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ness onal iora- Id in :Or- ica's ~des 9hal ~r. in- ,usi- ~ess and ~en Jnal igh- sW sso- eral thc usi- ~ard Lted eri- 'V. nor has n'S ion :'er- ~d., ton ion "ict the ov/ e r Thursday, Apr. 29, 2004 -- The Gienviile III MELVA DELL ROBINSON Melva Dell Robinson, 88, of Scott Depot, died April 16, 2004, at St. Mary's Hospital, Humington. She was a loving wife and mother, and a homemaker. She was a member of St.Andrew United Methodist Church, St. Albans. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sylvanus and Alice McCartney, a great-grandchild, Evan Starghill; her sisters, Opal McCartney Roberts, Dessei McCartney Stump, Ella McCartney Wilson, Fanny Jo McCartney Stump, Tink McCartney Mahaney, Mabe McCartney Mahaney, Myrtha Gals McCartney Morris, Kits McCartney Engle, and by her brothers, Heldon McCartney, Mack McCartney, and Loren Buck McCartney. Surviving are her husband, Leroy Robinson; her daughter, Alice Ann VanPelt and her husband, Ben; her son, Edward Lee Robinson and his wife, Jeanette, of Charleston; her sis- ters, Marb Smith of Grantsville; Myrtle Roberts and Mary B owe, both of Stumptown; and Parge Kent and her husband, Richard of VA; her brothers, Sull McCartney of Glenville; Hunter Pell McCarmey and wife, Betty, of Morgantown; Donald McCartney and wife, Ann of Stumptown; grandchildren, David Scott VanPelt and wife, Coolie, Gre- gory Aaron VanPelt, Brooke Nicole Robinson-Starghill and husband, Erir, and Summer Beth Robinson; great- grandchildren, Chad Cecil, Shana Cecil Pratte, Troy VanPelt, Alissa VanPelt, Michael VanPelt; and a great-great-grandchild, Conor Pratte. Services were held April 18, at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, St Albans, the Rev. Loretta Isaiah officiated. Burial followed in the Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes. GLENA W. SHAFFER Glena W. Shaffer, 89, of Duck, passed away at her residence on Sat- urday, April 17, 2004 following a short illness. She was born December 4, 1914 on O'Brien, Braxton Co. the daughter of the late P.L. & Laura Mac Hawkins Moyers. Mrs. Shaffer was a member of the Frametown United Methodist Church; and was a past member of Eastern Star and Rebekah Lodge. She was a homemaker, master quilter, seam- stress and gardener. Also preceding her in death were her husband Rex Shaffer who died November 4, 2002; three brother, Scott, Lester & Bryon Moyers; and three sisters Neva Marks, Gladys King and Vena Kennedy. She is survived by two daughters, Marilyn Fellx of Elyria, OH; Marion Lockard and husband Don, of Frametown; one brother, Russell Moyers of Harrisville; one sister, Morene Marks of Beipre, OH; six grandchildren, Laura Wickes of Oberlin, OH; Donald Lockard of Charleston; Janice Addington of Elyria, OH; Terry Laxton of Duck; Richard Lockard of Duck; Michael Lockard of San Francisco, CA; and ten great grandchildren. Also surviv- ing are several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held on Sat- urday, April 24, at the Frametown United Methodist Church with Rev. Larry Conrad officiating. Burial was in the Rosedale Baptist Cemetery, Roseda, le. Memorial donations may be made Bennett and Son Monuments & Markers Inside and outside displays Grantsville 354-6162 to Greenbrier Valley Hospice, 540 N. Jefferson St., Box 7, Suite D, Democrat/Pathfinder ~ Page 7B O HARLAND STOUT Harland Stout, 87, of Cedarville, departed this life early Monday morn- ing, April 26, 2004 at his residence. Born April 8, 1917 in Gilmer County, son of the late R.D. and Rouie Snyder Stout. Mr. Stout was still a full time farmer, a retired railroadman, with 35 years with the C & O Railroad in Wallbridge, OH, he was a graduate of Tanner High School, a former elected mem- ber of the Gilmer County Board of Education, member of Cedarville Community Association. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Rail- road Trainman Association/ UTU (United Transportation Union) and a member of the Cedar Creek Baptist Church at Cedarville. On April 27, 1940 he was united in marriage to the former Geneva Sponaugle Stout who survives at their Cedarville home. Also surviving, one son, Robert Stout and wife Penny of Bowling Green, OH; one daughter Dolores James and husband Hugh of Cedarville; eight grandchildren, Nelson James of Atlanta, GA; Regina Murphy of West Palm Beach, FL; Melissa Smith of Wellington, OH; Kelly Kramp of Haskins, OH; Karl Gonder of Bowling Green, OH; Peter Kramp of Toledo, OH; Tony Kramp of Bowling Green, OH; and ten great- grandchildren. Mr. Stout was the last surviving member of his immediate family hav- ing been preceded in death by three brothers, Harold, William and Marion (twins) and three sisters, Lucille Whitseli, Virginia Reaser and Ilene Rhoades. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am, Saturday May 1, 2004 at the Cedar Creek Baptist Church at Cedrville with Rev. Mike Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Cedarville Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 pm, Friday, April 30, at the Ellyson Mortuary, and one hour prior to ser- vices at the church on Saturday. In lieu of flowers the family desires contributions be made to Cedar Creek Baptist Church, Cedarville. FLOY MAXINE WAUGH Floy Maxine Waugh, 71, of Rt 1 Burnsville (Joe's Run Community), departed this life at 2:25 pm, Satur- day, April 24, 2004 at United Hospi- tal Center in Clarksburg, following a short illness. Born June 21, 1932 in Gilmer Co., Daughter of the late John and Lulu Barker Waugh. She was a homemaker, graduate of Sand Fork High School, former em- ployee of Glenville State College and a member of Locust Knob Church of Christ. Surviving are three sisters, Be.ulah Bush and husband Robert, of Martinsburg; Margaret McClain of Fostoria, OH; Thelma Freeman and husband Del, of Pittsburg; one brother, Roy Tom Waugh and wife Glea, of Weston; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by one sister, Betty Romel in 1957, and one brother in-law, Mac McClain. Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, April 27, at the Ellyson Mortuary, with Gene Miller officiat- ing. Burial followed at the Locust Knob Cemetery at Sliding Run. GEORGE WHIPKEY George Whipkey, 98, of Grantsville, passed away April 20, 2004, at Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center in Grantsville. Born at Nobe, he was a son of the late Abe and Daisy Church Whipkey. He was a well known gospel singer, having taught gospel music in Calhoun and surrounding counties for many years. He had been a member of the Chapel Baptist Church at Nobe since 1934 and was a member of the 100F Lodge #118, at Burnt House. Surviving are one brother, Leon Whipkey of Nobe; three sisters, Agnes (Susie) Smith and Thelma Lowe both of OH;. and Alma Wright of Parkersburg. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alia Whipkey; one sister, Mary Morris; and one infant brother. Funeral services were held Sun- day, April 25, at the Chapel Baptist Church, Nobe. Rev. Ronzel Roberts and Rev. Robert Nicholas officiated. Interment followed at the Nohe Cem- ,,,etery" ,, Talent iSearch finalist appears on 700 Club Embassy Music recently announced that former talent search finalist Beth Champion Mason was featured on the nationally televi~d program The 700 Club. The segment highlighted her testimony, artistry, songwriting and video clips from live performances. Mason, an independent artist, was also recently featured on a compiliation cd as a special insert in Radio & Records Magazine, the lead- ing business trade magazine for the radio broadcast industry. Her orginial song, "All I Have" was spotlighted on the disc as a result of being named a finalist in last year's Ultimate Talent Search & Seminars. Special Programs offer free prescription drugs Is your medication too expensive for your budget? If so information in a new booklet might help. The Cost Containment Research Institute in Washington, DC has just published a 48 page booklet, "Free and Low Cost Prescription Drugs 7th Edition." The revised booklet gives information on how and where to get free and low cost prescription drugs. "Many major companies provide free or low cost medication, but rarely, if ever, publicize an A to Z listing of all the drugs that are available through patient assistance programs, for free or at very low cost directly from the manufacturer." Consumers can receive a copy by sending six dollars to cover cost of printing, postage and handling to : Institute Fulfillment Center, Booklet #: PD-75, P.O. Box 210, Dallas, PA 18612-0210, Consumers can also get more information from The Institute's Internet web site: www.instituted.org. This announcement comes only weeks before Mason returns to Nash- ville for a special performance at Em- bassy Music's upcoming Ultimate Talent Search & Seminars weekend. Now in its 10th year, the event will offer over $50,000 in prizes, which includes a sing-song publishing con- tract for the grand-prize winning song. Eniries and registrations must be received by Friday, April 30, 2004. Entry forms for the Ultimate Talent Search & Seminars are now available and can be obtained by visiting www.embassymusic.com or by call- ing the Ultimate Heipline at 1-888- 668-7427. IP" 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 462-7545 Lewisburg, WV 24901. iavo:vcrcxm II I I I Main Street Watershed As of' April 15, the Gilmer Water- Awards Banquet shed Coalition had much progress to The Foundation of Our Heritage, report concerning various projects in the annual awards banquet for West the area. Virginia's Main Street communities, Flood-related mapping was on Wed., Apr. 21, at Embassy The Light Detection and Ranging Suites in Charleston. (LIDAR) flights over the watershed "The Main Street program recog- areas have been completed, and the nizes the rich history of West data gathered is being processed by a Virginia's downtowns," said Monica subcontractor. Miller, executive director of Main LIDAR mapping will afford the GWC extremely detailed maps of Street West Virginia. "The program helps capture each town's unique fla- the floodplain, and a record of vor and enhance economic opportu- floods of record in the area. They nity." will also map the 100-year flood West Virginia native Greg Coble, and 500-year flood elevations. the vice president of business and These maps will be made available finance for the NationalTrust forHis- to the public, and will aid in deter- toric Preservation in Washington, mining the safest places to build D.C., presented the keynote speech at and develop regarding many areas' the banquet, sponsored by the West relation to the floodplain. Virginia Council for Community and The coverage map for the GWC Economic Development. has been modified to include all of Nationally certified Main Street Glenville City Limits and an area West Virginia programs will receive in Stouts Mills. 2003 awards including: Charleston A Gienville S'tate College sur- East End Main Street, Main Street veying class has completed the lo- Fairmont, Harpers Ferry Main Street, cation of fire hydrants to aid in the Main ~acet Kingwood, Man.nington ongoing mapping process. This Main Street, MainStreetMartinsburg, class has also been gathering el- Main Street Morgantown, New evations for locating the extent of Martinsviile Main Street, Philippi major floods on various streams. Main Street, Main Street Point Pleas- Beginning June 30, a number of ant, Main Street Ripley, and Saint classes and workshops will be of- Albans Renaissance Group. feted by the GWC. For additional information,contact On June 30, and again on July 22, Main Strut Weat Virginia at (800) the public will have an opportunity 952-3386, (304) 558-0121or Marsha to attend Little Kanawha Water- Geyer at mgeyer@wvdo,org, shed 101, a presentation and dis- I I IIIIII II Coalition Making Progress cussion of the parts and functions of watersheds. It will primarily ad- dress the issue of flooding and what stakeholders in areas with high flood activity can do to help. Other GWC activities through September of this year will include a course on using LIDAR, Global Positioning, Systems and Survey- ing data as regards flood control, and a Floodplain Managers' Course. More information on these ac- tivities will appear in this newspa- per as their dates approach, Inter- ested parties seeking more infor- mation now should call Gilmer County Family Resource Networks at 462-7545. Stream Water Sampling Tim Cradock of the Department of Environmental Protection con- ducted a stream water sampling training session for Glenville State College that was attended by ap- proximately 40 people from GSC, the Calhoun-Giimer Career Center and the GWC. Office of Surface Mining The GWC will receive funding for an intern to investigate acid in drain- age problems in the Sand Fork water- shed area. Gienville River Days During the last meeting of the GWC, the Gilmer County Volunteer Fire Dept. was asked to support traffic control and donation collection for the upcoming River Days Festival, scheduled for this fall. Make your business shine with a new ad. Need more apace? I II I I III Ill I Illl We're here now to make your school, church or family reunion both joyful and comfortable! 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