Duane E. Cart
Duane E. Cart, 69, of Strange Creek, passed away August 9, 2017 at home.
He was born April 27, 1948 at St. Albans, WV a son of the late Ralph W. and Marble Tyler Cart.
Duane was a retired head custodian for Braxton County High School and a water-sewage operator. He was an Army veteran serving from 1967 to 1970.
Duane is survived by his sister, Sandra Cobb of Glen Burnie, MD; brother, Larry Cart of Ragley, LA.
In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his brother, Gary Wayne Cart.
In keeping with Duane’s wishes, he 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
Shane Michael White
Shane Michael White, 36, of Sabraton Ave., Morgantown passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 28, 2017 at his residence.
He was born July 17, 1981 in Weston, WV, a son of Mary Jane White of Waynesboro, VA, who survives him. Uncles, Emerson F. and Leonard T. White; aunt, Virginia B. Stewart, grandparents, Emerson F. and Virginia B. White.
In accordance with the wishes of his family, Shane has been cremated and there will be no wake or funeral. Ashes will be spread on the farm where he was raised.
Professional Services were under the guidance of Smith Funeral & Cremation Care, 108 Holland Ave., Morgantown.
The family would also like to thank Wanda Fisher for her help.
To send condolences and other symbolic gestures, please visit www.smithfuneralandcremationcare.com.
Vonda E. (Taylor) Douglas
Vonda E. (Taylor) Douglas, 85, died Thursday August 3, 2017 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital from complications from a stroke/fall. She was born December 15, 1931 in Falls Mill, West Virginia, the daughter of Guy & Golda (Willoughby) Taylor. Vonda was a graduate of Burnsville High School.
She was a member of S.C.O.P.E. where she took chair yoga classes. She was a member of Champion Church of the Nazarene. Vonda enjoyed shopping, gardening and cooking, but most of all her friends and family.
She was employed as a telephone operator in Sutton, WV and at Ohio Lamp in Warren, OH for a short time. She was a Mother and Homemaker.
She is survived by her son Ronald Douglas; her daughter Elaine Douglas (Jeffrey) Payne; her grandson Cole W. Payne all of Warren, OH; her brothers Charles (Carol) Taylor of Debary, Florida, Thomas (Sandra) Taylor of Hicksville, OH; her dear sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews as well as her sweet caregiver Brenda Byler. Vonda was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband of 41 years, Donald J. Douglas whom she married July 2, 1955. She was also preceded in death by her brothers Ernest, William & Homer Taylor.
There was a graveside service held, Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Heaters Cemetery, Heaters, West Virginia, internment. Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods was honored and privileged to be serving the Douglas Family.
Condolences and memories can be shared with the family at stockert-paletti.com
Memorial contributions may be made to Champion Church of the Nazarene, 3924 High St. NW, Warren, OH 44483.
Pamela Jo (Smith) Baker
Pamela Jo (Smith) Baker passed away at 4:33 am August 12, 2017 at UHC hospital in Clarksburg, WV after a long illness. She was surround by her family as she left this world to join her mother in heaven.
Pam was born September 4, 1965. She was the eldest daughter of Charles A. and the late Mary Lou (Rinehart) Smith of Napier, WV, formerly of Newton, WV. Pamela attended Newton Grade School and graduated from Clay County High in 1983. She then went on to serve six years with the United States Army and was stationed in Fort Hood, TX. After returning home to WV she was employed by Braxton County Board of Education as a school bus driver for thirteen years, until 2003 when she was forced to give up the job she loved due to complications from MS. Pam fought with Multiple sclerosis for more that fifteen years, but never gave up hope that one day they would find a cure and she could return to walking again.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Mary Lou (Rinehart) Smith, grandparents Aubrey Noel and Ruby (Nester) Smith; Deco James and Audrey (Keith) Rinehart.
She leaves behind three children: “Punkie” Jennifer Ann (Baker) Perrine (and Matthew) of Napier, WV; John Cameron Baker of Gassaway, WV; and Christina Jo Baker of Napier, WV; her only grandchild, Port Hayz Perrine, of Napier, WV; father Charles A. Smith of Napier, WV; sisters: Connie Sue (Smith) Gwynn (and Brian) of Napier, WV; and Linda Darlene (Smith) Perkins (and Jeff) of Heaters, WV; nephews and nieces; Nathan Gwynn of Morgantown, WV, Sienna Gwynn (at home), Garrett Perkins (at home), an Dylan Gwynn (Erica) of Bridgeport, WV; aunts and uncle: Marlene and Junior Conley of Chloe, WV, Martha and (late) Larry Miller of Elkview, WV and James E. and Kay Smith of Johnson City, TN; and many other cousins; and her beloved pet poodle Cocoa.
Pam enjoyed playing softball and caring for her pets and farm animals in the earlier years and belonged to FFA and 4-H. She always enjoyed time with family and friends, attending her kids supporting events, anything outdoors, etc. Later she enjoyed bingo, sings and church services at the Braxton Health Care Center, where she resided up until the time of death. Pam was also a member of the Order of Easter Star, Linden, WV. She was loved and will be missed by many.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621, from 4-8 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Jason Allen officiating. Interment will follow at the Falls Mill Cemetery, Napier, WV.
Words of comfort and fond memories may be shared with the family at stockert-paletti.com.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods, WV is privileged and honored to be serving the Smith Family.
Linda Sheryl (Morris) Cutlip
Linda Sheryl (Morris) Cutlip, 56, of Sutton, West Virginia passed away on August 9, 2017 in Beckley, West Virginia after a short illness. Linda was born in Gassaway, WV on February 24, 1961. She was preceded in death by her parents, Obert and Ruby (Smallwood) Morris; son, James Phillip Morris “JP”; brother, Johnny Morris and sister-in-law, Doris Morris; and grandmother, Della Mae Smallwood.
Linda is survived by son, William Christopher Jordan; brothers, Jim (Ruth) Morris of Sutton, WV and Billy Morris of Gassaway, WV; sisters, Joanna (Walter) Barnett of Sutton, WV and sister in law Dana Morris; several nieces and nephews and other family and friends.
Linda loved gardening and taking pictures. She was a wonderful cook and was especially good at biscuits and fried potatoes. She loved children and always had a house full of them to keep her company. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Family received friends on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 2-4 pm at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621. Funeral services followed visitation at 4:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Lynn Schieffer officiating. Interment followed in the Telsa Cemetery.
Words of Comfort and fond memories can be shared with the family at stockert-paletti.com. In lieu of flowers, the family respectively requests that financial contributions be made to Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home in honor of Linda Cutlip to help with funeral expenses.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods will be handling the arrangements for the Cutlip family.