William Walker Shaver
William Walker Shaver, 74, of Exchange, WV passed away at his home on November 16, 2015. He was born October 31, 1941 in Raleigh County, WV and was the son of the late Okey Shaver and Lelah (Wilson) Shaver. Also preceding him in death was a sister, Wilma M. Munsey.
Those left to cherish is memory are his sisters, Wanda S. Bailey, Maryland, Wavalene Wood of Beckley, WV, Marcene Cook of Springhill, FL and Zelma Knippenberg of Fort St. Lucie, FL. He is also survived by his special friend, Alvie Loyd.
William enjoyed watching sports and westerns. He had moved to his grandparents’ family farm in Exchange and enjoyed the quiet that he found there.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with the funeral service following at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Alvie Loyd. Atonement will follow the service in the Blue Ridge Cemetery, Beckley, WV.
Words of comfort and memories may be expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com. The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods is honored to be serving the Shaver family.
Erless Jean (Fox) Nichols
Erless Jean (Fox) Nichols, 75, of Sutton passed away Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 at Braxton County Memorial Hospital after an unexpected illness.
She was born March 18, 1940 to the late Wayne Richard and Effie Grey (Allen) Fox at Bulltown, WV.
Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Richard Nichols, who passed away on September 10, 2007; brother, Zane Richard Fox; sister, Lillian Kay Cypret, and granddaughter Jennifer Lynn Bailey.
She is survived by her son, Wm. Jack Bailey (Loretta) of Sutton; sisters Carolyn Sue Gregory and Wilma Lou Lockhart of Gassaway, Laura Faye Wiggins (Bill) of Mobile, AL and Alice Lee Blake of Fuquay Varina, NC; brothers Donald Allen Fox (Carolyn) and Linden Gail Fox (Phyllis) both of Sutton. Also surviving are two step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren and a host nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family would like to thank her close and dear friends Johnny and Diane Gross of Sutton for their support and devotion.
Jean was a homemaker. During her life she worked in numerous jobs. She loved to cook, visit and help friends in any way she could. She will be sadly missed by all that knew and loved her.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 19, 2015. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 20, 2015, at Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV with Reverend Earl Cayton officiating. Burial will follow at the West Virginia Memorial Gardens, Calvin, WV. Words of comfort and memories may be expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods is honored to be serving the Nichols family.
Gregory Scott Belknap
Gregory Scott Belknap, 34, of Sutton, went home to be with the Lord, on Thursday November 19, 2015 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.
He was born on January 18, 1981 in Charleston, the son of Glen and Melissa Belknap of Herold Rd., Sutton.
Greg is survived by his loving parents, sister, Pam and husband Mark, brother, Rich and wife Wendy, nephews, Joey, Ben and Levi, first cousins, Molly, Jessie, Jamie, Jackie and Jerry, and many aunts and uncles.
Our greatest comfort is that he knew his Lord.
There will be no services.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to be serving the Belknap family.
Online condolences can be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com
Virgil Lee Moore
Virgil Lee Moore, 58, of Sutton, WV passed away Friday, November 20, 2015 at his sister’s home surrounded by his family. Born March 9, 1957 at Akron, OH, he was a son of Wanda Keener of Summerville and the late Virgil A. Moore. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Johnny Douglas Moore and Gary Robin Moore and by a sister, Leona Mae Jenkins.
Surviving besides his mother are two sons, Chase and Clark Moore; one daughter, Carrie Moore, all of Spotsylvania, VA; three sisters, Drema Loretta Ridenour of Flatwoods, Vanessa June Todd and Reyna Tyree, both of Summersville; best friend, Nancy Moore Dingley of Roanoke, IL; seven grandchildren.
Friends may call at the White Funeral Home at Summersville on Monday, November 23, 2015 from 4 to 6 p.m.
In keeping with his wishes his body will be cremated after the visitation.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.whitefuneralhomewv.com
Nancy Perkins Knight
Nancy Perkins Knight, 86, of Gassaway, died November 20, 2015.
She is survived by her son, Stephen M. “Sooner” Knight and wife, Tina of Gassaway and close friends, Bill and Denise Mowery of Gassaway.
Nancy was the daughter of the late Jackson Earl and Minnie Smarr Perkins.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Lowell W. Knight in September; brothers, Joe (Lorraine) Perkins of Louisa, KY and Dayton “Pee Wee” (Eva) Perkins of Gassaway and Glenville.
Nancy graduated from Gassaway High School in 1943. She received her B.A. Degree from Marshall College (Marshall University) and her M.A. Degree from West Virginia Unitversity.
Nancy taught school at two of the last one-room schools in Braxton County, Triplett and Haymond (Chemical Town). She was an English and Social Studies teacher at Gassaway High School and a reading and English teacher at Braxton County High School.
Nancy was a member of the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church, Gassaway where she had also served as a deaconess.
Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 25, at the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church, Gassaway with the Rev. Barbara Accord officiating. Interment will be in the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Eula Naomi Weese Lamb
Eula Naomi Weese Lamb, 87 of Cowen went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at Braxton County Memorial Hospital surrounded by all her children. She was born April 27, 1928 in Camp Run, Webster County, to Noble and Lilly Ann Carpenter Sims and spent most of her life in Webster County. She was a member of Halo United Methodist Church where she took a very active part, the Cowen Garden Club, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 62, and the Silver Haired Legislature. She enjoyed going to the Webster County Senior Citizens, watching old western movies, and doing word search puzzles. She was formerly a Teacher’s Aide at Erbacon and a homemaker. Her greatest joy was spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Eula is survived by her children Robert Junior (Sharon) Weese of Erbacon, Susan Cook of Cowen, Sally (Osbourn) Perrine of Erbacon, Ruth (Paul) Greene of Erbacon, and Mary Cooley of Flatwoods; brothers Ernest Sims of Erbacon, Clarence Sims of Cowen, Forest (Sharron) Sims of Sandusky, OH, Tommy (Joyce) Sims of Milan, OH, and Harry Sims of Sandusky, OH; sisters Audrey Green of Kissimmee, FL and Lela Wehr of Sandusky, OH; 11 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren with one on the way. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands Robert Leo Weese and Ralph Fred Lamb; brother Loyd Sims; sister Beulah Moore; and son-in-laws Edward Cooley and Tommy Bean.
Friends may join the family for visitation on Friday, November 27, 2015 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM at Adams-Reed Funeral Home. Funeral Services to celebrate Eula’s life will be held on Saturday at 11:00 AM at the Funeral Home with Rev. Phil Hickman and James “Oz” Gray officiating. Interment will follow in the Mack Wayne Family Cemetery, Dennison Run Road, Cowen.
Online condolences may be made at www.adamsreedfh.com.
Adams-Reed Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Lamb family.