Ogerette N. Alkire
JANE LEW -- Ogerette N. Alkire, 90, of Macomb Twp., Michigan died at Crittenton Hospital December 2, 2002, following a lengthy illness.
She was born at Jane Lew, W.Va. on January 16, 1912, the daughter of the late Edward and Susan Fletcher Maxon.
She had worked in the department stores and was a retired seamstress.
There will be no visitation and burial will be in the Broadrun Cemetery.
Morris Funeral Home of Jane Lew is in charge of the arrangements.
George Milton Vincent
SHINNSTON -- George Milton Vincent, 79, of Smithfield, died December 5, 2002, at the Arbors of Fairmont following a brief illness.
Mr. Vincent was born at Lumberport, July 14, 1923, the son of the late Lock Dale Vincent and Emma Mae Fittro Vincent.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Agnes Balog Vincent, on August 10, 1995.
Mr. Vincent is survived by two sons, Thomas K. Cutlip of Fairmont and Harvey B. Cutlip Jr. and wife, Jeannie, Parsonburg, Md.; two daughters, Donna L. Hammond and husband, Nelson, Laurel, DE. and Martha Stegmaier and husband, John, Vienna, VA; one brother, Woodrow J. Vincent of Quantico, MD; 12 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Ruth Howard.
He was preceded in death by 5 sisters, Shirley, Vetra, Pearl White, Hilda Vincent, Thelma Vincent and Jeannette DeShield.
Mr. Vincent was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army during WWII.
He was employed as a motorman and fire boss at Compass Coal Co. 2 at Dola, was a member of the UMWA and First Baptist Church in Wallace, and also attended Faith Tabernacle in Grafton.
Family and friends will be received at the Dorsey Funeral Home, 701 South Pike Street, Shinnston from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, December 8, 2002, where services will be held at 2 p.m. with the Reverend W.F. Boylen officiating.
Interment will be held in the Brown I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Dorsey Funeral Home, www.dorseyfuneralhome.com
William Andrew 'Bill' Woodburn
SILVER CITY, N.M. -- William Andrew "Bill" Woodburn, 63, of Silver City, New Mexico, passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord Jesus, whom Bill loved on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, at Gila Regional Medical Center.
Memorial services were held at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church Nov. 27 with Father Robert Ihlefeld officiating and Bill's sister, Nancy Pidutti, lay pastor, assisting.
He was born July 24, 1939, in Clarksburg, WV, and moved to Silver City, N.M., under the care of his sister and guardian, Nancy L. Pidutti in 1981.
He was the son of Samuel Ralph and Elizabeth Woodburn of Clarksburg, WV.
He is survived by his parents, his two sisters, Janet Burns and husband, Ted of Fairmont, WV, and Nancy Pidutti and her husband, Joe of Silver City; nieces and nephews, Michael Burns and wife, Kerstin and their children, Logan and Gracie of Satellite Beach, Fla., Michele Cutlip and her husband, Steve and their children, Caleb and Joshua of Mooresville, N.C., Theresa Pidutti of Rio Rancho, N.M., John Pidutti of Seattle, Wash., David Thompson and wife, Carol and their children, Bettina and Jimmy of Lawrenceburg, Ind.; and niece, Dr. Jean Thompson of Florence, Ky.
He was a client of Life Quest.
He will long be remembered for his warmth, great sense of humor, cheery greetings and his "hugs." He made friends wherever he went.
He enjoyed bowling, movies, church, dances, dinners and family activities, especially visiting with his parents and sister Jan in West Virginia.
He was a member of the Central Christian Church of Clarksburg, WV.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the ARC Main Street, Clarksburg, WV.