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Deborah Lynn Hamrick
Deborah Lynn Hamrick of Herold Road, Sutton, WV went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 27, 2017 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV. Deborah is the daughter of James Long and Virginia (Mullins) Long of Tesla, WV Deborah she was born in Sutton, WV on November 18, 1957 in Sutton, WV.
Deborah is survived by her loving husband Jeffery “Jeff” H. Hamrick whom she married on January 12, 1980. Also surviving is daughter Leslie Loggins and husband Adam of Herold, grandchildren Cataleya and Elyka Loggins at home. In addition to her parents, husband, daughter, and grandchildren, Deborah is survived by brother James Rodney Long and wife Sharon of Martinsburg, WV.
Deborah was Baptist by faith and attended the Gassaway Baptist Church. Deborah was a graduate of Glenville State College with a social work degree. She worked at the Weston State Hospital and then the Braxton County Senior Center. Deborah loved being outdoors she loved working in her flower gardens, her vegetable garden and she especially took great pride in her tomatoes. Deborah also loved to sing and to ride in the side by side with her husband, and she loved her family and being with them. She also enjoyed caring for and helping the people she worked with at the Weston State Hospital and the Braxton County Senior Center.
Deborah Lynn Hamrick request for Cremation has been honored. Words of Comfort and Memories can be shared with the family at stockert-paletti.com
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621 will be caring for the family and arrangements of Deborah Lynn Hamrick.

Billie Louise James – Hensley
Billie Louise James – Hensley, 91, formerly of Madison, WV passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Genesis/Glenville Center.
Billie was preceded in death by her mother, Maude “Mary Lea” James; brother, Eugene Marshall James; daughter, Jillney Ann Hensley; husband, Roy Hensley.
She is survived by her niece, Michele Jenkins of Frametown, WV; nephew, Donn James and Phyllis of Heaters, WV; three great nephews, Dustin Harkness, Adam James and Jordan Mace; one great niece, Heather James; four great-great nephews and two great-great nieces.
Burial was held Friday November 23, 2017 at Sugar Creek Cemetery below Gassaway with private service for family.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Carl Dexter Cunningham, Sr.
Carl Dexter Cunningham, Sr., 77, of White Sulphur Springs formerly of Hettie, Braxton County, WV, peacefully went to be with the Lord from his earthly home on Saturday, December 2, 2017.
Carl was born on January 23, 1940, in Hettie, Braxton County, WV, to the late Charles Ercel and Lula Ann Blagg Cunningham.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and was of the Methodist Faith.
Preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Kenneth, Argyle, and Dennis; sisters, Mary, Evalina Hyde, and Carolyn Biggers.
Survived by his cherished wife of 58 years and 9 months Dorothy Mae Street Cunningham; children, Tamera Fraley of White Sulphur Springs, Carl Cunningham, Jr. (Laura) of Croton, OH, and Deanna Shamsher (Taizoon) of Reynoldsburg, OH; grandchildren, Kristina Bigler (Ronald) of VA, Karyl Cunningham (James Hollingshead) of OH, Nafisa Shamsher (Bryce Kennedy) of OH, Ali Shamsher (Misty) of TX, Tiffany Brewster (Brad Burns) of WV, Jefferson Fraley (Mary Hurley) of WV; great grandchildren, Noah, Samuel, and Zoe Shamsher and coming in 2018, Winston Joseph Kennedy and baby Bigler; sisters, Stella Meyer (Fred), and Pearl Langdon (Bill) all of OH; brothers, Charles (Elizabeth), Loy, Ernest (Cathy), and Michael (Judy) all of WV; brothers-in-law, Daniel Biggers of OH, Jesse Hyde of FL; and many beloved cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.
Friends may call on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in White Sulphur Springs.
Family will receive friends on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV, 26621, from 5-8 p.m. and a second visitation will be held on Friday December 8, 2017 from 11-1 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Following visitation Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at the Green Hill Cemetery on Green Hill Road, WV. Words of Comfort and fond memories can be shared at stockert-paletti.com
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home in Flatwoods, WV will be caring for Carl Dexter Cunningham, Sr. and his family.

Judge Fred L. Fox II
A retired circuit judge with more than 40 years of experience in the Mountain State’s court system died Monday.West Virginia Supreme Court Justices mourned the death of retired Marion County Circuit Judge Fred L. Fox II Tuesday, with Justice Margaret Workman saying Fox was an outstanding judge.
“His fairness, intelligence and devotion to duty were top-notch,” Workman said. “He loved his work, he loved the law, and he loved his family. He was a good friend to me and many others in the judiciary who enjoyed his sense of humor, his insight, and his graciousness.”
Fox was 79 years old.
Fox served three months on the state supreme court in 1995, filling in for then-Justice William T. Brotherton, who was recuperating from surgery.
Chief Justice Allen Loughry said Fox’s death was an enormous loss to the court system and Fox’s community.
“He was an incredible judge, a strong leader in the judiciary and an intelligent and kind man,” Loughry said. “He was for many years the most senior judge in the state, and other judges often called on him for advice. Even after his retirement, he was a mentor to many young judges.”
Fox’s grandfather, Fred L. Fox, served on the West Virginia Supreme Court from 1937 to 1952, according to a news release from the Supreme Court.
In 2001, a group of attorneys in Marion County purchased a 19th-century desk that belonged to Fox’s grandfather and father after they learned Fox found the desk at an antique shop and decided it was out of his price range, according to a 2001 Associated Press report. The attorneys donated the desk to the Marion County Commission, so Fox could use it in his office in the Marion County Courthouse.
A courtroom in that courthouse is named in Fred Fox II’s honor.
Fox first was elected as a judge in 1970, and he was re-elected every eight years until he retired in 2010.
After retirement, Fox frequently sat in as a replacement when justices recused themselves from cases, according to the Supreme Court release.
Fox was born and raised in Sutton in Braxton County.
He was a three-sport athlete in high school and played a year of Division I baseball at Washington and Lee University before transferring to Davis and Elkins College.
After college, he served in the Marine Corps from 1960 to 1963.
He then attended West Virginia University College of Law, opened a law practice in Fairmont and joined the Marine Reserve.
He was recalled to active duty and served 11 months in Vietnam, where he was injured by a mortar and shot in the foot on January 31, 1969, according to the release. His left leg was badly injured. He received two Bronze Stars, the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry and a Purple Heart.
After his service, he returned to Fairmont to practice law for a brief time before he first was elected as a circuit judge.
“I thoroughly enjoyed working with him for the past 20 years,” Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis said. “He was a wonderful judge and a wonderful person.”

Eloise Mae Everette, “Ellie Mae”
Eloise Mae Everette, “Ellie Mae”, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, passed away peacefully at her home in Pittsboro, North Carolina on November 25th, 2017. Born to Mae and French Williams in Falls Mill, West Virginia on March 10th, 1933, Ellie was one of seven children. She will return home to be buried at Falls Mill Cemetery beside her parents.
Ellie is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, David Curtis Everette, of Pittsboro, North Carolina; son Mike Everette and wife Margie of Hampton, Virginia; daughter Judy Brill and husband Jerry of Newport News, Virginia; son Steve Everette and wife June of Pittsboro, North Carolina; daughter Jeanie Lawrence and husband George of Pittsboro, North Carolina; eight grandchildren, four great grandchildren and many nieces & nephews. She is also survived by her sister, Shirley Shires of Clayton, North Carolina, with whom she has shared countless laughs.
Ellie loved spending with her family, camping in Falls Mill, West Virginia, cooking, baking cakes, gardening and taking care of her many flowers. She took special interest in her grandchildren and played a significant role in their upbringing. She took in any dog or cat that needed a home and loved them with all her heart.
The family would like to thank Community Home Care & Hospice for their exceptional care during her last days with us. They would also like to thank the UNC Hospital Rehabilitation Center for their amazing care of Ellie after her stroke in 2012.
Family will receive friends on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621, from 12-1p.m. Following visitation a funeral percession will begin to the Falls Mill Cemetery where graveside services will be held. Interment will follow Graveside Services in the Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Community Home Care & Hospice of Sanford, North Carolina. Words of comfort and fond memories can be shared with the family at stockert-paletti.com
In closing, and in the words of her 14 year old great granddaughter, Alyssa, who wants to be like her, she was . . . “Strong, Kind Hearted, Happy and Loving.”
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home in Flatwoods, WV will be honored to the handle the arrangements of Eloise Mae Everette.

Sarah Jean Crislip
Sarah Jean Crislip, 91 of Frametown, WV went to be with the Lord November 27, 2017.
She was born June 29, 1926 in Braxton County WV. She was the daughter of late Grover Cleveland Stout and Grace Cutlip.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Maxwell William Crislip and her brother, Gale Stout.
She was a life- long homemaker and loved to play gospel and country music.
She is survived by her only son, Danny L. Crislip of Sutton, WV; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Service were noon Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway. Interment will be in the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway.
Visitation was two hours prior to service at the funeral home.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Mavadell Williams McDivitt
Mavadell Williams McDivitt, 77, of Summersville passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017 at her residence.
She was born August 8, 1940 in Centralia, WV the daughter of the late Murl & Aretta Smith Williams. Also preceding her in death are sisters, twin, Clara Bell, Virginia Pullen, Leona Malcomb , Charlotte Demastus, Edith Garrison, Eloise Workman; brothers, Ed Williams, Delbert Williams, Paul Williams; son-in-law, Randal “Bones” Bennett.
Mavadell is survived by her husband of 55 years, Walter McDivitt; son, Robert McDivitt (Brandy McClaughlin) of Birch River; daughters, Loretta Bailey (Jack) of Sutton, Brenda Huffman of Cross Lanes, Connie Bennett of Birch River, Dixie McDivitt (Ted Shaver) of Birch River, Ruby Ward (Billy) of Dixie, Vicki McDivitt (Kevin Sawyers) of Summersville; grandchildren, Brandon Huffman (Rachel) of Hurricane, Tiffani Huffman of Cross Lanes, Jason Bennett of Birch River, Adam Oney of Sutton, Mark Shaver of Birch River, Sawyer Frame of Summersville, Angel McDivitt of Clay; great-grandchildren, Seith Oney, Haley Oney, Kasen Shaver; extended family members, Tim Huffman of Exchange, Teresa McDivitt of Clay, Amanda Amick Oney, Billy Frame of Birch River, Marlyin Woods (Alvin) of Duck, John Jay Sergant of Washington DC, Larry “Clarksburg” Westfall; special neighbors, Gary & Ginger Davis of Summersville.
Funeral services were held 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton with Rev. Renee Hall officiating. Friends called two hours before the service at the funeral.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled have served the McDivitt family.












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