Wanda A. Good
Wanda A. Bailey Good, 73, of Hurricane died December 29, 2004, after a short illness.
She was born on January 20, 1931 in Cedar Grove, the eldest of four surviving children of the late Lewis and Beulah Wess Bailey. She was also preceded in death by her older brother, Lowell Bailey.
She graduated from Dunbar High School in 1949 and married Delmar Eugene Good on February 16, 1950.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Dunbar for 50 years where she served as the kindergarten teacher from 1970 to 1977, She worked for the Dunbar Branch Library for about 15 years until her retirement in 1999. She and her husband moved to Hurricane in 2000 after being resident of Dunbar for more than 50 years. She was a member of BSF International, a Bible study group.
Surviving: husband, Delmar; children, Michael Good and wife, Rita of Phoenix, Arizona, Deena Pittman of Fayetteville, South Carolina, Jeff Good and wife, Gail of Randolph, New Jersey, Steve Good of Charlotte, North Carolina, Jill Good of Fayetteville, North Carolina; grandchildren, Justin and Lindsay Good of Randolph, Madissen Good of Charlotte, and Ian Faris of Fayetteville; great-grandchild, Victoria Good of Roanoke; brothers, Arbie Bailey of Dania, Florida and Lewis Bailey Jr. of Cross Lanes.
Service was held Monday, January 3, 2005, at First Baptist Church of Dunbar with the Rev. Thomas E. Stevens Jr. and the Rev. George Pauley officiating. Burial was in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes. Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar, was in charge of arrangements.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to the National Institute of Health, Cancer Research, Bethesda MD 20892.
Rosalie Coburn, 82, of Hurricane died January 1, 2005, at Thomas Memorial Hospital, after suffering a massive stroke.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Coburn, her parents, Joe and Norma Sovine, her brother, Glenn Sovine, her granddaughter, Michelle Allen, and her great-grandsons, Griffin and Graham Mulneix.
She was active in the John D. Henson Senior Center, Hurricane, and in previous years was employed there as a cook and worked closely with Alzheimer patients and the center's daycare center.
She shared special times with friends and neighbors, including Catherine Pauley, Rick and Lisa Gibson, and Charlie and Jim Proffitt.
Surviving: daughters and sons-in-law, Patty and Eddie Chandler of St. Albans, Glenna and Delbert Childers of Scott Depot, Jean Kay and Darwin Gibson of Winfield, and Lisa and Mike Johnson of Hurricane; granddaughters, Tammie Chandler, Pam Egan, Sherri Templeton, and Mia Racer; grandsons, Steve Childers, Jamie Johnson, Donny Johnson, and Danny Johnson; great-grandchildren, Tatum Templeton, Ashley Allen, Parker Mulneix, Adam Egan, David Childers, Devin Childers, Tristan, Mason and Tanner West-Johnson; sister, Leda McClerry of St. Albans.
Service was held Monday, January 3, 2005, at Chapman Funeral Home, Teays Valley, with Jim McGehee officiating. Burial was in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans.
Hansel Lee Jividen
Hansel Lee Jividen, 89, of Hometown died December 31, 2004, at the home of his son, Thomas Jividen, with whom he resided.
He was born April 9, 1915 in Mason County, and was a retired mechanic for AVTEX Fibers, Nitro, with 35 years of service. He was a veteran of World War II with the 82nd Airborne Division, U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Bessie Jividen, his parents, Harold and Delphia Jividen; daughter, Erma Gail Wagner, brothers, Otis, Ernest and Kenneth Jividen, and grandson, Billy Jividen.
Surviving: daughter, Janet Tucker of Hometown; sons, Gerald Jividen and his wife, Freda of New Brunswick, Canada, Ray Jividen and his wife, Cheryl of Falls Creek, Pennsylvania, Terry Jividen and his wife, Charolette of St. George, West Virginia, and Thomas Jividen and his wife, Pam of Hometown; brother, Alvin Jividen and his wife, Maysel of Bancroft; sisters, Deloris Ward and her husband, Chuck of Waldo, Ohio and Margaret Nease of Eleanor; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; caregiver, Sissy Brotosky; many other friends and relatives.
Service was held Tuesday, January 4, 2005, at Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, with Pastor Ken Carter officiating. Burial was in Haven of Rest Memorial Gardens, Red House.
Charles David Brown
Charles David Brown, 75, of Barboursville, husband of Anne G. Wheeler Brown, died Sunday, December 26, 2004 at home. Memorial services were held Wednesday, December 29, 2004 at Barboursville Church of Christ. Arrangements by Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville.
Roosevelt “Bud” Morrison
Roosevelt “Bud” Morrison, 69, of Barboursville, passed away December 23, 2004, at home. Graveside services were conducted at Monday, December 27, 2004, at Baylous Cemetery, Salt Rock. He was born May 30, 1935, a son of the late Charles and Marttley Thomas Morrison. He was a member of the Bricklayers Union #5. He is survived by three daughters, Brenda Scott and Cindy Morgan both of St. Albans, and Penny Morrison of Hurricane, and a host of friends and relatives. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements.
Lillian Irene Dailey Cabell
Heaven has a new angel, a precious soul to everyone that knew her, Lillian Irene Dailey Cabell, 85, of Barboursville, went to meet her Savior, her family and her many friends, Friday, December 24, 2004. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, December 28, 2004, at the Wallace Funeral Home and Chapel by Pastor Brad Toney and Pastor Paul Holton. Burial in Forest Memorial Park. She was born September 28, 1919, in Milton, W.Va., a daughter of the late Chauncey and Pearl Rose Dailey. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Douglas Cabell; a son, Baxter Cabell; a daughter, Charlotte Jeffrey; and seven brothers and sisters. She was retired from Cabell Huntington Hospital after 22 years of service and was a charter member of Roach Baptist Church. She leaves a host of family and friends that will always keep her in their hearts; one daughter, Susie Hall and her husband, Bob, of Barboursville; one sister, Reba Bostic and her husband, Virgil, of Barboursville; a daughter-in-law, Thelma Cabell of Salt Rock; a son-in-law, Randy, Jeffrey of Barboursville; four grandchildren. Angela Blankenship and her husband, Bill, Missy Damron and her husband, Keith, Scott Jeffrey and his wife, Bess, and Amy Beach and her husband, Joey; five great-grandchildren; many special nieces and nephews, and dear friends, Ruth Skaggs and Georgia Venoy, and a special brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Frank and Opal Cabell. Lillian had many relatives and friends who helped with her care.
The family wishes to extend their thanks to all of them, too many to name. Also to Dr. Janet Wallace and her office for their compassion and the special care she received. A part of our hearts may feel empty, but one day that emptiness will be filled when we meet her and our Lord in Heaven.
James Junior Dunn
Mr. James Junior Dunn, 72, of Culloden, W.Va., died Thursday, December 23, 2004, at his residence. Born March 5, 1932, in Apple Grove, W.Va., he was a son of the late James Franklin and Gladys Dorothy Smith Dunn. He was also preceded in death by his son, James Larry Dunn; his sisters, Maxine and Varold; his brothers, Herb, Vernon, Garold and Billy. He retired from Sunoco Fiber Drum, Hurricane and attended the John D. Henson Senior Center, Hurricane, W.Va. He also was a former member of the Milton Moose Lodge and enjoyed camping, car racing and music. Surviving are his wife, Donna Mae Chapman Dunn; his daughters, Linda Lott and her husband Tony, Barbara Hatfield and her husband, Hubert, and Shawna Dunn all of Culloden, W.Va.; Lisa Dunn of Roanoke, Va.; his sons, Doug and Curtis Dunn, both of Culloden, W.Va.; his brothers and their wives, Harold and Jean Dunn of Culloden, Roy and Wanda Dunn of Apple Grove, W.Va., Norman and Pauline Dunn of Thurston, Ohio, Charley and Rose Dunn of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va.; seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one step great-great grandson. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 27, 2004, at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane, with Rev. Millard Morrison officiating. Burial in Fraziers Bottom United Methodist Church Cemetery, Fraziers Bottom, W.Va.
John Charles Lapelle
John Charles Lapelle, 55, of Huntington passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2004, at his residence. He was born June 20, 1949, son of the late Milio and Margaret Baker Lapelle. He was an insurance salesperson with Monumental Life. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 27, 2004, at the Reger Funeral Chapel by Minister Todd Kincaid. Burial in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, W.Va. He is survived by his wife, Cathe Earl Lapelle; daughter, Kellie Ann Lapelle of Tennessee; a brother and sister-in-law, Shelley and Joyce Lapelle of Lesage, W.Va.; one brother-in-law, Roger Alan Earl of Huntington, and four nieces and nephews, Michele Dye, Leslie Lapelle, Scott Earl and Christy Collins, and two very special pets, Blanche and Whisper.
Berniece H. Michero
Mrs. Berniece H. Michero, formerly of Huntington, widow of Nick Michero, died Saturday, December 25, 2004 in Greenville, S.C., where she resided. She was a retired organist for church and Henson Mortuary. Mrs. Michero is survived by a daughter, Nikki Angalet of Greenville. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 29, 2004 at Henson Mortuary, Pea Ridge Road. Interment in Highland Memory Gardens, Godby.
Charles David Brown
Charles David Brown, 75, of Barboursville passed away Sunday, December 26, 2004, at home. Memorial services were conducted Wednesday, December 29, 2004, at Barboursville Church of Christ by Minister David Gladwell. He was born February 25, 1929, in Wayne County, Michigan, a son of the late Lee and Helen Hargiss Brown. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Barboursville Church of Christ and a lifetime member of the DAV. He is survived by his wife, Anne G. Wheeler Brown; two daughters, Aneeka Adkins of Scottown Ohio, and Deborah Brown of Athens, Tenn.; two sons, John Brown of Dallas, Ga., and Charles B. Brown of Ten Mile, Tenn.; three sisters, Joyce Diehl of Athens, Tenn., Florene Sherman and Jellene Diadone, both of Utica, Mich., and eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements.
Gobel Ferguson, 81 of Milton died Sunday, December 26, 2004, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 29, 2004, at the Wallace Funeral Home and Chapel by Rev. Jimmy Lester. Burial in Morrison Cemetery. He was born February 13, 1923, in Wayne County, West Virginia, a son of the late Golden and Lucy Stevens Ferguson. He retired with 43 years of service from Columbia Gas. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Irvin Ferguson; and a sister, Dova Steele. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Elmyra Blankenship Ferguson; a daughter, Katheryn “Kathy” Ferguson White and her husband Darrell H. White of Milton; a sister, Ermal Lam and her husband Fred; a sister-in-law, Wilma Ferguson, all of Huntington and a special niece and nephew, Dianne and Ed Hoover. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Eloise Johnson, 84, of Huntington, widow of Arnold Johnson, died Friday, December 17, 2004, in Antioch Convalescent Center, Antioch, Calif. Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 28 at Henson Mortuary, Pea Ridge Road, with Minister David Gladwell officiating. Interment in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Mrs. Johnson was born September 24, 1920, a daughter of the late Evermont and Anna Morrison McComas. She retired from Cincinnati Milacron. Surviving are a son, Charles Johnson of Huntington of Gold Canyon, Ariz., and Debbie Francis of Brettwood, Calif.; and Brett Kadlec of Arizona and Kevin and Kristina Francis of California.
Charles David Hix
Charles David Hix, 59, of Milton passed away Sunday, December 26, 2004, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 30, 2004, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton, with Pastor Fred Kitchen officiating. Burial in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. David was born February 13, 1945, a son of the late Roy and Llyda Hix. He is also preceded in death by one stepson, Barry Hatfield. He was a truck driver for Nelson Brothers Inc., for more than 45 years. He was also a member of Apostolic Church of Barboursville. David is survived by his loving wife, Bonnie Hix; one daughter, Misty Baily of Clearwater, Fla.; one son, Gregory Hatfield of West Palm Beach, Fla.; stepchildren, Clyde Hatfield Jr. of Hurricane, Katy Burden of Ona; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren and one special grandson, Barry “Buddy” Hatfield Jr.
Bernice Michero, 87, of Simpsonville, S.C, passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2004, at Rolling Green Village Health Care Center. She was born on June 5, 1917, in Cherokee County, Iowa, the daughter of the late Otto and Emma Pederson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Nick Michero, and her brother, Leonard Pederson. Mrs. Michero was employed as a pianist and organist at the McConnell Tabernacle in Logan, W.Va., and her and her husband's church home for 30 years, as well as Souls for Christ, Eastwood Baptist Church and Henson Mortuary, all in Huntington, W.Va. In addition, she enjoyed playing for the Vesper Services, Health Care patients and Alzheimer's patients at Rolling Green Village in Simpsonville, S.C, her home for the past 2-1/2 years. She is survived by one daughter, Nikki Angalet and her husband Louis; two grandsons and their wives, Joey and Mandy Angalet of Simpsonville, S.C., and Michael and Michelle Angalet of Woodstock, Ga.; five great-grandchildren, Abigail and Andrew Angalet of Simpsonville, S.C., and Anna, Nicholas and Benjamin Angalet of Woodstock, Ga.; and a very special friend, Walter Scully. Her family would like to offer sincere gratitude to the staff at Rolling Green Village, St. Francis Hospice and Greenville Hospital System Hospice for their kindness, care and compassion. Funeral services were held at Henson Mortuary, December 29, 2004. Burial in Highland Memory Gardens in Godby, W.Va.
Patricia “Patty” Caldwell Murrell
Patricia “Patty” Caldwell Murrell, 64, of Milton went to be with the Lord December 26, 2004, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 29, 2004, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton, with Pastor Tim Gilfilen officiating. Burial in Yates Family Cemetery. She was born January 27, 1940, a daughter of the late Ralph and Irene Yates Caldwell. She is survived by three daughters, Deana Murrell and Billie McCormick both of Milton and Marjory Call of Hurricane; their father, Robert Murrell of Milton; six grandchildren, Tynere Stevens, Aaron Henry, Wayne Wray, Mesha Henry, Timmy Call and Minyera Call and two great-grandchildren, Elijah Stevens and Kara Stevens.
Walter “Woot” Lewis Spence
Walter “Woot” Lewis Spence, 79, of Milton, W.Va., went to be with his Lord Sunday, December 26, 2004. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 29, 2004 at the Wallace Funeral Home, Milton, by Rev. Kevin Shull. Burial in the Spence Family Cemetery on Barker Ridge. He was born October 27, 1925, in Huntington, a son of the late Rev. Roy and Edith Grose Spence. He was a retired employee of INCO, a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II and was stationed in Panama, a member of the American Legion #139 Milton and the VFW #9738 Huntington. He is survived by his wife, Caroline Ruth Smith Spence; two daughters and one son-in-law, Olga Layne of Milton and her daughter Delta Vance, Terri and Joe Wolowinski of Milton and their children Jacob and Jesse; two sons and daughters-in-law, James and Sue Spence of Huntington and their children Alicia Smith, Jamie Donsbach and Ronda Owens and Bill and Patty Spence of Milton and their son Ernie Spence; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Irene Combs and Ruby Neal, both of Huntington; one brother, Rev. Paul Spence of Lesage; special friends, Frank and Mattie Power of Mississippi and Chauncy Henry of Ona. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Cooper Independent Church Youth Group or the charity of your choice. Military graveside services were conducted by VFW Post #9738.