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Obituaries

Argel Ash

Argel Ash, a resident of Elkins, departed this life on July 19, 2018. He was born Sept. 1, 1944, in Doddridge County, the son of the late Blaine and Mary (Barker) Ash. Argel is survived by his only child, Tammy Ashby, and beloved grandchildren, Lora, Sara, Turner and Thomas, all of Oakland ...

Walter Alexander

Walter Scott Alexander, 78, a resident of Mountaineer Road, Philippi passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Davis Medical Center. He was born Sept. 11, 1939, in Moatsville, a son of the late Hayes O. and Lillie Virginia (Reed) Alexander. He was united in marriage Dec. 21, 1961 to Gloria ...

Arthur Goldizen

Arthur Aaron Goldizen, 93, of Petersburg, and formerly of Cabins, passed away Friday, July 20, 2018. Family will receive friends Friday, July 27, from 6-8 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lahmansville Cemetery.

Joshua E. Plumley

Joshua Eddie Plumley, 37, a resident of Parsons, departed this life Saturday, July 14, 2018, at his home. He had been in his usual health, and death was unexpected. He was born Saturday, July 4, 1981, at Elkins, a son of Boyd Dwight Plumley, who survives at Parsons and Mary Alice Sharp ...

Goldie I. Kennard

Goldie Irene Kennard, 95, of Davis, passed away July 19, 2018, at Cortland Acres in Thomas. She was born Dec. 14, 1922, in Bayard, a daughter of the late John H. and Lola Schrock Sisler. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Mashalll Kennard. Also preceding her in death were ...

Linnie G. ‘Judy’ Jamison

Linnie G. “Judy” Jamison, 69, of Buckhannon, died Thursday, July 19, 2018, at her home. She was born, Oct. 12, 1948, in Richlands, Va., a daughter of the late Charlie P. and Bethel E. Shelton McGlothlin. On Sept. 10, 1966, she married James Edward “Shag” Jamison, who preceded ...

Margaret Ann Glenn

Mrs. Margaret Ann Glenn, 73, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sunday, July 1, 2018. She was born June 2, 1945, in Belington, to the late Roy and Noble (Gunnoe) Glenn. She is survived by her aunt and uncle Pat and Tom Pierce of Sidney. Margaret graduated from Glenville State College ...

Virginia Simmons

Virginia’s request for cremation was honored. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. today at the Glady Church of the Brethren at Glady. Inurnment will follow at the Rhodes Family Cemetery at Glady. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Virginia Ellen ...

Missy Anderson

Missy Anderson, 45, of Buckhannon, died Monday, July 16, 2018, at her home. She was born Feb. 26, 1973, in Clarksburg, a daughter of the late Sam Harris and Betty Flanagan Spencer. On June 26, 1998, she married Roger Anderson, who survives. In addition to her husband, she is survived ...

David L. Hamman

David Hamman of Snowshoe, passed away on June 30, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. He is the son of Doris Hamman of Buckhannon and the late James Hamman. He is survived by his daughter, Jessica Stump of Marlinton; son, Derek Hamman of Enterprise, Alabama; brother, William Hamman and ...

Virginia Simmons

Virginia’s request for cremation was honored. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Glady Church of the Brethren at Glady. Inurnment will follow at the Rhodes Family Cemetery at Glady. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for ...

Elizabeth ‘Ann’ McDonald

Elizabeth “Ann” Murray McDonald, 73, a resident of the Bretz community, Hambleton, passed from this life Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at Nella’s Nursing Home in Elkins and under the care of Mountain Hospice. She had been in declining health. Ann was born Friday, Aug. 4, 1944, in ...

Geraldine Heckel

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 11 a.m. to noon today. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home today at noon. The Rev. Mr. Raymond G. Godwin will officiate, and interment will follow at the Elkins Memorial Gardens on the Country Club ...

Reta Long

Reta Long, 93, of Downingtown, Pennsylvania, died Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She was born March 13, 1925, in Clarksburg, and raised in Holly Grove. Mrs. Long was a daughter of the late Ira and Orla DeBarr. On Dec. 6, 1952, she ...

Geraldine Heckel

Geraldine Ruth Heckel, 72, a native of Elkins, and a resident of Charleston, departed this life Monday afternoon, July 16, 2018, at the Hubbard Hospice House West at Thomas Memorial Hospital at Charleston. She was born Sunday, July 22, 1945, at home at Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, a daughter of the ...

Virginia Simmons

Virginia Ellen Rhodes Simmons, 56, a resident of Glady, departed this life Tuesday evening, Feb. 20, 2018, at her home. Death was unexpected. She was born Sunday, March 12, 1961, at Elkins, a daughter of the late Roy Lee Rhodes and Retha Ellen Strawder Rhodes, who survives at Glady. On ...

Carla J. Robinette

Carla Jean Robinette, 57, of Davis, died July 16, 2018, at Garrett Regional Medical Center. She was born May 23, 1961, in Cleveland, Ohio a daughter of the late Douglas and Shelda Jean Judy Robinette. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rosenbaum Family House which helps with ...

Geraldine Heckel

Geraldine Ruth Heckel, 72, a native of Elkins and a resident of Charleston, departed this life Monday afternoon, July 16, 2018, at the Hubbard Hospice House West at Thomas Memorial Hospital at Charleston. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb ...

Loren Dale ‘Burr’ Metzner

Loren Dale “Burr” Metzner, 61, a resident of the Blackman Heights Community, Hambleton, departed this life peacefully, Thursday afternoon, July 12, 2018. at his home with his loving family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Christ has sustained Burr through 20 years of ministry ...

Russell David Isner Jr.

Russell David Isner Jr., of Crozet, Va., and formerly of Elkins, passed away surrounded by his family on July 13, 2018. “Russ” or “Bud” was born on April 13, 1921, in Norfolk, son of Russell D. Isner, Sr. and Madge Mayo Isner. He completed early schooling in Cleveland, Ohio and ...