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Obituaries

H. Joyce Pase Ashby Ziesemer

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 4 to 7 p.m. A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday at 11:30 a.m. The Rev. Father Timothy Grassi will officiate. Cremation will follow with a ...

H. Joyce Pase Ashby Ziesemer

H. Joyce Pase Ashby Ziesemer, 95, a native of Thomas, a resident of St. George, and more recently a resident of Gainesville, Virginia, departed this life Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at the Lake Manassas Rehab Center in Gainesville, Virginia. She was born Friday, July 24, 1925, at Thomas, a ...

Vivian Virginia Kittle Shipp

She was born at Elkins, on Friday, July 8, 1927. Died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, age 93. Daughter of Dolly Grace Cunningham Kittle and Ervin Elias Kittle. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Preceding her in death were four brothers and two sisters. Shirley Kittle ...

Gilbert D. Dean

Gilbert David Dean, 66, of Marlinton, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at his home. The family will receive friends at Beaver Creek Cemetery Chapel Wednesday from 1 - 2 p.m., the service hour. Interment will follow at Beaver Creek Cemetery. Online condolences and ...

Pamela Dawn Branson

Pamela Dawn Branson, 61, of Buckhannon, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. She was born Jan. 5, 1959, in Salem, a daughter of Mildred Blankenship Bleyer of Salem and the late Gilbert Earl Bleyer. On May 16, 1990, she married William Mark Branson, ...

Nova Shantel Dunlavy

Nova Shantel Dunlavy, infant daughter of Tabitha Hamner and James Dunlavy of Buckhannon, was born Sept. 10, 2020, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital. Nova is survived by one sister, Zoey Phillips of Buckhannon; two brothers, Ryan Phillips and Creed Dunlavy, both of Buckhannon; maternal ...

William Brison ‘Jim’ Alt

William Brison “Jim” Alt, 79, of Lahmansville, passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at Western Maryland Health Center in Cumberland, Md. Funeral service will be Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Family will receive friends one hour ...

Robert Keith Mace

Robert Keith Mace, 81, of Mace, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at his home. Keith was a retired coal miner, mechanic, fabricator and a member of Mace United Methodist Church and the United Mine Workers. He was born Jan. 6, 1939, at Mace, the son of the late Herbert Troy and Jessie Aretta ...

Jason Jay ‘Chip’ Meadows Jr.

On Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, Jason Jay “Chip” Meadows Jr., our beloved husband, father, brother, son, uncle and friend, passed away suddenly from a cardiac event at age 57 at his home in Groveland, Florida. Chip was a passionate and talented musician. When he wasn’t playing music, he ...

H. Joyce Pase Ashby Ziesemer

H. Joyce Pase Ashby Ziesemer, 95, a native of Thomas, a resident of St. George, and more recently a resident of Gainesville, Virginia, departed this life Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at the Lake Manassas Rehab Center in Gainesville, Virginia. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the ...

Henry Richard Adams

Henry Richard Adams, known to friends and family as Dick Adams, 84, of Canaan Valley, passed away on Sept. 9, 2020 in Morgantown. A celebration of his life will be announced at a later time. Dick was born in Riverside, new Jersey, to Henry and Sophia Adams on Oct. 14, 1935. He spent ...

William Frederick Kyle Jr.

On July 7, 2020, at 8:30 p.m., a light went out, and the world is now a little darker. William Frederick Kyle Jr., 56, passed away on July 7 at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Missouri, after battling cancer since March, 2020. Billy “Smiley” Kyle was born April 28, 1964, in Elkins, beloved ...

James ‘Jim’ Melvin Hutzell Sr.

James “Jim” Melvin Hutzell Sr., 72, a resident of East Dailey, passed from this life Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, at Nella’s Inc. in Elkins and under the care of West Virginia Caring. Jim was born Sunday, Nov. 23, 1947, in Elkins, a son of the Harvey Hutzell and Reta Tacy Hutzell. On ...

Marilyn R. ‘Susie’ Swager

Marilyn R. “Susie” Swager, 91, a former resident of Summersville, departed this life on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at Colonial Place in Elkins. She was born on July 29, 1929, a daughter of the late Branem and Margie (Raines) Coberly. On April 3, 1947, she was united in marriage to ...

Kamden Layne Warner

Kamden Layne Warner, infant son of Sarah Johnson Warner and Dalton Warner of Huttonsville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. A memorial service for Kamden will be held at 5 p.m. today at the Mill Creek Memorial Union Mission Church with the Rev. ...

Angela ‘Angie’ R. Nestor Simmons

Angela “Angie” Renee Nestor Simmons, 49, passed from this life Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at the West Virginia Caring Hospice Center in Elkins. Angie was born Monday, Aug. 9, 1971, in Parsons, a daughter of Rebecca Marlayne Kalar Nestor and the late Donald G. Nestor Sr. On July 6, 1991, ...

Kamden Layne Warner

Kamden Layne Warner, infant son of Sarah Johnson Warner and Dalton Warner of Huttonsville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. A memorial service for Kamden will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, at the Mill Creek Memorial Union Mission Church ...

Terry Lynn Ramsey

Terry Lynn Ramsey, 61, a resident of Morgantown, departed this life Monday morning, Sept. 7, 2020, unexpectedly at Madison Center where he was receiving rehabilitation therapy following a stroke on July 1, 2020. Visitation will be held at the Hostetler Funeral Home Friday from 3 until 8 ...

William Frederick Kyle Jr.

On July 7, 2020, at 8:30 p.m., a light went out, and the world is now a little darker. William Frederick Kyle Jr., 56, passed away on July 7 at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Missouri, after battling cancer since March, 2020. Billy “Smiley” Kyle was born April 28, 1964, in Elkins, beloved ...

Harold Eugene Reed

Harold Eugene Reed, 91, of Norvell Drive, Buckhannon, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at his home under the care of his loving family and WVU Hospice. He was born on June 13, 1929, at Tenmile, a son of the late Henry and Francis Koon Reed. On March 15, 1953, he was united in marriage to ...