Obituaries

LIGHT

Willard Raymond Light

Willard Raymond Light, 72, of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon. He was born March 4, 1945, in Buckhannon, a son of the late Sterling and Catherine Black Light. On March 21, 1970, he married Mary Kay Zickefoose, who preceded him in death ...

CROZIER

Pauline Blankenship Crozier

Pauline Jeanette Blankenship Crozier, 78, of Warren, Ohio, passed away with family at her side Sept. 1, 2017, at home. She was born July 1, 1939, in Coalton, a daughter of the late Charles H. Blankenship and the late Alice M. (Reilly) Blankenship. In 1986, she married Thomas Crozier, who ...

CUTLIP

Alice Bernadine Jones Cutlip

Alice Bernadine Jones Cutlip, 89, a resident of Mill Creek and more recently Clarksburg, passed from this life Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital’s Hospice unit in Morgantown and under the care of West Virginia Caring. Alice was born Wednesday, Jan. 18, 1928, in ...

John William Spessert

John William Spessert, 55, a resident of Montrose, passed from this life Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his family. A visitation will be held at Hostetler Funeral Home in Parsons on Friday, Sept. 22, from a.m. until 1 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev Pat Cassidy will ...

BENNETT

Rhonda Jean Bennett

Rhonda Jean Bennett, 46, of Buckhannon, died Sept. 20, 2017, at her home. She was born March 9, 1971, in Upshur County, a daughter of Gene Bennett of Buckhannon and the late Charlotte Ball Bennett. In addition to her father, she is survived by one brother, Christopher Bennett of ...

Joseph P. ‘Joe’ Lowther

Joseph P. “Joe” Lowther, 68, a resident of the Kings Run community, Elkins, passed away Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at the Davis Medical Center. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at noon Friday, Sept. 22, from the ...

Jacob M. Teter

Jacob Mitchell “Jake” Teter, 85, of Franklin, passed away Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at his home. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be at Cedar ...

LOWTHER

Joseph P. ‘Joe’ Lowther

Joseph P. “Joe” Lowther, 68, a resident of the Kings Run community of Elkins, passed away Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at the Davis Medical Center. He was born April 8, 1949, at Elkins, a son of the late C. Vernon and Thelma L. Hart Lowther. On Nov. 25, 1971, at Keyser, he was married to ...

Ronald Edward Davis Sr.

Ronald Edward Davis Sr., 63, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at home. Ron was born Sunday, March 7, 1954, in Wythe County, Virginia, a son of the late Raymond Elwood Davis and Joyce Quintaro Pinkard Davis. Left to cherish his memory are two children, Ron ...

BLOUGH

Olive Louise Sines Blough

Olive Louise Sines Blough, 87, a former resident of Elkins, went home to be with her Savior, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Fahrney-Keedy Home and Village in Boonsboro, Maryland. She lived with her daughter, Anita Taulton, and her family, from 2009 until 2016, when she moved to ...

Mark Lynn Burke

Mark Lynn Burke, 68, a resident of Bowden, passed away Sunday morning, Sept. 17, 2017. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins. A funeral service will be held at noon Thursday, Sept. 21, from the funeral home chapel with Pastor Mark Epperson officiating. ...

Nancy Carol Lawson Rosier

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 4-7 p.m. today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home, Thursday, Sept. 21, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Mike House will officiate, and interment will follow at the Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins. The Lohr ...

SPESSERT

John William Spessert

John William Spessert, 55, a resident of Montrose, passed from this life Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his family. John was born Monday, April 2, 1962, in Montrose, a son of Carl Spessert and Janet Beckman Spessert. On May 29, 2005, in Parsons, he was married to ...

Carol Shipp

Carol Shipp, 81, a native of Elkins and a resident of Rockville, Maryland, for many years, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in the Hospice of the Panhandle in Kearneysville. Friends may call from noon until 1 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held ...

ROSIER

Nancy Carol Lawson Rosier

Nancy Carol Lawson Rosier, 67, a resident of Elkins, departed this life Sunday evening, Sept. 17, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of West Virginia Hospice of Buckhannon. She was born Saturday, Nov. 5, 1949, at Richlands, Virginia, a daughter of the ...

Olive Louise Sines Blough

Olive Louise Sines Blough, 87, a former resident of Elkins, went home to be with her Savior, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Fahrney-Keedy Home and Village in Boonsboro, Maryland. She lived with her daughter, Anita Taulton, and her family from 2009 until 2016, when she moved to ...

Ronald Anthony

Ronald Anthony, 85, formerly of Elkins, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2017, in the Arbors at Fairmont. He was born July 10, 1932, but his birthplace and biographical information are unknown. Anyone having any information about Mr. Anthony is encouraged to call the Stemple & Forman Funeral ...

BURKE

Mark Lynn Burke

Mark Lynn Burke, 68, a resident of Bowden, passed away Sunday morning, Sept. 17, 2017. He was born Nov. 19, 1948, at Elkins, a son of Lorraine Dahmer Burke, who survives at Bowden, and the late Mark E. Burke. He is survived by two sons, Joseph Burke and wife, Jodi, of Elkins, and Stephen ...

Robert Eugene Blake

Dr. Robert Eugene Blake, 49, of Buckhannon, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. He was born June 12, 1968, in Clarksburg, a son of Eugene Blake of Shinnston and the late Lynne Harrison Blake. On Aug. 10, 1991, he married Terri Hash, who survives. Also surviving are one son, Camden Blake of ...

Carol Shipp

Carol Shipp, 81, a native of Elkins and a resident of Rockville, Maryland, for many years, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in the Hospice of the Panhandle in Kearneysville. She was born March 9, 1936, in Elkins, a daughter of the late Ira “Doc” and Edith Hewitt Poling. On April ...