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Obituaries for Wednesday, May 2, 2001

Anna Marie Collins

PENNSBORO -- Anna Marie Collins, 89, of Route 1, Pennsboro, died Monday, April 30, 2001, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkersburg.

She was born Nov. 16, 1911, on Silver Run, near Cairo, a daughter of the late William DeMoss and Laura May Bailey DeMoss.

Her husband, Ray Collins, preceded her in death.

Surviving are three sons, Robert Collins and wife, Juanita, Pullman, Donald Collins and wife, Kay, Newport, Ohio, and William Collins and wife, Sharon, Harrisville; one brother, Charles DeMoss, Pennsboro; one sister, Geneva Modesitt, Parkersburg; 12 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers, William DeMoss, Harold DeMoss and Orvil DeMoss; one sister, Thelma Higgins, and one grandson.

Mrs. Collins had been employed as a seamstress at Myles Manufacturing Co., Pennsboro.

James E. Darway

SHINNSTON -- James E. Darway, 80, of Route 1, Shinnston, formerly of Haywood, died at 1:05 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2001, at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, following a brief illness.

He was born Aug. 29, 1920, in Wyatt, a son of the late William Michael and Mamie Ella Palmer Darway.

His wife, Ona Belle Edge Darway, preceded him in death.

Surviving are three sons and two daughters-in-law, Jim Darway, Clarksburg, Jack and Debra Darway, Wilsonburg, and Mike and Amie Darway, Shinnston; two daughters and sons-in-law, Janice and Kerry Knight, Clarksburg, and Cathy and John Hefferine, Liberty, N.C.; four grandchildren, Chris and Tim Knight, Joy Lea Darway and Darian Darway; five brothers, Jack R. Darway, Columbus, Ohio, Bob Darway, Cincinnati, Ohio, Charles Darway, San Louis Obispo, Calif., Paul Darway and George Darway, both of Worthington; three sisters, Bertie Candid, Pauline Monell, both of Fairmont, Shirley Brown, Worthington, and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by one sister, Betty Sedera.

Mr. Darway was a coal miner, having retired from the Bethlehem Steel Co., and was the owner and operator of the former Ona's Market at Haywood.

He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of American Legion Post No. 31 in Shinnston and the United Mine Workers of America. He was Protestant.

Friends may call Dorsey Funeral Home, Shinnston, from 7-9 p.m. today and 2-9 p.m. Thursday, where the funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, with the Rev. Paul Boyles officiating. Interment will be in the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the North Central West Virginia Chapter, Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 4543, Star City, WV 26504-4543.

Margaret L. 'Pete' Loretta Greathouse

SHINNSTON -- Margaret L. "Pete" Loretta Greathouse, 77, of Worthington, died at 2:58 p.m. Sunday, April 29, 2001, at Fairmont General Hospital, Fairmont, following an extended illness.

She was born Nov. 21, 1923, in Meadowbrook, a daughter of the late Tom and Rosie Boyce Snyder.

Twice married, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Anthony "Tony" Loretta, on Dec. 24, 1967, and her second husband, Robert Greathouse, on March 10, 1974.

Surviving are one daughter, Betty Jean Loretta, Worthington, and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Nancy Louise Loretta, and three sisters, Helen Wendler, Beulah Hall and Gertrude Moore.

Mrs. Greathouse was a homemaker and had been secretary for the United Methodist Church in Worthington, of which she was a member. She was also a member of Shinnston Rebekah Lodge No. 47.

Friends will be received at Dorsey Funeral Home, Shinnston, from 6-9 p.m. today, where the funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday. Interment will be in the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery.

Joe F. King

WESTON -- Joe F. King, 64, of 816 West Second St., Weston, died at 11:21 a.m. Sunday, April 29, 2001, at Charleston Area Medical Center, Memorial Division, Charleston, following a brief illness.

He was born Feb. 22, 1937, in Weston, a son of the late Ernest G. and Turia Rinehart King.

On July 26, 1957, he married the former Alice Roberta Moody, who survives.

Also surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph S. King and wife, Sarah King and David N. and wife, Rebecca King, all of Weston; two daughters and son-in-law, Cynthia D. Wilson and husband, Brad, Camden, and Nancy King and fiancé, Jimmy Stalnaker, Weston; 10 grandchildren, Stacey, Jason and Zachary Wilson, Ryan and Nathan King, Chasity, Chelsey and Cody King, Kyle and Lindsey Butcher, and two sisters, Mrs. Bill (Nancy) White, Route 4, Weston, and Mrs. Adrian (Pat) Brannon, Parkersburg.

He was also preceded in death by one son, Gerald D. King, and one granddaughter, Bethaney King.

Mr. King was owner and operator of King's Auction Co. since 1967. He retired in 1991 from CNG Transmission Corp. as safety representative, with several years of service.

He served in different positions with the Allegheny Gas Workers Union, Local No. 999, serving as vice president and later president. He completed numerous OSHA safety training courses for CNG and was an avid sportsman and amateur photographer.

Mr. King was awarded the McCarter Award for saving a life in 1984, was a member of Weston Lodge No. 10, A.F.&A.M., St. John's Commandery No. 8, Knights Templar, Loyal Order of Moose, No. 1376, and a life member of the NRA.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a graduate of Weston High School, Class of 1955, and received his auctioneer license in 1967 from Glenville State College. He was Methodist.

The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. today at Boyle Funeral Home, 322 Main Ave., Weston, with the Rev. Russell Furr officiating. Interment will follow in Weston Masonic Cemetery.

Anthony James Scarcelli Jr.

CLARKSBURG -- Anthony James Scarcelli Jr., 52, of 5593 Highway 668, Conway, S.C., died Monday evening, April 30, 2001, at Conway Hospital following a sudden illness.

He was born Dec. 4, 1948, in Clarksburg, a son of the late Anthony James Scarcelli and Helen Marie Carpenter Scarcelli.

His wife, Teena Marie White Scarcelli, whom he married June 6, 1993, survives.

Also surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Jason R. and Wendy Scarcelli, Conway; two daughters, Misty Dawn Taylor, Clarksburg, and Angela Scarcelli, Cleveland, Ohio; one stepson, Roman Goldsmith and one stepdaughter, Danielle Goldsmith, both of Conway; one brother, Frank Scarcelli, Clarksburg; two sisters, Karen Pruski, Niles, Ohio, and Katherine Patrick, Conway; two grandchildren, Reanne Paige Scarcelli and Zachary Taylor; four nephews, Chuckie Pruski, Frank, Mike and Andrew Patrick; three nieces, Helen and Kathi Pruski and Allison Scarcelli, and two great-nephews and two great-nieces.

Mr. Scarcelli was Catholic. He was a factory sales representative for Industrial Rewind Co., Conway.

Friends will be received at Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 East Main St., Clarksburg, from 1-9 p.m. Thursday. Catholic burial rites will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, in the funeral home, with the Rev. Father Timothy Jude Grassi presiding. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Anthony James Scarcelli Memorial Fund, Conway National Bank, 1400 3rd Ave., Conway, S.C. 29464.

John W. 'Jack' Shaw

GRAFTON -- John W. "Jack" Shaw, 72, of Grafton Manor, West Main Street, Grafton, died Tuesday, May 1, 2001, following an extended illness.

He was born June 11, 1928, in Grafton, a son of George Clinton and Zella Keener Shaw.

Surviving are one niece, Donna Shaw Martin, Bowling Green, Ohio; one sister-in-law, Wilma Jean Shaw, Grafton; one nephew, Frank C. Shaw, Pacheco, Calif.; two great-nieces, Kim Dunbar, Toledo, Ohio, and Catherine Martin, Bowling Green.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Shaw and Rex Shaw.

Mr. Shaw was a machine operator at Hazel Atlas Glass and also worked at Tygart Lake State Park and with the West Penn.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the New Testament Fellowship Church, Grafton.

Friends will be received at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave., Grafton, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., the funeral hour, on Thursday, with the Rev. Jim Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodsdale Memorial Park.

Clifford C. Wilton

WEIRTON -- Clifford C. Wilton, 83, of New Cumberland, died Monday, April 30, 2001, at Weirton Medical Center following a brief illness.

Mr. Wilton was born June 29, 1918, in Arizona.

He was preceded in death by his companion, Letha Young.

Mr. Wilton was a retired electrician from Union Carbide.

He also was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He served as a crew chief on a B-29 bomber.

Mr. Wilton was Protestant. He was a member of the Elks in Clarksburg.

Turley Funeral Home, New Cumberland, is in charge of arrangements.

Missouri Windom

CAIRO -- Missouri Windom, 89, of Cairo, Ritchie County, died Monday, April 30, 2001, in Parkersburg.

She was born Sept. 22, 1911, in Cairo, a daughter of the late William Sherman and Lillie Mae Hupp Rollins.

Her first husband, John L. Six, preceded her in death in 1943. Her second husband, John Clifford Windom, preceded her in death in 1993.

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Ronald D. and Barbara Six, Harrisville; two sons, John L. Six, Marietta, Ohio, and Rodney Windom, Harrisville; two daughters and son-in-law, Linda L. and Lawrence Jackson, Cairo, and E. Jane Simmons, Harrisville; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, five sisters and a great-granddaughter.

Mrs. Windom was a homemaker. She also was a member of the Davisson Chapel United Methodist Church at Low Gap near Cairo.

Raiguel Funeral Home, Cairo, is handling arrangements.

Edra Winemiller

WESTON -- Edra Winemiller, 92, of 100 Parkway Drive, Clarksburg, died at 7:07 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2001, at Heartland of Clarksburg Nursing Home following an extended illness.

She was born April 10, 1909, in Horner, a daughter of the late John W. Winemiller and Maude McWhorter Winemiller.

Surviving are one sister-in-law, Ruth Winemiller, Nutter Fort; two nephews, Rev. Gary Winemiller and wife, Judith, Middlesex, Pa., and Jeffrey Winemiller and wife, Debra, Alpharetta, Ga.; three great-nieces, Melody Winemiller, Megan Winemiller and Jennifer McCarty and husband, Stephen, and three great-nephews, Jerry, Adam and Garrett Winemiller.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family, having also been preceded in death by three brothers and one sister-in-law, Harry Winemiller, Robert Winemiller and Willard Winemiller and wife, Madeline and one great-nephew, Justin Winemiller.

Miss Winemiller was a clerk with G.C. Murphy Co., Weston, with more than 45 years of service. She was a member of the Horner United Methodist Church, where she was active with the United Methodist Women.

She was also a member of the Horner Women's Homemaker Club and was active with the local 4-H clubs.

Friends will be received at Floyd Funeral Home, 402 Main Ave., Weston, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Horner United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Gary Winemiller, the Rev. Stephen McCarty and the Rev. William Dawson officiating. She will lie in state from noon-1 p.m., the funeral hour, at the church. Interment will follow in the Miller Cemetery of Horner.

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