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ALICE F. ERSKINE Alice Faye Erskine, 80, went home to be with the Lord January 2, 2019 at Mission Hospital McDowell in Marion, NC following a long illness. Born August 9, 1938 in Monroe County she was a daughter of the late Weldon C. and Ruth Wickline Scott. Alice was a factory worker at Bassett Furniture in Bassett, VA and a homemaker. She enjoyed fishing, the outdoors, gardening, playing cards, bird watching and reading. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Alice was preceded in death by two brothers, John Franklin Scott and Elmer Monroe "Buddy" Scott. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband Jack L. Erskine at home; one son, Randy Phillips and wife Patty of Georgetown, KY; two grandchildren, Corey Phillips and wife Katelyn, Brandon Phillips and fiance Hannah Armstrong; one great grandchild, Britton Phillips. Funeral service were held at 2:00 p.m Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Terry Utterback officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Alexander Church Cemetery at Sarton. Friends called from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral parlors. Family and friends served as pallbearers. Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp .corn RASSIE W. LILLY Rassie Wayne Lilly, 77, of Princeton, formerly of Hinton, passed away peacefully at 10:35 a.m. on December 31, 2018. Born on March 29, 1941 at Pipestem he was a son of the late Cecil and Elizabeth Pettrey Lilly. Rassie was a disabled United States Army Veteran who enjoyed fishing, traveling, and woodworking. He was of the Pentecostal faith and spent many days in prayer alone with his bible before his health started to fail. Rassie will be lovingly missed by his entire family and friends. Three sisters, Pauline Keaton, Ruth Garten and Frances Duncan and two brothers, Delbert and Woodrow Lilly, preceded him in death. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 50 years, Naomi Florence at home; three children, Cecil and wife Carla Lilly of .Lewisburg, Yetta Bragg and husband Michael of Oklahoma City, OK and Melissa Anderson-Beggs and husband Preston of Princeton; nine grandchildren, Casey Workman, Kerissa and Kaylee Conner, Lyndsie and Landen Bragg, Caleb and Cassie Lilly, Brennon Anderson and Hannah Beggs; a special canine companion, JoJo. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m Friday, January 4, 2019 at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating. Burial followed in the Fox Cemetery at Brooks. Friends called from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m Thursday at the funeral parlors. Serving, as pallbearers were son, Cecil Lilly, son in laws, Michael Bragg and Preston Beggs, grandsons, Caleb Lilly and Brennon Anderson and a special family friend Denny Woolwine. The family would like to thank the Department of Veterans Affairs in Beckley and Richmond VA for the care and compas ion throughout the years and also a special family friend Denny Woolwine for the devotea time spent to care for Rassie at home the last two years of his beautiful life. Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp .corn RUTH F. MEADOWS Ruth Faye Fitzwater Meadows, 89, of Brooks went home to be with the Lord Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Springfield Center Nursing Home following a short illness. Born July 20, 1929 at Leslie she was a daughter of the late Albert F. and Rhoda I. Davis Fitzwater. Ruth was of the Pentecostal faith. She was a former employee of Hinton DQ and Sandman Motel. She enjoyed flea markets and spending time with family. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Luther H. Meadows; one grandson, Jerry Fox; four brothers, Arthur, Paul, Jesse and Delbert Fitzwater and one sister, Anna Hamrick. Those left to cherish her memory include three daughters, Linda Fox and husband Gerald of Ballard, Debra Mills and husband Ronnie of Mt. Airy, NC and Judy Lilly of Hinton; seven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; three brothers, Ernest Fitzwater of Grassy Meadows, Roger Fitzwater and wife Doris of PA, Joe Fitzwater 0fRupert;. one sister, Barbara R~ibibi~a and' husbafid Joe of Huntley, IE. ' '" ; A Celebration of Life was held at 7:00 p.m Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating. Visitation was held from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. At her request following the services the body will be cremated. Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp .corn RESUME READY! Learn basic resume writing skills, how to write a targeted resume, how to restructure your resume, what employers look for and how to write a cover letter. Stop by the Summers County Public Library and pick up a Resume worksheet. Complete the worksheet, and come to the 3rd floor of the library where Jared and Missy can assist you in getting "Resume Ready!" Already have a resume but need to update it and/or would like a paper copy in digital form? Come to the 3rd floor of the library. Monday - Friday 9:00 4:00. Call the Summers County Public Library for Veterans Museum Hours The Museum will be open each Saturday from 12 noon to 4:00pro. Historical Displays range from Early frontier days, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korea Viet Nam, and to the Present Mideast. Tour guides are present. Admission is free. SUMMERS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SEEKS LITERACY/ MATH VOLUNTEER TUTORS The Summers County Adult Education Program has received many tutoring inquiries from young people in our community. Adult education programs are prohibited from serving those in public schools and/or home schooled. The Summers County Public Library is asking for members of the community to volunteer to assist these young people that are falling through the cracks. Please call the library for more information, 304-466-4490. MASONIC MEETINGS Hinton Masonic Lodge # 62 meets 1st. and 3rd. Monday of every month at 7:30 p.m. Event Postings Via Expl Summers County Tourism Website If your business or organization has any upcoming events you would like help promoting please go to www.ExploreSummers County. corn/ submitevent and complete the form so we can add your event to our calendar and help further promote it through social media. You can find us on Facebook under "Explore Summers County." We also have a bulletin board in our window if you have event fliers for display. Tues. Jan. 8, 2019 Hinton News - 3 "I ,lnla CHARLESTON, WV- First Lady Cathy Justice and her Student 'Artist Series announced the new NOTICE 'Walentines toWest Virginia" Do you have a diagnosis of breast contest Friday. cancer or know someone who does? All students in the 6th grade are Do you need a mammogram and invited to submit a Valentine to cannot afford one? Do you live in West Virginia that shows or tells Summers County? If the answer is what they love most about the yes Walk for Her Lifetime can help. Mountain State. We are an organization that offers "I look forward to seeing all the mammograms and financial aid to creative entries and learning more those who have a diagnosis of breast about what makes our state so cancer, special to the students," First Lady It doesn't matter if you have Cathy Justice said. insurance or not because we cover Students may use writing, items most insurance does not. For photography, painting, drawing, more information call 304-228-9189 and other art mediums to describe a or 304-575-7026. favorite place, memory, or moment Valentines to West Virginia to: in West Virginia. Valentines must The Governor's Mansion be at least two-dimensional and no 1716 Kanawha Boulevard East, larger than 5x7 inches. Charleston, WV 25305. They can be created using a With each submission, variety of materials. Students are students MUST include their name, encouraged to take their time and phone, email, county, school name, be creative! teacher name, and teacher email. This contest is the third Valentines will not be returned. installment of the First Lady's Valentines must be received Student Artist Series initiative, by February 1, 2019. On special holidays, she willWinners will be announced by host different art competitions or Valentine's Day, February 14,2019. projects for students to participate Prizes will be awarded to winning in, encouraging creativity and valentines. promoting the importance of the For questions, please contact arts within schoolsthroughoutthe First Lady's Special Assistant West Virginia. Katie Speece at (304) 558-3588 Students may mail their or ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Follow Mother Nature She Knows Best Open meetings in the basement of Ascension Episcopal Church, Now that it's January, do have a Remember Nature takes about know what that full bag of discards corner of 5th Ave. & Temple St subtle urge to streamline your home two months to de-junk the leaves; represents, but you will! Hinton at 8:00 p.m. every Tues the way Mother Nature streamlines so don't start on a marathon When you put away your holiday the outdoors? She doesn't de-junk production schedule, because you'll decorations this season, be sure you Thurs & Sat ~, For more information call 1-800- and say, tnere, burn out. Take it easy, and take all love each and every item before you 333-5051. De-junking is an on-going the time you need, just keep at it. store each away for next year and process. Plants grow and makeClutter in your home comes from when you get out everything you CALL ACWP flowers, fruit and vegetables, you and your family leaving things put away to make room for holiday If you see a dog in a neglectful or Today's salad will be in out after you are through with decorations make sure you really abusive situation please ACWP. If tomorrow's sewer. Today's dirt is them. love what you put back out. you see a stray dog on the road, yesterday's plants and animals, When Nature is through with Keep your home reflecting who especially one that you've never seen and then there's the tide. something She puts it away. What you are now, not who you were before, please callACWP. If you have It's all a continual process of if every time you have to go to the yesterday. a litter of puppies and would like acquisition and elimination. We are bathroom (#1) you use that urge as What if your New Year's them to be placedin homes that are smart when we use nature as our a cue to put something away before resolution was to get the second pre-approved as responsible pet blueprint. Here's what I suggest, you go, and after you're through largest purchase you make (your owners than please callACWP. The Nature's biggest dumping and and you've washedyour hands put car) in the garage in 2019? number is easy to remember 855- streamlining time is autumn and one more thing away? Imagine room enough in there WV4-PETS. winter when all the leaves fall, and Depending on how active your for it. Just think what a difference then the stormy winds blow, so let's bladder is you could put manythat will make on the appearance use this time of year to focus on of your items back where theyof the front of your home. de-junking basements, attics and belong and you'll also activate your If your car has beenliving in your garages, awareness of putting things where driveway, when it's in the garage, Garages were meant to store the they belong, you'll confuse all your neighbors. car you know. Note: Nature doesn't Then, when you have to go #2 They'll think you're on vacation. get rid of Her leaves in a day, so use that urge to put some item And just think what your car will don't think you'll clean out the into a donation bag, which will be think! It'll think it's important, like garage in a day especially if the car taken to a charity once a month? the second largest purchase you've has been in the driveway all year. The people at the charity will never made. "I ttope that in this year to ~come, New Mistakes : : > : :. ~ ::r you mak~ mistakes. Because ~if you : Make :: rglorious, : ;. amazing. are making' mistakes, then you are mistakes. -Make mistakes, t~obody's making new things, trying new ever made before. things, learning, living, pushing Don't freeze, don't stop, don't yourself, changing yourself,worry that it isn't good enough, or changing your world, it isn't perfect, whatever it is: art, or You're doing things you've never love, or work or family or life. done before, and more importantly, Whatever it is you're scared of you're Doing Something. doing, Do it. Make your mistakes, So that's my wish for you, and all next year and forever." of us, and my wish for myself. Make - Nell Gaiman, Author 4 Ways Graduates Can Use Their First Job As A Framework For Success While the job market for recent their growth," Stewart says. "The college graduates has improved, a training they'll gain from doing lots good number of employers don't of different tasks is huge, and also a think they're sufficiently prepared, great way to figure out what they A recent survey by PayScale found enjoy and are good at." only about 50 percent of managers Find a mentor. This is almost an felt recent grads were ready for full- imperative. "You need a guiding time work. light to get through the fog of the Among the skills that managers first job," Stewart says. "Find a saw graduates lacking most were respected leader and reach out for critical thinking, problem solving, advice. In particular, pay attention attention to detail, and leadership, to what they did to get where they But at the same time, many have are, not just to what they say." been hired with strengths in other Domore than the job description. areas, and improving weaknesses Once you are in a career, a proven can happen as a young person grows way to move up or redefine your in a job. position is to take on more than the Whether they are in the early minimum expectations of the job. stages of a first job after college or "Early in your career volunteer for still searching for it, recent new projects, committees, training graduates "should focus on growth others, etc " Stewart says. "Don't be as a framework for future success," afraid to fail. Higher-ups often says Matt Stewart, co founder of appreciate the extra effort. It may College Works Painting (wwwco.i lead to promotion or more egeworkscom), which provides compensation." business experience for college Find comfort in discomfort. students and was recently ranked Feelings like fear and doubt often the No. 1 internship for career accompany any task not yet development by Vault. A framework completed, Stewart says. But for success for a young person perhaps the greatest growth is includes things they should look to achieved when you challenge embrace in a first job - pleasant and yourself to step outside your comfort unpleasant - and thi~s their zone. "You get tLrough the employer is looking for, he says. temporary pain in the short term "While your first job may not be and develop newly learned skills for your dream job, you have a great the long term," Stewart says. 'Tour opportunity to build a strong brain is hard-wired to acquire foundation for continued upward pleasure today and avoid pain, but movement in a career," Stewart the best thing you can do while says. "It's very important to pay young is to rewire your brain - find attention to everything and comfort in diseomfort. This will keep everyone around you. It can pay off you in a state of constant growth and - and if not there, then somewhere train you to handle stress while else." young and your pain tolerance is at Stewart gives some tips for that its highest." first job that he says can also be "In your first job, be prepared to applied to a career path: embrace and learn from things that Start small, think big. "Many may seem suboptimal on the young people look for a job at a surface, and even from some of your prestigious big-name company but mistakes," Stewart says. 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