Martha Jayne Atkinson, 68, of Spencer, formerly of Jacksonville, passed away May 28, 2019, following a courageous battle with cancer at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital in Parkersburg. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 12 p.m. Friday, May 31, at the Peniel Community Church, Peniel,… Read more

Orum Stanley Baker Jr., 80, of Point Pleasant, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at home. A private graveside service and visitation will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant. Read more

MaDonna Kay "Heidi" Bledsoe, 56, of Chapmanville, departed this life Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntington. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at the Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services at Chapmanville. Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Fr… Read more

Edward Lee Canterbury (affectionately known as Ed or Eddie) entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior on May 29, 2019. He was at his home in Cross Lanes surrounded by loved ones. He will be sadly missed by a multitude of family and friends. Read more

Betty Lea Carr, 89, of Weston, formerly of Stumptown, died May 29, 2019. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway, W.Va. Visitation will be two hours prior to service. Read more

Tara Dawn Chambers, 47, of Charleston, passed away May 28, 2019, at CAMC Memorial Division after a short illness. Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at Bethany Baptist Church on Grant Avenue in St. Albans. To view the full obituary please visit www.cpjfuneralhome.com… Read more

Janet Dillon, 71, of Bob White, died May 29, 2019. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Handley Funeral Home, Danville, W.Va. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Read more

Brenda Sue Fields, 75, of Clendenin, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at home with her family by her side.  Read more

Romie J. Griffith, 90, of South Charleston, passed away at home Thursday, May 30, 2019. Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, W.Va., is caring for the family. Arrangements are pending. Read more

Elizabeth "Betty" (Fields) Harper, 62, of Spencer, died May 29, 2019. Graveside service will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Walton. Visitation will be one hour before the service. John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, is in charge of arrangements. Read more

Joseph James Harris, 88, of Pinch, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2019, at CAMC Memorial Hospital, Charleston. Read more

Paul R. Jackson, 81, of Little Birch, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton. Friends may call one hour before service at the funeral home. Read more

Joretta Rae Jordan, "Joy" as some liked to call her, "Sister Scott" to others, departed this earthly life on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at her home in Hazelwood, Mo., at the age of 86. Read more

Danny William Meadows Jr., 57, of Clendenin, went home to be with the Lord Friday, May 24, 2019, at CAMC Memorial after a long illness. Read more

Homer E. Nicely Sr., of Oak Hill, passed away May 29, 2019, at the age of 96. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home. Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, W.Va. Read more

Betty Jane (Myers) Nichols, 61, of Given, passed away May 29, 2019, in the Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston. The funeral service will be held 8 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at the Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Evans, W.Va. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Read more

Rachel Lynn Parsons, 55, of Spencer, passed away at home on May 29, 2019. A graveside service will be held at the Siniaville Cemetery, Staats Mill, at 11 a.m. Friday, May 31. There will be no visitation. Taylor - Vandale Funeral Home in Spencer is in charge of the arrangements. Read more

Brandon Charles Powell, 24, of Spencer, passed away May 28, 2019, at CAMC Memorial Hospital in Charleston. There will be no services or visitation. He will be cremated. Taylor- Vandale Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Read more

Jessie Lee Rakes, 76, of Hamlin, passed away May 29, 2019. Funeral Service will be 12 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, W.Va. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Koo… Read more

Betty Mae Martin Bennett Rawlins, 82, Point Pleasant, passed away May 27, 2019. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service at the funeral home. A full obituary will be published in Su… Read more

Jason E. Royster, 36, of Charleston, passed into the arms of his heavenly father on May 27, 2019. Born October 18, 1982, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Jessie Royster, and his maternal grandfather, Bishop Nathaniel Brand Sr. Read more

Carol Lynn Barnhill, 72, of Elkview, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at Charleston General Hospital. Read more

Jackson Bonar, 82, of Brandon, MS, passed away May 21, 2019. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley, W.Va. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 31, at the funeral home. Read more

Roy "Gale" Brown, 79, of Jane Lew, passed away May 28, 2019. Family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 31, at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, Flatwoods. The Funeral Service will follow at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwood… Read more

John Thomas Butler, 75, of Chloe, passed away May 28, 2019, at his son's home in Ravenswood. He was born December 6, 1943, in Stow, Ohio, to Ora and Catherine Butler. Read more

Orville Lee Byrd, 71, of Yawkey, WV, went home Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Orville will be cremated and a memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions to the funeral home for services. Condolences may be expressed to the family … Read more

Harvey Allen Chester, 64, of Garner, N.C., passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Rex Memorial Hospital, Raleigh, N.C. Funeral service will be noon Tuesday, June 4, at Ferguson Memorial Baptist Church, 124 Marshall Avenue, Dunbar. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Callender F… Read more

Laura Belle Combs, 85, passed into the arms of her Heavenly Father on Friday, May 24, 2019. She was born in South Charleston, and was one of 13 children born to Raymond and Julia Bayles. Read more

Elsie Lee Curry, 72, of Omar, departed this life Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at her residence. The family is planning private services for a later date. Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services at Chapmanville, W.Va., are serving the Curry Family. Read more

Helen Dean, age 95, of Montgomery, died May 27, 2019. She was born July 9, 1923, in Lookout, and was the daughter of the late Hobart and Maude Rader Hypes. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Hoyt Dean, and her sister, Ruth Carson. Read more

On Friday May 24, 2019, at CAMC Memorial Hospital, while surrounded by her family, Mary Jane (Perdue) Doss of Holly Grove, departed this world to a better place. She was born on July 6, 1934, in Logan, to Edgar and Bertha Elizabeth (Edison) Perdue. Read more

Donald Nelson "Coco" Dunlap, 66, of Sumerco, WV, was born May 30, 1952, and went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 27, 2019. Read more

Virginia Gale Frye, 67, of Logan, departed this life Saturday, May 25, 2019, at the Dignity Hospice House in Chapmanville. A Memorial Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at the Great Life Pentecostal Church at Stollings. Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services at Chapmanville are servin… Read more

Cheryl Elizabeth Hillen, of Durham, North Carolina, entered into heaven March 20, 2019. A celebration of Cheryl's remarkable life will at Angela's on the River in St. Albans on June 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. Friends and family are welcomed to join us in honoring a special woman who touched so many. Read more

Cleon L. Hudson Jr. passed away May 25, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer. A gathering of family and friends and celebration of Cleon's life will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 31, at Perrow Church, Cross Lanes. Cooke Funeral Home and Crematorium is assisting Cleon's family. Read more

Jon "Terry" aka "Daddy Goss" Gossard left the Earth April 14, 2019, after a long brave battle with metastatic bone cancer. Everyone who loved Terry and enjoyed his friendship will read this and hopefully be filled with a fond memory, a hilarious story, or will burst into singing one of his f… Read more

Michael G. Lytton, 81, passed away on May 14, 2019, in Brevard County in Florida, surrounded by family, due to complications from merkel cell carcinoma. Read more

Mrs. Ollie Moore, 84, of Beckley, died Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Funeral service will be 12 p.m. Friday, May 31, at Heart of God Ministries, 1703 South Kanawha St., Beckley. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral P… Read more

Georgianna (Jo) Pierce, 91, of Delaware, Ohio, previously of Charleston, West Virginia, passed away peacefully on May 27, 2019, in Delaware, Ohio. Read more

David Allen Porter Sr., 68, of Flatwoods, passed away May 27, 2019, at CAMC, Charleston. Family will receive friends from 12 to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods. The Funeral Service will follow at 2 p.m. in the Stockert-Palet… Read more

Joe "Carlos" Smith, 84, of Charleston, passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston. Read more

James "Jim" Albert Topping, 73, of Chapmanville, went to be with the Lord on the early morning of May 28, 2019. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at the Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services at Chapmanville, W.Va. Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday at the Evans F… Read more

Richard Olen Truman went home to be with the Lord on May 24, 2019, at his home in Richwood, after a short illness. Funeral Services will be held at Simons-Coleman Funeral Home in Richwood at 1 p.m. Friday, May 31. Visitation will begin at 12 p.m. Read more

Arnold S. Williams Jr., age 94 of Eleanor, departed this life on Monday, May 27, 2019, at St. Mary's Hospital. Born August 25, 1924, at Springhill, he was the son of the late Arnold, Sr. and Lillian (Dillon) Williams. Read more

Funerals for Sunday, August 18, 2019

Combs, Amy - 5 p.m., Bible Center Church, Charleston.

Michael, Sherry - 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Morrison, Ray - 2 p.m., Morris Funeral Home, Cowen.

Smith, Robert - 3 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.

Stump. Arleen - 1 p.m., Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Wright, Gary - 2 p.m., Preston Funeral Home, Charleston.