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Gerald D. Jacksonaranda Yvonne Bosley
Gerald D. Jackson, 90, of Little Birch (known to many as Mr. J) went home to be with his Lord and Savior on August 12, 2014.
He was born October 27, 1923 in Canfield, WV the son of the late Ira & Lucy Jackson. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his devoted wife of 66 years, Oleta Jackson (known as Mrs. J), brother, Gail Jackson; and sisters, Gladys Brown, Janet Loudin, and Maxine Freeman.
Mr. J was a graduate of Sutton High School in 1942, retired from Island Creek Coal Company and was a member of the UMWA. He served his nation in the US Army from 1943 to 1946 where he was a part of the D-Day Landing of June 6, 1944 Liberation of France. He was discharged from service with many medals for faithfully serving his country. He was a long-time faithful member of Sutton Baptist Church where he has served as Trustee and former Sunday School Teacher for many years. He also served as a former Trustee and Chairman of Braxton County Memorial Hospital Board.
Mr. J touched the hearts and lives of all who knew him. He was a very spiritual person who loved the Lord and was kind and generous to everyone. He loved fishing, gardening, cooking, any kind of music, any kind of sports and was willing to share his home grown tomatoes with everyone. His sweet spirit will be sorely missed.
He leaves to cherish his memory his daughter, Phyllis (Kenny) Haney of Sutton and his son, Thomas Jackson (Debby) of Vermilion, OH, granddaughters, Mandy (Todd) Jordan of Charleston, WV, Melissa (Jason) Igoe of OH, grandson, Thomas Jackson, Jr. of OH; step-grandsons, Kenny (Bridget) Haney of Gassaway, and Chris (Paige) Haney of NC, great-grandchildren, Tessa and Grady Jordan. Also surviving him are a host of family which includes nieces and nephews with three of them being very special, Jerry Jackson, Gary Jackson, and Rodney Jackson; and his church family and many friends.
Funeral services were held 2:00 p.m. Friday August 15, 2014 at Sutton Baptist Church, Sutton with the Dr. Allan Copenhaver and Dr. Michael Sisson officiating. Military graveside rites followed at Sutton Cemetery, Sutton with American Legion Post #33 Honor Guard. Friends called Thursday August 14, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. at the church.
Special thanks are extended to the staff of the Braxton County Health Care and Rehabilitation Center for taking such good care and loving him.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to: Sutton Baptist Church Kitchen Fund, 506 Main St. Sutton, WV 26601.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to serve the Jackson family.
Online condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com


Doris M. Boone

Doris M. Boone, 88, of Harrisville, passed away August 9, 2014 at Camden-Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg.
She was born September 7, 1925 in Braxton County a daughter of the late Harry and Mabel Hall Nichols.
She worked for Garden Fresh Grocery Store, the Stockyards, and Chancy’s Dairy Castle. She was a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hunter F. Boone; sister, Charlotte Stout; brother, Robert Neil Nichols.
Doris is survived by son, Pat Boone (Merlinda) of Harrisville; grandson, Andrew Boone (Deseray) of Harrisville; great grandson, Hunter F. Boone II; brothers, Harry Eugene Nichols of Bullhead City, AZ and Gary Nichols of Alma.
Services were held 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Rev. Tim Davis officiated. Burial followed in the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway.
Friends called two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
Condolences were extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Andrew Maxwell Frame
Andrew Maxwell Frame, 44, of Sutton, passed away August 11, 2014.
He was born March 7, 1970 in Ohio.
He worked for Asplundh and loved to hunt and fish.
Andrew is survived by daughter, Ashlyn McKenzie Frame at home; son, Jonathan Frame at home; caretaker, Amber Carter; mother, Ivy Bennett Frame Burns of Rosedale; stepfather, Carrell Burns of Rosedale; brothers, David Frame (Janice) of Elyria, OH, Dennis Frame (Kimberly) of Rosedale and Albert D. Frame (Doramae) of Frametown; nephews, Justin Frame and Edmund Frame; nieces, Tiffany Frame and Amber Frame.
He was preceded in death by his father, Albert F. Frame and an infant brother.
Service was held 11 a.m. Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Elder Larry Fisher and Rev. Rich Demstus officiating. Burial followed in the Crooked Fork Baptist Church Cemetery.
Friends called from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family requested that memorial donations be made to: American Cancer Society, 301 RHL Blvd. #6, South Charleston, WV 25309.
Condolences were extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.


James “Jimmy” Empoules

James “Jimmy” Empoules, 62, of Exchange, WV passed away July 28, 2014 at home.
He was born January 3, 1952 in Lowell, Massachusetts, son of the late George Constantine Empoules and Reva Louise Jeffries Empoules Davis.
James is survived by his daughter, JoAnn Marie Empoules Zanaglio and husband, Michael; his son, Coty James Empoules; granddaughter, Aurora Grace Zanaglio, all of Smithfield, PA; sisters, Patricia Empoules and companion, Danny Pickens and Terry Empoules, both of Lost Creek, and Debbie Davis Carey and husband, Glenn of Weston; nephews, Justin Wortham, John and Joshua Empoules; and niece, Jade Carey; and special friend and caregiver, Bobbie Jackson.
In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by sister, Cindy Empoules Branham and husband, Gary Branham.
Jimmy graduated in 1970 with the first class of Braxton County High School. He was part of the popular local band, Rogue Gallery in which he played guitar and vocals in the late 60’s. Jimmy held miscellaneous jobs before joining the US Army, serving 7 years, first as SPC in 1st Calvery Division in US Army Infantry in Belkin, Texas, serving 2 terms in Germany, then as a Medic at Walter Reed Hospital in Virginia until his service ended.
Jimmy then worked at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown as a sous chef until his retirement when he became disabled.
Jimmy was a Christian and attended many Churches through out his life starting at Gassaway United Methodist Church where he sang in the choir as a teenager. He loved to fish, hunt, play guitar and piano, sing, and enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family and many friends..
A memorial service will be held August 24th, 2014 at 5:00pm at Gassaway United Methodist Church, Gassaway, WV with Pastor James Malick officiating. Please bring any pictures, favorite stories, and memories to share for Memory Book.
Richard M Roach Funeral Home assisted the family of James Empoules with arrangements.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

 

Dorothy Irene Rhodes

Dorothy Irene Rhodes, 84, of 2290 Charleston Road, Spencer, WV went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 14, 2014 in the Oak Ridge Center in Charleston, WV following an extended illness. She was born on May 1, 1930 daughter of the late James Slaughter and Beulah Slaughter. On September 20, 1947 she married Henry Russell Conrad who preceded her in death on December 25, 1982. She was also preceded in death by her husband Charles W. Rhodes. In addition to her parents and husbands Dorothy was also preceded, in death by brothers, Doris, Paul, James, Rondal, and one sister Velma.
Dorothy is survived by sons Jerry Conrad and wife Helen of Charleston, WV, Roy Conrad of Nashville, TN, daughters Patricia Anderson and husband Michael of Stafford, VA, and Pamela Conrad of Bear Creek, NC. Also surviving are three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Dorothy was on the Board of Directors for the Roane County Senior Citizens Center, and was a member of the Easter Star R. Douglas Chapter #15 in Ravenswood. In Dorothy’s spare time she enjoyed reading and Quilting and going to Church at St. Johns United Methodist Church.
Memorial donations may be made to the following charities in memory of Dorothy St. Johns United Methodist Church 335 Church Street, Spencer W, 25276 or to Charleston Hospice 1606 Kanawha Blvd. W., Charleston, WV 25387.
Family received friends on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621 from 12-2 pm. Funeral services followed visitation from the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend David Hall officiating. Interments followed services in the Falls Mill Cemetery. Words of Comfort and fond memories may be expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods will be caring for the family.


 

 

 

 






 

 

 

 


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