Obituaries

Zane D. Raines

Zane Dale Raines, 52, a resident of Beverly, departed this life Thursday evening, May 30, 2019, at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at Elkins, under the care of Mountain Hospice. He had been in declining health. He was born Tuesday, May 9, 1967, at Elkins, a son of the late Morris ...

Joseph B. Johnson

Joseph Bernard Johnson, 64, a resident of Elkins, departed this life early Thursday morning, May 30, 2019, at the Davis Medical Center emergency department. Death was unexpected. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Joseph ...

Richard H. Talbott Jr.

Richard Howe “Dick” Talbott Jr., 88, passed away on April 11, 2019, in Roanoke, Virginia. The Talbott family will receive friends from 4 until 6 p.m. today at the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church. A Memorial Service will be held at noon Saturday, June 1, at the church with the Rev. Dr. ...

Ralph E. Romine

Ralph Evans Romine, 77 of Arbovale, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at his home in Arbovale. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale. Burial will follow at Arbovale Cemetery. Friends and family will be received one hour prior to the ...

Harry E. Drost

Harry Edward Drost, 84, of French Creek, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. He was born Jan. 1, 1935, in Grantown, a son of the late George and Anna Kolvek Drost. On Nov. 19, 1954, he married Billie Adkins, who survives. Also surviving are one son, ...

Richard H. Talbott Jr.

Richard Howe “Dick” Talbott Jr., 88, passed away on April 11, 2019, in Roanoke, Virginia. The Talbott family will receive friends from 4 until 6 p.m. Friday, May 31, at the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church. A Memorial Service will be held at noon Saturday at the church with the Rev. Dr. ...

Doris E. Harner

The family will receive friends at the Saint Brendan Catholic Church of Elkins from 9:30 - 11 a.m. Friday, May 31. On Friday, at 11 a.m., at the church, the Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. The Rev. Father Jim O’Connor will be the Presider and interment will follow at the ...

Vallie A. Davis

Vallie Agnes White Davis, 93, a resident of Elkins, went to her heavenly home Monday, May 27, 2019, at Davis Medical Center following a short illness. Vallie was born Monday, May 24, 1926, in Tucker County, a daughter of the late John White and Agnes Jordan White. She was the last member ...

Richard H. Talbott Jr.

Richard Howe “Dick” Talbott Jr., 88, passed away on April 11, 2019, in Roanoke, Virginia. The Talbott family will receive friends from 4 until 6 p.m. Friday, May 31, at the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church. A Memorial Service will be held at noon Saturday at the church with the Rev. ...

Gloria E. Hill

Gloria Elizabeth Hill, 59, of Marlinton, passed away Monday, May 27, 2019, at Peyton Hospice House, following a short courageous battle with cancer. At her request, she will be cremated, and private service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made at Lantzfuneralhome.com.

Thomas Wolford

Thomas “Keith” Wolford, 79, a resident of Valley Bend, passed from this life Sunday, May 26, 2019, at Valentine’s Personal Care Home. Keith was born Wednesday, March 6, 1940, in Cassity, a son of the late Jasper Blaine Wolford and Edith Chewning Wolford. Keith was never ...

Cynthia F. Burkey

Cynthia “Cindy” Faye Rohr Burkey, 53, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Sunday, May 26, 2019, at home surrounded by family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. Visitation will be held at the Randolph Funeral Home Friday, May 31, from 5 until 6 p.m., the funeral hour. ...

Rodea E. Miller

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

Harry Hymes II

Jan. 1, 1937 -April 4, 2019 Memorial gathering to be held Friday, May 31, from 1 - 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Buckhannon. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. at the church with the Rev. Steve Meadows officiating.

Doris E. Harner

Doris E. Coddington Harner, 92, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life to be with the Lord on Monday morning, May 27, 2019, at Colonial Place at Elkins, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Mt. Hospice. She was born Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1926, at Morgantown, a daughter of ...

John W. Lambert

Mr. John Wayne Lambert, 66, a resident of Junior, departed this life Monday evening, May 27, 2019, at his home. He had been declining in health, but death was unexpected. He was born on March 18, 1953, at Elkins, a son of the late Merritt Lee and Elsie Moore Lambert. On March 3, 1970, he ...

Rodea Ellen Miller

Rodea Ellen Miller, 85 years, a resident of Silver Spring, Maryland, and more recently a resident of Porterwood, departed this life Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Cortland Acres at Thomas. She was born Saturday, Oct. 7, 1933, at Parsons, a daughter of the late Ralph and Ruth DeVilder ...

Vallie Davis

Vallie Davis, 93, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Monday, May 27, 2019, at Davis Medical Center in Elkins. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Vallie Davis. Send online ...

Justin John Ours

Justin John “Ike” Ours, age 93, of Cabins, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019, at his home. Family will receive friends Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the Schaeffer Funeral Home Chapel ...

Roger Scott Mitchell

Roger Scott Mitchell, 69, a resident of Philippi passed away Thursday May 23, 2019, at his residence. Roger was born Feb. 19, 1950, in Barbour County, a son of the late Roy Scott “Squirrely” and Inez (Costello) Mitchell. Roger retired from Republic Steel, he also was an agent for ...