IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF WOOD COUNTY,
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE MOST WORSHIPFUL GRAND LODGE OF ANCIENT, FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS OF THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA MASONIC HOME, INC. a
THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE WEST VIRGINIA MASONIC HOME,
BANK OF AMERICA, NA d/b/a U.S. TRUST, Trustee of the RUSSELL A. MITCHELL TRUST and ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PERSONS OR RESPONDENTS, Interested or Claiming an Interest in Trusts, Bequests and Donations in Favor of the West Virginia Masonic Home,
To: The above named Respondents
Petitioners have filed a Petition for Application of Cy Pres to Trusts, Bequests and Donations in favor of the West Virginia Masonic Home in the Circuit Court of Wood County, West Virginia. The object of the above entitled action is to seek a judicial order applying the legal doctrine of cy pres and modifying any and all trusts, bequests and donations in favor of the West Virginia Masonic Home pursuant to West Virginia Code Section 44D-4-413. The West Virginia Masonic Home is located at 3826 Murdoch Avenue, Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia.
It appearing by affidavit filed in this action that there may be persons interested or claiming an interest in trusts, bequests and donations in favor of the West Virginia Masonic Home who are unknown and/or that such individuals or entities are nonresidents of the State of West Virginia, and the Petitioner having made diligent but futile efforts to locate some or all of such persons; it is accordingly ORDERED that each of them do appear and serve upon William Crichton VI, Lawyer, whose address is 325 9th Street, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 26101, an answer or other defense to the Petition for Application of Cy Pres to Trusts, Bequests and Donations in favor of the West Virginia Masonic Home filed in this action on or before the 6th day of June, 2015, otherwise judgment by default will be taken against them at any time thereafter.
A copy of said Petition for Application of Cy Pres to Trusts, Bequests and Donations in favor of the West Virginia Masonic Home can be obtained from the Wood County Circuit Clerk at her office located in the Wood County Courthouse in Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia.
The names of Petitioners and the Respondents are as set forth above in the caption of this civil action. The last known address for Petitioners is 107 Hale Street, P. O. Box 2346, Charleston, WV 25328-2346. The last known address for Respondent Bank of America NA d/b/a U.S. Trust is 99 Founders Plaza, 5th Floor, East Hartford CT 06108. Petitioners, upon diligent inquiry and investigation, are not aware of the last known address of such other persons interested in the execution of the subject Trust.
Entered by the said Court this 24th day of March, 2015.
Teste: s/ Carole Jones
Clerk of said Court
By: s/ T. Williams
Int. March 30, 2015
Int. April 6, 13, 2015