Obituaries for July 13, 1999
Marilyn M. Alshouse
LOUDONVILLE, Ohio -- Marilyn M. Alshouse, 62, of Toledo, formerly of
Mansfield, died Monday, July 5, 1999, at Sunrise Care Center, Toledo, following
an extended illness.
She was born March 7, 1938, in Enterprise, W.Va., a daughter of George
and Mildred Chrastina Morris.
Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Greg R. and Brenda Turner,
Coarse Gold, Calif., and Chris N. Turner, Miami, Fla.; two daughters and
sons-in-law, Jamee and Jim O'Neil, Flagstaff, Ariz., and Sheree and Brian
Strang, Reno, Nev.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and
three sisters, Mary Jean "Jackie" Morris, Mannington, Marjorie Patterson,
Hayesville, Ohio, and Marlene Stapleton, Logan, Utah.
She grew up in Shinnston, W.Va., where she attended Shinnston High
School. She later lived in Mansfield, Ohio, where she was a homemaker.
Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home, 123 N. Market St., Loudonville, is in
charge of arrangements.
Mary E. Gray
GRAFTON -- Mary Ellen Gray, 50, of Route 5, Grafton, died Sunday, July
11, 1999, at her residence.
She was born in Grafton, June 8, 1949, a daughter of George Richard
"Dick" Campbell, Grafton, and the late Mildred P. Gall Campbell, who preceded
her on Aug. 31, 1997.
Her husband, Richard T. Gray, survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Tasha Ellen Gray, at home; one son,
Richard T. Gray II and his wife, Mary C. Gray, Lebanon, Tenn.; one sister-in-law
and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin (Roxie) Jones, Bridgeport; several
aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mrs. Gray was a licensed practical nurse at Rosewood Health and Rehabilitation
Center of Grafton, where she was employed for 15 years. She was a member
of the Taylor County Boat Club.
Raymond R. Harris
FLATWOODS -- Raymond R. Harris, 69, of Baltimore, Md., died Saturday, July
10, 1999, at Church Home Hospital, Baltimore, after a short illness.
He was born Nov. 6, 1929, in Grafton, a son of the late Albert and
Ella McCoy Harris.
His wife, Mavis Harris, preceded him in death on Nov. 3, 1982.
Surviving are three daughters, Ruby Kolb, Alice Harris and Ellamae
Harris, all of Baltimore; four sons, Harold Harris, Lakeworth, Fla., Raymond,
Bobby and David Harris, all of Baltimore, and one sister, Edna Marie Carpenter,
Clarksburg; six brothers, Kenneth Harris, McConnelsville, Ohio, Bloomsfield
"Pete" Harris, Oregon, Albert and James Harris, both of Cleveland Ohio,
and George and Tommy Harris, both of Hamstramed, Mich.; 14 grandchildren
and seven great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Mr. Harris was retired from General Motors, Baltimore. He was a World
War II veteran.
Angela R. Marshall
Angela Rita Marshall, 82, of Clarksburg, died Sunday, July 11, 1999, at
United Hospital Center following an extended illness.
She was born in Clarksburg, Jan. 15, 1917, a daughter of the late Charles
and Catherine Switzer Marshall.
Surviving are several cousins and two close friends, Angela Oliverio,
Clarksburg, and Naomi Powell, Bridgeport; several additional close friends.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Catherine Marshall
and Frances Marshall.
She was retired from the City of Clarksburg in the Finance Department
with 35 years of service. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception
Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of America and the adult and funeral
choirs at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Friends may call at the Davis Funeral Home, 443 W. Pike St., Clarksburg,
from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated
in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Wednesday, with the
Rev. Father Cesidio Federico as celebrant. Interment will follow in Machpelah
Cemetery in Weston.
Margaret V. Reynolds
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Margaret V. Reynolds, 78, of Sarasota, died Saturday,
June 5, 1999.
She was born on July 17, 1920, in Grafton.
Surviving are two daughters, Peggy Reynolds, Sarasota, and Patti Sowers,
Hagerstown; one son, Richard L. Reynolds, Sarasota; and two brothers, Charles
King, Weirton, and William King, Federalsburg, Md.
Ms. Reynolds was a housewife and a member of Stealey Heights Methodist
Mary E. Robinson
HORNER -- Mary Ellen Belt Robinson, 69, of Route 1, Horner, died Sunday,
July 11, 1999, at her home.
She was born on Feb. 5, 1930, in Weston, a daughter of the late Roland
and Agnes Ella Blake Belt.
On Nov. 11, 1929, she married Charles Hartzel Robinson, who preceded
her in death on Sept. 12, 1995.
Surviving are one son, Charles Wayne Robinson, Horner; four sisters,
Catherine Belt Sumpter, Weston, Helen D. Belt Harris, Lost Greek, Susan
Belt Moneypenny and Janet Joan Belt Gray, both of Horner; three brothers,
Roland "Pepper" Belt, Norton, Ohio, and Willis "Tony" and Scott Earl Belt,
both of Weston.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, Ronald "Dick" Belt.
Mrs. Robinson was a homemaker. She was a member of Way of Holiness
Shawn C. Watson
Shawn Cacey Watson, infant son of Shawn Watson and Kasey Thacker, died
Friday, July 9, 1999, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.
Surviving are two sisters, Ashley Thacker and Katherine Watson; his
maternal grandmother, Cindy Thacker, and his paternal grandparents, Keith
Watson and Pam Nicholson.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Norman Thacker.
There will be graveside service at 1 p.m. today in Shinnston Masonic
Cemetery. Davis Funeral Home, Clarksburg Chapel, in charge of arrangements.
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