Obituaries

Sandra Kay Bell

Sandra Kay Bell, 67, a resident of Kelly Mountain, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at her home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today from Tomblyn Funeral Home chapel. Dr. Phillip Richards will officiate, and interment will follow in the Bell Cemetery at Kelly Mountain. Tomblyn ...

Patricia O’Neil Cain

In loving memory of Patricia O’Neil Cain May 22, 1930 - June 22, 2017 It is with great sadness that the family of Patricia “Pat” O’Neil Cain announces her passing, after a long illness, on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the age of 87 years. Pat will be lovingly remembered by ...

Bruce Allen ‘Bubba’ Long

Bruce Allen “Bubba” Long, 60, a resident of Coalton, passed away Sunday morning, June 25, 2017, in the Davis Medical Center emergency department. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. today from Tomblyn Funeral Home chapel with Deacon Raymond Godwin officiating. Interment will follow ...

Jeckie Louise Brown Pugh

The family received friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons Thursday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home today at 11 a.m. The Rev. Greg Smith will officiate, and interment will follow in Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of ...

Patricia Mae Fitzgibbon

Patricia Mae Fitzgibbon, of Simpsonville, Kentucky, and formerly of Elkins, died Wednesday, June 28, 2017. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 57 years, Daniel F. Fitzgibbon Jr. Survivors include her four children, Brian, Barry, Timothy and Meg Ann Fitzgibbon. Family and ...

Sandra Kay Bell

Sandra Kay Bell, 67, a resident of Kelly Mountain, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 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 11 a.m. Saturday, July 1, from the funeral home chapel. Dr. Phillip Richards will ...

Phyllis Ann Byrd Bailey

Phyllis Ann Byrd Bailey of the Hodgesville area, 144 Winding Lane Road, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at 2:05 p.m. in Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, with her mother and daughter by her side. She was awaiting a double lung transplant but passed away due to complications of the ...

Sandra Kay Bell

Sandra Kay Bell, 67, a resident of Kelly Mountain, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at her home. She was born March 20, 1950, at Mabie, a daughter of the late Basil William and Anna Emily Ressler Smith. She was adopted and raised by the late Everett and Irene Coontz of Belington. On ...

Jeckie Louise Brown Pugh

Jeckie Louise (Brown) Pugh, 74, a resident of Parsons, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, June 27, 2017, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. She was born Monday, Dec. 7, 1942, in Shaw, to the late Harry Erwin and Ida Ellen (Wotring) Brown. She was a ...

Wanda Mae Miller

Wanda Mae Miller, 90, of Buckhannon, died Wednesday, June 28, 2017. in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. She was born April 15, 1927, in Akron, Ohio, a daughter of the late Okey and Buena Reed Oldaker. On Feb. 16, 1947, she married Willard S. Miller, who preceded her in death Dec. ...

Bruce Allen ‘Bubba’ Long

Bruce Allen “Bubba” Long, 60, a resident of Coalton, passed away Sunday morning, June 25, 2017, in the Davis Medical Center emergency department. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. today at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 30, from the ...

Bruce Allen ‘Bubba’ Long

Bruce Allen “Bubba” Long, 60, a resident of Coalton, passed away Sunday morning, June 25, 2017, in the Davis Medical Center emergency department. He was born Aug. 20, 1956, at Cleveland, Ohio, a son of the late Adam Bruce Long and the late Barbara L. Moats Long. On March 8, 2000, he ...

Judy Lynn Pharis Weese

Mrs. Judy Lynn Pharis Weese, 57, a resident of Abrams Drive in Belington, departed this life Monday evening, June 26, 2017, in the comfort of her home, following a short illness. She was born May 10, 1960, at Barbour County, a daughter of Harl Edward Pharis, who survives in Belington and the ...

Jeckie Louise Brown Pugh

Jeckie Louise Brown Pugh, 74, a resident of Parsons, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, June 27, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for ...

Orville Mowery

Mr. Orville Coolidge Mowery, 92, of Upper Tract, passed away Monday, June 26, 2017, at his home. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at Kimble Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Cherry Hill Cemetery.

Arlene Marie Rosencrance Hogue

Arlene Marie Rosencrance Hogue, 70, a resident of the East Dailey community, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, June 24, 2017, at her home with her family by her side. She had been in declining health. She was born Wednesday, July 17 1946, at Elkins, a daughter of the late Hubert ...

Jack Skidmore Sr.

Jack Morgan Skidmore Sr., 77, of Follansbee, passed away at 6:49 p.m. on Sunday, June 18, 2017. Jack was born on Feb. 9, 1940 in Elkins. He was the son of the late Cloyd and Mary (Yeager) Skidmore. Jack served proudly in the United States Coast Guard. He was a graduate of the former West ...

Bruce A. Long

Bruce A. Long, 60, a resident of Coalton, passed away Sunday morning, June 25, 2017, in the Davis Medical Center emergency department. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Bruce A. Long. Condolences may be expressed to ...

Forest Lynn Spurgeon

Forest Lynn Spurgeon, 84, a resident of Darlynn Road, Philippi, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 23, 2017, at his residence. He was born May 3, 1933, in Moatsville, a son of the late Alfred Stillman and Louella Ray (Bolyard) Spurgeon. He was united in marriage June 3, 1962 to, ...

Elwanda Ruth McCartney Collett Ford

Mrs. Elwanda Ruth McCartney Collett Ford, 80, a resident of The Barbour County Good Samaritan Society at Belington, and formerly a resident of Belington and Fairmont, departed this life Friday, June 23, 2017, in the Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown. Death was following a period of extended ...