|Obituaries for Saturday, March 25, 2000
Karolina Grzybala Jackson
DEARBORN, Mich. -- Karolina H. (Karrie) Grzybala Jackson, 74, of Dearborn, Mich., died Saturday, March 11, 2000, in Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn.
She was born Feb. 18, 1926, in Monongah, a daughter of the late Michael and Stella Grzybala.
Her husband, Larry Jackson, preceded her in death in 1955.
Surviving are one son, Michael Jackson, Canton, Mich.; one daughter, Patt Mozden, Dearborn; one sister, Mary J. Veltri, Clarksburg; and four granddaughters.
She was also preceded in death by six brothers and two sisters.
Mrs. Jackson was a graduate of Monongah High School and a retired employee of AAA.
FLATWOODS -- Walter Johnson, 85, of Heaters, died Thursday, March 23, 2000, at Braxton Health Care Center, Sutton, following a long illness.
He was born March 26, 1914, in Dutch, Braxton County, a son of the late Peter Moore Johnson and Lula Elizabeth Wine Johnson.
Surviving are three sisters, Betty Langford, Fairmont, Lena Martin, Sutton, and Cleota Bayless, Weston; four brothers, James Johnson and Lawrence Johnson, both of Sutton, Reed Johnson, Lorraine, Ohio, and Clarence Johnson, Napier.
Mr. Johnson was a farmer and World War II Air Force veteran.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at Stockert-Gibson Funeral Home, Flatwoods, where the funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Delmas Singleton officiating. Burial will be in the Little Kanawha Memorial Gardens, Heaters.
COSHOCTON, Ohio -- Mabel Pauline Martin, 84, of 85 West Pine St., Coshocton, Ohio, formerly of Lumberport, died at 10:05 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2000, at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital.
She was born Aug. 18, 1915, in Salem, a daughter of the late Lee and Verna Heldreth Wilson.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Roger L. Martin and Linda, Fresno, Ohio; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one son, three brothers and one sister.
Ms. Martin attended school in Lumberport. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed quilting, gardening and sewing.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Lumberport.
SALEM -- Don H. Nutter, 91, of Valley Street, died at 10:45 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2000, at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, following a brief illness.
He was born March 17, 1909, at Benson, Doddridge County, a son of the late Charles H. and Lelia M. Simons Nutter.
His wife, Mary E. Sloan Nutter, whom he married Jan. 29, 1932, survives.
Also surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, C. Blair and Fern Nutter, Valley Street; three daughters, Mrs. Micky (Margaret D.) Graham, Dade City, Fla., Mrs. D. Richard L. (Charlene) Hess, Bryan, Ohio, and Mrs. James (Mary J.) Kerwood, Charleston; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Maysel McAfee and Meva J. Nutter.
Mr. Nutter was a member and former trustee of the Salem Baptist Church. He was a member of Salem Lodge No. 84, A.F. and A.M., a Scottish Rite Mason, a member and past patron of Orpha Chapter No. 30 O.E.S.A.
He was a former member of the Salem Fire Department and was instrumental in organizing the Salem City Park. He was meat manager for A&P food stores for 33 years.
Friends may call at the Greathouse Funeral Home, Salem Chapel, from 1-3 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services will be at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Monday with Rev. Ray French presiding. Interment will be in the Salem I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to Salem Baptist Church or Salem City Parks and Recreation.
FAIRMONT -- Robert L. Schleicher, 67, of Fairmont, died Thursday, March 23, 2000, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
He was born July 19, 1932, in Fairmont, a son of the late Lee Paul and Anne A. Boyle Schleicher.
His wife, Olive Cervo Schleicher, survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Robert "Bill" W. Schleicher and wife, Paula, and Patrick J. Schleicher, all of Fairmont; four daughters, Roberta "Bobbie" Kozul and husband, Bob, Kathy Thompson and husband, John, Leann Phillips and Mary Swisher, all of Fairmont; one stepdaughter, Tammy Helmick; one brother, William Schleicher and wife, Margaret, Fairmont; two sisters, Elaine Boyers and husband, Dallas, Barrackville, and Jean Young, Baltimore; 10 grandchildren, Maresa and Robert Kozul, Thomas J. and Michael Nuzum, Geoffrey and Amber Phillips, Ryan Keeney, Kayla Schleicher, Heather Stoffer and Justin Helmick; and four nephews, Gary and Jim Boyers, and Billy and Michael Schleicher.
He was also preceded in death by two sons, David L. and Paul "Butch" G. Schleicher.
Mr. Schleicher was a graduate of Saint Peter's Catholic High School in 1950. He was senior class president and was a member of the Saint Peter's Maroons Basketball team.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1951-1955 with the Helicopter Squadron Two. He was produce manager and assistant manager of the A&P Store in Fairmont for over 25 years. He later worked at Kettering's Bakery in Fairmont. He last worked as a route delivery person for Joe McDonough until his retirement in 1997.
He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He enjoyed fishing and camping.
GRAFTON -- Mr. James Richard Shroyer, 69, of Clearwater, Fla., died Wednesday, March 22, 2000, at his residence in Clearwater.
He was born July 10, 1930, in Grafton, a son of the late Smith H. Shroyer Sr. and Flossie F. Lundy Shroyer.
His wife, Annabelle Wolfe Shroyer, survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Tina F. Edwards and husband, David, Largo, Fla.; one son, Richard A. Shroyer and wife, Brenda, Fort Dodge, Iowa; two grandsons and three granddaughters; three brothers, Smith H. Shroyer Jr. and wife, Sylvia R., Arlington Heights, Ill., Curtis E. Shroyer and wife, Suzanne and Paul D. Shroyer and wife, Sue, all of Grafton.
Mr. Shroyer was a mechanical engineer with the Aerospace System.
WESTON -- Ervin Daniel "Dick" Wade, 89, of Heartland of Clarksburg, Nutter Fort, died Friday, March 24, 2000, in Heartland of Clarksburg following an extended illness.
He was born Aug. 23, 1910, in Lewis County, a son of the late Ermine D. Wade and Bertha A. Haught Wade.
His wife, the former Pauline McCutchan, whom he married Oct. 17, 1939, preceded him in death Dec. 5, 1957. He was then married to the former Opal V. White on Aug. 12, 1969, who preceded him in death July 30, 1979.
Surviving are one sister, Maxine Lia, Leesburg, Va., several nieces and nephews, and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Glen A. Wade and two sisters, Madeline Martinez and Ruth Straley.
Mr. Wade was a driller for South Penn. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and attended the Churchville United Methodist Church.
Friends will be received at the Floyd Funeral Home, 402 Main Avenue, Weston, from 4-8 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Stephen White officiating. Interment will follow in the Snyder Cemetery, Churchville.