|Obituaries for Thursday, April 5, 2001
BUCKHANNON -- Wilma A. Cutright, 92, of Route 3, Box 289, Buckhannon, died at 4:40 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2001, at Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, Va.
She was born Aug. 8, 1908, at Buckhannon, a daughter of the late Criss Simons and Molly Cutright Simons.
Her husband, the Rev. Oscar "Bill" Cutright, whom she married Dec. 23, 1933, preceded her in death on July 26, 1973.
Surviving are four daughters, Shirley Rowan, Beverly, Darlene Tenney Breland, Columbia, Miss., Karen Bender, Springfield, Va., and Rosemary Wilson, Milford, Mich.; one brother, Howard Simons, Redford, Mich.; several nieces and nephews; eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, one stepgrandson and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Art Simons, Buford Simons and Kermit Simons; five sisters, Ocie Simons, Mary Wamsley, Zenna Hinkle, Geneva Douglas and Myrtle Simons; and one great-grandson, Nathan Griffith.
Mrs. Cutright was a homemaker. She was a member of Good Hope Tabernacle.
She was very active in community and church activities until her death.
FRENCH CREEK -- Kenneth Daniels Sr., 53, of Route 1, French Creek, died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at 4:35 a.m. at his home.
He was born Nov. 3, 1947, at Takoma Park, Md., a son of the late Archie Robert Daniels and Mary Virginia Dove Daniels
His wife, Mary E. Shifflett, whom he married Oct. 9, 1982, survives.
Also surviving are one son, Kenneth Daniels Jr., Laurel, Md.; one daughter, Lourie Ann Daniels Forney, Hyattsville, Md.; one stepdaughter, Ruth Ann McCartney, Route 1, French Creek; five grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren; four brothers, Mr. Donald Dove, Columbus, Ga., Mr. Archie Daniels, Laurel, Md., Mr. Jack Daniels, Seabrook, Md., and Mr. Ralph Daniels, Frenchton; five sisters, Mrs. Betty Johnson, Riverdale, Md., Mrs. Lillie Moore, Charlotte, N.C., Mrs. Florence Murphy, Prince Fredrick, Md., Mrs. Charlotte Kirkpatrick, Seabrook, Md., and Mrs. Blanche Mullins, Frenchton; and 30 beloved nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by one nephew, Joseph A. Johnson Jr.
Mr. Daniels had worked as a steam fitter for the University of Maryland. He was a Baptist by faith.
Friends will be received at the Robert M. Vincent Funeral Home, French Creek, from 6-8 p.m. today. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. David Jessie officiating assisted by the Rev. Charles T. Sisk. Burial will follow in the Beechtown Cemetery.
FAIRMONT -- Ronnie Lee Dye, 51, of White Hall, died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at his home.
He was born May 16, 1949, in Charleston, a son of Flora May Harland Dye of Charleston, and the late Forrest Dye.
His wife, Diane McCale Dye, survives.
Also surviving are one stepdaughter, Amanda Jo Rose, Fairmont; three brothers and their wives, Larry and Sharon Dye, Nitro, James and Tina Dye, Bancroft, and David and Cindi Dye, Clendenin; one sister and her husband, Susan and Charles Belcher, Orlando, Fla.; his grandmother, Flora Wills, Charleston; and eight nieces and nephews.
Mr. Dye graduated from Nitro High School. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Army from 1969-1971. He had worked as a cable splicing technician for Verizon, before retiring with 32 years of service.
He enjoyed boating and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Fairmont. He also belonged to the National Harley Davidson Owner's Group Association.
TOWSON, Md. -- Mabel C. Green, 92, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2000, at Towson, peacefully and of natural causes.
She was a daughter of the late Ross and Belva Clemens Ward.
Surviving are one daughter, Deloris and husband, Ronald Miller, Lutherville; one daughter-in-law, Alma Green, Lineboro; six grandchildren, Rhonda Miller, Brenda Miller Pieszala, Carole Green Waddell, David Green Jr., James Green, Bobbi Jo Green Vincent, and their spouses; 12 great-grandchildren, including her namesake, Anna Claire Pieszala; one sister, Julia Butzine, Petaluma, Calif.; one brother, Roscoe Ward and wife, Virginia, Kirkwood, Pa.; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by one son, David Lee; her former husband, J.A. Green; her sister, Edna Louise Impemba, and recently deceased is another sister, Mildred Williams, Wolf Summit.
She was a member of Morris Chapel United Brethren Church, Benson, W.Va.
A memorial service will be held at Towson United Methodist Church, Ransom Chapel, 801 Hampton Lane, Towson, at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 19 with the Rev. Eric Peecher bringing the message. Also a memorial service and interment will be at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Chapel of Peace, Mount Clare, at 2 p.m. Friday, April 20 with the Rev. John Hart and the Rev. Ashby Titus bringing the message.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed in Mrs. Green's name to the Salvation Army Mission Program or to a favorite charity.
Solomon J. 'Sol'
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Solomon J. "Sol" Parsons Jr., 61, of Captain Butler Trail, New Smyrna Beach, Fla., died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at his residence.
He was a son of Pauline Parsons of Clarksburg.
His wife of 39 years, Mary E. Parsons, survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Rae Field and Becky Alder, both of New Smyrna Beach; and four grandchildren.
Mr. Parsons, a native of Parsons, moved to Florida in 1974 from Clarksburg where he had been a crane operator with the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local No. 132. He was former owner and operator of Parson's Bargain Mart, New Smyrna Beach, for 20 years before his retirement.
He was a member of the Shriners Nemesis Temple, Parkersburg, and the Scottish Rite of Free Masonry, Hermon Lodge No. 6 in Clarksburg.
He was also a member of the Philippi Baptist Church and attended the New Smyrna Beach First Baptist Church. His hobbies included fishing, boating, hunting, radio electronics and computers.
Memorial donations may be made to the New Smyrna Beach Shrine Club, 1111 South Orange St., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168.
PHILIPPI -- Rozellia Mae Streets, 77, of Teter Creek Road, Moatsville, died at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2001, in Nella's Inc. at Crystal Springs following an extended illness.
She was born May 4, 1923, at Arden, Barbour County, a daughter of the late Frank Allen and Lavernia Ann Shaffer Streets.
Surviving are one sister, Mora McDaniel, Grafton, and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Nora Lee Shaffer and Victoria Ann Horn; and three brothers, Earl Allen Streets, Lawrence Edward Streets and Arlie Jackson Streets.
Miss Streets was a homemaker. She had never married.