Obituaries

James Nelson “Jimmy” Wolverton

September 12, 2019

James Nelson “Jimmy” Wolverton, 60, of Cowen, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019 after a sudden illness. He was born November 20, 1958 in Richwood, a son of the late James and Letha Juanita Tharp Wolverton. Jimmy was a disabled logging e

Bessie Gay Hinkle

August 29, 2019

Bessie Gay Hinkle, 90, of Cowen passed away Thursday, August 29, 2019 after an extended illness. She was born August 9, 1929 in Coe, West Virginia, a daughter of the late General and Rosie Hammons Williams. Bessie was a loving, caring mother, g

James Monroe Ramsey

August 27, 2019

James Monroe Ramsey, 74 of Craigsville passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at his residence. He was born January 17, 1945 in Ivydale, a son of the late Freeman and Hattie Greathouse Ramsey. James was a retired coal miner with 30 plus years of ser

Bryan Carr

August 26, 2019

Bryan Carr, 48 of Camden On Gauley, passed away Monday, August 26, 2019 at United Hospital Center in Clarksburg. My body died on August 26, 2019 at the ripe old age of 48. Who knew your heart can’t live on love alone, it needs blood! There were oth

Lehr G. Bean

August 23, 2019

Lehr G. Bean went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 23, 2019. He had been ill for several months and died at home in the care of his loving family. Lehr was born on September 27, 1934, a son of the late Carl and Maude (Casto) Bean. He was

Margaret Lou Selman

August 16, 2019

Margaret Lou Selman, 55 of Ward Road Canvas, WV, departed this world on August 16, 2019. She was born in Braxton County September 6, 1968 to parents Emmit and Genevieve Mills Selman. Margaret was a former machinist for Bright of America with ma

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Ray Hilbert Morrison

August 14, 2019

Ray Hilbert Morrison, 92 of Craigsville, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at his residence. He was born September 28, 1926 at Gauley Mills, a son of the late Fred L. Morrison and Ella Victoria Morris Morrison Carpenter. Ray was a retired, ha

Paul F. Lipscomb, Sr.

July 28, 2019

Paul F. Lipscomb, Sr. 74, of Elmwood, NJ, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019. Paul was born to Fred and Madrell (Mathes) Lipscomb on November 30, 1944 in Curtain, WV. Paul was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to hunt and fish and belonged to the Horns an

Rebecca “Becky” Jane Yates

July 4, 2019

Rebecca “Becky” Jane Yates, 59, of Cowen passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019 at the United Hospital, Clarksburg, after a short illness. She was born August 22, 1959 in Richwood, WV, a daughter of the late Edward and Hilda Mathes Wright. Becky w

Helen June Beam

June 29, 2019

Helen June Beam, 77 of Cowen, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the Holbrook on the Hill Care Center, Buckhannon after an extended illness. She was born June 26, 1942 in Holly Junction, Braxton County, a daughter of the late Glen and Louise Gill

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Michael Duane Blankenship

June 28, 2019

Michael Duane Blankenship, 70, of Sutton, passed away Friday, June 28, 2019 at the Louis A. Johnson VA. Medical Center, Clarksburg after an extended illness. He was born February 4, 1949 in Richwood, a son of the late Alden and Delma Roberts Blankens

Dustin Eugene Waugh

June 27, 2019

Dustin Eugene Waugh, 24. of Cowen, WV, passed away June 27, 2019, tragically, in a logging accident. He was born August 11, 1994 in Summersville, WV, a son of Donald (Jackoline) Waugh and DeRhonda (David) Smith. Dustin was a 2012 graduate of Webst

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James Shirley “Sherlock” Holmes

June 16, 2019

James Shirley “Sherlock” Holmes, 92 of Cowen passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Summersville Regional Medical Center. He was born September 12, 1926 in Webster County, a son of the late Edward and Clina Sears Holmes. Sherlock was a U.S. Army

Robert Lee “Bob” Champ

June 9, 2019

Robert Lee “Bob” Champ, 86, of Cranberry Ridge, passed away June 9, 2019 at Summersville Regional Medical Center. He was born September 14, 1932, on Cranberry Ridge, a son of the late Albert and Nanny Williams Champ. Bob was a retired truck dr

Betty Leah Perrine Cool

June 9, 2019

Betty Leah Perrine Cool, 93, passed away June 9, 2019 in a hospice house near her home in Jacksonville Florida where she had resided for the past 25 years. She was born December 6, 1925 to Rush and Ocie Marie Perrine in Erbacon, West Virginia. In