Obituaries

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

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Zeph Christian

March 17, 2017

Zeph Christian, 95, of Dyer, passed away peacefully, Friday, March 17, 2017 at his residence. He was born March 27, 1921 in Dyer, the son of the late Henry and Carrie Jane “Jennie” Gallogly Christian. Zeph worked as a logger and coal miner for

Carolyn Sue Davis

March 15, 2017

Carolyn Sue “Susie” Davis, 61, of Cowen passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Braxton County Memorial Hospital. Carolyn was born December 12, 1955 in Braxton County a daughter of the late Scott and Dorothy Radcliff Wolverton. She was pre

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Denver James Mathes

March 1, 2017

Denver James Mathes, 71, of Cowen passed away March 1, 2017 at Louis A Johnson VA Medical Center, Clarksburg. He was born February 3, 1946 the son of the late Denver Everet and Martha Jean Paugh Mathes. Denver was a U.S. Army Veteran, having serve

Darrell Wayne O'Brien

February 28, 2017

Darrell Wayne O’Brien, 62 of 482 Tyler Mountain Drive ,Gassaway, WV passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at his residence with his family by his side. He was born March 6, 1954 in Richwood a son of Mary Ethel Rose O’Brien and the

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David Wayne Barnett

February 27, 2017

David Wayne Barnett, 64, of Cowen passed away suddenly on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Webster County Memorial Hospital. He was born December 30, 1952 in Webster County a son of the late Wilford C. and Violet Macel Brown Barnett. Dave was a for

Edward Ray Wayne

February 25, 2017

Edward Ray Wayne, 66, of Cowen, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 25, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 5, 1950 in Cowen, a son of the late Herbert Mack and Margaret Julia Weese Wayne. Ray was a former

Jerry Max Henline

February 25, 2017

Jerry Max Henline, 67, of 2366 Erbacon Rd., Cowen passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Webster County Memorial Hospital. He was born June 6, 1949 in Columbus, Ohio a son of Hoy M. and Zanna Deel Henline. Jerry was a former coal miner, log

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Harry Edward Runnion

February 16, 2017

Harry Edward Runnion, 73, of Arnoldsburg passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 at his residence, after an extended illness. He was born April 10, 1943, in Clendenin, a son of the late William and Esta Riggs Runnion. Harry was a retired superv

Opal Ruie Hollandsworth

February 12, 2017

Opal Ruie Hollandsworth, 101, of Birch River passed away peacefully into the hands of Lord on Saturday, February 12, 2017 at the Webster Continuous Care Center, Cowen. She was born November 21, 1915 in Braxton County a daughter of the late Harvey

Betty Jo Fowler

February 9, 2017

Betty Jo Fowler, 86, of Boggs passed February 9, 2017 at the Summersville extended care center after an extended illness. She was born February 10, 1930 in Boggs a daughter of the late Estel Delbert and Margaret Blankenship Boggs. Betty was a r

Mitchel Glenn Bender

February 6, 2017

Mitchel Glenn Bender, 64 of Williams River Rd. passed away Monday, February 6, 2017 at WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. He was born July 12, 1952 in Buckhannon a son of Teresa Grounds Bender and the late Theodore T.O. Bender. Mitche

Bobby G Cogar

February 4, 2017

Bobby G Cogar, 76, of Cowen passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017 at his residence with his loving family by his side. He was born January 12, 1941 in Braxton County a son of George Carl and Edna Anna Dean Cogar Bobby was a retired U.M.W.A fro