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Carol A. Claar
Carol A. Claar, age 51, went home to be with the Lord on September 15, 2015 after a long battle with cancer.
Born in Gassaway, W.Va., Carol has been a resident of Atwater since she was 17 years old. She was employed with the Georgia Pacific Company for more than 10 years. Carol loved the outdoors, being in the sun and relaxing at her pool. She was a loving mother, wife and “grandmama” and will be greatly missed.
Preceded in death by her son, Steven; and father, Kenneth Shepherd, Carol is survived by her daughter, Shania Claar; husband of 23 years, Steven; expected grandson, Aidenn; mother, Treva (James) Mitchell; brothers, Lennie (Wendy) Shepherd and James Mitchell Jr.; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Friends and family will be received Friday, from 6 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home, 3553 Northdale Street NW, Uniontown, Oh 44685 (one block NW of the square of 619 & Cleveland Ave.), where funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. with Virlen Jarvis officiating. Interment will follow at Greentown Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Carol’s family.
Ethel B. Shields
Ethel B. Shields, age 83, of Walkersville, WV, passed away on September 19, 2015 at her residence after a long illness. She was born June 22, 1932 in Lewis County, a daughter of the late J.W. Cayton and Mary Ella Wilson Austin. Her husband, Clyde E. Shields also preceded her in death on July 20, 1998. In addition to her parents and husband she was proceeded in death by one sister, Eldora Messenger.
She is survived by two daughters, Carolyn and Karen Shields, both of Walkersville, WV. She is also survived by numerous family members which include half-brothers, half-sisters, nieces and nephews.
Ethel was retired from the Lewis County Board of Education as a school bus driver with twenty plus years of service. She was extremely proud of the fact that she was the first woman bus driver for Lewis County. She was a member of Hannah’s Temple at Walkersville, WV and a Methodist by faith.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV, 26621, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with the funeral service following at 1:00 p.m. with the Reverend William C. Bennett officiating. Interment with follow the service in the little Kanawha Memorial Gardens near Heaters, WV. Words of comfort and memories may be expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com. The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods is honored to be serving the Shields Family.

Clarence Johnson
Clarence Johnson, 90, of Long Run Rd, Napier, West Virginia passed away on Friday, September 26, 2015 at his residence. He was born on September 21, 1925 in Dutch, WV to the late Pete Johnson and Lula (Wine) Johnson. On April 12, 1949 he married Clara (Singleton) Johnson who survives.
Also surviving are children Clarence Dale Johnson and wife Deborah of Heaters, WV, Johnny Lee Johnson and wife Marsha of Heaters, WV, Neil Wayne Johnson and wife Sandi of Flatwoods, WV, Vivian Wood and husband Ricky of Moravian Falls, NC, Carol Grubb and husband Dale of Bristol, VA. Also surviving are grandchildren Rebecca Kougher and husband Dwayne of Gainesville, VA, Bradie Loeffel and husband Chris of Seattle, WA, Barbara Alexander and husband Rick of Laurinburg, NC, Terri Johnson of Morgantown, WV, Chad Johnson and wife Cindy of Burnsville, WV, Jessica Oliver and husband Steven of Canonsburg, PA, Brandon Johnson of flatwoods, Mitzi Jackson of Culpeper VA, Matthew Bailey of Heaters, WV. Also surviving are great-grandchildren Elizabeth Kougher, Aaron Kougher, Asher Alexander, Cody Johnson, and Kourtney Loane. In addition to his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren he is also survived by sisters Clota Balies and husband Earl of Weston, WV and Lena Martin of Sutton, WV, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents Clarence was proceeded in death by brothers Lawrence, Pete, Walter, Jasper, James, and Reed Johnson, sisters Grace Johnson and Betty Langford.
Clarence served his Country during WWII as a member of the United States Army. Clarence was a hard worker he worked for Ford Motor Company, Republic Steel in Youngstown, OH, and lastly for the Army Corp of Engineers at the Burnsville Lake. He loved to Hunt in his younger years he also enjoyed farming, enjoyed his cattle, and raising a garden.
Family will receive friends for time of fellowship on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621 from 2-3 p.m. Following fellowship a memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Delmas Singleton officiating. Words of Comfort and memories may be shared with the family at stockert-paletti.com.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods WV is honored to be handling the arrangements for Clarence Johnson.

Scotty Lee Bennett
Scotty Lee Bennett, age 34, of Exchange, WV, passed away on September 19, 2015 at Braxton County Memorial Hospital. He was born December 14, 1980 in Weston, WV, the son of Wade Bennett and Margaret (Dobbins) Bennett. Also surviving is his wife, Danielle (Boggs) Bennett whom he married on December 4, 2006. He is also survived by his daughters, Ryleigh Groff and Bralyn Bennett who live at home.
Scotty enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with his kids and family. He loved to make people laugh and enjoy life. He was a technician at GTR Labs and built x-ray machine. Scotty was a Christian by faith.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at the Stockert-PalettiFuneral Home 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. There will be no service held. Words of comfort and memories may be expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com. The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods is honored to be serving the Bennett Family.

Phosa D. Mace
Phosa D. Mace, Jr., 69, from Wolf Creek Rd. Sutton went home to be with the Lord and his beloved wife JoAnn on September 23, 2015.
He was born July 11, 1946 in Centralia, WV to the late Phosa Snowden Mace & Susie Gay Payne Mace Carpenter. In addition to his parents and wife he was also preceded in death by his brothers; George, Pat, Clarence, Robert, sisters; Gloria, Evelyn, Tina, Jewell and Joyce, granddaughter; Katie Marie Mace. Phosa was a Methodist by faith and belonged to Spruce Lick United Methodist Church, was a Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was a member of American Legion Post #33 and retired from the U S Postal Service. He leaves behind a son; Dwayne Mace & wife Jennifer of Sutton, a daughter; Lisa Godwin & husband Andy of Burnsville, grandchildren; Melissa, Caleb, Anthony, Emily, great-grandchild; Dallas, numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 27, 2015 at Spruce Lick United Methodist Church- Wolf Creek Rd, Sutton with Rev. Charlie & Brenda Fleming officiating. Military graveside rite followed with American Legion Post #33 at Harris Cemetery, Sutton. Friends called 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday September 26, 2015 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton, WV.
In Lieu of flowers family suggest donations be made to: Spruce Lick United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 31 Burnsville, WV 26335. Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to be serving the Mace family. Online condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com

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