Lelia Sue Miller Kimball
Lelia Sue Miller Kimball, 32, of St. Marys, formerly of Core, W.Va., died tragically Nov. 10, 2001, in St. Marys.
She was born Aug. 11, 1969, in Morgantown, daughter of Larry Neal and Lavonnia Suzette Roupe Miller of Core. She was a 1987 graduate of Clay-Battelle High School and a 1998 graduate of Harrison County Beauty School She was employed as part of the management team at Wendy’s of St. Marys.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Andrew Scott Kimball of St. Marys; one son, Kyle Reese Foy of St. Marys; two stepdaughters, Julie Kimball of St. Marys, and Jessica Kimball of Bruceton Mills, W.Va.; one sister and brother-in-law, Lana Kay Miller and Harry ‘Bud’ Beckman of Toledo, Ohio; her paternal grandmother, Eva Bell Miller of Core; her maternal grandparents, George and Ivy Roupe of Mineral Wells; three uncles and two spouses, Leland Dwight and Karen Miller and Lyle and Myrtle Miller all of Core, and Larry Roupe of Texas; two aunts, Linda Rogers of Amity, Pa., and Nina Wood of Texas; and several cousins and great-cousins.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Oliver Miller; her maternal great-grandparents, Terry D. and Lilia Rose Eddy; one uncle, Albert Rogers; and one great-cousin, Dakota Todd Lee Miller. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Owen-Neely Funeral Home of Blacksville, W.Va., the Rev. Valinda Custer will officiate. Burial will follow in Olive Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today.
Harold G. Kuntz
Harold G. Kuntz, 77, of St. Marys died June 23, 2002, at his residence in Parkersburg.
He was born Oct. 4, 1924, in Pleasants County, WV, a son of the late Adolf V. Kuntz and Mildred R. Fox. He was retired from Union Carbide after 30 years, where he was a lab consultant. He served the U. S. Navy in World War II. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church and enjoyed music and woodworking.
He is survived by his second wife, Erma West Scadden Kuntz; three children, Karen Aiken and her husband Gary of Reston, VA, Mark V. Kuntz and his wife Teresa of Bridgeport and David N. Kuntz and his wife Gina of Birmingham, AL; five grandchildren, Christina Aiken, Daniel Kuntz and his wife Amy, and Jason, Jaclyn and Tray Kuntz; one great-grandchild, Sydney Kuntz; one sister, Mary Kuntz Cosper and her husband Dolph of St. Marys; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Phyllis Reynolds Kuntz; and one brother, Victor Kuntz.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2002, at St. John's Catholic Church, St. Marys, the Rev. Thomas Kirachira officiating. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery, St. Marys. Calling hours are from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Clifford Lamp, 73, of Route 2, St. Marys, died June 4, 2001, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 22, 1927, in Pleasants County, a son of the late Clifford R. and Armenia Kidder Lamp. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Maple Lane Freewill Baptist Church of Hebron, and retired from Colin Anderson after 35 years of service. He also enjoyed farming, hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Martha Stewart Lamp; five children, Madonna Smith of Virginia, Sarah Ferizzi of Boyertown, Pa., Raymond Lamp, Clifford Joseph Lamp, and Charmion Howell all of St. Marys; nine grandchildren; four great- grandchildren; stepmother, Goldie Lamp; one brother, Franklin Lamp of Michigan and Florida; one sister Dora Lee Ensminger of Wellsburg, W.Va.; one half brother, Phil Lamp of St. Marys; several nieces, nephews and cousins; an aunt and an uncle.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, George Lamp; sister, Almeda Parsons; an infant sister; and an infant brother.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home of St. Marys, with the Rev. George Burns officiating. Burial will be in the Lamp Cemetery of Pleasants County, with military graveside services conducted by American Legion Post 79, VFW Post 222, and AMVETS Post 40 of St. Marys. Calling hours will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Geraldine A. Lamp
Geraldine A. Lamp, 79, of St. Marys, died Thursday (July 4, 2002) at St. Joseph's Hospital in Parkersburg.
She was born May 19, 1923, in Pleasants County, WV., to Glenn and Ida Johnson Gatrell. She worked at the former Quaker State Oil Refinery and retired from the former Colin Anderson Center. She is survived by three sons, Mike Lamp and his wife, Judy, of Lizella, Ga., Rod Lamp and his wife, Ester, and Tim Lamp, all of St. Marys; one daughter, Debbie Holland and her husband, Mike, of St. Marys; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four sisters, Geneva Wolfe of St. Marys, Betty Hammett of Williamstown, Juineta Glenn of Westminister, Mich., and Evelyn White of Northville, Mich.; one brother, Jack Gatrell of Northville; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by one son, Anthony Gatrell; her parents; and one brother, Lyle "Bud" Gatrell.
Services are at 2 p.m. Sunday at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys with the Rev. George Burns officiating. Burial is in Pleasants Memorial Estates in Eureka, WV. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Martha Elizabeth Lamp
Martha Elizabeth Lamp, 64, of Rt. 2, St. Marys, died April 14, 2002 at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
She was born Aug. 9, 1937 in Ritchie County, a daughter of Goldie Mae Lamp of St. Marys. She was a certified nursing assistant and a member of the Maple Lane Freewill Baptist Church.
She is survived by her children, Madonna Smith of VA, Raymond Lamp of St. Marys, Sarah Cuth of Boyertown, PA., Clifford Joseph Lamp of St. Marys, and Charmion Howell of St. Marys; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Phil Lamp of St. Marys and Franklin Lamp of MI; one sister, Dora Lee Barr of Weirton; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Lamp in 2001.
Services will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys with the Rev. George Burns officiating. Burial in Lamp Cemetery, Pleasants County. Calling hours will be from 2-4 and 1-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
O. C. ‘Carl’ Langford
O. C. ‘Carl’ Langford, 86, of Friendly, W.Va., died Sept. 4, 2001, at the Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital of Parkersburg.
He was born Oct. 8, 1914, in Lewis County, son of the late Newton Jackson and Maude Ellen Wright Langford. He was a member of the Waldeck United Methodist Church of Lewis County. He was also a retired custodian at St. Marys High School and a retired farmer.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Wilma Ann Heckert Langford; five children, Sandra Headley of Friendly, Jean Lawrence of Parkersburg, Jane Pierce of Townville, S.C., Carl Langford of St. Marys, and Katherine Malone of Belmont, W.Va.; eight grandchildren, Toni Wanstreet of Friendly, Patrick Cornell of St. Marys, Michael Langford and Melissa Eaton both of Friendly, Ryan Malone of Belmont, Troy Lawrence of Parkersburg, Scott Pierce of Greenville, S.C., and Diana Prickett of Anderson, S.C.; and nine great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his three brothers; and sister.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home of St. Marys, with the Rev. Clyde Brammer officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasants Memorial Estates of Eureka, W.Va. Calling hours are from 2-9 p.m. today and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Daisy M. Leccese
Daisy M. Leccese, 59, of Alma died March 17, 2002, in Belmont.
Survivors include one daughter, Angela Downing; one son, William Leccese Jr.; four grandchildren, Christopher Leccese, Dakota Downing, Heaven Downing and Linda Leccese; one sister; and three brothers.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William.
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pleasants Memorial Estates, Eureka, WV. There will be no visitation. Arrangements by Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Brenda Lee Liller
Brenda Lee Liller, 53, of St. Marys for 3 1/2 years and formerly of Parsons, WV, died Feb. 24, 2002, at her home.
She was born Feb. 20, 1949, at Parsons to James W. "Butch" Long Sr. of Parsons and the late Stanis Baer Long. On April 13, 1985, she married Robert C. "Pete" Liller at Parsons who survives. She was a 1967 graduate of Parsons High School and attended Davis and Elkins College. She was a Protestant by Faith.
Also surviving are one son, David K. "Tink" Greenlief Jr. and his wife, Jennifer, of Parsons; two daughters, Mrs. Peter (Tamara Lynn) Greenlief Michael of Parsons and Krista Dana Liller of St. Marys; one brother, James W. "Butch" Long Jr. of Parsons; and two grandchildren, Alexa Lee Greenlief and James Payden Michael, both of Parsons.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Marys Church of Nazarene with pastor Chuck Rogers and Lay Larsen officiating. Burial will follow in Parsons City Cemetery.
George Wayne Locke Sr.
George Wayne Locke, Sr., 73, of St. Marys, died July 15, 2001, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
He was born April 20, 1928, at Nine Mile, Pleasants County, to the late Lamen O. and Bonnie Ethel Shultz Locke. He was a licensed electrician having worked for the former Colin Anderson Center, starting when it was the West Virginia Training School. He had been a member of the local union at the former CAC. He operated Locke's Repair Service and attended St. Marys Church of the Nazarene. His hobbies included making doll furniture and small engines. He was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Leota C. "Cookie" Locke; one son and daughter-in-law, George Wayne and Sheryl Stewart Locke of Waverly; one grandson, Austin Mitchell Locke of Waverly; 11 nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and great-nephews and cousins.
Memorial services were Wednesday, July 18, at 2 p.m. at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys with pastor Chuck Rogers officiating.
Ammon "Brent" Lowther Jr.
Ammon "Brent" Lowther Jr. 84, of the U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home in Washington, D.C., completed his earthly journey Monday, Feb. 4, 2002.
Except for his short stay at the Soldiers' Home, he was a lifelong resident of West Virginia. He was born at Smithburg in Doddridge County on Oct. 9, 1917. Lowther served his state and nation with a unique commitment and brand of unselfish duty. He served with honor in Europe during World War II as a member of the U.S. Army, earning the Purple Heart and Bronze Star medals. He served his community well throughout his life as an active supporter of military veterans, a civic activist, a media voice, and in scouting as a Civil Air Patrol lieutenant. A multifaceted and complex man, he was tenacious and committed to that which he believed to be true or right. He seldom swerved from the path once he got it mapped. His final effort to help his fellow man was to donate his body for medical study.
He is survived by his wife, Thelma Lowther of St. Marys; five cherald, Gerald B. Lowther of Panama City, FL, Carolyn L. Stewart of Parkersburg, James L. Lowther of Chugiak, Alaska, Leeland G. Lowther of Stafford, VA and Dennis L. Lowther of Annapolis, MD..
Memorial contributions may be sent to the World War II Memorial being built in Washington, D.C.. The address is World War II Memorial, P.o. Box 96776, Washington, D.C. 20090-6766
Sally Lowther, 74, of Vienna, died April 13, 2001, at her residence.
She was born in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Roger E. and Mary E. Trainer Cain. She attended Marietta College, was a homemaker, a member of the Wood County Democrat Womens Club and attended the Unitarian Church at Marietta. She was an avid bowler.
Survivors include one son, Andrew A. Lowther of Vienna; two grandchildren, Brooke Hopkins of Charlotte, and Christopher C. Hopkins of California.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Dyson Lowther in 1984; and two sons, Roger P. Lowther and Stephen J. Lowther.
Funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Vaughan Funeral Home of Parkersburg, with the Reverend Justin LaPointe officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.