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November 24, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012


Freda Marie Garten

MORGANTOWN — Freda Marie Garten,  91, of Morgantown, formerly of Alderson, WV, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at Mapleshire Rehab. Center, Morgantown, WV.

She was born September 3, 1921, in Stimback, Fayette County, WV, the daughter of the late Harry M. “Hal” and Lizzie White Goodwin.

Freda was a correctional officer for the Federal Bureau of Prisons for Women, in Alderson, WV, where she retired after 16 years of service.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Elmer “Scootie” Garten, and her four siblings.

She is survived by her daughter Anita D. Garten of Morgantown, WV. Freda will be sadly missed by her daughter and her many nephews and nieces and friends.

Services will be 1 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2012, at Wallace Memorial Mausoleum Chapel at Clintonville, with her nephew Rev. Buck Goodwin officiating. Entombment will follow in the mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Freda’s memory to the American Heart Association, North Central West Virginia Chapter, 1110 Prestwick Ave., Morgantown, WV 26508.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

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Pauline H. Green

SHADY VALLEY, Tenn. — Pauline H. Green, 90, of Shady Valley, TN, formerly of Crab Orchard, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 21, 2012, following a long illness.

Born November 2, 1922, at Chilhowie, VA, she was a daughter of the late James Thomas and Bertha E. Wyatt Martin.

She was of the Baptist Faith, a seamstress and enjoyed sewing, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends. Pauline was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Preceding her in death include her husband, Earl E. Green, and one brother, Blaine Martin.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughters, Kathie St. Clair of Beckley, Ann Jones and husband Michael of Beckley and Evelyn Bailey and husband Robert of Forest Hill; five grandchildren, Cheryl Lovejoy and husband Tim of Scott Depot, Darryl Kincaid and wife Mary of Williamstown, Roger Kincaid and wife Jamie of Charlotte, NC, Rachel Whiting and husband Jason of Piney View and Katie Cole and husband Stephen of Forest Hill; nine great-grandchildren and her special niece and caregiver, Linda Richardson and husband Ernie of Shady Valley, TN, also survive.

Graveside services and burial will be 2 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2012, at the High Lawn Memorial Park in Oak Hill with Darryl Kincaid officiating. Friends may call at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel in Hinton from noon until 1 p.m. on Sunday. Serving as pallbearers will be Robert Bailey, Jason Whiting, Stephen Cole, Michael Jones, Darryl and Roger Kincaid.

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

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