Blairsville woman was
former Scenery Hill resident.
Helen Huffman, 69, of Blairsville, formerly of Scenery Hill, died Saturday,
June 27, 1992, in Indiana.
Born February 27, 1923, in Marianna, she was a daughter of Andrew Skirchak
Sr. and Anna Hryenda Skirchak.
Surviving are her husband Charles Ray Huffman; two daughters, Helen Charlotte
Reynolds of West Alexander and Sharon Ann Hamilton of West Finley; seven
grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; five sisters, Mrs. Mike (Mary) Krehel
of Potosi, Mo., Pearl Kisela of Stratford, Conn., Mrs. Frank (Tillie) Dulak of
Beaver, Mrs. Robert (Evelyn) Warth of Treasure Island, Fla. and Mrs. Joseph
(Josephine) Martin of Canonsburg; and two brothers, Nick Skirchak of Scenery
Hill R.D.1, and Samuel Skirchak of Beaver.
Deceased are one sister, Nancy Slifka; and two brothers, Andrew and Steve Skirchak.
HUFFMAN--Friends of Helen Huffman of Blairsville, formerly of Scenery Hill,
who died Saturday, June 27, 1992, will be received from 7-9 p.m. Monday and 2-4 and
7-9 p.m. Tuesday in the Greenlee Funeral Home, 619 Main Street, Bentleyville, where
services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, with the Rev. Harold Sprowls
Interment in Beallsville Cemetery.
Charles R. Huffman
Retired coal miner was
World War II veteran
Charles R. Huffman, 75, of Jefferson, R.D.1, died Wednesday, August 16, 2000,
in the home of his daughter, Sharon Hamilton.
He was bborn November 23, 1924, in West Bethlehem Township, a son of Ray and Bessie
Mr. Huffman was a retired coal miner from Marianna Mine.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
In June 1948, he married Helen Skirchak, who died in June 1992.
Surviving are two daughters, Sharon Hamilton of Jefferson R.D.1, with whom
he made his home, and Helen S. Durbin of Nemacolin; seven grandchildren,
Lorie Goodson, Amy Rae Fisher, Raymond H. Hamilton Jr., Rebecca S. Parker, Timothy
L. Kelly, Jerry "Robby" Reynolds and Jennifer K. Reynolds; 11 great-grandchildren;
several foster grandchildren; a sister, Evelyn Hunter of Claysville.
Deceased are a grandson Raymond C. Hamilton; a sister, Frances Hazlett; and two
brothers, Roy Neal Huffman and Joseph Huffman.
At the request of the deceased, visitation and services will be private.
Interment will be in Jefferson Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction
of Behm Funeral Home Inc., Jefferson
(Omitted from obit, was several nephews and nieces survive.)
Mrs. James Durbin
Died in Baltimore
Mrs. James O. Durbin, 45, former resident of West Alexander, Pa., died Tuesday,
March 9, 1965, at 4:30 p.m. at her home, 2051 Jasmine Road, Baltimore, Md.
She had been ill about three months. Mrs. Durbin was born at Masontown, Pa., June
9, 1919, a daughter of John H. and Sarah Davis Renner. She spent most of her younger
life in the Enon community and was a member of the Enon Baptist church.
On May 31, 1941, she was united in marriage to James O. Durbin and in September
of that year they moved to Baltimore. During the period 1948 to 1956, they resided
in West Alexander.
Surviving beside her husband are two daughters and two sons, Loretta E.
and Karen A.; James D. and Thomas E. Durbin, all at home. Her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John H. Renner, four sisters, Mrs. Florence McDonald, Wind Ridge, Pa., Mrs.
Naomi Livingood, Washington, Pa.; Mrs. Myrtle Kern, McKeesport, Pa., and Mrs. Edna
Gray, Claysville, Pa. R.B. Also four brothers, Harold Renner, New Brighton, Pa.;
John D. Renner, Washington, Pa.R.D. #6; Wilbur Renner, Finleyville, Pa., and
Homer S. Renner, Rochester, Pa.
Friends will be received at the Ferrell Funeral Home, West Alexander, from 2 to
4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, where funeral services will be held Friday, March 12,
1965, at 1 p.m., in charge of Rev. John H. Debolt, pastor of the West Alexander
Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the West Alexander Cemetery.
(From Mrs. Dwight Durbin,
of West Alexander, Pa.)
Cpl. Dwight Durbin, son of Mrs. Ethel Durbin, of Baltimore, Md., and Miss Dorothy
Hughes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Hughes, of Cameron, R.D. were united in
marriage July 21, 1945, in Baltimore. Mrs. Durbin is employed at Fairmont, W.Va. Cpl.
Durbin, who is in the Infantry and was overseas for 18 months, is home on a 30-day
furlough. He had four Invasion Stars. He will report August 12, for reassignment.
When residng at Wind Ridge, Cpl. Durbin was employed at the H.R. McGlumphy Service
Station. Cpl. Durbin was a recent overnight guest of Mr. and Mrs. McGlumphy.
Cpl. Dwight Durbin, a former resident of Wind Ridge, was visiting friends
there recently. He is home on a 30-day furlough after 18 months of overseas duty
as a member of the Infantry. He will report back for re-assignment August 12.
He wears four battle stars. On July 21, in Baltimore, Md., at 9 p.m. he married Miss
Dorothy Hughes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hughes, of Aleppo, who is
employed at Fairmont, W.Va. Mrs. Durbin will continue her work while her husband
is in the armed forces. Cpl. and Mrs. Durbin, also visited his grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. John Murphy of West Alexander, Pa., and his mother, Mrs. Ethel Durbin of Baltimore,
Judith Ann Durbin,
Bruce Alan Kimble
Judith Ann Durbin became the bride of Bruce Alan Kimble ina double ring ceremony
in West Alexander Methodist Church, Friday, November 12, 1965. The bride is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Durbin, West Alexander R.D.2, and the bridegroom is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Kimble, Avella R.D.2. Vows were exchanged at 7:30
o'clock before an alter massed with ferns and lighted white tapers in branched
candelabra. Rev. John H. Debolt officiating.
Mrs. Anna Shuman played "I Love You Truly" and "Because". Given in marriage
by her father, the bride wore a floor length gown of peau de sole, styled with
a fitted lace bodice and scalloped V neckline, long tapered sleeves and a full
softly pleated skirt. Her shoulder length veil was attached to a crown of peau de
sole covered with scalloped lace and seed pearls, and the bride wore a pearl necklace
belonging to her grandmother, Mrs. Albert Hughes. She carried a colonial bouquet of
white roses, centered with a white orchid corsage and showered with white streamers.
The gown was designed and made by the bride and her aunt, Mrs. Mabel Durbin.
Patty King served as maid-of-honor, and the bridesmaids were Fran Kimble, sister of
the bridegroom, and Susanna King. Junior bridesmaids were Beth Sue Hughes and
Terry Lee Teagarden cousins of the bride.
The attendants wore identical floor length gowns or romance blue taffeta, and
carried colonial bouquets of red roses. Donald King, Claysville, R.D.2, was best man
for Mr. Kimble and the ushers were Richard Crupe and David Nunn.
For her daughter's wedding Mrs. Durbin wore a royal blue knit suit with matching
accessories and the bridegroom's mother chose a navy blue two-piece suit with
matching accessories. Both mothers wore corsages of red roses. A reception for
approximately 150 guests was held in the church social rooms. Helen Durbin was in
charge of the guest book and refreshments were served by members of the W.S.C.S.
Hostesses were Mrs. Jean Gribben, Mrs. Roberta Swiger, Mrs. Virginia Glover,
Mrs. Helen Richey and Martha Ball.
The bride is a 1964 graduate of McGuffey High School and was formerly employed by
Washington Garment Company. The bridegroom, a 1964 graduate of Avella High School,
is employed at Weirton Steel.
After a wedding trip to Pinellas Park, in Florida, the newlyweds will
reside on Claysville, R.D.2.
The Weekly Recorder,
Page 3, March 28, 1977
CELEBRATING their 37th anniversary recently were Mr. and Mrs. Dale Stollar of West
Alexander. A family dinner was held in honor of the occasion. Those attending were
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Stollar with Mike and Laurel; Mr. and Mrs. Ron Stollar with Mark
and Becky Stollar; Mr. and Mrs. Halcie Durbin and Wendy and Mrs. C. Stollar.
Sgt. Dale Stollar
WAYNESBURG, Jan. 28--Sgt. Dale Stollar was seriously wounded, Jan. 9, in
Luxembourg, according to a telegram received from the War Department by Sgt.
Stollar's wife, Mrs. Bernice Meighen Stollar, of West Alexander, R.D.
Sgt. Stollar, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey Stollar, West Finley, entered
the service Dec. 21, 1943, and received his training at Fort McClennan, Ala.,
and Camp Shelby, Miss. He went overseas last August. He was in the 26th Division,
Prior to entering the service, Sgt. Stollar was employed by the Manufacturers Light
and Heat Company.
He has two sons. He also has three sisters, Mrs. Gerald Mahan and Mrs. Lloyd Ernest,
West Finley and Mrs. Frank Johnston, Nineveh. Sgt. Stollar's cousin, S/Sgt. Delmar
Stollar, of Hundred, W.Va., son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Stollar, of near Cumberland, Md.,
was reported to have died of wounds, the family having been notified of this
some two weeks ago.
Harry J. Durbin
Harry J. Durbin, 59, of Waynesburg R.D.5, died at 10:29 a.m. Sunday, December 22, 1985,
in Greene County Memorial Hospital.
He was born June 14, 1926, in Jacktown, a son of Harry D. and Mary E. Murphy
Durbin. He was a Presbyterian. Mr. Durbin lived in Greene County most of his life.
Before retiring in 1981 because of ill health, he was employed as a mechanic for
about 13 years by Williamson Shaft Co. of Fairmont, W.Va. He served in the U.S.
Navy during World War II.
Mr. Durbin was a member of United Mine Workers Local 1624 of District 31, Fraternal
Order of Eagles, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 461, VFW Post 4793 and American Legion
Post 330, all of Waynesburg.
On November 22, 1947, he married Nellie Ann Tharp, who survives.
Also surviving are five sons, Harry K. and Mark D. Durbin, both of Waynesburg
R.D.5, Larry D. Durbin of Aliquippa, and David A. and Rick L. Durbin, both at home;
one daughter, Mrs. Roy (Linda) Engle of Waynesburg R.D.5; six grandchildren; one
step-granddaughter; four brothers, Harold, Dwight and Blaine Durbin, all of West
Alexander, and James Durbin of Baltimore, Md.; and two sisters, Mrs. Merlin (June)
Clough of Baltimore, and Mrs. William (Mary Lou) Holland of Delta. A sister, Hazel,
DURBIN-- Friends of Harry J. Durbin of Waynesburg R.D.5, who died, Sunday,
December 22, 1985, will be received from 3-9 p.m. Monday in the Lantz-Rush Funeral
Home Inc., Rogersville, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 24,
with the Rev. Robert Ratchford officiating.
Interment in Oakmont Cemetery. Full military rites will be accorded by VFW
Post 4793 and American Legion Post 330, both of Waynesburg.
Keith Durbin, 16, of Waynesburg R.D.5. died at 3:44 a.m. Sunday, March 11, 1990,
in Greene County Memorial Hospital, from injuries received earlier Sunday in
an accident involving an all-terrain vehicle.
He was born January 25, 1974, in Waynesburg, a son of Kenneth Buck and Beth Mason
He was Protestant. He was an eighth-grade student in West Green School District,
where he participated in football during the 1989 season. Surviving, in addition
to his parents, are a sister, Candace Lee Durbin, at home; paternal grandmother,
Nellie Tharp Durbin of Waynesburg R.D.5; maternal grandfather, Terry Mason of Cameron,
W.Va.; and maternal great-grandfather, Chester Mason of Cameron.
His paternal grandfather, Harry J. Durbin is deceased.
DURBIN--Friends of Keith Durbin, of Waynesburg R.D.5, who diedSunday, March 11,
1990, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in Rush Funeral Home
Inc., Rogersville, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 13,
with the Rev. Robert Wrachford officiating. Burial in Rosemont Cemetery, Rogersville.
John B. Tharp
John B. Tharp, 76, of Waynesburg R.D. 5, (Hargus Creek), was pronounced dead
on arrival at Greene County Memorial Hospital, at 8:50 p.m. Monday, November 25,
His death was unexpected.
He was born February 7, 1902, at Glyde, in Washington County, the son of Thomas
F. and Cecelia Anna Kent Tharp.
Prior to his retirement, Mr. Tharp was employed in the maintenance department
of the Greene County Memorial Hospital. A member of the Radio Church of God, at
Uniontown, he had resided at Hargus Creek for the past 18 years.
Mr. Tharp was married November 12, 1917, to Gail Wendell, whosurvives.
Also surviving are five sons: Jack Tharp, of Graysville; Kenneth Tharp, of
Waynesburg; Carl Tharp, of Weirton, W.Va.; John Tharp, of Aliquippa, and Freddie
Tharp, of Redonda Beach, Calif.; five daughters: Mrs. Charles C. (Pauline) Strope,
of Oak Forest; Mrs. Clyde (Mary Lou) Bedillion of Graysville; Mrs. Harry (Nellie)
Durbin, of Waynesburg R.D.5; Mrs. Willard (Shirley) Bedillion, of Stow, Ohio, and
Mrs. James (Carolyn) Kiger, of Yuokuso, Japan; 36 grandchildren and four great-
one brother Earl Tharp, of Follansbee, W.Va., and one sister, Mrs. Harry (Hilda)
Stickles, of Waynesburg, R.D.2.Two brothers and three sisters are deceased.
Funeral arrangements in charge of the Robert L. Lantz Funeral Home, Rogersville,
Ruth Wiseman Blaker
Ruth M. Wiseman Blaker, 78, of Waynesburg R.D.5, (Hargus Creek), died unexpectedly
at 12:10 a.m. Sunday, August 5, 1990 in her home.
She was born August 17, 1911, in Center Township, a daughter of J.R. and Alcie
Roberts Gray. She had been a resident of Barraksville, W.Va., for 12 years before
returning to Greene County in 1977.
She was a member of the former Claylick Methodist Church, the Loyal Order of Eagles
Auxiliary of Barracksville, and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary of Fairmont, W.Va.
Her first husband, Robert B. Wiseman, died in 1949. She later married Clarence Sam
Blaker, who died in 1979. Surviving are one son, Charles E. Wiseman of Washington
R.D.4; two daughters, Mrs. Tom (Viola) Orndoff of Waynesburg R.D.5 (Hargus Creek)
and Kay Philp of Washington; three brothers, Charles Gray of Shreveport, La., Allen
Gray of Washington, and Ivan Gray; two sisters, Laurene Patterson of Greensboro
and Anna Mayhle of Waynesburg R.D.5; 25 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sons, Donald E. and Raymond G. Wiseman; one grandson, Allan Paul
Wiseman; three brothers, Raymond and Roy Gray, and a brother who died in infancy; and
one sister, Grace Hewitt.
WIND RIDGE MANSLASHES THROAT
TO END HIS LIFE___________
D.H. Murphy, 60, Post-master for 20 years,
Found Bleeding To Death in Outbuilding.
LIVED ONLY FEW HOURS 1934.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon for Dennis Herman Murphy, 60, Wind Ridge
postmaster and one of the most widely known men of western Greene county, who
died at 6 o'clock Friday evening, August 24, in the Greene County Memorial Hospital
from self-inflicted wounds. Their services, which were private, were conducted by Rev.
A.M. Riggs, and interment was in the Wind Ridge cemetery. Mr. Murphy had been postmaster
at Wind Ridge for the past 20 years and was a director of the Jacktown Fair. He had been
about the fair ground on Thursday, the closing day of the fair, and apparently was in
his customary health. About 2 o'clock Friday afternoon he was found in an outbuilding
at his home, bleeding profusely, his throat and wrists slashed. He was rushed to the
hospital here, but he had lost so much blood that his lifecould not be saved.
A son of Dennis and Mary Bell Murphy, he was born August 27, 1874, and spent all
his life in Richhill township. He was a member of the Harmony Presbyterian church at Wind Ridge.
Besides his wife, Lucy Jones Murphy, he leaves the following children: Mrs. Margaret
Snowden, of Pittsburgh; Mrs. Mary Nelson, of Akron, O; Mrs. Olive Meighen, of Waynesburg;
Mrs. Nellie Lambaugh, of Columbus, Ohio; Robert Murphy of Columbus, W.Va., R.D.;
Merle, William, Thomas and Frances, at home.
The following brothers and sisters also survive: Mrs. Catherine Day, of Graysville;
James Murphy, of Chicago; John Murphy, of West Finley; J.L. Murphy, of Wind Ridge; Mrs.
Charles Ridgeley, of Elm Grove, W.Va.; Mrs. W.C. Pettit, of Cleveland, Ohio; Mrs.
W.G. Campbell of Charleston, W.Va., and Mrs. Hermie Chapman, of Akron, Ohio.
Tuesday, May 17, 1994
William W. Murphy
A native of Greene County
William W. Murphy, 78, of Clinton, Ark., formerly of Greene County, died Saturday,
May 14, 1994.
He was born November 22, 1915, in Wind Ridge, a son of D. Herman and Lucy
Jones Murphy. Mr. Murphy attended school in Wind Ridge and graduated in 1934
from Richhill Township High School. He lived most of his life in Ohio. He was employed in
communications and retired from the Goodyear Tire and Rubber CO. after 34 years of service.
Mr. Murphy was Protestant. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Patricia) Domer
of Clinton and Judy of the state of California; a son, Michael Murphy of Akron, Ohio;
and three sisters, Olive Meighen and Merle Reismuller, both of Waynesburg, and Frances
Mitchell of Wickenburg, Ariz.
Deceased are his wife, Mary Alice Murphy; four brothers, Charles, Dennis, Robert
and Thomas Murphy; and three sisters, Margaret Snowden, Mary Nelson and Nellie Serbic.
Interment will be in Wind Ridge Cemetery at a later time.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Behm Funeral Home Inc.,
Tuesday, August 2,1988
Thomas W. Murphy
Thomas W. Murphy, 70, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., died unexpectedly at his home
July 26, 1988.
Born October 15, 1917, in Wind Ridge, he was a son of D. Herman and Lucy Jones
Murphy. He attended Richhill Township schools and graduated from Richhill Township
High School. Mr. Murphy served in the U.S. Army in World War II in the Pacific Theater.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed by the East Ohio Gas Company in Akron, Ohio.
His wife, Ruth, survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Terrence of Kokomo, Ind., and Richard of Uniontown,
Ohio; two brothers, Robert of Wheeling, W.Va., and William of Clinton, Ark.; four
sisters, Olive Meighen and Merle Reismuller of Waynesburg, Nellie Serbic of Dearborn,
Mich., and Frances Mitchell of Phoenix, Ariz.
Deceased are two brothers, Charles and Dennis; and two sisters, Margaret
Snowden and Mary Nelson.
Memorial services were held in Florida.
The Weekly Recorder,
April 8, 1994, page 12:
Had Local Relatives
Nellie M. Serbic, 83, of Dearborn, MI, died Thursday, March 31, 1994, in Nightingale
West Nursing Home, Westland, MI.
She was born March 29, 1911, in West Finley, a daughter of Herman and Lucy Jones
She is survived by three sisters, Olive Meighen and Merle Reismuller, both of
Waynesburg, and Frances Mitchell of Wickenburg, AZ; a brother, William Murphy of
Deceased are her husband John Serbic; two sisters, Margaret Snowden and Mary Nelson;
and four brothers, Charles, Dennis, Robert and Thomas Murphy. Services were held
in Dearborn, MI.
Robert H. Murphy
Robert H. Murphy, 85, of 568 Old Fairmont Pike, Wheeling, W.Va., died Monday,
December 11, 1989, at Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, W.Va. He was born July
29, 1904, in Washington, a son of Herman and Lucy Jones Murphy. Mr. Murphy was a member
of the South Wheeling Baptist Church at Ryerson Station, a member and past master
of Cameron Lodge 17 AF&AM, West Virginia, and a member of Cameron Chapter
32 Royal Arch Masons.
He was a retired employee of the Carnegie Natural Gas Co. of Waynesburg and
was formerly a Sunday school superintendent and teacher for over 25 years.
Surviving are his wife, Hilda Hill Murphy; one son, Charles Robert Murphy of
Cincinnati, Ohio; two daughters, Edwina Humphrey of Raleigh, N.C., and Mrs. Leon
(Judith) Goodall of Caldwell, W.Va.; one brother, William Murphy of Clinton, Ark.; four
sisters, Olive Meighen and Merle Reismuller, both of Waynesburg, Nellie Serbic of
Michigan, and Frances Mitchell of Arizona; six grandchildren; and four great-
Mary F. Nelson
Mary F. Nelson of Akron, Ohio, formerly of Wind Ridge, died at 6:11 a.m. Monday,
December 29, 1986, in Akron City Hospital, Akron, followed a brief illness.
She was born in Wind Ridge, daughter of D.H. Murphy and Lucy Jones Murphy.
Her husband, Ralph Warren Nelson, whom she married February 23, 1917, is deceased.
She was a graduate of Richhill Township High School. She lived for many years in
Akron. She was an evangelist with the Church of the Open Bible. Surviving are a
daughter Betty J. Nelson of Akron; two sons, Ralph M. Nelson of Aurora, CO. and
Jack L. Nelson of Stowe, Ohio; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four
sisters, Merle Reismuller and Olive Meighen, both of Waynesburg, Nellie Serbic of MI
and Frances Mitchell of AZ; and three brothers, Robert Murphy of Wheeling, WV,
Bill Murphy of Clinton, AK, and Tom Murphy of Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
Services were held Thursday, January 1, with the Rev. Lula B. Collins officiating.
Burial was in Wind Ridge Cemetery.
Myron Murphy, 75, of Wind Ridge, R.D.1, well-known retired teacher and coach,
died at 5:53 a.m. Saturday, June 21, 1986, in Greene County Memorial Hospital
following a lengthy illness. He was born September 27, 1910, in Richhill Township,
son of the late Joseph L. and Bessie L. Dinsmore Murphy, and had resided all of his
life in Greene County. He graduated from Richhill Township High School in 1943.
He taught at Richhill Township High School and later at West Greene High School
for 39 years prior to his retirement in 1972. He had been an assistant athletic
coach at both schools. Following his retirement, he was a member of West Greene School
Board and had served as board president. Mr. Murphy served in the U.S. Navy as a
pharmacist's mate during World War II.
He was a member of Harmony Presbyterian Church, Wind Ridge, where he had held the
positions of elder, deacon and Sunday school superintendent.
He was a charter member of Richhill Township Volunteer Fire Company and a
member of Wind Ridge Post 267, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and of the Greene County
Coaches's Association. His wife, Helen Virginia Morris, whom he married April 7, 1934,
Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Richard (JoAnn) Yoders of Holbrook R.D.1; a son
Gary Murphy, at home; two grandsons, Richard L. Yoders of Uniontown and David
E. Yoders of Holbrook R.D.1, and a brother, Harold J. Murphy of Hobbs, N.M.
A sister, Sara Jane Johnson, and two brothers, Martin and Harry L. Murphy,
are deceased. Another brother died in infancy.
MURPHY--Services conducted by Rev. H. Forbes. Interment in Braddock Cemetery,
is bride of
Richard L. Yoders
WAYNESBURG-- Christy McNett became the bride of Richard L. Yoders of 427 Coolspring
St., Uniontown, in a double ring ceremony performed in the First Presbyterian Church
of Waynesburg, March 20, 1982, at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. David Barrett officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Mildred McNett of Spraggs Star Route, Waynesburg, and
the late Virgil I. McNett. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Yoders of R.D.1, Holbrook, are the
parents of the bridegroom.
The bride was given in marriage by her uncle, Junior Price. Sheappeared in a
gown of polyester sheer knit lined in taffeta, with a stand-up lace collar and
schiffilio embroidered front yoke, sheer sleeves with lace cuffs, a slightly
raised waist with a pleated front panel, and a chapel length train. The hat worn
by the bride was made of polyester chantilly lace. The back bow and train were of
nylon net. The hat was decorated with fabric silk flowers and pearl.
The bride also wore her Grandmother Price's gold wedding band and a diamond stud
necklace belonging to her maid of honor.
All traditions were observed in her attire.
The maid of honor was Leslie Godisart of Charleroi.
Bridesmaids were Charlene Bayick of Richeyville; Barbara Barnhart of
Masontown; Tina McNett of Waynesburg, sister-in-law of the bride. The dresses
were made by the bride's mother.
The flower girl was Chassity McNett, niece of the bride. Serving as best man
was Jeff Kerr of Waynesburg. Ushers were David Yoders of Holbrook, brother of
the bridegroom; Gary Murphy of Wind Ridge, uncle of the bridegroom; Dennis
McNett of Waynesburg, brother of the bride.
Curtis Price of Waynesburg, cousin of the bride was ring bearer. Receptions
were held in the basement of the church and East Franklin Grange hall.
Out of town guests were from Ohio, Maryland and West Virginia.
In charge of the guest book was Tammy McNett of Waynesburg, sister-in-law
of the bride. The wedding cake was made by the bride's aunt, DeEtta Price,
uncle Junior Price and friend of the family Mary Kiger.
The bride is a 1978 graduate of Waynesburg Central High Schooland in
December, 1981 from Waynesburg College where she majored in Elementary Education
and was a member of Phi Sigma Sorority.
The bridegroom is a 1974 graduate of West Green High School and is employed
by Texas Eastern Gas Pipeline Co.
The new Mr. and Mrs. Yoders are residing at 427 Coolspring St., Uniontown.