Harry T.
Burleigh II, DVM

    Harry T. Burleigh II, DVM, 76, died Saturday, April 17, 1999, at his home in Clarksburg following a short illness. He was born April 3, 1923, in Washington, D.C., a son of the late Alston W. and Erma Jones Burleigh. His wife of 48 years, Mary Foster Burleigh, survives.
    Also surviving are two daughters, Anne E. Burleigh, Lost Creek, and Marie L. Burleigh, Clarksburg; and one son, Harry T. Burleigh III, College Park, Md.
    A World War II veteran, Dr. Burleigh received degrees from Virginia State College and Tuskegee Institute.  He served two years on the faculty of the Tuskegee Institute School of Veterinary Medicine before moving to Clarksburg, where he practiced veterinary medicine for 40 years.
    He was an honor roll member of the American Veterinary Medical Association. He had served on the Harrison County Planning Commission, the Salem College Board of Trustees and the West Virginia University Extension Service Visiting Committee. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
    In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that expressions of sympathy be contributions to the People's Hospice, P.O. Box 1680, Clarksburg, W.Va. 26301 or to the Tuskegee Veterinary Medical Alumni Association, P.O. Box 1303, Tuskegee, Ala., 36067. Davis-Weaver Funeral Home in Clarksburg is in charge of arrangements.

Rosalie D. Miller

    BELINGTON -- Rosalie D. Miller, 75, of Route 2, Kirt community, died at 12:20 p.m. Saturday, April 17, 1999, at her home following an extended illness. She was born Oct. 26, 1923, in Grant County, a daughter of the late Clarence and Agnes Virginia Digman Lewis. On Jan. 1, 1944, she was married to Charles E. Miller, who survives.
    Also surviving are two sons, David Franklin Miller, Philippi, and Paul Edward Miller, at home; three daughters, Lorena Carol Knutti, Elkins, Madonna Sue Morgan, Reader, and Paula Evelyn Carpenter, Belington; three brothers, Thomas Lewis, Philippi, Calvin Lewis, Maryland, and Bobby Atkins, Richview; two sisters, Pauline Kinder, Beckley, and Hazel Junnoe, Richview; five grandchildren, Lisa Marie Knutti, Fairmont, Charles Ray Carpenter and James Roy Carpenter, both of Belington, Sean Mark Morgan, Morgantown, and Dean Robert Morgan, Reader. She was also preceded in death by one son, Charles Emory Miller Jr. and one brother, Clarence Lewis.
    Mrs. Miller was a homemaker and an avid vegetable gardener. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Laurel Mountain Post No. 410, V.F.W. and the Mount Zion Church of the Brethren.

Marie N. Riggs

    BRIDGEPORT -- Marie Nath Riggs, 83, of Route 7, Fairmont, Boothsville community, died Saturday, April 17, 1999, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.
    She was born Jan. 3, 1916, in Pittsburgh, Pa., a daughter of the late Wenzel Nath and Margaret Trost Nath. Her husband, Scott Riggs, preceded her in death. Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
    She was the last surviving member of her immediate family, having also been preceded in death by one brother, Raymond Nath.
    Mrs. Riggs was retired from Consolidated Natural Gas Co., where she was a secretary. She had also continued the operation of their farm, raising cattle in Boothsville since her retirement from the gas company and the death of her husband.
    At the request of Mrs. Riggs, there will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Bridgeport Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers, and by her request, contributions should be made to a favorite charity. Allen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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