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The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, August 16, 1990 7A 8urk Ohio- Russell Eugene 1990. he was the soil of the and Mrs Rosie Lee Tit- are his wife Mable Caldwell one son, Colev B. .~wport News, Vir~nia; one Elizabeth Betty [k)oker; Billy G. Booker, Sr, ,: one k. King all of Coving- grandchildren held at The Metropolitan hi Columbia followed by A.M.E Cemetery. Curry ;ia -- tlenry A. Curry, 78, 10, 1990. 18, 1912, the son ot the late Roberta Ballou Curry. The Greenbrier leafs. Jackson Debrah Lee, Clark- Jennifer Turnbow of Ellen- eorgia, Karen Curry, Stone eorgia; one son, Henry Devens, Massachusetts; and one brother. at Saint Peter & Paul Catho- Decatur, Georgia. Horis A. in charge of funeral arrange- Deitz, 76, died Au- 1990, in Humana llospital- Valley, Fairlea, after a short 13, t913, at Clmtonville, hter of the late John Preceded in death by her hus- Deitz in 1988 aJ~d three Gene Henson and Was a retired employee of Manor Convalescent Home Calvary Baptist Church Lodge. Johnston of Deitz of Lewisburg, tz of Fairlea; sister, Edna brothers, Estil Henson your best With the best" and location of the you, call Morton, IL 800/447-7436 call 8001426-6686 - o3" of Clintonville, J. R. Henson ot Lewis- burg; 10 grandchildren. Service was at Calvary Baptist Church, Lewisburg, with Reverend llavden Fur- row officiating. Burial was m Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville. Visita- tion was at Wallace-Wallace Funeral t lome, Lewisburg. Edwin D. Eggteston Russell, Kentucky -- Edwin [2) Eggleston, 61, died August I0, 1990 at his home following a long illness., Mr Egglc~:ton, born February 21, 1929 at Alderson, was the son of the late William Luther Eggleston and Bottle Alln Tho- mas Eggleston. [te was a resident of Kentucky for 20 years, a fireman with CSX, a member of the United Transportation Union, a Ko- rean Conflict Veteran, and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include: wife, Dorothy June Bowden Eggleston of Russell, Kentucky; two daughters,Mary Alice Brooks of Alderson and Margaret Grace Stuart of Russell, Kentucky; one brother, Garnett Eggleston of Clayton; three grandchildren. Service was at Clayton Baptist Church with Reverend Christopher Johnson offi- ciating. Burial was in Clayton Cemetery. Visitation was at Lobban Funeral t tome in Alderson. Mary E. King AIderson -- Mrs Mary E. King, 67, died August 11, 1990 at her home, following a short illness. Born February 5, 1923, at Alderson, she was the daughter of the late Carl C. and JosJe Holt Lades. Mrs King had been a resident of Alder- son for two years, attended Alderson schools, was a graduate of West Virginia University School of Journalism, and was retired managing editor of the New Mexico State Magazine. She was preceded in death by a brother, Carl Grady Lades. Survivors indude two nephews, Michael C. Eades of Franklin, Tennessee and Dr Kenneth M. Lades of Charlottesville, Vir- ginia and a niece, Sarah Jo l lain of Owensboro, Kentucky. The body was cremated A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements were made by Longa- nacre Funeral Home, Fort Spring. Eric Long Renick -- Eric Long, 13, was found dead at his home, August 9, 1990. Born July 9, 1977 at Fairlea, he was the son of Alfred and Karen Long of Renick and Donna Harrah of Melbourne, Flor- ida. Mr Long was a student and attended the Renick Presbyterial Church. Other survivors include his paternal grandparents, Carl and Nellie t lume of Lewisburg. Services were at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg, with Rever- end James Anderson officiating. Burial was in Rosewood Cemetery at Lewis- burg. Berlie M. McLaughlin Marlinton -- Mrs Birtie M. McLaughlin, 61, died August 8, 1990, at her home, fol- lowing an apparent heart attack. Born August 18, 1928, at Mineral Wells, all she was the daughter of the late l'hillip A. and Armeta Barrs Lott, Mrs McLaughlin was a homemaker and a member of the l luntersville United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her hus band, James D. McLaughlin. Survivors include a son, ['vlichael McLaughlm of White Sulphur Springs; two daughters, Carolyn S. McLaughlin and Barbara A. McLaughlin, both ot Marlinton; a brother, Chester Loft of Parkersburg; a sister, Lucy Emerick of Louisville, Kentucky and two grandchil- dren. Services were at VanReenen Funeral l lome m Marlinton. Burial was in Bea- ver Creek Cemetery near 1 luntersville. Ashby P. Nickell Alderson -- Ashby P. (Red) Nickell, 78, died August 13, 190, at home following a king illness. Mr Nickcll, born September 19,1911 in ltinton, was the son of the late Newton Waite Nickell and Minnie Early Nickell. He was owner and manager of Red Nickell Grocery Store in Alderson tor 44 years, a charter member of the Alderson Lions Club, member of the Tri-County Memorial VFW Post 6723 of Alderson, member of the American Legion of Ron- ceverte and a WW 11 U.S. Army Veteran. Survivors include: wife, Beula (;amble Nickell of Alderson; daughter, Nancy N. Vertier of Middletown, Maryland; son (Newt) T. Nickel[ of Yokohama, Japan; two sisters, Alice Wilkes of Gauley Bridge and Louise Bernaek of Charlotte, North Carolina and nine grandchildren. Service was at Lobban Funeral ]lome Chapel in Alderson with Reverend Frank Jones and Clark Nash officiating. Burial was in Fletcher Cemetery in Alderson. Visitation was at Lobban Fumeral 1 lome m Alderson. Military Graveside Rites were conducted by Tri-County Memorial VFW Post 6723 of Alderson. Aristis Elva Smith Alderson --- Aristis Elva Smith, 82, diect August 11, 1990, m a Fairlea l lospital, following a long illness. Born December 6, 1907, at Alderson, Mrs Smith was a lifelong resident, a home- maker, and member of the Shiloh Baptist - Church at Alderson. She was preceded m death by her hus- band, Arthur M. Smith and a sister, Freda l)oughty Surviw,rs include five daughters, Joyce I-larrison of New York City, New York, Gladys Floyd of Lexington, Kentucky, Cornelia Saddler of Alderson, Elva Owens of Alderson, and Victoria Keys of Columbus, Ohio; three sons, Arthur M. Smith, Jr of Foster City, California, James Smith of Constable, New York, and Fredi Smith of San Francisco, California; 23 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchil- dren Arrangements were made by Lobban Funeral llome in Alderson. Clark Tanner Renick -- Clark Tanner, 70, died August 8, 1990, in l lmnana Hospital Greenbrier Valley, Fairlea, after a long illness. Fie was a former resident of Braxton County and an employee of the Chessie System. I le was a Methodist. ) Surviving: wife, Emma; daughters, Re- becca Lattea ot Weston, Ella Jane Rose of New Milton, l lelen Walton of Renick; sons, Steven of Independence, ()hi