Obituaries

Velva Marlene Hall Crites

June 7, 2017

Velva Marlene Hall Crites, 56, of Erbacon passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Webster County Memorial Hospital after a sudden illness. She was born August 16, 1960 in Webster Springs, a daughter of Laura Wilson Hall Thompson and the late Sidney

Naomi Rae Christian

June 3, 2017

Naomi Rae Christian, 74, of Cowen passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Charleston Area Medical Center, Memorial Division. She was born November 9, 1942 in Webster County a daughter of the late Ira and Ida Williams Short. Naomi was a homemaker

William R. Rose

May 27, 2017

William R. Rose Jr., 51, of Cowen passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Webster County Memorial Hospital. He was born August 8, 1965 in Oil City, Pennsylvania a son of William R. Rose Sr. and Charlotte Rose. Bill was a carpenter and mechanic. H

Mary Rose Bennett

May 25, 2017

Mary Rose Bennett, 90, of Williams River Rd., Cowen passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born November 4, 1926 in Dyer a daughter of the late Augustino and Minnie Holbrook Teta. Mary was a 1945 g

Jean Metz

May 23, 2017

Jean Metz, 92, of Lorain, Ohio, formerly of Cowen, WV, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at St. John’s Medical Center, West Lake, Ohio. She was born July 21, 1924 in Shinnston, WV, a daughter of the late Junie and Helen Bragg Bennett. She is sur

Margaret Irene Riffle

May 18, 2017

Margaret Irene Riffle, 70, of Bolair, WV, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Webster County Memorial Hospital, following a sudden illness. She was born April 20, 1947 in Richwood, WV, a daughter of the late Hebert and Jocie Quinn Short. Margare

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Harold Cliford Cochran

May 16, 2017

Harold Cliford Cochran, 78, of Curtin, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Webster County Memorial Hospital after an extended illness. He was born January 26, 1939, in Curtain, a son of the late Thurman and Iva Brooks Cochran. He was a retired we

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Eugene Harper Tenney

May 14, 2017

Eugene Harper Tenney, age 85, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, May 14, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Harper was a Christian and served the Lord in many capacities, bringing countless others to God. He attended Halo Community Chur

Junior R. Williams

April 19, 2017

Junior R. Williams, 77, of Herndon, WV and Gauley River, Turkey Creek, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Webster County Memorial Hospital. He was born September 23, 1939 in Webster County, a son of the late Everett and Mary Conard Williams.

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Denzil Eugene Wright

April 16, 2017

Denzil Eugene Wright, 71, of Craigsville passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 11, 1945 in Cowen, a son of the late Stanley and Lula Wright. Denzil was a retired coal truck dri

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Roy Ray Roberts

April 14, 2017

Roy Ray Roberts, 66, of Cowen, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017 at his home. He was born March 31, 1951 in Richwood, WV, a son of the late Arden and Hilda Adkison Roberts. Roy was Vietnam Veteran serving with the US Army. He was a Cowen High Sch

Randall Edward Rexrode

April 10, 2017

Randall Edward Rexrode, 46, of Camden on Gauley, passed away Monday, April 10, 2017 at the University of Kentucky Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky. He was born January 19, 1971 in Richwood, a son of Eva Gay Short Rexrode and the late Edward Okey Rexrode

Lester Dempsey

April 5, 2017

Lester Dempsey, 76, of Craigsville, WV, passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston, WV, after a long illness. Born in Camden-on-Gauley, Lester was the son of the late John Dempsey and the late Elizabeth Hebb Demps

Ethel Elaine Hamilton

March 25, 2017

Elaine Hamilton, 63, of Webster Springs, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at home after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born May 11, 1953 in Richwood, WV, a daughter of the late Edgar and Bessie Ann Peyett Damewood. Elaine

Ada Lucille Shaver Perrine

March 20, 2017

Ada L. Perrine, 86, of Cowen, went home to be with the Lord and her loved ones on Monday, March 20, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born January 27, 1931 in Weston, WV a daughter of the late Homer F. and Mae Rose Shaver. Ada i