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May 20, 2013 — Don and Eleanor Brewer's youngest 5 month old great grand daughter passed away Saturday evening. Viewing will be 1 to 3 on Thursday May 23rd. Funeral following Field Funeral Home in Masontown, keep her mommy and daddy in your prayers.
Eleanor & Don and Roger & Loretta
May 16, 2013 — Jim Daily, Grand Chaplain from Miriam Chapter #1 in Wheeling, underwent heart surgery to repair an aortic anuerism and also to replace a heart valve. All went well and he is recovering from the surgery at Wheeling Hospital at Wheeling Medical Park. Prayers and thoughts of encouragement are appreciated. Cards may to sent to his home address: 134 North 21st Street, Wheeling, WV 26003.
May 5, 2013 — I'm Trena Kirk, PM, and Insructor from Queen Esther #11 , Clarksburg. I had a fall backwards and had a hard hit to my head in my Kindergarden classroom on March 8, and sustained a concussion. I have not been able to return to work yet and have been told I probably won't be able to finish the rest of the school year. I am going to the Concussion Clinic and Neuro Physcology in Morgantown for treatment. I am having 3 to 4 major headaches a day, I am very sensitive to light and have to wear sunglasses and a hat, I am having a lot of constant loud ringing and roaring in my ears, and I'm very limited to any activity. The Dr. has told me these symtoms can last for weeks and even months. It's been a long battle, especially since I just had a total knee replacement in Sept. Still asking for prayer. Thank you all......love you!
May 3, 2013 — Jackie Groves' granddaughter was in a traffic accident on the West Virignia Turnpike in Beckley where she was sideswiped by a flatbed truck. She is in critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit of Charleston General Hospital. Prayers are requsted and appreciated.
April 26, 2013 — Patty Crouch, PGM is still recovering from surgery for a broken leg in the Ohio Valley Health Care Center at 222 Nicolette Rd., Parkersburg, WV 26104, Room 104. She can be reached on her cell phone at 304-488-4356. She expects to be at the care center for another 3 to 6 months. Prayers and cards are requested.
April 25, 2013 — Joe Hovatter, member of Philippi Chapter #41, had a partial hip replacement today following a fall the night before. Most everyone knows that Joe had his right knee worked on. Last night he got up and went to the bathroom unattended, slipped, fell, and broke his left hip. Betty says it is pretty bad. Please put these good folks on your prayer list. Joe is in the Clarksburg United Hospital Center, 3 Hospital Plz, Clarksburg, WV; Room 5330 phone # 681-342-5330. Will you please send this info out to everyone?
April 19, 2013 — Nancy C. Gillespie, Associate Matron, of Webster Springs Chapter No. 145, passed away April 16, 2013 at Charleston CAMC General.
Nancy was a Past Matron of her chapter and was also currently serving as Grand Representative to Maine. She a 59 year member of Eastern Star.
Visitation is from 6 to 9 p,m. Friday, April 19th. at Dodd and Reed Funeral home in Webster Springs. There will be an Eastern Star service at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
April 9, 2013 — CLARK, Mary "Evelyn" Reid, PM, passed away Friday, April 5, 2013 in Cameron Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
She recently celebrated her 100th birthday and was presented a key to the city of Cameron.
Daughter of the late Frank and Virginia Francis Bonar Reid.
She was a member of the Big Run Christian Church where she played piano and organ for many years.
She was a lifetime member of the Order of the Eastern Star, belonging to Naomi Chapter No. 12, Grafton, Lorraine Chapter No. 9, Cameron and Moundsville Chapter No. 86. She was a past Grand Organist of the Grand Lodge Eastern Star of W.Va.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband, Hubert Clark, PGP; one sister, Hazel Courtright; two brothers, James P. Reid and Lloyd Reid.
Everyone who knew and loved her referred to her as Aunt Evelyn. She was a second mother to her nieces and nephews who dearly loved her.
Her favorite past times were cooking, sewing, gardening and playing the piano. Nothing could compare to her cookies, pies and rolls; and she grew the most beautiful garden in the neighborhood.
Aunt Evelyn, you've taught us all so much we love you, and are so grateful, God gave us such "A wonderful Aunt Evelyn."
Her nieces and nephews would like to thank Cameron Nursing & Rehab for their kindness, love and compassion over the past nine years, and a big thank you to Wilda Weyricks and Twyla Mathews for always making her beautiful.
Family will receive friends Sunday, April 7, 2013 from 4 p.m. until time of Services at 6 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 39 Maple Ave., Cameron, WV. Officiating will be Pastor Doug Richardson.
Interment immediately following to Big Run Christian Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Big Run Cemetery Association c/o Terry Logsdon, 7877 Dragon Hwy.,Cameron, WV 26033.
April 4, 2013 — Carolyn Snyder Goldizen, age 77, of Lahmansville, died on March 29, 2013, at Grant Memorial Hospital. She was born on March 17, 1936, in Lahmansville WV, the daughter of the late Lloyd and Eva Parker Snyder (later Eva Widmyer). She was also preceded in death by an infant son, Lee Allen Goldizen II, on December 12, 1958, a sister, Barbara Jean Snyder on February 9, 2009, and step-father, the Rev. George Widmyer on December 23, 1999.
She is survived by two daughters, Lucretia Goldizen Edge and husband John, and Dr. Cristina Goldizen and husband W. Thomas Berrett, one granddaughter, Samantha Leigh Berrett, and one sister, Jo Ann Snyder Harman and husband Robert; nephews Kent Harman and Brent Harman and families, all of Lahmansville.
She is also survived by two step-sisters: Sharon Widmyer Dayton of Odenton, Maryland, and Cynda Widmyer of Royse City, Texas, and two step-brothers: George Frederick Widmyer and wife Patricia of Berkeley Springs, WV and Mark L. Widmyer and wife Linda of Cumberland, Maryland.
She graduated from Petersburg High School in 1953 and from Winchester (VA) Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1956 and earned her RN degree. In 1983 she graduated from St. Joseph’s College in N. Winham, Maine, with a BS degree in nursing. She became a Certified Emergency Nurse in 1985. Her career began in the Pediatrics Department of Winchester Memorial Hospital. She worked for 33 years at Grant Memorial Hospital where her last 17 years were spent as Nurse Manager of the Emergency Room and director of The Grant County Ambulance squads. She taught Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics for Shepherd College. Following her retirement in 1998, she worked with the Disaster Services Human Resources (DSHR) system as a volunteer for the American Red Cross and provided physical examinations for several insurance companies.
She was named Sub-District 6 Nurse of the Year 1980, and was listed in Who’s Who in American Nursing 1984, in The American Registry, and nominated on the state level for “Excellence in EMS for year of 1993” award. Her professional organizations included the West Virginia Nurses Association, Past President of sub-district 6, Northeastern West Virginia Regional Emergency Medical Services Council, West Virginia Curriculum and Training Committee, Grant Communication Center Board of Directors, Northeastern Regional Critical Care Committee, West Virginia Emergency Medical Services Board Member (TSN), and American Red Cross State Service Council Board Member .
Carolyn was a life-long member of the Lahmansville United Methodist Church and was President of the Ladies Aide. She was also a member of Petersburg Chapter #146, Order of the Eastern Star, where she was a Past Matron, Grand Representative in Minnesota, and Deputy Instructor. She was currently treasurer of the Lahmansville CEOS.
According to her wishes, her body has been donated to the Human Gift Registry of West Virginia University.
A memorial service will be Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 3 p.m. at the Lahmansville United Methodist Church with Rev. Roger and Rev. Ann Harrison officiating. Order of the Eastern Star Service will be at 2 p.m. followed by a time for the family to receive friends and relati
April 2, 2013 —Shingleton, Donald LeRoy, Wellsburg Chapter, 77, of Follansbee, WV passed away March 31, 2013 at home after a three year battle with cancer.
He was born February 13, 1936 in St. Mary's, WV to the late William Roy and Martha Lamp Shingleton.
He served in the Army National Guard. He retired from Weirton Steel Corp. as a motor inspector in the blast furnace Department with 34 years of service. He was also a member of the Hooverson Heights Church of Christ Wellsburg, Masonic Lodge No. 2, AF & AM, Wellsburg Eastern Star Chapter 23, and a Patron Life Member of the NRA.
In addition to his parents he was preceded by his two brothers Coleman Lee and Deleno Shingleton.
He is survived by his wife Ruth Ann Eckles Shingleton whom he married April 19, 1958; two sons Robert L. Shingleton and his wife Arlene of Gilbersville, PA, and David P. Shingleton of Follansbee, WV; a sister Sarah Lou Safreed and her husband Richard of Weirton, WV; three grandchildren Christopher R., Megan M. and Jared D. Shingleton; one aunt, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 2, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. and then on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Reasner Funeral Home 1515 Charles St. Wellsburg, WV. Services will be held Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Dan Cooper Rev. and Lori Jones officiating. Entombment will follow at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV.
Wellsburg Eastern Star Chapter 23 service will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. Full Masonic Graveside Rites will be provided by the Wellsburg Masonic Lodge No. 2 AF & AM.
Online condolences can be made to ReasnerofWellsburg.com.
March 31, 2013 — Don Shingleton, Wellsburg Chapter #23 and husband of Ruth Ann Shingleton, passed away this afternoon. Arrangements will be posted when they become available.
March 31, 2013 — Betty Workman went home. She is still weak but is glad to be home. She has multiple ulcers which has caused the "bleeding" problem.
March 31, 2013 — Carolyn Goldizen, PM of Petersburg Chapter #146 died on March 29th. Her obituary can be seen at http://www.schaefferfuneralhome.com/index.php/locations/details/365-goldizen-carolyn-s
Submitted by her sister, Jo Ann Harman, PM of Petersburg Chapter #146.:
March 27, 2013 — Betty Workman, our most senior Past Grand Matron, is in St. Francis Hospital in Chalreston - admitted Monday - Room 466. They are running tests on her. Not sure how long she will be there. I talked with her yesterday evening and she was very tired from all the tests. I am sure she would appreciate cards, but more especially prayers, from our membership. Betty's home address is: 5307 Ohio St., South Charleston, WV 25309.
March 16, 2013 — Sister Shirley Beck, of Bethany Chapter #64 has been diagnosed with lung cancer. She was to have part of her lung removed but the Dr. found some very hard lymph nodes and cancelled the surgery until more tests can be run. Her son, Brian PP of Bethany, is requesting prayers and cards.
26 Beck Lane
Bethany WV 26032
March 14, 2013 —Just wanted to let you know that Brother Georgr Neal passed last night . I don't know arrangements yet but will update as soon as I hear!
March 14, 2013 — Funeral arrangements for Jack Johnson are as follows:
Visitation - Friday, March 15th - 6-8 p.m.
Funeral - Saturday, March 16th - 11:00 a.m.
Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home - Ansted, WV
March 13, 2013 — I am sad to announce the passing of Jack Johnson, PP of the Ansted Chapter OES. Jack died peacefully on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Will post the arrangements when they are finalized. Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Ansted, WV is serving the family.
March 11, 2013 — It has been a tough week for my family.
My cousin, Johnny Jr. Oals, who is the next to the oldest grandchild on my father's side, (I'm the oldest), passed away unexpectly Tuesday, March 5. Memorial Service will be held in Perryman, Maryland on Sunday, March 17.
My cousin, Laymond O'Dell - Chipper, (he has the same name as my brother), passed away early this morning, Saturday, March 9, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. Funeral arranagments are pending.
My cousin, Meagan Jochum,was in a severe auto accident Friday, March 8. She has a shattered pelvis, and shattered eye socket. She was life flighted to Vidant Memorial Hospital, Greenville, SC and plevic and plastic surgery is pending. She is my father's baby sister's granddaughter.
Thank you and God Bless.
Selma Lee O'Dell-Humphreys,PM
March 10, 2013 — Paul Boyd, PGP,
came home on Thursday evening. He has a pic line for his antibiotics and TPN. The doctor took the port out. It was the source of the infection. He is doing very well. Thank you to all our brothers and sisters for the prayers. We love you all.
March 7, 2013 — Dad (Paul Boyd) is currently at CAMC General in the ICU with an infection in his blood. He has been in here since Saturday night. He was throwing up and running fever and we hoped it was just a bug but blood cultures came back positive. The doctor took his port out on Monday and they have been pumping heavy duty antibiotics in him. They said the port was the source if the infection so with it out he should get better faster. He says today he feels pretty good. They said he would come out of ICU today but so far there is no room available so maybe tomorrow. Please remember dad (and mom) in your prayers. We thank you for all your love, concerns, and especially your prayers thus far. We love all!!!!!!
March 4, 2013 — Irene Nutt, PM Parkersburg had knee replacement surgery in Clarksburg hospital this morning. Her home address is: 4014 Packard St., Parkersburg, WV 26104.
February 26, 2013 — Following surgery on her broken leg, Patty Crouch, PGM is recovering in the Ohio Valley Health Care Center at 222 Nicolette Rd., Parkersburg, WV 26104, Room 104. She can be reached on her cell phone at 304-488-4356. She expects to be at the care center for 8 to 10 weeks. Prayers and cards are requested.