Obituaries

Mary Salovaara

Mary Katharine Pratt Salovaara, 94, known to many as “P.K.,” died on Friday, April 5 at the home of her daughter Katharine “Kate” Pratt Salovaara Brower in Greensboro, North Carolina, where she had moved March 6. She had been a resident of her beloved Jenningston Farm , in Tucker ...

Lewis Gibson

Lewis “Wayne” Gibson, 63, a resident of Cassity, passed from this life Friday, April 12, 2019, at Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg. He had been in declining health. Wayne was born Saturday, Oct. 22, 1955, in Gassaway, the fifth of nine children to the late Henry Scott ...

Rose M. Shaver

Rose Marie McDonald Shaver, 83, a resident of Indian Fork Road, Philippi, departed this life Monday morning, April 15, 2019, at the Paugh Farm, where she resided for nearly 30 years with her longtime companion, Eddie Paugh Sr., who preceded her in death. She remained at the Paugh Farm until the ...

Elsie M. Pifer

Friends will be received at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons on Wednesday from 9 until 11 a.m. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Neil Parsons will officiate and interment will follow at the Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. The Lohr ...

William R. ‘Bud’ Kimble

William R. “Bud” Kimble, 76, of Upper Tract, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg, West Virginia. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin where a funeral service will be held at 11 ...

Lois D. Simmons

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 4 to 7 p.m. today. Final Rites will be conducted at the funeral home, Tuesday, April 16, at 10 a.m. Verl Simmons will officiate and interment will follow at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman. The ...

Elsie M. Pifer

Friends will be received at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons on Wednesday from 9 until 11 a.m. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Neil Parsons will officiate and interment will follow at the Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. The Lohr ...

Robert J. Humphreys

Robert Jack Humphreys, 83, of Altavista, Virginia, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019. He was born near Union, on April 28, 1935, the eldest of the late Robert Garland and Ruth Compton Humphreys. He was preceded in death by his wife of 22 years, Mary Farmer Humphreys, in 2015. Jack is ...

Edward Hedrick

Edward Lee Hedrick passed away April 8, 2019. He was born Aug. 3, 1939, in Elkins, to late Walter Hedrick and Cathryn Lester Hedrick. He was a POW during the Korean war. Surviving siblings are, Roger Hedrick and wife, the late Linda Hedrick, Peggy Thrift and husband, the late Ronnie of ...

Genevieve Sylvia

Genevieve Alice Sylvia, 86, a resident of Montrose, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center. She was born May 16, 1932, at Montrose, a daughter of the late Jeffie Rowan and the late Lola Belle Poling Rowan. On March 7, 1989, in Naples, New York, ...

Vernon Cochran

The family received friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons Friday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home today at 11 a.m. The Rev. Michael Walters will officiate and interment will follow at the Bethel Cemetery at Holly Meadows, where the H.W. Daniels Post 29 ...

Opal G. McCourt

Opal Grace McCourt, 74, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Opal Grace McCourt. Send online condolences to the ...

Elsie M. Pifer

Elsie May Harris Crosten Pifer, 80, a resident of Tucker Manor, Parsons, and a resident of Cortland Acres, departed this life Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Garrett County Memorial Hospital at Oakland, Maryland. She had been in declining health. She was born Thursday, May 12, 1938, at Widen, ...

Lois D. Simmons

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday. Final Rites will be conducted at the funeral home, Tuesday, April 16, at 10 a.m. Verl Simmons will officiate and interment will follow at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman. The ...

Burl Mason Sr.

Burl Mason Sr., 79, a resident of Hambleton, passed from this life Wednesday, April 10, 2019. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected. Burl’s request for cremation will be honored. A memorial service will be held at the St. George Church of God on Sunday, April 14, at 1 ...

Eddie E. Veith

Eddie E. Veith, 80, of Carol Street, Buckhannon, died April 10, 2019, at his home. He was born on March 22, 1939, in Lumberport, a son of the late Fred E. and Lilly V. Lindsey Veith. On Aug. 19, 1978, he was united in marriage to Sally Anne Sheridan Veith, who survives. Also surviving ...

Erick Shoulders

Erick D. “Dino” Shoulders, 53, a resident of Elkins, passed away Monday, April 8, 2019, at his residence. Today, Erick will be moved to the First Church of Christ for visitation from noon until 1 p.m., the funeral hour. Pastor Dave Collins, Pastor Gary Kindle and Pastor Mike House will ...

Sarah A. Cardwell

Sarah Ann “Sally” Ross Cardwell, 58, a resident of Mill Creek, passed from this life Friday, April 5, 2019, at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. Visitation will be held at the Randolph Funeral Home today from 11 a.m. - noon, the funeral hour. Elder Bruce Hedrick will officiate and ...

Vernon Cochran

Vernon Eugene Cochran, 87, a former resident of Fairfax, Virginia, and more recently a resident of Parsons, departed this life Wednesday afternoon, April 10, 2019, at Cortland Acres at Thomas, with his loving wife at his side. He was born Thursday, Aug. 27, 1931, at Pierce, Florida, a son of ...

Doris J. Howell

Doris Jean Howell, 57, a resident of Huttonsville, passed from this life Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Doris was born Sunday, Oct. 15, 1961, in Freehold, New Jersey, a daughter of the late Burlin Howell and Beulah Belle Pritt Howell. She was also ...