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Obituaries for April 19, 2000

Mabel Ann Bowyer

WESTON -- Mabel Ann Bowyer, 98, a resident of Holbrook Nursing Home, Buckhannon, formerly of Route 1, Walkersville, died at 7:50 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2000, at Holbrook Nursing Home, Buckhannon.

She was born May 5, 1901, in Flatwoods, a daughter of the late Gilbert Bowyer and Estella Taylor Bowyer.

Surviving are one sister, Evelyn Hornor, Weston; one daughter-in-law, Loretta Swecker, Tiffin, Ohio; eight grandchildren and spouses, William George and wife, Linda Bennett, Weston, Ethel Madge and husband, William Carlin Bailey, Frankford, Ann Lee Perdue, Tampa, Fla., Betty Sue Lewis, Sewickley, Pa., John Brannon and wife, Nancy Bennett, North Canton, Ohio, Marion Alice Brooks, Wesley Chapel, Fla., Janice and husband, Al Liski and Denny and wife, Beth Swecker, all of Tiffin; 18 great-grandchildren, 20 great-great-grandchildren, one great-great-great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews, two great-nephews, one great-great-nephew, and one great-great-niece.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Elizabeth Bennett, one son, Lee Edward Swecker; one sister, Georgia McClung; one brother, Dayton Bowyer and one son-in-law, George Brannon Bennett.

Ms. Bowyer was a former member of the Walkersville United Methodist Church and Walkersville Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed flowers and gardening.

Friends may call at Boyle Funeral Home, 322 Main Ave., Weston, from 5-8 p.m. today, where the funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, with the Rev. William G. Bennett officiating. Interment will follow in the Weston Masonic Cemetery.

Mabel V. McCloy

PENNSBORO -- Mabel V. McCloy, 82, of Greenwood, Doddridge County, died Monday, April 17, 2000, at Parkersburg.

She was born April 14, 1918, in Hillsboro, a daughter of the late Hayes and Zelphia Parrish Doss.

Her husband, Alvadore L. McCloy, preceded her in death.

Surviving are two daughters, Barbara Jean Jones, Parkersburg, and Betty Ziegler, Simpsonville, S.C.; two sons, Donny Lee McCloy, Parkersburg, and Alvadore J. McCloy, Greenwood; two brothers, Paul Doss, Hillsboro, and Marvin Doss, Maryland; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.

Mrs. McCloy was retired from the former Myles Manufacturing Company of Pennsboro, with 15 years of service. She enjoyed quilting.

Doris R. Swiger

SHINNSTON -- Doris R. Swiger, 70, of Clarksburg, died at 1:27 a.m. Monday, April 17, 2000, at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, following a brief illness.

She was born Jan. 16, 1930, a daughter of the late Henry W. and Lona Evelyn Loy Swiger.

Surviving are one sister and brother-in-law, Fran and Charlie Lambiotte, Fairmont; one niece, Vickie Cottrill, one nephew, Steven Allawat, two great-nephews, Travis Cottrill and Christopher Allawat, and one great-niece, Megan Allawat, all of Clarksburg.

She was also preceded in death by one brother, Robert M. Swiger and one nephew, Jerry Swiger.

Mrs. Swiger was a graduate of Wallace High School and a faithful member of Evangel Baptist Church in Bridgeport, where she held various offices and was pianist. She was employed at the Senior Citizens Center, Clarksburg.

Friends will be received at Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston, from 2-9 p.m. today, where the funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Jeff Ramsey officiating. Interment will follow at the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery.

Katherine M. Triplett

GLENVILLE -- Katherine M. "Kathy" Triplett, 49, of Sand Fork, died at 11:15 a.m. Monday, April 17, 2000, at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, following an extended illness.

She was born July 11, 1950, in Lewis County, a daughter of Marie Keith Rogers, Sand Fork, and the late Archie Rogers.

On Dec. 25, 1969, she was united in marriage to Danny Michael "Mike" Triplett, who survives.

Also surviving are twin daughters, Monica Haley, Jacksonville, N.C., and Jesica Shuff, Sand Fork; one sister, Beverly Morford, Grantsville; one grandson, Cole Michale Haley; twin grandson and granddaughter, Trey Matthew Shuff and Kylie Dannyel Shuff.

She was also preceded in death by infant twin brothers.

Mrs. Triplett was a graduate of Sand Fork High School with the Class of 1968 and a graduate of Glenville State College in 1972 with her AB in education. After graduating from college she taught one year at Normantown, and then became post mistress at Sand Fork Post Office, where she retired after 26 years service due to illness.

She was a member of the National League of Post Masters and the Sand Fork Baptist Church.

Maude Vandruff

PINE GROVE -- Maude Vandruff, 90, of Proctor, formerly of Pine Grove, died Tuesday, April 18, 2000, at her home.

She was the daughter of the late Marion A. and Isabelle Lemasters Adams.

Her husband, Charles Vandruff, preceded her in death in April of 1955.

Surviving are four daughters, Mary Ellen Stillwagner, Proctor, Margaret Howell and Wanda Sue Morris, both of New Martinsville, and Juanita McMahon, Garden Grove, Calif.; 21 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two sons, Charles R. Vandruff and Kenneth E. Vandruff; one daughter, Rose Ora Taylor; one grandson, Robert Howell; two brothers and 10 sisters.

Mrs. Vandruff attended the Pine Street Church of Christ in New Martinsville.

Stanley E. Wyatt

GRAFTON -- Stanley E. Wyatt, 81, of Columbia Station, died Wednesday, April 5, 2000, at EMH Regional Medical Center, following an extended illness.

He was born in Jacksonburg, a son of the late Alphus and Mary Wyatt.

His wife of 49 years, Alma Jean Mayfield Wyatt, survives.

Also surviving are four sons, Stanley Paul and Richard Keith, both of Elyria, Ohio, Everett Dale, Houston, Texas, Ernest Wayne, Lorain, Ohio; 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and one brother, Everett Wyatt, Jacksonburg.

He was also preceded in death by three sisters, three brothers, an infant daughter and one great-granddaughter.

Mr. Wyatt resided in Lorain County since 1948. For 30 years, he was a welder at Abex, retiring in 1986.

He was a member of the North Eaton Christian Church (Disciples) and served in the Army in World War II as an ambulance driver in the South Pacific area. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Services were held at the Blackburn Funeral Home, Grafton, Ohio, on April 6.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, 226 State Route 61 East, Norwalk, Ohio 44857.

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