Benjamin “Ben” Schoolcraft
Benjamin “Ben” Schoolcraft, 54, of Detroit MI and previously of Clarksburg, WV, passed away May 12, 2017. He was born April 29, 1963, the son of the late Charles Wesley Schoolcraft and Emily Ashes Yeager.
Those left to cherish his memory is wife, Monikue Darcell Rogers; son, Anthony Schoolcraft, WV; daughter, Kylie Schoolcraft, VA; brothers, Paul Schoolcraft, WV and Mark Schoolcraft, VA; sister Tina Tenny, WV and several nieces and nephews.
Ben was self-employed and was in the construction business. He was also a truck driver and drove from coast to coast. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed, hunting, fishing and boating.
Per the family’s request Mr. Schoolcraft will be cremated and there will be no service at this time. There will be a memorial service held at a later date.
Memories and condolences can be shared with the family at stockertpalett.com.
Leland Smith Carr
Leland Smith Carr, 81, of Belfont, passed away May 16, 2017 at Braxton County Memorial Hospital.
He was born September 2, 1935 at Belfont a son of the late William Earl and Winnie Maude Meadows Carr.
He was a carpenter and dearly loved his grand kids.
He is survived by his son, Van Carr and wife, Jeanne of Belfont; granddaughter, Abigail Carr of Belfont; great grandson, Ryan Carr of Belfont.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Carr; brothers, Bill Carr, Brad Carr and Bailey Carr.
In keeping with Mr. Carr’s wishes, he was cremated.
Memorial service was at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Simpson Belfont Church with Rev. William Hunt officiating.
Visitation was one hour prior to memorial service at the church.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Merle Marie Cottrill Jarvis
Merle Marie Cottrill Jarvis, 100 of, Gassaway, died May 21, 2017 at the Clay Health Care Center, Big Otter.
She was born June 22, 1916 in Rosedale, WV a daughter of the late General George Cottrill and Freeda Dell Dillon Cottrill.
She was a member of the First Baptist Temple Church and was a retired cook from the Braxton County Senior Center.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mitchell J. Jarvis; two sons, Dallas Jarvis and Ernie Jarvis; brothers, Dale, Dove and Glenn; sister, Vena Putnam Clark.
She is survived by her sons, Jerry J. Jarvis of Gassaway and Gary M. Jarvis of Lorain, OH; one daughter, Eva Marie Tonkin (Jim) of Gassaway; five grandchildren, Jerry M. Jarvis (Kelli) of Gassaway, Jamie Lynn Tonkin Alward (Travis) of Plattville, Alabama, Gary Jarvis, Jr. (Krista) of Simpsonville, SC, Connie Ruth of Lorain, OH and Randy Lee Jarvis (Linda) of Amherst, OH; six great grandchildren and 13 great-great grandchildren.
A special thank you to her caregivers at home, Marge Friend, Margaret Dennison and Jan Pinson. Special thanks to the wonderful care she received at the Clay Health Care Center.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway with Pastor Roger Gerwig officiating.
Words of comfort and memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Donna June Andrade
Donna June Andrade, 63, of Rixeyville, passed away Saturday May 20,2017 at her residence to enter the gates of Heaven. She was bornDecember 7, 1953 in Sutton, WV to the late Bert and Edna Shaw.
She enjoyed spending time with her husband and family gatherings. She was an active member of Gourdvine Baptist Church .She was always a kind and giving person and will be greatly missed by all whose lives she touched.
Donna is survived by her husband Jose’ Andrade; six children Douglas L. Utt and his wife Sarah of Melrose, Rigoberto Andrade and his wife Luz of Culpeper, Ana Andrade and Mauro of Orange, Vanessa Andrade and Jose’ Escobar of Bealeton, Ada Andrade and Juan Carlos of Culpeper, and Gabriel Shaw of Rixeyville; Four siblings William B. Shaw and Lynn of Sutton, WV, Virginia Milliken and Leonard of Madison, Jean Fairfax and Frank of Front Royal, Linda Smallwood and Roger of Linden; 13 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a son Roy Otis Utt Jr., a brother Bert Shaw Jr., and a sister Bonnie Brooks.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday May 23,2017 at 4 pm at Gourdvine Baptist Church, 7103 Eggbornsville Rd, Rixeyville, VA 22737 with Rev. Joe Edwards officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Interment will take place at Barker Ridge Cemetery in Sutton, WV.
Found and Sons Funeral Chapel of Culpeper is serving the family locally.