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  • Delores June Sinclair
    Delores June Sinclair, age 87, of Savory Drive, Buckhannon, passed away at 2:34 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at her residence, following an extended illness.
    She was born in Texas on July 18, 1928: a daughter of the late William Henry West and Trixie May Lasater West.
    On June 9, 1999, she married William Kenneth Sinclair and he will miss her dearly after 17 years of marriage.
    In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters.
    Her request for cremation has been honored and her husband will have a private Celebration of Life Service at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be sent directly to: Wm. Kenneth Sinclair, 160 Savory Drive Buckhannon, WV 26201.
    The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 144 Hackers Creek Road in Jane Lew, is honored and privileged to serve the family of Delores Sinclair.
    Online condolences may be expressed at www.patboylefuneralhome.com.
  • Robert “Bob” Mathews
    Robert “Bob” Mathews, age 75, of Clayton Street in Rivesville, passed away at 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2016, in the Glenville Center Nursing Home.
    He was born on Dec. 19, 1940, and was an honored veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
    Private burial will be held at the WV National Cemetery in Grafton.
    The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 144 Hackers Creek Road in Jane Lew, is honored and privileged to serve the family of Robert Mathews. Online condolences may be expressed at www.patboylefuneralhome.com.
  • SHADA G. SIMMONS KAYSER
    Shada G. Simmons Kayser, died Monday, June 27, 2016, at Bethany Woods Nursing and Rehabilitation  Center in Albemarle, N.C.
    Mrs. Kayser was born June 4, 1921, in Gilmer County: to the late Ira and Esta (Smith) Simmons.
    She was also preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth S. Kayser; son, Kenneth R. Kayser; granddaughter, Katherine Lynn Richards Kimberlin; five brothers and a twin sister.
    She was a member of Doyle Chapel United Methodist Church from the time of her marriage on April 28, 1942, to Kenneth Sterling Kayser. She was a homemaker who loved her Lord Jesus Christ, her church, family, friends and music. She was known for her sweet smile and gentle ways.
    The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m., Friday, July 1, at  Doyle Chapel United Methodist Church, Alum Bridge. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in the church sanctuary officiated by Rev. Ronald C. Brown. Burial will follow at the Woofter Cemetery in Alum Bridge.
    Survivors include daughter; Barbara Kayser (Hoy M. "Mack" Richards of New London, N.C.;  two grandsons, Michael Ray (Toy) Richards of Uncasville, CT., and Kenneth Scott Kayser of Weston; seven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Doyle Chapel United Methodist Church c/o Mrs. Mary K. Davisson, 12319 US Highway 33 West, Alum Bridge, WV 26321.
    Hartsell Funeral Home is serving the Kayser family.
    Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com.
  • Velva Ann Woody
    Velva Ann Woody, age 96, of Old Mill Road in Weston passed away peacefully on Sunday afternoon, June 26, 2016, at her residence, after living a long and happy life.
    She was born in Weston on Feb. 2, 1920: a daughter of the late Ernest Rye Heater and Vadie Adeline Riffle Heater.
    On Jan. 5, 1957, she married John Allison Woody and they celebrated 41 years of marriage before his passing on Nov. 25, 1998.
    She is survived by three siblings, Lawrence Heater, Robert (Sandra) Heater and Mary Asquith, all of Roanoke; brother-in-law, Lonnie Woody of Morgantown; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by six siblings, Juanita Smith, Helen Butcher, Ernestine Ables, Clarence Heater, Allen Heater and Russ Heater; brother-in-law, Clarence Asquith; and sister-in-law, Barbara Heater.
    Friends and family will gather at the Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service at 144 Hackers Creek Road in Jane Lew, from 11 a.m. to 12 noon on Wednesday, June 29. Funeral Services will follow at 12 noon from the Pat Boyle Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Russell Furr officiating. Interment will follow in the Mitchell Cemetery.
    The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored and privileged to serve the family of Velva Woody.
    Online condolences may be expressed at www.patboylefuneralhome.com.
  • Charles Keith Marshall
    Charles Keith Marshall, born on July 18, 1956, son of the late Nancy Jean and late Charles Henry Marshall, went home to be with the Lord on June 23, 2016, after an extensive illness. His grandparents are Emma White and Andrew Marshall, who preceded him in death, along with his grandmother and grandfather, William and Elizabeth Gardner who also preceded him in death.
    He is survived by his sister, Kim Marshall of Canonsburg, Pa. and his brother, Thomas Kevin Marshall of Fredericksburg, Va. They will eternally love him and will miss him immensely. He had 16 aunts and uncles and 88 cousins, who all loved him. He was also blessed with many friends, since he never met a stranger.
    He moved to Columbus, Ohio in 1985, Columbus was his home until he passed. He graduated from Lewis County High School in 1974 and graduated at boot camp in the Marines and was Weston’s finest first Afro-American Honor Man. Sergeant E5 Marshall served in the Marines from 1974 to 1979, and was very proud of his success in the Marines. He was employed by Halliburton after leaving the Marines for approximately five years. After he left Halliburton, he then joined Cardinal Logistics in the administrative field for 30 years where he was very successful.
    He met Deborah Prude and they married on May 27, 1995. He has two sons, Noah and Isaiah Marshall and one daughter, Patrice Marshall, who love their daddy more than words can say.
    He said that his mother, Nancy Marshall was the biggest influence in his life. His favorite hymn was “How Great Thou Art.” He loved the Lord and trusted God with his whole being. His favorite preacher of all time was Billy Graham. He did not know a stranger, this was a gift he inherited from his dad, Charles Marshall. He loved children and believed that they were a gift from God. His lesson for us in life is that we “Live each day like it is the last, and for us to trust in the Lord at all time.”
    His favorite scripture was the great commission from Matthew 28: 16-20: Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”
    These are truly words to live by.
    His decision to unselfishly donate his remains to the Ohio State University shows his desire to help others find a cure in our battles with cancer.
    The Celebration of Life will be announce at a later date.
  • Joyce Ann Riddle
    Joyce Ann Riddle, age 48, of John Street in Weston, passed away at 6 a.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2016, at her residence, following an extended illness.
    She was born in Weston on Sept. 5, 1967: a daughter of John Patrick Rowan of Weston and the late Betty Lou Keesucker Rowan.
    On Dec. 19, 1985, she married Archie Hugh Riddle and he will miss her dearly after 30 years of marriage.
    She is survived by three children, Betty Dawn Riddle Gould and husband, Nick, of Freemansburg, Donna Sue Riddle and husband, Mike Painer, of Valley Chapel and Adam (Rose) Riddle of Buckhannon; eight grandchildren, Zach and Travis Gould, Joe and Emily Painer, and Hannah, Xavier, Maddie and Emma Riddle; 10 siblings, Linda (Stewart) Rhoades, Kevin (Susan) Rowan, Kathy (Bob) Bleigh, Brenda (Bill) King, Johnny (Peggy) Rowan, David (Brenda) Rowan, Katrina (Mike) Workman, Robbie Butcher, and Pam (Donnie) Spinks, all of Weston, and Mary Leigh of Jacksonville, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Jo Rowan; and one grandchild, Peyton Riddle.
    She worked at Crystal Glass in Buckhannon for over 20 years. Family was her greatest blessing and she treasured the time she spent with her grandchildren. She was Christian by faith.
    Friends and family gathered at the Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 144 Hackers Creek Road in Jane, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, June 27. Funeral Services followed from the Pat Boyle Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Riddle officiating. Interment will follow in the Snyder Cemetery in Churchville.
    In lieu of flowers donations may be made at the funeral home to assist the family with funeral expenses.
    The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored and privileged to serve the family of Joyce Riddle. Online condolences may be expressed at www.patboylefuneralhome.com.
  • Ronald Dale Cork
    Ronald Dale Cork, age 80, of the Buffalo Creek Community of Lost Creek, passed away peacefully at his home on June 23, 2016, with his family by his side.
    He was born on July 23, 1935, on Davisson Run in Clarksburg. He was preceded in death by his parents Helen Pauline (McAtee) Cork and Frederick Mortimer Cork.
    He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Francine (Steele) Cork, whom he married Aug. 14, 1997. He is also survived by a sister, Billie Ann Clevenger of Clarksburg; and his three children, daughter Teri Jo (Tim) Troke of Reno, Nev., Ronald D. (Dawna) Cork, II, of Mt. Clare and Philip Bradley (Misty) Cork of Mt. Clare. His five grandchildren are, Whitney (Dan) Harlacher of Oregon City, Ore., Jordan (Jennifer) Stevens of Sparks, Nev.; Destiny Pike of Sparks, Nev.; Ava Cork and Grant Cork of Mt. Clare. He is also survived by two nieces, a nephew and six great-grandchildren.
    He was a 1953 graduate of Washington Irving High School in Clarksburg and proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1953-1957, achieving the rank of sergeant. He attended Salem College from 1957-1958 and began work for Hope Gas in 1957 and also sold real estate. It was during the 1960s that he received a calling from the field of law enforcement, serving as a constable for Harrison County from 1967-1969. In 1968, he campaigned for and was elected to the office of Sheriff of Harrison County, an honor and achievement, which he always held dear to his heart. He initiated new ideas and sought to promote the sheriff’s department by sending deputies to an accredited police academy, lobbying for the passage of the civil service bill for deputies, instituting a rank and promotion system for them and establishing a detective’s office for the department.
    After his tenure as sheriff, he also served Harrison County as a magistrate, deputy sheriff and entrepreneur. He owned and operated the Country Corner Restaurants in Lost Creek and West Milford during the 1980s.
    In 1985, he was appointed Harrison County Superintendent with the WV Department of Highways and remained with the organization until his retirement in 2000.
    He was a member of the following organizations: BPO Elks 482 Past Exalted Ruler, Moose Lodge 52, VFW Clarksburg, FOP Clarksburg, Shinnston American Legion, Former member Jr. Chamber of Commerce and twice chairman of the Harrison County March of Dimes.
    He grew to know and appreciate many people over the years and always enjoyed the time spent with friends. He loved history, particularly of Harrison County, politics, spending time with family, automobiles, animals and vintage movies. He never hesitated to help a friend in need. He was an amazing provider and patriarch for his family and the love they shared is unwavering and will live on. He accepted the Lord as his Savior in 2015.
    In accordance with his wishes, there will be no visitation and he will be cremated. A private Celebration of Life Graveside Service will be held at Boring Cemetery at Davisson Run with the Rev. Bruce Stinard officiating.
    In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Harrison County Humane Society, 2450 Saltwell Rd., Shinnston, WV 26431 or charity of choice. Expressions of sympathy may be sent directly to the family at 2278 Buffalo Creek Rd. Lost Creek, WV 26385.
    The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 144 Hackers Creek Road in Jane Lew, is honored and privileged to serve the family of Ronald Dale Cork.
    Online condolences may be expressed at www.patboylefuneralhome.com.
  • Asa “Ace” Claude Adams
    Asa “Ace” Claude Adams, age 95, of Kunst Drive in Weston, passed away at 6:29 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in the Crestview Manor Nursing Home in Jane Lew. He lived a long, productive life built on a strong foundation of faith, love and family.
    He blessed this earth and the lives of his parents when he was born in Gilmer County on Feb. 17, 1921: a son of the late Ezra Charles Adams and Lessie Lee Keister Adams.
    He first married Jessie Alice Goff who passed away in 1968. He then married Wanda Simmons. On May 5, 1990, he married Wanda Louise Heckert Gould and they celebrated 23 years of marriage before her passing on Sept. 7, 2014.
    His ease of conversation and witty storytelling will be carried on by his six children, Jack (Laurie) Adams of York, S.C., Jim (Kim) Adams of Ritchie County, Joe (Lucinda) Adams of Bunker Hill, Terry (Sue) Adams, Tim (Marge) Adams and Ezraetta Sue (Kurt) Miller, all of Massillon, Ohio; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three step-children, Roger (Janet) Gould of Weston, Stephen (Judy) Montgomery of Morgantown, Leann Gould (Tim) Kerns of Jane Lew; six step-grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Wade Adams of Harrisville, and Adrian Adams of Parkersburg; two sisters, Maxine Elder and Geraldine Hatfield, both of Parkersburg; and numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
    In addition to his parents, he will be reunited in Heaven with six brothers, Glennard, Scott, Gerald, Glendal “Port”, Kenneth and Eugene Adams; and three sisters, Glenna Warner, Mary Radabaugh and Margaret Patton.
    He worked as a truck driver for Dowell for 17 years then retired from the WV Department of Highways with several years of service. He was a sports enthusiast who enjoyed basketball, baseball (Atlanta Braves) and football (Let’s Go Mountaineers). He enjoyed farming, gardening, spending time with his family and sharing his faith to support, inspire and encourage everyone around him. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Weston.
    Friends and family gathered at the Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 144 Hackers Creek Road in Jane Lew, on June 17. Funeral Services were held on Saturday from the Pat Boyle Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Miller officiating. Interment followed in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.
    The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored and privileged to serve the family of Asa “Ace” Claude Adams.
    Online condolences may be expressed at www.patboylefuneralhome.com.
  • Amy Loueva Gray
    Amy Loueva O’Dell Gray, age 50, of Buffalo Creek Road in Salem, passed away at 11:21 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at her residence following complications from a long-term respiratory illness.
    She was born in Harrison County on Sept. 17, 1965: a daughter of the late Roy Curtis O’Dell and Mary Kathleen Highland O’Dell.
    On Feb. 17, 2004, she married Randall Lee Gray and he will miss her vibrant personality and loving devotion, after 12 years of marriage.
    Her independent spirit and ease of conversation will be carried on by her daughter, Kathleen Vigliano of Clarksburg; half-brothers, Donald “Digger” O’Dell and companion, Patricia Martin; and brother, Rick (Henrietta) O’Dell, all of Clarksburg; one sister, Tracie O’Dell and companion, Robert Kiger, of Clarksburg; several nieces and nephews, including Vanessa Kiger and Rick O’Dell Jr., and Christian LeMasters; and her best friend, loyal companion and beloved dachshund, Tanner, who was always by her side.
    She worked at Jim Reid’s Restaurant in Nutter Fort and later the Village Square in Clarksburg, for many years. She loved being out in nature, especially when the daffodils bloomed in the spring and when she was camping, fishing and spending quality time with her family.
    Friends and family gathered at the Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 144 Hackers Creek Road in Jane Lew, on Sunday, June 26. Funeral Services followed at 2 p.m. from the Pat Boyle Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerome Lewis officiating.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made at the funeral home to assist the family with final expenses,
    The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored and privileged to serve the family of Amy Gray.
    Online condolences may be expressed at www.patboylefuneralhome.com.
  • Barbara June McCarty
    Barbara June Swisher McCarty, age 83, of Main Street in Jane Lew, passed away at 10:15 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at her residence, following an extended illness.
    She was born Dec. 19, 1932: a daughter of the late Edwin Wirt Swisher and Wilma Kathryn Gillispie Shea.
    On Nov. 8, 1973, she married Keith Hall McCarty and they enjoyed 34 years of marriage before his passing on Nov. 7, 2008.
    Her generous spirit and love for life will be carried on by her six children, Melody Friend (Barry) Baringer of Beckley; Kathryn Lynette Friend Fidley of Jane Lew; Elaine Kay McCarty (Steven) Miller of Aurora; Jay Hall (Linda) McCarty of Jane Lew; John Paul McCarty of Jane Lew and Melissa McCarty (Michael) Mann of Jane Lew; 10 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren; one brother, John David (Carroll) Swisher of St. John Island, S.C.; one sister-in-law, Sharon Swisher of Wheeling; and a special first cousin, Gladys Ann Walker of Daytona Beach, Fla.
    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Judith Elaine Swisher Kelly and Diana Sue Swisher Paxton; one brother, Richard Neal Swisher; and her beloved Scottish Terrier, Beeghley.
    She worked as an aide at the Weston State Hospital for several years and later worked at Brown’s Lumber in Fairmont. She was a member and past deaconess of the Broad Run Baptist Church. She loved genealogy and was an active member of the Hackers Creek Pioneer Descendants Historical society. She was a loving mother and grandmother, talented seamstress and lifelong Democrat.
    Friends and family gathered at the Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 144 Hackers Creek Road in Jane Lew, on Friday, June 24.
    Funeral services were held on Saturday at from the Pat Boyle Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. William Coffindaffer officiating. Interment followed in the Friendship Cemetery at Berlin, WV.
    The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation service is honored and privileged to serve the Family of Barbara June Swisher McCarty.
    Online condolences may be expressed at www.patboylefuneralhome.com.

 

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