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Obituaries

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

Kimberly Woods Groves

August 3, 2017

Kimberly Woods Groves, 53, of Strange Creek, passed way from this life and entered into her eternal home with Jesus on Thursday, August 3, 2017 after a long illness. She was born October 15, 1963 in Braxton County a daughter of Delbert and Gloria

Lela Marie White

July 31, 2017

Lela Marie White, 67, of Orma, passed away July 31, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. She was born December 12, 1949 in Braxton County a daughter of the late Howard and Letty Burchett Moore. In addition to her parents she was also pre

Enid Ruth Mowery

July 28, 2017

Enid Ruth Mowery, 80, of Gassaway, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 28, 2017 at her home. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Effie Young Nicholas; sister, Loma Young; son-in-law, Ronnie Radcliff. Ruth was the last survivi

Ethel "Murt" Virginia Nelson

July 18, 2017

Ethel “Murt” Virginia Nelson, 67, of Harrison, WV passed away July 18, 2017 at the home of her sister, Linda Richardson. Ethel was born May 8, 1950 in Braxton County a daughter of the late Jink and Ava Gray Nelson. She was preceded in death by

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James Junior Duffield

July 14, 2017

James Junior Duffield, 93, of Gassaway, passed away July 14, 2017 at home. He was born September 16, 1923 in Gassaway. Junior was an Army veteran of WWII serving in Guam. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Audrey Frame Duffield; sons, D

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Junior D Rexroad

July 12, 2017

Junior D. Rexroad, 87, of Chapel Road, Gassaway, passed away July 12, 2017 at home after a short illness. He was born November 23, 1929 in Braxton County a son of the late Clyde “Red” and Beva Deuly Rexroad. He was also preceded in death by br

Mary Lee Slaughter

July 4, 2017

Mary Lee Slaughter, 104 years old, of Homeworth, Ohio, former long- time resident of Gassaway WV passed away at The Alliance Community Center on July 4, 2017 after a short illness. She was born in Hominy Mills, WV, Nicholas County. She was a ho