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Page 10 -- The Gienville Democrat/Pathfinder --- Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003 VELMA G. ALLMAN RICHARD L. "DICK" Velma G. Allman, 95, of 4829 BAILEY Hackers Creek Road, Weston, WV, Richard L. "Dick" Bailey, age 43, died at 3:50 a.m. on Tuesday, Sep- of 222 2nd Street, Jane Lew, died on tember 16, 2003 at the home of Jo Saturday, September 20, 2003 fol- Ann Mowery in Weston, following a lowing an automobile accident. He brief illness. Born on Dec. 1, 1907 in was bom on February 19, 1960, sonof Braxton County, she wasa daughter the late Carroll D. Bailey and Eileen of the late Reverend J.E. Burns and (Lamb) Bailey. Rosa F. (Lowther) Bums. On Dec. 5, Mr. Bailey is survived by one son, 1925, she married Wade David Richard L. Bailey of Sutton; one Allman, who preceded her in death daughter Crystal Bailey of Sutton; on Oct. 23, 1987. and four grandchildren, Dakota Survivors include one son and Wilfong, Clayton Radcliff, Kaitlyn daughter-in-law, Donald B. (wife DeanandMercedesBraho. Heisalso Martha E.) Allman, Weston; one survived by his loving companion, daughter, Sandra A. Dawson, Betty Galarza. Also surviving are two Martinsburg; ten grandchildren; 26 sisters, Debbie Strope of Homer and great grandchildren; three great great Vicki Allen of Alum Bridge; three grandchildren; one sister, Freda brotbers, Mike Bailey ofAlum Bridge, Smith, Bridgeport; one brother, Roger Bailey ofFront Royal, Va.,and Carlton Bums, Harrisville; several Rick Bailey of Martinsburg; and sev- nieces and nephews. , eral nieces and nephews. Mr. Bailey She was preceded in death by two was preceded in death by one brother, daughters, Marjorie L. Utt and BEtty Michael Wayne Bailey. Ann Allman; two sisters, Retha L. Mr. Bailey was a loading operator Law and Cozbi J. Lowther; and two with Miller Supply Company of brotbers, Hart3.el L Bums and Robert Glenville. He was a member of the Bums. Weston Moose Lodge No. 1376 and Mrs. Allman was employed by the Weston Eagles Aerie No. 2481. He A&Pin Clarksburg and later the A&L loved to golf. in Clarksburg; however, the majority Funeral services were held Tues- of her life was devoted to her family day, September 23, 2003 at the Floyd as a wife and mother. She was a Funeral Home chapel with Reverend member of the Harrisville United Kenny Fisher officiating. Interment Methodist Church and the Hackers followed in the Rock Grove Cem- Creek Extension Homemakers. etery in Linn. Private family graveside services ROBERT (BOOGIE) BOGGS will beheldat the convenience ofthe There will be a graveside funeral family in the Fairview Friendship serviceforRoben(Boogie)Boggson I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Berlin. Floyd Sunday, September 28, 2003 at 3:00 Funeral Home ofWeston, p.m. at Stalnaker Cemetery. Rev. Ronzel Roberts will officiate. Bennett and Son Monuments & Markers Inside and outside displays Grantsville 354-6162 Main Ave Weston, WV Formerly Heilig Meyers Bldg. We Buy - Trade & Consign Good Clean Merchandise Some Current Items LR Suites Chests BR Suites Wardrobes Dinette Sets Recliners Sleepers Swivel Rockers Bookcases Microwaves & Stands China & Buffets Exercise Equipment Gun Cabinets "lWs 1977 Chrysler New Yorker - Excellent shape for sale or trade. Hours - Mon - Fri. 9:00 - 4:00 Sat 9:00 - 12:00 We accept Mastercard, Visa, Discover MARY MOORE MOSS Mary Moore Moss, age 84, of Normantown, departed this life at 3:30 a.m., Thursday, September 18, 2003 at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, following an extended illness. Born October 5, 1918 in Braxton Co., daughter of the late Lester B. and Ada Karacoff Moore. Mrs. Moss was a retired employee of B.F. Goodrich in Grantsville with 19 years service, a mother, home- maker and member oftheUpper Steer Run Baptist Church. On March 3, 1935 she was united in marriage to Howard Leeman Moss who preceded her in death June 9, 1989. Surviving are one son, Jimmy Moss of Normantown; two daughters, Bernice Dobbins of Grafton, Ohio, Hilda Rogers of Dandridge, Term; one sister, Oleva Husk of Elyria, Oh.; ten grandchildren, 20 great grand- children, and 12 great, great grand- children. Mrs. Moss was preceded in death by one son, Edgar Moss, six brothers and three sisters. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday September 21,2003 at the Ellyson Mortuary, Inc. Glenville, with the Elder Larry Fisher officiating. Burial followed in the Upper Steer Run Baptist Church Cemetery, Normantown. Ellyson Mortuary, Inc. assisted the family with arrangements. MARGARET BRANNON SMITH Margaret Brannon Smith, 97, of Morgantown, made the glorious jour- ney home to be with her Lord on Saturday, September 20, 2003. She was horn on Nov. 6, 1905 in Glenville, the daughter of the late Edwin Lewis and Mittie Gay Beall Brannon. Margaret was a member of Westover United Methodist Church and a mem- ber of the United Methodist Women of that church. She was horn and raised in Glenville where she worked as a linotype operator for the Glenviile Democrat. She was a member of the Glenville State College Alumni Asso- ciation. She resided in Fairmont for 36 years where she was a member of the Fairmont Chapter #34 of the Eastern Star. Margaret later moved to Morgantown where she resided in Unity Manor for 13 years before being transferred to Mon Pointe Continuing Care Canter. She is survived by a son and daugh- ter-in-law, William Brannon and Norma Jarrett Smith of Westover; a granddaughter, Jennifer Lynne Smith of Westover; a grandson and wife, Jeffery William and Tracey Delfosse Smith of Port St. Lucie, F1.; and two great grandsons, Brannon Anthony Smith and Jacob Isaac Smith, also of Port St. Lucie, FI. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence William Smith. Funeral services were held at the McCulla Funeral Home on Wednes- day, September 24, 2003 with Pastor Kenneth Simms II officiating. Burial followed in Beverly Hills Cemetery. Donations, in memory of Margaret, may be made to the Westover United Methodist Church, 28 A North Street, Westover, WV 26501. 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 t ] ~ . ~ iiCI ;l/ / .... 7) /~/'ii ='1 ...... HOMECOMING DAYS Second annual Homecoming Days in Aubum will be on Sun. Sept. 28, with anitque gas engines, and antique ears. Refreshements and homemade ice-cream will be available. Location: Main Street in Auburn, next to and behind Aubum Baptist Church and Hal and Esther Stovick's home. GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE will induct five ~ into its Curtis Elam Athletic Hall of Fame on Sun- day, October 5, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. in the Heflin Student Union Ballroom. This year's inductees are Jack Tennant '55, Pare Min!~h" '83, Michael Barrett '95, Coach Rmh Rodriguez and Chris George ~7. Tickets for this special event may be purchased by calling Debbie Nagy at 462-4107. THE DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP Goings WATERSHED COALmON The Gilmer Watershed Coalition will be holding a meeting on Tue., Sept. at 5:30 p.m. at the Normantown School. The topics of discussion will be the removal of debris from the streams and the potential for a future flooding and mapping project to be conducted by the Canaan Valley In- stitute in.the area. The public is in- vited tand encouraged to attend. For more information contact, Donna Waddell 462-7545. GILMER CO. HISTORIC LAND- MARKS COMMISSION MEETING The Gilmer County Historic Land- marks Commission will meet on Thurs., Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m., at the Community Center, 115 E. Main Street. For more information, call Jim Bailey at 462-7507. will meet on September 25, 2003 at ...f 6:00pm at the First Baptist Church, i Main Street, Glenvilie. Diabetic pa- tients and their family and friends are encouraged to attend. The Topic of BAILEY-ELLYSON REUNION discussion will be Eye Care for the The Zach and. Rosamond Bailey- i "" D abet Patient presented by Dr. Ellyson reunion will be held at the Kress. The Diabetes Support Group Gilmer County Recreation Center is sponsored by Gilmer Pdmary Care. Sept. 28, beginning at 1:00 p.m. For details, please call 462-7322. Please, all relatives and friends, come and help us celebrate this homecom- 55 ALIVE ing. Bring along some food and drinks, The 55 Alive driver's class will be and join in this get-together. taught by Nelson Smith on Oct. 9 and f0 from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Presbyte-THE GCHS CLASS OF 1979 dan Church. There is a fee for the class. Advance reservations for the class can be made by calling Dan Johnson at the State Farm Insurance office at 462-7000. NORMANTOWN/STUMPTOWN WATERUNE EXTENSION SIGN-UP MEETING PSD public meetinq at Normantown Elem. school gym on Thurs., Sept. 25 at 5:30 p.m. for all interested in signing up for the water project. HISTORICAL SOCIETY The Gilmer County Historical Society will meet Thurs.. Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the History Center. Ashley Lantz, Cordinator of the Legacy Project, will be the featured speaker. All Historical Society meetings are open to the general public, and all are welcome. For more information contact Hunter Armentrout, Pres. at s2-sO1. TANNER CHAPEL HOMECOMING AND MEMORIAL SERVICE Come join us for a day of remem- brances on Sunday, September 28 as we honor previous members and those who used to attend Tanner Chapel and have now gone to be with the Lord. Sunday School will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by a morning ser- mon by Rev. Jason Poling. Around noon a covered dish dinner will be served under the shelter. Around 1:30 p.m. we will have the Memorial Ser- vice, then Rev. Ronzel Roberts will be giving the afternoon sermon and the Riffles from Jane Lew will be singing. Everyone is invited to attend. Alfred Hickman, Pastor. STEWARTS CREEK CHURCH HOMECOMING PICNIC Baldwin community, Stewarts Creek Church Rt. 33/I 19 will have their an- nual homecoming/picnic on Sun. Oct.4. We welcome you to join us for Sunday School at I 0:00 a.m., bring a covered dish and enjoy the noon meal, meat and bread will be fumished. Rev. William Hunt will be the speaker dur- ing the afternoon and singers are wel- come. CHRISTIAN EDUCATION WORKSHOP The Glenville Community Church on Walnut Street will hold a Christian Education Workshop on Sept. 26-28 is currently planning a 25th year class at 7:00 p.m. Cynthia and Joyce Royce reunion. If anyone knows the where- from Anderson, Me will be attending. abouts of the following persons, For more information, call Pastor please contact Jeff Gower at Randy Wilsonat477-3246. (281)813-6399. We need addresses and/or phone numbers of Glenda Our Neighbors Brown Dobbins, Susan Cates, Larry Conrad, Jerry Duelley, Faramarz Fard, Wayne Jenkins, Howard Jones, GOLF TOURNAMENT Bill Keener, Rick King, Connie Jean Deadline for the Stonewall Jackson Lowther, Polly Luzader McClain, Karen Miller, Dale Moyers, Donna Memorial Hospital's Golf toumarnent has been extended. The field is rap- Parker Baugh, Mike Peters, Sue Ann idly filling up but there are still a few Reed Arbogast, Dave Rollyson, Kim slots open. Presently 90 players have Rowh, Pam Schoolcraft, Anna Sears, signed up to participate. Date of the Shidey Shackleford Bailey, Dwight Taylor, Kathy White, Bor~a Williams Rexrode, Jim Williams, and Debbie Wood. MEADOWS-MINNEY REUNION The Ira & Myrtle Meadows-Minney reunion will be Sat., Sept. 27 from 11 - ? at Dana and Caren White's house in Stumptown. Brin,q a covered dish. toumey is Wed. OCt. 8 at the Arnold Palmer Signature Course at Stone- wall Jackson Resort. Guest player will be former WVU Football Coach Don Nehlsn. Sponsor of the Hole-in-one car is Ballard's Chevrolet of Weston. TELEPHONE EDUCATION WORKSHOP will be held on the subject of "New advances in Better Bone Health for Men Living with Prostate Cancer" on Fri., Sept. 26 at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hosp. in Weston. The work- shop will be from 1:30 to 2:30 in the second floor classroom. Call Staff Development at 269-8119. Don't be chary of appreciation. Hearts are unconsciously hun. gry for it. --Phillips Brooks Our Neighbors OPEN HOUSE The Central WV Crisis Pregnancy Center will be hosting an Open House on Sun., Oct. 5 located at 1 Madison St. in Buckhannon. The program will star at 2 p.m. and will run until 4 p.m. with special singers and speakers. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact 473-1122 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. THE WEST FORK CONSERVATION District Board of Supervisors' October monthly meeting will be held on Tue., Sept., 30 at the USDA Service Cen- ter, Quiet Dell, WV beginning at 9:30 a.m. Contact Dinah Hannah, Execu- tive Assistant at 627-2160. "GREATER VISION" IN CONCERT On Sat., Sept. 27 at 7:00 p.m., "Greater Vision" will be in concert at the Parkersburg Christian School at 1023 Core Road, Parkersburg, WV. Advanced ticket sales are available. Call Joe Brookover, 304-295-7435. BREAST CANCER AWARENESS DAY CEREMONY The Lewis County CEOs are planning a Breast Cancer Awareness Day cer- emony at the LC Senior Citizens Cen-" ter on Men., Oct. 6, at 11:00 a.m. There will be short talks on the diag- nosis of the disease and services available for patients. Two brast can- car surviviors will speak of their baffle with the disease. Wreaths will be pre- sented to six local agencies for hang- ing in the local familities to make the population aware of the day. There will be refreshments served. FUNDRAISER FOR CANCER PROGRAM The Lewis County CEOs in coopera- tion with several Lewis County agen- oies will be raising funds in an un- usual manner to support the WV Breast and Cervical Cancer Program. Inquire as the WVU Extension Office on Center Avenue or to Stonewall Jackson Memorial, in care of Julia Spelsberg to see how you can help in Cairo, WV. ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL There will be an Arts and Crafts Festi- val on Fri., Sat., Sun., on OCt. 10-12. Exhibitors will display their works amongst the breathtaking colors of fall. There will be live music, good food, and fun and games for all ages. If you am a crafter, and do not have your booth yet, please contact the park for more information before all booth space is taken. NRCTC LITERARY SOCIETY New River Community and Technical College will host its first Literary Soci- ety. This is not your average book club. If you are interested in an intelli- gent discussion of an array of exciting literature, then this course is for you. The first meeting of the NRCTC Liter- ary Society will be Sept. 30, at 7:00 p.m. RICHARD (DEACON, DICK) CRADDOCK WHITING Richard (Deacon, Dick) Craddock Whiting, 79, of Macclenny, Fl, for- merly Of Glenville and Martinsburg, died at home Monday, September 15, 2003. He was horn August 11, 1924, in Clarksburg, the son of the late Fred Madison Whiting and Frances (Frankie) Craddock Whiting. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 56 years, Isobelle Clark Whiting. Mr. Whiting is survived by his lov- ing children and their spouses, Rich- ard C. Whiting II and his wife Diane of Macclenny, FI, Susan Whiting Anselene and her husband, Arthur of Herndon, Va, and Nicholas Clark Whiting and his wife, Sharon of Cmming, Ga. He is also survived by seven grand- children; Richard C. Whiting III of Jacksonville, FI.; Clinton Whiting USCG and wife, Audra of Pascagoula, MS., Jeffrey Anselene of Arlington, Va, Stephanie Anselene of Wilmington, NC., Gregory Anselene a Senior at Radford University, Radford, Va, Madison Whiting of Cumming, Ga and Sarah Whiting of Cumming, Ga.; three great grandchil- dren, Brianna Whiting of Macclenny, FI., Mathew Whiting of Pascagoula, Ms., and Caleb Whiting of Jackson- ville, FI. Mr. Whiting was a graduate of Glenville Nromal School, a graduate of Glenville State College, and held a Masters Degree in Secondary Educa- tion Administration from Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, TN. He was a WWII veteran and Bronze Star recipient, serving in the Army in the European Theatre. Fol- lowing the war, he was a farmer, business owner, and postal employee in Gqenville, before dedicating his life to the educatiuon of children and the support of music and the arts in public schools. He began teaching in St. Lucie County, F1. and later served on the superintendent's staff in St. Lucie County, Assistant Administrator in the Nova Complex, Broward County, FI., Principal and on the Superintendent's staff, Lynchburg, Va, and retired in 1986 after 16 years as an Assistant Superintendent of Berkeley County Public Schools in Martinsburg. Mr. Whiting was an active sup- porter of his community ever)where he lived, including; a member of the St. Lucie Chamber of Commerce and BakerCounty Chamber of Commerce, and hoard member, Past President (1982) of the Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg Bereley County.- He was an Honorary Lifetime Member of the Martinsburg Rotary Club, be- ing a member since 1972, Past Presi- dent (1977-78), District Governor (1992-93), and Paul Harris Fellow Receipient. He was also a founding member, two time interim Director, and former President of the Board of the Berkeley County Development Authority, former member of the Board of Trustees and Administra- tive Board Chairman (1986-90) at Trinity United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, where he had been a member since 1984, a former Presi- dent of the Little League in FortPierce, FI., and was recently honored by be- ing inducted into the Martinsburg Band Booster Hall of Fame. A memorial service was held at Trinity United Methodist Church, Martinsburg on Sat. Sept. 20, 2003 with Reverend David Cunha of Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, Trinity, NC. (a long-time family friend) and Dr. Ed Grove of Trinity United Methodist Church, Martinsburg, officiating. A graveside service was held Sun., Sept. 21 at the Broad Run Cemetery, Jane Lew. In lieu of flowers, a memorial con- tribution can be made to the Richard C. Whiting Memorial Scholarship (for a Martinsburg High School student pursuing a higher degree in music) care of John Lynch, Martinsburg Se- nior High School, or to Glenville United Methodist Church, Glenville, the church where Richard and Isobelle were married and began their church life. Brown's Funeral Home in Martinsburg handled the arrange- ments. Achieve a sweet victory over your competition! 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By Appointment CLOSEO SUNDAY cornish, um of New & Used Impem ts DELt ERT Delbert Wilfon ville, departed this life Saturday, September Stonewall Jackson tal in Weston illness. Born January 26, Co., son of the Mae Rhoade Wilfong. Mr. Wilfong was a miner and attended GOd of Prophecy, Sand Mr. Wilfong was riage to Lucy on February 26, 1951, Also surviving are Wilfong of Wellington, Wilfong of Elyria, Oh. ters, Linda Stump Arleen Clements Dianne Beiknat Reed of LaGrange, Kees Ruth Willis of F1.; 12 and 15 great Mr. Wilfon8 by one daughter, two brothers. Memorial services on Tue., September 23, Church of God of Fork with Pastor Bryan ciating. The family quest in lieu of tions to CI Sand Fork, in memory Wilfong. Ellyson InC. assisted the famil | Senior Thurs.,Sept. w/Gravy, Milk, W/W Bread/Jell COLLlll~'~'~ For your home, a~ -'" ' health and long'tV~ motorcycle, flood: ~ insuranc-e,-&-bond~"~ Jim Collins.r~k~ Travis Woodfo ~ 2,6 E. M.i~V~ F a* MINERAL