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Obituaries of Roane Countians.

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Obituaries : Emma Webb Epling
Posted by Webmaster on 2007/10/27 0:33:07 (491 reads)

Mrs. Albert Epling

Mrs. Albert Epling of Clover, died at the DePue hospital last week and was buried in the Epling Chapel cemetery, Saturday morning. The Rev. Herbert Spencer preached the funeral. She was the mother of twelve children, most of whom are small, one an infant. The funeral was attended by one of the largest crowds ever to gather at this church, which is proof of the love and respect with which she was held by her neighbors. Mr. W. R. Monroe and daughter, Mollie, Mr. And Mrs. Romie Vineyard, Mrs. Earl Epling and Hobert Epling of Akron, were here to attend the funeral.

(Emma Webb Epling passed away February 25, 1937.)
(Submitted by Patsy Parsons Greathouse)

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Obituaries : Mildred Elanore
Posted by Webmaster on 2007/10/27 0:31:22 (348 reads)

FLU CLAIMS LITTLE CHILD

Mildred Elanore, aged 6 years, pretty and bright little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. G. Wolfe, of Lick Fork; died Tuesday, December 24th, of the Flu. Mr. and Mrs. Wolfe have the sympathy of the community in their sad bereavement.

(Submitted by Pat Combs)
The Times Record, Spencer, West Virginia, Thursday, 2 January 1919, page 1:2

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Obituaries : Louie Otmer Steinbeck
Posted by Webmaster on 2007/10/27 0:29:59 (425 reads)

Louie O. Steinbeck

Last rites for Louie Otmer Steinbeck, 74, Charleston , who died Friday at his home, were conducted Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Vandale Funeral Home. Dr. Joseph Clare Hoffman of Charleston officiated. Burial was in the Spencer Cemetery.

He had been associated with the L. O. Steinbeck Lumber Company for 54 years. He had been ill for several months.

Son of the late Chris H. and Armenta Rule Steinbeck, he is survived by this widow, Mrs. Elsie Conley Steinbeck, and a daughter, Mrs. W. J. Britt, both of Charleston; a son, C. F. Steinbeck, Weston, one brother, P. G. Steinbeck, Parkersburg, and a half-sister, Mrs. Gordie Boyles of Spencer.

(Louie O. Steinbeck passed away September 1947.)
Roane County Reporter, Spencer, West Virginia, Thursday, September 18, 1947

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Obituaries : Joseph F Carpenter
Posted by Webmaster on 2007/10/27 0:28:41 (427 reads)

J. F. Carpenter

Gone to his Reward

Again the beckoning hand of death has called from a long and useful life another one of the prominent and leading citizens of Roane county, in the person of Joseph F Carpenter, who was born April 22, 1861 and died January 29 1915 at his home at Peniel on Middle Reedy

He was united in marriage in 1884 to Miss Blandis Wolfe. To them were born 8 children, 3 having preceded him to the great beyond. The remaining children are Oren who is married and lives in Rochester, Penn., Roy also married and lives near Peniel. Morris, Erma and Gladys at home with Mother.

Mr. Carpenter was son of Joseph Carpenter and was one of a family of 12 children 3 having preceded him to the great beyond those surviving are John C, Ben and Lige of near Spencer, . Mrs. C. C. Cutright of Lick Fork, Mrs. Andy Bowyer of Spencer. Mrs. Jane Hopkins of Kentucky , Mrs Mose Reynolds of near Reedyville and Mrs. David Batton of Reedy.

Mr. Carpenter was a member of M.E. Church South funeral services were conducted Sunday by his pastor, Rev P..L..O'Dell and interment was made in the Peniel Cemetery.

(Submitted by James R. Carpenter)
Reedy News, Feb 5 1915

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Obituaries : John W. Lewellen
Posted by Webmaster on 2007/10/27 0:27:06 (384 reads)

John W. Lewellen

Services for John W. Lewellen 80 of Portage Lakes who was found dead from a heart attack near Greenwald Hill S. Main St. will be held tomorrow at Prentice funeral home at 2 p.m. burial will be in Glendale Cemetery.

Mr. Lewellen lived in Summit County for 22 years leaves 4 daughters Mrs. Leona Hartman of Calif.; Mrs. Ruby Thomas of Tenn.; Mrs. Addie Springston of Akron.; Mrs. Helen Getz Portage Lakes Ohio. 3 sons Hubert and Brooks of Akron and Ralph of Sharon Center and a brother Tom of West Virginia

(Submitted James R. Carpenter)
Akron Beacon Journal, Nov. 1940

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