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Page 6 - Thursday, December 31,2015 - The GlenviUe Democrat The Glenviile Pathfinder - Glenville, WV 26351 Hank Williams Tribute EMMA LEE PAUGH Emma Lee Paugh, age 56, of Cedar Creek Road, Glen- ville, departed this life Thursday, December 24, 2015 at her residence, fol- low a sudden illness. Emma was born May 8, 1959 in Weston, daughter of the late Hayward and Juainta Shaffer Paugh. Emma was disabled for most of her working life. In her spare time she enjoyed reading, crocheting, and car- ing for her chickens and horse "Fancy". Surviving are three sib- lings, Donna Rowland and husband, LesterofGlenville; Ronald Clark and wife, Marie of Copen; and Will- iam Scott Paugh and wife, Nancy of West Virginia. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and her loving dog companions, Boss and Lilly. Along with her parents, Emma was preceded in death by one brother, Gary Wayne Paugh. Funeral Services were conducted at the Dawson Baptist Church on Route 33 West of Glenville, WV, at ! 1:00 a.m.,Wednesday,De- cember 30, 2015. Lloyd Stewart officiated. Crema- tion will follow and the fam- ily will have a private burial at a later date. Family and friends will be received from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the church. Ellyson Mortuary Inc. was assisting the family of Emma Lee Paugh with arrange- ments. VELMA E. PEGGS Velma E. Peggs, age 96, of LaGrange Twp, OH., passed away Tuesday, De- cember 22,2015 in the A mes Family Hospice Center in Westlake, OH. She was born November 9, 1919 in Gilmer County. She was a ~member of the LaGrange In- dependent Freewill Bap- tist Church since the late 1950's. She enjoyed gardening, quilting and was still piecing quilts until two weeks betbre her death. She is survi ved by her chil- dren Patricia ( Ray ) Dill of LaGrange, OH; Gene ( Vir- ginia ) Beane of North ' Ridgeville,OH; Roger Beane of Grafton,OH; Rosalie ( Jim ) Snyder of Polk, OH; LaGretta ( Bill ) Stewata of LaGrange, OH; Barbara (Ken) Nimon of Oberlin. OH; Rick ( Sue ) Peggs of New London, OH; Homer ( Debra ) Peggs of Parma,OH; and Mike Peggs of Sandusky, OH. Survi- vors also include 37 grand- children,55 great grandchil- dren, I I great great grand- children, her sisters Beulah Beres of Mobile, AL; and Bonnie Facemire of Grafton, OH. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Peggs, son and daughter-in- law, Jack ( Margot ) Bean, grand daughter, Lisa Wall Brown and by brothers Sherman and Paul Deulley. Friends called on Satur- day, December 26, 2015 in the LaGrange lnd.Freewill Baptist Church, 39642 State Route 303, in LaGrange, OH; from 10:00 a.m. until services at 11:00 a.m. Pas- tor John Kimble, officiated. Burial was in River Road Cemetery, LaGrange, OH. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve 30080 Hospice Way, Westlake OH, 44145. Arrangements were being handled by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 10221 Main St., Grafton, OH. On-line con- dolences may be left at www blackburnfh. WANETA V. STURMS Waneta V. Sturms, 93, of Grantsville, passes peace- fully on December 23,2015 at Camden Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg. She was born on May 21, 1922, in Calhoun County. She was a daughter of the late Odus and Ethel Barr Vannoy. She was a Christian since January 12, 1936. She was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church of Grants- ville. She is survived by son, James Sturms; daughters, Deloris (Raymond) Metz and Janet (Roger) Cunning- ham; and brother, Hale Vannoy. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, Mike (Virginia) Hanis; Michele (Doug) Murray; Greg (Jody) Sturms; Jason (Kathryn) Sturms;DougCunningham; Chad (Tracy) Cunningham; Eric Cunningham; and Jo- seph (Miranda) Yeager; 17 great-grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; a great- grandson due in May; and several step-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her 90 year old husband, Clay (Blackie) Sturms after 69 I/2 years of marriage to- gether; a son, Charles Sturms; a grandson, Charlie Metz: four sisters and five brothers. Funeral services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Ron Chesser offi- ciated. Visitation was held one hour prior to t he service. Interment was in Bethlehem Cemeters~. By request of the family, a special thank you is ex- pressed to the following pas- tors: Rick Metheney, Alfred Hickman, Steven Carter, and CmToll McCauley fbr visit- ing with Waneta. Online condolences may be expressed at www,~tump ilmer Goings O THIRD ANNUAL WILD GAME DINNER The 3rd Annual Wild Game Dinner will be held on Sat., Mar. 26, 2016 at the Gilmer County Rec. Center. Any hunter wanting to donate their wild game, please con- tact Joe Hitt at 304-462- 5160. Proceeds from the dinner going to the Cedar- ville Community Assoc. Inc. L Our Neighborsg LEWIS COUNTY SENIOR CENTER TRIP Trip to Niagara Falls and Toronto being planned for May t6-20, 2016. Price is only $539 and includes 5 day-4 night stay on the Canada side with 4 break- fasts and 4 dinners. Included will be a tour of Toronto, Ontario and a visit to Casa Loma castle, a boat ride on a Hornblower Niagara Cruise, tour of Niagara-on- the-Lake, and a visit to Fallsview Casino. $75.00 deposit due when signing up. For more info contact Clara at 304-269-5738 ext 36. HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP A Huntington's Disease sup- port group meets on the sec- ond Saturday of each month from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Casey conference room at Saint Francis Hospital in Charleston. Meetings are for patients, families, care giv- ers, at-risk and anyone af- fected by Huntington's Dis- ease. For more information contact Debbie Armstrong at 304-549-3266 or deDat'm@ sudden/ serve Gilmer County since 1959 ' Quality ' Custom Etching Select Granite 304-2 765 US-Hwy 33 East of Weston or 1-888-269-5573 Concert in Charleston By Wen@ HoMren Register, Herald Reporter More than 8.2 million people have signed up for Marketplace coverage as of Dec. 19, including more than 33,000 West Virginians. Health care coverage will be effective Jan. 1,2016, for those who selected a plan by Dec. 17 or were automatically re-enrolled. Sylvia Burwell, Depart- ment of Health and Human Services secret,try, touted that millions of Americans will begin the new year with qual- ity, affordable health cover- age to keep their families healthy and financially secure. "We are encouraged by the strong stmx we experienced in the first half of Open Enroll- ment for 2016 coverage, and know we have ongoing work to do," Burwell said. "We are focused on making sure West Virginia families looking lor coverage understand their op- tions through the Marketplace, know about the financial as- sistance available, and have access to the s upport they need to enroll." According to the DHH R re- lease, the data reflects tor the first time the vast majority of consumers who were auto- matically re-enrolled into 2016 coverage. The re-enroll- ment process has not yet been completed, so as it continues, upcoming snapshots will in- clude additional consumers who were automatically re- enrolled after Dec.19. If a con sumer realized after the deadline for coverage start- ing Jan. 1 that there is a better plan for their family, they can come back and make a change any time before the end of Open Enrolhnent on Jan. 31, 2016. Open Enrollment began Nov. I and will end Jan. 31. To review coverage options. visit or If someone chooses not to buy health insurance and could afford to do so, they are now at risk of paying a fee of $695 or more. Free, confidential enroll- ment help is available for West Virginians with questions about their options. Visit to find a listing enrollment centers and community events where em'ollment help is of- fered. Representatives at the 24- hour Call Centerare available every day at 1-800-318-2596. Call Center representatives can answerquestions and help people era'oil in coverage over the phone. Online Pet Seams YourBetterBusinessBureau Research breeders and sell- has received several calls in the past few months from consum- ers that have sent money for a new pet, but only get reasons to send more money and never the pet. According to the AG's of- fice, they received approxi- mately 30 complaints in 2015 from consumers stating they were involved in an online pet: seam. The average amount re- ported lost was roughly $1,200. You answer an online ad for a cute little puppy in your area. Y ou receive an email back, pos- sibly with pictures and a reason why the puppy is no longer near you and will need to be shipped. First you will be told the puppy needs a specific crate, so you need to wire money or use a money order. If you send this ers carefull-y. Check complaints filed with the Better Business Bureau or Ohio Attorney General's Office, and review feedback from other consum- ers. Be skeptical if you find no infonnation" some seam artists change names regularly to trick consmners. If at all possible, work with a local organization with a good reputation. Conduct an online image search of the puppy's photo to see where else tile picture might be posted on the internet. You can search "how to search by image" for instructions on how to conduct that search, If the same picture shows up in mul- tiple places, it m ay be an indica- tion that it is a seam. See the puppy in person be- Fans of Hank Williams' nmsic will want to reserve tickets for the 14th Annual Hank Williams Tribute Con- cert set for the Clay Center for the Arts Sciences' Mater Performance Hall on Jan. 9. "Known as the "Hillbilly Shakespeare," Williams had been a star of the Grand Ole Opry and a best-selling songwriter, known for com- posing such hit songs as "Cold, Cold Heart," "Jambalaya" and "I'm So Ixmesome I Could CU." He was among the first artists to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nash- ville," concert organizers said. "His music remains popular today, especially in West Virginia, where he passed away on New Year's Day 1952 in Oak Hill."A spe- cial guest at this year's con- cert will be Nashville steel guitarist Billy Robinson ,who appeared with Williams and other country music legends during the late 1940s and 1950s. Robinson accompa- nied Williams on his Grand Ole Opry debut ira 1949, when the singing star was called back to the stage for an un- precedented seven encores. Also appearing at the Clay Center show will be Charles- ton singer John Lilly and Ashland, Ky, vocalist Rob McNurlin. Other band mem- bers will include Buddy Grit'- fin on fiddle and Ritchie Collins and Robert Shafer on guitars. Concert remembering the music of Hank Williams Singers Rob McNurlin and John Lilly per'form at previ- ous Hank Willian~s tribute concert. Photograph by Amos Perrine. The Jan. 9 performance -- the show begins at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $25 -- will include many songs made fa- mous by Williams. as well as several lesser-known songs, some of which Williams re- leased under his pseudonym "Luke the Drifter." The two-hour concert is co- sponsored by the Woody Hawley Concert Series and by the Kanawha Valley Friends of Old-Time Music and Dance (FOOTMAD). The Clay Center is located at One Clay Square, Charles- ton, W.Va. Tickets are avail- able in advance by phone at (304)561-3570 or online at Atty. Gen. Morrisey Warns about Jury Duty Scant Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warns citizens about a telephone seam in which a person receives a call alleging there is a warrant out for his or her arrest, but the charges will be dismissed if the person pays a fine over the phone, The state Supreme Court of Appeals recently received word of someone posing to represent the Nicholas County Sheriff's Office,The scammer informs citizens they have outstanding arrest warrants al leging they failed to appe,'u" for federal grand jury and would be held in contempt of com"/before a federal judge in Nicholas County. The scammer asks the citi- zen for their cell phone num- ber in order to pay the out- The scammer also misrepre- sents the judge's title and in- dicates a federal courthouse was located where none ex- ists. "Many people do all they can to stay out of legal trouble," Morrisey said. "As a result, receiving a call of that nature can be unnerving. It's important to know no law enforcement agency will make initial contact over the phone." Morrisey said citizens who receive a call like this should call their local circuit clerk's office and sheriff's depart- ment to verify that they have not missed a jury summons. Circuit clerk numbers are listed on the West Virginia .judiciary website at http:// money, then the puppy may fore turning overany funds. If standingarrestwan'ants.Ifthe need special insurance o~4ras ,rheseller;will allow it;mkethr: