Nelson B. Boley
Nelson B. Boley, 75, of Newport, OH, died Aug. 16, 2001, at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Betty; three sons, Gary, Randy and Ronnie Boley, all of Newport; one daughter, Sheri Williamson of Newport; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys. Burial in Newport Cemetery. Visitation is from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Shelby Jean Boley
Shelby Jean Boley, 62, of Belmont, died June 24, 2001, in St. Joseph’s Hospital of Parkersburg.
She was born June 20, 1939, in Pleasants County, a daughter of the late Everett and Nellie Davis Bennett.
She is survived by her husband, William H. Boley of Belmont; four daughters, Teresa Jones and her husband, Okie, Shiela Barnhart, Camie L. Boley and her husband, Brian Smith and Kim D. Boley and her husband, Gary Smith all of St. Marys; three sons, Ricky E. Barnhart and his wife, Addie, William D. Boley and his girlfriend, Tam Smith and Scott and Kelly Boley all of St. Marys; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister, Estah McGee and her husband, Dean of Weirton; and one brother, Russell Bennett of Weirton.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one infant sister, Betsy Bennett; and one sister, Lora Cain.
Services will be held noon Wednesday at the Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home of St. Marys, with Pastors Chuck Rogers and Randy Dorn officiating. The burial will be in Willow Island Cemetery of Willow Island, WV. Calling hours will be from 2-9 p.m. today and until services time Wednesday.
Ira "Bus" V. Bonner
Ira V. Bonner, 95, of St. Marys, died Dec. 25, 2001, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Parkersburg.
He was born May 13, 1906, at Meadville in Tyler County to the late Elonzo and Elizabeth Garrison Bonner and was the husband of the late Edna Irene Bonner. He was a member of Wick United Methodist Church, served in the U. S. Army during World War Ii, worked in the oil fields for many years, worked for the West Virginia Department of Highways and was a bus driver for the Tyler County schools.
He is survived by several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, William I. Bonner and Erval “Boots” Bonner; and one sister, Inez Fletcher.
Services were Friday at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys. Burial was in St. Marys IOOF Cemetery with military graveside services conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 222 and AmVets Post 40.
Goldie Pearl Boughner
Goldie Pearl Boughner, 75, of St. Marys died May 26, 2001, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include five children, Margaret McKenzie, Martha Felton, Donna Hardin, Larry Boughner and Debra Shingleton; 12 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Marie Wolfe; and one brother, Howard Sparks.
Services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys. Burial in St. Marys IOOF Cemetery. Visitation is from 2-9 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday.
Lillian D. Bradfield
Lillian D. Bradfield, 87, of St. Marys, died Dec. 19, 2001, at her residence.
She was born March 12, 1914, in Pleasants County, a daughter of the late Mack and Evelyne Phelps Myer. She was a homemaker and a member of the Dewey Avenue Church of Christ.
She is survived by one son, William E. Bradfield and his wife, Faye of St. Marys; one daughter, Jennifer Neelen of St. Marys; five grandchildren, Melissa Wilson of St. Marys, James Wolfe of Belpre, Anne McKnight of Morgantown and John Marc Bradfield and Alice Faye Bonanno, both of St. Marys; 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and special remembered friends including Margie Rankin, Opal Locke, Carolyn Heasley and Aunnia Brady.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Donald A. Bradfield; two daughters, Sandra Wolfe and Sue Laine Bradfield; four sisters; and five brothers.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home of St. Marys. Evangelist Jerry Toothman will officiate. Burial will be in St. Marys IOOF Cemetery. Calling hours are from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. today and from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasants Community Foundation, P.O. Box 420, St. Marys, WV 26170.
Eran P. Branch
Eran P. Branch, 19, of Mason, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital as a result of an automobile accident. He was born Sept. 15, 1982 in Ronceverte, a son of Rev. Ronald A. and Teresa Barnard Branch of Mason.
He was a sophomore student at Sheppard College. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church and a 2001 graduate of Wahama High School. Survivors, in addition to his parents, include five brothers, Ronald II Branch and his wife Holly of Martinsburg, Keithen Branch, Jeshua Branch, Micaiah Branch and Jamin Branch of Mason; grandmothers, Cordie Branch of Mt. Airy, MD, and Margret Branch of Shepardstown; several aunts and uncles; and his best friend, Kate Lowe of New Haven.
He was preceded in death by two grandfathers, J.C. Barnard and Carroll Branch. Funeral services were Monday, Aug. 12, at Faith Baptist Church in Mason with Rev. Claude Stevens and Rev. Ronald Branch officiating. Burial was in Sunrise Memorial Gardens in LeTart. The family asks that memorials be made to Faith Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 278, Mason, WV, 25260, in lieu of flowers. Foglesong-Tucker Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Mary Ellen Smith Braun
Mary Ellen Smith Braun, 83, of St. Marys died Jan. 20, 2001, at her residence.
She was born Dec. 30, 1917, in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Okey Smith and Vina Samberson Smith Shingleton.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Thomas D. Braun; two sons and daughters-in-law, Larry G. and Betty Braun of Parkersburg, and Thomas W. and Diane Braun of St. Marys; one daughter and son-in-law, Barbara A. and Larry Horner of St. Marys; seven grandchildren, Jody Ritchie of Davisville, Steven Braun of Parkersburg, Teresa Braun of Vienna, Lynn Braun of Carbondale IL, David Braun of Columbus, John Horner of Morgantown and Heather Horner of St. Marys; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty Vaughn of De Bary, FL; one stepsister, Irene Wingrove of Vienna; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her stepfather, E. Port Shingleton; two brothers, Joe Smith and Earl Shingleton; two stepsisters, Marie Reed and Dorothy Bills.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Jim Kelly officiating. Burial in St. Marys IOOF Cemetery. Visitation is from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. today.
Dr. John D. Brisbane
Dr. John D. Brisbane, 84, of Morgantown, died Jan. 2, 2001, at his home.
He was born Feb. 17, 1916, in New Stanton, PA, a son of the late William and Alice Brisbane. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater and was a member of the Glen Miller Air Force Band before going overseas. He was a graduate of Penn State University and received a master’s degree from the University of Denver and his doctorate from West Virginia University. He served as superintendent of schools in Pleasants County before being appointed dean of admissions for West Virginia University. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Morgantown, where he served as a deacon and a ruling elder. He was a member of the Morgantown Rotary Club, Touchdown Club, Pines Country Club and was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Nemesis Shrine, Morgantown Shrine and Royal Order of Jesters.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Payne Brisbane; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Leah Hoy Brisbane.
Services are 1 p.m. Friday, First Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Dr. Richard W. Fiete officiating. Graveside services with burial will be 11:30 a.m. Monday, at the International Order of Oddfellows Cemetery, St. Marys. Friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at the Hastings Funeral Home, Morgantown and from noon until time of services Friday at the church.
Donations may be made to the Brisbane Scholarship Fund 35402, WVU Foundation, P.O. Box 4533, Morgantown, WV 26504.
Robert A. Brown, Jr.
Robert A. Brown Jr. of St. Marys died July 26, 2002, at the Mark Rest Center, McConnelsville, Ohio.
He was born Feb. 15, 1920, in Pleasants County, WV, a son of the late Robert A. and Lennis Hutchinson Brown Sr. He was a 1939 graduate of St. Marys High School and a member of the local carpenters union in Parkersburg. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, was a member of the George Street Church of Christ and attended Dewey Avenue Church of Christ. He was a member of the Elks Lodge BPOE 1701 and was an avid West Virginia University sports fan.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Betty Roberts Brown; two sisters, Mary Brammer and Jeannine Oldfield, both of St. Marys; one brother, Edward Brown of Newport; and several nieces and nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Charlene Brown and Faustine Oldfield; and three brothers, Jim Brown, Eugene Brown and Bud Brown.
Services will be held 1 p.m. Monday at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, Evangelist Cecil Dotson officiating. Burial will be in the St. Marys IOOF Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Jacqueline Buchanan, 58, of Sistersville died May 23, 2001 at Sistersville General Hospital.
She was born March 11, 1943, a daughter of the late James B. and Ruby Beaver Weekley.
Survivors include two sons, Jeffrey W. and Dwight D. Buchanan, both of Sistersville; one daughter, Tammy L. Still of Sistersville; one brother, David Weekley of Sistersville; one sister, Debbie Cunningham of Sistersville; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John L. Buchanan in 1985; one son, John Wayne Buchanan; one daughter, Julie Buchanan; two brothers, James Edward and Bernard Weekley.
Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Myers Funeral Home, Sistersville, the Rev. Gary Boyd officiating. Burial in Mount Nebo Cemetery, Pleasants County. Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today.
JoAn Smith Buchanan
JoAn Smith Buchanan, 58, of St. Marys, died May 9, 2001.
She was a daughter of the late Laco and Madeline Lawson Smith.
She is survived by her husband, Delbert; one daughter, Lee Ann; one son, Dennis; three grandchildren; four sisters, Mary Powell, Diana Maston, Joyce Ankrom and Linda Huggins; two brothers, Charles and Larry Smith; and several nieces and nephews.
Services 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home of St. Marys. Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday.