Obituaries

Dick Heatherly

Dick Heatherly

Dick Heatherly, 87, of Buckhannon, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Holbrook’s Nursing Home in Buckhannon. He was born March 12, 1929, in Buckhannon, a son of the late Omar Clayton and Vada Lane Heatherly. On Dec. 8, 1955, he married Rosemary Thomas, who survives. Also surviving are one ...

Allen Daniel Judy

The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons today from 4-7 p.m. Mr. Judy’s request for cremation will then be honored. On Monday, Jan. 23, at 1 p.m. a graveside service will be held in Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman. Pastor Allen D. Crosten will ...

Mary L. Winans

Mary L. Winans, 85, a resident of Elkins, passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 18, 2017, at her home. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, from the funeral home chapel with Pastor Jamie Estep ...

Hilda Cora Gum Wheeler

Hilda Cora Gum Wheeler, 93, a resident of Elkins, departed this life Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 18, 2017, in Colonial Place at Elkins, with her family at her side and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Lohr & Barb ...

Pamela Michelle ‘Shelly’ Belt

Pamela Michelle ‘Shelly’ Belt

Pamela Michelle “Shelly” Belt, 46, of Weston. passed away Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at her home, following an extended illness. She was born April 11, 1970, in Elkins, daughter of the late Danny Brown Sr. and Lorraine (Blankenship) Yokum of Huttonsville and her late stepfather, Keith ...

Dorene Belle Channell ‘Dodie’ Ankrom

Dorene Belle Channell “Dodie” Ankrom, 79 years, a native of Elkins, and a resident of Colonial Heights, Va. for the past 29 years, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Southside Regional Medical Center at Petersburg, Va. She was born Wednesday, July 21, 1937 at Valley ...

‘Sally’ Wratchford Moyer Fischer

‘Sally’ Wratchford Moyer Fischer

Sarah Jane “Sally” Wratchford Moyer Fischer, 65, of Fredericksburg, Va., passed away Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. She was born May 14, 1951, at Mill Creek, a daughter of the late Nathan Goff Wratchford and Blanche Ada Smith Wratchford. She leaves behind her loving companion, James Horner, who ...

Hilda Cora Gum Wheeler

Hilda Cora Gum Wheeler, 93, a resident of Elkins, departed this life Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 18, 2017, in Colonial Place at Elkins, with her family at her side and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Lohr & Barb ...

Mary L. Winans

Mary L. Winans

Mary L. Winans, 85, a resident of Elkins, passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 18, 2017, at her home. She was born Jan. 28, 1931, in Elkins, a daughter of the late Fred Shreve and Bessie Vanpelt Shreve. She was married to John E. Winans, who preceded her in death June 29, 1999. Surviving ...

Ruth ‘Ann’ Sitavich

Ruth ‘Ann’ Sitavich

Ruth “Ann” Sitavich, 60, of Union, Ky., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. She was a legal secretary, member of Florence Baptist Church and an avid quilter. She was preceded in death by her father, James E. Stutler. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Peter Sitavich; ...

Allen Daniel Judy

Allen Daniel Judy

Allen Daniel Judy, 82, a resident of the Sugarlands Road community, Parsons, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2017, in Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center, with his loving family by his side and under the care of West Virginia Caring. He was born Tuesday, April 17, 1934, ...

Emmett Franklin Cross

Emmett Franklin Cross, 52, of Charleston, passed away Jan. 15, 2017, of a short illness. Mr. Cross was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin L. Cross and Wilda J. Bonner Cross; his son, Matthew R. Cross; and a brother, Kenneth Cross. Emmett was an auto mechanic for 25 years working for ...

Gerald Jackson ‘Jerry’ Maynard

Gerald Jackson ‘Jerry’ Maynard

Mr. Gerald Jackson ‘Jerry’ Maynard, 82, a resident of Elkins, passed away Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, in Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center in Elkins, surrounded by his family. Gerald was a graduate of Logan High School with the class of 1952. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in ...

Kelly S. Carr

Mr. Kelly S. Carr, 79, a resident of Elkins, passed away at 2:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center. Friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday from the funeral ...

Jedediah Leslie Vickers

Jedediah Leslie Vickers 36, of Durbin, passed away Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, in Davis Medical Center. Born Sept. 15, 1980, at Elkins, he was a son of Susie Waddell Vickers and the late David Leslie Vickers. He was preceded in death by his father, grandfather, Orville Waddell; grandmother, ...

Linda Sue Lambert Walters

Linda Sue Lambert Walters, 64, a resident of Elkins, departed this life Saturday morning, Jan. 14, 2017, in Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown, with her family at her side. She was born Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1952, at Canton, Ohio, a daughter of the late Blake and Gertrude Weaver Lambert. On ...

Emmett Franklin Cross

Emmett Franklin Cross, 52, of Charleston, passed away Jan. 15, 2017, of a short illness. Mr. Cross was preceded in death by his former wife, Peggy Higgins; parents, Edwin L. Cross and Wilda J. Bonner Cross; his son, Matthew R. Cross; and a brother, Kenneth Cross. Emmett was an auto mechanic ...

Allen Daniel Judy

Allen Daniel Judy, 82, a resident of the Sugarlands Road community, Parsons, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2017, in Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center, with his loving family by his side and under the care of West Virginia Caring. Funeral arrangements are incomplete ...

Charles D. ‘Charlie’ Coffman

Charles D. “Charlie” Coffman, 77, a resident of Elkins, passed away Saturday evening, Jan. 14, 2017, in Mansfield Place at Phillippi. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Mountain State Memorial Gardens near Gilman.  Pastor Terry Cannon will officiate, ...

Edith L. Pruitt

Edith Louise Weatherholtz Pruitt, 56, Lahmansville, passed away Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Grant Memorial Hospital. Family will receive friends today from 6-8 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Funeral service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in the ...