Obituaries

Elsie Ann Smith

Aug 7, 2022

Mrs. Elsie Ann Smith 

Went home to be The Lord on Sunday, August 7, 2022.

 

Elsie was born in August of 1939 in Cowen, West Virginia. The first child of six to Ray and Mabel Johns of Camp Run, Erbacon, where she was raised on the family farm. She was The One and Only to her husband 

Frank H....

LIsa Marie Thomas

Jul 14, 2022

Lisa Marie Thomas, 51 of Craigsville, passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at Summersville Regional Medical Center. She was born July 27, 1970 in Webster Springs to Raleigh “Barry” and Anita Bragg Armentrout.

Lisa was a former Security Guard. She liked to hunt and fish and enjoyed flowers. She loved her family and friends and her puppy Yogi and...

Shirley Ann Tracy

Jun 25, 2022

Shirley Ann (Sutton) Tracy, 85, of Mt. Lookout, formerly of Cowen, passed away on June 25, 2022 at Stonerise Rainelle. She was born June 20, 1937 in Millcreek, WV to the late Ronal and Edith (Tyler) Sutton.

Shirley was married to Charles Arlen Tracy (deceased) and was a long time resident of Cowen where she retired from the Cowen...

Helen Ruth Silvey

Jun 16, 2022

Helen Ruth Silvey, 85 of Cowen, formerly of Merced, CA, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Summersville Regional Medical Center. She was born July 16, 1936 in Cherokee, NC to the late Walter and Jessie Pope Silvey.

She was a United States Air Force Veteran; a loving mother and grandmother; an avid reader and a nature lover. She...

Audrey Irene Cunningham

Jun 8, 2022

Audrey Irene Cunningham, 71, of Sutton, WV, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on June 8, 2022.

 

She was born on September 11, 1950 in McDunn, West Virginia to the late Ocie and Dale Holcomb.

 

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son, Terry Cunningham; sisters, Anna Mae Holcomb, Charolette...

Bobbie Radcliff

Apr 19, 2022

Bobbie Radcliff, 79, of Nettie went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.

Born February 1, 1943 in Arcola, Webster County, he was the son of the late Roy and Ruth (King) Radcliff. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Elaine;...

Faye Boggs

Mar 15, 2022

Faye O. Boggs, 85, of Sebring, FL formerly of Cottle, went home to be with her Lord on March 15th, 2022. Faye was born on April 29th, 1936 in Newville, WV. She was a 1954 graduate of Sutton High School. She worked at Juergen's Drug Store in Sutton during her high school years and as a C & P...

Carolyn Maul

Feb 25, 2022

Carolyn Sue (Hoover) Maul, 65, of Craigsville passed away unexpectedly at her home on Friday, February 25, 2022.

Sue was born on April 10, 1956 in Richwood, and raised in Cowen until she was 13.  She then moved with her family to Tampa, FL where she resided for 46 years.  She returned in 2015 to reunite with...

Helen Mathes

Feb 20, 2022

Helen Louise (Steele) Mathes, 91, of Cowen, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 20, 2022 at West Virginia University Extended Care in Summersville.

Born June 7, 1930 in Bolair, she was the daughter of the late Arretus and Mintie (Handschumacher) Steele. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Irven Mathes; daughter...

David White

Feb 13, 2022

David Aaron White, 73 of Richwood passed away on Sunday, February 13, 2022. He was born May 1, 1948 in Charleston to the late Harry Wilbur White and Maggie Ellen Jones White Selman. Along with his parents he was also preceded in death by a brother Gaylord White.

David enjoyed music, especially playing the guitar, and his...

Helen Gray

Feb 7, 2022

Helen Charlene Gray, 86, of Cowen passed away peacefully on Monday, February 7, 2022 at home surrounded by her family.

Born December 28, 1935 in Richwood, WV, she was the daughter of the late Oris and Mildred (Edwards) Smith who resided in the logging town of Three Forks, WV.

This is where she spent her...

James Hurst

Feb 4, 2022

James Keith Hurst, 65, of Camden-on-Gauley passed away peacefully at home on Friday, February 4, 2022.

Born December 27, 1956 in Richwood, he was the son of the late Herman and Betty (Hinkle) Hurst.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Faye Cox; and his son-in-law, Daryl Morland.

James...

Edgar Short

Feb 1, 2022

Edgar Lewis Short, 86 of Cowen passed away Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at home.  He was born August 15, 1935 in Camden on Gauley and was the son of the late Grafton and Callie Williams Short.  Along with his parents he was also preceded in death by a son, Allan Short and siblings; Jim Short, Virgie Sill, Virginia "Jenny"...

Charles Holbrook

Jan 14, 2022

Charles Davis Holbrook, 81 of Cowen passed away Friday, January 14, 2022.  He was born January 13, 1941 in Cowen and was the son of the late Jefferson Davis and Rebecca Jane Long Holbrook.  In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Ralph, Randolph, Herbert, Otis, Ray, Robert and Junior; sisters, Mary, Hazel,...

Oscar Tharpe, Jr.

Jan 13, 2022

Oscar Theodore Tharpe, Jr., 60, of Craigsville passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Summersville Regional Medical Center.

Born October 10, 1961 in Richwood, he was the son of the late Oscar and Carmella (Zangari) Tharpe, Sr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia (Fleming) Tharpe; and his sister,...

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