Obituaries

Janet Reda Williams

Janet Reda Williams, 70, of Eagle, Idaho, passed away May 28, 2018, at home, surrounded by her loving husband, children and granddaughters. She was born Jan. 18, 1948, in Elkins, daughter of the late Joe and Gladys Yokum Reda of Valley Bend. She married James M. Williams, who survives. ...

Louisa Watring McNeil

Louisa Watring McNeil of Bellingham Assisted Living, West Chester, Pennsylvania, passed away May 12, 2018 at the age of 70. She was born Nov. 9, 1938 to the late Kent and Katherine Watring in Elkins. Louisa’s passions were her friends, family and art. She volunteered for Art Goes to ...

Robert Deeth

Mr. Robert Deeth, 75, a resident of Elkins, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at his home. He was born July 20, 1942, in Syracuse, New York, a son of the late Elmer and Marion Sanford Deeth. He was married to Doreen Giblin Deeth, who survives in Elkins. Also surviving is one son, ...

Estella Ethel Shahan ‘Peg’ Filler

Estella Ethel Shahan “Peg” Filler, 95, a resident of Parsons, departed this life Monday morning, May 28, 2018, at Lavender Fields Assisted Living at Beverly, under the care of Mountain Hospice. She had been in declining health for the past six months. She was born Thursday, Feb. 15, ...

Diana Elaine Irvin Helms

Diana Elaine Irvin Helms, 71, a resident of the Blackman Heights community, Hambleton, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, May 29, 2018, at her home, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. She had been in declining health. Funeral arrangements are ...

Alan Dale Phillips

Alan Dale Phillips, 62, went to be with our Lord Jesus May 17, 2018, at 7:15 a.m. in the Davis Medical Center in Elkins. Alan was born Feb. 24, 1956, in Elkins, to Perry Hall Phillips and Dessie Gladys Bright Phillips of Crystal Springs. He attended the Randolph County Schools and was an ...

Helen Ruth Lambert Smith

Mrs. Helen Ruth Lambert Smith, 63, a resident of Junior, departed this life, Monday afternoon, May 28, 2018, in the comforts of her home. Death was following a period of declining health. She was born June 23, 1954, at Elkins, a daughter of the late Merritt Lee and Elsie Dell Moore ...

Lynn Rexroad

Lynn Rexroad, 78, of Tallmansville, died Friday, May 25, 2018, at his home. He was born Dec. 1, 1939, in Lewis County, a son of the late Harry F. and Roxie King Rexroad. He was united in marriage, on July 7, 1960, to Dottie Sines Rexroad, who survives. In addition to his wife, he is ...

Derick Preston Lukenbill

Derick Preston Lukenbill, 20, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Sunday, May 27, 2018, at home. 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 ...

Twila Grace Woods Hyre

Twila Grace Woods Hyre, 93, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center and under the care of West Virginia Caring. Twila was born Saturday, Nov. 29, 1924, in Mill Creek, a daughter of the later Albert Woods and Lucinda Wamsley ...

Estella Ethel Shahan ‘Peg’ Filler

Estella Ethel Shahan “Peg” Filler, 95, a resident of Parsons, departed this life Monday morning, May 28, 2018, at Lavender Fields Assisted Living at Beverly, under the care of Mountain Hospice. She had been in declining health for the past six months. The family will receive friends at ...

William Arnold Knotts

William Arnold Knotts, 80, a resident of the Horseshoe Run Community near Parsons and more recently a resident of Thomas, passed from this life Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Cortland Acres Nursing Home in Thomas. William was born on Thursday, May 26, 1938, in Benbush, a son of the late Delton ...

Mary Gordon

Mary Gordon, 94, a resident of Care Haven of Pleasants in Belmont and a former resident of S. Main St. Philippi, passed away Saturday May 26, 2018. Mary was born March 14, 1924, in St. George, a daughter of the late Worley and Eva (Metz) Parsons. Mary was united in marriage on Dec. 15, ...

Frances Lorraine Ware Parkman

Frances Lorraine Ware Parkman, 84, a resident of Belington, passed from this life Friday, May 25, 2018, at home surrounded by family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with ...

Janie Marie ‘Cookie’ Compton Gum

Janie Marie “Cookie” Compton Gum, 72, a resident of Huttonsville, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Cookie was born Thursday, July 19, 1945, in Jolo, a daughter of the late Thomas Allen Compton and Arizona Texas Johnson ...

Russell John Johnson

Russell John Johnson, 87, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Sunday, May 27, 2018, at home. Russell’s request for cremation will be honored. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Russell John Johnson. Send online ...

John Paul Dornblazer

Celebrating the Life of John Paul Dornblazer John Paul Dornblazer, of Elkins, departed this world on May 19, 2018, after a short and courageous struggle with cancer. He was born on Jan. 20, 1955, in Elkins, to George Henry Dornblazer Jr and Mary “Jane” Boyer Dornblazer. He was ...

Emelean Quick

Emelean Quick, 88, of Buckhannon, died Thursday, May 24, 2018, at her home. She was born Oct. 23, 1929, in Adrian, a daughter of the late Charles Samuel and Hattie Dell Thompson Smith. On Jan. 11, 1964, she married Donald B. Quick, who preceded her in death on May 24, 1992. In addition ...

Laylah Quinn Shaffer

Laylah Quinn Shaffer, fought hard for 7 months before she passed from this life Thursday, May 24, 2018, at Davis Medical Center in Elkins. She was born with congenital heart problems which affects one out of every 100 babies born and is the leading birth defect in newborns. Laylah was born ...

Rebecca Jean Clingerman Cain

Rebecca Jean Clingerman Cain, 89, a resident of Harding, passed from this life Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at home surrounded by family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. Rebecca was born Tuesday, Oct. 31, 1928, in Elkins, a daughter of the late Robert Russell Clingerman and Carrie ...