Obituaries

Retha L. Bilby

Retha Louise Kimble Bilby, 87, a resident of Hambleton, departed this life Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at her home. She had been in declining health. She was born Thursday, Feb. 4, 1932 at Hambleton, a daughter of the late Carl Ray and Freda Muriel Evans Kimble. On April 7, 1951, at Washington, ...

Mary L. Roy

Mary Lou Teets Hedrick Roy, 90, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Nella’s Nursing Home and under the care of WV Caring. Mary’s request for cremation was honored. A graveside memorial service will be held in American Legion’s Little Arlington ...

Margaret White

Margaret Effie Vandevander White, 78, a resident of Bemis, passed away Monday morning, June 17, 2019, at Cortland Acres Nursing Home at Thomas. Friends may call from noon until 2 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today from the funeral ...

Sharyn V. Kerns

Sharyn Vaughn White Kerns, 77, went home to be with the Lord on June 18, 2019, surrounded by her Family and under the care of West Virginia Caring, in the Elkins Regional Convalescent Center, where she had made her home for the past seven years. Sharyn was born Dec. 4, 1941, in Elkins, a ...

Roy L. Hogan Sr.

Roy Lee Hogan Sr., 88, of Frederick County, Virginia, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, at Spring Arbor Senior Living. Mr. Hogan was born in 1930 in Randolph County, the son of the late Bruce and Leta Hogan. He graduated from Tygarts Valley High School in Mill Creek. Mr. Hogan was a ...

Don D. Gibson

Don David Gibson, 76, a resident of Mill Creek, passed from this life Monday, June 17, 2019, at home and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Don was born Sunday, Aug. 2, 1942, in Slatyfork, a son of the late Odie Grant Gibson and Chloe Hannah Gibson. On July 2, 1964, in Baltimore, Maryland, ...

Margaret White

Margaret Effie Vandevander White, 78, a resident of Bemis, passed away Monday morning, June 17, 2019, at Cortland Acres Nursing Home at Thomas. She was born May 25, 1941, a daughter of the late Jacob Lee Vandevander and Geraldine Kate Hedrick Vandevander. On Jan. 29, 1982 at Elkins, she was ...

Anna Tingler

Anna “Carolyn” Tingler, 73, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Nella’s Inc. in Elkins. Carolyn was born Thursday, Aug. 2, 1945, in Elkins, a daughter of the late Jacob Denver Tingler and Elizabeth Katherine Coberly Tingler. Carolyn never ...

Katherine Kelley

Katherine Kay Kelley died June 16, 2019. She was born Sept. 17, 1944 to the late Hannah Kelley and Henry Kelley. She is survived by her daughters, Sheila Arbogast and husband Gary of Elkins, Marie Crawford and mate John Calain of Elkins and Celinda Mizelle of Ft. Hood, Texas, son James ...

Mary L. Moore

Mary Lewis Weatherholt Moore, 92 of Marlinton, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. Born Nov. 28, 1926, at Marlinton, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Edith Hoover Weatherholt. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Stanford Moore, ...

Margaret White

Margaret Effie Vandevender White, 78, a resident of Bemis, passed away early Monday morning, June 17, 2019, at the Cortland Acres Nursing Home at Thomas. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Margaret Effie Vandevender White. ...

Thomas A. Liston

Thomas “Tom” Andrews Liston, 90, a resident of Dailey, passed from this life Monday, June 17, 2019, at Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Thomas ...

Anna J. Vance

Anna June Vance, of Dorcas, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019. at Grant Memorial Hospital. Family will receive friends today from 5 - 8 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Crites Cemetery, ...

Don D. Gibson

Don David Gibson, 76, a resident of Mill Creek, passed from this life Monday, June 17, 2019, at home and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Don David ...

Emanuel Bennett

Emanuel “Ben” Bennett, 94, of Brandywine, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 13, 2019. at Colonial Place in Elkins. The family will receive friends from 5 - 7 p.m. Wednesday at Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin where a funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday in the ...

Oral ‘Buck’ Boudman

Oral “Buck” Boudman, 83, of Buckhannon, died Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born Aug. 27, 1935, in Weaver, a son of the late Oral Harmon and Ruth Phares Boudman. On June 18, 1955, he married Thelma Pauline Hinkle, who survives. He is also ...

Anna C. Tingler

Anna Carolyn Tingler, 73, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Nella’s Incorporated in Elkins. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Anna Carolyn Tingler. ...

Jimmy D. White

Mr. White’s request for cremation was honored. The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins on Monday, June 17, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. A Celebration of Life will take place Monday at 1 p.m. Elder John Mueller will officiate. The Lohr & Barb Funeral ...

Sparkman Yeager

Sparkman Lowell “Spark” Yeager, 101, a lifelong resident of Belington, and a 60-year resident of Brown Avenue, Belington, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon, June 13, 2019, in Colonial Place at Elkins. He had made his home for the past five years with his daughter and son-in-law. ...

Rodney A. Short

Rodney Allen Short, 83, a resident of Beverly, passed from this life Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Nella’s Inc. in Elkins. Rodney was born Wednesday, April 22, 1936, in Bordentown, New Jersey, a son of the late Calvin Allen Short and Roberta Fenimore Short. He was married to the former ...