Donald Leroy “Buggs” Cottrell
Donald Leroy “Buggs” Cottrell, 60, of Roanoke, formerly of Ivydale, entered into rest Thursday, October 20, 2016.Donald was a loving father, husband, brother, uncle and friend. He touched many lives and will never be forgotten, from hunting and fishing trips, to dirt track racing, to sport competitions, Donald savored the moments he spent with his family and friends.
We are very proud of his efforts in batting cancer. We will always love and miss him
Born October 1, 1956, in Sutton, he was the son of the late Leroy and Gladys Cottrell. In addition to his parents, Donald was also preceded in death by his son, David Allen Cottrell; brothers, Dewayne, Darrell and Dwight Cottrell; and grandparents, Carl and Grace (Stockwell) Canfield; and father and mother-in-law, Richard and Betty “Nan” Singleton.
Donald is survived by his wife, Sandy (Singleton) Cottrell of Roanoke; daughters, Chelsie Nicole and Kelsie Jean Cottrell of Ivydale; brothers, David Cottrell, Dale “Corkey” Cottrell and James Cottrell all of Ivydale, Michael Greenleaf of Newton, Gary Cutlip of Birch River and Dennis Jarrell of Gassaway; special friends, Kim West; and nieces, Victoria Claypoole and Vanessa (John) Coleman; and great niece and nephews, Natalie and Blake, and several other nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay, with Barry Peyton officiating. Friends may gather with family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com
Paul Junior Blankenship, 69, of Chapel Rd. Gassaway passed away at 7 a.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born in Sutton, WV on May 17, 1947 a son of the late William Paul Blankenship and Sarah Evelyn Barnett Blankenship.
On November 29, 1966 he married Colletta Ann Davis Blankenship who will miss him dearly after 49 years of marriage.
He is also survived by two children: Dale Blankenship and fiance’ Vicky Posey, of Buckhannon, and Treena Miller and husband J.P. Miller, of Gassaway; five grandchildren who will miss their Pap Paw: Robert Blankenship and wife, Leanna, of Gassaway, Michael Blankenship and wife, Leslie, of Flatwoods, Justin Blankenship of Charleston, Dale Blankenship Jr. of Buckhannon, and Haylee Blankenship of Buckhannon; three great grandchildren: Jody Blankenship, Nevaeh Blankenship, and Payton Webb; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Lela “Polly” Blankenship.
Paul was an honored veteran of the United States Army and worked as a self-employed contractor for most of his life.
Paul’s request for cremation has been honored. His family will have a private service and burial at High Knob Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be sent directly to his family at 9650 Chapel Rd. Gassaway, WV 26624.
The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service at 144 Hackers Creek Rd. in Jane Lew is honored and privileged to serve the family of Paul Blankenship. Online condolences may be expressed at www.patboylefuneralhome.com.
Marjorie “Sally” Crislip
Marjorie “Sally” Crislip, 92, of Chapel, Braxton County, devoted wife of the late Daril Crislip, passed away October 17, 2016 at Broadmore Senior Living at Teays Valley.
She was born September 2, 1924 at Big Otter a daughter of the late James Ernest and Dora Bell Smith Hyer.
Sally was a homemaker and a member of the Fairview United Methodist Church, Chapel.
She was preceded in death by husband, Daril Crislip.
She is survived by brother, Harold Hyer of Fallston, MD and several nieces and nephews.
Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, October 21, 2016 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Pastor Bill Carr officiating. Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Chapel.
Visitation will be two hours prior to service. In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial donations be made to Fairview United Methodist Church, c/o Joyce Black, 989 Nicholas Run Rd, Gassaway, WV 26624.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Bobby Stephenson Frame
Bobby Stephenson Frame, 68, of Gassaway, WV, passed away October 15, 2016 at his residence. He was born October 28, 1947 in Bays, WV to the late Lloyd & Ida Bender Frame.
He worked as a Steel Worker and was a Army Veteran.
Bobby is survived by his sons, Larry Frame (Sarah) of Little Birch, Curtis Frame (Jerri) of Gassaway, brothers, Russell Frame of Jacksonville, FL, Junior Frame, Charlie Frame of Brandywine, WV, Bernard Frame, Leonard Frame and William Earl Frame all of Sutton, and Jim Frame of Chester, WV, sisters, Norma Thomas of Flatwoods, and Betty Bankhead of FT. Lauderdale, FL, grandchildren, Angelica White, Phillip Frame, Patrick Frame, Troy Frame, and Derek Heggelke, great-grandchildren, Mason Frame, Kenleigh White, Cole Frame, Hoyt White, Avery Frame, Mariah Heggelke, and Dylan Heggelke.
Upon his request the body has been cremated. There will be no services.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to serve the Frame family.
Online condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com
Joseph l. Gregory
Joseph l. Gregory, 85, of Buckhannon, WV, died Wednesday, September 28, 2016. Joe was born in Marlinton, WV, on November 20, 1930, to Emerson and Edna Fisher Gregory and was raised in Braxton County, WV. He was a 1948 graduate of Sutton High School where he served as President of his graduating class. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Kate Gregory and his brother, Bill Gregory.
Joe was employed by The Home National Bank until moving to Florida in 1969. Joe also served as Sutton Town Recorder and was a member of the Sutton Volunteer Fire Department. After moving to Florida, he worked for Palmetto Federal Savings and Loan and West Coast Optical.
Joe enjoyed spending time with his lifelong GWHA friends at Fort Gregory in Braxton County where many memories were made. Joe spent his retirement years living in Buckhannon, WV
Joe is survived by his wife, Ruth Ann; daughters, Mary Joe Harris (Bob) of Hurricane, WV, Barbara Kay Foster (David) and Katherine Ann Buckley (Mike), both of Bradenton, FL; step-sons, Charles Whitley Of Bradenton, FL, and Roger Marks of NC; sister, Nancy Struthers of Charleston, WV; brother, David Gregory (Linda) of Ravenswood, WV; grandchildren, Mary Catherine Doalson (Charlie), Kate Buckley, both of Asheville, NC, and Gregory Buckley of Cape Coral, FL,
Graveside burial will be held at a later date. Memorial donations can be made to Hospice Promise Foundation or the Sutton Volunteer Fire Department.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.Tomblyn-ClutterFuneral.com
Sylvester “Wayne” Keller
Sylvester “Wayne” Keller, 76, of Wellsburg, WV passed away on Thur-sday,
October 13, 2016 at Liza’s Place, Wheeling, WV.
Wayne was born on December 21, 1939 in Sutton, WV. He was the son of the late Gilbert and Valeria (Shock) Keller.
Wayne served in the United States Army. He retired from Valley Camp, Consol Energy as a Wireman. Many will remember Wayne for his love of hunting, 4 wheelers and the history channel.
In addition to his parents, Wayne was preceded in death by his son, Fred Wilbur Keller.
Wayne is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary Madine (Huffman) Keller of Wellsburg, WV, two children, Dewayne Keller and his wife, Joanie of Wellsburg, WV, Violet Dawson and her husband Jim of Windsor Heights,WV, 11 grandchildren, Amanda (James) Brown of Wheeling, WV, Fred Keller Jr. of Wheeling, WV, Michael (Jessica Miller) Dawson of Martins Ferry, OH, Matthew (Amanda) Dawson of Windsor Heights, and Tracy, Sonya, Jasmine, Catherine, Trinity, Alissa, and Christian Keller of Wellsburg, WV, eight great grandchildren, Hunter and Jace Keller, Kaidence, Dexter, and Lincoln Dawson, Austin, Triton, and Madison Brown, six brothers and sisters, Carl (LaVonne) Keller of Kent, OH, Shorty (Monique) Keller of Baltimore, MD, Evabelle (Jake) Miller of Wooster, OH, Ronnie (Donna) Keller of West Liberty, WV, Sharon (Ronald) Witt of Powhatton Point, OH, and Linda (Jim) Cogar of Belmont, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial gathering will be held on Sunday, October 16, 2016 from 3:00-7:00 PM with a brief memorial service at 3:00 PM with Kendra Huffman, presiding and a military salute by the WV Army National Guard at the Windsor Heights Community Center. The building will be open at 1:00PM for any food donations.
Veteran’s cremation under the care of Chambers Funeral Home, Wellsburg, WV (304)737-3551.
In lieu of flowers, monetary donations can be made to the family for the purchase of a plaque on the Fred Veradi’s Tree of Life at Liza’s Place. The family would like to thank everyone for the love and support through this difficult time.
Please add or view condolence, photos and stories at www.chambersandjames.com
In loving memory of Lennard Stump who went home to be with his Lord and Savior on October 22, 2016.
Lennard was the first born of Andy B. And Nellie Stump. He was born January 23, 1940.
Lennard worked for many years in timber and sawmills. He was a Baptist by faith.
Lennard was preceded in death by his mother, Nellie Greenlief Stump and father, Andy B. Stump; one brother, Fearis Stump; three sisters, Louise Stump, Helen Jenkins and Drusilla James; two brothers-in-law, Charles F. James and Ralph Jenkins.
He is survived by four brothers and five sisters, Rosco Stump of Petersburg, WV, Russell Stump (Betty) of Exchange, Ruth Given (Herman) of Gassaway, Anna May Carpenter (James) of Chapel, Bessie Heater (Donald) of Burnsville, Odie Jenkins (Charley) of Chapel, Henry B. Stump (Theresa) of Clarksburg, Rachel Pauline Stump of Flatwoods and Charles E. Stump (Diane) of Wilsie; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
He liked to hunt, fish, and just ride around looking at deer. He also enjoyed helping people. He really loved little children, even though he never married or had any children of his own.
He will be sadly missed by his family.
Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with the Rev. Scott Raynor officiating. Burial will be in the Piper Cemetery.
Visitation will from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Waitman Lawrence Frederick
Waitman Lawrence Frederick, 79, of Glenville, WV, departed this life on October 21, 2016 following an illness at United Hospital Center surrounded by his family.
Lawrence was born November 12, 1936 on Crow Run in Cox’s Mills, WV a son of the late Angus Frederick and Belva Bennett.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Jack Bennett and Robert Frederick; a sister, Sharon Virginia Frederick; and two great grandsons, Joseph Lee Frederick, Jr and Michael Shye.
Lawrence is survived by his wife, Wanda Lou Greenleaf Frederick, whom he married on October 24, 1959. Mrs. Frederick still resides at their Glenville residence. He is also survived by two sisters, Susie Shaver and husband, John and Carrie Jean Byrd; one son, Waitman Lee Frederick; two daughters, Wilma Lynne Johnson and husband, Tate and Amanda Frederick; nine grandchildren, Waitman L. Frederick, David Marks and wife, April, Christina Junkins and husband, Kevin, Joseph Frederick and wife, Solena, Norma Lou Anne Shye, William Lynn Frederick and wife, Samantha, Michael Marks, Frederick Charles Marks and Jayme Johnson; twenty great grandchildren; Autumn Bloom, Tristan Sparks, Keighan Chewning, Kelly Sparks, Danielle Marks, Josh Marks, Christopher Junkins, Jodee Frederick, Landon Frederick, Anna Eagle, Addison Godfrey, Jacob Frederick, Aryah Frederick, Maggie Jo Junkins, Jackson Frederick, Doanee Frederick, James Shye, Michael Marks, Shane Marks and Charlie Marks.
Lawrence was a graduate of Tanner High School class of 1956. He retired in 1999 from the Transportation Department of Warren Consolidated, formerly Republic Steel, Warren, OH with 42 years total service. Lawrence was a Baptist by faith and a member of the United Steel Workers of America and the Knights of Pythias. His favorite pastimes were spending time with his family and whistling his favorite tune. Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, October 23, 2016 at the Sand Fork Church of God Prophecy. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, October 24, 2016 at the church with Pastor Bryan Groves officiating. Burial will follow at the Rhodes Cemetery.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway, WV.
Lucille “Lou” Long Miller
Lucille “Lou” Long Miller, 76, of Sutton, WV, departed this life on Friday, October 21, 2016. She was born on October 25, 1939, in Sutton, WV, the daughter of the late Carlon H. and Pauline (Caldwell) Long. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Billie J. Miller; son, Michael Miller and a grandson, Matthew Sears.
Those left to cherish her memory are daughters, Cherlyn McCourt (Jamie), Sutton, WV and Janice Sears (Ricky Dale) of Webster, FL; son Billy Miller (Evelyn), Sutton, WV; sister, Phyllis Harris, Carson City, NV; brothers Gary Long, Columbia, SC and Charles Long, Youngstown, OH. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Lou was a Baptist by faith and enjoyed working in her flower beds and gardening. However, her favorite pastime was playing Bingo whenever the opportunity presented itself. Lou was loved by many and touched many hearts during her lifetime. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. In keeping with her wishes she will be cremated and there will be no service. In lieu of flowers or monetary donations to the family, Lou would want all donations made in honor of her, to Troy Stover. Those that are not aware of the situation, Troy is 14 years old and battling leukemia. Lou thought of his Granny, Regina Davis, as a daughter and would want to do all that she could do to help Troy. You may send donations to The Works Salon & Spa, 531 Enterprise Drive, Gassaway, WV 26624 or you may drop it off at that location. Checks should be made payable to Cherlyn McCourt or Regina Davis. Words of comfort and fond memories can be shared with the family at stockert-paletti.com. The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods, WV is honored to be serving the Miller Family.