|Birth: ||Oct. 5, 1921|
|Death: ||Dec. 17, 2002|
Mervin Alston Stump, 81, of Dorcas, W.Va., died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, at Grant Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Stump was born Oct. 5, 1921, in Landes, W.Va., and was the son of the late Vinceon A. Stump and Phoebe Jane Kile Stump.
He was a farmer and was employed at Potomac Edison and Halterman s Hardware. He was a mechanic for the Atlantic Oil Company and worked for Golden Lanes in Petersburg for several years. Mr. Stump was a member of Gordon Chapel United Methodist Church and was an Army veteran of World War II.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 78 for over 50 years and attended the Brake Church of the Brethren.
Surviving are his wife of almost 54 years, Georgia Mae Thorne Stump. They were married Dec. 24, 1948.
He is also survived by four daughters, Phyllis Alt of Dorcas, W.Va., Janie Corley of Elkins, W.Va., Denise Ours of Charlottesville, and Nancy Rotruck of Petersburg, W.Va.; three sisters, Marie Kimble of Franklin, W.Va., and Neva Kesner and Dallie Stump, both of Petersburg, W.Va.; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The Revs. Craig Howard and Gary Phillips will conduct the funeral 11 am. Saturday at Brake Church of the Brethren. Burial will be at Brake Cemetery in Dorcas, W.Va., with military rites by the combined veterans organizations of Grant County and the JROTC.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg, W.Va. Memorial contributions may be made to the Joyce F. Judy Scholarship Fund, the Ginger L. Alt Scholarship Fund, 24 N. Main St., Petersburg, W.Va., 26847, the Stump family cemetery or Brake Cemetery.
Georgia Mae Thorne Stump (1925 - 2008)*
West Virginia, USA
Created by: JAC
Record added: Dec 04, 2010
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