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Margaret Gladys Reed, 63, of Grantsville, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at
She was the daughter of the late Holly Lee and
Shirley Campbell Croston.
Surviving are her husband, Kevin Reed, two sons
and one daughter.
She was preceded in death by two brothers and
No public services will be held at this
time. Online condolences may be expressed at
Garnet Ernestine Marks “Doll” Hevener, 96, died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017.
She was the daughter of the late Henry Richard
and Lulu Myrtle Moore Marks of Perkins.
She was baptized into
on May 9, 1937,
by Elder L.R. Stalnaker, at the same time as her dad, Richard, and
sister, Evelyn. She was sworn in as assistant postmaster under her
mother at Perkins Post Office on
Apr. 22, 1937, when she was
17 and still in high school. She was appointed postmaster at Perkins
on January 13, 1979, and retired in
Surviving are one daughter, Sandra Hevener
Beall; two sons-in-law, George Rose and Jerry Allen; one brother,
Wilbur Marks; one sister, Maxine Marks Johnson; nine grandchildren,
Kim Beall Lowther, Richard Beall, Charles Beall, Gary Allen, Randy
Allen, Kelly Allen, Amy Allen, Jody Allen and Julie Allen Summers;
11 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband,
Bernard Warner Hevener, whom she married on
Dec. 22, 1941, in Red House, Md.;
one son-in-law, Jackie Beall; one daughter, Janet Hevener Allen; one
great-great-grandson, Hogan Short; five brothers, Harold, Bayard,
Roland, Ralph and Bobby; and two sisters, Lucille Marks Miller and
Evelyn Marks Abahazi.
Services were held at
Church, Perkins, with Elder Roger
Stewart officiating. Burial was in Crooked
Robert Wayne Hall, 63, of New
Jan. 2, 2017.
He was born in Petersburg, Va.,
the son of Evelyn and the late Robert Hall.
The family moved to Springfield, Ill.,
and then Charleston, W.Va.After
graduating from Appalachian Bible College, with a degree in pastoral
theology, he married and became pastor at Bible Church Movement.
After a career as pastor, he pursued a financial planner and manager
career with AXA Equitable
Life Insurance Co., where he retired at age 40 due to complications
of leukemia and a failed bone marrow transplant. He lived the rest
of his life with the chronic illness and worked as a retiree for the
causes of The Lord. Robert and his wife Mary met with Rev. James
Ashworth and Pastor Chris Stout and wife Shawnna, and participated
in restoring Mud Fork Church,
currently New Beginnings Church.
Robert and Mary raised three medically fragile children, who
were machine dependent and had significant medical conditions. Out
of this personal experience, they ran two businesses, one providing
care to people with disabilities and a non-profit foster care agency
that served terminally ill children, machine dependent, and children
with autism. The Halls are members of Quest Community Church,
where he taught Sunday School.
Surviving are his wife, Mary; two children, Robert Wayne Hall, Jr.,
and Sarah Evelyn Hall, two adopted children, Julie M. Iden and
Steven Iden, and Mandale Satterfield; grandchildren, two who he
raised, Autumn and Courtney Hall, and Jayden Robert, Ashley, Steven
and Kevin Hemsworth and Jessica Hudson; two great-grandchildren; one
brother, Mark Hall; two sisters, Linda Clay and Brenda Hall; and
numerous nieces and nephews, and family members of Mary.
He was preceded in death by the strongest influence in his life,
Robert Hardy Hall of Richmond, Va.; one son, Eric Biel; and one
daughter, Kathleen Biel.
Memorial service will be held Saturday, , at New BeginningsChurch,
Mud Fork, 1501
Stinson Road, Chloe. Visitation will be
held Saturday, , at the church. In lieu of flowers,
contributions may be made to New Beginnings Church,
Mud Fork, P.O.
Box 13, Chloe, WV 25235.