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Obituaries

Carolyn Dawn Eastwood

October 10, 2017

Carolyn Dawn Eastwood, 38, of Braxton County, passed away October 10, 2017 at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston. She was born June 10, 1979 in Weston, WV. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed music, tattoos, piercings and her fl

Essie Bessie Jarrell

October 3, 2017

Essie Bessie (Miller) Jarrell, 99, of Gassaway, WV passed away quietly, surrounded by her loving family on October 3, 2017 at the Clay Health Care Center, Ivydale, WV, after an extended stay. She was born February 26, 1918 on Horse Creek in Raleig

Jean Burge

September 24, 2017

Jean Burge, 64, of Little Birch, Passed away September 24, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. She was born March 19, 1953 in Braxton County a daughter of the late Harry and Flossie Cogar Frame. Jean was a homemaker and loved to work in

Gary Joe McCourt

September 14, 2017

Gary Joe McCourt Jr, 50, of Frametown went to be with our Lord on Thursday, September 14, 2017. He was born on July 29, 1967 in Gassaway WV to Gary Joe and Janette Short McCourt of Frametown. He was a member of the Charity Baptist Church, Wilsi

James Dale Tonkin

September 10, 2017

James Dale Tonkin, born September 10, 1943, died September 9, 2017 at home after a short illness. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Eva Marie (Jarvis) Tonkin and one daughter, Jamie Lynn Alward (Travis) of Prattville, AL. One granddaughter,

Betty Lea Chapman

September 7, 2017

Betty Lea Chapman, 80, of Ivydale, passed away September 7, 2017 at CAMC General Division after a yearlong battle with health issues. She was born October 23, 1936 in Clay County a daughter of the late Jesse and Bonnie Hamric. She was retired f

Mary Marguerite Rains

September 7, 2017

Mary Marguerite Rains, 82, of Mount Vernon, OH, passed away September 7, 2017 at Brookdale Mount Vernon. She was born June 11, 1935 in Sutton, WV a daughter of the late Walter B. and Ioma Green Skidmore. She was an acitive member of the Church

Sommers Richard Ellis

August 30, 2017

Sommers Richard Ellis, 62, of Duck, Braxton County, WV, passed away August 30, 2017 at home. He was born September 18, 1954 in Logan, WV a son of the late Roel Bruce and Mabel Buzzard Ellis. He was retired with 32 years of service from Parker-H

Johnnie Earl Boggs

August 26, 2017

Johnnie Earl Boggs, 75, of Gassaway, passed away August 26, 2017 after a short illness at the home of his sister, Gaythel Friend. He was born May 31, 1942 in Braxton County a son of the late Ernest Clyde and Mary Genevieve Wayne Boggs. He was p

John Wesley Edgell

August 25, 2017

John Wesley Edgell, 66, of Little Birch, passed away August 25, 2017 at home. He was born March 14, 1951 in Cincinnati, OH. John was a retired truck driver. He enjoyed watching the” Andy Griffith Show”. He is survived by his wife, Sharon

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Edward E. Cottrill

August 19, 2017

Edward E. Cottrill, 77, of Rosedale, passed away August 19, 2017 at home. He was born November 16, 1939 in Gilmer County a son of the late Carlos Odell and Ollie Jane Nicholas Cottrill. He was a heavy equipment operator and a U.S. Army veteran.

Paul Glenwood McElwee

August 18, 2017

Paul Glenwood McElwee "Pap", 91, of Gassaway, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 18, 2017. He was born on June 22, 1926 to the late Ressie and Cleo (Long) McElwee. Pap loved spending time with his family and friends. In additio

Marlene Noble Hunter

August 16, 2017

Marlene Noble Hunter, 79, of Gassaway, WV, passed peacefully at home, after a brief illness on August 16, 2017. Marlene was born on December 31, 1937 in Manila, WV. She was preceded in death by her father, “Dick” Workman and mother, Faye Varne

Billie Sue Hamil

August 14, 2017

Billie Sue Hamil, 71, of Little Birch, West Virginia passed away on August 14, 2017 after a long illness. She will be forever remembered by her son, Robert D. Hamil of Sutton, WV and his longtime friend Kim; her daughter, Laura F. Green and husban

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Duane E Cart

August 9, 2017

Duane E. Cart, 69, of Strange Creek, passed away August 9, 2017 at home. He was born April 27, 1948 at St. Albans, WV a son of the late Ralph W. and Marble Tyler Cart. Duane was a retired head custodian for Braxton County High School and a wate