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Obituaries

Jean W. May

February 9, 2016

Jean W. May, 81, of Gassaway, passed away February 9, 2016 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. Jean was born May 24, 1934 in Braxton County a daughter of the late Carl G. and Marvel Rollyson Westfall. She was a secretary for the WV Departmen

Robert Rollyson

February 5, 2016

Robert “Rob” Rollyson, 83, of Frametown, WV went to be with the Lord on February 5, 2016. Rob touched the hearts of many and will leave a void in the community of Frametown that will not be filled. Rob was born June 9, 1932 at home in Dessi

James A. Smith

February 4, 2016

James A. Smith, 46, of Gassaway, went to be with the Lord February 4, 2016. He was preceded in death by his wife, Christina L. Smith of Gassaway. James is survived by his mother, Agnes M. Crites of Gassaway; brother, Mark Crites and wife, Becky

Virginia Lee Carr Rader

February 1, 2016

Virginia Rader Carr, 82, of Gassaway, passed away February 1, 2016 at home. She devoted her life to connecting the branches of countless family trees. Her joy in meeting a stranger, claiming them as her cousin and proving their linage to some anci

Betty Jane Cantrell

January 29, 2016

Betty Jane Cantrell, 85, of Duck, passed away January 29, 2016 at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston. She was born March 6, 1930 a daughter of the late Ernest “Red” and Grace Seabolt Truman. She was preceded in death by bothers, Alfred and J

Martha Jo Long

January 28, 2016

Martha Jo Long, 76, of Gassaway passed away January 28, 2016 at her home surrounded by family. Martha was born February 2, 1939 at Ivydale a daughter of the late Thurston Von and Mabel Hash Friend. She was a homemaker; a 50 year member of the O

Rupert C. Nicholas

January 25, 2016

Rupert C. Nicholas, 86, of Duck, passed away at Hubbard Hospice House West, January 25, 2016. He was born August 23, 1929, a son of the late I.A. “Coot” and Grace Frame Nicholas. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 64 years, Mar

Donnie K. Goodson

January 22, 2016

Donnie K. Goodson, 47, of Birch River, died January 22, 2016 at CAMC General Hospital. He was born October 4, 1968 in Gassaway. He was preceded in death by his father, Harold “Bunny” Goodson. Donnie is survived by his mother, Louise Rohr

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Richard H. Perkins

January 21, 2016

Richard H. Perkins, 83, of Gassaway, died January 21, 2016 at CAMC General Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born May 12, 1932 at Centralia a son of the late William D. and Laura Jane Tharp Perkins. He was a for

Freddy L. Carr, Sr.

January 19, 2016

Freddy L. Carr, Sr., 78, of Frametown, passed away January 19, 2016 at home. He was born January 4, 1938 in Braxton County a son of the late Lantie and Erma Wilson Carr. Freddy was a heavy equipment operator. He raised potatoes and turnips and

Roy Edward "Eddie" Cogar

January 17, 2016

Roy Edward (Eddie) Cogar, 71, of Gassaway, West Virginia, died peaceably at home Sunday, January 17, 2016, after a long illness with pancreatic cancer. He fought a hard fight for almost three years. He was born September 28, 1944. Eddie was preced

Karen Ruth Lawson

January 16, 2016

Karen Ruth Lawson, 59, of Craigsville, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. She was born November 3, 1956 a daughter of the late Jimmy and Phyllis Rader Lewis. Karen was a homemaker and worked at Shoney

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Ronald F. "Butch" Gunter

January 4, 2016

Ronald F. ”Butch” Gunter, 83, of Napier, formerly of Gassaway, passed away January 4, 2016 at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport. He was born January 9, 1932 in Braxton County a son of the late Aubrey Emory and Genevive Lee Hyer Gunter. He

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Darrell Nottingham

December 24, 2015

Darrell Nottingham, 84, of Duck, passed away December 24, 2015 of an accidental drowning. He was born December 16, 1931 in Braxton County a son of the late Holly Dae and Mamie Mae Hall Nottingham Gravier. Darrell was retired from Todd Shipyards

Maysel Mae Dobbins

December 24, 2015

Maysel Mae Dobbins, 99, of Chapel, passed away December 24, 2015. She was born October 5, 1916 in Braxton County a daughter of the late Emerson Byrl and Irene Mae Shaver Westfall. Maysel was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing and gardening. She was