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Obituaries for Tuesday, September 29, 1998

Effie M. Auvil

PHILIPPI -- Effie Marie Auvil, 93, a resident of Barbour County Good Samaritan Center, Belington, died at 6:55 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, 1998, in Davis Memorial Hospital, Elkins, following an extended illness.

She was born Nov. 16, 1904, on Texas Mountain, Tucker County, a daughter of the late Bedford and Mary M. Poling Phillips.

Her husband, Hoy Alonzo Auvil, whom she married Feb. 3, 1920, preceded her in death on March 9, 1956.

Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Dan (Pearl) Wilson, North Bend, Wash., Mrs. Joe (Shirley) Rinker, Grafton, Mrs. Wayne (Virginia) Edge, Moatsville, and Mrs. Gerald (Diana) Cline, Philippi; 20 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by three sons, Hoy Junior Auvil, Roy Auvil and Troy Auvil; two daughters, Jemima Hovatter and Vonda Marie Nestor; two brothers, Clint Ernest Phillips and Dewey Phillips; two grandchildren, Luann Phillips and William Edge; one great-great-granddaughter.

Mrs. Auvil was a homemaker and a member of Kasson United Methodist Church.


Clovis M. Ice

SHINNSTON -- Clovis "Toby" Max Ice, 72, of Route 2, Meadowbrook, died Monday, Sept. 28, 1998, at United Hospital Center following an extended illness.

He was born April 28, 1926, in Spelter, a son of the late Elmer and Ida Ice.

His wife, Isabelle L. Jaggie Ice, whom he married Oct. 21, 1950, survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Rick Ice, Shinnston, and Larry Ice, Charleston; four daughters, Mary Scott, Meadowbrook, Karen Jenning and Linda Wadsworth, both of Clarksburg, and Brenda Accuri, Ohio; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, and one sister, Hazel Isabella, Youngstown, Ohio.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

Mr. Ice retired from Standard Supply Company and Pettrey Brothers with over 45 years of service. He was Methodist and an avid hunter.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at Harmer Funeral Home in Shinnston. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Homer Ham officiating. Interment will follow in the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery.


Carrie F. Lee

BUCKHANNON -- Carrie Frances Lee, 83, of Washington Manor Nursing, Centerville, Ohio, died at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, 1998, at Washington Manor Nursing Center.

She was born Dec. 10, 1914, in Braxton County, a daughter of the late Lloyd Adkison and Laura Finegan Adkison.

Her husband, Emilius Elias Lee, whom she married in 1936, preceded her in death in 1972.

Surviving are one daughter, JoAnn Thiele, Dayton, Ohio; 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, and one sister, Sarah Young, Bruceton Mills.

She was also preceded in death by two sons, Ronald Gene Lee and Robert Emilius Lee; one sister, Elsie Smith, and two brothers, Lester and Cecil Adkison.

Mrs. Lee was a homemaker and a member of the Homemakers Club. She attended the Salem Ridge United Methodist Church.


Thomas Manns Jr.

PARSONS -- Thomas Manns Jr., 80, a resident of 617 Waynewood St., died at 2:47 a.m. Monday, Sept. 28, 1998, at Davis Memorial Hospital, Elkins.

He was born Feb. 5, 1918, in Fairmont, a son of the late Thomas and Bessie Amie Manuch Manns.

His wife, the former Catherine E. Helmick, whom he married March 26, 1971, at Red House, Md., preceded him in death Dec. 21, 1997.

Surviving are one stepdaughter, Mrs. Ron (Alberta) "Darlene" Miller, Hambleton; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was the last surviving member of his immediate family, having also been preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Mr. Manns attended the schools of Marion County and the Parsons Church of God. He was a coal miner for many years and retired in 1980 from McElroy Mine at Moundsville.


Sarah S. Stout

COSHOCTON, Ohio -- Sarah S. Stout, 78, of 324 Fairview Manor, Lot 6, West Lafayette, died at 3:20 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, 1998, at West Lafayette Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, West Lafayette.

She was born Dec. 29, 1919, in Gilmer County, a daughter of the late Ira L. and Laura Dell Young.

On Dec. 21, 1946, she married Varnell V. Stout, who survives.

Also surviving are one son, Vernon L. Stout and wife Claudia, Indianapolis, Ind.; one daughter, Judith Faye Duelley and husband Michael, Anderson, S.C.; six grandchildren, Bridgette Steel and husband Brett and Samantha Duelley, all of Anderson, Tina Vestel and husband Theodore, Indianapolis, Adam Stout and Megan Stout, both of Parkersburg, and Travis Stout, Pendleton, Ind.; two great-granddaughters, and one sister, Frances Ellison, West Milford.

Sh was also preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

Mrs. Stout was a homemaker. She enjoyed quilting and making crochet doll dresses.

She was a member of the Troy United Methodist Church in Troy and was a member of the Rebekah Lodge in Glenville.