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Daily G-Eye™ : 06.27.13

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Site Preparation for Lewis-Gilmer Elementary School in Linn, WV - 06.25.13
First Inter-County Elementary School in WV
Replacing
Troy Elementary School in Gilmer County
and
Alum Bridge Elementary School in Lewis county


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Gilmer County Family Court Report – 06.03.13

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•  On Monday, June 03, 2013 a divorce was granted between Billy D. Huffman (54) of Glenville, WV and Debra K. Huffman (53) of Linn, WV.

Daily G-Eye™ : 06.01.13

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Linn, WV


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Cleo Virginia Turner

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Cleo Virginia Turner

Age 94, a long time resident of the Good Hope Community, WV, passed away peacefully at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 in the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport following an extended illness.

She was born August 12, 1918 outside of Linn, WV, a daughter of the late Alva and Iza Davis Bennett.

On August 13, 1939 she married her beloved husband of 42 years, James Monroe Turner, who passed away on March 09, 1981.

Surviving are four children: Larry Monroe Turner and wife Mary Agnes of Greensboro NC, Sharon Sue Osbourne and husband John of Greenville SC, Roger Joe Turner and wife Mary Ellen of Clarksburg, WV and Mary Ann Gaston and husband Rick of Fairmont, WV; ten grandchildren: Tim Turner, Kathy Marshall, Christy Moser, Michael Turner, Daniel and Nathan Osbourne, Vanessa Schoetz, Jason Turner, Jennifer Owen, and Jarid Gaston; 19 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren, representing five generations.

She is the last surviving member of her immediate family, being preceded in death by two brothers: Gloy and Roy Bennett and seven sisters: Vera Davis, Ina Hardman, Opal Mick, Wanna Lowther Osbourn, Blanche Day, and Orpha Warner.

In her early years, Cleo worked for Glenville State College. She and her husband owned and operated the Troy Gulf Service Station and Grocery in Gilmer County for a few years. Until later years she was an active member of Eastern Star Chapter # 109 of Good Hope, Good Hope CEOS, and New Bethel United Methodist Church. She thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors, especially tending to her flower and vegetable gardens.

Friends may call at the Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service at 144 Hackers Creek Rd. in Jane Lew on Friday May 31, 2013 from 12:00-2:00 PM.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, at 2 PM from the Pat Boyle Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Stephen White officiating.

The pallbearers are her grandsons: Daniel and Nathan Osbourne, Michael and Jason Turner, Jarid Gaston and Landon Owen. Interment will follow in the Good Hope Masonic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Serenity Hope at Rt. 1 Box 153-D Lost Creek WV 26385, where Cleo received loving care the last year of her life.

The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored and privileged to serve the Turner family.

Public Notice: Vaccination of Dogs and Cats – 2013 - This Friday and Saturday

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Gilmer County Assessor, Gary L. Wolfe, would like to announce that William R Moodispaw, DVM, will be at the following named places on the dates listed below, to vaccinate dogs and cats AS REQUIRED BY WV CODE §19-20A-1.

All dogs and cats, which have reached SIX MONTHS OF AGE AND HAVE NOT BEEN VACCINATED WITHIN THE PAST 24 MONTHS, are required to be vaccinated before June 01, 2013.

The fee for rabies vaccination will be $8.00 according to WV Code §19-20A-1.

Due to Dr. Moodispaw’s schedule, he will only be at the following locations on the dates and times listed below:


FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
08:30 - 09:00 AM Mouth of Jesse’s Run
09:15 - 10:15 AM Tanner
10:30 - 11:15 AM Heiney’s
12:00 - 01:00 PM Dawson’s Farm
01:15 - 02:15 PM Normantown
02:45 - 03:45 PM Cedarville

SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013
08:00 - 09:00 AM Court House
09:15 - 10:00 AM Camden Flats
10:15 - 11:15 AM Sand Fork
11:30 - 12:05 PM Mouth of Ellis
01:30 - 02:30 PM Somerville Store
02:45 - 03:30 PM Troy School

Public Notice: Vaccination of Dogs and Cats – 2013

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Gilmer County Assessor, Gary L. Wolfe, would like to announce that William R Moodispaw, DVM, will be at the following named places on the dates listed below, to vaccinate dogs and cats AS REQUIRED BY WV CODE §19-20A-1.

All dogs and cats, which have reached SIX MONTHS OF AGE AND HAVE NOT BEEN VACCINATED WITHIN THE PAST 24 MONTHS, are required to be vaccinated before June 01, 2013.

The fee for rabies vaccination will be $8.00 according to WV Code §19-20A-1.

Due to Dr. Moodispaw’s schedule, he will only be at the following locations on the dates and times listed below:


FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
08:30 - 09:00 AM Mouth of Jesse’s Run
09:15 - 10:15 AM Tanner
10:30 - 11:15 AM Heiney’s
12:00 - 01:00 PM Dawson’s Farm
01:15 - 02:15 PM Normantown
02:45 - 03:45 PM Cedarville

SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013
08:00 - 09:00 AM Court House
09:15 - 10:00 AM Camden Flats
10:15 - 11:15 AM Sand Fork
11:30 - 12:05 PM Mouth of Ellis
01:30 - 02:30 PM Somerville Store
02:45 - 03:30 PM Troy School

Public Notice: Vaccination of Dogs and Cats – 2013

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Gilmer County Assessor, Gary L. Wolfe, would like to announce that William R Moodispaw, DVM, will be at the following named places on the dates listed below, to vaccinate dogs and cats AS REQUIRED BY WV CODE §19-20A-1.

All dogs and cats, which have reached SIX MONTHS OF AGE AND HAVE NOT BEEN VACCINATED WITHIN THE PAST 24 MONTHS, are required to be vaccinated before June 01, 2013.

The fee for rabies vaccination will be $8.00 according to WV Code §19-20A-1.

Due to Dr. Moodispaw’s schedule, he will only be at the following locations on the dates and times listed below:


FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
08:30 - 09:00 AM Mouth of Jesse’s Run
09:15 - 10:15 AM Tanner
10:30 - 11:15 AM Heiney’s
12:00 - 01:00 PM Dawson’s Farm
01:15 - 02:15 PM Normantown
02:45 - 03:45 PM Cedarville

SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013
08:00 - 09:00 AM Court House
09:15 - 10:00 AM Camden Flats
10:15 - 11:15 AM Sand Fork
11:30 - 12:05 PM Mouth of Ellis
01:30 - 02:30 PM Somerville Store
02:45 - 03:30 PM Troy School

Mary Sue Frashure Osborn

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Mary Sue Frashure Osborn

Age 63, of Ellis Road, Linn, West Virginia, departed this life at 3:30 AM, Saturday May 04, 2013 at her residence following a brief illness.

Born November 05, 1949 in Gilmer County, West Virginia, daughter of the late William Earl and Minnie Fern McHenry Frashure.

Sue was a homemaker who loved to take care of her family, cooking, gardening, sewing, and quilting.

She was a member of the Otterbein Methodist Church.

She enjoyed West Virginia University sports with a special interest in their Basketball program.

On October 04, 1974 she was united in marriage to Kenneth Osborn Jr., who survives at their Ellis Road home.

Surviving are 2 daughters, Susan Hornbeck and husband Doug of Parkersburg, West Virginia, and Kelly Osborn of Parkersburg, WV; 2 grandchildren Caleb and Leah Hornbeck of Parkersburg, WV; 9 siblings, Billie Radcliff and husband Arnold Sam of Weston, West Virginia; Beulah Robinson of Tanner, West Virginia; Lou Runyon and husband Denzil of Normantown, West Virginia; Ann King of Alum Bridge, West Virginia; James Frashure and wife Nadine of Parkersburg, WV; Ronald Frashure and wife Nancy of Glenville WV; Larry Frashure and wife Joy of Glenville WV; Faynell Gainer and husband Terry of Weston, WV; Jerry Frashure and wife Cheryl of Parkers burg, WV; and 1 cousin whom she was raised with, Avin Lowther and wife Elizabeth of Linn, West Virginia.

Along with her parents, Sue was preceded in death by her Aunt and Uncle Alva and Buryel Lowther who raised her from the age of 5.

Funeral Services will be conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary Inc., 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville WV 26351 at 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, May 07, 2013 with Pastor Bryon Bukovesky officiating.

Burial will follow in the Alice Cemetery, on Alice Road.

Friends may call from 10:00 AM - Noon, the funeral hour on Tuesday at the Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Glenville First Baptist Church Cancer Fund or Hospice Care Corp. of Burnsville.

Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is assisting the family of Mary Sue Osborn with arrangements.

Beulah “Nellie” Bennington

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Beulah “Nellie” Bennington

of West Union, WV,  departed this life on Friday, May 03, 2013 in the Heartland Nursing Home.

She was born April 17, 1918 a daughter of the late Jesse and Cora Hitt Golden.

Surviving are ten daughters, Linda Bennington, Clarksburg, Bonnie (Harold) Stalnaker, Lincolnton, NC, Fay (Tom) Whitlatch, Hoschton, GA, Nancy (Eddie) Vanscoy, Mineral Wells, Rose Russell, Parkersburg, Wendy Sandstrom, West Union, Margie (Virgil) Matheny, Clarksburg, Judith McElwain, West Union, Karen Ross, Clarksburg and Joellen (Grant) Trent, West Union, one son, Carroll Bennington, Baltimore, MD, 16 grandchildren, over 25 great grandchildren and one sister, Velma Stover, Weston. She was preceded in death by two sons, Steven and Gerald “Jerry” Bennington, one daughter Sharon Bennington, sisters and brothers, Clifford Golden, Hobert Golden, Irene Golden, Pauline Golden and Jean Woofter.

Mrs. Bennington had worked at the Britton’s Rest Home as a CNA for many years and had worked at the Doddridge County Senior Citizens. She loved quilting, reading, growing flowers and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed by her family.

Funeral services will be conducted in the Spurgeon Funeral Home, 212 Front St., West Union on Wednesday, May 08, 2013 at 1 PM with Pastor Bill Davis presiding.

Interment will follow in the Rock Grove Cemetery, Sleeth Run Rd, Linn, WV.

The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, May 08, 2013 from 11 AM - 1 PM.

Spurgeon Funeral Home is privileged to serve the Bennington family.

Budge R. “Budgie” Frashure

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Budge “Budgie” R. Frashure

Age 62, passed away at 5:35 PM at his residence in Linn, WV on April 27, 2013 following an unexpected illness, with his beloved Collie dog and best friend, Levi by his side.

He was born on April 06, 1951 in Weston, WV a son of the late Roy “Bob” and Goldie M. Keith Frashure. One brother, Bobby J. Frashure, and one nephew, Bobby Ray Frashure, also preceded him in death.

On January 02, 1970 he married the former Dottie Grogg and they remained married until 1998.

He is survived by one sister, Rosalie Heater and husband Orie of Orlando, WV; two daughters: Wendy Mathess and husband Steve of Jane Lew, WV; Nikki Frashure of Farmington; two grandsons: Breyer and Branson Mathess of Jane Lew; two nephews: Ricky J. Frashure of Linn, and Lee Frashure of Jane Lew; and one niece, Sherry Peters of Good Hope, WV.

Budge devoted his younger years to his work as a heavy equipment operator in the coalfields from 1974-1997. He had a well-earned reputation among the employees for being the “best operator around”. He never missed a day’s work for years, even during illness. He also worked at Lignetics until leaving to care for his elderly mother until her death in 2010.

He loved to watch Western movies in his free time and play with his Collie, Levi. His family and friends will sadly miss him.

There will be a private Family and Friends Gathering at the Hiney Cemetery in Linn, WV.

The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service at 144 Hackers Creek Rd. Jane Lew is honored and privileged to serve the Frashure family.

Linn: The Construction of the Inter-county School Should Begin Soon

In a few weeks, the beginning phases of construction of the first Inter-County school in West Virginia should start.

The school site is located on the border of Gilmer and Lewis Counties in Linn, WV.

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Located on U.S. Highway 33/119 in Linn, WV

 

The school is to serve the students from Troy Elementary School in Troy, WV (Gilmer County) and Alum Bridge Elementary School in Alum Bridge, WV (Lewis County).

The Lewis County Board of Education approved Capitol Valley Contractors of Elkview, WV as the company to complete the site work at its meeting Monday, April 22, 2013.

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School Property is both in Gilmer and Lewis Counties

 

The low bid was just over $1 million, according to Lewis County Board of Education President Paul Derico.

The Funding for the construction of this school is provided fully by the West Virginia School Building Authority (WVSBA), therefore the approval of the bids is necessary by WVSBA

 

 

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The Lewis - Gilmer inter county elementary school will house students PK through grade 6


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The enrollment will be around 230 students

 

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The school is expected to open in August of 2014

 

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School property is right about Welcome Signs for both counties

Claude E. McHenry Sr.

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Claude E. McHenry Sr.

Age 87, Orrville, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at his residence with his family by his side.

He was born on April 23, 1925, in Glenville, WV, the son of Hoy and Edna (Messenger) McHenry.

He was united in marriage to Louvone Helmick on July 21, 1946, in Linn, WV. She survives.

Claude had been a resident of Orrville since 1962, and had been employed in the maintenance department for the Orrville City Schools for 13 years prior to retiring.

He was a member of the Orrville Christian Church, where he was a past president and member of the Faithful Followers Class.

He was a past president and former member of the Kidney Foundation of Wayne County for many years.

Claude enjoyed his grandchildren, watching softball at Orr Park, cooking and playing cards. He was a 23-year cancer survivor.

In addition to his wife, Louvone, he is survived by four daughters, Mary (Jim) Saunders Sr. of Canton, Linda (Junior) Kerns of Clyde, Sheila (Doc) Burrows of Willard, and Sally (Keith) Hartzler of Sterling; two sons, Eugene McHenry of Orrville and Richard (Tess) McHenry of Maineville; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Jim (Joann) McHenry of Glenville, WV.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Naomi Jackson; brothers, Hoy, Herman, Harley and Dana McHenry; and sisters, Irene Riffle, Pauline Wells and Opal McHenry.

Services will be held at Orrville Christian Church in Orrville on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at 11:00 AM with Pastor Tom Ledford officiating.

Burial will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville.

Friends may call at Auble Funeral Home in Orrville on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 6:00-8:00 PM, or one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Orrville Christian Church, 925 N. Elm St., Orrville 44667 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691.

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