James Junior Duffield
James Junior Duffield, 93, of Gassaway, passed away July 14, 2017 at home.
He was born September 16, 1923 in Gassaway.
Junior was an Army veteran of WWII serving in Guam.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Audrey Frame Duffield; sons, David (Patty) Duffield and Brad (Debbie) Duffield both of Gassaway; grandson, Chase Duffield of Gassaway; granddaughters, Erica McCormick of Gassaway and Elissa (Art) Tevis of Sutton; great grandsons, Jaxon Tevis, Riley Tevis and Owen Tevis all of Sutton; brother, Robert (Peggy) Duffield of Palm Bay, FL.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Basil and William.
Per Junior’s request his body was cremated and there will be no services.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Betty Nell (Allen) Griffin
Betty Griffin fought a good fight but inevitably accepted an invitation from the Heavenly Father to come home in the early morning hours of July 13, 2017.
Betty was born in Corley, WV her parents were Walter & Hester (Furby) Allen on July 25, 1937. In addition to her parents, she has had three brothers to pass, Robert Lee, James Walter, and Donnie Leon Allen. The other siblings left to mourn her passing are brothers; Billy Joe, Roger Lewis, Richard Dale, and Danny Lynn Allen; and sisters Dorothy (Dottie) Pierson, Esta (Lane) Gibson, and Brenda (Pie) Teter.
This Mother of ten children recently underwent extensive surgery and due to unforeseen complications was unable to fully recuperate from the procedure. Her husband, Robert K. Griffin, preceded her in death, as well as one child, Paul Eugene Griffin. The remaining children were able to be with her throughout this ordeal and will always hold her dear in their hearts. Deborah White, Linda Culverhouse, Mark Griffin, John Griffin, Elyianna (Susie) Griffin, Becky Wine, Steve Griffin, Tom Griffin, and JW Crook.
Betty lived on Canoe Run in Gassaway, WV and in Charleston, WV a large part of her life. Just recently (2004) she returned to her hometown in Braxton County and lived in the Burnsville area. She enjoyed growing her flowers, seeking out yard sales and flea markets, and having multiple family members visit on special occasions or ordinary days. Her family grew in leaps and bounds and there will be 12 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great Grandchild left to memorialize Betty’s life.
She was able to live independentyly at home with the assistance of caregivers from Central WV Aging Services. She loved all of her workers and felt like they were her family, too.
The family has planned memorial services with the help of Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621 which was held on Saturday evening, July 15, from 5-8 pm. A graveside service was held Sunday, July 16, at 1pm at the Little Kanawha Memorial Gardens in Heaters, WV. Words of comfort or fond memories may be expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com
Betty lived a full life and was a friend to all. She will be greatly missed by all those who were acquainted with her in her 80 years here on earth.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods, WV is privileged and honored to be serving the Griffin Family.
Junior D. Rexroad
Junior D. Rexroad, 87, of Chapel Road, Gassaway, passed away July 12, 2017 at home after a short illness.
He was born November 23, 1929 in Braxton County a son of the late Clyde “Red” and Beva Deuly Rexroad. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Donald and Vernon Rexroad; grandson, Matthew Oney and great grandson, Landon Rexroad.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Evelene Rexroad. He also leaves behind sons; Jimmy (Darlene) Rexroad of Polemic Run, Sutton, Ronny (Mary) Rexroad of Trace Run, Gassaway and Eric (Deanna) Rexroad of Nicholas Run, Gassaway; grandchildren; Gary Rexroad, Justin Rexroad and wife Yada, Nathan Rexroad and Fiancee, Silby, Tony Carr and Fiancee, Courtney; great grandchildren, Klhoe Rexroad, Colt Carr; brother, David Rexroad and wife, Rose.
Junior was an Army veteran of the Korean War, a saw mill operator, a retired pipeliner and was a member of L.I.U.N.A. Local union #984.
Service was at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Elder Roger Stewart officiated. Interment was in the Crooked Fork Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation was two hours prior to service at the funeral home.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Buddy B. Payne
Buddy B. Payne, 77 of Sutton passed away Monday, July 3, 2017. He was born March 28, 1940 to the late Nathan and Emma Nicholson Payne.
He was also preceded in death by an infant son, his brothers Woodrow, Pete, Raymond, Darrel, Alvie, and Orvie Payne, sisters Edith DeWall and Eva Evans.
Surviving him are his sisters Gladys Sandy, Ophie Mace, and Carol Taylor Knight.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home was honored to be serve the Payne family.
Online condolences may be made to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com
Linda L. Westfall
At the young age of 73, Linda L. Westfall, started living her eternal and everlasting life with our Savior Jesus Christ.
Born December 24, 1943 at home to Masol J. Rose and Waneta B. Myles Robinson of Sutton, WV. She was the third of six siblings. She attended old Siglar School and Sutton High School until she quit and moved to Ohio. There she married Lewis Flint and had three children, then divorcing later in life. She met and married the love of her life Bernice Westfall in 1980. She has worn many hats in her lifetime. She’s been daughter, sister, wife, mother, auntie, grandmother, great grandmother, caregiver and friend.
She loved with her whole heart and had the most beautiful smile.
She is preceded by father, Masol J. Rose and mother, Waneta B. Robinson; husband, Brenice Westfall and sister, Brenda K. Whyte.
Those surviving include daughter, Kimberly Brown and Marvin, Beckley WV; two sons, Timothy Flint and Amy, Charles Town, WV and Jeffrey Flint and friend, Heather Marsh, Buckhannon, WV; step children, Joey Westfall, Gassaway, WV, Jeanett Dobbins and David Sutton, WV, Jerry Westfall and Cindy, Gassaway, WV and Anita Wilson and Charlie, Gassaway, WV; grandchildren; Justin Brown and Stacy, Wytheville, VA, Allyson Flint, Charles Town, WV, Kyle Flint, Charles Town, WV, Mariah Walls, Sutton, WV and Nana’s boy, Dakota John Flint Buckhannon, WV; step grandchildren; Emerson Dobbins, Chelsea Ash and Jon, Phoenix, Arizona, Tia Westfall , Gassaway, WV, Allison Westfall, Gassaway, WV, April Fisher and Travis Gassaway, WV, Carley Savage and Brad, Gassaway, WV and Adi Wilson, Gassaway, WV; one great grandchild, Jake Brown, Wytheville, VA; step great grandchildren, Connor Bennett and Oliver Fisher, Gassaway, WV; sister, Ruth Morris and Jim, Sutton, WV, brothers, Johnny Rose, Lonnie Rose and Peggy and Delmas Rose and special friend, Kathy Lewis.
Her wishes are to be cremated and no service, we will honoring that request. A celebration of her Life may be held at a later date.
Words of comfort or fond memories may be expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods, WV is privileged and honored to be serving the Westfall Family.
Ernestine “Teenie” Godfrey
Ernestine “Teenie” Godfrey, 84, of Weston passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017 in Crestview Nursing Home of Jane Lew following an extended illness. She was born on July 5, 1933: daughter of the late Edward McNemar and Necie (Skinner) McNemar. On December 23, 1950, she married Hadden Eugene “Bud” Godfrey, who preceded her in death on April 8, 2017.
Ernestine is survived by one son: Steven Eugene Godfrey, Sr. and wife Lula Belle of Sand Fork, five grandchildren: Jeff Keith (Susan), Steven Godfrey, Jr. (Tina), Aaron Godfrey, Joshua Godfrey and Crystal Conrad (James), thirteen great grandchildren: Steven Eugene “Trey” Godfrey, III (Mary), Kathern Keith, Alex Conrad, Kylie Godfrey, Addison Godfrey, Chayton Godfrey, Tristan Conrad, Raven Boggs, Cody Cutlip, Miranda Hudson (Jeremy) Jamie Conrad, Kaleb Conrad and Elysa Conrad and two great great grandchildren: Kyle Barfield and Mikah Fisher. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Bud, Ernestine was preceded in death by one sister: Lula Belle Conley.
Mrs. Godfrey was a glassworker with the Colonial and Louie Glass Factories of Weston. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren play sports. When she was younger, she enjoyed gardening. Ernestine will be missed by family and friends.
Family and friends will be received at the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home 730 N. Main Avenue Weston on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 11a.m.-1 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 1:00 p.m. from the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home chapel with Pastor Bryan Groves officiating. Interment will follow services in the Orlando Cemetery of Orlando, WV. On-line condolences and life stories in memory of Teenie may be expressed at hardman-palettifuuneralhome.com.
Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home of Weston is honored and privileged to serve the family of Ernestine “Teenie” Godfrey.