Obituaries

Don Gloria “Donnie” Betler

Don Gloria “Donnie” Betler, 81, a former resident of Valley Bend and a resident of Kingwood, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at the Preston Memorial Hospital in Kingwood. She was born April 12, 1936, in Buckhannon, the daughter of the late Clyde Elmer Miles Sr. and Lillie Blanche Bonner ...

Josephine “Duckie” Conrad

Josephine “Duckie” Ours Conrad, 78, of Rig, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at her residence. Family will receive friends on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Rig Assembly of God Church. Funeral service will be held on Friday, Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. at Rig Assembly of God Church ...

M. Kathleen Ferrell

M. Kathleen Ferrell, 82, of Buckhannon, died Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at her home. She was born Nov. 11, 1935, in Lake, a daughter of the late Roy and Lizzie Ellen Albright Mynes. On Dec. 18, 1953, she married Harry Ferrell, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Patti Baldwin ...

Donald Rexrode

Donald “Don” Rexrode, 78, a resident of Pearl, Mississippi, passed away Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. He was born Nov. 18, 1939, in Elkins, a son of the late Myrtle and David Rexrode. He was married to the late Georgia Lee Smith. They had celebrated 51 years of marriage and are the parents ...

Jack Keister

David Jack Keister, 81, a resident of Hambleton, departed this life late Feb. 1, 2018, at the Davis Medical Center in Elkins. He was born Sunday, June 21, 1936, at Maryland, a son of the late Roy J. “Dutch” and Margaret Alice Stevens Keister. On Nov. 10, 2014, at Parsons, he was ...

Victor A. ‘Vic’ Long

Victor A. “Vic” Long, 82, a resident of Hickory Grove, South Carolina, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Friends may call from 10-11 a.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today from the funeral home chapel with Pastor L. Scott ...

Betty Lucille Phillips

Betty Lucille Phillips, 77, a resident of Nella’s Nursing Home in Elkins, passed away Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. She was born Feb. 24, 1940, in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, a daughter of the late William Franklin and Manie Myrtle (Henderson) Bean. Lucille was united in marriage on Jan. 10, ...

Don Gloria Betler

Mrs. Don Gloria Betler, 81, a former resident of Valley Bend and a resident of Kingwood, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at the Preston Memorial Hospital in Kingwood. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Mrs. Don Gloria ...

Peggy Shannon Clark

Peggy Shannon Clark, 83, of Naples, Florida, passed away on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, at Juniper Village in Naples, Florida. She was born June 11, 1934, in Enfield, Illinois, a daughter of the late Daniel and Lella Gwatney Fields. On June 14, 1952, she married Donald Eugene Clark, who died ...

Leonard ‘Bruce’ Stoneking

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 5-8 p.m. Sunday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday, Feb. 5, at 10:30 a.m. James B. “Jay” Stoneking will officiate, and interment will follow at the Beechwood Cemetery at Alma. The ...

Leonard ‘Bruce’ Stoneking

Leonard “Bruce” Stoneking, 78, a resident of the Chenoweth Creek Road community, Elkins, departed this life Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. He was born Wednesday, Feb. 8, 1939, at Wilbur, a son of the late ...

Samuel A. Miller

Samuel Andrew “Sam” Miller, 92, of Moatsville, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in the Waynesburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, following an extended illness. He was born May 1, 1925, at Moatsville, a son of the late Bradford Homer and Macel May (Marsh) ...

Joseph Sagace

Joseph Sagace, 88, passed away peacefully at Cortland Acres on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. He was born, in Thomas, on Nov. 9, 1929. He was preceded in death by his parents, Antonio and Teresa Sagace; four sisters, Rose Sagace Greco, Phyllis Sagace Heston, Louise Sagace Smith and Mary Sagace ...

Victor A. ‘Vic’ Long

Victor A. “Vic” Long, 82, a resident of Hickory Grove, South Carolina, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday from the funeral home chapel with ...

Lavada A. Bennett Newlon

Lavada A. Bennett Newlon, 75, a resident of Elkins, passed away Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, at the Davis Medical Center. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today from the Refuge Church with Pastor Kevin Gainer officiating. Interment will follow in the Mountain State Memorial Gardens near ...

Lona V. ‘Jenny’ Harris

Lona V. “Jenny” Harris, 101, a resident of the Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center, passed away Monday evening, Jan. 29, 2018, at the center. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the White Chapel Memorial Gardens at Barboursville, and interment will ...

Lona V. ‘Jenny’ Harris

Lona V. “Jenny” Harris, 101, a resident of the Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center, passed away Monday evening, Jan. 29, 2018, at the center. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the White Chapel Memorial Gardens at Barboursville, and interment will ...

Lona V. ‘Jenny’ Harris

Lona V. “Jenny” Harris, 101, a resident of the Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center, passed away Monday evening, Jan. 29, 2018, at the center. She was born Aug. 11, 1916, at Horton, a daughter of the late Arthur Green Semones and the late Russie Mae Gatewood Semones. She was married ...

Howard Jesse Johns

Howard Jesse Johns, 77, of Buckhannon, passed away Jan. 31, 2018, at his home, after a brave battle with glioblastoma. He was born July 27, 1940, in Arlington, a son of the late William Jesse Johns and Opal Malinda McCartney Johns. He is survived by his wife, Shelia Kay Smith Johns; ...

Lavada A. Bennett Newlon

Lavada A. Bennett Newlon, 75, a resident of Elkins, passed away Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, at the Davis Medical Center. She was born May 29, 1942, at Philippi, a daughter of the late Holty G. Bennett Sr. and Delma Freeman Bennett. She was married to John A. Newlon, who preceded her in death ...