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l'age 12-- The Glenvillc l)c,nocra! IIII II III II I III II III II II I Obituaries ..... REV. DANIEl. E. BAYER PHYLLIS MARIE CARSON The Rcv. Daniel I.klward Bayer, 82. of Vienna. passed away Septem- ber 18. 2009, at the Willows Nursing Home. He was born in Vienna. the son of the late Daniel Edward and Myrtle A. Grant Bayer, Sr. He was a graduate of Parkersburg High School. Hc received his associate s de ree h om Marshall Uni- versity, his B.A. fl'om West Virginia Weslyan and his M.D.V. from Wesleyan Theological Seminary. Rev. Bayers served at Trinity United Methodist Church. in Glenville, and at Wayside United Methodist for 14 years, where he was Pastor Emeritus. He had served as past president for Rotary and Lions' Clubs, and he was the West Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church Town and Country Minister of the Year. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Mary Jane Miles Bayer, of Vienna; his son, Daniel Wayne Bayer, of Cincinnati; his daughter, Maria Beth Hall, of Parkersburg; and his sister, Mary E. Bayer, of Vienna. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Courtney Jane Bayer, and his sister, Edith Bayer. Funeral services were Tuesday at Wayside United Methodist Church. WILLIE ALBERT BARTON AKA JOHNIE Johme Barton, 9, ot Lilenvflle, went home to live with his Lord on Tuesday, September 8, 2009. Johnie was born Willie Albert on November 22, 1919. His older brother, Creed, could not pronounce the name Willie, thus he became "Johnie" and remained so the rest of his life. On February 7, 1946, Goldine Davidson be- came his wife, and they had one son, John Larry, on March 25, 1949. Goldine and Johnie went to the same school, where they learned their philosophy for life: "To work hard, stay out of trouble, and go to church." This philosophy always served them well and has been taught down through the Barton generations. Johnie and Goldine attended the Cather Grade School together, and in those days, the school also served as the church ............. Johnie is survived by his wife, Goldine; his son, Larry, and daugh- ter-in-law, Deana; and his grandchil- dren Jason and his wife, Stacey, and John and his wife, Christal. He is also survived by five great-grandchildren, all of whom were the apples of his eye: Hunter and Sydney Barton, and Victor and (twins) Nathaniel and Nicholas Barton. He is also survived by one brother, Creed. He was preceded in death by one brother, Troy, and his parents, Willie and Maude Barton. Johniejoined the Army on April 9, 1942, at Fort Hayes, in Columbus, OH. He landed in the first wave at Omaha Beach in France. He fought from Omaha Beach to Bastone. He "O" I was ass%ned to General Patton s com- mand while in the field at Bastone and was awarded two Bronze Stars for Service Above and Beyond the Call of Duty, one of which was awarded at the Battle of the Bulge. Fie was Thursday, Seltemher 24, 2009 Phyllis Marie Carson, born Sep- tember 17.1932. to Oscar Hiram and Mamie (Crutch field) Hickman, went to be with the l.ord 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: Roger Carson, of Lumberport: Rick Carson and wife, Tammy Harris, of Lumberport; Beverly Boyles, o f Lumberport; Linda Harris and her husband, Steve, of Lumberport; Rometta Leggett and her husband, Ralph, of Wallace; and 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, ! 6 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, wzth 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. ARNOLD J. "JOE" RADCLIFF Arnold J. "Joe" Radcliff, age 93, of Ellis Road, Linn, departed this life at 6:25 a.m., Sunday, September 20, 2009, at Glenville Care and Rehabili- tation Center, Glenville, following an extended illness. He was born August 2, 1916, in Gilmer Conty, a son of the late Perry and Gay Collins Pritt. Joe was retired from Weston State Hospital, a farmer, Army Veteran WWII and a member of Upper Ellis United Methodist Church. Mr. Radcliff is survived by a host of nieces and nephews. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family, having been preceded by six sisters and five brothers: Lena Shackleford, Stada Lowther, Laura Helmick, Dora Wiant, Alma Radcliff, Hazel Flint, Minter Radcliff, Hoy Radcliff, Doy Radcliff, Virgil Radcliff and Alfred Radcliff. Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, at Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., Glenville, with Rev. Alan Neal officiating• Burial followed in the Hiney Cemetery, Linn. Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., assisted the family of Arnold J. Radcliff with ar- rangemen ts. ,I Achievement Banquet is Oct. 20 President Caroline Cusick called the September meeting of the Kanawha Drive CEOS to order, with 12 members present. Members an- swered roll call by naming a low- budget favorite food. "Happy Birth- day" was sung to Terri Stalnaker. As inspiration. Vice President Carol Wolfe read the Histor 3, of Labor Day and the September poem in our year- book, "Childhood With a Smile," writ- ten by our own Paula Mazzagotte. Oral Health was the topic fo," dis- cussion, by Health Moderator Paula Mazzagotte. She began by stating that 42% of West Virginians aged 65 or older are toothless. To protect teeth, Paula gave the following sug- gestions: brush and floss daily; visit the dentist regularly; eat little sugar; use no tobacco; and use chlorinated water and toothpaste to strengthen teeth from the inside. President Cusick made some an- nouncements: the Achievement Ban- quet is October 20 in Shawnee Hall, at the Recreation Center, at 6:00, and the Kanawha Drive Club is responsible for favors and table decorations; and December 4 is Holiday House at the Recreation Center. Kanawha Drive sets the theme and is responsible for decorations. Members re-elected the present of- ricers for 2010-2012. A new chair- man is needed for Marketing and Membership, and Lorene Wolfc won the door prize. Hostesses Joyce Cain and Terri Stalnaker set a fall theme, using stone jars and crocks with sunflowers and fall blooms. They made a fall corsage and dish of gourmet candies as favors. There were great refreshments and good fellowship. Those in attendance included: Joyce Cain; Rosa Belle Cunningham; Presi- dent Caroline Cusick; Secretary Brenda McCartney; Treasurer Paula Mazzagotte; Maxine Smith; Marito Stalnaker; Mabel Talbott; Vice Presi- dent Carol Wolfe; Dessie Wolfe; Lorene Wolfe; and guest, Ed Talbott. The Compassionate Friends 'Walk to Remember' is Sept. 27 The Compassionate Friends, a sup- port group for those who have lost children, will be holding their annual Walk to Remember on Sunday, Sep- tember 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. "at Holly Gray Park. Special music, refresh- ments, and a balloon launch will be part of the annual walk. You are invited to join us as we celebrate the • lives of our children who have gone on before us. Remember that grief is the normal way we adapt to a major change. Grief is a process, and it readies us for a new way of life or a new identity. We invite you to a meeting of The Compassionate Friends, held on the first Tuesday of each month, at the First Southern Baptist Church, Herold Route, Sutton (above the new senior center) at 6:00 p.m. You will find a place of comfort, caring people, and hope. Coming to the first meeting is the hardest, but you have nothing to lose and much to gain. We urge you to give it a try. For many, it is the first real step toward healing. Although it may seem overwhelming, wc encour- age you to come to several meetings to give yourself a chance to become comfortable. We are not professional counselors, we are bereaved ;amilies who want to help each other. P)case join us as we heal together. ( I i ilmer Goings OnJ00 GCHS HOMECOMING PARADE The Gilmer County High School Homecoming parade will be held on Friday, October 16, at 5:00 p.m. Those who are interested in being a part of the parade need to fill out a registration form and turn it in to the Gilmer County High School main of- rice no later than Tuesday, October 13 at 4:00 p.m. You can pick up pa- rade forms from the High School of- rice. For more information or to have a form faxed to you, please contact Mr. Casey Smith at Gilmer County High School at 304-462-7960 or e- mail cysmith @access. k12. wv. us GED CLASSES AVAILABLE ABE and GED classes are available at St. Mark's Episopal church (across from the new fire station) on Tues- days from 4-6 and Wednesdays from 4-6. Due to changes in the GED pro- gram, the GED test is now free. How- ever, candidates must first pass an OPT Practice Test prior to taking the full-length GED test. If you cannot attend a GED class to do this, please call 354-6151, and we will schedule a time for you to take the practice test. EDLINE AT GCHS Parents of GCHS students who have not yet activated their Edline parental account will be able to do so on Par- ent-Teacher Conference evening, September 28 from 5-6:00 p.m. in the Media Center Computer Lab. Parents should call GCHS at 462-7960 so that activation codes can be printed in advance. GILMER GADABOUTS' FIFTH ANNIVERSARY Gilmer Gadabouts will celebrate their FIFTH ANNIVERSARY in October• Beginning with 14 members, the group quickly grew to 35, 40, even 55 members• Now, we need to know who wants to remain a member. If you have not attended, but want to re- main a member, please let Yvonne or Mona know. Dues ($12) are being accepted and registration with na- tional will take place in October. Also, the October meeting will reveal Se- cret Sisters identities. The next meet- ing will take place at the Pizza Hut (our origin) at 12:00 p.m. on October 8 (Thursday)• Please attend. BENEFIT DINNER There will be a benefit dinner for Donna Brannon on Sun., Oct. 4, at the Gilmer Co. Rec. Center. The dinner is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and proceeds will assist the Brannon fam- ily with medical expenses. Donna had a liver transplant on July 17 and is at Montefiore Hospital, at the Uni- versity of Pittsburgh. The menu for the benef't dnner's baked"Me'ak, turkey and dressing, mashed pota- toes and gravy, buttered corn, green beans, cote slaw, hot rolls, bever- ages and dessert. Anyone wishing to donate by mail, please make check payable to: John Brannon, c/o Linda Moyers, 57 Upper Two Run, Gassaway, WV 26624. The dinner is being sponsored by the Norman- town High School Class of 1964 and friends. 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. ROAD WORK, EXPECT DELAYS There will be road work with delays Gilmer Goings On 00_Gilmer Goings Church GILMER COUNTY HISTORIC " LANDMARKS COMMISSION MEETING The Gilmer County Historic Land- marks Commission will meet Thurs- day, September 24, at 10 a.m. at the History Center (302 E. Main St.). Pub- lic is invited. Contact Jim Bailey for more information. LONGABERGER BASKET BINGO There will be Longaberger Basket Bingo sponsored by Troy Elementary faculty and staff on Thursday, Sep- tember 24 at the Gilmer County Rec- reation Center. Doors open at 5:00 for refreshments. Bingo is at 6:00. For tickets, call 462-8655. LONGABERGER BASKET AND AUTHENTIC COACH PURSE BINGO There will be Longaberger Basket and authentic Coach purse bingo on Oc- tober 2, 2009. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and bingo starts at 6:00 p.m. There will be ten baskets and ten purses for d small fee. There will be a special 21st game offered on the day of the Bingo for a super prize. Con- cessions will be available. For tick- ets, stop by the Senior Center or call 304-462-5761. HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING There will be a Historical Society cov- ered dish luncheon meeting Septem- ber 24 at 12:00 noon. 302 E. Main St., Historical Society Annex. Our Neighbors WEST FORK CONSERVATION DISTRICT BOARD The West Fork Conservation District Board of Supervisors monthly meet- ing will be held October 6, 2009, at the USDA Service Center at Mount Clare, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Con- tact Dinah Hannah, Administrative Of- ficer, at 627-2610 with any questions. GED CLASSES AVAILABLE GED classes in Calhoun County will be held at the Career Center on Tues- days, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Due to changes in the GED program, the GED test is now free. However, can- didates must first pass an OPT Prac- tice Test prior to taking the full-length GED test. If you cannot attend a GED class to do this, please call 354- 6151, and we will schedule a time for you to take the practice test. CROOKED FORK BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY Starting the second Saturday in July up to April 1, all flowers that are on the ground will be in the way of mo,,- ing and will be removed. BIKERS'SUNDAY Bikers' Sunday at Camden Flats Bap- tist Church-Camden Flats Baptist Church invites all area motorcycle enthusiasts to meet at the church on Sunday September 27, at 12:00 noon for a leisurely, Christian family motor- cycle ride. Weather permitting, the ride will commence immediately fol- lowing morning worship service, which starts at 11:00 a.m. (we welcome you to come join us for worship hour be- fore the ride .... you will be blessed!). The church is located at 510 Kanawha Street, Camden Flats Community in Glenville. We will stop for lunch and enjoy an afternoon ride through God's beautiful WV hills. For more informa- tion, call Pastor Dwight Goff (304)483- 2566, who will be leading the after- noon motorcycle ride. AWANA AWANA ("Approved workers are not ashamed" 2 Timothy 2:15), a Chris- tian children's program, is offered on Sunday evenings at 6:00 p.m. at Camden Flats Baptist Church. All chil- dren ages 3 through high school are invited to participate. AWANA is an international, nondenominational, Bible-centered youth organization pro- viding weekly programs with a goal of reaching boys and girls with the gos- pel of Christ and training kids to serve Him. The program includes Bible verse memorization and scripture study, awards, games, snacks, songs, mission projects, and fun fellowship! Camden Flats Baptist Church spon- sors the AWANA Program in Gilmer County and invites children from all the local churches, as well as chil- dren without a "home church"• The church is located at 510 Kanawha Street, Camden Flats Community in Glenville. There will also be an adult Bible Study at the church at 6:30 p.m. every Sunday evening for adult fam- ily members. For more information, contact the Youth Director, Leigh Kinder 462-5581 or the church 462- 5200. ROSEDALE BAPTIST CHURCH REVIVAL The Rosedale Baptist Church Revival starts Sunday, September 27- Octo- ber 4 at 7:00 p.m. each evening with special preaching and singing. Ev- eryone is welcom. Pastor Elder Larry Fisher. > • HORSE SHOW The Central WV Riding Club will hold its regular monthly horse show on Saturday, September 26. The show will begin at 3:00 p.m. and will be held at Holly Gray Park, in Sutton. For a showbill or more information, call 364-5576, 364-2273, or e-mail cwvrc GLENVILLE COMMUNITY CHURCH HOMECOMING The Glenville Community Church Homecoming is September 27 at 10:00 a.m. with dinner following at the Recreation Center. Guest speaker will be Pastor Earl Thomas. Pastor Randy and Cindy Wilson welcome everyone. TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE PERFORMED There will be a play, Tuesdays with Morrie, based on the true story by Mitch Albom, performed at the Land- mark Sutdio for the Arts in Sutton (4th and Main Streets). The play will be Saturday, September 26 at 7 and Sunday, September 27 at 2 and will be performed by the Historic Fayette Theater Players. All proceeds go to Hospice Care Corporation• Admission Cedarville News JoAnnWoodyard462_7093 Reunions, Dinners Well Attended My 4-H Club appreciates all those who help us with our recycling projects. We need to remember C.D. Drake in our prayers; he had an accident last week and is recovering fi'om a broken wounded twice and was able to be patched up and continue fighting, However, he was wounded in Worm, Germany, and transferred to a hospi- tal in England, where he was awarded the Purple Heart. When he recovered, he was sent back to France to fight on. After Germany surrendered, he was sent to the Phillipines. He was dis- charged from the United States Army on January 23, 1946, at Fort Bragg, NC, having served his country to the best of his ability. He was often asked to speak at career centers, public schools, and churches on Veterans' Day and in history classes about his military ex- perience. He was often heard to say, "I start offmy talks with a joke so I can get rid of the butterflies." Many stu- dents and adults benefited from the history of his military experiences. WE ARE VERY PROUD OF HIM. Johnie went on to work in the Oil Fields of Central and Southern West Virginia. He was an honest, happy, God serving man who always had a smile on his face. We will miss him greatly until we meet again in Heaven. Services were held at the Church of God of Prophecy in Sand Fork on Sunday, September 13, 2009. Johnie will lay in-state at Pisgah Cemetery, wilh military honors. ........... Truth or Tradition ? expected in the downtown Glenville/Hays ..... L, ity areas on Homes 33 and 5 is by donation._ n ' " Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?" tOoctoberStart October30. The road5 a dwillrunbethroughgetting BI..,n ne| Matthew 15:3  iwonumel resurfaced. For questions or con- cerns, contact Scott Hamrick at 304- fnsile and l 269-8919. .,_ A baby is God's opinion that the . Fi:l FRIDAY NIGHT SIN ':" world should go on. 35, MO-NU-MENT C 0 7:00 P.M. SEPTEMBER 25, 2009 Proud to serve Gilmer County since 1959 Bennett and Son Monuments & Markers Mside and outside display,, Grantsville 354-6162 STEER CREEK CHURCH OF CHRIST 3466 ROSEDALE ROAD STUMPTOWN WV 25267 A CAPELLA, CONGREGA- TIONAL SINGING REFRESHMENTS AND FELLOW- SHIP FOLLOWING THE SING "O come let us sing unto the Lord." Let us make a joyful noise, to the Rock of our Salvation. Psalm 95.'1 Steer Creek Church of Christ. 3466 Rosedale Road. Stumptown, WV 25267. Minister: (;ene H. Miller, 3281 Rosedale Road, Shock, WV 26638. Phone: 462-0384. ...... E-real!: Web Links: t ' ...... " -,: ,, - -*vC00ual;"'Wort00mansr';" • Custom Etching • Select Granite ]i[ iiiiiiiiiiii ................ ::::: ir:: 765 US-Hwy 33 East of Weston 304-269-5573 or 1-888-269-5573 Notice to Allegheny Power Customers Allegheny Power has contracted tO maintain portions of its rights-of-way with an aerial saw consisting of fifteen 24-inch rotary blades powered by a motor and suspended on a vertical boom beneath a helicopter. This mainte- nance method allows for the quick, salE, and efficient trinnning o f trees along our transmission lines. The aerial saw will be operating during September and October 2009 in the following counties in West Virginia. Roane, Gilmer and Calhoun Counties- (#308 Line, Goff Run to Glenville, 138kv) Portions of a transmission line beginning at the Goff Run substation. It heads northeast crossing U.S. Route 33, County Route 11.16, 12, 9/7. 14, 3, 35/12, into the (rantsville substation continuing east crossing State Routes 5 and 16, County Routes 16/36, 35/17, 35/18, 35/33, 35/21, State Route 5. County Routes 15, 17, 119/12, 5/4, State Route 5 and terminates at the Glenville substation. For more information about Allegheny Powe s Aerial Saw Program, call 1-800-955-0179. bone. Please also remember Darlene Miller, Lavonne Minigh, and Richard Keesecker, who are recovering from surgery, and Edith Helmick, who was in the hospital for observation. Our granddaughter, Raecheal, had her second birthday this week. The grandchildren seem to be growing up too fast; it doesn't seem likethey are little very long. Wayne, Mikala and I went to Tan- ner to a dinner; the proceeds went to the Food Pantry. We also stopped at a couple of yard sales. The Wilson family reunion turned out nicely, with a good attendance. There were several missing, due to sickness and working; hope to see them next year. I would be glad to have some new 4-H'ers this year. Our next meeting will be October l I at 6 p.m. For more information, give me a call at 462- 7093. To Remove Stains From Washables • Ink: Pour denatured alcohol on stain. Soak with lemon juice and detergent and set five minutes; wash; • Tea: Sponge or soak with cold water as soon as possible. Anything you're good at con- tributes to happiness. --Bertrand Russell l,$,ltll00llltl00llllIi00l 00llll00Nllllllil I 00tllll]lllillI[|lllglllHIlililiillii/[llll]llllBItllllll'll00IB00l]l[ll ,IIIIIIili-III00I'BIB/BFil/