Seward Shelton Price, Jr.
Seward Shelton Price, Jr., 76, of Ona, WV, passed away Monday, December 13, 1999, at St. Mary's Hospital. Memorial services were conducted Wednesday, December 15, 1999 at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, by Pastor Brent Gibson. V.F.W. Post #1064, Huntington, conducted military graveside rites along with Minerva Lodge #13 A.F. & A.M. conducting Masonic graveside rites Thursday at the Blue Sulphur Cemetery, Ona. He was born October 19, 1923, in Mingo County, a son of Ardath Ferrell Price of Ona, and the late Seward Shelton Price,
Sr. He was preceded in death by one brother, James F. Price. He was owner and operator of Price Music Company, a veteran of the US Navy, having served during WVII, Past Commander of D.A.V., Life Member of the V.F.W., #1064, Huntington, American Legion #177, Barboursville, Loyal Order of Moose, #347, Huntington, Fraternal Order of Eagles, #2320, Minerva Lodge #13, A.F. & A.M. Barboursville, Guyandotte R.A.M., York Rite Huntington Commandry, Scottish Rite Valley, Huntington, Beni Kedem Shrine, Charleston, and Beni Kedem Legion of Honor, Charleston. Also surviving are his wife, Phyllis Bailey Price; one son, Marvin Shelton Price of Ona; two brothers, Harold Kenton Price of Ona, and Clifton G. "Kip" Price of Ravenswood, WV; his grandchildren, Jason, Jami, Mattie Brooke and Celia Ann; one stepdaughter, Sharon Allman of Sumter, SC; two stepsons, Gary Hale of Salt Rock and David Hale of Idaho; step-grandchildren Nicole Hatcher, David Davidson Aaron, Emily and Natalie Hale; a special cousin Ronnie Ferrell of Ona; several nephews and his good friend, Jack Ransbottom. Memorial contributions may be made to Mud River Baptist Church.