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Subject: Iams Collection update
Date: 27 Aug 2004 00:49:36 -0600
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Anna L. Iams Wise, 97, of Waynesburg RD 2, formerly of Holbrook RD1, Bristoria, died at 11:50 PM Sunday, December 29, 1985, in Greene County Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness.
She was born May 1, 1888, in Johnstown, and raised by the William Moredock family of Waynesburg.
Her first husband, L. H. Iams, and her second husband, Albert “Bert” Wise, both are deceased.
She was a homemaker and had lived most of her life in Greene County.
She was a former member of Fordyce Methodist Church and Bristoria Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are two stepdaughters, Alberta Rinehart of Washington and Gladys Hewitt of Cameron, W. Va.; a stepson, Allen Wise of Graysville RD1; three grandsons, Paul, William, and John Antion; 10 great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren; and several step grandchildren.
A son, John Iams, is deceased. “Rosemont Cemetery”
Services for Anna L. Iams Wise, 97 of RD2 Waynesburg, who died Sunday, Dec. 29, 1985 will be held at 11 AM Thursday, Jan. 2 in the Behm Funeral Home Inc. Route 188, Jefferson, with the Rev. John H. Dorean officiating.
Internment will follow in Rosemont Cemetery, Rogersville.
Mrs. Anna Wise
Celebrates 93rd Birthday--Mrs.Anna Wise a former resident of Bristoria, now a patient at the Carry Memorial Home, RD2 Waynesburg, celebrated her 93rd Birthday May 1. Visiting with her on that day were Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wise, of RD1, Graysville, who presented her with a birthday cake baked by the latter Mrs. Wise.
Brenda L. Iams Brinker, 51, of Sycamore RD1, died at 9:35 AM Friday, February 7, 2003, in Life Care, Wilkinsburg, following a lengthy illness.
She was born December 20, 1951, in Waynesburg, a daughter of Clyde Arden Iams Jr. and Doris Marie Hicks Iams of Graysville.
Mrs. Brinker resided in Westmoreland County for several years prior to returning to Graysville in 1973 and has resided in the Sycamore area since 1979.
She was a member of Unity Presbyterian Church in Graysville.
Mrs. Brinker was a 1969 graduate of Kiski Area High School and a 1979 graduate of Penn Commercial School of Cosmetology and also a graduate of Medical Assistant Training in Morgantown, W.Va.
She enjoyed playing softball and horseback riding. She also enjoyed making crafts and her dogs.
Mrs. Brinker was listed by her physician at Dialysis Clinic Inc. of Oakland as his longest surviving home dialysis patient of 29 years at the time of her death.
She was the owner and operator of the former Brenda's Beauty Shop for several years and was last employed by Hopkins General Store in Nineveh.
On October 28, 1970, she married Robert Leroy Brinker, who survives.
In addition to her parents and husband, surviving are three brothers, Duane E. Iams of Washington, Jeffrey L. Iams of Vandergrift and Laverne "Tubby" Iams of North Apollo; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are her maternal grandparents, Harry and Pearl Woodruff Hicks, and her paternal grandparents, Clyde Arden Iams Sr. and Mary Anderson Iams.
Carlotte Donnan Iams - Received award for leadership, community service, 84, obit. to be added
Charles L. Iams, - Retired NASA mechanic from Mather - 81, formerly of Waynesburg, obit. to be added.
Darrin Mark Iams m. Tammi Marie Underwood, I have article w/both pictures.
Donald E. Iams m. Joanne Lynn Harter, I have their wedding article with her picture
Draye Wesley Iams, 2 day old son of Frederick Craig and Dinah Simms of Waynesburg, died Friday, April 6, 2001, in West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh.
He was born Wed. April 4, 2001, in Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh.
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are a brother, Dalton Iams, at home; maternal grandparents, Austin and Jeanie Lewis Simms of Waynesburg; paternal grandparents, Fred and Linda Polen Iams of Waynesburg; maternal great-grandparents, Frank and Jane Moore Lewis of Bluff; paternal great-grandmother, Helen Inghram Iams of Sycamore; maternal great-great-grandmother, Maude Taylor Lewis of Bluff; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Deceased is an infant sister.
Memorial and interment services are private. Arrangements are under the direction of Behm Funeral Home Inc., 182 West High Street, Waynesburg, Frank C. Behm, supervisor.
Mrs. Emma Sollars Iams,
Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Sollars Iams of West Finely, RD 2 ,
who died Sunday ,will be held at 2 PM , Wednesday, August 18 , in the Unity
Presbyterian Church , at Graysville, in charge the Rev. L. W. Peters. Friends
received at home after noon Tuesday. Burial in Braddock Cemetery . Ralph H.
Scott, funeral director.
Note from sender; Emma was born September 08, 1855 and died August 08, 1943. The daughter
of Levi Britton Sollars, Sr. and Elizabeth Burns Sollars.
Frederick Craig Iams, s/o Fred and Linda Iams, m. Dinah Mae Simms, d/o Austin and Jeanie Simms, I have article w/their picture.
Helen Margaret Sargent Iams - Washington native was Trinity graduate - 62, of Silver Spring, Md., died at 3:05 PM Saturday. Oct. 9, 1993, in Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, Md., where she had been a patient since Aug. 12.
She was born July 20, 1931, in Washington, a daughter of Leona Mundell Sargent of Washington RD 4 and the late Melvin Larry Sargent.
Mrs. Iams was Protestant.
She had been employed by C&P Telephone Co. of Maryland and was a member of Communications Workers of America.
Mrs. Iams was a 1949 graduate of Trinity High School.
On Oct. 28, 1951, she married Jack S. Iams, who survives.
Also surviving, in addition to her husband and mother, are two daughters, Tami Renee Iams of Washington, DC, and Kathy Lynn Orwig of Crownsville, Md.; and one granddaughter, Kathryn Lynn Orwig.
Friends of Helen Margaret Sargent Iams of Silver Springs, Md., who died Saturday, Oct. 9, 1993, will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 PM Tuesday in Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home in Silver Spring. There will be no visitation Wednesday. Friends also will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 PM Thursday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 595 East Maiden Street, Washington, where services will be held at 1PM Friday, Oct. 15, with Dr. Michael Mazer officiating. Interment in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery., Ruff Creek.
James A. Iams - Self-employed contractor, well-known area musician - 68, of Washington RD 6, formerly of Greene Co., died unexpectedly at 7:52 AM Wednesday, April 22, 1992, in the emergency room of Washington Hospital.
He was born July 5, 1923, in Washington, a son of William B. and Anna Green Iams.
Mr. Iams was a Baptist.
Until his retirement, he was a self-employed general contractor.
He was a veteran of the US Army, serving in World War II, and a member of Disabled American Veterans.
He was a well-known area musician who played stringed instruments.
On Nov. 19, 1949, he married Betty R. Cumberledge Iams, who survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Anthony “Barbara Lu” Iannacchione of Balswin Borough: three brothers, Elmer Iams of Flagstaff, Arizona., and Dennis Iams and Oscar Iams, both of Washington; two sisters, Martha Dillw of Washington RD 6 and Emma Moore of Washington; and three grandchildren, Gaeton James Nichole Elizabeth and Stefan Ros Iannacchione.
Deceased are two sisters, Margaret Wise and Ethel Glendenning and one brother, William W. Iams.
I also have another obit.
Friends of James A. Iams of Washington RD 6, formerly of Greene County, who died Wednesday, April 22, 1922, will be received from 7-9 PM Thursday and 2 to 4 and 7-9 PM Friday in Hummell and Barnhlii Funeral Home Inc., 585 Fayette Street, Washington, where a service will be held at 11 AM Saturday, April 25, with the Rev. Fred W. McCloskey officiating. Interment in Braddock Cemetery, Graysville.
Omitted from the obituary of James A. Iams, published Thursday, were the names of two deceased siblings, a sister, Leona. and a brother, Charles, who died during childhood.
James B. Iames, 72 of Muskegon, Mich., died at 12:30 AM Saturday, May
16,1959, in Medical Clinic Hospital, Muskegon, after a serious illness of
four weeks. Mr. Iames was born Oct. 23,1886, in Richill Township, Greene
County, a son of the late Dennis and Emma Sollars Iames. He was a resident of
Richhill Township and Washington before moving to Michigan 38 years ago. He
was employed as a millwright by the Ford Motor Co. until his retirement in
1952. He married to Blanch Wright Iames, who died Sept. 15,1957. Surviving
are two daughters, Mrs. Zelma Berryman, Detroit, Mich. and Mrs. Blanche Dorris ,
Monongahela; three sons, Albert and Lloyd, both of Muskegon and
Floyd, Claysville; one sister Mrs. Lizzie Taylor, Washington; 22 grandchildren
and seven great grandchildren.
Friends of James B. Iams of Wilson Ave., Washington, who died Thursday, Dec. ?3, 1984, will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 PM Friday and until 2 PM Saturday, Dec. 15, the time of service at Neal-Cowleson Funeral Home Ltd., 395 East Maiden Street, with the Rev. Roy R. Wilson, officiating. Burial in Washington Cemetery.
John Iams 40th year anniversary to be added
John B. Iams, 65, of Prosperity, RD 2, formerly of Lagonda, died at Washington Hospital, Friday, July 7, 1972 at 6:45 PM.
Born in Washington County July 27, 1906, he was the son of Charles and Alberta Swart Iams.
He was a mechanic and last employed by the city bus lines.
His wife, Katheryn Bell Iams died Aug. 25, 1947.
Surviving are one son, Charles R. of Prosperity, RD 2, with whom he made his home; five daughters; Patricia Reichert of Canononsburg; Nancy Valentine of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Verna Pritchard of Oceanside, California; RD 2, and Betty Kaye Bock of Wheeling, W. Va.; one brother, Ross of Washington; three sisters; Mary Swart of Washington, Ruth Mankey of Washington, RD 6 and Sarah Bell of Hickory, and 17 grandchildren.
Two children, Kent Edward and Mildred Ellen, and a sister Blanche Wells, are deceased.
Friends of John B. Iams of Prosperity, who died Friday, July 7, 1972 will be received from 7 to 9 PM Saturday and noon to 4 and 7 to 9 PM Sunday at the Hummell Funeral Home, 585 Fayette Street, where services will be held Monday, July 10, at 1 PM by Bishop Bruce Barnett, pastor of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints. Burial in Prosperity Cemetery.
John T. Iams - Former chief tax assessor for Greene County- 94,obit. to be added.
Plus his 40th anniversary that has picture.
Judson A. Iams - Retired from Jessop Steel Co. - 99, of 2880 Park Ave., Washington, died at 7:50 PM Thursday, April 2, 1992, in Washington County Health Center, after a long illness.
He was born October 26, 1892, in Nineveh, Greene County, a son of Dennis A. and Martha Keighley Iams.
Mr. Iams was employed as a steelworker at Jessop Steel Co. until he retired Oct. 31, 1957. He was a member of United Steel workers of American.
He was a 60 year member of West Washington United Methodist Church, where he was a member of men’s Bible class.
On Nov. 4, 1929, he married Elizabeth A. Scott Iams, who died Nov. 6, 1973.
Surviving are a son, Dennis A. Iams of Canonsburg; a daughter, Mrs. Raymond A. “Carol” Robison of Hatboro; a sister, Mrs. Louise Sutherland of Ocala, Fla.; two grandsons, Raymond A. Robison Jr. and Richard Robison; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are seven sisters and a brother.
Friends of Judson A. Iams of 2880 Park Ave., Washington, who died Thursday, April 2, 1992, will be received from noon to 3 and 7 to 9 PM Sunday in Hummell and Barnhill Funeral Home Inc., 585 Fayette Street, Washington, where services will be held at 1:30 PM Monday, April 6, with the Rev. Thomas E. Brown, pastor of West Washington United Methodist Church officiating, assisted by the Rev. Michael Sitko. Burial in Washington Cemetery.
Levi W. Iams , 74 , Harrison City, died Friday ,February 17, 1956 , at 6 PM
in Westmoreland Hospital, where he had been a patient for six weeks. He was
born in Green County and later resided in Washington County. For the last 12
years, he lived in Harrison City district. A retired Employee of
Pennsylvania Rubber Company, Jeanette, he was a member of Harrison City
Evangelical and Reformed Church. Surviving are three children;
Barron, Youngwood; Mrs. Edith Nelson, New Stanton, RD1; and Mrs Emma Hays, at
home. Also surviving are one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Tucker, Washington; one
brother James, Detroit; 11 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Burial
was held Tuesday,Feb. 21 in Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park.
Note from sender; The sister Elizabeth Tucker is Elizabeth Iams Goslin Tucker. Parents
not mentioned are, Dennis Iams and Emma Sollars Iams.
Mabel Iams I have a five generation picture from the newspaper which includes Mabel age 72, Nancy Simonelli, Jerry Thomas, Jodi Rush, Kayla Joy Rush, Lori Walters and Nicole Hardway.
Mark D. Iams, 58, of Sycamore, RD 1, died at 7 AM Saturday, Oct. 21, 1972, in West Virginia University Medical Center, Morgantown, W. Va. He had been seriously ill for the past several weeks.
He was born March 15, 1914, in Morris Township near Nineveh, a son of the late Daniel and Margaret Simpson Iams. His wife, Sara Wise Iams, survives.
Mr. Iams has lived all his life on the farm where he was born. Was a farmer and stock raiser and at one time was a Morris Township road supervisor.
Mr. Iams was a member of the Bates Fork Baptist Church.
Surviving are two daughters; Mrs. Harold “Nancy” Ross, of Greensburg; and Mrs. Larry “Donna” Stevenson, of Garards Fort; 10 grandchildren; two sisters; Mrs. Sherman “:Esther” Pounds, of Sycamore; and Mrs. George “Nellie” Gilbert, of Sycamore, RD; and one brother, Fred Iams, of Sycamore.
One sister; Mrs. Charles Woods, is deceased.
Friends of Mark D. Iams, of Sycamore, RD 1, who died Saturday, Oct. 21, 1972, will be received from 2 to 4 PM and 7 to 9 PM Monday in the Mariner and Milliken Funeral Home, Waynesburg, where services will be held at 1 PM Tuesday in charge of Rev. Ronald Evans. Burial in Oakmont Cemetery.
Mary Iams Grimes, 93, of Bradenton, Fla., died Monday, September 24, 2001, in Bradenton.
She was born October 14, 1907, in Waynesburg, a daughter of Samuel and Mary Goodwin Iams. She moved to Bradenton from Sharon in 1969.
Mrs. Grimes was an elementary schoolteacher for 38 years, including teaching at Beaver Valley Elementary School for 16 years.
She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Bradenton.
Her husband, Harry Grimes, is deceased.
Surviving is a nephew, Sherwin Iams of Waynesburg.
Services were private and held at the family's convenience. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes of Bradenton were in charge of arrangements.
Mary M. Iams Swart
The residence of a relative of Mary M. Iams Swart of Beech Street, Washington, was incorrect in her obituary, which appeared Wed.. A surviving son, Ralph C. Swart, lives in Pataskala, Ohio
Mary “Sara” Jane Bane Iams, Waynesburg, Feb. 27- wife of Oto Iams of Morris Township, I have obit
Myrl M. Hillbery Iams, 90, of Washington RD 3, formerly of Jefferson Ave, Washington, died at 8:30 AM Friday, Dec. 21, 1990 in the County Health Center.
Born March 1, 1900. in Greene County, she was a daughter of Layfette and Lenora McCord Hillbery.
She was employed in the canteen of the Hazel-Atlas plant for 32 years.
Mrs. Iams was a member of the Jefferson Ave. United Methodist Church in Washington.
On Aug. 20, 1922, she married Donald E. Iams, who died Dec. 27, 1964
Surviving are one son, Donald E. Iams Jr. of Washington; four daughters, Juanita Nesbit, Mrs. Paul “Myrl Dean” Jusko, and Dora Iams, all of Washington, and Mrs. Kenneth “Carol” Beil of Claysville; one brother, Logan Hillbery of Claysville; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
Deceased are three brothers, Homer, William and Edward Hillbery; five sisters, Emma Kuhn, Icia Hammett, Della Beddow, Dora Diest, and Margaret Tiderman; and one sister Mary died in infancy.
Friends of Myrl M. Iams of Washington RD 3, formerly of Jefferson Ave., Washington, who died Friday, December 21, 1990, will be received from 7-9 PM Saturday and from 2-4 and 7-9PM Sunday in the Warco Funeral Home Inc., Wilson at East Katherine Avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco director, where services will be held at 1 PM Monday, Dec. 24, with the Rev. Rodger Raymond Fisher officiating. Interment in Washington Cemetery.
Nellie M. Iams Gilbert, 93, of Waynesburg, formerly of Sycamore, died at 12:20 PM Monday, October 8, 2001, in Rolling Meadows Nursing Home, Waynesburg.
She was born October 31, 1907, in Morris Township, Greene County, a daughter of Daniel Loughman and Margaret Belle Simpson Iams.
Mrs. Gilbert resided in Morris Township most of her life and was a member of Swarts Methodist Church.
On June 15, 1935, she married George Newton Gilbert, who died September 29, 1995.
Surviving are two sons, Kenneth L. Gilbert of Waynesburg and James E. Gilbert of Sycamore; a daughter, Mabel Tharp of Keisterville; and four grandchildren.
Deceased are three grandchildren, Dave E. and Mark A. Gilbert and Karen Lynn Knowlson; two brothers, Mark and Fred Iams; and two sisters, Effie Wood and Esther Pounds.
Olive Anderson Iams, 96, of Washington, died at 1:10 AM Monday, April 15, 1991, in Washington Hospital after a brief illness.
Born Dec. 15, 1894, in Houston, she was a daughter of James H. and Elizabeth Buckingham Anderson.
Mrs. Iams was a member of First United Methodist Church of Washington and was a homemaker.
On November 17, 1915, in Houston, she married William J. Iams, who died Dec. 7, 1958.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. William R. “Catherine” Dennison of Washington; a sister, Kathryn M. Anderson of Washington; and three grandchildren, Reed Dennison, Robert and Cathy Dennison.
Deceased are five brothers and one sister.
A private grave side service was held Tuesday March 16, at the Community Mausoleum Chapel
in Washington Cemetery.
R. Todd Iams marriage to Jana S. Rush with their picture, I have
Ruth Iams engagement to C. E. Stewart with her picture, I have
Scott Douglas Iams m. Cindy Lou Tennant. They were united in marriage at 2:30 PM Aug. 21, 1992.
James P. and Margaret Tennant of Amity are the parents of the bride.
The bridegroom is the son of David and Judy Iams of Washington.
Matron of honor was Kimberly Smith of Midway, Ga., sister of the bridegroom and best man was Cummins of Washington.
The new Mrs. Iams is a 1989 graduate of Trinity High School and is employed at 84 Lumber Company Team Headquarters.
Her husband is a 1984 graduate of Trinity and is employed by Washington Rotating Controll Heads Inc.
The newlyweds took a honeymoon trip to Deep Creek, Md., and are at home in Washington.
Sue Kathryn Iams Dran, 92, died Monday, February 18, 2002, in Rochester Manor, Rochester, Beaver County.
She was born September 20, 1909, in Marianna, a daughter of George D. and Grace Hyndman Iams.
Mrs. Dran lived near Lone Pine for the past 54 years and in recent months resided in Trinity Oaks Care Center in Beaver County.
She was a graduate of Washington High School and a member of the 1932 class of Washington Hospital School of Nursing.
Mrs. Dran worked at Washington Hospital before her retirement.
She was a past member of Order of the Eastern Star and a member of North Ten Mile Baptist Church.
Mrs. Dran enjoyed gardening, canning, baking and reading.
She was married to Andrew Dran, who died in 1988.
Surviving are two sons, Ward Dran of McMurray and the Rev. George S. Dran of Monaca; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Jack Dran, who died February 14, 2002; a brother, Ned Iams; and three sisters, Esther Iams, Ruth Roth and Betty Weaver.
There will be no public visitation, in accordance with Mrs. Dran's wishes. A private family service will be conducted by her son in North Ten Mile Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Citizens Library, 55 South College Street, Washington, Pa. 15301 or to the choir of Monaca United Methodist Church, 813 Indiana Avenue, Monaca, Pa. 15061. Arrangements are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home, Monaca.
Todd Iams s/o Robert Iams, engagement to Jana S. Rush, I have the article w/her picture
William A. Iams 50 year golden anniversary, I have article.
William B. Iams, found as father of William W. Iams, in Wm. W.’s obit.
William W. Iams, 65, s/o William B. and Annie Green Iams, m. Margaret Cumberledge, obit. to be added.