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Page I0 -- The Glenville Democrat fl r Thursday, September tO, 2009 Gilmer Goings On WILLIAM JACK BONNETT PHYLLIS MARIE CARSON William Jack Bennett. age 69, of Troy/Cox's Mills area, departed this life at 8:59 p.m. Thursday, September 3, 2009, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, lollowing an ex- tended illness. Born December 29, 1939, in Gilmer Co., he was the son of the late Howard and Madeline Radcliff Bennett. Jack was a graduate of Troy High School and an avid hunter and fisher- man who enjoyed spending a lot of his time outdoors. He enjoyed spending time with his friends and family, es- pecially his grandkids and great- grandchildren. On September 9, 1984, he was united in marriage to Pamela "Pam" Wilson Bennett, who survives at their home near Troy. Surviving are two sons and three daughters: David (Donna) Bennett, of Alum Bridge; Debbie (Tom) Haddox, of Wirt Co.; Danny (Heather) Bennett, of Cox's Mill; Michelle Bennett, of Nashville TN; and Crys- tal Bennett, of Charlotte NC. Four grandchildren: Bill (McKenzie) Bennett, of Rock Cave; Christopher (Gedie) Jenkins, of Nash- ville TN; Jessica Bennett, of Cox's Mills; and Zeke Bennett, also of Cox's Mills Three great-grandchildren: McKinley and Remington Bennett, of Rock Cave; and Odin Jenkins, of Nashville,TN.; Three brothers and three sisters also survive: Danny (Ann) Bennett, of Linn; Ronnie (BiUie) Bennett, of Elkins; Terry (Janet) Bennett, of Cox's Mills: Patty (Ray) Burkham- mer, of Linn; Betty Luzier, of Davis; and Connie (Dan) Clark, of Troy. Along with his parents, Jack was preceded in death by one brother, Bob Bennett Funeral Services were at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 8, 2009, at the Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., Glenville, with Rev. Alan Neal officiating. Burial followed in the Troy I.O.O.F. Cem- etery. Ellyson Mortuary Inc., assisted the family of William Jack Bennett with arcangements. LUCILLE BUTLER Lucille Butler, age 92, of Gassaway Rd., N0rmantown, departed this life at 1:21 p.m. Wednesday, September 2, 2009, at her home. Born April 5, 1917, in Gilmer Co., she was the daughter of the late Phyllis Marie Carson, born Sep- tember 17, 1932. to Oscar Hiram and Mamie (Crutchficld) Hickman, went to be with the Lord at 11:41 p.m., Monday, August 31, 2009, at the United Hospital Center in Clarksburg, following a brief illness. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Romeo Addison Carson. Phyllis was the loving mother of ten children: Michael Groves, of Glen- ville; Janet Hustead and her husband, John, of Lumberport; Martha Max- well and her husband, David, of Lumberport; Beverly Boyles, of Lumberport; Linda Harris and her husband, Stevel of Lumberport; Rometta Leggett and her husband, Ralph, of Wallace; Charlie Carson and his companion, Brenda Quinn, of Pricetown. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Robin Carson. Also surviv- ing are one brother, John Hickman, and his wife, Mary, of Glenville. Phyllis was also the proud and lov- ing grandmother of 20 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and one great- great-grandchild. She was also await- ing the arrival of two more great- grandchildren. She was a special aunt to several nieces and nephews and a mother and grandmother to all who knew her. She was a member of Jewel City Church. The funeral service was held at Jewel City Church, Haywood, on Thursday, September 3, with Pastor Robert Shingleton and Pastor Erik Hustead officiating. Interment was in the Taylor Cemetery, Heaters. The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Carson family. INDIA W. DRENNEN India W. Drennen, age 88, of Grass Run Community, Normantown, went to be with Jesus at 7:15 p.m., Tues- day, August 25, 2009, in Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Weston, following a three-day illness. She was born August 3, 1921, in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Gallery and Ada Cottril Drennen. Mrs. Drennen was a homemaker and a former employee of Kinney Shoe Col She retired from Glenville State College, was a member of the Hardman Fork Baptist Church and attended the Sand Fork Baptist Church. On December 31, 1937, she was Han~gg.n. 9qd,,Gr~ce Hqgkert Srrdth~, married to Everett Drennen, who pre- Lucille was a graduate of Tanner ’. ' J ~ail' ,t i t.' ii ~,'t • ~,~ , ..... Hl~t~'gCfiool C~rass of 1935 ~/nd a graduate of Glenville State College in 1962, where she graduated at the top of her c!ass. Mrs. Butler taught 17 years in Gilmer Co., where she spent time at Normantown and Gilmer Co. High School. She was a member of the Gilmer Co. Red Hats and Gilmer Co. Farm Bureau. Lucille was also a Gilmer Co. Belle in 2006. She was a member of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. On November 6, 1937, she was united in marriage to William Jennings Butler, who preceded her in death on August 21, 2000. Mrs. Butler is survived by three daughters and five sons: Dorothy Oliver and husband, Bob, of Mason; Donna Joan Lambert and husband, Bob, of Atwater, OH; Karen Brady and husband, Ken, of Parkersburg; Melvin Butler and wife, Stephanie, of Waynesburg, PA; William Butler and wife, Rebecca, of Ann Arbor, MI: Robert Butler and wife, Linda, of Parkersburg; Douglas Butler and wi fc. Susie, of Colorado Springs, CO; and Richard Butler and wite, Kathy, of Normantown. There are 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren surviving. She is also survivedby four sisters and two brothers: Waheva Folk. Wilma Cather, Mary Louise Starett, Loretta McElwee, Virgil Smith. and Ford Smith. In addition to her husband,Jennings, she was preceded in death by six brothers: Paige Smith, Layke Smith, Willard Smith, Dean Smith, Levi Smith, and Don Smith. Funeral Services were conducted at I 1:00 a.m. Saturday, September 5, 2009, at the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, with Pastor Richard West fall officiating. Burial followed in the Mt. ceded her in death on May 30, 2002. Surviving are two Sons and three daughters: Bacil Drennen, of Cox's Mill; Tony Drennen and wife, Marcia, ofGlenville; Violet Thomas and, hus- band Sam, of Camden; Charlotte Baker and husband, Eddie, of Barberton, OH; and Wanda Mace, of Parkersburg. Two brothers and three sisters sur- vive: Bernard McCumbers, of Nicut; JuniorMcCumbers, of LaGrange, OH; her twin sister, Linda McCumbers, of Nicut; Gladys Snyder, of Avon, OH; and Clara Turner, of Akron, OH. There are ten grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and six great- great grandchildren surviving. Mrs. Drennen was preceded in death by two infant children: Cathy Sueand Donnie Lee; one brother, Willis McCumbers; one sister, Snowie Nicholson; one son-in-law, Jack Mace; and a daughter-in-law. Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 28. 2009, at the Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., Glen- vitle, where Preacher Phil Wilson of- ficiated. Burial followed in the Norris Cemetery, Grass Run. Ellyson Mor- tuary, Inc., assisted the family of In- dia W. Drennen with arrangements. HERBERT R. GAINER Herbert R. Gainer, 84, of El yria.OH, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2009, atthe home of family in Gra fton. He was retired from Columbia Gas Company. He graduated from Glen- ville High School and Glenville State COllege. Survivors include son, Randy S. Gainer (Judy), of Fayetteville, NC; grandchildren, Scott and Ashley; brothers, Jim (Rosalie), of Elyria, OH; Carmel Cemetery. Ellyson Mortuary, Fred (Mazie), of Laurel, DE; and sis- Inc., assisted the family of Lucille Butler with arrangements, ters-in-law, Helen Radcliff James, of Glenville; and Juanita Radcliff Bokanyi (Dr. Richard), of Grafton, OH. He is also survived by best friends for more than 50 years, Gerald and Jane Haupt, of Grafton, OH. He was preceded in death by his x,~~ wife, Ethel M. (Radcliff) Gainer, in 1984. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by brothers, Ed, Harold, Merrill, Lynn, Scott, and sis- ters, Thelma Hardman and Judy Rhodes, as well as parents, Lee and Ola (Whiting) Gainer. Busch Funeral Home handled all arrangements, and th burial was pri- vate. CAR CARE CENTER l • Alignments - Rotors - Brnkos - Oil Chsnge • InsPoctions - l minutes east of Weston on Hwy 33 - 304-473-1999 JOHN"PETE"DUANE SCANLON John "Pete" Duane Scanlon, age 61, departed this life at 8:00 p.m. Monday, September 7, 2009, at his residence, following an unexpected illness. He was born on February 5, 1948, in West Carthage, NY, the son of the late John Duane and Agnus Scanlon. He was a graduate of Harrisville High School in New York. Pete worked for Eastman Kodak Company for 30 years• He served as an elder in the Christian Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses for 20 years and volunteered much of his time as a full- time minister. Along with his parents, he was pre- ceded in death by his sister, Shelia Duerr. Surviving is his wife, Sherry, of Glenville; son, Kirk Scanlon, of Brooklyn, NY; son. Patrick Scanlon and wife, Deborah, of Wallkill, NY" mother, Agnus Scanlon, of Harrisville, NY; sister, Eileen Jones and husband, Russ, of Austin, TX; sister, Patricia Bell and husband, Jim, of Austin, TX: sister, Ida McElhearn and husband, Scott, of Fairport, NY; brother, Timo- thy Scanlon, of Harrisville, NY;fa- ther and mother-in-law, Grant Scheafnocher and wife, Jane. of Leesburg, FL; sister-in-law, Patsy Scott, of Leesburg, FL. There are also several aunts, cousins, nieces, and nephews surviving. A memorial talk will be given on Saturday, September 12, 2009. at 2:00 t).m. atthe Kingdom Hall efJehnvah'~ Witnesses located at 2929 Sweden Walker Rd., Brockport. NY. Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., Glenville is assisting the family of John Scanlon with ar- rangements. Following is the schedule of events for Burnsville's Mountain Lakes Fes- tival, to be held on Friday, September 11: • 5 p.m. - "Little Miss Burnsville" Pageant (there's still time to enter); • 5:45 p.m. - "Southern Drive Band" (Southern Rock & Country Music); • 7 p.m. - "Hillbilly Stompers" Cloggers; • 8-11 p.m. - "Be McMillion & the Green Monster Band" (Classic/South- ern Rock). There will be vendors, concessions. crafts, games, face painting, a bounce house, and a mixed martial arts exhi- bition. Those who pre-register for the 5K race will receive a free "That Dam Race" T-shirt. Bring alawn chair and come out for an evening of fun, games, food and entertainment at the City Park and school field. For more information, call 853- 2605. ilmerGoingsOn GilmerGoingsOn GLENVILLE WOMAN'S CLUB DUES TEA The Glenville Woman's Club will hold their Dues Tea on September 14, at 3:00 p.m., in the Social Room of the Presbyterian Church. All former Jun- iors are welcome, so please plan on attending. FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY MEETING The Friends of the Library meeting will be Monday, September 21, at 10:00 a.m. at the Public Library. We welcome all newcomers. Join us and share your ideas in continuing the quality of our library that we now have. FRN BOARD MEETING The FRN Board Meeting will be on September 11 at noon in the FRN meeting room at 113 Main St. For more information, call 462-7545. WV TRAPPERS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION The WV Trappers Association will hold their 2009 convention at the Gilmer County Recreation Center in Glenvil e on September 18, 19 and 20. Vendors will be selling trapping supplies. Root auction on Saturday, September 19. Demos for trapping, snaring, skinning, and fleshing. Small game cooking on Friday. Everyone welcome to attend. For more infor- mation, call Scott at 304-462-7270 or Janet at 304-772-5586 or log onto www. GILMER CO. PARKS AND REC. BOARD MEETING The Gilmer County Parks and Recre- ation Board meeting will be the third Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 6 p.m. in the Dining Hall. SWEEP SCREENING BEGINS IN SCHOOLS In September, Gilmer County Schools will begin their sweep screening pro- gram to determine speech/language, hearing, and vision abilities in the school population. If you have any questions or do not wish for your child to participate, please call the princi- pal at your child's school. FLU VACCINE NOW AVAILABLE The seasonal flu vaccine is now avail- able at Little Kanawha Family Medi- cine. See the Medical Directory on page four for information on hours of operation. REGION VI FULL BOARD MEET- .... ~NG The Region VI Workforce Investment "Full" Board will meet Thursday, Sep- tember 10, 2009, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Holiday Inn Fairmont. For more information about the meeting, contact Barbara J. DeMary at 304-368-9530. The average depth of the Pacific Ocean is 12,925 feet. Proud to serve Gilmer County since 1959 • QualityWorkmanship • Custom Etching • Select Granite 765 US-Hwy 33 East of Weston 304-269-5573 or 1-888-269--5573 Truth or Tradition ? " Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?" Matthew 15"3 ANNOUNCING A SPECIAL SERIES "HONORING OUR FAMILIES" SEPTEMBER 13-16, 2009 SUN 10:00 am "'Honoring The Building Of Our Child's Memories" SUN 11:00 am "Honoring Our Marriages" SUN 1:00 pm "I onoring Our Parents" MeN 7:00 pm "Honoring The Shaping Of Our Child's Values - Part 1" TUE 7:00 pm "Honoring The Shaping Of Our Child's Values - Part 2 WED 7:00 pm "Rebuilding Honor and Trust When It s Broken" Speaker: Everett L. Hutson St. Clairsville, OH STEER CREEK CHURCH OF CHRIST 3466 Rosedale Road Stumptown WV 25267 For more information call: 304 462-0384 Steer Creek Church of Christ, 3466 Rosedale Road. Stumotown, WV 25267. Minister: Gene H. Miller, 3281 Rosedale Road, Shock, WV 26638. Phone: 462-0384. E-mail Web Links: hurherald.comt Church CHICKEN BBQ DINNER FUNDRAISER The Chicken BBQ Dinner Fundraiser held on Thursday of the Farm Show, before the auction, will be PRESOLD this year. FB directors will have them for sale, so be sure to get yours early. The number will be limited. Call 304- 462-5627 or 304-871-3928 to reserve tickets. GILMER GADABOUTS Gilmer Gadabouts will meet on Thurs- day, September 10, at noon at Buckhannon's Market Bistro for lunch. Carpools will leave Foodland parking lot at 11 a.m. In October. our anniver- sary, we will celebrate locally. Please plan to reunite for a new year of Red Hatting. TANNERFEST MEETIN G There wil be a Tannerfest meeting Thursday, Sept. 3, at 7:00 p.m. at the Old Tanner School. TANNERFEST 2009 Tannerfest 2009 will be September 18 and 19. BLOOD DRIVE On Wed., Sept. 16, at Trinity United Methodist Church's Fellowship Hall, the Red Cross will conduct• a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. To sched- ule an appt. to donate or for more info., call 1-800-GIVE LIFE or visit www. redcrosslife, org. FSA On Thursday, Sept. 10. at 4:00 p.m., John Hall, Acting CED for Gilmer- Calhoun County Farm Service Agency, and Matt Taylor. Farm Loan Manager, will be available at the Farm Services display in the Dining Hall building to discuss farm programs and farm loans. If you would like to know more about the services provided through the USDA Farm Services Agency, plan to visit their display. The Farm Service Agency is one of the sponsors of this years Gilmer County Farm Show. GCARSE MEETING PROVIDENCE BAPTIST CHURCH HOMECOMING The Providenc.e Baptist Church, Copen, will be celebrating their Home- coming on September 13, 2009. Sun- day School is at 10:00 a.m. and the sermon will be at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Roland Ramsey. Lunch will be at noon, and there will be special singers at 1:30 p.m. Every welcome! KEVIN SPENCER AND FRIENDS IN CONCERT We are glad to announce that "Kevin • Spencer and Friends" will be in con- cert again this year at the Clover Fork Singing Grounds in Orlando, on Sep- tember 12, 2009, rain or shine. Carolyn Conner will begin at 11:00 a.m. "Kevin Spencer and Friends" will be singing at 12:00 noon. Shelter and seating will be provided, but you may enjoy sitting n your own lawn chair, so feel free to bring it along. Refresh- ments will be servied. There is plenty of parking, so come and enjoy an afternoon of fun, food, and fellowsh ip and some good old Southern Gospel music on a sunny afternoon (we hope). Either way, I'm sure you will have a great day fellowshipping and hearing God's Word in song. Contact Willie Shaver at 853-2418. See you there[ GILMER COUNTY GOSPEL SING Will be held on Saturday, September 7 12, at 6:30 pm. Special guest "Reap- 1 ers" from Braxton County, Everyone 1 wnlctnma :L*-- -g I ANNUALOX ROAST ATBURNT HOUSE [I Mark your calendar now for the An- nual Ox Roast at the Burnt House Community Building, to be held on September 12, 2009. We will be cook- ing the meat in an in-ground pit this year. Watch the paper for more infor- mation. Gilmer County Association of Retired School Employees (GCARSE) will meet Tuesday, Sept. 22. at the Gilmer County Senior Center. with lunch at 11:30, followed by a meeting. A rep- resentative from PEIA will be the speaker. Bring dues if you have not already paid. Call Helen James at 462-5369 or Betty Smith at 462-7672 if you plan to attend. HOPE, INC. Hope, Inc. has a new representative, Adrienne Nichols. New office hours are Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Fridays, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Hope, Inc. is an agency established to aid in domestic violence and sexual assault cases. The local office is located in the annex across from the sheriff's office. Ms. Nichols can be reached at 304-462-5352. We know we're getting old when the only thing we want for our birthday is not to be reminded of it. ---Author Unknown BENEFIT DINNER FOR FIRE VICTIMS On Sunday, September 20, at 11:30 a.m. at the Doddridge County Park, there will be a benefit dinner for R.J., Nikki, Tessa, and Maggie Sleeth, whose home burned on May 30. The menu will be salad, spaghetti, bread, assorted homemade desserts, iced tea, coffee, or water. There will also be a silent auction, consisting of items donated by various Doddridge County CEOS Clubs, area businesses, fam- ily, and friends. The dinner is being sponsored by the Smith and Big Flint Communities, in which R.J. and Nikki grew up, and also by friends and fam- ily. Please join us for this worthwhile event. Garden Calendar Here are some handy tips for you gardeners, courtesy of the West Vir- ginia Department of Agriculture: September • 10: Build a high tunnel: • 11 : Build a cold frame; • 13: Harvest early pumpkins: • 14: Plant hardy evergreens: • 15: Don't let weeds tzo to seed. I ,.l ca, Spcc:i a.l is.t:.s, c, ( C,a s sawa v , -d The ra pv Providing Services including: • Comprehensive Physical Therapy • Bone and Joint Problems • Muscle Strains and Injuries • Therapy After Auto Accidents • Wo rk-Related Injuries • After Surgery Rehabilitation • Total Knee, Shoulder and Hip Therapy • Sports-Related Injuries • Pediatric Physical Therapy • Rehab Following Stroke • Back and Neck Problems Open: Monday's through Friday's* Evening appointments available Accepgng new patients/Open to the pubhc All major insurance companies accepted As a service to our patients, our billing specialists wUi file PT claims for you! I Licensed Staff of Experienced Professionals: I Elizabeth Gibson, OFF I Kevin C. Boring, PfPT Phone: 304-462-8933 Fax: 304-462-8934 I Located in the Glenville State College Physical i Education Building; Free Parking i (Call for Appointnwnt) *Also with office hours in Gassaway; Call 364-1046