Thursday, June 21, 1973
T-Sgt. Edward Rockafellow left June 15 for Frankfurt, Germany, where he is currently stationed with the U. S. Air Force. His wife, Louise, and son, Steven, will depart June 25 to join him for the remainder of his four-year tour.
Going to Jamboree
Gib Sage, who was born and raised in Pocahontas County, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Sage, of Valley Head, is invited to Wheeling Jamboree June 30 to sing “I Don’t Cry” and “Believing Things.” He wrote and composed the music and now has them on record…
The Marlinton Jaycees held their Third Annual Awards Banquet June 15 at Allegheny Lodge. Arch Wooddell was master of ceremonies.
Dr. Ernie Shaw, president, reviewed the year’s activities, including a community health study, the new park by the hospital, apple butter sales, Christmas parade and Easter egg hunt.
He introduced the guests and expressed the Club’s appreciation to them as follows: Town Councilman and Mrs. Bill Clendenen, for use of the Towns’ facilities for a meeting place; Mr. and Mrs. Richard McNeel, for use of the Director’s room at the Bank of Marlinton; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Shrader, for use of First National Bank premises for the Christmas program; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Burns, Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Burns, for moving park equipment; Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Curry, for help in apple butter sales; Mrs. Jane Price Sharp for cooperation of the newspaper.
Special awards were also made:
Spoke of the Year Award went to Jerry Duncan.
Spark of the Year Award went to Bob Keller.
Jaycee of the Year Award went to Gary Lytle.
Fred C. Burns, Jr. received the special Club Award for his work in the community, in the fire department, Pocahontas Industrial Corporation and in getting the new municipal building.
Dr. Shaw presented the Presidential Awards to Richard Barlow, who is always willing to help at whatever needs to be done, and to Clara Jackson, for her special effort in the apple butter sale…
Lester B. Greathouse, 61, of Zelienople, Pennsylvania, formerly of Arbovale, was killed in an industrial accident… Burial in the Arbovale Cemetery.
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Miss Lois Ligon Coyner, of Clover Lick, daughter of Luther Teaford Coyner and Annette Kimbrough Ligon Coyner… She was a dietician and worked with the Red Cross during World War II, Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg and Margaret Hall School in Versailles, Kentucky. Graveside service at Clover Lick.
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Mrs. John (Gay) Kellison, 60, of Hot Springs, Virginia, burial in Mountain Grove, Virginia.
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Mrs. Hattie A. Hiner, age 80, of Mustoe, Virginia; born in Bath County, a daughter of the late Charles and Kathryn Donovan Acord. Burial in the Monterey Cemetery.
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Mrs. Myrtle Poage Cogar, 88, of Warren, Ohio; born at Marlinton, the only child of the late William Henry and Hester Kee Poage. Her husband, Jacob Cogar, preceded her in death in 1945… She was an active member of the Methodist Church until illness and surgery left her partially paralyzed for 46 years… Burial in Edray Cemetery.
A kind and loving mother, she bore her illness with the greatest of patience and always had a smile for others.