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Wilton Cooper Of The The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, August, 1990 9A County Gets $31,475 W. Bryant RPolis, Indiana -- Woodrow W 77, died July 22, 1990 Service eld Wednesday in Forest Lawn Pierre Funeral Home, Green ad been a foreman and for the Catholic Ceme- sociation at Holy Cross Cemetery until retiring in 1978 He was a of Indianapolis Baptist Temple. contributions may be made He ,rmy veteran of World War 11 in Theater recewmg tour Bronz Bryant was a former resident of Greenbrier County He was in death by his parents James ia Bryant, one sister and vors include wife, Mary son Bryant: sons, John Roy Barlow .3ity, Pennsylvania, Virgil and Bryant of Indiana; daughter arris of Middletown, Indiana, 3nes and Frances Zickatoose of Indiana; brother Ray T of and Arnold Bryant of Ripley, 17 12 great-grandchildren vas in Forest Lawn Wilson-St. Pi- Indiana Lewis Collins Virginia -- Robert Lewis formerly of Alderson, died ,1990 in Roanoke VirgmLa lins was the son of the late Rich- and Jennie Ira Collins and was Alderson, of the Protestant faith and US Army )rs include four sisters, Martha Katherine Wickline and Doris all of Woodbridge, Virginia, Betty r of Fairlea and Ruth Brooks of Florida services were at Fletcher Ad Cemetery with Reverend g Burial will Cemetery lents were made by Lobban in Alderson Edward Crum, 68, for- died July 23, 1990, in Hospital, Pomeroy, a short illness Mason, a retired miner and Kaiser Aluminum, Raven- wife, Wilma; son, Buff Edward stepson, Roger McMillian daughter, Nellie Green brother, Burl of Rockledge. 0 grandchildren: five great- Is at Vail Funeral Home, Ri- Steve Adkins official- was in Fairplain Cemetery Garten Chubby Garten, 49, 1990, in a Hinton hospital, illness 1941 at Talcott, he was the Sears Carton of Tal- Bernard Paul Garten a lifelong resident of TaF for the CSX Corpora- ~ember of the United Transporta- nion and a member of the urg Baptist Church preceded in death by a sister, u Boone n 1986 include his wife Mariorie Wikel at home. two daughters Stepha- iams ancl Barbara Holland, both a son, Jeffrey Wayne Garten a brother, Bernard Paul Car- three sisters, Paula shville, Tennessee, Janie Garten, both of Tal- a grandson were at Ronald Meadows Fu- Hinton, with Reverend Dana officiating Burial was in Park, Hinton ~tt~ Graves -- Jerome F Graves, 35, 26, 1990, at home after a short a COok for Red Lobster and a of Dabney-Lancaster Commu- Clifton Forge. brothers D'ino Jeffrey and bf Cleveland, David and Mat- "~arleston, Savian of White Nathaniel and Curtis. ra Falls, New York; sistersl Graves, both of Detroit, d Phyllis Graves, both of Graves of New York. were at Scott Funeral Home Thomas Hairston officiating. in Spring Hilt Cemetery, Char- ~n Golden -- Miss Gretchen Golden, 36, 25, 1990, in Rainelle Medical a long illness lifelong resident of Crichton member of Quinwood Baptist leand Rebekah Lodge. She was a u Beautician and an EMT in County. parents Vanet and Maxine "~olden of Crichton; brother, le; grandmother, Blanch ton; one niece and one Association of Retired School Employ- ees, a member of the West Virginia Edu- cation Association, a member of the American Association of Retired Persons and a member of the Greenbrier Corn mittee on Aging She was preceded in death by her hus- band, Woodson Legg in 1964. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs Lee (Jean) Johnson of Lewisburg, Mrs Clifton (Betty) Tuckwiller of Asbury and Mrs Lawrence (Eleanor) Hobbs of Rose- land, Virginia; two sisters, Anna Arbuckle and Mary Buesinger, both of Lewisburg, three brothers, Reverend Jack Arbuckle and Phil Arbuckle of Lewisburg; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchil- dren Graveside ntes were at Clifton Cemetery with Dr Gone Miller officiating. Visitation was at McCraw Funeral Home in Lewisburg It was requested that do- nations of sympathy be made to Clifton Presbyterian Memorial Fund Elizabeth McCall Phelps Bluefield -- Mrs Elizabeth McCall Phelps, 82, died July 30, 1990, at a Blue- field hospital. She was a resident of Woodland Manor Apts. Bluefield Mrs Phelps was the daughter of the late Robert G and Edna Stevenson McCall and was born at Cedar Bluff, Virginia. Mrs Phelps was a member of the Bland St United Methodist Church and the DAR in Lewisburg She was preceded in death by her hus- band, Wilson Palmer Phelps; seven brothers and two sisters. Survivors include: one brother, W Ber nard McCall of Cedar Bluff and two sis- ters, Ruth McCall Nahodil of Btuefield and Helen Nichols of Baltimore, Mary- land Services were at Montevista Park Ceme- tery. Greenbrier Valley with Reverend Joseph N Geiger officiating. Visitation was at Mercer Funeral Home. Guy Harrison Tabor Union -- Guy Harrison Tabor, 79, died July 23. 1990, at his home, following a long illness Born June 17, 1911, in Pulaski, Virgmta, he was the son of the late Daley and Victoria Finn Tabor Mrs Tabor was a retired employee of the West Virginia Department of Highways and was a member of the Rock Camp Baptist Church Survivors include his wife, Lula Harvey Tabor; two sons, Arnold E. Tabor of Burl- ington, North Carolina and Ralph H. Ta- bor of Roanoke, Virginia: a daughter, Mrs John (Shirley) Scott of Elon College, North Carolina; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren Services were at Broyles-McGuire Fu- neral Home in Union with Reverends Donald Lowe and Walter Deskins offici- ating. Burial was in Carmel Cemetery at Gap Mills Visitation was at the funeral home Newton B. VanStavern Tampa, Florida -- Newton B VanStav- ern, 70, died July 18, 1990 at his home A native of Sinks Grove, he had lived in the Tampa Bay Area since 1949, coming from Chicago He was a retired distribu- tion manager for KeeNer Company and a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church He was the son of the late Newton and Vernie VanStavern He is survived by his wife Doris, 2 sons Gregory and Michael L both of Tampa: two daughters, Linda L. ot Arlington, Virginia and Michelle of Tampa; one brother Ray of Union and one sister Mary Johnson of Huntington Funeral services were July 23 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 501 South Dale Mabry Pastor Norman E Lucas of- ficiated Entombment followed in the Garden of Memories Mausoleum. It was requested that in lieu of flowers memorial contribu- tions could be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Memorial Fund, Eunice R. Walker Union -- Mrs Eunice R. Walker, 77, died July 28, 1990, in a Princeton hospital, following a long illness. Born August 8, 1912, she was the daughter of Arch P. and Lennie Roles Ratliff. Mrs Walker was a member of the Union Memorial Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her hus- band, Charley W. Walker, June 13, 1976 and a son, Charles W. Walker, Jr, De- cember 10, 1982. Survivors include a son, Bob Walker of Williamsburg, Virginia; a grandson, Mark R. Walker and a great-great-grand- daughter, Amy Walker, both of Wil- liamsburg. Services were at Broyles-McGuire Fu- neral Home Chapel in Union with Rever- end Jack Stafford officiating. Burial was in Green Hill Cemetery at Union. were at Wallace-Wallace Fu- " kel e with Reverend ating Burial was in Cemetery, Clintonville at the funeral home. ---. Mrs Virginia Harris, 62, 990, in Allegheny Re- hess. Moor, Virginia, after resident of Quinwood sband, Earl; daughter, Di- of Quinwood; son, Skip of brother, Denvil Sears of Carol Day of Oak ers, James, Roy and Bob Hill; four grandchildren. at Wallace-Wallace Funeral with Reverend Houston lating Burial was in Wallace Clintonville Visita- nt the funeral home. ..... Mrs Julia A. Legg, 81, f, July 28, 1990, in a Fairlea long illness. 1908, in Greenbrier the daughter of the late McLaughlin Arbuckle. was a lifelong resident of a member of the Church at Maxwel- she was an honorary member was retired ~r Board of Education years of teaching and was a of the National ,~,'sseciation of ,School Employees. She also member of the Greenbrier County Get; yards in ~ with the ... Pro-Sclper II-HD String mimmen Tough 21.2cc engine 56" straight shaft Large-radius J-handle Serr~automatic two-I~e head Shoulder harness and thigh pad Three-year warranty on Ix~,er'head Includes Blade & Metal Shield E. Wilton Cooper (right) and Joe Bryant E. Wilton Cooper, a retired edu- cator, was honored as the Lewis- burg Lions man of the Year for 1990. Accompanying Mr Cooper was his wife, Inez, a member of the Lewisburg Lioness Club, at the spe- cial awards ceremony. Mr Cooper was born and reared in Greenbrier County. He graduated from Williamsburg High School and holds a degree from West Virginia Institute of Technology. He also at- tended West Virginia University. Upon graduation from West Vir- ginia Tech, Mr Cooper became a teacher and coach at Crichton Jun- ior high. He served in a similar ca- pacity at Williamsburg High School, his alma mater. He served as princi- pal of Smoot High School and later as principal of Lewisburg High School. Mr Cooper also served as assistant superintendent and subse- quently as Superintendent of Schools for Greenbrier County. The last four years of his career were spent as Superintendent of Summers County Schools. The cal:~ stone of his service there was the construction and operation of a vo- cational school to serve the entire county. Mr Cooper is a veteran of World War II, having served in the 5th Air- borne Squadron of the Air Force in the European Theater of War. He has served as President of the Lewisburg and the Princeton Lions Clubs. Since retirement he has been active in the American Association of Retired Persons. Mr Cooper has been selected as Assistant State Di- rector, State Director, and Director of Health Advocacy Services in West Virginia. The West Virginia Commission on the Arts has released more than $1 million in public monies to 110 arts programs throughout the state. Greenbrier County received $31,475 of that money -- distributed to four separate agencies. Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg re- ceived the largest single amount -- $23,681 "to assist with the 1990-91 season of programs and to perform a comprehensive feasibility studv of its facility." Trillium Collective Ltd. of Renick received $4,142 "to assist with the creation of a new work." Alderson Elementary School PTQ was given $2,190 "to assist with an art enrich- ment program." Greenbrier Valley Theatre of Lewisburg received $1,462 "to assist with productions of "Telling Wilde Tales," and "The Wiz- ard of Oz," and with the 1991 Youth Production's artistic staff." During his distinguished career Mr Cooper served as President of Principals' Association and of the Superintendents' Association of West Virginia. He was chosen as Boss of the Year in Bluefield. He was also selected to participate in a tour of German schools sponsored by the U.S. Office of Education. In recognition of his selection, Mr Cooper's name has been inscribed upon the perpetual plaque which he will be custodian of for one year. At the conclusion of that time, he will be presented a permanent plaque. Mr Cooper received the perpetual award from last year's Man of the Year, Hayward Hinzman. EcoTheater Will Workshop In On the weekend of August 24- 26, a workshop will be held at the EcoTheater offices, Church StreeL A small group of artists from various disciplines will gather at 343 Church Street. The group will be engaged for the weekend in an examination of the creative process using Eco- 7.99 Theater techniques and other im- provisational theater. This free work- shop will be co-led by Jessica Lev- ine, a local artist and Dr Jacqueline Cook, a local organization consult- ant. Interested people are invited to participate. Call EcoTheater at 645- 2443. 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