Alice E. Bullman
Alice E. Freeland Bullman, 100, of St. Marys died Jan. 19, 2002, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkersburg.
She was born Feb. 17, 1901, in Pleasants County, WV., a daughter of the late Thomas B. and Icie J. Williamson Freeland. She was a graduate of Pennsboro High School, and attended Salem College. She was a teacher in Pleasants County Schools for several years and was a homemaker. She was the oldest member of the St. Marys United Methodist Church and the Joy Circle.
She is survived by one daughter, Donna J. Johnson of Vienna; two sons, William B. Bullman and Max L. Bullman, both of St. Marys; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Port F. Bullman, in 1997; one son, Port Nicholas ''Nick'' Bullman; and one brother, Gerald T. Freeland.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys. Burial in St. Marys IOOF Cemetery. Visitation is from 7-9 p.m. today and from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Elevator Fund, St. Marys United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 100, St. Marys, W.Va. 26170.
Phyllis Ann Bullman, 73, of St. Marys died July 24, 2002, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 2, 1929, at Shawnee, Pleasants County, WV., a daughter of the late Burl "Buck" and Hattie Rice Powell. She was a 1945 graduate of St. Mary's High School, a member of the St. Marys United Methodist Church and had been a remedial reading teacher's aide in the Pleasants County School system. She was a member and past worthy matron of St. Marys Chapter 31, Order of the Eastern Star, and a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Bill Bullman; six children, Randy Bullman and his wife, Liz, of St. Marys, Ginger Brewer and her husband, Dave, of New Creek, WV., Steve Bullman and his wife, Rose Ann, of St. Marys, Mindy Wilson and her husband, Joe Wilson, of Parkersburg, Julie Bullman and Kris Casto and her husband, Dave, all of St Marys; 12 grandchildren, Mandy, Cindy, Bryce, Jade, Clay, Adam, T.J., Lacey, Ty, Laura, Kalie, and Drew; five great-grandchildren, Emery, Jenna, Miranda, Devin and Reese; three nieces, Lorelei, Donna and Margo; and several cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Maxine and Ruth; and one brother, Billy.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2002, at the Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, with the Rev. Jim Kelly officiating. Burial will be in the St. Marys IOOF Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, and from noon -1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. There will be an Eastern Star memorial service conducted 8 p.m. Thursday.
Ruby Mae Bunner
Ruby Mae Bunner, 77, of Rt. 1, St. Marys died, November 3, 2001, at the St. Joseph’s Hospital, Parkersburg. She was born, March 26, 1924, in Pleasants County, a daughter of the late Herman and Ethel Hart Bunner. She was a member of the Cloverdale Church of Christ.
She is survived by one grandson, Jason Cuzzen of St. Marys, one brother, Charles F. Bunner and his wife, Hazel of St. Marys, and several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Mary Bunner Cuzzen, two grandchildren, Neil Cuzzen and Julie Cuzzen, two sisters, Zana Robinson Stewart and Miranda Bunner, and four brothers, Alva Bunner, George Bunner, Herbert Bunner, and Henry Bunner.
Services will be held Tuesday, November 6, 2001, at 2 P. M. at the Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, with Dave Williamson officiating. Burial will be in the St. Marys IOOF Cemetery. Calling hours from 6 to 9 P. M. Monday and up until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.
Robert S. Butcher
Robert S. Butcher of Arvilla, WV, died Jan. 4, 2001, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg.
He was born July 1, 1923, in Pleasants County, the son of the late James C. and Amy Bills Butcher. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a member of St. Marys Lodge 41 AF&AM, was a 1942 graduate of St. Marys High School, retired as an iron worker and was a farmer.
Survivors include two sons, Robert V. Butcher of Friendly, and Timothy A. Butcher of Arvilla; two daughters, Betsy Collins of Mineral Wells, and Kitty Gorrell of Arvilla; eight grandsons, Robbie and Steve Gorrell, both of Parkersburg, Dave and Randy Gorrell, both of St. Marys, Andy and Craig Collins, both of Mineral Wells, and Donald and Benjamin Butcher, both of Belmont; two great-grandchildren, Alexandria and Brady Gorrel, both of St. Marys; and one half brother, J. C. ‘‘Mike’’ Butcher of Midland, MI.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Fay Bradfield Butcher.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. William Williamson officiating. Burial in Wasp Cemetery, Arvilla, with military graveside services by American Legion Post 79, VFW Post 222, and AMVETS Post 40, St. Marys. Visitation is from 3-9 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Carlton A. Buttrey
Carlton A. Buttrey, 82, of St. Marys, WV, died, April 30, 2002, at his residence.
He was born, February 14, 1920, in Burns, TN, a son of the late Leslie A. and Mintie Harris Buttrey. He was founder of the Pleasants County Habitat for Humanity. He attended Marietta College and received an A. S. Degree from the ICS Correspondent School in Business Management. He had attended Dale Carnegie Associates. He retired from the American Cyanamid after 36 years, retiring as general supervisor. He was a U. S. Army Veteran of World War II, a member of the American Legion and the VFW Post 6327 of Sistersville, WV. He was a life member of the VFW and the Elks Club and was a member of the former local Kiwanis Club. He had served 12 years on the Pleasants County Board of Education and a member of the State School Board Association. He was a member of the St. Marys Presbyterian Church where he served as a elder. He had a long time association with the Boy Scouts of America. He was a member of the State Golf Course Association and for 15 years managed the St. Marys Golf Course.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Virginia Booker Buttrey, two sons, Reed Buttrey and his wife, Debbie of St. Marys, WV, and Bernard Buttrey and his wife, Robin of Williamstown, WV, five grandchildren, Leslie Davis of Belmont, WV, Jeffrey Buttrey and his wife, Jennifer of Parkersburg, WV, Jason Buttrey, Kayla Buttrey, and Travis Buttrey all of Williamstown, WV, one great grandson, Nick Bailes, one great granddaughter, Peyton Buttrey, one brother, Burton Buttrey of Chicago, IL, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Morris Buttrey, Delmer Buttrey, and Doyle Buttrey.
Services will be held Saturday, May 4, 2002, at 11 A. M. at the St. Marys Presbyterian Church, St. Marys, WV with the Rev. Michael Anderson and the Rev. Daniel Simmons officiating. Entombment will be in the East Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Reno, OH with military rites. Calling hour from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P. M Friday at the Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, WV and from 10 to 11 A. M. Saturday at the church. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Pleasants County Habitat for Humanity, P. O. Box 559, St. Marys, WV 26170.
Franklin "Doil" Byers
Franklin "Doil" Byers, 69, of St. Marys went home to be with the Lord June 17, 2002.
He was born Aug. 14, 1932 in Hebron, WV. He was a son of the late Burl M. Byers and Sharlene Satterfield Byers May. He was a member of the Cornerstone Gospel Church, retired from Cyanamid where he worked for 35 years and was one of the first ambulance drivers for the Pleasants County Emergency Squad. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict and was a graduate of St. Marys High School with the class of 1950.
Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Betty Byers; two daughters, Stephanie Poling and her husband, John, and Bonnie Lamp and her husband, K. D., all of Belmont; one son, Scott Byers and his wife, Paige of Parkersburg; seven grandchildren, Justin and Bethanie Poling, Casey and Brittanie Lamp, all of Belmont, Zakary and Reed Byers and Mike Brum, all of Parkersburg: four brothers, Robert Byers and Todd Byers of St. Marys, Eddie Byers of Washington and Joe Byers of Canton, OH; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one infant sister.
Services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, with the Rev. Mark Wilding officiating. Burial will be in the Maple Lane Masonic Cemetery with military graveside rites by American Legion Post 79, VFW Post 222 and AMVETS Post 40. Visitation will be from 2-9 p.m. Wednesday and until service time Thursday at the funeral home.
Harry Delbert Cameron
Harry Delbert "Deb" Cameron, 83, of Newport, OH, died March 31, 2002, at his residence.
He was born Dec. 8, 1918, in Pleasants County, a son of the late Samuel and Cora Williamson Cameron. He worked for Weirton Steel before going into the U.S. Army on Sept. 15, 1942. He was a Veteran of World War II and was discharged on Dec. 10, 1945. During his three years of service in the South Pacific, he earned the America Theater Ribbon, the Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon with four Bronze Stars, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with one Bronze Star, the Good Conduct Medal, and World War II Victory Medal.
Coming home he bought a house in the Newport area. He joined the Carpenters Local Union 356 in Marietta, where he was a member for more than 50 years and worked on several jobs in the Marietta-Parkersburg area.
He is survived by one sister, Goldie Smith, 94, of Newport; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Earl, Roy, Glen, and James Cameron; and two sisters, Mamie Griffith and Elsie Taylor.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, with the Rev. Perry Stewart officiating. Burial will be in the Newport Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted by VFW Post 5108 and American Legion Post 64 of Marietta. Calling hours are from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and from 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Acey C. "Junior" Campbell
Acey C. "Junior" Campbell Jr., 66, of Route 3, St. Marys died June 28, 2002, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
He was born Dec. 19, 1935, in Whipple, Ohio, a son of Eleanor Kidd Campbell of St. Marys and the late Acey C. Campbell Sr. He was a laborer, cement finisher and was a member of the Laborers Local Union 1085 and the Cement Finishers Union 181, both of Parkersburg. His hobbies included hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Jo Ann Coss Campbell; six children, Betty Pierce, Rick Campbell and his wife Katie, Rod Campbell and his friend Brenda and Penny Cupp and her husband Jamie, all of St. Marys, Virginia Clark and her husband Dale of Waverly, W.Va., and Robin Campbell of Pennsboro, W.Va.; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one brother, Jerry Lee Campbell of Haines City, Fla. He was preceded in death by his father; one granddaughter, Tressy Marie Clark; one brother, Norman Campbell; and an infant brother and sister.
A private family service will be held at the convenience of the family. There will not be any calling hours.
Memorial contributions maybe made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Debbie Thompson, P.O. Box 246, Belmont, W.Va. 26134.
Ruttencutter-Ingran Funeral Home, St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.
Ruby M. Cantwell
Ruby M. Cantwell, 74, of Belmont, died July 12, 2002, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Parkersburg.
She was born June 10, 1928, in St. Marys to the late John and Eloise Haddox Knight. She was a member of Willow Island Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Robert Cantwell; three children, Barbara Meyer of Fruitland, VA, Mike Cantwell of Mt. Washington, KY, and Melissa Stevens of Taylorsville, KY, five grandchildren, Jason Cantwell, Jeremy Cantwell and Jennifer Cantwell, all of Mt. Washington, and John Durrett and Ashley Durrett of Taylorsville, KY; two step-grandchildren, David Ross Stevens and Thomas Stevens, both of Taylorsville; one sister, Ruth Ingram of St. Mays; three brothers, Bruce Knight and Ellis Knight, both of St. Marys, and Beryl Knight of Cleves, OH; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Guy Knight, who died during World War II, Denzil Knight and George Knight.
Services were Sunday at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home with pastor Dana Locke officiating Burial was in Willow Island Cemetery.
Joretta C. “Jerri” Caplinger
Joretta C. “Jerri” Caplinger, 47, of Parkersburg, died Oct. 26, 2001, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born in California, PA, daughter of Josephine Miranda Glott, who lives in California, Pa., and the late Ralph Glott. She was a graduate of Clarion College and was a graduate of WVU of Morgantown, with a masters degree in education and special education. She was a teacher for 25 years, and taught special education at the Pleasants County Middle School. She was an active participant in grief therapy for Vietnam veterans. She participated in M.S. and the American Cancer Society fund raising projects. She volunteered for the Salvation Army in Parkersburg, especially at Thanksgiving, preparing meals. She was an avid culinary artist who competed in many cookbook contests and won grand prize in the Parkersburg News cookbook contest.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, David L. Caplinger, whom she married June 8, 1985; one sister, Toni Milto of York, PA; four nieces; two nephews; and one great-niece.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by one brother, Peter Mark Glott.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home of Vienna, with the Rev. James Kelly officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery of Parkersburg. Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.