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Obituaries

Savina R. Allen

August 18, 2016

Savina R. Allen, 91, of Frametown, WV, passed away peacefully August 18, 2016. She was born in South Charleston, WV on August 31, 1924 to the late John Corbett and Mattie B. Samples. Savina was married to her beloved husband Forrest “Foss” E.

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Dennis Glen Moyers

August 16, 2016

Dennis Glen Moyers, 80, of Wilsie, passed away August 16, 2016 at home. He was born February 18, 1936 in Braxton County a son of the late Dennis Orville and Glenna Ramsey Moyers. He was owner of Moyers TV Sales and Repairs and Moyers Store in W

Dennis Lee Cottrill Jr.

August 13, 2016

Dennis “Denny” Lee Cottrill, Jr, 33, of Braxton County, passed away August 13, 2016 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born April 7, 1983 in Beckley. Denny was a directional driller for Nomac Drilling. He was a 2001 g

Frances Neal

July 27, 2016

Frances “Cricket” Neal, 60, of Elmira, passed away July 27, 2016 at Select Specialty Hospital, Charleston. She was born March 3, 1956 a daughter of the late Arden Brooks and Texie Peyatt. She was a homemaker. Cricket is survived by husba

Charles Elmo Wells Jr.

July 27, 2016

Charles Elmo Wells, Jr., 52 of Sutton, WV passed away July 27, 2016. He was born September 21, 1963 in Lorain, Ohio a son of the late Charles Elmo Wells, Jr and Patty Sue Collins Wells. He was a construction worker and a truck driver. He ran ma

John Wayne Cantrell

July 10, 2016

John Wayne Cantrell, 59, of Sabraton, passed away July 10, 2016 at home, in his sleep. He was born September 7, 1956 at Gassaway. John had a great sense of humor. He was a natural artist and an avid outdoorsman. He loved running the hills of We

Johnny Dale Drake

July 10, 2016

Johnny Dale Drake, 69, of O’Brion Creek, Duck, died July 10, 2016 at Clay Health Care Center, Big Otter. He was born May 14, 1947 in Clay County a son of the late Dora Boggs Morris and Lloyd Johnny Drake. He was a lifelong resident of Clay Co

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

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