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Obituaries

Stella Black

Stella Black, 88, of Buckhannon, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at home. She was born Feb. 18, 1932, in Beans Mill, a daughter of the late Clarence Junior and Lessie Maude Westfall Tenney. On April 8, 1950, she married Lawrence Black, who preceded her in death. In addition to her ...

George Osco Hayes

George Osco Hayes, 73, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at home. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected. George was born Sunday, Jan. 26, 1947, in Elkins, a son of the late Lawrence Hayes and Kathleen Isner Hayes. On Aug. 4, 2001, he ...

Patricia Diane Farris Long

Patricia “Patty” a resident of Bunker Hill; was born and raised in Elkins. Patty passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, Sept. 23, 2020. She was born in Elkins, on April 6, 1952, a daughter of Wilma Farris Leombruno of Elkins, and the late Roual E. (Ace) Farris of Elkins. Patty ...

Pauline R. Phares

Pauline Ruth (Miller) Phares, 91, of Maysville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. Family will receive friends at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg Saturday from 11 a.m. till 1 p.m., the service time. Interment will follow in Mt. Hebron Cemetery in Maysville.

Thomas E. Cook

Thomas Earl Cook, 75 of Elkins, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at West Virginia Caring Center in Elkins. The family will receive friends at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale Sunday from 1 - 2 p.m., the service hour. Interment will follow in the Arbovale Cemetery Annex.

Aileen K. Porter

Aileen Keplinger Porter, 72, of Maysville, passed away on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at her home. The family will receive friends from noon till 2 p.m. Sunday at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg where funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Lahmansville Cemetery.

Thomas ‘Tom’ Eugene Satterfield

Thomas “Tom” Eugene Satterfield, 67, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in the emergency department at Davis Medical Center in Elkins with family by his side. Tom’s request for cremation was honored. A Celebration of Life will be held at Otterbein ...

Ciara Brooke Howard

Ciara Brooke Howard, 28, of French Creek, earned her heavenly wings on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. She was born on Oct. 10, 1991, in Morgantown, a daughter of Ronnie Allen Howard, who survives, and Joni K. Nelson-Howard, who survives. Also surviving ...

George Osco Hayes

George Osco Hayes, 73, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at home. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements for George Osco ...

Arthur H. Waldron

Arthur H. Waldron passed away on Aug. 27, 2020, at his home in Pennsylvania. He was born on July 10, 1934, in Wymer, to the late Henry and Floda (Hamilton) Waldron. He was their last living child having been predeceased by all of his siblings - Halene, Mary, Margaret, Marie, Ethel, Cleo, ...

Charles Allen Tingler Sr.

Charles Allen Tingler Sr., 71, of Clarksburg, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. He was born Sept. 21, 1948, in Petersburg, son of Mildred Carrie Kline Tingler Alt of Cabins. Charles was a handyman. Charles is survived by three children, ...

Donald ‘Donnie’ Lynn Mayor

Donald “Donnie” Lynn Mayor, 63, a resident of Dryfork, passed from this life unexpectedly on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, at Davis Medical Center. Donnie was born Thursday, June 6, 1957, in Kingwood, where he spent his younger years. He was the son of Virginia Mayor of Canaan Valley ...

Walter Ellis ‘Wally-Bear’ Bilisoly Jr.

Walter Ellis “Wally-Bear” Bilisoly Jr., 87, a resident of Coalton, passed from this life peacefully Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, at home and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Wally was born Friday, Dec. 9, 1932, in Denver, Colorado, a son of the late Captain Walter Ellis Bilisoly Sr. and ...

Robert Keith Fretwell

Robert Keith Fretwell, 87, a resident of Valentine Personal Care Home in Elkins, passed from this life Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, under the care of West Virginia Caring. Robert was born May 16, 1933, in Kerens, a son of the late Charles Fretwell and Sylvia Ware Fretwell. He is survived ...

Charles Lee Clinebell

Charles Lee Clinebell, 88, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. He was born in Elkins and was a member of the First Church of the Brethren of Akron. He retired from Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. as a plant manager and consultant. Mr. Clinebell was a veteran of the United States Army ...

Charles Allen Tingler Sr.

Charles Allen Tingler Sr., 71, of Clarksburg, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. He was born Sept. 21, 1948, in Petersburg, son of Mildred Carrie Kline Tingler Alt of Cabins. Charles was a handyman. Charles is survived by three children, ...

Carol Ann Helmick

Carol Ann Helmick, 47, of Beckley, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, at the Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital in Beckley. She was born June 14, 1973, in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Larry and Betty Hinchman Helmick. She is survived by one son, Zachariah Helmick of ...

Walter Ellis Bilisoly Jr.

Walter Ellis Bilisoly Jr., 87, a resident of Coalton, passed from this life Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, at home and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for ...

David Carl Berg

David Carl Berg, 94, of Maysville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, at his home while under the care of hospice. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment will be in the Goldizen ...

Cheryl Duncan

Cheryl Duncan, 55, of Warrenton, Virginia, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, at Select Medical in Newport News, Virginia. She was born Oct. 20, 1964, in Warrenton, daughter of Harold Mathias of Warrenton, Virginia, and the late Jaquelyn Trainum Murri Mathias. On May 19, 1984, she married ...