Obituaries

Anna Montella Springston

January 3, 2017

Anna Montella Springston, 75, of Cowen passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 3, 2017. She was born September 22, 1941 in Hookersville, a daughter of the late Herbert and Jocie Quinn Short. Anna was a giving person, who for many years was the to

Dorothy Belle Holmes

December 24, 2016

Dorothy Belle Holmes, 91, of Cowen passed away Saturday, December 24, 2016. She was born May 7, 1925 in Mountain Home, Arkansas a daughter of the late Homer and Bertha Taylor Giles. Dorothy was a 1946 graduate of Cowen High School and was a forme

Rodney Lewis Simms, Jr

November 26, 2016

Rodney (Rod) Lewis Simms, Jr age 78, departed this life on Saturday, November 26, 2016 in Fort Smith, AR. He was the husband of Daisy (Loudermilk) Simms. They shared 60 years of marital bliss together. Rod was born in Beckley, West Virginia on April

Ethelda Irene Sink

November 17, 2016

Ethelda Irene (Smith) Sink,87, of Cowen, WV, passed away Thursday, November 17, 2016 at WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital. She was born November 23, 1928 in Fayetteville, WV, a daughter of the late Walter and Lizzie Mae Wheeler Smith. Ethelda was a ho

George Edward Helber

November 15, 2016

George Edward Helber, 75 of Cowen passed peacefully Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg. He was born January 16, 1941 a son of the late Willis William and Ardis Evelyn Wolfe Helber. George was a retired Maintenance

Wilma Jean Salisbury

October 28, 2016

Wilma Jean Salisbury, 74, of Erbacon passed away Friday, October 28, 2016 at her son Rick (Sue) Salisbury residence. She was born April 13, 1942 in Braxton County a daughter of the late John Luke Davis and Lulla Irene Floyd Dolin. Wilma was a hom

Evelyn Agnes Boggs

October 22, 2016

Evelyn Agnes Boggs, 102, of Cowen, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Summersville Regional Medical Center. She was born April 25, 1914 in Dyer, WV, a daughter of the late William and Lillian Simons. She worked her way through college in F

Pauline Elizabeth Bailey

October 19, 2016

Pauline Elizabeth Bailey, 85, of Upper Glade, WV passed away October 19, 2016 at Webster Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Cowen, due to Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease. The daughter of the late Cecil and Nell Brown Cobb, she was born, March

Larry Gene Pelfrey

October 6, 2016

Larry Gene Pelfrey, 61, of Cowen passed away tragically Thursday, October 6, 2016 in a house fire. He was born January 4, 1955 in Centerpoint, Ohio a son of the late Harvey and Mary Dyer Pelfrey. Larry was a contractor having worked many years

Harold D Carpenter

October 3, 2016

Harold D. “Bato” Carpenter, 80, of Cowen, WV, passed away at his home on Monday, October 3, 2016. He was born in Clarksburg, WV, on November 17, 1935, the youngest child of the late John M. “Doc” and Effie Wilson Carpenter of Erbacon, WV.

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Eddie Arnold Cogar

September 22, 2016

Eddie Arnold Cogar, 68, of Bolair passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his loving family, after a long battle with cancer. He was born October 15, 1947 in Buckhannon, a son of the late Ernest W. and Pauline Musto

Leila Delorise Blake Given

September 21, 2016

Leila Delorise Blake Given, 103, of Upper Glade, WV, passed away at Webster County Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. She was born December 24, 1912 a daughter of the late Harry and Olive Cutter Blake. Sis was a former cook fo

Nawasa Evelyn Coffman

September 19, 2016

Nawasa Evelyn Coffman, 73, of Cowen, passed away Monday, September 19, 2016 at the Bowers Hospice House surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 6, 1943 in Summersville, a daughter of the late John and Genevia Dorman Hinkle. Nawasa worke

William Billy Joe J Mathes

September 11, 2016

William J. “Billy Joe” Mathes, 69, of Cowen, WV passed away from cancer, Sunday, September 11, 2016, at his home. He was born and raised in Cowen, WV a son of Denver and Jean (Pugh) Mathes, whom preceded him in death. He moved to Cleveland, Ohio

Marty Lee Casto

September 8, 2016

Marty Lee Casto, 59, of Webster Springs passed away Thursday, September 8, 2016 at WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. He was born March 21, 1957 in Buckhannon a son of the late Walter Lee and Anna Pearl Ware Casto. Marty was a jack of all tr