- Gladys Marie Blake
Gladys Marie Blake, age 88, of Raccoon Run Road in Weston, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at her home, following an extended illness.
She was born in Lewis County on Feb. 19, 1926: daughter of the late Jessie Conrad and Roxie (Williams) Conrad.
On Jan. 4, 1944, she married Edward James Blake, who preceded her in death on May 24, 1997.
Mrs. Blake is survived by five sons, Paul Blake, David Blake, Randsil Blake, Brian "Keith" Blake and Earl Blake all of Weston; 14 grandchildren, Earl Blake, Jr., Gary Blake, Cathryn Lake, Debbie Blake, Ralph Daniel Blake, Robert Blake, Tersa Allen, Christina White, Alex Blake, Reva Blake, Erik Blake, Sherry Blake, Roberta Blake and William Blake; and several great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by one brother, Wilbert Conrad of Walkersville and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Edward, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Pearl Eagle, Carie Detamore, Elsie Clem and Rosie Turner.
Mrs. Blake was a glassworker with Louie Glass Factory of Weston and a homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Weston. Gladys enjoyed sewing, quilting and making blankets.
Family and friends will be received at the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home, 730 N. Main Avenue in Weston, on Thursday, April 24, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 24, at 1 p.m. from the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Kenneth Miller officiating. Interment will follow services in the Peterson Siding Cemetery on Oil Creek , Roanoke.
On-line condolences and life stories in memory of Gladys may be expressed at www.hardman-palettifuneralhome.com.
Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home of Weston is honored to serve the family of Gladys Marie Blake.
- Elizabeth Jill Brown
Elizabeth Jill Brown, age 69, of Weston, died Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston. She was born April 15, 1945 in Upshur County: a daughter of the late Carl and Lota Marie West Wilfong.
On July 27, 2006 she married Harry "Buck" Brown who survives. Also surviving are one son, Mike Burr of Buckhannon; one daughter, Penny Burr of Newport News, Va.; two-step sons, Harry "Duke" Brown of Morgantown, and K. Doug (CJ) Brown of Teays Valley; one step-grandson, Jarret Brown of Teays Valley and one brother Jack (Joan) Wilfong of Big Fort, Mont.
Mrs. Brown was a secretary for the Genealogy Library in Horner.
Friends will be received Wednesday, April 23, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the funeral home with the Rev. J. Edward McDaniels officiating.
Burial will follow in Buckhannon Memorial Park in Buckhannon.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com.
Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
- Clare Ruth Cobb
Clare Ruth Burrows Norman Cobb, age 71, of Nella's Nursing Home of Elkins, passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014 in Nella's Nursing Home, following an extended illness.
She was born in Gilmer County on June 29, 1942: daughter of the late Curtis William Allen and Stella (Robison) Allen.
Mrs. Cobb is survived by two sons, John Ray Burrows of Weston and James Curtis Burrows of Clouster Point, Va.; and seven grandchildren, Julie Burrows, Kelley Jo Burrows, T.J. Burrows, Josh Burrows, Jessie Burrows, Autumn Burrows and Tara Burrows.
She is also survived by her sister, Chessie Brown of Buckhannon and 16 nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Clare was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
Mrs. Cobb was a homemaker. She enjoyed playing games, especially puzzles and loved to cook. Clare was a Baptist by faith.
A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, April 23, at 2 p.m. from Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens of Jane Lew, with Pastor Junior Harris officiating.
Interment will follow services in her family plot.
On-line condolences and life stories in memory of Clare may be expressed at www.hardman-palettifuneralhome.com.
Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home of Weston is honored to serve the family of Clare Ruth Norman Cobb.
- Hannah Nicole Cook
Hannah Nicole Cook, age 11, of Berlin Road in Weston, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 18, 2014 in Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital of Weston, following an extended illness.
She was born in Petersburg on Aug. 14, 2002: daughter of Jennifer L. (Foster) Cook and fiancé, Bradley Lemons of Weston and David D. (Amanda) Cook, Jr. of Charleston.
Hannah is survived by one brother, Hunter Pritchard Cook; and one sister, Haylee Cook. Also surviving are maternal grandparents, Carla and Francis Foster of Weston; maternal great-grandparents, Irma Curtis of Weston and the late Carl Curtis and Carl and Threca Foster of Weston.
She is also survived by one aunt, Julie Heiney of Weston; one uncle, Jason (Missy) Foster of Weston; and four cousins, Cody, Dylan, Ada Grace and Josiah. Paternal grandparents are David and Brenda Cook of Riverton; and great-grandparents are the late Fred and Beulah Cook and the late Ival and Kathleen Kisamore.
Hannah was a fifth grader at Robert L. Bland Middle School of Weston. She was a member of the Stonecoal United Methodist Church of Weston. Hannah enjoyed swimming, boating, camping and shopping. Hannah loved music and her family and friends will miss her smile that she enjoyed giving.
Family and friends were received at the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home 730 N. Main Avenue in Weston on Tuesday, April 22, from 4 - 8 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, April 23, at 11 a.m. from the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home chapel with Rev.d Bill Dawson and Rev. Bob King officiating.
Interment will follow services in the Peterson Cemetery of Weston.
On-line condolences and life stories in memory of Hannah may be expressed at www.hardman-palettifuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the West Virginia University Children's Hospital, 1 Medical Centre Drive, Morgantown, WV 26506.
Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home of Weston is honored and privileged to serve the family of Hannah Nicole Cook.
- Catherine Joan Linger
Catherine Joan Linger, age 73, of S. River Avenue of Weston, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014 in Mon General Hospital of Morgantown, following a brief illness.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, April 26, at 10 a.m. from St Patrick Church of Weston with Rev. J. Stephen Vallelonga as celebrant.
Interment will follow mass in Weston Masonic Cemetery.
On-line condolences and life stories in memory of Catherine may be expressed at www.hardman-palettifuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Memory of Catherine J. Linger to: West Virginia Special Olympics 1206 Virginia Street E Suite 100 Charleston, WV 25301.
Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home of Weston is honored to serve the family of Catherine Joan Linger.
- Jane Davis Post
Jane Davis Post, age 97, of Jane Lew, departed this life on April 20, 2014, at the Crest View Manor in Jane Lew.
She was born at McWhorter on May 4, 1916: a daughter of the late Urso and Jessie Saunders Davis.
On May 4, 1936, she married Jacob Showalter Post, who proceeded her in death on Dec. 3, 1975.
Mrs. Post is survived by her son, Jacob Davis "Dave" (Nancy) Post of Lost Creek; daughter, Elizabeth A. "Liz" Post of Jane Lew; two grandchildren, Jacqueline (Greg) Abraham of Lost Creek, Walt (Karen) Post of Good Hope; four great-grandsons, Joel and Caleb Abraham and Jake and Jeremy Post; a special grandson, Christopher Freeman; and sister-in-law, Martha Davis.
Jane was the last surviving member of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by three brothers, Hugh, Bud and Everett Davis.
Mrs. Post was a longtime member of the North View United Methodist Church and attended Georgetown Community Church. She was a member of the Berlin CEOS Club and the North View Chicken Scratch Club. Jane enjoyed crocheting and made granny cuddles for local hospitals and lap throws for Tammy Lynn Center in Raleigh, N.C.
Family and friends may call at the Amos Carvelli Funeral Home, 201 Edison Street, Nutter Fort, on Wednesday, April 23, from 4 - 8 p.m. and on Thursday, April 24, from 9 a.m. until the funeral hour at 11 a.m. with Rev. Adam Justice presiding.
Interment will follow at the Seventh Day Baptist Church Cemetery in Lost Creek.
Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.amoscarvelli.com.
A service of Amos Carvelli Funeral Home.
- Howard Lee Riddle Sr.
Howard Lee Riddle Sr., age 78, of Middle Fork Road in Roanoke, went home to be with the Lord at 7:05 p.m. on Sunday, April 20, 2014 in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston, following an extended illness.
He was born in Lewis County on Sept. 28, 1935: a son of the late Archie Hugh Riddle and Lena Virginia Dennison Riddle.
He was twice married, first on May 30, 1959 to the former Delphia Lajune Douglas, who passed away on Dec. 4, 2014, then on May 25, 1994 to the former Clara Cathy Webb, who survives.
He is also survived by Howard and Delphia's five children, Debbie (Johnnie) Cochran of Fulton, Ill., Sharon (Warren) Mitchell of Clinton, Iowa, Pamela Riddle of Clinton, Iowa, Michael Riddle of Thomson, Ill., and Howard (Wilma) Riddle Jr., Roanoke; one sister, Lelah (Charles) Ocheltree of Weston; two brothers, Darrell and Kenneth Riddle, both of Weston; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one grandson, Nathan Alfred; one step-grandson, Timothy Gibson; two sisters, Ruth Ann Riddle and Lula Mae Riddle; and five brothers, Leon, Jimmy, Sammy Jo, Harold and Harry Riddle.
Howard worked as a timber cutter for Frank Craig. He later worked for Holden Contractors and retired from Echo Valley. He was an outdoor enthusiast who especially enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Friends and family will gather at the Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service at 144 Hackers Creek Road in Jane Lew, from 5-7 pm on Wednesday, April 23.
Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 24, from the Pat Boyle Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Riddle officiating. Interment will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery on Goosepen Road in Weston.
The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored and privileged to serve the family of Howard Riddle Sr.
Online condolences may be made at www.patboylefuneralhome.com.
- Scottie Dale Scarff
Scottie Dale Scarff, age 44, of Main Street in Jane Lew, died April 14, 2014 following a sudden illness.
He was born Oct. 12, 1969 in Weston: a son of the late Lillie Corrine Robinson Scarff and Jackie Dale Scarff who survive.
In addition to his father, he is also survived by one daughter: Kristen Scarff of Fairmont; one sister, Stephanie Scarff of Jane Lew; one niece, Samentha Scarff of Jane Lew. Several aunts, uncles, nephews and cousins also survive.
Scottie was a graduate of Lewis County High School Class of 1987, loved the outdoors, football, basketball and baseball. He played played softball for the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital team. He was a delivery driver for the Dr. Pepper Company and was Methodist by faith.
Family and friends will be received Saturday, April 26, at 4 p.m. for a memorial service to be held at the Morris Funeral Home in Jane Lew with Pastor Rob Hoover officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Jackie Scarff, P.O. Box 91, Jane Lew, WV 26378.
Morris Funeral Home of Jane Lew is in charge of the arrangements for Scottie Dale Scarff.
- Haroldine Mae Stalnaker
Haroldine Mae (Greene) Stalnaker, age 86, of Old Route 33 of Weston, passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014 in Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital of Weston, following an extended illness.
She was born in Akron, Ohio on March 5, 1928: daughter of the late Harold Greene and Laura (Smith) Greene.
On July 29, 1949 she married Kenneth Stalnaker, who survives.
Mrs. Stalnaker is also survived by two daughters, Sandy Stalnaker and companion, Mark Smith of Smithburg and Joyce (Thom) Zirkle of Ft Myers, Fla.; three grandchildren, Brian Wright and partner, Melissa Shirley, Breenana Wright and partner, Ernie Hall, and Amy Jones; four great-grandchildren, Brian Conrad, Ryder Hall, Wyatt Hall and Quinn Hall; and one great-great grandson, Brendon Conrad. She is also survived by two sisters, Wilma Stolmayer and Ona Greene, both of Akron, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Stalnaker was preceded in death by three sisters, Madge (Greene) Lockard, June (Greene) Reider and Mary Greene.
Mrs. Stalnaker worked as a Avon Sales Representative for almost 40-years. She enjoyed working in genealogy, especially the Greene and Stalnaker families. She also enjoyed cooking, sewing, reading and flowers. Her greatest love was her family and everyone will miss her great sense of humor.
Family and friends were received at the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home 730 N. Main Avenue in Weston on Thursday, April 17, from 2 - 4 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.
Funeral services were held on Friday at 1 p.m. from the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Stephen White officiating. Interment followed services in the Georgetown Community Cemetery in Georgetown.
On-line condolences and life stories in memory of Mrs. Stalnaker may be expressed at www.hardman-palettifuneralhome.com.
Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home of Weston is honored to serve the family of Haroldine Mae (Greene) Stalnaker.