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Marsha Walls

Marsha Walls, 47, of Shady Spring, WV, formerly of Big Sandy, WV, passed away in her sleep on August 19, 2017 in her home.
Born on May 18, 1970 in Welch, she was...
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Marsha Walls

Robert Rose

Robert M. "Bob" Rose, 74, of Clearfield, PA, a native of Beckley, died August 18.
Bob is survived by his wife, Ruthann R. (Ross) Rose whom he married December 4,...
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Robert Rose

Judy Clower

Judy Lynn Clower, 67, of Hines, passed away on August 21, 2017.
Memorial service will be 2:00 pm, Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Wallace & Wallace Chapel,...
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Judy Clower

Thomas Hopkins

Thomas C Hopkins of West Palm Beach Florida, died on Saturday, July 29, 2017. He was 65.
Tom was born on March 23, 1952 to Charlie and Irene (Stephenson)...
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Thomas Hopkins

Mary Lewis

Mary Catherine Lewis, 83, of Meadow Bridge WV., entered heavens gate on August 16, 2017.
A very loving mother and grandmother, Mary loved cooking and gardening....
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Mary Lewis

Mary Colo

BLUEFIELD, WV Mary Teresa Colo, age 96 of Bluefield, WV, passed away at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, WV on Saturday, August 19, 2017.
Born December 5, 1920...
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Mary Colo

Sherman King

Sherman Dewayne King went to be with the Lord suddenly on Friday August 18, 2017 after dealing with multiple health problems for several years.
He was born...
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Sherman King

Hazel Crawford

Hazel L. Crawford, age 83, of Cherry Creek Circle, Shady Spring, WV, passed away following a short illness at Charleston Area Medical Center on Saturday, August...
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Hazel Crawford

Rosie Canaday

Memorial Services for a Celebration of Life for Mrs. Rosie Mae Canaday, age 70 of Trimble, Alabama will be planned for the near future in West Virginia.
Born on...
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Rosie Canaday

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Recent death notices

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Alfred Reed

Alfred Arnold Reed, 68 of Oak Hill, passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017 at Plateau Medical Center, following a sudden illness.
Professional Services...
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Alfred Reed

Robert Kosnoski

Robert "Bob" Kosnoski, 83, of Beckley died Saturday, August 19, 2017; arrangements are pending at the Melton Mortuary.
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Robert Kosnoski

Jerry Gunther

Jerry Wayne Gunther, 60, of Crab Orchard, died Aug. 13, 2017.
Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Beckley.
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Jerry Gunther

Theodore Almond

Theodore H. "Ted" Almond, age 80, of Cool Ridge, WV, passed away at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, on Thursday, August 10, 2017.
Arrangements are pending...
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Theodore Almond

Joseph Osborne

Joseph Osborne, age 9, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, formerly of Ameagle, died August 10, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry...
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Joseph Osborne

Romey Canada

Romey 'Jack' Canada, 83, of Oak Hill, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, at his home.
Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Beckley.
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Romey Canada

Billy Edwards

Billy Joe Edwards, 89, of True, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017, at his home following a short illness. Arrangements pending at Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton, WV.
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Billy Edwards

Gary Richmond

Gary Rexford Richmond, age 69, of Layland, WV, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at his home. Arrangements pending completion at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral...
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Gary Richmond

Wanda Aliff

Wanda Sue Hurt Aliff, age 76, of Beckley, passed away Monday, July 31, 2017, at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley. Arrangements pending completion at Rose and...
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Wanda Aliff

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Funeral, graveside and memorial services

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Joeddie Turner

Joeddie Turner, 76, of Rock Creek, died August 16, at home.
A Memorial service will be held on a later day.
Arrangements by Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville.
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Joeddie Turner

Ella Grimmett

Ella Margaret Grimmett, 88, of Franklin, TN, formerly of Alderson, died Aug. 18, Williamson Medical Center, Franklin, TN, following a long illness.
Service 12...
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Ella Grimmett

Linda Spears

Linda Carol Vass Spears, 57, of Bolt, died August 19, Bowers Hospice House, Beckley.
Funeral service 1PM August 23, Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum, Beckley....
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Linda Spears

Rosetta Fisher

Rosetta Faye Fisher, graveside service 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.
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Rosetta Fisher

William Sovine

William Charles Sovine, 56 of Bland, VA, died Saturday, August 19, 2017 in Wytheville, VA.
Honoring Mr. Sovine's wishes, cremation services have been...
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William Sovine

Randy Brown

Randy Lynn "Eld Bob" Brown, 55, of Cyclone, died Aug. 18, 2017, following a long illness. Funeral noon Aug. 22 at Little Pilgrim Freewill Baptist Church, Cyclone....
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Randy Brown

Richard Gravley

Richard Dale Gravley, 54, of Cyclone, died August 17, Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, after a battle with cancer.
Service 11am, August 21, at Verner Community...
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Richard Gravley

James Williams

Williams, James Emerson "Johnny", 78, passed away on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at CAMC General Hospital. Graveside service will be held at Blue Ridge Memorial...
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James Williams

Lois Dalton

Lois Jane Dalton, a native of Jumping Branch, died Aug. 14, Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Lewisburg.
Service 12 noon Aug. 18, Ronald Meadows Funeral Chapel....
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Lois Dalton

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Condolences forRobert Kosnoski
Since graduating from Woodrow Wilson our contact with Bob has mostly been while attending the Class of 1953 reunions. We are so grateful for his... Read more
By Bob and Barbara (Darby) Manning

Condolences forDeborah Richmond
So sorry to see that Debbie has passed away. I have many memories of the entire family,so I am sending my sympathy, love, and prayers to all of you. Read more
By JoAnn Smithson Acord

Condolences forDenise Fernatt
I remember coming over to your house Marie & hanging out with y'all. She was such a sweet person. I believe this 8s such a tragedy and she will be... Read more
By LeeAnn Gray South