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Jack Nida

Jack NidaPopular
Posted by: rjnida   (See more photos from rjnida)   2007/11/26 0:02
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Born 02 Dec 1930 at Amma, Roane Co., WV
Currently living at this location.
USAF 1951-1954 Supply Sgt.

Harriet Maude Griffith Jones

Harriet Maude Griffith JonesPopular
Posted by: richard   (See more photos from richard)   2007/11/11 22:10
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The caption on the back of this photo reads:

Harriet Maude Griffith
Enlisted February 16, 1943 WACC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) daughter of J. E. Griffith of Sissonville, formerly of Clover.
Stationed Camp Crowder, Missouri

Her military marker at Rockland Cemetery, Belpre, Ohio reads:
FEB 14 1919 - AUG 9 2004

Lewis G Harper

Lewis G HarperPopular
Posted by: HARPER   (See more photos from HARPER)   2017/11/8 19:00
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About 1942

James Harrison Hodam

James Harrison HodamPopular
Posted by: SherryWVRN   (See more photos from SherryWVRN)   2008/7/28 17:01
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This picture shows James Hodam with with his aged father Adam Hodam, his son Robert M Hodam,his grandson Lowell Adam.   James served with the Co. C, 17th Va Cavalry for the duration of the war.  He was wounded at New Creek, WV and had his horse shot out from under him at Gettysburg.  He was also present for Lee's surrender at Appomatox.  His family has the rifle he carried all through the war.

Anne & Darwin Looney

Anne & Darwin LooneyPopular
Posted by: rjnida   (See more photos from rjnida)   2007/11/26 0:20
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Lawrence Darwin Looney b.08 Nov 1913, Newton, WV
d.15 Sep 1983, Akron, OH
Son of Henry C. and Clara (Hoff) Looney

Clark Tawney

Clark TawneyPopular
Posted by: auquachick   (See more photos from auquachick)   2007/11/13 8:43
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Clark Tawney Son of Aaron Tawney and Flora Almon Graham.
Born: November 28, 1915 in Roane County,WV.
Died: August 27, 2007 in Kanawha Co.,WV.
Buried in the Tawney Cemetery, Roane Co.,WV.
Clark served as a medic in the Army during WW2.

Dannie Solomon Moore - WWI

Dannie Solomon Moore - WWIPopular
Posted by: richard   (See more photos from richard)   2008/10/18 20:56
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Dannie Solomon Moore, 1896-1962, son of Joseph and Josephine Salyers Moore, married Clara Gale Smith on April 6, 1918. Served in WWI.

Leman James Griffith

Leman James GriffithPopular
Posted by: richard   (See more photos from richard)   2007/11/11 22:20
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The caption on the back of this photo reads:
Srgt. Leman J. Griffith
enlisted Oct 8, 1940
stationed in Hawaii Islands
son of J.E. Griffith of
Sissonville formerly of

been serving overseas since Dec 1940

Leman's obituary from the Houston Chronicle read:
LEMAN JAMES GRIFFITH was born December 22, 1917 in Looneyville, West Virginia. He passed from this life on February 13, 2004 at the age of 86 years. Leman had been proud to serve his country in the United States Army. Mr. Griffith was a survivor of the tragedy that took the lives of so many soldiers at Pearl Harbor. Visitation with the family will be held on Monday February 14, 2004 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Cypress-Fairbanks Funeral Home followed by the funeral service at 7:00 p.m. . Interment will follow in Clearwater, Florida at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park.

Bradford Lee Carper

Bradford Lee CarperPopular
Posted by: auquachick   (See more photos from auquachick)   2007/11/13 0:02
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Bradford Lee Carper
Born: August 9, 1915 in Kester, Roane Co.,WV
Died: September 30, 1997 in Akron, Summit Co.,OH
Married: January 14, 1937 in Roane County,WV
Mabel Mae Westfall
Both Mabel and Brad are buried in the Jackson Cemetery, Roane County,WV
He was at Fort Knox and was also in Germany in WW2.
He was a Private.

H. W. "Bill" Pursley - WWII Navy

H. W. "Bill" Pursley - WWII NavyPopular
Posted by: richard   (See more photos from richard)   2010/10/9 2:50
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Harry "Bill" Willis Pursley
(May 18, 1915 - September 14, 2010)

H.W. ?Bill? Pursley, 95, of Parkersburg, died Tuesday, September 14, 2010, in Eagle Pointe, Parkersburg.

He was born May 8, 1915, at Pasco, Roane County, a son of the late Emery Morey and Lillie Mae Bell Pursley.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Wright Pursley, November 5, 1998.

Mr. Pursley was a retired construction worker.  He was a member of the Woodbine Baptist Church, Manassas, VA, and a Navy veteran of World War II.  Also, he was an avid fisherman.

Survivors include two sons, Stan Pursley of Parkersburg and Steve Pursley of Jackson, GA; a daughter, Susan Shappell of Fredericksburg, VA; five grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, September 18 at noon in the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with the Rev. Ron Fisher officiating.  Burial, with military rites, will be in the Clover Cemetery, Clover.  Friends may call Saturday two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

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