Obituaries

Howard Donald “Don” Burgess

February 14, 2019

Howard Donald “Don” Burgess, 73, of Belington, WV, passed away peacefully, February 14, 2019 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 11, 1945, in Montgomery, WV, a son of the late Okey and Elizabeth Keeling Burgess.

Kenneth Mack Smith

February 12, 2019

Kenneth Mack Smith, 69, of Craigsville, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at the Hidden Valley Center, Oak Hill, West Virginia. He was born July 3, 1949 in Richwood, a son of Vanita Gaye Hinkle and the late Kendle Mack Smith. Mack was a 1968

Dorothea Saultana Newhouse

January 20, 2019

Dorothea Saultana Newhouse, 95, of Camden on Gauley, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019 at  Bowers Hospice House, Beckley. She was born January 6, 1924 in Charleston, a daughter of the late Jess and Gertrude Mooney Dunlap. Dorothea was a gradua

Jane Elizabeth Holmes

January 19, 2019

Jane Elizabeth Holmes, 78, of Cowen passed away Saturday, January 19, 2019 at her residence. She was born October 27, 1940 in Pontiac, Michigan, a daughter of the late Everett Edward and Tracy Marie Little Fuller. Jane was a former Barber and work

Carolyn Evelyn Handschumacher

January 13, 2019

Carolyn Evelyn Handschumacher, 61, of Cowen passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019 at the Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, after a short  illness. She was born March 12, 1957 in Webster Springs, a daughter of the late Wilford and Margie Webb Lewis.

Tammy Sue Stout

December 23, 2018

Tammy Sue Stout, 54, of Cowen, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown after an extended illness. She was born March 5, 1964 in Tampa, Florida, a daughter of the late Warren “Pete” and Anna “Jackie” Stout.

Garnet Elizabeth Proudfoot

December 23, 2018

Garnet Elizabeth Proudfoot, 100, of Cowen, passed away peacefully Sunday, December 23, 2018 at the Webster Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born December 14, 1918 in Webster County, a daughter of the late Ernest and Eva Tyler Handschumacher

Donna Marie Fisher

December 16, 2018

Donna Marie Fisher, 68, of Cowen, passed away December16, 2018, surrounded by her family at her residence. She was born August 6, 1950, a daughter of the late Harvie L. and Violet Agnes Cogar Fisher of Corley, WV. Donna was a homemaker and enjoyed

Mikel Eugene Gregory

December 6, 2018

Mikel Eugene Gregory, 68, of Craigsville passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 at his residence. He was born February 10, 1950 in Webster Springs, a son of the late Alexander Owen and Arzana Lynch Gregory. Mikel was a retired U.M.W.A. coal miner

Thomas Moorman Ryder IV

November 16, 2018

Thomas Moorman Ryder IV, 43 of Camden on Gauley passed away Friday, November 16, 2018 at the Cleveland Clinic after an extended illness. He was born January 3, 1975 in Salem, Virginia a son of Thomas Moorman Ryder III and Verna May Jordan Ryder. T

Carolyn Clayton Meadows

November 12, 2018

Carolyn Clayton Meadows, 75, of Cowen, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at Webster County Memorial Hospital. She was born May 20, 1943 in Cowen, a daughter of the late Otha and Zella Ervin Clayton. She was a homemaker and a member of the Jeho

Vernon Gale Armentrout

November 10, 2018

Vernon Gale Armentrout, 69, of Cowen passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018 at his residence from an extended illness. He was born February 28, 1949 in Richwood, a son of the late Vernon and Rose Hammons Armentrou Gale was a former employee of th

James Donzal Pugh

November 5, 2018

James Donzal Pugh, 71, of Webster Springs, passed away Monday, November 5, 2018 at Charleston Area Medical Center.  He was born January 31, 1947 in Fairmont, a son of the late Dr. Donzal and Emogene Bickel Pugh. Jim was a 1965 Graduate of Webster

Paul Richard “Dickie” Bennett

November 3, 2018

Paul Richard “Dickie” Bennett, 67, of Williams River Road, Cowen, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018 at his residence after a sudden illness. He was born October 15, 1951, in Charleston, WV, a son of the late Paul and Mary Rose Teta Bennett.

Kessia Lorain Cogar

October 30, 2018

Kessia Lorain Cogar, 72, of Cowen passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at the Webster Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Cowen. She was born April 24, 1946 in Bolair a daughter of the late Russell Glen and Inez Mae Vaughn Cogar. Kessia was a home