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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 57

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!5D -Jinn-6. 1976' Sunday Gazette-Mail Wesl Virginia Additional Obituaries Miner Wives Urge Black Lung Action John Sixemore GLEN-John Sizemore. 89, of Glen, Clay County, died Saturday in Mountain State .Nursing Home. Charleston. Mr. Sizemore was a retired employe of the State Department of Highways. Surviving: sons. Kenneth of Glen. James C. of Tampa. Fla.. Carl D. of Dayton. Ohio: daughters. Mrs. Roxane Nass of Richmond. Va.. Mrs. Imogene Samples of Bomont: brothers. Earl of Campbells Creek, Monroe of Bomont; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Service will be 11 a.m. Monday in Knight-Young Funeral Home. Clendenin. with the Rev. Larry Conrad officiating. Burial will be in King-Mullins Cemetery. Odessa. Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at Knight-Young Funeral Home. Clendenin. Henry Stiles Jr. WAYNESBURG. Pa. - Henry V. Stiles Jr., 7-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry V. Stiles of Waynesburg. died Thursday in Mercy Hospital. Pittsburgh. Also surviving: sister, Christine B. Stiles of Williamsburg. Pa.; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Stiles of Wheeling, \V. Va.. Mrs. Catherine Wade of Waynesburg. Pa.. Dawson Wade of Steuben'ville. Ohio. Service will be 2 p.m. today in Robertson Funeral Home. Sutton. W. Va.. with the Rev. J. Uria Fairburn officiating. Burial will be in Newville Cemetery. Newville. W. Va. Mrs. Ethel Sturm SPENCER - Mrs. Ethel M. Sturm. 81. of Spencer, died Friday in the General Division of CAMC, Charleston, a f t e r a long illness. Born in Calhoun County, she was a member of Arnoldsburg United Methodist Church. Surviving: sons, Dennis Sturm of Mesa. Ariz.. Denver Sturm of Spencer, Ernie Sturm of San Antonio. Tex. Service will be 1:30 p.m. Monday in Stump Funor Home. Grantsville. with the Rev. Greely Wayne officiating. Burial will be in Sturm Cemetery. Millstone. Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Mrs. Tressie Spinks ALVON-Mrs. Tressie Pinnell Spinks. 68. of Alvon. Greenbrier County, died Friday in Greenbrier Valley Hospital. Fairlea, after a short illness. Mrs. Spinks. a lifelong resident of Alvon, was a member of Alvon United Methodist Church. Surviving: husband, Orian S. Spinks: son. David T. Spinks of Mechanicsburg. Pa.; daughters. Mrs. Janet Mclntyre of Charleston. Mrs. Linda Fury of Allegheny, Va.. Mrs. Roberta Cross and Mrs. Lola Shrader, both of White Sulphur Springs. Mrs. Diann Moran of Alvon; sisters. Mrs. Trilbie Crow of Alvon. Mrs. Kathleen Crizer of Maimi. Fla., Mrs. Madeleen Holley of Columbus, Miss Ruby Pinnell. Mrs. Olive Christian, both of Baltimore, Md.: 10 grandchildren. Service will be 2 p.m. Monday in Alvon United Methoidst Church. Alvon. with the Rev. Dallas B. Scaggs Jr. and the Rev. Eddie B. Kyle officiating. Burial will be in Alvon United Methodist Church Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Shanklin Funeral Home. White Sulphur Springs. The body will be taken to the church one hour before the funeral. Mrs. Annie Zeigler BECKLEY-Mrs. Annie Zeigler. 58. of Beckley. died Thursday in a Huntington hospital after a long illness. Mrs. Zeigler was a former resident of Lilybrook. Raleigh County. Surviving: sons, Arthur of Springfield. Mass.. Milford of Charleston, James of Birmingham, Ala., Walter of Beckley: brother. General and Stanaford, both of Beckley. Service will be 2 p.m. Monday in New Hope Baptist Church. Beckley. with the Rev. J.W. Carter and the rev. Andrew Durgan Sr. and the Rev. James Ely officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Trent-D'urgan Funeral Home. Becklev. ADKINS, Mrs. Sarah-Service will be 2 p.m. today in E.M. Meadows Funeral Home. Hinton. with the Rev. D.D. Elwell officiating. Burial will be in Crews Cemetery. Nimitz. Mrs. Adkins. 75. of Hinton. died Thursday in Summers County Hospital, Hinton. IMAN, Elbert-Service will be 2 p.m. today in Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar. with the Rev. William Jones officiating. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park. St. Albans. Mr. Iman. 61, of Nitro. died Thursday in Lexington House Nursing Home after a long illness. Funerals Today ARBOSAST, Chjrl«!-2prr:.. Wallace-Wallace Furter- a 1 Home. Arfc:vale BAILEY, Mrj. Corj-ll » m., ParaiiseMission. Liberty. HASH, Abe-2 p m , Trinity Eoiscopa! Church. Hun- lington HAMB, J»mn Paul-2n r " . vcNeeiy funeral Horn?. Man HARPER, Ok«y-2 B.n-... Myers Funcrai »o-f-c. E ' » view. MARTIN, R o b e r t - 3 o.m.. Oatens Funeral Home. Pcca MOORE, Mrs. V*ra-l p . m . Cocke-Pauley Funcrai Home. Nitro RAMEY, Oliull-l t - m . Yolyn Community Church. Yolyn V» WALUC.cll-Jjm., KjUylhFrMwiilBaptliiChurch. WHITED, Mrj. Th.lffl'i-l p.m.. V a n d a l e F u n M f l Horns, Spencer GOUGH, Mrs. Lucille-Service will be 11 a.m. Monday in Bartlett-Burdette Funeral Home with the Rev. James Clair J a r v i s a n d t h e Rev. Alfred E. Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. S o u t h C h a r l e s t o n . Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Bartlett-Burd e t t e F u n e r a l Home. Eastern Star service will be 7:30 p.m. today in the f u n e r a l home. M r s . Gough. 56. of 916 Wilson St.. South Charleston, died Friday in Memorial Division of CAMC after a long illness. JOHNSON, Mrs. Ruth Mae - Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Rome Baptist Church. Leslie, wit the Rev. Henry Sherrod officiating. Burial will be in Trail's End Cemetery. Friends may call after 5 p.m. Monday at the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home. Rainelle. Mrs. Johnson, 37, died Friday from injuries she received in a hit-and-run accident near her home in Leslie. KLEIN, Mrs. Martha-Service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday in Humphreys Memorial United Methodist Church. Dunbar, with the Rev. Cecil McMillion officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Park. Friends may call at Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar. Mrs. Klein, 68. of 1812 Kanawha Ave., Dunbar. died Friday in Thomas Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Minister Dies at 81 SCARBRO-The Rev. W i l l i a m Felix Hodges. 81. of Scarbro, Fayette County, died Saturday in Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley. after a short illness. Mr. Hodges was a retired United Methodist minister. He was a member of the West Virginia Annual Conference. He received a doctorate degree from Burton College and Seminary. Manitoo Springs. Colo.; graduated from Emory University, and attended Randolph Macon Academy at Bedford Va. Surviving: wife, Mrs. Sytnia Kincaid Hodges; brother. Ashby Hodges and Claude D. Hodges, both of Lynchburg, Va., Clarence M. Hodges of Forest. Va.: sisters. Mrs. Ruth Newcomb of Forest. Va.. Mrs. Elsie Grummett of West Palm Beach. Fla., Mrs. Mary Louis Lewis of Lynchburg, Va.; sons, Martin F. Hodges of Lynchburg, Va., Walter L. Hodges of Bridgewater, Va.. Francis A. Hodges of Alexandria. Va.: daughters, Mrs. Geneva Craun of Harrionburg, Va. Mrs. Alice Hemp of Waynesboro. Va., Mrs. Verna Huffman of Mount Crawford. Va.. Mrs. Nancy Bennet of Lynchburg, Va.. Mrs. Eva Stevenson of Weyers Cave, Va.. Mrs. Geraldine Tutwiler of Ilarrisonburg. Va. Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, with the Rev. Claude R. Collins and the Rev. G. William Ingram officiating. Burial will be in Highlawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Methodist Child Care Center. Beckley. Friends may call from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill. House to Insist Hays Quit Posts, Hechler Says PRINCETON. W.Va. ( A P ) - Rep. Ken Hechler. D-W.Va.. predicted Saturday that the majority of the House would insist that Rep. Wayne Hays. DOhio. quit as chairman of two committees pending the outcome of his sex scandal. "The integrity of the House of Representatives is at stake and I will certainly vote against Mr. Hays' continuance on the House Administration Committee," Hechler told a veterans group here. "The central issue is the misuse of public funds and quick and decisive action is necessary to correct this obvious abuse of authority." he said. Hays has been accused of hiring Elizabeth Ray at S14.000 a year to serve as his mistres's. The Ohio congressman announced last week that he would step down from the Democratic campaign committee but would remain on the Administration Committee. In a speech. In a speech to the 46th annual convention of Disabled America Veterans meeting here. Hechler said "there must be no armistice in the war against corruption, waste, payroll padding and the sins committed with taxpayer money." He said those who fought to preserve democracy should fight as hard for honest public officials. "Veterans have a special stake in guar- a n t e e i n g that p u b l i c o f f i c i a l s are true servants of the people, instead of feeds at the public trough,"he said. Princeton Man Heads School Boards Group Robert H. Walthall Jr. of Princeton, a member of the Mercer County Board of Education, has been elected president of the West Virginia School Boards Assn. Other new officers are Russell L. Cline of Wirt County, first vice president; the Rev. Virgil C. Cook. Raleigh County, second vi$! president; and Tony J. Romeo, McDowell County, secretary-treasurer. The ,!»»·) A group of coal miner wives and widows has called on the U.S. Senate to quit stalling on a House-passed black lung bill. Marshall Coed Dies In Accident 7'Ac Associated I'ress A single-car crash on U.S. 60 just east of Huntington. W.Va., has claimed the life of a 20- year-old Marshall University coed. State police i d e n t i f i e d the victim as Vickie Dingess of Ona. The car she was driving Friday afternoon swerved to miss a vehicle stopped along the highway, slammed into a concrete median and flipped over several times, officials said. The victim was dead on arrival at a Huntington hospital. Meanwhile, a 17-year-old Greenbrier County youth was charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection w i t h a h i t - a n d - r u n accident which killed Mrs. Ruth Vaughan Johnson. .17. of Leslie. The victim was struck and killed by a car Thursday night as she stood along W.Va. 20 near Rainelle. State police said the youth was lodged in the Greenbrier Valley "jail. Miss Dingess is survived by: parents, Mrs. and Mrs. David B. Dingess ot Ona; sisters, Mrs. Kathryn Bird of Point Pleasant; Miss Judy Dingess of Ona; brother, Mark of Ona. Service will be 11 a.m. Monday in Heck Funeral Home. Milton, w i t h "the Rev. Walker Beaver officiating. Burial will be in Forest Memorial Park. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. iati'd l'r?*s The group. The Miners' Wives and Widows Assn. of West Virginia, points out that it has been three months since the House approved a black lung bill t h a t would make major changes in the program. In a release Saturday, the group criticized Sen. Jennings Randolph. IMV.Va.. and Sen. Harrison Williams. U-N.J.. who sit on a Senate amimittoe considering the measure. * · » "NEITHER GAVE any leads or made any statements in support for tin- present black lung legislation." the release s:iid Clark, Dies James M. Clark Jr.. 79. general manager and secretary-treasurer of the Cr.ib Orchard Coal and Land Co., died Friday in the General Division ot (.'MAC. Mr. Clark of 1415 Lee St. was taken to the hospital by a city ambulance crew a f t - er he apparently sustained a heart attack while riding home on a city bus A World War 1 veteran, he was a iwm- ber of the Kiwanis Club for 3t years, the West Virginia Society of Professional Kn- gineers, American Institute of Mining Kn- gineers, and the Baptist Temple He is survived by sons, .lames Robert Clark of Charleston. Richard I., (.'lark of Alamo. C a l i f . ; sister. Mrs. M a r g a r e t Louft of Charleston and Hamsonburg. Va.; five grandchildren. Service will be 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Baptist Temple Chapel with the Hev. Ronald ,!. Weisser and the Rev. Glenn Ash- quith officiating. Burial will be in Mountainview Memorial Park. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9p.m. at Barlow-Bonsall Funeral Home. "This is unlike Sen. Randolph, who in his past performance, rendered strong support on behalf of the Coal Mine Health and Safety Bill." The measure would shift the responsibility for paying black lung benefits from the government to the coal operators. In addition, bitumimous coal miners au- t o m a t i c a l l y would become eligible for payments after 3U years experience and anthracite miners would be eligible after 25 years in the mines. Mrs. Anise Floyd, association president, said the group would join the Black Lung Assn. Tuesday picketing the committee in Washington "to demonstrate our frustration with the committee's failure to act." Service Today For Motorcycle ("rash Victim HA1NKLLF, -Service will he held today for a 21-year-old Hominy Falls man who was killed Friday in a motorcycle accident near I.ivesay. He was Sidney Hale Thomas, an em- ploye of Island Creek Coal Co. and a graduate of Richwood High School. The service will be held at 2:3(1 p.m. at IVuiel United Methodist Church, with the Hev. Garlen (VDell officiating. Burial will be in the Thomas Cemetery at Hominy Falls. Wallace-Wallace Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. S u r v i v i n g : wife. Mrs. Sandy Russell Thomas, parents. Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Thomas Jr. of Hominy Falls; sister. Mrs. l.awaiiH Thomas of Summersville; brothers. Stanley of Craigsville and Steve of .Nettie: and grandparents, Coleman Thomas of Hominy Falls and Mrs. Clara Losch of liominv Falls. Fayette Man Charged In Kidnaping FAYKTTF.VILLK. W.Va. ( A P ) - A Fayette County man was charged with kidnaping Saturday following the abduction of a 7-year-old girl, state police said. Frank Brydd, 19, of Mount Hope was in the Fayette County Jail after he was taken into custody one mile from the girl's house early Saturday morning, trooper said. I'olice said the girl was found in an abandoned house in Mount Hope about lour hours after her parents reported her missing. The girl was abducted while playing outside her home in Mount Hope, officials said. She was taken to Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital for observation. Troopers said the girl's eyes were swollen and she was crying and lying on the tloor of the vacant house when she was found by searchers. A man ran from the house and troopers picked Brydd up about one mile from the girl's house, officials said. I'arkcrsburg College Names 2 Area Graduates PARKERSBUlU;-Two Kanawha County students were members of the 197(i graduating class of Parkersburg Community College. Melinda S. Brewer of Dunbar and Ralph A. Taylor of Charleston were among the ,'ifi2 receiving degrees or certificates. Ms. Brewer of 004 21sl St.. was awarded an associate in applied science degree in medical laboratory technology. Taylor received a certificate in fire science. MOORE'S BUILDING MATERIALS JOIN 'EM - YOU'LL SAVE TOO! Install Maintenance -Free Aluminum Roofing And Siding 4' X 8' - 8.05 4' X 10' - 10.10 4' X 12' - 12.14 100 sq. II. ot metal SALE ECONOMICAL NO-WAX CONGOLEUM12' WIDE CUSHIONED VINYL FLOORING... 45 Reg. 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