Items Pertaining to John W. Duvall (DeVaul)

Obituary of Welmina Noland DeVaul, second marriage of John W. DeVaul

Mrs. Welmina Noland DeVaul, 89, of Commercial Street, New Martinsville, passed away at her residence June 25, following an extended illness. She was born October 12, 1869, the daughter of Lewis and Catherin Haught Teaman, at Barnesville, Ohio.l Surviving are three sons, Lewis A. Noland, Paden City, Sherman and Marion Noland, both of New Martinsville; two daughters, Mrs. Blanch Sharp, New Martinsville, and Mrs. Irene Postlethwait, Paden City; seventeen grandchildren; twenty five great grandchildren. She was a Methodist by faith. Friends were received at the Wharton and Ellis Funeral Home, where services were conducted Saturday, June 28, at 2:00 p.m., with Rev Wilson Ward Harvey, pastor the the St. John's Methodist Church, officiating. INterment was in the Greenlwan Memorial Park.

Obituary of Blanche Mae Sharp, daughter of John W. Duvall

Blanche Mae Sharp 82, of 156 Commercial St., New Martinsville, died Saturday April 19, 1986 at home. She was born Oct. 10, 1903, in New Martinsville, daughter of the late John W. and Wilmina Teamon DeVaul. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard Wilbur Custer, and her second husband, Glenn Sharp, in 1964.

Surviving are a son, George H. Custer of Smyrna, Ga.; a daughter, Helen Lustig of Toledo; a half-brother, Marion Nolan of New Martinsville, 7 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Friends were received at Iams Funeral Home, New Martinsville, where services were held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev Dr. Roger Spinney officiatiing. Interment in Greenlawn Memorial Park, New Martinsville.

From The Wetzel Chronicle, April 23, 1986

From The Calhoun Chronicle, April 27, 1950
Services Last Sun. For Mrs. Allen Starcher

Funeral services were held last Sunday, April 23, for Mrs. Icie May Starcher, 63, wife of Allen B. Starcher of Daniel's Run, who died April 21, at her home after a long illness. L.L. Miller was the officiating minister in services held from the Millstone Church of Christ and burial was in the Mt. Zion cemetery.

Mrs. Starcher was born on Sept. 7, 1888 in Ritchie county. Daughter of the late John Driscoll (ed note, error), and Bertie Everson. In addition to her husband, she is survived by the following children: Melvin H. Starcher, Millstone; Delbert Starcher, Barberton; Victor Starcher, Sistersville; Richard Starcher, Barberton; Denver Starcher, Middlebourne; Mrs. Opal Nitz, Mt. Zion; Mrs. Beulah Carpenter, Millstone; Mrs. Nina Boatright, Barberton and Miss Justine Starcher, at home; five sisters; Irene Duvall, Michigan; Mrs. Blanch Sharp, New Martinsville; Mrs. Rose Minney, Pittsburgh; Mrs. Pearl Laughlin, Beech; Mrs. Melva Wagoner and Mrs. Dora Carpenter of Letherbark; and 18 grandchildren. Four children preceded her in death.

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