Recent obituaries

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Ronnie Kashola

Ronnie Wayne Kashola, 66, of Hines passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center following a long illness.
Born on October 14,...
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Ronnie Kashola

Betty Henson

Betty Myers Henson, 84, of Fayetteville passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017, at Hospice of Southern West Virginia in Beckley. Born January 31, 1933, she was...
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Betty Henson

Thomas Karnes

Thomas G. "Tommy" Karnes, 66, of Gap Mills passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley, WV.
He was born at Ronceverte,...
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Thomas Karnes

Kenneth Tuck

Kenneth Maynard Tuck, 85, of Crag, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017, in the Autumn Way Nursing Facility at Rupert.
Born November 17, 1932, in Fayette...
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Kenneth Tuck

Robert Callaway

Robert Banks "Shag" Callaway went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 19, 2017. He is reunited with loved ones, rejoicing and free from the pain and...
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Robert Callaway

Nellie Fox

Nellie Mae Fox, 95, of Fayetteville passed away at the home of her daughter Norma on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Born April 25th, 1922, she was the daughter of...
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Nellie Fox

Annabel Walker

Annabel Othella Walker, age 84, of Piney View, WV, passed away at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley on Monday, November 20, 2017.
Born on June 29, 1933, at...
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Annabel Walker

Vonda O'Dell

Vonda Lee O'Dell, 93, of Leivasy passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017, at Meadow Garden, Rainelle.
Born on August 26, 1924, at Leivasy, she was the...
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Vonda O'Dell

David Nelson

David William Nelson, 68 years of age, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, November 17, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital in Charleston. He was born on...
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David Nelson

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Recent death notices

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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

Charles Terry

Charles "Chuck" Arthur Terry, 63, of Crab Orchard, WV, passed away on September 29, 2017, after a brief battle with cancer.
Arrangements by Melton Mortuary,...
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Charles Terry

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Funeral, graveside and memorial services

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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

Mary McKinzie

Mary Lee Boone McKinzie, 74, of Talcott died Nov. 14, 2017, at her home. Funeral services noon Tuesday, Nov. 21, at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel. Burial...
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Mary McKinzie

Henry Ellis

Henry Lewis "Sonny" Ellis, 83, of Oak Hill, died November 15, at his residence.
Service 1 P.M., November 20, Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill.
Entombment will...
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Henry Ellis

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