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Obituaries for April 4, 2000

Hazel M. Cisoski

SHINNSTON -- Hazel M. Cisoski, 87, of Fairview, formerly of Four States, died at 8:24 p.m. Saturday, April 1, 2000, at Fairmont General Hospital.

She was born April 9, 1912, in Smithfield, a daughter of the late Lloyd and Mary Springer Carroll.

Her husband, Lawrence Cisoski, preceded her in death on Feb. 6, 1959.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Janet) Pyles and Mrs. Chester (Betty) Summers, both of Fairview; six grandchildren, Thomas Moore Jr., John and Daniel Moore, Michael McCartney, Mary Salina, Cathy Haught; 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one grandson, James L. McCartney Jr., six brothers and three sisters.

Mrs. Cisoski was Methodist and a homemaker.

Friends will be received at Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston from 1-9 p.m. today, where the funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, with Pastor Howard Carroll officiating. Interment will follow at the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery.

Arthur Wesley Dean

WESTON -- Arthur Wesley Dean, 92, of 652 Court Ave., Weston, died at 1:50 a.m. Monday, April 3, 2000, at his home, following an extended illness.

He was born April 20, 1907, in Schuyler County, Ill., a son of the late Eli Stansberry Dean and Abigail David Dean.

His wife, Dorothy Miller Dean, whom he married July 4, 1930, survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Mary Lou Criss, North Ridgeville, Ohio; six grandchildren, Dr. Debra Fury Schulte, Dennis Fury, Kathryn Criss Becks, Rebecca Criss Rahija, Michael Criss, and Susan Criss Brown; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Jean Fury; three brothers, Ralph, Irvin and Virgil Dean and two sisters, Vesta Robison and an infant.

Mr. Dean was employed by JC Penney Company in 1926 in Jefferson City, Mo., and in 1931 transferred to Linton, Ind. In 1937, he transferred to Grafton with Penney's, where he advanced to store manager. In 1945, he moved to the Weston store, where he served as store manager until his retirement in 1967.

He was both active in his church and civic endeavors. He was a member of St. Matthews United Methodist Church of Weston, where he served as treasurer for 14 years. His civic activities include Weston Rotary Club, Linton Masonic Lodge of Linton, Bigelow Chapter No. 4, RAM, St. John's Commandery No. 8 KT, Nemesis Shrine Temple AAONMS of Parkersburg and Lewis County Shrine Club. He was also a member of the Housing Authority of the City of Weston.

Friends will be received at Floyd Funeral Home, 402 Main Ave., Weston from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday from St. Matthew's United Methodist Church of Weston, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Joseph M. Shreve. The body will lie in state from 10-11 a.m., the funeral hour, at the church. Interment will follow in the Weston Masonic Cemetery, Weston. Weston Masonic Lodge No. 10 AF&AM will conduct graveside services.

Arnold R. Moore

SHINNSTON -- Arnold R. Moore, 59, of Vine Street, Shinnston, died at 6:16 p.m. Sunday, April 2, 2000, at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, following an extended illness.

He was born Aug. 13, 1940, in Wyatt, a son of the late William H. and Myrtle Marie Miller Moore.

His wife, Virginia JoAnn Forester Moore, whom he married July 27, 1968, survives.

Also surviving are three sons, Jack McCormick, Solomon's Island, Md., Brad Moore and Mike Moore, both of Shinnston; one daughter, Penny K. Cowger, Shinnston; three brothers, Archie Moore, Clarksburg, Roy Moore, Bradenton, Fla., and Teddy Moore, Sarasota, Fla.; five sisters, Mary Moore, Deerborne, Mich., Lynn Jones, Gypsy, Charlotte Ashby, Monongah, Lois Wright, Shinnston, Peggy Hupp, Salem, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, Tommy Moore.

Mr. Moore was a coal miner, having retired from Southern Ohio Coal Company, Martinka Mines with 29 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served two tours in Vietnam.

He was a member of the United Mines Workers of America, Local No. 1949, Monongah and the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, Shinnston, where he served as a deacon.

Friends may call at Dorsey Funeral Home, Shinnston, from 7-9 p.m. today and after 2 p.m. Wednesday, where the funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Thomas Brown officiating. Interment will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Fairmont.

William F. Sands

FLATWOODS -- William Fate Sands, 72, of Sutton, Braxton County, died Sunday, April 2, 2000, at his home, following a sudden illness.

He was born March 25, 1928, in Braxton County, a son of the late Oran D. Sands and Avis Hacker Ross.

His wife, Wilma "Billie" Dyer Sands, survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Tiffany Sands, Sutton; two sons, Michael Sands and Richard and wife, Kim, all of Oakboro, N.C.; and one brother, Victor V. Sands, Sutton.

He was also preceded in death by his stepfather, James C. Ross and one brother, Eugene Sands.

Mr. Sands was a retired truck driver and a retired member of Teamster Union No. 175 at Charleston. He was a Korean Army veteran and Christian.

Lona Olena Shackleford

GLENVILLE -- Lona Olena Shackleford, 95, of Glenville, died at 8:25 a.m. Monday, April 3, 2000, at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Weston, following an extended illness.

She was born Dec. 8, 1904, in Gilmer County, a daughter of the late Perry and Gay Collins Radcliff.

Her husband, Cecil E. Shackleford, whom she married on Sept. 25, 1925, preceded her in death on Sept. 26, 1949.

Surviving are five daughters, Verita Moyers, Alma Montogomery and Melody Davis, all of Glenville, Emagene Baker, Heaters, and Janette Gill, Morgantown; three sons, Robert Shackleford and Larry Shackleford, both of Weston, and Ray Shackleford, Orlando; one sister, Stada Lowther, Ellis; two brothers, Alfred Radcliff and Arnold Joe Radcliff, both of Ellis; 21 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Agnes; four brothers and four sisters.

Mrs. Shackleford was a homemaker and Protestant.

Thomas R. Singleton

FLATWOODS -- Thomas R. Singleton, 84, of Heaters, died Saturday, April 1, 2000, at his home after a long illness.

He was born Sept. 6, 1915, in Braxton County, a son of the late Roy G. Singleton and Rosa Conley Singleton.

His wife, Beulah R. Taylor Singleton, preceded him in death July 25, 1992.

Surviving are two daughters, Sue Mitchell and Phyllis Conrad, both of Woodbridge, Va.; three sons, Udell Singleton, Frewsburg, N.Y., Thomas Singleton Jr., Lockport, N.Y., and Roger Singleton, Heaters; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by five sisters and two brothers.

Mr. Singleton was a farmer and a World War II Army veteran.

James W. 'Cody' Williams

CLARKSBURG -- James W. "Cody" Williams, 55, of 742 Indiana Ave., Stonewood, died at 1:45 p.m. Monday, April 3, 2000, at Heartland of Clarksburg.

He was born Dec. 11, 1944, in Harrison County, a son of the late Herbert W. and Clara Marie Jones Williams.

Surviving are one brother, Roger Lee Williams, Clarksburg; one sister, Mrs. Marvin (Emily Williams) Zebley, P.K. Addition, Clarksburg; and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Edward Williams and Charles Ray Williams.

Mr. Williams was Protestant.

Friends will be received at Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 East Main St., from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, where the funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. George Cross, conducting the service. Interment will follow in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.

Millie Zickefoose

BUCKHANNON -- Millie Hammonds Zickefoose, 86, of 12 Island Ave., Buckhannon, died Monday, April 3, 2000, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Buckhannon.

She was born April 27, 1913, in Mill Creek, a daughter of the late Jackson Hammonds and Nellie Pritt Hammonds.

Her husband, Troy Lee Zickefoose, whom she married Sept. 24, 1934, preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 1980.

Surviving are two daughters, Louise "Betsy" James and Eleanor "Shorty" and husband, Jim Harris, three grandsons, Terry Allen Liggett, Jim Harris and Tim Harris, one granddaughter, Pam Lemons, two great-grandsons, Jared Lemons and Ryan Harris, and two great-granddaughters, Ginger Liggett DeFibaugh and Cara Lemons, all of Buckhannon.

She was also preceded in death by 16 brothers and sisters and one great-grandson, Justin Lemons.

Mrs. Zickefoose was owner and operator of Zickefoose's General Store at Queens from 1934-1960. After selling the General Store, she and her husband moved to Island Avenue, where they established Zickefoose's Trailer Court. She was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church, Queens.

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