Herman E. Caldwell, 64, of Cameron RD 1, died Saturday at his home. He was born October 20, 1901, at Quiet Dell, Pa., a son of William and Anna Wendt Caldwell, and was a member of Cameron First Christian Church. He was a retired employee of the Manufacturer's Light and Heat, and is survived by his wife, Myrtle Caldwell; one son, William, of Canton, Ohio; one brother, Henry, of Cameron; one half-brother Charles, and three grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Charles E. Anderson Funeral Home, Cameron. Services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Sugar Grove Union Chapel, and burial will be in the Centennial Cemetery near Aleppo.
=======================Myrtle M. Caldwell, 84, of Star Route, Holbrook, died at 9:30 am Thursday, May 16, 1991, in Greene County Memorial Hospital. She was born August 9, 1906, a daughter of William and Sarah Ellen Pettit Courtwright. Mrs. Caldwell was a member of Ryerson Station Baptist Church. Her husband, Herman E. Caldwell, died in 1965. She is survived by a son, William E. Caldwell of Canton, Ohio; a granddaughter, Andra of Holbrook; and four great-grandchildren. A grandson, Larry Michael Caldwell is deceased. (Burial in Centennial Cemetery) =======================WAYNESBURG -- D. Floyd Campbell, 76, of 170 E. Greene St., Waynesburg, formerly of Wind Ridge, died Sunday, Nov. 11, after a long illness. Born Jan 30, 1903, he was the son of the late Charles B. and Anna Cook Campbell. He was a graduate of Center Township High School and attended Waynesburg College. He was a teacher in the Richhill Schooll for 24 years. He was also a retired farmer and secretary-treasurer of the Greene County Farmer Mutual Insurance Co. He was on the board of directors of the Jacktown Fair and served in several elected offices in Richhill Township. He was a member of the Wind Ridge Christian Church. Surviving are his wife: Mrs. Wilda Cooper of Waynesburg who he married on Oct. 1, 1927; one son: Charles M. Campbell of Waynesburg; two daughters: Mrs. Beatrice Crump, of Erlanger, Ky., and Mrs. C.P. AnnaMay (Katie) Barnett, of Baytown, Texas; one sister: Mrs. Forrest Ora Mayne, of Martinsburg, W. Va.; a stepbrother: Harold Riggs, of Aleppo, Pa., and a stepsister: Mrs. Mary Sinon, of Limestone, W. Va. He is also survived by six grandchildren including Ed Campbell of Waynesburg and four great-grandchildren. Two sisters and two grandchildren preceded him in death. CAMPBELL, -- Friends of D. Floyd Campbell, 76, of Waynesburg, who died Sunday, Nov. 11, will be received at the Frank J. Behm Funeral Home, 182 High St Waynesburg, Tuesday Nov. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday Nov. 4 from 3 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Seveices will be held at the funeral home Thursday Nov.15 at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Garvin M. Hupp officiating. Burial will be in the Wind Ridge Cemetery. (From the "Democrat-Messenger", Waynesburg, Pa., November 13, 1979.) =======================Homer J. Campbell, 75, of Holbrook, RD 1, died January 16, 1958 in the Greene county Memorial Hospital. He was born October 31, 1882, in Richhill Township, a son of David and Susan Courtwright Campbell. He was a retired farmer and stockraiser, and a member of the Long Run Church of God. On December 12, 1908, he was married to Emily Polen. Surviving are one daughter, Opal, wife of Harold Hull, of Washington, RD 1; and one son, Everett, at home; and one foster daughter, Mrs. Jesse [Ruby] Krepp, of Washington; five grandchildren, and one brother, Clarence Campbell of Wind Ridge. Two brothers, two sisters, two half-brothers and two half-sisters are deceased. =======================Mrs. Leota (Vicky) Kilgore Campbell, 49, of 1333 Winsor Road, Glendale, Calif., a native of Greene County, died at 3:45 p.m. Friday, October 2, 1970, in the Glendale Hospital. She had been ill for the past two years. A daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Braden Kilgore and the late Lawrence Kilgore, she was born February 20, 1921, at Nineveh. She was a well known musician and for several years played at the Trade Winds Night Club at Detroit, Mich. She had also been featured on Station WWVA at Wheeling, W. Va. She was married to Harold Campbell in 1941 and they later moved to California. Mrs. Campbell was a member of the Chevy Chase Baptist Church at Glendale. Surviving, in addition to her husband and mother, are two daughters, Mrs. Paul (Shirley) Ramey, of Detroit, Mich., and Mrs. Kenneth (Bonnie) Ball, of Glendale; one son, Larry, at home; four grandchildren; three brothers; Oakley Kilgore, of St. Cloud, Fla,; Arthur Kilgore, of Sycamore, and Ralph Kilgore of West Finley; and two sisters, Verbia Anderson and Mrs. Thomas Gray, both of Washington Township. A brother, Hallie, is deceased. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 7, in the Little Church of the Flowers, Glendale, with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Glendale. =======================WAYNESBURG -- Louie M. Kerr Campbell, 73, of RD 4, Waynesburg, died at 12:45 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, 1984, in the Greene County Memorial Hospital She had been seriously ill the past three days. Born Jan. 24, 1911, she was a daughter of the late George L. and Huldah Burge Kerr. She is survived by her husband, Ray L. Campbell, whom she married Jan. 1, 1934. She spent her early life in Jackson Township and 30 years in Baltimore before returning to Wayne Township 14 years ago. She was a member of the Spraggs United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women of the Church. She was also Sunday School superintendent and was a member of both the church choir and the Greene County choir. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a brother, Dorwin, of RD 4, Waynesburg. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Delcie Kerns and Ruby Kerr; and two brothers, Sam and Lloyd. =======================Former general store owner and pipe fitter Ray L. Campbell, 92, of Waynesburg, RD 4, died at 9:40 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 1997, in the Waynesburg Respice Center, after being in failing health for the past three years. He was born April 6, 1905, in Richhill Township, a son of Albert Lee and Margaret Reeves Campbell. Mr. Campbell had lived in Maryland for 30 years prior to returning to Greene County in 1970. He was a member of the Spraggs United Methodist Church and was a 1928 graduate of Richhill Township High School. He was a former co-owner of the General Store in Sugar Grove and was employed as a pipe fitter with Bethlehem Steel in Sparrows Point, Md., for 30 years prior to his retirement in 1970. Mr. Campbell was a member of Spraggs United Methodist Church dartball team as long as his health permitted and was also an avid bowler and received numerous trophies in both activities. His wife, Louie Margaret Kerr Campbell, whom he married January 1, 1934, died August 26, 1984. Surviving are several nieces and nephews. Deceased, in addition to his wife, are two sisters, Nellie Moninger and his twin sister, Reaha Phillipi; two brothers, James R. Campbell and William S. Campbell; and one brother who died in infancy. He was the last of his immediate family. (Burial was in Centennial Cemetery) =======================Longtime Resident of Richhill Township Wilda Cooper Campbell, 91, a longtime resident of Richhill Township, Greene County, died at 3:45 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 1996, in Franklin Care Center, Waynesburg. She was born November 4, 1904, near Ryerson Station, a daughter of Evan H. and Anna Finch Cooper. Mrs. Campbell was a 1923 graduate of Richhill township High School. She went on to study bookkeeping at Washington Business College, graduating in 1927. On October 1, 1927, she married D. Floyd Campbell, who died November 11, 1979. Mrs. Campbell lived most of her life in the Wind Ridge area, where she was a member of Wind Ridge Christian Church. For the last few years, she resided at Franklin Care Center. She is survived by a son, Charles M. Campbell, of Waynesburg; a daughter, Beatrice Crump of Erlanger, Ky.; six grandchildren, John William, F. Edward and Michael A. Campbell, Katherine Guillory and Dale and David Crump; four step-grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; three step-great-grand- children; and four nieces and nephews. Deceased are a daughter, Annamae [Katie] Burnett; a grandson, Richard Crump; two sisters, Ruth Courtwright and Ednamae Shrader; and a niece. Burial was in the Wind Ridge Cemetery. Willis Campbell, aged 45 years, a well known resident of Richhill township, died Saturday, November 24, at 2:30 p.m. at his home near Wind Ridge. His death was due to diabetes. Several weeks ago Mr. Campbell, while loading pipe on his wagon at Cameron, W. Va., had his leg broken in several places and was taken to the Ohio Valley hospital, at Wheeling. He had recovered sufficiently to return to his home on Saturday, November 17, and spoke of feeling as well as usual. He was a son of the late David Campbell. His wife, Dora Riggs Campbell, daughter of the late Brice and Anna Lewis Riggs, died some years ago. He leaves three sons and one daughter, Lloyd, Clarence, Paul and Ruby Campbell, ll at home. The funeral was held Monday, the services being conducted by Rev. Mr. Betts, of Aleppo, and the interment was in the Lazear cemetery. (From: The Democrat Messenger, Waynesburg, Pa., Friday, November 30, 1923) =======================Edward L. Carpenter, 67, of Pine Bank, died at 4:18 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 1979, at the Greene County Memorial Hospital after a long illness. He was born August 25, 1912, in Gilmore Township, the son of the late Charles E. and Mary Willard Carpenter. On October 10, 1936, he married Eva Hixenbaugh Carpenter, who survives. He was a truck driver for T.G. Walker for several years prior to his retirement, and served as road supervisor for Gilmore Township. He was the secretary of Pine Bank Cemetery, and was affiliated with the Methodist Church. In addition to his wife, Mr. Carpenter is survived by two brothers, John Carpenter of Waynesburg, and Robert Carpenter of Pine Bank; and several nieces and nephews. A brother, Frank, preceded him in death. more: Friends of Edward L. Carpenter, 67, of Pine Bank, who died on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 1979, will be received Thursday from 7 to 9 P.M. and Friday from 2 to 4 P.M. and 7 to 9 P.M. at the Robert L. Lantz Funeral Home, Rogersville, where services will be held at 1 P.M. Saturday, with Rev. Forrest D. Rowles officiating. Interment will be in the Pine Bank Cemetery. =======================Helen McCracken Carpenter, 59, Waynesburg RD 2, died Sunday at her home. She had not been in the best of health for several weeks. She was born Aug. 30, 1916 at Richhill Township near Wind Ridge, the daughter of the late William and Grace Teagarden McCracken. The early part of her life was spent in the Wind Ridge area; 13 years in Graysville, and the last 15 years in Waynesburg. She is survived by her husband Charles L. Carpenter to whom she married June 5, 1936. She is also survived by two daughters, Mrs. Kenneth "Patricia" Baily of Waynesburg, and Mrs. John "Carmen" Shultz of Waynesburg RD 2; five grandsons, Richard, Robert and Ronald Baily, Eric and Leslie Shultz; one granddaughter, Melissa Shultz; two sisters, Mrs. Donald "Esther" Conklin of Philadelphia and Mrs. Michael "Ruth" Rusink of Shadyside, Ohio; two brothers, William McCracken of Hackettstown, N.J. and Robert McCracken of Stamford, Conn.; one half sister, Mrs. Wilma Parry of Waynesburg. One sister, Marian is deceased. =======================Jesse F. Carpenter, 95, of 72 West High Street, Waynesburg, formerly of Pine Bank, died at 1:10 A. M. Tuesday, September 3, 1957, at the Greene County Memorial Hospital after an illness of three months. Mr. Carpenter was born Aptil 12, 1862, at Burton, W. Va., a son of Jesse and Eliza Jane Overturf Carpenter. His wife, Mary Alice Kughn Carpenter, died in January, 1948. His occupation was farming, which he followed in Greene County most of his life. Mr. Carpenter was the last of his family. Surviving are one daughter, Ella, wife of Charles King, of Pine Bank; one granddaughter, Hazel, wife of Glenn Snell, of Pine Bank, RD 2, and five great- grandchildren. =======================John B. "Johnny" Carpenter, 94, of Pine Bank RD 1, died at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, February 28, 1965, in the Greene County Memorial Hospital. He had been in declining health for sometime. Born June 24, 1871, at Pine Bank, he was the son of the late James and Maize Knisley Carpenter. His wife, the late Zenia Jones Carpenter, passed away on November 2, 1956. He was a well-known saleman for the Stark Brothers Nursery of Louisiana, Missouri and was rated as a star salesman. A charter member of the Knights of Pythias, Pine Bank Lodge, he was affiliated with the Methodist Church. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Bazil "Mary" Jones of Turtle Creek and three nephews, Melbourne of Long Island, Arthur of Ridgewood, New Jersey and Robert of Brave. He was the last of his immediate family; two brothers are deceased. more: Friends of John B. "Johnny" Carpenter of Pine Bank who died Sunday, Feb. 28, 1965, are being received after 7 P.M. Monday in the Mariner and Milliken Funeral Home, N. Maiden St., Waynesburg. Services will be held at 1 P.M. Wednesday in the Pine Bank Methodist Church with Rev. John K. Jones in charge. Burial in Pine Bank Cemetery. =======================Mrs. Mary Alice Kughn Carpenter, 70 years, of Pine Bank, died at 10:30 o'clock Wednesday night, January 21, in the Greene County Memorial Hospital, after an illness of one week. Mrs. Carpenter, a daughter of Jackson and Eliza Jane Thomas Kugh, was born September 6, 1877, at Pine Bank, and had resided all her life in that community. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Methodist Church at Bluff. Surviving are her husband, Jesse F. Carpenter; one daughter, Mrs. Ella C. King, Pine Bank; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Rachel Carpenter, Rogersville. One daughter, four brothers and one sister are deceased. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in the Pine Bank Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Kenneth Coggon. Interment in Pine Bank Cemetery. More: Mrs. Mary Alice Carpenter, 70, of Pinr Bank, died at 10:30 P.M.Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1948, in the Greene County Memorial Hospital, after a serious illness of only one week. Mrs. Carpenter, a daughter of Jackson and Eliza Jane Thomas Kughn, was born Sept. 6, 1877, at Pine Bank, and resided all her life in that community. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Methodist Church at Bluff. Surviving are her husband, Jesse F. Carpenter; one daughter, Mrs. Ella C. King, Pine Bank; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Rachel Carpenter, Rogersville. One daughter, four brothers and one sister are deceased. =======================Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Carpenter, 145 Church St., a former resident of Amity, died at her home Saturday, December 16, 1961 at 5 am, following a lingering illness. She was born September 26, 1871, in New Freeport, a daughter of Isaac and Henrietta Ferrell McGlumphy. The deceased was a member of the Amity Methodist Church. Her husband, George F. Carpenter, died January 21, 1938. Surviving are one son, Glenn D. Carpenter, Washington, with whom she made her home. Also surviving are 3 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Five brothers and one sister are deceased. Burial in Amity Methodist Church Cemetery. source: Monday, December 18, 1961, The Washington Observer, Washington, Pa. =======================Mrs. Rachel Ann Hixenbaugh Carpenter, 69, of Pine Bank, R. D., died at 12 noon Saturday, January 22, 1955, at her home, after an illness of one year. Mrs. Carpenter was the wife of James Carpenter, who survives. She was born March 16, 1885, at Hundred, W. Va., and was a daughter of Isaac and Susan Strope Hixenbaugh. The last 25 years of her life were spent in the Pine Bank area. She was a member of the First Christian Church at Fairmont, W. Va. Surviving besides her husband, are two sons, Joseph Carpenter, of Brave, and Charles Carpenter, of Pine Bank; one brother, George Hixenbaugh, of Jollytown; seven grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. =======================Mrs. Rachel Eleanor Kuhn Carpenter, aged 77, for many years a resident of Rogersville, died at 10:45 A. M., Saturday, Nov. 27, 1948, at Greene County Memorial Hospital, Waynesburg. She had been seriously ill the past 10 days. Mrs. Carpenter a daughter of the late Jackson and Eliza Jane Thomas Kuhn, was born Dec. 28, 1870 at Pine Bank, in Jackson Township. She was married May 28, 1892, to George L. Carpenter, who died Dec. 31, 1946. She was a mem...rest cut off. =======================W. Bentley Carpenter, 77, of Graysville, died Sunday, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. at his residence. Although the death was unexpected, he had not been in the best of health. He was born March 5, 1901, in Graysville, the son of the late Lon and Birdie Booher Carpenter. He spent most of his life in the Graysville area. On October 29, 1927, he married Margaret Rutan, who survives. He retired from the Columbia Gas Co. after 45 years of service, and he was a member of the Quarter of a Century Club. He served as secretary for Graysville, and was an auditor in Gray Township. Mr. Carpenter was a member of the Unity Presbyterian Church. He belonged to the K of P Lodge No. 165, Graysville, and was a charter member of the Graysville Fire Co. Surviving in addition to his wife is a son, Thomas B. Carpenter, of Pittsburgh; a daughter, Mrs. Carmen "Bonnie" Loparro, Euclid, Ohio; six grandchildren; five sisters, Mrs. Dulcie Fox, Beaver, Mrs. Arna Norris, Barma Heights, Ohio, Mrs. Gene "Ruth" Lewis, Beaver, Mrs. Joseph "Robbinetta" Berdine, Burton, W.Va., Miss Dorothy Carpenter, St. Petersburg, Fla. An infant son and a grandson preceded him in death. more: Friends of W. Bentley Carpenter, 77, of Graysville, who died Sunday, Dec. 10, will be received at the Robert L. Lantz Funeral Home, Rogersville, from 7 to 9 P.M. Monday Dec. 11 and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Tuesday where funeral services will be held at 1 P.M. Wednesday, Dec. 13 with the Rev. Robert E. Borland and Dr. J. E. Victor Carison officiating. Interment in Rosemont Cemetery. =======================Harry Leo "Todd" Carter, 71, 6th St., Wyano, formerly of Aleppo, died Wednesday in the Frick Community Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. He was born Sept 29, 1906 in Aleppo Township, Greene County, the son of the late John and Dora Belle Tedrow Carter. He was retired self-employed water well driller and member of the Pennsylvania Well Drillers Association. He formerly attended Long Run Church of God at Bristoria. He is survived by his widow, Violet D. Phillips Carter; five sons, William Carter of Hutchinson, John Carter of Waynesburg, David Carter of Charlotte, N.C.; Roger Carter of Grand Ledge, Mich., Gerald Carter of Warren, Ohio; two daughters, Mrs. Joe "Vi" Bauer of Scottdale and Mrs. Larry "Marie" Kelly of Wyano; 18 grandchildren; three brothers, William Carter of Wind Ridge, and Frank and Dorse Carter, both of Holbrook; and one sister, Mrs. Marie Moore of Holbrook. He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Vada Carter. More: Friends of Harry Leo "Todd" Carter, 71, formerly of Aleppo, who died Wednesday being received from ? A. M. to 9 P.M. daily at the Robert B. Fergu?? Funeral Home, 105 Sp?? St., Scottdale. Additional viewing will be at the Rogersville Christian Church Monday 12 noon to 2 P.M. Rev. James Pommert will officiate the burial following??? =======================Katharine Albaugh Carter, 67, of R.D. 1, Wind Ridge, died Thursday at 12:15 a.m. at her home. She was born Oct. 27, 1911 at Hopedale, Ohio, daughter of Ollie Albaugh of Hopedale, Ohio and the late Sylvester Albaugh. Her husband William Carter died in 1978. She was a member of the Long Run Church of God. In addition to her mother, Ollie Albaugh of Hopedale, Ohio, she is survived by two sons, William Carter, Jr. at home and Elden Carter of New Freeport; one daughter, Mrs. Grace Multon of Steubenville, Ohio; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Viola Dayton, of Hopedale, Ohio and Mrs. Anna Groves of East Springfield, Ohio; three brothers, Howard Albaugh, of Wintersville, Ohio, and Eugene and James Albaugh, both of Hopedale, Ohio. =======================William H. Carter, 79, of Wind Ridge, died 7: P.M. Tuesday, Aug. 29, in the Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glendale, W. Va. He was born Sept. 5, 1899, in Greene Co., the son of John and Dora Tedrow Carter. He was a member of the Aleppo Brethren Church. He was a retired farmer and lived in Greene County all of his life. Surviving are his wife, Katherine Albaugh Carter; two sons, William V., Wind Ridge, Elvin Ray, New Freeport; one sister, Mrs. Marie Moore, Holbrook; two brothers, Frank and Dorse, Holbrook; one step-daughter, Mrs. Grace Mutton, Steubenville, Ohio; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Also surviving is one step son. One brother, Harry, and one sister, Veda, are deceased. more: Friends of William H. Carter, 79, of Wind Ridge, who died on Tuesday, Aug. 29, will be received at the Charles E. Anderson Funeral Home, Wind Ridge, after 1 P.M. Thursday. Services at the Funeral Home Friday at 1 P.M. with the Rev. Douglas Witt officiating. Burial in Centennial Cemetery. =======================William V. "Bud" Carter, 41, of Holbrook RD 1, died at 11 P.M. Wednesday, May 2, 1984 in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glendale, W. Va. Born June 13, 1942 in Richhill Township he was a son of the late William H. and Katherine Albaugh Carter. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Hamilton Carter, whom he married June 6, 1981. He spent most of his life in Richhill Township. Surviving in addition to his wife are two step-daughters, Wanda K. O'Conner of Washington and Charlotte M. Tedrow of Carmichaels; a grandchild; a brother, Daniel of New Freeport; a half sister, Grace Mutton of Steubenville, Ohio; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. More: Friends of William V. "Bud" Carter, 41, of RD 1 Holbrook, who died Wednesday, May 2, 1984, will be received in the Behm Funeral Home, Inc., 182 W. High St., Waynesburg, from 2 to 9 P.M. Friday and until the hour of services at 3 P.M. Saturday, with the Rev. Frank Crow officiating. Interment will follow in Centennial Cemetery. =======================Nancy E. Cathers, 83, of Long Apartments, Waynesburg, died Saturday, April 27, 1974 at 3 p.m. in the Greene County Memorial Hospital after a serious illness of a week's length. She was born August 27, 1890 at Deep Valley, Greene County, a daughter of Samuel H. and Charity Morris Smith. Her husband, Albert Cathers preceded her in death in 1965. She is survived by a step-daughter, Mrs. Sidney "Florence" Mancuso of Waynesburg. She is also survived by two step-granddaughters, Mrs. Linda Kurtz, Cheyboygan, Mich., and Mrs. Elaine Speice, LaCross, Wis. and five step-great-grnadsons. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Waynesburg and the Scott Bible Class. She was a practical nurse and took care of many elderly persons in the county. =======================Elizabeth Grim Chaney, 82, of New Freeport, RD 1, died unexpectedly at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 16, 1965, at her home. She was born September 2, 1882, in Jackson Township to the late John H. and Harriet Fonner Grim. She was married June 6, 1918, to J.E. Chaney, who survives. Also surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Charles "Goldie" Geho of New Freeport, Mrs. Lucy Rush and Mrs. Nettie Patterson, both of Waynesburg, and two brothers, George Grim of LaHabra, California and Walter Grim of New Freeport, RD 1. Two daughters, Mrs. Mildred Horrell and Alma Rush; two sons, John Franklin and Ervin Marcus; a sister, Mrs. Effie Yates and a brother, Charlie Grim are all deceased. In her early life, she was a member of the Waynesburg Christian Church but in later life joined the Bethany Methodist Church. More: Friends of Elizabeth Grim Chaney of New Freeport who died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1966, are being received after 7 P.M. Wed. in the Robert L. Lantz Funeral Home, Rogersville, where services will be held at 1 P.M. Friday with Rev. Joseph Bailey in charge. Burial in Betheny Cemetery. =======================Nellie B. Chedester Cheek, 73, of Graysville RD 1, died Monday, November 12, 1979, at 7:45 p.m. in the Washington Hospital following an illness of about two weeks. She was born September 27, 1906, in Whetzel County, W. Va., a daughter of the late Ezekiel and Caroline Kinney Chedester. Her husband, Price A. Cheek, died November 5, 1977. She had been a life-long resident of Greene County and was a member of the Rogersville Christian Church. She is survived by seven daughters, Mrs. Robert (Marie) Briggs of Washington, RD 2, Mrs. Louise Tennant of Graysville, Mrs. Earl (Ruth) Tennant of Waynesburg RD 5, Mrs. Robert (June) Elliott of Waynesburg, Mrs. Harold (Millis) Bowers of Graysville, Mrs. Donald (Aldine) Whyte of West Finley, Mrs. James (Donna) Elliott of Graysville. Also surviving are four sons, Roy E. Cheek of Graysville, Wiley F. Cheek of Holbrook, Price A. Cheek Jr., of Mifflin, and Charles C. Cheek of Goshen, Indiana. Thirty-nine grand-children, 46 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grand- children, three foster children, Daniel Phillips, Connie Phillips and Barry Henry, two sisters, Anna Majors of Moundsville, W. Va., Jennie Virgin of Woodruff, W. Va., and a brother Harry Chedester of Lorraine, Ohio, also survive. A brother and five sisters are deceased. =======================Mrs. Almeda O. Clutter Chess, 76, of Highland avenue, Claysville, died at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 1966, in the Arbpgast Boarding Home, Beech Bottom, W.Va., after a long illness. Mrs. Chess was born March 20, 1890, in Greene County, a daughter of Henry C. and Bertha (Swart) Clutter. She was a member of Claysville Baptist Church. She was married Nov. 6, 1907, to Jonas B. Chess, who survives. They would have celebrated their 59th, wedding anniversary in November. Also surviving are eight children, Blaine, West Alexander, R.D.; Fern, wife of Samuel Mack, Beech Bottom, WVa.; Robert, Claysville; Gertrude, wife of William Kimberland, St. Mary's Ga.; Arthur, Claysville; Martha, wife of Earl Beattie, Claysville; Ray, Fairmont, W.Va.; and Joseph, Kailua, Hawaii; one sister, Mrs. Elsie Phillips, Time; one brother, Cecil Clutter, Nineveh; 26 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. =======================Arthur L. Chess, 67, of Wind Ridge, RD 1, died about 10:20 a.m. Monday, April 15, 1974. Death was sudden from an apparent heart attack. He was born May 14, 1906 in Richhill Township, a son of the late Samuel C. and Mary Ellen Hewitt Chess. On October 3, 1925 he was married to Violet Scherich Chess who survives at Wind Ridge, RD 1. Surviving in addition to his wife are three daughters, Mrs. Oliver "Helen L." Levander of McKeesport, Mrs. Thomas "Aldene" Carpenter of Pittsburgh and Mrs. Richard "Mary" Buckabaugh of Hershey. Ten grandchildren and three great- grandsons also survive. Two brothers, Thomas A. Chess of Graysville, RD 1 and Joseph I. of Pittsburgh survive. He was a well known farmer in the Richhill Township area, where he had spent his entire life, and for sometime had worked as a caretaker for the state highway department. He was a member of the Wind Ridge Christian Church. =======================Retired welder was World War II veteran Arthur Reed "Pee Wee" Chess, 84, of Claysville, died Saturday, March 11, 2000, in RC and Family Personal Care Boarding Home, Claysville. He was born November 16, 1915, in Graysville, a son of Jonas B. and Almeda Clutter Chess. A member of Claysville United Methodist Church, he was a former member of West Alexander United Methodist Church. Mr. Chess was a welder for various construction companies until his retirement from Millcraft Industries in 1980. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Atlantic Theater. Mr. Chess was a member of James R. Hunt American Legion Post 639 in Claysville, Golden Agers of West Alexander and McGuffey Senior Citizens Center. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing and Western square dancing. On June 24, 1939, in Wellsburg, W.Va., he married Catherine Josephine Kiziminski, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Edward Wayne Chess of Carmichaels; a daughter, Nancy C. Simpson of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a brother, Joe Chess of Hawaii; a sister, Martha Beatty of Claysville; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Deceased are three brothers, Blaine, Robert and Ray Chess; and two sisters, Fern Mack and Gertrude Kimberland. =======================Cora Violet Chess, 73, of Wind Ridge did at 7 P.M. Tuesday, May 29, 1979. She was dead on arrival at Washington Hospital from an apparent coronary occlusion. She was born Feb. 4, 1906 in Marshall Co., near Cameron, W. Va., the daughter of Eugene and Cora Johnson Scherich. All her life was spent in the Wind Ridge area. She was a member of the Christian Church and the Loyal Sunday School Class of the Church. Her husband, Arthur Lee Chess died April 14, 1974. She is survived by three daughters; Mrs. James (Helen) Levander of McKeesport; Mrs. Thomas (Aldene) Carpenter of Pittsburgh and Mrs. Richard (Mary) Rickabaugh of Hershey; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Edwin (Margaret) Holmes of R. D. Cameron, W. Va. and Mrs. Edith Chess of Graysville R. D. 1; three brothers; Johnson Scherich of Cameron, W. Va.; Orange Sherich of Old Concord and Forest Scherich of West Finley. One grandson and one brother, George Virgil are deceased. More: Chess-Friends of Cora Violet Chess of Wind Ridge who died Tuesday, May 29, 1979, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. today in the Mariner and Milliken Funeral Home, 197 North Maiden Street, Waynesburg where services will be held at 1 P.M. Friday June 1, with the Rev. Garvin Hupp officiating. Burial will follow in the Wind Ridge Cemetery. =======================Mrs. Ellen Elliot Chess, 66, of 695 North Richhill Street, Waynesburg, died at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, March 24, 1973 in Canonsburg General Hospital after an extended illness. Born July 6, 1906 in Buffalo Township, Washington County, she was the daughter of James V. and Hannah Smith Elliot, and was married to the late Floyd W. Chess, who died on August 10, 1969. A resident of Waynesburg for the past several years, Mrs. Chess was a member of the First Baptist Church, Waynesburg, where she was active in both church and Sunday School activities. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Clay (Mabel) Miller of Washington RD 6; and Mrs. Herbert (Margaret) Messenger of Blairsville; and several nieces and nephews. =======================Mrs. Emma R. Smith Chess-- Mrs. Emma R. Chess, aged nearly 59 years, widow of W. W. Chess [sic], died Thursday morning, February 12, at 3 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lafey Hughes, of Bluff, Jackson township. Her death was due to paralysis, with which she was stricken last Friday night. Mrs. Chess was a daughter of William and Nancy Smith, deceased, and was born March 12, 1866, in the Claylick section of Center township. She had spent all her life in Center and Jackson townships and was well known there. Her husband's death occured two years ago. Mrs. Chess was a member of the Methodist Protestant church. Nine children survive as follows: Daniel Chess, of Altoona; Lawrence Chess, of Waynesburg; Mrs. Daisy Lightner, of Washington; Mrs. Louie Kerns and Mrs. Anna Kinney, of Jackson township; Mrs. Mary Kerr, of Gorman, Texas; Mrs. Ada Poland of Mt. Morris; Mrs. Margaret Hughes, of Bluff and Harry Richard Chess, of Washington. She is also survived by the following brothers and sisters: I. T. Smith, of Davistown; J. B. Smith, of Waynesburg; Margaret Smith, of Rutan; Mrs. Mary Applegate of Richhill township, and Lindsay Smith, of Hundred, W. Va. The funeral will be held Saturday. Short services will be held at the Hughes home, after which services will be held in the Valley Chapel church at 2 o'clock. The interment will be in the Valley Chapel cemetery. (undated, unidentified newspaper) =======================Floyd William Chess, 68, of 695 North Richhill Street, Waynesburg, died at 4:50 a.m. Sunday, August 10, 1969. in Greene County Memorial Hospital, where he had been taken after suffering a sudden illness. He had not been in the best of health for some time. He was born June 24, 1901, at Bristoria, the son of Samuel C. and Mary Etta Hewitt Chess. His wife, Ellen Elliot Chess, whom he married November 2, 1927, survives. Mr. Chess was employed for over 47 years with the Southwestern Pennsylvania Pipeline Company and the National Transit Company as an oil gauger, and had been retired the last few years. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Waynesburg, where he was a past deacon and a member of the Men's Fellowship Sunday School Class. Surviving, besides his wife, are three brothers: Thomas A. Chess, of Bristoria RD 1; Arthur L. Chess, of Wind Ridge RD 1; and Joseph Chess, of Pittsburgh; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Wednesday with burial in Greene County Memorial Park. =======================Harry Richard Chess, 57, Amity, R. D. 1, died in home of his daughter, Mrs. Joseph L. Donahoo, 414 Burton Ave., at 9 P.M. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 1957. He had been in poor health the last month. Born in Greene County, July 26, 1900, a son of William Jasper and Emma Smith Chess, he had been a resident of Amity for the last 14 years. Prior to that he made his home in Dunn Station. He was a member of Valley Chapel M. E. Church. Mr. Chess was employed as a barber at Fort Jackson Hotel, and was a member of Amwell Twp. Vol. Fire Department. He was married Jan. 24, 1919 to Laura Crouse of Ruff Creek, who survives at home. Also surviving are one daughter, Dale, wife of Joseph L. Donahoo, with whom he was visiting at the time of his death; one granddaughter, Carolyn Kay Hoover, Washington; two brothers, D. W. Chess, Altoona, and Lawrence Chess, Waynesburg; and five sisters, Mrs. Daisy Lightner, Portland, Ore., Mrs. Louie Kerns, Rea; Mrs. Anna Kinney and Mrs. Margaret Hughes, both of Waynesburg; and Mary Kerr, Erie. One sister, Mrs. Ada Poland, is deceased. =======================Funeral Service to be Held Saturday for Jonas V. Chess Waynesburg, Jan.29.- Jonas V. Chess, aged 71 years, died Tuesday at 12:45 P.M. at his home at Wind Ridge, R. D. 1, following a three-year illness. He was born Feb. 28, 1864, a son of Thomas and Martha Grimm Chess and spent his entire life on the farm where he was born. He married Ada Phillips Oct. 27, 1894. He was a farmer and stock raiser all his life. He was a member of the Wind Ridge Christian Church for 42 years and of the Knights of Pythias Lodge at Graysville. He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Velma Headley, wife of G. C. Headley, of near Bristoria; one granddaughter, Lucille Headley, and one brother, S. C. Chess, of Wind Ridge, R. D. 1. Funeral services will be held Saturday Feb. 1, at the Ralph H. Scott Funeral Home in Rogersville at 1 o'clock, in charge of the Rev. A. M. Riggs. The body will be at the funeral home until the service. An additional service will be held at the grave by the Knights and Pythias Lodge. =======================Laura Crouse Chess, 88, of 793 Locust Avenue, Washington, formerly of Waynesburg, died at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, 1983, in Washington Hospital following a long illness. Born December 12, 1894, in Greene County, she was a daughter of Thomas and Ellen Cole Crouse. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Washington. She attended Greene County schools. On January 24, 1919, she married Harry Richard Chess, who died October 1, 1957. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Joseph Lloyd (Dale) Donahoo of Washington; a sister, Lida Higgenbotham of Toledo, Ohio; a granddaughter, Kay Wilson of Bowie Md., and two great grandchildren, Jimmy and Bobbie Wilson of Bowie, Md. Seven brothers and sisters are deceased. =======================Lawrence J. Chess, 78, of 49 Sayers Ave., Waynesburg, died at 10 A.M. Thursday, September 30, 1965, in the Greene County Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. He was born July 12, 1887 at Bristoria to the late William and Emma Smith Chess. A retired barber, he worked in the Fort Jackson barber shop for over 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Margaret McCullum Chess; two daughters, Mrs. Donald (Faye) Titus of Waynesburg and Ruth C. Provence of Willowick, Ohio; a granddaughter, Candance P. Hughes, wife of Ronald Hughes of Willowick, Ohio; a great-granddaughter, Connie Hughes and five sisters, Mrs. Daisy Lightner of Portland, Oregon; Mrs. Anna Kinney and Mrs. Margaret Rush, both of Waynesburg; Mrs. Mary Kerr of Erie and Mrs. Louis Kerns of Burgettstown. Two brothers and a sister are deceased. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Waynesburg. more: Chess- Friends of Lawrence J. Chess, of 49 Sayers Ave., Waynesburg, who died Thursday, Sept 30, 1965, are being received after 1 P.M. Friday in the Samuel P. Weaver Funeral Home, W. High Street, Waynesburg, where services will be held at 2 P.M. Saturday with Rev. J. E. Victor Carlson and Rev. Amon McSwords in Charge. Burial in Greene County Memorial Park. =======================Margaret Chess, 78, of 49 Sayers Avenue, Waynesburg, died at 8 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, 1969, following an extended illness. She was born August 13, 1890, in Middlebourne, W. Va., a daughter of Dr. John Laidley McCollum and Eliza Armour Archer McCollum. Mrs. Chess was married April 25, 1909, to Lawrence Chess, who died September 30, 1965. Surviving are two daughters; Mrs. Donald J. (Faye) Titus, of Waynesburg, and Ruth C. Provance, of Willowick, Ohio; one granddaughter, Candace Hughes, of Willowick, Ohio; one great-granddaughter, Connie Hughes, of Willowick; one brother, John B. McCollum, of Waynesburg, and one sister, Fannie McCollum, of Waynesburg. =======================Mary E. Chess, 84, widow of Samuel C. Chess, died March 4, 1962, at the home of her son, Floyd Chess, North Richhill Street, Waynesburg, Pa. She was born February 2, 1878, in Richhill Township, a daughter of Josephus and Eliza Jane Hewitt. In 1900 she married Samuel C. Chess, who died in 1943. She was a member of the Wind Ridge Christian Church. Surviving are four sons: Floyd and Thomas A, of Prescott, Ariz.; Joseph I. of Library; and Arthur L., of Wind Ridge, RD 1; one brother, O. N. Hewitt, of Waynesburg, RD 2. Four sisters are deceased. Burial was in Wind Ridge Cemetery. =======================Richard B. Chess Sr., 68, of Arcadia, Calif., formerly of Waynesburg, died at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, 1982, in California Lutheran Hospital, Los Angeles, following a brief illness. He was born March 17, 1913, in Graysville, a son of Mrs. Ferne Huffman of Waynesburg and the late Benjamin Harrison Chess. Mr. Chess worked for some time for the Equitable Gas Company at Waynesburg. Later he and his wife, Teresa Marchia Chess, owned and operated Chess Florist in Waynesburg for a number of years. They moved to California in 1958. Surviving in addition to his wife, whom he married December 7, 1932, are three sons, Richard B. Chess Jr. of Pasadena, Dr. J. Thomas Chess of South Pasadena and Dr. H. Ronald Chess of Northridge, Calif.; four grandchildren, Dana, Susan and Taylor Chess, and Mary Chess; a sister, Mrs. Mayhew [Margaret] Jones of Mt. Dora, Fla., and two nieces. A grandson, Christopher Charles Chess. is deceased. A memorial service was held at 5 p.m. Friday, March 5, at the Lamb Funeral Home, Pasadena. The family suggests contributions to the Georgiana Rodiger Center, North Oakland Ave., Pasadena Calif., 91001. =======================Robert Wayne Chess, 73, of Petroleum Avenue, Claysville, died at 9:26 a.m. Wednesday, February 26, 1986, in his home, following a long illness. He was born July 6, 1912, in Harveys, Greene Co., a son of Jonas B. and Almeda Clutter Chess. Mr. Chess was a member of the Claysville Christian church, where he had been a deacon. He was a heavy equipment operator working out of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 132. He retired in 1978 after 30 years of service. Previously he was employed by S. George Paper Factory, Wellsburg, W. Va. He attended Coon Island Grade School and Claysville High School. He was a veteran of World War II, having served the 263rd Coast Artillary of the U. S. Army. He was a member of American Legion Post 639, Claysville, and the Legion Drill Team. On July 9, 1942, in Russell, Ky., he married Ruth Seaman, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Daniel (Becky) Riggle of Claysville and Susan Chess of Washington; four brothers, Blaine Chess of West Alexander, Arthur Chess of Claysville, Ray Chess of Fairmont, W. Va., and Joe Chess of Kailua, Hawaii; three sisters, Mrs. Samuel (Fern) Mack of Beech Bottom, W. Va.; Mrs. Gertrude Kimberland of St. Mary's, and Mrs. Earl (Martha) Beattie of Claysville; two grandchildren, Karie and Jeff Kuhn, and several nieces and nephews. =======================Ruby C. Chess, 63, of West Alexander RD 1, died at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday, January 4, 1984, in Washington Hospital following a long illness. She was born March 15, 1920, in Brooke County, W. Va., a daughter of Henry and Margaret Halpey Main. Mrs. Chess had lived in Donegal Township the past 42 years. She was a member of the West Alexander Christian Church. On September 16, 1938, she married Blaine W. Chess, who survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Mrs. James (Elaine) M. Moore of West Alexander; four sons, Blaine A. Chess of Morgantown, W. Va., Jonas H. Chess of Chicago, Ill., Donald Chess of Avella and John E. Chess. of West Alexander; seven grand- children; and one sister, Mrs. Kathern Glay of Idaho Falls, Idaho. One brother, John Main, is deceased. CHESS -- Friends of Ruby C. Chess of West Alexander RD 1, who died Wednesday, January 4, 1984, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Ferrell Funeral Home Inc., 219 Main Street, Claysville, where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, January 6, by the Rev. Dana Jones. Interment in Enon Cemetery. =======================Graysville- Thomas A. Chess, 75, of RD 1 Graysville, died at 6 P.M. Tuesday Oct. 10 at Washington Hospital. Although not in the best of health he was seriously ill for the last three days. He was born Dec. 30, 1902 in Richhill Twp. He was a member of the Wind Ridge Christian Church and was an elder of the church for many years. He had been a farmer all of his life and also did general construction work until his retirement. Surviving is his wife Edith Scherich Chess, whom he married April 8, 1925, one daughter, Mrs. Howard (Lois Ellen) Sharps of Churchill Borough; one son Thomas A. Chess, Jr., RD1, Graysville; four grandchildren; two great grand-- children; one brother Joseph I. Chess of Pittsburgh; one granddaughter and two brothers Floyd and Arthur are deceased. more: Friends of Thomas A. Chess, 75, of Graysville, who died Tuesday will be received at the Mariner and Milliken Funeral Home from 7 to 9 P.M. Wednesday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Thursday where services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Friday Oct. 13 in charge of Rev. Garvin Hupp. Burial will be in Wind Ridge Cemetery. =======================William Jasper Chess, aged 62 years, a lifelong resident of Greene county, died Friday night, November 10, at the home of his son Harry Chess, in Washington, Pa. His death was due to stomach trouble and followed an illness of more than a year. Mr. Chess was a son of Henry and Susanna Courtwright Chess and was born at Bristoria on November 9, 1860. He had spent all his life in Jackson and Richhill townships, following farming until his last illness. He was a member of the Methodist Protestant church. His wife, who was formerly Miss Emma R. Smith, and the following children survive: Daniel Chess, of Altoona; Lawrence Chess, of Waynesburg; Mrs. Daisy Lightner, of Washington; Mrs. Louie Kerns and Mrs. Annie Kinney of Jackson township; Mrs. Mary Kerr, of Kosse, Texas; Mrs. Ada Poland, of Mt. Morris; Mrs. Margaret Hughes, of Bluff, and Harry Chess, of Washington. Funeral services were held in the Valley Chapel Methodist Protestant church, Jackson township, Sunday afternoon, with Rev. Adam Rush, of Rogersville, in charge. The interment was in the Valley Chapel cemetery. Democrat Messenger, Waynesburg, PA, 17 Nov 1922. =======================Andrew "Andy" Church, 70, of Hundred, W. Va., died Thursday morning, March 11, 1965, in Ohio Valley General Hospital, Wheeling, W. Va. Mr. Church was born in July 1894, at Hundred, a son of William and Nancy Hostutler Church. He resided at Cameron, W. Va., for 17 years and had retired as a foreman for the Manufacturers Light and Heat Company before returning to Hundred. He was a member of the Hundred Church of Christ. Surviving are his wife, Della Church; three daughters, Mrs. Margaret Bissett, of Hundred; Mrs. Elizabeth Rose Lang, of Bridgeport, W. Va., and Mary Jo Church, of Pittsburgh; one son; Dale Church, of Columbus, Ohio, four grandchildren and two brothers, Lee and Paul Church, both of Hundred. =======================Cephas Guthrie Church, 93, Greene County's oldest active merchant and a lifelong resident of Rogersville, died at 8:35 p.m. Tuesday, 1952 at his home. Mr. Church had operated a store in Rogersville for many years and at the time of his death was still proprietor of the Clover Farm Store there. He was a member of the Rogersville Christian Church and had been an elder at the church for the past 60 years. Born September 12, 19586 (sic) at Rogersville, he was a son of Rinehart B. Church and Charlotte Guthrie Church and in his lifetime had seen the United States engaged in four great wars - the Civil War between the North and South while he was still a small child, the Spanish-American War, and two World Wars. He was married three times. His first wife was Sarah Willett, of Aurora, Illinois; his second, Blanche Morris, of Garards Fort; and his third, Lou White of Rogersville. All are deceased. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Grace Grove of Waynesburg R. D. 5 and Miss Iva Church, at home; two grandchildren, two great-grand-children, and one brother, Hart Church, of Rogersville. =======================Daisy Hull Church, 81, of Waynesburg, RD 1, died at 1:05 P.M. Wednesday, Dec. 28, 1966, at Greene County Memorial Hospital. Although not in her usual health, she had been seriously ill since Sunday. She was born Feb. 24, 1885, in Richhill Twp., near Bristoria, the daughter of James F. and Sarah Moninger Hull. Her husband, Earl E. Church, died March 20, 1959. The early part of her life was spent in Center Twp. in the Rogersville area. However, for the past 50 years, she had resided in Lippincott. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Castile and a charter member of the Lady's Aid Society. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Arthur "Helen" Clayton, of Waynesburg, RD 1; one son, James M. of Washington; three grandchildren, Mrs. Sonja Clayton Ball of Waynesburg, RD 1; James A. Clayton of Waynesburg, RD 1 and Mrs. Carol Church Donaldson of Cleveland, Ohio; one sister, Mrs. Vada Thomas of Steubenville, Ohio and two brothers, Wilfield H. of Waynesburg, Rd 1, and Arthur of Waynesburg. Two brothers are deceased. =======================Grace A. Church, 76, of Spraggs, R. D. 1, died Friday, Jan. 23, 1970, in the Greene County Memorial Hospital. She was born June 23, 1894 in Center Township to the late John and Sarah Longstreth Anderson. Her Husband John F. Church died in 1954. She was a member of the Blacksville United Methodist Church and the Pythian (illegible) Lodge. Surviving are two sons (illegible- might be John) A. of Oviedo, Fla. and (illegible) R. of Spraggs R. D. 1; two stepsons; Howard E., of Mc(illegible), W. Va. and J. Edward (illegible) of Waynesburg; two daughters, Mrs. Raymond (Loreen) Kiger of Spraggs, and Mrs. James (illegible) Phillips, of Vermillion, (illegible-might be Ohio). 13 grandchildren, four step grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a brother, Ross Anderson, of Holbrook and two sisters, Lizzie Tharp, of Wheeling, W. Va., and Mrs. Harold R. (illegible) of Waynesburg. One sister and a (stepson, it looks like) are deceased. more: CHURCH - Friends of Grace A. Church, of Spraggs, who died Friday, Jan. 23, 1970, are being received after 7 p.m. Saturday in the Owen Funeral Home, Blacksville, W. Va., where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday with Rev. Victor A. Tenney officiating. Burial in Rosemont Cemetery. =======================Harry L. Church, 80, of 475 Addison St., died at 12:05 am Friday, March 16, 1962, in Washington Hospital, after a long illness. Mr. Church was born December 10, 1881, at Rogersville, a son of the late William H. and Sarah McGlumphy Church. He was employed as a foreman by S. Penn Pipeline Co. until his retirement in 1947. he made his home with Mrs. Margaret Powell. Surviving are one son, Charles W. of Washington; two daughters, Mrs. Inez Bebout, Orwell, Ohio, and Mrs. Nellie Temple, Bristol; Two sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Stewart of Waynesburg, and Mrs. Laura Lepper of Bakersfield, Calif; 10 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren Two sisters, Mrs. Harry Scott and Mrs. Bertha Venom and one Brother, John H. Church are deceased. (Burial in Washington Cemetery) (Saturday, March 17, 1962; Washington Observer, Washington PA) =======================Miss. Ivey M. Church 67, of Rogersville, died unexpectedly at 3:45 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, 1971, in Greene County Memorial Hospital. She was born July 27, 1902 in Rogersville, a daughter of the late Cephas and Blanche Morris Church. In her early life, she was a pianist for the silent movies at the Opera House in Waynesburg. She was a general store merchant in Rogersville for the past 52 years. She was associated with her father until his death. She was a member of the Rogersville Christian Church. She is survived by one niece, Mrs. Marie Tustin, of Rogersville, and one nephew, Charles W. Grove of Hargus Creek. One sister, Grace Grove, is deceased. =======================WAYNESBURG - J. Edward Church, 71, of RD 5 Waynesburg, died at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday Jan. 10 in the Greene County Memorial Hospital. Although not in the best of health, death was unexpected. He was born Aug. 5, 1906 in Center Twp. near Rogersville, son of the late John F. and Lilly Eagon Church. Most of his life was spent in the Waynesburg Area. In early life he was affiliated with the Rogersville Christian Church. For several years he was employed by the Waynesburg-Pittsburgh Local Express Co. and the Hoge's Bakery. He also was an automobile mechanic. He was a dispatcher for the Waynesburg Volunteer Fire Co. and while his health permitted he was active in the Volunteer Ambulance Service. He was a director for the Greene County Civil Defense. He was also helpful in forming the Waynesburg and Franklin Township Auxiliary Police. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Surviving is his wife Mildred Peterson Church, whom he married Aug. 18, 1928; two half sisters, Mrs. Raymond (Lorene) Kiger of RD 1, Spraggs and Mrs. James (Wilma) Phillips of Vermillion, Ohio; two half brothers, John A. Church of Lexington, Tex. and Victor R. Church of RD 1, Spraggs. Deceased are one son James Robert, a step-mother, Grace Anderson Church; two brothers Howard and William. CHURCH - Friends of J. Edward Church, 71, of RD 5 Waynesburg, who died Monday will be received at the Mariner and Milliken Funeral Home, Waynesburg from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday Jan. 13 from the funeral home with Rev. Kenneth C. Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Rosemont Cemetery, Rogersville. =======================WAYNESBURG, Feb. (rest of date cut off) Madolyn Jennings Church, of Waynesburg, today received notice that her husband, Lt. Jack M. Church, 28, had been killed in an aircraft accident in the Pacific Ocean and that her brother, Pfc. Daryl Jennings, 19, was missing in action in Germany. The notice concerning her husband said that Lt. Church, a son of County Auditor Hal B. Church of Waynesburg, and the late Nellie Morris Church, was killed Feb. 4 in the Pacific Ocean. Lt. Church had been in service since Feb. 1, 1943, and had been overseas almost a year. He was an airplane pilot. He graduated from Center Township High School and before entering service was employed for three years by the Pennsylvania Railroad. Besides his father and wife, he leaves a five-year-old daughter, Brenda Elaine, and one sister, Mrs. Jeanne Church Carroll, wife of Lt. Joseph Carroll, who is stationed in the South Pacific. News that Pfc. Daryl Jennings was missing was received from the War Department by his parents, Ward and Jessie Breese Jennings, of East High street, Waynesburg. He has been missing since Jan. 30 in Germay, the message said. Pfc. Jennings entered service March 31, 1943, and has been overseas about a month. He landed in England and from there went to Belgium, and from Belgium to Germany. He attended Waynesburg High School. A brother, Pfc. Dwight Jennings, is in a convalescent hospital in Assam, India, recuperating from malaria and other tropical diseases. He has been in service two years and overseas one year. Another brother, James, is at home. He has three sisters, Madolyn M. Church, widow of Lt. Jack M. Church, who was killed in action; Eloise Mahle, wife of Cpl. Hershel Mahlem who is a radio mechanic in the Army Air Forces, and has been in England for the last year, and Mrs. Merle Pat___ (rest of surname missing) of Waynesburg. =======================Mrs. Jennie Riley Church, wife of James Church, of near Rogersville, and one of the best known and most highly respected women of Center township, died Friday afternoon, July 4, aged 54 years. Death was due to peritonitis of which she had been ill since the preceding Sunday. She was a member of the Rogersville M. P. church and was a devout christian woman. Besides her husband, she leaves surviving, five sons, Allen, of Harveys RD. Ralph, Lloyd, Russell and Ernest, all at home and the following sisters; Misses Mantie and Rebecca Riley, of Waynesburg; Mrs. Thomas Beckman and Mrs. W. ? Frye of Rogersville. Private funeral services were held at the Church home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock and immediately following, public services were held in the Rogersville M. P. church. The services were conducted by the Rev. Dr. David Jones, of Waynesburg, assisted by the Rev. N. R. Athey, of Rogersville. Interment was in the Rosemont cemetery, Rogersville. =======================Funeral of Mrs. Hal B. Church on Sunday Waynesburg, April 19,- The funeral of Nelle Morris Church, whose death occurred Sunday, April 15, in Tucson, Ariz., will be held Sunday, April 22. Short private services will be held in the home of Mr. Church's sister, Mrs. James Thompson, of Rogersville, at 2 o'clock, and public services will be held in the Rogersville Christian church at 2:30. The services will be in charge of Rev. O. E. Bennett, of Johnstown, formerly of Rogersville. The interment will be in Rosemont cemetery. Mrs. Church was the wife of Hal B. Church, of Rogersville, and a daughter of W. H. Morris, of near the Throckmorton church, one mile west of Waynesburg. =======================Robert M. Church, 63, of 325 Burton avenue, Washington, Pa., died at 11:30 PM Saturday, March 7, 1953, in Washington Hospital. Death due to a heart attack, was quite sudden and unexpected. The son of the late Silas and Mary Finch Church, the deceased was born Nov. 4, 1889 at Rogersville and was a member of the Rogersville Christian Church. Mr. Church formerly resided in Waynesburg, where he was a station manager for the Atlantic Refining Company. During World War ll he resided in Gridley, Calif. He had made his home in Washington for the past seven years and was a watchman for the Tri-State Engineering Company. Surviving Mr. Church are his wife, Helen Roupe Church; two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Edgar and Mrs. Betty Keirs, both of Washington; two sons, Raymond Church of Washington and Richard Church of Windham, Ohio; six grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Lottie Hoffman of Long Beach, Calif., Mrs. Ona Stockdale of Delaware, Ohio, Mrs. Molly Boone of Cameron, W. Va., RD and Mrs. Gail Helphenstine of Waynesburg, and two brothers, John F. Church of Blacksville, W. Va. and W. M. Church of Brave. One son, Robert Church, Jr., preceded him in death. =======================The Rev. Russell Clark, 59, well known minister and automobile mechanic, of Waynesburg, R. D. 3, died at 5:35 P.M. Friday, Feb. 23, 1951, in Greene Co. Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Born May 23, 1891, at Kuhntown, he was a lifelong resident of Greene County and was a son of the late Mason and Sarah Ann Tustin Clark. He married Nellie Yoders of Waynesburg, R. D. 3, and all his married life was spent in the Waynesburg community. He was an ordained minister of the Christian Church and was widely known as a minister and evangelist. He had been an automobile mechanic since his early years and had been employed in a number of local garages. Lately he had been employed at the Greene County Motor Company garage on East High Street. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Waynesburg. Besides his wife he leaves two daughters, Mrs. Marguerite Ketchem of Waynesburg, R. D. 3 and Bedivere Clark, at home; two sons, Kenneth Clark of Waynesburg, R. D. 6, and William Clark, at home; seven grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Grace Cunningham of Smithfield, W.Va., Mrs. Edith Murray and Mrs. Edna Beatty of Parkersburg, W. Va., and Mrs. Lydia Nicholas of Powhatan Point, Ohio, and one brother, Jesse Clark, of Oregan. More: Clark- Funeral services for the Rev. Russell Clark of Waynesburg R. D. 3, who died Friday evening, Feb. 23, 1951, will be held at 2 P.M. Monday, Feb. 26, at the Church Funeral Home, 197 North Maiden Street, Waynesburg, with the Rev. Earl B. King, pastor of the First Christian Church of Waynesburg, in charge. Burial will be in Greene County Memorial Park. Friends received at the funeral home after 7 P.M. Saturday. =======================Byron J. "Barney" Clayton, 67, of 170 E. Greene St., Waynesburg, died at 2:45 a.m., Saturday in the West Virginia University Hospital after being seriously ill for for the past several weeks. He was born Feb. 20, 1908 at Lippencott, Pa., to the late Harry L. and Martha Berke Clayton. He spent most of his life in the Lippencott and Waynesburg areas with the exception of 13 years when he resided in Bridgeville. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church of Lippencott and a well- known painter. For several years he was employed by several drilling contractors in the oil and gas field, such as the M.C. Brumage & Son, McClure & Co., and Gardevine Co. His first wife, Grace Thomas Clayton, died on Nov. 25, 1956. Surviving from his first marriage are one daughter, Mrs. Patty Clayton Swan of Holbrook RD 1; one granddaughter, Mrs. Paul "Belinda" Harrison of Carmichaels and one great-grandchild, Michelle Harrison. His second wife, Virginia Kuhn Clayton of Waynesburg, also survives along with several step-children and step-grandchildren. He was the last of his family. One brother, Henry and two sisters, Betty and Thelma Jane, preceded him in death. =======================Glenn M. Clovis, 66, of 220 Darlington Avenue, Ramsey, N.J., died Monday, May 25, 1959, at the Paterson General Hospital, Paterson, N. J. For three years prior to his recent retirement Mr. Clovis had been Division Traffic Superintendent of the New York Telephone Company. Mr. Clovis, son of the late Frank H. and Ona Clovis, Washington, was born in Greene County, and was a graduate of Washington and Jefferson College. He was with the telephone company for 40 years before his retirement and was a member of the company's Pioneer Club. Surviving are his wife, the former Ada Orndoff, Greene County; two sisters, Mrs. Ella White, Washington; and Mrs. Velma White, Natrona Heights, and one niece, Kay White, also of Natrona Heights. Burial was in Ramsey, New Jersey. =======================Mrs. Helen Kennedy Clovis, 75, Blacksville, W. Va., died at 5:35 a.m. Friday, June 21, 1974 in the Sleepy Hollow Nursing and Convalescent Home, Annandale, Va. She had been in failing health since the death of her husband, Dr. Stanley B. Clovis, on October 18, 1972. A daughter of the late George L. Kennedy and Ora Pollock Kennedy, she was born March 19, 1899 at Mt. Morris. She graduated from Waynesburg High School and studied music at Waynesburg College. Mrs. Clovis had resided for more than 50 years at Blacksville, where her husband practiced dentistry. She was a member of the Blacksville United Methodist Church; a 50-year member of Emerald Chapter 135, Order of Eastern Star, Waynesburg, and a member of Alpha Gamma Theta Sorority. Surviving are her brother-in-law, Roy W. Clovis, Waynesburg; a niece, Mary Margaret Montgomery, Arlington, Va., and four nephews, George B. Dinsmore and Stanley R. Dinsmore, both of Knoxville, Tenn., and Dr. William L. Clovis and James S. Clovis, both of Philadelphia' Two sisters, Susanna Dinsmore and Florinda Kennedy, are deceased. More: Helen Kennedy Clovis, 75, of Blacksville, West Virginia died Friday, June 21, 1974 at the Sleepy Hollow Manor Nursing and Convalence Home at Annadale, Virginia. She had been in failing health since 1972. She was born March 19, 1899 at Mt. Morris a daughter of the late George L. and Ora Pollock Kennedy. Her husband, Dr. Stanley B. Clovis, who operated a dentist office in Blacksville for many years, preceded her in death on October 12, 1972. Surviving is a brother-in-law Roy W. Clovis of Waynesburg and a niece, Mrs. Mary Margaret Montgomery of Arlington, Virginia. Four nephews, George B. Dinsmore and Stanley R. Dinsmore both of Knoxville, Tennessee, Dr. William L. Clovis and James S. Clovis both of Philadelphia also survive. She had resided in the Blacksville community for the past 50 years and was a member of the Blacksville United Methodist Church. She was a 1919 graduate of Waynesburg High School and had attended Waynesburg College as a student of expression and music. She was a fifty year member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a member of the Alpha Gamma Pheta Sorority. More: Friends of Helen Kennedy Clovis of Blacksville, West Virginia, who died Friday, June 21, 1974 are being received after 2 P.M. Sunday in the Samuel P. Weaver Funeral Home, West High Street, Waynesburg where funeral services will be held at 1 P.M. Tuesday, June 25, 1974 with Rev. Victor A. Tenney officiating. Burial will follow in Greene County Memorial Park. =======================Mrs. Sarah E. Clovis, aged 79 years, widow of Marion Clovis died Saturday morning, June 13, 1931 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. James Hoy, of Pine Bank. Mrs. Clovis was a daughter of Jacob Eakin and Mary Woodruff Eaken, and was one of the best-known women of southwestern Greene County. She married Marion Clovis, whose death occurred November 2, 1928, and spent all her life in Greene County. Mrs. Clovis was a lifelong member of the Pine Bank Methodist Episcopal Church. The following sons and daughters survive: Frank Clovis, of Monongahela, Jacob E. Clovis of Waynesburg; John Clovis, of Dry Tavern; Mrs. J. B. Smith, of Concord, Ohio; Mrs. J. L. Scott, of Holbrook; Mrs. George Jones and Mrs. James Hoy, both of Pine Bank. There-are also 28 grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren. The funeral was held yesterday afternoon. Relatives and friends met at the Hoy home at 2 o'clock going from there to the Pine Bank church, where services were conducted by Rev. H. L. Gaston. Interment was in the Pine Bank cemetery. =======================Mrs. Ona Mitchell Clovis, 758 Allison Avenue, died Friday morning, February 4, 1955, at 10 o'clock. She had been in failing health for five years and in serious condition for a week. Mrs. Clovis was born December 16, 1873, at Bluff, Greene County, the daughter of Hamilton and Julia Huffman Mitchell. She was a member of the Washington Street Methodist Church, Waynesburg and was the last of a family of three. Her husband, Frank H. Clovis died March 30, 1953. Surviving are a son, Glenn M. Clovis, Ramsey, New Jersey, two daughters, Ella-I., wife of George W. White, Washington, and Velam, wife, of John C. White of Tarentum, PA. =======================A well-known Waynesburg resident and community leader, Roy W. Clovis, 91, of 313 Huffman Street, died at 9:50 p.m., Thursday, April 30,1981, in Greene County Memorial Hospital. He had been seriously ill for the past several weeks. He was born June 6, 1889, near Jollytown, a son of Leroy B. and Elizabeth M. Hennen Clovis. Mr. Clovis spent his early life in the Jollytown-Pine Bank area. He had resided in Waynesburg since 1929. He was member of the First United Methodist Church of Waynesburg, the men's Bible Sunday school class and served on the administrative board of the church. He was a member of Elks 757, past commander and member of the American Legion James Farrell Post No. 330, a 50-year member of Waynesburg F&AM 153, a 32nd degree Mason of the Coudersport Consistory, a member of East Franklin Grange 1709, and belonged to the Fort Jackson chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. Mr. Clovis was a veteran of World War 1, having served with the U.S. Navy. He was a 1911 graduate of Waynesburg College and active in the college's alumni association. He was a farmer and breeder of purebred Hereford cattle and served as president of the Southwest Breeders Association. He had been a producer and operator of oil and gas wells since 1927, having worked in Pennsylvania and Michigan, as well as Missouri, Ohio, Texas and Mexico. He was elected to the state legislature, serving from 1929-31. During that time he was primarily responsible for forming the farm-to-market roads, later called the Pinchot Road System. He was also a state-Republican committeeman of Greene County for several years. In 1933, he was appointed work director for the Civil Works Administration in the county and from 1934-35 was director of the relief work division of the state emergency board in Washington and Greene counties. During World War 11 he was chairman of the gasoline rationing board. He was a retired state inheritance tax appraiser for Greene County, having served in that capacity from 1963-71. Surviving are his wife, May Phillips Clovis, whom he married September 9, 1929; two sons, Dr. William L. Clovis and Dr. James S. Clovis, both of Philadelphia; two granddaughters, Nicole and Christie Lee: and one grandson, Brian Whitfield Clovis. Mr. Clovis was the last of his immediate family. A brother, Dr. Stanley B. Clovis, is deceased. =======================Obit of JOHN H. CLOVIS, SR. Late Residence Waynesburg, Pa. Date of Birth April 18, 1881 Date of Death Friday, March 8, 1957 Services from George Church Funeral Home, Waynesburg, Pa., Monday, March 11, 1957. Officiating Clergyman Rev. William H. Miller Interment in Greene County Memorial Park Surviving are three daughters, Miss Donis Clovis, of Scenery Hill; Mrs. Helen Cummins, of Steubenville, Ohio, and Mary C Parkinson, of Waynesburg; three sons, John Clovis, Jr., Thomas M. Clovis, of Waynesburg, and J. Lee Clovis, of Pittsburgh; six grandchildren and three grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. George Jones and Mrs. James F. Hoy, both of Pine Bank, PA Late Residence Waynesburg, Pa. =======================Dr. Stanley B. Clovis, aged 80 years, of Blacksville, W. Va., died in his home after a long illness at 3:30 A. M. Wednesday, October 18, 1972. Dr. Clovis had practiced dentistry at Blacksville for more than 50 years prior to his retirement for reasons of health December 17, 1970. He was always active in the community and was particularly interested in the school and sports programs. A son of the late Leroy Brown Clovis and Elizabeth Hennen Clovis, he was born Sept. 21, 1892, in Gilmore Township, Greene County. He attended Waynesburg College and graduated in 1917 from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Baltimore, Md. Dr. Clovis began his practice at Blacksville in 1917 and shortly thereafter moved to Hundred, W, Va. He returned to Blacksville in 1920 and practiced there throughout the rest of his career. He was a Veteran of World War 1 and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Waynesburg and James Farrell Post 330, American Legion. Masonic affiliations included membership in Waynesburg Lodge 153, the Consistory and Osiris Shrine at Wheeling, W. Va., and the Knights Templar at Morgantown, W. Va. Surviving are his wife, Helen Kennedy Clovis, whom he married Sept. 20, 1922: a brother, Roy W. Clovis, of Waynesburg; four nephews; a niece, three great nieces, and six great- nephews. =======================Hazel Dulaney Clutter, of Cameron, W.Va., formerly of Aleppo, died at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 15, 1964 in the Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glendale, W.Va., following a lingering illness. Born November 17, 1944, in Washington County, she was the daughter of Agnes Stoneking Dulaney and the late Guy Dulaney. She married in 1963 to Paul Clutter, who survives in addition to her mother and a small son, Carl. She is also survived by the following brothers and sisters; Howard and Melvin Dulaney of Cameron, RD 5, Mrs. Ellen "Peg" Plute of Wexford, Mrs. Elizabeth Prevost of Avella, Raymond of Scenery Hill, Carl of Washington and also Opal, Glenn, Samuel, James, Leonard, Ronald and Kenneth, all at home. =======================Ollie L. Clutter, 77, of West Finley RD 2, died at 9 a.m. Monday, September 25, 1967, in her home. Although she had been ill for some time her death was unexpected. She was born May 5, 1890, in Richhill Township, a daughter of Price and Mary Courtwright Cheek, and spent all her life in Richhill Township. She attended the Crabapple Community Church. She was married in November, 1919, to Jesse E. Clutter, who died in 1951. Surviving are two sons, Herman Clutter, of West Finley RD 2, and Albert Clutter of Washington; two daughters, Mrs. Russell "Lenora" Miller, and Mrs. Carl "Lillie" Barney, both of West Finley RD 2; 19 grandchildren, seven great- grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, one stepson, Paul Clutter, of Waynesburg; three brothers, Roy and Price Cheek, of Wind Ridge, and Lawrence of Washington, RD#, and one sister, Mrs. Mary Ostrander, of Marianna. A stepson, James Clutter; a stepdaughter, Nellie Shurden; two sisters and one brother are deceased. Funeral services were held Thursday with burial in Wind Ridge Cemetery. =======================Arthur W. Cole, 67, of North Porter Street, Waynesburg died at 1:30 P.M. Monday, July 27, 1970 at Greene Co. Memorial Hospital. He had been in his usual health, but had been seriously ill since Saturday. He was born September 1, 1902, in Wayne Township, near Kuhntown a son of the late Jacob Lee and Emma Longstreth Cole. He was married November 9, 1920, to the former Kate Kent, who survives. He had resided most of his life in the Kuhntown and Brave area, and since 1965 had made his home in Waynesburg. He was a member of the Kent United Methodist Church, Brave. He was a retired employee of the Peoples Natural Gaso Company, having worked over 43 years at the Brave compressor station. On its closing in 1960, he was transferred to Wilkinsburg, where he resided until his retirement in 1961. During WWII he was active as an air raid warden in the Wayne Township Civil Defense. He was a member of the Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Company. Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters; Mrs. Paul (Lorena)Anderson, of Burgettstown and Mrs. Samuel J. (Louise) Belasko, of Monaca; three sons Victor A. of Lebanon, Ore.; Willie Lee, of Penn. and Richard E. of Waynesburg, RD, 4; 15 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one brother, Leon, of Rural Valley. One son, Kent, a granddaughter, Youlanda Sue and a brother Se?erne, preceded him in death. more: Cole- Friends of Arthur W. Cole, of 548 North Porter Street, Waynesburg, who died Monday, July 27, 1970, are being received after 7 P.M. Tuesday in the Mariner and Milliken Funeral Home, 197 North Maiden Street, Waynesburg, where services will be held at 1 P.M. Thursday, with Rev. Albert Merz officiating. Burial in Pine Bank Cemetery. =======================Benjamin T. Cole, aged almost 85 years, well known retired farmer of Wayne Township died at 1 A. M. Saturday, Feb 5, 1949, at the home of his son, Clarence Cole, near Kirby, Mr. Cole had been seriously ill for the past two weeks following a cerebral hemorrage. A native of Wayne Township, he was born Feb. 15, 1864, a son of the Late Ephriam and Missouri Geho Cole, and lived all his life in Kuhntown community, except the last three years which were spent in the home of his son, Clarence, where he died. He had been a member of the Kuhntown Methodist Church since early in life. He followed farming and stock raising all his life and was widely known in southern Greene County. He was married Feb. 15, 1890 to Alice Main, who survives with three sons; Oscar Cole, of Blairsville; Dewey Cole, of Beaver Falls and Clarence Cole, of Kirby. Two sons, Ira and Dorsey Cole are deceased. He also leaves 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Mary Roach. More: Funeral services for Benjamin T. Cole, retired Wayne Township farmer who died Saturday, Feb. 5, 1949, will be held at 1:30 P.M. Monday, Feb. 7 at Weaver Funeral Home. 182 West High Street, Waynesburg, in charge of the Rev. Albert Merz, assisted by the Rev. George W. Stump. Burial in Pine Bank Cemetery. Friends received at the funeral home at any time. =======================Bessie Patterson Cole, 36, of 2603 Parana Street. Houston, Texas.(formerly of Brock) died at 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 18, 1981, in the Bayou Glen Nursing Home in Houston, following an extended illness. She was born August 3, 1895, in Perry Township near Brock, a daughter of Ross and Jenny Jones Patterson. She had resided in Texas for the past 10 years, but spent the rest of her life in the Brock area. Mrs. Cole was a member of the Valley Chapel United Methodist Church. Her husband. George W. Cole, died October 25, 1971. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Daniel C. (Mary Aliff) Tennant of Houston. Texas; one son, Luther Cole of Waynesburg RDl: Six grandchildren; five great-grand children: two sisters. Mrs. Bertha Haines of Bridgeport, Ohio. and Mrs. Hazel Minor of Mt. Morris R.D. l: and one brother, Charles Patterson of Washington D.C. a sister, Edith,and two brothers, Guy and William. are deceased. =======================Spraggs Farmer Died Suddenly In His Home Carl L. Cole, 56, well-known farmer and stockraiser from Spraggs, died unexpectedly at 3:30 a.m. Friday of a coronary at his home. He was a lifetime resident of the community and for the past 23 years operated a fleet of school buses. He was also an active member of the Waynesburg IOOF Lodge 649 and the Dunkard Valley Gun Club. Born December 6, 1907, he was the son of Mrs. Rosie Phillips Cole of Cleveland, Ohio and the late William Henry Cole. He is survived by his widow, Martha Cain Cole; a daughter, Mrs. Robert "Ruth" Wisecarver of Westminster, Calif; two sons, Paul of Odessa, Texas and Lloyd of Blacksville, W.Va.; six grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Mary McClelland, of Cleveland, Ohio. One son, Ross Allen is deceased. He was a member of the Spraggs Methodist Church. More: Friends of Carl L. Cole of Spraggs, who died Friday April 24, 1964, are being received after 7 P.M. Saturday, in the Mariner and Milliken Funeral Home, N. Maiden St., Waynesburg, where services will be held at 1 P.M. "DST Monday" with Rev. James Mowry in charge. Burial in Greene County Memorial Park. =======================Clyde E. Cole, 78, of Thompson Gardens, Waynesburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 8:45 a.m. in the Greene County Memorial Hospital following a long illness. He was born April 2, 1900 in Center Twp., the son of the late Abijah and Eva Cage Cole. He was married Aug. 22, 1922 to Lucy Thomas, who died June 9, 1963. He was a retired employee of Jessop Steel. Surviving is a son, Keith of Toledo, Ohio; five grandchildren; two great- grandchildren; three brothers, Lawrence Cole of Aleppo, Edward of DuBois and Robert of Tampa, Fla., a sister Mrs. Raymond "Helene" Minnear of Waynesburg. Deceased are four children; four brothers and one sister. More: Friends of Clyde E. Cole, 78, of Waynesburg who died Wednesday will be received in the Robert L. Lantz Funeral Home Rogersville Thursday from 7 to 9 P.M. and Friday from 2 to 9 P.M. and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. where services will be held Saturday at 1 P.M. in Charge of Rev. Nicola Genci. Burial will be in Rosemont Cemetery. =======================Word was received in Waynesburg that Dewey Cole, 53, of Beaver Falls, a native of Greene County, died Tuesday evening December 18, 1951 of a heart aliment in the Beaver Valley Hospital. Mr. Cole was born June 30, 1898 in Wayne Township. He was a son of the late Benjamine T. Cole and Alice Maine Cole. He was a member of the Kughtown Methodist Church. His first wife, Nellie Stewart Cole, died Dec. 18, 1935. To them were born three children, Freida, wife of Kenneth Stickles, of Aliquippa; Doris, wife of Melvin Haddox, of New Brighton and Ralford Lee deceased. His second wife, Marie Blosser Cole, survives. They were parents of four children, Dolores, Donald and William at home, and Peggy ?de Ann, deceased. Also surviving are two grand children and two brothers, Oscar Cole of Blairsville, and Clarence Cole of Waynesburg, RD 2 Two brothers are deceased. =======================Edwin H. Cole, 58, of Oak Forest, was dead on arrival at the Greene County Memorial Hospital at about 11:30 a.m. Friday, January 29, 1965, after suffering a heart attack while making funeral arrangements for his mother who died Thursday. He was born January 16, 1907 in Center Township, to the late Jesse and Enna Gilbert Cole. He was a truck driver for Levine Iron and Metal of West Waynesburg until his retirement and was a veteran of World War II. Surviving is a son, Robert with the U.S. Air Force at Ft. Riley, Kansas and two brothers, Lawrence D. Cole of Waynesburg and Ralph Cole of Waynesburg RD 5. A brother Paul is deceased. Most of his life was spent in the Oak Forest area where he was a member of the Oak Forest Methodist Church. More: Edwin H. Cole, 58, of Oak Forest, died of a heart attack late Friday afternoon while making funeral arrangements for his mother, Emma S. Cole, who had died Thursday in Blairsville. He was dead on arrival at the Greene County Memorial Hospital. =======================Waynesburg, July 21 - Edward L. Cole, 69, well known Waynesburg merchant, died at 2:30 o'clock Saturday morning, July 20, in his home at 19 North Porter Street, Waynesburg, following a lingering illness. Mr. Cole was born in Waynesburg and was a son of James L. Cole and Mariah Geho Cole. He was a master mechanic, which trade he followed for 35 years. He was employed in the Waynesburg Tin mills as long as they were in operation and then was employed in the Weirton Steel Mills until he was forced to retire six years ago because of ill health. Since his retirement from the mills he has been proprietor of a store at the corner of High Street and Porter Street, Waynesburg. He was a member of the Washington Street Methodist Church. Mr. Cole is survived by his wife, Libbie E. Cole, and three daughters, Mrs. Wesley Henderson and Mrs. Robert Thomas of Waynesburg and Mrs. Ralph Dowlin, Rices Landing; one sister, Mrs. Catherine Gallentine of Aptos, California and several grandchildren. One daughter is deceased. Friends will be received in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Wesley Henderson, 155 North Maiden Street where funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock, Tuesday, July 23, in charge of his pastor, the Rev. J. Paul Lamberton. Burial will be in the Greene County Memorial Park. =======================Eli Cole, 88, of 62 South Richhill St. Waynesburg, died at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday, March 27 in the University Medical Center, Morgantown, after a lingering illness. He was born Dec. 8, 1890 at Wayne Twp. near Bluff, the son of the late John L. and Sarah Ann Henderson Cole. His wife, Hazel Harriff Cole died Dec. 16, 1971. He spent his early life in the Bluff area and lived in Waynesburg since 1920. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Eileen C. Riley of Waynesburg; one son, John W. Cole, of Colorado Springs, Colo., six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, several neices and nephews. He was the last of his immediate family. One sister Elizabeth, four brothers, Thomas, Minor, Henry and Josephus, are all deceased. He was a member of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Bluff, but was very active at the Washington St. United Methodist Church in Waynesburg, where he served as a teacher and treasurer of the Sunday School Class and Sunday School Superintendent. He was also a member of the Waynesburg Lodge IOOF No. 469, where he served as noble grand treasurer and trustee. He was a member of the Lady Greene Rebekah Lodge 385. He served several years on the Waynesburg Borough Council and the Greene County Municipal Authority. He was also a retired member of the Waynesburg Volunteer Fire Co. In 1955 he retired from the Carnegie Gas Co. with over 30 years of service. More: Friends of Eli Cole, of South Richhill St., Waynesburg, who died Tuesday, will be received in the Mariner and Milliken Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Thursday and Friday, where services will be held Saturday, March 31, at 11 A. M. With the Rev. Ralph Brownfield officiating. Burial will be in Greene County Memorial Park. A memorial service will be conducted by the IOOF No. 469 at 7 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home followed by a service by the Waynesburg Volunteer Fire Co. at 8 P.M. =======================George Cole, a well known citizen died at his home near Bluff, Sunday evening, November 22, 1908, aged 64 years, 10 months and 10 days. His death was due to kidney disease. He was married to Elizabeth Geho, October 12, 1867. To this union were born then children, two who have gone before, and Della, Thomas, and Peter who are living. Matthew Cole, John G. Cole, near Bluff and Benjamin F. Cole, Siddy Ann, Ettie M., Mary and Blanche at home. All was done that loving hands could do to relieve him of his sufferings, but to no avail. His sufferings were great. He gave his heart to God and was baptised. He leaves to mourn his loss a wife and eight children, three brothers and two sisters besides a host of relatives and friends the funeral services were conducted by Rev. O. C. Carlile. Interment in Pine Bank cemetery. =======================George Cole, aged 69 years, a prominent farmer and stock raiser of Wayne township, died Sunday morning at 7:30 o'clock at his home at Kuhntown following several months illness of kidney trouble. He spent his entire life in Wayne township. He was a member of the M. E. church and of the Odd Fellows lodge of Kuhntown. He married Miss Catherine Kniseley, who died 21 years ago. The following children are living: Henry Cole, of Spraggs; J. C. Cole, of Waynesburg RD 4; A. W. Cole, at home; Mrs. Jesse Phillips, of Kuhntown, and Mrs. Jesse Phillips, of Kuhntown, and Mrs. James Taylor, of Waynesburg. The following brothers and sisters also survive; James Cole, of Kuhntown; J. S. Cole, of Waynesburg; Mrs. Abram Tustin, of Kuhntown, and Mrs. W. D. Phillips, of Cameron, W. Va. The funeral was held Tuesday Afternoon. The relatives and friends met at the late home at 1 o'clock, going from there to the Mt. Zion M. E. church where the services were conducted by the Rev. S. S. White. Interment was the Mt. Zion cemetery. =======================Hagan Cole, aged 59 years, died Wednesday, April 28, 1939 in the Greene Co. Memorial Hospital. He had been ill for the last year. Mr. Cole was one of the best known farmers and stock raisers of the district, was born March 31, 1880 in Wayne Township. He was the son of Jacob and Elizabeth Jane Taylor Cole. September 6, 1904, her married Miss Lucy White, who survives. He was active in civic affairs and much interested in the affairs of his township and for anumber of years he was Supervisor. During this period he represented the Greene Co. Association of Townships Supervisors a number of times as a delegate at the state conventions. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Velma Daugherty of Pine Bank, R.D.; one brother William Cole of Pine Bank, and four sisters, Mrs. Alice Knight and Mrs. Sarah Ellen Kinney of Pine Bank, R.D. Mrs. Ocie Kiger of Kirby, and Mrs. Rachel Henderson of Waynesburg, and four grandchildren. Early in life he united with the Kuhntown Methodist Episcopal Church and for 35 years he was a member of the I.O.O.F. Lodge at Blacksville. He spent his entire life in Greene County. More: Funeral Services were held Sunday, April the thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirty-nine at 2:00 o'clock in the Kuhntown Methodist Episcopal Church.