William Edward “Bill” McCartney

May 10, 2019

William Edward “Bill” McCartney, 72 of Cowen, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family and friends, after a long illness. He was born May 8, 1947 in Webster Springs, a son of the late French and Retha Peck McCart...

William George Taylor

April 29, 2019

William George Taylor, 82, of Cowen, passed away Monday, April 29, 2019 at Summersville Regional Medical Center after a long, hard fought battle with cancer.  He was born August 6, 1936 in Webster County, a son of the late Wilbert and Aretta Bell Ta...


Aniello Guiseppa Romano Jr.

April 25, 2019

Aniello Guiseppa Romano Jr., 84 of Cowen, WV, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, April 25, 2019 at his residence. He was born October 29, 1934 in Camden on Gauley, a son of the late Aniello “Neal” and Angelina Feola Romano. Jr. was a 1952 grad...

Georganna Romano

April 23, 2019

Born in Grafton, Taylor County, WV, March 13, 1937; 1955 graduate of Cowen High School; Georganna passed away April 23, 2019 at home surrounded by her family. She is survived by husband of 63 years Giovanno Romano; Children: Mike Romano of Craigsvil...

Ella Louise Conrad

April 22, 2019

Ella Louise Conrad, Beloved Mother and Loving Grandmother, 74, of Birch River, went to her final resting place April 22, 2019, peacefully at her home. Born October 23, 1944 to parents George and Mamie Ramsey Harless. Ella is survived by sister Shirle...


Kenneth Lee Riding

April 21, 2019

Kenneth Lee Riding, 78 of Cowen, west Virginia was gently released from his earthly body and returned home to his Heavenly Father Sunday April 21, 2019. He was born the youngest of three children to William Ernest Riding and Veva (Sue) Hamblin Riding...

Donnie Gene Harris

April 16, 2019

Donnie Gene Harris, 65, of Erbacon passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Summersville Regional Medical Center after a short illness. He was born February 11, 1954 in Erbacon, a son of the late Lorenzo Victor and Ella Jackson Harris. Donnie was a ...


Wilbur Orville Mastin

April 14, 2019

Wilbur Orville Mastin, 86, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019. He was a retired truck driver, U.S. Army veteran and a member of Hinds Chapel United Methodist Church. Wilbur is survived by his sons, Tim Mastin of North Carolinia and Thomas Mastin o...

Betty Jean Carpenter Lewis

April 2, 2019

Our precious mother and grandmother, Betty Jean (Carpenter) Lewis, 91, was welcomed into God’s Holy Kingdom 04/02/2019 to be reunited with her parents, John Morgan McGlaughlin “Doc” and Hallie Effie (Wilson) Carpenter, her infant sister Vada Ma...

Beatrice Geraldine Giles

March 31, 2019

Beatrice Geraldine Giles of Beckley, WV, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley following an extended illness. She was 92 years of age and in the company of her loving family when she passed. Sh...

Hallie Doris Thomas

March 26, 2019

Hallie Doris Thomas, 91, of Cowen passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at her residence, after an extended illness. She was born August 18, 1927 in Webster County, a daughter of the late Roy Ruben and Sedoria Mae Johns Mathes. Hallie was a homemake...

Clarice Arlene Taylor

March 23, 2019

Clarice Arlene Taylor, 79, of Cowen passed away unexpectedly Saturday, March 23, 2019 at her residence. She was born September 21, 1939 in Jumbo, a daughter of the late Otha L. and Hazel Ruth Schrader Cummings. Clarice was a 1958 graduate of Cowen...

Mary Louise Miller

March 18, 2019

Mary Louise Miller, 76, of Cowen, passed away Monday, March 18, 2019 at Webster Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Cowen, after an extended illness. She was born June 21, 1942 in Cleveland, WV, a daughter of the late William and Icey Mae Pearl Huber ...


Jacob Alfred “Jake” Bragg

March 16, 2019

Jacob Alfred “Jake” Bragg, 80, of Cowen passed away Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Charleston Area Medical Center, after a short illness. He was born November 21, 1938 in Gassaway, a son of the late Herbert and Mary Rumbach Bragg. Jake was a grad...

Rocky Hines

February 27, 2019

Rocky Hines, 62, of Cowen, WV passed away February 27, 2019 at his home surrounded by family and friends after an 8 year battle with cancer. He was born May 27, 1956 a son of Nancy Hines of Jumbo, WV and the late Bobby Hines. Rocky was a 1973 grad...