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Anne & Darwin Looney

Anne & Darwin LooneyPopular
Posted by: rjnida   (See more photos from rjnida)   2007/11/25 17:20
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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

Bradford Lee Carper

Bradford Lee CarperPopular
Posted by: auquachick   (See more photos from auquachick)   2007/11/12 17:02
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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.

Brooks Griffith -- WWII Navy

Brooks Griffith -- WWII NavyPopular
Posted by: richard   (See more photos from richard)   2011/7/21 17:59
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Brooks Dallas Griffith, the oldest Son of George L. and Bess Wright Griffith, was born August 15, 1921 in Looneyville, West Virgina. He died July 6, 2011 in Valencia, California, and is buried in the Veteran's section of Eternal Valley Memorial Park, Newhall, California.

He served in the US Navy during WWII as well as with the Navy Reserve during the Korean Conflict.

Clark Tawney

Clark TawneyPopular
Posted by: auquachick   (See more photos from auquachick)   2007/11/13 1:43
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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 13:56
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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.

H. W. "Bill" Pursley - WWII Navy

H. W. "Bill" Pursley - WWII NavyPopular
Posted by: richard   (See more photos from richard)   2010/10/8 19:50
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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.


Harriet Maude Griffith Jones

Harriet Maude Griffith JonesPopular
Posted by: richard   (See more photos from richard)   2007/11/11 15:10
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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:
HARRIET M JONES
TEC 5 US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
FEB 14 1919 - AUG 9 2004

Hubert Frank "Frank" Bise

Hubert Frank "Frank" BisePopular
Posted by: Fred Smith   (See more photos from Fred Smith)   2014/7/7 13:57
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Frank Bise was born in Reedy District, WV, on 8 July 1923, son of Oscar W. Bise and Vesta M (Ball) Bise. He served in the US Army during WWII (9 Feb 43 to 22 Dec 45)as a truck driver with the 270th Ordance Motor Vehicle Distribution in France. He hauled, rations, gasoline, ammunition and supplies. He married Mary Alice Hetzer and lived most of his life in Reedsville, OH. He died March 4, 1999 in Parkersburg, WV and is buried in the Reedsville Cemetery, Reedsville, OH.

Jack Hively

Jack HivelyPopular
Posted by: LindaCottrellLiss   (See more photos from LindaCottrellLiss)   2014/7/19 12:55
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Do you recognize this young soldier identified on photos as Jack Hively.  Circa 1940's.  This pic was in the Ralph Lowery photo collection donated to the RCHS earlier this year.  Ralph's gt grandmother was a Hively....
Any comments or information on this young man is appreciated.  Contact contributor at WVRoots@aol.com

Jack Nida

Jack NidaPopular
Posted by: rjnida   (See more photos from rjnida)   2007/11/25 17:02
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Born 02 Dec 1930 at Amma, Roane Co., WV
Currently living at this location.
USAF 1951-1954 Supply Sgt.

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