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Obituaries

Phyllis (née Beall) Ruth Alkire

February 13, 2019

Phyllis Ruth Alkire (née Beall), born January 4th, 1929 of Gassaway, West Virginia passed from this life on February 13th 2019 to reunite with her loving husband, Denzil Alkire. Together, she and Denzil touched many lives from Hawaii to New York Cit

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John J. Faber

February 12, 2019

John J. Faber, 80, of Gassaway, WV passed away February 12, 2019.  He was born to the late John A. Faber and Elsie Hamilton Faber on February 20, 1938 in Alquina, IN. John enlisted in the US Navy at the age of 17 and served on the USS Elokonina a

Wilma (Brown) Pierce

February 2, 2019

Wilma (Brown) Pierce, 62, of Gassaway, passed away February 2, 2019 at CAMC General after a short illness. She was born May 25, 1956 in Sutton a daughter of the late Thomas Franklin  “Amos”  Brown and Gladys (Moore) Brown. Wilma worked in

Paula Kowalski Newsome

January 25, 2019

Paula Kowalski Newsome, 55, of Rosedale, WV formerly of Ravenna, OH passed away Friday, January 25, 2019 at CAMC  Memorial after a short illness. She was born August 14, 1963 to the late Stanley and Elizabeth Kowalski.  Paula was also preceded i

Joe Engel Chrisman

January 23, 2019

Joe Engel Chrisman went to be the Lord Wednesday morning, January 23, 2019, after a five month battle with West Nile Virus. He was born and raised in Gassaway.  He earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Business from West Virginia University.  Af

Charles E. Raynor

January 16, 2019

Charles E. Raynor, 78, of Duck, passed away January 16, 2019. He was born August 27, 1940 in Maryland. Charles was a retired construction worker. He is survived by children, Dawn Raynor of Charleston, Charles Raynor, Jr. and wife, Stacy of F

Wavolene Keener

January 11, 2019

Wavolene Keener, 69, of Flatwoods, passed away January 11, 2019 at Anstead Center, Anstead, WV. She was born September 13, 1949 in Gassaway, a daughter to the late Edgar and Nettie Carr Mitchell.  Wavolene was preceded in death by her brother, Wi

Greyson Kai Reed

January 2, 2019

Greyson Kai Reed, infant son of Amanda Dawn Reed, of Weston passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital. In addition to his mother, Grayson is survived by grandparents, Ted and Elizabeth Reed of Gassaway; Uncles,

David Reid Miller

December 23, 2018

David Reid Miller, 58, of Gassaway, passed away December 23, 2018. He was born in Kanawha County on November 20, 1960 to Joy Hayes Miller of Bridgeport and the late William “Bill” Crawford Miller. He was also preceded in death by his sister, C

John Casey Sartin

December 21, 2018

John Casey Sartin, 45, of Burnsville, passed away December 21, 2018. He was born August 5, 1973 in Summersville a son of the late Phyllis Ann Sartin and John Casey Smith. John was a carpenter and enjoyed fishing, hiking and just being outdoors.

Marium Pletcher

December 10, 2018

Marium Pletcher, 94, of Gassaway passed away December 10, 2018 with a steadfast faith and love for her Lord Jesus Christ. She was born in Weston to the late Ralph Jason Hugh and Lola Mary Jarvis Pletcher on August 18, 1924.  Marium was co-owner o

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William E. “Bill” James

December 9, 2018

William E. “Bill” James, 92, of Gassaway passed away December 9, 2018 at home, with family and his beloved dog “SugarBear” at his side. He was preceded in death by his wife, Garnett James; father, Orvin Ransom James; his mother, Mary Frase

Milton J. Hughes

December 6, 2018

Milton J. Hughes, 80, of Gassaway, passed away December 6, 2018 at home. He was born January 21, 1938 in Wilsie, WV a son of the late Jasper and Pauline Hughes. Milton was a dental technician in Ohio for many years. He also worked as a carpente

Carol Emma Rollyson

December 4, 2018

Carol Emma Rollyson, 64, of Sutton, passed away December 4, 2018 at Select Specialty Hospital, Charleston. She was born December 25, 1953 in Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Robert Paul and Helen June Warner Goldsmith. She was a factory wor

Jean M. Given

November 29, 2018

Jean M. Given, 83, of Frametown, passed away November 29, 2018 at Clay Health Care Center, Big Otter. She was born January 19, 1935 in Morgantown a daughter of the late Otto and Aretta Stewart Given. She was preceded in death by brothers, Jim G