Obituaries

Robert Jefferson Sams

Robert Jefferson Sams, 86, of Weston, passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at his residence following a brief illness. He was born in Wood County on... more

 

John “Steven” Prince II

John “Steven” Prince II, 27, of Walkersville, WV passed away April 9, 2017. He was born August 10, 1989, in Clarksburg. He married Tiffany Harrah on November 19, 2016,... more

Opal Marie Conrad

Opal Marie Conrad, 60, of Walkersville, passed away at 5:30 a.m., on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown... more

William H. Morris

William H. Morris, age 68, of Mill Village, PA died April 13, 2017. Born in Weston, WV on July 9, 1948, he was a son of the late ... more

James Howard Marsh, Jr.

James Howard Marsh, Jr., 82, Weston, passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in River Oaks Nursing Home of Nutterfort, with his daughter at his side following an extended illness. ... more

Joseph E. Nutter

Mr. Joseph E. Nutter, 80 years of age, of Lost Creek, passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born April 25, 1936, in Weston, ... more

 

James “Tom” Swisher

James “Tom” Swisher, 83, of Homosassa, FL, passed away Friday April 7, 2017, in Brooksville, FL.... more

 

Howard W. Corathers

Howard W. Corathers, age 87, a longtime resident of Stow, Ohio, entered his heavenly home on Friday, April 7, 2017, after a short illness.... more

Alice Ellen Murray

Alice Ellen Murray, 65, of Smith Run, in Weston, left this world in peace on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at her residence following a brief illness.... more

Harry Minnigh Rogers, Jr.

Harry Minnigh Rogers, Jr. (known to many as “Mick”) passed away Friday, April 7, 2017, in the loving arms of his wife at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, following an extended illness. Harry was born at Lost Creek, Harrison County, West Virginia, o... more

Nancy Jane Stewart

Nancy Jane Stewart, 81, of Cottageville, formerly of Weston, passed away at 11:26 a.m. on Monday, April 10, 2017, in the Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg following an extended illness. She was born in Weston on March 15, 1936, a daughter of the... more

Robert “RJ” Jennings Roby

Robert “RJ” Jennings Roby, 57, of Crooked Fork Road, in Weston, passed away at 2:18 a.m. on Saturday, April 9, 2017, in the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport following an extended illness. He was born in Clarksburg on May 25, 1959, a son of the late R... more

David Gene “Grubby” Smith

David Gene “Grubby” Smith, 59 of Sauls Run Rd. Buckhannon passed away at 5:15 a.m., on Monday, April 10, 2017, in the comfort of his home with family by his side. He was born in Buckhannon on March 8, 1958, a son of the late Hollen Gene Smith and Croetha... more

Hadden Eugene “Bud” Godfrey

Hadden Eugene “Bud” Godfrey, 90, of 11th Street Weston passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Ruby Memorial Hospital of Morgantown following an extended illness. He was born in Burnsville on June 30, 1926: son of the late Manderville Godfrey and Genev... more

Helen Grethel Kyer-Fest

Helen Grethel Kyer-Fest, age 91, of Bridgeport, passed away March 18, 2017. She was born in Weston, on August 29, 1925, the daughter of the late John H. Kyer and Grethel M. Buckbee-Kyer. In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her hus... more

 

Esther Pauline ‘Polly’ Beeghley

Esther Pauline ‘Polly’ Beeghley, 93, of New Martinsville, formerly of Lightburn, went to meet her Lord Wednesday, March 15, 2017, while at Rada’s Place. Polly was born May 8, 1923, in Lightburn, Lewis County, daughter of the late James Hobart and Rose (F... more

Betty Joan Radcliff

Betty Joan Radcliff, 78, of Rexroad Drive, Weston, passed away at 1:26 p.m. on Friday, April 7, 2017, at the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston. She was born in Detroit, MI, on January 13, 1939, a daughter of the late Melvon Paul Squires and... more

Melvin J. Langford

Melvin J. Langford, 88, of Hacker’s Creek Road, Buckhannon, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017, at his home following an extended illness. He was born in Glenville on February 16, 1927: son of the late Homer Langford and Bessie Mae (Minnigh) Langford. O... more

Lawson W. “Bill” Robinson

Lawson W. “Bill” Robinson, Jr., 79, of Greenwood, WV (Long Run Community) went to his heavenly home on Friday, March 31, 2017, at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV. ... more

Inabel Floyd

Inabel Floyd, 94, of Lynn Avenue, Weston, passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in Meadowview Manor Nursing Home of Bridgeport following a lingering illness. She was born in Butchersville, Lewis County on August 14, 1922: daughter of the late Jesse Bu... more

Maxine Luella (Raybuck) Winans

Maxine Luella (Raybuck) Winans, 93, of Marietta Care and Rehab Center of Marietta, OH, formerly of Weston, left this world surrounded by family and entered Heaven’s Gate on Monday, March 27, 2017. ... more

Fred Franklin Marks

Fred Franklin Marks, 97, of Madison Avenue, Weston, passed away at 7:10 p.m., on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston following an extended illness.... more

Robert A. Riffle

Rob Riffle, 52, of Lockport, NY, passed away on March 31, 2017, at Buffalo General Hospital in Buffalo, NY, following cardiac arrest.... more

Archie E. Lattea, Sr.

Archie E. Lattea, Sr., 86, of Old Mill Road, Weston, passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2017, in United Hospital Center of Bridgeport following an extended illness. He was born in Lewis County on July 27, 1930: son of the late Archie Lattea and Ocie (Starc... more

Willa Mae Morrison

Willa Mae Morrison, 82, of Cumberland, passed away on March 31, 2017, at the Goodwill Mennonite Nursing Home.... more

Hayward “Catfish” Allman

Hayward “Catfish” Allman, 82, of Old Mill Road, Jane Lew, passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at his home following an extended illness. ... more

 

Leamon Otto Turner

Leamon Otto Turner age 90 of Normantown, WV; departed this life on the evening of Thursday March 30, 2017, at the Louis A. Johnson Medical Center in Clarksburg, WV; following an extended illness.... more

 

Evelyn Morrison Smith

Evelyn Morrison Smith passed away March 7, 2017, of natural causes, in Miami Fla., at the age of 99. She was born in Berlin, WV, February 19,1918. ... more

 

Freda Mae (Hacker) Helmick

Freda Mae (Hacker) Helmick, 82, of Exchange, West Virginia, passed away after an illness on Monday, March 27, 2017, at the Crestview Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jane Lew, West Virginia. ... more

Oscar William “Bill” Lunsford Jr.

Oscar William “Bill” Lunsford Jr., 92, of Weston passed away at 6:25 a.m. on Sunday, March 26, 2017, in the Crestview Manor Nursing Home in Jane Lew, following several challenging years with Alzheimer’s. He was born in Weston on April 6, 1924, a son of th... more

Sondra Lee Bailey Durbin

Sondra Lee Bailey Durbin, 81, of Maplewood Dr. Bridgeport passed away at 1:45 a.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017, in the Clarksburg Nursing & Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness. She was born in Clarksburg on July 6, 1935, a daughter of the l... more

Anna Viola Dye

Anna Viola Dye, 80, of Bank St., Weston, passed away at 5:59 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston following an extended illness. She was born in Weston on July 22, 1936, a daughter of the late Edward Cha... more

Eltha Agnes Potter

Eltha Agnes Potter, 93, of Weston, WV passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Crestview Manor in Jane Lew, WV following an extended illness. She was born in Vadis, West Virginia on December 16, 1923: daughter of the late Otis Ireland and Lora (Alfred) Ir... more

Krista Dawn Ireland Romel

Krista Dawn Ireland Romel, 40, of Rock Cave, WV, went to be with the Lord Friday, March 24, 2017, in the United Hospital Center following a sudden illness. Born November 3, 1976, at Upshur County, WV, she was the daughter of Rebecca James Ireland of Bec... more

Harriet P. Cowgill Tichenor

Harriet P. Cowgill Tichenor, 57, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at JW Ruby Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was born July 28, 1959, in Clarksburg, WV; a daughter of the late Harry Carl Plaugher and Katherine Viol... more

 

Joanne (Marsh) Gum

Joanne (Marsh) Gum, 80, of Weston passed away at her home with family by her side following an extended illness. She was born in Weston on June 22, 1936: daughter of the late Harry “Dick” Marsh and Helen (Gainer) Marsh. On April 6, 1956, she married Jam... more

 

Zepora M. Hughes

Zepora M. Hughes, 93, widow of Dr. Francis H. Hughes, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Carehaven of Pleasants. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 AM Thursday, March 30, 2017 at St. John’s Catholic Church, St. Marys, WV with Father Ron Prechtl officiating. B... more

Janith Lee Fulks Hinzman

Janith Lee Fulks Hinzman, 85, of Bridgeport passed away on Sunday morning, March 19, 2017, at her residence in Florida surrounded by her family. She was born January 1, 1932 in Weston, a daughter of the late Oral Carl Fulks and Mabel Marie Buck Fulks.... more

 

Joanne (Marsh) Gum

Joanne (Marsh) Gum, 80, of Weston passed away at her home with family by her side following an extended illness. She was born in Weston on June 22, 1936: daughter of the late Harry “Dick” Marsh and Helen (Gainer) Marsh. On April 6, 1956, she married James... more

Ida Mae Webb

Ida Mae Webb, 96, of Toms Run Road, Roanoke passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017 at her home following a brief illness. She was born on February 14, 1919: daughter of the late... more

Charles JT Wilson

Wilson, Charles JT, 7/6/1938 - 12/28/2016, Charles James Taylor Wilson, MSGT Retired US Air Force, 78, of Ladson, SC passed away in hospice care. Charles was predeceased by his parents... more

Ralph Robert “Bob” Kelley

Ralph Robert “Bob” Kelley, “Peabody,” age 66, of Camden Avenue, Buckhannon, died Saturday, January 21, 2017, at his home. He was born on September 15, 1950, in Upshur County, a son of the late... more

Carol Ann Atkins

Carol Ann Atkins, age 70, of Buckhannon, WV, died Friday, January 20, 2017, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV. She was born June 26, 1946, in Buckhannon... more

Ernestine B. Gissy

Ernestine B. Gissy, 94, of Parkersburg, WV passed away peacefully on January 20, 2017. She was born in Lewis County, WV on March 16, 1922, the daughter of the late William Stark and Bridget Sweeney Stark.... more

Eloise Kay Mullens

Eloise Kay Mullens, 74, of W 6th St. Weston passed away at 10:20 p.m. on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at her residence, in hospice care, surrounded by her beautiful collection of angels and her loving family, following a long battle with kidney disease.... more

Nelva Jean Brown

Nelva Jean Brown, 88, of Weston, WV passed away peacefully on Monday, January 23, 2017 at the Braxton Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center at Sutton following a brief illness. Born August 16, 1928, she was the daughter of the late... more

Hunter Dwight Osborn

Our hearts are heavy in the Lewis County community this week as the sad news has spread of the sudden loss of a bright young man who had his whole life ahead of him. Following a tragic accident on a well site in Tyler County... more

Betty Louise Williams

Betty Louise Williams, 85, of Gooseman Rd. Jane Lew passed away at 5:34 p.m. on Friday, January 20, 2017 in the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport following a brief illness.... more

Juanita Blake Clay

Juanita Blake Clay, 92, of Jakes Run, Burnsville, WV went to be with the Lord on January 14, 2017 after an illness at the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston, WV. Juanita was born on August 27, 1924 in Gilmer County... more

Pamela Michelle “Shelly” Belt

Pamela Michelle “Shelly” Belt, 46, of Weston passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at her home following an extended illness. She was born in Elkins on April 11, 1970: daughter of ... more

Edward Jerry Metzgar

Edward Jerry Metzgar, 78, of Churchville Rd., Camden, passed away at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 12, 2017, in Alive Hospice in Madison, TN, following an extended illness. He was born in Parkersburg on September 3, 1938, a son of the late Gail Metzgar and ... more

Larry Leroy Lowe

Larry Leroy Lowe, 76, of Rock Run Rd. Weston passed away at 10:42 a.m. on Friday, March 10, 2017, in the Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston following an extended illness. He was born in West Union on July 15, 1946, a son of the late Alvin Leroy Lowe and... more

Cora Marie Rowland

Cora Marie Rowland, 94, of Palatine, IL, formerly of Weston, passed away at 3:52 a.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2017, in the Avantara Nursing Home in Long Grove, IL following an extended illness. She was born in Coxs Mills on June 3, 1922, a daughter of the la... more

 

Wilbur Kelvin Williston

Wilbur Kelvin Williston, 80, of Ireland, WV went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 10, 2017 at his residence surround by his loving family. Wilbur was born on June 8, 1936 to the late Charles Williston and Maggie (Veith) Williston in Ireland, WV. On ... more

Ruth “Bush” Criss

Ruth “Bush” Criss, 84, of Rock Cave, WV passed away March 8, 2017, at St. Joseph Hospital, Buckhannon, WV. She was born in Glenville, WV on July 21, 1932, to the late Louis Wesley McClain and Eda Rosalie Queen. Also preceding her in death is her hus... more

Ronnie Gene Riffle

Ronnie Gene Riffle, 65, of 241 South Main Ave., Weston passed away at his residence on Tuesday March 7, 2017, as a result of injuries sustained in a house fire. He was born on Bear Run in Roanoke on October 14, 1951 a son of the late James Lloyd Riffle a... more

Daniel Lee Webb “Dan”

Daniel Lee Webb “Dan”, age 61, formerly of Weston, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017, at his home in West Union, WV. Daniel was a graduate of Lewis County High School in 1974, and he was on the track and field team and Vocational Agriculture his juni... more

Sylvia Washburn

Sylvia Washburn, 81, born in Pearson, Georgia on September 28, 1935, was called home to her Father in Heaven on Friday, March 10th, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Otto D. Smith and Olive (Hall) Smith and late brother, Otto W. Smith. She is survive... more

Emily Marie Bennett

Emily Marie Bennett, 9 month old daughter of Travis Drew and Janie Marie (Lamb) Bennett of Camden who were blessed to tell her “You are my sunshine!” She was the sister of Austin Levi Lamb and Silas James Lamb. ... more

Reverend Lonnie Ramsey

Reverend Lonnie Ramsey, 73, of the Fall Run Community of Ireland, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 26, 2017 after a year-long struggle with cancer. ... more

 

Beverly A. Stalnaker

Beverly A. Stalnaker, 68, of 311 Olive Street, Weston, passed away suddenly, on Feb. 10, while spending the winter in Myrtle Beach, SC. ... more

Betty Jean Lovett

Betty Jean Lovett, 76, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017, in Greenville, NC, at the home of her daughter following a brief illness. ... more

Edna Ruth Woofter

Edna Ruth Woofter, 97, left this world for Heaven on February 25, 2017. Edna was well known to people in her hometown of Weston, West Virginia, Washington D.C., and Louisville, Kentucky - all places where she worked professionally.... more

Edna Gaye Brown

Edna Gaye Brown, age 82 of North Royalton, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017. ... more

Donald King Sr.

Donald King Sr., 78, of Delanco, New Jersey, died Saturday, February 18, 2017, in Virtua Hospital Mt. Holly NJ. ... more

David Stanley McNemar, Sr.

David Stanley McNemar, Sr., age 83, the lovable husband of Eleanor (Perellie) McNemar, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 19, 2017, with his loving family by his side. ... more