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Page 6B ~- The Gienville Democrmlt/l~tht'mder --- Thursday, Mar. 25, 2004 i i i i i e SUE ELLEN COUGHLIN GLENDON GOOD HAZEL VIRGINIA NICHe- LAS KELLEY Glendon Good, 79 of Gilmer Sta- Hazel Virginia Nicholas Kelley, tion departed this life 9:20 pro, Men- 88 formerly of Belpre, Ohio and pres- day, March 15, 2004 at Ruby Memo- endyaresidentofEagle PointeNurs- rial Hospital in Morgantown, follow-ing Home, Parkersburg, WV, was ing an extended illness, called to her heavenly home by her Born September 16, 1924 in Falls Savior and Lord, Sunday March 21, Church, VA, sonofthelateBraxtonT. 2004 at Camden Clark Memorial In addition to his parents, he is and Gurtie Brown Good. Hospital, Parkersburg. survived by ayounger brother, Doug; Mr. Good was a retired carpenter, Hazel was born October 17, 1915 his maternal grandparents, Fred and Navy Vet WWII and Protestant by at Trace Forks, Gilmer County. She Peggy Blake of Gilmer Station; his faith, was the daughter of the late Charles maternal Aunt and Uncles, Sandra Surviving is his wife Anna Snyder McCaskey Nicholas and Alta Olive Parker, Rick and Randy Blake, and Good of Gilmer Station. Two step Stidd. Her husband, Edward thier children and granchildren. children survive; Janna Jo Selman and Woodrow Kelley, of Belpre, OH, pre-David was preceded in death by his Timothy Curry, both of Gilmer Sta- ceded her in death, on November 29,beloved paternal grandmother, tion. Three brothers survive; Joe, 2001. Mamie R. CPood") McClain and her Gaylan, and Allen Good all of Vir- Surviving are their two daughters, husband, Rhoades McClain. ginia. Two sisters, Mabel and Mary Delilah L. Potter and her husband David attended Roosevelt Wilson Good of Virginia. Edward of Little Hocking, OH and High School in Clarksburg. After Grandchildren; Charles Selman of Sharon M. Phillips and her husband graduation, he joined the Job Corps Gilmer Station, Amy Selman of N. KeithofParkersburg.Ninegrandchil- forayearandlatermarriedandmoved Ridgeville, OH, Christian and Carl dren, Regina L. Potter, Diana L. to Charleston. After divorce several Ellison ofN. Ridgeville, OH, Scotty,Roach, Edward T. Potter, Jr., Paulayears later, he moved back to and Kevin Curry of Gilmer Station, K. Balderson, Michael S. Potter, Clarksburg with his parents. Dakota White of Webster, Robin, Karissa M. Potter, Doug Carpenter, Over a period of years, David was Annastashis, and Sam Criss all of CraigCarpenterandKellieD.Phillips, employed at several different jobs. Buckhannon. also survive Hazel. One of the jobs he enjoyed most was Funeral Services were conducted at She had nine great-grandchildren working for Mountain State Auto 10:00 am, Friday March 19, 2004 at and one-step great-grandson and sev- Auction. He was also a volunteer the Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., Glenville, eral nieces and nephews. Hazel was fn'eman in Rand, W.Va., and enjoyed where Rev. Martin Wine officiating, the last living member of six brothers the job very much. Burial follow in the Lucy Ball Cem- and four sisters in the Nicholas Fam- David enjoyed living "life. on the etery, Copen. ily, following the death of her oldest edge" and was a happy person to be Ellyson Mortuary, Inc. Glenville, brother, Ralph "Swifty" Nicholas ofaround. He will be sadly missed by WV assisted the family of Glendon Grantsville in December of 1996. his family and friends. Good with arrangements. Denver "Pete" Nicholas, Pearl A Memorial Service will be held at Rothwell, Hey Nicholas, Lina Dora Sand Fork Baptist Church on Satur- BETTY LOU Beall.HallO.Nicholas.BabvBrother. day, March 27, 2004, at 1:00 p.m. (SKIDMORE) HAMRIC Goldie Nicholas, Charlie McCaskey with Pastor Bryan Groves and Pastor Nicholas and Wyoma Mullikan. Waitman Sandy. She was a Baptist by faith and Friends may call from 12:00 to lovedplayingwithhergrandchildren. 1:00 p.m. prior to service on Satur- She enjoyed working in her flower day, March 27, 2004. and vegetable gardens. She was a The family of David Lee McCiain homemaker and sometimes worked has entrusted his arrangements to as a seamstress and housekeeper forEllyson Mortuary, Inc. of Glenville. friends andrelatives. .sf 'ces were held at 2 p.m. on Sue Ellen Coughlin 63 of Stevensville, MD died March 21,2004 at the Anne Arundel Medical Center. She was the daughter of Lenita Spicer Garrett of Tequesta, FL and the late Glenn E. GarretL She was born March 6,1941 in Sand Fork, WV. She attended Sand Fork High School and graduated from Glenville High School in 1959. She received her degree in Elementary Education from Glenville State College in May 1963 and her Master's Degree from LoyolaCollege of Maryland. She was an active member of Delta Kappa Gamma. Mrs. Coughlin was married On May 25, 1963 to Arthur C. Coughlin, Jr. in Parkersburg. After graduation from college, Mrs. Coughlin taught at Core Road Elementary School, and Gihon Elementary School in Parkersburg and also Vienna Elementary School, Vienna. Since 1980, she has taught at Kent Elementary School. Surviving are her loving husband of 41 years, Arthur C. Coughlin, Jr.; one son, Michael (Valerie) of Federalsburg, MD; two daughters, Stephanie (Scott) Finn and Melissa (Harry) Oldfield of Bowie, MD, three grandsons, Jonathan, Michael James and Benjamin Coughlin and one granddaughter, Catherine Marie Oldfieid. Other survivors include two sisters, Patsy (Bill) Dawson ofCelina, OH, and Melba (Max) Marks of Palm Beach Gardens, FL. In addition, she will be sadly missed by Brother-in-law Donald Huston, Sister-in-law Virginia (Dan) Gallagher, Mary Jane (Jack) Pettis of Pakersburg, and Joanie (James) Tomko of Aurora, OH and many lov- ing nieces and nephews. Sue Ellen's interests included spending time with her family, read- ing, gardening, traveling and playing the piano. Teaching In'st graders over the years was a special joy in her life and she will be greatly missed by her students and fellow educators. Funeral services will be held 11 am, Friday, March 26, 2004 at St. Christopher's Catholic Church, Chester, MD. Friends and family may call Thursday from 2-4 pm and 6--8 pm at the Fellows, Helenbein and Newnam Funeral Home,P.A., Chester, MD. Interment will follow in St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery, Queenstown, MD. Contributions may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation oftheMid- Atlantic, 1920 Connecticut Ave., Suite 1600, Kensington, MD 20895. TOLLEY W. FITZWATER Tolley W. Fitzwater, age 95, died 31 18/04 at his home in Glenville. He was born 6/28/08, son of the late William Zonobia Fitzwater. He was pre- ceded in death by his first wife Glenna H olcomb, his second wife, Ethel Price, a daughter, Barbara Hickman, and son-in-law, Bob Hickman, son-in-law, Perry Hart, one granddaughter, and fifteen brothers and sisters. He is sur- vived by his wife, Dr. Catherine Grant, two daughters, Josephine Hart, Johan Montgomery and her husband Leonard, seven sons; Shirley and wife Faye, Jim and wife Janice, Lambert and wife Frances, Earl and wife Jo Ellen, Calvin and wife Carolyn, Rob- eft Orton and wife Gala, and Rodney and wife Regina, twenty five grand- children, thirty eight Great grandchil- dren and ten great great gr dchil- dren. Priscilla Bailey his lorPg time friend and helper. Brother-in-la ,]eft, " Jim, Richard, and Kevin Gram. Sis- Betty Lou (Skidmore) Hamric,76, of Glenville, departed this life at 12:25 a.m., Saturday, March 13, 2004 at SunBridge Care & Rehabilitation, Glenville, following an extended ill- ness. Born July 25, 1927 in Belfont, Braxton County, daughter of the late Clyde and Mary Belle Carr Skidmore. Mrs. Hamric was a 1947 graduate of Gassaway High School, and was a resident of Glenville for over 50years, where she and her husband, Spencer Hamric, owned Hamric's Jewelry Store for many years. Mrs. Hamric was united in mar- riage to Spencer Hamric November 15, 1947 who survives at Glenville. Mrs. Hamric was a member of the Gilmer County Farm Bureau and an active member of the Church of Christ, Glenville, where she taught the youth glass for many years. Surviving one son, Timothy Hamric and wife Marsha of Sierra Vista, AZ; one daughter, Janet Hodge of Smithville; six sisters, Sylvia Carr of McConnelsville, OH; Beatrice Skidmore of Weirton; Wilde Hashman of Heaters; Margaret Knapp ofCopley, OH; Bridgett Chapman of Glenville, and Marie Chapman of Weston; on*. brother, Wilber Skidmore of St. Albans; Six granddaughters, Jennie and Julia James of Glenville, Holly and Heidi Hamric of Sierra Vista, AZ, Briannaand India HodgeofSmithville, and one great grandson, Alec Laible of Glenville. Preceded in death by one sister, Ruby Boggs, and two brothers, Dallas and Hunter Skidmore. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 16, 2004 at the Ellyson Mortuary with the Minister Gene Miller off elating. Burial fol- lowed at the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway. Local students ONE FREE REFILL ON LARGE at Tamarack ter-in-law; Frida Grant Rubasl neph- Local Gilmer County students have ews Caleb, Jonah and David anti niece their works of art on display in the Jennifer. 2004 Youth Art Month Three-Dimen- He was a member of the Masonic sional Exhibition at Tamarack from Lodge #97 of Clay and the FoIa Bap- March 2- April 4. The exhibit features fist Church. He was a member of'the sculptural art works by students in UMWA.Hewasacertifiedmi fore- elementary through senior high man since 1947 and he worked in schools from all over West Virginia. multiple mines in Clay, Fayetie, and Each participating county chose three Giimer Co. He retired from Roches- student works for entry in the exhibit. ter- Pittsburgh Coal Co. where he was On display is "Volcano," a scuip- "fn'eboss." After retirement, he oper- ture by Ashley Bush, a 3rd grader ated a custom meat cutting shop in from Sand Fork Elementary School Glenville for several years, and "Aztec Bead bowl," by Chas Funeral Services were held Sunday McCoUum, a 4th grader from Troy at 2:30 atthe Stump Funeral Home in Elementary School. Amoldsburgh. Rev. Ror el Roberts The statewide exhibit, sponsored officiated. Interment was in the by the West Virginia Art Education Meadow Lane Cemetery at Glenville Association (WVAEA), is held in with Masonic Graveside Rites. honor of Youth Art Month, a national I . Illlll __ ' .,. --" '..- observance celebrated each March to " TheGilmer County promote art education and encourage public support for quality art pro- Economic Develop grams. Ashley Bush has won second place ment Association in Division I (grade K-6th). stands for jobs and Cooperation is peUed wiflt two progress in our county! --George I~L Verity, Directly off !-79 Exit 105, Jane Lew 884-7806 HOUSE OF TUNES Rt. 33 & 119- Glenville MON. - FRI. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. SAT. Closed Tires * Batteries * State Inspection Wednesday at the Stump Funeral Home in Grantsville. The family re- ceived friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening. Her nephew, Reverend Robert Nicholas, conducted the funeral ser- vice on Wednesday and following the service, burial was at the Nobe LESSIE VIRGINIA STARCHER LARK Lessie Virginia Starcher Larch, 103, died Sunday, March 21,2004 at the home of her daughter, Jodie Keen, of Hometown. She was born May 16, 1900 at Beech, Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Leonard C. and Flora Hack- ney Starcher. She was a homemaker. In addition to her daughter, Jodie, she is survived by daughter, Bonnie M. Drake of Glenville; grandchil- dren, Saundra Kelley of Goldsboro, NC, Peggy Easter of St. Albans, Kay Winter of Nitro; Robin Jones of Pt. Pleasant; Harry Drake of Glenville, C. D. Drake of Buckhannon, and Ed Keen of Eleanor; 18 great-grandchil- dren; two step-great-grandsons; 19 great-grandchilren; one great-great- great grandson; and one sister, Berta Beckett of Hurricane. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death hy her loving hus- band of 58 years, Preston M. "Pat" Larch; sisters, Hetta Eismon, Leafy M. Starcher, Velma Drake, and Ernestine Morris; brothers Latal, Archibald, Loring, Zolie, and Chester Starcher; two great-great grandsons. A funeral service was conducted Wednesday, March 24 at 11:00 a.m. in the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, the Rev. Paul Drake offici- ated. Burial was in the Clover Cem- etery, Clover. DAVID LEE MCCLAIN ( oingl (DnL - L Our NeJghboi.s David Lee McClain, 34 o '1301 Philippi Pike, Clarksburg, died tragi- EASTER SHOPPE cally on October 9/10, 2003. He was The Community Resources opened EASTER PAGEANT born in Washington, D.C. on April our Easter Shoppe on Mamh 22. We Saturday, April 10, at the Days Inn - 28, 1969, a son of Terry and Donna have Easter Baskets, eggs, stuffed Flatwoods. Baby Miss & Mister WV, (Blake) McClain. animals, clothing, plus other Easter Little Miss & Mister WV. Easter Attire items. Come in and browse. Only! Easter Awards. Call 926-6654 STRAWBERRY BRIDAL SHOW AND EXPO The WVU Gilmer County Extension "A Day To Remember', Bridal show Office, with the cooperation of the and Expo, Sunday, March 28, at the Gilmer County Farm Bureau is taking Comfort Suites, Mineral Wells at 1:00 orders for strawberry plants through pm - 4:00 pro. Please join us for fun, April 15. Plants will be delivered in entertainment, food and prizes. Free May. Call 462-7061 to place your or- admission. For further information, der. Orders are taken in 25 plant in- please contact Tarnmy McClung at crements. Costs will vary depending 304-489-9612 on the amount ordered. WEST FORK The West Fork Conservation District Board of Supervisors' monthly meet- FRIENDS OFTHE LIBRARY ing will be held on Apdl 1, at the Will meet on Monday, May 17, at USDA Service Center, Weston, be- 10:00 a.m., at the Gilmer Public Li- ginning at 9:30 am. Contact Dinah brary. Everyone is welcome. Hannah, Executive Assistant at 627- EASTER BASKET 2160. Come into Community Resources and register your child for an Easter COME AND DO SOME BIDDIN' Basket. We will give one basket for a On Saturday, April 3, at 1:00 pm, at girl and one for a boy. Registration the Gassaway Volunteer Fire Dept., starts March 22 through April 2. The come out and support your local fire drawing will be April 2, at 4:00 p.m. dept. Lots of items. For more infor- mation contact, Cam Marks at 364- 8832. N.R.F.A. MINI TITANS ATHLETES FLEA MARKET l Parents of Mini Titans Athletes. We The Gassaway Volunteer Fire Dee[. are planning a separate athletic ban- is sponsoring a flea market every Sat- quet for your athlete, but we need urday. Set-up is from the Fire Dept. your help. Please contact Bernie down River Street. For moreinforma- Bamberger or Tina Phillips if you can tion and space fees, contact Cam help with this special evenU It takes Marks at 364-8832. everyone to make the Banquet spe- cial. BURNSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY is looking for photographers, artist, BOOK DRIVE CONTINUES quilters, potters, knitters, The book drive sponored by crafters....Any local talent, whether AmeriCorps will continue to March professional or amateur to be show- 31, 2004. We are still in need of new cased each month at the library. The to gently used books for grades pre- month of April wilt be dedicated to school to sixth. Please drop books off photography, so bring your special at Community Resources 205 S. photographs in. For mo,~e scheduling Lewis St. Glenville. Your support of info, please call 853-2338. Everyone this project is appreciatecL welcome! *** MINNORA COMM. CENTER Life is a school. There is aome- Flea Market will take place on April t/tlz~ new to learn wherevea- we 10, from noon to 4:00. It will be mov- my be, wherever we go, whet-- ing from the main building into the ever we turn. gym, and the kitchen will be open to --Walter A. Witt serve hot dogs, etc. Be sure to wear your dancing shoes, as the Calhoun *** County Kitchen Band will be playing from 1:00 to 3:00. Call Donna Jordan at 655-7149 for information and res- Local Angus ervations. Scrap newspa- PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING will be returning to the Minnora COm- munity Center on Friday, April 2, pro- viding fun for the entire family. The kitchen will open at 6:30 and the wres- tling action will start at 7:30. This event Jeffrey T. Bailey, Linn, has been is a fund-raiser for the Community Center. For information call 655-7149 recognized nationally by the Ameri- or check the website at can Angus Association for having wwW.wvwrestling.com. one registered Angus cow included in the Association's 2004 Pathfinder Report. Only 2,099 of the more than 34,000 " American Angus Association mem- I: . I pers for Sprng hers are represented in this year's re- ! ....... .......... i hous e-c caning ecutive vicepresidentoftheAssocia- In the Glenville Democrat/ tion with headquarters in St. Joseph, Pathfinders efforts to recycle and to Missouri. Fri- Sat E~ning 4:30- 6:45- 9:oo reduce the waste going into our area's The Pathfinder Program identifies Sat- sun Mat. 2:15 - 2:30 Sun- Thurs. Evening 4:30 - 6:45 (PG) landfills, we editors keep a supply of superior Angus cows based upon re- old newspapers at our 108 North Court corded preformance traits that are Street Offices. economically important to efficient The general public is welcome to beef production. These traits include pick up these papers free of charge, early and regular calving and heavy They are good for campfires, sea- weaning weights, reports Bill Bow- sonal packing, moving, farm use, pet man, Association director of peffor- training, etc. mance programs. More than 1,330,000 In addition, area businesses may eligible dams were examined to de- want to use recently scrapped news- termine Pathfinder status. papers as informational materials. TAKING LIVES Fri. - Sat. Evening 5:00 Sat.- Sun. Mat. 12:00- 2:30 Sun - Thurs. Evenin_~ 5;00 THE PASSION OF CHRIS'[ Fri. - Sat. Evening 4:45 - 7:15 -9:45 (R) Sat. - Sun. Mat. 11:45- 2:15 Sun.- Thurs. Evening 4:45 - 7:15 STARSKY & HUTCH Fri.. - Sat... 7:15 - 9:30 Sun.- Thurs. Evening 7:15 (PG-13) about this area for mailing to prospec- uve clients or customers. Our offices at 108 North Court Street are open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Our phone number is 304- 462-7309. Proud to serve Gilmer County since1959 - All Species $18.00/ton - Delivered to our yard Braxton Lumber Co., Inc. Heaters, WV Call (304)765-5461 for details. -- MAR. 26sr $5.00 Charge MAR. 27TM $6.00 s, Charge -- LADIES' NIGHT-- Select Granite Quality Workmanship Also Offering Computer Design Rt. 33 West of Weston 269-5573 or 1-888-269-5573 iiiii " " [ Little Kanawh.a Handgunners [ ] March 20,. Shootmg Match Results I | Small Bore Pmtol Laroe Bore Pistol Ils - T0mmY Meado*s ................................. lS7 Ia- Vm .......................................... 112nd - Tom Sm~ .......................................... 185 2rid - &:olt Furr .............................................. 176 3M- Scolt Ftm ......................................... 180 3td - Tom Smilh ............................................. 154 41h - Van Ramsey .......................................... 175 4~h - Danny Fur .............................................. 149 5~- Danny Furr ............................................ 166 5~h - Wanda Ramsey ..................................... 128 6th - Wanda Ramsey ...................................... 158 6th - Bud Cain ................................................. 126 ~h - Bud CsJn ................................................. 141 71h -,f~ Stalnaker .......................................... 114 ~th - Jim Stalnaker .......................................... 109 Van Ramsey Open Class Pistol I Sl - Danny Fun' ............................................. 195 .)nd. Wanda Ramsey .................................... 190 ~1- Sco~t Furr ............................................... 187 lth - Bud Cain ................................................ 165 ith - Jim Stalnaker ......................................... t84 ~- Tom Smith ............................................. 178 -Van Rameay ................................... ~ ........ 174 Bib. Tommy Meadows ................................... 165 SeeDed Rifle - van am.* .......................................... m 2rid- &xXt Furr .............................................. ~92 3rd - Danny Fu~ .............................................. 184 - Wanda Ram~ ....................................... 183 5~ - Tom Smith. .............................................. 175 6t - Tommy Meadows. ..................................... 168 7th -,~ Stalnak~ .......................................... 137 Iron Sight Rifle Ist - Danny Fun" ............................................. 171 2nd- Tom Smi~ ........................................... 154 Sco Furr .............................................. .Van Ram ........................................... 136 Wanda ....................................... 84 Next shoot is April 3, 2004 at 12 Noon Everyone Welcome/Come Shoot with Us/ Gilmer Count Public Shootin Range w1 In, ks fro inf De lJ O I! 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