The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 19, 2012

Obituaries — Monday, Nov. 19, 2012


Mary Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Ellison Gast Paculba

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Betty Paculba, formerly of Beckley, passed away Nov. 13, 2012.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at Aspen Hill Christian Church, 13501 Georgia Ave., Aspen Hill, MD 20906.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Clara Lee Sibold

UNION — Mrs. Clara Lee Sibold, age 84, of Union, WV, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Allegheny Regional Hospital, Low Moor, VA, following an extended illness.

She was born at Sinks Grove, WV, on January 25, 1928, a daughter of the late William Price and Polly Ann Dingess McNeil.

She was a 55-year member of Union Chapter #122 Order of the Eastern Star, was a local board clerk Selective Service Union office No. 37 and served for 20 years as a local Board No. 1 which consisted of 5 counties, former employee of The Federal Reformatory for Women at Alderson, WV, and had duties as Corrections Officer during the Peace March in 1967 on the Pentagon. She was a Charter Member of American Legion Auxiliary Post 100 of Union, a former security guard for McCurdy Security Co., a member of Union Presbyterian Church, a member of NARFE and Almost Heaven Federal Retirees Association, a 50-year member of Hillsdale CEOS.

She was preceded in death by 4 brothers: Leonard, Alda, W.T., and Herman NcNeil and 2 sisters: Ann Dunlap and Della Dixon.

Surviving are her husband, William Carl (Bill) Sibold of Union; 1 son, William Gregory Sibold and wife Penny of Union; 1 grandson, William Michael Sibold and wife Nancy of Organ Cave; 1 granddaughter, Mary Anne Sibold of Union; and 1 great-granddaughter, Natalee Sibold; also 2 sisters, Jane Pyles of Greenville and Mona Horner of Sarasota, FL.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. Nov. 20, 2012, in Union Presbyterian Church with Rev. Nancy Bulla officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery at Keenan.

Friends may call Monday at Broyles-McGuire Funeral Home in Union from 6 to 8 p.m.

Broyles-McGuire Funeral Home in Union is in charge of arrangements.

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