Recent obituaries

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Franklin Parkulo

Parkulo, Franklin, 80, of MacArthur, departed this earth on Monday, November 19, 2017 at the Bowers Hospice House after a long courageous battle with cancer. ...
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Franklin Parkulo

Kristopher Arrington

Kristopher Dale Arrington, 42, of Oak Hill passed away Friday, November 17, 2017.
Born on April 7, 1975 in Oak Hill, he was the son of Roger Dale Arrington and...
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Kristopher Arrington

Alma Calloway

Alma Gola Jeffrey Calloway, 90, of Glen Daniel, WV passed away on Nov. 20, 2017 of a short illness. Alma was the wife of the late William "Bill" Calloway was the...
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Alma Calloway

James Chapman

James Chapman,78, of MacArthur was born on November 23, 1939 and died on November 20, 2017.
He was the son of the late Willie and Delpha Taylor Chapman of...
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James Chapman

Elvis Cree Sr.

On November 16, 2017 our beloved son, father, grandfather and brother Elvis L. Cree Sr. 58 of Princewick, WV gained his angel wings following a short...
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Elvis Cree Sr.

Frances Miller

Frances Ora Gill Miller, 90, of Oak Hill, WV died Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, KY.
Born August 25, 1927 in Oswald,...
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Frances Miller

Tracy Pruitt

Tracy Yvonne Pruitt, 45, of Rupert passed away at Ruby Memorial Hospital on Friday, November 17, 2017.
Born on April 24, 1972, at Beckley, she was the daughter of...
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Tracy Pruitt

Olivia Bibb

Olivia Jane "Janie" Cooper Bibb, age 98, of Beckley, WV, died on November 11, 2017, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Earle,...
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Olivia Bibb

William Thompson

William Edward Thompson, 89 of Stanaford, WV went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Carillion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA....
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William Thompson

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Recent death notices

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Dorothy Francis Withrow Wheeler

, 94, passed away November 17, 2017, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Go to www.tylermountainfuneralhome.com for a more complete obituary.
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Dorothy Francis Withrow Wheeler

Karl Klaus III

Karl John Klaus III, 62, of Midway, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, in a Morgantown hospital.
Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Beckley.
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Karl Klaus III

Lynn Rahall

Lynn Marie Rahall, 61, of Lyndhurst, OH, formerly of Beckley, died October 28, 2017.
Arrangements by Melton Mortuary.
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Lynn Rahall

Elaine Johnston

Elaine Gertrude Albright Johnston, 84, of Glen Rogers, died on October 30, 2017. Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Beckley.
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Elaine Johnston

Robert Gilkeson

Robert Ervin Gilkeson, age 71, of Grandview, WV, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at the Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital.
Arrangements pending...
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Robert Gilkeson

Patricia Martin

Patricia Marie Martin, 64, of Coal City, died Wednesday, October 18, 2017.
Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Beckley.
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Patricia Martin

Joe Ruble

Joe Ruble, age 62, of Shady Spring, WV, passed away at Charleston Area Medical Center Memorial Division on Monday, October 16, 2017.
Arrangements are by Rose and...
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Joe Ruble

Karl Sauer Jr.

Karl Elwyn Sauer Jr., 30, of Hinton, died Oct. 11, 2017.
Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Beckley.
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Karl Sauer Jr.

Jack James

Jack Lowell James, Jr., "Cowboy," 59, of Mount Hope passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017, at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley, WV. Arrangements are made by...
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Jack James

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Funeral, graveside and memorial services

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David Osborne

OSBORNE, David Allen, 47, of Craigsville. Service at 2 p.m. Friday in Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville. Friends may call at the funeral chapel one hour prior...
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David Osborne

Arnold Griffith

Arnold Dewey "Mutt" Griffith, 92, of Oceana, WV passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, WV. Funeral services will be...
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Arnold Griffith

James Duncan

James Robert Duncan, 34, died November 16, 2017, in Charleston, WV. A Celebration of James' Life 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 22, at Cornerstone Freewill...
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James Duncan

Dora Bond

Dora Gay Graham Bond, 78, of Summersville died November 18, 2017. Funeral 11 a.m. November 22 in Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville. Burial in Adkins-Graham...
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Dora Bond

Viola Bennett

Viola Bennett, 83, of Birch River died November 17, 2017, in Fayette Nursing & Rehab Center. Funeral 2 p.m. November 21 in Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville....
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Viola Bennett

Betty Collins

Betty Lou Bonds Collins, 88, of Birchton, WV, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017, at her home after a long illness. Graveside service 1 p.m. Nov. 22 at...
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Betty Collins

James Hurley

James Arthur Hurley Sr., 68, of Pineville, died Nov. 16, 2017, at CAMC. Service noon today in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco. Entombment in...
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James Hurley

David Farmer

David l. Farmer of Union, WV. Funeral services will be Nov. 19, 2017, at 1:00 Pm at Wickline Funeral Home in Lindside. Burial will follow at Farmer Family...
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David Farmer

Jessie Blankenship

Jessie James Blankenship, 56, of Oceana, WV, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at ARH Beckley, WV. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated. The...
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Jessie Blankenship

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Condolences forRobert Lilly
Our prayers go out for you all. May Almighty God comfort you during this trying time. The Lord Jesus Christ loves you. Our Love to you all! Read more
By Jerry and Jean Farley

Condolences forBetty Henson
Frank and family, please accept my sincere sympathy in your loss of Betty Lou. I am sorry I did not know she was ill. She was a fun loving... Read more
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miss Halsey taught me 2 years typing and 2 years shorthand. She was one of the teachers that traveled to Washington with the seniors. I really... Read more
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