Marilyn Kay Brown

July 6, 2020

On Monday, July 6, 2020, Marilyn Kay Brown passed away surrounded by loved ones, at the age of 68. Marilyn was born January 10, 1952 in Charleston, WV.  She served as a lieutenant in the Birch River Volunteer Fire Department for many years and wo

Roger Lee Brooks

June 25, 2020

Roger Lee Brooks, 62, of Burnsville passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born December 17, 1957 in Sutton, a son of the late Jerry Adam and Maggie Ratliff Brooks. Roger worked as a hea

Cora Elizabeth Young

June 19, 2020

Cora Elizabeth Young, age 98, died Friday, June 19, 2020 at her home in Morgantown, WV.  She was born November 5, 1921 in Gassaway, WV.  She is preceded in death by her mother and father, Ato and William Young of Gassaway; her brothers, Forrest of

Emma Lorena Criner Roupe

June 18, 2020

Emma Lorena Criner Roupe, 48, of Little Birch, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020 at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport. She was born May 13, 1972 in Baltimore, Maryland, a daughter of the late Newman Dencil Criner and Lois Maria Marsh Criner. 

Ray “Jake” Helmick

June 17, 2020

Ray “Jake” Helmick, 81, of Exchange passed away June 17, 2020 at home. He was born July 28, 1938 in Braxton County, a son of the late William “Wheat” Helmick and Prude McCord Helmick.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death b

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Darrell Dean Lilly

June 12, 2020

Darrell Dean Lilly, 71, of Frametown, passed away Friday, June 12, 2020 at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Beckley on January 17, 1949 a son of the late Emily and John Willard Lilly.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in de

Ethel M. Loyd

May 28, 2020

Ethel M. Loyd, 71, of Sutton, passed away on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport. She was born June 26, 1948 a daughter of the late Bruce Cutlip and Cora Irene Scott Cutlip. Ethel was a 1966 graduate from Gassaway High

Sharlene “Sherry” Marie Barnette

May 18, 2020

Sharlene “Sherry” Marie Barnette, 67 of Frametown, passed away May 18, 2020 at Braxton County Memorial Hospital, Gassaway. She was born November 25, 1952 in Sutton a daughter of the late Ellis McCourt and Ocie Gathel Barnette. Sherry was a

Blake David Edinger

May 14, 2020

Blake David Edinger, 27, of Gassaway passed away on May 14, 2020 at home. He was born May 29, 1992 in Corning, New York a son of Shannon Edinger and the late, Karl Liddiard. Blake worked as a clerk for Dollar General.  He volunteered at Encore

James “Jim” Eddie Ramsey

April 30, 2020

James “Jim” Eddie Ramsey, 76, of Frametown, passed away April 30, 2020 at home. He was born July 29, 1943 in Braxton County a son of the late Raymond and Dorothy Ramsey. Jim was a millwright for many years, working in WV, PA, MD and VA. He

John Lester Gerwig

April 24, 2020

John Lester Gerwig, 92, of Whispering Pines, NC died on April 24, 2020 at home. John was born in Chapel, West Virginia to the late Jay C. Gerwig and Pearl Perkins Gerwig. He earned a B.S. Degree in Agronomy and a M.S. in Soils from West Virginia U

Carol S. Wright

April 23, 2020

Carol S. Wright, age 79 died Thursday, April 23, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown, OH She was born May 26, 1940 in Frametown, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Chandler and Esta (Dunlap) Cutlip. Carol had worked on the lin

Wayne “Alan” Utt

April 23, 2020

Wayne “Alan” Utt, 57 of Sutton, passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA. He was born February 12, 1963 in Braxton County, a son of the late Carol Utt Hamric. Alan was a Superinte

Robert “Bob” Joe Osborn

April 20, 2020

Robert “Bob” Joe Osborn of Calhoun County, WV passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at the age of 81 years. He was born January 1, 1939 in Bluffton, Indiana a son of the late Charles and Gladys Hamilton Osborn. Bob was a loving and caring h

Glenna Marple Belknap

April 10, 2020

Glenna Marple Belknap Born in Bulltown, WV on March 23, 1918 and died April 10, 2020. Family Matriarch to nine grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, 33 great- great grandchildren and one great-great-great grandson.  She adored and loved her fami

Effie "Mae" James

April 1, 2020

Effie "Mae" James, born June 27, 1925, was at home when she peacefully went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at the age of 94. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of over 60 years, Orvin Ransom James, Jr. and granddaugh

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Charles Arlos “Spanky” Cutlip

March 30, 2020

Charles Arlos “Spanky” Cutlip, 99, of Gassaway, WV passed away peacefully Monday, March 30, 2020 at Braxton County Memorial Hospital.  He was born October 27, 1920 in Cutlip’s Fork, WV to the late Burton L. Cutlip and Maude L. Simmons Cutlip.

Danny Hays Vaughan

March 24, 2020

Danny Hays Vaughan, 78, of Elmira, passed away on March 24, 2020 at home. He was born October 1, 1941 in Elmira, a son of the late Oran Dell Vaughan and Garnet Christine Carter Vaughan. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his

James William “Bill” Paintiff

March 22, 2020

James William “Bill” Paintiff, 79, of Gassaway passed away on March 22, 2020 at WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. He was born February 10, 1941 in Gassaway a son of the late Dovie Mae McCumbers Paintiff and Grover Lee Paintiff.  In

Tammy Jane Duckworth

March 16, 2020

Tammy Jane Duckworth, 48, of Exchange, passed away March 16, 2020 at home. She was born March 30, 1971 in Gassaway a daughter of Mary Nicholas Duckworth and Marion “Monk” Duckworth. She was preceded in death by her brother, Hosey Nottingham

Carol Elaine George

March 12, 2020

Carol Elaine George, 65, of Sutton passed away on March 12, 2020 at United Hospital Center. She was born January 16, 1955 in Ohio, a daughter of the late Maxine Hashman Burns and Carrell Leon Burns. Carol worked in the housekeeping industry for

Charles “Charlie” Harper

March 11, 2020

Charles “Charlie” Harper, 72 of Napier passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 peacefully at home after a nine year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Charlie was born on September 28, 1947 in Weston to Charles “Cap” Dale Harper and Audra

Roger Lewis “Shug” Allen

March 2, 2020

Roger Lewis “Shug” Allen, 75, of Frametown, passed away Monday, March 2, 2020 at Charleston General Hospital following a month long illness. He was born December 13, 1944 in Corley, WV a son of the late Walter “Bibby” and Hester Furby Alle

Betty Jane Schiefer

February 25, 2020

Betty Jane Schiefer, 90, of Gassaway passed away on February 25, 2020 at Rolling Meadows Place in Scott Depot. She was born July 27, 1929 in Frametown, a daughter of the late Thomas E. and Ella Frame Wilson. Betty was preceded in death by her h

Brenda June Shaver

February 19, 2020

Brenda June Shaver, 77, of Flatwoods, WV, passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at home surrounded by family. She was born February 5, 1943 the daughter of the late Lawrence Ray Norman and Maxine Avril Hess Norman Linger. Brenda was prece