Obituaries

Mark Allen White

Mark Allen White, 57, of Hendricks, and most recently of Elkins, went home to be with the Lord on March 15, 2019, at 10:45 am. He is survived by his wife, Roxana White; daughter, Brooke Dumire (Derrick Dumire) currently of Eglon; and two grandchildren, Summer and Maverick. Also ...

Robert ‘Bob’ Dewitt

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 4 to 7 p.m. today. Final Rites will be conducted at the funeral home Tuesday, March 19, at noon. The Rev. Jack Howell will officiate and interment will follow at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman, ...

Lee Wingfield

Lee Wingfield, 63, a resident of Elkins, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Today, March 18, 2019, Lee will be moved to St. Brendan Catholic Church where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Deacon Raymond Godwin will officiate and ...

Charlotte Ann Hinkle

Ms. Charlotte Ann Hinkle, 82, a resident of Belington, and formerly of Cambridge, Md., departed this life on Wednesday March 13, 2019, in the Barbour County Good Samaritan Society at Belington. Death was following a period of declining health. Charlotte was born on March 24, 1936, at Junior, ...

Leo Franklin Pase Jr.

Leo Franklin Pase Jr., 76, a resident of Coalton, departed this life Saturday evening, March 16, 2019 at Cortland Acres at Thomas. He had been in declining health although death was unexpected. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb Funeral ...

Gage M. Martin

Gage Michael Martin, 27, a resident of Huttonsville, passed from this life Monday, March 11, 2019, in Valley Head. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected. Gage was born Wednesday, Dec. 11, 1991, in Elkins, a son of Franklin Martin and Rebecca Blankenship. Also left to ...

Jaxon H. Nelson

Jaxon Hunter Nelson, 19-month-old son of Tara Mae Vandevender and Kevin Bruce Nelson of Seneca Rocks, passed away unexpectedly at home, in his sleep, on Monday, March 11, 2019. He was born on Aug. 5, 2017, in Elkins. Jaxon had an infectious smile and personality and was full of love. He ...

Robert ‘Bob’ Dewitt

Robert Sidney “Bob” Dewitt, 82, a resident of Beverly, departed this life Thursday, March 14, 2019, at his home. He had been in declining health although death was unexpected. He was born Wednesday, April 22, 1936, at Beverly, a son of the late Albert Sidney and Mary Florence Smith ...

Fred O’Kernick

The family received friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins Friday. Today, Mr. O’Kernick will be moved to the Saint Brendan Catholic Church where the Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. The Rev. Father Jim O’Connor will be the Presider and interment ...

Betty J. Reed

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 5 to 8 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home, Sunday, March 17, at 2 p.m. The Rev. Philip Lynn Ryder will officiate and interment will follow at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens at ...

Betty R. Taylor

Betty Rae Taylor, 80, of Buckhannon, died Friday, March 15, 2019, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. She was born Feb. 21, 1939, in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Wendell and Freda Kelley Tenney. On June 22, 1959, she married Harry Taylor, who survives. Also surviving are ...

Lee Wingfield

Lee Wingfield, 63, a resident of Elkins, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Monday, Lee will be moved to St. Brendan Catholic Church where a funeral ...

Lulu M. Wilson

Lulu “Bunny” Mary Wilson, 49, a resident of Hendricks, passed from this life on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown with her family by her side. She had been in declining health and death was attributed to cancer. Visitation will be held at the Hostetler ...

Fred O’Kernick

Fred P. O’Kernick, 96, a former resident of Elkins, and more recently a resident of Canfield, Ohio where he made his home with his son, Joseph “Kevin” O’Kernick, departed this life Monday evening, March 11, 2019, at the home. He was born Tuesday, Sept. 12, 1922. at Coalton, one of ...

Betty J. Puffenbarger

Betty Jeanne Gragg Puffenbarger, 77, of Buckhannon, died Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the WV Caring Hospice Care Corp. in the J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. She was born Feb. 21, 1942, in Durbin, a daughter of the late Glenn D. and Jeanne Heavner Gragg. On July 13, 1969, she ...

Fred O’Kernick

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 5 - 8 today. On Saturday morning, March 16, Mr. O’Kernick will be moved to the Saint Brendan Catholic Church where the Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. The Rev. Father Jim ...

Luther ‘Mike’ Spencer

Luther Mack “Mike” Spencer, 63, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Terra Alta. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected. The family’s request for cremation was honored. A graveside memorial service with interment will be held today ...

Lulu M. Wilson

Lulu “Bunny” Mary Wilson, 49, a resident of Hendricks, passed from this life on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, with her family by her side. She had been in declining health and death was attributed to cancer. Bunny was born on Friday, March 21, 1969, ...

Rella J. Shearer

Rella Jane Shearer, 83 of Monterville, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the Pocahontas Center in Marlinton. Born March 15, 1935, in Marlinton, she was a daughter of the late Truman and Hattie Jackson Mace. She was also preceded in death by one son, Clebert Walter Shearer, two ...

Betty J. Reed

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home, Sunday, March 17, at 2 p.m. The Rev. Philip Lynn Ryder will officiate and interment will follow at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens at ...