Friday, March 20, 2009

Henthorn, Jr., Wrex

My cousin, Wrex Henthorn, Jr. of Aurora, NE died on 13 Dec 2006 in that place at the age of 86 years.

Here's a link to the obituary at the Highby-McQuiston Mortuary.

Henthorn, Wrex

Yesterday I added this information along with the obituary of another relative, Jack Charles Henthorn of San Antonio, TX to my own genealogy file. Jack died in San Antonio on 22 Nov 2006 at the age of 80. His obituary was previously featured in this blog.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Yoho, Tech Sgt. John D.

Yoho, Tech Sgt. John D., 77, passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2008, in Elgin, S.C.

He was born on August 9, 1931 in Brooke County, W.Va., the son of the late William Elwood and Edna Grimm Yoho.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Mrs. (Troy) Margaret Wilcox of Fla.; and four brothers, Edwood Yoho of Wellsburg, W.Va., Robert Yoho of Dillonvale, Ohio, Floyd Farson of Steubenville and Mark Murphy of Wellsburg, W.Va.

Surviving are his wife, Emogene "Emmy" Yoho formerly of the Bluefield/Beckley area of W.Va.; one brother, Jame B. Yoho and his wife, Helen, of Ocala, Fla.; and one sister, Eunice Dodd of Wellsburg.

Funeral services were held with full Military Honors on Friday, August 29, 2008.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Brooke County Unit, P.O. Box 209, Wellsburg, WV 26070 or The Wellsburg Presbyterian Church, 901 Charles Street, Wellsburg, WV 26070,

Local arrangements by Chambers Funeral Home. 1030 Main Street, Wellsburg.
Condolences may be sent to chambersandjames. com
(Source: The Intelligencer, Wheeling, WV, 25 Sep 2008, typed by REH)

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Yoho, Bernard L., Sr.

Yoho, Bernard L., Sr., 75 of Wileyville, W.Va., passed away at his residence as the result of a tractor accident on August 9, 2008.

He was born September 27, 1932, in Wheat, W.Va., a son of the late Jacob Henry and Nettie Cross Yoho.

He was a Protestant by faith. He was retired from Ormet Corp., after 31 years of service. He was an avid farmer and horseman. He was also in the United Steelworkers of America Local No. 5724 out of Clarington, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Lea Yoho; a brother, Harold Yoho; and sisters, Jessie Kirkpatrick and Mary Morris.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Evelyn "Heavy" Yoho; one son, Bernard Jr. "Bernie" Yoho; one grandson, Nathaniel Yoho; one great-grandson, Dillon Yoho; five sisters, Anna Goddard and Ora Greathouse of New Martinsville, W.Va., Pansy Price of Knob Fork, W.Va., Irene Morris of Dunlow, W.Va., and Pelma Swiger of Wileyville.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, August 12, 2008, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Palmer Funeral Home, in Pine Grove, W.Va., where services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m.

Interment in the Yoho Cemetery on Hoyt Ridge.
(Source: Wheeling Intelligencer, 11 Aug 2008, typed by REH)

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Death of Lila Julieta Marquinez

We mourn the passing of my wife's sister, Lila Julieta (Conchi) Marquinez in Panama, Republic of Panama on the night of Tuesday, 10 Mar 2009 at about 10:00 p.m. She was the beloved wife of Cristobal Gonzales and sister of eleven. She was born on 8 Jul 1948 and lived to be 60 years, 8 months, and 2 days. Burial will be on Friday 13 Mar 2009 on her country place at Utibe, Panama.

Monday, March 9, 2009

109th Death Anniversary

Today is the 109th anniversary of the birth of my father, Edward Charles Henthorn of Nebraska. He was born on 9 March 1900. I remember him when we lived in Bellevue, NE as being very involved in the civic affairs of our community and county. May he Rest in Peace.