Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on June 13, 1976 · Page 57
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 57

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, June 13, 1976
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13 - 1976 Sundav Gazette-Mail --Ctwleslcn. v.csi Virginia Additional Obituaries Irene Shaffer Mrs. Irene Francis Shaffer, 58. of Rt 2 Elkview. died.Friday in the Genera! Division of CAMC after a short illness. Surviving: husband. S. E. Shaffer: sons. Bob of Charleston. Bill of Parkersburg. and Larry of Huntingtmn; daughters. Mrs. Mae Summers of Titusville. Ha..'.Mrs! Chessie Elkins of Comfort. Mrs. Geneva Hively of Charleston. Mrs. Edith Fahey of Midland. Pa.: brother. Opal Droddy of Ironsdale, Ohio; h a l f - b r o t h e r . Grove' Droddy of Daleville. Ala.; stepbrother. George M. Hammack of Annandale. Va.: stepmother. Mrs. Bessie Droddy. of Walton. Service will be 2 p.m. today in Myers Funeral Home. Elkview. with the Rev. Bobby Sizemore officiating. Burial will be in Elk Hills Memorial Park. Big Chimney. James Shumaker WIDE.N-James T. Shumaker. 73. of Widen. Clay County, died Thursday in West Virginia University Hospital. Morgantown. after a long illness. He was a retired coal miner. Surviving: wife, Ocie: daughters. Mrs. June Lane of Philippi. Mrs. Joyce Long of Buckhannon: son. William J/Barnett of Tucson. Ariz.; half-sister. Mrs. Juanita Goldsby of Lexington. Va.: half-brother. Warren Goldsby of Buena Vista. Va. Service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday in Wilson Funeral Home. Clay, with the Rev. Cecil L. Butcher officiating. Burial will be in W a l n u t Grove Cemetery. Strange Creek. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Joe Sutherland RUPERT-Joe Lee Sutherland. 43. of Rupert. Greenbrier County, died Saturday in a Weston hospital after a long illness. Surviving: sisters. Mrs. Sona Legg of East Lake. Ohio. Mrs. Ruth Thomas of Madison. Ohio. Mrs. Shelby Bragg of Pennsylvania. Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in Wallace-Wallace Funeral Home. Rainelle. with the Rev. George Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Wallace Memorial Cemetery. Clintonville. Friends may call after" p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Robert Thompson Jr. MILTON-Robert Lewis Thompson Jr.. 2-day-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Thompson of Milton. Cabell County, died Saturday in Cabell-Huntington Hospital. Huntington. Also surviving: sisters. Jamie at home. Sheryl and Lisa, both of Poolesville. Md.; brother. James at home; grandparents. Mr. and Mr. Isaac Bird of Huntington. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Thompson of Culloden. Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Monday in Whitechapel Gardens. Barboursville. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. to- dav at Heck Funeral Home. Milton. Mrs. Verna Timberman LOUISVILLE. Ky. - Mrs. Verna Timberman of Louisville. Ky.. formerly of Williamson. W. Va.. died Friday in Louisville after a long illness. Surviving: daughter. Mrs. Jack Sears of Charleston: sons. Col. \V. H. Timberman of Lawton. Okla.. G. M. Timberman of Louisville. Service will be 11 a.m. Monday in the First Presbyterian Church of Williamson, with burial in Maher Cemetery near Wil- .liamson, W. Va. Charles Walker BECKLEY-Charles William Walker, 83. of Beckley. died Saturday in Beckley Hospital. Beckley, after a long illness. He was a retired electrician. Surviving: wife. Jessie Ransom Walker: sons. Earl Henry of Iron Gate. Va.. Winnie Thomas of "Chicago. 111.: daughers. Mrs. Irma Roberts of Beckley, Mrs. Marie Kendall of Beckley. Mrs. Cora Cumby of Amego. Mrs. Clara Leach of Garden City, Mich. Service will be 11 a.m. Monday in Melton Funeral Home. Beckley. with the Rev. William Thompson and the Rev. W.F. Tolliver officiating. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Beckley. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. ADKINS, Mrs. Gertie-Service will be I p.m. Monday in Ronald Meadows Funeral Home. H i n t o n . w i t h the Rev. Eddy- Johnson and the Rev. C.H. Martin officiating. Burial will be in Adkins Family Cemetery. Sandstone. Friends may cali from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mrs. Adkins. 7.3. of Meadow Bridge. Fayette County, died Friday in Hinton Hospital. HANSON, Mrs. Sallie - Service will be II a.m. Monday, in Good Shepherd Mortu- ',-;» ary. South Charleston. '·' wi'th the R e v . A r n o l d I Belcher officiating. Buri- I al will be in Sunset Memorial Park. South Charleston. Mrs. Sallie P. Hanson. 94. of 140 Ninth Ave.. South Charleston, died Friday at home after a long illness. Friends may call at the f u n e r a l home. Postal Fee Change Effective Monday It will cost more for address corrections after Sunday when the U.S. Postal Service plans to increase the rate temporarily to 13 cents. The present address correction fee of 10 cents has been in effect since 1968. postal officials said. The temporary rate came after the postal service petitioned the rate commission for a higher permanent fee for address correction service. Address correction service, which is available for all classes of m a i l , helps jsailers keep their Address lists current Ind helps reduce Ufc percentage of mail not delivered as addressed. JUSTICE, Mrs. Virginia-Service will be i p.m. Monday in Wilson Funeral Home, Charleston, with the Rev. Charles Mc-Nutt and the Rev. 0. R. Gunno officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Friends may call after y a.m. today at the funeral home. Mrs. Justice. 57, of 4425 Washington St. W. died Thursday in the General Division of CAMC a f t e r a short illness. MC CLURE, Edward - Service will be 2 p.m. today in Sycamore Baptist Church. Alkol. Burial will be in the family cemetery. Additonal survivor: sister. Mrs. Helen Davis of Morrisville. Mr. McClure. 62. of Alkol. died Fridav at home. WAYBRIGHT, Roy-Service will be 11 a.m. Monday in Wilson Funeral Home. Charleston, with the Rev. E. Roy Morton officiating. Burial will be in Tyler Mountain Memorial Gardens. Friend's may call after 9 a.m. today at the funeral home. Mr. \Vaybright. 64. of 811 Vogel Dr.. died Friday at home of an apparent heart attack. WEST. George -- Service will be 5 p.m. today in Keller Funeral Home. Dunbar. with the Rev. George Pauley officiating. P r i v a t e graveside service will be held Monday in Grandview Memorial Park. Dunbar. Friends may call after 3 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mr. West. 74, of Baypine. Fla.. died Thursday in Baypine V'.A. Hospital. Baypine. Fla. Ex-Madison, Logan Schools Head Dies Curtis L. Harbert. former principal of Scott High School in Madison and Sharpies High School in Sharpies, died Friday in Boone Memorial Hospital. Madison, after a long illness. He was 65. He was a teacher and principal in Boone County for 14 years, and in Logan County for 16 years, retiring in 1975. He had been president of the Secondary School ' Principals Assn. of Boone ' C o u n t y and of L o g a n County. He was a member of Madison United Methodist Church, the O ' D e l l AFAM. the Shrine and Boone Lodge IOOF. Mr. I Harbert was a charter member of the Madison Lions Club and served on the Madison City Council for 20 years. He is survived by his wife. Auriry Ferrell Harbert; daughter. Betty Jean Wortman of Tarrytown. N.Y.: son. Curtis L. Jr. of Glendale, Ariz.: sisters. Mrs. Pauline Flood of Tucson. Ariz.. Mrs. Ruby Ross of Cleveland. Ohio: brother. James of Ze- phrhills. Fla.; and five grandchildren. Service will be 2 p.m. Monday in Hunter- Hunter Funeral Home. Madison, with the Rev. Emil Parker and Mr. Michael Lacy officiating. Burial will be in Boone Memorial Park. Madison. Friends may call after 3 p.m. today at the funeral home. Hopkins Service Monday Service will be Monday for George E. Hopkins Jr., 74. president of Hopkins Electric and Suppy Co.. who died Friday in Thomas Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Mr. Hopkins, of 507 Koanc St.. was an electrical engineer, and a graduate of Tri- State College in Angola. Ind. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War I. and a member of Humphreys Memorial Rite Monday For Victim Service will be Monday for Samuel Ar- bopast. 58. of Elkview. who was killed Friday night in a car-truck collision on Blue Creek Road near Blue Creek. Arbogast. of Three-Mile Road. Elkview, was a receiving clerk for Charleston Hardware. He was a veteran of World War 11 and the Korean War. S u r v i v i n g : w i f e . M i n a ; sons. Steven Samuel and Sheldon Douglas, both of Elkview: daughters. Mrs. Shree Joan Brosk of Nitro. Miss Sheila Frances Arbogast at home: mother, Martha Arbogast of Klk- view; brothers, Frank of Elkview. Bernard of Big Chimney, Paul of Nitro; sisters. Mrs. Gracie P h i l l i p s of E l k v i e w . Mrs. Louella Casto of Dunbar, Mrs. Florence \Vhite of Nitro. Mrs. Madeline Rib- bich of Cleveland. Ohio. Service will be 11 a.m. Monday in Hater Funeral Home. Elkview. with the Rev. Eugene Huffman officiating. Burial will be in Elk H i l l s Memorial Park at Big Chimney. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. United Methodist Church. S u r v i v i n g : w i f e . Mrs. Rachel S m i t h Hopkins; daughters. Miss Rachel Ann Hopkins. Miss Mary Alice Hopkins: son. George Edward Hopkins 111 of Charleston: sisters. Mrs. H. A. Schott of Vienna. Wood County. Mrs. A. C. Shuford of Skyline. N.C.; brothers'. H. Sheldon Hopkins and W. C. Hopkins Sr.. both of Charleston. Service will be 11 a.m. Monday in Barlow-Bonsall Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ralph E. Thompson Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may call from noon to 3 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mass Offered For Farley NEW YORK i API - Terence Cardinal Cooke offered a joyous Mass of the Resurrection Saturday morning at St. Patrick's Cathdral for James A. Farley Sr. - "a great American, a master politician and a dear friend." The words were those of the Rev. Robert 1. Gannon, former president of For- dhani University and for 50 years a close friend of "Mr. Democrat." the man who plotted the strategy of Franklin 1). Roosevelt's first two presidential victories. Farley, who had shown no signs of ill health, died suddenly of a heart attack last Wednesday in his Waldorf Towers apartment. He was 88. "In such a death as Jim's, there is no sorrow." Fr. Gannon said in his sermon. For men like Farley, he added, "Death is just a kindly usher who opens the door to elernitv." Finley Coal Co. Partner Dies Of Heart Attack MANCHESTER. Ky. i A P - Charles Kinley. partner in the Finley Coal Co.. died Saturday at his home in .Manchester. Ky.. apparently of a heart attack. Finley was 51. Finley Coal operated the Ilyden. Kentucky, mine where 38 miners died in an explosion on December 30th 1970. Charles Finley was fined a t o t a l ul ?:)7.500 in July 1975 in federal court at Catlettsburg, Ky.. after pleading no contesi to three counts of violating federal mine safety laws. Finley Coal, in which Charles and his brother. Stanley, were partners with their father. Holt Finley, was fined a total of $H5,00(l. Fairmont Man K i l l e d in Crash PANAMA CITY. Kb. ( A P I -- An Air Force Academy cadet was killed and two f e l l o w cadets were i n j u r e d when t h e sports car in which they were riding collided w i t h a parked car. police said Saturday. John Helinan. 19. of Fairmont. W. Va.. was decapitated in the Friday night mishap, police said. A f t e r c o l l i d i n g w i t h t h e p a r k e d car. the cadets' vehicle traveled 275 feet before coming to a stop, police said. The driver, Gary Wayne Green. 21. an Air Force Academy senior from California, was in satisfactory condition, police said. The other passenger. Timothy .1. 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