Virginia Jane McLaaughlin
Virginia Jane McLaughlin, age 92, of Alderson, died Monday, December 10, 2007, at her home in Alderson.
Born September 16, 1915, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, she was the daughter of the lae John Malcomb and Vivian Jarrett Wood. She was the widow of Alexander Arbuvkle McLaughlin, Sr.
Mrs. McLaughlin served more than 40 years wih the Federal Bureau of Prisonss in Alderson, where she progressed from secretary to warden. She was a member of Saint James Episcopal Church, Lewisburg.
Survivors include her son, Alexander Arbuckle McLaughin, Jr., of Charleston, and a granddaughter, Mary Elizabeth McLaughlin, of Jamestown, New York.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at clifton Presbyterian Church, Maxwelton.
Memorial gifts may be made to the A. A. McLaughlin Memorial Scholarship Fund, Greater Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation, P. O. Box 387, 109 South Jefferson Street, Lewisburg.
Regena H. Rhea
Regena H. Rhea, age 72, of Marlinton, died Thursday, January 10, 2008, at her home in Marlinton.
Regena was the owner and operator of the Marlinton Flower Shoppe for many years and was a member of Marlinton United Methodist Church.
She was born March 12, 1935, at Slatyfork, the daughter of the late Evva Hannah Shelton.
In addition to her mother, her husband, Forrest L. Rhea , preceded her in death.
Surviving her are her two sons, Forrest D. Rhea and wife, Teresa R. Rhea, and David D. Rhea and his wife, Teresa E. Rhea, both of Marlinton; two sisters, Aileen Vass, of Lewisburg, and Allie Cook, of Summersville; and four grandchildren, Matthew Rhea, Jessica Rhea McLaughlin, Justin Rhea, and Heather Rhea.
Funeral service was held at VanReenen Funeral Home Monday afternoon with Pastor Bryan Treadway officiating. Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Marlinton United Methodist Church.
Leta Maynell Sharp Wooddell, of Frost, died Friday morning, January 11, 2008, in Marlinton.
Mrs. Wooddell was born in Frost January 29, 1926, the daughter of the late Henderson and Leta Fertig Sharp. In adddition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Porter Wooddell, a sister, Betty Taylor, and two brothers, Sam Sharp and Pete Sharp.
Surviving her are her son, Steven Wooddell, of Alexandria, Virginia; two granddaughters, three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was held Monday morning at the Frost United Methodist Church at Frost, with interment in Mountain View Cemetery at Marlinton.
The family suggests that donations in Mrs. Wooddell's name be made to the Frost United Methodist Church, Frost - Marlinton, WV 24954.
Mrs. Nancy Taylor Cassell
Mrs. Nancy Taylor Cassell, age 97, of Princeton and Dunmore, died peacefully at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Linda Hawkins, in Princeton, on Saturday, January 12, 2008.
She was born on May 16, 1910, at Dunmore, the daughter of the late William H. and Victoria Nottingham Taylor. She was a homemaker, farmer, and a lifelong resident of "The Homeplace" near Dunmore.
Mrs. Cassell was a member of the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church where she had previously served as communion steward and teacher of the Adult Sunday School Class. Mrs. Cassell was a life member of the Dunmore UMW.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Besides her parents, those preceding her in death were sisters: Mrs. Nina Sheets, Mrs. Belle Wooddell, Mrs. Hallie Vanosdale, Mrs. Willie Taylor, and Mrs. Sylvia Gum, and brothers: Daniel, Clarence, Kenneth, and Jacob (Jack) Taylor.
Mrs. Cassell is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Linda C. Hawkins, of Princeton, and a nephew whom she reared, Bill Gowan, and wife, Andrea, of Tullahoma, Tennessee, and their daughter, Loretta Smith and husband, Jim, of Riverview, Florida; her grandchildren, Nancy Price and husband, Steve, and their children, Seth and Hannah; James Hawkins and wife, Mindy, and sons, Christopher and Spencer, all of Princeton; four step-grandchildren, whom she loved as her own, Elizabeth Ball and son, Tyler, of Princeton, Jack Hawkins and wife, Peggy, and children, John and Mary Beth, of Nashville, Tennessee, David Hawkins, of Charleston, South Carolina, Bill Hawkins and wife, Patty, and their daughter, Tammy, of Winter Haven, Florida. Also left to cherish her memory is her very special relative and friend, Mrs. Katherine Garber and husband, Jim, of Dunmore, and their son, Scott, of Warrensburg, New York, as well as many devoted and much loved nieces and nephews.
A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Cassell was conducted at the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church following visitation on Wednesday, January 16, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Clifford Schell, of Buckhannon, and Rev. H. Thomas Hill, of Princeton. Interment followed in the Dunmore Community Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, in care of Mrs. Ruth Horner, Treasurer, RR. 1, Box 82C, Dunmore, WV 24934.
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Samuel Claude "June" Lovelace
Samuel Claude "June" Lovelace, Jr., age 77, died Friday, January 11, 2008, at his home in Dunmore.
Mr. Lovelace was born on June 2, 1930, in Pocahontas County and was the son of the late Samuel Claude and Juanita Pearl Arbogast Lovelace, Sr.
June had served with the United States Marines and was a saw filer for Allegheny Wood Company.
Preceding him in death were his parents, a brother, Robert Gene Lovelace, and two infant sisters.
Surviving him are his wife, Betty Jo Hoover Lovelace; son, Chester Lee Lovelace, and his wife, Sally, of Bartow; granddaughter, Jessica Lynn Lovelace, of Dunmore; and two brothers, William Floyd Lovelace, of Dunmore, and Leon Pershing Lovelace and his wife, Betty, of Ronceverte.
Service was held Monday afternoon at Dunmore United Methodist Church by the Rev. David Fuller. Military graveside rites followed at the Arbovale Cemetery Annex.
Edith Frances Galford McFadden
Edith Frances Galford McFadden, age 92, died December 20, 2007, at the Hanover Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina
Born at Woodrow July 11, 1915, she was the daughter of Charles and Bessie Clarice McNeill Galford.
She was of the Methodist faith and worked as a nurse's aide. She was a very vibrant person who loved to travel and was a joy to everyone who knew her.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Harlen James McFadden; three sons, infant Jessie McFadden, Arthur Charles McFadden, and John Otis McFadden; three grandsons, Wade, Doug, and John, Jr., McFadden; five brothers, Harlen, Collet, Merritt, Lores, and Roy Galford.
Surviving her are one brother, Otis Edward Galford, of Marlinton; four sons and one daughter, Frank Arthur McFadden and wife, Carol, of Valencia, Pennsylvania, Alfred James McFadden and wife, Gail, of Wilmington, North Carolina, Corenia Genevieve McFadden Jordan, of Marlinton, Rev. Thomas Lee McFadden and wife, Lynda, of Ashtabula, Ohio, Everett Guy McFadden and wife, Sue, of Austintown, Ohio; 32 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews; and a host of friends.
Service was held at the VanReenen Funeral Home wih Rev. James McFadden and Rev. William Kumpf officiating on December 27, with burial beside her husband in Cochran Cemetery at Onoto.
Laura Anne Miller
Laura Anne "Sissie " Miller, age 32, of Lewisburg, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2008, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Fairlea.
Sissie was born April 28, 1975, and was a member of the Renick Church of God.
Preceding her in death were her daughter, Liz Anette, sister, Samantha Anette Miller, and grandfather, Estil Keene.
She is survived by her mother, Margaret Miller, of Frankford; father, Larry Miller, of Frankford; a brother, Kenneth Miller, of Fairlea; a sister, Pamela Rasnick, of Fairlea; maternal grandmother, Virginia Keene, of Lewisburg; paternal grandparents, Edith Coleman and her husband, Basil, of Frankford, Annabell McDaniels, of Point Pleasant, and Freeman Adkison, of Buckeye; several aunts, uncles, and cousins, and many friends;
Service was Wednesday afternoon, January 16, at Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg, with the Rev. Louie McCormick and Kenneth Miller officiating. Burial followed in the Frankford Cemetery.