|Obituaries for Saturday, May 20, 2000
CAIRO -- Jack H. Bartlett, 86, of Cairo, died Thursday, May 18, 2000, in Marietta, Ohio.
He was born March 12, 1914, in Cairo, a son of the late Wade H. and Margaret M. Elder Bartlett.
His wife of 60 years, Carolyn V. Carrier Bartlett, survives.
Also surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Gloria J. and Jim Morton, Cairo; three grandchildren, Lisa Riffle, Oxford, Wis., Angela L. Summers, Pennsboro, and James H. Morton, Cairo, and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. Bartlett had previously worked for Pinkerton Security Agency and U.S. Quarry and Tile, both of Parkersburg. He was a graduate of Unidis High School at West Milford, with the Class of 1934, and had served in the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1934 and 1935.
He was a member of Cairo Lodge No. 114, A.F.&A.M., a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason of Parkersburg, and a member of the Gospel Mission Church, Parkersburg.
Bradford W. Craig, Vickie L. Craig, Cassie D. Craig
GLENVILLE -- Bradford William Craig, 4, Vickie Lynn Craig, 6, and Cassie Dawn Craig, 8, of Pickens, S.C., died Tuesday evening, May 16, 2000.
Bradford was born in Lewis County, Vickie in Pickens and Cassie in Harrison County, a son and daughters of Danny W. Craig of Liberty, S.C., and Rita J. Riddle Craig of Central, S.C.
Also surviving are one half sister, Rebekah D. Donald, Central, and paternal grandparents, William Keener and Nancy Craig, both of Sand Fork.
They were also preceded in death by their maternal grandparents, Bradford and Rebecca Graham Riddle.
Memorial donations may be made to American Federal Upstate Radio, Children Charity, Craig Family Fund, 210 West Cedar Rock Road, Pickens, SC, 29671, Attention Account No. 0102917596.
SHINNSTON -- Lorraine Faye Cutright, 72, of Clark Street, Shinnston, died at 2:15 p.m. Friday, May 19, 2000, at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, following an extended illness.
She was born Jan. 24, 1928, at Beckley, a daughter of the late Lonnie L. Bryant Sr. and Mable M. Kyle Bryant.
Her husband, Bryce Cutright of Shinnston, survives.
Also surviving are four children, James E. Bryant and Scott A. "Tony" Bryant, both of Shinnston, Larry D. Bryant, Bridgeport, and Kimberly S. Gist, Simms, Mont.; one sister, Mrs. Robert (Dorothy) Hinkle, Port Charlotte, Fla.; one brother, Lonnie L. Bryant Jr., Clarksburg; 15 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Joyce L. Cutright; one brother, Howard W. Bryant, and one nephew, Lonnie T. Bryant.
Mrs. Cutright was a graduate of Lumberport High School, Class of 1946. She was formerly employed by C&P Telephone, Erwin Supply Company, and retired from the Shinnston ABC store upon its closing.
She was a member of Jewel City Church, Haywood, the Woman's Club, Shinnston, and American Legion Auxiliary, Shinnston.
Friends will be received at the Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston, from 6-9 p.m. Sunday. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Monday with Pastor Robert Shingleton officiating.
Interment will follow at the Shinnston Masonic Cem-etery.
SALEM -- Orla "Al" Davis Jr., 79, of Route 2, Salem, Buckeye community, died Thursday, May 18, 2000, at 9:33 p.m. at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg.
He was born Dec. 14, 1920, in Doddridge County, a son of the late Orla Aldis and Arlene Davis.
His wife, Genevieve N. Fox Davis, preceded him in death.
Surviving are four sons, John A. Davis, Oakley, Calif., Kevin Davis, Fayetteville, Ga., William G. Davis and Jeffery L. Davis, both of Salem; one sister, Laura A. Knott, Silver Spring, Md.; one brother, Harold "Heavy" Davis, Valley Farms, Ariz.; seven grandchildren, Corey J., Ashley N., Chase and Bryan Davis, Jeremy D. Ollom, Randi Walsh and Erin Ragsdale; one great-grandchild, Amarada Ashworth Ragsdale, and companion Lorraine Nicholson, Sedalia.
He was also preceded in death by one sister, Lois Goodson, and one infant brother.
Mr. Davis was a U.S. Army veteran with service in World War II. He was an employee of the U.S. Postal Service, having retired in 1980 as the post master of Salem.
After retirement, he and his sons owned and operated Davis Timber Company. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias and the Salem Hunt Club. He was also a member of the Seventh Day Baptist Church.
BELINGTON -- Mrs. Irene Helena England, 80, of Laurel View Apartments, Belington, more recently of the Barbour County Good Samaritan Center, died Thursday evening, May 18, 2000, at the center following an extended illness.
She was born Feb. 9, 1920, at Belington, a daughter of the late George and Lou E. Dawson Conte.
In former years she had been married to Albert "Berl" England, who preceded her in death in 1973.
Surviving are one son, Lloyd "Eddie" England and wife, Janet, Weston; two daughters, Shiela Menefee Boss and husband, Delbert, Cleveland, Ohio, and Gwen A. Upton and husband, Charlie, Wheeling; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Graham, Weston, and one aunt, Gwendolyn Wiseman, Belington.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
Mrs. England was a 1938 graduate of Belington High School. She had been a 25-year employee of Riedbord Brothers Inc., and was later employed by the Barbour County Good Samaritan Center.
She was a member of the Westside United Methodist Church in Belington, and was a member of the Barbour County Hilltoppers Homemakers Club.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy be made in the form of contributions to the Barbour County Good Samaritan Center in Belington.
UNIONTOWN, Pa. -- Robert E. Johnson, 65, of Uniontown, died suddenly Thursday, May 18, 2000, in the Uniontown Hospital.
He was born June 1, 1934, in Morgantown, a son of Catherine Neely Johnson of Uniontown, and the late Otha H. Johnson.
His loving wife, Lorna K. Hyman Johnson, survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Kurt R. and Eric M. Johnson, both of Uniontown; four grandsons, Kurt R. Johnson Jr., Brandon, Cory and Tyler Johnson; one brother, Richard Johnson, Parkersburg; three nephews, and many special friends at Farnham and Pfile Construction and Roy's Pub.
Mr. Johnson was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and was a heavy equipment operator for Farnham and Pfile Construction.
Friends will be received in the Stephen R. Haky Funeral Home, Inc. at Sylvan Heights Cemetery, 603 North Gallatin Ave., Ext. Uniontown, Pa., from 6-9 p.m. today and from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Monday and until 11 a.m. Tuesday. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor William Nicholson officiating. Entombment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery where military honors will be accorded by AMVETS Post No. 103 of Hopwood.
FRENCH CREEK -- Orris D. McCauley, 78, of 7760 New Delaware Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio, died Wednesday, May 17, 2000, at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.
He was born Feb. 9, 1922, in Rock Cave, a son of the late Frank and Elbe Kellison McCauley.
Surviving are three sons, Orris D. "Ozzie" (Ethel) McCauley, Joplin, Mo., Richard D. McCauley, Tempe, Ariz., and Mark A. McCauley, Sun Valley, Nev.; one daughter, Cheryl Morgan, Sun Valley; six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Orville, James and William S. McCauley, and one sister, Beatrice Murphy.
Mr. McCauley graduated from Buckhannon High School in 1940 and served with the Army Air Corps as a staff sergeant during World War II. He returned to West Virginia and graduated from West Virginia University in 1950. He was attending Indiana University in 1951 when he was recalled to active duty for the Korean Conflict and served as a lieutenant in Germany. He also served with the Army Reserves, retiring in 1975 with the rank of lieutenant colonel.
From 1954 to 1957, Mr. McCauley was a science teacher for the Plain City Schools near Columbus, Ohio. In 1957, he joined the U.S. Forest Service as an experimental forester with the Delaware Ohio District, retiring in 1980.
He was a member of the Brandon Baptist Church and was past master of the University Masonic Lodge in Columbus.
Friends may call from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon and from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Robert M. Vincent Funeral Home, French Creek. A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Brandon Baptist Church. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Rock Cave Cemetery, Rock Cave, with the Rev. David Jessie officiating. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3663 and American Legion Post 7 of Buckhannon will hold full military graveside rites.
SHINNSTON -- Edith Pearl Martin, 78, of Mayle's Trailer Court, Shinnston, died at 5:30 a.m. Friday, May 19, 2000, in United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, following a brief illness.
She was born Oct. 7, 1921, at Worthington, a daughter of the late Harm Allen and Marie M. Morris Coen.
Twice married, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Everett Burton, on May 1, 1966, and by her second husband, William G. Martin, on June 29, 1970.
Surviving are one son, Michael Burton, Sterling, Va.; three daughters, Janice Thompson, Fairmont, Geraldine Wilfong, Enterprise, and Imogene Cotes, Mariden, Kan.; her special friend, John Hartley; nine grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family, having also been preceded in death by three sons, two daughters, four brothers and two sisters.
Mrs. Martin was a member of American Legion Post No. 31, Ladies of the Auxiliary, where she had been in the Color Guard. She was a member of the Shinnston Moose and was Pentecostal by faith.
Friends may call at the Dorsey Funeral Home, Shinnston, from 2-9 p.m. Sunday, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, with the Rev. Alfred Duncan officiating and Mrs. Peggy Barnett delivering the eulogy.
Interment will be in the Lumberport Lions Club Cemetery.
MARIETTA, Ohio -- Raymond W. Page, 75, of 214 Lindsey Ave., Marietta, died at 9:42 p.m. Thursday, May 18, 2000, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
He was born April 10, 1925, in Upshur County, a son of the late Amos W. Page and Victoria L. Hawkins Baxa.
His first wife, Nellie Marie Zoeffer, whom he married in 1957, preceded him in death in 1969. His second wife, Elizabeth J. Knight Page, whom he married in 1970, preceded him in death in 1994.
Surviving are two daughters, Christina M. Hodge, Edinberg, Va., and Regina N. Jessop, Manassas, Va.; one son, Raymond J. Page, Marietta; three stepsons, Jerry Knight, Williamstown, W.Va., Danny Knight, Pittsburgh, Pa., and Rick Knight, Columbus, Ohio; one sister, Irene M. Clark, Buckhannon, W.Va.; three half brothers, Elam J. Baxa, Silver Spring, Md., Gilbert L. Baxa, Buckhannon, and Russell O. Baxa, North Hampton, Mass., and six grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one half brother, Denzil C. Baxa.
Mr. Page was self-employed as a public accountant. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Korean Conflict.
He was a member of St. Marys Catholic Church. He was a past member of the VFW of Buckhannon and the Lions clubs of Clarksburg, and Carbondale, Ill.
He was a member of the Governmental Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada, and the Public Finance Officers Association of Illinois and Maryland. He was registered public accountant in West Virginia.
FLATWOODS -- John Howard Shreve, 67, of Burnsville, died Thursday, May 18, 2000, at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, after a short illness.
He was born May 6, 1933, at Burnsville, a son of the late John Shreve and Flora Berry Shreve Lloyd.
Surviving are two half sisters, Jane Rasnake, Bee, Va., and Nancy Citty, Knoxville, Tenn.; and four half brothers, Steve Lloyd, Greensboro, N.C., Robert Lloyd, Harrogate, Tenn., William Lloyd, Tucker, Ga., and Phillip Lloyd, Morristown, Tenn.
He was also preceded in death by one half brother, Larry; and his aunt, Ruth E. Lewis, with whom he made his home.
Mr. Shreve was a retired electrician from The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He was a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the U.S. Navy and Air Force.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a graduate of Burnsville High School, and attended Glenville State College and the University of Maryland.