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Brenda Ashworth Print Comment Top of page

Brenda K. (Parsons) Ashworth, 62, of Toms River, N.J., died March 1, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. March 8, at the Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant. Friends may visit the family from 6 to 8 p.m. at the fuenral home Sat. evening.

Amy Ball Print Comment Top of page

Amy Michelle Ball Johnson, 41, of Jeffrey was born December 1, 1973, and passed away Friday, February 27, 2015.

She was preceded in death by grandparents, Alna and Minnie Ball.

She is survived by her daughter, Abigayle Lillian Rose Ball "Lillie" of Hewett; parents, Sherman and Martha "Sue" Ball of Hewett; grandparents, Charles and Madeline Lester of Hewett; and a host of family and friends.

Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Spruce Laurel Church, Clothier with Paul Little and Ralph Caudill officiating. Burial will be in Ball Cemetery, Craddock Fork. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

You may express your condolences to the family at www.handleyfh.com.

Boyd Bogges Print Comment Top of page

Boyd Clinton Bogges, 84, of Oak Hill, died Sun. March 1, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete with Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville.

Roberta Carpenter Print Comment Top of page

Roberta Gaylene Carpenter, 58, of Marlinton, died Feb. 28, 2015. In keeping with her wishes, she will be cremated and a memorial service will be held later. Lantz Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Benjamin Cedar, Jr. Print Comment Top of page

Benjamin Cedar, Jr., 76 of Ravenswood, died March 1, 2015. Service will be noon Thurs., March 5 at St. Matthew Catholic Church, Ravenswood. Friends may visit the family from 4 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service at the church Thurs.

Judy Ann Epperly Print Comment Top of page

Judy Ann Quesenberry Epperly, 70, of Oak Hill, died Sat., Feb. 28, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Wed. March 4, at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill. Friends may call one hour prior to service time on Wed. at the funeral home. Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Helen Estep Print Comment Top of page

Helen Irene Estep, 88, of South Charleston, went to be with the Lord February 27th 2015 at Hospice House West. She was born November 10th 1926 in Dawes WV the daughter of the late George W. and Sylvia M. Hall Hoffman. Helen was preceded in death by her companion Thomas Meeks, sister, Mary Chappelle and brother G.W. Hoffman. Surviving are her sister, Ann Underwood, Children, George "Kenny" Williams (Carol), Linda Hardman (Buck), Elaine Williams, Karen Williams, grandchildren, Greg, Stacy Chrissy, Brandon, Elisha, Bethany and 9 Great Grandchildren, special friends Brenda Taylor and her furry friend Maggie. The family would like to thank Hospice House, Thomas Memorial, Teays Valley Assisted Living and Golden Living Riverside. In Lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Kanawha Hospice 1001 Kennawa Dr.Charleston, WV 25311. Services will be held at Tyler Mountain Funeral Home 5233 Rocky Fork Rd. Cross Lanes 25313 Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 2:00pm. Friends may call Wednesday from 1:00pm until service time. Entombment will follow in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens.

Thelma Gibson Print Comment Top of page

Thelma Louise (Mills) Gibson, 74, of Chapmanville, died Sun. March 1, 2015. Service will be 7:30 p.m. Wed. March 4, at the Kitchen Community Church, Kitchen. Friends may call from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the church. Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville is in charge of arrangements.

John D. Hall Print Comment Top of page

John D. Hall, 82 years young, passed away on Feb. 26, 2015, after a long illness in Clanton, Ala.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Mildred Hall; his brothers, Jesse Hall and Bob Hall.

He is survived by his sisters, Helene Owens and Mirian Crow; and his loving daughter, Anita C. Glancy. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Franklin D. and Angela Withrow; two great-grandchildren, and lots of nieces and nephews. He will be forever loved and missed.

John Hammonds Print Comment Top of page

John William Hammonds, 85, of Ballard, died Mon. March 2, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Wed. March 4, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of service, Wed. at the funeral home. Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

Vernon Hill Print Comment Top of page

Vernon L. Hill, 64, of Henderson, died Feb. 27, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Thurs. March 5, at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant. Friends may visit with the family from noon to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

William Lake Print Comment Top of page

William L. Lake, 67, of Frametown, died March 1, 2015. Per Mr. Lake's request, his body was cremated. There will be no service. Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Donald Martin Sr. Print Comment Top of page

Donald Martin, Sr. 86, passed away peacefully, March 1, 2015, at Teays Valley Center in Hurricane, WV.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Peggy Boggess Martin; son, Donald (Eddy) Martin, Jr.; sister, Janet Parreira of Nitro; and several nieces and nephews; and special longtime family friends, Bernadine Harrison and Anne Gibson.

He was a faithful member of Hurricane Main Street Church of Christ. He was retired from Monsanto Chemical Co. with 37 years of service. He was a member of WV National Guard for 12 years, seen active duty during the Berlin Crisis. He was a longtime member of the Collis P. Huntington Railroad Society, where he helped in restoration of Vintage Railroad Cars.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Alice Martin; sisters, Margaret Hankins, Ruth McCormack, June Lonely and Nancy Mellert.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Main Street Church of Christ, Hurricane, WV with Ministers Doug Minton and George Erwin officiating. Visitation with family and friends will be noon to 1 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in Emma Chapel Cemetery, Liberty, WV.

Visit www.allenfuneralhomewv.com to share condolences and memories.

Wilma Martin Print Comment Top of page

Wilma Gail Martin, 56, of Union, died Sun., March 1, 2015. In honoring Wilma's wishes, she will be cremated. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wed. March 4, at the Groves Funeral Home Chapel, Union. Groves Funeral Home, Union is serving the Martin family.

David McCutcheon Print Comment Top of page

David Lee McCutcheon, 80, of Giles, passed away March 1, 2015, at home.

David was a retired mechanic having worked for Carbon Fuel and was an Air Force veteran having served in the Korean and Vietnam wars.

Preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Eileen McCutcheon; and brother, Gene Buzzard.

Left to cherish his memory are son, Brian McCutcheon (Lisa) of Giles; grandson, Brian McCutcheon of Giles; daughter, Kimberly Seabolt (Ernest) of Montgomery; grandson, Jeremy Seabolt of Sissonville; granddaughter, Chelsea Seabolt, of Charlotte, N.C.; and brother, Robert Buzzard of Winfield.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 6, at Pryor Funeral Home, East Bank. Burial will follow in Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens, Glasgow.

A gathering of family and friends will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to www.pryorfh.com.

Ida McGuffin Print Comment Top of page

Ida Virginia Coffey Davis McGuffin, 87, of Hilltop, formerly of Maple Fork, died Mon., March 2, 2015. Graveside rites and committal service will be 11 a.m. Thurs., March 5, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wed. March 4, at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill. Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Rae Jean Moore Print Comment Top of page

Rae Jean Moore, 81, of Sissonville passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at CAMC Memorial surrounded by her loving family.

Born August 3, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Goldie Lester.

Rae Jean attended Raleigh County Schools until 1945, was a graduate of South Charleston High School class of 1953; and attended classes at Charleston School of Commerce. She worked for Blossom Dairy and Broughton Dairy. In Rae Jean's later years, she worked for Frankenburgers, Kelly's Men Store, and Schwabe May as a seasonal gift wrapper.

She volunteered at Sissonville Jr. High and Sissonville High School. Rae Jean was a faithful member of Valley Christian Assembly. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, and traveling with her husband.

Rae Jean is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Donald T. Moore; two daughters, Tammy Lynn Davies (Clark) and Kim Wilson (Bob); a grandson, Matthew Wilson; and a host of cousins. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at Long & Fisher Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, at Long & Fisher Funeral Home with Pastor Phillip Dunn and Lawrence Fowler officiating. Entombment will immediately follow at Floral Hills Garden of Memories.

Donations can be made to Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.

Online condolence can be leave by visiting: www.longfisherfuneralhome.com.

Orland Norman Print Comment Top of page

Orland Eugene "Gene" Norman, 66, of Spencer, died Feb. 28, 2015. Per his request, the body was cremated. There will be no service or visitation. Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer, is in charge of arrangements.

Morgan Sayre Sr. Print Comment Top of page

Morgan Sayre Sr., 59, of Leon, died Feb. 18, 2015. Service will be held 11 a.m. Wed. March 4, at the Deal Funeral Home. Friends may visit the family from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home Tues. evening.

Roger Songer Print Comment Top of page

Roger Alan Songer, 58, of Charleston, went to his eternal home in Heaven February 28, 2015. He was born May 6, 1956, in Charleston to the late Fred and Anne Fields.

Roger was a Navy veteran and an upholsterer by trade. He loved to watch Marshall & WVU sports. He found the good in everyone and was soft spoken.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Tony and Sam.

Roger is survived by his two sons, Doug of St. Albans and Rick of Chattanooga, Tenn.; grandson, Jacob; siblings, Rick, Rob, Kevin, Phyllis and Donna.

He will be sadly missed.

Service will be held at noon on Wednesday, March 4, at Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar with Pastor Steve Nestor officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery. Family and friends may call two hours prior to the service on Wednesday at Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Funerals for: March 03, 2015

Bollinger, Cramer, Jr. 7 p.m., Good Shepherd Mortuary, South Charleston.

Burdette, Clarence L. II 1 p.m., Cunningham

Coombs, Melinda 1 p.m., Greene

Edwards, Kermit 2 p.m., Casdorph and Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Estep, Joann Noon, East Fork Freewill Baptist Church, Ranger.

Hall, Lena P. 1 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.

Mahan, Milton 1 p.m. Heart of God Ministries, Beckley.

McDowelle, Clifford 1 p.m., Bartlett

Oates, Bobbi 1 p.m., Kimberly Church of God, Kimberly.

Palmer, Robert L. 2 p.m., Cooke Funeral Home Chapel, Cedar Grove.

Patterson, Howard Sr. 3 p.m., Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

Plummer, Benjamin M. 2 p.m., New Beginnings Worship Center, Summersville.