Obituaries

Carol Wratchford

Carol May Winstead Wratchford, 77, of Petersburg, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at her home. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be in the ...

Ray A. Tuesing

Ray Anthony Tuesing, 69, departed this life on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018. Death was sudden and unexpected. Ray is a lifelong resident of the Hambleton community, residing the past 12 years at 69 Green Hole Lane in Hendricks. He is survived by his wife, Roxanne Roberts Nestor Tuesing, ...

Lois L. Corder

Lois Louise Corder, 87, of Buckhannon, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. She was born June 21, 1931, in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Eli Hugh and Iona Kidd Ours. On May 30, 1947, she married Piatt Bryan Corder, Jr., who preceded her in ...

Patricia A. McMillion

Patricia Ann McMillion, 68, of Cass, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018 at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley. Mrs. McMillion’s body has been cremated. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.kimblefuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Kimble Funeral Home in Marlinton.

Tappan Squires

Tappan Squires, 60, of Buckhannon, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. She was born Oct. 28, 1958, in Clarksburg, a daughter of the late William David Williams II and Catherine “Splash” deGruyter Williams. On May 5, 1984, she married Roy Duwane Squires, ...

Ronald D. McCoy

Ronald D.”Ron” McCoy went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. He was born Feb. 18, 1936, at Elkins, a son of the late John S. and Mildred Day McCoy. On Sept. 3, 1960, he was united in marriage to Mildred “Ruth” Bennett, who survives. They had celebrated 58 ...

Shelva J. Jones

Shelva Junetta Cochran Jones, 82 of Port Charlotte, Florida, was born on Christmas Day 1936. She went to heaven just in time to celebrate with the Lord on Christmas Day 2018. Born to Bess Lough Cochran and Robert Cochran, Shelva grew up in Webster County, the second of seven children. Sister ...

Betty Nelson

Betty Jean Pitzer Nelson, 88, a resident of Parsons, departed this life early Tuesday morning, Jan. 1, 2019, at Nella’s Incorporated at Crystal Springs, Elkins, under the care of WV Caring. She had been in declining health. She was born Tuesday, July 1, 1930, at Parsons, a daughter of the ...

Freeman Joe Butcher

Freeman Joe Butcher, 80, a resident of Elkins, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at his home. He was born Sept. 27, 1938, at Beverly, the son of the late James Elmer Butcher and the late Bernice Goddard Butcher. He is survived by his longtime companion, Mary Everhart of Elkins; one ...

Carolyn K. Lance

Carolyn Kay Lance, 75, of French Creek, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at her home. She was born Oct. 18, 1943, in Pitcher, Oklahoma, a daughter of the late Howard and Ruby Flippin Beavers. On March 8, 1961, she married Gerald Dale Lance, who preceded her in death on Jan. 9, 2008. In ...

Roy Arbogast Sr.

Roy D. Arbogast Sr., 71, of East Springfield, Ohio, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. He was born in Elkins July 30, 1947. He was preceded in death by his father John L. Arbogast and mother Juanita “RoRo” Ruth (Hammond) Arbogast. He is survived by his wife ...

David G. Ryan

Mr. David Grant Ryan, 61, a resident of Belington, was pronounced deceased at 1:59 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at Broaddus Hospital in Philippi. He had been in declining health but death was unexpected. He was born Dec. 11, 1957, at Elkins a son of the late William E. and Elma ...

Ronald McCoy

Mr. Ronald McCoy, 82, a resident of the Highland Park Community, Elkins, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, in the Davis Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Mr. Ronald McCoy. Condolences may be ...

Phobie Cowger

Phobie Alice Sinnett Cowger, 89, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday from the funeral home chapel ...

Christine E. Crickard

Christine Ellen Simmons Crickard, 70, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at Nella’s Nursing Home in Elkins. Christine was born Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1948. in Durbin, a daughter of the late Charles Simmons and Daisy Simmons. Left to cherish Christine’s ...

Lelia M. Killingsworth

Lelia M. Killingsworth, 89, formerly of Huttonsville, passed away on Dec. 25, 2018 at her residence in Florida. She was born on Jan. 5, 1929, in Mill Creek, and work several jobs, but most notably, she worked as a factory worker and also she worked for physicians in their residences. Lelia ...

V. Pauline Phillips

V. Pauline Harsh Phillips, 84, of Parsons, passed from this life Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at home. She had been in her usual health and death was unexpected. A graveside memorial service will be held at Bethel Cemetery on Monday, Dec. 31, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Pat Cassidy will officiate and ...

Patricia A. Crites

Patricia Ann (Cole) Crites, 76, of Petersburg, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, Virginia. Mrs. Crites was born Aug. 28, 1942, in Wharton, Boone County, and was the daughter of the late Elbert Lee Cole and Janice Erle (McCoy) ...

Margaret R. Wilhelm

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 4-7 p.m. today. On Sunday, Dec. 30, Mrs. Wilhelm will be moved to the First United Methodist Church where final rites will be conducted at 2 p.m. The Rev. Brian Seders will officiate, and interment will follow at ...

Dorothy Erickson

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins on today from noon until 1 p.m. A graveside service will then follow at the Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins. The Rev. Joe Wolfe will officiate, and interment will follow. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge ...