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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - September 16, 1996, Bluefield, West Virginia A-2 monday september la 199b a Lur Jirld a Smiy irl Rrapi deaths obituaries and funerals Bio deaths a mrs. Betty Jean Charles 67, of the Baptist Valley Section of Cedar Bluff va., died saturday september 14, 1996, at a Rich lands Hospital following a Long illness. Arrangements will be announced by Singleton funeral service Cedar Bluff. A. Announced by Dudley memorial mortuary in Bluefield a. A Clarence Henry Wilson 60, of Ryan Village in Princeton died sunday september 15, 1996, at a Princeton Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by the George w. Seaver funeral Home Princeton. A Nell Griffith Richardson 74, of . Box 214, Pocahontas va., died saturday september 14, 1996, at the Kegley Manor of Bastian a. Arrangements will be announced by Rodriguez funeral Homes inc., Pocahontas a. A mrs. Edith Rimmer 81, of Rowe va., died saturday september 14, 1996, at a Grundy a. Hospital following a Long illness. Arrangements will be announced by Buchanan funeral service keen Mountain a. A Freda e. Martin 73, of Wil Low ton Princeton route 4, died saturday september 14, 1996, at a Glenwood nursing Home. Arrangements will be announced by Davis funeral Home Oakvale. A Forance e. Long 75, of Bluefield. Died sunday september 15, 1996, at a Bluefield Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Lien. Richardson funeral Home Bluefield. A Virginia m. Peters 82, of 501 Frederick Street Bluefield. Died sunday september 15, 1996. At a Princeton Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Mercer funeral Home Bluefield. A Mary s. Gravely of Bluefield died thursday september 12, 1996, at Bluefield regional medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by Richardson funeral Home. Bluefield. A mrs. Faye Green Bennett 81, of 214 Walnut Street formerly of Lake Shawnee and Wyoming county died saturday september 14,1996, at a Princeton Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by memorial funeral directory Athens Road. Princeton. A Kathleen n. Wandell 75, of the Princeton health care Center formerly of the Princeton towers. Died sunday september 15, 1996, at the health care Center. Arrangements will be announced by the George w. Seaver funeral Home Princeton. A Leonard Stutso 77, of Clio mich., formerly of Mcdowell county died sunday september 15, 1996, at his Home. Arrangements will be announced by Peery and St. Clair funeral Home Tazewell a. A deboral Starr Howard 48, of Indian Princess apts., Pocahontas va., died sunday september 15, 1996, at heritage Hall in Tazewell a. Arrangements will be announced by Cravens Shires funeral Home Bluewell. A Charles Stanley 53, of Grundy. Va., died sunday september 15, 1996, at Russell county medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by Virginia funeral Home Grundy. Obituaries Kathleen n. Wandell a Burbridge Tim Tate 55, of Skelton died saturday september 14, 1996, at a Beckley Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Bailey Kirk funeral Home Princeton. A Joseph Wesley a a West Smith 87, of Brooksville Fla., formerly from South College Avenue Bluefield va., died saturday september 14, 1996, at a Florida Hospital. Arrangements will be Princeton Kathleen n. Wandell 75, of the Princeton health care Center formerly of the Princeton towers died sunday september 15, 1996, at the health care Center. Born in Vivian she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Ada n. Brown Greene. She was of the protestant Faith and had been a resident of Princeton for the past 40 years. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband Carl r. Tennant and her second husband Wilbur Otis Wandell. Stuff Iris Cut ill fax 304 327-6179 Princeton office 304 425-2185 toll free 1-800-763-2459 publisher Steve Smith editors Thomas a. 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The daily Telegraph tries to avoid publication of inaccurate or misleading information when the newspaper learns that an inaccurate or misleading report has been published our policy is to publish a correction or clarification promptly in a position easily seen by readers usually on Page b-1 to report an error please Call any editor listed above this newspaper uses recycled newsprint and can be recycled. The Bluefield daily Telegraph usps059060i was established in 1893. And is published every morning at 928 Bluefield ave. Bluefield we 24701 member of i audit Bureau of circulations and member of the associated press which is exclusively titled to the use or publication of All news dispatches credited to this paper and also the local news published therein periodicals postage paid at Bluefield. W a postmaster and address changes to p. O Box 1599, Bluefield we 24701 National advertising rep Cresmer Woodward o Mara and oms Bee copyright 1996 Bluefield daily Telegraph All rights reserved All property rights Tor the entire contents of this publication shall be the property of the Bluefield daily Telegraph no part Hereof May be reproduced without prior written consent survivors include two sons Jerry Tennant and his wife Sheila and Donald r. Tennant All of Princeton one grandson Ken Tennant of Morgantown two Brothers Vernon Greene of Fayetteville . And Emmett Greene of san Diego Calif. Two Sisters Betty Aspden of Vero Beach Fla. And Edith Presley of Chesapeake a. And special Friend Sybil Thomas of Princeton. A graveside services will be conducted 11 . Tuesday at Oak Wood Park cemetery in Princeton with Rev. Bryan Elliot officiating. Friends May Call at the George w. Seaver funeral Home in Princeton from 6 to 8 . Today. Those attending the service Are asked to be at the funeral Home by 10 45 . Tuesday. Mary s. Gravely Bluefield Mary s. Gravely of Bluefield died thursday september 12, 1996, at Bluefield regional medical Center. Bom in Halifax county va., she was the daughter of the late Paul Ivory and Sarah Jane Reid. She had been a resident of Mercer and Mcdowell counties for More than 50 years. She attended Public schools in Mcdowell county and Bluefield coloured Institute. She was a graduate of Nannie Helen Burroughs school. She was a member of mount Zion Baptist Church where she served and held her membership until her death. She was president and director of missionary education member of the senior choir teacher of Community Bible class Anna j. Cooper Lodge and member of . She was crowned Queen in 1992 in a contest conducted by the Flat top woman a auxiliary convention. She was preceded in death by husband Joe h. Gravely daughter Louise g. Payne two Brothers Paul Ivory Reid and Soumet Reid one sister Thelma left wich. Survivors son John h. Gravely Bluefield grandchildren Jeffrey f. Hodges St. Albans Venita v. Hodges Bluefield a. Michael e. Payne los Angeles Calif and Clarence g. Mack of the Home and four great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 . Monday september 16, at mount Zion Baptist Church with or. Lawrence l. Beale officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn memorial gardens Garden of the Cros Bluefield Princeton Road. Friends May Call at the Church one hour prior to the services. Richardson a funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Daily record police blotters Emma Smith and Vina Church. Survivors wife Melda Casey Smith of the Home two sons Oscar Smith of Princeton and Danny Smith and wife Dana of Bluewell five daughters mrs. King a a Judy Burks of Kimball mrs. Charles a a Janice Casey of Phelps ky., mrs. Jerry a a Jeanette Trump and mrs. David a a Geneva Stiltner both of Princeton and mrs. Robert a a Dora Wilson of Crumpler one brother Jessie Smith of Kimball three Sisters Bessie England of Kimball and Louise Mullins and Virgie Bland both of Pineville 12 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted tuesday at 11 . At the Bennett Widener funeral Home Chapel in Kimball with the Rev. Elvie Mullens officiating. Burial will follow at the Woodlawn memorial Park Bluewell. Friends May Call monday night from 6 to 9 . At the funeral Home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Elige Smith Kimball Elige Smith 73, of Kimball Carswell addition died Friday september 13, 1996, at Bluefield regional medical Center. Born april 9, 1923, at Keystone he was a son of the late Bud and Eda Smith. He was a member of the Carswell Church of god. He was a disabled Miner. He was a resident of Kimball Carswell addition most of his life. Other than his parents he was preceded in death by one son Donald Smith one brother Wayne Smith and three Sisters Almeda Smith electro Lux vacuum cleaners sales and service in i Ike to Uthof a Fawkia make Uichi lieu Kos free pickup and delivery 327-8269 a mrs. Betty Jean Charles Cedar Bluff a. Mrs. Betty Jean Charles 67, of the Baptist Valley Section of Cedar Bluff passed away saturday september 14, 1996, at a Rich lands Hospital following a Long illness. Born in Mcdowell county she was the daughter of the late William and Edith Spence White. She was a graduate of big Creek High school and was of the Baptist Faith. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one son or. Christopher Charles one daughter Joy Ann Charles two Brothers Bill White and de White and one sister Hazel Deskins. She is survived by her husband or. Walter g. Charles or. One son or. Walter Charlesjr. Of Cedar Bluff one daughter mrs. Beverly Lynn Witt of Jewell Ridge two grandsons or. Christopher Tilmon Charles of Cedar Bluff and or. Richard Witt or. Of Richlands a. And one granddaughter mrs. Kimberly White of Cedar Bluff. Funeral services will be conducted tuesday september 17, 1996, at 1 . At the Singleton funeral Chapel in Cedar Bluff with the Rev. De Hankins officiating. Burial will follow at the Grandview memory gardens at Bluefield a. Family and friends will serve As casket bearers. The family will receive friends at the Singleton funeral service in Cedar Bluff from 6 to 9 . Was a member of the order of the Eastern Star of Bluefield va., no. 102. She was a member of the first United methodist Church of Pocahontas and was a member of the United methodist women a society. She was preceded in death by her husband Warren Richardson. Survivors daughters Melanie Louise Richardson of Pocahontas and Lani Rae Sublett of Hurricane son Warren g. Richardson or. Of Princeton Brothers Joe f. Griffith of Nemours John m. Griffith of Bluefield va., and George w. Griffith or. Of Philadelphia a. Sisters Bessie g. Walker Rosezella m. Griffith and Martha g. Sharp All of Pocahontas and Ruth Funk of Prince George a. The funeral will be tuesday at 1 . At the first United methodist Church of Pocahontas with the Rev. Harold Russell officiating. Music will be provided by mrs. Frances Craft and Ernest Yeates. Burial will follow at the Grandview memory gardens in Bluefield a. Military graveside rites will be conducted by american legion Post no. 14 of Pocahontas and vow Post no. 9696 of Bluefield a. Friends May Call from 6 to 9 . Today at the Church and one hour prior to services at the Church on tuesday. American legion Post no. 14 will have a service at 7 . Monday followed by the order of the Eastern Star chapter no. 102 at 7 30 . The family can be reached at the Home of mrs. Bessie Walker 4344 East water Street Pocahontas 540 -945-2767. Rodriguez funeral Homes inc. Of Pocahontas is in charge of arrangements. Burial will follow at the to Fol Lawn memorial Park cemetery in Bluewell. Friends May Call today at the funeral Home from 6 to 9 . Grandchildren will serve As pallbearers. Freda e. Martin Princeton Freda e. Martin 73, of Willow ton Princeton route1 4, died saturday evening sep tember 14, 1996, at a Glenwood nursing Home. She was a daughter of the lat Clarence and Lula Meadows. She had lived in Willow ton All of her lifetime. She was a retired employee of the celanese corporation with Over 40 years of service1.�?o she was a member of the Willow Quot ton Christian Church. She a preceded in death by her husband David Ernest Martin in 1994, and two Brothers Keith Meadows in 1966 and Truman Meadows in 1986. Survivors include one sister a 1 mrs. Dorothy walkup of Willow Quot ton one brother Vernon Meadows also of Willow ton two Stepsons David Martin of Salem a. And Larry Martin of Narrows. A. Four step grandchildren and one step great grandchild and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at the Willow ton Christian Church at 2 . Tuesday afternoon with minister David staul Fer officiating. Burial will be in the Willow ton cemetery. Friends May Call at the Davis funeral Home from 6 to 8 today. Funerals Nell Griffith Richardson Pocahontas a. Nell Griffith Richardson 74, of . Box 214, Pocahontas died saturday september 14, 1996, at the Kegley Manor of Bastian a. Born in Pocahontas she was a daughter of the late George w. And Minnie r. Litchford Griffith. She was a life time resident of the Pocahontas abbs Valley area. She was a . Army Veteran of world War ii and was a graduate of the Little French Beauty Academy of Bluefield. She was an Len at the old St. Luke a Hospital of Bluefield and a member of the White shrine of Bluefield. She Virginia m. Peters Bluefield Virginia m. Peters 82, of 501 Frederick Street Bluefield went to be with her lord sunday morning september 15, 1996, at a Princeton Hospital. Born in Coopers she was a daughter of the late Thomas a. And Jennie Merrill Niswander. She was a lifelong resident of Bluefield and was retired from get. She was a member of the Edgemont Baptist Church where she was a member of the Ann Vencill Circle and very Active in the bus ministry. She was preceded in death by her husband Donald e. Peters a sister Audrey Shrader and three Brothers Denny Niswander Hughie Niswander and Edward a a Budgie Niswander. Survivors two daughters and sons in Laws Sandra and Paul Treolo of Williamsburg a. And Donita and Rodney Goins of Proctorville Ohio a sister mrs. Steve a a Helen Farris of Muncie ind. Brothers Woodrow Niswander of Jacksonville . And Walter a a babes Niswander of Honoraville lab. A sister in Law Athaline Niswander of Bramwell five grandchildren four great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews a supportive Church and Many dedicated friends. Funeral services will be conducted tuesday september 17, 1996, at 11 . From the Mercer funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Robert Wilson officiating. Services scheduled today include a William Wiley a a Bill Kidd the Burns Wornal Chapel of the memorial funeral directory. Athens Road Princeton 1 . Burial will follow at the Grandview memory gardens on the Bluefield Tazewell Road Bluefield a. With military graveside rites by the Bluefield . Post no. 3856. Oil a Bessie Allmon Sigmon the Rowland h. Bailey funeral Chapel of Bailey Kirk funeral Home Princeton 11 . Burial at Rose Lawn memorial gardens. Contin in Cou and i Block 5 move High i blame and m school bloc nation struck Algi Educ and l Sion to their 1 prob i expire hour a be a it exp in two uling and be Clas utes. Ing it the 6 Dent est Schoy mini half Bui four As a is trate the is us stud time one next to Alto Clas Trad �?o0 Offe Den can Tec ers trat on 1 Cou own bet jaw Dov to of set a mrs. Lelia Martin Kelley Sra ver the Hankins cemetery Richlands va., 11 . Virginia Christine Mills the Saunders Grove Baptist Church Bej hit Over the co de Willow ton Community cemetery at Willow ton 1 a Jackie l. Crouse Peery and St. Clair funeral Home Chapel Tazewell va., 2 . Burial will follow at the Grandview memory gardens in Bluefield a. A Nellie Betty Farmer the Cravens Shires funeral Home Chapel Bluewell 10 . Burial will follow in Roselawn memorial gardens on the courthouse Road in Princeton . Pm 4 a Leon Strulson Beth Al cemetery at Forest Lawn Richmond va., 2 30 . Us a James Garrison Turley Oak eyes North Chapel Roanoke Vamp a a 1 . Burial will follow in Blue Ridge memorial gardens. Couple indicted in farmhouse slaying Bluefield a. 540 -326-2621. Possible fire Vapours were reported coming from a Hill Street residence saturday. Officer Craig Menefee and the Bluefield a. Fire department investigated. Kerosene spill a kerosene spill was reported saturday in front of papa Johns. Officer Craig Menefee and the Bluefield a. Fire department investigated. Drunk in Public an intoxicated subject was reported saturday near Short Stop. Sgt. Dave Brewster investigated. Drunk in Public an intoxicated subject was reported saturday leaving a Sharlen Street residence. Officer Roger Wagner investigated. Vandalism vandalism was reported saturday at a Hockman Pike residence. Officer Pete beavers investigated. Theft a theft was reported Friday from or. Barkers office at the Westwood medical Park. Officer Pete beavers investigated. New Martinsville a a Wetzel county grand jury has indicted a couple in the death of a Folsom Man whom police say was starved and beaten. William Cooper 39, and his wife Arlene Whitehurst also known As Eliza Cooper age unavailable each were indicted last week on felony counts of murder and conspiracy. They Are accused of killing Timothy Good whose body was found at a farmhouse in november 1994 after police received an Anonymous Call from a Man who had broken into the Home. Good had lived at the property with the couple after moving with them from York county pa., in 1991, authorities said. Good and Cooper planned to build a religious commune or Church in the secluded area said state police trooper . Armstrong. Cooper who has used numer Ous aliases and his wife Livecy on the Homes main level ii it a super Plush surroundings while Good was kept in the basement with a Bare Concrete floor a bed and a Small Dresser police said. Mcdowell republicans open Headquarters correction Bluefield Bertha l. Hod Ges was reported missing for several hours last August not several Days As reported in the daily Telegraph tuesday. The daily Telegraph regrets the error. Welch the Mcdowell county Republican executive committee has opened its Headquarters for the nov. 5 general election officials said. The Headquarters Are located at 151 Stewart St., Welch. A Mcdowell republicans Are going to work hard for All of our party a candidates but the emphasis of our efforts will be on getting Cecil Underwood elected As governor a said Madeline Ciampanella chairwoman of the executive committee. A a a a a a a a a a a a paid political and s Vic 1 a a Gindin a a it for assessor a Green Treejo a escaping sen ices fit a am Mia wan a 111.1 11. A a Pel Ted upholstery a drapery exterior siding de flooding a water damage restoration �3041 425-9489 toll free 1j888 of clean Diamond world attention september birthdays a Gapp Kyrm /2 off Bluefield a i Beckley we 540 322-5768 304 255-0377 Mon in loom 7pm / Sun pm 6pm closed saturdays we build Bridges right Bluefield a Princeton 425-4910 1-800-811-9417 \

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