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Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004 -- The Glenville Democrat/Patidinder --- Page 7B II I I I I II MARY E. CARDER WAITMAN 'DOYLE' Mary E. Carder, age 86, of Glen- HECKERT rifle, departed this life at 4:10 p.m., Waitman "Doyle" Hecken age 71 Tuesday, February 10, 2004 at of Cox's Mills, departed this life at Sunbridge Care & Rehabilitation for 2:37 a.m., Friday, February 13, 2004 Glenville following an extended ill- in SunBridge of Glenville Health ness. Care, following an extended illness. She was born on August 20, 1917 Born March 8, 1932 in Gilmer Co., inWebster County, the daughter of son of the late Oren Carl and Gay L the late Claude and Bertha Wilson Cunningham Heckert. Baker. Mrs. Carder was united in Mr.Heckertwasaformeremployee marriage to Ralph O. Carder who of GilmerCo. Board ofEducation as preceded her in death in 1989. aschool busdriverandalsothe Kinney Surviving are four sons and four Shoe Co. He was a Baptist by faith. daughters: LenoardCarderofGrafton, Surviving are five brothers, Oren OH; Richard Carder of Burnsville; and Melvin Hecken both of Akron, GaryCarderofLinn;LarryCarderof OH, Cecil Hecken of New Castle, Glenville; Ruth Jenkins of Grafton, PA., Nelson and Delmas Hecken, OH; Debrah Kimble of Lorain, OH; both of Parkersburg; five sisters, Noami Clark of Glenville; Maxine Lorena Ranker of Barbenon, OH, Perry of Chespeake, OH. Glenna Bailey of Virginia, Bernadine Also surviving are several grand- Matune of Hubbard, OH.; Emma children, great-grandchildren and two Jean Booty of Youngstown, OH.; sisters and one brother: Grace CarolBooty of Youngstown, OH. A Harrison of Mentor, OH; Carrie Gre- special friend, Retha Carpenter, of gory of Webster Co.; Gerald Barker Cox's Mills. of Webster Co. Mr. Hecken was preceded in death Mrs. Carder was preceded in death by one sister, Willena Duncan. by two daughters, Betty Barker and Funeral services were conducted at Wands Goodwin and one brother, l :00 p.m., Mon., Feb. 16, 2004 at the Clyde Barker. Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., glenville, with Funeral services were conducted at the Rev• Robert Nicholas officiating. 1:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13 at the Burial foUowed in the Meadow Lane Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., of Gienville Cemetery, Glenville. with the Rev. Ronzel Roberts offici- Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., Glenville ating. Burial followed in the Poplar assisted the family with arrangements. Ridge Cemetery in Sutton. Bennett and Sot Monuments & Markers Inside and outside displays Grantsville e 354-6162 Proud to serve Gilmer County since 1959 Select Granite • Quality Workmanship Also Offering Computer Design Rt. 33 West of Weston 269-5573 or 1-888-269-5573 .ml , For every 115 pounds of newspaper recycled,[ I a mature tree can remain standing. r./' Not enough room? Sire tit for your neecls! Multiple sizes --- monthly rates IxlO- Ih|O- oSlt I 11 - o4111 IOnul O- l Steorts Electric & 106 W. Main St. Sutton 26601 Toll Free * 877-889-0444 ~ 304-765-2527 • Residential • Industrial • Commercial Home generators systems with financing available. Coming soon US Cellular Authorized Rep. Call for more information. IIII IIII II Father Edwin Daschbach, SVD "Reason" and the Non-Rewarding of Achievers • In last week's article, I questioned the recent Tennessee directive that achievers in school shouldn't be rec- ognized because the practice embar- rasses non-achievers. Lawyers he- hind the directive argue that the honor roll listing of students violates a 1970's state privacy law. I'm not a lawyer, so I don't understand all the ins and outs here. But I sense that a problem in the whole question is that the legal application of something doesn't necessarily always jive with "Reason" as prop- erly understood. I'll try to explain, bor- rowing material from two Boston College Philosophy professors and authors. In their Handbook of Chris- tian Apologetics (1994), Peter Kreeft and Ronald Tacelli try to steer us from limiting reason to reasoning and cal- culating. They instead put forth an older and larger notion of "Reason:" the processes of apprehension, intel- lectual intuition, understanding, "see- ing," insight, contemplation• Using that description, let me go on my own here and try to apply it to the'qtiestion of the Tennessee direc- tive at hand. We are mqre than computers. We have "insights," "perceptions" that go far beyond the robotic applica- tion of input. We sense that, for example, things are not right some- times without putting a finger on it. We have insights that are objectively very valid that are more than logical reasoning. Lawyers applying the Tennessee law to school honor roll listings are, arguably, acting in a logical fashion, but is their action truly according to "Reason?"- or more precisely, Right Reason? Does it "square" with intel- lectual intuition, with insight and "seeing" related to the issue at hand? I believe that it doesn't. And that's the rationale behind my taking issue with the action. There are ways of knowing be- yond the application of syllogistic logic. A mother can sense something about her child, often about danger he or she is in, even though not having direct information about it. Our intuition can present us with a way of knowing that was arrived at not by argumentation. I can know my parents so well that I would never question their faithfulness. Yet I can- not prove that they are faithful. I can just know that this is the right way to act because of the way I have over the years successfully formed a valid and insightful conscience.., which, in itself, is an act ofjudgmenL So, likewise, I see that though the lawyers are using a form of logic in their application to the Tennessee case, their action doesn't make sense. It doesn't square with reality as I know it. It causes harm, not good. I perceive ramifications of their ac- tion that indicate the action is erro- neous. Reason is what distinguishes us so forcefully from simple animals. Doesn't it make sense to be sure we have a clear idea of what it is? I DR. JAMES GAY JONES WILMA LANGOFORD Dr. James Gay Jones, 93, of Glen- Wilma A. Langford, 90, of Friendly ville died February 11, 2004 at the died Dec. 25, 2003, at the Camden- Stonewall Jackson Medical Center in Clark Memorial Hospital, Weston. Parkersburg. He was born on August 26, 1910in She was born July 20, 1913, in Pad, Roane County, a son of the late Gilmer County, a daughter of the late Lewis Wetzel and Elizabeth Kelly David Clay and Annorah Alice Jones. Heckert. He graduated from Walton High She was a member of the former School in 1928, Glenvil]e State Col- BeechRunMethodistChurchandwas lege in 1936 and received his Masters retired from the former Colin Ander- Degree in 1946 from West Virginia son Center, St. Marys, in 1978. University. In 1952, he was the fifth She loved to cook, expecially bak- person in West Virginia to receive his ing and candy making. PhD in History from WVU. He began She is survived by five children, his teaching career in a one-room Sandra Headley of Friendly; Jean school in Roane County and later Lawrence ofParkersburg;JanePierce moved to Glenville State College andherhusband, Roger, of Townville, wherehewasaprofessorfor27years. S.C.; Carl Langford and his wife, While at GSC, he was a Chairman of Sandy, of St. Marys and Katherine the Social Science Department and Malone and her husband, Jim, of upon retirement was made Doctor Belmont; eight grandchildren, Toni Emeritus at GSC. Wanstreet and her husband, Paul, of He was an accomplished author, Friendly; Patrick Corneil and wife, having written several articles for the Crystie, of St. Marys; Michael World Book Encyclopedia and other Langford and his wife, Sarita; and publications and had also written four Melissa Eaton and her husband, Mark, books on Appalachian Ghost Stories. all of Friendly; Ryan Malone and his He was the last surviving member wife, Jessica of Belmont, Troy of his family and served in the U.S. Lawrence of Tampa, Fla., Scott Pierce Army during World War II. and his wife, Melissa, of Greenville, He was a loving husband to his late S.C.; and Diana Prickett and her hus- wife, Garnet Louise Miller Jones, band, Jason, of Anderson, S.C.; 12 whom he married in 1945 and a de- great-grandchildren;onesister, Nellie voted father to his three children, Kim Hinzman of Linn,; and several nieces, Jones and Alysia Moody, both of Glen- nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews ville and Rod Jones of Staunton, VA. and cousins. He is also survived by six grandchil- In addition to her parents, she was dren and eight great grand-children, preceded in death by her husband of Services were held on Saturday, 57 years, O.C. "Carl" Langford; and February 14attheFirstBaptistChurch three brothers. of Glenville with the Rev. Bob Nicho- Services were held Monday at the las officiating. Burial was at the Even- Ingrain Funeral Home, St. Marys, with tide Cemetery in Spencer with mill- Bob Long officiating• Burial was in tary graveside rites, the Pleasants Memorial Estates, Eu- reka. Try out one of our local churches-- you'll be pleasantly surprised! and More... 643-2800 East iam Street CELLULARONE® Harrisville, WV 16362 Authorized Dealer Locally owned and located in the former Century 21 Office beside Stout Hardware. Come on in, bring this ad for 10% off on any accessory. Don't Buy Your Spring Rifle, Shotgun or Pistol Until You Have Been to the Gilmer County Feb. 21-22 9 a.m. to s p.m. Saturda' 9 a,m, to 4 p,m, Sunday Giimer County Recreation Center Buy, Sell or Swap For Information Call Phil Cunningham, 462-8654 ,fl ................ :. Watch Saturdays at 6.-00 p.m. Visit your West Virginia Lottery Retailer and find out how you can be a game show co t up to $1,000,000l On-air WV contestant- February 14, 20O4 Robert Ranson ........... Charleston,WV .............. $8,328 At-home players - $100 Darik Groi~tn Vqashln~on Mary Splatm VVaynesboro, VA Carol Tignor , Bl(view Platy Heading Charleston Janet Ta#or Beckley Next Drawing May 2012004 ~ Wes~ Vkrgir~a Lottery Headquarters BEULAH E. FARNSWORTH SCOTT Beulah E. Scott, 83, of Linn, died at 7:15 p.m. Tues., Dec. 23, 2003, at United Hospital Center in Clarksburg, following a brief illness. She was born Feb. 23, 1920, in Troy a daughter of the late Ralph F. and Della Ellen (Woofter)Farnswonh. Her husband, Harold Lynn Scott, whom she married in May 1948, pre- ceded her in death. Surviving are five children, Howard R. Scott of Parkersburg, Martha E. Taylor of Charleston, Mary E. Scott of Linn, David L. Scott of Pensecola, Fla., and Dorcas M. Scott ofGren nsboro, N.C.; five grandchildren, Ryan Scott and Nikki Scott, both of Parkersburg, Al- exandria Taylor of Charleston, Chelsea Taylor and Kasey Taylor, both of Pensacola, Fla.; one brother, Lyda J. Farnsworth of Pilot Moun- tain, N.C.; two nephews, James Farnsworth of Cary, N.C., and Mark Farnsw0rth of Pilot Mountain, N.C. Mrs. Scott attended Peabody Uni- versity and was a graduate of Gienville State College. She was a school teacher at Troy High School with several years of service; later, she was a homemaker. She was a member of Rock Grove Baptist Church, where she was president of the Women's Mission Circle, a Sunday School teacher, and Sunday School Superin- tendent, tShe was also a member of Fern Le[tf Rebekah Lodge 10l of Weston. She was very active in the community and active in maintianing the family farm. A funeral service was held at I 1 a.m. Sat., Dec. 27, at Rock Grove Baptist Church in Linn, with the Rev. Robert Nicholas officiating. Interment followed in the Farnswonh Cemetery in Linn. I I II ~ilmer Goings UMPIRING CLASSES For information about umpiring classes call 462-7948 or 462-7384 and ask for John. WEST FORK SPEECH & POSTER CONTEST Students in ALL county schools are encouraged to enter the speech and poster contest. This year's title is, "The living soil." School contests will be held the week of March 14; county contest will be held March 19 at Gilmer County High School at 7 p.m.; district contest is on March 26 at 7 p.m. at Robert Bland Middle School in Weston. For more information, call 462-8738 or 462-8569. O000000000000000000000 FINDING THE PERFECT PET--Pet adoption campaign helps make the pet adoption process easier. Murder Mystery Weekend Presented by: Sutton/Flatwoods Days Inn & GSC Ohnimgoh0w PlayeJ March 27 & 28, "Pajama Party Murders" Entire package is $129 plus tax and indudu: Saturday evening dinner buret, lodging for two adults, Murder Mystery Event and Sunday morning breakfasL Please call ahead and make your reservations early. Limited number of space available. (304)765-5055 • Exit 67 off Interstate 79, 2000 Sutton Lane, Sutton, W.Va. 26601 CARL E. NICHOLS, 20-22 East Main Street • Glenville, WV Phone 462-8612 OPEN BY APPOINTMENT Monday 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. Tuesday 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. & 3 p.m. Friday 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. WALK-IN HOURS Saturday 8 a.m. to noon Sunday 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. CLOSED Every Wednesday Thursday, February 19, 2004 Philly Steak and Cheese McDonald's introduces, for a limited time, a tasty addition to our lunch and dinner menu. Grilled steak and onions piled high on a hoagy-style bun with white american cheese. Try one today in an Extra Value Meal, with a medium fry and a medium drink for $4.99 plus tax. McDonald's of Glenville, where good food and fast, friendly service are never out, of style. SOUl,'S 0n! Enjoy Hot and Tasty Open 5:ooam Mon-Sat Broccoli Cheese 6:00am on Sundays or Vegetable Beef $1.69 a cup MeDonata's dC&mvilb 462-5oto