Beryl W. Wherry
Beryl W. Wherry, 87, of St. Marys, died Dec. 2, 2001, at his residence.
He was born July 22, 1914, in St. Marys to the late Homer and Ina Decker Wherry. He was retired from Babcock Lumber Co., had worked previously for Eureka Pipe Line and in landscaping. He was a part-time preacher, preaching at Mt. Carmel Church. He had attended St. Marys Church of the Nazarene. He enjoyed farming and horses. He is survived by two daughters, Freda Vanfossen of Belmont and Irene Satterfield of Bens Run; one son, Eugene Wherry of St. Marys; one brother, Sherman Wherry of Lisbon, OH,; one sister, Edra Bennett of St. Marys; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great- great-grandson; five step- grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Estella Bennett Wherry; two sisters; and three brothers.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys with pastor Chuck Rogers officiating. Burial will be in St. Marys IOOF Cemetery.
Viola "Lillian" Wilkinson, 87, formerly of Waverly, passed away July 29, 2002, in Barberton, OH. The was born Feb. 10, 1915, in Waverly, WV, a daughter of the late Sam and Bernice Alton McCale. She was a member of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Marvin Hunt of Kenmore, OH; stepsons, Scottie Dean Wilkinson of Florida and Harley Darrell and his wife, Zelma Wilkinson, of Kenmore, OH; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Hilma McCale and Lillian McCale; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wesley "Harold" Wilkinson; two brothers, Kenneth Willard McCale and William McCale; two sisters, Kate Yates and Lucille Hopkins.
Services will be noon Saturday at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. Burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Bull Creek Road. Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Vienna.
Eunice Kathleen Williamson
Eunice Kathleen Williamson, 90, of Route 1, St. Marys, Whiskey Run Community, died Aug. 24, 2001, at St. Joseph’s Hospital of Parkersburg.
She was born June 14, 1911, in Finch, W.Va. Mrs. Williamson was a homemaker. She was a member of the Mount Olivet United Methodist Church of Finch.
She is survived by her sons, Keith Williamson of Alliance, Ohio, and James ‘Jim’ Williamson of Pennsboro; and daughters, Shirley Bond of Mountain, W.Va., and Vicky Boyce of Route 1, St. Marys, Whiskey Run Community.
Mrs. Williamson was preceded in death by her parents, Francis Marion and Nancy Armanda Ruddlesdon Wince; her husband, Lawrence A. Williamson; infant daughter, Linda Williamson; brothers, Earl, Ken and George Wince; and sisters, Ona Andrews and Elma Brooks.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Sunday at the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church of Finch, with the Rev. Carl DeVaughn and the Rev. Terry Boyce officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery of Finch. Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. today and one hour prior to services at the church on Sunday.
Mary B. Williamson
Mary B. Williamson, 92, of St. Marys died May 6, 2002, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born May 21, 1909, in Alma, WV, a daughter of the late Silas and Della Forrester Underwood and wife of the late Roy D. Williamson.
She attended Tyler County schools and was a member of the Dewey Avenue Church of Christ in St. Marys for 61 years.
She is survived by one brother, former West Virginia Gov. Cecil Underwood of Charleston; one sister Chloe Ferrell of Sistersville; two nephews Gary Underwood of Williamstown and Craig Underwood of Boston, Mass.; four nieces, Sharon Slider, Cecilia Baker, Betty Rader of Charleston, and Barbara Vincent of Sistersville. She was preceded in death by her husband; one brother, A. Clinton Underwood; and one sister, Lily Lemasters.
Services will be held 1:30 p.m. Thursday, at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, with Evangelist Jerry Toothman officiating. Burial will be in the St. Marys IOOF Cemetery. Visitation is from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Dr. Denver G. Wilson
Dr. Denver G. Wilson, 75, of St. Marys died Oct. 6, 2001, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Parkersburg.
He was born Dec. 2, 1925, in Parkersburg, W.Va., a son of the late Oscar and Nancy Piersol Wilson. He was a member of the St. Marys Presbyterian Church, and a member of the church’s Mariner’s Class. He was a 1944 Parkersburg High School graduate. He was a United States Air Force veteran of World War II where he served in Italy. He attended Northern Illinois College of Optometry. He practiced optometry for 50 years in St. Marys, W.Va. He was a member of the W.Va. Optometric Association, former member of the Pleasants County Board of Education, former member of the Kiwanis Club and member of the St. Marys Elks Club, and enjoyed golfing.
Surviving him are his wife of 55 years, Betty Wilson; two sons, Dennis and his wife Patti of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Joe and his wife Mindy of Parkersburg; one granddaughter, Laura Lea Wilson of Charleston, SC; one brother, Raymond Wilson of Tulsa, Okla.; one sister, Marie Ross of Parkersburg; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Alzana Brenneman; and four brothers, Harold, Dale, Gilbert and Edgar Wilson.
Services will be held 2 p.m. today at the St. Marys Presbyterian Church in St. Marys, W.Va., the Rev. Michael Anderson and the Rev. Dan Simmons officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, W.Va. Visitation is for one hour prior to services at the church.
Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements.
Harold E. ‘‘Harry’’ Wilson
Harold E. ‘‘Harry’’ Wilson, 68, of Belmont, W.Va., died Feb. 1, 2001, at the St. Joseph’s Hospital, Parkersburg.
He was born May 7, 1932, at French Creek, Pleasants County, W.Va., a son of the late George A. and Loye Oliver Wilson. He was a carpenter for 25 years and a member of the Carpenter’s Local Union 807, Paden City, W.Va. He had taught building and industrial maintenance classes at the PRT Vocational Technical Center in St. Marys and was the owner of the Drillmore and Bison Oil companies. He was a member of the Church of Christ and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Nellie Gorrell Wilson; three sons, Scott Wilson and his wife, Michelle of St. Marys, Greg Wilson and his wife, Tina of Belmont, and Jeff Wilson and his wife, Patty of Bens Run, W.Va.; grandchildren, Joshua Wilson, Andrea Wilson and Deidre Wilson all of St. Marys, Tessa Wilson of Belmont, Maranda Huffman and her husband, Shawnray, a student at West Virgnia University of Morgantown, and Jennifer Wilson of Bens Run; one sister, Freda Wilson of Belmont; one brother, Donald R. Wilson of St. Marys; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Carl Wilson, George Wilson, Denzil Wilson, Beryl Wilson and Julian Wilson.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at the George Street Church of Christ of St. Marys, with the Evangelist Arnold Huyghebaert officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasants Memorial Estates, Eureka, W.Va. Calling hours from 4-9 p.m. today at the Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home of St. Marys and from 1-2 p.m. Sunday at the church.
James E. Wilson
James E. Wilson, 77, of St. Marys died Aug. 24, 2001, at the Memorial Division of Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston.
He was born Feb. 11, 1924, in St. Marys, a son of the late Alfred Elmer and Dove Hall Wilson. He was a member of Dewey Avenue Church of Christ, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and owner of the former W.A. Wilson and Sons Supply in St. Marys, a hardware and building supply company. He was a graduate of St. Marys High School, a member of the St. Marys Golf Club, a former member of the Pleasants County Board of Education and owner/manager of Jay-Mar Apartments in Belmont. He was an avid golfer.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mary Israel Wilson; four sons, James Ronald Wilson and his wife Beverly of Park Ridge, N.J., Van A. Wilson and his wife Annie of Macon, N.C., John D. Wilson and his wife Terry of Parkersburg and David B. Wilson and his wife Cheryll of Richmond, Va.; six grandchildren, Ann Sapp of Greensboro, N.C., Jim Wilson of Cary, N.C., Michael and Katy Wilson of Parkersburg, Lynne Lenchak of Cleveland, Ohio, and Todd Wilson of Richmond, Va.; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one granddaughter, Mary Patricia Wilson; and two sisters, Helen Spence and Margaret Ruckman.
Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Dewey Avenue Church of Christ, St. Marys, Evangelists Dan Kessinger and Emanuel Daugherty officiating. There will not be any visitation and the family requests memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Ohio Valley Affiliate, P.O. Box 12110, Charleston, W.Va., 25302.
Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.
Patricia Willson died July 16, 2001, in West Columbia, S.C.
She was born July 28, 1941, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Carl D. and E. Jean Carr. She was a retired federal employee of the South Carolina Army National Guard. She was a member of the American Society of Military Comptrollers and a board member and secretary of the SCARNG Federal Credit Union.
Surviving are her husband, Fred R. ‘‘Bob’’ Willson of West Columbia; her son, Brian M. Willson of Irmo, S.C.; her daughter-in-law, Lisa Y. Willson; and her brothers, Neil Carr of Belton, Texas, and Michael Carr of Columbia.
Services were held July 20, at West Columbia Church of Christ, with Ernie J. Richards Jr. officiating. Burial followed in Southland Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the West Columbia Church of Christ Building Fund.
Paul M. Wilson
Paul M. Wilson, 87, of Sistersville, died Nov. 29, 2001, at Sistersville General hospital.
He was born April 25, 1914, in Paden City to the late James McCloy and Artie Taylor Wilson. He was a member of Dewey Avenue Church of Christ. He served in the Pacific Theater with the U. S. Navy during World War II and was a brake press operator (or Remington Rand Corp. He enjoyed farming, fishing and hunting.
He is survived by one son, James W. Wilson and his wife, Shirley, of Sistersville; one son-in-law, Robert Flowers of Benwood, WV; and seven grandchildren, Debbie Palmer and her husband, Jim, of Benwood, Roberts Flowers Jr., and his wife Sue, of Moundsville, Teresa Ernest and her husband, Chuck, of St. Clairsville, OH, Richard L. Wilson and his wife, Lisa of Wheeling, Jill A. Wagner and her husband, Kevin, of Sistersville, Joel M. Wilson and his wife, Dawn, of Parkersburg, and A. Han Furbee and her husband, Tony, of Conover, OH.
He was preceded in death by three wives, Eloise, Hilda and Erma Wilson; one son, Norma L. Wilson; one daughter, Eleanor L.Wilson; one grandson, Thomas W. Wilson; and one sister, Cora E. McFarland.
Services were Saturday at 11 a.m. at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys with evangelist Dan Kessinger officiating. Burial was in St. Marys IOOF Cemetery.