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Carolina Carr
Carolina Carr

Carolina Carr, 88, of Cabins, passed away Monday, May 7, at Grant Memorial Hospital, Petersburg.

Born May 18, 1929, in Cabins, she was the daughter of the late Andrew Goldizen and Genny (Ours) Goldizen.

On Dec. 16, 1947, she married her husband of 42 years, Alonzo Edward Carr, who preceded her in death Jan. 9, 1990. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Paul Goldizen; one sister, Pauline Ours; and one grandson, Mark Carr.

Mrs. Carr attended school in Cabins and was a member of the Corners United Methodist Church, Cabins. She had previously worked at the sewing factory in Petersburg before retiring from Grant Memorial Hospital in 1992.

She is survived by four daughters, Phyllis Cook of Maysville, Patsy Bensenhaver of Rig, Mary Alice Ours of Cabins and Ruth VanMeter of Upper Tract; four sons, AJ Carr of Maysville, Ray Carr of Arthur, Roy Carr of Seneca Rocks and Lee Carr of Cabins; one sister, Cora Hinkle of Bridgewater, Va.; three brothers, Riley Goldizen, Andy Goldizen and John Goldizen, all of Cabins; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Saturday morning at the Basagic Funeral Home chapel, Petersburg, with Pastors Kenneth Phares and Johnny Goldizen officiating. Interment was in South Branch Valley Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation of Greater PA and WV, 913 Canyon Rd., Morgantown, WV 26508 or call 1-304-292-5600. Memories and words of comfort may be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.

Russell Vernon Hedrick Jr.
Russell Vernon Hedrick Jr.

Russell Vernon Hedrick Jr., 85, of Petersburg, W.Va., died Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center, Petersburg.

Born March 31, 1933, in Petersburg, he was the son of the late Russell V. and Minnie C. (Harman) Hedrick. In addition to his parents, Russ was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Jane Brill and his brother, Gary Allen Hedrick.

Russ was a 1951 graduate of Petersburg High School. He attended Potomac State College and West Virginia University where he was a member of the WVU marching band. Russ lived a full life with his world travels in his young years and recovering from alcoholism and giving his time helping hundreds in recovery. Russ started the first AA open meeting in Petersburg. He had won that battle and had it down to 30 years, so many hours and so many minutes. The Russ Hedrick Resource Center was dedicated in his honor that his work will continue.

Russ was an operating room technician at Grant Memorial Hospital for several years. He was a city council member from June 13, 1995 – Nov. 6, 1995 and served as mayor of Petersburg from Nov. 6, 1995 – July 31, 2001. He was a member of the Petersburg Masonic Lodge No. 145 A.F. & A.M. and Main Street United Methodist Church.

He is survived by one sister, Judith Ann Harman (Wm. Doug) of Morgantown, W.Va.; his nieces Amy L. Ratliff (Mark) of Upper Tract, W.Va. and Pamela J. Iames (Chris) of Cresaptown, Md.; his nephews, Eric T. Hedrick (Lelia) of Harrisonburg, Va. and Perry M. Harman (Jackie) of Morgantown; and several grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

Russ donated his body to the West Virginia Human Gift Registry in Morgantown.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018, at noon at Main Street United Methodist Church in Petersburg with the Rev. Nathan Epling and the Rev. Ann W. Harrison officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to services.

Memorials may be made to The Russ Hedrick Resource Center, 1812 North Fork Highway, Petersburg, WV 26847 or Main Street United Methodist Church, 102 North Main Street, Petersburg, WV 26847.

Arrangements are by the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg. Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfueralhome.com.

Glenna L. Streets
Glenna L. Streets

Glenna Louise (Hanlin) Streets, 87, of Baltimore, Md. and formerly of Petersburg, W.Va., passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Baltimore.

Born June 30, 1930, in Mount Storm, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Warner H. Hanlin and Freda J. (Likens) Hanlin.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Henry Bruce Streets on Jan. 29, 2017; five sisters, Margurite Aronhalt George, Pauline Reedy, Floe Jean Carter, Betty Cosner and Laura Shreve; and five brothers, Elmer Hanlin, Kenneth Hanlin, Garland Hanlin, Ernest Hanlin and Lester Hanlin.

Mrs. Streets was a member of the Locust Grove Church of the Brethren, Bismarck Road, Mount Storm.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, James D. (Shirley) Streets of Baltimore; two granddaughters, Jessica L. Streets Ziegenhein and Valerie N. Streets; two great-granddaughters, Jamie and Jordan Ziegenhein; stepgreat-granddaughter,JessieZiegenhein;and two sisters, Leona Dawson of Cabins, W.Va. and Evelyn Bosley of Martinsburg, W.Va.

Funeral services were Thursday afternoon at the Schaeffer Funeral Home chapel, Petersburg, with the Rev. John E. Walker officiating.

Interment was Friday morning at Holly Hill Memorial Gardens, 10201 Bird River Road, Baltimore, MD 21220.

Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com.

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