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Our Obituaries

Donald Graham Wood

June 27, 1919 - August 22, 2016

Donald Graham Wood, an outstanding farmer and long-time resident of Beverly, passed away August 22, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 27, 1919, in Lost River (Hardy County) WV, the eldest son of Arthur A. and Ruth Chrisman Wood. On February 14, 1943, he was married to Annie Sara Hannah at the Hannah farm in Arbovale, WV. They had celebrated 68 years of...
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Frank Gilbert Ferguson

December 30, 1938 - August 20, 2016

FRANK GILBERT FERGUSON, age 77 years, a resident of the Holly Meadows Community, Parsons, WV, departed this life late Saturday evening, August 20, 2016 at the Monongalia General Hospital at Morgantown, WV., surrounded by his loving family. He was born Friday, December 30, 1938 at St. George, WV, a son of the late Howard Gilbert and Helen Parsons Ferguson. On April 21, 1962 at Parsons, WV, he...
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Isabelle Vieve White Nutter

June 10, 1927 - August 17, 2016

ISABELLE VIEVE WHITE NUTTER, age 89 years, a resident of the Jimtown, WV departed this life Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at Colonial Place in Elkins, WV. She was born Monday, June 10, 1927 at Peel Tree, WV, a daughter of the late Avril Ray and Ethel Jemimah Cutright White. On January 9, 1948, she was married to David Wesley Nutter, who preceded her in death February 10, 1983. Surviving are one...
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Lena Annabelle Fitzwater Cross Harper

January 4, 1936 - August 12, 2016

Lena Annabelle Fitzwater Cross Harper, age 80 years, a lifelong resident of the Moore Community, Montrose, WV and more recently a resident of Orlando, FL, departed this life Friday afternoon, August 12, 2016 at her home in Montrose, WV, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Saturday, January 4, 1936 at St. George, WV, a daughter of the late Roy and Snoda Alice Tennett Fitzwater. She was...
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Philip Dwayne Swecker

October 26, 1946 - August 10, 2016

Philip Dwayne Swecker, age 69 years, a resident of Valley Head, WV departed this life Wednesday evening, August 10, 2016 while in route to Davis Medical Center at Elkins, WV. He was born Saturday, October 26, 1946 at Valley Head, WV a son of the late Arden Ross and Reta Pearl Ware Swecker. He had never married. Surviving are three brothers, Bryan Ross Swecker of Kent, OH, David Swecker and...
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George Clee Mayo

April 9, 1939 - August 7, 2016

George Clee Mayo, age 77 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Sunday evening, August 7, 2016 at the Louis A. Johnson V.A. Medical Center at Clarksburg, WV. He was born Sunday, April 9, 1939 at Beverly, WV a son of the late Clee Davis and Edith Lee Hornbeck Mayo. During November of 1990 at Snowshoe, WV, he was married to the former Mary Jo Graham Ball, who survives. Also...
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James Franklin "Frank" Mason

December 31, 1944 - August 5, 2016

James Franklin "Frank" Mason, age 71 years, a resident of Parsons, WV departed this life Friday evening, August 5, 2016 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown, WV with his loving family at his side. He was born Sunday, December 31, 1944 at Fork Mt., Parsons, WV, a son of the late Lawrence Robert and Stella Mae Wilson Mason. He was twice married, first to the former Sandra Lee Phillips, who...
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Norma Florene Morrison Jeffries Thompson

August 20, 1933 - August 5, 2016

Norma Florene Morrison Jeffries Thompson, age 82 years, a resident of Montrose, WV departed this life Friday afternoon, August 5, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Hospice Care Corporation. She was born Sunday, August 20, 1933 at Homeland, WV a daughter of the late Samuel Morrison, Sr. and Nora Curry Morrison. She was twice married. First, to...
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Justin Lee Goodman

March 3, 1986 - August 4, 2016

Justin Lee Goodman, age 30 years, a resident of Columbus, OH since 2012, departed this life Thursday afternoon, August 4, 2016 at his home. His death was sudden and unexpected. He was born Monday, March 3, 1986 at Newark, OH a son of Jimmie Lee Goodman of Columbus, OH and Linda Jean Howell Goodman Coberly and husband Thomas "Greg" of Junior. Also surviving are aunts, Tamara Bartholomew of...
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Betty Lou Curtis Hill

May 14, 1924 - August 4, 2016

Betty Lou Curtis Hill, age 92 years, a proud lifelong resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Thursday afternoon, August 4, 2016 at her home with her family by her side. She was born Wednesday May 14, 1924 at Elkins, WV a daughter of the late Orla Houston "Pete" and Eva Irene Coughenour Curtis. On November 23, 1945 at the First Baptist Church at Elkins, WV she was married to Hubert Dale Hill,...
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Michael Alan Whiteley, Jr.

February 9, 1979 - August 1, 2016

Michael Alan Whiteley, Jr. age 37 years, a resident of Prince George, VA departed this life early Monday morning, August 1, 2016 while visiting his parents. His death was unexpected and attributed to a stroke. He was born Friday, February 9, 1979 at Dover, NJ a son of Michael Alan Whiteley, Sr., and Sharon Ann Hart Whiteley. Also surviving are one daughter, Katrina D. Whiteley of Chester, VA...
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Wilda Jean Loughry Dumire

June 2, 1930 - July 24, 2016

WILDA JEAN LOUGHRY DUMIRE, age 86 years, a former resident of the Location Community, Saint George, WV and Parsons, WV and more recently a resident of Hambleton, WV, where she made her home with Ciara Smith, departed this life late Sunday evening, July 24, 2016 at the Oakland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at Oakland, MD. She was born Monday, June 2, 1930 at Parsons, WV, a daughter of the...
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Sandra Jean "Sandy" Stoneking

February 26, 1941 - July 23, 2016

Sandra Jean "Sandy" Stoneking, age 75 years, a resident of the Chenoweth Creek Road Community, Elkins, WV departed this life early Saturday morning, July 23, 2016 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown, WV with her family at her side. She had been in her usual health and death was unexpected. She was born Wednesday, February 26, 1941 at Steubenville, OH a daughter of the late James...
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William Clayton "Bud" Groves

May 24, 1936 - July 17, 2016

William Clayton "Bud" Groves, age 80 years, a resident of the Jimtown Community, Coalton, WV departed this life Sunday morning, July 17, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family and under the care of Hospice Care Corporation. He was born Sunday, May 24, 1936 at Mill Creek, WV a son of the late Clyde and Mabel Marie Simmons Groves. On May 8, 1965 at the Elkins First Church of the Nazarene in...
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Roselena Bodkins Teter

July 28, 1929 - July 16, 2016

Roselena Bodkins Teter, age 86 years, a resident of Montrose, WV departed this life late Saturday evening, July 16, 2016 at the Davis Medical Center at Elkins, WV. She had been in declining health although death was unexpected. She was born Sunday, July 28, 1929 at Flint, WV a daughter of the late Herbert J. Bodkins and Pearl Marie Hoover. On September 9, 1950 at Petersburg, WV she was married...
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Mary Jane Landis Coughlin

July 11, 2016

Mary Jane Landis Coughlin, age 92 years, a resident of Charleston, WV departed this life Monday, July 11, 2016 at her home. She was born Friday, June 6, 1924 at Davis, WV a daughter of the late John and Loretta DeWitt Landis. She was married to James Edward Coughlin, who preceded her in death December 21, 1998. Surviving are her brother, Harry D. Landis, Sr. of Frostburg, MD, and numerous...
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Jeffrey "Adam" Barb

May 17, 1988 - July 8, 2016

JEFFREY "ADAM" BARB, age 28 years, a native of Parsons, WV and a resident of the Lazy Run Community, Kerens, WV, departed this life late Friday evening, July 8, 2016 at Kerens, WV, as a result of an automobile accident. He was born Tuesday, May 17th, 1988 at Elkins, WV, a son of Jeffrey Allan and Anita Marie DeMotto Barb, who survive. Also surviving are one brother, Hugh Nicholas "Nick" Barb...
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Georgia Geneva White "Georgie" Menis

August 2, 1917 - July 8, 2016

Georgia Geneva White Menis, age 98, of Beverly, West Virginia, passed peacefully surrounded by her family, following a brief illness on July 8, 2016. She had been a temporary resident of Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center following a fall in early April. Georgia, born in Job, West Virginia, on August 2, 1917, was one of nine children of the late Edward and Della Reese White. On May 13,...
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David Allen "Dave" Pennington

October 5, 1949 - July 5, 2016

DAVID ALLEN "DAVE" PENNINGTON, age 66 years, a native of Tucker County and a resident of Fredericktown, OH, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, July 5, 2016 at the Davis Medical Center at Elkins, WV. He was born Wednesday, October 5, 1949 at Mackeyville, WV, a son of Howard Pennington, who preceded him in death and Stella Lena Snyder Pennington, who survives at Elkins, WV. On December 23,...
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Eva Lee Bohon Slavin Carter

August 26, 1927 - July 4, 2016

EVA LEE BOHON SLAVIN CARTER, age 88 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, and a resident of Cortland Acres, Thomas, WV, departed this life Monday morning, July 4, 2016 at Cortland Acres. She had been in declining health. She was born Friday, August 26, 1927 at St. George, WV, a daughter of the late George Burton and Nellie Gay Gower Bohon. She was twice married, first to Jessie Boone Slavin, who...
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Dottie Anna Williams Knicley

August 2, 1928 - June 28, 2016

DOTTIE ANNA WILLIAMS KNICLEY, age 87 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, and more recently a resident of Cortland Acres, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, June 28, 2016 at Cortland Acres at Thomas, WV. She was born Thursday, August 2, 1928 at Bull Run, St. George, WV, a daughter of the late Ira Hansford Williams, Sr. and Anna Belle Phillips Williams. On November 28, 1945 at Cumberland, MD,...
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Gary Wayne Alkire

May 9, 1968 - June 25, 2016

GARY WAYNE ALKIRE, age 48 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, departed this life Saturday afternoon June 25, 2016 at Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown, WV. He had been in his usual health; however, death was unexpected. He was born Thursday, May 9, 1968 at Baltimore, MD, a son of the late Roy Eugene and Dona Gale Poling Alkire, both preceding him in death. Surviving are one brother, Larry...
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Charlotte Emelene Nesbit Pingley

November 15, 1925 - June 22, 2016

CHARLOTTE EMELENE NESBIT PINGLEY, age 90 years, a former resident of Huttonsville and more recently a resident of Elkins, WV, where she made her home with her daughter, departed this life Wednesday evening, June 22, 2016 at home surrounded by her family and under the care of Mountain Hospice, although she was in declining health, her death was attributed to cancer. She was born Sunday, November...
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Glenn Galen Kisamore

April 7, 1934 - June 22, 2016

Glenn Galen Kisamore, age 82 years, a resident of Harman, WV departed this life Wednesday June 22, 2016 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown, WV, under the care of the Hospice Care Corporation. He was born Saturday, April 7, 1934 at Harman, WV a son of the late Granville and Sylvia Mae Harper Kisamore. Surviving are three brothers, Neil Kisamore of Reedsville, Kenneth Kisamore and...
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Dorothy Mae Lantz Thompson

March 7, 1922 - June 21, 2016

Dorothy Mae Lantz Thompson, age 94 years, a resident of Valley Head, WV departed this life early Tuesday morning, June 21, 2016 at the Davis Medical Center at Elkins, WV under the care of Hospice Care Corporation. She was born Tuesday, March 7, 1922 at Bemis, WV a daughter of the late Clarence Edgar and Elsie E. Townsend Lantz. During November of 1938 at Oakland, MD she was married to John...
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Mary Jane Corbett Green

April 1, 1926 - June 19, 2016

Mary Jane Corbett Green, age 90 years, a native of Richwood, WV, a former resident of Elkins, WV and more recently a resident of Moncks Corner, SC departed this life Sunday evening, June 19, 2016 at Pruitt Health at Moncks Corner, SC. She was born Thursday, April 1, 1926 at Richwood, WV a daughter of the late John Gainer and Rose Alice Adams Corbett. On November 3, 1962 she was married to...
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Anna Bryan Carr Ashley

May 5, 1932 - June 18, 2016

Anna Bryan Carr Ashley, age 84 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life early Saturday morning, June 18, 2016 at Nella's Incorporated at Crystal Springs under the care of Hospice Care Corporation. She was born Thursday, May 5, 1932 at Charleston, WV a daughter of the late Jacob Kenna and Dollie Raines Carr. Surviving are one son, Ed L. Ashley and wife Donna of Torrance, CA; one...
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Elmer James Carr

June 17, 1924 - June 16, 2016

ELMER JAMES CARR, age 91 years, a resident of the Government Road, Shaver's Fork, Kerens, WV, departed this life Thursday afternoon, June 16, 2016 at his home. He was born Friday, June 17, 1924 at Dry Fork, WV, a son of the late Wayne K. and Inva Pitzer Carr. On August 27, 1948 at Oakland, MD, he was married to the former Margaret Lou Kyle, who preceded him in death July 28, 2013. They had...
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Dorothy Louise Bonner

August 15, 1929 - June 15, 2016

Dorothy Louise Bonner, age 86 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, departed this life Wednesday afternoon, June 15, 2016 at Nella's Incorporated at Elkins, WV with her family at her side and under the care of Hospice Care Corporation. She had been a patient at Nella's since November of 2015. Prior to that, she had been a resident of Granville Manor at Parsons. She had been in declining health for...
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Eleanor Mae Stalnaker Mallow

March 6, 1940 - June 8, 2016

Eleanor Mae Stalnaker Mallow, age 76 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Wednesday evening, June 8, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Hospice Care Corporation. She was born Wednesday, March 6, 1940 at Valley Bend, WV a daughter of the late Woodrow and Bertha Nelson Stalnaker. On December 21, 1955 at Red House, MD she was married to William P. ...
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Gerald Wayne "Jerry" Shaw

February 22, 1946 - June 8, 2016

Gerald Wayne "Jerry" Shaw, age 70 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Wednesday evening, June 8, 2016 at Colonial Place with his loving family by his side and under the care of Mountain Hospice. He had been a resident of Colonial Place since November of 2015 He was born Friday, February 22, 1946 at Elkins, WV a son of the late George Campbell "Cam" and Belva Grace Sherman Shaw. ...
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Rockwood "Rocky" Montoney II

December 26, 1959 - June 7, 2016

Rockwood "Rocky" Montoney, II, age 56 years, a native of Elkins, WV and more recently a resident of Cypress, TX departed this life Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at Dallas, TX. He had been in declining health for the past two years. He was born Saturday, December 26, 1959 at Elkins, WV a son of the late Rockwood and Dorothy Rose Lowery "Tillie" Montoney. Surviving are two sons, Rockwood "Little Rocky"...
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Donald Owens "Don" MacVean

January 10, 1930 - June 3, 2016

Donald Owens "Don" MacVean, age 86 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Friday morning, June 3, 2016 at the Davis Medical Center with his loving daughter by his side. He was born Friday, January 10, 1930 at Elkins, WV a son of the late Dugald Murray MacVean, Jr., and Martha Brockman Shreve MacVean. On March 22, 1954 at Oakland, MD he was married to the former Estelle Genevieve ...
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Betty Jean Hash Smith

June 24, 1938 - June 2, 2016

Betty Jean Hash Smith, age 77 years, a resident of East Dailey, WV departed this life Thursday morning, June 2, 2016 at the Monongalia General Hospital at Morgantown, WV with her loving family by her side. She was born Friday, June 24, 1938 in Street, MD the daughter of the late Hicks Dale and Hattie Rose Funk Hash. On October 4, 1975 in Street, MD she was married to Richard Carl Smith, who...
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Shirley Jo Fortney Gassnola

March 23, 1944 - May 30, 2016

Shirley Jo Fortney Gassnola, age 72 years, a resident of Buckhannon, WV departed this life late Monday evening, May 30, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of West Virginia Hospice. She had been in declining health and death was attributed to cancer. She was born Thursday, March 23, 1944 at Buckhannon, WV a daughter of the late John Dale and Delores Josephine...
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George William "Bill" Carpenter

September 7, 1922 - May 25, 2016

GEORGE WILLIAM "BILL" CARPENTER, age 93 years, a resident of Elkins, WV, and more recently of the Colonial Place at Elkins, departed this life Wednesday evening, May 25, 2016 at Colonial Place, surrounded by his family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. He was a loving Husband, Father and Grandfather and will be missed. He was born Thursday, September 7, 1922 at Fairmont, WV, a son of the...
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Keith Edward "Hubie" Simmons

August 12, 1952 - May 20, 2016

KEITH EDWARD "HUBIE" SIMMONS, age 63 years, a former resident of Parsons, WV and more recently a resident of Midway, GA departed this life Friday afternoon, May 20, 2016 at his home. He had been in declining health although death was unexpected. He was born Tuesday, August 12, 1952, at Parsons, WV, a son of the late James Ellwood and Catherine "Louise" Phillips Simmons. On February 25, 2000 at...
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Joan Hymes Jones

July 5, 1937 - April 28, 2016

JOAN HYMES JONES, age 78 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Thursday morning April 28, 2016, at the Monongalia General Hospital with her family by her side. She was born Monday, July 5, 1937 at Barbour County, WV, a daughter of the late Vernon Leo and Odie Kathleen Moore Hymes. On September 12, 1964 at Oakland, MD, she was married to Victor Lane Jones, who preceded her in death...
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Miles Craig "Koch" Kochenderfer, Jr.

November 20, 1939 - April 23, 2016

Miles Craig "Koch" Kochenderfer, Jr. age 76, a former resident of Parsons, WV and Rupert, WV and more recently of Pelham, Alabama departed this life Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the University of Alabama Hospital. He was born Monday, November 20, 1939, at Hendricks, WV. He was the son of the late Miles Craig Kochenderfer, Sr. and Martha Olive Bayles Kochenderfer. He was twice married, first to...
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Troy Arthur Carr

July 7, 1927 - April 19, 2016

TROY ARTHUR CARR, age 88 years, a resident of the Dry Fork Community, Hendricks, WV, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, April 19, 2016 at the Davis Medical Center at Elkins, WV. He had been in declining health. He was born Thursday, July 7, 1927 at Dry Fork, WV, a son of the late Wayne K. Carr and Invy Pitzer Carr . On July 10, 1948 at Parsons, WV, he was married to the former Mona May...
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Virginia Lee Kyle

May 28, 1925 - April 14, 2016

VIRGINIA LEE KYLE, age 90 years, a resident of Hendricks, WV, departed this life Thursday evening, April 14, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. She was born Thursday, May 28, 1925 at Hendricks, WV, a daughter of the late Roy Brockett and Vera Adelade Aberle Kyle. Surviving are five nieces and nephews that she cherished as her own children, Susan...
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Edward Paul Arbogast

January 22, 1922 - April 12, 2016

Edward Paul Arbogast passed away peacefully at Our Lady of Hope Health Center in Richmond, Virginia, on Tuesday, April 12th, 2016. Ed was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia and grew up in Norton, West Virginia. After graduation from Coalton High School in 1940, he served honorably in the U.S. Army for 25 years, including service in World War II and the Korean War. He was awarded the Silver...
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Mary Edith Robey Armstrong Brown

March 10, 1958 - April 10, 2016

MARY EDITH ROBEY ARMSTRONG BROWN, age 58 years, a resident Elkins, departed this life Sunday afternoon, April 10, 2016 at Nella's Inc. at Crystal Springs, Elkins, WV. She had been in declining health. She was born Monday, March 10, 1958 in Elkins, WV, a daughter of the late Darnell Wilson Robey and Betty Louise Williams Robey, who survives in Elkins. She was twice married. First to Joseph...
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Jennifer DeAnn White

September 21, 1976 - April 9, 2016

JENNIFER DEANN WHITE, age 39 years, a resident of Parsons, WV departed this life Saturday morning April 9, 2016, at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa with her family by her side. She had been in declining health for the past five years. She was born Tuesday, September 21, 1976 at Parsons, WV a daughter of Gary Chris and Kathryn Carol Shaver White. She had never married. Also...
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Alice Emma Parks "Dutch" Conner Knotts

October 16, 1926 - April 5, 2016

Alice Emma Parks "Dutch" Conner Knotts, a resident of Elkins, WV and a former resident of Roanoke, VA and Knoxville, TN departed this life Tuesday evening, April 5, 2016 at Colonial Place in Elkins, WV under the care of Mountain Hospice. Dutch was born Saturday, October 16, 1926 in Elkins, WV, the daughter of the late John Wesley and Dorothy R. Mellot Parks. She was twice married. First on...
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Virginia Earle "Ginny" Isner

August 20, 1922 - April 5, 2016

Virginia Earle "Ginny" Isner, age 93 years, of Crozet, VA and Elkins, WV, departed this life early Tuesday morning, April 5, 2016 at Charlottesville, VA. "Ginny" was born on Sunday, August 20, 1922, and raised in Elkins with her older brother Ronald "Pete" Earle, and younger sister Margaret "Margie" Baker. The daughter of Delbert and Pearl Edwards Earle, Virginia graduated from Elkins High...
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Betty Lea Carr Mullenax

April 2, 1931 - April 4, 2016

Betty Lea Carr Mullenax, age 85 years, a former resident of the Rosendorf Community, Tucker County, WV and more recently a resident of Montrose, WV departed this life Monday morning, April 4, 2016 at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at Elkins, WV. She had been in declining health for the past month. She was born Thursday, April 2, 1931 at Hambleton, WV a daughter of the late Harley and...
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Ethel Jane Shimer Boltz

December 2, 1903 - April 1, 2016

Ethel Jane Shimer Boltz, age 112 years, a resident of Beverly, WV departed this life Friday morning, April 1, 2016 at the home of her son and daughter in law, Donald and Polly Boltz, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. She was born Wednesday, December 2, 1903 at Calhoun County, WV on her father's farm, a daughter of the late Sherman S. and Mary Catherine Hays...
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Hazel Canfield Bedford

March 31, 1929 - March 29, 2016

Hazel Canfield Bedford, age 86 years, a resident of Montrose, WV departed this life Tuesday evening, March 29, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. She had been in declining health. She was born Sunday, March 31, 1929 at Montrose, WV, a daughter of the late Calvin and Icie Cross Canfield. On December 22, 1947 at Oakland, MD she was married to...
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Margaret Ellen Sharp Channell

September 28, 1940 - March 26, 2016

Margaret Ellen Sharp Channell, age 75, a resident of Elkins, WV graduated from this life and earned her angel wings on March 26, 2016 at the Pocahontas Care Center in Marlinton, WV. She was born Monday, September 28, 1940, at Marlinton, WV, a daughter of the late Milburn and Pearl Beverage Sharp. She was preceded in death by her husband Eugene Herbert Channell, three sisters, Eula Moore,...
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Francis Merle McElwee

June 3, 1938 - March 20, 2016

Francis Merle McElwee, age 77 years, a former resident of Pheasant Run Road, Tucker County, WV and Chesapeake, VA, departed this life Sunday afternoon March 20, 2016, at the Orlando Health and Rehabilitation Center at Orlando, FL with his family by his side. He had been in declining health. He was born Friday, June 3, 1938 at Mill Creek, WV, a son of the late John Francis and Greta McGee...
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Kathleen Grace Phares Chewning

November 23, 1923 - March 17, 2016

Kathleen Grace Phares Chewning, age 93 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life early Thursday morning, March 17, 2016 at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at Elkins, WV. She had been in declining health for the past two months since suffering a stroke. She was born Friday, November 23, 1923 at Century, WV a daughter of the late Estel and Nora Pritt Phares. On October 5, 1945...
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Ralph Hamrick

April 13, 1931 - March 14, 2016

Ralph Hamrick, age 84 years, a resident of Harman, WV departed this life Monday evening, March 14, 2016, at home surrounded by his family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. He was born Monday, April 13, 1931 at Webster Springs, WV a son of the late Patrick Hamrick and Blenna Hammons Hamrick Drennen. He was twice married. First, on June 1, 1958 he was married to the former Bernice Harper...
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Henderson Henry Udovich

December 31, 1928 - March 14, 2016

Henderson "Henry" Udovich, age 87 years, a resident of, Thomas, WV departed this life Monday morning, March 14, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Son of Frank Udovich, Sr. and Rose Suder Udovich (both deceased), both parents came over to America from Austria, (now known as Yugoslavia) On September 12, 1969 he married the former Eula Jean...
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Charles William "Bill" Humphrey

June 8, 1947 - March 12, 2016

Chief Warrant Officer CW3, Charles William "Bill" Humphrey, 68 years, a resident of Seneca Trail, Montrose, departed from this life into his Heavenly Home, March 12, 2016 at Davis Medical Center in Elkins, where he had been a patient for ten days. He was surrounded by love from his wife Cynthia. Bill was born June 8, 1947 in Parsons, the son of the late Charles A. and Dorothy L. Heckler...
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Robert Leigh "Bobby" Wamsley

October 23, 1942 - March 6, 2016

Robert Leigh "Bobby" Wamsley, age 73 years, a resident of the Back Road, Mill Creek, WV went home to be with God on Sunday morning, March 6, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family and under the care of Hospice Care Corporation. He was born Friday, October 23, 1942 at Mill Creek, WV a son of the late Gerald "Bill" and Maude Chewning Wamsley. On November 15, 1965 he was married to the love of...
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Hazel Laura Phillips O'Kernick

March 18, 1925 - March 2, 2016

Hazel Laura Phillips O'Kernick, age 90 years, a resident of Coalton, WV departed this life Wednesday afternoon, March 2, 2016 at the Valentines Personal Care Home at Elkins, WV with her son by her side and under the care of Hospice Care Corporation. She was born Wednesday, March 18, 1925 at Norton, WV, a daughter of the late Henry W. and Flotie E. Arbogast Phillips. On January 3, 1948 at...
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Edward Lee "Eddie" McDonald

September 9, 1937 - March 1, 2016

EDWARD LEE "EDDIE" MCDONALD, age 78 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, departed this life Tuesday morning, March 1, 2016 at his home. He had been in declining health, however death was unexpected. He was born Sunday, September 19, 1937 at Parsons, WV a son of the late James Britton McDonald and Helen May Wilson McDonald Dix. On August 3, 1957 at Parsons, WV, he was married to the former...
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Ruth Lenora Simmons Eye

May 30, 1924 - February 29, 2016

Ruth Lenora Simmons Eye, age 91 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life late Monday evening, February 29, 2016 at Colonial Place at Elkins, WV. She was born Friday, May 30, 1924 at Franklin WV, a daughter of the late Eston Smith and Alice Daugherty Simmons. On July 27, 1946 at Alexandria, VA, she was married to Billy Woodrow "BW" Eye, who preceded her in death April 17, 2008. ...
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Ernest Roland Cook

February 5, 1951 - February 27, 2016

Ernest Roland Cook, age 65 years, a native of Elkins, WV and more recently a resident of Snow Camp, NC departed this life Saturday morning, February 27, 2016 at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, NC after a long illness. He was born Monday, February 5, 1951 a son of the late Ernest and Arlene Thompson Cook. He was married to the former Brenda West who survives. They had celebrated thirty-eight...
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Norma Jean Bender Stanton

November 16, 1950 - February 25, 2016

Norma Jean Bender Stanton, age 65 years, a resident of Coalton, WV departed this life Thursday evening, February 25, 2016, at home surrounded by her family and under the care of West Virginia Hospice. She had been in declining health for the past year. She was born Thursday, November 16, 1950 in Elkins WV, a daughter of the late Sterling Albert and Alta Jean Emigh Bender. On November 28, 1970...
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John Junior "Johnnie" Pingley

September 15, 1927 - February 24, 2016

John Junior "Johnnie" Pingley, age 88 years, a former resident of Huttonsville, WV and more recently of Elkins, WV passed on to be with our heavenly father Wednesday February 24, 2016, surrounded by family at the Davis Medical Center. He had been in declining health although death was unexpected. He was born Thursday, September 15, 1927 at Huttonsville WV a son of the late John Wesley and Della...
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Virginia Mae Pingley Bennett

June 3, 1917 - February 14, 2016

Virginia Mae Pingley Bennett, age 98 years, a resident of Norton, WV, departed this life Sunday evening February 14, 2016, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Sunday, June 3, 1917 at Lee Belle, WV, a daughter of the late French Alonzo and Heston Ann Rosencrance Pingley. In December 1936, she was married to Ralph Ted Bennett, who preceded her in death March 27, 1961. Surviving...
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Bonnie Lea Huffman Kimble

September 11, 1913 - February 11, 2016

Bonnie Lea Huffman Kimble, age 102 years, a former resident of Elkins, WV and more recently a resident of Madison, IN where she made her home with her daughter and son-in-law, Penny and Richard Longville, departed this life early Thursday morning, February 11, 2016 at the home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Thursday, September 11, 1913 at Pocahontas County, WV a daughter of...
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Margaret Marie Filler Evick Harlow

October 18, 1914 - February 1, 2016

Margaret Marie Filler Evick Harlow, age 101 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, departed this life Monday morning, February 1, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Hospice Care Corporation. She was born Sunday, October 18, 1914 at Parsons, WV, a daughter of the late Percy Falk Filler and Edna Dove Stokes Filler. She was twice married. First on June 22, 1933 at...
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Thomas McClain "Tom" Collins

March 28, 1938 - January 28, 2016

Thomas McClain "Tom" Collins, age 77 years, a former resident of Clarksburg, WV and more recently a resident of Princeton, WV permanently retired to his heavenly home Thursday afternoon, January 28, 2016 at the Bowers Hospice House at Beckley, WV following an extended illness, leaving behind his beloved wife of forty-seven years, Donna June Miller Collins, whom he married October 19, 1968 at the...
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Keith "Fluke" Wilfong

May 28, 1937 - January 23, 2016

KEITH "FLUKE" WILFONG, age 78 years, a resident of Parsons, WV departed this life Saturday afternoon, January 23, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family and with the care of Hospice Care Corporation. He was born Friday, May 28, 1937 at Parsons, WV, a son of the late Blennice Blair "Fluke" and Lula Jane Strawderman Wilfong. On May 31, 1957 at Oakland, MD, he was married to the former Wanda...
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Infant Abel Rowan Knotts

October 22, 2015 - January 22, 2016

Abel Rowan Knotts, age three months, precious baby boy, went to Heaven, January 22, 2016 at the Pittsburgh Children's Hospital at Pittsburgh, PA. He was born Thursday, October 22, 2015 at Pittsburgh, PA, a son of Travis Alan Knotts and Halee Nikkole Haddix, who survive at Leadmine, WV. Also surviving are one sister, Taylynn; two brothers, Bentley and Tristan; grandparents, Joe and Becky Haddix...
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John Hansil Griffith

August 13, 1950 - January 22, 2016

JOHN HANSIL GRIFFITH, age 64 years, a native of Tucker County, and more recently a resident of Elkins, WV, departed this life Friday afternoon, January 22, 2016 at Nella's Inc. at Crystal Springs, Elkins, WV. He was born Monday, August 13, 1951 at Parsons, WV, a son of the late Phil Hansil and Madeline Lucy Robinson Griffith. He is the last surviving member of his immediate family having been...
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Frances Irene Lover "Ikey" Webb

August 27, 1917 - January 21, 2016

FRANCES IRENE LOVER "IKEY" WEBB, age 98 years, a former resident of Clearwater, FL, Clarksburg, and Parsons, WV and more recently a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Thursday evening, January 21, 2016 at the Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center with her family at her side and under the care of Mountain Hospice, following a lengthy illness. She was born Monday, August 27, 1917 at...
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Juanita Louise Marco

August 23, 1923 - January 17, 2016

Juanita Louise Marco, age 92 years, a former resident of 100 Tallman Ave. Elkins, WV departed this life Sunday morning January 17, 2016, surrounded by family at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center, Elkins WV. She was born Thursday, August 23, 1923 at Coalton, WV a daughter of the late Dominic and Nora Ellen Cottrill Marco. Surviving are one daughter, Sherri White and husband Dick of...
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Mary Louise Nutter Kalar Sisler

August 4, 1924 - January 17, 2016

MARY LOUISE NUTTER KALAR SISLER, age 91 years, a resident of the Shavers Fork Rd, Kerens, WV departed this life Sunday morning January 17, 2016, surrounded by her family at Nella's Nursing Home of Elkins WV. She was born Monday, August 4, 1924 at Volga, WV, a daughter of the late Haymond Norval and Lalinka Triplett Nutter. She was twice married. First to Mark William Kalar, who preceded her...
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James Lester "Jim" Flanagan

May 14, 1937 - January 12, 2016

James Lester "Jim" Flanagan, age 78 years, a resident of St. George, WV departed this life Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at the United Hospital Center at Bridgeport, WV, with his family by his side. He had been in declining health for the past several months and death was attributed to pneumonia. He was born Friday, May 14, 1937 at Hendricks, WV, a son of the late Paul and Leecy Fay Rennix...
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Sylvia Janice Davis Zirkle

July 22, 1920 - January 9, 2016

Sylvia Janice Davis Zirkle, age 95 years, a resident of Jimtown, WV departed this life Saturday afternoon, January 9, 2016, surrounded by her family at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at Elkins. She was born Thursday, July 22, 1920 at Ellamore, WV a daughter of the late Wilford Leondis Davis and Valta Mae Rowan. Surviving are two sons, Gerald Sherman Goodwin and wife Sylvia of Harding...
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Margaret Delores Cooper Vance

July 25, 1933 - January 7, 2016

MARGARET DELORES COOPER VANCE, age 82 years, a resident of Harman, WV departed this life Thursday evening January 7th, 2016 surrounded by her family at the Valentine Personal Care Home, Elkins WV. She was born Tuesday, July 25, 1933 at Rich Mountain, Randolph County WV, a daughter of the late Sampson and Elizabeth Grace Shears Cooper. On August 4, 1950 at Oakland, MD, she was married to...
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Eugenia Mildred Ware "Jeanie" Brock

March 19, 1923 - January 4, 2016

Eugenia Mildred Ware "Jeanie" Brock, age 92 years, a resident of Mill Creek, WV departed this life early Monday morning, January 4, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family and under the care of Hospice Care Corporation. She had been in declining health for the past year. She was born Monday, March 19, 1923 at Mill Creek, WV a daughter of the late Rev. Edgar Bertran and Violet Wade Ware. ...
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Glenn Earl "Bud" Lee

May 24, 1936 - December 30, 2015

Glenn Earl "Bud" Lee, age 79 years, a resident of Norton, WV departed this life Wednesday afternoon December 30, 2015, at the Ruby Memorial Hospital Hospice Care Inpatient Unit with his family by his side. He had been in declining health. He was born Sunday, May 24, 1936 at Mabie, WV a son of the late John Dell and Erma Shipman Lee. On June 30, 1956 at the Saint Patrick's Catholic Church at...
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Elizabeth Jean "Betty" Grow Knotts

September 17, 1925 - December 29, 2015

ELIZABETH JEAN "BETTY" GROW KNOTTS, age 90 years, a resident of Parsons, WV and more recently a resident of New Oxford, PA, departed this life early Tuesday morning, December 29, 2015 at the Brethren Home Community in New Oxford, PA. She was born Thursday, September 17, 1925 at Thomas, WV, a son of the late Earland and Blanche Perks Grow. On July 1, 1950 at Red House, MD, she was married to...
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Thomas William Dean, Jr.

February 6, 1925 - December 26, 2015

Thomas William Dean, Jr., age 90 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Saturday evening, December 26, 2015 at Colonial Place at Elkins, WV. He was born Friday, February 6, 1925 at Harpertown, WV a son of the late Thomas William Dean, Sr., and Malinda C. Godwin Dean. On March 15, 1947 at Elkins, WV he was married to the former Eula Jean Carr, who preceded him in death December 1,...
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Wilda June Bonner "Willie" Cross

May 12, 1938 - December 23, 2015

Wilda June Bonner "Willie" Cross, age 77 years, a former resident of Kerens, WV and for the past year a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at her home. She had been in declining health although death was unexpected. She was born Thursday, May 12, 1938 at Parsons, WV a daughter of the late Ernest Franklin "Bus" and Sylvia Nada Burns Bonner. On May 21, 1961 at...
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Roy Lewis Smith

July 20, 1938 - December 22, 2015

Roy Lewis Smith, age 77 years, a resident of the Dry Fork Community, Harman, WV departed this life early Tuesday morning, December 22, 2015 at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at Elkins surrounded by his family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. He was born Wednesday, July 20, 1938 at Dry Fork, WV a son of the late Paul William Smith, Sr., and Mamie Gloria Pennington Smith. He was...
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Richard F. "Rick" Barrick, Jr.

April 11, 1948 - December 21, 2015

Richard F. "Rick" Barrick Jr., age 67 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Monday morning, December 21, 2015 at his home. He was born Sunday, April 11, 1948 at Richmond, VA a son of the late Richard F. Barrick and Helen Doris Riley Barrick who survives at Elkins. On September 4, 1993 at Elkins, WV he was married to the former Lucinda M. Mullennex, who survives. He was a...
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Phyllis Elaine Griffith Lipscomb

February 17, 1949 - December 16, 2015

PHYLLIS ELAINE GRIFFITH LIPSCOMB, age 66 years, a resident of Hambleton, WV departed this life Wednesday morning, December 16, 2015 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown, WV, with her family at her side and where she had been a patient for the past three weeks. She was born Thursday, February 17, 1949 at Parsons, WV, a daughter of the late Phil Hansil and Madeline Lucy Robinson Griffith. ...
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Harold Junior "Jack" George

April 8, 1929 - December 15, 2015

Harold Junior "Jack" George, age 86 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Tuesday evening, December 15, 2015 at Valentines Personal Care Home surrounded by his family and under the care of Hospice Care Corporation. He was born Monday, April 8, 1929 at Coalton, WV a son of the late Ernest Harold "Tootie" and Nettie Mae Slayton George. On February 10, 1956 at Elkins, WV he was...
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Hilda Adele Bodkin Williams

July 9, 1925 - December 12, 2015

HILDA ADELE BODKIN WILLIAMS, age 90 years, a resident of Parsons WV departed this life Saturday morning December 12, 2015 at her home, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Hospice Care. She was born Thursday, July 9, 1925 at Davis, WV, a daughter of the late Oscar William and Jessie Lee Sponaugle Bodkin. On August 13, 1946 at Oakland, MD, she was married to Walter Melvin...
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Robert Alfred Fulton

September 13, 1946 - December 4, 2015

ROBERT ALFRED FULTON, age 69 years, a resident of Hendricks, WV departed this life Friday morning, December 4, 2015 at the Davis Medical Center with his loving family by his side. He had been in failing health for the past year. He was born Friday, September 13, 1946 at Kempton, MD, a son of the late Murl Eli and Hazel Elizabeth Lipscomb Fulton. On November 8, 2008 at Parsons, WV, he was...
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Sandra Charlene Pennington Oaster

September 22, 1940 - December 1, 2015

SANDRA CHARLENE PENNINGTON OASTER, age 75 years, a resident of Hambleton, WV, and a resident of Cortland Acres at Thomas, WV, departed this life Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Cortland Acres. She had been in declining health and death was attributed to complications of Alzheimer's Disease. She was born Sunday, September 22, 1940 at Parsons, WV, a daughter of the late Doyle Douglas and Heaster G....
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Iona "Vivian" Pennington Robinson

March 24, 1924 - November 28, 2015

Iona "Vivian" Pennington Robinson, age 91 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Saturday morning, November 28, 2015 at Nella's Incorporated at Crystal Springs. She was born Monday, March 24, 1924 at Holt, WV a daughter of the late Nathaniel Remer and Iva Helmick Pennington. She was thrice married. First, to Russell Helmick who died in action during World War II. Second, to...
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Freda Louise Reed Ratliff

April 8, 1933 - November 25, 2015

Freda Louise Reed Ratliff, age 82 years, a resident of Whitmer, WV departed this life Wednesday evening, November 25, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Death was sudden and unexpected. She was born Saturday, April 8, 1933 at Whitmer, WV a daughter of the late Harrison and Flodia Rebecca Mallow Reed. She was married to Carney "Bubby" Ratliff, at Oakland, MD who survives. They...
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Ralph Lee Watring

December 21, 1925 - November 25, 2015

RALPH LEE WATRING, age 89 years, a resident of the Hogback Community, Leadmine, WV departed this life Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at Genesis of New Martinsville, WV. He was born Monday, December 21, 1925 at Morgantown, WV, a son of the late Artennis Woodford and Mary Jane Cunningham Watring. On December 25, 1954 at Red House, MD, he was married to Joann Lantz Watring, who preceded him in...
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Cheryl Annette Miller Shimp

September 9, 1964 - November 24, 2015

CHERYL ANNETTE MILLER SHIMP, age 51 years, a former resident of Parsons, WV and resident of Canton, GA, departed this life Tuesday evening, November 24, 2015 at the Northside Hospital-Cherokee at Canton, GA, surrounded by her family. She was born Wednesday, September 9, 1964 at Parsons, WV, a daughter of Jack William Miller of Moatsville, WV and Doris Arlene Wolford Miller, who preceded her...
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Andy Michael DeMotto

January 15, 1916 - November 23, 2015

Andy Michael DeMotto, age 99 years, a resident of Coalton, WV departed this life late Monday evening, November 23, 2015 at the Davis Memorial Hospital at Elkins, WV. He had been in declining health for the past six months. He was born Saturday, January 15, 1916 at Albert, WV a son of the late Andrea-Andrew "Andy" and Bambina Amelia Mastroguiseppe DeMotto. He had never married. Surviving are...
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Mary Lucille Hedrick Rhoades Wratchford

February 27, 1926 - November 16, 2015

MARY LUCILLE HEDRICK RHOADES WRATCHFORD, age 89 years, a resident of Hambleton, WV, departed this life Monday evening, November 16, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family and under the care of hospice Care Corporation. She was born Saturday, February 27, 1926 at Hazelwood, WV, Randolph Co., a daughter of the late Albert Lee and Provy Hester White Hedrick. On February 22, 1947, she...
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Frances Kerns Harper

August 6, 1921 - October 29, 2015

Frances Kerns Harper, age 94 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Thursday, October 29, 2015 at the United Hospital Center at Bridgeport, WV. She was born Saturday, August 6, 1921 at Ridgeley, WV a daughter of the late William Hyde and Lona Nestor Kerns. On May 11, 1942 at Parsons, WV she was married to Jack Elmo Harper, who preceded her in death March 11, 2009. Surviving are...
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Jeanette Lee Rennix Phillips

February 8, 1929 - October 19, 2015

Jeanette Lee Rennix Phillips, age 86 years, a resident of Elkins, WV went to join her heavenly family Monday afternoon, October 19, 2015 at her home with her daughter and daughters-in-law at her side and under the care of Mountain Hospice. She was born Friday, February 8, 1929 at Glady, WV a daughter of the late Chester and Rose Mullenax Rennix. On October 3, 1947 at Elkins, WV she married the...
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Elizabeth Jean Kirk "Betty" Silvester

June 13, 1929 - October 19, 2015

Elizabeth Jean Kirk "Betty" Silvester, age 86 years, a resident of Coalton, WV received her heavenly reward on Monday morning, October 19, 2015 in Valentines Personal Care Home at Elkins, WV surrounded by her family and under the care of Hospice Care Corporation. She was born Thursday, June 13, 1929 at Thomas, WV a daughter of the late William "Bill" and Stella A. Nestor Kirk. On March 6,...
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Shannon Dove Huffman Lambert

February 6, 1944 - October 18, 2015

Shannon Dove Huffman Lambert, age 71 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Sunday evening, October 18, 2015 at the Davis Medical Center Emergency Department with her family at her side. Death was unexpected and attributed to cardiac arrest. She was born Sunday, February 6, 1944 at Pendleton County, WV a daughter of the late Carl Eston and Holly Cooper Huffman. On January 19, 1963...
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Virginia Marguerite Bonner Raines Sheets

October 7, 1917 - October 15, 2015

VIRGINIA MARGUERITE BONNER RAINES SHEETS, age 98 years, a resident of Parsons, WV departed this life peacefully Thursday, October 15, 2015 at the Davis Medical Center at Elkins, WV, with daughters and a niece at her side. She was born Wednesday, October 7, 1917 at the Elk Community, Dry Fork, WV, a daughter of the late Casper U. Bonner and Margie Mae Hinkle Bonner. She was twice married. First...
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Sandra Elizabeth Gordon Mallow

April 22, 1954 - October 14, 2015

Sandra Elizabeth Gordon Mallow, age 61 years, a resident of the Crystal Springs Community, Elkins, WV departed this life Wednesday evening October 14, 2015, at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center and under the care of Hospice Care Corporation. She had been in declining health. She was born Thursday, April 22, 1954 at Elkins, WV a daughter of the late Vernon Francis and Ruth Elizabeth...
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Lowell Russell "Nick" Davis

January 15, 1942 - October 12, 2015

Lowell Russell "Nick" Davis, age 73 years, a resident of Ellamore, WV departed this life Monday morning, October 12, 2015 at Mansfield Place at Philippi, WV with his family at his side and under the care of Mountain Hospice. He was born Thursday, January 15, 1942 at Ellamore, WV a son of the late Lattie Clovis and Virginia "Gail" Townsend Davis. On July 17, 1979 at North Carolina he was married...
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