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, Morganton, N.C.; 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.
    The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. today at Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 E. Main St., with the Rev. Ernest Smith Jr. conducting the service. Interment will follow in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.



Shirley A. Heater

    FRENCH CREEK -- Shirley Ann Bender Heater, 57, of P.O. Box 24, Rock Cave, died at 6:40 a.m. Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Buckhannon.
    She was born Oct. 15, 1941, in Kanawha Head, a daughter of the late Clarence and Barbara Alice Humphrey Bender.
Her husband, Sherley Marvin Heater, preceded her in death.
    Surviving are three sons, Charlie Duke, Billy Joe and Danny Lee Heater, all of Rock Cave; two daughters, Merrie Robin Lloyd, Denver, Colo., and Sherry Lynn Gregory, Rock Cave; four sisters, Martha Grace Beckman and Flossie Leola Cutright, both of Everettsville, Annabelle Mae Hall, Baltimore, Md., and Norma Jean Chidester, Rock Cave; 10 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    She was also preceded in death by one sister, Lovena Lois Beckner and two brothers, Leonard Harold Bender and Hatrzel Claude Bender.
    Mrs. Heater was an avid crafter and a member of the Canaan Church.
    Friends will be received at Robert M. Vincent Funeral Home, French Creek, from 7-9 p.m. today. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. David Bickel officiating. Burial will follow in the Canaan Cemetery.



Charles H. Hyre

    Charles H. Hyre, 91, of Stonewood, died at 8:22 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, 1999. He was born March 29, 1908, in Weston, a son of the late Charles E. Hyre and Anna Grace Wetzel Hyre. His first wife, Alma Margaret Lyall Hyre, preceded him in death on May 1, 1971. His second wife, Martha Carin Nicolai Hyre, preceded him in death in March of 1988.
    Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, David D. and Patsy Hyre, Virginia Beach, Va., and Robert Nelson and Karen Hyre, Punta Gorda, Fla.; one daughter and son-in-law, Wandalee and David Lee Tipper, 204 Waverly Way, Clarksburg; two stepsons, Robert Nicolai, Parkersburg, and Michael Nicolai, Huntington; two brothers, Afton Hyre, Wooster, Ohio, and Kemper Hyre, Clarksburg; one sister, Mrs. Cora Oletha Simons, Clarksburg; seven grandchildren, Melinda Lee McClure, Mark, Capt. David and Lt. Rodney Hyre, Rebecca Marcum, Pollyanna Mailhot and Deborah Hyre; 13 great-grandchildren, including locally, Tabitha, Ashley and Brian McClure; five stepgrandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
    Mr. Hyre was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. He had worked as service manager for Sid's Furniture, Parkersburg, for over 25 years.
    Friends will be received at Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 E. Main St., Clarksburg, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Timothy D. Freed presiding. Interment will be in Brick Church Cemetery, Lost Creek.



Josephine F. Loria

    SHINNSTON -- Josephine Francis Spenia Loria, 88, of Clarksburg, formerly of Hepzibah, died Thursday, April 1, 1999, in United Hospital Center. She was born March 19, 1911, in Shinnston, a daughter of the late John and Virginia Bartolo Spenia. Her husband, Samuel Loria, preceded her in death in 1979.
    Surviving are three daughters, Louise Deavers, Banning, Calif., Virginia Loria, Harrisburg, Pa., and Mary Jo Hudak, Manassas, Va.; one daughter-in-law, Jean Loria, Stonewood; two brothers, Leonard Spenia, Pine Grove, and Anthony Spenia, Summersville; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Anthony Loria; four sisters, Mary Teano, Janice Aragona, Barbara Abruzzino and Latrina Belcastro and two brothers, James and Frank Spenia.
    Mrs. Loria was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Shinnston.
    Friends may call at Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston, from 2-9 p.m. today. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Father Karl Wohinc officiating. Burial will follow in the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery.



Francis S. Mayer

    Francis S. ''Soupy'' Mayer, 74, of 304 Worley Ave., Clarksburg, died at 2:30 a.m. Thursday, April 1, 1999, at his residence. He was born Sept. 17, 1924, in Salem, a son of the late Jules F. Mayer and Alena Bertoux Mayer.
His wife, Dorothy Brown Mayer, whom he married Nov. 15, 1947, survives.
    Also surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and Kenneth Garrett, Clarksburg; three sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Debra Mayer, Bill and Mary Mayer and John and Barbi Mayer, all of Clarksburg; one sister, Violet Davis, St. Marys; 13 grandchildren, Staci and Sheli Garrett, Jeff, Scott and Patrick Mayer, Jennifer, Jami, Billy, Matthew and Hunter Mayer and Mookie, J.J. and Mary Kendra Mayer; and two stepgrandsons, Shawn Brown and Michael Davis. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Rose Alkire.
    Mr. Mayer was a member of the Broad Oaks United Methodist Church, the Clarksburg Lodge No. 482, BPO Elks, Lodge No. 52, Loyal Order of Moose and Clarksburg Aerie No. 2353, Fraternal Order of Eagles.
He was also a member and former board member of the Belgium American Historical Society and had served on the Board of Directors of the Clarksburg Housing Authority.
    He was one of the starters and a coach of the Jerry West Youth Basketball Program in the Clarksburg area and had also coached minor and little league baseball. In addition to being active in various sports, he was an outdoors enthusiast.
    Mr. Mayer served as a Democratic Committeeman in Harrison County and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
He was retired as a glass cutter from PPG Industries and was the owner and operator of the former Soupy's Restaurant.
    Friends will be received at Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 E. Main St. Clarksburg, from 7-9 p.m. Saturday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. W. Brent Sturm, O.S.L., conducting the service. Interment will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.



Louis J. Robey

    Louis J. Robey, 80, formerly of Clarksburg, died Wednesday, March 31, 1999, in a local nursing home following an extended illness. He was born in Wendel, Taylor County, May 18, 1918, a son of the late Louis Roberti and Anna Audia Roberti Veneziano.
    Surviving are one sister, Florence Burnett, Clarksburg; three half brothers, Rocco Veneziano, Delaware, Ohio, Theodore Veneziano, Las Vegas, Nev., and Peter Beneziano, Springfield, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Carmen ''Rube'' Roberti and one sister, Kathryn Roberti Hartman.
    Mr. Robey was Catholic.
    A service of remembrance will be conducted at the convenience of the family. Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



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