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I The GlenvUle Democrat/Pathfinder May 6, 1976 Homer Laagford Homer Langford, 73. of 6 Bank St., GlenvKle, died at 1:20 a.m. Wednes- day, April 28, in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Weston. He was born July 26, 1902. in Doddridge Cmmty, a son of the late Mack N. and Adeline Starcher Langferd. On April 27, 1921, he was married to Bessie Mae Minnich, who preceded him in death on Nov. 23. 1973. Surviving are two sons, Paul Langford, Glenville, and Melvin Langford, Weeton; five daughters, Before you buy, Check our Prices and Workrnanshiv BENNETT & SON MONUMENTS Display Yard at 440 High St. Grantsville. W. VL 384-6162 Mrs. Ruth Greenlief and Mrs. Resales Hess. both of Glenville, Mrs. Geneva Wolfe, Baldwin, Mrs. Naomi Beall Albright, and Mrs. Maxine Jenkins, Grafton. O.; one brother, Roy Langford, Glenville, and two sisters, Mrs. Bonnie Shaffer, Salem, W. Va. and Mrs. Beatrice Sanders, Baltimore, Md.; 27 grandchildren and 19 great- grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter, three brothers and two sisters. Mr. Langford was a farmer and attended the Baptist Church. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Friday, April 30, at Spurgeon Mortuary. Reverend Glen Kirkpatrick officiated the services. Interment was in the Stalnaker Cemetery. Lee Scott Gainer Lee Scott Gainer, 53, of 670 Poplar Street, Elyria, Ohio, passed away Wednesday April 21. at an Elyria Hospital after a brief illness Born in Latonia, West Virginia on Nvember 19. 1922, he resided in Elyria for 30 years Surviving is his wife of 26 years Violet L. Weise; seven brothers: Herbert and James of Elyria. Eldred of Winterhaven. Florida. Harold of Say HAPPY MOTHERS DAY Io your dear ones with a pair of slippers from 6UYAN FACTORY OUTLET 115 E. IAIII ST. &LEIIVILLE xt deer te lle pest efflce Charleston, WV, Merrill of Roanoke, Virginia, Fred of Laurel, Maryland and Lynn of Elkins. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Gilbert (Judy) Rhoades of Charleston and Mrs. Thelma Hardman of Hampton, Virginia. Private services were held at the Scheuffler Funeral Home in Elyria. Mrs. Zela Mayors Mrs. Zela Mayors, 61 of Cedarville. died Wednesday, April 28. in a Morgantown hospital, following an extended illness. Born in Braxton County, daughter of the late Opha and Mary Wyatt McHenry, she was a member of the Baptist Church at Bower. Survivors include her husband, Len Moyers; two sons, Bailey of Stout's Mills and Brant of Cleveland, Ohio: two daughters, Mrs. Eva Fair of West Salem, Ohio, and Mrs. Brenda Stump of Elyria, Ohio: two brothers, Austin McHenry of Parkersburg and Franklin McHenry of Baltimore, Md.: two sisters, Mrs. Lou Nicholson of Evans and Mrs. Lucille Elkins of Baltimore. Md., six grandchildren and one greaz-grantlchild. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. aturdav, May 1, at Spurgeon Mortuary here with the Rev, Dale Hacker officiating. Burial was in Movers Cemetery near Cedarville. Adrea Gaff Funeral services for Adron Gaff, 66, of Harrisville, a retired teacher and principal, who died Sunday, Aprill 11, 1976 were held Wednesday, Apr. 14th at 2:00 p.m., at the Raiguel Funeral Home in Harrisville with Masonic rites. Burial was in the Harrisville IOOF Cemetery. He was born in Ritchie County, son of the lateWaldo and Dell Cutright Gaff. He graduated from Harrisville High School, attended Glenville State College, received his B.S. Degree from Salem College and his Master's Degree from West Virginia University. He taught in a number of elementary schools in Ritchie County for many years, later was principal of the Valley Hall, Macfarlan, Ellenboro, Smithville and Cairo Elementary Schools. He was a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Harris- rills, was a Navy veteran of World War II, a member of the Harris-Ritchie Post No. 3554. Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Cairo American Legion Post No. 165, Cairo, WV. I i I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I Elect l j WILLIAM R. SHARPE,JR. II | I Democrat I l STATE SENATOR I 1 1 ' 13th Senatorial District .. [ I 1 l Harrison- Lewis-Gilmer l I PAID FOR BY WM R SHARPE i I II I He was a former Harrisville city councilman, a 32nd Degree Mason, member and past Master of Harrisville Lodge No. 98, A.F. & A.M., a member of the Scottish Rite Bodies of Wheeling and Clarksburg, and a member of the Retired Teachers Association. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Opal Perkins Gaff; a son, Lowell Gaff of THE IDEAL GIFT - A subscrip- tion to the Hometown Newspaper - The Glenville Democrat and The Glenville Pathfinder. , Parkersburg: a daughter, Mrs. Gerald illililllli {Vivian) Chadock of Petersburg: three : brothers, Harold and Fred Gaff, both of Harrisville, and Glenn Gaff of : [] Williamstown; and four grandchildren. : He was the nephew of O.N. d 66 Cutright of Rt..1, Glene. | W'dlar ] Aubrey A. Yerkey : FOR Aubrey A. Yerkey, 75 of 2420 : Kermit St., Akron, Ohio, died April 24. : Your Vote A Mr. Yerkey was born in Gilmer County, W. Vs., luly 18, 1901. He had retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company with 43 years service, was a member of the Goodyear 25 year club and Ellet Baptist Temple. He was a son of the late George W. and Mary Alice (Reed) Yerkey. He is survived by his wife, Lillian; sons, Neil, Akron, David, Wadsworth, O.; four grandchildren: brothers, Fred, Akron, Jesse, Mogadore, O.; sisters, Mrs. Freda Siers, Tennessee, Mrs. Floda Siers, Lisbon, Ohio, Mrs. alga Wilmoth, Glenville, W. Vs. Services were at Ellet Baptist Temple. Paid for IIIIIIII IIIII II II Nil II IIIIIIIIII Hllailll Re-Elect Harold V. House Of 23rd Delegate Braxton, Calhoun, Clay, CounUes Childbirth education group to meet K.,,, hard Parenting and Childbirth Alterna- workJnp tires, a newly formed local childbir, education group, will hold a Mother s H[)I1NSt Day celebration in conjunction with their regular meeting on Sunday, May 9, at 3 p.m., in Pullman. Parenting and Childbirth Alterna- fives was formed in conjunction with the prepared childbirth classes which have been and are being offered in Ritchie County and surrounding areas. The purpose of the group is to educate its members and the public on preparation for childbirth and parenting and alternatives in methods of childbirth. The Mother's Day meeting will offer an opportunity to the community to learn more about the philosophy of prepared childbirth, and to exchange ideas with others in attendance. All persons interested in prepared childbirth and parenting are invited to attend. 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