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November 15, 1990

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8A The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, November 15, 1990 Rebecca Susan Brooks Fort Spring --- Mrs Rebecca Summ Brooks, 91, died November 7, 1990, in a Roanoke, Virginia hospital, fol- lowing a long illness. Born September 12, 1898, in Green- brier County, she was the daughter of the late Edward ,and Ads I~ersinger Roach. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Brooks; a daugh- ter, AI~ Wickline and a brother, Dwight Roach. Survivors include a daughter, Lo- wlda Greenway of Fort Spring; a son, Marshall Brooks of Natural Bridge, Virginia; 11 grandchildren; 22 great- grandchildren, and 17 great-great- grandchildren. Services were at Wallace and Wallace Funeral l lome Chapel in Ronceverte with Reverend Roy Gwinn officiating. Burial was in Wallace Memorial Cemetery at Clintonville. Visitation was at the funeral home. James C. Ferguson Peterstown -- James C. Ferguson, 66, died November 5, 1990, at his home, following a long illness, Born September 18, 1924, at Peter- stown, he was the son of the late Clarence and Jenny Booth Ferguson. Mr Ferguson was a former employee of the West Virginia Department of 1 lighways. lie was preceded in death by a daughter, IAsa l)ennis; two' sisters and one brother. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Grimm Ferguson; two daughters, Pamela d. Bailey and Debra K. Bailey, both of Peterstown; two brothers, Raymond Ferguson of Black Lick, Ohio and Witltarn 11. Fcrguson of Rich Creek, Virginia; three sisters, Mrs Adrain (Evelyn) Bmyles of Lindslde, Mrs Jack {Alice) Dillon of Centerville, Indiana and Mrs Ed (Louise} Booth of'Pcterstown, and two grandchildren. Services were at Broyles Funeral ltome Chapel in Peterstown with Reverend John Offenberger officiat- ing. Burial was in Peterstown Ceme- tery. Visitation was at Broyles I"uncral l tome in I'eterstown. Lonzie L. Hager Lewlsburg -- Lonzie L. (Whitic} tlager, 72, died November 9, 1990, in llumtma Hospital-Greenbrier Val- ley, following a long illness. Servtees were at Calvary Baptist Church at l~wisburg with Reverends Haden Furrow Jr and Arvin Mayruxrd officiating. Burial was in Anderson Cemetery at Teaberry. The family requested that donations of sympathy be made to Calvary Baptist Church, Box 53, Montview Drive, l/ewisburg 24901 or the Edge- wood Presbyterian ChunSh, Route 4, Brush Road, I~cwisburg 24901. Ruby L. Hanson Roneeverte -- Mrs Ruby Loretta Hanson, 78, died November 12. 1990 at her home, following a short ill- hess. , ,,,,,,,,,,,, I , I !11111HII , ,,,,,, ; lII I l llllll Ill [I lllll till I A P STAUPANT I Jl[. I III II I II III III I NOW OPEN 5 p.m. MondGy through SQturdoy Closed Sundey 530-2202 L i li ..... i IIIII I III I III ,,r,,, ,,,, I ,iri,,,, , ,,, ,I / I ....... Born January 22, 1914, at Deepwa- ter, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Rosa McKinney Dartt. Mrs Hanson was a member of the Greenbrier Regular Baptist Church She was preeedc~ in death by hc~ husband, William l lanson and a sis- ter, Shirley Walkup. Survivors include three sisters, l ledy Ward of I~xvenswood, Nellie Karrick of Boomer and Lorcnc Morgan of Ronccwerte, and two brothers, John Dartt of Ronceverte and Ronnie Dartt of Ashtabula, Ohio. Services were at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Roncevertc with Reverend Gary Baker officiating. Burial was in Grecnbricr Regular Baptist Cemetery at Roneeverte. VIsitaUon was at the funeral home Anna Beatrice Lively Oak Hlll -- Anna Beatrice "Boa" Lively, 79, died November 9, 1990 of injuries received in ma auto accident. The accident occurrcxl on U. S. 19 near Mount Hope, said a spokes- woman for the state police. She was a member of l~mrel Gmvc Baptist Church, Lively, a retired Fay- ette County School teacher with 44 years service, having taught at Pax Elementary School, and a retired member of the School Personnel As- sociation. Surviving: brother. Beauford C. of Lewisburg; sister, Bclva I Icndrickson of Mount Hope. Services were at Tyrec Funeral Home, Mount Hope, with Reverend Harmon Davis officiating. Entomb- ment was in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity. Visitation was at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family re- quested memorial contributions be made to Laurel Grove Baptist Church of Calvary Baptist Church, Oak Hill. Cameron M. Lockhart Jr White Sulphur Springs -- Cameron M. {Boots) Lockhart Jr, 62, died No- vember 6, 1990, in a I~ow Moor, Vir- ginia hospital, following a long ill- ness. Born September 6, 1928 at White Sulphur Springs, he was the son of the late Cameron M. and Ruth Wil- liams lxmkhart. Mr Lockhart was a member of the White Sulphur Springs Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Pence Loekhart; two sons, James Lockhart of Waynesboro, Virginia and Lynn Lockhart at home; a daughter, Pamela Beesawitz of Char- lotte, North Carolina; three brotlmrs, Kenneth Lockhart of Rutledge, Ten- nessee, Jack Lockhart of Arlington, Texas and Dennis Lockhart of White Sulphur Springs; four sisters, Opal Warner of Richmond, Virginia, Norma Selden of Greenwich, Con- nectieut, Betty Smith of South Char- leston and Martha Brown of Manas- sas, Virginia; two half brothers, Jerry l.ockhart of Jefferson City, Tennessee and Wesley Lockhart of New Mnrkct, Tennessee and two half sisters, I)innc Denton of New Market and MaW Cameron of Jefferson City, The body'is at Shanklin Funeral Ilomc in White Sulphur Springs pending arrangements. N. Freston Miller Frankford -- N, Preston Miller, 79, mcd Novcmlx'r 11, 1990, at home of an apparent heart attack. tic was a retired construction worker and lm-mcr, and was a member of Enon Baptist Church, Vago. Sutviving: daughter, Betty Oney of Frankford; brother, Amos of Franklbrd; sister, Virgie Gillespie of Frankford; four grandchildren, nine great -grandchildren. Sciwice was at Jack K. Wallace Fu- neral l lomc, Lcwisburg, with Rever- end Lula Collins officiating. Burial was in Mornlngside Cemetery, Ren- ick. Visitation was at the funeral Nellie. Motie Kidd Poague Dallas, Texas -- Mrs Motie Kidd Poague, formerly of Pocahontas County, died November 6, 1990 at her home. Born in Pocahontas County, she was the daughter of the late Franklin mad Julia Kidd. Mrs Poague was a retired employee of the Neiman Marcus Department Store in Dallas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Poague; three brothers, Hubert, Grady and Earl Kidd and a sister, Nora McNeel. Survivors include a daughter, Ann P. Stowc of Dallas, and one grand- daughter. Scrx, ices were at Old Stone Presbyte- rian Church in lx, wtsburg with Rev- erend Run Buckalew officiating. Bur- ial was in Calvcry Cemetery at Le- wisburg. There was no visitation. Arrange- tnents were made by Shanklin Fu- neral Itomc in White Sulphur Splings. Birdie Mac Shires Ronceverte -- Birdie Mac Shires, 84, died November 6, 1990, in Grccnbrier Manor following a long illness. Born April I 1, 1906 in Monroe County, she was the daughter of the late James Sanmel and Birdie Alice t loyhnan McMann. Mrs Shires was a resident of Roncev- ertc most of her life. She held a membership in the West Virgtnia Nurses Assoeiation, the Greenbrier Nurses Association and the Red Cross. She was a retired nurse of 51 years service. She was a nurse at Green- brier Valley hospital, a Private Duty nurse and was the camp nurse at Camp Shaw-Mi-Del-Eca. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs Kay Phinney of Oakton, Virginia; three sons, James C. of Maysvflle, Kentucky, Charles Douglas of New- port News, Virginia and Robert A. Shires of Boca Raton, Florida: one brother, Lester MeMann of Ansted; one sister, Mrs Sallle taFon of Organ Cave; and five great-grandchildren. Services were at Ronceverte Presby- terian Church with Reverend Weston SAVE $40 MAGNA OX" 20-inch color IV Cable-compatible with up to t78 channels Universal remote controls most VCR's as well as TV * On-screen display of channel and picture adjustments $11 MONTHLY* One-mont~% SAVE $48 14enlTIore" dishwasher 34evel wash power miser option s3t s.s.s t $12 MONTHLY 1 {K ~ 5585) (NO 30921 ) SAVE S68 iKenmore 18.6-cu. ft. frostless refrigerator with adjustable shelves S564.99 sle MoN tY" SAVE SS0 l i enrnore " I .8-cu. {t. microwave tJW B9271} 650 watts . 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Robert Ross Smith Lewisburg- Lt. Col. Robert [toss Smith, 71, died November 11, 1990, at a family care center in White Sulphur Springs, following a long ill- ness. Born January 27, 1919, at Newark, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Charles R. and Grace Price Smith. He was retired from the U. S. Army and was a veteran of WWll. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen II. Smith; two daughters, Mrs Martha M. Perkins of Chevy Chase, Marykmd, and Miss Jessica J. Smith of Fairfax, Virginia; one son, Russell R. Smith of Chantilly, Virginia; one brother, Haddon tt. Smith of Sun lakes, Arizona; three grandchildren. Arrangements are being made by Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lcwisburg. Ruby Evelyn Smith Portsmouth, Virginia -- Mrs Ruby Evelyn Smith, 82, formerly of Alder- son, died November 10, 1990, in a Portsmouth, Virginia personal care center, following a long illness. Born February 17, 1908, at ttinton, she was the daughter of the late Letcher and Savina Thompson Grim- mett. Mrs Smith was a homemaker and at- tended Port Norfolk I~aptist Church in Norfolk, Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie E. Smith in 1954. Survivors Include four sons, James L. Smith of Toledo, Ohio, Charles L. Smith of Chicago, Illinois, Aaron N. Smith of Portsmouth, Vfrginia, and John L. Smith of Alexandria, Vir- ginia; two daughters, Mary E. Pritchard of Elizabeth City, North Carolina and Martha Ann Martin of Cherryville, Missouri; a brother, Or- ville Grimmett of Union; a sister, Vir- ginia Norris of Covington, Virginia; nine grandchildren; seven great- grandchildren, and eight step-grand- children. Graveside services were at Fletcher Cemetery at Alderson with Reverend Rick W. Curtis officiating. Burial was in Fletcher Cemetery at Alderson. Visitation was at Lobban Funeral Home in Alderson. Chapel in l~tinelle with Garlin Groves and officiating. Burial was in Memorial Cemetery at Visitation was at Wallace lace Funeral ttome in Osteopathic Founder One of the founders West Virginia School of~ pathic Medicine ander Henry Trefz, Weston, died October 31, ing a brief illness. Dr Trefz was owner erator of the pathlc Hospital and the Stonewall Jacksota both In Weston. At hls death he was an ber of the bank's tors. Dr Trefz graduated Kirksville [Missouri) Osteopathic Medicine gery In 1931. He was a l of the American sociatlon, a member and past president of V~rginia Society of Medicine and a board the WVSOM Born in Rockford, May 7, 1904, he was the late Theodore Hammer Tre fz. On August 22, 1931, ried Emily Russell, survives, along with ter, Mrs Carol Jackson's Mill; two der Russell Trefz Theodore William liamstown; a brother, Trefz of Manitowac sister, Louise Fitz of Texas; five step-grandchildren; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. ceded In death by and two sisters. Florence Reed Stanton Ronceverte -- Mrs Florence Reed Stanton, 92, formerly of Beckley, died of natural causes November 8, 1990, in a Fairlea hospital. Services were at Blue Ridge Funeral Hor0e Chape[ in Prosperity with Rev- erend Ernest Barley officiating. Bur- Ial was in Blue Ridge Memorial Gap dens. Orville Walter Sykes Woodbiidge -- Orville Walter (Bud) Sykes, 42, formerly of Cllntonville, died suddenly November 9, 1990. at his home. Born November 28. 1947 at Charmco, he was the son of Lloyd and Margie Walkup Sykes of Clin- tonville. Mr Sykes was retired from the U. S. Army with 20 years of service and was a security guard at the Lorton Correctional Facility in Woodbridge. Virginia. Survivors include his wife, Kathy Pixley Sykes of Woodbridge. Virginia; three daughters, Mindy, Francie, and Becky Sykes. all at home; a son, Jeremy Sykes. at home; a sister, Sharon Louise Craft of Clifton Forge, . [ Virginia; five brothers, Michael Lloyd I and David Ray Sykes, both of Clin- tonville, Wayne Edward and William Douglas Sykes, both of Waverly, Vir- ginia, and Dwayne Allen Sykes of White Sulphur Springs, and mater- nal grandmother, Bonnie Walkup of Clintonville. Services were at Wallace and Wallace Bernice Elaine In M, In memory of Morrison on her November 17. We will never forget the gave us and the needed it. Love you. Robert, Jeanle I lave a ! OPEN H 3USE Saturday,i November 17 10 AM- 5 PM Bring this ad for valuable Coupons Rupert, WV i: The McCulloch TITAN'" 50 Chain Saw is a powerful value. 3.1 cubic4nch enoine Adjustable gear-~riven oiler weh manual overriOe capably Chain Brake*/Hand Guard and ant;i-vibrat~m system ~(e-Sr~rt electronic ignition ssional hard-cl~,ome cylinder bore One-year consumer warranty [six-month professional with 16" Bar 422 EDGAR AVE. RONCEvERTE, 647-5353