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Obituaries

James Lloyd ‘Jimmy’ Smith

James Lloyd “Jimmy” Smith, 40, a resident of Cassity, went home to be with the Lord Saturday evening, Feb. 18, 2017, at his residence after losing a long battle with cancer. Jimmy’s request for cremation will be honored. His family will receive friends Sunday, Feb. 26, from 4-5 p.m. at ...

Gatha Lee Berkel

Gatha Lee Berkel

Gatha Lee Berkel, 83, of Beckley, passed peacefully into the waiting arms of our Heavenly Father Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Angels rejoiced and sang on high as one of their own had been called home. Born Aug. 26, 1933, in Valley Head, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Gould and Edna ...

James Lloyd ‘Jim’ Davis

Mr. James Lloyd “Jim” Davis ( or as his neighbors referred to him, the Honorary Mayor of Big Field), 74, a resident of Chestnut Avenue in Belington, departed this life Tuesday evening, Feb. 21, 2017, in the comfort if his home. He had been declining in health for the past several ...

Cora F. Watson

Cora F. Watson passed away Feb. 14, 2017, in Gloucester House in Gloucester, Va., where she had been a resident since 2011. She was born in St. Louis, Mo. in 1920, graduated from high school, and married Ralph Watson, whom she met when both attended Frye Memorial Methodist Church. They were ...

James Lloyd ‘Jimmy’ Smith

James Lloyd ‘Jimmy’ Smith

James Lloyd “Jimmy” Smith, 40, a resident of Cassity, went home to be with the Lord Saturday evening, Feb. 18, 2017, at his residence after losing a long battle with cancer. Jimmy was born Sept. 9, 1976, at Elkins, a son of Mary Ann Simmons Smith of Cassity and the late James Darrell ...

Linda Lou Kines

Linda Lou Kines, 72, a resident of Philippi, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2017, at her residence. She was born Feb. 23, 1944, in Barbour County, a daughter of the late Marvin and Madeline (Boyles) Howell. Linda was united in marriage, on June 29, 1963, to James Kines, who survives at ...

Eleanor Jean ‘Jeanie’ Marsh

Eleanor Jean “Jeanie” Marsh, 77, a resident of Philippi, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at her residence. She was born Oct.r 11, 1939, in Barbour County, a daughter of W. Buford and Kittie (Webb) Cleavenger. Jeanie was united in marriage, April 6, 1996, to Wilford D. Marsh Sr., who ...

Elwood Lee Canfield

Elwood Lee Canfield, 80, of Belington, died Sunday morning, Feb. 19, 2017, in Davis Medical Center, following a brief illness. He was born Dec. 13, 1936, at Montrose, Randolph County, a son of the late John Eli and Goldie (Cross) Canfield. On July 13, 1961, he married the former Patricia ...

WHITE

Brenda Sue White

Brenda Sue White, 58, a resident of Beverly, passed peacefully to be with her Heavenly Father Feb. 17, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. She had been in her usual health, and death was unexpected. Brenda was born Friday, Oct. 17, 1958, in Elkins, a daughter of the late Harvey ...

Pastor Allen Dale Crosten

The family received friends at First Baptist Church at Parsons Tuesday. Final rites will be conducted at the church today at 1 p.m. The Rev. Gregory Smith will officiate, and interment will follow in Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the ...

James Lloyd Smith

James Lloyd Smith, 40, a resident of Mabie, passed away Saturday evening, Feb. 18, 2017. at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for James Lloyd Smith. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.

Patricia ‘Patty’ Lane Dunham

Patricia “Patty” Lane Dunham, 76, of Elkins, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. She was born Oct. 11, 1940, in Elkins, a daughter of the late Harry Basil and Martha Dot Weese Dunham of Elkins. Patty is survived by three sisters, Anna Ruth Wetzel ...

WILMOTH

Ronald Ray ‘Tinker’ Wilmoth

Mr. Ronald Ray “Tinker” Wilmoth, 69, a resident of the Chestnut Flatts community near Belington, departed this life Saturday evening, Feb. 18, 2017, in the Hospice Unit at Latrobe Area Hospital in Latrobe, Pa. He had been declining in health for the past year. He was born Dec. 1, 1947, ...

Patricia Dunham

Patricia Dunham, 76, of Elkins, entered into rest Monday, Feb. 20. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and have been entrusted to Fred L. Jenkins Funeral Home in Morgantown.

CROSTEN

Pastor Allen Dale Crosten

Pastor Allen Dale Crosten, 75, a resident of Parsons, went to be with the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Sunday morning, Feb. 19, 2017, at his home. Death was attributed to complications of the flu. He was born Thursday, Nov. 27, 1941, at Thomas, a son of the late Jack D. and Janice Carr ...

Elwood Lee Canfield

Elwood Lee Canfield, 80, of Belington, died Sunday morning, Feb. 19, 2017, in Davis Medical Center, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, from Schoonover - Stemple Funeral Chapel, 95 S. Crim Ave. in Belington. Pastor Jim Sherman will ...

KERNS

Lula Mae Kerns

Lula Mae Kerns, 103, a resident of Elkins, where she made her home with her daughter, Dorothy Montoney, departed this life late Sunday evening, Feb. 19, 2017, in Davis Medical Center at Elkins. She was born Friday, Oct. 10, 1913, at home, in Sully, one of 13 children of the late Walter ...

James Lloyd Smith

James Lloyd Smith, 40, a resident of Mabie, passed away Saturday evening, Feb. 18, 2017, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for James Lloyd Smith. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.

EICHELBERGER

Michael ‘Mike’ Joseph Eichelberger Sr.

Michael “Mike” Joseph Eichelberger Sr., 66, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Friday, Feb. 16, 2017, at Davis Medical Center in Elkins. Mike was born Wednesday, Jan. 24, 1951, in Baltimore, Md., a son of the late Charles Thomas Eichelberger Sr. and Madalyn Martha Jackson ...

Carla Louise Taylor Armstrong

Carla Louise Taylor Armstrong, 51, a resident of Huttonsville, passed from this life Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at home. Visitation will be held today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the funeral hour. Pastor Norma Gibson will officiate and interment will follow in Brick Church Cemetery in ...