October 15th - Sister Elizabeth "Peggy" Booth, Worthy Matron at Moundsville Chapter No. 86 had a heart attack Tuesday and was life flighted to Ruby Memorial where she passed away today.
Booth, Elizabeth “Peggy”, 74, of Glen Dale, departed this life on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at Ruby Memorial Hospital.
She was born December 29, 1939 in Charleston, WV, the daughter of the late Cyril E. “Jim” and Hazel Holley Kessinger.
She was a 1956 graduate from Duval High School, where she remained close with her classmates; taught at many schools including Wharton Jr. High School in Boone Co., Spur School; Sherrard High School, Sherrard Jr. High, and McNinch Elementary.
She was a member of Glen Dale United Methodist Church where she was very active; Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star 86, where she was also a 50 year member; Tuesday Arts Women’s’ Club; and TOPS.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Jay S. Booth and an infant brother.
Survivors include a son Eric (Judy) Booth of Moundsville; a daughter Kathleen (Tim) Nowak of Wisconsin; three granddaughters, she loved dearly, Erika Renee Nowak, Madison Margaret-Elizabeth Booth, Bethany Katie-Anne Booth; a sister Macel (Freddie) Miller of Madison, WV; several nieces and nephews, including a special great-niece Chelsea Miller.
Family will receive friends Saturday from 2-4 and 6-8pm with Eastern Star Services at 7pm at Grisell Funeral Home and Crematory, Moundsville, where funeral services will be held Sunday at 1:00pm with Rev. John Morrison officiating.
Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Glen Dale United Methodist Church, 700 Wheeling Ave., Glen Dale, WV 26038.
October 26th - Dorthy Farnsworth, 86, of Vienna passed away Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the WV Masonic Home.
She was a homemaker and former cook at Jackson Junior High School in Vienna, and she enjoyed crafts and making beaded items. Dorthy and her late husband, Warren, enjoyed traveling out West and watching rodeos in Cody, Wy. She was a member of the Vienna Chapter No. 151 Order of Eastern Star where she held several offices including Worthy Matron.
There will be an Eastern Star Service at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 28 at the Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will follow at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 28, at Lambert -Tatman Funeral Home, 3005 Grand Central Ave., Vienna. Burial will follow at Mt. Olive Cemetery, Walker, WV. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. until time of services Tuesday, October 28 at the funeral home.
October 27th - Joe Hovatter from Philippi Chapter is at the Clarksburg VA Nursing Home and is doing as well as can be expected at this time. Betty seems to stay with him most of the time. Both need our prayers