Obituaries

Carmel Ellis Sanson, Jr.

November 26, 2021

Carmel Ellis Sanson, Jr., 78, of Summersville, formerly of Cowen, passed away Friday, November 26, 2021 at Summersville Regional Medical Center, after a short illness. He was born December 25, 1942, at Barnett’s Run, Webster County, a son of the la...

Myrtle Alice Holcomb

November 25, 2021

Myrtle Alice Holcomb, 89, of Camden on Gauley, passed into heaven’s gates on Thursday, November 25, 2021 at Summersville Regional Medical Center after a short illness. She was born October 31, 1932 in Webster Springs, a daughter of the late Burl Ch...

Vickie Allen

November 17, 2021

Vickie Allen, 64 of Camden On Gauley. Vickie made the short trip from almost heaven WV to heaven on 11/17/2021, after battling stage four cancer for well over a year. Vickie was immediately survived by: daughters, Crystal Allen, Stacey Allen, Dazz...

Donnie Lee Lloyd

November 17, 2021

Donnie Lee Lloyd, 69, of Craigsville, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 after a short illness.  He was born June 16, 1952 in Sutton a son of the late Ollie Alonzo Lloyd and Ollie Conrad Lloyd. Donnie was a graduate of Richwood High Scho...

Michael John Ritchie

November 14, 2021

Michael John Ritchie, 63, of Cowen passed away November 14, 2021 following a short illness. Mike was born December 3, 1957 in Richwood, WV to Lowell & Ruth Ritchie of Craigsville, WV. In addition to his father he is proceeded in death by hi...

Gary Joe Cochran

November 12, 2021

Gary Joe Cochran, 68, of Craigsville, passed away on Friday, November 12, 2021 after a short illness.  He was born November 3, 1953 in Webster County, a son of the late Harry Oden Cochran and Gustava Brown Cochran. Gary was a coalminer all his li...

Michael Lloyd Dempsey

November 10, 2021

Michael Lloyd Dempsey, 74, of Craigsville, WV, passed away peacefully in his sleep Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Mike was born July 21, 1947 in Camden on Gauley, WV, a son of John George and Elizabeth Della Hebb Dempsey. Mike was a US Army Veteran...

Edward (Eddie) Alan Plummer

November 9, 2021

Edward (Eddie) Alan Plummer, 73 of Mills Mountain, Dyer, passed away peacefully on November 9, 2021, at Summersville Regional Medical Center. He was born February 14, 1948, in Camden on Gauley to the late Samuel Edward and Alma Fletcher Plummer. ...

Dianna Ethel Williams

November 9, 2021

Dianna Ethel Williams, 81, of Craigsville, passed away on November 9, 2021, at her residence in Craigsville surrounded by her family, after a short illness. She was born August 10, 1940, in Baltimore, MD, a daughter to the late Marion Jacob West a...

Sabina Ann Maynard

November 8, 2021

Sabina Ann Maynard, 72, of Cowen, WV, passed away November 8, 2021 at Webster Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness. Ann was born January, 11, 1949 in Webster County the daughter of Okey S. and Ilene Goff Wayne. Ann was a...

Edward Mark Varney

November 5, 2021

Edward Mark Varney, 80, of Coe, WV, passed away on November 5, 2021 at Summersville Regional Medical Center after a short illness.  He was born May 10, 1941 at No. 4 in Bergoo, WV.  He is preceded in death by his parents Hobert Varney and Jessie Mi...

Alma Doris Shikrallah Carpenter

October 24, 2021

Alma Doris Shikrallah Carpenter of Erbacon, passed away October 24, 2021 at the age of 97 after a short illness. She was born October 19, 1924 in Danielson, Connecticut. She was the daughter of the late Najib James Shikrallah and Mina Godreau Shikral...

Eugene Diaz, Jr.

October 23, 2021

EUGENE DIAZ, JR. Gene, known simply as ACoach@ by his thousands of students, was born on January 25, 1952 at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, a son to Sally (Smith) and Eugene Diaz, Sr.  At only eight months of age, he contracted Poli...

Teresa Anne Williams

October 23, 2021

Teresa Anne Williams, 46, of Camden on Gauley, passed away after a month of battling COVID. Teresa was born October 15, 1975, in Preston County.  She is proceeded in death by her father Robert (Fat Albert/Bobby) Temple of Cowen; grandmother, Vond...

John Charles Baker

October 20, 2021

John Charles Baker, 61, of Craigsville, formerly of Cowen, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at his residence. He was born January 28, 1960 in Webster Springs, a son of the late Cecil Charles Baker and Mayer Elizabeth Mills Baker ...