Braxton Citizens' News, Obituaries, The Braxton Democrat


Charles R. “Charlie” White
Charles R. “Charlie” White, age 48 of Lorain, passed away unexpectedly on July 30, 2022 in Lorain, Ohio.
Born January 25, 1974 to Dana and Loretta (nee Paul) White in Elyria, Charles spent most of his life in the Lorain County area. He also lived in Braxton County, West Virginia for a short time.
A workaholic, Charles loved working various jobs. He loved bluegrass music and spending time with his grandchildren.
Surviving are his children, Emily White, Carlie White, William White and Tyler Thompson; grandchildren, Emma, Micah and Jennah; father, Dana White Sr.; brothers, Alex, Robert, Dana Jr., Ronzal, Wayne and Billy; sister, Tanya as well as many aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his mother in 2007; grandchild, Maddox as well as his uncle, Charles White.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, September 3, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at Hope Baptist Church in Frametown, WV.

Gerald Raymond “Pop-paw Soggy” Flare
Gerald Raymond “Pop-paw Soggy” Flare of Swiss, WV passed away August 17, 2022 peacefully surrounded by his whole family at his bedside. Gerald was preceded in death by his loving parents, Charles Raymond Glare and Isa Mahala Flare and a brother, James Loranzie Flare.
Gerald was from Webster Springs; he met his future wife Edwina and moved to the Swiss area in the early 80’s got married and started their beautiful family. Gerald was a well-known man for his outgoing personality and caring heart. He loved to make people laugh and carried a smile on his face always. He started doing shows and dances to continue to share his personality with the world to make more people feel happiness and joy and that is where he became “Pop-paw Soggy.”
Surviving are his wife Edwina “Winnie” Flare; son, Joshua (Kim) Flare of Summersville and daughter Jessica (J.D) Lanham of Dixie; grandchildren Brandon (Bacon) Lanham (19), Jordan (Biscuit) Lanham (16) and Khloe (Spitfire) Lanham (9).
Pop-paw Soggy was all about his family. He would do anything for them and to make sure they were happy and had anything they needed. He was a proud husband, father and grandfather. He had a heart of gold and was so full of life, laughter and love.
Please come help the family celebrate the life of this wonderful and outgoing man; graveside service will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, August 27, 2022 at Fairview Cemetery, Webster Springs with Pastor Larry Cochran officiating.
Online condolences may be made to the family at
Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs is honored to be serving Flare family.

Desiree R. Brown
Desiree R. Brown, 45, of Frametown, passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2022.
She was born on April 29, 1977 in Virginia to Frances Lydia Smith Dilley of Sutton and the late Roy Darrell Dilley.
Desiree was a clerk and shift manager at Citgo. She enjoyed reading fantasy books and watching scary movies. She truly enjoyed being around her family.
She will be forever remembered by her husband, Kevin Brown; sons, Dakota Brown, Christian Brown, Devin Brown and Colten Brown all of Frametown; mother, Frances Dilley of Sutton; brothers, Greg Dilley of Sutton and Joseph Deuly of Sutton.
Desiree will be cremated and a family memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements by Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Words of comfort and fond memories can be extended to the family at

Gloria Jean Singleton
Gloria Jean Singleton of Heaters, WV passed away on August 24, 2022. She was born in Charlottesville, VA on August 26, 1950 to parents Melvin and Helen Snow.
Gloria is preceded in death by her parents; brother: Roger Snow and sister: Nancy Shull.
She was a Christian by faith. Gloria enjoyed gardening, watching her beautiful flowers grow and loved spending time with family. She cherished her beloved dog, Elly.
Those left to cherish her memory are; husband: Roger Singleton; children: Kenny Buttry and Charlotte Dean; 4-grandchildren, 1-great grandchild; and brothers: Hank Snow and Bobby Snow. Several nieces and nephews and special niece: Theresa Snow.
Funeral Service were held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at Stockert Funeral Home & Cremation, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621. Family received friends two hours prior to the service from 1:00-3:00.
Stockert Funeral Home & Cremation is honored to serve the family of Gloria Jean Singleton.

James P. “Shorty” Rose, Sr.
James P. “Shorty” Rose, Sr. , age 76 of Bergoo passed away Friday, August 26, 2022. He was born November 29, 1945 in Bergoo and was the son of the late Gerald Rose, Sr and Mary Moore Rose Snyder who survives of Bergoo. He is also preceded in death by a brother, Gerald “Jerry” Rose Jr and sisters, Mary “Mousie” Hall and Brenda Brewer.
Shorty was well known throughout the county as talented carpenter; he was known to do work for people even though he knew they were not able to pay. He was always willing to help those in need whatever the situation was. Shorty loved his cars, flowers, hunting, fishing, ginsenging , just being outdoors but most of all he loved his family.
In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife, Carol Rose; sons, James “Jimmy” Rose, Jr and Gerald Rose; daughter, Crystal Rose; eight grandchildren; three great grandchildren and one on the way; sisters, Anna Jean Vandevender and Sharon Davis.
Friends may join the family for visitation on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 from 6-9 PM at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs. Funeral service will be held 11 AM on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at the funeral home with Pastor Bennie Cowger officiating. Burial will follow at Swecker Cemetery at Brady Gate.
Online condolences may be made to the family at
Dodd & Reed Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Rose family

Charles Victor “Vic” Moyers
Charles Victor “Vic” Moyers, 67 of Butchers Run Road, Cedarville, WV; departed this earthly life in the later afternoon hours of Saturday, August 20, 2022 at his residence with his loving family by his side.
He was born October 21, 1954 in Sutton, WV; son of the late Charles Junior and Bernice Mae Childers Moyers.
Vic is a graduate of Gilmer County High School, class of 1972 and a graduate of Glenville State University class of 1979. Vic became a professional surveyor and worked for Smith Land Surveying for over 30 years. Vic had numerous accomplishments as a surveyor which included being President of the WV Society of Professional Surveyors in 2002 and 2003, Surveyor of the year in 2003, Director and Chapter Representative of the State Society for 12 plus years, served 3 years on the National Surveying Exam Writing Committee for NCEES, was a key member of the State Surveyors Society legislative team from 1996 to 2006 helping structure many of the laws and regulations surveyors operate under today. While at SLS, Vic served as Sr. Project Surveyor winning multiple mapping awards which included the 1st National Mapping Award issued to a WV firm.
Vic was a Christian by faith and in his spare time he enjoyed time with family and friends, living the quiet life in Gilmer County, hunting, fishing, being outdoors, spending time in the mountains, and he loved listening, playing, and singing music.
On November 26, 1976 Vic was united in marriage to Roberta Stump Moyers, who survives at the Butchers Run home.
Surviving are 4 sons, Victor Shaun Moyers and wife Vanessa of Kingwood, WV; Keith Moyers and wife Nicole of Tanner, WV; Chris Moyers of Glenville, WV; and Doug Moyers and his wife Ciara of Cedarville, WV; and 2 siblings, Kevin “Joe” Moyers and wife Ann and Katherine Hark and husband David both of Cedarville.
Also surviving are 9 grandchildren, Laynie, Kaelynn, Garrett, Holly and Margaret Moyers, Arielle Rose and husband Anthony, John, Daniel, and Rebekah Baker, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and many other wonderful family and friends.
Along with his parents, Vic is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Ella Grace Moyers.
A funeral service was conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville, WV; 26351 at 11:00 AM; Friday, August 26, 2022 with Pastor Bryan Groves officiating. Burial followed at the McHenry II Cemetery near Sand Fork. Friends were received from 4:00-7:00 PM, Thursday evening at the mortuary in Glenville.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be made to the C. Vic Moyers P.S. Memorial Scholarship Fund. Checks can be mailed to: GSU Foundation, 200 High Street, Glenville, WV 26351. Online donations can be made through the Glenville State University Foundation Donation Form | Glenville State University and choosing the “C. Vic Moyers P.S. Scholarship Fund” in the scholarship designation drop-down menu.
Ellyson Mortuary, Inc. is honored to assist the family of Charles Victor “Vic” Moyers with traditional arrangements.

Mack W. Green
Mack W. Green, 78 of Webster Springs passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at Summersville Regional Medical Center. He was born June 23, 1944 in Webster Springs to the late Allen Elliott and Mary Elizabeth Payne Green.
He worked for the School Board, enjoyed fishing, was an avid hunter, and enjoyed playing guitar. He was Pentecostal by faith.
Mack is survived by his sons Hubert (Crystal) Green and William (Kerry) Green; daughters Lisa (Bennie) Anderson and Janie (Joseph) Malley; mother of his children, Judy Green; sisters Louberta Carol Utt and Retha M. Grimes; grandchildren Cody, Dustin, Bennie Jr., Samantha, Bailey, Serenity, Joey, Charlie and Aaliyah; and several nieces, nephews and extended family and friends to mourn his passing.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Orlando, George, Roy, and Lantie Green; and sisters Reba Carden, Leoma Loucille Hamrick, Deloris McIe, Lenora Clutter, and Eva Carpenter; and granddaughter Cassandra.
Friends joined the family for visitation on Saturday, August 27, 2022 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home. Funeral Services to celebrate Mack’s life were held on Sunday, August 28, 2022 at 2:00 PM with Pastor Clarence McCourt officiating. Interment followed in Joe McCourt Cemetery, Webster Springs.
Online condolences may be made to the family at
Dodd & Reed Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Green family.