Obituaries

Clinton Hamrick

Clinton E. Hamrick, 82, a resident of East Dailey, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at his home. He was born Jan. 21, 1937, at East Dailey, a son of the late Troy and Georgie Summerfield Hamrick. On Dec. 24, 1954, he was united in marriage to Nancy Baker Hamrick, who survives. Also ...

Erin Pennington

Mr. Erin Ronald Pennington, 45, a resident of Arrowhead Drive in Belington, departed this life Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at his home. He had been in his usual health and death was sudden and unexpected. He was born March 17, 1973, at Elkins, a son of Robert Lane and Janet Lynn George Lantz ...

Forrest E. Kelley

Forrest “Bud” Edwin Kelley, born May 20, 1939, in Camden, New Jersey, to parents Forrest and Eleanor Kelley, died on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Bud attended Alderson Broaddus College and graduated with a BA in education and then married Barbara Hale in 1961. He spent three and a half years ...

Brooks A. Parks

Brooks Allen Parks, 32, a resident of Beckley, passed from this life Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected. Brooks was born Friday, Aug. 1, 1986, in Elkins, a son of Irvin Parks and Tina Louise Mallow Parks, who survive in Elkins. Also left to ...

Lois E. Bond

Mrs. Lois Eileen Blake Talbott Bond, 95, a resident of Junior and more recently of the Barbour County Good Samaritan Society, departed this life late Sunday evening, Feb. 3, 2019, in the care facility. Death was following a period of declining health. She was born June 7, 1923, a daughter of ...

Bernice Hamrick

Bernice Eileen Hamrick, 84, of Columbus, Ohio, and Elkins, passed away Feb. 4, 2019. She was born Feb. 15, 1934, in Monterville, to the late Jacob and Almeda Swecker. Bernice was born and raised in her beloved West Virginia. She worked as a telephone switch board operator until she ...

Christina Wentz

Christina Faye Wentz, 54, a resident of Terrace Drive in Philippi, passed away on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Ruby Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 24, 1964, in Buckhannon, a daughter of the late DeWayne F. and Edna M. (Lewis) Wentz. Surviving are three daughters, Ashley A. Wentz of ...

Peggy L. Neale

A Graveside Service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at the Maplewood Memorial Mausoleum at Elkins. The Rev. Dr. Peter A. Vial will officiate and entombment will follow. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society, 122 ...

Peggy Lee Montoney Neale

Peggy Lee Montoney Neale, 79, a former resident of Elkins, and more recently a resident of Moyock, N.C., where she made her home with her daughter, Cathy Vermillion departed this life Saturday afternoon, Feb. 2, 2019, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She had been in declining ...

Lena Mae Tacy Alexander

Lena Mae Tacy Alexander, 96, a resident of Huttonsville, passed from this life Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center. Lena was born Thursday, Feb. 9, 1922, in Huttonsville, a daughter of the late Harmon Woodford Tacy and Sybil Brake Tacy. She was married to ...

Rev. Elija Stephen Lawrence

Rev. Elijah Stephen Lawrence, 90, of Dryfork, West Virginia passed away Feb. 3, 2019, at Cortland Acres in Thomas. He was born Nov. 18, 1928, in Lanesville, a son of the late Victor Dewey and Eda Kathern Collins Lawrence. He was preceded in death by one son, Donald Lawrence, two brothers, ...

Olin T. Hawk

Olin Terrance Hawk, 94, of Petersburg, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg. Friends will be received from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. at the Schaeffer Funeral ...

Brooks Allen Parks

Brooks Allen Parks, 32, a resident of Beckley, passed from this life Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Brooks ...

Raymond C. Phillips

Suddenly on Jan. 30, Raymond C. Phillips, 93, passed from this world peacefully. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Kelso (Kay). He is survived by two children, Valli Degele and her husband, John Degele, and Andrea Harrington and her husband, Lee Harrington. Raymond was the ...

Delphia E. Snider

Delphia Ellen Amie Snider, 79, a resident of Montrose, departed this life Saturday morning, Jan. 26, 2019. She had been in declining health, although death was unexpected. The family will receive friends at the Sycamore Grove Church at Bull Run on Tuesday, Feb. 5, from noon until 1 p.m. A ...

Mary F. Kisamore

Mary Frances Kisamore, 86, of Seneca Rocks, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 at Grant Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at Kimble Funeral Home, where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Interment will be at ...

William L. Wilson

William Lee Wilson, 76, died at home Friday, Feb. 1, surrounded by his family. He was born Nov. 15, 1942, in Elkins to Floyd and Della (Haney) Wilson. On Aug. 3, 1962, he married Norma K. Callihan in Elkins. She survives along with two daughters, Tamela Wilson and Danielle Wilson, both of ...

Peggy L. Neale

Peggy Lee Montoney Neale, 79, a former resident of Elkins and more recently a resident of Moyock, North Carolina, where she made her home with her daughter, Cathy Vermillion, departed this life Saturday afternoon, Feb. 2, 2019, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Funeral Arrangements ...

Lee R. Bennett

Lee Roy Bennett, 74, of Buckhannon, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. He was born April 13, 1944, in Upshur County, a son of the late Howard Martin and Ethel Radcliff Bennett. On Oct. 22, 1966, he married the love of his life, Wanda Perry, who ...

Irene L. Eppler

Irene L. Daniels Eppler, 90, a resident of Huttonsville, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 28, 2019, in the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center. She was born Feb. 26, 1928, at Long Island, New York, a daughter of the late August and Catherine Malchke Daniels. On Dec. 7, 1944, at New ...