Obituaries

Luene D. Long

Luene Dove Currence Long, 89, a resident of Mill Creek, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, surrounded by her loved ones. Luene was born June 30, 1929, in Randolph County, a daughter of the late Perry Dallas “Buzz” and Jemima Cutright Currence. On April 10, ...

Judith Freeman

Judith Carol Freeman 71, a resident of Laurel Creek Road, Moatsville, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in United Hospital Center. She was born Aug. 8, 1947, in Barbour County, a daughter of the late Byron B. and Loretta B. (Ridenour) Boyles. She was united in marriage July 10, 1965 ...

Harry J. Allender

Harry ‘Jack’ Jackson Allender, a resident of the Pheasant Run community, Kerens, passed from this life Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Cortland Acres Nursing Home. Jack was born Saturday, Feb. 5, 1927, in Weston, a son of the late Franklin Pierce Allender and Mary Magdalene Ervin ...

Michael I. Bell Sr.

Mr. Michael I. Bell Sr., 77, a resident of Elkins, passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 17, 2019, in the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23. from the ...

Michael I. Bell

Mr. Michael I. Bell, Sr., 77, a resident of Elkins, passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 17, 2019, in the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. He was born Dec. 4, 1941, in Elkins, a son of the late Martin Boston Bell and the late Nela Geneva Mallow Bell. He was married to Lola Mae Smith, ...

Rick Underwood

Rick Allan Underwood 63, of Buckeye, passed away at his home. In keeping with Rick’s wishes, he will be cremated and a memorial service will be held 1 p.m. on Jan. 26, 2019, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness on Brownsburg Road just outside of Marlinton. Online condolences may be ...

James Shearer

James Wilmer Shearer, Jr., 74, of Buckeye, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. In keeping with his wishes, he will be cremated with no services. Online condolences may be shared at Lantzfuneral home.com.

Glenn Mayle

Glenn Mayle, 81, a resident of Philippi, passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Glenn was born March 29, 1937, in Philippi, a son of the late Dowl Mayle, Jr. and Phyllis (Newman) Mayle. Glenn was united in marriage on July 2, 2005, to Patricia (Vannoy) ...

David L. Simpson

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home today at 1 p.m. Pastor Michael Fulton will officiate and interment will follow at the Fansler Cemetery at Hendricks. The Lohr & ...

Michael I. Bell Sr.

Mr. Michael I. Bell Sr., 77, a resident of Elkins, passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 17, 2019, in the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. Funeral arrangements are incomplete pending the arrival of family members. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. ...

Raymond E. Phillips

Raymond Edwin Phillips, 95, of Buckhannon, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Nov. 4, 1923, in French Creek, the son of the late Lyman Edwin and Delphia Loudin Phillips. He is survived ...

Irene Riggleman

Irene Elizabeth Iman Riggleman, 77, of Evans, and formerly of Petersburg, passed away Jan. 17, 2019, in Eldercare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Ripley. Service will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Schaeffer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Lahmansville Cemetery. Visitation will also ...

Leon J. Higgins

Leon Joseph “Bud” Higgins, 79, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at home surrounded by family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Bud was born Thursday, June 29, 1939, in Flint, a son of the late Cletus Higgins and Geneva Hoover Higgins. On July ...

David L. Simpson

David Lee Simpson, 33, a resident of the Holly Meadows community, Parsons, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 15, 2019. as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was born Thursday, Nov. 21, 1985, at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, a son of David William Simpson of ...

Neal Sacks

Mr. Neal Sacks, 80, a resident of Elkins, passed away unexpectedly, early Wednesday morning, Jan. 16, 2019, at his home. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, from the funeral home chapel with ...

Neal Sacks

Mr. Neal Sacks, 80, a resident of Elkins, passed away unexpectedly, early Wednesday morning, Jan. 16, 2019, at his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1938, at Valley Bend, a son of the late Filmore Franklin Sacks and the late Ethel May Glover Sacks. He was married to Nancy Lee Woods, who ...

Arlene R. Cathers

Arlene Rosa Cathers, 62, of Morrisville, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at UNC Rex Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina. Arlene was born in Elkins to Jesse William Kyle and Lois Semones Kyle. Arlene was known as a strong woman with a positive outlook on life always, ...

David L. Simpson

David Lee Simpson, 33, a resident of the Holly Meadows community, Parsons, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 15, 2019, as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home ...

Mary L. Umstead

Mary L. Umstead died on Jan. 10, 2019, surrounded by family at her oldest daughter’s home near Durbin. Her wishes for cremation were honored and services will be held at a later date. Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale is in charge of the arrangements. Please send online ...

Percy Redman Sr.

Percy Adolphus Redman Sr. known as “Tomahawk,” 84, of Petersburg, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at E.A. Hawse Nursing & Rehabilitation Center at Baker. Family will receive friends from noon till 1 p.m. today at Schaeffer Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. ...