GilmerFreePress.net

Obituaries | In Memory of

Obituaries, In Memory of

Wanda Mae Waugh

The Gilmer Free Press

Wanda Mae Waugh

Age 75, of 72 US Highway 19 S Weston, WV passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2013 in Ruby Memorial Hospital of Morgantown following a brief illness.

She was born in Copen, WV on October 03, 1937: daughter of the late Worley Steele and Arlie (Sumpter) Steele.

She married Russell “Bob” Waugh, who preceded her in death in April of 1998.

Mrs. Waugh is survived by two sons: Robert G. Waugh and wife Brandi and Stanley G. Waugh both of Weston, 4 grandchildren: Crystal Sears, Gregory Robinson, Michael Monett and Robert “Gavin” Waugh and 4 great great grandchildren. She is also survived by two brothers: Shirley Steele of Anmoore and Willard “Sonny” Steele of Ohio, one sister: Gentalee Blake of Kingwood and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband Bob, Wanda was preceded in death by two brothers: Duark and Mason Steele and two sisters: Reva Butcher and Manoka “Edith” Hinzman.
Mrs. Waugh was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking and gardening. Wanda loved kids and spent a lot of time baby sitting over the years.

Family and friends will be received at the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home 730 N. Main Avenue Weston on Friday, June 14, 2013 from 5-8 PM.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 1:00 PM from the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home chapel with Reverend Clifford West officiating.

Interment will follow services in the Friendship Cemetery of Jane Lew, WV.

Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home of Weston is honored to serve the family of Wanda Mae Waugh.

Ricky A. Lamb

The Gilmer Free Press

Ricky A. Lamb

Age 61, of Craig Street, Weston, WV, passed away at 9:04 AM Wednesday June 12, 2013 at his residence, following an extended illness.

He was born in Weston, WV on July 17, 1951, a son of the late Clarence Edward “Doc” Lamb who passed away in 1998 and Mamie Madalene Sprouse Lamb, who survives in Weston.

He is also survived by one son, Chad Allen Lamb of Weston, two grandchildren: Joshua and Cody Lamb and two step-grandchildren Kayla and Skyla Rose; one sister, Debbie McVay and husband, Bill of Horner; one brother, David Lamb and wife Diana of Weston; companion, Robin Manning Lamb of Weston; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved Siamese, Baby Cat.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one sister, Gloria Jean Walker and one brother, Steven Lamb.

Ricky was employed by Wm. R Sharp Hospital in Weston, as a Health Service Worker and retired with 20 years of service. He was an honored veteran of the United States Marine Corp., an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan, and a golfing and fishing enthusiast. Most of all, he loved helping his mom and playing with his grandchildren.

Ricky’s request for cremation has been honored and his family will have a private Celebration of Life Graveside Service at Rock Grove Cemetery at a later date.

The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service of 144 Hackers Creek Rd. Jane Lew is honored and privileged to serve the Lamb family.

Dorothy Ann Burns Freeman

The Gilmer Free Press

Dorothy Ann Burns Freeman

Age 70, went home to be with the lord, on June 12, 2013, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, after battling heart failure for eight years.

She was a 30 year resident of West Union, WV.

She was born February 06, 1943, in Nashville, TN, the daughter of the late Charles Robert Burns, who was a explosive specialist for dams and mines and Freda Ann Gupton Burns, Golconda, IL.

After graduating from Martins Ferry High School in 1961, she excelled at all her jobs, nanny, nursing home aide, cook, supervisor at Bobbie Brooks Clothing Store, Head Start teacher where she was promoted to supervisor, worked hard for United Summit Center and was promoted to program manager/ supervisor. Her greatest joys in life were taking care of her family, serving in the Crimson River Baptist Church as treasure, volunteering as a Emergency Medical Technician and training director for Doddridge County, Sunday School teacher and helping others in need. She loved her family, friends and co-workers.

Ann Freeman was the oldest child of six children; she is survived by two brothers, David Burns (Bridgette) and John Burns (Lesia); two sisters, Wanda Schnake (Tom), and Joni Therber (Michael); Husband, Walter Ray Freeman whom she married on March 31, 1964; two daughters, Dee Ann Freeman Parsons (Jeff Henderson), Grafton, WV and Dru Carol Fittro (Joseph), Lost Creek, WV; four grandchildren, Jessica Ann Parsons, Joshua Ray Freeman, Jordan Dean Freeman and Bethany Dawn Fittro; four nieces Lacey Burns and daughter Maggie, Jamie Burns, Nedra Therber (T A Schaefer), and Cassandra Burns; five nephews, James Jones (Michelle), Brian Burns (Ramona), Jeremy Schnake (Crystal) and son Mason, Jesse Burns (Amber) and Heath Therber ( Rebekah), and son-in-law, Ronald Lattea.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Dawn Lee Lattea in 2009, infant son, Devin Freeman in 1976, infant sister, Kathy Burns.

Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at the Crimson River Baptist Church, West Union, WV at 1:00 PM, with the Pastor Denver Burnside officiating, McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home, Pennsboro, WV is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Ralph W. “Mac” McCullough

The Gilmer Free Press

Ralph W. “Mac” McCullough

Age 90, formerly of Smithville, WV, died Wednesday June 12, 2013 at his daughter’s residence.

He was born in Mole Hill, WV, a son of the late Romeo F. and Marie Glenn McCullough.

He was a United States Army veteran having served in WW II. He was a crane operator and member of 132 Operative Engineers Union. He also drove a bulldozer for Oil Field Workers. He was a member of the American Legion, VFW, and a 60- plus year member of Harrisville Lodge 98 AF & AM.

He is survived by two daughters Sandra “Sandi” Somerville (Paul Eliot) of Belpre, Ohio, and Sheila McCullough of Wirt County; and two grandchildren Kevin Fleming and Daniel McCullough.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Thelma Frances McCullough and a brother Robert McCullough.

Services will be Saturday 1:00 PM at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg with Pastor Bob Sinnett officiating.

Burial will be at Hardman Chapel.

Visitation will be Friday 5:00-8:00 PM.

Beulah Victoria “Boots” Flowers

The Gilmer Free Press

Beulah Victoria “Boots” Flowers

Age 65, of St. Marys, WV, passed away June 07, 2013, at the Marietta Center for Health and Rehabilitation.

She was born September 08, 1947, in Ritchie County, WV, a daughter of the late Richard Ambrose and Vernetta Davis Ambrose Hart.

She was a 1966 graduate of Pennsboro High School. She worked and retired from the former Quaker State Oil Refinery. She had worked at the Aluminum Plant in Bens Run and for Bayer in New Martinsville, WV. She previously had been a cook for the St. Marys Elementary School and the former Hi-Way Grille.

She was a Methodist by faith. Her hobbies included camping and spending time with her grandkids.

She is survived by her husband, Dallas E. Flowers; a son, Dallas D. (Missy) Scadden; daughter-in-law, Jodie Scadden; five grandchildren, Chase A. Scadden, Brittney J. Scadden, Tory Scadden, Kendra Scadden and Trevor D. Scadden; two sisters, Mary Simonton and Opal Riffle; four brothers, George (Roxie) Ambrose, Ray (Jean) Ambrose, Francis (Sharon) Ambrose and Leroy (Shirley) Ambrose; a brother-in-law, Delbert Flowers; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Texas Scadden, and a brother, Emmett Edward Ambrose.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, June 16, at 2:00 PM at the Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, WV.

There will be no calling hours.

Lewis P. Six

The Gilmer Free Press

Lewis P. Six

Age 80, went home to be with the Lord on June 09, 2013.

He was born January 18, 1933 in Cairo, WV (Ritchie County).

He served his country in the U.S. Army in Alaska during the Korean Conflict and retired from Robinson Motors in WV and Wartko Construction in Kent, OH. Lewis was the owner of 6+ Shoppes in Coventry, OH.

Lewis was a member of Manchester Christian Church.

He was an avid family man and dirt track car owner, originator of the “Hillbilly Hundred.“

Lewis was preceded in death by his parents, Orval and Georgia Six; brothers, Danny and David Six; and grandson, Christian Bush.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Sharon Chappell Six; sons, Lloyd (Karen) Six and Roger (Shelly) Chappell; daughters, Cindi (Mike) Washburn, Isa (John) Arnette, Lydia (Joe) Bowie, and Tamie (Brian) Spangle; 14 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; sisters, Irene Atwater, Elsie Davis, Dorothy Dickerson, and Marylou Waters; many loving relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be 12 Noon on Thursday, June 13, 2013, at the Raiguel Funeral Home, Cairo, WV with the Rev. Van Sprague officiating.

Interment will follow in the Six Hill Cemetery, near Cairo, WV.

Friends may call the funeral home from 5-8 PM on Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 525 North Broad St., Canfield, OH 44406 in memory of Lewis.

Mary Grail Edgeworth

The Gilmer Free Press

Mary Grail Edgeworth

95 of West Union, WV passed away June 08, 2013, at Heartland of Clarksburg.

She was born May 06, 1918, in Makawao, Hawaii, daughter of the late Ben and Carolina Souza Franco.

She was a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Henry Edgeworth Jr. on October 07, 1977; and six siblings, Frances, Barbara, Rosaline, Hilda, Stephen and Norman.

Mary is survived by her one son, Milton Wayne Edgeworth and wife Laura Jane, West Union; two grandchildren, Sheila Marie Porter, Dale, NC, Wayne T. Edgeworth and wife Vanessa, West Union; four great-grandchildren, Adam, Kathryn, Sarah and Ty; four siblings, Steven Franco, MT, Dorothy Lee, HI, Vivian Lee, HI and Eleanor Gould, CA; numerous nieces and nephews.

Mary was a member of Evergreen United Methodist Church and enjoyed, cooking, baking and gardening.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Inurnment will be at the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

Greathouse Funeral Home.

Lucille Holbert

The Gilmer Free Press

Lucille Holbert

Age 91, of Parkersburg, WV, died June 07, 2013, at the Worthington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born October 29, 1921, in Jane Lew, WV, a daughter of the late Claude N. and Etta Boylen VanHorn.

She was a graduate of Jane Lew High School and St. Mary’s School of Nursing in Clarksburg, WV.

She was a member of Stout Memorial United Methodist Church, Upper Room Sunday School Class and Rebecca Circle.

She is survived by three children, Ken (Ann) Holbert, Diane (Dave) Chambers and Denise (Grant) DeGarmo, all of Vienna; six grandchildren, Chrisy Nestor, Brad Holbert, Benjamin Chambers, Stephen Chambers, Lauren DeGarmo and Jonathan DeGarmo; one great-grandson, Dalton (Kim) Hodge; one great-great-granddaughter, Adalee Hodge; sister-in-law, Margaret VanHorn of Charleston, WV; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. John L. Holbert; one brother, Donzel VanHorn; and two sisters, Lorraine Randolph and Eloise Holbert.

Services will be 11 AM Tuesday at Stout Memorial United Methodist Church, Parkersburg, with the Rev. Paul Russell and the Rev. Roger Smith officiating.

Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

The family would like to offer a special thank you to caregivers, Eula Loane, Jan Samples, Rose Dailey, Marie Modesitt, Dr. Michael Moses and Worthington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rev. John L. and Lucille E. Holbert Scholarship Fund, c/o Parkesburg Community Foundation, or United Methodist Foundation of West Virginia Inc.

Ronald G. Gilmore

The Gilmer Free Press

Ronald G. Gilmore

Age 79, of Washington, WV, passed away June 07, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus, Parkersburg, WV.

He was born May 24, 1934, in Pennsboro, WV, the son of the late Grace I. Wilson and Clayton Gayle Gilmore.

Ronald attended Mountain State Business College in Parkersburg, was a U.S. Army veteran and a management analyst for the Bureau of Public Debt and the DCSC (Defense Construction Supply Center). He enjoyed watching all sports, was an avid WV University Mountaineer, Pittsburgh Pirates and Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

Ron was a loyal member and served as a Deacon of First Baptist Church in Parkersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Edith L. Wyckoff Gilmore, whom he married March 12, 1967; a sister-in-law, Pauline and her husband, Cleve Costley; a brother-in-law, Frank Raber; two nieces, Debra and Jennifer Costley; great-niece, Stacy Wymer; three great-nephews, Darin and Ryan Kendall and Garrett Grimes; great-great-niece, Alexica Fife; and two great-great-nephews, Zachary Costley-Wymer and Anthony Fife.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Tuesday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 2333 Pike St., south Parkersburg, with the Rev. Rich McClure and Dr. David Carrico officiating.

American Legion Post 15 will provide full military rites at the funeral home prior to services.

Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Finch, WV, in Ritchie County.

The family will receive friends 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM Monday at the funeral home.

Edna Lorene “Cunningham” Friend

The Gilmer Free Press

Edna Lorene “Cunningham” Friend

Beloved wife of Owen L. Friend, passed away at home at the age of 92 on June 06, 2013, after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.

A long-time resident of Parkersburg, WV, Edna was born in Big Springs, Calhoun County, WV on January 22, 1921.

She was married to Owen Friend in July 1940.

In addition to her husband, Edna is survived by a son, Larry L. Friend of Charleston, WV; and a daughter, Sharon Friend Henderson of Martinsburg, WV and her husband, Albert. In addition, she has four grandchildren: Bret Friend and his wife, Beth, of Traverse City, Michigan; Jonathan Friend and his wife Michelle of Charleston; Christy Jamieson and her husband Kristian of Pittsburgh, PA; and Lisa Henderson of Tucson, AZ. She has five great grandchildren: Justin Friend, Molly Friend, Owen Friend, Liam Jamieson and Finnegan Jamieson.

Edna, one of 10 children of Roy and Belle Cunningham, is survived by one sister, Georgia Catherine Nutter of Houston, Texas. She will be missed by her many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends 10:00 AM till Noon Sunday, with the funeral service to follow at Leavitt Funeral Home of Parkersburg.

Internment will be at Hardman Chapel, Smithville, WV.

Memorial contributions may be made to Housecalls Hospice of Parkersburg.

Robert Gene Burnside

The Gilmer Free Press

Robert Gene Burnside

Age 83, of Rt#2 Jane Lew, Kincheloe community, WV, passed away on Saturday, June 08, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness.

He was born in Clarksburg, WV on June 23, 1929: son of the late Ernest Robert Burnside and Lela Grace (Halterman) Burnside.

On May 21, 1994, he married Ruth (Smith) Burnside, who survives.

Mr. Burnside is also survived by two daughters: Karen Burnside Hayhurst and husband Jay of Kincheloe and Dawna Burnside Mussad and husband Emir of Fairfax, VA and five grandchildren: Stacey Beale, Aaron Robert Hayhurst, Sarah Grace Hayhurst, Isaiah Hayhurst and Nevaeh Hayhurst. Also surviving is one sister: Joan Lough and husband Junior of Kincheloe and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by one ½ brother: Ray Burnside and one step sister: Ruth Gregory.

Mr. Burnside was owner and operator of Jane Lew Lumber and Supply. He was a United States Postal carrier out of the Jane Lew Post Office. Gene was a farmer and loved to work with his cattle and other animals.

Mr. Burnside was a graduate of Unidis High School in Harrison County with the “Class of 1947.”

He was a member of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church where taught Sunday school.

Family and friends will be received at the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home 730 N. Main Avenue Weston on Monday, June 10, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 AM from the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home chapel with Pastor O. D. Harman officiating assisted by Pastor Bill Coffindaffer.

Interment will follow services in the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery of Harrison County, WV .

In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Robert Gene Burnside may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America 322 Eighth Ave 7th Floor New York, NY 10001 or to Amedisys Hospice 67 Casino Drive Anmoore, WV 26323.

Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home of Weston is honored to serve the family of Robert Gene Burnside.

Beulah Victoria (Boots) Flowers

The Gilmer Free Press

Beulah Victoria (Boots) Flowers

Age 65, of St. Marys, WV, passed away June 07, 2013, at the Marietta Center for Health and Rehabilitation.

She was born September 08, 1947, in Ritchie County, WV, a daughter of the late Richard Ambrose and Vernetta Davis Ambrose Hart.

She was a 1966 graduate of Pennsboro High School. She worked and retired from the former Quaker State Oil Refinery. She had worked at the Aluminum Plant in Bens Run and for Bayer in New Martinsville, WV. She previously had been a cook for the St. Marys Elementary School and the former Hi-Way Grille.

She was a Methodist by faith.

Her hobbies included camping and spending time with her grandkids.

She is survived by her husband, Dallas E. Flowers; a son, Dallas D. (Missy) Scadden; daughter-in-law, Jodie Scadden; five grandchildren, Chase A. Scadden, Brittney J. Scadden, Tory Scadden, Kendra Scadden and Trevor D. Scadden; a great-grandson, Dominic Scadden; two sisters, Mary Simonton and Opal Riffle; four brothers, George (Roxie) Ambrose, Ray (Jean) Ambrose, Francis (Sharon) Ambrose and Leroy (Shirley) Ambrose; a brother-in-law, Delbert Flowers; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Texas Scadden, and a brother, Emmett Edward Ambrose.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

The Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys is assisting the family with arrangements.

Click Below for additional Articles...

Page 141 of 451 pages « First  <  139 140 141 142 143 >  Last »








The Gilmer Free Press

Copyright MMVIII-MMXVI The Gilmer Free Press. All Rights Reserved