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WH"am Mose Buzks Mill Point --- William Mose Burks, 96, died April 17, 1992, at home af- ter a long Illness. lie was a retired logging contractor and a member of Mount Kennison Church of God, Mill Point. He was an Army veteran of World War I. Surviving: wife, Mary Sibyl Trlplett Burks; sons Earl Ray of Mill Point and Homer Jack of Buckeye; daugh- ters Mary EvaLee Mullens of Welch and Evalena Trtplett of Mlll Point: stepsons Carl, Ray, Johnny and Claude Sharp, all of Mariinton, Ralph Sharp of Bartow, Grover Fowler of Webster, New York: step- daughters Eula Moore, Edna Gra- ham, Annalee Hanna, Jennie Cutllp and Nancy Hager, all of Marlinton, Eva dane Madron of Dunmore, Mar- garet Channell of Elklns, Dolly McComb of Huntersvllle, Margaret Louise Poage of Buckeye, Shirley S. Newland of Lyons, New York; brother David Joshua of Frankford; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great -gre~at -grandchildren. Service was at Mount Kennison Church of God with Reverend Char- les Triplett officiating. Burial was in Sharp Cemetery, Mill Point. Katherine Karnes Nichols Falrlea -- Mls. Katherine Karnes Nichols, 67, dled April 9, 1992, in a Falrlea hospital following a short Ill- ness. Born June 6, 1924 at Princeton, she was the daughter of the late James A. and Bertha Dunn Karnes. Mrs. Nichols was a retired school teacher and a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma, Monroe County School Personnel, Pickaway Home- makers Extension Club, member and secretary of Union Chapter No. 122 Order of the Eastern Star and was a Red Cross Volunteer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Grady S. Nichols on Feb- ruary 5, 1975. Survivors include a daughter Debra Kay Kirby of Gaithersburg, Mary- land; two brothers, James Karnes of Gap Mills and Ray Karnes of Colum- bus, Ohio. Service was at Gap Mills Methodist Church with Reverend Dallas Forren officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Keenan. Visitation was at Broyles-McGuire Funeral Home, "Union. Eastern Star Memorial Service was held at the church one hour p~or to services. Carlos Earl Shaver II Alexandria, virginia -- Carlos Earl "Charkey" Shaver II, 29, died April 17, 1992, In Walter Reid Army Medi- cal Center, Washington, D.C. after a short illness. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, February 18, 1963 and was a mem- ber of Fort Belvoir Baptist Church. Surviving: parents Carlos E. and Lil- lien Long Shaver of Alexandria, for- merly of Greenbrier County; sisters Wanda Sue Snell of Laguna Hills, California, and Wilma Jean Gibbs of Newport, Arkansas. Service was at Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson with Reverend Fred Hagedorn officiating. Burial was in Alderson Cemetery. Mary all Stlmley Fort Spring -- Mrs. Mary A. Stanley, 79, formerly of Cabin Creek, died April I0, 1991,2, at a Fadrlea Hospital following a long illness. Born May 22, 1912 in Fayette County, she was the daughter of the late George and Beatrice Huffman Johnson. Mrs. Stanley was a 33-year resident of Fort Spring and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Tempest Kyle and Audrey Dillard; and two brothers, Lawrence and Oliver Johnson. Survivors include her husb~md Gor- don D. Stanley; a daughter Mrs. Vin- cent (Colleen) Morris of Stanaford; two sisters, Mrs. Woodrow (Juanita] Crockette and Mrs. Nick (Eva) Crock- ette, both of Charleston; four grand- children, Steven Morris of Char- leston, Mark Morris of Lynchburg, Eric Morris of Beckley and Melody Settiff of Beckley; and six great- grandchildren. Services were at Longanacre Funeral Home Chapel, Fort Spring, with Rev- erend Stanley Clark officiating. Bur- ial was at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Fort Spring. Grandchildren served as pallbearers. Call or Stop By HEALTH INSURANCE SERVICES OF WEST VIRGINIA ~4H'0 SPECIALIZING IN INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP MEDICAL INSURANCE JIM McCUTcHEON,Managing Agent I e George D. Ward Huntington ~ George D. Ward, 79, formerly of White Sulphur Springs, died April 18, 1992 at St. Mary's Hospital. He was born February 20, 1913 at White Sulphur Springs and was the son of the late Carter B. and Lula Smith Ward. Survivors include his wife Mary Mas- tronle Ward; two daughters, Geor- geann Warfuel of Huntington and Joanie Sprinkel of Reno, Nevada; one brother, Carter B. Ward Jr. of Call- fornia. Mass of Christian Burial was at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Harold Moore officiating. Burial was in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Reger Funeral Home, Huntington was in charge of arrangements. Do- nations of sympathy may be made to Hospice, Huntington. Mary C. Viers Willing Glen Burnle, Maryland -- Mrs. Mary C. Viers Willing, 72, formerly of Greenbrler County, died April 18, 1992, in Baltimore after a long ill- ness. She was born January 14, 1920 at Richwood and was the daughter of William J. and Lena Mowery Clowser. She was a member of North Point Baptist Church, Baltimore and a 15-year resident of Glen Burnie. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jesse Viers and sec- ond husband James B. Willing. Surviving: son Gene Viers of Ellicott City, Maryland; sisters Nellie Loud- ermilk of Bassett, Virginia, Freda Tuckwiller and Charlotte Green, both of Lewisburg; brother Alfred Clowser of Lewisburg; one grand- daughter Sandra M. Viers of Salis- bury, Maryland. Service was at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Lcwlsburg, with Rev- erend Leroy Crane officiating. Burial was in Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville. Visitation was at the funeral home. Dennis R. Wilson Ronceverte -- Dennis IL Wilson, 34, died April 13, 1992 at his home In Ronceverte. Born January 3, 1958, tn Ft. Hood, Texas, he was the son of Woodrow W. Wilson Sr. and Audrey M. Wilson of Union. Mr. Wilson attended Greenbrler Regular Baptist Church. Survivors Include two brothers, Woodrow W. Wilson Jr. of Union and Ronald C. Wilson of Blacksburg, Vir- ginia. Graveside services were at Greenhill Cemetery, Union, with Reverend Earl McGuffey officiating. There was no visitation. Arrangements were by Bmyles-McGuire Funeral Home, Un- ion. Warren G. Wooten Ralnelle -- Warren G. Wooten, 68, died April 22, 1992 at Humana Hos- pltal Greenbrier Valley. He was born at Seabert July I, 1923 and was the son of the late Homer B. and Nannie Hayes Wooten St. He was a member of the Seabert Methodist Church and was a miner. Survivors include his wife Dortha; one daughter, Bonnie Adklns, Caldwell; one son, Ronnie Wooten, Asbury; one brother, Homer B. Wooten Jr., Caldwell; one sister, Rose Spinks, Clintonville and two grandsons. Arrangements were made by Wal- lace and Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg. Herman G. Yeager Lewisburg -- Herman G. Yeager, 68, died Thursday. April 16, 1992 in a Durham, North Carollna hospital, following a long illness. Born October 10, 1923, at Ktngsvllle, he was the son of the late Granvil C. and LiUle Goff Yeager. Mr. Yeager was a member of the Lewisburg United Methodist Church, a World War I1 Navy vet- eran, a graduate of West Virginia University, a member of the Society of American Foresters and the West Virginia Forest Association and was employed as a forester with Westvaco In Covington, Virginia. Survivors include his wife Ella E. Yeager; two sons, Herman Yeager Jr. of Alum Creek and Charles E. Yeager of Alexandria, Virginia; two daughters, Jennifer Rlsher of Mon- ers Corner, South Carolina, and Kristen Yeager of Johnsvllle, South Carolina; two brothers, Joseph Yea- ger of Buckhannon and Raymond Yeager of Bellngton; and four sis- ters, Urte Huber of Fillmore, Indi- ana, Hilda Lincoln of Syosset, New York, Eleanor Delp of Grecncastle, Indiana and Frances Mangano of Chicago. Services were at Lewisbulrg United Methodist Church with Reverend Steve Engle officiating. Burial fol- lowed at Greenbrter Memorial Gar- dens, Lewisburg. Donations of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Soci- ety or to the Lewisburg United Methodist Church. Earl E. Zimmerman Williamsburg -- Earl E. Zlmmer- man, 69, died April 9, 1992 of an apparent heart attack. He was born September 14, 1922 at Maxwelton and was the son of the late Elmer and Vida Blue Quick Zlm- ELECT GEORGE(TOM) DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR Paid Political AdvertiNment Paid Foe By Candldale m The Mountain Mossenger, Tuesday, April 28, 1992 11A merlTlarl. He was a retired coal miner. Survivors include his wife Nelva; three sons, Larry Earl of Covington, Virginia, Denzil Franklin of Frankford and Charles (Chuck) of Williamsburg; five sisters, Lula Mac Crookshanks and Irena Morgan of Caldwell, Polly Winnings of Char- /eaton, Roxie Anderson of Ronceverte and Carrie Anderson of Lewisburg; six grandchildren. Services were at Jack K. Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg with Jack K. Wallace officiating. Burial was in Andrew Chapel Methodist Cemetery, Williamsburg. Club Tours Renick Farm The Greenbrler Gardeners Garden Club of Lewlaburg toured the Sunshine Farm and Gardens of Renick April 13. Owner/operator Barry Gllck guided members through a number of his plant beds and greenhouses, giving details of the numerous species he raises at the site. Drive Defensively~ Lions Club Broom Sale The Spring Broom Sale for the Lewisburg Lions "Club will begin April 28, at 5:30 p.m. The group has five varieties to offer: (1) Toy broom: can be used as a child's broom, hearth broom,, or for cleaning tellings. $3.75. (2)'rhe Petite': for those who prefer a light broom with a small handle. $7.50. (3) "The Lions Club De- luxe': The club's best-quallty broom. $7.50. (41 "The 36 Ware- house': Large upright broom. Primarily for commercial use. Snow broom. $9. (5} Ten-ounce mop: 100 percent cotton string type, All-white yarn. $3.75. 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