Obituaries

Jacob A. Hedrick

Jacob Andrew “Meatball” Hedrick, 13, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. He had been in his usual health, and death was unexpected. Jakie was born Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2004, in Elkins, a son of Roger Hedrick Jr. and Tina Shamer Hedrick, who survive in ...

Harmon Shannon Jr.

Harmon “Sonny” Shannon Jr., 79, a resident of Beverly, passed from this life Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Visitation will be held at Randolph Funeral Home today from 6-8 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted ...

Amy S. Mitchem

Amy Smith Mitchem, 67, a resident of Mingo, passed from this life Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at home, surrounded by family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Amy was born Saturday, June 9, 1951, in Huntington, a daughter of the late Lyle Crawford Smith Sr. and Marjorie Caroline Marshall ...

Ellen L. Simmons

Ellen Lorraine (Seavey) Simmons, 84, a resident of Jimtown, passed away Friday evening, Aug. 10, 2018, at her home. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until noon Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at noon Wednesday from the funeral home chapel ...

Robert H. Dean

Robert Henry Dean, 76, a resident of Harman, passed from this life Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at home surrounded by family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. Robert was a registered member of the Human Gift Registry and donated his body to West Virginia University School of ...

Margaret Lynn Callahan

Margaret Lynn Callahan, 79, of Kill Devil Hills, N.C. passed away on Aug. 8, 2018, in Nags Head, N.C. after a long battle with heart disease. She was born on Dec. 23, 1938, in Barbour County, to Hayward R. and Betty J. Weese. She is survived by her three sons: Christopher E. Walworth, of ...

Charles Woodrow Murphy

Charles Woodrow Murphy, 75s, a resident of Parsons, departed this life Friday afternoon, Aug. 10, 2018, at his home. He had been in declining health, although death was unexpected. He was born Thursday, Sept. 17, 1942, at Montrose, a son of the late Howard D. and Mary Jones Murphy Streets. ...

Ellen Lorraine Simmons

Ellen Lorraine (Seavey) Simmons, 84, a resident of Jimtown, passed away Friday evening, Aug. 10, 2018, at her home. She was born Aug. 30, 1933, at Albany, N.Y., a daughter of the late Frank L. Seavey and the late Jennie Rosetta Jackson Seavey. On Sept. 16, 1950, in Elkins she was married ...

James Lipscomb

James Walter “Glowbug” Lipscomb, 34, a resident of the Location Road community, St. George, departed this life Sunday evening, Aug. 5, 2018, at the Mission Hospital at Ashville, North Carolina. Death was attributed to heart complications; however, it was sudden and unexpected. Mr. ...

Ida Mae Yeager

Ida Mae Yeager, 89, of Charleston, formerly of Belington, died early Friday morning in the Hospice House of Charleston. She was born June 20, 1929, at Belington, a daughter of the late Archillis C. and Bertha G. (Turner) Carpenter. On Aug. 1, 1947, she was married to Milford Garnet Yeager, ...

Deloris Irene Smith

Deloris Irene Smith, 88, of Volga, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at Greenbrier Valley Hospital in Lewisburg. She was born Feb. 23, 1930, in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Warrick and Maggie Lance Karickhoff. She married Herbert Smith, who preceded her in death on January 3, 1985. In ...

Harmon Shannon Jr.

Harmon “Sonny” Shannon Jr., 79, a resident of Beverly, passed from this life Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Sonny was born Friday, Oct. 7, 1938, in Valley Bend, a son of the late Hiram Shannon and Reva Kittle ...

Betty J. Logar

Betty Jean Logar, 75, a resident of Elkins and formerly Monterville, passed from this life Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at Davis Medical Center in Elkins. She had been in usual health, and death was unexpected. Betty was born Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1942, in Monterville, a daughter of the late Joe and ...

Gary W. Oldaker

Gary Wayne Oldaker, 43, of Buckhannon, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born Jan. 3, 1975, in Buckhannon, a son of James Michael Oldaker and the late Stella May Bonner Oldaker. He was united in marriage, on July 31, 1998, to Gail Lynn DePoy ...

Rita C. Wilson

Rita Carol Wilson, 75, a resident of Philippi, passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in Ruby Memorial Hospital following a short illness. Rita was born Aug. 23, 1942, in Barbour County, a daughter of the late Howard and Luella (Huffman) Miller. Rita was united in marriage, on July 31, 1960, to ...

Charlene Raikes

Charlene Raikes, 89, passed from this life on July 17, 2018, in Gilbert, Arizona, with a daughter and her pastor at her side. In the last days of her life, she was surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was born in Elkins in 1928 to the late Virginia and Kenneth Talbott. As the ...

James Lipscomb

James Walter “Glowbug” Lipscomb, 34, a resident of the Location Road community, St. George, departed this life Sunday evening, Aug. 5, 2018, at the Mission Hospital at Ashville, North Carolina. Death was attributed to heart complications; however, it was sudden and unexpected. Mr. ...

Jean C. Haymond

Jean Carol Haymond, 91, of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Serenity Care Home in Buckhannon. She was born Oct. 17, 1926, in Burnsville, a daughter of the late Arley and Golda Whytsell McNemar. On Nov. 12, 1947, she married William Haymond, who preceded her in death on Feb. 23, ...

Mary Crumrine

Mary Ellen Crumrine, 82, of Bridgeport, Ohio, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at Wheeling Hospital in Wheeling. She was born Aug. 6, 1936, in Adrian, a daughter of the late Basil Marshall and Marjorie Wamsley Gould. On Nov. 6, 1955, she married Robert Crumrine, who survives. Also ...

James Lipscomb

James Walter “Glowbug” Lipscomb, 34, a resident of the Location Road community, St. George, departed this life Sunday evening, Aug. 5, 2018, at the Mission Hospital at Ashville, North Carolina. Death was attributed to heart complications; however, it was sudden and unexpected. Mr. ...