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Miscellaneous Garrett County Obituraries


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Funeral services for the late Playford Alonzo NAYLOR, native and former resident of Oakland, son of former Senator and Mrs. A.D. NAYLOR, was held Sunday afternoon in St. Paul's Methodist Church, conducted by the pastor, Rev. W.S. Patterson. Following service in the church the burial was in charge of the Masonic Order. Mr. Naylor was in his 41st year at the time of his death, Thursday last at his home in Sebring, Florida, following an operation for appendicitis which later developed into peritonitis. The body was brought here Saturday following services in Sebring, where he was an active member and official in the First Methodist Church and prominent in civic affairs of that city. Mr. NAYLOR was born in Oakland and attended local schools until his graduation here in 1915. He then attended the Ohio Wesleyan University from which he graduated and followed at the University of Virginia Law School. He returned to Oakland and practiced his profession with Attorney Asa T. MATTHEWS until 1925 when he went to Sebring. After a brief period in that city he became one of its leading citizens, serving as City Attorney, President of both the Lions Club and the Sebring Volunteer Fire Department in addition to his other duties and connections. "As might be expected Mr. NAYLOR put up a brave fight that he might live for those whom he loved and who loved him. He underwent two operations and was given two blood transfusions by a willing friend." He is survived by his widow, one daughter, his parents, two sisters and three brothers.
Handwritten date: Feb. 18, 1937 bt

Carrie Ellen, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John NAZELROD, died at her home, Nov. 29, of pneumonia. Funeral services were held from the Paradise Church. Friday morning, with Rev. Carroll SKIPPER officiating. Burial was in church cemetery.
( handwritten on obit: Dec. 6, 1934) cs

Elizabeth Ann NEDROW, wife of Dr. W.C. NEDROW, died at four thirty five a.m., Oct. 1, 1938, at her late residence in Friendsville, Md. She was born in Bloomfield, Ky., June 4, 1878, being at the time of her death sixty years, three months and twenty seven days old. She was united in the bonds of Holy happy wedlock to Dr. W.C. Nedrow, Nov. 20, 1909, and to this union was born three daughters, all having died in early infancy. Her father, mother and two brothers precede her to the grave, she being the last of the Pottenger family. She was a loyal member of the Presbyterian Church until after they moved to Friendsville. During the ministry of Rev. P.W. Arbogast, she united with the Methodist Episcopal Church, of which she was a faithful and devoted member until the end came. Shortly after she united with the church she was appointed teacher of the Ladies Bible Class, which position she held for eleven years, having been compelled to give up these duties on account of her illness. Servant of God well done, Thy glorious warfare past. The battle is fought, the victory is won, And thou art crowned at last. She leaves her husband, a host of relatives and friends to mourn her loss. Bt

Richard H. NETHKIN (10/29/42)
Funeral services were conducted Saturday for Richard Herbert NETHKIN, 65, who died in Oakland Wednesday night.
Mr. NETHKIN was a son of the late Meshach Alfred and Sarah Ann NETHKIN.
Surviving are three sisters and four brothers. William Francis NETHKIN, Buckhannon, W. Va.; Abel Steven NETHKIN, Keyser, W. Va.; James Lloyd NETHKIN, Mrs. Mary Florence GILLESPIE, Upshur County, W. Va.; Meshach A. NETHKIN, Columbus, Ga.; Mrs. Jennie V. HAWKINS, Buckhannon; and Mrs. Cecelia Ann HAWKINS of California.
Services were from Paradise Church near Sand Flat. Rev. J. C. FOSTER, United Brethren pastor, Mt. Lake Park officiated. Interment was in Paradise Cemetery.
Hand dated 29 Oct 1942 soh

Funeral services were held Monday for Thomas Allen NETHKIN, 92, one of the few Civil War veterans in Garrett County, who died Saturday at his home here following an extended illness. The services were in charge of Rev. David C. Trimble of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Rev. Chas. A. Shilke of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, and Rev. P.P Snyder. Interment was in Oakland cemetery in charge of the local Post American Legion. He was buried with full military honors. He is survived by his widow, Mary M. NETHKIN, and the following children: Nelson A. and Norman G. NETHKIN, Oakland; Mrs. Otho B. MEANS, Morgantown; Mrs. Fanny CROSTEN, Austen; Mrs. Nellie E. SCHAFFER, Mrs. Hattie L. MILLER, Crellin; thirty two grandchildren, fifty eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Handwritten date: May 13, 1937 bt

Charles J. NEWMAN died at 1:30 this morning at his home near Oakland, age about 64. For many years he was connected with the local post office and because of ill health he was forced to resign his position about a year ago. Since that time he has been growing worse until the end. He is survived by his widow and the following children: Gus Elmer NEWMAN, Mrs. Sammie WALWORTH, Winifred NEWMAN, of Charleston, W.Va., Mrs. Permelia HAWKS, of Detroit, Marian W. and Harry L., of McKees Rocks; Mrs. Minnie SISK, of Loch Lynn; Walter C. and Ruth Elizabeth, at home. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 o'clock at the home. Interment will be in the Oakland cemetery.
Handwritten date: June 6, 1935 bt

Arlie Junior NINE, infant of Mr. and Mrs. Arlie M. NINE, died at the Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, last Saturday. Surviving are the parents and one sister. Funeral services were held Monday at the home with Rev. A. Baily in charge. Burial in the Deer Park Cemetery.
Handwritten date: Aug. 27, 1936 bt

Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon for Mrs. Mabel ENLOW NINE, wife of William T. NINE, Deer Park, who died at her home near Deer Park, Friday morning, May 5th, rather suddenly.
Services were conducted from the Methodist church in Deer Park, of which she was a member, with the Rev. J. F. HOCKENBERRY officiating assisted by the Rev. J. E. JOHNSON. Interment was in the Deer Park cemetery.
She was a daughter of the late David T. and Lavina ENLOW and was born in the county December 14, 1870. She was aged 68 years.
Surviving are her husband and three sons, Ray T. NINE, Point Marion, Pa.; Harland W. NINE, Akron, Ohio; and Arlie NINE, Deer Park; also eight grandchildren; four sisters and one brother, Mrs. John SPEICHER, Terra Alta, W. Va.; Mrs. Samuel BOWMAN, Crellin; Mrs. Clarence LASHORN, Deer Park, Md.; Mrs. Thane O. WHITE, Oakland and J. G. ENLOW, of Cumberland.
(handwritten on obit: 1939) cs

Charles E. NINER, aged 78 years, 10 months and 6 days, died at his home at Sand Flat, Sunday May 3.
Funeral services were conducted from St. Peter's Catholic Church, Tuesday morning at 9:00 o'clock. Rev. Father RAUTH officiated. Interment in the Oakland Cemetery. Mb bt

June 6, 1935
Mrs. Lucy Pearl NORDECK, aged 50 years, 4 months, and 16 days, died at her home in Oakland Monday, June 3rd, after less than a week's illness. She suffered a paralytic stroke last Wednesday. She was born January 17, 1885 in Burlington, W. VA., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. HULL. Surviving are her husband, Roy NORDECK, and five children, Geraldine, James, Eugene, George and Max. Funeral services were held in the Lutheran Church, Wednesday afternoon with interment in the Oakland Cemetery. Mb

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