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 DINAH LYNN MAGYAR
 
 PRINCETON – Dinah Lynn Magyar, 51, of Woodcrest Addition, Princeton, died Saturday, January 27, 2007 at her home, surrounded by family and friends, after suffering from a brief illness. Born April 19, 1955 in Welch, she was the daughter of Louis Wyatt of Princeton and the late Doris Newsome Wyatt.

Dinah was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Princeton. She graduated with a business diploma from Gary High School in Gary, West Virginia. She received her Associate and Baccalaureate Nursing degrees from Bluefield State College in Bluefield, West Virginia and a Masters Degree in Nursing Administration from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky. She was a board certified Clinical Nurse Specialist. She worked as a dedicated registered nurse at various roles at Princeton Community Hospital for over 25 years, serving in staff, as well as management positions. Her last role, prior to her illness, was serving as the Director of Quality and Case Management.

In addition to her father, she is survived by two brothers, Dennis Wyatt and his wife Linda of Princeton and Dan Wyatt and his wife Sue of Titusville, FL; two sisters, Donna Whipp and her husband Jim of Jefferson City, TN and Darlene Andis and her husband Ken (Dickie) of Titusville, FL; three nephews, Steven Mitchem and his wife Conni , Richard Mitchem and his wife Tina and Ryan Mitchem all of Jefferson City, TN; and ten nieces, Paula Bishop and her husband Gene, Brittany Bishop and Monica Bishop all of Bluefield, Amanda Mitchem, Kelsey Mitchem, Taia Mitchem and Melissa Mitchem all of Jefferson City, TN, and Deah Andis, Daedra Andis and Savannah Andis all of Titusville, FL.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Princeton with the Rev. Dan Jividen officiating. Entombment will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Princeton.

Serving as pallbearers will be Maxie Hereld, Kevin Graham, Jeff Yahya, Allen Pendleton, Mac McClanahan and Dr. Charles Mirabile. Larry Reed will serve as an honorary pallbearer.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Immanuel Baptist Church Building Fund, 264 New Hope Rd., Princeton, WV 24740.

Friends may call Monday, January 29, 2007 from 6-8 p.m. at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton. To view a video tribute of Ms. Magyar or send the family online condolences, please visit www.bailey-kirk.com.
 

ANTOINETTE MONTELLI KNOLL



Antoinette Montelli Kroll, 88 died Sat. Jan. 6, 2007 in Bristol Regional Medical Center,
Born June 18, 1918 in Gary, WV to the late Anthony & Sophia Sipos Montelli.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Leo and a son Leo Jr.
She is survived by one daughter Theresa Lee & husband Anthony of Johnson City, Tn. and two sons,
 Tom & wife Kathy of Nashville, Tn. and Tony & wife Cynda of New Smyrna Beach, Fl. 
One brother, Tom of Wilson, NC,  And six grandchildren.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 on Mon. evening, Jan. 8 at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home.
  Funeral mass was held at 11am on Tues.  The committal and interment followed in Forest Hills Memory Gardens.

 Billy Harold Poszich


DECATUR, Ill. — Billy Harold Poszich, 68, of Decatur went to be with our Lord at 9:21 a.m. on Wednesday (Jan. 24, 2007) in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services celebrating his life will be at 11 a.m. Monday (Jan. 29, 2007) in Moran & Goebel Funeral Home, Decatur, Ill., where visitation will be from 2 - 4 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 28, 2007). Burial will be in Old Stonington Cemetery, Stonington, Ill. View the online obituary and send condolences to the family: www.moranandgoebel.com

Billy was born Oct. 1, 1938 in Jenkinjones, the son of Andrew and Mary (Emling)Poszich. Billy retired from Caterpillar after 30 years of service as a machinist. He served in the Navy from 1961 to 1965. He was a member of the American Legion and also attended Summit Avenue Baptist Church.

Billy married Berangere DuPage on Aug. 3, 1970. Billy was a loving and faithful caregiver for his wife throughout her long illness. He loved traveling and camping with his wife, spending time with his family, playing golf with his buddies and joking with everyone.

He is survived by brother, Robert Poszich and wife Shelby of Monks Corner, S.C.; sisters: Katherine South of Decatur, Wilma Bostic and Maxine Gillespie of Princeton, Helen Crump of Eccles; brother-in-law, Hubert Clark and sister-in-law, Betty Poszich of Abbs Valley, Va.; sister-in-law, Dorothy Poszich of Detroit, Mich.; many nieces, nephews, and special friends, Carolyn Garrett and Phyllis Jean Pate.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, five brothers and two sisters.

Billy will be dearly missed by all.


GWENDOLYN MARY (DILLON) CHRISTIAN


Gwendolyn Mary (Dillon) Christian, 75, of Rt 2  Box 236 Rutledge, Tn.(Formerly of Gary (Ream), WV), passed away on Sat. Feb. 3. 2007 in Tn.  Mrs. Christian was born in Oct. 4, 1931 in Ream, WV to the late Clifford and Adele Dillon.  She was a member of the Methodist Church. She attended GHS and was a 1949 graduate.
 
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, John (Tag) Christian, one son John Wesley Christian and a brother, Corbin Dillon.
 
Survivors include two sons, Sam and wife Jenny of Hueytown, Al. and Cliff and wife Ruth of Rutledge, Tn.  One daughter, Susan and husband Chris of Princeton, WV.  Grandchildren Eric, Brad. Brian and Jeremy Christian, Chris and Nick Presley, Amy and John Christian.
 
Funeral service will be on Tues. Feb 6 at 11:00am at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell,, WV with the Rev. Orville Harvey officiating the service.  Burial will follow at the Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell, WV.  Family and friends may call at the Funeral Home from 9:00am to 11:00am two hours before the service.  Grandsons will be serving as pallbearers.

Darrell Thomas "Gomer" Morgan

Darrell Thomas "Gomer" Morgan, 56 of 556 Rustic Hill Dr, Princeton, formerly of Welch died Sun. Feb 4, 2007 at his residence.  Born, Sept. 28, 1950 at BlackWolf, he was the son of Dollie Maude Beverly Morgan of the Gary Continuous Care Center and the late Darrell Wayne Morgan.
 
Darrell graduated in 1968 from GHS. He served with the US Navy during the Vietnam conflict while serving aboard the USS Independence.  Darrell was a former employee for the Algoma/United Coal Mines as a parts clerk, was a truck driver for Marathon Industries and had worked in the Maintenance Dept. at Welch Emergency Hospital.  He was a member of the New Vision Pentecostal Holiness Church in Green Valley.
 
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by twin's brother and sister Wayne Theo Morgan and Jayne Lee Morgan.
 
Survivors, his wife Barbara Sue Hale Morgan of Princeton, his devoted daughter Michelle Leigh and her husband, Richard Coburn of Island Creek, two grandchildren, Nathanial and Elizabeth Coburn and one sister, Merry Catherine Addair and husband Rocky of Gary.
 
Funeral services will be held 11:00 am on Wed. Feb 7, 2007 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastor Patrick Wheeler officiating.  Burial will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens on the Courthouse Road in Princeton.  Friends may visit with the family from 10:00 am until the service time.

HARLESS "HAMBONE" POFF


Bluefield - Harless "Hambone" Poff, 82, of Route 5, Box 437, Bluefield (Bluewell), passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2007 at the Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield.  Mr. Poff was born on February 28, 1924 in Thorpe to the late Herbert B. and Carrie Anderson Poff.  Harless was a man of the people he enjoyed the company of others and he was a 1944 graduate of Gary High School.  He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II and worked with the Union Supply Company in Gary, West Virginia.  He worked at Montgomery Wards as a saleman and retired from Perry Food Brokerage Company as a saleman.  Mr. Poff was a member of the Bluewell United Methodist Church, Gleaners Sunday School Class, Bramwell Masonic Lodge and the American Legion and VFW.  Harless had been a resident of Bluewell for most of his life.
 
Survivors include: Mary Ann Scott Poff of Bluewell; daughter: Linda Poff of Princeton; sister: Helen Williams of Bluewell; nephews: David Williams of Beaufort, S.C.,Phillip Williams of Duluth, Ga.; Niece: Sue Ellen Hatcher of Princeton; several great nieces and nephews.
 
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bluewell United Methodist Church in Bluewell with the Rev. Sam Cale III and the Rev. D. Homer Stewart officating the service.  Burial will follow the service at Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum in Bluewell.
 
Friends and family may call at the Cravens - Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell on Tuesday, January 30, 2007 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. or one hour before the service on Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at the Bluewell United Methodist Church.
 
Serving as active pallbearers will be Phillip Williams, David Williams, Jason Faw, George Corvin and Bruce Runyon.  Honorary pallbearers will be the Gleaners Sunday School Class.
 
The Cravens - Shires Funeral Home is serving the Poff family.






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