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                      DATES ARE WHEN THE OBITUARIES


                               LEE, Virginia L. (Wristen), age 64, Odessa,Tx., San
                                Antonio Sun Times 28 Jan 2000

                              LYELL, Grace Emma (Wristen) age 82, Hamilton,
                                ON. Hamilton Spectator 6 and 7 Feb. 1998 

                              MASON, Loraine (Wristen) no age given,
                                Sacramento, CA. Sacramento Bee 19 Aug

                               OLUFS, Dick Wristen age written as both 74 and
                                75. In 3 different newspapers:  Seattle 7 May
                                1999, Stanford AM (California) 9 Jan 1999,
                                and Fresno, CA > Seattle, WA, Seattle Times
                                7 May 1999    

                               WRISTEN, Alta A. (Kloppenburg) [Bopp] age 80,
                                Bellevue, IA Quad-City Times  16 Sept 1999 

                               WRISTEN, Lucille (Ciavarella) age 79  Oroville, CA
                                Chico E-R 26 Apr 1999  

                               WRISTEN, Thomas age 79 Brownwood, TX  San
                                Angelo SunTimes  15 Jan 1997


                               BELL, Hazel Margaret (Wriston) age 85 Oak Hill
                                WVA Fayette Times,  24 June 1999 

                               CONNER, Reva Madeline "Madge" (Wriston)
                                age76 Oak Hill  WVA Charleston DM  22 Nov

                               RITZ, Glenna Mae (Wriston) age77 Cookeville TN
                                 Charleston DM  29 May 1997

                               SEEVERS, Edith Ethel (Lively) [Wriston] age 80
                                 Oak Hill WVA Charleston DM 19 Mar 1998     

                               WRISTON, Arthur J. Sr. age 93 Hawaii Honolulu
                                 A 15 Nov 1998 

                               WRISTON, Beulah (Hudson)  age 88 Mount Holly
                                NC Charleston DM 9 Mar 1997 

                               WRISTON, Effie (Massey) age 88 Charleston WVA
                                Charleston  DM  1 June 1997 

                               WRISTON, Eloise Joanne age 56 Conway SC
                                Horry Independent 16 Mar 2000.  Also as:
                                Joanne (Edwards) age 56 Marietta
                                OH>Conway, SC  Sun News  11 Mar 2000   

                               WRISTON, Gladys Evelyn age 84 Beckely WVA
                                Charleston DM 6 Jan 1999 

                               WRISTON, Hubert Lee age 77 Mossy WVA
                                Charleston DM  2 Apr 1998 

                               WRISTON, James D. age 84 DC  The Marine
                                Officer 15 Oct 1999 

                               WRISTON, Nadine age 84 Maple Fork WVA
                                Fayette Times 25 Nov 1998. Also as:
                                WRISTON, Nadine Miss age 84 Maple Fork,
                                WVA Register-Herald 22 and 23 Nov 1998

                                STOVER, Cuba L. age 50  was b. 25 Jan 1929
                                in Burrsville, WVA  and died on 24 Aug 1999 in
                                Oak Hill.  Her father was Henry STOVER and her
                                mother was Mary WRISTON.  She will be buried
                                in the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.  Her husband
                                was Henry Lee STOVER; her brothers Harrison
                                Stover of Pax, Ordie Stover of Warren, MI.; sister
                                Easter (Ferguson of Dunfries VA). Her husband had
                                died along with sons Paul Anthony and Mitchell

                                WILLIAMS, Blanche "Jo" age 71 of Beckley,
                                WVA b. 7 July 1928 in Clear Creek and died on 
                                12 Sept 1999.  Her father was Wayman WRISTON
                                and her mother was Belle Stover WRISTON.  Her
                                husband was Clarence Williams.  She had a brother
                                Tracey WRISTON and nephews Hurl WRISTON
                                of Hot Springs, VA., Ronald WRISTON of 
                                Hugheston, Arnold WRISTON of Lackin, and
                                Kelley WRISTON of Clear Creek.  She is buried
                                in the Stover Cemetery at Burrell's Ranch.

                                WRISTON, Barney  age 62 b. 15 Mar 1937 in Clear
                                Creek and died 12 Sept 1999.  His father was Lundy
                                P. WRISTON and his mother was Gladys Evelyn
                                Williams.  He had a sister named Reda WRISTON
                                and a brother Alton WRISTON of NC.  His wife
                                was Eileen Simcox of Lockhaven, PA.  He was
                                buried at the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

                                SCHOTT, Rev. Elsie W. age 84 b. 12 Apr 1915
                                and died 24 Aug 1999 in Fayetteville.  Her father
                                was K.T. O'NEAL and her mother was Elizabeth
                                WRISTON O'Neal.  Her brothers were Wheeler
                                O'Neal, Rufus, and Chic.  Her sisters were Clara
                                (Stafford), Alma O'Neal, and Lena (Carter)

                                STOVER, Joseph Noah Jr.  age 65 b. 12 May 1930
                                in Kingston died 18 July 1999 in Beckley.  His
                                mother was Dottie WRISTON Stover and his father
                                was Joseph N. Stover Sr.  Mr. Stover was a coal-
                                miner and was buried in the High Lawn Memorial
                                Park Mausoleum.

                                REED, Brian M.  age 37  b. 12 Jan 1962 and died
                                on 27 Nov 1999 in Beckley.  His father is Dwight
                                Reed and his mother is Wilma WRISTON of
                                Stanaford.  His grandfather was Wilbur WRISTON
                                and his grandmother was Olive WRISTON.  Also
                                related to Brian are Darin, Joey, Jimmy, Michael,
                                Robert, Johnny, Roger, Rick, Bob, and Denvil
                                WRISTON.  His will be buried is the WRISTON
                                family Cemetery at Maple Fork Rd., Maple Fork,

                                WRISTON, Patty Jo (nee McCLAUGHERTY) age
                                 53 b. 25 Apr 1946 in Rich Creek, VA died on 21
                                 Dec 1999.  She was married to Robert Denvil
                                 "Dennie" WRISTON.  Her sons are Robert
                                 "Robbie" Denvil WRISTON Jr., Darren Jennings
                                 WRISTON (wife Dena), Joey Nadale WRISTON;
                                 daughters Tina Sue (Wilson), Elizabeth Dawn
                                 (Wingrove), Sheena Lynn, and Billie Jo.

                                WRISTON, Shirley Jean age 42  b. 6 Feb 1936 died
                                 8 Apr 1978.  Her mother was Nonia Fay b. 22 Nov
                                 1916 and dies 23 Apr 1991.  Her grandfather was
                                 Austin WRISTON and grandmother Letha.


  RISTON, Henry J. Baltimore, MD Baltimore Sun
                            16 May 2000 age 83

                               RISTON, Larrie Texas Houston Chronicle 28 Jan
                               1999 age 69

                               RISTON, Mary E. Washington DC Washington
                            POST 13 Jan 1996  age 100

                        A FEW 'EXTENDED' OBITS:

                        age 76 died 5 Feb 1998 at Plateau Medical Center
                        following an apparent heart attack.  Born Nov. 3,
                        1921 at Mossy, she was the daughter of the late
                        Charlie L., and Velva Mae Kincaid BLAKE.  Mrs.
                        Wriston was a homemaker and a member of the
                        Advent Christian Church, Mossy.  She was
                        preceded in death by a son, Allen C. WRISTON and
                        a daughter, Ada M. WRISTON.  Survivors include
                        her husband, Enoch C. WRISTON, three daughters
                        Wanda MILLER of Colombus, OH, Dorothy
                        ROBERTSON, of Oak Hill, Tara HUGES of Mossy;
                        two sons, Randy WRISTON of Oak Hill, Charlie
                        WRISTON of Mossy; three sisters, Dimple Fay 
                        HOLLEY of Richmond, VA, Daisy L. MCSWEENEY
                        of Florida, Anna Lee COMPTON of Mossy; a
                        brother, William B. BLAKE of Mossy, 11 grand-
                        children and 9 great grandchildren.  Services will
                        be help at 1 PM Monday at Tyree Funeral Home
                        Chapel, Oak Hill with the Rev. Bill Menefee officia-
                        ting.  Burial will follow at High Lawn Memorial
                        Park, Oak Hill.  Friends may call 6 PM to 9 PM at
                        the funeral home.  Grandsons will serve as pall-
                        bearers.  Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home
                        Oak Hill.  (The Register-Herald, Sunday, Feb. 8, 1998,
                        Beckley, WVA)


                        Nadine WRISTON, 84, of Maple Fork, died Sunday
                        Nov. 22, 1998 at her home following a long illness.
                        Born April 24, 1914, at Maple Fork, she was the
                        daughter of the late Wilbur and Birdie BAILEY
                        WRISTON.  Miss Wriston was retired from the
                        Richmond Dry Cleaning and Laundry and was of
                        the Baptist faith.  Survivors include two sisters, 
                        Garnet CRADDOCK and Edith TYREE, both of
                        Maple Fork; a brother and several nieces and
                        nephews.  Services will be 2 PM Wednesday at 
                        Tyree Funeral Home Chapel, Mount Hope, with
                        the Rev. Harmon Davis officiating.  Burial will
                        follow in the WRISTON FAMILY CEMETERY,
                        Maple Fork.  Friends may call 6 PM - 9 PM today
                        at the funeral home.  Arrangements by Tyree
                        Funeral Home, Mount Hope.  (The Register-Herald
                        Tuesday, November 24, 1998, Beckely, WVA)


                        MARY WRISTON ~ Mossey, WVA

Mary Wriston, nee Mary Ushley STOVER, was born
                        24 Oct 1908 in Mossey and died 18 March 1999 at age
                        90 in Beckely Hospital, Beckley, WVA.  Her father was
                        Clark STOVER and her mother was Letha F.
                        BURNSIDE.  She was a member of the Kilsyth Free
                        Baptist Church.  Her husband was Clarence Edward
                        WRISTON. Her sons are Conard Raymond WRISTON
                        of Mossey, Douglas E. WRISTON of Chllicothe, OH.,
                        and daughters Mary Lorere (SHULMAKE) of Beards
                        Fork, Della Irene (COLEMAN) of Kilsythe, Rosemary
                        Madeline (WARD) of Scarbro, and Margaret Loretta
                        (JOHNSON) of Romeoville, Illinois.  She leaves 17
                        grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and 5 great great
                        grandchildren.  She sill be buried in Blue Ridge Memorial
                        Gardens in Beckley, WVA.

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