Edward D. Beckett, 86, of Bainbridge, Ohio, formerly of Ripley, died Nov. 24, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley, with visitation two hours prior.
Bedell Van Binford, 79, of Charleston, husband of Joan Baughman Binford, passed away Nov. 22, 2015 at his home.
He was born June 28, 1936 in St. Albans to the late Hubbard and Susie Binford. He retired from Dow South Charleston Technical Center (formerly Union Carbide) after 43-and-a-half years of service.
Dell is also survived by his children: daughter, Kimberly Binford, and son, David Binford (Sureeporn); grandchildren, Bryan, Matthew and Daniel; and his sister, Bonnie Binford Maddox.
Dell never really retired. He remained active until his death. He served Calvary Baptist Church as vice president of the Seekers Sunday School Class for several years, director of the monthly Friendship Group, former Church Moderator and past chairman of the By-laws Committee. He also actively participated for over 50 years as a Mason with Masonic Lodge 58, Beni Kedem Shrine Oriental Band. Also, he enjoyed deeply his work with the Shepherd Center of Charleston.
Dell will be remembered for his willingness to assist programs and people, sharing his many talents.
Bartlett-Burdette-Cox Funeral Home, 513 Tennessee Ave., Charleston, WV 25302, is assisting the family.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, and the service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, with graveside committal immediately after in St Albans.
Family has requested donations, in lieu of flowers, to Beni Kedem Shrine or Calvary Baptist Church.
Online condolences may be left at www.BartlettBurdetteCox.com.
Mildred Evilee Bostic, 76, of Union, died Nov. 23, 2015. Service will be 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at the Meeting Place, Hollywood, W.Va., with visitation beginning at noon. Arrangements by Groves Funeral Home, Union.
Linda Lucille Brake, 69, of Morrisvale, went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 23, 2015 at her home surrounded by her three loving daughters. She was preceded in death by her husband, Denzel "Dink" Brake; her father, Hershel Nelson; and her brother, Bruce Nelson Sr.
She was born May 1, 1946 in Woodville to Hershel and Leona "Alice" Browning Nelson. She was a homemaker and a babysitter. She was a devout Christian and a loving mother. She was a member of Maple Hill Baptist Church, Morrisvale, where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years.
She is survived by her daughters, Teresa (Steve) Smith of Julian, Beverly (Jeff) Mosteller of Sissonville and Charlotte Sydnor (Zack Tucker) of Elon, N.C.; mother, Alice Nelson of Morrisvale; brother, Larry (Doris) Nelson of Streetsboro, Ohio; sisters, Phyllis Cobert of Julian, Ruth (Roger) Hager of Streetsboro, Ohio, and Tami (Rickey) Spurlock of Morrisvale; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many other family members and friends.
Service will be 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at Handley Funeral Home, Danville, with her sons-in-law, the Rev. Jeff Mosteller and Steve Smith, officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
You may express your condolences to the family at www.handleyfh.com.
Ottice Randall Brannon, 84, of Spencer, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 at Roane General Hospital, Spencer, after a brave battle with kidney disease.
Randall was born in Minnora, Calhoun County, a son of the late Ottice G. Brannon and Madge Knotts Brannon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Ruby Blackshire Brannon; a brother, Arlan Brannon; and the love of his life, his wife, Nellie Marie Roach Brannon.
He is survived by his son, Dr. Eric Brannon and wife, Regina, of Spencer; granddaughter, Erica Brannon Gunn, JD; and a grandson, Dr. Randall S. Brannon.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, where he received the Purple Heart. He worked for W.H. Smith Hardware Company for many years prior to purchasing and operating Brannon's Store in Spencer until his retirement. After retirement, he spent much time taking care of his much-loved farm in Calhoun County. He was also an avid hunter and outdoorsman, a tradition carried on by his son and grandson. He will be sorely missed by friends and family.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Minnora Cemetery, Calhoun County. There will be no visitation.
Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer, is in charge of the arrangements.
Sophia Lee Cavender, 68, passed away peacefully at her home on Nov. 24, 2015 following a short illness.
She was an inspector for NGK Spark Plugs in Sissonville.
Surviving are her son, Harold "David" Dunlap II; daughters, Annalisa Smith and Shawn Mechelle Morriston; brother, Lane Stanley; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several other extended family members and friends.
Graveside funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Shaffer Cemetery, Frame, with Pastor Kevin Walker officiating. Fidler and Frame Funeral Home, Belle, is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Fidler and Frame Funeral Home, 1126 E. Dupont Ave., Belle, WV 25015.
To send the family online condolences or sign the guestbook, please visit our website at www.fidlerandframefuneralhome.com.
Charles Wesley Clagett, 57, passed away Nov. 22, 2015 in Romney. He was born Dec. 3, 1957 in Washington, D.C., and was the son of Manitta "Jean" Harrell Moore and the late Ellis "Scampy" Clagett. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Diane Grant, and brother, Bucky Grant.
Surviving are his mother, Manitta "Jean" Moore; children, Brendon Clagett of Chesapeake, Sherrie Goforth of Mercersburg, Pa., and Charles Goforth of Germantown, Md.; one granddaughter, Montana Huss of Mercersburg, Pa.; significant other, Janet Adkins; sisters, Glenda Dyer, Brenda Williams and Elaine Clagett Price; and brothers, Ricky Clagett and Steven Clagett.
A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.
Expressions of sympathy can be sent at www.odellfuneralhome.com.
Memorial donations may be sent to his family in care of the funeral home.
Eddie Cicottie Davis, 87, of Dille, passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 2015 at Summersville Regional Medical Center. He was the son of the late Henry Franklin and Nina Elizabeth Lively Davis and was born at Strange Creek on Oct. 25, 1928. He was an electrician, mechanic and a member of the UMWA.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by sisters, Rebecca Keener and Betty Kloepher.
Surviving are his wife, Dreama Richmond Davis of Dille; sons, Curtis Edward Davis of Dille and Denver Ray Davis of Mount Lookout; daughter, Deanna Fitzwater of Mount Nebo; brother, Franklin Davis of Summersville; sisters, Connie Carpenter and Frances Lanzi, both of New Jersey, Alice Unger of Walton, Dreamalea Shaver of Jane Lew and Patty Gentelini of Florida; 11 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville. Burial will follow in Baughman Cemetery, Dille.
Friends may call at the funeral chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday evening.
Carl L. Durst, 75, of Ashville, Ohio, passed away Nov. 24, 2015. He was born June 4, 1940 in Cottageville, W.Va., to Click and Mildred (Carter) Durst. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Lawrence, and sister, Stella. Carl is survived by his children, Richard (Tabitha) Durst and Shannon (Josh) Stivison; mother of his children, Donna; grandchildren, Audrey (Michael) Wycuff, Hannah and Pierce Mowery and Clay and Brock Stivison; great-grandchildren, Kaylin, Ethan and Jasmine; brother, Darrell (Dolores) Durst; and by several nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and shack buddies. Funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville, Ohio. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Blaine Memorial Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Rainbow Fund, 4111 18th St., San Francisco, CA 94114. Online condolences can be made at www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.
Jimmy Lee Eddy, 63, of Killbuck, Ohio, passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 2015 surrounded by his family at Akron City Hospital, Akron, Ohio, following a brief illness.
A celebration of life service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, at Locust Grove Church of Christ with Dale Duncan officiating. A private family viewing took place prior to cremation. Arrangements are being handled by Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, Ohio. Those wishing to share a memory or make online condolences may do so at www.alexanderfhinc.com.
Family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Holmes County Agricultural Society, P.O. Box 376, Millersburg, OH 44654, for the capital campaign at Harvest Ridge.
He was born Sept. 10, 1952 in Millersburg, Ohio, and was the son of Leo W. and Thelma E. Eddy. On Dec. 10, 1971 he married Betty Lou Hemingway and she survives.
Jimmy worked as a machinist at Wayne Machine, Wooster, and was previously employed at L&W Egg, Millersburg. He was a member of Locust Grove Church of Christ.
Jimmy was a 4-H advisor for 26 years. He taught dog obedience for 25 years and served on the Holmes County Goat Committee. He liked reading, playing guitar, singing and wearing Hawaiian shirts. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and enjoyed helping them with their school work. Something Jimmy always enjoyed doing was helping others. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Betty, are two children: son, Eric David Eddy (Sherry Frazier) of Orrville, Ohio, and daughter, Jamie Lyn (Craig) Stocker of Killbuck, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Tiffany Nicole Eddy, Lindsey Natia Eddy (Jared Thacker), Alexander David Eddy, Aaron David Stocker, Garret Dean Stocker, Joshua (Alyce) Burton and Ryan Burton (Jessie); great-grandchildren, Brinton Scott Riley, Kyleigh Paige Eddy, Serenity Nicole Eddy, Calvin Lee Thacker (on the way), Hayden Connor Burton, Emma Abrielle Burton, Kinsley Jade Burton and Rylynn Star Burton; two sisters, Patricia S. Eddy (Audley) White of Wooster, Ohio, and Nancy Lynn Eddy (Dennis) Carmichael of Akron, Ohio; two brothers-in-law, Russell Dean of Bolivar, Ohio, and Robert "Bob" Easterling of Mansfield, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Betty Lou (Eddy) Dean and Judith Ann (Eddy) Easterling; and niece, Gina N. White.
Bobbie Ellis, 75, of Verdunville, passed away Nov. 24, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, at James Funeral Home, Logan, with visitation one hour prior. Honoring his wishes, his remains are to be cremated.
Our beloved Mother, Janet Louise Gillispie, 70, of Point Pleasant, formerly of Fraziers Bottom, WV, went to her heavenly home Tuesday, November 24, 2015, while at Hubbard Hospice House, South Charleston, WV.
She was born November 29, 1944, in Charleston, a daughter of the late Melvin Gillispie and Lilly Marie (Hayes) Gillispie of Hurricane, WV.
Janet had worked in housekeeping at Days Inn in Hurricane. She loved to decorate for the holidays and enjoyed her houseplants and making birdhouses. She collected frogs because they represented the scripture Psalms 59:9 F.R.O.G. (Fully Rely On God) as she did every day. She took pride in her children and we take pride in calling her mother.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by one sister, Shirley Ferguson; two granddaughters; and several aunts and uncles.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by six children, Angela Harkins (Bill Aronhalt) of Marietta, OH, Jonathan (Charlene) Martin of Parkersburg, Barbara Martin of South Carolina, Donna (Ray) Fulmer of Washington, Don (Joy) Martin of South Carolina and Theresa (Chris) Hutton of Leon; eight grandchildren, Sheena (Matt) Belt, Anthony (Tracie) Martin, Jon Martin, Don (Whitney) Martin, Eugenia Wilcoxen, Justin Wilcoxen, Danielle Daughterty, Scott Martin, and Mary Grace Burks; and six great grandchildren, James Belt, Malaci Martin, Xandra Martin, Jon Martin, Wyatt Martin, and Noah Grantham. Also surviving are three half siblings, Melanie Plants, Crystal King and Scott Gillispie; her longtime companion, Kenneth Hatfield of Fraziers Bottom; two nieces; aunt; uncle; and several cousins.
A funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, November 27, 2015, at Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant. At Mother's request burial will follow on the farm of Theresa and Chris Hutton in Gallipolis, OH, "So I can be there for all the birthday parties and family gatherings." The family will receive friends two hours prior to the funeral service Friday at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank the SICU staff at Cabell Huntington Hospital and the staff of Hubbard Hospice House at Thomas Memorial Hospital for the care given to our mother in her last days.
Condolences may be expressed to the family and memories may be shared by visiting www.wilcoxenfuneralhome.com.
Lester Ray Holley, 80, of Ravenswood, died Nov. 21, 2015. Service will be 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Ravenswood, with military honors and visitation beginning two hours prior.
Cathryn Francies Baker Hopkins, 91, of Scott Depot, passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 2015 at Bellaire at Devonshire, Scott Depot.
Born Sept. 28, 1924 in Moore Haven, Fla., she was a daughter of the late Leslie Edwin and Annie Baker. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ray Hopkins; daughter, Lea Ann Hopkins Lesher; son, Richard Matthew Hopkins; sister, Thelma Griffin; and brother, Pete Wheeler.
Cathryn was a 20-plus year employee at Stadlers Greenhouse. She was a Christian by faith and a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.
Surviving are her children, Sheila Hopkins of Nacogdoches, Texas, Anita Anderson of St. Albans ans Gail Spence (John) of Leesburg, Va.; grandsons, Donald Anderson, III, Seth Hopkins, Nicholas Anderson, Bennett Anderson, Samuel Lesher, James Spence, Ian Spence and Miles Spence; granddaughter, Chloe Spence; great-grandchild, Connor Lee Hopkins; and nephew, Samuel Griffin and his wife, Carol.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane, with Chaplain Terry Yahr officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.
You may visit www.chapmanfuneralhomes.com to share sympathies with the family.
Chapman Funeral Home, family-owned and located at 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane, is honored to serve the Hopkins family.
Rev. Basil Roland Hudson, 74, of Scott Depot, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 at CAMC Teays Valley.
Basil announced his call to the ministry in 1972 and was ordained as a Baptist Minister. He contiued his education at Moody Bible Institute. He served as pastor of Olive Baptist Church, Sycamore Grove Baptist Church, Twenty-sixth Street Baptist Church in Huntington and Leon Baptist Church.
He was currently a member of Mount Vernon Baptist Church, where he served as Sunday school teacher, and also continued to hold revivals, visiting the sick, elderly and anyone in need.
Basil enjoyed golfing and landscaping. He loved spending time with the grandchildren and attending their games and activities.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clinton and Eufa Hudson, and brother, Carter Hudson.
Basil is survived by his wife of 54 years, Brenda; daughter, Teresa Gillmor; son, Brian (Pam) Hudson; grandchildren, Zoe Gillmor, Matthew, Lauren and Emily Hudson; brothers, Paul (Doris) Hudson and David (Mary) Hudson; sisters, Esther (Nile) Long, Annabelle (Gene) Monk, Naomi McCracken, Rachel (Chuck) Kinder and Sharon McClure; and a host of friends that God has blessed him with through 43 years of ministry.
Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 2150 Mount Vernon Road, Hurricane, with Pastor Ron McClung officiating. Entombment will follow at Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., prior to the service, at the church.
Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.curryfuneralhome.org.
Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek, is caring for the family.
Monte Andre' Hughes, 62, of Charleston, went home to be The Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 at Hubbard Hospice House West, South Charleston.
He was born Jan. 19, 1953 in Ohio to the late Darlene Hughes. He was preceded in death by his brother, Carl "Troubles" Hughes. He graduated from Stonewall Jackson High School and served his country with the United States Air Force. He was retired from the City of Charleston. Andre' was a dedicated member of Bible Believers Fellowship Church of South Charleston.
Andre' had a lifelong love of fishing and for the last eight years of his life he was a passionate fisher of men for The Lord Jesus Christ.
Left to cherish his memories are his wife, Carolyn Renee' Reynolds Hughes; children, Andrea Wilson, Dionne Reynolds, Alicia Reynolds and Michael Reynolds; his brother, Greg Hicks; and several grandchildren, including his precious granddaughter, Jaleah Bridges, who was the apple of his eye.
A celebration of his homegoing will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Grace Bible Church, 600 Kanawha Blvd. W., Charleston, officiated by Pastor Tony Saunders, Pastor Ted Dues and Pastor Keith Tyler.
You may also visit www.AffordableCremationsofWV.com to share sympathies with the family.
Jesse Talman Hylton, 67, of Ronceverte, died Nov. 24, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Trinity United Methodist Church, Ronceverte. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Ronceverte.
Arley "Paul" Jarrell, born April 6, 1926 to Troy and Doskie Jarrell of Bim, passed from this life on Nov. 24, 2015 after a long illness. He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife of 47 years, Pauline M. Fesko; brothers, Edward and Dauris; and sister, Esther Mae Zontini. Left to remember Paul are his daughters, Elaine (Ernie Burns) of South Charleston and Vickey (Ricci Stone), and son, Michael (Susan Meadows) of Madison. Paul's grandchildren and great-grandchildren are Brandon (Beth) Burns, Shauna (Anthony) Elkins, Matthew Stone, Angie (Jason) Brumfield, Amelia (Eric) Frye and Juliana (Jake) Rollo. Great-grandchildren are Olivia Stone, Brooke, Lauren, Anna and Kate Burns, Kayleigh Ellis, Ashlin and Addison Brumfield, Kedron and Alayna Elkins and Michael Frye.
For years, Paul was a well-known figure in Boone County for his laundry business, Paul's Laundry Service. He traveled all over the county in any weather to take care of his customers. After retiring from that business, he worked in the mines for Carbon Fuel. He was a dedicated, proud member of the UMWA.
Paul loved having his family around him, especially the grandchildren. He was known for being somewhat of a character; his stories of his younger days will be remembered and laughed about by his family for years to come. His daughters, Elaine and Vickey, were completely dedicated over the years to ensuring that he had the very best care. He was truly blessed to have them.
The family would like to thank the Boone Nursing Home staff for their many years of excellent care, and for the compassion they have shown to the family during this difficult time. It is truly appreciated.
Service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at Handley Funeral Home, Danville, with the Rev. Dr. Frank Frye officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens, Low Gap.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
You may express your condolences to the family at www.handleyfh.com.
James Robert Jones, 89, of Alderson, died Nov. 22, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Lobban Funeral Home Chapel, Alderson. Visitation will be 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at the funeral home.
Mr. Clyde Earnest Keaton, 86, of McConnell, died Nov. 24, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, at the First Baptist Church of McConnell, with visitation two hours prior. Arrangements by Honaker Funeral Home, Logan.
Harold Lee "Pitt" Martin, 85, of Culloden, went to be with his beautiful wife of 57 years on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 with his children beside him.
He attended Dunbar High School before joining the Marines, where he served from 1949 to 1951 during the Korean War. Harold retired from Continental Can Company after 27 years.
He was a wonderful, loving husband, great dad and dearly loved his only grandson, Corey. Harold loved camping, hunting, going fishing with friends and family vacations at Nags Head, N.C., for many years.
In addition to his wife, Phyllis Carol Reese Martin, he was preceded in death by his parents, Inez and Arnold Martin, and brothers, Tom Martin, Robert (Irene) Martin, Russell Martin and Elliot Martin.
Harold is survived by his son, Tim Martin; daughter, Kim (Gary) Swann; grandson, Corey; sisters, Deloris (Bill) Keeling, Debbie (Donnie) McVay, Ruth May (Bob) Payne, Marion White and Kate (Gene) Allen; brothers, Norman (AnnaBell) Martin and Abe (Ethel) Martin; and sisters-in-law, Pam Martin, Vicki Martin and Sue Martin.
His family would like to extend special thanks for the compassionate care he received from the Huntington VA Medical Center, Sarah Care and all of his personal caregivers for the last five years.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in Harold's memory can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, WV Chapter, 1601 2nd Ave., Charleston, WV 25387.
A tribute to his life will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar, with Dr. Gary Swann officiating. Burial will follow in Grandview Memorial Park.
Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at Keller Funeral Home.
Ms. Joyce A. McFarland, 72, of Snellville, Ga., formerly of Summerlee, died Nov. 20, 2015. Service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, Ga. Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at the funeral home. Submitted by Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.
Tandra L. McGraw, 63, of Smithers, died Nov. 24, 2015. O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery, is in charge of arrangements.
Reatha Lee McVey, 57, of Leon, died Nov. 24, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with visitation beginning two hours prior.
Trina Kay Riggs, 61, of Charleston, passed away Nov. 23, 2015 at CAMC Memorial Hospital.
She was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Trina was preceded in death by her mother, Gladys Irene Ellis Arrington.
Survivors include her husband, Bryant Riggs; father, William Robert Arrington; daughter, Tabitha Varner and husband, Charles Jr., of Jacksonville, N.C.; stepsons, Bryant Riggs, Jr. and David Earl Riggs, both of Wilmington, N.C.; brothers, Dennis Arrington of Alaska and Timmy Arrington of Ohio; sister, Jeannie Arrington of Ripley; aunt, Virginia Thompson of Roanoke, Va.; and four grandchildren.
Memorial service will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston, with the Rev. Gerry White officiating. A gathering of friends and family will be one hour prior to the service, also on Saturday.
The family will accept online condolences at cpjfuneralhome.com.
Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Riggs family.
Sharon L. Adkins Roach, 67, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015.
She was born Sept. 27, 1948. She graduated from South Charleston High School in 1966 and retired from Verizon with 26 years of service.
She was preceded in death by parents, Mildred and Homer Adkins.
Sharon is survived by husband, Robert; daughter, Stephanie (William) Hensley; son, Allen; sister, Gloria Bird of Largo, Fla.; granddaughter, Breanna Hensley; grandsons, Nick and Tyler Hensley and Aaron and Ryan Roach; as well as other relatives.
A service to honor the life of Sharon L. Adkins Roach will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston, with Minister Louis Watts officiating. Private entombment will be at Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston.
Family and friends will visit from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be shared by visiting www.snodgrassfuneral.com and selecting the obituary icon.
Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston, is handling the arrangements.
Denny Dorsey Roberts, 92, of Vienna, formerly of Charleston, passed away Nov. 24, 2015 at Carehaven of Pleasants.
He was born in Spencer, a son of the late Allie and Vinnie Gainer Roberts.
He was a U.S. Army Air Corps World War II veteran. He worked 34 years for Purity Maid Baking Co.
He was a member of Wayside United Methodist Church and formerly a member of Mountain Mission in Charleston. He loved watching sports.
He is survived by his children, Rodney A. Roberts Sr. of Parkersburg, Sandra L. Brunson (Ted) of Parkersburg, Brian D. Roberts (Kathy) of Bridgewater, Mass., and Dennis D. Roberts of Huntington; grandchildren, Rodney A. Roberts Jr., April Holliday, Amanda Brunson and Dean Roberts; great-grandchild, Jordyn Holliday; great-great-granddaughter, Jayde Maxwell; and half-brother Eugene Roberts of Ohio.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Foster, Don and Ken Roberts; sisters, Juanita Woodyard and Virginia Lofty; and daughter-in-law, Diane Roberts.
It was his wish not to have services. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Wayside United Methodist Church, 3001 Grand Central Ave., Vienna, WV 26105.
Online condolences may be sent at www.leavittfuneralhome.com.
Clarence Allen Sims, 77, of Cowen, died Nov. 24, 2015. Graveside service with military honors will be 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at Sims Family Cemetery, Erbacon. Arrangements by Adams-Reed Funeral Home, Cowen.
Dextia (Pritchard) Smith, 95, of Branchland, died Nov. 23, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at the funeral home.
Ulysses P. Smith, 71, of Cowen, died Nov. 23, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at Morris Funeral Home, Cowen, with visitation two hours prior.
Beulah Audra Golden Tate, 91, of Shady Spring, died Nov. 23, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, at Rose & Quesenberry Funeral Home, Shady Spring Chapel, with visitation two hours prior.
Mr. Ryo J. Wesley, 26, of Beckley, died Nov. 18, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Heart of God Ministries, Beckley, with visitation one hour prior. Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.
Mae June Rollins Wiley, 83, of Wheeling, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015 in Park Health Center, St. Clairsville, Ohio.
She was born June 1, 1932 in St. Albans, the daughter of the late Theodore and Augusta Rollins.
Mrs. Wiley was a retired nursing aide from Riverside Nursing Home, a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Wheeling, and a member of the Wheeling Senior Citizens.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sons, Bruce Rollins, Thomas Rollins and James Rollins; an infant daughter; a brother; and two sisters.
Surviving are four sons, Wayne Rollins of St. Albans, Kevin Rollins of Marietta, Ga., Dr. K. Steven Wiley of Wheeling and Eric Wiley of Andalusia, Ala.; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until the time of service at noon Friday, November 27, at St. Paul Baptist Church, St. Albans. Interment in Cunningham Cemetery.
Local arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Road, Wheeling. Personal condolences may be expressed to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.
Preston Funeral Home, Charleston, is in charge of arrangements.
Carl Stephen "Cricket" Wolfe, 84, of Charleston, passed away Nov. 23, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital after a short illness.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse Howard and Laura Jane Cottrill Wolfe. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Maxine M. Roach, and three brothers, Eugene I. Wolfe, James Curtis Wolfe and Eubulus "Booty" Wolfe.
Carl is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Virgie "Lou" Ruggles Wolfe, and three sons, Carl "Steve" Wolfe, II and his wife, Darla M. Wolfe, of Bethany Beach, Del., Kevin B. Wolfe of Charleston and Scott A. Wolfe of Marmet.
He was an Air Force veteran and retired from the United States Postal Service. Carl was a 60-year member of Kanawha Lodge No. 20 AF&AM, 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason, Beni Kedem Shrine and emeritus member of the Beni Kedem Shrine Patrol. He was a PUFL Member of American Legion Post 20, life member of the National Rifle Association and a member of the Magazine Hollow/Garrison Avenue Area Reunion Group.
A funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Carl Stephen Wolfe will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at Bartlett Burdette Cox Funeral Home, Charleston, with H.R. Whittington, Celebrant, officiating. Burial will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Red House, in the Cottrill Addition, with Masonic graveside rites.
Friends and family will gather Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
You may send online condolences to the family by visiting www.bartlettburdettecox.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Grandview Cemetery Maintenance Fund, 1424 Grandview Ridge Road, Red House, WV 25168.
Bartlett Burdette Cox Funeral Home is serving the Wolfe family.