Monthly Archives: September 2013
Willie Wesley Lloyd Jr., 76, of Ohioville Borough, died suddenly Tuesday evening, September 17, 2013, in the emergency room at Heritage Valley Beaver.
Born Aug. 8, 1937, in Montgomery, AL, a son of the late Willie Wesley Lloyd Sr. and Allie Dee Wiggins Lloyd, Mr. Lloyd was a retired electrician having worked for the J&L Aliquippa Works. He was a faithful member of the Church of Christ, Georgetown. He was an avid hunter, raising and selling dogs for hunting and a farmer raising beef for sale. He enjoyed attending his grandchildren's school events and visiting friends in the neighborhood, walking up and down the street talking to all. He and his wife loved children so much they fostered over 100 children in over 20 years. But he loved his family the most.
Ruth Arlene (Arnold) Herron, 96, of Georgetown, passed away Tuesday evening, September 10, 2013, at the Beaver Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Beaver Falls.
Born June 7, 1917, in Washington County, Ruth was the daughter of the late James S. and S. Eula (Fullerton) Arnold. After growing up on the family farm, she graduated from Weirton High School in 1936 and received her teaching certificate from Slippery Rock State Teachers College in 1938. She taught grades one through eight in a one-room school in Washington County for several years. Later, in addition to being a homemaker, she was a substitute teacher in the South Side Area Schools for 20 years.
Helen Elizabeth Swords, 99, a longtime resident of Hookstown, died Saturday morning, Sept. 7, 2013, in the Weirton Geriatric Center, Weirton, WV.
Born Feb. 8, 1914, in McKees Rocks, PA, she was the last surviving child born to the late Melchior and Rosine (Andre) Fundanell. A homemaker, Mrs. Swords was a member of the Tomlinson Run Church of Christ of Georgetown, a member of the Hanover VFD Ladies Auxiliary, a civilian ship yard worker during World War II and she worked at the Dravo Corp. in Neville Island. She also volunteered at the band booster's stand during the Hookstown Fair for many years.
Muriel Eris Morrow, 89, a long time resident of Hookstown, died peacefully on Thursday morning, September 5, 2013, with her daughters at her side at Heritage Valley Beaver.
Born April 23, 1924, in Georgetown, she was a daughter of the late Gladys Ann Cox. A homemaker, Mrs. Morrow was a member of the Green Valley United Methodist Church, Shippingport, where she had also taught Sunday school. She was also a member of the Birthday Club, first president of the Southside School District PTA, and had worked as a cook in the cafeteria in the Southside schools.
Emma F. (Jimmy) Moore, 96, a lifelong resident of Georgetown, died peacefully Monday evening, September 2, 2013, at Fox's Stone Pear Pavilion, Chester, WV.
Born March 22, 1917, in Georgetown, she was the last surviving child born to the late Thomas L. and Mary (Pugh) Mackall. A homemaker, Mrs. Moore was a member of the Mill Creek United Presbyterian Church, where she served as an elder, deacon and Sunday school teacher. An avid seamstress, she was a member of the Stitch and Chatter Club and the South Side Area Senior Citizens. She was famous for her pie making and working in the cafeteria at the Hookstown Fair, and she loved being around her grandchildren.