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Alcie Fitzwater Brady, 87, of Palestine, formerly of Duck, died Saturday, Mar. 18, 2017, at Ohio Valley Healthcare.  


She was born in Rock Camp, Clay County, the daughter of the late Jack and Emma Rose Fitzwater of Ivydale.


She was a graduate of Clay County High School and retired from the Clay County Board of Education. She was a member of The New Testament Baptist Church, Frozen Run, Calhoun County.  


Surviving are one son, Randy Brady of Mineral Wells; two daughters, Rotha Hardway of Palestine and Shirley Sheppard of Newark; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  


She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, John J. Brady, Jr.; two brothers, Odie Fitzwater of Ivydale and Ovie Fitzwater of Lodi, Ohio; and two sisters, Flossie Sattler of Clay and Artie Beard of Lodi.


Services will be held Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer, with Elder Phil Creecy officiating. Burial will be in Starcher Cemetery, Big Otter. Visitation is scheduled Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the funeral home.



Cecil D. “Boozie” Wolverton, 78, of Walker, died Friday, Mar. 17, 2017, at Worthington Nursing Home.  


He was born in Calhoun County, the son of the late Cecil R. and Mary V. Basnett Wolverton.


He was a 1956 graduate of Calhoun County High School and attended Glenville State College. He retired from DuPont after 32 years and was a United States Army Reserves veteran. He was a supporter of Calhoun County High School athletics.  


Surviving are his wife, Pauline Elaine Mace Wolverton; one son, Kevin D. Wolverton of Parkersburg; special nephew, Matthew Wolverton of Ft. Myers, Md.; and special friend, Chad McCullough of Greenville, S.C.  


He was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Eugene Wolverton. The family will have private services at their convenience. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Calhoun County High School Athletics, 50 Underwood Circle, Mt. Zion WV 26151.


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