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 Rose Marie Tinney, 70, of Maysville, died Saturday, Sept. 18, at her residence.

 Born Sept. 17, 1951, in Marlinton, she was the daughter of the late Homer Medley and Marie (Shue) Stanley. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Warren and Wesley Shue; and a sister, Elaine Tinney.

 Mrs. Tinney was a 1970 graduate of Hillsboro High School and was a member of the Potomac Valley Baptist Church, where she was a junior class Sunday school teacher. She was a first shift cook at Grant County Nursing Home and a homemaker.

 She is survived by her husband Homer Allen Tinney Sr., whom she married on June 13, 1970; one daughter, Rebecca Kimble of Moorefield; one son, Homer Tinney Jr. of Maysville; two sisters, Brenda Nauman of Flat Rock, N.C. and Emma Hamrick of Renick; two brothers, Ben Shue of Hillsboro and James Shue of Pennsylvania; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

 Funeral services will be today (Tuesday) at 11 a.m. at the Potomac Valley Baptist Church, Maysville, with Pastor Ted Anderson officiating. Interment will be in Maysville Cemetery, Maysville.

 Memorials may be made to Grant Memorial Hospice, 100 Hospital Drive, Ste. 2, Petersburg, WV, or the American Cancer Society.

 Memories and words of comfort may be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.

 Evelyn Lucille (Aronhalt) Willis, 79, of Mount Storm, W.Va., died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.

 Born Feb. 28, 1942, in Mount Storm, she was a daughter of the late Eston Randolph Aronhalt and Fannie Virginia (Borror) Aronhalt.

 In addition to her parents, Lucille was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Eugene Willis on Jan. 21, 2000; 10 infant grandchildren; one brother, Thomas Aronhalt; and two sons-in-law, James Meadows and Sam Slaubaugh.

 She is survived by one son, Randy L. Willis of Mount Storm; fi ve daughters, Donna Meadows of Baltimore, Md., Frances F. (Jeffrey) Saylor of Mount Storm, Judy (Teddy) Lockie of Mount Storm, Marilyn (Bud Sites) Buckholtz of Petersburg, W.Va. and Tammy (Matthew) Frame of Mount Storm; nine grandchildren, Chasity, Mandy, Travis, Darrell, Paige, Robbie, Lynnette, Brittany and Bryson; eight stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothy (Donald) Burgess of Maysville, W.Va. and Debbie (Mike) Wheeler of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; and one brother, William (Jane) Aronhalt of Burlington, W.Va.

 Lucille was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and a friend to many. She was a member of the House of Prayer in Elk Garden, W.Va.

 Visitation is today (Tuesday, Sept. 21), from 5 – 9 p.m. at the House of Prayer.

 Funeral services will be Wednesday, 1 p.m, at the House of Prayer with Pastor Leslie Hipp offi ciating. Burial will be in Kalbaugh Cemetery, Elk Garden.

 Those who wish to remember Lucille in a special way, may make contributions to the family, c/o Randy Willis, 7100 Union Highway, Mount Storm, WV 26739.

 Arrangements are by Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg. Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com.

 Tia Marie Brady, aged 24, passed away in her sleep at home with her little, big baby dog, Pepper, by her side on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021.

 She was born June 22, 1997, in Manassas, Va., and raised in Towson, Md. She graduated from Towson High School and attended CCBC before moving to Frederick, Maryland with her family.

 Tia had a unique desire and ability to always make everyone in the room laugh, whether it was through pranks, funny accents, or silly stories. She had an infectious smile, fiercely loved her family, close friends, Pepper, and a tattoo addiction.

 She is survived by her parents, Tarina (Redman) and David Scotidas of New Market, Md. and Steven Brady of Petersburg, W.Va.; one brother, Nikos Scotidas of New Market; two sisters, Sasha Brady (Chris Dinges) of Stanley, Va., and Kimberly McCausley- Mongold of Moorefield, W.Va.; grandparents, Sherry Hartman of New Market and Harvey and Juanita Brady of Petersburg; one aunt, Teresa Lynn Brady Lee; two uncles, Jeremy Hartman and Harvey Brady Jr; one nephew, Blake Fischer-Mongold; one niece, Bailey Mongold; first cousins, Mike (Jennifer) Brady, Jaxon, and Thaddaeus Hartman. Her beloved nieces Story and Sagan Dinges, whom she talked with daily, will always remember their TT and how much she adored them. Tia also has a large, extended family of great aunts and uncles, countless cousins, and a small group of very close friends.

 Tia was preceded in death by her grandfather Stoney Hartman, uncle Michael E. Brady; and cousin Mathias Hartman.

 As the family honors Tia’s wish to be cremated, a memorial service was Sept. 5, at Gary L. Rollins Funeral Home in Frederick, Md.

 Violet Barbara Kimble, 93, of Upper Tract, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 at Grant Memorial Hospital, Petersburg, W.Va.

 Born on June 9, 1928, in Onego, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late John Alonzo and Elsie (Mallow) Vance. Violet married Norman “Tick” Kimble, who preceded her in death Aug. 4, 1988.

 Mrs. Kimble was a graduate of Circleville High School and a member of the Upper Tract United Methodist Church. She retired as a supervisor in the fitting department from Hanover Shoe Company where she had worked for 32 years. She had also worked for Potomac Valley Transit Authority, Franklin Garment Company, The Korner Shop, and Dahmer’s Restaurant. Violet was a former member of Upper Tract Rescue Squad and had served as a past Pendleton County Justice of the Peace.

 She is survived by three daughters, Jackie Vance (Bob) of Upper Tract, Sharon Simmons (Jack) of Franklin, W.Va., and Vickie Mauzy (Mike) of Hightown, Va.; one brother, Kenneth Vance (Bernice) of Baltimore, Md.; four grandchildren, Mike Simmons, Manda Teter, Aaron Thaler and Ryan Mowery; and four great-grandchildren, Evan, Kaylie and Karissa Teter and Caylie Simmons.

 In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one great-grandson, Corey Simmons; three sisters, Opal Berg, Arvella Turner, and Faye Chewning; and four brothers, Guy, Eldon, Glenn and Don Vance.

 A graveside service was Thursday afternoon at Cherry Hill Cemetery, Upper Tract, with Pastor Allen Sisson officiating.

 Memorials may be made to the Corey Simmons Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Summit Bank. Memories and words of comfort may be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.

 Richard Wayne “Rick” Pyle, 61, of Maysville, W.Va., passed away Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.

 Born Nov. 20,1959, in Wheeling, W.Va., he was the son of the late Gerald Lee Pyle and Janet Marie (McCausland) Pyle.

 He is survived by two sisters, Jeanie (Terry) Dolly of Cabins, W.Va. and Debra (Gene) Bradshaw of Stockbridge, Wisc.; several aunts and uncles; two nieces; three nephews; two great-nephews; and friends dear to his heart, Larry and Paulette Thompson and David Smith.

 Rick was a U.S. Army Military Police. He retired from Spring Run Fish Hatchery. He loved hunting, trapping, fishing and any outdoor activity.

 He was devoted to his family and friends and touched the hearts of all those he met.

 In accordance with his wishes, his body will be cremated and there will be no services held at this time.

 Arrangements are by Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg. Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com.

 Harlin Lee Kesner, 85, of Dorcas, W.Va., passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

 Born May 27, 1936, in Dorcas, he was a son of the late William Ervin Kesner and Jenny Eunice (Siever) Kesner. In addition to his parents, Harlin was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Kesner Shoemaker.

 He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Rosalee Elizabeth (Mauzy) Kesner; three sons, Wendell (Christina) Kesner of Maysville, W.Va., Kenneth (Sue) Kesner of York, Pa. and Ricky (Jeanne) Kesner of Petersburg; one daughter, Andra Judy (Rob) of Dorcas, W.Va.; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Larry (Carolyn) Kesner of Petersburg; one sister, Beverly (Royce) Plauger of Petersburg; and several nieces and nephews.

 Harlin was a lifelong carpenter and began his career with D.L. Getz Construction. He retired from Lantz Construction Company in Broadway, Va. He was a member of South Mill Creek Church of the Brethren.

 Family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, at the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg.

 Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 17,  in the chapel of the Schaeffer Funeral Home with Pastor Randy Ours and Pastor Dixie Lee Murray officiating. Burial will be in South Branch Valley Memorial Gardens, Petersburg.

 Those who wish to remember Harlin in a special way, may make memorials to the Grant County Commission on Aging or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

 Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com.

 Emory Willis “Sam” Berg, 88, of Maysville, W.Va., went to his Heavenly home Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, at Grant Memorial Hospital, Petersburg, W.Va.

 Born Feb. 25, 1933, in Maysville, he was a son of the late Austin John Berg and Rhoda Ellen (Whetzel) Berg. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Annabelle (VanMeter) Berg on Aug. 30, 2007; and three brothers, Ricky Berg, Darvin Berg and Thurman Berg.

 He is survived by three daughters, Brenda (Bobby) Armistead of Moorefield, W.Va., Sharon (Elvin) Heavner of Maysville and Susan (Michael) Thorne of Cabins, W.Va.; four grandchildren, Cheryl Wolfe, Lisa Barb, Kevin Heavner and Heather Sites; six great-grandchildren, Lance Barb, Sierra Barb, Layne Heavner, Justin Sites, Kaylee Wolfe and Chloe Sites; six sisters, Helen (Clarence) Leatherman of Moorefield, Dotty (Charles) Champ of Purgitsville, W.Va., Beggie (Dayton) Kisamore of Cabins, Annabelle (Forist Jr.) McDonald of Moorefield, Bonnie (Will) Heavener of Petersburg and Judy (Richard) McIntire of Maysville; two brothers, Sterl Berg of Maysville, and Randolph Berg of Elk Garden, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

 Sam served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a carpenter and a self-employed concrete finisher. He was a member of Cabins Assembly of God Church, Cabins. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

 Funeral services were Saturday morning at Cabins Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Coleman Clark officiating. A military graveside service was at the Barger Family Cemetery on Jordan Run Road, Maysville, by Grant County Veterans Honor Guard and West Virginia Army Honor Guard.

 Those who wish to remember Sam in a special way, may make memorials to the Berg family, c/o Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg, WV 26847.

 Neva Jane (George) Crites, 63, of Petersburg, W.Va., passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center, Petersburg.

 Born Feb. 19, 1958, in Petersburg, she was a daughter of the late James Teter George Sr. and Goldie Jane (Kimble) George. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Carolyn George.

 Neva is survived by her husband, Boyd L. Crites; three sisters, Mary Bergdoll of Petersburg, Elneta (Rex) Crites of Rig, W.Va. and Darlene (Roger) Ketterman of Berlin, Ohio; two brothers, James (Gail) George Jr. of Petersburg, and Randy (Carla) George of Petersburg; and several nieces and nephews.

 Neva previously was employed by Allegheny Wood Products in Petersburg. She loved taking care of children and playing bingo. She was a member of the Rig Assembly of God Church, Rig, W.Va.

 Funeral services are today (Tuesday), 11 a.m., at Rig Assembly of God Church with Pastor Brad Taylor officiating.

 Friends will be received from 9 a.m. until time of service.

 Burial will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery, Petersburg.

 Those who wish to remember Neva in a special way, may make memorials to Rig Assembly of God Church, 10 Queens Drive, Moorefield, WV 26836.

 Arrangements are by Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg. Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com.

 Ronnie Wayne Bible, 67, of Petersburg, W.Va., went to his Heavenly home on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center, Petersburg, with his wife by his side after losing his battle with Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

 Born Jan. 12, 1954, in Keyser, W.Va., he was a son of the late Arlie Lester Bible and Zernie Jane (VanMeter) Bible. In addition to his parents, Ronnie was preceded in death by one brother, Merlin G. Bible and infant brother, Norman Bible.

 He is survived by his wife of nearly 40 years, Wanda L. (Kimble) Bible; one daughter, Kimberly B. Hartman and husband Eric W. of Petersburg; three grandchildren, Cheyenne Dawn Hartman, Taylor Marie Hartman and Lucas Michael Hartman; three brothers, Marvin Bible of Scherr, W.Va., Bobby Bible and wife Malvena of Maysville, W.Va. and Roger L. Bible and wife Anna Mae of Moorefield, W.Va.; two sisters, Norma E. Feaster of Petersburg and Hilda F. Lambert and husband Bruce of Franklin, W.Va.; several nieces and nephews; and two brothers-inlaw, Mark A. Kimble of Petersburg and Roger D. Alt of Upper Tract, W.Va.

 Ronnie was a graduate of Petersburg High School class of 1972. He retired from Adell Polymers in 2020 after 47 years. He was a faithful member of the Memorial Church of the Brethren and served as deacon. He spent many hours working around the church. Ronnie loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was a special person and loved helping others and never met a stranger.

 Funeral services were Monday morning in the chapel of the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg, with the Rev. Alan Brumbaugh and the Rev. Harold Cullers officiating.

 Burial was in Lahmansville Cemetery, Lahmansville, W.Va.

 Those who wish to remember Ronnie in a special way, may make memorials to the Memorial Church of the Brethren,12 Highland Avenue, Petersburg, WV 26847.

 Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com.

 Nancy Antoinette (Holloway) “Toni” Parrish, 69, of Petersburg, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, at Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center, Petersburg.

 Born on July 22, 1952, in Clarksburg, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late John Morton Holloway and Patricia (Downes) Holloway. In addition to her parents, Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, Forrest D. Parrish on April 30, 2021; and one sister, Linda Holloway Eberman.

 She is survived by one son, Adam (Angie) Parrish of Petersburg; one daughter, Darice (Derek) Alt of Petersburg; two grandchildren, Blake Parrish (Brianna Bell) and Brooke Parrish (Chris Sullivan); four great-grandchildren, Brayson Runion, Barrett Sullivan, Brantley Parrishand Ryker Parrish; two sisters, Joan (Dave) Evans of Petersburg and Patricia (Kenneth) Rexroad of Petersburg; and several nieces and nephews.

 Nancy grew up on a farm and kept her love of animals throughout her life. She enjoyed talking on the phone with her friends and sisters and shopping for jewelry. Her greatest joys in life were her children and grandchildren. Nancy retired from Rockingham Poultry in Moorefi eld, W.Va.. She attended Cabins Assembly of God Church.

 Funeral services were Friday morning in the chapel of the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg, with the Rev. Coleman Clark offi ciating. Interment followed in the Lahmansville Cemetery, Lahmansville, W.Va.

 Those who wish to remember Nancy in a special way, may make memorials to the great-grandchildren, c/o Adam Parrish, 65 Cabell Drive, Petersburg, WV 26847.

 Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com.

 Harvey Harrison Moses Jr., of Petersburg, W.Va., left this earth to be with our heavenly Father on Sept. 8, 2021.

 Harvey was born on May 15, 1925 in Milton, W.Va., the son of the late Harvey H. Moses Sr. and Alma F. (Wallace) Moses. On May 4, 1946 he married his wife of 75 years, Betty (Villars) Moses, who survives in Petersburg. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family being preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters. He leaves behind three daughters: Martha L. Kessinger, Mary C. Beshers and E. Marie Lantz; five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

 Harvey graduated from Milton High School where he excelled in football and basketball. He retired as a district manager for Verizon Communications, C&P in Charleston, W.Va., and district personnel manager at the company headquarters in Washington, DC.

 Harvey and his wife, Betty, were supporters in education with Potomac State College of West Virginia University. Both were inducted into the Woodlawn Circle Society by the WVU Foundation receiving honorary degrees and distinguished service awards for their contributions.

 Harvey was a World War II veteran, having served with the Navy Amphibians Corp in the Pacific. He was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed turkey hunting and fishing for native brook trout in the W.Va. mountain streams.

 He enjoyed working on the farm and gardening. Harvey was a WVU fan, following both the football and basketball teams (win or lose, he stayed true).

He was a dedicated family man first and foremost. Harvey was proud to serve in the military in a time of need, answering the call to duty and proud to be an American serving his country. He was a lifetime member of the VFW Post #6454. Harvey lived out his life with honor and integrity. His gentle presence will be missed by his many friends and family.

 We request no flowers as his body has been donated to WVU Medical Science, but any donations in his honor may go to: Grant Memorial Hospice, 100 Hospital Dr. Suite 2, Petersburg, WV 26847; Wounded Warriors, https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/, or the Gary Sinise Foundation, https://www.garysinisefoundation.org/donation.

 Memories and words of comfort may be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.

 Nancy Mowery Sites, 79, of Upper Tract, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg, W.Va.

 Born March 3, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Edith Streets Mowery and Dayton Mowery, and granddaughter of David Clark Mowery, at her family’s home in Reeds Creek.

 Nancy attended West Virginia University from which she received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Nancy taught elementary school for 34 years in Pendleton County. She was a member and elder at Franklin Presbyterian Church. She served on the board of the Pendleton County Health Department and the Board of Parks. She was active with the establishment of Ruddle Park.

 Nancy was eternally optimistic and a strong, capable person. A devoted mother and grandmother, Nancy lived her dream of teaching in Pendleton County, marrying Mike Sites, and helping him on the farm. She overcame terrible obstacles, including a severe burn at the age of 10 that put her in Children’s Hospital in Baltimore for 16 months, followed by a bout with rheumatic fever when she was in high school that caused her to miss a big part of the year. She had perfect school teacher handwriting, high standards in housekeeping, a huge and bountiful vegetable garden, no fear of hard work, a bright smile and an unending well of kindness to give to her students and everyone she met.

 She is survived by her children Melissa Jo Sites (husband Ian Blackwell Rogers) of Greenbelt, Md., Michelle Clark Sites (husband Jason Womble) of Upper Tract, grandson Jamie Rogers-Sites, and numerous nieces and nephews.

 She was preceded in death by her husband Michael Stearn Sites (1930- 2005) and her siblings Gordon “Trig” Mowery, Mabel Flanagan, Thelma Hedrick, Viola “Toots” Shreve, Orville Mowery, Maurice “Tom” Mowery, Delbert Mowery, and fi ve siblings who died in infancy.

 Visitation was Sunday afternoon at her home at 9877 Petersburg Pike, Upper Tract, W.Va., under the backdrop of the red barn that she loved so much. A celebration of life and remembrance followed with Pastor Jessi Felici officiating.

 Memorials may be made to any Pendleton County Emergency Rescue Squad. Memories and words of comfort may be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.

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