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4A i The Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, May 12, 1987 Adkison RENICK. Mrs. Lena M. Adkison, 86, of Renick, died Monday, May 4, 1987, at home of natural causes. Born September 3, 1900, at Lobelia, she was the daughter of the late Charley and Mary Hill Morrison. Mrs. Adkison was an 80-year resident of Renick and was a member of the Mount Herman United Methodist Church, American Association of Retired Persons and the Renick Home ~Demonstration Club. Survivors include one daughter and two grandchildren. Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg was in charge of arrangements. Alderman HUNTERSVILLE- Alex R. Alder- man, 78, of Huntersville, died Sunday, May 3, 1987, at a Marlinton hospital following a short illness. Born January 30, 1909, he was the son of the late Bedford and Wi!la Alderman. Mr. Alderman was a fetited farmer and woodsman and a World Get More Mow Per Minute Gravely Pro Time Cutters let you pack a lot of mowing into every minute. They feature: m Instant reverse Outstanding maneuverability Low maintenance design 36", 40" or 50" mower Choice of II through 16 hp 4-cycle engines, Come see how our Time Cuuers can increase your efficiency. Stop by for a free demonstration. 2-YEAR COMMERCIAL WARRANTY. Details on request. G;RAVELY Miller Implement R~. 219 N., Lewisburg, WV War II veteran. Survivors include three sons, Perry Ryder of Minnehaha Springs, Larry Alderman of Huntersville and Daris Alderman of Marlinton; three sisters, Mabte Ryder of Frankford, Madge Lee of Stephenson, Va. and Levia McLaughlin of Mount Sidney, Va.; six brothers, Lonnie of Knapps Creek, N.Y., Dallas of Hot Springs, Va., Calvin of Citrus Heights, Calif., Walter and Lewis both of Minnehaha Springs, and Woodrow of Winchester, Va.; six'e~randchitd- ren. Services were Wednesday at the VanReenen Funeral Home chapel in Marlinton with the Rev. C.W. Ballard officiating, j3urial was in the Wade Cemetery near Minnehaha Springs. Byers White Sulphur Springs- Mrs. Ada Marie Byers, 72, of White Sulphur Springs, died Sunday, May 3, 1987, at home following a short illness. Born October 2, 1914, at Alvon, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Bertie Grogg Spinks. Mrs. Byers was a retired employee of the Village Motel in -,White Sulphur Springs. Survivors include her husband, Earl Byers; three sons, Joe White of Chicago, t11., and Eugene and Bobby White, both of White Sulphur Springs; four daughters, Betty Williams of White Sulphur Springs, Annabelle Gabbert of Caldwell, Mary Gallagher of Newark, Del. and Nancy King of Petersburg, Va.; two brothers, Guy Spinks of Alvon and Marshall Spinks of Dry Creek; three sisters, Reva Dameron of Covington, Va., Violet Cole of Lexington, Ky. and Loie McDermott of Neola; 24 grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. Services were Wednesday in the chapel of the Shanklin Funeral Home in White Sulphur Springs with the Rev. Basil McDanieis officiating. Burial followed in the Alvon Presbyterian Church at Alvon. Davis LEWISBURG- Saniford Ray Davis, 50, of Muddy Creek Mountain Road, Lewisbur'g, died Saturday, May 2, 1987. at the Humana Hospital Greenbrier Valley, Fairlea. Born April 21, 1937. at Muddy Creek Mountain. he was the son of the late Charles W. and Mary HensonDavis. Mr. Davis was a self-employed mechanic and farmer. Survivors include his wife. lena \Sheppard Davis; two sons, ~:~ .:::!~,?:,~:':~%~:~,q:~,'~g,'c..:,~::~,~,:~:,'?(q.~,~:~.~.. ,. . ~ ~ ~:~ "., ~:.~:.~ ,\~:. ~, ~.~:~ .>~.:2~:....:.::~,...,...,,.~.::Lq.,~.~.~::~..,.~.z.~..z~:x.~ ~."*~:~ ~.~i~.".. ~.~- $~*~ ~* ~ ~f~$':.'.~: ?~.'.:~, ~.".~::'.~;~ ~ ~g $ :~a~:~.'.'~ = ::'. :~':::~: ~';,.~:~:~ L,.'..~..,: ~::.. "~ :~&-~,~, ....,..., ............... ~..~..~].;~.~:...>~:::::::~:..:,:.:,x'.~'~,~:.~ ..... ============================================================================= Saniford Ray, Jr. and Christopher Lee Davis, both at home; one daughter, Christy Lynn Davis at home; one stepson, Hassel Jackson at Front Royal, Va.; one stepdaughter, Ina Quick of Vago; three brothers, William Davis of Caldwell and Alvin and Dean Davis, both of Lewisburg, and four grandchildren. Services were held at the Jane Chapel Methodist Church on Muddy Creek Mountain. Burial followed in thr Roach Cemetery on Muddy Creek Mountain. The Jack K. Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg was in charge of arrangements. Feamster ALDERSON- Mrs. Mamie Rader Feamster, 94, of Alderson, died Sunday, May 5, 1987, in a Beard hospital following a long illness. Born May 20, 1892, in Greenbrier County, she was a homemaker and a member of the Alderson Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James R, Feamster on January 8, 1973 and a son, Alexander H. Feamster on September 5, 1974. Survivors include two sons, Ralph Feamster of Columbus, Ohio. and Robert Feamster of Colorado; one half-sister. Edith Canterbury of Baltimore. Md.; six granschildren and seven great- grandchildren. Funeral services were Wednes- day at the Lobban Funeral Home in Alderson. Burial followed in the Lewis Church Cemetery at Blakers Mill near Alderson. Jackson UNION- Mrs. Lillian Catherine Jackson, 79, of Union. died Monday, May 4, '1987, at the Humana Hospital Greenbrier Valley, Fairlea, of natural causes. Born January 23, 1908, at Sinks Grove, she was the daughter of the late Luther Garrett and Betty DeHart Taylor. Mrs. Jackson was a member of the Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church near Union. Survivors include a daughter, Lenora South of Union; a sister, Lena Dixon of CLeveland, Ohio: three grandchildre~L and eight great-grandchildren. % Services were Wednesday in the chapel of the Broyles-McGuire Funeral Home in Union with the Rev. Ida Quesenberry officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. ./ Light GAP MILLS- Mrs. Liddie Reynolds Light, 77, of Gap Mills, died Tuesday, May 5, 1987, at the Humana Hospital Greenbrier Valley, Fairlea, of natural causes. Born April 18, 1910, at Lurich, Va., she was the daughter of the late Kelsie M. and Anna Bowls Reynolds. Mrs. Light was a member of the Crimson Springs Baptist Church at Zenith. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles W. Wilson on May 5, 1953; and her second husband, McKinley Light on April 7, 1976. Survivors include two daughters, Nan Green of Gap Mills and Eula Light of Dublin, Va.; 2 grandchild- ren and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were Friday at theCrimson Springs Baptist Church at Zenth with the Rev. Jimmy Rogers officiating. Burial followed in the Greenville Cemetery. Lucas PICKAWAY.Thomas Lucas, 22, of Pickaway, died Saturday, May 2, 1987, as the result of an auto acident. Born March 13, 1965, at Union, he was the son of Thomas B. and Drema Morgan Lucas of Pickaway. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church of Christ in Fairlea. Other survivors include his wife. Trudy Hall Lucas; one son, Tommy Lee. at home; one sister, Betty Sue Wilson of Pickaway; one brother. Jimmy Lucas of Pickaway; maternal grandmother, Lucy Morgan of Ronceverte and paternal grandmother, Florence Lucas of Hollywood. Services were Monday in the Penecostal Church of Christ in Fairlea with the Rev. Jimmy Pittman and the Rev. Katherine Stewart officiating. Burial followed m the Bethel Pentecostal Church Cemetery at Organ Cave. Broyles-McGuire Funeral Home in Union was in charge of the arrangements. Melhorn LEWISBURG- Mrs. Catherine Farley Melhorn. 63, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, May 3, 1987 in the Roanoke. Va., Rehabilitation Center. following a long illness. Born September 16, 1923, at Princewick, she was a daughter of the late Sanford and Gertrude Akers Farley. She was a 32-year resident of Lewisburg and was a member of the Old Stone Presbyterian Church. She was the former owner of Melhorn Jewelers in Lewisburg, was a former nurse for Greenbrier Military School and was retired from Denmar Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, John F. Melhorn; and one brother, Eldridge B. Farley. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Judith D. Baker of Lewisburg and Mrs. Sue Ann Johnson of Summersville; one son, John F.Jr. of York, Pa.; two sisters, Mrs. Geneva Burns of Montpelier, Ind. and Mrs. Norma J. Beale of Lewisburg; seven grandchildren. Services were held Tuesday in the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg with the Rev. Homer Stewart. Burial followed in the Rosewood Cemetery in Lewisburg. Miller FAIRLEA. Tonya Alease Miller, six- month-old daughter of Clarence and Victoria Saunders Miller of Fairlea, died Monday, May4, 1987, at a Philadelphia, Pa., hospital of natural causes. She was born October 13. 1986. at Fairlea. Survivors include: three sisters, Queeneate. Khara and Michele; four brothers, Michael, Oney, Tony and Marshall, all at home; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Saunders of Ronceverte; maternal grandfather, Edward Newsome of Asbury Park. N.J.; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Williams of Lewisburg:, and paternal great- grandmother, Maey Kelly of Lewisburg. Graveside services were Friday in the Bright Memorial Cemetery at Lewisburg with the Rev. David Jasper and the Rev. Carl Renick officiating. Satterfield LEWISBURG- Mrs. Mary S. Satterfield, 67, of Lewisburg, died Friday, May 1. 1987. in the Humana Hospital Greenbrier Valley following a short illness. Bo'rn September 25, 1919, at Philadelphia, Pa.,she was the daughter of the late George and Mary Smith. She was married in 1941 to the late W. Riley Satterfield and came to Lewisburg in 1946 when they affiliated with the Greenbrier Insurance Agency. A member of the Old Stone Presbyterian Chruch, Mrs. Satt~ield was Deacon.and Elder, for was active in the Church which she offices on the local Presbyterial levels. president of the Church of Old Stone f 1967. At one time a Lady, she aid voluntee Andrew S. Rowan Springs, and with the Red Cross when it came to 1947 she became member of Chapter F, P.E.O. Sisterhood; to become a charter Chapter O, P.E.O. She chapters in many 1971 was elected to Virginia State Chapter Board which she offices, serving 77. She was a Greenbrier County Society and teh County Chamber of She is survived William R. Sat granddaughters, Mary Elizabeth Ellen; one Helen S. Bertine, all Services were Stone Presbyterian Lewisburg with Dr. officiating. Burial Rosewood .y =n The Wallace Funeral Home in charge of the arran Trainham LEWISBURG- W.F. Trainham of Friday, May 1, Humana Hospital Valley, Fairlea, of Born at Applegrave, the son of Annie Trainham and the Trainham. Mr. Trainham was a veteran and a farmer. Other survivors Caroline Stickler brothers. Edwin P. Va., Lewis H. of Louisa, B. of Richmond, Va.; Virginia Johnson of Services were Jack K. Wallace Lewisburg with the Wallace officiating. the Rosewood Lewisburg. In Me In loving memory ~usband and father, Kincaid. who passed 1983. REPIACEME fI" CLINIC ANDERSEt W X)WS. Date: Sat., May 23 Step-by-step demonstration showing you how to: replace windows in your home install Andersen* windows install Andersen patio doors install Andersen window blinds An Andersen representative will be on hand to answer questions. 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