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Obituaries

Walter Glen "Doc" Schoolcraft

July 3, 2016

Walter Glen “Doc” Schoolcraft, age 88, slipped quietly from this life on Sunday, July 3, at his home at Tague with his devoted wife of 63 years by his side. Doc was born May 17, 1928 in Rosedale, the son of Alex and Lydia Jenkins Schoolcraft.

John Dale Sawyers

July 2, 2016

John Dale Sawyers, 65, of Gassaway, went to be with the Lord July 2, 2016 at Genesis Nursing Home, Glenville. John was born January 23, 1951 a son of the late Denzil and Alice Sawyers. He was a retired coal miner and also worked for the WV Depa

Alpha Coberly Gerwig

June 30, 2016

Alpha Coberly Gerwig, 80, of Clendenin, passed away, June 30, 2016 following a long illness. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Dane K. Gerwig; sons, Dane Larry Gerwig (Judy) of Charleston and Alan L. Gerwig (Anne) of Wellington, FL; gran

Harely D. Adkins

June 26, 2016

Harley D. “Budgie” Adkins, 81, of Harrison, passed away June 26, 2016 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. He was born February 1, 1935 at Harrison a son of the late Oscar and Vannie Elswick Adkins. In addition to his parents he was also

Helen L. Traugh

June 26, 2016

Helen L. Traugh, 89, of Gassaway, WV, passed away June 26, 2016 at home. She was born June 24, 1927 at Exchange, WV, a daughter of the late Melvin and Ada Gerwig Cutlip. She was married to the late Robert L. Traugh. Helen was retired from the B

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James “Al” A. Haney

June 25, 2016

James A. “Al” Haney, 93 of Chapel Route, Gassaway peacefully departed this life and passed on to eternity on June 25, 2018. He was a member of First Baptist Temple which he loved very much and a US Navy veteran of WW II. In addition to his parent

Clara Barker

June 21, 2016

Clara Barker of Exchange passed this life on June 21, 2016 at the Glenville Center Nursing Home at the age of 92 years. Clara was born August 31, 1923 to the late Lewis and Elsie Stonestreet Barker at Leather Bark, Gilmer County. She leaves thr

Leann Marie Lucas

June 20, 2016

Leann Marie Lucas, 51, of Little Birch, passed away June 20, 2016. She was born October 7, 1964 in Germany. Leann worked for Rite Aid in Sutton for 13 years. She loved the beach and being with her family. She was preceded in death by her father, Bobb

Bobby Franklin Long

June 19, 2016

Bobby “Bob” Franklin Long, 76, of Gassaway, passed away June 19, 2016 at home. He was born September 10, 1939 at Little Birch a son of the late Bailey Commodor and Erma Virginia Jackson Long. Bob worked for Kenton Meadows Company for many y

James Phillip Morris

June 17, 2016

James Phillip “J.P.” Morris, 36, of Sutton, died June 17, 2016. He was born September 18, 1979 a son of William Armstrong and Linda Morris. J.P. was a tree trimmer and also did paving work. He loved to fish. In addition to his parents he

Linda Sue Crider

June 16, 2016

Linda Sue Crider, 59, of Weston, formerly of Gassaway, passed away June 16, 2016 at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport. She was born July 3, 1956 in Virginia. Linda was a waitress for Vae’s Diner, Gassaway and she loved spending time with her

Acel Iona Ramsey Meadows

June 12, 2016

Acel Iona Ramsey Meadows, 93, beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend, of Gassaway, passed away peacefully, at home, on Sunday, June 12, 2016. Born July 3, 1922, she was the daughter of William and Manda Dobbins Ramsey, both of whom p

Matthew Josiah Jarrett

June 7, 2016

Matthew Josiah Jarrett, 38, of Strange Creek, went home to be with the Lord on Tues., June 7, 2016. Matt was born was born July 30, 1977 in Summersville. He loved working outdoors with his hands. He was a very gifted musician. His favorite instrum

Gladys Helen Patterson

May 22, 2016

Gladys Helen Patterson, 70, of Sutton, passed away May 22, 2016. She was born February 20, 1946 in Braxton County a daughter of the late Columbus Washington and Clara Taylor Brown. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by br

Jimmy Ray McCraw

May 20, 2016

Jimmy Ray McCraw, 58, of Gassaway, passed away May 20, 2016 at home. He was born August 15, 1957 in Fairmont a son of the late Fred Lee McCraw, Sr. and Wanda Jane Stump McCraw. Jimmy was a cook and mowed lawns. He loved to go to yard sales and