July 15, 1965
Charles R. VanReenen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert VanReenan, has been promoted to airman second class in the U. S. Air Force at Bunker Hill AFB, Indiana.
Miss Janet Lou Kershner, of Droop, spent the last two weeks visiting Mr. and Mrs. George Duncan, at Buckeye.
Miss Daisy Mae Hammons, of Darlington, Maryland, spent a few days last week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Okey Hammons, of Marlinton.
Mr. and Mrs. Moody Galford and daughters, Cheryl and Ruth Ann, of Millville, Pennsylvania also Miss Elaine Minier, of Pennsylvania, were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Levi Galford and other relatives and friends in West Virginia last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley J. McNeill and children, Michael, Paul and Carol, also Mrs. Eleanor McNeill, motored to Shepherdstown to see Janet Landis, then on to Curtis McNeill’s at Crownsville, Maryland. On July 4th they went to Baltimore Airport to view the big jets. The trip was enjoyed by all.
The whole county joined in the anticipation and excitement over the birth of triplets on Sunday, July 11, 1965, to Mr. and Mrs. James S. Brill, of Marlinton, in Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. They were fine, healthy girls, two of them identical, weighing five pounds and fourteen ounces each, and one weighing five pounds and eight ounces. They have not been named as yet.
The babies were born on their father’s birthday. Mrs. Brill is the former Peggy Coleman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Coleman, of Mount Hope, and Mr. Brill, band instructor at Marlinton High School, is the son of Mrs. Lura M. Brill. The Brills have another daughter, Jane Sara, almost two.
The hospital staff is very proud of the famous patients in the nursery. For the delivery, Dr. L. E. Rexrode had with him Dr. T. R. McClure and Dr. R. P. Sharp, plus a battery of nurses.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Sharp, of Marlinton, wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Glenda Charlotte, to Kenneth M. Slagle, son of Mrs. Marvin Slagle, of Minnehaha Springs, and the late Marvin Slagle.
Odie Johnson, 82, of Marlinton, son of the late William Ewing and Monty McKay Johnson. For many years he owned and operated Johnson’s Restaurant in Marlinton. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
Ernest N. Carr, 78, of Marlinton; born at Clawson, a son of the late J. P. Carr and Madora Carr. Burial in the Clawson Cemetery.