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Karen Sue Dennison Jones

June 25, 1945 - October 2, 2023

Burial Date October 7, 2023

Visitation will be from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at Roach Funeral Home in Gassaway. The service will follow at 1 P.M. at the funeral home with John McQuain officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery, Sutton, WV.  

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in memory of Karen to the Braxton County Animal Shelter, 10 Animal Shelter Lane, Sutton, WV 26601 or Just One Generation, 4397 Elk River Road, Frametown, WV 26623.  

Words of comfort and fond memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com. 

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Karen Sue Dennison Jones of Charleston West Virginia passed away at home on Monday, October 2, 2023. 

Born in Sutton on June 25, 1945, Karen was the daughter of the late George W. and Lena B. Cutlip Dennison. 

She was preceded in death by sister, Doris Gallaher, and brothers, Kenneth Dennison and Gaylord Clark Dennison. 

Karen was kind hearted and loved animals. She was valedictorian of the Sutton High School Class of 1963. Karen obtained an associate’s degree from Glenville State College followed by a bachelor’s degree from Morris Harvey College. She spent her 34 year professional life first as a case worker for the WV DHHR in the Child Protective Services Division and later directed educational seminars for Child Protective Services. Karen was very dedicated to the wellbeing of the state’s underprivileged children. 

Left to cherish her memories are nephews, Mark (Kathryn) Gallaher, Scott (Connie) Gallaher; and nieces, Ann (Richard) Koontz, Cheryl Haskell, and Emily Dennison; great nephews, Matthew Gallaher, Seth (Crystal) Adams; great niece, Courtney (Brad) Legg; great-great nephew, Ryan Adams; great-great nieces, Claire and Mia Legg. Also surviving is special friend and neighbor John Carter. 

Visitation will be from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at Roach Funeral Home in Gassaway. The service will follow at 1 P.M. at the funeral home with John McQuain officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery, Sutton, WV.  

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in memory of Karen to the Braxton County Animal Shelter, 10 Animal Shelter Lane, Sutton, WV 26601 or Just One Generation, 4397 Elk River Road, Frametown, WV 26623.  

Words of comfort and fond memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.