Thursday, June 22, 1972
Richard Barlow and William McNeel flew to Dallas, Texas, Monday to bring back the new ambulance for the Town of Marlinton.
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Friday night of Pioneer Days is reserved especially for some history of the county. Mrs. Ben Morgan is again directing some scenes to deepen our appreciation of our heritage and help us look with faith to the future. We will go back to visit Jacob Marlin and Stephen Sewell, hear Circuit Rider Bishop Asbury, see moving scenes from Pearl Buck’s family background, and then a forward look…
Featured as entertainer for the evening at the Pocahontas Historical Museum will be George Daugherty, Char-leston attorney. He is widely known for his ability to make music from a saw as well as being a talented actor…
Miss Pocahontas Candidates and Their Talent
Barbara Ann Beverage, of Marlinton, Pantomimes. Terri Butcher, of Green Bank. Debbie Crawford, of Marlinton, Reading. Donna Rae Dunbrack, of Marlinton, Skit. Deborah Ann Faulk-nier, of Marlinton, Piano Solo. Cornell Moore, of Marlinton, Piano Solo. Debra Mullenax, of Arbovale, Piano. Vonnie Myers, of Marlinton, Vocal or Piano. Janice Kay Nelson, of Marlinton, Piano Solo. Lori Rose, of Hillsboro, Vocal Solo. Lois Sharp, of Marlinton, Singing. Roberta Jo Sharp, of Marlinton, Singing, accompanied by guitar. Diana Shifflett, of Marlinton, Autoharp and Singing. Susie Smith, of Marlinton, Dramatic Reading. Dondi Stemple, of Marlinton, Reading. Barbara Jean Wade, of Hillsboro, Clarinet. Pamela Sue Weaver, of Arbovale, Comedy Skit. Terry Wooddell, of Marlinton, Trumpet Solo.
For the Big Parade, each club or organization is asked to make arrangements to have transportation of some sort for its entry in the Miss Pocahontas contest in the parade.
Little Miss Pocahontas Candidates
Rebecca Morris, of Dunmore. Shannon Jo Barkley, of Arbovale. Stefanie Dawn Rose, of Buckeye. Carol Leigh Faulknier, of Marlinton. Melinda Yvonne Hively, of Droop. Rhonda Lea Pritt, of Droop. Ronda Lee Maddy, of Marlinton. Kyleen Kay Snyder, of Cass. Tonia Lynn VanReenan, of Marlinton. Cheri Lynn Workman, of Marlinton. Michelle Dawn Withers, of Marlinton. Karen Leann Kaler, of Marlinton. Kathleen Shaw, of Marlinton. Marsha Kay Ramsey, of Marlinton. Pamela Sue VanReenan, of Marlinton. Melanie Lynn Tallman, of Frank. Martha Ann Barlow, of Buckeye. Rebecca Sue Shelton, of Huntersville.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Thompson, of Dumfries, Virginia, a daughter, named Stephanie Lee.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Duane D. Helton, of Denver, Colorado, a son, named Bradley Dean.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Dempsey Beverage, of Marlinton, a son.
Jonah Roy Sparks, 83, a son of the late Samuel Adam and Emma Griffith Sparks and a World War I veteran. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
John Opie Bennett, 85, of Arbovale, a farmer and member of the Church of the Brethren. Burial in the Boyer Cemetery.
Betty Zane Oliver, 33, of Dunmore, daughter of Percy Preston and Helen Geraldine Galford Oliver. Burial in Dunmore Cemetery.
Price Williams, 67, of Mill Gap, Virginia. Burial in the Hightown Cemetery.
Fred Ray Roberts, 69, of Beard, a son of the late Harvey and Sarah Baldwin Roberts, and a retired woodsman. Burial in Sharp Cemetery.
William L. “Jack” Painter, 55, of Valley Head, a son of Mrs. Maude Shelton Painter and the late Samuel O. Painter, and a veteran of World War II.
Mrs. Carmen Eades Clark, of Huntington, formerly of Seebert; burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
John Steven Bennett, 86, of Dunmore, a son of the late Marcelles Bennett and Sophia Wetzel Bennett, and a veteran of World War I. Burial in the Dunmore Cemetery.
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