|Obituaries for Tuesday, October 15, 2002
CLARKSBURG -- Mildred Gregoire Brown, 88, of Rivendell Drive, Bridgeport, died Monday, October 14, 2002, in the United Hospital Center.
Mrs. Brown was a retired school teacher with the Harrison County Board of Education with 25 years of service, most of which was spent teaching at North View Elementary School.
She was born in Clarksburg, February 12, 1914, a daughter of the late Frank Gregoire and Annie Leuliette Gregoire.
She was married to Paul M. Brown on June 17, 1939, who preceded her in death on August 31, 1987.
Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Evelyn Anne and Bunie Harper, Bridgeport; and one grandson, John E. Harper, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Evelyn Gregoire.
Mrs. Brown was a graduate of Salem College where she received her A.B. degree in elementary education and did graduate work at West Virginia University. She was a retired member of the National Education Association, the West Virginia Education Association, the Harrison County Education Association and the Clarksburg League for Service.
Mrs. Brown was a member of the North View United Methodist Church.
Family and friends may call at the Davis Funeral Home, One Olen Thomas Drive, Route 98, Clarksburg, Wednesday from 1-5 and 7-9 p.m., where funeral services will be held Thursday, October 17 at 11 a.m. The Reverend Kenny Kendall will officiate. Interment will be in the Greenlawn Masonic Cemetery.
Davis Funeral Home, www.davisfunerals.com.
Ms. Jean Elizabeth Boston Dalton
GRAFTON -- Ms. Jean Elizabeth Boston Dalton of Grafton, West Virginia, died on October 13, 2002, at Levindale Lifebridge Nursing Home located in Baltimore, Maryland. She was born in Grafton, West Virginia on February 2, 1927, a daughter of the late John Henry and Leona Brown Boston.
She is survived by two sons, Everett Douglas Boston of Morningside, Maryland, and Dr. David Lee Dalton of Pikesville, Maryland; a daughter, Pamela Constance Stephens of Little Rock, Arkansas; three sisters, Ms. Julia K. Lewis of Grafton, West Virginia, Ms. Ruth Boston and Mrs. Beatrice "Peachie" Allen of Buffalo, New York; one dear sister-in-law, Mrs. Lorraine Boston of Grafton, West Virginia; two daughters-in-law, Deborah I. Boston of Morningside, Maryland, and Amy Virginia (Penny) Dalton of Pikesville, Maryland; seven grandchildren, LaShawn Michelle Knowles of Bowie, Maryland, Nikial Monique Boston of Morningside, Maryland, Jermaine Jeanetta Boston of Temple Hills, Maryland, Miriam LynEverett Boston of Morningside, Maryland, Sean Dalton and Chaitra Dalton, both of Baltimore, Maryland, and Secily Stephens of Little Rock, Arkansas; four great-grandsons, Justice Nakeem Boston, Judah Blacklion Ball of Temple Hills, Maryland, Curtis Demarco Knowles of Bowie, Maryland, and Mason Dalton of Baltimore, Maryland; and one grandson-in-law, Curtis Knowles of Bowie, Maryland.
Jean was preceded in death by her former husband, Leland Ray Dalton; nine brothers, John E. Boston, William Boston, Harold D. Boston, Floyd T. Boston, Robert Boston, Mallory C. Boston, Charles B. Boston, Richard R. Boston and Arthur Melvin Boston; and three sisters, Mrs. Lula M. Kent, Mrs. Virginia Minor and Alice Mae Boston.
Friends and family may call at the Warren United Methodist Church on Thayer St. from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 17. Funeral service is at 1 p.m. with the Rev. H. Edgar Suite officiating. Burial will follow in the Bluemont Cemetery, Grafton.
The Bartlett Funeral Home at 202 McGraw Ave., Grafton, is in charge of arrangements, www.bartlettfunerals.com.
CLARKSBURG -- Danny Lee Flint, age 57, Station "C" Box 7214, Clarksburg, WV, died at 1:50 p.m. Saturday, October 12, 2002, in United Hospital Center.
He was born in Lost Creek, WV, October 20, 1944, a son of the late Virgil Flint and the late Lula Losh Flint.
Surviving are two sons, Danny Flint Jr. and wife Shirley, Clarksburg, and Todd Flint, Clarksburg; three daughters, Tammy Leonard, Salem, WV, Tina Flint and companion John Carpenter, Clarksburg, and Tessa Flint, Glenville, WV; his former wife of 30 years, Karen Sue Murphy; one brother, Delmas Flint, Clarksburg; two sisters, Sharon Sue Fazzini, Clarksburg, and Patricia Howard, Baltimore, Md.; eight grandchildren, Alicia, Sonja, Luke, Danielle and Haley Flint, J.J. Leonard, Jacklin Leonard and John David Carpenter Jr.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Lonzo Dale, Donald Gene and Dennis L. Flint and by one sister, Betty Flint.
Mr. Flint was a Baptist, and he was an honorary member of the Summit Park Volunteer Fire Dept.
He was a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran. He had been employed in a machine shop.
Friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 East Main Street, Clarksburg from 6-8 p.m. Monday and from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. A funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home Wednesday, October 16, 2002, at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Robert Wilson presiding.
Interment will be in West Virginia National Cemetery, Pruntytown, WV, where military graveside rites will be conducted.
WESTON -- Paul Mollohan, 84, of 3642 Copley Road, Weston, died at 4 p.m. Monday, October 14, 2002, in Crestview Manor Nursing Home following an extended illness. He was born in Braxton County on December 6, 1917, a son of the late George Mollohan and Ivy (Lewis) Mollohan. He first married Nellie (King) Mollohan, who preceded him in death on September 15, 1990. He then married Vivian (Currence) Gregory Mollohan, who survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Paula Mollohan Moller of Jane Lew; one stepson, Earl Daniel Perrine of Weston; one stepdaughter, Kathy Jean Messinger of Clarksburg; and one adopted son, Pat Taylor of Weston. Mr. Mollohan is also survived by 6 grandchildren, Alex Jordan, Dannielle Aman, Jennelle Hines, Sheila McGaughey, Michael Messinger and Billy Messinger; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was survived by two sisters, Mary Gregory of Haywood and Bessie Lowther of Corley; one brother, Marvin Mollohan of Corley; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Mollohan was preceded in death by one son, Gerald Thomas Mollohan, two brothers and two sisters.
Mr. Mollohan was employed as a custodian with the United States Post Office of Weston for several years and active in farming. He was a member of the Bealls Mill United Methodist Church.
Friends will be received at the Boyle Funeral Home, 322 Main Avenue, Weston, on Wednesday, October 16, 2002, from 5-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. from the Boyle Funeral Home chapel with Reverend Conrad Tenney officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens of Weston.
Boyle Funeral Home of Weston.
GRANTSVILLE -- Wilma P. Nicholson died Friday, October 11, 2002, at the age of 94.
Mrs. Nicholson is survived by her son, William and his wife, Judy, of Jacksonville, Florida (with whom she resided); grandchildren, Kimberly and Kelly of Deland, Florida; and great-grandchildren, David and T.J. of Deland. She was predeceased by her husband, Jennings; parents, Reverend and Mrs. Clyde West; brother, Leland; and sister, Mildred.
Mrs. Nicholson was born in Industrial, West Virginia, and graduated from Alderson-Broaddus College, Glenville, with a degree in education. She taught school in Falling Rock, Kanawha County, and later taught piano to many young residents of Grantsville. Mrs. Nicholson was a member of First Baptist Church, Grantsville.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 16 in the chapel of Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, Reverend Bill Taylor officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, October 15, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to First Baptist Church Building Fund, Grantsville, WV 26147 or Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257.
Stump Funeral Home of Grantsville is in charge of arrangements.
CLARKSBURG -- Betty Jean Pinella, age 75, 312 North 6th Street, Clarksburg, WV, died at 7:45 p.m. Sunday, October 13, 2002, at her residence.
She was born in Clarksburg June 9, 1927, a daughter of the late Mark Wood Blackwell and the late Pearl Underwood Blackwell.
Her husband, William "Willie" Pinella, whom she married June 15, 1946, preceded her in death on August 29, 1991.
Surviving are one son, William Mark and wife, Judy, Pinella, Santa Rosa, CA; one daughter, Claudia Pinella, Clarksburg, WV; five grandchildren, Christopher and Caryl Edwards, Willie, Christine and Timothy Pinella; one great-grandchild, Dominick Banks; a brother and sister-in-law, David and Nancy Blackwell, Clarksburg; a sister-in-law, Margaret Reid, Bridgeport; and an aunt, Jessie Blackwell, Bridgeport.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Rosalee Blackwell.
Betty was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Stonewood.
She was a retired hostess and cashier from Jim Reid's Restaurant.
Friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 East Main Street, Clarksburg, from 1-9 p.m. Tuesday.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church on Wednesday, October 16, 2002 at 10 a.m. with the Reverend Father John Ledford as celebrant.
Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
A Biblical Wake service will be conducted in the funeral home Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m.
WESTON -- Donald Andrew Radcliff, 64, of 99 Rexroad Drive, Weston (Turnertown Community), passed away at 6:25 a.m. on Sunday, October 13, 2002, in Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston, WV, following a sudden illness.
Born on December 24, 1937, in Weston, WV, he was a son of the late Nina M. and Arch M. Radcliff. On July 6, 1958, he married the former Betty J. (Squires), who survives.
Also surviving are three daughters and one son-in-law, Debbie (husband Gary) Hefner, Weston, WV, Terry Reyes, Jacksonville, N.C., and Shelia Mills Read, Weston, WV; five grandchildren, Letha Mills, Arla Mills and Dawson Read, Weston, WV, Tyrissa Pringle, Jacksonville, N.C. and Jack Pringle, Clarksburg, WV; one brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Radcliff, Weston, WV; several nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and -nephews.
Mr. Radcliff was employed in the glass industry for over forty years, being employed at the West Virginia Glass Specialty Company, Princess House and Glass Works, all in Weston, WV. He served with the Army National Guard for eleven years and was a member of the Bendale United Methodist Church. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and golfer.
Friends may call at the Boyle Funeral Home, 322 Main Avenue, Weston, on Tuesday, October 15, 2002, from 2-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, 2002, from the Boyle Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Doug Smailes and Reverend Jeff Zickefoose officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Jane Lew, WV.
Boyle Funeral Home of Weston.
GRAFTON -- Cindy Lee Bromhal Riley, age 41, of Grafton, WV, passed away on October 9, 2002, at the University of Virginia Hospital from an extended illness.
She was born in Clarksburg, WV, on August 17, 1961, a daughter of William Lee Bromhal of Nutter Fort and the late Joyce Elaine (Dyer) Bromhal.
In addition to her father, three sons survive her: James Leonard Riley III, William Joseph Riley and Joshua Earl Blaine Riley and their fiancées, Brandi and Amanda, all of Grafton; her sister, Cassandra A. (Bromhal) Richison of Nutter Fort; her sister-in-law, Beverly Stewart Bromhal of Keyser; and several nieces and nephews also survive her.
In addition to her mother, her only brother, Nicholas Wayne Bromhal preceded her in death.
She was a member of the Pruntytown United Methodist Church at which a memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2002, at 6 p.m. for all family and friends.
CLARKSBURG -- Bryan "Shorty" Wine, age 88, of Sycamore Road, Clarksburg, died at 8:50 a.m. Sunday, October 13, 2002, in Heartland of Clarksburg following an extended illness. He was born in Braxton County, WV on October 15, 1913, a son of the late James Emory Wine and Mary L. (Conrad) Wine.
His wife, Zola French (McClain) Wine, whom he married on December 24, 1944, survives.
Also surviving are one son and a daughter-in-law, Gary L.V. and Candie Sue Wine, Clarksburg; three daughters and sons-in-law, Patrica Ann and Don Feathers, West Milford, WV, Nellie Shirle Wine and Roy Dunlop, Nutter Fort, and Kathleen (Kathy) Loretta and Dan Moore, Clarksburg; one sister, Edith Singleton, Grantsville, WV; five grandchildren, Mary Ann Folmsbee, Donnie Feathers, Lori Miller, Gary Allen Wine and Brandie Delaney and nine great-grandchildren, Jeffrey, Joshua, Justin and Jaclyn Folmsbee, Tiffany and Lindsey Feathers, Ryan Miller, Ralei and Jaron Wine and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Alfred Wine, Lewis Wine, Cecil Wine and Willard Wine; four sisters, Pinkie Singleton, Belle Singleton, Maggie McLaughlin and Opal Duckworth and an infant granddaughter, Christa Sue Wine.
Mr. Wine was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church and was a born-again Christian. He also attended the Good Hope Prayer Chapel. He and his family sang gospel music in several area churches in years past.
He was a former member of the Civilian Conservation Corps. He was employed as a coal miner for many years and later retired from Auto Sales and Service.
Friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 East Main Street, Clarksburg from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 17, 2002, with the Pastor Ernest Smith, Jr. presiding. Interment will be in the Boring Cemetery.