Braxton Citizens' News, Obituaries, The Braxton Democrat


Numan Laco Mace, 89, of Frametown, WV passed away on April 23, 2022 at HospiceCare at CAMC Memorial in Charleston, WV due to complications from Alzheimer’s Disease.
He was born in Gassaway, WV in 1932 to the late Edward N. and Lefa Wilson Mace. In 1951, he married to Virginia Pearl Frame and they enjoyed life together for 64 years until her death in 2015.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his step grandson, Dylan Grose.
Laco was a dedicated Christian and provider for his family. He was also a friend, mentor and colleague to many in region having spent more than 50 years travelling West Virginia in the construction industry. Laco was a long -time member and deacon of Hope Baptist Church in Frametown.
Laco is survived by his two children and their families; Lynn Hamrick (Gary) of Sutton, WV and Lane Mace (Carrie) of Frametown, WV. He had four grandchildren: Greg (Amanda) Hamrick of
Sutton, Lane (Janell) Mace of Bridgeport, Racheal (Jason) Grose of Charleston and Sam (Carrie) Mace of Heaters and two step grandchildren, Gracyn Grose and Lawson Grose of Big Otter, WV. He had seven great-grandchildren: Terrance Hamrick, Preston Hamrick, Easton Hamrick, Annelise Mace, Ethan Mace and Finn Mace. He had one great-great-grandchild, Ocie Hamrick.
Funeral service was 12 Noon Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Reverend Rich Demastus and Pastor Jim McCune officiating. Interment followed in the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway.
Visitation was two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd West, Charleston, WV 25387 ( or to the Braxton County Animal Shelter, 10 Animal Shelter Lane, Sutton, WV 26601.

Janet Elaine Salisbury, 62, of Sutton, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2022 at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport.
She was born October 16, 1959 in Sutton, the daughter of the late Harley Leroy & Rosalene McCourt Roupe. Also preceding her in death was her son, Tracil Lee Salisbury, Jr; daughter, Shaunna Marie Roupe.
Janet was a homemaker and was a member of Kingdom Hall Jehovah Witness.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband, Tracil Lee Salisbury; daughters, Mackenzie Elaine Greene (Michael) of Sutton, Gena Rae Tinnel of Summersville, Brittany Nicole (Nikki) Tinnel (Brian Shaw) of Craigsville; brothers, Hillis Leroy Roupe, James Roupe both of Little Birch, Danny Roupe of Maryland; sisters, Sue Almony, Darlene Salisbury, Sheila George and Angie Cutlip all of Sutton; grandchildren, Joshua, Jazman, Aaden, Nevarah, Mason, Zayne.
Funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, Thursday, May 5, 2022 with Elder Donald Lilly officiating. Friends may call 12:00 pm till 2:00 pm at the funeral home.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to be serving the Salisbury family.
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Merceda Mary (Frame) Long passed peacefully at home in her sleep on April 22nd, 2022.
Merceda is survived by her daughter, Teresa Elliott; son-in-law, Loye Elliott; and granddaughters Amanda Camardo and Amber Wittenauer.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Bill Long; sister, Juanita Cook; and brother, Eugene Frame.
Known as Aunt Merceda to many, she never lost her love for the hills of West Virginia. She enjoyed gardening, reading, and Native American Culture.
Her graveside service will be 1:30 P.M. Wednesday, April 28, 2022 in the Long Family Cemetery, Little Birch, WV with Pastor Richard Cook officiating.
Arrangements by Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway, WV.
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Brooklin Paige Moore, 9, of Sutton, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.
She was born July 20, 2012 in Morgantown, WV the daughter of Amanda Wriston Moore.
Brooklin is survived by her mother, Amanda Moore; brother, Mason Bragg; sisters, Zoey Moore and Lexie Moore; great grandmother, Jackie Wriston of Sutton; maternal grandparents, Roy & Mary Beth Wriston of Floyd, VA; uncle, James Lee Wriston; aunt, Mary Ann Wriston.
Private family services were held for Brooklin.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to be serving the Moore/Wriston families.
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Douglas S. Williams, 80 of Webster Springs, went home to join his Lord on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at Braxton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 23, 1942 in Diana to the late Raymond “Burb” and Lillian Rose Williams.
He enjoyed going out metal detecting, driving around, spending time with his buddies at Vickie’s Restaurant, and going to church at United Pentecostal Church of Webster Springs.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Anna J. Williams and brothers Clyde, Stanley, Pete, Jacob, Bradley and Raymond Jr.
He is survived by his son, Douglas Williams, II; brothers Robert, Paul and Thomas Williams; numerous nieces, nephews, special friends, and other extended family to mourn his passing.
Funeral Services to celebrate Doug’s life were held on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 1:00 PM at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home with Brother Paul Rounds officiating. Interment followed in Lick Run Cemetery, Hacker Valley.
Friends joined the family for visitation one hour prior to service time at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home.
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Dodd & Reed Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Williams family.