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Canterbury, Juanita 2 p.m., Montgomery Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel, London.


Jarrell, Carroll 11 a.m., Second Baptist Church, Ravenswood.


Kovach, Donna Sue 12 p.m., Tuesday,Wilson


Mallett, Guy 2 p.m., Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, Cross Lanes.


Sowards, Rodney 1 p.m., Cooke Funeral Home, Nitro.


Sykes, James Anthony 2 p.m., Tuesday,Handley Funeral Home, Danville.


Tucker, Rhonda 2 p.m., Taylor


Wilson, Bruce 1 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.

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Martha Arthur http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259980 OBIT http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259980 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 Martha June Arthur, 87, of Charleston, died Friday, July 21, 2017. Bollinger Funeral Home, Charleston, is in charge of arrangements. Arrangements will be forthcoming.

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Helen Beckett http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259996 OBIT http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259996 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 Helen Louise Beaver Beckett, 82, of Hurricane, passed away July 23, 2017, at home. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 27, at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Chapman Funeral Home, family-owned and located at 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane, is honored to serve the Beckett family.

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Madeline "Maggie" Boggs http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259998 OBIT http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259998 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 Madeline Ruth Boggs, 91, of Looneyville, died Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the Roane General Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit, Spencer, after an extended illness.

She was born March 4, 1926, at Tariff, a daughter of the late Leslie and Hazel Simmons Burns. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Boggs; one sister, Helen Gertrude Jarvis of Looneyville; two brothers, Charles Burns of Stollings and Arnold G. Burns of Looneyville; two nephews, Charles Burns and David Jarvis.

Maggie, as she was known to all, was a member of the Henry's Fork Baptist Church, Tariff. She was a homemaker, loved her cats and little dog. Maggie and George never had any children of their own, but they were parents and grandparents to all the children in the neighborhood and beyond. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, her flowers, gospel music and taking care of her lawn.

Survivors include a sister-in-law, June Burns of Stollings; nieces, Clara Combs of Spencer and Gloria Burgess of Wilkinson; nephews, Alan Burns of Looneyville and Geary Burns of Hurricane; several great nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, at the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with Pastor Bill Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Tariff Cemetery, Tariff. The family will receive friends from noon until 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Roane General Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit, 200 Hospital Drive, Spencer, WV 25276.

Condolences may be expressed at www.taylorfuneralhomeinc.com.

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Burl Buzzard http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259989 OBIT http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259989 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 Burl P. Buzzard, 90, of Ravenswood, passed away July 22, 2017, at his home. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 28, at Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood, W.Va. Friends may visit the family from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at the funeral home.

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Readers' Vent: July 25, 2017 http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/GZ0407/170729822 GZ0407 http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/GZ0407/170729822 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 I want to thank whoever cut the two trees down at Loundendale. They could have fallen on our cars.

It's politicians like Sen. Capito is the reason our debt is $21 trillion. She needs to go.

Your Gazette editorial on Jesus' teaching and how people should be treated was very good. However you need to give the rest of the story that is told in II Thessalonians 3:10 that says "he that does not work does not eat." West Virginia has too many freeloaders.

I like to shop locally and support the folks around here. That is why I like to subscribe to the Charleston Gazette-Mail and support the folks who make the paper and their advertisers. I like to support that building full of creative folk's downtown. I think they do a good job. If I had a fire work I would set it off in celebration.

I love to listen to Garrison Keillor on the radio. I don't care so much for reading his editorials in the newspaper.

I see where President Trump told his voter fraud commission "if any state does not want to share this information one has to wonder what they are worried". Well Mr. President, show us your tax returns.

I can't believe that Kanawha County Public Library system is actually paying $370,000 to decide between two places on where to put the new library. Think about how many poor children that would feed. Think about it.

Daily Mail contributing columnist want us to get all outraged over government trying to save jobs by interfering with technology progress. Just one problem. They give no evidence of this happening anywhere.

Please don't let them close Valley High School in Smithers. The town of Gauley Bridge died when they closed our Gauley Bridge High school.

To the venter who wanted a job created for him: Go to Charleston City Hall that is where they are all creating.

As much as Suddenlink is out of service here in Teays Valley anymore they ought to change their name to Sometimeslink.

In response to the fast food incident where two senior citizens were told cups of water cost a dollar. Paper cups, ice and water all cost money. It is not about greed. It is about business.

I think that to avoid the appearance of any improprieties in the magistrate's case, a outside prosecutor should be in charge of the prosecution and the State Police should be the investigating agency. No Kanawha County officials should be involved. The public must have confidence in the final outcome whatever it may be.

Title IV audit deadline missed for three years? Heads should roll for that habitually poor job. If you can't do your job, get the heck out! Thanks to Jake Jarvis and the Gazette-Mail for bringing it to light.

Does anyone realize the impact of having 40,000 scouts in the state of West Virginia? From all over the United States and some foreign countries on 14,000 acres we have up there. That is the way West Virginia should grow. The Boy Scouts motto is "Be prepared." West Virginia needs to be prepared and do something besides argue and act like a bunch of idiots.

Thank you. I am not an addict and I resent the world treating us like this. I have chronic pain, I am a health care provider and have been for 20 years. For the past eight years I have been in chronic pain and can only do things with medication. I am an active and good person and am sick of being denied what I need.

To the venter who keeps commenting with all the "that will be a good day" posts. Go home, love your family, help your community, volunteer at your church. Quit fantasizing about scenarios that you have no control over. Quit being passive aggressive. Now that will be a good day.

The governor will need to dispatch the current DOH administration to the planet Mongo if he wants my vote on the road bond because the last thing we need is another billion dollars spent on striping, signs and guardrails while the 40-year-old pavement on our back roads continues to be neglected.

A fool seems wise when surrounded by fools.

I was taught that you always take care of the homefront first. You don't take care of others until you have taken care of your responsibilities at home. We have people out of work. We have people starving. Our country is crumbling. We should be focused on getting our own affairs order and then we can worry about refugees.

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Daily Mail cartoon: July 25, 2017 http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/DM0408/170729823 DM0408 http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/DM0408/170729823 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400

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Robert J. Samuelson: How health care controls us (Daily Mail) http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/DM0405/170729825 DM0405 http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/DM0405/170729825 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 WASHINGTON - If we learned anything from the bitter debate over the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare") - which seems doubtful - it is that we cannot discuss health care in a way that is at once compassionate and rational.

This is a significant failure, because providing and financing health care has become, over the past half-century, the principal activity of the federal government.

If you go back to 1962, the earliest year with the data, federal health spending totaled $2.3 billion, which was 2.1 percent of the $107 billion budget.

In 2016, the comparable figures were $1.2 trillion in health spending, which was 31 percent of the $3.85 trillion budget. To put this in perspective, federal health spending last year was twice defense spending ($593 billion) and exceeded Social Security outlays ($916 billion) by a comfortable margin.

The total will grow, because 76 million baby boomers are retiring, and, as everyone knows, older people have much higher medical costs than younger people.

In 2014, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, people 65 and over had average annual health costs of $10,494, about three times the $3,287 of people 35 to 44. Medicare and Medicaid, nonexistent in 1962, will bear the brunt of higher spending.

At a gut level, we know why health care defies logical discussion. We personalize it. We assume what's good for us as individuals is also good for society. Unfortunately, this is not always true. What we want as individuals (unlimited care) may not be good for the larger society (overspending on health care).

Our goals are mutually inconsistent. We think everyone should be covered by insurance for needed care; health care is a "right."

Doctors and patients should make medical choices, not meddlesome insurance companies or government bureaucrats; they might deny coverage as unneeded or unproven. Finally, soaring health spending should not squeeze wages or divert spending from important government programs.

The trouble is, in practice, we can't have all these worthy goals. If everyone is covered for everything, spending will skyrocket. Controlling costs inevitably requires someone to say "no." The inconsistencies are obvious and would exist even if we had a single-payer system.

The ACA debate should have been about reaching a better balance among these competing goals - and explaining the contradictions to the public. It wasn't.

The ACA's backers focused on how many Americans would lose coverage under various Republican proposals, more than 20 million, the Congressional Budget Office estimated. The ACA's entire gain in coverage would be wiped out, and then some.

From 2013 to 2015, the number of insured Americans rose by 13 million, estimates Kaiser. But the ACA's advocates don't say much about stopping high insurance costs from eroding wage gains or strangling other government programs.

Meanwhile, congressional Republicans and the Trump White House proposed huge cuts in health spending - $1 trillion over 10 years for the ACA's repeal alone - while implausibly suggesting hardly anyone would be hurt or inconvenienced.

There was no coherent strategy to reconcile better care with lower costs. Democrats kept arguing the health cuts were intended to pay for big tax cuts that would go mainly to the rich and upper middle class. Sounds right.

Still, there's no moral high ground.

Some Democrats have wrongly accused Obamacare opponents of murder. This is over-the-top rhetoric that discourages honest debate. It's also inconsistent with research.

Kaiser reviewed 108 studies of the ACA's impact and found, though beneficiaries used more health care, the "effects on health outcomes" are unclear.

We are left with a system in which medical costs are highly concentrated with the sickest patients (the top 5 percent account for half of all medical spending).

This creates a massive resource transfer, through insurance and taxes, from the young and middle-aged to the elderly (half of all health spending goes to those 55 and over, who represent just over one-quarter of the population).

And yet we govern this massive health care sector - representing roughly a third of federal spending and nearly a fifth of the entire economy - only haphazardly, because it responds to a baffling mixture of moral, economic and political imperatives.

It will certainly strike future historians as curious that we tied our national fate to spending that is backward-looking, caring for people in their declining years, instead of spending that prepares us for the future.

We need a better allocation of burdens: higher eligibility ages for Social Security and Medicare, lower subsidies for affluent recipients, tougher restrictions on spending.

But this future is impossible without a shift in public opinion that legitimizes imposing limits on health spending.

We didn't get that with the eight-year Obamacare debate. The compassionate impulse overwhelmed the rational instinct. The result is that health care is controlling us more than we are controlling it.

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Gazette editorial: Why can't America fill all these jobs? http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/GZ0404/170729828 GZ0404 http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/GZ0404/170729828 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 Does this sound familiar: Many Americans lack the right skills for jobs that do exist. America needs to close the "skills gap" with better job training and a higher education system that is more closely aligned to employment?

That's the typical solution given for unemployment, particularly when there are job vacancies across the country. But it is too simplistic, concludes a report published last fall in Stateline, a publication of the Pew Charitable Trusts.

It might be difficult to imagine in parts of West Virginia, which seemed never to recover from the last recession, but across the country, the number of job openings has increased faster than the number of new hires. It took an average of 28 days to fill a job vacancy in the United States in 2016, compared to 24 days in 2007.

Mismatched skills are definitely part of the explanation, the report says, but not the only reason jobs go unfilled.

"In many places, employers are also setting wages too low, defining qualifications too narrowly, or not recruiting widely enough. Many people who are eager to work can't because they lack transportation, or don't have anybody to watch their children during the workday," the report says.

When employers complain that they can't fill vacancies, it is generally thought to mean a shortage in the supply of workers.

But if that were the case, wages would be going up faster.

Instead, the report says, some economists believe the U.S. has a demand problem - not enough good jobs.

Not enough "good" jobs is hardly a new conclusion in many West Virginia communities. But the reasons go beyond globalization and automation. Focusing only on retraining workers ignores other profound changes to regional labor markets, which vary around the country. For example:

n In Minnesota, employers surveyed reported reasons other than skills for unfilled positions - location, low wages and undesirable shifts.

n Employers also might require very specific prior experience for a certain job, narrowing the pool of potentially qualified people. At the same time, employers are not offering higher pay that would attract the perfect candidate.

n In Oregon, employers surveyed said half the jobs are difficult to fill because of things such as unfavorable working conditions or inconsistent work shifts. These are not problems that more training would fix.

n Employers themselves don't always know why they have trouble, the report notes. In Utah, only 22 percent of employers surveyed cited low wages as a hiring problem, but 68 percent of them offered below-average wages.

n As unions have shrunk over the decades, they are less likely to mediate these issues.

n As companies rely on subcontractors, separate entities might handle things such as hiring and controlling how the job is defined.

n Because of downsizing, there are fewer hiring managers making sure job descriptions are realistic.

n Lack of transportation interferes with people working, not just in rural areas. In Cincinnati, for example, only 59 percent of jobs are within reach of public transportation.

n Child care is another worry. Inconsistent or extra-long shifts wreak havoc with child care plans, assuming a parent can find and afford child care.

Training and preparation for contemporary jobs is definitely part of the solution for people who want to work, particularly in a region like West Virginia, but the Pew report makes clear that, even when workers' skills and job openings line up, a number of factors can keep people from working. Some of those factors might be best addressed by employers.

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Gazette cartoon: July 25, 2017 http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/GZ0408/170729831 GZ0408 http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/GZ0408/170729831 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400

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Elizabeth Campbell http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259982 OBIT http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259982 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 On July 23, 2017, the Lord took our beloved Elizabeth Litteral Campbell of Rand to her eternal heavenly home. Elizabeth was born August 1, 1920, to Jess Litteral and Grace Castle Litteral of Cabin Creek.

Elizabeth was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ. She leaves an enduring legacy and rich heritage. She and Dewey gave birth to seven children. She resided with her loving daughter Janet Weddington and her son Gary Jr. as caretakers for the past several years.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Dewey Robert Campbell; sons, Dennis Ray and Ronald Gene.

Elizabeth is survived by her sons, Dewey Robert Campbell Jr. and wife Drema of Palestine, Jesse Campbell and wife Margie of Cabin Creek; daughters, Janet Weddington of Rand, Louise and Pastor Tom Peters of Christiansburg, Va., and Grace and Junior Dalton, Christiansburg, Va.; 15 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great-grandchildren and a multitude of friends.

A gathering of family and friends will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, at Stevens and Grass Funeral Home, Malden. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at the funeral home, with Pastor Paul Rose and Pastor Tom Peters officiating. Burial will follow at Marmet Cemetery.

The online guestbook can be accessed at stevensandgrass.com.

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Marlene Carpenter http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259987 OBIT http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259987 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 Marlene M. Carpenter, 71, of Charleston, went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 22, 2017. She was born October 2, 1945, to the late George and Bernice Stutler. Marlene was a loving mother, wife and a devoted grandmother. She was a lifelong member of the Garrison Avenue Freewill Baptist Church, Charleston. She will be sadly missed by her loving family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, George Owen Stutler and Virgil Eugene "Gene" Stutler.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, husband, Robert L. Carpenter Sr.; sons, Robert L. Carpenter Jr. (Lea Anna) of GA, Michael S. Carpenter; daughters, Debra Carpenter, Stacy Jarrett (Greg); grandchildren, Adam and Robbie Carpenter of GA, Ashley and Michael of FL, Sarah and Joey Sansom, Haylee and Hannah Jarrett; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Stashie Gleason, Linda Carpenter, Joyce Prouse and Diane Myers of FL.

Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Good Shepherd Mortuary, South Charleston, with Pastor Michael Shamblin officiating. Burial will be in Elk Hills Memorial Park, Big Chimney. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.

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Eula Elliott http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259999 OBIT http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259999 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 Eula Loraine Elliott, 89, of Parkersburg, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at her home. A graveside service for family and friends will be on Wednesday, July 26, 10:30 a.m., at Barr Cemetery with minister Michael Perry officiating. Stump Funeral Home and Cremation, Inc. of Grantsville, is handling arrangements for the Elliott family.

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Paul L. Fizer http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259990 OBIT http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259990 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 Paul L. Fizer, 78, joined his heavenly father, July 22, 2017, after a long illness.

He was a graduate of Sissonville High School and retired from South Charleston Stamping Plant. He enjoyed all outdoor activities, especially hunting.

Paul is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Neda Thaxton Fizer; also surviving are his precious daughters, Tammy Fizer Bailey and husband Rodney, and Twanna Fizer Burnworth and husband Bob; grandchildren, Brittany Harrison, Blake Harrison, Corey Bailey, Brad Bailey and Amy Bailey; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

Funeral service will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, at Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston, with Rob Whittington officiating. Commital Service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, July 27, at Floral Hills Garden of Memories. Everyone is welcome. Visitation with the family will be two hours prior to the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

We would like to express our sincere gratitude towards the staff / family of "Select Speciality" for the wonderful love and care they provided to our dad.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at cpjfuneralhome.com.

Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Fizer family.

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Henry "Jarhead" Hayes http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259994 OBIT http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259994 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 Henry Wesley "Jarhead" Hayes, 69, of Branchland, passed away July 23, 2017, at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at Four Mile Church of Jesus Christ, Branchland. Visiting hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, at Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, W.Va.

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William Henry Hohman Jr. http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259993 OBIT http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259993 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 William Henry Hohman Jr., 44, of St. Albans, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Hubbard Hospice House West, South Charleston.

He was born February 5, 1973, in Columbus, Ohio. He is survived by his parents, William Sr. and Donna Hohman of Hilliard, Ohio; sister and brother-in-law, Sarah and Robert McCrory of Asheboro, NC.

William was a 1991 graduate of Hilliard High School and a 1996 graduate from The Ohio State University College of Engineering. He worked over 20 years as a systems analyst with American Electric Power. He received his Eagle Scout award in 1998 from Boy Scout Troop 814 in Hilliard, Ohio. He was a model railroad and NASCAR enthusiast.

The family will receive family and friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, at Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, St. Albans.

The family would like to thank his friends and co-workers at AEP's John Amos Power Plant and Simulator for their kindness during his extended illness.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hubbard Hospice House West, 4605 MacCorkle Ave. SW, South Charleston, WV 25309.

You may visit William's Tribute page to share memories or condolences with the family at chapmanfuneralhomes.com.

Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, family owned and located at 409 Sixth Ave., St. Albans, is honored to serve the Hohman family.

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Johnny Menefee http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259981 OBIT http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259981 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 Johnny Lee Menefee, 80, of Oak Hill, died Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley. Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to New River Humane Society, 513 Shelter Road, Fayetteville WV 25840. Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, W.Va.

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Michael Puckett http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259997 OBIT http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259997 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 Michael Day Puckett, 55, of Millwood, passed away suddenly July 20, 2017, at his home. Memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Friday, July 28, at Ravenswood Riverfront Park. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in memory of Michael to Jackson County Animal Shelter, c/o Community Foundation of Jackson County, 108 Church St., North, Ripley, WV 25271. Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley, is serving the family.

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Lewis "Eddie" Ramsey http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259986 OBIT http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259986 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 Lewis Edward "Eddie" Ramsey, 59, of Victor, passed Wednesday, July 19, 2017, in the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley. Per Eddie's request, he was cremated. Wallace & Wallace of Ansted is in charge of arrangements.

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Virginia "Ginger" Roberts http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259995 OBIT http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20170725/OBIT/307259995 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0400 Virginia "Ginger" Kay Roberts, 71, of Mt. Nebo, formerly of Tioga, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017. Funeral service will be held at noon on Wednesday, July 26, in the White Funeral Home at Summersville with visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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