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Max Junior Lockard
Max Junior Lockard, 87, of Flatwoods went to be with the Lord on July 17, 2014, following a brief illness. He was born on March 27, 1927. Max was the son of the late Ernest Wilbur and Hattie Oleta (Hoover) Lockard. He was married on February 14, 1948 to Mary Helen (Cooper) Lockard, who survives him.
Also surviving are daughters, Linda (John) Conroy of Zolfo Springs, FL, Sandra (Terry) Hornbeck of Shinnston, WV; son Max Jay (Pam) Lockard of Flatwoods, WV; grandchildren, Shannon (Carrie) Boswell, Lorianne (Mark) Lowers, Jolie Wilson, Darick (Sabrina) Skidmore, Tara Cosco, Heath (Mandy) Lockard, Chad (Jamie) Lockard, Jay Conroy, and John Corey Conroy; 15 great- grandchildren. Brother, Jerry Lockard deceased and sister, Betty Sumter, also survive Max.
Max’s enjoyed spending time with his family. He took pleasure in dressing as Santa Claus during Christmas to make the holiday special for his children when they were young and later his grandchildren. He also had a love for the outdoors; he had many hobbies that included big game hunting, fishing, archery, boating and skiing. He also played tennis, volleyball, and enjoyed ballroom dancing. Max loved to travel, and had made many trips throughout the U.S., Mexico, Europe, and Canada and enjoyed wintering in Florida.
Max served in the Navy. Following his career in the armed forces, he opened a business in the 1950’s called Lockard’s TV, selling TV’s and operating the first cable company in Braxton County. Also, he opened Lockard’s Home and Farm Supply and was the first and only central WV John Deere Dealer at this time. In 1972, he added a Kawasaki Dealership, and then Polaris in 1985.
Family received friends on Sunday, July 20, 2014 from 4-8pm at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Drive, Flatwoods, WV 26621. Funeral services were held on Monday July 21, 2014 from the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel with Doug Smailes and Vaughan James officiating. Interment will follow services at the Morrison Ridge Church. Words of comfort and fond memories may be expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Flatwoods U.M. Church, C/O Mindy Kniceley, PO Box 100, Flatwoods, WV 26621.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods will be caring for the Lockard family.

Josie Maxine Luzader
Josie Maxine Luzader, 98, of Newville went to be with the Lord on July 9, 2014 in the Braxton Heath Care and Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness. She was born on July 29, 1915. Josie was the daughter of the late Melvin Phillips and Imojean (Linger) Phillips. Mrs. Luzader was married for 57 years to the late Byrl Luzader who preceeded her in death in 1994.
Mrs. Luzader was the last surviving member of her immediate family. In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by sister, Gail Wilson of Florida, Judith Bright of Newville, WV, and Eva Woods of Cowen, WV and one brother, Kermit Phillips of Charleston, WV.
Mrs. Luzader is survived by several nieces and nephews and many friends.
Mrs. Luzader was a life- long member of the Newville United Methodist Church where she was a Song leader, Sunday school teacher, and Bible school teacher. She was also a member of the Morrison Ridge United Methodist Church choir. Mrs. Luzader was a master quilt maker; she did every stitch by hand. Josie loved life and cherished every day. She also loved the Lord.
Family received friends on Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Drive, Flatwoods, WV 26621. Funeral services were held on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Tom Propst officiating. Interment followed services in the Newville Cemetery. Words of Comfort and fond memories were expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods cared for the Luzader family..

Esker Lee Cutlip
Esker Lee Cutlip, 90, of Erbacon, WV passed away on July 15, 2014 at Hill Top Center, Hill Top, WV.
He was born November 14,1923 in Sutton, the son of the late James & Lucy Long Cutlip.
Esker was a Coal Miner, retired from the WV Department of Highways and served his country in the Army.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings, Russell, Wade, Herman Cutlip and Marley Cutlip Rose.
Esker is survived by his wife, Ruby Kathleen Roberts Cutlip, sons, Gary L. Cutlip (Nina) of Warrington, VA, Gary Ray Cottrill Cutlip of Erbacon, grandchildren, Jeffrey C. Cutlip, Christopher Cutlip, Crystal Cutlip and 8 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held 1:00 p.m. Friday July 18, 2014 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton. Burial followed at Cutlip-Baber Cemetery, Bays Rd. Birch River, WV. Friends called one hour prior the services at the funeral home.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to be serving the Cutlip family.
Online condolences can be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com

Kenneth Wayne Bliesath
Kenneth Wayne Bliesath, 56, of Sutton passed away July 12, 2014 in Fairmont, WV.
He was born in Reading, PA on December 8, 1957 the son of Elizabeth Ann Miller Aston and the late Marvin Sherwood Bliesath. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Tina Fontanez.
Kenneth is survived by his son, Charles, mother, Elizabeth Ann Miller Aston of Reading, PA, brothers, Henry Graul and Marvin Bliesath, Jr both of Reading, PA, Richard Bliesath of PA, Jacqueline Bliesath of Sutton.
Upon his request the body was cremated. There were no services.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home was humbled to serve the Bliesath Family.
Online condolences were sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com

Irene Virginia Beamer
Irene Virginia Beamer, 87, of Newville passed away July 16, 2014 at her residence.
She was born October 31, 1926 in Shinnston, WV the daughter of the late Alva & Lula Pearl Blankenship Hamner.
Irene was a homemaker and a member of Newville Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Denzil Beamer, son, Charles Beamer, brothers, Junior Hamner, Jack Hamner, sisters, Rosilie Hamner, Katherine Wade, Anna Mae Wolfgang, Beatrice Allen, Joetta Groff.
Irene is survived by her son, Denzil Junior Hamner of Newville, daughter, Carolyn Beamer of Newville, brothers, Berton Hamner (Jo Ann) and James Hamner all of Newville, sisters, Alice Williams of Gassaway, Peggy Hamner of Newville, Mary Harper (Ken) of Elyria, OH, Marge Frick (Bob), 5 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 4 great- great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews .
Funeral services were held 2:00 p.m. Sunday July 20, 2014 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton with the Rev. Bryon Bukovesky officiating. Burial followed at Newville Cemetery, Newville. Friends called 6-8 p.m. Saturday July 19, 2014 at the funeral home.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to serve the Beamer family.
On line condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com

Adrian Gene Bender
Adrian Gene Bender, 67, of Erbacon passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Lois A. Johnson Veterans Hospital in Clarksburg.
He was born April 12, 1947 in Sutton, to the late James Oval and Ressie Williams Bender.
Adrian proudly served our country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war era. After coming state side he spent time in Denver, Colorado at Fitzsimmons V.A Medical Center. He then transferred to Richmond V.A. Medical Center for treatment and took tests while there and passed his G.E.D. He would take rehab and trained to work on radios, one of which he built. Occupational training physical therapy was important to him. He married Ruth October 11, 1969 and became a father in May of 1980 to a precious baby girl who he loved & cherished so very much. He will always be remembered for being very generous with all who know him and never failed to help out a family member, friend or neighbor in need.
Adrian is survived by his loving wife Ruth Sartin Bender, daughter; Amanda Grace Bender & companion, Patrick Mullens of Charleston, brothers; Arden Bender (Jean), Arnold Bender (Mary Lou), Alfred Bender, Aaron Bender (Bea), Alvin Bender all of Heaters, sister; Cassie DeFibaugh (Tom) of Lewisburg, WV.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday July 22, 2014 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton with the Rev. Robert Vanhorn officiating. Military graveside rites with American Legion Post #33, Sutton, will follow at Tichenel Cemetery, Salt Lick Rd. Heaters. Friends may call one hour prior the service at the funeral home.
Family suggest donation be made to: Adrian Bender Memorial Fund c/o Greene-Robertson Funeral Home P.O. Box 404 Sutton, WV 26601.
Greene- Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to serve the Bender Family.
Online condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com.





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