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Obituaries

Leroy E. Chewning

Leroy Ellis Chewning, 86, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at home surrounded by family and friends and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Leroy was born Saturday, July 8, 1933, in Cassity, a son of the late Nelson Chewning and Julia Thomason Chewning ...

Cathy Rohrbaugh

Cathy Elaine Rohrbaugh, 61, of Petersburg, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Cumberland, Maryland. Funeral service will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home. Burial will be in Lahmansville Cemetery. Family will receive friends Sunday from noon till 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Carolyn Ruddle

Carolyn Catherine Ruddle, 90, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at Sentara RMH in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The family will receive friends from 4 - 6 p.m. Sunday at Kimble Funeral Home, Franklin. Family will receive friends Monday at Franklin Presbyterian Church from noon - 1 ...

Jeffrey A. Cosner

Jeffrey Aaron Cosner, 59, passed from this life on Jan. 11, 2020, at his home in Ruffin, North Carolina, surrounded by his family and beloved pets, and under the care of Hospice of Alamance-Caswell. Jeff was born April 25, 1960, in Elkins, a son of Harold Lee “Bud” Cosner, who resides in ...

Ronnie A. Cottrill

Ronnie A. Cottrill, 70, of Buckhannon, passed away peacefully surrounded by friends and family at his home on Jan. 14, 2020. Ronnie was born on June 17, 1949, in Weston. In 1972, he wed Shelia K. Tenney, and together they had three children. Ronnie worked in oil and gas at Sam Jack ...

Carol S. Turner

Carol Sue Mallow Turner, 73, of Cabins, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg. Carol’s family will receive friends today from 6 - 8 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mallow ...

Gwendolyn Bland

Gwendolyn “Gwen” Judy Bland, 77, of Petersburg, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Grant Rehabilitation & Care Center in Petersburg. Memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Dorcas Baptist Church. Inurnment will be private in North Fork Memorial Cemetery, Riverton.

William Travis White

William Travis White, 43, cherished son, brother, nephew, uncle and endeared friends to many, passed away unexpectedly at MUSC hospital in Florence, South Carolina Dec. 22, 2019. He was born in Elkins, a son to Calette Wesley Smith (formerly White) and Donald James White on Sept. 20, ...

Bill Phillips

In the early hours of Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, Bill Phillips, 86, of Valley Bend, passed from this life in the arms of his wife. Bill was born Wednesday, Dec. 6, 1933, in Elkins, to the late Ora Dell and Mary Elizabeth (Hedrick) Phillips. He played tuba in the band and was on the football ...

Nina L. Allen

Mrs. Nina Lee Weese Allen, 89, a resident of Belington and more recently of the Elkins Rehabilitation Care Center in Elkins, departed this life early Monday morning, Jan. 13, 2020, in the care facility. Death was following a period of declining health. She was born July 19, 1930, in the Mount ...

Blanche Virginia (Ours) Canfield Johnson

Blanche Virginia (Ours) Canfield Johnson, 97, a resident of 900 Rexdale Dr., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, departed this life at Akron City Hospital, on Jan. 9, 2020. Blanche attended the Johnson Run School at Fairview. Blanche was a homemaker and had worked as a cook at the Randolph County Board ...

William ‘Bill’ Glen Phillips

William “Bill” Glen Phillips, 86, a resident of Valley Bend, passed from this life Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center with family by his side. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with ...

Richard Steve White

Mr. Richard Steve White, 70, a resident of Echo Springs Rd, Belington, departed this life Saturday morning, Jan. 11, 2020, in the Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown. Death was following a period of declining health. He was born July 12, 1949, at Harman, a son of the late Harvey and Savanah ...

Royce Ann Howard

Royce Ann Howard, 64, a resident of Willow Springs, N.C., passed away Friday Jan. 10, 2020, in the Transition Hospice Home in Raleigh, N.C. Royce was born Sept. 11, 1955, in Philippi a daughter of the late Carl L. and Betty Lucille (Bean) Phillips. Royce was united in marriage on Jan. 2, ...

Shirley M. Shreve

Shirley Marie Williams Shreve, 66, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Saturday, December 21, 2019, at home. Shirley’s request for cremation was honored. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Shirley Marie Shreve. Send ...

Lora D. Bennett

Lora Naomi (Dolly) Bennett, 83, of Gaithersburg, Maryland and formerly of Onego, passed away Thursday, Jan 9, 2020. Funeral service will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home. Interment will be in Bennett Family Cemetery, Onego. Family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until time of ...

Junior W. Shearer

Junior Walter Shearer, 87 of Marlinton, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at the Pocahontas Center in Marlinton. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lantz Funeral Home in Buckeye. Burial will follow in the Gibson Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday from 1 until 2 p.m., ...

Blanche Johnson

Blanche Johnson, 97, a former resident of Randolph County and more recently a resident of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in the Akron City Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Blanche ...

Davis ‘D.G.’ Mayes

Davis Gordon “D.G.” Mayes, a World War II veteran who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor, passed away in Bryan, Texas, on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 2019. He was 100 years old. Graveside services for him are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, which would have been his 101st ...

John B. Davis

John Blair Davis, 75, of Canaan Valley, passed away Jan. 9, 2020, at Valentines Personal Care Home in Elkins. He was born April 21, 1944, in Shinnston, a son of the late Blair Judson Davis and Nancy Virginia Smith. He was preceded in death by his wife in 2001, Frankie Jo Cashdollar, whom ...