|Obituaries for Wednesday, April 12
BUCKHANNON -- Mabel G. Bragg, 84, of Adrian died Tuesday, April 11, 2000, at Holbrook Nursing Home, Buckhannon.
She was born Jan. 18, 1916, in Bays, a daughter of the late Okey B. Rose and Santa E. Harris Rose.
Her husband, Fred G. Bragg, survives.
Also surviving are four sons, Okey Bragg, Weston, Owen Bragg, Adrian, Dana Bragg, Ripley, and Orland Bragg, Marietta, Ohio; two daughters, Evelyn Susan Bragg Tryon, Kent, Ohio, and Edryth Louise Bragg Harris, Hurricane; 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and a special friend, Florence Ware, Adrian.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, Oliver Rose, and two sisters, Mirl Butcher and May Bowers.
Mrs. Bragg was a member of the Gould Christian Church.
SHINNSTON -- Dorothy Jean Corder, 61, of Swisher Hill died unexpectedly Monday, April 10, 2000, at her residence following a brief illness.
She was born Aug. 16, 1938, in Brownton, a daughter of Mary Zbosnik Kovach and the late Andrew Kovach.
Her husband, James W. Corder, survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Angela Corder Grose and her fiance, Tom Landis, Buckhannon, Cindy Corder Brooks and husband, Rick, Idamay, and Kelly Corder Rutherford and husband, Frank, Katy; two grandsons, Robert and Samuel Brooks, Idamay; three sisters, Marilyn Black, North Carolina, Nancy Roda, Clarksburg, and Andrea Kovach, Brownton; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Corder was a 1959 graduate of St. Marys School of Nursing in Clarksburg. She was employed by St. Barbara's Nursing Home in Monongah since 1976.
She enjoyed playing bingo, was a member of the Worthington Bingo Club and was Catholic.
Friends will be received at Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston, from 3-9 p.m. today, where the funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Charles Chipps officiating.
Interment will follow at the IOOF Cemetery, Enterprise.
WESTON -- David Paul Elliott, 47, of Route 2, Box 363, Weston, died Tuesday, April 11, 2000, at his home in Weston following an extended illness.
He was born June 30, 1952, a son of Velma Elliott Collins, Weston, and the late Lonnie William Elliott Sr.
On June 9, 1973, he married the former Janet Sue Zebley, who survives.
Also surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and William Kraft Jr., Bridgeport; one son, David Paul Elliott Jr., at home; one granddaughter, Haley Kraft, and one grandson, Anthony Kraft, both of Bridgeport; two brothers, Robert G. Elliott Sr., Illinois, and Donald M. Elliott, Weston; one sister and brother-in-law, Gary and Sue Ellen Norris, Clarksburg; three stepbrothers, Tom Collins, Canton, Ohio, Ronnie Collins, Stonewood, and John Collins, Buckhannon; three stepsisters, Sharon Clutter, Sutton, Ella Mae Nolon, California, and Judy Flesher, Weston; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by one infant daughter, Janet Sue Elliott; two brothers, Authur D. Elliott and Lonnie William Elliott Jr.; his stepfather, Clarence Harold Collins; and one stepbrother, Dennis Collins.
Mr. Elliott was a truck driver for the J.B. Hunt Transport Company, with several years of service. He enjoyed camping and talking with family and friends.
Friends may call at Floyd Funeral Home, 402 Main Ave., Weston, from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, where the funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday.
Interment will follow in the Weston Masonic Cemetery.
PINE GROVE -- Lillie Grace Greathouse, 68, of New Martinsville, died Tuesday, April 11, 2000, at Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville.
She was a daughter of the late Jim and Mary Alice Burdine Shreve.
Her husband, Irvin Greathouse, preceded her in death.
Surviving are one son, Bill Greathouse, Pine Grove; three daughters, Mary Lou Dunham, Jacksonburg, Loretta Mae Dunham, Newell, and Grace Haught, Wileyville; a long-time friend, Don Hawkins, New Martinsville; two brothers, Russ Roberts, East Liverpool, Ohio, and Bill Shreve, Reader; one sister, Martha Miller, New Martinsville; 14 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Joe Greathouse; one daughter, Linda Greathouse; two grandsons, Terry Dunham and William Robert O'Dell; one granddaughter, Rosemary Bassett; six brothers, Jack Shreve, John Shreve, Charles Shreve, Columbus Shreve, Delbert Roberts and Charles Roberts; and three sisters, Goldie Leek, Edna Shreve and Lucy Anderson.
Mrs. Greathouse was Church of Christ faith.
BUCKHANNON -- Julia Ann Howes Malcomb, 91, of 653 Briggs Road, Leavittsburg, Ohio, died Monday, April 10, 2000, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, Warren, Ohio.
She was born July 9, 1908, in Buckhannon, a daughter of the late Alexander Hoover and Elizabeth Crites Hoover.
Her first husband, Paul Howes, and her second husband, Earl Malcomb, both preceded her in death.
Surviving are one son, Franklin Curtis and wife, Virginia, French Creek; four daughters, Edith and husband, Dominic Capocciama, Columbus, Ohio, Lillian Tenney, Phoenix, Ariz., Elizabeth and husband, James Cline, Grove City, Ohio, and Joann Earnestine and husband, Ronald Grubb, Leavittsburg; one daughter-in-law, Beverly Howes, Alamogordo, N.M. ; a special niece, Rita Lou and husband, Edward Slusser, Akron, Ohio; 28 grandchildren, 71 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two sons, Charles Lee Howes and James Richard Howes; two daughters, Rita Sue Howes and Mildred Howes Tenney; six brothers, Dewey Hoover, Elijah Hoover, Floyd Hoover, Harold Hoover, Junior Hoover, and Walter Hoover; one grandson, Brady Lynn Tenney; one great-grandson, Jason Michael Howes; and one son-in-law, Dana Tenney.
Mrs. Malcomb was a homemaker.
PENNSBORO -- Clyde C. McCloy, 82, of Parkersburg, formerly of Pullman, died Monday, April 10, 2000, at Parkersburg.
She was born April 1, 1918, in West Union, Doddridge County, a daughter of the late Obe G. and Golda Spencer Jones.
Her husband, Harvey J. McCloy, preceded her in death.
Surviving are two sons, Rodney Jack McCloy, Parkersburg, and Jerry L. McCloy, Deland, Fla.; one daughter, Connie L. Beck and one brother, Page Jones, both of Parkersburg; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Clista Sue Kelley; one brother, Cecil Allen; and one sister, Mary Lamm.
Mrs. McCloy was retired from the Myles Manufacturing and the Pennsboro Manufacturing garment factories with 20 years of service. She attended Pennsboro High School, was a member of the former Pullman Homemakers Club, and was the mayor of Pullman for 12 years.
She was a member of the 19th Street Church of God at Parkersburg, a former member of the Bethel United Methodist Church, and the Women's Society of Pullman.
GLENVILLE -- Armece Richards, 88, of Glenville, Baldwin community, died at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2000, at Sunbridge of Glenville Healthcare, following an extended illness.
She was born July 11, 1910, in Gilmer County, a daughter of the late Baxter and Lucretia Bennett Bonnett.
Her husband, George Richards, whom she married June 10, 1932, preceded her in death on June 17, 1939.
Surviving are two sons, Franklin D. Richards, Baldwin, and Hoy "Mac" Richards, New London, N.C.; one brother, Harold Bonnett, Baldwin; one sister, Sarah Tansil, Baltimore, Md.; eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two sons, Russell and Robert Roy Richards; one brother and one sister.
Mrs. Richards was a homemaker and a member of the Oak Grove United Methodist Church.
KINGWOOD -- Glenn Eugene Shay, 68, of Tunnelton, died Monday, April 10, 2000, at Morgantown.
He was born May 22, 1931, in Preston County, a son of the late Ira and Sylvia Knotts Shay.
His wife, Mary Ellen Albright Shay, survives.
Also surviving are one stepson, William Thomas, Fairmont; one brother, Vernon Shay, Tunnelton; two sisters, Helen Underwood, Shinnston, and Wilma Ridenour, Fellowsville; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, one niece and two nephews.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Darrell Shay and one sister, Ruby Sheets.
Mr. Shay was a sheet metal worker and heavy equipment operator for the CSX Railroad. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean Conflict.
He was a member of the Tunnelton Historical Society and the Col. Rowen VFW Post 2345 of Tunnelton.
CLARKSBURG -- Robert Stout, 77, of 135 Woodland Dr., Clarksburg, died at 4 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2000, at his residence.
He was born Sept. 3, 1922, in Folsom, a son of the late William Jefferson Stout and Bernice Lipscomb Stout.
His wife of 53 years, Nellie Estene Johnson Stout, survives.
Also surviving are five sons, Robert J. Stout and Roger L. Stout, both of Hepzibah, Norman G. Stout, Rick Stout and Larry Stout, all of Clarksburg; three daughters, Ester M. Johnson, Spelter, Loberta Stout and Sheila Blare, both of Clarksburg; four brothers Jack Stout, Folsom, Jimmy Stout, Middlefield, Ohio, Steve Stout, Adel, Iowa, Billie Stout, Rome, Ohio; four sisters, Helen Myers, Woodsfield, Ohio, Ruth Corrigan, Stow, Ohio, Norma Gean Fulton, Marietta, S.C., and Susie Talkington, Mannington; 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one sister, Jettie Osenbaugh and two brothers, Dewight Stout and Scott Stout.
Mr. Stout was a disabled veteran serving in the U.S. Army, during World War II.
Friends will be received at Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 East Main St., from 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, where the funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Arthur Armstrong presiding. Interment will be in the West Virginia National Cemetery, Pruntytown. A full military graveside service will be conducted by VFW Post No. 3081 of Grafton, the American Legion Post No. 12 of Taylor County and the D.A.V. Post No. 24.
MORGANTOWN -- Donald Thompson Worrell, 83, of Kenmore Street, Morgantown, died Monday, April 10, 2000, at Monongalia General Hospital.
He was born Aug. 20, 1916, in Pineville, a son of the late Edgar Watson and Luna Senter Worrell.
His wife of 59 years, Connie Linton Worrell, survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Nancy Worrell Ward, Pinch, and Anne McConaghy, Morgantown; one brother, Judge Robert M. and spouse, Lucille Worrell, Harrisonburg, Va.; one grandson, Kenneth Donald and spouse, Kristina Ward, Atlanta, Ga.; one granddaughter, Betsy Lynne Ward, St. Louis, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Edgar Watson Worrell Jr., Clarence Senter Worrell and William Christopher Worrell.
Mr. Worrell was over a 50 year member of the First Presbyterian Church, where he served as an elder and was a member of the Presbyterian Mens Breakfast Group.
He was a graduate of West Virginia University with a bachelor and master's degree in electrical engineering. He was a professor emeritus at West Virginia University College of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, where he retired in 1980.
Mr. Worrell was a member of the following honorary societies: Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu and Pi Tau Sigma. He was also a member of the Academy of Distinguished Alumni of Mechanical and Aerospace engineering. He was honored by being chosen as the Outstanding Teacher of the College of Engineering in 1974 and 1975 and he received the Western Electric Fund Award for Excellence in Instruction of Engineering Students in 1976 and 1977.