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Thursday, Mar. 18, 2004--- The Glenvflle Democrat/Pathfinder m Page 13 DAVIS FITZPATRICK ISAAC MATTHEW HOSEY ARLETTA JUNE SMITH be ilmer Goings FRIENDS, of the Library Book Sale, April 2 & 3. All book donations can be dropped off at the Library. The book sale is sponsored by the Library. EASTER SHOPPE The Community Resources will open our Easter Shoppe on March 22. We have Easter Baskets, eggs, stuffed animals, clothing, plus other Easter items. Come in and browse. PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE SPRING CONCERT 2004 The GSC Percussion Ensemble will perform Apnl 1, 2 & 3, the show will start at 8:00 p.m. at the Fine Arts Center Auditorium. To reserve your tickets call 462-7361, ext. 7353, 7354 or 7300. Tickets went on sale Mon- day, Mar. 15. HUNTER SAFETY COURSE Sponsored by the Gilmer Co. FFA, will be held March, 22-26, 6-8 p.m. at GCHS, room V-104. TOPS CLUB WV 218, GLENVILLE is pleased to announce its "best Los- ers" for the months of Jan. and Feb. For Jan: First place award goes to ;hadotte Radcliff, 2~ place to Euna ~-~Childers, and 3'~ place to Linda Peggs. For Feb: First place goes to Euna Childers and 2"u place to Donna Norman. For info about Tops, or to join, call 462-7777 or 462-5017. DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP "The Diabetes Support Group will be meeting on Mamh 22nd at 6:00pm in the First Baptist Chumh, Main Street, Glenville. The topic will be Dental Care for Diabetic Patients. For de- tails, call Julie Beckner at 462-7322. WOMEN'S HEALTH "A Women's Health and Wellness Class will be offered free of charge on March 23, 2004 at 6:30pm at the First Baptist Church, Main Street Glenville The community is invited to come and learn about cancer risks and prevention. Kathy Helmick, RN and Cancer Information Specialist for WV BCCSP will be speaking. For details call Julie Beckner at 462-7322 or Iris Tallhamer at 462-7351 Bennett and Son Monuments & Markers Inside and outside displays Grantsville 354-6162 Our Neighbors MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL The Pickens Improvement and His- torical Society has begun prepara- tion for the 20th Annual WV Maple Syrup Festival. This festival will be held on March 20 & 21, in Pickens in Randolph County. The local citizens remain very proud of the fact that even though they are small, every- one pulls together, along with fnends and family from here and there, to sponsor such a grand affair that is enjoyed by so many. The traditional Pancake and Buckwheat Cake Feed will be held on Saturday and Sunday at the American Legion Hall from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00pm. Also at Pickens School Cafeteria on Saturday 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. This feed con- sists of buttermilk pancakes, buck- wheat cakes and "100% Pure Maple Syrup". For details, call 304-924-6822 WASHINGTON'S BATHTUB JANE LEW LIONS CLUB History takes centerstage in Berke- A Pit Beef Dinner, Sunday, March 21, Icy Springs during George attheJane Lew Community Building, Washington's Bathtub Celebration, Main Street, Jane Lew, from 1 l a.m March's contribution to the Winter to 3 p.m. Parking available. EVERY- Festival of the Waters. Saturday, ONE WELCOME! Proceeds benfit March 20 is the big day with the de- those in need in our local communi- but of the town self-guided Walking ties. Tour. For more information, and to DIP-N-DONATE reserve a spot for the walking tour WHITE ELEPHANT AUCTION and special meals, call Travel Berke- Is being held at the Upper West Fork Icy Springs at 800-447-8797 or 258- Community Park , Chloe, Sunday 9147 or check out Mar. 2t, at noon. Bid on surprise pack- www.berkeleyspnngscom. Help usages. Proceeds to benefit the park. save precious natural resources & Menu: meatloaf, chicken, mashed $S. Send us your address: potatoes, green beans, corn, salads,, rolls, dessert, pop and coffee. THE VIRTUAL TOUR REVIVAL The Community Showcase Visitors The Crooked Fork Baptist Church at YOUTH COUNCIL MEETING Center and Gilmer Co. FRN are cur- rently developing an on-line Tour of Perkins will be having a revival meet- The Region VI Workforce Investment ilmer Co. and YOU CAN PARTICI-ing, beginning Sunday evening,Board Youth Council will meet March 21 at 7 p.m. Everypne is wel- Wednesday, April 7. The meeting will PATE! We are welcoming commu- nity input on this project - asking for come to come and be with us! Elder take place in the John Manchin Room photographs from the region and in- Roger Stewart, Pastor. of the State Building Complex in Fairmont, starting at 10:00 a.m. For formation detailing organizations, gov- 32ND ANNUAL RAMP DINNER more information about the meeting, ernment, recreation, education, his- Is being held at the Upper West Fork contact Michelle Markovich at 304- tory, relocation information and corn- Park & Fire Department, Chloe on 368-9530 munity features For forms and more Sat. April 10, at 4 p.m. Menu: ramps, information, contact Donna Waddell fried chicken, bacon, fried potatoes, during the day at 462-7545 or vegetables, salads, rolls, dessert, pop THIRD ANNUAL FLOWER SWAP or Lisa Hayes- and coffee. April 24, 9 am. - 12 p.m. at the Little Minney during evening hours at 354- Birch School Pavilion located in 9132 or designer@gi/ 2 KANAWHA VALLEY COIN CLUB Braxton County. Rules: No money THE GILMER COUNTY Would like to announce their Annual exchange. Bring at least one flower Coin Show to be held Mar. 20 & 21, at or as many as you want. Everyone is HISTORICAL SOCIETY Will meet March 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the Chadeston Civic Center. The show welcome to join this fun activity. How the History Center. All members and will be held between the hours of 10 it's done is simple, you exchange other interested parties are urged to a.m. and 5 p.m. each day and there is flower for flower'. Samples of items attend. For further information, call no admission fee Dealers from WV, that can be brought to the swap: an- Hunter Armentrout, President at 462- OH and KY will be in attendance to nuals, perennials, seeds, bulbs, trees, 8431. buy, sell and trade coins, stamps, jew- shrubs, house plants, etc. If you have elry, ball cards and coal mine scrip, any questions please call: Sue, 304- UTILITY COMMISSION BOARD The Kanawha Valley coin Club meets 765-299, braxtonflowers The Glenville Utility Commission the first Tuesday of each month at orAnna, 304-765-2604. Board will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Thu., the South Charleston Library, start- March 18, at the Glenville Utility of- ing at 7 p.m. The public is invited For . rice. The general public is invited to more info. cad1562-5913 or 727,4062. APP,ed, ACNIAN FILM~I=L=61B''AL ,, SEEKS CO~NTEST ENTRfES,~ attend. FLOOD RELATED MAPPING HOME & GARDEN SHOW The Canaan Valley Institute, CVI, will The WSAZ Home & Garden Show give a presentation showing the po- tential uses of the $250,000 Mollohan will tale place Fn. -.Sun., March12- 14, at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena appropriation for flood related map- ping at 6:00 at the Community Show- (formerly the Huntington Civic Arena). The annual show features over 100 case on Wednesday, March 10. The public is invited. This is an opportu- vendors, displaying the newest in nity to provide your comments on the products and services for the home expenditure of the appropriation to and garden. Show hours are Fri., benefit Gilmer County. For further in- March 12, 4 - 9 p.m; Sat. March 13, formation please contact Donna 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.; and Sunday, 12 - 5 Waddell at 462-7545. p.m. Admission is charged. osedale SALLY HART MADlUNE AND HOWARD BONNETT 's Mills cou The Cox's Mills postmaster hon- ored one Cox's Mills Rural Route couples on Valentine's Day. Howard and Madiline Bonnett have been valentines for almost 70 years, celebrating 68 years of marriage this spring. The Cox's Mills Postmaster sur- Recently, customers at the Rosedale post office took time to "send a little love" to our soldiers. April 15 is the deadline for entries to be received in the first annual Appa- lachian Film Festival. Winners will be highlighted during the June 3-5 festi- David Fitzpatrick, Jr., 81, of Coral Isaac Matthew Hosey, 13 month Springs, FL, passed away on Thurs- old son of Leslie Taylor and Tim day, March 11,2004, at his residence. Hosey of Glenville, departed this li e He was an educator in West Vir- Monday, February 2, 2004 at his home ginia until 1952, and then moved to in Sand Fork, where he perished in a South Florida. He spent over 30 years house fire. Isaac was born January 14, in the Broward County School Sys- 2003 in Weston, W.Va. tern as a principal / administrator. He Surviving are two brothers and two retired at the age of 56 and entered a sisters: Brandon and Christian Hosey new career in business with A.L. Wil- of Ohio, and Kylie and Kailie Hosey lianas / Primerica. of Ohio. A maternal grandmother sur- He is survived by his wife, Peggy vives, Patricial Taylor of Ohio. A Fitzpatrick; daughter, Luannepaternal grandfather survives, (Michael)George;son, Greg (Sharon) Franklin Hosey of Akron, OH. Fitzpatrick; two sisters, Hallie Isaac was proceeded in death by his Hoover, Pauline Krajewski; along maternal grandfather, Harold Taylor with five grandchildren and five great and his paternal grandmother, Esta grandchildren. Hosey. In accordance with the family's Funeral services will be conducted wishes, there was no memorial ser- at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 20, vice. 2004 at the Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., Glenville, with the Pastor Bryan BETTY LOU Groves officiating. Burial will follow (SKIDMORE) HAMRIC in the Thompson Family Cemetery on Low Gap, Dusk Camp, W.Va. Betty Lou (Skidmore) Hamric,76, Friends may call from 12-2:00p.m., ofGlenville, departed this life at 12:25 priortothefuneralonSautrday,March a.m., Saturday, March 13, 2004 at 20, 2004. Sunbridge Care & Rehabilitation, Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., is assisting Glenville, following an extended ill- the family of Isaac Hosey with ar- ness. rangements. Born July 25, 1927 in Belfont, Braxton County, daughter of the late DOROTHY ALLISON Clyde and Mary Belle Carr Skidmore. MOUNTS Mrs. Hamric was a 1947 graduate of Gassaway High School, and was a Dorothy Allison Mounts, 77, of residentofGlenviileforover50years, Nobe, passed away March 11, 2004, where she and her husband, Spencer at her home. Hamric, owned Hamric's Jewelry Born at Marmet, she was a daugh- Store for many years, ter of the late Harlan P. Allison and Mrs. Hamric was united in mar- Nora Jordan Allison. riage to Spencer Hamric November Surviving are three sons, Audrey 15, 1947 who survives at Glenville. Mounts, Jr. of Newton; Terry Joe Mrs. Hamric was a member of the Mounts of Grantsville and James Gilmer County Farm Bureau and an Harvey Mounts of Nobe; six daugh- active member ofthe Church ofChrist, ters, Jewell Jones and Karen Cain of Glenville, where she taught the youth Nobe; Carroll Davis of St. Marys; class for many years Sheryll Tyler of Rapids City, IL; Surviving one son, Timothy Hamric Charlene Smith of Camden; Thelma and wife Marsha of Sierra Vista, AZ; Jean Butcher of Cox's Mills; 20 grand- one daughter, Janet Hodge of children and 17 great grandchildren. Smithville; six sisters, Sylvia Carr of She was preceded in death by her McConneisville, OH; Beatrice husband, Aubrey Mounts and three SkidmoreofWeirton;WilsieHashman brothers, James, Gordon and Henry of Heaters; Margaret Knapp of Copley, Allison. OH; Bridgett Chapman of Glenville, Funeral services were held Mon- and Marie Chapman of Weston; one day March 15, at the Stump Funeral brother, Wilber Skidmore of St. Home in Grantsville. Rev. Alfred Albans; Six granddaughters, Jennie Hickman officiated. Interment took and Julia James of Glenville, Holly place at the Mt. Liberty Cemetery in and Heidi Hamric ofSierraVista, AZ, Tanner. Brianna and India Hodge of Smithville, and one ereat andson. Alec Laible Ill vat in Huntington. Categories include Miracle on Wheels makes avail- film , screenplay, short film, docu- able Power (Electric) Wheelchairs to mentary and young filmmakers, ae- non-ambulatory Senior Citizens (65 cording to St. Clair Entries may not years old & up) usually at no out-of- be optioned or under professional' pocket expense ifthy qualify. No de- contract. Entries may be previous win- posit required. ners of other festivals. A complete The electric wheelchairs are pro- list of awards, rules and an entry form vided to those who can not walk and is included on the website at www.appyfi/ can not self-propel a manual wheel- chair in their home or independent Patriotic stationary was available Intense study of nature, her for patrons to write notes to our secrets and her glories, will prised the couple with roses and some "conversation heart candies." The Bonnetts were blessed with eight children and have 22 grandchil- dren and 14 great-grandchildren. Con- gratulations for being "Valentines,' for so many years. Nothing is graceful ,that is not our own. soldiers in Iraq Copies were made humble the meanest spirit. and sent to all of the soldiers for ----Charles B. Rogers whom we had addresses *** While at the office, customers en- - ,,, r n mtan .... in order to tered their name in a drawing for a special gift basket The lucky winner . --Emeh Fromm --Jeremy Collier DON'T BE The classes A Licensed, Classes last for living quarters and who meet the ad- ditional qualifications of the program. This service may also be available to the permanently disabled of any age. For more information on the details of this program please call 800-749- 8778 or visit our web site at SUPPORT GILMER ATHLETES ? We are trying to get a NEW Score Board! CAlm.r C ty Sc a Amle~ Truddmd S,ie Msrck 24~ Gilmer County High School is Raising Money for the Athletic Dept. Our local bottler is partnering with us to offer you this fantastic deal on cases of 1/2 liter bottles. There is a Limit of 5 cases Per Household Delivery date: March 31st All products are $12.00 per case. Every case we sell we get $3.50 COKE, DIET COKE, SPRITE, MF.L- LOW YELLOW, C/F DIET COKE, C/F CLASSIC, DIET SPRITE, DASANI WATER, VANILLA COKE Call the school for info. at 462-7690 A VICTIM Protect yourself by attending a Concealed Weapons Class are taught by a WV Police Officer, 1970), Certified NRA Firearms Instructor, (Since 1972). 5 1/2 hours. Cost is s50 per person and comes with a MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE Some of the topics covered are: The Fighting Mindset, Equipment Selection, Holsters, Take-Away Tactics, Reactionary Gap, Action vs. Reaction, and find out which is the quickest - the hand or the eye. LADLES WELCOME Thursday, March 18, 2004 - 6-11 p.m. Gilmer County Recreation Center Lions Club Bldg. To register call: Jerry Helr ick - 462-7695 Rich Robertson - 847-5006 Arletta June Smith, 71, of Elyria,OH passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 10, 2004, in Center Ridge Nursing Home after a long illness She was born Tuesday, June 7, 1932 in Orton,WV, living in the area since 1955. She is a member of the New Testament Baptist Church in Elyria and enjoyed caring for her family home. Her grandchildren were her hobbies. She is survived by three daughters, Arletta Smith of N. Ridgeville, OH; Catherine Gover and Regina Santos both of Elyria, OH; two sons Kennard Smith of LaGrange, OH, Bryce Smith of Wellington, OH; 14 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; three sis- ters, Arlou Minney of Elyria, OH; Carol Sprouse and Barbara Jones, both of Normantown; three brothers, Wayne Moss of Elyria, OH; Donnie Moss of Vienna and Paul Moss of Burning Springs. She was proceeded in death by her husband Fred in 1992, a son Bryan in 1959, her parents Clarence and Laura Moss, a brother Kenneth, and two grand children. Funeral services were held at the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home on Friday March 12, with Rev. Bill Shomo, pastor of Sugar Ridge Bap- tist Church, officiating. Burial took place in Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Carlisle Twp. 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