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Obituaries for Thursday, Nov. 16, 2000

Allene Ford Musgrove Amos

GRAFTON -- Allene Ford Musgrove Amos, 84, of Route 3, Grafton, Oak Grove community, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000, at Grafton City Hospital.

She was born May 23, 1916, in Taylor County, a daughter of the late Bayard Francis Ford and Icie Weaver Ford.

Her first husband, Orlando Musgrove, and her second husband, Robert O. Amos, both preceded her in death.

Surviving are one son, Francis Musgrove and wife, Alia, Cheffield Lake, Ohio; two stepsons, Willis L. Amos, Rock Springs, and Robert O. Amos Jr., Fairmont; three stepdaughters, Judy Vincent and husband, Kenneth, Fairmont, Madge Upchurch and husband, Elmore, Nashville, Tenn., and Lois Hermancinski and husband, Robert, Knoxville, Tenn.; two grandchildren, Debbie Robinson, Fairmont, and Larry Croll, Washington; one brother, Pastor Donald F. Ford and wife, Barbara Ann Withers Ford, Route 3, Grafton; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Glenn F. Ford and Henry B. Ford.

Mrs. Amos was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. She was a lifelong member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church.

Rev. Edward Earl Bayless

BUCKHANNON -- Rev. Edward Earl Bayless, 68, of Route 1, Box 565, Mount Clare, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000, at the United Hospital Center, Clarksburg.

He was born Aug. 5, 1932, in Wildcat, a son of the late Earl Ervin Bayless and Margarette Cogar Bayless.

His wife, Sonja Lee Scott Bayless, whom he married Nov. 13, 1965, survives at Mount Clare.

Also surviving are one brother, Earl J. Bayless, Weston; three sisters, Mrs. Joe (Emilee) Petty, Vienna, Mrs. Scotty (Jean) Nicholson, Weston, and Mrs. Ronald (Janet) Billey, Bridgeport; and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

Mr. Bayless was a fuel injector mechanic for Rish Equipment. He retired after 42 years. He served in the Army during the Korean conflict.

He was a member and Pastor of Duck Creek Mission Church, Lost Creek. He was an ordained minister in Union Mission Conference, Buckhannon since 1974. He sang on the Wings of Faith Telecast for 31 years.

Mayford Monroe Bean

BUCKHANNON -- Mayford Monroe Bean, 86, of Route 1, Box 95 A, Buckhannon, died at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000, at the home of his daughter, Rosemary Mackey.

He was born Jan. 18, 1914, at Rock Cave, a son of the late Robert Monroe Bean and Leafy Cutright Bean.

His wife, Edith R. Rowan Bean, whom he married Nov. 6, 1938, preceded him in death March 18, 1997.

Surviving are one son, Gary Lee Bean; three daughters, Rosemary Mackey and Linda Jo Dean, all of Buckhannon, and Carol Jean Wolfgang, Jefferson, Ohio; two brothers, Franklin Dale Bean and Paul Bean, both of Rock Cave; 13 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by five brothers, Margil, John, Burl, Don and Virgil Bean; and four grandchildren.

Mr. Bean was a coal miner at Repperts Coal Company. He was a member of Tallmansville Baptist Church, Tallmansville.

He was also a member of the UMWA and a former member of the Upshur County Gospel Singers Association.

Frank Joseph Cherubino

CLARKSBURG -- Frank Joseph Cherubino, 76, of 217 North Ohio Avenue, Clarksburg, died Wednesday morning, Nov. 15, 2000, at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center, Clarksburg.

He was born Oct. 22, 1924, in Clarksburg, a son of the late Domenick Cherubino and Immaculate Barranchi Cherubino.

His devoted wife, Mary Allowatt Cherubino, whom he married Sept. 4, 1948, survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Teresa Marie Grimes, Maryland, and Francie Ann Fox, Virginia; one son, Frank Gerard Cherubino, Clarksburg; four grandchildren, Christopher Acker, Ryan Fox, Kristen Fox and John Michael Grimes.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, James Cherubino; one daughter, Mary Ann Cherubino; and one grandson, Adam Gerard Cherubino.

Mr. Cherubino was retired from Jerry Run Glass Factory. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Sacred Heart League, the Blue Army of Fatima and the Knights of Columbus.

He was a volunteer for the Mustard Seed. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church where he was a faithful member of the church choir.

Friends may call at the Bartolo Funeral Home, 515 West Pike St., Clarksburg, from noon - 9 p.m. Friday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Holy Cross Cemetery. A Scriptural Wake Service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday evening in the funeral chapel. A Rosary service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday by the Blue Army and Catholic Daughters. The Knights of Columbus will hold a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Full military graveside rites will be given at the cemetery.

Melinda Morrison Goode

CLARKSBURG -- Melinda Morrison Goode, 76, of Silver Spring, Md., formerly of Clarksburg, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, in the Potomac Valley Nursing and Wellness Center, Rockville, Md., following an extended illness.

She was born Dec. 26, 1923, in Clarksburg, a daughter of the late Daniel and Brice Davis Morrison.

Her husband of 55 years, Warren Goode, survives.

Also surviving are one sister, Stella M. Posey, Stonewood; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was also preceded in death by one sister, Grace M. Davis; and one brother, Harry D. Morrison.

Mrs. Goode lived in Virginia, California, Oregon, Alaska and South Carolina while Warren was in the Navy, and in Maryland during civilian years.

She was a member of the St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church in Silver Spring.

Family and friends may call at the Davis Funeral Home, 443 West Pike St., from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. William Haynes officiating. Interment will be in the Sunset Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9100 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20900, or the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 18049, Louisville, Ky., 40218.

George Burl Holbert

JANE LEW -- George Burl Holbert, 85, of Good Hope, formerly of Mannington, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000, at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, following a short illness.

He was born March 10, 1915, in Jane Lew, a son of the late Clyde P. Holbert and Dessie Lueen Holbert.

His wife, Eloise V. Van Horn Holbert, whom he married Nov. 6, 1941, survives.

Also surviving are one son, David L. Holbert and wife, Gloria, Fairmont; one daughter, Rebecca S. Hoffman and husband, David, Bridgeport; five grandchildren, Gary A. Holbert, Anchorage, Alaska, Teresa A. Holbert, Pensacola, Fla., Sgt. Mark C. Holbert, Fort Bragg, N.C., Jeffrey C. Randolph and Sarah R. Randolph, Bridgeport; two stepgrandsons, Gregory D. Hoffman, Clarksburg, and Mark A. Hoffman, Morgantown; and three great-grandchildren, Kimberlyn, Kaitlyn and Kylar Holbert, Anchorage.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Clyde Lewis Holbert and Rev. John Love Holbert.

Mr. Holbert graduated from Jane Lew High School in 1933. He was employed by the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company in Weston, as an assistant manager and was later promoted to manager of the Atlantic and Pacific in Mannington. He retired in 1976 after 40 years of service.

He was a World War II veteran, having served in the Asiatic-Pacific theater of operations. He was a member of the Mannington Masonic Lodge No. 31, a member and past Exalted Ruler of the Mannington Elks Lodge No. 388 and a Protestant by faith.

Friends will be received at the Morris Funeral Home, Jane Lew, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday with Dr. Michael Hopkins, Senior Pastor of Simpson Creek Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow in the Broad Run Cemetery, Jane Lew.

Christopher M. Kelley

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Christopher Michael Kelley, 27, of 3115 Anthony Drive, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, at his home.

He was a son of Catherine Coats Kelley of Raleigh, and Bob Kelley of Phenix City, Ala.

Also surviving are one sister, Deanna Kelley, Raleigh; one brother, Patrick Kelley; and his maternal grandmother, Myrtle Coats, both of Garner.

He was preceded in death by one brother, James Robert Kelley III.

Mr. Kelley was an employee of Sadisco East. He was a 1992 graduate of Central High School, Phenix City. He was a member of the Beta Club, the high school band, and a U.S. Collegiate Mathematical Scholar.

He was a member of the Boy Scouts of America and obtained an accounting degree from Johnston Community College in May 1999.

Memorial contributions may be made to Leukemia Society of America, North Carolina Chapter, 5624 Executive Center Dr., Charlotte, NC 28212 or to Hospice of Wake Co., 1300 St. Mary's St., Raleigh, NC 26505.

Richard L. McQuaid

CLARKSBURG -- Richard L. McQuaid, 70, of Butler, Pa., formerly of Wallace, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, in the Sunny View Nursing Home in Butler.

He was born Aug. 21, 1930, in Sardis, a son of the late Thurman and Mary Ellen Shearer McQuaid.

His wife, Jean Davis McQuaid, survives.

Also surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Randall McQuaid and wife, Annette, Smith Mt. Lake, Va.; four daughters, Kathy Davis, Butler, Mrs. Gary (Judy) O'Donnell, Fenelton, Pa., Janet Brown, Atlanta, Ga., and Mrs. Ronald (Karen) Shuster, Clarksburg; nine grandchildren; one brother, Alfred McQuaid, Shinnston; one sister, Margaret Swiger, Sardis; and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by five brothers, Thurman, Kenneth, James, Fredrick and William McQuaid; and one sister, Elizabeth McQuaid.

Mr. McQuaid was a member of the Rotary Club of Chicora, Pa., and attended the Faith Fellowship Alliance in Pennsylvania.

He was retired from National Transit Corporation and Pennzoil, and was the owner of Richard L. McQuaid Oil and Gas Leasing.

Family and friends may call at the Davis Funeral Home, 443 West Pike Street, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, where funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Jeffrey Longsinger and the Rev. Richard Jenks officiating. Interment will be in the Sardis Cemetery.

Edward Paul Myers

CLARKSBURG -- Mr. Edward Paul Myers, 80, of Lakefield Terrace, Bridgeport, died at 3:55 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, in the United Hospital Center, Clarksburg.

He was born May 25, 1920, at Jarvisville, a son of the late Goldie Myers Stickel.

His wife, Rose Marie Myers, preceded him in death on Aug. 30, 1992.

Surviving are one brother, Warren Myers, Clarksburg; and one sister, Madge Ritter, Salem.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, Arthur Myers, Columbus, Ohio.

Mr. Myers was a Catholic. He was a retired engineer, belonging to the Operating Engineers Union.

He also worked for State Distributing, Inc., Anmoore. He was a veteran, having served in the Army during World War II.

Friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 East Main St., from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, where Catholic burial rites will be held at 11 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Father Edward Sabo presiding. Interment will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery.

Maxine M. Norman

FAIRMONT -- Maxine M. Norman, 85, of Fairmont, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, at the Grafton City Hospital Special Care Unit after a long illness.

She was born April 27, 1915, in Wallace, a daughter of the late Vance Roscoe and Georgia Lee Davis Ogden.

Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Charles Devericks, Grafton; one daughter-in-law, Wanda Norman, Fairmont; three grandchildren, Kimberly Given and husband, Randy, Jason S. Norman and Louis Jean Bohlin and husband, Daniel; five great-grandchildren, Jennifer M. and McKenzie A. Given, Skylar N. Norman, Earin N. and Alexandria E. Bohlin; and one sister-in-law, Lucille Ogden, Fairmont.

She was also preceded in death by one son, William Norman; and one brother, William Ogden.

Ms. Norman was a Protestant by faith. She retired in 1966 from the Owens-Illinois Glass Plant after 32 years of service.

She enjoyed fishing, working crossword puzzles and reading.

There will be no funeral home visitation. At her request, her body has been cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Kathleen Y. Rehl

GREENFIELD, Ind. -- Kathleen Y. Rehl, 76, of Greenfield, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, at her residence.

She was born Oct. 19, 1924, in Philippi, W.Va., a daughter of the late Humbert Stimple and Iva Weaver Stimple.

Her husband, Donald C. Rehl, survives.

Also surviving are one son, Phillip Rehl, Lizton, Ind.; one daughter, Pamela Mohr, Greenfield; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Mrs. Rehl was a former nurse at Community Hospitals and co-owner and manager of Husbands Insurance Agency and Rehl Insurance Agency, retiring in 1980.

She attended Bradley United Methodist Church. She was a graduate of Springfield High School and Springfield Nursing School.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Greenfield Hospital Hospice, your favorite charity or a church.

Hazel Maxwell Rhoades

PARSONS -- Hazel Maxwell Rhoades, 74, a resident of Parsons, and more recently a patient at the Cortland Acres Nursing Home, Thomas, died at 1:24 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, at Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Oakland, Md. She had been in declining health and death was attributed to heart failure.

She was born May 11, 1926, in Limestone, a daughter of the late Earl J. and Audrey Beavers Maxwell.

Her husband, George Franklin Rhoades Sr., survives.

Also surviving are three sons, Gary Lynn Maxwell and wife, Helen, Arizona, Dr. George Franklin Rhoades Jr. and wife, Della, Hawaii, and David Eugene Maxwell, Parsons; one brother, George McClellan Maxwell, Kentucky; two sisters, Minnie Maxwell Shahan and Anna Belle Maxwell, both of the Moore community, Parsons; and four grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Larry Lee Maxwell; one brother, Oliver Fred Maxwell; and two sisters, Laura Catherine Snyder and Beulah Virginia Andrews.

Mrs. Rhoades attended the one-room school at Limestone, and was a former member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Garnett Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

She was a housekeeper for various families of Tucker County and a homemaker.

Barbara June Voshel

SHINNSTON -- Barbara June Voshel, 32, of Orrville, Ohio, died at 9:07 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000, at the United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, following a brief illness.

She was born June 5, 1968, in Washington, Pa., a daughter of Jean E. Martin O'Dell, Wyatt, and the late Robert Dale O'Dell.

Also surviving are two brothers, Tim O'Dell and J.D. Martin, both of Wyatt; and one sister, Pam Eddy, Shinnston.

Friends may call at the Dorsey Funeral Home, Shinnston, from 9:30-11 a.m. Friday. Graveside services will be held at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Wyatt, at 11:30 a.m. Friday.

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