspirational and Over 20 years experience - Reasonable rates Electronic filing - Multi.state returns Personal and Business returns So organize a team. Make plans to have a night of fun. games, and enter- tainment. Your participation is needed and we want to make Gilmer County Relay for Life a big event. As always, there will be a recognition of cancer survivors on the first lap and a lumi- nary service to honor those survivors and remember those who have lost their lives because of cancer. Watch for details. e The American Cancer Society pro- vides more services than ever before for cancer patients and their families - such as Road to Recovery Program. Look Good/Feel Good, wigs, pros- thesis for. breast cancer patients, as- sistance with cost of transportation for treatments, and much more. To take advantage of these programs, contact the area representative, or anyone involved with Relay for Life, and they can direct you to proper persons. Help cannot be provided if they are not aware of your need. Watch for more articles on cancer research and how the funding is used to help with finding a cure for this disease which touches nearly every family. If you have arty question's regard- ing Relay for Life-Gilmer County, you may contact Sue Edwards at 462- 7423 or Renee Harold. University Dean's Beth Ann Heater, a resident of Glen- viUe, was named to the Wheeling Jesuit University dean's list for the fall 2003 semester. She is a psychology major and is scheduled to graduate this spring. U.S. News & World Report ranks Wheeling Jesuit University 16th in the "Best Master's Universities in the South," malting it the highest ranked institution in West Virginia for the seventh consecutive year. The 65- acre campus, located in Wheeling of- fers more than 30 undergraduate pro- grams of study and six graduate de- FIPSE Computer Lab is Now Hours of operaUon Open Days Student Times Community Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pea 4:00 pm- 9:00 pm Tuesday 8:00~un - 9:00pro 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday 8:00nm - 9100lma 4:00 pro- 9:00 pin Thursday 8:00ran - 9:00pro 4:00 pm - 9:00t~a Friday 8:00am - 6:00pro 12:00 Wa - 6:0lilma Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm 10:00 am - 6:00~m / I:00 pm - 7:00 pm Sunday FIPSE LAB Now Open ! S State of the Art Computers for your usa 405 North Lewis Street Glenville, WV James & Anne Flynn 462-7603 .jaflynn@rtoLnet mer County 15 years of PD, BY THE CANDIDATE grees to about 1,500 students each year. Wheeling Jesuit--the only Catho- lic institution of higher education in West Virginia--has a student-to-fac- ulty ratio of 13 to 1 and has 15 inter- collegiate NCAA Division II athletic teams. The University's outstanding facilities include 15 modern build- ings and residence halls, a 100,000 square-foot recreation center and a new $1.5 million soccer/track and field complex. Beth is the daughter of Jack and Cheryl Heater of Glenville. GIL-CO PHARMACY 32 East Main St Glenville, WV Business: 462-8300 Hours: 8:30 - 7:00 Mon. - Fri. 8:30 - 5:00 Sat. After hours emergency, call: Doug: 462-5554 Scott: 462-7355 Our family looks forward to serving your family. Pharmacists: Scott Wanstreet RPh Doug Moss RPh Loft Plummer RPh P r Pr Gi at' R( hc th, pr eh Z(3 hi re fk y( C~ at Ix ] ] ] t I J "1 I I