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Thursday, June 19, 1969


Mr. H. A. Yeager has had a long and honorable career as a teacher, coach and administrator in the public schools of West Virginia.

At the conclusion of the present school term, Mr. Yeager will retire after 43 years of service to boys and girls of West Virginia; the last 28 years at Marlinton High School.

Mr. Yeager was born at Frank, the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Yeager. He was educated in the Marlinton public schools and holds degrees from Concord College and West Virginia University. While at Concord he was President of the Student Body.

Prior to coming to Marlinton, Mr. Yeager served six years as teacher, coach and principal of Alderson High School. Two years as Superintendent of the Alderson Independent District and seven years as teacher and coach at Peterstown High School. He is a member of the Kappa Delta Pi, a National Honorary Educational Fraternity.

While very active in educational work, Mr. Yeager has found time to serve his community in other fields of endeavor. He is an active member of the Marlinton Methodist Church, where he teaches the Men’s Bible Class. He also has served as Chairman of the Official Board of the church for several years and for a time was Lay Leader of his church. Mr. Yeager has served on the town council for one term, served two terms as president of the Pocahontas County Education Association and the Pocahontas County Principals Association.

During Mr. Yeager’s career as a high school principal, he was always aware of the great public interest in high school activities and, as a result, served on the old West Virginia High School Athletic Association as well as Secondary School Activities Commission in many, many ways. As Chairman of the Non-Athletic Committee of the West Virginia High School Athletic Association, he soon became involved in many facets of extra curricular activities of the high schools in the state and made many valuable contributions to this program.

After retirement as Principal of Marlinton High School, Mr. Yeager might find time to catch up on his fishing, hunting or “loafin’.”

Regardless of his future plans, the people of Marlinton, as well as the State of West Virginia, will miss him in the field of Education. ~ West Virginia Interscholastic

GBHS Class of 1969

Garry Lee Arbogast, Roberta Gaile Baldwin, Margie Sue Barkley, Roger Lee Barkley, James Roy Brown, Linda Sue Brown, Shirley Catherine Cain, David Harold Collins, Ernest Berl Collins, Regina Lois Collins, Dianne Lynn Curry, John Wesley Edgell, Linda Kay Greathouse, Terry Lee Grimes, Danny Richard Hedrick, Elsie Etta Herron, William Howard Hevener, Charles Harry Hoover, Daniel Bruce Horne, Neil Horner, Jr., Robert Steven Kuhlken, Diana Sue Lambert, Marilyn Dawnita Lambert, Clarice O’Neil Mace, Donna Lou Matheny, Jerry Allen Matheny, David Lynn McLaughlin, Deborah Ann McQuain, Kenneth Marshall McQuain, William Albert Means, Danny Lee Meeks, Nancy Sue Moore, Rosella Mary Orndorff, Larry B. Plyer, Judy Darlene Puffenbarger, Dawnita Faye Pugh, Randall Clark Shears, Donna Faye Sheets, Janet Sue Sheets, Wetzel Roy Sheets, Avis Kathleen Simmons, Phyllis Jean Tracy, Wilma Lee Vannoy, Teresa Eileen Vinoski, William Boyd Wright and Patricia Ann Workman.

HHS Class of 1969

Henley Garland Alberts, Janice Elaine Birchfield, Glen Dale Bostic, Gary Ray Burks, Gary Lee Carpenter, Rebecca Jane Chappell, Eddie Jordan Copenhaver, Linda Kay Forren, Linda Lou Fowler, Richard Wayne Hall, Garnet Gene Hill, Robert Anthony Hilleary, Larry Wayne Jefferson, Treva Jean Keaton, Wayne Curtis Kershner, Charles David Loudermilk, Wanda Jean McMillion, Gary Allen Nelson, Richard Lee Pritt, Kathy Ellen Simmons, Rose Ellen Stalnaker, Floyd Gene Stanley, Margaret Naomi Vaughan, Charles Winters Walton, Vicki Elaine Westfall, Kenneth Dale Wilfong, Eileen Sharp Workman, Richard Carl Workman and Wanda Jean Wymer.


Born to Staff Sergeant and Mrs. Arthur L. Scott, Sr., a son, name Arthur Lee Scott, Jr.


Mrs. Neva Ellis Adams, 63; born at Hosterman, she lived her entire life in Pocahontas County and was a member of Wanless Metho-dist Church. Burial in the Hosterman Cemetery.

Dorsey C. Moses, 57, of Marlinton; born at Parsons, a son of the late Joseph L. and Columbia Hansford Moses. Mr. Moses was manager of the Marlinton C-J Store. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.

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