Romie Lee Hughes
Romie Lee Hughes, 77, of Burnsville, WV passed away at his home surrounded by him loving family March 11, 2018. He was born in IvyDale, WV on March 14, 1940 to the late Ernest Newton Hughes and Garrnett Ann (Hall) Hughes. Also preceding him in death was son, Keith Michael Hughes; daughter, Pamela Jean Gregory and brother, James Hughes.
He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley Ann (Bragg) Hughes, whom he married on June 7, 1959. Also surviving are sons, Jody Mead (Cheryl) Hughes, Belington, WV, David Lee (Deborah) Hughes, Burnsville, WV and Jeremy Scott Hughes of Burnsville, WV; sister Dolly Jean (Bud) Rose of Fruit Port, MI. He is survived by 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
He served his Country in the United States Airforce and worked in the glass manufacturing business. He was a member of the Little Kanawha Independent Church where he was a Sunday School Teacher and loved to attend. He enjoyed old cars and was especially fond of the 1950 Ford, Chevy Corvair and loved to rebuild them. You could often find him on the front porch, 4 wheeling or in the yard working or spending time with his friends and family. He was very proud of his kids, grandchildren and great grandchildren and would often brag to family and friends about them and their accomplishments.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 11-1 p.m. at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621. Funeral Services will follow calling hours and start at 1:00 p.m. at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home with Reverend Ronzel Roberts officiating. Interment will follow in the Little Kanawha Memorial Gardens where he will be buried by his daughter with Full Military Honors being conducted by American Legion Post 33. Fond memories and condolences can be expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Little Kanawha Independent Church, P.O. Box 197, Burnsville, WV 26335, towards the missionary fund.
The stockert-paletti Funeral will be handling the arrangements of Romie Lee Hughes.
Ilene Avis Beamer Kniceley
Ilene Avis Beamer Kniceley went to her eternal home in Heaven on Saturday, March 10, 2018, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. She was born on June 10, 1935, in Caress, WV, to William Theodore Ward Beamer and Trecie Ann Blagg Beamer. Ilene was married to her hometown sweetheart, Roland Verde Kniceley, for 36 years. Ilene had a strong faith which she shared often with family and friends and her love of God carried her through to the end of her life.
She was a member of the 1953 graduating class of Sutton High School, Sutton, WV, where she took Home Economics class, which sparked her interests in sewing, cooking, and baking. Her family, church, and friends benefited from her cooking skills, especially her delicious apple pies. She was an avid seamstress, making most of the clothes for her daughters, and many Christmas costumes for her church; she even sewed the banners for the Webster Springs High School and Webster County High School marching bands. She had a lifelong love of reading and was instrumental in the start of the Sutton Public Library in Sutton, WV, serving as their Secretary and Trustee. She was an avid gardener and was involved with award-winning community betterment programs through the local Women’s Club.
She loved to travel, enjoying family camping trips and vacations to the Outer Banks of NC, Hawaii, Florida, England, and the Holy Land. Her love of gospel music continued throughout her life as she sang in church choirs and attended many gospel concerts. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roland Verde Kniceley, parents Ward and Trecie Beamer, daughter, Deborah Ann Kniceley Anderson, granddaughter Kathleen “Katie Beth” Kniceley, and brothers Keith Beamer and Ted Beamer. She leaves behind a loving family: son, Roland Ward Kniceley and wife Tammy, Salem, WV, daughter Beverly Dee Kniceley Schartiger, Stuarts Draft, VA, and son Roger Lane Kniceley and wife Betty, King George, VA. She was proud of her grandchildren: William Kniceley and wife Suzanne, Keri Jenkins and husband Ryan, Robert Kniceley, Cody Anderson and wife Carla, Chris Schartiger and wife Hannah, Nick Schartiger and wife Lindsey, Sara Kniceley, Melissa Kniceley, and Anna Kniceley. She was blessed with great-grandchildren: Eva and Calvin Kniceley, Rylan and Piper Anderson, and Cameron Schartiger. Ilene also leaves behind her brother Donald Beamer and his wife Carol, sisters-in-law Norma Beamer and Iva Beamer, former sons-in-law Dean Anderson, and Chuck Schartiger, her close friend Cecile Baker, and Laura Reagan.
She donated her body to the Virginia State Anatomical Program to aid in medical studies and research. Celebration of Life services will be held at Wayne Hills Baptist Church, 877 Ladd Road, Waynesboro, VA, on Sunday, March 18, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., and at Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church, Sutton, WV, on Saturday, May 26, 2018, at 11:00 a.m.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Brookdale Senior Living and Clare Bridge Memory Care, as well as Carol Eye, Hospice Nurse, for their loving care. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a donation in Ilene’s memory to the Sutton Public Library, 500 Main Street, Sutton, WV, 26601, or to the Alzheimer’s Association, c/o Brookdale Staunton, 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 306, Charlottesville, VA, 22901.
Arletia Gray Wine
Arletia Gray Wine, 87, of Flatwoods, WV passed away March 14, 2018 at the Braxton Health Care Center, Sutton, WV. She was born April 13, 1930 at Falls Mill, WV and was the daughter of the late Guy Teter and Ona (Dean) Teter. Also preceding her in death was a brother, Emanuel (Marty) Teter; sisters, Harriett Bennett, Delores Stalnaker and Bonnie Maynard and one grandson, Storm Jackson Wine.
Surviving are sons, Everett Jackson (Tracey) Wine, Weston, WV, Jeffrey Guy Wine, Corley, WV and Joe Edward Wine, Corley, WV; daughters, Patricia Ann (Buckey) Pritt, Copen, WV, Katherine Gray Meckley, Sutton, WV, Martha Elaine (Jody) Asbury, Sutton, WV; brother, Raymond Teter, Fall Run, WV and sister Wanda Rowan, OH; 19 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.
Arletia loved anything to do with gardening and flowers and spent many hours outside working or just enjoying her garden. Her favorite game show was the Price is Right and the soap opera, The Young and the Restless. She spent many hours sitting and reading her Bible. Most of all, she loved babies and her family.
Family will receive friends on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 1-3 p.m. at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621. Funeral Services will follow calling hours and start at 3:00 p.m. at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home with Reverend Tom Propst officiating. Interment will follow in the Little Kanawha Memorial Gardens. Fond memories and condolences can be expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home family feels privileged to support and assist the Wine family in honoring their loved one.
James Douglas Jenkins
James Douglas Jenkins, 72, of Crooked Fork, passed away March 16, 2018 at Salem Center Nursing Home, Salem, WV.
He was born November 18, 1945 in Braxton County a son of the late Donnie and Haddie Clevenger Jenkins.
James was a carpenter, construction worker and a former foundry worker. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. He was an avid hunter and loved to go dancing at the Braxton Jamboree.
In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by brother, Ralph Jenkins; sisters, Rosie Jenkins and Irene Jenkins.
James is survived by his wife of 45 years, Leta Carpenter Jenkins; sons, James Jason Jenkins (Ashley), Jerry Dale Jenkins (Crystal) and Scottie Ray Jenkins (Casandra); granddaughters, Brittney, Jessica, Maria, Amber and Vanessa; grandson, Dustin; brother, Frederick Jenkins; sister, Marie Jordan.
Service will be 1 p.m. Monday, March 19, 2018 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Pastor Russell Boggs officiating. Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Chapel.
Visitation will be two hours prior to service at the funeral home.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.