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Obituaries for Tuesday, March 7. 2000

Ruth F. Bacon

CLARKSBURG -- Ruth Frances Fields Bacon, 77, of Florence Hollow, Mt. Clare, died Sunday, March 5, 2000, at her residence.

She was born in Allen, Ky., a daughter of the late John H. and Goldia Preston Fields.

She married Thomas L. Bacon, who preceded her in death in 1960.

Surviving are four sons, Oran Bacon and his wife, Rhonda, Camden, Mich., Michael Bacon and his wife, Kathy, Iverness, Fla., Earl Bacon, Townsend, Del., and Billy Bacon and his wife, Amy, Orville, Ohio; one daughter, Sandra Bacon Dunn and her husband, David, Camden, Mich.; 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Leonard Fields and Charlie "Joe" Fields; two sisters, Dorothy Fields Morrison and Alafair Fields Fannin; one daughter-in-law, Linda Hughart Bacon; one granddaughter and two grandsons.

Friends will be received at the Davis Funeral Home, 443 West Pike St., Clarksburg, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tom Whaley officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunset Memorial Park.

Charles W. Barker Sr.

GRAFTON -- Charles William Barker Sr., 76, of Rosemont, died Monday, March 6, 2000, following an extended illness.

He was born Feb. 12, 1924, in Rosemont, Taylor County, a son of the late Arthur Wade Barker and Beulah Edith Rush Barker.

His wife, Dolores Ann Morgan Barker, whom he married Aug. 29, 1958, survives.

Also surviving are one son, Charles William Barker Jr., Rosemont; two daughters, Judith Ann Pyle, Clarksburg, and Deborah Lynne Edgerton, Rosemont; three granddaughters, Shawnna Pyle, Meschelle Pyle Gregory and Jennifer Lynn Wiseman Jukes; one grandson, Robert L. Pyle Jr.; two great-granddaughters, Brianna Pyle and Kelsey Gregory and two great-grandsons, James Robert Gregory and Albert Edward "A.J." Jukes III.

He was also preceded in death by one grandson, Brian Keith Pyle and one brother, John Clifford Barker.

Mr. Barker was a sheet metal worker, retiring from Fuel City, Clarksburg. He was Baptist and a member of IOOF Flemington.

Friends will be received at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave., Grafton, from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, with the service being at 11 a.m. Friday in the Chapel of the Bartlett Funeral Home, with Pastor Tom Horne, officiating. Interment will be in the IOOF Cemetery at Flemington.

Stanley E. Cutright

BELINGTON -- Stanley E. "Dick" Cutright, 91, a resident of 308 Bradenburg St., Belington, more recently a resident of the Long Term Care Facility at the Broaddus Hospital, Philippi, died at 6:20 a.m. Sunday, March 5, 2000, at the Acute Care Unit of the Broaddus Hospital, Philippi, following an extended illness.

He was born May 1, 1908, in Adolph, a son of the late Herman Henry and Birdie T. Lloyd Cutright.

On Oct. 5, 1928, he married the former Ruby May Rader, who preceded him in death on May 9, 1992.

Surviving are two sons, Allen B. Cutright and wife, Kinuko, Pemberton, N.J., Archie B. Cutright and wife, Vera, Warren, Ohio; one daughter, Alfreda Moore, Belington; 11 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Gladys Ellamore, Jimtown, Florence Pingley, Philippi, and Rosie Fox, Elkins; two half brothers, Byard Cutright, Ohio, and Edward Cutright, Belington; three half sisters, Dorothy Thomason, Coalton, Vera Hanifan and Barbara Towney, both of Ohio.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, Earnest R. Cutright and one infant grandson.

Mr. Cutright attended the schools of Randolph County. He was a retired coal miner and a member of United Mine Workers of America. He was Methodist

Vonda L. Day

GRAFTON -- Vonda Louise "Bunny" Day, 78, of West Bluemont St., Grafton, died Sunday, March 5, 2000, at Grafton City Hospital, following a sudden illness.

She was born Sept. 7, 1921, in Parsons, a daughter of the late Joseph French Digman and Cora Ellen Phillips Digman.

Her husband of 60 years, Charles L. Day, whom she married Oct. 16, 1939, survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Joe Day and fiance, Brenda DeVore and Michael Day and wife, Jan, both of Grafton; one sister, Delores Vint and one brother, Maurice Digman, both of Elkins; four grandchildren, Donna Day and Joe Day, Ohio, Chuck Day, U.S. Army, Kosovo, and Mark Day, Grafton; one great-grandson, Jesse James Leiffer, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Evelyn Feaster, Jean Vanscoy and Ethyl McCauley, one brother, Forrest Digman, one grandson, Michael Joseph Day and one daughter-in-law, Deborah Day.

Mrs. Day worked for 20 years as a presser at the Grafton Apparel Shirt Factory. She was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church.

Friends will be received at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave., Grafton, from 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, with the service being held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at the funeral home, with the Rev. H. Edgar Suite officiating. Interment will take place at the Maplewood Cemetery, Elkins.

Myna C. Flournoy

WESTON -- Myna Christine Allman Flournoy, 63, of Lake Elsinore, Calif., died Friday, Feb. 25, 2000, at her residence, following a brief illness.

She was born July 7, 1936, in Jane Lew, a daughter of Kathleen Allman, Jane Lew, and the late William Vincent Allman.

On April 5, 1959, she married Jack Davis Flournoy, who survives.

Also surviving are one son, William Flournoy, Jane Lew; four daughters, Deborah Manis, Perris, Calif., Linda McCarroll, Rutland, Vt., Yvonne Arroyo, Murrieta, Calif., and Suzanna Flournoy, Lake Elsinore, Calif.; one brother, Ted Allman, Kansas City, Mo.; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Flournoy had lived at Lake Elsinore for 15 years. She dedicated a lifetime of Christian service to children through her church.

She was an art teacher for 20 years, enjoyed gardening and teaching arts and crafts to children. She was a graduate of Ridgewood School of Arts in New Jersey.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m on Wednesday, at Fairview United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Roger McKee officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery. Boyle Funeral Home of Weston is in charge of arrangements.

Paul T. McDaniel

BRIDGEPORT -- Paul Tarring "Terry" McDaniel, 60, of 54 Carriage Lane, Bridgeport, died Sunday morning, March 5, 2000, at St. Augustine, Fla., following a brief illness.

He was born Aug. 19, 1939, in Arden, a son of Paul James and Freda Shahan McDaniel, Clarksburg.

His wife, Roxanne Marie Folio McDaniel, survives.

Also surviving are one son, Stephen Scott McDaniel, Bridgeport; four daughters, Traci Lynn McDaniel Henderson, Kellie Jo McDaniel Steele, Sherri Ann McDaniel Stevens, all of Bridgeport, and Teri LeeAnn Miller, Scottsville, Va.; nine grandchildren, Nathan Scott McDaniel, Megan Nicole Henderson, Michael Thomas Henderson, Paul Charles McDaniel, Taylor Ellen Steele, Hayden Christopher Stevens, Alessandra Marie McDaniel, Ashley and Casey Miller; and one sister, Mary Lou Mitchell, Clarksburg.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, Larry McDaniel.

Mr. McDaniel owned and operated several area businesses, including Meadowview Manor Health Care Center, Total Health Services, and Venture Real Estate.

He was a member of the Clarksburg Lion's Club, Pete Dye Golf Club, Bridgeport Golf Club and All Saints Catholic Church, Bridgeport.

Friends will be received at All Saints Catholic Church, Bridgeport, from noon-9 p.m. Thursday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the All Saints Catholic Church, Bridgeport, with Father Hilarion Cann presiding. Interment will follow in the Bridgeport Cemetery. A vigil service will be held at 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the All Saints Catholic Church. Burnside Funeral Home, 607 South Virginia Ave., Bridgeport, is in care of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the West Virginia Children's Hospital, Box 8200, Medical Center Drive, Morgantown, WV 26506.

Paul Seese

WEST UNION -- Paul Seese, 76, of Massillon, Ohio, died Sunday afternoon in Massillon Community Hospital, Ohio, following a lengthy illness.

He was born Aug. 7, 1923, in Salem, a son of the late E.B. and Eunice Swiger Seese.

His wife of 35 years, Evelyn R. Shaw Seese, survives.

Also surviving are three sisters, Minerva Seese and Margaret Rachel, both of Salem, and Dora Gum, Brewster, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Roy, Lawrence, Ross and Burt Seese and one sister, Gladys Seese.

Mr. Seese was a Massillon resident since 1947. He was retired from LTV Steel and was a World War II U.S. Army veteran.

He was a member of Anchor Baptist Church, A.A.R.P. No. 3336, the Massillon Senior Center and was a volunteer with the Salvation Army.

Marianne Sevcik

GRAFTON -- Marianne Sevcik, 82, of 1925 Goff Ave., Clarksburg, died Sunday, March 5, 2000, at Hollywood, Fla.

She was born June 17, 1917, in Mt. Clare, a daughter of the late Frank Sabatelli and Susie Romano.

Her husband, Joseph Sevcik, preceded her in death in 1976.

Surviving are one son, Frank Sevcik, Clarksburg; two sisters, Mrs. Louis (Helen) Kopp, Clarksburg, and Carolyn Cilone, Hollywood; three grandchildren, Merdith Sevcik, Laura Sevcik and John Michael Sevcik Jr.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, Leonard Sabatelli and one son, John Michael.

Mrs. Sevcik was a homemaker, a member of St. James Catholic Church and the Altar Rosary Society.

Friends may call Bartolo Funeral Home, 515 West Pike St., Clarksburg, from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. James Catholic Church, with Father Robert A. Perriello as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Holy Cross Cemetery. A wake service will be held at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel.

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