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 Alice Dolores (Cosner) White, 91, of Mount Storm, W.Va., passed away Friday, October 22, 2021, at Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center, Petersburg, W.Va.

 Born Feb. 18, 1930, in Bismarck, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Marvin Cosner and Gladys (Kitzmiller) Cosner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth B. White on March 14, 2014; two brothers, Dale Cosner and Vernon Cosner; and an infant sister.

 Alice is survived by her daughter, Lora (Danny) Mitters of Mount Storm; two grandchildren, Cassie (Fred) Vandevander of Petersburg and Cody (Brittany) Mitters of Upper Tract, W.Va.; two great-grandchildren; two sisters-inlaw, Frances Cosner and Norma Cosner both of Bayard, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

 She was a member of the Locust Grove Church of the Brethren.

 Services and burial were private and she was laid to rest beside her husband in the Cosner-Likens Family Cemetery in Bismarck.

 Those who wish to remember Alice in a special way may make memorials to the Locust Grove Church of the Brethren, P.O. Box 178, Mount Storm, WV 26739.

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

 Marlene Frances (Turner) Ours, 66, of Cabins, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, at Grant Memorial Hospital, Petersburg, W.Va.

 Born Oct. 21, 1954, in Harrisonburg, Va., she was a daughter of the late Marvin Eston Turner and Edna Annie (Nelson) Turner. In addition to her parents, Marlene was preceded in death by her husband, Andy Amos Ours on Oct. 16, 2008; one brother, Roland Lee Turner; one sister, Maxine Ours; one niece, Dorcas Keplinger; sister-in-law, Carol (Mallow) Turner; and father-inlaw, Justin Ike Ours.

 She is survived by two sons, Andrew P. Ours of Cabins and Joseph A. (Nichole) Ours of Cabins; one grandson, Liam Ours; one sister, Delores (Sonny) Keplinger of Maysville, W.Va.; brother-in-law, John Ours of Cabins; mother-in- law, Clara Nell Ours of Cabins; several nieces and nephews; caregiver, Shirley Ruddle of Onego, W.Va.; and several special friends.

 Marlene was a graduate of Circleville High School Class of 1972. She was a lifelong farmer and loved canning. She was a caregiver for many families until she became disabled in 2002. She was a member of Cabins Assembly of God Church.

 Funeral services were Saturday morning in the chapel of the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg, with Pastor Coleman and Colleen Clark officiating. Burial was in North Fork Memorial Cemetery, Riverton, W.Va.

 Those who wish to remember Marlene in a special way may make memorials to the Ours family, c/o Andrew P. Ours, 1274 Dolly Town Road, Cabins, WV 26855.

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

 Danielle Rebekah Miller, 42, of Petersburg, W.Va., died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, at Grant Memorial Hospital, Petersburg.

 Born Jan. 11, 1979, in Winchester, Va., she was the daughter of Roger Allen Miller of Petersburg and the late Rose Marie (Crites) Miller.

 Along with her father, she is survived by one son, Zander Bennett of Petersburg; two brothers, Brandon (Nikole) Miller of Cabins, W.Va. and Roy (Tyua) Miller of LaVale, Md.; paternal grandfather, Roland Miller of Petersburg; and fiancé, William Bennett of Petersburg.

 Danielle was a graduate of Petersburg High School Class of 1997.

 Funeral services were Sunday afternoon in the chapel of the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg, with Pastor Ted Anderson officiating.

 Burial was in the Lahmansville Cemetery, Lahmansville, W.Va.

 Those who wish to remember Danielle in a special way, may make memorials to Petersburg Volunteer Fire Company, 49 South Main Street, Petersburg, WV 26847.

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

 Mary Alice Walker, 83, of Stephens City, Va., died October 16, 2021, at home with her family by her side.

 Born April 6, 1938, in Grant County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late, Noah Newton and Edith Lowella Weatherholtz Zirk.

 She worked several different jobs throughout her life, with her main job being mother.

 She married Robert Paul Walker, Sept. 20, 1958 in Lynchburg, Va. He preceded her in death.

 Mary is survived by her sons, Robert Paul Walker Jr. (Luci) of Winchester, Va., Richard Eugene Walker (Tammy) of Milton, Fla., Randy Jay Walker of Centreville, Va. and Russell Allen Walker (Allison) of Winchester; one sister Nellie Snoots of Stephens City, Va.; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; an “adopted daughter” Roxanne Marie Walker; and a cousin, Joe Delawder.

 Along with her husband she was preceded in death by brothers, John “Job” Zirk, Charles “Putz” Zirk, Newton “Bud” Zirk, Bobbie Zirk, Larry Zirk and her twin James Zirk and her sisters, Hazel Costello and Marjorie “Lee” Gray.

 Funeral services were Thursday afternoon at Jones Funeral Home with Pastor Gene Jones officiating. Entombment was in the Shenandoah Memorial Park.

 Pallbearers were David Lambert, Jeff Bevins, Robert Powell, Billie Powell, Scott Walker and Jeremy Walker. Honorary pallbearers were Andrew Bevins, Josiah Walker and Braydon Elliott.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice In Patient Care Center, 333 W. Cork Street, Winchester, VA 22601.

 Online condolences may be left at www.jonesfuneralhomes.com

 Jim Ed Daniels, 76, of Maysville, W.Va., died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, W.Va.

 Born May 19, 1945, in Logan County, W.Va., he was a son of the late Carl William Daniels Sr. and Amia (Murphy) Daniels. In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by four brothers, C.W. Daniels Jr., Jerry Daniels, Thomas Eugene Daniels and David Edwin Daniels.

 He is survived by his wife, Debra (Guinn) Daniels; one son, Derek (Carrie) Daniels of Fairfax, Va.; two grandchildren, Thomas Daniels and Stella Daniels; three stepsons, Shane Eller, Zach McKenzie and Matt McKenzie; one stepdaughter, Lindsey Jankowski; 17 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty (Roy) Delgado of Maysville; two brothers, Douglas (Linda) Daniels of Dorcas, W.Va. and Charles (Paula) Daniels of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and several nieces and nephews.

 Jim was part owner of Federal Painting, Washington, D.C. After retiring he moved back to West Virginia where he enjoyed fishing, hunting and golfing. Jim loved his family and was a wonderful Poppy to all his grandchildren and to all his church families’ children. Jim’s main goal in life and death was to magnify his Lord and Savior who he faithfully served. He was a member of South Branch Baptist Church.

 Funeral services were Friday afternoon at South Branch Baptist Church, Petersburg, W.Va., with Pastor Matt Perrine officiating.

 Burial was in the Daniels Family Cemetery, Dorcas.

 In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Samaritan Purse, Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 26807.

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

 Alberta Frances (Mathias) Beaver Auville, 83, of Cabins, W.Va., died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021.

 Born Dec. 19, 1937, in Portsmouth, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Wilbert Mathias and Laura Kathleen (McGowan) Mathias.

 In addition to her parents, Frances was preceded in death by her husband, Paul E. Auville in 1995; two sisters, Sharlotte Benson and Martha Bosley; two brothers, Raymond “Bill” Mathias and infant Wilbert Junior Mathias; one stepson, Kenneth Auville; and son-in-law, David Leon Long. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

 Frances is survived by two daughters, Arlene (Rodney) Willis of Cabins and Lynn (Jerry) Chester of Chillicothe, Ohio; one son, Doug Beaver of Kingston, Ohio; four grandchildren, Sherry Henneberger, Jody Chester, David Long and Laura Sponaugle; six great-grandchildren, Hunter Henneberger, Harmony Henneberger, McKayla Long, Isaiah Sponaugle, Ian Long and Briar Hoffman; several stepchildren and stepgrandchildren.

 Funeral services were Friday afternoon at the Willis Funeral Home in Gallipolis, Ohio, with the Rev. Stephen Landis officiating. Interment was in the Pine Street Cemetery, Gallipolis.

 In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family, c/o Arlene Willis, 10281 Smith Mountain Road, Cabins, WV 26855.

 Local arrangements were by Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg, W.Va.

 Katheryn Lou Bennett, 77, of Harrisonburg, Va., died Sunday, Oct. 10, at Sentara RMH in Harrisonburg.

 Born Feb. 29, 1944, at Seneca Rocks, she was the daughter of the late Earl J. and Ruby E. (Harper) Hedrick. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Kenny Hedrick.

 She was a 1962 graduate of Circleville High School. She had worked as secretary for Circleville High School and retired in 2004, after working 33 years as an administrative assistant for the First Presbyterian Church, Harrisonburg. She was currently employed by Sunnyside Communities as a receptionist.

 She is survived by her husband, Melvin Arnold Bennett, whom she married Sept. 2, 1972; one daughter, Elizabeth Welcher (Cecil) of Grottoes, Va.; one son, Melvin A. Bennett Jr. of Mt. Sidney, Va.; three sisters, Mary Raines (Larry) and Patsy Hedrick (Dick Vance), all of Seneca Rocks and Dotty Armentrout (Larry) of Cabins; two grandchildren, Amy Welcher and Danny Bennett; and several nieces and nephews.

 Funeral services were Friday afternoon at the Basagic Funeral Home chapel, Franklin, with Pastor Katheleen Michael officiating. Interment was in North Fork Memorial Cemetery, Riverton.

 Memorials may be made to: Circleville High School Preservation Fund, any volunteer rescue squad, or charity of the donor’s choice.

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

 Helen Arveda (Sherwood) Berg, 78, of Maysville, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 14, at Grant Memorial Hospital, Petersburg.

 Born Dec. 2, 1942, in Oakmont, she was the daughter of the late Richard Everson and Clementine (Paugh) Sherwood. On Aug. 14, 1960, she married Therman Walter Berg, who preceded her in death Dec. 19, 2020.

 She was also preceded in death by one great-great-granddaughter; two brothers, Richard Everson Sherwood II, and Larry Joseph Sherwood; and two sisters, Arlena Ardene McRobie and Regina Sherwood Newlin.

 Mrs. Berg attended school in Elk Garden and formerly attended Cabins Assembly of God. She previously worked at Hesters in Moorefield and for Grant County Commission on Aging. She was a former member of the American Legion Post #78 Ladies Auxiliary.

 She is survived by three daughters, Arveda Duncan Berg, Natalie Berg and Barbara Berg, all of Maysville; three sons, James W. Berg and Roger W. Berg, both of Maysville and Timothy W. Berg of Cabins; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; one brother, William Carlisle Sherwood of Kitzmiller, Md.; and several nieces and nephews.

 Funeral services are today (Tuesday), at 11 a.m. at the Basagic Funeral Home chapel, Petersburg, with Pastor Coleman Clark officiating. Interment will be in the Barger Cemetery on Jordan Run.

 Memorials may be made to the family, c/o Basagic Funeral Home, P.O. Box 400, Petersburg, WV 26847. Memories and words of comfort may be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home. 

 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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