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  • Virginia Carol Boyd
    Virginia Carol Boyd, age 77, of Buckhannon Run Road, passed away at 10:52 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family.
    She was born on May 10, 1938 in Sand Fork: a daughter of the late Basil Arland Marks and Thelma Opal Lynch Marks.
    She married Glenn Allen Boyd Sr. who passed away on Sept. 11, 1959.
    She is survived by two children, Bruce Eugene Boyd of Buckhannon and Glenn Allen (Terry Lynn) Boyd of Weston; four grandchildren, Sarah Virginia Boyd Fallon of Weston, Anessa Dawn Martir and husband, Ed, of Houston Texas, Christy Louise (John) Turner of Jane Lew, and Joseph Allen (Amanda) Boyd of Houston, Texas; eight great-grandchildren, Abigail Knapp, Emily Fallon, Joshua Fallon, Ericah and Ethan Martir, Mary and Elisa Turner, and Kaitlyn Boyd; two brothers, Dale (Susie) Marks and Arden (Betsy) Marks, all of Weston; one sister, Ava Jean Valdez of Tucson, Ariz.; sister-in-law, Arlena Marks of Mt. Clare; and several nieces and nephews.
    She retired from the USDA with over 12 years of service. She was Methodist by faith.
    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers: Dennis Ray Marks and Gary Allen Marks.
    Friends and family will gather at the Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 144 Hackers Creek Road in Jane Lew, from 6-8 p.m on Thursday, April 28. Funeral Services will be held at 12 noon on Friday from the Pat Boyle Funeral Home Chapel with Roger McKee officiating. Interment will follow in the Weston Masonic Cemetery.
    The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored and privileged to serve the family of Virginia Boyd.
    Online condolences may be expressed at www.patboylefuneralhome.com.
  • Delmar Clive “Del” Hinkle
    Delmar Clive “Del” Hinkle, age 80, of Brushy Fork Road in Buckhannon, passed away at 4:40 p.m. on April 16, 2016, in the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, following complications from heart disease.
    He was born in Buckhannon on Feb. 29, 1936: a son of the late Francis Clive Hinkle and Edith Hinkle.
    On Nov. 26, 1955, he married the former Eileen June Gibson and they celebrated 49 years of marriage before her passing on Nov. 13, 2005.
    He is survived by one son Douglas Clive Hinkle and wife, Veronica Phutthasen, of Victoria Australia; three grandchildren, Christopher Hinkle and Stephanie Hinkle, both of Fla., and Shyann Hinkle of West Australia; several cousins; and companion, Betty June Suder of Buckhannon.
    He proudly served in the National Guard then worked as an electrician for the Bazinet Company in West Palm Beach, Fla. before retiring and moving back home to W.Va. In his earlier years, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding motorbikes, flying model airplanes, collecting guns and watching the birds that frequented his yard.
    His request for cremation has been honored and arrangements for a Celebration of Life Service will be announced soon.
    The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 144 Hackers Creek Road in Jane Lew, is honored and privileged to serve the family of Delmar Clive “Dale” Hinkle.
    Online condolences may be expressed at www.patboylefuneralhome.com.
  • Karron Pruett Lake
    Karron Pruett Lake, 65, of Ireland, passed away April 20, 2016, in Georgia at the home of her daughter, Robin Crane, surrounded by her loving family. 
    She was born on July 3, 1950, in Bluefield, Va.: to the late Edward William Pruett and Audrey Austin Pruett.
    She was also preceded in death by a son, Scott Lake; and one grandchild.    
    Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Donn J. Lake; daughter, Donna Browne (David) of LA Porte, Texas; son, Troy Lake (Rena) of Largo Vista, Texas; daughter, Robin (Steve) Crane of Zebulon, Ga.; daughter-in-law, Jasmine Lake of Grand Prarie, Texas; daughter, Jennifer Lake of Ireland; daughter, Renee Lake of Huntington; brother, William Pruett of Deer Park, Texas; sisters, Joyce Jent (David) of Deer Park, Texas and Debbie Westbrook and Judy (Gary) Brown, all of Pasadena, Texas.
    She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
    She was a member of the Falls Run United Methodist Church. She possessed many wonderful qualities. She was smart, faithful and always enjoyed helping people. She also enjoyed planning and organizing events in the community, volunteering in the school and making memories with friends and family. She was a wonderful cook who believed in making everything from scratch and whose family and friends enjoyed her style of cooking.
    Family will receive friends on Thursday, April 28, from 5-8 p.m. at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner in Flatwoods. The service will be held on Friday, April 29, at 12 p.m. at the Falls Run United Methodist Church with the Rev. Duane Brown officiating. Interment will follow at the Flatwoods Cemetery in Flatwoods. 
    Words of comfort and fond memories may be shared with the family at www.stockert-paletti.com. 
    The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods, is honored to be serving the Lake Family.
  • Eva May Burkhammer
    Eva May Burkhammer, 86, of First Street in Weston, passed away at 10:40 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2016, in the Crestview Manor Nursing Home in Jane Lew, following complications from Alzheimer’s Disease.
    She blessed this earth and the lives of her parents when she was born in Glenville, on April 26, 1929: a daughter of the late Hiram Sprouse and Lula Messenger Sprouse.
    Her loving, devoted spirit will be carried on by her daughter, Patricia Charm Heath of Roanoke; one sister, Jean (Tom) Burkhammer of Akron Ohio; one brother, Clarence Sprouse of Weston; foster-brother, Terry Joe (Cindy) Sprouse of Burnsville; nine grandchildren, Ronda Brown Heath, Edward Matthew Heath, Mark S. Heath, Elizabeth Burkhammer, Jimmy Burkhammer, Jessica (Scottie) Conner, Brandy Burkhammer, Robin Crist and Lisa Crites; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
    In addition to her parents, she will be happily reunited in Heaven with her two sons, Stanley Lee Burkhammer and George Wm. Burkhammer, Jr.; two sisters, Bessie Heater and Chloe Sprouse; and one brother, Hoy Sprouse.
    She greeted everyone with her bubbly personality and warm smile as she worked as a waitress and cook most of her life. She enjoyed cooking, baking cakes, reading cookbooks for inspiration and traveling whenever possible. Her family was her greatest treasure and she was proud of each and every one of them.
    Friends and family gathered at the Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 144 Hackers Creek Road in Jane Lew, on Monday April 25. Funeral Services were held from the Pat Boyle Funeral Home Chapel Tuesday with Rev. Ronzel Roberts officiating. Interment followed in the Stalnaker Cemetery in Glenville.
    The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored and privileged to serve the family of Eva May Burkhammer.
    Online condolences may be expressed at ww.patboylefuneralhome.com.
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