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Obituaries

Robert Smith Craig

Robert Smith Craig, 91, of Charleston, also known as granddad, passed away on April 27, 2020, after a long extended illness. He passed in his home surrounded by his family with his cat resting on his chest as he took his final breath. Born, on July 27, 1928, in Reedy, Roane County, he was ...

Betty Ann Lucinda Carpenter

Betty Ann Lucinda Carpenter, 85, of Warren, Ohio, went to be with the Lord, and her beloved husband on May 27, 2020, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born March 20, 1935, in Junior, a daughter of the late George and the late Mable (Calain) Hymes. On April 12, 1952, she married the ...

Mary Ann Jones O’Dell

Mary Ann Jones O’Dell, 79, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Sunday, May 31, 2020, at home. Visitation will be held at Randolph Funeral Home on Friday, June 5, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., the funeral hour. Pastor Terry Canon and the Rev. Robert Burton will officiate, and ...

Ralph Prunty

Ralph Prunty, 71, of Volga, died Monday, June 1, 2020, at Holbrook Health Care Center in Buckhannon. He was born Aug. 27, 1948, in Buckhannon, a daughter of the late Jesse Evans Prunty. On April 24, 1971, he married Charlene Milburn, who survives. Also surviving is one son, William ...

Robert Francis Williams

Robert Francis Williams, 72, formerly of Midlothian and Maidens, Virginia, passed away peacefully at his home in Frederick County, Virginia, on May 22, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Dolores (daughter of Henry and Mary Betler) and son, Kristian of Portland, Oregon, one ...

David O. Shahan

David O. Shahan, 64, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life Monday, June 1, 2020, at home. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected. David was born Tuesday, Aug. 23, 1955, in Parsons, a son of the late Alva John Shahan and Pansy Johnson Shahan. On Aug. 22, 2003, in ...

William Gilmore

William Homer Gilmore, 81, of Marlinton passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at the VA Nursing Home in Clarksburg. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Cochran Cemetery. Burial will follow with military graveside rites. Online condolences may be made at Lantzfuneralhome.com.

Donald Eugene Carr

Donald Eugene Carr departed this life Saturday, May 30, 2020, at the Davis Medical Center at Elkins and under the care of WV Caring. Don was born July 21, 1931, in Hendricks, Tucker County, a son of the late Webb and Millie Miller Carr. On Aug. 22, 1954, at Marfrance, he was united in ...

Julian Michael Bennett

Infant Julian Michael Bennett was pronounced deceased at birth in the Ruby Memorial Hospital on Thursday, May 28, 2020. Surviving are his mother and father; Nancy Carol Mesa Bennett and Christopher Michael Bennett of Belington, maternal grandparents; Jesse and Gertrud Mesa of Belington, ...

Mary Ann Jones O’Dell

Mary Ann Jones O’Dell, 79, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Sunday, May 31, 2020, at home. Mary was born Friday, May 9, 1941, in Elkins, a daughter of the late Tubie Phillips and Beatrice Anita Jones Moore. Left to cherish Mary’s memory are three children, Tina Garrettson, ...

Genevieve DeMastes

Genevieve DeMastes, 87, of Buckhannon, died Saturday, May 30, 2020 in Buckhannon. She was born Sept. 16, 1932, in Nimes, France, a daughter of the late Gaston and Elouise Viscere Imbert. On Dec. 19, 1963, she married Leonard DeMastes Jr., who preceded her in death on Oct. 17, 1996. She ...

Kenneth H. Sims

Kenneth H. Sims of Charles Town, beloved husband, father, grand-father, uncle, and cousin, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020. He was born April 16, 1927 in Jane Lew, to George W. and Mary Lottie (Butcher) Sims. It was in Jane Lew where he began his lifelong passion for athletics, as ...

Mary Ann Jones O’Dell

Mary Ann Jones O’Dell, 79, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Sunday, May 31, 2020, at home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Mary Ann Jones O’Dell. Send online ...

Mr. Ira Simpson ‘Simmie’ Wilmoth

Mr. Ira Simpson “Simmie” Wilmoth, 97, a lifelong resident of Belington, departed this life late Thursday evening May 28, 2020, at his Belington home. Simmie was born July 6, 1922, at Barbour County, a son of the late Delbert William and Octava Moore Wilmoth. On June 16, 1946, at Junior he ...

Naomi Virginia ‘Polly’ Waggy

Naomi Virginia “Polly” Waggy, 91, of Franklin, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at her home. A private graveside service and interment will be held at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Franklin with Pastor David Morris officiating. Online condolences may be shared with the ...

Ira Simpson ‘Simmie’ Wilmoth

Mr. Ira Simpson “Simmie” Wilmoth, 97, a lifelong resident of Belington, departed this life late Thursday evening, May 28, 2020, at his Belington home. Simmie was born July 2, 1922, at Barbour County, a son of the late Delbert William and Octava Moore Wilmoth. On June 16, 1946, at ...

Kathleen P. ‘Katy’ Richards

Mrs. Kathleen P. “Katy” Richards, 89, departed this life Thursday, May 28, 2020, at her home in Pleasure Valley. She was born Nov. 9, 1930, at Belington, a daughter of the late Harry Clarence and Elma Yeager Glenn Dean and was raised by her loving stepfather, William Franklin ...

Karen Corley

Karen Corley, 76, of Philippi, passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. She was born on Aug. 29, 1943, in Philippi, to the late Vern L. and Ica (Bennett) Corley. She is survived by two daughters, Toni Cantrell and husband Steve of Chaptico, Maryland, Ellen “Robi” Thompson and ...

Edith Wanda Poling

Edith Wanda Poling, 84, a resident of Philippi, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020, in Barbour County Good Samaritan Center in Belington. Edith was born Sept. 17, 1935, in Hendricks, a daughter of the late Bill and Bessie (Johnson) McDonald. Edith was united in marriage on Dec. 8, ...

Randi Linae Vigh Rosier

Randi Linae Vigh Rosier, 31, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Thursday, May 14, 2020, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Randi was born Monday, Oct. 31, 1988, in Winchester, Virginia, a daughter of Gerald Vigh and Anita Marie Dunn and stepfather, ...