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HOMER MORGAN BETTY BEASLEY Betty Florence Vass Beasley, age 88, ofMorristown, TN passed away Wednesday, October 07, 2015 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. She was born on July 4,1927 in Hinton, WV. She was preceded in death by her father Walter H. Vass, baby sister and mother Lena Wilson Homer Edgar Morgan, 87, of Hinton, beloved father, grandfather and friend lost his battle with cancer October 16, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family. Homer was born August 30, 1928 in Ronceverte, WV to the late Lee Roy and Bessie Miller Morgan. He had a forty-five plus years career as a Carman with the Railroad, he spent his retirement years with his wife gardening and working his beloved farm on Plumley Mountain Vass, brothers "Jimmy", Harold and he was the last surviving =Sug~, and "Herb" Vass, step-mother Ocie Huffman Vass all of WV, her husband of 63 years Richard W. Beasley, his brother Thomas H. (Doris U.) Beasley, nephew "Tom" Jr., and half-brother David Beasley. Betty is survived by her only child member of his immediate family. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by the love of his life, his amazing wife, Shirley Simmons Morgan, a son, Cecil Morgan, daughter, Cheryl Morgan, two brothers, Joe and Ronald wife Marie of Valley City, OH.; ano Steve Sigmon of Hinton. Two grandchildren, Seth Allen and wife Erin of Abingdon, VA. and Megan Barton and husband Josh of Winston Salem, NC. Two great grandchildren, Brycen and Reagan Allen. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating. Burial followed in Valley View Cemetary on Powleys Creek. Friends called from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday evening, October 16 at the funeral home. Online Condolences & guest register at www.piv0nt funeralhome .corn Arrangements were by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinten. ouncl on This is a weekly publication of the Summers County Council on Aging Inc., 120 Second Ave., Hinton. Funded in part by the WV Bureau of Senior Services, Appalachian Area Agency on Aging, other grant and local resources and donations. Any older persons is encouraged to Tues. Oct. 20, 2015 Hinton News - 3' J L ._ to the t , Athird ordinance would prevent or information. Indeed, it seems to protect themselves, and all tooi: the construction in the county" of reasonable to say that these new often have waked up to the need for' waste-water injection wells of the regulations are such that any such statutes only after it was too: sort used to dispose of fracking business declining to come to late. While some issues might still, wastes which contain known toxic and carcinogenic materials. Such Summers County primarily because arise that could cause the :~ of these regulations is probably not Commission to abandon its support, wells have caused significant the "sort of corporate citizen the currently the Summers County` earthquakes in Oklahoma and Texas county would feel comfortable with Commissioners are on track'to be recently, and are currently the anyway. pro-active in this crucial area. We, subject of great public concern in Residents of Summers County can hope more of the citizens of the FayetteCounty. This ordinance also can be pleased that their county will get involved in the prohibits surface disposal of much Commission is pursuing these discussion and encourage further materials, protections for us all. In talking with prompt action on these pressing The forth ordinance would help folks in West Virginia and other issues of health and safety. limit noise pollution resulting from nearby states, I have heard from a Sincerely~burs, construction or operation of any lot of people who see the good sense Thomas Bouldin future large-scale industrial of such statutes and wish the'ir own Pence Springs facilities. Such noise pollution is local governments were taking these clearly a disruptive nuisance but issues seriously. Rural counties often also can have negative effects on lack the money or the legal resources public health. As they did after the original. ideas were submitted in April, the Commissioners have moved forward cautiously, asking that all four of the fully revised drafts be reviewed yet again by the county's lawyers. They indicated that hopefully all four will be available for the Commission's public response at November's Commission meeting, which interested citizens may want to attend. In the original session last April, our group presented a number of other proposals as well, and we hope that these proposals, too, will soon be fully reviewed, revised, and .. . "Home Furnishing Warehouse" 304-466-3936. (Div Sew Master) 304-466-6220 ALL NEW .... NO USED Appliances Lower Price than out of town. Bedding $50.00 - $200.00 Complete depending size. Furniture, Bedroom Complete $299.95. Dining Room Sets Complete $299.95. Living Room Sets Complete $299.95. Home Sewing Machine $100-$500 Depending Model Industrial Sewing Machines Complete with 110 Volt Motor Stands $699.95 participate in the program submitted for the Commissioners' Jacqueline "Jackie" Raye Beasley Morgan, two sisters, Leona Bostic regardless of race, creed, handicap Buchanan Hale (Tom), much loved and.Zelma Morgan, two sons-in-law, or national origin. The Summers consideration--especially since they aD:dl? :::a~e;r::d::nh, n:::~::; concern very obvious threats to half-sisters Marie V, Bennett County Council onAgingis an equal public safety and well-being.Among (Dewey) of OH and Juanita V. . opportunity employer. Mender of WV, their children and iviorgan _ _ " Wednesday, October 21: the other proposed ordinances (not extended families. She also leaves ,.LeittochermhhlsmemoryarehlsChicken Livers, Parsley Potatoes, included in this round of her cherished granddaughters cnlm~n, ~us .a:n ~nrader (Ronme), Glazed Carrots, Vanilla Pudding, considerations) are the following: Jennifer Buchanan Owen (Robert) &nn ~ennett both of Hinton and Whole Wheat Bread Mar~'arine/* A rule requiring companies of Knoxville, Stephanie Buchanan David Morgan (Miriam) of NC, ~ .......... ' ~ . seeking permits for industrial [~fMf{~ iViltK. ~.c~lvl~y: ~ummers thoun~y #~4[ff~ll~ Brooks West, great-grandchildren grandchildren, Shelly Webb .... development and construction to ........... Senior Center Quilters will quilt Ashley Brooks, Camryn and Ethan wlmmyh ~aolna morgan, ~moer tn~- ~n.~ ~ -. avoid building in dangerous ~gi~'~tJ ~r~:~9 West of Jefferson City. She also Mills Stover (Frank)all ofBeckley, -~-T'~ursda:'~ctober22" S~anish proximity to existing :-omes, schools, ~ [1"~ leaves her caring step- Courtney Ford (Tucker) of Hinton, ~. .. "$' .... " ~ 'churches, and businesses. Experts ! . .... l~lce, losses ~alaa, ~reen ~eans, granddaughter Rebecca Hale Alems, Davld, Homer and Sebastlan ~ppie .... ~rlsp, "~rrencn" ~reaa,~ " have produced standard measures , _[ DeWitt (Jonathan) and childrenMorgan of NC and Jacoband Ell Margarine/Milk. Activity: aesley for the danger zones surrounding =Charlie" and Josie DeWitt of lviorgan, grea~ granacmiaren, Woodrum Summers County most toxic or explosive substances [i Maryville. She is also survived by doraan webb, Kathn ~eu [wnarne), Extension A~ent Tonic" "Active for used in industrial processes, and ! I I t I tk, extended Beasley family members, Breanna Evans (Dustyn), Kyndall, ........ ~. " :,, .. obviously any regulations on /I , .... LlIe 11:UU a.m. Dingo IU:/D a.m. including Richard's special first finley, James Robert and Billy Webb Frlda~, October 23" pokea Fioh building permits for new industrial J' .... construction should reflect these cousin and geology cohort Dr. Jerry Morgan, Mad~yn Stover, Emma Sandwich, Parsley Potatoes, estimates. Beasley and his family, ann ~opnie v ord, great great ......... Coleslaw, Cherry Cobbler, Whole She enjoyed visiting nieces,granacnlmren,. ~.ane warpen~er, Wheat Bread, Margarine/Milk. .A related ordinance requiring nephews, and their children when wonnor ann rmsley Bell,,. . ~rayson A tivic ~y: ...... ~ospet ~lngmg. industrial firms to fully document all Ip p th 0 f [ the family gathered at Pipestem anavmdmynEvans. He will also be Mends- October 26" toxic and explosive substances to be He us kee e tradtt= n o Resort, wv. Previously, the family missed by other close family and .. - Y' ........... " used in their construction or _ r~amourger, wnole wneaz ~un, gathered at the Hinton home place friends. ....... Light Mayonanaiae,.-,Lettuce/~ operation, to identify the tests by i,,,,~i~htinn n.r tnwn dt,rinn :the for great food and hours oflaughter. ~ r~eleavesoenmamanywonaermi q~at,/f~ni,nd,~o~' ~,~:~X~ whi6h~the=~bstances'~o-~]:d be~ ..:.,f~vv,:--~.....'--'.. v,...,,...,.~ '~ m: ......... ...... , ......... ~ .......... ~,~i ..... ~,~.a .~,,-, .... ..,,#~ ~;. ,,, ! ..... _~..~.: ::~,:., ...... ~ ~:F,?l As a kid,- Betty skated :all Over em r es fu.ll.o.f trengtl% love'and' Peaches, Milk.Ac~i~t~:]~l*ble ~dy ~ id~f~e~'/;~'e envii,6fim'6 t; and safety measures whi:ch~cdUld be :' Christmas season. ............. I Hinton ~d as a teen, she worked at 2umor ~n.a~ w~[l rive on m ancr~ With Past~r Robe~'Ro~des'~ar~l'i'i(JO taken by the company and/or county GC Murphy's. She worked with the mrougn nls mmuy. a m Girls' Auxiliary' serving snacks t At his request his bdy will be " "Pnesda- Octber 27" 8rwn in case of accidents" ild tio / / Gls passing through Hinten on the cremated and a private service will .. .~.Y' .... ".. An ordinance requiring Ma ona ns to: ......... Deans, wnoppea unions, ~ole slaw, C&O R.R. during WWII. She loved be held bythe thmily at a later date. Chocolate Puddin- Cornbread companies to provide detailed to dance and spend time with herArrangements are by the Ronald_ margarlnel,vlnK.&C~;lVl,y:.~u.,~g" ...... " studies ofthe effect oftheir activities BOX 159 Hinton, WV 25951 friends at the soda shop. Her Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton. Site Meetin at 11 00 a m Bin o at on local property values. gorgeous, long, wavy, auburn hair Condolences may be sent to the g : " " g A requirement that companies 10:15 a.m. always brought a second glance. Betty and Richard were married on September 27, 1945. While he attended Concord College, Athens, WV, she was a stay-at-home morn. In Pearisburg, VA, where he was band director, she was grade school secretary, and later, a Practical Nurse for Dr. Harold Turner. She made beautiful dance recital co~tumes, and was a Brownie Scout leader, teaching her girls everything from sewing to building campfires. ARer moving to Morristown in 1961, she was the Lumber Clerk at Berkline, retiring after 25 years. She delighted in keeping her granddaughters whenever possible, and later, her greatgrandchildren. They did crafts together and learned about nature. In the past four years, Tom and Jackie helped her clear her" %ucket list" of things to do. She will be greatly missed by her entire family. They were her joy and pleasure. Betty requested cremation, with no visitation or local services. A graveside will be performed by the Hinton United Methodist Church pastor at Greenbrier Cemetery, Summers Co., WV in her Vass family plot on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. The family wants to thank her special neighbor/friend, Letha Dore, for all her help; her caring doctors and 3rd floor and ICU/IMC staff at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Mayes Family Services of Morristown, Downtown Chapel. Notice DONATIONS OF BOOKS Ascension Episcopal Church is in need of books for their Free Books For Kids program. We would appreciate any donation of books for, children of all ages, from pre-school to high school. No text books please. We have served Summers County with this program since August o~ 1993, and have given over 20,000 books to children of all ages. All' donations would be greatly appreciated. Call Joanne Duvall at 304-466- 3358 for info. family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp Menu changes may occur due to .corn " availability of food or due to circumstances beyond our control. SHIRLEY SIGMON Shirley Ann Sigmon, 77 of 102 JOHN HENRY DAYS 2nd St. Hinton died Monday, John Henry Days Committee will October 12, 2015 in Summers meet Thurs., Nov. 19 at 7:00 p.m. County A.R.H. Hospital following a at the John Henry Museum & Gift short illness. Shop (formerly Dillon's Superette). Born March 17, 1938 in Hinton,Everyone welcome. she was the daughter of the late Hayes and Ethel Meadows HEALTH SCREENING Persinger. Women's Health Screenings Shirley was a graduate of Hinton available. Attention: Women ages High School and was retired from 25-64. If you are uninsured or the Federal Prison Camp at underinsured you may be eligible for Alderson. She was a member of the pap smear and mammogram (age National Association of Retiredrestrictions for mammograms do Federal Employees and the Alderson apply) through the WV Breast and Lions Club, where she served asCervical Screening Program. These treasurer, tests could save your life. She was preceded in death by a Call the Summers County Health daughter, Melissa Sue Allen and two Department for more information brothers, Harold and Bill Persinger. and appointment. Survivors include her husband, VACCINE Darrell Sigmon. One Son, Jeff Allen If you are between the ages of 19 & wife Brenda of Hinton, one and 26, with or without insurance, daughter Rhonda Allen of Hinton. and interested in receiving the Two step-sons, David Sigmon andGardisillHPVvaccine please call the health department at 304-466-33B8. provide proof of their financial ability to compensate property owners and the county for losses in property values, cover costs of accidents, and pay for any damage to private property and water systems, or to county infrastructure that might result from construction activities. Some people may fear that any ordinances governing development will cause businesses to avoid the county, but this concern seems unlikely tor several reasons. First, none of the present proposals makes any unreasonable demands for protecting Summers County's environment, public health and safety--and a new business and its employees would benefit from these protections as much as anyone. In the current state of public awareness, areas with more effective environmental safeguards may actually appear more attractive than areas where such civic issues are ignored. Moreover, most of these requirements have some parallels in state or Federal regulations and do not require extensive new research We also Need Thot O!d Nouse o#your Bock glve us a coll we will be glod To demolish remove oil ructure$ propedy ) or you... do Hauling, Tree 304-466-2500 Or email u sat Removal, Pond Building, Grading, Culvert Replacement, and Excavation... /