Esther A. Bonner

    ALMA -- Esther A. Bonner, 61, of Route 2, Pennsboro, Josephs Mills community, died Wednesday, March 31, 1999, in Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling. She was born in Middlebourne, a daughter of the late James L. and Sarah Moore Markle. Her husband, Robert R. Bonner, survives.
    Also surviving are two sons, James Bonner, Camanche, Iowa, and Michael Bonner, Sistersville; two daughters, Jeanine Simpson, Tunnelton, and Patricia Stewart, Sistersville; one brother, William Markle, Alma; two sisters, Mary Myer, Wilbur, and Shirley Deulley, Alma; five grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by one brother, John Markle.
    Mrs. Bonner was a homemaker and a member of Riggs Memorial Chapel United Methodist Church, Josephs Mills.

Sara J. Goodwin

    Sara Jane Goodwin, 67, of 1501 Crislip Avenue, Clarksburg, died at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, 1999, following an extended illness. She was born March 2, 1932,  in Clarksburg, a daughter of the late Markwood P. and Virginia Burton Watkins. Her first husband, Meigs Clifford Cork, preceded her in death in September of 1972. Her second husband, Howard B. Goodwin Jr., whom she married Feb. 18, 1960, preceded her in death on Jan. 26, 1973.
    Surviving are four sons, David Cork and wife, Diane, Bryan Goodwin and wife, Melissa and John Goodwin, all of Clarksburg, and James Cork and wife, Cathy, Morgantown; three daughters, Diane Hacker and husband, David, Fairmont, Janice Rogers and husband, Richard, Lost Creek, and Leigh Ann Bell and husband, Terry, Clarksburg; one brother, David Watkins and wife, Catherine, Follansbee; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and one aunt, Marion Traggie, Weirton. She was also preceded in death by one son, Mark Cork and one daughter, Jane Goodwin.
    Mrs. Goodwin was a member of the Good Hope Prayer Chapel and was a homemaker.
    Friends may call Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 E. Main St., from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ernest Smith Jr., conducting the service. Interment will follow in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.

Susanna A. Knotts

    GRAFTON -- Susanna Angeline "Anna¨ Knotts, 70, of Route  3, Grafton, died Monday, March 29, 1999, at the residence of her son, Charles Knotts. She was born Aug. 7, 1928, in Thornton, a daughter of the late George W. and Elizabeth Williams Myers. Her husband, Guy O. Knotts, preceded her in death on Aug. 7, 1983.
    Surviving are two sons, Charles W. Knotts and wife, Wanda, Grafton, and Jerry A. Knotts and wife, Alecia, Grafton; two daughters, Cindy A. Johnson and husband, Roger, Pineville, and Linda C. Batton and husband, Jacob, Grafton; an adopted daughter, Mrs. Patty L. Knotts, Morgantown; three brothers, Leonard Myers and wife, Shirley, and Kenneth Myers and wife, Mary, both of Thornton, and James Myers and wife, Loretta, Grafton; six grandchildren, Susanna, Linda, Tina, Jonathan, Sheena and Nathan; one great-grandchild, Jessica Lee; several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by one son in infancy, Terry Lee Knotts; one sister, Mary Myers Freeze; one brother and one sister in infancy, Homer Myers and Bertha Myers; five half brothers, Clarence, Harry, LeRoy, Luther and Robert; and two sisters, May Williams and Octava Myers.
    Ms. Knotts was a homemaker and foster caregiver. She liked cooking, embroidering and quilting. She was Protestant.
    Friends may call Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave., Grafton, until the time of the service at 2 p.m. today, with the Rev. James E. Johnson and the Rev. David Brown officiating. Interment will take place at the Bluemont Cemetery.

Louise M. Lipscomb

    BELINGTON -- Louise Moales Lipscomb, 72, a resident of Route 2, the 4-H Road, Philippi, died at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 27, 1999, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, following a brief illness.
    She was born Feb. 6, 1927, in  Quick, a daughter of the late Jacob Thomas and Esta O'Dell Moales. On Feb. 5, 1972, in Richwood, she was united in marriage to Gilbert F. "Jay¨ Lipscomb, who survives.
    Also surviving are two sons, William G. Lipscomb, Pittsburgh, Pa., and Gil Lipscomb, Bluefield; one daughter and son-in-law, Jim and Mary Poling, Philippi; two grandsons, Brian Lipscomb and wife, Ronitta, both of South Pointe, Ohio, and Brad Lipscomb and wife, Wendy, both of Greenville, S.C.; three granddaughters, Andrea Wheeler and husband, Colt, both of Huntington, Corie Poling, Charlotte, N.C., and Holly Poling, Morgantown; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Earrie Moales, Quick; four sisters, Phyllis Litton, Charleston, Virginia O. Carlin, Yuba City, Calif., Mildred Ann Sturm, Mt. Zion, and Iva Lee Dodd, Tumwater, Wash.; one sister-in-law, Jenny Lou Moales, Philippi; several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by one brother.
    Mrs. Lipscomb was a graduate of Elkview High School in Elkview, and a homemaker. She was a member of the Ashbury United Methodist Church, Belington.

Daniel H. Parks

    Daniel Homer Parks, 30, of 130 Washington Avenue, Clarksburg, died Wednesday, March 31, 1999, in West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown, following an extended illness. He was born Feb. 1, 1969, in Clarksburg, a son of Homer David Parks and Ina H. Kelly Parks.
    Also surviving are one uncle, Roy Kelly, Buckhannon; four aunts, Olive Arbogast, Clarksburg, Louise Cameron, Missouri, Geraldine and Maxine Kelly, both of Tennessee; several cousins and great-cousins.
    Mr. Parks had been employed with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Fingerprint Classification Section. He attended the Evangelical Congregational Church, Oakmound.

Edna E. Willey

    MIDDLEBOURNE -- Edna E. Willey, 88, of Middlebourne, died Wednesday, March 31, 1999, in Sunrise Healthcare Center, New Martinsville.
    She was born July 14, 1910, in Iuka, a daughter of the late Henry H. and Sarah Nolan Crawford. Her first husband, Charles A. Weekley, preceded her in death in 1952. Her second husband, John D. Willey, also preceded her in death in 1991.
    Surviving are two sons and their wives, Sara and Lloyd A. Weekley, Bridgeport, and Sadie and Landis G. Weekley, Middlebourne; one daughter and husband, Lois and Karroll Booth, Coraopolis, Pa.; two brothers, Carl Crawford, Wheeling, and Ray Crawford, New Martinsville; three sisters, Betty Lemasters and Dixie Lemasters, both of Weirton, and Fay Minor, Piqua, Ohio; eight grandchildren and  seven great-grandchildren; four stepsons, Stanley Willey, New Cumberland, Ray Willey, Centerpoint, Marion Willey, Wheaton, Ill., and Don Willey, King Arthur's Court, Ill.; one stepdaughter, Deloris Nieves, Villa Park, Ill.; eight stepgrandchildren and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Irene Blankenship; five brothers, Clemit, Howard, Ora, Gail and Ross Crawford; one grandson, Tommy Weekley; and one stepson, John Willey.
    Mrs. Willey was a member of the Middlebourne United Methodist Church, and the O.E.S. Ruth Chapter No. 7, Middlebourne.
    She was a past noble grand of Emily Rebekah Lodge No. 82, Middlebourne, receiving honors for 50 years of service in 1992.


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