ARBOGAST, Daniel Ray

Daniel Ray Arbogast, 39, of Arthurdale, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002, at Ruby Memorial Hospital after a long battle with acute lyphocytic leukemia. He was born Nov. 16, 1962, in Oakland, Md., a son of the late Junior Paul Arbogast and Rolena Stemple Arbogast.He was a member of St. Michael's Episcopal Church of Kingwood. He graduated from Rowlesburg High School in 1982. He was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 66. He was employed by Layne Christensen Co., Ruther Glen, Va., as a supervisor for the drilling and grouting division. He was the husband of Cheryl Ann Greathouse Arbogast and the proud father of Brandon Daniel Arbogast, of Arthurdale. He is also survived by five brothers, Bradley and spouse Kay Stem¬ple, of Morgantown, Larry Arbo¬gast, of Vero Beach, Fla., Nelson Arbogast, of Indianapolis, Darrell and spouse Patty Arbogast, of Aurora, and Brian and spouse Shawna Albright, of Morgantown; five sisters and spouses, Marion and David Maynard, of Medina, Ohio, Angie and Mike Wolf, of Kingwood, Lisa and James Jones, of Centerville, Ind., Donna and Mark Freeman, of New Castle, Ind., and Sonya and Billy Evans, of Waynesboro, Va.; a grandfather, Leo Stemple, of Aurora; several nieces and nephews, Rosie and Eddie Goff, Amy and Mike Welsh, Tony Arbogast, Eric andVerne Arbogast, Shannon Stieringer, Shane Arbogast, Brian Austin Albright, Misty Katon and Chad Hosta, David and Linc Maynard, Jamie Teets and Randy Stull, Suelle and Roger Lightner, Monica Jones, Gwen and Erin Taggart; and several great-nieces and nephews, Forrest, Ryan and Kaylee Wagner, Zoe Goff, Alexis Welsh, Blake Hosta, Damien and Shyanna Uphold. He was also loved and will be remembered by his extended family: Father and mother-in-law, Moody and Jean Greathouse, of Arthurdale, and the following brothers- and sisters-in-law: Vicki and Randy Thorn, Kingwood, Cathy and Jeff Zinn, of Arthurdale, Mark and Pat Greathouse, Masontown, and Michael and Pam Greathouse, of Morgantown; several nieces and nephews on his in-laws side, Toby and Theresa Hall and great-nephew, Mason Ray Hall, Jenny and Jeromy Garlits and soon-to-be-great-niece, Tori Danielle Garlits, Chandra Thorn and Pat Weaver, Amelia Zinn and Wes Goldstrom, Stacy Zinn, Carrie and Mikey "Bub" Greathouse,  and Cheryl and Nicole Ryan and Alex Greathouse. He will be especially remembered and loved by his dear loving niece, Jenny Hall Garlits, who was with him from the beginning until the end of his illness. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Hazel Stemple; and a brother-in-law, Ronnie Teets.Family and friends may call at Morgans Funeral Home, W.Va 7 East, Reedsville, on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2002, from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, from 3-9 p.m. Funeral services will be officiated by Father Alan W. Jenks on Saturday, Jan. 12, at noon. Burial will be in Arthurdale Cemetery.
Unidentified Newspaper, about Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted November 13, 2010

ARBOGAST, George L., Jr.

Arbogast Funeral
Services for George L. Arbogast, 27, of 326 Crawford Street, who was fatally hurt last Thursday in an automobile crash on Mt. Savage Road at Barrelville, were held yesterday afternoon in Grace Methodist Church with Rev. A. B. L. Fisher, Pastor, officiating. Military honors at the grave in Hillcrest Burial Park were accorded by Henry Hart Post No. 1411, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Pallbearers were Frank A. Deffinbaugh, Cederic B. Miller, W. Nathan Hauger, Chauncey Friend, J. A. Muir and Marvin H. Smith. The firing squad was composed of Nevin Sweene, Carl Neder, Grant and Robert Crump, Gilbert Lancaster and Wilbert Brant. Color guards included Stanton Byers, Norris Jones and Vernon Crable. Harry Reiber sounded taps and Raymond Whitehair was in charge.
Published Monday, November 27, 1950 in THE EVENING TIMES, Cumberland, Maryland on page 15, col. 6.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted January 14, 2017

ARBOGAST, George Lemuel , Sr.

George L. Arbogast, 82, of 104 South Street, died yesterday in Memorial hospital where he had been a patient for two weeks. He was the son of the late Isaac and Rachel (Duckworth) Arbogast and was a member of Grace Methodist Church and its Men's Bible Class. Mr. Arbogast retired after being employed by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad for 50 years as a blacksmith. He belonged to Cumberland Lodge 60, Knights of Pythias and the Dokkies. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Virginia Finn, Chicago, and Mrs. Cleona McMillian, city; two sons, John L Arbogast, this city, and George R. Arbogast, Monrova, Calif., and ten grandchildren.The body is at the Kight Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m.
Published Saturday, February 7, 1959 in THE CUMBERLAND NEWS, Cumberland, Maryland on page 6, col. 1.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted January 14, 2017

ARBOGAST, Mrs. Hattie P. Harsh 

Hattie P. Arbogast, 78, Oakland, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 1999, at Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Oakland. Born March 11, 1921, at Horse Shoe Run, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Clara V. (Roth) Harsh. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Arbogast, in 1986. Surviving are one son, Danny L. Arbogast, Oakland, and one brother, George Harsh, Kingwood, W.Va. There was no viewing, and a private interment will be held at a later date. The Stewart Funeral Home, Oakland, was in charge of arrangements.
Unidentified Newspaper, about Thursday, Aug. 19, 1999
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted November 13, 2010


John L. Arbogast, 75, of 104 South Street, died Thursday at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born in Ridgeley, W.Va., Oct. 12, 1908, he was a son of the late George L. Arbogast and Minnie (Ross) Arbogast. Mr. Arbogast was employed as a bus driver for 42 years by the Potomac Edison Company and the Allegany County Transit Authority prior to his retirement. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and the church choir, and the Good Fellowship Club. His wife was the late Mildred I. (Welsh) Arbogast. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Gilda C. Stewart, city, and Mrs. Joan C. Gray, Lexington, S.C.; one stepson, Raymond Welsh, Cumberland; a sister, Mrs. Cleona McMillan, city; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Grace United Methodist Church by the Rev. Lloyd McClarren. Interment will be in Davis Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Robert Wade Jr., Paul Martin, William Stevenson, William Hough, Walter Henry, and Glenn Lambert.
Published Friday, February 3, 1984 in THE CUMBERLAND EVENING TIMES, Cumberland, Maryland on page 16, col. 4.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted January 14, 2017


Miss Lulu Arbogast, of Circleville, Pendleton Co, a blind student at the D&B institution, died at 12 o'clock Friday night at the Institution after an indisposition of several years of nervous derangement. She was about 25 years of age and had attended the school for seven or eight years. Burial was in Indian Mount Cemetery Sunday afternoon, after a service at the grave, conducted by Rev. Nimrod Alkire.
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 15 , 2010

ARBOGAST. Mrs. Mae Margaret Cline

Mrs. Mae Arbogast, 59, wife of George L. Arbogast, 326 Crawford street, died suddenly yesterday at the residence of her cousin. Marvin Orndoff, Wardensville, W. Va., where she had been visiting. She had been in ill health the past two years.  She was the daughter of the late Alfred and Lena (Giffin) Cline. Mrs. Arbogast was a member of Grace Methodist Church and a member of Manhattan Temple, Pythian Sisters.  Surviving besides her husband is a sister, Mrs. Stewart Bryan, Hampton, Va.; a brother, Cleland K. Cline, city, and several nieces and nephews. The body will remain at the Kight Funeral Home until 3 p. m. today when it will be taken to her residence.
Published June 14, 1956 in THE CUMBERLAND NEWS, Cumberland, Maryland on page 15, col. 3.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted January 7, 2017


ARDEN, Elizabeth

WINCHESTER VA - Mrs Elizabeth Arden, aged 83, a native of Hertfordshire, England, and widow of Henry Arden, died in Memorial Hospital from a complication of disease.
Keyser Tribune, November 15, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 5, 2010



HARRISONBURG VA - Noah Argenbright, 91 years old, who died several days ago helped build Mt Pleasant school house and church 70 years ago.
Keyser Tribune, March 29, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 24, 2010


ARK, L. Mae Hemrick

L. Mae Ark, 99, Oakland, died Friday, May 23, 1997, at the Dennett Road Manor Nursing Home, Oakland. Born April 22, 1898, at Salt Lick, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Amos and Mary O. (Messenger) Hemrick. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry E. Ark, in 1987, and by one daughter, Hazel F. Dillsworth. She was a member of the Crellin Assembly of God Church. Surviving are one daughter, Mildred A. Stemple, Aurora, W.Va.; seven grandchildren; two step grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren; and 32 great-great-grandchildren. Friends were received at the Stewart Funeral Home, Oakland, where a service; was conducted Monday, May 26, with the Rev. Gail Hixon officiating. Interment was in the Lantz Ridge Cemetery, Amboy, W.Va.
Unidentified Newspaper; about Friday, May 23, 1997
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted December 12, 2010


ARKLIE, Eugene W.

Eugene W. Arklie, 59, of Meyersdale RD 3, died yesterday in Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born Jan 2, 1908, on Meyersdale RD, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Werner) Arklie. Surviving are his wife, Lottie (Bittner) Arklie, and a sister, Mrs. Alma McLaughlin, Meyersdale RD 3. The body is at the Price Funeral Home. A service will be held at the United Church of Christ in Pocahontas on Sunday afternoon, with Rev. James Killain officiating. Interment will be in Greenville cemetery.
The Cumberland News, July 21, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

ARMATAGE, Mrs Agnes Beck

Agnes Beck Armatage, 98, Bonell Good Samaritan Center, died Thursday, June 8, at North Colorado Medical Center. She was born July 23, 1890, to Peter and Maria Beck, in Brookings, S.D. Mrs. Armatage attended Brookings High School and Nurses College. She was the chief operator for the Mountain Bell Telephone Co. in Pierce from 1924 until 1926. In 1925 she married Fred Armatage in Ault. They farmed east of Eaton for many years. They retired from farming and moved into Greeley. She had been a resident of Bonell Good Samaritan Center for the past 11 years. She was a member of the First Congregational Church and was a past member of the Order of Eastern Star. Survivors are a son, Kenneth Kerr, of Westwego, La.; numerous nieces and nephews, including Mrs. Ida Nelson and Texie Barber, both of Eaton. Memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. July 12 at Bonell Good Samaritan Center. Northern Colorado Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
[No known source or date of publication]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 26, 2017


George G. Armatage, 66, 2324 8th Ave., died Wednesday, Nov. 23, at Weld County General Hospital. He was born May 18, 1911, east of Eaton and attended Eaton schools. He worked at the Great Western Sugar Co., at Eaton and farmed with his father, Fred Armatage. In 1935, he began work with Home, Light and Power Co., and was a meter reader for 27 years. He worked at Cook's Drugstore from 1962 to 1971, when he retired. He was a former member of the Eaton Congregational Church, Watt Club and Greeley Lions Club. He is survived by his wife, the former Mae Bird, whom he married Aug. 3, 1935, in Greeley; a son, Fred R. Armatage; his stepmother, Mrs. Agnes Armatage of Greeley; an uncle, Roger Williams of Johnstown; two aunts, Misses Olive and Nemma Williams, both of Greeley, and a granddaughter. Family graveside services will be in Eaton Cemetery, with Macy Allnutt Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
[Unknown Source]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 11, 2017


Clark Armentrout, aged about (?60) years, died at his home at Upper Tract Wed. morning at 11 o'clock.
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 15 , 2010


Clyde Armentrout, aged 23 years, Baltimore and Ohio fireman, died Monday afternoon at the Allegany Hospital, Cumberland. His body was sent to his former home at Upper Tract W Va for interment.
Keyser Tribune, May 5, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 21, 2010


ARMENTROUT, Mrs. Helen Marguerite Biddle

Helen Marguerite Armentrout, 83, of 222 Philos Ave., Westernport, Md., passed away Thursday, April 22, 2004, at Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser. Born February 11, 1921, in Westernport, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Delphia (Dayton) Biddle. Her husband, John A. Armentrout, also preceded her in death on on July 23, 1996. Mrs. Armentrout was a homemaker. She leaves behind one son, John R. "Pete" Armentrout and wife Gay of Keyser; one daughter, Mary Morris and husband Lynn of Westernport; one sister, Leona Worgan of Moran Manor Nursing Home, Westernport; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Saturday. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 1 p.m. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport.
The Daily News Tribune, Keyser, WV, April 23, 2004
(Charles Riend)
Posted October 20, 2015


Name: Linda Marie (Seymour) Armentrout, 53, of Keyser, WV
Parents: Thomas and Barbara (Brown) Seymour
 DOB: November 14, 1951, in Lawrence, KS
DOD: Saturday, July 30, 2005, at her residence
Spouse: Richard L. Armentrout
Survived by: parents; son, Thomas E. Armentrout, Bridgeport, WV; daughters, Amy L. Hutcherson and husband Jonathan, Cumberland, MD; Heather M. Armentrout, Mt. CLaire, WV; and Rachel A. Armentrout, Cleveland, OH; sister, Marilyn J. Bozarth and husband Gerald, Copley, PA
Burial: August 3, 2005, Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland, MD
Source: Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 12, 2014


ARMENTROUT, Mrs. Phoebe Ellen Mullennix

Elkins, WV, Sept 26- Mrs. Phoebe Ellen Armentrout, 72, widow of the late C. S. Armentrout, died yesterday morning, at her home on First Street, following a four weeks illness of diabetes. She was born in Pendleton County, a daughter of the late John M. and Catherine (Judy) Mullennix, and spent her early girlhood in that county. On December 4, 1883, she married C. S. Armentrout, and moved to Whitmer, where Mr. Armentrout became one of the largest stockmen and farmers in Randolph County. To this union was born the following children; Ollie E. Armentrout, now of Pittsburgh; Vista Grace, wife of O. J. Henkel, of Elkins; Carney S. Armentrout, of Elkins; Elva, wife of Frank Vansant, of Philadelphia; Austie A. who died at the age of four years; Viva, wife of J. M. Hackley, of Keyser, and Argie, deceased. Besides the sons and daughters, she is survived by seven grandchildren, Ailene, Mary Jo, and King Armentrout, of Pittsburgh; Margaret Lyons, and Mildred Henkel Rice, of Philadelphia, and Jane and Nancy Armentrout, of this city, and one great grandchild in Philadelphia. Mr. Armentrout retired in 1918, and moved to Elkins, where his death occurred seven years ago in November. Mrs. Armentrout was a member of the First Methodist Episcopal Church and a regular attendant in her church duties. She was the last of a family of 11 children, a sister passing away less than a year ago. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. at the family residence on First Street. Interment by F. E. Runner will be in Maplewood Cemetery.
Cumberland Times Sept 27, 1936
(Courtesy of Pat Thompson)
Posted August 4, 2009


Mrs. Anna Armstrong, widow of William Armstrong, died at her home in Martinsburg, WV, Sunday, from progressive paralysis, after a lingering illness, aged 71 years. Surviving her are three daughters, Mrs. Joseph Murray, of Pittsburgh; Mrs. Thomas O'Neill of Johnstown, and Miss Nannie Armstrong, of Martinsburg. Mrs. Armstrong and her daughter, Miss Armstrong were frequent visitors to Cumberland.
Evening Times Cumberland, Maryland June 20, 1905
(Courtesy of Pat Thompson)
Posted July 30, 2009


ARMSTRONG, Dr. Glasgow

STAUNTON VA - Dr. Glasgow Armstrong died yesterday afternoon, aged 38 years. He was a native of Salem, Va., attended Roanoke College and Washington and Lee University and graduated in medicine from the University of the city of New York. He was a son of Dr. and Mrs. W. D. Armstrong, of this city, who survive him. He is survived also by his widow who was Miss Jessie Bowling, of this city, and one brother.
Keyser Tribune, December 20, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 9, 2010



FRANKLIN, Feb. 24 - Glen Armstrong, aged about twenty-one years, son of Abel Armstrong, a well known farmer of Highland Co., Va., was killed Monday near Cow Pasture River. The young man had ridden a colt from home and later in the day the horse returned without his rider. Upon investigation, young Armstrong was found dead with a fractured skull and a broken jaw. An arm and leg were also broken. The young man was a nephew of John W Shaw, of our town.
Keyser Tribune, February 28, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 28 , 2010


ARMSTRONG, Herbert Morgan, Jr.

Cumberland, MD - Herbert “Hum” Morgan Armstrong, Jr., 88, of Cumberland, MD, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at Allegany Health, Nursing, and Rehabilitation Center. Born January 16, 1926, in Cumberland, MD, Mr. Armstrong was the son of the late Herbert Morgan Armstrong, Sr., and Elizabeth Frances (Hutson) Armstrong. He was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law: Earl Shaffer. A United States Army Veteran during World War II, Hum retired from Unisys Corporation. After retirement, he worked at Shaffer Ford for many years. Hum is survived by his wife of 64 years: Mary Lee Armstrong; and his son: William "Bill" R. Armstrong and wife, Sandy, Lancaster, VA. Hum also leaves behind a brother: John Frank Armstrong and wife, Ruth, Frostburg, MD; a sister: Elizabeth “Betty" Shaffer, Arlington, VA; and a grandson: Daniel Armstrong and wife, Kathryn, Lancaster, VA. A committal service will be held at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap on Friday, February 7, 2014, at 11:00 A.M., with Chaplain Bob Lloyd officiating. Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the Post #13 Veterans Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Allegany College of Maryland Foundation, 12401 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland, MD 21502.
about 4 February, 2014; No source noted
(Courtesy of Marion Chappell)
Posted October 31, 2014

ARMSTRONG, Mrs. Ida May Shuckhart

Mrs. Ida May Armstrong, 49, of Cleveland, a former resident of Newark, died Tuesday afternoon at Cleveland, following a long illness. She is survived by her husband, Le Mar Armstrong, of 1370 Clear Aire road, Cleveland; her father, Charles Shuckhart, Pasadena, Calif., and two brothers, William Shuckhart of Crestline and Charles Shuckhart, Jr., of Elyria. Funeral services will be held in Cleveland, Thursday at 10 a. m. following which the body will be sent to the Gutliph & Henderson mortuary here. Services will be held here at the mortuary at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon. Interment will be made at Cedar Hill cemetery.
The Newark Advocate, Newark, Ohio, September 17, 1930
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 11, 2011


John M. Armstrong, 73, merchant, of Rawlings, died last night at Allegany Hospital, where he had been a patient since Aug 19. Besides his widow, Mrs. Etta Armstrong, he is survived by three sons, Clement R. and Herbert M. Armstrong, both of Rawlings, and Robert H. Armstrong, Washington, D. C. and by two daughters, Mrs. George J. Selvey, Wheeling, WV. The body was taken to Stein's Chapel and will be removed to the home today.
Cumberland Times, Sept 27, 1936
(Courtesy of Pat Thompson)
Posted August 4, 2009


ARMSTRONG, Mrs. Josephine Hoye

Mountain Lake Park, Md., Nov. 28 - Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon for Mrs. Josephine Armstrong, 60, who died Monday after an illness of several years.Mrs. Armstrong was a native of Sang Run, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William H. Hoye. Shortly after the Spanish war, she followed her brother, Charles E. Hoye, to the Philippine Islands.In Albay, P. I., she was united in marriage to Capt. George L. Armstrong, and to this union were born four children in Manilla. In 1914, Mrs. Armstrong’s health begain to fail and it was advised that she return to the states. This she did, taking up residence in South Dakota and later in California.Services were conducted at the Sang Run Methodist Church by the Rev. Garrett Evans, of the Methodist Church at Mt. Lake Park. Interment was at Sang Run.Survivors are three sons, Dr. William H. Armstrong, Bowie; Albert Armstrong, Pomona, Calif., and Robert L. Armstrong, of the U. S. Marine Corps; one sister, Mrs. Helen Enlow, Zion City, Ill.; and a brother, Charles E. Hoye, Mt. Lake Park.Pallbearers were William Hoye, Ralphy Hoye, G. E. Hoye, Wilbur Hoye, Frank Hoye, and Martin Friend, cousins.
Source: The Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland; November 28, 1940; page 13.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)

Posted September 2, 2010

Name: Mary Lee Armstrong, 89, of Cumberland, MD
Date of birth: August 25, 1925, in Cumberland, MD
Date of death: Friday, October 24, 2014, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Parents: Charles Harrison Winebrenner and Helen Edna (Feidt) Winebrenner.
Spouse: Herbert “Hum” Morgan Armstrong, Jr.
Predeceased by: her husband of 64 years, February 4, 2014; two brothers: Charles J. Winebrenner and Robert Winebrenner; and a sister: Helen Winebrenner.
Survived by: her son: William "Bill" R. Armstrong and wife, Sandy, Lancaster, VA.; sister: Beda May Riley, Cumberland, MD; grandson: Daniel Armstrong and wife, Kathryn, Starkville, MS.
Burial: Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap on Monday, October 27, 2014, at 2:00 P.M. Interment will be in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap.

Source: Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street, Cumberland, MD,
(Courtesy of Marion Chappell
Posted October 31, 2014

ARMSTRONG, Mrs. Pleasant Lashley, nee Crawford
Lenneyville, W.Va. - Mrs. Pleasant (Peg) Armstrong, 71, of RD 2, Lenneyville, near Chester, died Monday at 12:20 a.m. in the East Liverpool City Hospital. Daughter of the late John and Anna Elizabeth Winebrenner Crawford, she was born in Mt. Savage, Md., Feb. 28, 1900, and had resided in the area since 1925. She married William (Rube) Armstrong Sept. 25, 1925. Mrs. Armstrong attended the Chester Church of Christ, and was a member of the Gold Star Mothers of East Liverpool. Surviving are her husband; two sons, Albert R. of East Liverpool and Robert J. Lashley of Mt. Savage; four daughters, Mrs. Richard (Kathleen) Beard of Fontana, Calif., Miss Maxine Armstrong of Carpinteria, Calif., Mrs. Bill (Elton) Schon of Chester and Mrs. George (Joan) Phillips of Punxsutawney, Pa.; one brother, Albert Cassidy (I believe it should be half-brother, Albert Casserly) of Baltimore, Md.; one sister, Mrs. Evelyn Murphy of Chester; 24 grandchildren and 18 great-granchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesdaly[sic] at 2 p.m. in the Matin Funeral Home, East Liverpool, with Evangelist Frank Higginbotham officiating. Burial will be made in Locust Hill Cemetery, Chester. Friends may call at the funeral home this afternoon and evening.
Weirton Daily Times, Weirton, WV.; March 2, 1971
Posted April 2, 2013

ARMSTRONG, Mrs. Pleasant Lashley, nee Crawford
MT. SAVAGE — Mrs. Pleasant (Peg) Armstrong, 71, Lennyville, W. Va., died recently at City Hospital, East Liverpool, Ohio. A native of here, she was born February 28, 1900, a daughter of the late John Crawford and Anna Elizabeth (Winebrenner) Crawford. She was a member of the Gold Star Mothers' Club and was a member of Chester, W. Va., Church of Christ. Surviving are her husband William R. Armstrong; two sons, Robert J. Lashley, of here, and Albert Armstrong, East Liverpool; three daughters, Miss Maxine Armstrong, Carpenteria, Calif.: Mrs. Elton Schon, Chester, W. Va., and Mrs. Joan Phillips, Punxsutawney, Pa.; a step daughter, Mrs. Kathleen Beard, Fontana, Calif.; a brother, Albert Cassidy, Baltimore; a sister, Mrs. Evelyn Murphy, Chester; 24 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Services were conducted March 3 in East Liverpool by Rev. Frank Higgenbotham. Interment was in Locust Hill Cemetery, Chester, W. Va.
The Cumberland News, March 12, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 19, 2012


ARMSTRONG, Vergie Kiser

Pendleton County News, Franklin Dec 9th - W. C. Kiser, of Ruddle, received a telegram Monday announcing the death of his granddaughter, Mrs. Vergie Armstrong, of Indiana. Mrs. Armstrong was a former resident of our town and a successful teacher. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Kiser, now of Woodstock, Va.
Keyser Tribune, December 20, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 9, 2010

ARNETT, Frank Allan

Frank Allan Arnett, 59, Aurora, W.Va., died Monday, June 24, 1991, at Preston Memorial Hospital, Kingwood, W.Va. Born December 11, 1931, in Amboy, W.Va., he was a son of the late Dwight W. Arnett, and Marie (Strawser) Arnett, Oakland. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, . Bernadette (Ball) Arnett; one son, Danny A. Arnett, Aurora; one daughter, Alice A. Strawser, Amboy; five brothers, James Arnett, Clarksburg, W.Va.; Raymond Arnett, Martinsburg, W.Va.; Fred Arnett, Howell, Mich.; Donald Arnett, Aurora; and Joseph Arnett, Albuquerque, : N.M.; two sisters, Alice Proudfoot and Phyllis Stemple, both of Oakland; and two grandsons. Friends were received at the Hinkle Funeral Home, Davis, W.Va. A service was held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Aurora, with the Rev. Charles Teets and the Rev. Richard Rutkauskas officiating. Interment was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Lantz Ridge, W.Va.
Unidentified Newspaper; about Monday, June 24, 1991
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted December 12, 2010

ARNETT, Fred L. 

Fred L. Arnett, 71, of Howell, Michigan died Monday, March 17, 1997 at West Palm Beach, Florida. He was born November 28, 1925, at Amboy, a son of Dwight and Marie Strawser Arnett. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn of Howell, Michigan; three sons, Rick of California, Jeff and David of Michigan; one sister, Phyllis Stemple of Oakland, MD; four brothers, James of Clarksburg, WV, Raymond of Martinsburg, WV, Donald of Amboy, WV, Joe of Bemaillo, New Mexico. He was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters. Funeral services and interment were conducted Friday, March 21, in Howell, Michigan.
The Preston County News; Kingwood, Preston Co, WV; March 29, 1997
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted November 13, 2010

ARNETT, James Wesley

James "Jim" Wesley Arnett, 86, of Clarksburg, and a resident of Talbott's Personal Care Home in Belington, departed this life Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport. He was born in Amboy, WV, on Nov. 26, 1923, a son of the late Dwight Lawton Arnett and Nellie Marie Stawser Arnett. Mr. Arnett was a member of First United Methodist Church, Clarksburg. He retired from Borden Dairy, Clarksburg. Mr. Arnett served his country during World War II as a surgical technician in the U.S. Army. He loved hunting and fishing, and enjoyed meeting with friends daily at the Go Mart in Clarks burg. Surviving are a son, Dr. James Allen Arnett & his wife Sharon, Philippi; three brothers, Raymond Arnett, Martinsburg, Donald Arnett, Aurora, and Joe Arnett, Bernalillo, NM; four grandchildren, Jennifer Joy Russell, Timothy James Arnett, Amy Jean Arnett and Grace "Nicole" Arnett; and two great-grandchildren, Matthew Scott Russell and Jordyn Joy Russell. His wife, Wilma "Jean" Chambers Arnett, preceded him in death on Sept. 6, 2009. He also was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters. Friends will be received at Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 E. Main St., Clarksburg, from 6-9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, until the 1 p.m. funeral service with the Rev. Elizabeth Baker presiding. Interment will be in West Virginia National Cemetery, Pruntytown, with full military honors accorded.
Unidentified Newspaper; Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted December 12, 2010


ARNETT, Raymond Webster
Raymond Webster Arnett, 87, of Martinsburg, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2012, at Reeders Memorial Home. Born Dec. 5, 1924, in Amboy, WV, he was the son of the late Dwight Lawton and Marie Strawser Arnett. He was a Berkeley County administrator with the USDA Farm Service. He started his career as a farmer and milk tester with the tricounty area. Mr. Arnett was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church; a volunteer with Senior Services, Meals-on-Wheels, and served as treasurer with the Dillon Farm Museum. He is survived by his son, Dwight S. Arnett of Bellflower, lL; two daughters, Sue Carlisle of Salem and Deborah "Debbie" Hartley of Martinsburg; six grandchildren; a step, granddaughter; a great grandson; and two brothers, Donald Arnett of Aurora and Joe Arnett of Albuquerque, NM. He was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Mae Arnett, and six siblings. Services will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church at 11 a.m. Friday, June 15, with the Rev. James D. Riley, Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends at the church following the funeral service. Graveside services will be held at Pleasant Hills Cemetery, Morgantown, at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 16. Memorial contributions may be made to: Dillon Farm Museum, PO. Box 2731, Martinsburg, WV 25402. Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences: www.brownfuneralhomeswv.com
The Dominion Post; Morgantontown, Monongalia Co, WV; June 12, 2012
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted July 26, 2012

ARNETT, Robert

Word was received here of the death of Robert Arnett, 68, of Seattle, Wash., who died there on Thursday, January 11, following heart attacks and a stroke, He was born June 10, 1921, a son of Ayris and Marie Arnett and was reared by his grandmother and aunts in Aurora. He graduated from Aurora High School. He is survived by a sister, Ruth Enoch, of Parkersburg, two brothers, Richard, Seattle, and Hood, of the Parkersburg vicinity.
Unidentified Newspaper; about Thursday, January 11, 1990(?)
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted December 12, 2010

ARNETT, Wilma Jean Chambers

Wilma Jean Arnett, 81, of Clarksburg, died Sunday, September 6, 2009, in United Hospital Center. She was born December 23, 1927, in Rowlesburg, a daughter of the late Lester Frank Chambers and Virginia Grace Wable Chambers. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, in Clarksburg. She enjoyed playing the organ and piano. She is survived by her husband, James "Jim" Wesley Arnett; a son and spouse, Dr. James Allen and Sharon Arnett, of Philippi; a sister, Leanna Faye Lipscomb, of Cottageville; four grandchildren; and a great grandson. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Earl Chambers and Leonard  Chambers. Funeral services were held Friday, September 11, at Davis Weaver Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Baker officiating. Interment was in the WV National Cemetery.
The Preston County News; Kingwood, Preston Co, WV; Sept 12, 2009
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted May 23, 2010


MT STORM = A very sad death occurred in this community last Thurs when Dallas Aronhalt answered to the "Roll Call Up Yonder". He was taken with that dreaded disease, Scarlet Fever, on Sun in a very malignant form, and was sick only four days. He said he did not want to get well and almost absolutely refused to take medicine. Dallas was the younger son of Mary E and D W Aronhalt. He had but recently passed his 18th birthday, and bid fair to live many years. Thus again we are reminded that youth is no security against death. Our sympathies go out to the bereaved parents. Their little daughter, Helen, now has the same disease but seems to be getting along very nicely. Mr Aronhalt is also confined with symptoms of the same disease.
Keyser Tribune, August 4, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 24, 2010


MT STORM ITEMS - We are sorry to note the death of Dallas Arnhalt son of David, who died July 27th 1911.
Keyser Tribune, August 11, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 24, 2010



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