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Rose Ann (Thompson) Arbogast, 63, of Cabins, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at Nella’s at Autumn Lake Healthcare, Elkins, W.Va., after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born Aug. 6, 1958, in Elkins, she was a daughter of the late Hansel Worth Thompson and Ronna Grace (Long) Thompson.

In addition to her parents, Rose was preceded in death by her husband, Timothy Arbogast, in 2020.

She is survived by three sons, Timothy Allen Arbogast and wife Shandi of Harman, W.Va., Bryant Lynn Arbogast and wife Kristie of Job, W.Va. and Ronnie Worth Arbogast and wife Ashley of Franklin, W.Va.; one stepson, Timmy Blizzard and wife Stephanie of Harman; 11 grandchildren, Katie Viands and husband Jarred, Bryant “B.J.” Arbogast Jr., Braxten Arbogast, Ronnie “R.J.” Arbogast Jr., Ashten Arbogast, Selena Arbogast, Natalia Arbogast, Kingston Arbogast, Levi Phillips, Layla Phillips and Lilly Phillips; four great-grandchildren, Oaklynn Viands, Axton Bennett, Heartlynn Arbogast and Waylon Viands; two sisters, Edna Mullenax and husband Harold of Circleville, W.Va. and Penny Murphy and husband Doug of Alexandria, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

Rose was a graduate of Circleville High School class of 1977. She was employed at Hanover Shoe Company, Canaan Valley Restaurant, 4-U Restaurant, Smoke Hole Caverns and retired from Allegheny Wood Products.

She loved being with her family and taking trips to the beach. Rose enjoyed sitting on her porch watching the birds and her cat. She collected trolls and roosters.

Graveside services were Friday morning at the Long Family Cemetery, Corner Road, Cabins, with Pastor Harold Mullenax officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family, c/o Timothy A. Arbogast, P.O. Box 168, Harman, WV 26270.

Arrangements were by Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg. Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com.

Carole Jean Mongold, 71, of Fort Ashby, W.Va. and formerly of Petersburg, W.Va., went to be with the Lord May 5, 2022, at the home of her sister in Pasadena, Md.

Born Nov. 25, 1950, in Petersburg, she was the second daughter of Edna (Carr) Swick and the late Ivan Swick. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Vickie Lynn Swick, and beloved husband, David Herbert Butler.

Survivors include her beloved husband, Ronnie Mongold; her beloved mother, Edna (Carr) Swick; daughter Donna (Butler) and husband George Simpkins of Pasadena; sons Kevin Mongold of Keyser, W.Va. and Jonathan Mongold of Indiana, Pa.; daughter Miranda Mongold of Huntington, W.Va.; three sisters, Linda K. Dean of Short Gap, W.Va., Sandra K. Gedeik and husband Tony, of Pasadena and Deborah E. Cruse of Fort Ashby; one brother, Ivan W. Swick Jr., and wife Donna, of Fort Ashby; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home Inc., 10182 Frankfort Hwy, Fort Ashby, on Friday, May 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The funeral service will immediately follow at 1 p.m.

Interment and graveside service will be held at South Branch Memorial Gardens, Petersburg, on Saturday, May 14 at 11 a.m.

The full obituary may be viewed at upchurchfh.com. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Baptist Children’s Home at baptistchildrenshome.org or to the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews at ifcj.org.

Morris Lee Mallow, 91, of Upper Tract, passed away Sunday, May 8, at Grant Memorial Hospital, Petersburg.

Born Aug. 4, 1930 in Franklin, he was the son of the late O.R. Mallow and Sara J. (Riggleman) Mallow.

He was also preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Mary “Sue” Mallow (married Aug. 18, 1949); one son, Michael Burgoyne; one daughter, Margaret “Maggie” Burgoyne Harper; two brothers, John M. Mallow and Stanley R. Mallow; two infant sisters, Elaine Virginia Mallow and Anna M. Mallow; and one grandson.

He attended Franklin High School. He and his wife built a large farming operation in Upper Tract, as well as being prominent in the trucking industry. He attended Mt. Hope Lutheran Church, and more recently the Upper Tract United Methodist Church.

Surviving are one daughter, Sharon Morford of Upper Tract; three sons, Donald Mallow and Fred Mallow, both of Upper Tract and William Mallow of Greenwood, S.C.; five grandsons, four granddaughters, 12 great-grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, two stepgreat-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

All services were private.

Memorials may be made to Upper Tract United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 16, Upper Tract, WV 26866 or South Branch Ruritan Club, 2275 Schmucker Road, Upper Tract, WV 26866.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.kimblefuneralhome.com. Arrangements were by Kimble Funeral Home, Franklin.

Danny O. Kisamore, 81, of Riverton, died Thursday, May 5, at Grant Memorial Hospital, Petersburg.

Born Sept. 12, 1940, in Key, he was the son of the late Henry and Opal Bell (Wyant) Kisamore. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Lewis and Lorenzo Kisamore; and one sister, Louanna Mokos.

He attended Riverton, Circleville, and Ohio Schools. He attended High Rock United Methodist Church and was a member of the Riverton American Legion Post #183. He retired from WV DOH as a supervisor and had worked for Hansel Hedrick Trucking and Estyl Ruddle Trucking. He was a farmer and a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

He is survived by his wife Lucy Ellen (Harper) Kisamore, Riverton, whom he married June 19, 1976; two daughters, Anna Marie Ours of Petersburg and Candace Jane Kisamore of Columbus, Ohio; two sons, Roy Dean Kisamore of Critz, Va. and Philip Wright Kisamore of Riverton; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Monday morning at the High Rock United Methodist Church, Riverton, with Pastor Cindy Skinner officiating. Interment was in the Kisamore Family Cemetery, Riverton.

Memories and words of comfort may be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.

Sharon Ruth (Paugh) Sims, 79, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2022, at Martinsburg VA Medical Center, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Sept. 21, 1942, in Benbush, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Clarence G. and Sylvia B. (Shambaugh) Paugh Sr.

She was an Army veteran, serving four years in the Women’s Army Corporation.

She is survived by three sons, Joseph Sims of Florence, Ala., Alvin Sims and Russell Sims, both of Smyrna, Tenn.; one daughter, Amy L. Sims of Shelbyville, Tenn..; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Clarence “Buzzy” G. Paugh Jr. and Mervin H. Paugh; and four sisters, Gloria J. Sisler, Iris J. Whitehair, Martha L. Short and Rachel G. Bonner.

Upon her request, no services will be held. An interment will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery, Thomas, W.Va. at a later date. The C & S Fredlock Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the Sims family.

Edwin Neal Alt, 75, of Winchester, Va. and formerly of Petersburg, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Winchester Medical Center, with his loving family by his side.

Born Jan. 21, 1947, in Petersburg, he was the son of Eulala (Shreve) Alt of Petersburg and the late Stanley E. Alt. In addition to his father, Neal was preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Alt.

In addition to his mother Eulala Alt, he is survived by his wife of 53 years, Dixie (McGinnis) Alt; three sons, Shawn Alt and wife Trina of Philippi, W.Va., Scott Alt and wife Jodie of Stephens City, Va. and Steven Alt and wife Jennifer of Winchester; seven grandchildren, Alyssa Wolfe, Cameron Alt, Dakota Alt, Matthew Alt, Hannah Alt, Brynnan Alt and Cara Kirk; two great-grandchildren, Kennedy Alt and Cora Wolfe; one brother, Don Alt and wife Karen of Petersburg; one niece, Jenny Turner; one great-nephew, Quentin Turner; and one great-niece, Ameilia Turner.

Neal was a graduate of Petersburg High School Class of 1964. After graduation he served in the U.S. Army. After returning home he worked for Allied Egry in Petersburg until 1992 and later retired from Berryville Graphics in Berryville, Va.

Neal was a long-time member of the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Company and was also a member of the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Department in Winchester. He was a member of the American Legion Post 78 of Petersburg. Neal also was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church in Petersburg.

Funeral services were Monday afternoon in the chapel of the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg, with the Rev. Roger A. Harrison Sr. officiating. The Petersburg Volunteer Fire Company provided the Fireman’s Funeral Procession to South Branch Valley Memorial Gardens in Petersburg.

Military honors were accorded by the Grant County Veterans Honor Guard and West Virginia Army Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Osiris Shriners, 91 Kruger St., Wheeling, WV 26003.

Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com.

 Carolyn Sue (Ray) Crites, 71, of Petersburg, W.Va., passed away Friday afternoon, Sept. 24, 2021, at her home.

 Born July 24, 1950, in Petersburg, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee Ray and Hazel Elizabeth (Muse) Ray.

 She was a graduate of Elk Garden High School, class of 1968.

 Carolyn loved spending time with her family and traveling places. She also enjoyed making crafts in her free time and spending time with her special granddaughter.

 Surviving is her loving daughter, Erica Glotfelty and fiancé Sam Kessel of Oakland, Md.; special granddaughter, Nicole Glotfelty of Oakland; and life companion and best friend, Jim Crites and furry friend, Bella of Petersburg.

 Also surviving are two brothers, several nieces and a nephew.

 A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

 Condolences, shared memories and photos may be left on Carolyn’s tribute wall at www.fraleyfuneralhome.com.

 Arrangements are under the direction of the Fraley Funeral Home, Moorefield.

Maurice Richard “Tom” Mowery Sr, age 89, of Petersburg, died July 28, at Pendleton Manor, Franklin.
Born Oct. 30, 1931, in Upper Tract, he was the son of the late Dayton Mowery and Edith Blanche (Streets)Mowery. He was also preceded in death by one son, Maurice R. “Ricky” Mowery Jr.; one daughter, Renee Dixon; three brothers, Orville Mowery, Gordon “Trig” Mowery and Delbert Mowery; and three sisters, Mabel Flanagan; Viola “Toots” Shreve; and Thelma Leona Hedrick.
Mr. Mowery attended school in Pendleton County and later received his GED. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired after 42 years from General Motors in Baltimore, Md.
He is survived by one daughter, Sherri Parsons of Baltimore; one sister, Nancy Sites of Upper Tract; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were Monday afternoon at the Basagic Funeral Home chapel, Petersburg with the Rev. Larry Hakes officiating. Interment was in the South Branch Valley Memorial Gardens, Petersburg.
Memorials and words of comfort may be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.          (8-3-21)

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