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Post-Herald (Newspaper) - October 25, 1973, Beckley, West Virginia Mary Robertson Dies; Rites Slated RUPERT (RNS) Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Robertson, 71, of Rupert died Wednesday in a Fairlea nursing home after a long illness. Born June 28, 1902, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Mary C. Evans. She had lived in Rupert for the past four years, was a member of Big Clear Creek Baptist Church at Rupert and was a retired seamstress. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Freda Ray of Baltimore, Ohio; one sister, Mrs. Pauline Crookshank of Rupert, and one grandchild. Services will be at p.m. Friday at Big Clear Creek Baptist Church with Rev. John Lares and Rev. Leroy Crane in charge. Burial will be in the End-of-the-Trail Cemetery at Clintonville. Friends may call after 5 p.m. today at Wallace and Wallace Funerl Home in Rainelle. Greenbrier County Seniors Enter Junior Miss Pageant Union Items UNION (RNS) Michael and Lee Ann Dransfield of Union who observed their 10th birth- day anniversaries Wednesday were honored by their grandmother, Mrs. M. L. McClung of Wayside, on Sunday with a birthday dinner. Mrs. H. H. Boyd of Union and her sister, Mrs. Gretta Buckles of Bluefield, spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Bob Boyd and daughter of Morgan- town. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Ware and granddaughter, Debbie Richmond, and Harvey Mann all of Wayside, were involved in an accident Saturday an< were admitted to the Hinton Hospital. Weekend guests of Mr. anc Mrs. Wiley Bower and Mr. anc Mrs. J. A. Bower of Rec Sulphur Springs were Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Bower and family Vern Bower, grandson of Mr and Mrs. Wiley Bower of Rec Sulphur Springs, visited with his grandparents before reporting to Lackland Air Force Base in Texas Wednesday. LEWISBURG (RNS) Three enior girls from Greenbrier est High School at Charmco will be vying for the title of unior Miss for the Fayette, jreenbrier, Monroe and ocahontas Region 12 Junior iss Pageant to be held at arnegie Hall in Lewisburg at p.m. Nov. 3. They are Miss oyce Lynn Lookabill, Miss Ca- ol McGuire and Miss Debra tynn Shinn. Miss Lookabill is the daughter f Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. of Rainelle. For her alent presentation she will do an instrumental solo with elections from "Oliver." Her favorite subject is 'rench. She is active as a aristy cheerleader, is yearbook ,ditor-in-cbief, member of the Project Selected LEWISBURG A decision to turn the spotlight on highway construction in the Highlands was the most notable action taken by the board of directors of the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy during the con servation group's fall weekenc review held near Lewisburg Oct. 19, 20 and 21. Highway planning in the Highlands v.ill be the theme o workshops and discussions dur ing the Conservancy's mid winter workshop to be held in Elkins the last weekend in January. "Mini-weekends" for mem bers were also planned. A mid winter backpacking trip on Shaver's Mountain will be followed by an April canoe tri on lower Shaver's Fork and May float trip down the Chea River near Rowlesburg. ALDERSON W. E. "Gene Knight of Lewisburg announce Monday's sale held at th Alderson Livestock Mark amounted to Fiv hundred forty-six head livestock were sold by 111 di ferent consignors to 94 buyers A breakdown of the sal follows: Slaughter cattle, steers, goo< to standard, t heifers, good, S43 to standard, to utility, to stockers and feeder steers, choice, to gooc S44 to medium, common, to steer calves, choice, t eld she would be helping peo- le which is something she likes o do. A member of the United Methodist Church, she plays music on certain Sundays for reparation. The Xi Beta secretary of the Rainelle Tri-Hi- l and secretary of Greenbrier Hi-Y District. She also is a member of the band. Miss xwkabill plans to attend Wesi Virginia University or Concorc College and major in drama or French. She attends the lainelle United Methodist Church. Her hobbies and in- :erests center around playing the guitar, piano, flute anc recorder, all types of athletic sports and traveling with her 'amity. A vocal solo will be the talent presentation of Miss McGuire laughter of Mrs. Marilyn McGuire. Sociology is her avorite subject and she plans :o attend Marshall University to study toward becoming a so- cial worker in the field o uvenile delinquency in an effar :o provide a better understand ing for the troubled youths o today. At GWHS, Miss McGuir s active in the band, is a ma orette, a member of the Tri Ii-Y, Youth in Governmen delegate and exchange edito :or the school newspaper. He lobbies include playing the oboe, flute, piano, singing lorseback riding, knitting anc reading. She is a member of the Methodist Church, wher< she is a member of the youti group, plays the piano for Bible School, provides the music o before Sunday ser vices and is a member of the choir. Psychology is the favorite subject of Miss Shinn, daughte of Dr. and Mrs. W. B. Davi of Rainelle, who's talen presentation for the four-count) pageant will be a ballet t "Faust's" Ballet Waltzes. Mis Shinn is active in the Tri-Hi-Y tias been a band member fo five years and majorette fo four years. She enjoys music playing the piano, reading swimming, dancing and sewing Miss Shinn plans to atten Marshall University or St Mary's School of Nursing Huntington. She is interested in BECKLEY POST-HERALD, BECKLEY, W. VA THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 25, 1973 Rites Incomplete For Nimitz Man NIMITZ (RNS) I. Vernon Ratcliffe, 74, of Nimitz died at p.m. Wednesday in a Hin- ton hospital after a long illness. Born in Lincoln County, Aug. 10, 1899, he was a son of the late Dr. Ballard P. and Villetta Farley Ratcliffe. He had lived in Summers County for the past 42 years, was a retired car mechanic, was a member of Christian Church and attended the Bluestone Baptist Church at Jumping Branch. Survivors include his wife, Bertha Fitzpatrick Ratcliffe; four sons, Alpha, Franklin and Thomas, all of Nimitz, and Lester, with the Army in Okinawa; two daughters, Mrs. Martha Martin of Pipestem and Mrs. Addie Maddy of White Oak; three sisters, Mrs. Vicie Morrissette of Christainburg, Va., Mrs. Venetta Purdue of Pineless Park, Fla., and Mrs. Ruth Freeman of Huntington; 13 grandchildren and 1 great- grandchild. The body is at Ronald Meadows Funeral Home in Hinton. w FIFTEEN DEBRA LYNN SHINN ursing because in that chosen Beta Upsilon chapters of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority in Lewisburg are sponsors of the fourth annual pageant. The winner will compete in the West Virginia's Junior Miss Pageant competition to be held in Manchin Has No Plan For Disposing Of Junk A. James Manchin state director of the Rehabilitation Environmental Action Program was the guest speaker for the Thursday night meeting of the Ronceverte Lions Club at the Gateway Inn in Ronceverte. Others shown are Charles Capet Manchin's ad- ministrative assistant, and Charles Ayers, club president. Manchin made the club members aware of the deplorable spectacle junked cars present to the public during his talk. At present Manchin said he has no plan for disposing of junk in DaneseAreaPersonals DANESE (RNS) Nora Kathleen Woolwine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Woolwine of Danese, celebrated her first birthday anniversary Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lipscomb of Jeffersonville, Ind. spent Friday and Saturday with her brother and sister-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Hatcher of Danese. reenbrier County undef REAP but he hopes to plan operating which may include another county with reenbrier by early spring. MAGNETIC SIGNS HOUR SERVICE VEHICLES OR OFFICE DISPLAY COLOR ON WHITE PHONE 877-3011 or 465-5613 301 MAIN ST. OAK Hill, W. VA. C. H. Morgan Dies Services Schedule! RONCEVERTE (RNS) Funeral services Charles Houston Morgan, 79, of Ronce verte will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Pentecostal Church of Christ at Fairlea with Rev. Thomas Dillon and Rev. T. S. Johnson charge. Burial will be in Cemetery at Organ in good, to me- Bethel dium, to bull calves, Cave. to baby calves, He died Tuesday in a Bcckley to Hogs, No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, sows, to boars to pigs to mules, cows, commercial to utility, hospital. Friends may call at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte after noon today and the body will be taken to the church one hour prior to to canner and to bulls, commercial and good, to cutter, to Heifer calves, choice, to good, to medium, to veal calves, choice, to good, to medium, to common, to cows and calves, to cows, by the head, Sheep and lambs, blue, to red, to medium, to common, ewes, cwt. to ewes, by the head, 517.50, bucks, cwt., to Pack Infant Dies; Funeral Set Today WHITE SULPHUR (RNS) -j Anthony Dean Pack, son of Roy D and Delsie R. Pack of White j Sulphur Springs, was stillborn i Wednesday in a Clifton Va., hospital. Other survivors include his j paternal grandparents, Mr. andi Indian: grand-. Mrs. Mills Homer Pack of and maternal mother, Mrs. Beatrice McMa- _______________ ban of White Sulphur Springs. J Graveside rites will be at 11 Birth IS Announced today at Hi ll crest MARLINTON (RNS) Mr.jCemetery at White Sulphur and Mrs. Henry Wolfe of Cass Springs with Rev. J. Calvin have announced the birth of a j Adams in charge, son, Charles Harper, bom Oct. The body is at STianklin 16. He weighed seven Home in White Sulphur eleven ounces. 'Springs. EARLY AMERICAN SOFA AND CHAIR This beautiful suite features a 30% ny- long floral fabric and rugged coil 2 sofa arm pillows includedl Rich maple trim. cocktail table (plastic step table (plastic top) Maple lamp table (plastic top) ea. Mapl< Mapl< Table HERCULON COVERED COLONIAL RECLINER 119' You'll love this maple trimmed family chair. Long wearing and stain resistant plaid fabric in your choice. THE HANSFORD HOUSE MARKETING GUILD 112 Store Buying Power. A customer conscious group of over 112 stores in a five state area work- ing together to bring you more VALUE. .more STYLE .more QUALITY for your money. EARLY AMERICAN HERCULON' SWIVEL ROCKER 109 Not only swivels, but olso provides gentle rocking motion to relax tense nerves. Maple finish wood trim, foam padded arms. Plaid patterns of gold, green or red. 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