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Obituaries

Jack Gail Turner

Jack Gail Turner, 84, of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at Holbrook’s Nursing Home in Buckhannon. He was born Feb. 25, 1935, in Gilmer County a son of the late Gail and Dessie Vanoy Turner. On July 12, 1957, he married Polly Elbon, who survives of Buckhannon. Also ...

Chasta Michelle Lanham

Chasta Michelle Lanham, 41, a former resident of Barrickville and for the past month, a resident of Mill Creek, where she resided with her parents, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, peacefully at her home in Mill Creek surrounded by her mother and father. Friends may call from 5 until 8 ...

Esther M. Silvester

Esther Marie Girard Silvester, 89, a resident of Coalton, departed this life Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at Elkins, with her loving daughters by her side and under the care of West Virginia Caring. She had been in declining health. She was born ...

Cordell W. Parrack

Cordell Wade Parrack, 75, of Huntington, passed from this life Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at his home. Cordell was born Wednesday, Feb. 9, 1944, in Mill Creek, a son of the late Karl Kimble “Toe” Parrack and Lela Elizabeth Garlow Parrack. He is survived by one daughter, Lisa Carol Gilbert ...

Chasta M. Lanham

Chasta Michelle Lanham, 41, a former resident of Barrickville, and for the past month, a resident of Mill Creek where she resided with her parents. She passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, peacefully at her home in Mill Creek surrounded by her mother and father. She was born December 5, ...

Caleb Arbaugh

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. Final Rites will be conducted at the Whitmer United Methodist Church at Whitmer on Monday, Jan. 6, at noon, with one hour visitation prior. The Rev. Mike Lambert will officiate and interment ...

Junior L. Ervin

Mr. Junior Lee Ervin, 97, a longtime resident of Belington, departed this life Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in the comforts of his daughter Donna Sinsel’s home near Belington following a period of declining health. He was born June 20, 1922, at Belington, a son of the late Charley E. and Maple ...

Marilyn Jewell Kelly

Marilyn Jewell Kelly, 85, a resident of Elkins, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center. A Celebration of Life will be held today from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Orlena United Methodist Church in Gilman. Friends are welcome to come and ...

Hazel R. Wood

Hazel R. Wood, 79, a resident of Elkins, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in the United Hospital Center at Bridgeport. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until noon today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at noon today from the funeral home chapel with the ...

Samuel K. ‘Sam’ Roberts, MD

A Memorial Service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Elkins today at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Marvin L. Parli and the Rev. Mr. Raymond G. Godwin officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Davis Health ...

Caleb Arbaugh

Caleb Steven Luke Arbaugh, 22, a resident of Philippi, departed this life Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, peacefully in his sleep at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1997, at Harrisonburg, Virginia, the son of Monica Ruth Arbaugh and his stepfather, Donnie McIe, ...

Rose A. Meyer

Born on April 5, 1941 in Mabie, went to be with Jesus Dec. 25, 2019, in Carson City, Nevada. Rose is preceded in death by her parents, Minnie and Roy Boserman, and her sister, Evelyn Cross. She is survived by her three daughters Brenda (Scott) Proctor, Joan (Ted) Hendricks, Ellen (Ricky) ...

Carl Ward Schoonover Sr.

Carl Ward Schoonover Sr., 94, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Carl’s request for cremation will be honored. A memorial service will be held at Parsons Presbyterian Church on ...

Wenda ‘Marie’ Taylor

Wenda “Marie” Lanham Taylor, 62, a resident of Mill Creek, passed from this life Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, at Lavender Fields Assisted Living in Beverly with her daughters by her side and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Marie was born Thursday, March 14, 1957, in Elkins, a daughter of ...

Samuel K. ‘Sam’ Roberts, MD

A Memorial Service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Elkins on Saturday, Jan. 4, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Marvin L. Parli and the Rev. Mr. Raymond G. Godwin officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the ...

Marilyn Jewell Kelly

Marilyn Jewell Kelly, 85, a resident of Elkins, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center. Jewell was recovering from injuries sustained from several recent falls. She was born March 20, 1934, at Dailey, a daughter of the late Harold M. and ...

Esther M. Silvester

Esther Marie Girard Silvester, 89, a resident of Coalton, departed this life Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at Elkins Regional Convalescent Center at Elkins, with her loving daughters by her side and under the care of West Virginia Caring. She had been in declining health. Funeral arrangements are ...

Sally L. Moore

Mrs. Sally Lou Dadisman Moore, 75, a resident of Belington, and more recently of The Good Samaritan Society of Barbour County at Belington, departed this life Wednesday morning, Jan. 1, 2020. in the care facility. She was born July 30, 1944, at Philippi, a daughter of the late Carl Emory and ...

Roger P. Roy

Roger P. Roy, 72, a resident of the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility in Clarksburg and a former resident of Elkins, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in the Louis A. Johnson Veterans Medical Center in Clarksburg. He was born July 13, 1947, at Elkins, a son of the late Lindsey ...

Samuel K. ‘Sam’ Roberts, MD

A Memorial Service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Elkins on Saturday, Jan. 4, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Marvin L. Parli and the Rev. Mr. Raymond G. Godwin officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the ...