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Page 10 --- The Gienville Democrat/]Pathf'mder --- Thursday, SepL 25, 2003 VELMA G. ALLMAN RICHARD L. "DICK" MARY MOORE MOSS MARGARET BRANNON RICHARD (DEACON, DICK) DEL ERT J i! 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, Sap of 222 2nd Street, Jane Law, 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 born on February 19, 1960,sonof Braxton County, she was a daughter the late Carroll D. Bailey and Eileen of the late Reverend J.E. Burns and (Lamb) Bailey. Rosa F. (Lowther) Burns. 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 Dean and Mercedes Brahe. He is also 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, Dabble Strope of Homer and great grandchildren; three great great Vicki Allen of Alum Bridge; three grandchildren; one sister, Freda brothers, Mike Bailey ofAlum Bridge, Smith, Bridgeport; one brother, RogerBaileyofFrontRoyaI, Va.,and Carlton Burns, Harrisville; several Rick Bailey of Martinsburg; and say- 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 brothers, HartzelL.BurnsandRobert Glenville. He was a member of the Burns. Weston Moose Lodge No, 1376 and Mrs. Allman was employed by the Weston Eagles Aerie No. 2481. He A&PinClarksburgandlatertheA&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 be held at the convenience of the There will be a graveside funeral family in the Fairview Friendship service for Robert (Boogie) Boggs on I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Berlin. Floyd Sunday, September 28, 2003 at 3:00 Funeral Home of Weston. p.m. at Stalnaker Cemetery. Rev. Ronzel Roberts will officiate. We Main Ave Weston, WV Formerly Heilig Meyers Bldg. 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 TVs 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, age 84, of SMITH Normantown, departedthislifeat3:30 Margaret Brannon Smith, 97, of a.m., Thursday, September 18, 2003 Morgantown, made the gloriousjour- atUnitedHospitalCenter, Clarksburg, hey home to be with her Lord on following an extended illness. Saturday, September 20, 2003. Born October 5, 1918 in Braxton She was born on Nov. 6, 1905 Co.,daughterofthelateLesterB.and Glenville, the daughter of the late Ada Karacoff Moore. Edwin Lewis and Mittie Gay Beall Mrs. Moss was a retired employee Brannon. of B.F. Goodrich in Grantsville with Margaret wasamember of Westover 19 years service, a mother, home- United Methodist Churchandamem- makerandmemberoftheUpperSteer bar of the United Methodist Women Run Baptist Church. of that church. She was born and On March 3, 1935 she was united raised in Glenville where she worked in marriage to Howard Leeman Moss as alinotype operator for the Glenville who preceded her in death June 9, Democrat. She was a member of the 1989. Glenville State College Alumni Asso- Surviving are one son, Jimmy Moss elation. She resided in Fairmont for 36 of Normantown; two daughters, years where she was a member of the Bernice Dobbins of Grafton, Ohio, Fairmont Chapter #34 of the Eastern Hilda Rogers of Dandridge, Tenn; Star. one sister, Oleva Husk of Elyria, Oh.; Margaret later moved to ten grandchildren, 20 great grand- Morgantown where she resided in children, and 12 great, great grand- Unity Manor for 13 years before being children, transferred to Men Pointe Continuing Mrs. Moss was preceded in death Care Canter. by one son, Edgar Moss, six brothers She is survived by a son and daugh- and three sisters, ter-in-law, William Brannon and Funeral services were conducted Norma Jarrett Smith of Westover; a on Sunday September 21,2003 at the granddaughter, Jennifer Lynne Smith EllysonMortuary, Inc.Glenville, with of Westover; a grandson and wife, the Elder Larry Fisher officiating. Jeffery William and Tracey Delfosse Burial followed in the Upper Steer Smith of Port St. Lucia, F1.; and two Run Baptist Church Cemetery, great grandsons, Brannon Anthony Normantown. Smith and Jacob Isaac Smith, also of Ellyson Mortuary, Inc. assisted the Port St. Lucie, F1. family with arrangements. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence William Smith. Bennett and Son Monuments & Markers Inside and outside displays Grantsville 354-6162 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 HOMECOMING DAYS Second annual Homecoming Days in Aubum will be on Sun. Sept. 28, with anitque gas engines, and antique cars. Refreshements and homemade ice-cream will be available. Location: Main Street in Aubum, next to and behind Auburn Baptist Chumh and Hal and Esther Stovick's home. GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE will induct five in~klalS into its Curtis Elarn Athletic Hall of Fame on Sun- day, October 5, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. in the Hefiin Student Union Ballroom. This year's inductees are Jack Tennant '55, Pam Minigh '83, Michael Barrett '95, Coach Rich Rodnguez and Chris George ~7. Tickets for this special event may be pumhased by calling Dabble Nagy at 462-4107. WATERSHED COALITION 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- THE DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP will meet on September 25, 2003 at 6:00pm at the First Baptist Chumh, Main Street, Glenville. Diabetic pa- tients and their family and fnends are encouraged to attend. The Topic of discussion will be Eye Care for the 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 moming ser- mon by ReD. Jason Poling. Around noon a covered dish dinner will be p.m. served under the shelter. Around 1:30 p.m. we will have the Memorial Ser- vice, then ReD. Ronzel Roberts will be MARKS COMMISSION MEETING giving the aftemoon sermon and the The Gilmer County Historic Land- Riffles from Jane Lew will be singing. marks Commission will meet on Everyone is invited to attend. Alfred Hickman, Pastor. 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. BAILEY-ELLYSON REUNION The Zach and Rosamond Bailey- Ellyson reunion will be held at the Diabetic Patient presented by Dr, Kress. The Diabetes Support Group Gilmer County Recreation Center ~oSpOnso. red by Gilmer Primary Care. Sept. 28, beginning at 1:00 p.m. r oetails, 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 ddvegs class will be and join in this get-together. STEWARTS CREEK CHURCH HOMECOMING PICNIC Baldwin community, Stewarts Creek Church Rt. 33/119 will have their an- nual homecoming/picnic on Sun. Oct.4. We welcome you to join us for Sunday School at 10:00 a.m., bring a covered dish and enjoy the noon meal, meat and bread will be fumished. ReD. William Hunt will be the speaker dur- ing the aftemoon and singers are wel- come. CHRISTIAN EDUCATION WORKSHOP The Glenville Community Chumh on taught by Nelson Smith on Oct. 9 and Walnut Street will hold a Christian 10 from 5 to 9 p.m, in the Presbyte- THE GCHS CLASS OF 1979 Education Workshop on Sept. 26-28 dan Chumh. There is a fee for the is currently planning a 25th year class at 7:00 p.m. Cynthia and Joyce Royce class. Advance reservations for the reunion. If anyone knows the where- from Anderson, MO will be attending. class can be made by calling Dan abouts of the following persons, For more information, call Pastor Johnson at the State Farm lnsurance please contact Jeff Gower at Randy Wilson at 477-3248. office at 462-7000. (281)813-6399. We need addresses and/or phone numbers of Glenda ~ NORMANTOWN/STUMPTOWN Brown Dobbins, Susan Cates, LarryOur i~t~ld~lH'8 WATERLINE EXTENSION uonrad, Jerry Duelley, Faramarz SIGN-UP MEETING Ferd, Wayne Jenkins, Howard Jones, GOLF TOURNAMENT PSD public meetin~ at Normantown Bill Keener, Rick King, Connie Jean Deadline for the Stonewall Jackson Elem. school gym on Thurs., SePt. Lowther, Polly Luzader McClain, 25 at 5:30 p.m. for all interested in Karen Miller, Dale Moyere, Donna Memorial Hospitals Golf tournament has been extended. The field is rap. signing up for the water project. Parker Baugh, Mike Peters, Sue Ann idly filling up but there are still a few Reed Arbogast, Dave Rolh/son, Kim ~a~nSedoP~uD" Presently 90 players have HISTORICAL SOCIETY Rowh, Pam Schooicraft, Anna Sears, ~gn up to participate. Date of the The Gilmer County Historical Society Shidey Shackleford Bailey, Dwight tourney is Wed. Oct. 8 at the Arnold 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 Taylor, Kathy White, Bonita Williams Rexrode, Jim Williams, and Debble 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. Bring a covered dish. Palmer Signature Course at Stone- wall Jackson Resort. Guest player will be former WVU Football Coach Don Nehlen. Sponsor of the Hole-in-one car is Ballards Chevrolet of Weston. TELEPHONE EDUCATION WORKSHOP will be held on the subject of "Now advances in Batter Bone Health for Men Living with Prostate Cancer" on FrL, Sept. 26 at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hasp. 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 start 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 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 brest 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- cies 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., Set., 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 are a crafter, and do not have your booth yat, pleese contact the perk 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. CRADDOCK WHITING Richard (Deacon, Dick) Craddock Whiting, 79, of Macclenny, FI, for- merly of Glenville and Martinsburg, died at home Monday, September 15, 2003. He was horn August 1 I, 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, F1.; 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, R. 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 Glenville, 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 1986after 16 years as an Assistant Superintendent of Berkeley County Public Schools in Martinsburg. Mr. Whiting was an active sup- porter of his community everywhere he lived, including; a member of the St. Lucie Chamber of Commerce and Baker County Chamber of Commerce, and hoard member, Past President (1982) of the Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg Barclay Countx. 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 o'f 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 Fort Pierce, 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 Law. 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 ~p.~intn~nt I Delbert Wilfong, ville, departed this Saturday, Stonewall Jackson tal in Weston illness. Born 26, Co., son Mae Rhoade Wilfong. Mr. Wilfong was miner and attended God of Prophecy, sand Mr. Wilfong riage to Luc) on February 26, 1951,~ Also surviving Wilfong Wilfong of Elyria, ters, Linda Stump Arleen Clements of Dianne Beiknap Reed of LaGrange, Keesecker of Graflon,( Ruth Willis of F1.; 12 and 15 great Mr. Wilfon by one daughter, two brothers. Memorial on Tue., September Church of God Fork with Pastor Brya~ ciating. The family quest in lic dons to Ch~ Sand Fork, in memOrY Wilfong. Ellyson assisted the famil' Weltoint 1-8OO- Senior Thurs. w/Gravy, Milk, w/Bananas in GelatOa- Fri., Sept. Mon., Spinach, Tues., Cornbread Wed., Oct. 1- Strips, Green Beans, ] Bananas Cookie, For your hon~'j~ health and Ioel;j~