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This is a photo of Iola Boggs Simmons. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Boggs of Braxton County. She was married to Abraham Simmons. They had ten children: James Perry, Ernest, Edward, Darl, Neil, David, Martin, Eva, Bertha, Rose. She had 22 grandchildren in the armed forces...

Phillips joins Cortland Acres as Director of Maintenance 

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This is a photo of Sarah Ellen “Ella” Orr Rightmire. Ella was from Kingwood; she was the daughter of Ami and Alice McKinney Orr.  She married Warren Harvey Rightmire of Parsons. They were married in Oakland, MD on March 28, 1904. They had at least the following children: Pauline married...

Kenneth Lee Phillips, Sr.

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This is a photo of the Noah Stump Family. Noah Stump (1875-1946) was a son of Henry and Eliza Frances Basham Stump. He married in 1900 to Victoria Moses (1881-1957). Victoria was a daughter of John and Mary Jane Frances Ridinger Moses. The family in the photo is identified as:...

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Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of Aurelius “A.D.” “Snap” and Virginia Stump Pittman. Snap was the son of Charles and Ida Pittman. Virginia was the daughter of Noah and Victoria Stump. Snap and Virginia had the following children: Frank, Kenneth, and Betty Pittman Blanks. From last week: Alwin was married to...

Lady Mt. Lions Start Season with Busy 3 Game Week

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This is a photo of the Charles and Ida Kee Pittman Family. Those in the picture are: Back-Charles and Ida, middle- Aurelius “A.D.” “Snap” and Elvira, Front-Mary and Alwin. Charles (1878-1943) married Ida (1879-1965) and they lived in Parsons. In addition to the children in the photo there was a...

Turner’s Tidbits

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of Susie Alderton and her mother, Mrs. Worrel. Together they operated a restaurant on Second Street in Parsons. She has a son Earl (Squirrelly). The restaurant stood where John Cooper had his law office. Ideas, comments, suggestions or photos to share contact Tim Turner (304) 478-3389.

Turner’s Tidbits

Turner’s Tidbits

This is an identified photo as (front row, left to right) Nell Long, Lena Wamsley, Lenore Hickman, Irene Lentz (back row, left to right) Lillia Long, Ida Harman, Harvey Auvil, Missouri Murphy. I believe the unidentified person is Ella Wolf but I don’t know if she is the fourth or...

Turner’s Tidbits

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of James “Sam” Wolf, he was the son of George and Ella Wolf. Sam was married to Arra. They had twin daughters Mary Ellen and Martha Elizabeth; they both passed shortly after birth. Arra was a sister to Mrs. Hugh “Mary” Shiflet. Sam’s mother, Ella was...

Davis Medical Center Welcomes Katherine “Alex” Robbins

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This is a photo of Joe Grubbs of Parsons. It is believed that he attended Potomac State College in 1906. The photo was found while a History of Potomac State College was being composed. It is hoped that someone would have a connection to the family. Ideas, comments, suggestions, photos...

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Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of Della Jennings. I have limited information on her. I believe her maiden name was Jennings. Della was the aunt of Nella Jennings Pennington who owned Nella’s Nursing Home. Ideas, comments, suggestions or photos to share contact Tim Turner (304) 478-3389.

Turner’s Tidbits

Turner’s Tidbits

This photo is of Mrs. Lucy Belle Koon Long, formerly of Clarksburg, WV.  She was the daughter of Harrison H and Martha Druzilla Righter Koon. Lucy (1881-1974) was married to Benjamin Franklin Long I (1875-1966). She was the mother of Ben Long II and grandmother of Ben Long III. Lucy...

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Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of Arthur Dewitt Strickler (1855-1930).  He was the son of Isaac and Margaret Jarvis Strickler. He was married to Kate Rosalie McClaskey (1858 to 1927); she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. McClaskey of Philippi. They moved to Parsons in August 1901. Mr. and Mrs....

Turner’s Tidbits

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a picture of Robert “Bob” Felton. He enlisted in the U. S. Navy in November of 1942. It is believed that this picture was taken at Camp Allan in Norfolk, Virginia where he was assigned for six weeks of intensive training for the 59th Naval Construction Battalion (Seabees).  In...

Turner’s Tidbits

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a postcard message to wish all a Happy New Year. I am sure everyone is looking forward to the New Year and leaving 2020 behind. We are looking forward to the good things it will bring. I have heard that each new year and each day within it...

Turner’s Tidbits

Turner’s Tidbits

This photo was taken at Blackwater Falls. We tried to capture the falls inside the wreath. From our home to your home, we wish you a very Merry Christmas. We will be celebrating this year much differently than past Christmas’s and sure others will as well. Thanks for the support...

Hunters harvest 38,776 bucks during WV buck firearms season

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This photo was taken in November of 1962. It is Sandra “Sandy” Bonner Carr and her sister Patricia “Pat” Bonner. They lived in Stringtown with the rest of the family and attended the Wolford School. They would eventually move to a house on the Bonner Mountain Road and attend the...

Turner’s Tidbits

Turner’s Tidbits

This week’s photo is of (left to right) Virginia Raines, Martha Raines, and Dorothy Raines Cutright.  Virginia and Dorothy were sisters, and they were daughters of French and Mary Keister Raines. Other children in the family include Evelyn Kline Raines, Ralph Raines. Martha Cooper Raines was the grandmother of Virginia...

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This is a photo of a group of men and women who attended the Baptist Church in Parsons. I do not know the identity of any of the congregates but am hoping that a reader will be able to help. To identify the folks call Tim Turner (304) 478-3389.

Turner’s Tidbits

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of a family Holiday celebration held at Davis. This is a reminder of a time we would all like to return to. A time when families could join for a meal and not have to worry about a pandemic. A time when masks or face coverings...

Turner’s Tidbits

Turner’s Tidbits

This photo was taken in Lanesville around 1910. The man sitting on the right-hand side of the photo is Mordecai Peter “Marty” “Pete” Helmick (1862-1936). This is a group of Italian road workers. It appears they are leveling the roadbed. The railroad tracks are visible on the right-hand side of...

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