Leslie Clay Eubank
Leslie Clay Eubank, 95, of Big Run Road, Napier, WV, went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 11, 2015 at 12:10 p.m. surrounded by his loving wife, children and family at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV after an extended illness. He was born on September 29, 1919. He was the son of the late Daniel Eubank and Arlona (Westfall) Eubank. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Roger Eubank and one brother, Russell Eubank.Mr. Eubank is survived by his wife, Iva Lou Eubank whom he married on March 20, 1950. He is also survived by one son, David Eubank of Napier and one daughter, Sherry Sebok and husband Larry. Also surviving are grandchildren, Kelly, Chrystal, Donald, Dana, Dyan, Dawn, Shane, Trishia, Justin; great-grandchildren, Justine, Kenny, Roxanne, Natalie, Julie, Dillon, Vanessa, Kaden, Ryan, Cameron, Liam, Tyler; great-great-grandchildren Olyvia, Matthew, and Logan. Also surviving is his sister, Catherine Salisbury of (PA) and several nieces and nephews.Leslie Clay Eubank served his Country during WWII and earned numerous medals and badges for his courage, including the Combat Infantryman Badge, Glider Badge, European, African, and Middle-Eastern Service Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Oak Leaf Cluster, and Bronze Star. He was involved in battles and campaigns in Sicily, Naples-Foggia, Normandy, and Rhineland. He was a member of Company E 325th Infantry and the 82nd Airborne Division. Leslie enjoyed hunting and especially loved to coon hunt with his blue tick hounds. Leslie also enjoyed spending hours on the river bank fishing with his children, grandchildren, and friends. Leslie was a member on the Napier United Methodist Church. Leslie worked for 32 years for United Steel. He loved animals, his coon dogs and especially his dog Chrissy who preceded him in death. Family will received friends at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621, on Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 4-8pm. Funeral services were held from the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, May 15, 2015 at 11:00 am with Reverend Jim Burrows officiating.
Interment followed services in the Little Kanawha Memorial Gardens in Heaters, with full Military Honors conducted by the American Legion Post #33. Words of comfort and memories were expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods, WV is honored to be handling the arrangements for Leslie Clay Eubank.
Buryl Gene Davis
Buryl Gene Davis, 66, of Spelter, passed away May 10, 2015 at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport. He was born February 19, 1949 at Sutton a son of the late Orval and Hattie Shaw Davis. He was preceded in death by wife, Susan Henthorn Davis; grandson, Mikie Peters; brothers, Harley Davis, Harold Davis, Darrell Davis and Allen Davis; sister, Zelma Ice. Buryl was a retired coal miner and an avid hunter and fisherman.
Buryl is survived by his loving companion, Bernice Barr; children, Edward Davis and wife, Donna of Philippi, Timothy Davis and wife, Jennifer of Philippi, Charlotte Davis of Spelter and Tawny Johnson of Ballard; stepdaughter, Sherry Goble; sister, Hazel Davis Varca; grandchildren, Matthew Davis, Alex Davis, Garson Dougherty, Hailey Collins, Dylan and Andrew Peters; step grandchildren, Kaylee and Robert, Brandon Titchener; several nieces and nephews. Service were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at the Poplar Ridge Community Church, Sutton with the Rev. Russell Shaw officiating.
Burial was in the Barker Ridge Cemetery, Sutton. Visitation were one hour prior to service at the church. Condolences were extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Thural W. Williams
Thural Wandel Williams, 89, of Rosedale (Perkins), WV passed away at his home May 15, 2015 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.
Thural was born June 25, 1925 to the late Dorr Waitman and Zoma Effie Cochran Williams at Removal (Webster County), WV. He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Gladys Hawkins Williams who was his faithful companion and caregiver to the end of his life. Also surviving are his sons, Thural W. Williams, Jr. of Wesley, FL, Warren W. Williams of Vermilion, OH; daughters, Linda Moyers and husband, Jerry Allen of Gassaway, Marlene Minney and husband, Mark of Rosedale, Ruth Ann Jacobs and husband, Richard “Jake” of Wakeman, OH and Denise Niese and husband, Dale of Northwood, OH; 10 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by sisters, Ida Mae Malcomb White, Mary Thomas Collins; son-in-law, Brooks Moyers. He served his country during World War II in the Merchant Marines on ships carrying supplies to Europe for the war effort. He worked at many jobs throughout his lifetime to provide for his family, starting with coal mining in West Virginia then to Ohio where he drove trucks, then as an auto worker at the Lorain, OH Ford Assembly. Upon retiring from Ford he and Gladys returned to their Perkins, WV farm. He loved playing country and gospel music on his stringed instruments. He played with different groups in Ohio and West Virginia.
Visitation was at 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 17, 2015 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Funeral service were at 11 a.m. Monday, May 18, 2015 at the Rosedale Baptist Church, Rosedale with Preacher Bud Cochran officiating. Cremation followed service with inurnment in the Rosedale Baptist Church Cemetery at a later date.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Barbara Ellen King
Barbara Ellen King, 79, of Little Birch, went home to be with the Lord May 10, 2015, at her daughter’s residence in Gassaway surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 6, 1935, the daughter of the late Charles Robert & Anna Margaret Hinkle Lewis. Barbara was also preceded in death by her husband; French Stanley King, brothers; Junior Robert Lewis, James Ray Lewis, Johnnie Lou Lewis.
Barbara was a homemaker and a member of Little Birch Community Church. She is survived by her sons; Ronnie King (Loretta), Denver King and Rick King all of Little Birch, Delmus King (Debbie) of Warrensville, WV, daughters; Nina King of Gassaway, Noretta Helmick (Ray) of Burnsville, brothers; Jerrell Lewis (Loraine) of Lorain, Oh, Joe Edward Lewis of Elyria, Oh, Jackie Lewis (Terry) of Craigsville, Jerry Lewis of Flatwoods, sisters; Beulah Bragg of Cowen, Bertha Meadows (Otis) of Camden on Gauley, Betty Harper (Bobbie) and Bonnie Meadows (Delbert) all of Little Birch, Brenda Lester of Sutton, 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2015 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton with the Rev. Rodney England Friends called one hour prior the service at the funeral home.Greene- Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to serve the King family.
Online condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com
Richard “Rat” McClain
Richard “Rat” McClain, 62, of Walkersville, WV, passed away of a heart attack at the home of his sister, Ruth Criss on May 13, 2015. Richard was born on January 6, 1953. He was the youngest child of the late Louis “Lukie” McClain and Rosalie (Queen) McClain. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Robert McClain and Lewis “Peewee” McClain, and one sister, Vinita Johnson Ball.
Those left to cherish his memory are sisters, Ruth B. Criss of Rock Cave, WV, Maxine Johnson of Parkersburg, WV, and Edna Halstead of Citrus Springs, FL; brothers, Charles Raymond McClain of New Castle, DE, and Russell Hughie McClain of Burnsville, WV ; children, Melissa Strader of Culloden, WV, Robert McClain of Walkersville, WV, and Caitlin Claypoole of Walkersville, WV. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
Richard attended the Georgetown Community Church. Richard was a construction worker, loved to hunt and fish, and shoot guns, especially with his family and friends. He also loved to work on the farm and tend to his property. Richard was big hearted and tried to help anybody that he could.
Family will receive friends at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621 on Monday, May 18, 2015 from 11:00 am -1:00 p.m. Funeral services will follow visitation at 1:00 p.m. from the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jay Burkhart officiating. Interment will follow in the K & P Cemetery in Burnsville, WV, where he will be laid to rest next to his mother whom he loved and missed very much. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Richard McClain Children’s Educational Fund at P.O. Box 292, Flatwoods, WV 26621 or in person at the Funeral Home. Words of Comfort and memories may be expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods, WV is in charge of the arrangements for the McClain family.
Patricia “Dawn” Marple Sanford
Patricia “Dawn” Marple Sanford, Age 54, went to be with our Lord on April 22, 2015, after a lengthy illness.
She was born in Berea, Ohio on March 8, 1961 to Hayward A. Marple and Annabelle S. (Barnett) Marple Evans. She graduated in 1979 from Crescent High School in Iva, South Carolina. She attended Forrest Business College and Tri County Tech, where she earned a degree in Electrical Engineering. She worked at different companies; Duke Power, Sponsler, and Cryovac in South Carolina and finally, as night auditor at Stonewall Jackson Resort in Roanoke, West Virginia. .
Dawn leaves behind the pride and joy of her life, one son, Sgt. Kyle L. Sanford (fiancé, Maggie Plamann) of Appleton, Wisconsin. Sister, Jackie (George) Barlock,of Lodi, Ohio. Brother, Hayward “Hank” (Tara) Marple Jr. of Huntersville, North Carolina, many nieces and nephews, friend and former husband, Roger L. Sanford of Seneca, South Carolina, many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, and Step- father John “Jay” Evans of Middleton, New Hampshire. Thank you to all the people who visited, called, sent cards, letters, pictures and prayed. She appreciated you all so much.
A memorial celebration of her life will be held at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi, Ohio 44254 at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, 2015, with a later service held on May 23, 2015 at 2:00 PM, at the Greenhill Church on Greenhill, West Virginia.
Online condolences may be left at www.parkerfuneralhomes.com .
Jessie Lynn Carpenter
Jessie Lynn Carpenter, 50, of Ocala, FL, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2015. She was born in Alliance, Ohio to Frederick and Shirley Carpenter in 1964 and lived in Ocala since 1975.
Jessie lost her mother at age 3 and was raised by Frederick and Joyce Carpenter along with 7 loving sisters. She loved volunteering at MRMC, computers, and Harley Davidson memorabilia. Jessie was a survivor and an inspiration to her family and friends.
Jessie is survived by her daughter, Kayla Lundy of TN; three grandchildren, Eden, Rowen, and Harley; parents, Fred and Joyce Carpenter; seven sisters, Glenda, Elizabeth, Sandy, Shawn, Julie, Sherrie, and Joyce; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Graveside service was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at the Fairview Cemetery, Chapel.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Ruth Bragg Gray
Ruth Bragg Gray, 86, of Harrison, passed away May 14, 2015 at Clay Health Care Center, Big Otter. She was born May 19, 1928 in Clay County a daughter of the late George and Peach Young Bragg. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Harless Gray and several brothers and sisters. She was a homemaker and loved gardening and going to church at Peoples Community Church, where she was a member. Ruth is survived by son, Richard Gray and wife, Drema of Beckley; daughters, Betty Adkins and husband, Andy of Procious and Elizabeth Litton and husband, Johnny of Harrison; brother, Chris Bragg and wife, Alyce of Ovapa; 7 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren.
Service was at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 17, 2015 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Pastor Wayne Litton officiating. Burial was in the Gray Cemetery, Harrison. Visitation was from Noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Condolences were extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.