Obituaries

Ruby C. Hart

December 31, 2019

Ruby C. Hart, 96, of Cowen, passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at the Webster Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born May 1, 1923 at Strouds Creek, a daughter of the late Coligna and Mamie Curry Chapman. Ruby graduated from

Bernard Douglas Trenter

December 27, 2019

Bernard Douglas Trenter, 76, of Cowen, passed away Friday, December 27, 2019. He was born March 26, 1943 in Bolair, a son of the late Rufus and Iva Payne Trenter. He was a former coal miner and worked at the Bolair Recycling Center. Bernard enjoye

Elizabeth Louise Gray

December 24, 2019

Elizabeth Louise Gray, 93, of Upper Glade, passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at the Summersville Regional Medical Center after a short illness. She was born January 27, 1926 in Charleston, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Earl and Gracie We

Karen Jean Cochran

December 23, 2019

Karen Jean Cochran, 60, of Lewisburg, WV formerly of Webster and Nicholas County passed away Monday, December 23, 2019 at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown after an extended illness. She was born February 25, 1959 in Beckley a daughter of Glori

Jacob E. “Jake” Collins

December 4, 2019

Jacob E. “Jake” Collins, 48, of Cowen, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, He was born July 18, 1971 in Webster Springs, a son of Douglas Collins and Joanne Remeides. Jake was disable

John William Peyatt

December 4, 2019

John William Peyatt,75, of Craigsville, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the Summersville Regional Medical Center. He was born March 14, 1944 in Craigsville, a son of the late George Morgan “Pat” and Arilla Case Peyatt. John was a de

Everett Marshall Ehabe

December 4, 2019

Everett Marshall Ehabe, 4, passed away tragically Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from injuries received in an auto accident. He was born July 16, 2015 in Charleston, WV, a son of Gregory Ehabe and Whitney Hoover. Everett attended Bester Elementary pr

Jody Wolverton

November 24, 2019

Jody Wolverton, 37, of Erbacon, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, November 24, 2019 at his residence. He was born August 18, 1982 in Webster Springs, a son of Darlene Wolverton and the late Mitchell Wolverton. Jody was a coal miner working for Af

Rosie Lee Smith

November 14, 2019

Rosie Lee Smith, 76, of Upperglade passed away peacefully Thursday, November 14, 2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital surrounded by family. She was born March 27, 1943 in Richwood, WV, a daughter of the late Boyd and Mabel Salisbury. Rosie was a dedicat

Mary Ann Woods

November 11, 2019

Mary Ann Woods, 65, of Summersville, passed away Monday, November 11, 2019 at her residence after a courageous battle with ALS. She was born August 7, 1954 in Richwood, a daughter of the late Buster and Jane Hinkle Keiffer. Mary Ann was a homemaker a

Paul David Callahan

October 27, 2019

Paul David Callahan, 74, of Winfield, passed away on October 27, 2019 at his home. He was born on April 16, 1945 in Charleston WV to the late Paul and Nadine Starcher Callahan. Paul was a graduate of Cowen High School in 1963, graduated from Mo

Velma Eileen Hoover

October 27, 2019

Velma Eileen Hoover, 85, of Cowen, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019, surrounded by her family at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown after an extended illness. She was born September 19, 1934 in Richwood, a daughter of the late Elmer O. and Neta O

Sharon Louise “Sherry” Ledsome

October 26, 2019

Sharon Louise “Sherry” Ledsome, 47, of Canvas passed away unexpectedly on Friday, October 26, 2019 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown with her family by her side. She was born February 1, 1972 in Rochester, New York a daughter of Sharron Lynn

Hughey Leo Debolt

October 14, 2019

Hughey Leo Debolt, 83, of Nettie passed away unexpectedly Monday, October 14, 2019 at his residence. He was born November 24, 1935 in Springhill Township, Pennsylvania to the late Hiram and Vallie Riggs Debolt. Hughey was a retired Ford Motor Comp

James Nelson “Jimmy” Wolverton

September 12, 2019

James Nelson “Jimmy” Wolverton, 60, of Cowen, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019 after a sudden illness. He was born November 20, 1958 in Richwood, a son of the late James and Letha Juanita Tharp Wolverton. Jimmy was a disabled logging e