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Ralph Tarleton Hum-

berson, 91, Aus-

tintown, Ohio, and

formerly of Friends-

ville, died Wednes-

day, April 1, 2015, at Bri-

arfield Ashley Circle Nurs-

ing Home, Austintown.

Born March 15, 1924,

in Hazelton, W.Va., he was

a son of the late Tarleton

and Alverta (Frazee) Hum-

berson.

He was also preceded in

death by his wife, Adelie

Faye (Frazee) Humberson;

one brother, Arnold Hum-

berson; and three sisters,

Edna Wright, Marie Sisler,

and Ethel Frantz.

Mr. Humberson was a

truck driver, and was a U.S.

Army veteran of WWII.

He was a member of

Selbysport United Method-

ist Church, Oakland Lodge

#192 A.F. & A.M., and

Woodmen of the World,

Camp 45.

He is survived by a son,

Roge r Humbe r son and

wife Suzanne, Austintown;

a daughter, Debra Miller

and husband Mark, Hill-

iard, Ohio; four grandchil-

dren, Jennifer Kluchar and

husband Matthew, Deon

Vrabel and husband Chris,

Roger Alan Humberson and

wife Jolyn, and Ross Miller

and wife Megan; and eight

great-grandchildren, Jack

Cross, Jared Cross, Benja-

min Kluchar, Jenna Vrabel,

Jamie Vrabel, Allyson Hum-

berson, Joshua Humberson,

and Norah Miller.

Friends will be received at

the Newman Funeral Home,

Friendsville, today, Thurs-

day, April 9, from noon to

2 p.m.

Services will follow in the

funeral home at 2 p.m., with

Rev. Daymond Schmuck of-

ficating.

Interment will be in the

Blooming Rose Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent

to the family at

www.new

-

manfuneralhomes.com.

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M a d e l i n e A g n e s

“Madge” Bragg, 70, Oak-

land, died Friday, April 3,

2015, at Oakland Nursing

& Rehabilitation Center,

Oakland.

Born April 13, 1944, in

Oakland, she was a daughter

of the late Arnold Wilson

and Bertha Florence (Moats)

White.

She was also preceded

in death by two brothers,

Arnold White and Delbert

Moats; and a sister, Norma

Jean McGinnis.

Madge worked for Bausch

& Lomb, Oakland, and AEI,

Hunt Valley.

She was a member of the

Democratic Club, Baltimore.

She is survived by her

husband, Lilburn E. Bragg; a

son, Michael W. Jones, Terra

Alta, W.Va.; three daughters,

Melony D. O’Dell, Oakland,

Tina M. Beitzel, Salibury,

Pa., and Michele A. Crosco,

Oakland; three brothers,

Russell White and Roger

White, both of Crellin, and

Richard White, Terra Alta;

four sisters, Helena Lips-

comb, Kingwood, W.Va.,

Joann Vandevender, Balti-

more, Josephine Johnson,

Tunnelton, W.Va., and Ev-

elyn McRobie, Crellin; and

six grandchildren.

Friends were received at

Thomas Melvin Cosner

Sr., 72, Crellin,

pas s ed away on

Thursday, April 2,

2015, at Ruby Me-

morial Hospital in Morgan-

town, W.Va.

Born on July 26, 1942,

in Hartmansville, W.Va., he

was a son of the late Guy H.

and Virgie J. (Puffenberger)

Cosner.

He was a truck driver by

trade, and a veteran of the

U.S. Navy, having served

during the Korean War

on the USS Independence

(CVA-62).

He will be fondly remem-

bered for his love of family

and his sense of humor.

He is survived by his wife

of 20 years, Judy (Hine-

baugh) Martin Cosner; his

children, Thomas Melvin

Cosner Jr., Eckard Mine,

Kathleen Trinks, Marion,

N.C., Michele Cosner, Oak-

land, Anjanette Barker,

Nampa, Idaho, and Thomas

Melvin Cosner III, Corinth,

W.Va.; stepdaughters Kar-

en Paugh, Oakland, and

Becky Ashby, Crellin; 12

grandchildren; eight great-

grandchildren; four brothers,

Bruce Cosner, Petersburg,

W.Va., Lawrence Cosner,

Mtn. Lake Park, Gary Cos-

Dora Ernestine Parrish,

70, Mt. Storm, W.Va., died

on Friday, April 3, 2015,

at the Winchester Medical

Center in Virginia.

Born on Oct. 23, 1944,

she was a daughter of the

late Brophy Willis and Stella

Belle (Berg) Hanlin.

She was one of the first

emergency medical techni-

cians in West Virginia, with

an initial certification num-

ber of 9.

She worked with the Mt.

Storm Volunteer Fire De-

partment and Rescue Squad

from 1975 through 2001.

Leon Samuel “Dick”

Paugh, 72, Kitzmill-

er, went to be with

the Lord and his

loved ones in Heav-

en on Easter Sunday, April

5, 2015.

He passed away peaceful-

ly at his home, surrounded

by his family and friends,

while under the care of Hos-

pice of Garrett County.

He was born Oct. 18,

1942, in the small town of

Eddy, W.Va., a son of the

late Joseph Samuel Paugh

and Emily Amelia (Evans)

Paugh.

He worked in Pittsburgh,

Pa., for 15 years as an out-

side machinist for Dravo

Corporation, a shipbuilding

company with shipyards in

Pittsburgh and Wilmington,

Del.

He was preceded in death

by his parents, Sam and Em-

ily Paugh; an infant sister,

Velda Paugh; and two broth-

ers, Leo Paugh and Jerry

Paugh.

He is survived by his lov-

ing wife and best friend,

Carol Paugh; two sons, Tim-

othy Paugh and wife Cathy,

and Tommy Paugh and

wife Shauna; one daughter,

Brenda (Paugh) Livengood

and husband Rick; one step-

son, Robert Keener and wife

Martha; two stepdaughters,

Denise Keener and partner

Milt Dewitt, and Melissa

Keener; 15 grandchildren;

10 g reat-g randchildren;

two brothers, Robert “Bob”

Paugh and wife Wally, and

Noland “Bud” Paugh and

wife Gloria; two sisters,

Josephine (Paugh) Garlitz

and Bernadine (Paugh) Ev-

ans; numerous nieces and

nephews; and a dear family

friend, Mary Evans, Pitts-

burgh, Pa.

His greatest accomplish-

ment and pride was his lov-

ing family. He enjoyed yard

work, fishing, hunting, bon-

fires, summer picnics, and

an occasional poker game.

He suffered many years

with diabetes and a serious

heart condition.

He was an inspiration to

many, as he had a strong

positive attitude. It was his

wish for his body to be do-

nated to “The Anatomy

Gifts Registry” that supports

advancements in scientific

research and medical edu-

cation, with hope that his

donation will benefit others

in the future with similar

conditions.

A limb has fallen from

our family tree. We hear

a voice that says, “Grieve

not for me. Remember the

best times, the laughter, the

song. The good life I’ve lived

while I was strong. Continue

my heritage, I’m counting

on you. Keep smiling and

surely the sun will shine

through. My mind is at ease,

my soul is at rest. Remem-

bering all, how I truly was

blessed. Continue traditions,

no matter how small. Go on

with your life, don’t worry

about falls. I miss you all

dearly, so keep up your chin.

Until the day comes we’re

together again.”

The family would like to

extend a special thank-you

to Garrett County Memo-

rial Hospital doctors, nurses,

and staff for the wonderful

care given to Leon over the

Carole Grace Paugh went

to be with the Lord on April

4, 2015, in Citrus Springs,

Fla.

She was born on Nov. 30,

1933, in Bayard, W.Va., to

Paul and Bernice Kitzmiller.

Carole worked at the

Garrett County Board of

Elections for 16 years, loved

to travel and read, and de-

voted her heart and soul

to every cat and dog she

came in contact with while

volunteering for the Garrett

County Humane Society.

She is survived by her

husband of 64 years, Robert;

sons Bryan and wife Ellie,

and Bruce and wife Donna;

three grandchildren; four

great-grandchildren; two sis-

ters; a brother; several very

special cousins, nieces, and

nephews; precious ones she

loved as her own grandchil-

dren and great-grandchil-

dren; and friends who will

miss her kindess and sense

of humor.

She was preceded in

death by a sister, a brother,

a great-grandchild, and her

beloved Bear.

Family and friends will be

received for a memorial ser-

vice at Lakeside Assembly

of God on Friday, April 17,

at 1 p.m.

She will be laid to rest in

Memorial Gardens in Dun-

nellon, Fla., on April 10.

In lieu of flowers, dona-

tions may be made in her

name to the Garrett County

Humane Society.

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OBITUARIES

Continued from Page A-6

LEON S. PAUGH

CAROLE G. PAUGH

DORA E. PARRISH

THOMAS M. COSNER

MADELINE A. BRAGG

RALPH T. HUMBERSON

Roy Olen Hinkle Sr., 92,

Mtn. Lake Park, died on

Wednesday, April 8, 2015,

at Garrett County Memorial

Hospital.

Born on Feb. 5, 1923, in

Davis, W.Va., he was the son

of the late Orie Olen and

Ella Berlinda (Judy) Hinkle.

He attended the Apos-

tolics of Oakland church

and was a founding mem-

ber and longtime volunteer

for the Southern Garrett

County Rescue Squad.

He is survived by his lov-

ing wife of 70 years, Norma

Rea (Liller) Hinkle; a daugh-

ter, Patricia Ann Hickey,

McCoole; two sons, Roy

“Olen” Hinkle Jr. and wife

Debby, and James Allen

Hinkle and wife Patricia,

both of Oakland; grand-

children Robert, Michael,

David, and Roy Hickey,

Kathryn Slagel, Lisa Hast-

mann, Nathaniel Hinkle,

and Heather Hairston; great-

grandchildren Brandon,

Robert, Kaitlin, Brittany,

Travis, Troy, Ryan, Cody,

Austin, Gabrielle, Kaitlin,

Christa, Michael, Andre,

Alexander, Andrew, Wyatt,

Dillion, Savanna, Zoey, Ca-

leb, and Jonah; one great-

great-grandson, Owen; and

a sister, Geraldine Flowers,

San Bernadino, Calif.

In addition to his parents,

he was preceded in death by

a son, Richard Lynn Hinkle;

and a sister, Reba Gilliams.

Friends will be received at

Calvary Tabernacle Church,

Accident, on Friday, April

10, from 3 to 6 p.m., and on

Saturday, April 11, from 11

Wilma Lee (Ashby) Sand-

ers, 80, Oakland, died on

Wednesday, April 8, 2015,

at Monongalia General Hos-

pital in Morgantown, W.Va.

Born on March 5, 1935,

in Elkins, W.Va., she was a

daughter of the late Ray and

Minerva (Sisler) Ashby.

She was a graduate of

Tygart Valley High School,

and had worked many years

as a cook for the OakMar,

Starlight and Towne restau-

rants, as well as the Garrett

County Sheriff ’s Office.

Wilma was a member of

the Crellin United Brethren

in Christ, and had also at-

tended the Freeport King

James Bible Church.

She will be remembered

as a woman who loved to

cook for her family, and join

in family gatherings. Having

a big heart, she was a foster

parent for several children.

She is survived by five

children, Judy (Sanders)

Wiles and Peter Hough,

both of Terra Alta, Russ

Sanders and wife Deb, Ter-

ra Alta, Mike Sanders and

wife Sue, Terra Alta, Brenda

(Sanders) Casteel and hus-

band Ralph, Corinth, W.Va.,

and Regina (Sanders) Burns

and husband James, Crellin;

grandchildren Kevin and

Carol Wiles, Josh and Ash-

ley Wiles, Jessica Wiles, Sa-

mantha Wiles, Erica Sand-

ers and Bobby Cannon,

Jason and Kristine Sand-

ers, Tasha Sanders, Kris-

topher Sanders, Holly and

Jason Sines, Bill and Trish

Casteel, Justin, J.D., Paige,

and Zach Casteel, Josh and

Cassie Casteel, Lottie and

Mark Rohrbaugh, Wyatt

and Bethany Sanders, and

Samuel Burns and Jesse

James Burns; great-grand-

children Austin and Dalton

Wiles, Cierra Norwood, Jer-

rod Upole, Rhylinn Sanders,

Hunter and Garret Sines,

Sidney, Nathan, and Bai-

ley Casteel, Scotty, Emily,

and James Kalb, and Mat-

thew Rohrbaugh; a sister,

Ruth Johnson, Cresaptown;

a brother, Jack Ashby and

wife Kathleen, Ohio; and a

number of nieces and neph-

ews.

In addition to her parents,

she was preceded in death

by two sisters, Madeline

James and Arlene Shaffer;

and three brothers, Carl,

Earl, and Eugene Ashby.

Friends will be received

at the C & S Fredlock Fu-

neral Home, Oakland, on

Friday, April 10, from 2 to

4 and 6 to 8 p.m., and on

Saturday, April 11, from

10 to 11 a.m., after which

time a funeral service will

be held, with Pastors Gary

Clem and Donald Matthews

officiating.

Interment will follow in

the Terra Alta Cemetery,

Terra Alta, W.Va.

Condolences may be left

for the family at

www.csfred-

lockfh.com.

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Doris Lee Thomas, 77,

Oakland, passed away Tues-

day, April 7, 2015, at the

home of her daughter Sadie.

Born Sept. 15, 1937,

in Friendsville, she was a

daughter of the late Harry

and Sadie (Uphold) Baker.

She was also preceded

in death by her husband,

Norman Thomas; and three

brothers, John Baker, Wil-

liam Baker, and Edwin Win-

nie.

Doris was a member of

the Oakland Church of the

Nazarene. She was a vol-

unteer with the Hospice of

Garrett County for many

years, and a member of the

Gorman Ladies Auxiliary.

She was employed by Gar-

rett County Memorial Hos-

pital as a CNA.

She is survived by a son

Timothy Arnold, Oakland;

five daughters, Sheila Szil-

years. They also thank the

many family and friends for

their contributions and kind-

ness during this very difficult

time.

A memorial and cel-

ebration of his life is being

planned for a later date.

Expressions of sympathy

may be made in his name to

the Garrett County Memori-

al Hospital Foundation and

Hospice of Garrett County.

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a.m. to noon, after which

time a funeral service will

be held, with Brother Larry

Wallbrown and Pastor Pas-

cal Crites officiating.

Interment will be in the

Oakland Cemetery.

The C & S Fredlock Fu-

neral Home, Oakland, is

handling the arrangements.

Condolences may be left

for the family at

www.csfred-

lockfh.com.

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vassy, Baltimore, Sadie Liller

and husband Paul, whom

she loved like a son, Oak-

land, Brenda Sines, Oak-

land, Cathy Hook, Friends-

ville, and Lisa Thomas,

Accident; a sister, Mabel

Bowling, Mercersburg, Pa.;

14 grandchildren, 15 great-

grandchildren; and her be-

loved dog K.C.

Friends will be received at

the Newman Funeral Home,

Oakland, on Friday, April

10, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9

p.m.

Services will be conducted

in the funeral home chapel

on Saturday, April 11, at

1:30 p.m., with Rev. Ar-

thur Evans and Sister Bertha

Tichnell officiating. Follow-

ing the services her body will

be cremated.

Expressions of sympathy

may be directed to the Oak-

land Church of the Naza-

rene.

Condolences may be sent

to her family at

www.new

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manfuneralhomes.com.

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the Newman Funeral Home,

Oakland, where services

were conducted on Wednes-

day, April 8, with Pastor

Dan Jordan officiating.

Interment was in the

Aurora Cemetery, Aurora,

W.Va.

Expressions of sympa-

thy may be directed to the

Oakland Nursing & Reha-

bilitation Center Activities

Department, 706 E. Alder

St., Oakland, MD 21550.

ner, New Creek, W.Va., and

Russell Cosner, McKenny

Texas; three sisters, Clellie

Paugh, Mt. Storm, W.Va.,

Belvia Lewis, Corinth, and

Mildred Rexrode, Swanton;

and numerous nieces and

nephews.

In addition to his parents,

he was preceded in death by

his siblings, Richard Cosner,

Hilda Kuhn, Zetta Massey,

Alice Hipp, and Martha Da-

vis.

Friends were received at

the C & S Fredlock Funeral

Home, Oakland.

A funeral service was

held in the Crellin United

Methodist Church on Tues-

day, April 7, with Pastor

Barbara K. Rexroad offici-

ating.

Interment, with military

honors, was in the Terra

Alta (W.Va.) Cemetery.

Memorial donations may

be made to Cindy’s Fund,

P.O. Box 182, Oakland, MD

21550.

Condolences may be left

for the family at

www.csfred-

lockfh.com.

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She also served in the fire

department auxiliary.

Dora was a 4-H leader

and All-Star. She was ac-

tive in Grant County 4-H

for many years, including

being a camp counselor at

county camps and at the

state Older Members Con-

ference for many years. She

was an active member of

Calvary Temple Church in

Mt. Storm.

She was a member of the

National Technical Hon-

or Society, as she attended

South Branch Vocational

Technical Center in business

as a postsecondary student.

She served as a VISTA

volunteer working to help

provide affordable housing

to families.

She also was a member of

the Bayard-Union Alumni

Association.

She is survived by her

husband of 52 years, El-

mer “Lee” Parrish; children

Cher yl George, Aurora,

W.Va., Carroll Parrish, Mt.

Storm, and Carla Boutch-

yard, Fredericksburg, Va.;

10 grandchildren; seven

great-grandchildren; and

siblings Marian Amtower,

Mt. Storm, Juanita Hiser,

Cincinnati, Ohio, and Eu-

gene Hanlin, Keyser, W.Va.

In addition to her parents,

she was preceded in death

by a grandson and a sister,

Verda Mayles.

Friends were received at

the Calvary Temple, Mt.

Storm.

A funeral service was

held in the church today.

Thursday, April 9, with Pas-

tor Gloria Georg officiating.

Interment was in the Kal-

baugh Cemetery, Elk Gar-

den, W.Va.

Memorial donations may

be made to the family c/o

Cheryl George, P.O. Box 77,

Aurora, WV 26705.

The C & S Fredlock Fu-

neral Home, Oakland, has

been entrusted with the ar-

rangements.

DORIS L. THOMAS

WILMA L. SANDERS

ROY O. HINKLE SR.