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Obituaries for Saturday, June 7, 2003

Jeffrey S. Cook

CLARKSBURG -- Jeffrey S. Cook, 35, of 12th Street, Clarksburg, died suddenly Thursday, June 5, 2003, in the United Hospital Center.

Mr. Cook was born in Huntington, August 25, 1967, a son of the late David Lee Cook, and Doris Carol Burg Cook, who survives.

In addition to his mother, he is also survived by his wife, Emmy L. Kesner Cook, whom he married October 4, 2000; one step daughter, Icas Kesner, at home; two sons, Jeffrey Allen Cook, Huntington, and Eathan Greaver Cook, Clarksburg; one daughter, Christina Cook, Huntington; four brothers, Lyle Cook, Clarksburg, Joseph Cook, Mt. Olive, David Cook, Huntsville, TN, and Steven Cook, Bayton, TX; one sister, Samantha Cook, Huntington, and one nephew, Andrew Cook.

He was also preceded in death by three brothers.

Family and friends may call at the Davis Funeral Home, One Olen Thomas Drive, Route 98, Clarksburg, Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 10 at 11 a.m. Reverend Dr. Eric Faust will officiate. Interment will be in the Sunset Memorial Park.

Davis Funeral Home. www.davisfunerals.com

Ricky L. Ferrell

CLARKSBURG -- Ricky L. Ferrell, 33 years old, of Hepzibah, went to be with his Lord Tuesday, June 3, 2003. He was born December 15, 1969, in Clarksburg, the son of Bernard "Bunny" Ferrell and Linda Flowers Ferrell.

In addition to his parents, Ricky is survived by his beloved sister and brother, Ora Michelle "Missy" Ferrell of Hepzibah and Christopher Blair Ferrell of Reynoldsville; a nephew, Isaiah Blair Ferrell; two half brothers, Jason Ferrell of West Milford and Bernard "Bub" Jenkins of Adamston; two half sisters, Tuesday and her husband Keith Richards of Weston and Joyce Ann Richards of Tennessee; two grandmothers, Lelia Flowers of Hepzibah and Shirley Davis of Big Isaac; seven special, caring aunts, Shirley Wallick of Dover, Ohio, Donna Flowers of Syracuse, New York, Melba Shaw of Clarksburg, Dory Cox of Hepzibah, Teresa Glaspell of Clarksburg, Mary Ann Baker of Freeport, Ohio, and Aunt Betty Ferrell of Clarksburg; four uncles, Larry Flowers of Silver Creek, New York, Tommy Flowers of Ohio, Jimmy Flowers of Huntington and Carl Ferrell of Clarksburg; and many loving cousins as well.

Ricky was preceded in death by four grandparents, Clark Flowers, Howard Davis and Ora and Roy Green Ferrell; and uncles Blair Flowers, and Jesse and Robert Ferrell.

Ricky was a graduate of Liberty High School in Clarksburg. In light of having cerebral palsy, Ricky led an extremely active lifestyle. His wonderful smile and charming personality touched many lives. He knew no strangers. He enjoyed life to the fullest extent. The love that Ricky received was immeasurable, and the love that he gave was precious to all who crossed his travels. Along with his time spent with family, he loved cars, especially Volkswagens and '57 Chevys. His favorite color was green, and he carried a passion for frogs and marbles. His memory will live on in the hearts of his many family, and many friends.

Family and friends may call at the Davis Funeral Home, One Olen Thomas Drive, Route 98, Clarksburg, Friday from 2-8 p.m. where funeral services will be held Saturday, June 7 at 11 a.m. Pastor Michael Joseph, Pastor Paul Glaspell and Major Mary Kay Hearne will officiate. Interment will be in the Marshville Cemetery.

Davis Funeral Home, www.davisfunerals.com

Betty J. Markley

CLARKSBURG -- Betty J. Markley, age 80, of Route 6 (Liberty Addition), Clarksburg, WV, died at 5:50 a.m. Friday, June 6, 2003, in Clarksburg Continuous Care Center following an extended illness.

She was born in Clarksburg on July 29, 1922, a daughter of the late L.D. Patton and Dora Bock Patton.

Her husband, Benjamin Markley, preceded her in death in 1990.

Surviving are one son, James L. Murphy, Akron, OH; one daughter, Martha Cropp, Clarksburg, WV; one sister, Ann Ferrell, Clarksburg, WV; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Elaine Ginier and one son, Jack Murphy. Mrs. Markley was a homemaker.

There is no visitation and, at her request, her body was donated to the West Virginia Human Gift Registry.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Davis-Weaver service