This obituary of Mary Starcher McCumbers, daughter of Charley and Bessie Workman Starcher, was taken from a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, kept by Viola Starcher Cogar. |
An obituary is found in the HurHerald for Willie (Dickey) McCumbers, a grandson of Charley and Bessie E. Starcher.
Mary McCumbers, 69, of Frametown, W.Va., died Sunday, June 24, (1982) at home after a short illness.
She was the daughter of the late Charles Starcher and Bessie Workman Starcher. She attended the Beech Grove Baptist Church of Nicut, WV, was a housewife and lived most of her life in Braxton County.
She is survived by 11 sons, Willard McCumbers of Panama City, Fla., William and Willie McCumbers, both of Nicut, Wilburn McCumbers of Akron, Ohio, Clarence McCumbers of Uniontown, Ohio, Donald and Ricky McCumbers, both of Frametown, Gary McCumbers of Ohio, Charles of Wilsie, Roy and Ernest McCumbers, both of Gassaway; one daughter, Betty McCumbers of Duck, W.Va. ; one brother, Willard Starcher of Florida; two sisters, Belva Pointer and Belma Kelley, both of Akron ; 26 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday, June 27, in Beech Grove Baptist Church, Nicut, with the Rev. Johnie Alfred officiating. Burial was in the McCumbers family cemetery at N
Willie (Dickey) McCumbers, Sr., 60 of Nicut, Braxton County, WV, died August 10 at home following a long illness.
Born in Braxton county, he was a son of the late Noah and Mary Starcher McCumbers. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Surviving are a long time companion, Neva Siers of Nicut and a son, Willie McCumbers, Jr. of Fredericksburg, VA; a daughter, Margaret Nicholson of Gassaway, WV; two step-sons, Donnie (Laura) Siers of Front Royal, VA and Ritchie Siers of Rosedale, WV; five grandchildren, Sharon McCumbers of Glenville, WV, Chessie McCumbers of Ravenna, Ohio, Boyd, Jessie and Diane Nicholson of Gassaway; ten brothers, Willard (Betty) McCumbers of Panama City, FL, William (Lois), Garry (Margaret), Paul (Donna), and Donald McCumbers all of Rosedale, WV, Wilber (Peggy) and Roy (Linda) McCumbers of Gassaway, WV, Charles (Loretta) McCumbers of Frametown, WV and Rickey (Marie) McCumbers of Front Royal, Clarence (Eileen) McCumbers of Akron, Ohio; sister, Betty (James) of Manassas, VA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and sister.
Funeral services will be held, Wednesday, August 14, 2002 at 1 p.m. at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg. Reverend Tom Propst will officiate. Interment will be in the McCumbers Cemetery at Nicut. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11:30 a.m. Wednesday until time of services.
Newspaper clipping found in a scrapbook maintained by Viola Starcher Cogar.