Obituaries

HAMMONDS

Mabel Anna Gear Hammonds

Mabel Anna Gear Hammonds, 95, a resident of Mill Creek, passed from this life Monday morning, July 17, 2017, at her home surrounded by her son, granddaughter and grandson, while under the care of West Virginia Caring. Mabel was born Saturday, May 13, 1922, in Mill Creek, a daughter of the ...

Ruby Gail Simmons

Mrs. Ruby Gail Simmons, 80, a resident of Beverly, passed away Thursday evening, July 20, 2017, at the Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until noon today, July 24, 2017, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints near Beverly. A funeral ...

Rosa Lee Yutzy

Rosa Lee (Harman) Yutzy, 91, of Petersburg, died Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Grant Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held today, July 24, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Lahmansville United Methodist Church. Family will receive friends one hour prior to services. Interment will follow in ...

STEWART

Wavy Ellen Mullenax Stewart

Wavy Ellen Mullenax Stewart, 97, a resident of Elkins, departed this life early Saturday morning, July 22, 2017, at the Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center at Elkins. She had been in declining health. She was born Thursday, Dec. 4, 1919, at Parsons, a daughter of the late William and ...

Paul Preston Hill

Paul Preston Hill departed this life on Friday, July 21, 2017, to be with his Lord and Savior. He was born at Green Bank on Oct. 15, 1924, to the late Clifton Lawrence and Nannie Olive Mann Hill. Paul attended Pine Grove Church of the Brethren and Hebron Baptist Church. Other than his ...

CARR

Cora Jane Haddix Carr

Cora Jane Haddix Carr, 90, a resident of Wymer, departed this life Friday, July 21, 2017, at the Davis Medical Center at Elkins. She had been in declining health. She was born Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1926, at Corsica, Pa., a daughter of the late Arlie and Gertrude Snyder Haddix. On ...

Mabel Anna Gear Hammonds

Mabel Anna Gear Hammonds

Mabel Anna Gear Hammonds, 95, a resident of Mill Creek, passed from this life Monday morning, July 17, 2017 at her home surrounded by her son, granddaughter and grandson, while under the care of West Virginia Caring. Mabel was born Saturday, May 13, 1922 in Mill Creek, a daughter of the late ...

Mary ‘Louise’ Mullens Phillips

Mary ‘Louise’ Mullens Phillips

Mary “Louise” Mullens Phillips, 93, a resident of Beverly, departed this life Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Davis Medical Center at Elkins. She had been in declining health. She was born Saturday, Sept. 1, 1923, at Van Lear, Kentucky, a daughter of the late John and Elsie Mae Douglas ...

Ruby Gail Simmons

Mrs. Ruby Gail Simmons, 80, a resident of Beverly, passed away Wednesday evening, July 19, 2017, in Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown. She was born March 6, 1937, at Osceola, a daughter of the late Jesse Simon Tingler and Sallie Warner Tingler. In 1955, she married Jacob E. Simmons, ...

Betty Joretta Ware Alban

Betty Joretta Ware Alban

Betty Joretta Ware Alban, 85, of Elkins, formerly of Clarksburg, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017. following an extended illness. She was born in Junior, Aug. 2, 1931, a daughter of the late Ray E. and Virginia Browning Ware. She was married to Paul Alban July 27, 1951, who ...

Cora Jane Haddix Carr

Cora Jane Haddix Carr, 90, a resident of Wymer, departed this life Friday, July 21, 2017, in Davis Medical Center at Elkins. She had been in declining health. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Cora Jane Haddix Carr. Condolences ...

Ray Reon Essex

The family received friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 6-8 p.m. Friday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home today at 11 a.m. The Rev. Terry A. Burgess will officiate, and interment will follow in Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman. Lohr & Barb ...

McCOLLAM

Debra Kay Jones McCollam

Debra Kay Jones McCollam, 59, a resident of Mill Creek, passed from this life Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon, surrounded by her family. Debra was born Tuesday, March 25, 1958, in Ravenna, Ohio, a daughter of the late William Cecil Jones and Arline Grace ...

Ray Reon Essex

The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 6-8 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home Saturday, July 22, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Terry A. Burgess will officiate, and interment will follow in Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman. Lohr ...

WALKER

George Ferdinand Walker

George Ferdinand Walker, 80, of Rock Cave, passed away, at home, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. He was born in Trenton, New Jersey, to his parents George and Lilas Walker Sept. 24, 1936. Married to his beloved wife, Nancy Hamilton Walker, on Aug. 31, 1962, he shared almost 55 years of blessed ...

McCOLLAM

Debra Kay Jones McCollam

Debra Kay Jones McCollam, 59, a resident of Mill Creek, passed from this life Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon, surrounded by her family. Debra was born Tuesday, March 25, 1958, in Ravenna, Ohio, a daughter of the late William Cecil Jones and Arline Grace ...

McCUNE

Jessie James McCune

Jessie James McCune, 96, a resident of Mill Creek, passed from this life Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at home, surrounded by his family and under the care of WV Caring. Jessie was born Wednesday, March 9, 1921, in Mill Creek, a son of the late James Doliver McCune and Lottie Bell Atkins ...

GILMORE

Ruth B. Gilmore

Ruth B. Gilmore went home to be with the lord on July 15, 2017, surrounded by her loved ones at her home. Preceded in death by her husband, Fred Sr., Ruth is survived by her children, David (Gayle), Patricia (Gary), Rebecca, Sandra, Fred Jr. (Gretchen) and Brian (Allanna); and siblings, ...

ESSEX

Ray Reon Essex

Ray Reon Essex, 75, a resident of Elkins, departed this life Tuesday evening, July 18, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his loving family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. He had been in declining health. He was born Tuesday, Dec. 16, 1941, at Bemis, a son of the late Earnest ...

WALDEN

Dorothy M. Wooddell Walden

Dorothy M. Wooddell Walden, 86, of Brook Park, Ohio, passed away peacefully Friday, July 14, 2017. Cherished wife of 51 years to the late Thomas E. Walden; beloved mother of the late Thomas Walden (Gayle), Robert Walden (Tonie) and Diane Brunner (David); loving grandmother of Thomas Walden ...