|Obituaries for Monday, March 6, 2000
CLARKSBURG -- Rhoda D. Bailey, 97, of Baltimore Avenue, Clarksburg, died at 8:15 p.m. Friday, March 3, 2000, at her residence following an extended illness.
She was born Feb. 3, 1903, in Holy Grove, a daughter of the late Charles Monroe and Sarah Simmons Carpenter.
Her husband, Ernest C. Bailey, preceded her in death June 7, 1942.
Surviving are one son, Claude E. Bailey, Clarksburg; one granddaughter, Carolyn Collins, Kingston, Ohio; one great-granddaughter, Sarah Collins; one brother, P.M. Carpenter, Morgantown; two sisters, Vesta Johnson, Buckhannon, and Eva Cochran, French Creek, and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters.
Mrs. Bailey was a charter member of the Evangelical Congregational Church and the Strader Bible Class. She had formerly worked in the box shop at Hazel Atlas Glass.
Family and friends may call at the Davis Funeral Home, 443 West Pike Street, Clarksburg from 7-9 p.m. Sunday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday with Rev. O.D. Harman officiating. Interment will be in the Sunset Memorial Park.
GLENVILLE -- Lyle Dayton Collins, 72, of McKinley Avenue, Shrewsbury died at 12:30 a.m. Sunday, March 5, 2000, at Saint Frances Hospital in Charleston following a three week illness.
He was born Jan. 5, 1928, in Gilmer County, a son of the late Warder and Cora Brookover Collins.
His first wife, Jane Chipps Collins, preceded him in death Oct. 17, 1971. His second wife, Rose Euckley Collins, whom he married June 25, 1976, survives in Charleston.
Also surviving are five daughters, Debra Collins Adkins, Cleveland, Ohio, McCayla Myers, Charleston, Bonnie K. Collins, Baltimore, Md., Nita Burkly Taylor, Charleston and Tammy Burkly Chapman, Hurricane.; six sons, Mike Collins, Glenville, Lyle J. Collins, Shrewsbury, Doug Collins, Morgantown, Chuck Collins, Hurricane, John and Marty Burkly, both of Charleston; one sister, Wilda J. Queen, Lockney; 24 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters.
Mr. Collins was a Baptist by faith. he was retired from Cedar Coal Company in Charleston. He was a Korean War veteran, a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5269 at Belle and the United Mine Works of America.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at the Shrewsbury Community Church, Shrewsbury and from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., Glenville. The funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ellyson Mortuary, Inc. with Pastor Sandy Cook officiating. Burial will follow in the Turner Cemetery, Lockney.
CLARKSBURG -- Mrs. Rose A. McLaughlin, 78, of 400 Illinois Ave., Nutter Fort, died at 6:45 p.m. Friday, March 3, 2000, at her residence following an extended illness.
She was born Jan. 15, 1922, in Shinnston, a daughter of the late Louis and Martha Thomas Simon.
Her husband, Sean McLaughlin, preceded her in death Feb. 26, 1980.
Surviving are four brothers, Sam Simon, Youngstown, Ohio, John P. Simon, Fairmont, George Simon, Pine Grove, and David L. Simon, Shinnston; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Tomey, Lansing, Mich., Mrs. Helen Spano, Warren, Ohio, and Mrs. Kenneth (Genevieve) Griffin, Shinnston; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her stepmother, Rosheda Simon.
Mrs. McLaughlin was a member of the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Stonewood.
She retired as a registered nurse working last in New York.
There is no visitation and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Stonewood with Rev. Father Edward Sabo T.O.R. as celebrant.
Interment will be in the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery. Davis Weaver Funeral Home, Clarksburg is in charge of arrangements.
SHERADEN, Pa. -- Rose G. Whalen, 83, of 410 Valley Brook Drive, Lancaster, Pa., formerly of Bridgeport died Sunday morning, March 5, 2000, at the Essa Flory Hospice Center, Lancaster after a brief illness.
She was born in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Daniel B. and Genevieve M. Wissel Gallagher.
Her husband, Regis W. Whalen, whom she celebrated her 59th wedding anniversary with July 8, 1999, survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Timothy T., husband of Susan, Bridgeport and Patrick D., husband of Christine F., Lancaster; six grandchildren and three sisters, Catherine Anderson, Williamsport, Pa., Elizabeth Glancy, Pittsburgh, Pa. and Jean Brown, Greensboro, N.C.
Mrs. Whalen worked as a clerk for U.S. Steel in Pittsburgh for 14 years. She was a member of the Saint John Neumann Catholic Church, Lancaster.
Friends will be received at William F. Conroy Funeral Home, 2944 Chartiers Avenue, Sheraden, Pa. from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Mass will be at Holy Innocents Catholic Church, Sheraden at 10 a.m. Thursday.