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Our Obituaries

Zelma Pearle Proudfoot Yeager

August 11, 1930 - January 8, 2018

Zelma Pearle Proudfoot Yeager, age 87 years, a resident of Elkins, WV, passed away late Monday evening, January 8, 2018 at Nella's Nursing Home at Elkins, WV. She was born Monday, August 11, 1930 at Belington, WV a daughter of the late Ervin Shafter and Sylvia Pearl Foy Proudfoot. On June 17, 1949, she was married to Sterling Wallace Yeager, who survives at their home in Elkins. They had...
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Paul Wilson Sponaugle

August 10, 1929 - January 3, 2018

Paul Wilson Sponaugle, age 88 years, a former resident of Randolph County, WV and more recently a resident of the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home at Charlotte Hall, MD departed this life early Wednesday morning, January 3, 2018 at the Veterans Home. He was born Saturday, August 10, 1929 at Galloway, WV a son of the late Delbert and Ruth Emma Channell Sponaugle. During 1953, he was married to...
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Margaret Mae Louk Broseker Schoonover

November 14, 1947 - December 28, 2017

Margaret Mae Louk Broseker Schoonover, age 70 years, a resident of Montrose, WV departed this life Thursday morning, December 28, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of WV Caring. She was born Friday, November 14, 1947 at Baltimore, MD a daughter of the late Isabell Gay Louk Fawley. She was twice married. First, on January 28, 1967 at Baltimore, MD to...
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Roy Lee Rhodes

May 3, 1937 - December 21, 2017

Roy Lee Rhodes, age 80 years, a resident of Glady, WV departed this life Thursday afternoon, December 21, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. He had been in declining health since March. He was born Monday, May 3, 1937 at Finzel, MD a son of the late McClellan and Della Luema Baker Rhodes. On December 26, 1956 at Elkins, WV he was married to...
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Virginia Marie Dillman Ong

October 18, 1961 - December 21, 2017

Virginia Marie Dillman Ong, age 56 years, a resident of the Gilman Community, Elkins, WV departed this life Thursday morning, December 21, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. She was born Wednesday, October 18, 1961 at Oxnard, CA a daughter of the late John Dillman and Hazel Dillman who survives at Jacksonville, FL. On July 22, 1982 at...
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Jacob Robert "Bob" Norman

August 18, 1942 - December 19, 2017

JACOB ROBERT "BOB" NORMAN, age 75 years, a resident of Parsons, WV departed this life Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital, at Morgantown, under the care of West Virginia Caring. Death was attributed to complications of a stroke. He was born August 18, 1942 at Parsons, WV, a son of the late Jacob F. "Jake" Norman and Felma Ends Norman. On June 2, 1968 at Pifer Mountain, he...
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Pauline Virginia Fincham Daniels

February 8, 1928 - December 9, 2017

Pauline Virginia Fincham Daniels, age 89 years, a native of Adolph, WV, a former resident of Elkins, WV, and more recently a resident of the Bridgeport Health Care Center at Bridgeport, WV went home to be with the Lord, Saturday evening, December 9, 2017 at the United Hospital Center at Bridgeport, WV. She had been in declining health although death was unexpected. She was born Wednesday,...
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William Fredrick Zimnitzky

February 22, 1924 - December 8, 2017

WILLIAM FREDRICK ZIMNITZKY, age 93 years, a resident of Elkins, WV, departed this life Friday, December 8, 2017 at the Holbrook Nursing Home in Buckhannon, WV. He was born Friday, February 22, 1924 at Baltimore, MD, a son of the late Nicholas and Anna Holehaus Zimnitzky. He was married to Sylvia Zimnitzky, who preceded her in death May 13, 1999. Surviving are one granddaughter, Veronica Lynn...
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James Ralph Thomas Wheeler

November 23, 1921 - December 7, 2017

James Ralph Thomas Wheeler, age 96 years, a resident of Elkins, WV, departed this life Thursday December 7th, 2017 at the Colonial Place in Elkins, attended by his daughter Cheryl A. Wheeler-Thomas, Mountain Hospice and his favored Colonial Place Caregivers. He had been in declining health. He was born Wednesday, November 23, 1921 at Huntersville, WV, a son of the late Emmett Walter Vincent...
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Kathryn Marie Guire Fleece

August 7, 1939 - December 7, 2017

KATHRYN MARIE GUIRE FLEECE, age 78 years, a residence of Mabie, WV departed this life Thursday afternoon, December 7, 2017 at West Virginia University Hospital, Ruby Memorial at Morgantown, WV. She was born Monday, August 7, 1939 at Mabie, WV, a daughter of the late Francis Thomas and Julia Gertrude Belan Guire. She was married to Nick Fleece, who preceded her in death. Surviving are one...
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Merry Lynn Lowe

December 3, 1964 - December 3, 2017

Merry Lynn Lowe, age 53 years, a resident of Parsons, WV departed this life early Sunday morning, December 3, 2017 at her home. She had been in her usual health and death was unexpected. She was born Thursday, December 3, 1964 at Alexandria, VA., a daughter of the late William Gerold Lowe and Linda Lee Hall Dodge and her step-Father, William Lloyd "Bill" Dodge, who survives at Parsons, WV. She...
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Mary Margaret Carroll Woodward Morrison

November 29, 1922 - December 3, 2017

Mary Margaret Carroll Woodward Morrison was born Wednesday, November 29, 1922 in Westernport, MD and passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 3, 2017 to meet her savior. She was the second child and only daughter of George Dewey and Eva Catherine Spence Carroll. Her brothers were 1st Lt. James Dewey Carroll (dec.1945) and Donald Lee Carroll (dec.2009). At age 9, Mary Margaret and her family...
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Lola Beryl Gibson Smith

December 6, 1926 - November 26, 2017

Lola Beryl Gibson Smith, age 90 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Sunday morning, November 26, 2017 at Colonial Place at Elkins, WV surrounded by her loving family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. She was born Monday, December 6, 1926 at Pisgah, WV, Preston Co, a daughter of the late Homer Jonathan and Anna Mae Darby Gibson. On September 1, 1957 at Morgantown, WV,...
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Bonnie McCauley Jones

June 29, 1939 - November 25, 2017

Bonnie McCauley Jones, a resident of Elkins, WV passed peacefully from this life on Saturday evening, November 25, 2017 at the Charleston Area Medical Center Memorial Division at Charleston, WV with her loving daughter at her side. Her death was unexpected. Bonnie was born in Elkins, WV on June 29, 1939, the daughter of the late Ocie E. Louk Collett. Preceding her in death were her husband...
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Timothy Lee "Tim" Gray

August 10, 1967 - November 24, 2017

TIMOTHY LEE "TIM" GRAY, age 50 years, a native of Parsons, WV and more recently a resident of Nutter Fort, WV departed this life Friday evening, November 24, 2017 at Bridgeport, WV. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected. He was born Thursday, August 10, 1967 at Philippi, WV, a son of the late Odford Olin "Buck" and Margaret Pauline Tahaney Gray. Surviving are his companion...
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Lenora Marie Daft Lloyd

March 7, 1924 - November 12, 2017

Lenora Marie Daft Lloyd, age 93 years, a native of Dailey, WV and a resident of Baltimore, MD went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Sunday morning, November 12, 2017 at the Franklin Square Medical Center at Baltimore, MD surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Seasons Hospice. She was born Friday, March 7, 1924 at Coalton, WV a daughter of the late Wilburn Newton and Anna...
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James Dale Oldaker

November 22, 1940 - November 11, 2017

JAMES DALE OLDAKER, age 76 years, a resident of Hambleton, WV departed this life Saturday morning, November 11, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family and under the care of WV Caring. He had been in declining health. He was born Friday, November 22, 1940 at Parsons, WV, a son of the late Harrison Newton and Cressie May Shaffer Oldaker. On August 22, 1962 at Oakland, MD, he was...
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Barbara Jan Rice Giles

September 28, 1955 - November 9, 2017

BARBARA JAN RICE GILES, age 62 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Thursday morning, November 9, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. She had been in declining health. She was born Wednesday, September 28, 1955 at Elkins, WV, a daughter of the late James Nutter Rice and Barbara Ann Tabscott "Bobby" Rice. On June 4, 1977 at...
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Wanda Jean Coberly Waybright Schoonover

October 6, 1930 - November 7, 2017

Wanda Jean Coberly Waybright Schoonover, age 87 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Tuesday morning, November 7, 2017 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown, WV surrounded by her loving family and under the care of WV Caring. She was born Monday, October 6, 1930 at Bowden, WV a daughter of the late Wilson Sterling and Addie Dolly Taylor Coberly. She was twice married. ...
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Delsey Joyce Reed Corley

December 18, 1955 - November 6, 2017

Delsey Joyce Reed Corley, age 61 years, a resident of the Laurel Mountain Road Community, Montrose, WV went to be with her heavenly father Monday afternoon, November 6, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of WV Caring. She had been in declining health. She was born Sunday, December 18, 1955 at Akron, OH a daughter of the late Denzel Albertis Reed and Ruth...
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Mildred Kathleen "Katie" Goodwin Pingley

December 5, 1914 - November 5, 2017

Mildred Kathleen "Katie" Goodwin Pingley, age 102 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life early Sunday morning, November 5, 2017 at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center under the care of WV Caring. She was born Saturday, December 5, 1914 at Elkins, WV a daughter of the late Howard C. and Gypsy Maude Grove Goodwin. On August 21, 1936 at Elkins, WV she was married to Clinton...
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Robert Lee Lipscomb, Jr.

July 6, 1943 - November 4, 2017

Robert Lee Lipscomb Jr., age 74 years, a resident of the Leadmine Community, Parsons, WV departed this life Saturday afternoon, November 4, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. He was born Tuesday, July 6, 1943 at Elkins, WV, a son of the late Robert Lee "Honey" Lipscomb, Sr. and Ada Agnes Shaffer Lipscomb. He was twice married. First to...
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Edgar Arlie "Sonny" Carr

January 30, 1950 - November 1, 2017

Edgar Arlie "Sonny" Carr, age 67 years, a resident of Wymer, WV, departed this life Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the WVU Hospital at Morgantown, WV, under the care of West Virginia Caring. He was born Monday, January 30, 1950 at Elkins, WV a son of the late Edgar Lee and Cora Jane Haddix Carr. He had never married. Surviving are one brother, Leslie Wayne Carr and wife Ronda of Elkins, WV;...
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Humboldt Baker "Bud" Yokum, Jr.

November 23, 1937 - October 25, 2017

Humboldt Baker "Bud" Yokum, Jr., age 79 years, a former resident of Elkins, WV and more recently a resident of Coalton, WV departed this life Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at the Davis Medical Center at Elkins, WV. He had been in declining health although death was unexpected. He was born Tuesday, November 23, 1937 at Brooklyn, NY a son of the late Humboldt Baker Yokum, Sr., and Elizabeth Yokum. ...
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Lonnie Leon Phillips

April 9, 1937 - October 25, 2017

LONNIE LEON PHILLIPS of the Mackeyville Community in Hambleton, WV, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Mountaintop Health Center while holding his "little sweethearts" hand. They were married fifty-five years. This Husband, Father, Brother, Grandfather, "PopPop" and Friend was 80 years old (although he often claimed he was going on 39). He was born in Mackeyville on April 9...
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Eva Manolidis Stalnaker

June 14, 1929 - October 24, 2017

Eva Manolidis Stalnaker, age 88 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Tuesday afternoon, October 24, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of WV Caring. She was born Friday, June 14, 1929 at Elkins, WV a daughter of the late Christos and Florence Madelline Lloyd Manolidis. On February 2, 1954 at Oakland, MD she was married to Bruce Stalnaker, Jr., who...
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Flossie Mabel Bright Hardy

August 17, 1920 - October 24, 2017

FLOSSIE MABEL BRIGHT HARDY, age 97 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the home of her daughter, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. She was born Tuesday, August 17, 1920 at Kerens, WV, a daughter of the late John Add and Mary Ann Teter Bright. On March 2, 1940 at Oakland, MD, she was married to Daniel W. Hardy, who...
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Amelia R. Sinclair Rowan Wright

January 23, 1926 - October 18, 2017

Amelia R. Sinclair Rowan Wright, age 91 years, a resident of the Gilman Community, Elkins, WV departed this life early Wednesday morning, October 18, 2017 at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at Elkins, WV. She was born Saturday, January 23, 1926 at Maine, a daughter of the late Howard and Marion Hatch Sinclair. She was twice married. First, to James Shedrick Rowan who preceded her...
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Albert Richard "Dick" Lothes

May 14, 1940 - October 10, 2017

Albert Richard "Dick" Lothes, age 77 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at his home. He was born Tuesday, May 14, 1940 at Elkins, WV a son of the late Charles Edward Lothes and Anna Eileen Burr Lothes Donaldson. Surviving are two sons, Albert Ross Lothes, and Anthony Richard "Andy" Lothes and wife Tammy, all of Elkins; two daughters, Angela Marie...
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Murrill Philip Ware, Sr.

July 7, 1941 - October 8, 2017

Murrill Philip Ware, Sr., age 76 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life early Sunday morning, October 8, 2017 at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at Elkins, WV surrounded by his loving family and under the care of WV Caring. He was born Monday, July 7, 1941 at Conley Run near Valley Head, WV a son of the late Arlo Roy and Wilda Irene Channell Ware. Surviving are one son,...
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Edward Joseph Brobst, Sr.

August 17, 1926 - September 28, 2017

EDWARD JOSEPH BROBST, SR., age 91 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, departed this life Thursday afternoon, September 28, 2017 at Nella's Inc, under the care of West Virginia Caring. He was born Tuesday, August 17, 1926 at Patterson, NJ, a son of the late Robert Francis and Mary Schnider Brobst. On February 15, 1949 at Patterson, NJ, he was married to Claire Elizabeth Audenaert, who preceded him...
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Linda Lee Hall Dodge

November 21, 1945 - September 28, 2017

Linda Lee Hall Dodge, age 71 years, a resident of Parsons, WV departed this life Thursday morning, September 28, 2017 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown, WV with her loving husband by her side. She was born Wednesday, November 21, 1945 at Alexandria, VA, a daughter of the late Hazel Mae Hall. She was twice married. First to Gerold Lowe and then on May 4, 1987 at Washington, DC, she...
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Clarence Edward Miller, Jr.

October 22, 1927 - September 22, 2017

Clarence Edward Miller, Jr., age 89 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Friday, September 22, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his loving family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. He was born Saturday, October 22, 1927 at Elkins, WV a son of the late Clarence Edward Miller, Sr. and Myrtle Dean Collett Miller. On September 22, 1949 at Elkins, WV he was married to the...
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Ruth Kathryn "Katie" Ratliff Ricottilli

March 12, 1928 - September 21, 2017

RUTH KATHRYN "KATIE" RATLIFF RICOTTILLI, age 89 years, a resident of the Kingsville Community, WV, and a resident of the Colonial Place, Elkins, WV, departed this life Thursday morning, September 21, 2017 at the Colonial Place, with her family by her side and under the care of Mountain Hospice. She was born Monday, March 12, 1928 at Buckhannon, a daughter of the late Hughart "Jake" and Zenna...
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Nancy Carol Lawson Rosier

November 5, 1949 - September 17, 2017

Nancy Carol Lawson Rosier, age 67 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Sunday evening, September 17, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of West Virginia Hospice of Buckhannon. She was born Saturday, November 5, 1949 at Richlands, VA a daughter of the late Louie Crocket and Delphia V. Harrison Lawson. On June 28, 1980 at Baltimore, MD she was...
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Dolly Mallow Nelson

June 5, 1942 - September 16, 2017

Dolly M. Nelson, 75, of Windham, passed away peacefully on September 16,2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 5, 1942 to Dayton and Eva (Hendrick) Mallow in Alpena, West Virginia. Dolly was one of eighteen children. She enjoyed cooking, sewing and crocheting. Dolly was a devoted member of the Windham Church of Christ. She faithfully read her bible. Dolly cherished...
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Olive Louise Sines Blough

November 30, 1929 - September 14, 2017

Olive Louise Sines Blough, age 87 years, a former resident of Elkins, WV, went home to be with her Savior, Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Fahrney-Keedy Home and Village in Boonsboro, MD. She lived with her daughter, Anita Taulton and her family, from 2009 until 2016, when she moved to Fahrney-Keedy. She was born Saturday, November 30, 1929 at Swallow Falls, MD a daughter of the late Lester...
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Charles Kenny Kerns

March 18, 1947 - September 13, 2017

CHARLES KENNY KERNS, age 70 years a resident of Elkins, WV, went home to be with Jesus our Lord on Wednesday morning, September 13, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his loving family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. He was born Tuesday, March 18, 1947 at Detroit, MI, a son of the late Delanis Kerns and Elizabeth "Betty" Guibord Kerns. On September 17, 1988, he was married to the...
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Stephen Craig "Steve" Kerns

October 24, 1952 - September 12, 2017

Stephen Craig "Steve" Kerns, age 64 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Tuesday evening, September 12, 2017 at Elkins, WV. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected. He was born Friday, October 24, 1952, a son of the late Fred Grover and Thelma Marie Glover Kerns. Surviving are two brothers, Terry Kerns of Fairmont, and Alan Kerns of Manhattan, NY. He was...
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Earl Cofer Rhodes

October 28, 1932 - September 6, 2017

EARL COFER RHODES, age 84 years, a native of Glady, WV, and a resident of French Creek, WV, departed this life Wednesday afternoon, September 6, 2017 at his home, following a courageous battle of cancer. His loving family was by his side and he was under the care of Peoples Hospice. He was born October 28, 1932 at Bergoo, WV, a son of the late Lloyd Albert and Emma Ellet Hamrick Rhodes. On...
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Delmis Dale Leary

June 12, 1951 - September 3, 2017

Delmis Dale Leary, age 66 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Sunday evening, September 3, 2017 at Nella's Nursing Home at Crystal Springs, Elkins, WV. He had been in declining health. He was born Tuesday, June 12, 1951 at Elkins, WV a son of the late Ernest Dale and Mildred Louise Donaldson Leary. Surviving is one brother, Jack Dempsey Painter of Cravensdale. Preceding him...
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Joyce Lynn Barr Shahan

June 23, 1948 - September 3, 2017

JOYCE LYNN BARR SHAHAN, age 69 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, departed this life Sunday, September 3, 2017 at her home. She had been in her usual health, however death was unexpected. She was born Wednesday, June 23, 1948 at Parsons, WV, a daughter of the late Virgil Clyde and Eula Maxine Cummings Barr. She was previously married to Russell George Shahan, who survives at Pheasant Run,...
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Helen Gray Barkley Crickard

November 30, 1924 - September 2, 2017

Helen Gray Barkley Crickard, age 92 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Saturday evening, September 2, 2017 at the Talbott Personal Care Home at Belington, WV. She had been in declining health. She was born Sunday, November 30, 1924 at Elkins, WV a daughter of the late Claude McClellan and Ursula Simmons Barkley. On April 7, 1947 at Oakland, Maryland she was married to...
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Nyoka June Ash Acord

December 6, 1945 - September 2, 2017

Nyoka June Ash Acord, age 71 years, a resident of Harding, WV departed this life early Saturday morning, September 2, 2017 at the Davis Medical Center at Elkins, WV. She had been in declining however death was unexpected. She was born Thursday, December 6, 1945 at Elkins, WV a daughter of the late Louie "Shorty" and Nora May Hebb Ash. On August 31, 1962 at Elkins, WV she was married to Glen...
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Herbert Douglas "Herb" Channell

January 26, 1962 - August 31, 2017

Herbert Douglas "Herb" Channell, age 55 years, a resident of Dailey, WV departed this life late Thursday, August 31, 2017 at his home. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected. He was born Friday, January 26, 1962 at Alexandria, VA a son of the late Eugene Herbert and Margaret Ellen Sharp Channell. Surviving is his former wife, Sharon Crandell Iverson; two sons, Billy Channell,...
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Nina Blizzard Smith

June 23, 1915 - August 27, 2017

NINA BLIZZARD SMITH, age 102 years, a resident of Dailey, and most recently of Elkins, WV, departed this life early Sunday Morning August 27, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Wednesday, June 23, 1915 at Harman, WV, a daughter of the late Pinkney J. and Phoebe Jane Sites Blizzard. On June 23, 1938 at Elkins, WV, she was married to the late Omer Solomon Smith, who...
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Georgie Vivetta White

August 25, 1924 - August 26, 2017

GEORGIE VIVETTA WHITE, age 93 years, a patient of Nella's Inc. in Crystal Springs and a resident of Elkins, WV, departed this life Saturday afternoon August 26, 2017 at Nella's Inc. She was born Monday, August 25, 1924 at Job, WV, a daughter of the late Virgil and Pearl Davis White. On October 19, 1968, she was married to Gerald L. White, who preceded her in death October 17, 1995. Surviving...
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Kenneth Ray Maize

August 3, 1977 - August 17, 2017

Kenneth Ray Maize, age 40 years, a resident of Norton, WV departed this life Thursday, August 17, 2017 at his home. He had been in declining health although death was unexpected. He was born Wednesday, August 3, 1977 at Elkins, WV a son of John Francis Maize of Elkins and the late Joyce Kay Powers Maize. On December 8, 2004 at Norton, WV he was married to the former Cynthia Ann Ramsey, who...
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Kathryn Francis Freeman Hill

August 21, 1935 - August 17, 2017

KATHRYN FRANCIS FREEMAN HILL, age 81 years, a native of Harrison County and more recently a resident of Parsons, WV, departed this life late Thursday evening, August 17, 2017 at Cortland Acres at Thomas, WV. She had been in declining health. She was born Wednesday, August 21, 1935 at Wolf Summit, WV, a daughter of the late Willis Enoch and Susie Mae Davis Freeman. She was married during 1957...
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Jean Lee Long

June 28, 1922 - August 17, 2017

Jean Lee Long, age 95 years, a resident of Dailey, WV departed this life Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the Elkins Regional Convalescence Center at Elkins, WV. She was born Wednesday, June 28, 1922 at Hillsboro, WV the oldest daughter of the Price and Gertrude Heffner Long. She is survived by her brother, Edward Long and wife Doris of Valley Head, WV; brother in law, Virgil Eskew of Elkins,...
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Joseph Anthony "Joe" Girard

June 1, 1940 - August 14, 2017

Joseph Anthony "Joe" Girard, age 77 years, a resident of Coalton, WV departed this life early Monday morning, August 14, 2017 at his home. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected. He was born Saturday, June 1, 1940 at Coalton, WV a son of the late Sam O. and Minnie Endrizzi Girard. He had never married. Surviving are one brother, Francis "Frank" Girard and wife Shirley of...
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Elsie "Arleene" Phillips Bonnell

September 20, 1926 - August 11, 2017

Elsie "Arleene" Phillips Bonnell, age 90 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Friday afternoon, August 11, 2017 at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at Elkins, WV. She had been in declining health. She was born Monday, September 20, 1926 at Barbour County, WV a daughter of the late Willie Gay and Eva Beatrice Day Phillips. On September 12, 1948 at Elkins, WV she was...
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David Ray Rucker

November 9, 1946 - August 7, 2017

DAVID RAY RUCKER, age 70 years, a resident of the Mackeyville Community, Hambleton, WV, departed this life Monday morning, August 7, 2017 at the Monongalia General Hospital at Morgantown, WV. He had been in declining health. He was born Saturday, November 9, 1946 at Belington, WV, a son of the late Carl Opha and Marie Louise Simpson Rucker. On May 6, 1978 at Parsons, WV, he was married to the...
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Betty Jane Watring Lipscomb

February 20, 1946 - August 2, 2017

Betty Jane Watring Lipscomb, age 71 years, of Brookhaven Community, Morgantown, WV passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family and friends. The daughter of the late Artenis Woodford Watring and Mary Jane Cunningham Watring, she was born February 20, 1946 in Shaffertown, (Leadmine community) WV. Jane retired from Mylan Pharmaceuticals after 25 years of...
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Wavy Ellen Mullenax Stewart

December 4, 1919 - July 22, 2017

WAVY ELLEN MULLENAX STEWART, age 97 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life early Saturday Morning, July 22, 2017 at the Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center at Elkins, WV. She had been in declining health. She was born Thursday, December 4, 1919 at Parsons, WV, a daughter of the late William and Cora Ethel Knotts Mullenax. On May 1, 1942 at Elkins, WV she was married to Leonard...
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Cora Jane Haddix Carr

November 10, 1926 - July 21, 2017

CORA JANE HADDIX CARR, age 90 years, a resident of Wymer, WV departed this life Friday, July 21, 2017at the Davis Medical Center at Elkins, WV. She had been in declining health. She was born Wednesday, November 10, 1926 at Corsica, PA a daughter of the late Arlie and Gertrude Snyder Haddix. On December 14, 1946 at Elkins, WV she was married to Edgar Lee Carr, who preceded her in death...
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Jason William Bennett

June 18, 1983 - July 20, 2017

JASON WILLIAM BENNETT, age 34 years, a resident of Capon Bridge WV, departed this life Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Parsons, WV. He was born Saturday, June 18, 1983 at Elkins, WV, a son of Rodney Dale and Cathy Louise Bennett, who survive at Durbin. Also surviving are his fiancé, Wendy Virginia Lambert of Parsons; one daughter, Loretta Rose Bennett; two step children, Timmy Lee Cutright and...
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Mary "Louise" Mullens Phillips

September 1, 1923 - July 20, 2017

Mary "Louise" Mullens Phillips, age 93 years, a resident of Beverly, WV departed this life Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the Davis Medical Center at Elkins, WV. She had been in declining health. She was born Saturday, September 1, 1923 at Van Lear, KY a daughter of the late John and Elsie Mae Douglas Mullens. On September 28, 1941, she was married to The Rev. Glenn Ray Phillips, who preceded her...
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Ray Reon Essex

December 16, 1941 - July 18, 2017

Ray Reon Essex, age 75 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Tuesday evening, July 18, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. He had been in declining health. He was born Tuesday, December 16, 1941 at Bemis, WV a son of the late Earnest George and Sally Norma Kline Essex. On October 14, 1968 at Crellin, MD he was married to the...
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Charles O. "Boots" Morris

November 21, 1922 - July 17, 2017

Charles O. "Boots" Morris, age 94 years, a resident of Elkins, WV for over sixty years, departed this life early Monday morning, July 17, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family and under the care of WV Caring. He had been in declining health. He was born Tuesday, November 21, 1922 at Sanderson, Kanawha County, WV a son of the late Charles Alexander and Marjorie May Simpson Morris. ...
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Ernest Dempsey Hardy

March 22, 1931 - July 13, 2017

ERNEST DEMPSEY HARDY, age 86 years, a resident of Hambleton, WV departed this life Thursday afternoon, July 13, 2017 at the United Hospital Center at Bridgeport, WV. He had been in declining health. He was born Sunday, March 22, 1931 at Bull Run, St. George, WV, a son of the late George W. and Flora Mildred Nestor Hardy. On June 19, 1953 at Baltimore, MD, he was married to the former Gladys...
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Sharon Ann Collett Hovatter

February 17, 1943 - July 6, 2017

Sharon Ann Collett Hovatter, age 74 years, a resident of Parsons, WV departed this life early Thursday morning, July 6, 2017 at her home. She had been declining health, although death was unexpected. She was born Wednesday, February 17, 1943 at Tucker County, a daughter of the late Theron A. and Alice M. Filler Collett. On October 12, 1972, she was married to Ronald Dale Hovatter, who survives...
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Hayward LaReau Phillips, Sr.

April 19, 1928 - July 6, 2017

Hayward LaReau Phillips, Sr., known by most as "Toad", age 89 years, a former resident of Parsons, WV and for the past year a resident of Princeton, WV departed this life Thursday morning, July 6, 2017 at the Princeton Health Care Center at Princeton, WV. He was born Thursday, April 19, 1928 at Parsons, WV, a son of the late Joe and Hazel Ann Plum Phillips. On June 23, 1953 at Tazewell, VA, he...
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Eric David Nelson

January 23, 1972 - July 4, 2017

Eric David Nelson, age 45 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at his home. He was born Sunday, January 23, 1972 at Akron, OH a son of Larry David Nelson and companion, Lea Price of Elkins and Audrey Jean Hedrick Nelson of Dry Fork. On May 18, 1996 at the Grace Episcopal Church at Elkins, WV he was married to the former Linda Darlene Cutright, who survives....
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Robert Norman Alday

May 5, 1915 - July 3, 2017

Robert Norman Alday passed away peacefully on Monday July 3,, 2017 in Fernandina Beach, Florida, after 102 years of life. Born on May 5, 1915 in Burnt Mill Creek, FL, to James Calhoun and Wortley Dare Holland Alday, he was the 7th of the families 8 children. Raised in Gainesville, Florida, Norman later attended Central Florida Business School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Infantry in 1942,...
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Marilyn Catherine Brown Hamelman

November 27, 1930 - July 2, 2017

Marilyn Catherine Brown Hamelman, age 86 years, a resident of Elkins, WV, peacefully departed this life Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 at her home with her family by her side. She was born Thursday, November 27, 1930 in Elkins, WV, daughter of the late Judge John Frioli Brown, Sr. and Kathryn McHugh Brown. On November 14, 1953 in Elkins, WV, she was married to Paul William Hamelman, who preceded her in...
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Jeckie Louise Brown Pugh

December 7, 1942 - June 27, 2017

Jeckie Louise (Brown) Pugh, age 74 years, a resident of Parsons, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, June 27, 2017, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. She was born Monday, December 7, 1942, in Shaw, West Virginia, to the late Harry Erwin and Ida Ellen (Wotring) Brown. She was a graduate of Elk Garden High School. She is survived by one daughter, Marcia...
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Arlene Marie Rosencrance Hogue

July 17, 1946 - June 24, 2017

ARLENE MARIE ROSENCRANCE HOGUE, age 70 years, a resident of the East Dailey community, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at her home with her family by her side. She had been in declining health. She was born Wednesday, July 17 1946 at Elkins, WV a daughter of the late Hubert William and Goldie Elizabeth Swiger Rosencrance. On Saturday, July 25, 1964 in Valley Bend, WV...
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Rodney Lee Spessert

June 6, 1947 - June 22, 2017

RODNEY LEE "ROD" SPESSERT, age 70 years, a resident of Shavers Fork Road near Parsons, WV, departed this life early Thursday morning, June 22, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his loving family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. He had been in declining health following a courageous battle with leukemia. He was born Friday June 6, 1947 at home on Location, St. George, WV a son of the...
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Dixie Lee Whitt Martin

July 22, 1937 - June 21, 2017

DIXIE LEE WHITT MARTIN, age 79 years, a resident of Elkins, WV, departed this life Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital Hospice Unit, with her family by her side and under the care of West Virginia Caring. Her endless, selfless, service is complete and she is finally taking a rest. She was born Thursday, July 22, 1937 at Elkins, WV, a daughter of the late James Lascar and...
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Eva Lou Graham Whitmire

July 3, 1939 - June 6, 2017

Eva Lou Graham Whitmire, age 77 years, a former resident of Kanawha County, and Elkins, WV, and more recently a resident of Lost Creek, WV departed this life Tuesday afternoon, June 6, 2017 at the United Hospital Center at Bridgeport, WV with her loving son by her side. She had been in declining health. She was born Monday, July 3, 1939 at Elkins, WV a daughter of the late Ison Lee and Ella...
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Lugia Margarita "Lucy" Ricottilli Palmisano

September 3, 1922 - May 31, 2017

Lugia Margarita "Lucy" Ricottilli Palmisano, age 94 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Wednesday morning, May 31, 2017 at Colonial Place at Elkins, WV under the care of Mountain Hospice. She had been in declining health. She was born Sunday, September 3, 1922 at Belington, WV a daughter of the late Panfilo and Giovanna Centofanti Ricottilli. On August 31, 1946 at Cortland,...
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Paul Robert Grindle

July 27, 1925 - May 26, 2017

Paul Robert Grindle, age 91, a well-known florist, passed away peacefully at home on May 26, 2017. Paul was born July 27, 1925, in Keego Harbor, Michigan, a son of the late William Dodds Grindle and Helen Mildred Folk Grindle. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 65 years, Barbara Ellen Phillips Grindle and daughter-in-law, Rosilee Brick Grindle. He was...
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Sharon June Isner Hitt

September 21, 1949 - May 23, 2017

Sharon June Isner Hitt, age 67 years, a resident of the Chenoweth Creek Community, Elkins, WV departed this life early Tuesday morning, May 23, 2017 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown, WV. She had been in declining health for the past year. She was born Wednesday, September 21, 1949 at Elkins, WV a daughter of the late Thurman "Buck" and Lena Marie Moore Isner. On June 19, 1970 at...
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Jacob Mack Kyle

December 11, 1936 - May 22, 2017

Jacob Mack Kyle, age 80 years, a former resident of Elkins, WV and more recently a resident of Bradenton, FL departed this life late Monday evening, May 22, 2017 at the Manatee Memorial Hospital at Bradenton, FL. He had been in declining health for the past ten days. He was born Friday, December 11, 1936 at Elkins, WV, a son of the late John W. and Lena Griffith Kyle. Surviving are one son,...
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Marilyn Pearl Varner Thorne

February 11, 1947 - May 17, 2017

Marilyn Pearlie Varner Thorne, age 70 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Wednesday afternoon, May, 17, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. She was born Tuesday, February 11, 1947 at Elkins, WV a daughter of the late Claude Edwin and Arreta Belle Warner Varner. On November 10, 1967 she was married to Paul James "Jimmie"...
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Frank Ashby

October 6, 1926 - May 14, 2017

FRANK ASHBY, age 90 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, went to be with the Lord Sunday evening, May 14, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his family. He had been in declining health. He was born Wednesday, October 6, 1926 at Rowlesburg, WV, a son of the late Frank Edgar and Dora Mae Britton Ashby. On December 25, 1949 at Red House, MD, he was married to the former Otta Sue Hedrick, who survives....
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Howard Junior Moore

October 25, 1948 - May 13, 2017

Howard Junior Moore, age 68 years, a resident of Montrose, WV departed this life early Saturday morning, May 13, 2017 at the Davis Medical Center Emergency Department at Elkins, WV. He had been in declining health although death was unexpected. He was born Monday, October 25, 1948 at Parsons, WV, a son of the late William Bradford and Betsy Marie Jeffries Moore. He was married to the former...
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Ruby Hazel Hinchman Kerns

July 9, 1921 - May 10, 2017

Ruby Hazel Hinchman Kerns, age 95 years, a former resident of Elkins, WV and more recently a resident of Cincinnati, OH departed this life Wednesday afternoon, May 10, 2017 at the Hospice of Cincinnati - East Inpatient Care Center at Cincinnati, OH. She had been in declining health. She was born Saturday, July 9, 1921 at Elkins, WV a daughter of the late John Stark and Amy Pearl Pritt Hinchman....
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Eric Ray Healey

August 24, 1968 - May 10, 2017

Eric Ray Healey, age 48 years, a resident of the Cravensdale Community, Elkins, WV departed this life early Wednesday morning, May 10, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family and under the care of his wife and daughters and Mountain Hospice. He had been in declining health and death was attributed to cancer. He was born Saturday, August 24, 1968 at Wurzburg, Germany a son of Wilbur...
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Wanda Louise Moyer Lansberry Humphrey

May 14, 1947 - May 7, 2017

WANDA LOUISE MOYER LANSBERRY HUMPHREY, age 69 years, a native of Tucker County, and a resident of Inwood, WV, departed this life Sunday afternoon, May 7, 2017 at the West Virginia University Hospital, Ruby Memorial at Morgantown, WV. She has been in declining health. She was born Wednesday, May 14, 1947 at Pittsburgh, PA, a daughter of the late Rufus Maxwell Lipscomb and Florence Knotts Friend...
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Harold Lester Matlick

July 4, 1924 - April 27, 2017

HAROLD LESTER MATLICK, age 92 years, a resident of the Blackman Heights Community, Hambleton, WV, departed this life Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Lavender Fields Assisted Living at Beverly, WV. He had been in declining health. He was born Friday, July 4, 1924 at Newburg, WV a son of the late Arthur Edwin and Arizona Wolfe Matlick. On September 23, 1944 at Red House, MD, he was married to the...
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Delores "Dee" Gail Weese Woody

July 13, 1923 - April 24, 2017

Delores (Dee) Gail Weese Woody, age 93 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Monday morning, April 24, 2017 at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at Elkins, WV under the care of West Virginia Caring. She was born Friday, July 13, 1923 at Elkins, WV a daughter of the late John Dayton and Eva M. (Fansler) Weese. On Dec. 31, 1952 she was married to Gene D. Woody, who preceded her...
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Charles Ray (Charlie) Harper

March 12, 1932 - April 20, 2017

Charles Ray (Charlie) Harper, age 85, a native of Elkins, West Virginia departed this life April 20, 2017 at his home in Ocala, Florida. He was born March 12, 1932 to the late Charles Francis and Georgia Stalnaker Harper, the youngest of four children: Mabel Jones, Rita Beer, and Betty Corrick, all deceased. After attending Elkins High School, he entered the United States Navy proudly serving...
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Richard Lee White

May 1, 1925 - April 19, 2017

RICHARD LEE WHITE, age 91 years, a resident of Files Creek Community Beverly, WV departed this life Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at West Virginia University Hospital Ruby Memorial at Morgantown, WV. He had been in declining health. He was born Friday, May 1, 1925 at Job, WV, a son of the late Edward and Della Zena White. On December 12, 1945 at Elkins, WV, he was married to the former Izetta...
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Joyce Kay Powers Maize

December 31, 1943 - April 17, 2017

JOYCE KAY POWERS MAIZE, age 73 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Monday, April 17, 2017 at West Virginia University Hospital Ruby Memorial at Morgantown, WV. She was born Friday, December 31, 1943 at Spruce, WV, a daughter of the late Francis Kudora and Dovie Lillian Howell Powers. On June 9, 1962 at Elkins, WV, she was married to John Francis Maize, who survives. Also...
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Tony Roger DeMotto

September 18, 1923 - April 12, 2017

Tony Roger DeMotto, age 92 years, a resident of Coalton, WV, peacefully departed this life before the break of dawn on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Colonial Place in Elkins. He had been in declining health in recent months. He was the child of Italian immigrants who came to America for the opportunity of a better life, as were many of his generation who grew up in Coalton. The youngest of 11...
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Elizabeth Bell Isenhart "Liz" Schoonover

July 17, 1939 - April 11, 2017

Elizabeth Bell Isenhart "Liz" Schoonover, age 77 years, a resident of the Chenoweth Creek Community, Elkins, WV departed this life Tuesday evening, April 11, 2017 at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at Elkins, WV surrounded by her loving family. She was born Monday, July 17, 1939 at Elkins, WV a daughter of the late Grant and Ruby Wilma Helmick Isenhart. On February 14, 1957 at Elkins,...
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Louella Jewell Fike McElrath

July 5, 1949 - April 7, 2017

LOUELLA JEWELL FIKE MCELRATH, age 67 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, departed this life Friday, April 7, 2017 at WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital, with her family by her side and under the care of West Virginia Caring. She had been in declining health for the past three weeks. She was born, Friday, July 5, 1949 at Parsons, WV, a daughter of the late Reverend Earl E. Fike and Rachel Blance Helmick...
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Thomas David Karlen

December 7, 1948 - April 7, 2017

Thomas David "Tom" Karlen, age 68 years, a lifelong resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Friday, April 7, 2017 at the Davis Medical Center at Elkins, WV with his loving family at his side. He was born Tuesday, December 7, 1948 at Elkins, WV a son of the late Harold Glenn Karlen, Sr., and Lola Margaret "Marg" Evans Karlen Carr. On August 17, 1984 at Elkins, WV, he was married to the...
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Robert Lee "Hopsing" King

September 18, 1955 - April 3, 2017

ROBERT LEE "HOPSING" KING, age 61 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, departed this life early Monday morning, April 3, 2017 at his home. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected. He was born Sunday, September 18, 1955 at Preston County, a son of the late James Robert and Lena Gertrude Pitzer King. He had never married. Surviving are one brother, Franklin Steven King of Parsons...
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Gary Ray Paugh

September 13, 1956 - March 31, 2017

GARY RAY PAUGH, age 60 years, a resident of the Holly Meadows Community in Parsons, WV departed this life Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Davis Medical Center at Elkins, WV. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected. He was born September 13, 1956 at Oakland, MD, a son of the late Winter Carl and Marceleigh Mae Pritts Paugh. He was twice married. First to the former Debra Frances...
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Patricia Ann "Patsy" Reed Nestor

May 27, 1955 - March 30, 2017

PATRICIA ANN "PATSY" REED NESTOR, age 61 years, a native of Tucker County and a resident of Cortland Acres, Thomas, WV, departed this life Thursday morning March 30, 2017 at Cortland Acres. She had been in declining health. She was born Friday, May 27, 1955 at Alexandria, VA, a daughter of the late Charles Edgar Reed and Elizabeth Cary Gratz Reed, who survives at Reva, VA. On June 26, 1991 at...
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Martha Wilkinson Sonner Mero

May 4, 1919 - March 18, 2017

Martha Wilkinson Sonner Mero, age 97 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life early Saturday morning, March 18, 2017 at Colonial Place at Elkins, WV under the care of Mountain Hospice. She was born Sunday, May 4, 1919 at Surgoinsville, TN a daughter of the late John Milton Sonner, Sr. and Blanche Wilkinson Sonner. On June 15, 1941 she was married to Thomas F. Mero, who preceded her...
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Sandra Kay Bolinger Pennington

October 1, 1951 - March 17, 2017

SANDRA KAY BOLINGER PENNINGTON, age 65 years, a resident of Hendricks, WV departed this life Friday evening, March 17, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. She had been in declining health since November. She was born Monday, October 1, 1951 at Parsons, WV a daughter of the late Clarence Russell Bolinger, Sr., and Catherine Josephine...
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Stella Lena Snyder Showalter Pennington

August 9, 1916 - March 8, 2017

STELLA LENA SNYDER SHOWALTER PENNINGTON, age 100 years, a former resident of Parsons, WV and more recently a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life early Wednesday morning, March 8, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. She was born Wednesday, August 9, 1916 at Elkins, WV, a daughter of the late Henry and Jenny Judy Snyder. She was twice...
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Charles Samuel "Sam" Scallon

October 28, 1939 - March 7, 2017

Charles Samuel "Sam" Scallon, age 77 years, a resident of Coalton, WV departed this life early Tuesday morning, March 7, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family and under the care of WV Caring. He had been in declining health although death was unexpected. He was born Saturday, October 28, 1939 at Elkins, WV the only son of the late John Wilford and Sarah Edith Wilfong Scallon. Those...
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Kathleen Elizabeth "Kathy" Jeffries Parks

May 7, 1959 - March 7, 2017

KATHLEEN ELIZABETH "KATHY" JEFFRIES PARKS, age 57 years, a resident of Hambleton, WV, departed this life Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of West Virginia Caring, following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Thursday, May 7, 1959 a Painesville, OH, a daughter of the late Virgil and Betty Summerville Jeffries. On August 23, 1975 at...
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Donald Ray Wilson

February 26, 1950 - March 2, 2017

DONALD RAY WILSON, age 67 years, a resident of Hambleton, WV departed this life Thursday, March 2, 2017 at West Virginia University Hospital at Morgantown, WV. He was born Sunday, February 26, 1950 at Cleveland, OH, a son of the late Ray Junior and Geraldine Alvita Shaffer Wilson. On December 2, 1967 at Erie, PA, he was married to the former Bonnie Blair Yates, who survives. Also...
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Glennadine Ketterman Auvil

May 30, 1932 - March 2, 2017

Glennadine Ketterman Auvil, age 84 years, a resident of Elkins WV, departed this life Thursday morning, March 2, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, OH after a brief illness. She was born, Monday, May 30, 1932 at Elkins WV, a daughter of Glenn Whittier and Jessie J. Shreve Ketterman. Her husband of 59 years, Dallas Auvil Jr. of Belington preceded her in death. Surviving are one...
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