Our Obituaries

Lucy Lou Satterfield

May 1, 1941 - September 20, 2017

Lucy Lou Satterfield, 76, of Fairmont passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at her home. She was born in Marion County on May 1, 1941 a daughter of the late Harold Thurman Bissett and Anna Regina Doby Bissett. Lucy is survived by her loving husband of 27 years, Daniel Satterfield. Lucy graduated from East Fairmont High School in 1959. She volunteered as a Candy Striper at Fairmont...
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James "Tony" Anthony Moore

September 28, 1976 - September 19, 2017

James Anthony "Tony" Moore James Anthony "Tony" Moore, 40 of Fairview passed away on Tuesday morning at home of heart failure. He was a carpenter by trade. He loved motor cycles, boating, fishing and spending time with family and friends. Tony was a people person. He never knew a stranger. Tony was born on September 28, 1976, the only son of Jim and Helen (Stemple) Moore. He is survived by...
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Harriet Myrtle Haught-Massey

January 31, 1931 - September 15, 2017

Harriet Haught-Massey Harriet Myrtle Haught-Massey, 86, of Florida, formerly of Fairmont passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Cloverdale Personal Care Home in Masontown, Pennsylvania. She was born in Fairmont on January 31, 1931. Harriet was a homemaker and devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a member of the Mt. Harmony Community Church and enjoyed singing. ...
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David Oliveto II

June 6, 1978 - September 14, 2017

David R. Oliveto II, Age 39, passed peacefully on Wednesday, September 14, 2017 at WVU Hospital in Morgantown. He was born June 6, 1978 in Fairmont, a son of Kandy Hartley, the late David R. Oliveto and step father, John R. Hartley. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend Carrie Oliveto. In addition to his wife, David leaves behind to cherish his memory his two daughters Catherine...
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Billy Gene Nestor

December 31, 1927 - September 14, 2017

Billy Gene Nestor, 89, of Fairmont, Mt. Harmony Community, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. He was born in Tucker County on December 31, 1927 a son of the late Clarence Virgil Nestor and Lucille Lorriane (Losh) Nestor. Billy was preceded in death by his beloved wife of over 60 years, Lois Jane (Klems) Nestor. He proudly served his country in the...
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Virginia Hannah Jackson

February 16, 1919 - September 7, 2017

Virginia Hannah Jackson, 98, of Fairmont passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at her home following a long illness. She was born in Marion County, Hammond Community, on February 16, 1919, a daughter of the late Cecil Shaffer and Gay (Vincent) Shaffer. She lived a life full of love and compassion for her family. Virginia was a homemaker and worked as a cook at Quiet Dell School for several...
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Sampson Lee "Boe" Hunter

July 4, 1956 - September 7, 2017

Sampson Lee "Boe" Hunter, 61, of Fairmont passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, He was born in Marion County on July 4, 1956 a son of the late Edward E. and Beatrice G. (Burton) Hunter. Boe was a painter by trade. He was an avid WVU Mountaineer Fan. Among his many interest he enjoyed coin collecting, Jig saw puzzles, camping and spending time with his family. ...
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Laura Louise Cottrill

October 17, 1959 - September 7, 2017

Laura Louise Cottrill, 57 of Bridgeport, passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017. She was born in Marion County on October 17, 1959 a daughter of the late Carl Carter and Retha (Bowman) Carter. She is survived by her devoted husband of 37 years, Mark Cottrill. Laura graduated from East Fairmont High School in 1977 and attended Fairmont State University. She worked in the Medical Records...
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Crystal Louise Riggs

July 12, 1963 - August 31, 2017

Crystal Louise Riggs, 54, passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh, after battling lung cancer. She was born in Fairmont on July 12, 1963, a daughter of the late Charles and Thelma (Sandy) Riggs. Crystal has resided in the Pittsburgh area over the last 12 years where she was the successful owner and operator of Deck Masters in Monroeville. She was a loving mother and grandmother...
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Charolette (Dillow) Martin

November 9, 1944 - August 28, 2017

Charolette Lorraine (Dillow) Martin, 72, of Fairmont passed away on Monday, August 28, 2017 at her home. She was born on November 9, 1944 in the Millersville Community, a daughter of the late Walter Dillow and Opal Marie (Thayer) Dillow. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold "Marty" Ray Martin in August of 2003. Charolette was a cook in several Fairmont restaurants for several...
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Robert "Bob" Payton

September 4, 1951 - August 27, 2017

Robert "Bob" Eugene Payton, 65, of Fairmont went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at his home. He was born in Gassaway on September 4, 1951, a son of the late Clarence and Betty (Owens) Payton. He retired from the Monongahela Power Company after 32 years of service as an electrician. Following his retirement, he worked at the First Presbyterian Church in Fairmont in the...
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Loraine Richardson

April 11, 1929 - August 21, 2017

Loraine Thelma Richardson, 88, of Fairmont passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017 at her home. She was born in Rivesville on April 11, 1929 a daughter of the late Orvil H. and Thelma R. (Prickett) Bowles. Mrs. Richardson was a long-standing member of the Merrifield Memorial Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Church. Her church activities included, Teacher of Sunday School Classes, Youth Director,...
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Juanita Springer

October 5, 1919 - August 19, 2017

ln memory of my beautiful Aunt Juanita E. Springer Juanita Elizabeth Springer (Andrick), 97 was born on October 5, 1919 in Marion County, WV, passed on to be with our Lord on August 19, 2017. Daughter of Virgil C. Andrick and Ethel L. (Kittle) Andrick. Her husband, Robert E. Springer, one brother, Stanley Andrick and a sister, Edith V. Andrick (Rich) preceded her in death. Surviving are a...
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Delores Ann Ferrell

December 14, 1936 - August 18, 2017

Delores Ann "Momma D" (Wilson) Whitecotton Ferrell, 80 of Fairmont passed away suddenly on Friday, August 18, 2017. She was born on December 14, 1936 a daughter of the late Clarence E. Wilson and Ina (Day) Wilson. Born and raised in the Norway Community, Delores was a loving homemaker, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Alden Nolen Ferrell...
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Shirley Jane Smock

January 17, 1937 - August 18, 2017

Shirley Jane Smock, 80, of Fairmont, passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital. She was born on January 17, 1937, in Glover Gap, a daughter of the late Howard Kerns and Gladys (Satterfield) Kerns. Shirley was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She most enjoyed spending time with her family especially the grandchildren. In her younger years, she...
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Harlen Challens Frederick

August 17, 1921 - August 17, 2017

Harlen Challens Frederick, 96, of Fairmont, passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2017, at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia. Harlen was born on August 17, 1921 in Rivesville a son of the late John Wesley Frederick and Lula (O'Dell) Frederick. He graduated from Fairmont Senior High School in 1940 and served his country in the United States Navy during World War...
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Pamela Jean Hawkinberry

July 18, 1954 - August 14, 2017

Pamela Jean Hawkinberry of Fairmont passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017 at her home. She was born in Marion County of July 18, 1954 a daughter of the late Eugene Franklin Boyce and Vonda Gay (Cottrill) Boyce. Pam was a loving homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother. She last worked as a Home Health Aid for West Virginia Aging. Following her retirement, she enjoyed spending time with her...
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Brenda Jane Smith

November 11, 1962 - August 12, 2017

Brenda Smith Brenda Jane Smith, 54, of Fairmont, passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown following a short illness. Brenda was born in Braxton County on November 11, 1962 a daughter of the late Austin Shaver and Patty Ann Tinnell Shaver. Brenda was a loving homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother. She loved her family very much and enjoyed spending...
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Barry Wayne Hollandsworth

December 28, 1942 - August 11, 2017

Barry Hollandsworth Barry Wayne Hollandsworth, 74, of Fairview, passed away on August 11, 2017 in his home after a short battle with esophagus cancer. He was born December 28, 1942 to the late Dale and Bertha Hollandsworth of Barrackville. He attended school in Barrackville. Barry was a hardworking coal miner until he retired from Loveridge Coal Mine. He enjoyed spending time with his...
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Randy William Layne

February 6, 1955 - August 11, 2017

Randy Layne Randy William Layne, 62, of Fairmont, Millersville Community, passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland a son of the Tressie (Vincent) Layne of Fairmont and the late William Austin Layne. He was self-employed lawn care and landscaper. He loved camping and fishing. In addition to his mother, Randy is survived by his son Chad Layne and wife Amanda...
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Albert Paul Anderson, Jr.

June 19, 1944 - August 7, 2017

Albert Paul Anderson Jr. Albert Paul Anderson Jr. of Fairmont passed away surrounded by family at his home on Monday, August 7, 2017. He was born in Clinton, Tennessee on June 19, 1944 a son of the late Albert Paul and Madge Linger Anderson. He graduated East Fairmont High School in 1963. Mr. Anderson was a retired electrician with the Local 425 working for Baldwin Electric for 50 years. ...
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Deloris Jeanne Orr

May 25, 1965 - August 3, 2017

Deloris Jeanne Orr, 52, of Fairmont passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at her home. She was born in Fairmont on May 25, 1965 a daughter of the late Clarence Jacob White and Carolyn Ann (Cross) White. Jeanne was a loving mother, wife and homemaker. She enjoyed playing Bingo and spending time with family and friends, especially Smokey, Wix, Louis, Carol Halloway, Ron Hendricks, and...
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Joe Raymond Snider

October 25, 1933 - August 3, 2017

Joe Raymond Snider, Jr. 83, of Fairmont passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Marion County on December 25, 1933 a son of the late Joe and Mary Robertson Snider. Joe was a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church he is now a member of Life United Methodist Church. He faithfully attended the Friendship Class. Joe was always recruited to make...
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Martha Lee Malone

January 30, 1922 - August 3, 2017

Martha Lee (Ward) Malone, 95, of Fairmont left this world on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at her home. Mrs. Malone was born in a red brick house in Smithtown on January 30, 1922 a daughter of the late James Dressel Ward and Eve (Morrison) Ward. She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Francis Malone in August of 2008. The couple were married 69 years. When Martha married Kenneth, they...
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Wilda "Sis" May Porter

November 16, 1946 - August 2, 2017

Wilda "Sis" May Porter Wilda "Sis" May Porter, 70, of Fairmont went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. She passed away peacefully at Ruby Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Wilda was born on November 16, 1946, a daughter of the late Kenneth Murphy and Mary (Sliger) Murphy. Wilda worked at Marion Health Care as a counselor for AA, and volunteered for the Marion County...
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John Alton Hayes, Sr.

March 29, 1945 - August 1, 2017

John Alton Hayes Sr., 72, of Fairmont passed away peacefully at UHC on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. He has met his Lord and is walking on the streets of Glory. He was born on March 29, 1945, a son of the late Chester Hayes Sr. and Opal (Ott) Hayes. Before his retirement, John painted houses and was a handy man around Fairmont for many years. He enjoyed the outdoors and visiting with family. He...
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Lowell Ralph Brown

August 11, 1932 - July 29, 2017

Lowell R. Brown Lowell Ralph Brown 84, formerly of Herold in Braxton County, Ohio and Florida passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2017 following a long illness. He was born in Braxton County, West Virginia on August 11, 1932 a son of the late Leonard Brown and Emza Butcher Brown. He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Jacquelyn L. Finley Brown. He proudly served his country in the...
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James Keith Rogers

October 6, 1931 - July 29, 2017

James Keith Rogers, 85, of Fairmont passed on Saturday, July 29, 2017 due to complications from COPD. He was surrounded by loving family and passed away peacefully. He was born in Meadowdale, WV on October 6, 1931, a son of the late Arthur Clay Rogers and Helen (Malone) Rogers. James was raised on a dairy farm, and attended a 2-room school in his youth. He was blessed with a large loving...
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Mary Jo Nickolich

August 3, 1929 - July 28, 2017

Mary Jo Nickolich Mary Jo Nickolich, 87 of Fairmont passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017 a John Manchin Sr. Health Care. She was born in Fairmont on August 3, 1929 a daughter of the late John Louis Reese and Delcie D. (Hayhurst) Reese. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Robert E. Nickolich on May 15, 2016. Mary Jo graduated from East Fairmont High School. She worked...
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James "Mike" Michael Layman

August 22, 1953 - July 27, 2017

James "Big Mike" Layman James "Mike" Michael Layman, 63, of Fairmont, Meadowdale Community passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. He was born in Marion County on August 22, 1953 a son of the late James E. Layman and Dorlis "Dottie (Saunders) Layman. Mike graduated from East Fairmont High School in 1971. He worked for 30 years in the Coal Mining...
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Alfred "Charlie" Austin

April 4, 1937 - July 26, 2017

Alfred C. Austin, age 80 of Edinburg, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at his home. He was born April 4, 1937, in Star City, West Virginia, to parents Jesse Ray and Goldie Ethel (Boyce) Austin. Charlie was the youngest of eight children. He fell in love with country music at a young age and was known as "Pee Wee Austin" when he was performing all the way up to his induction in the West...
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Joyce Ann Holcomb

March 27, 1934 - July 25, 2017

Joyce Ann Holcomb, 83, of Fairmont passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Fairmont Regional Medical Center following a long illness. Miss Holcomb was born in Marion County on March 27, 1934, a daughter of the late Lloyd Bartholow and Maxine (Tichnell) Bartholow. She helped operate Tichnell's Tourist Home and Quaker State Gas Station on Locust Avenue in Fairmont for approximately 40 years....
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Vera Jean Scritchfield

December 4, 1933 - July 25, 2017

Vera Jean Scritchfield, 83, of Fairmont passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. She was born in Fairmont on December 4, 1933 the last survivor of the children born to the late Gay Davis and Nettie (Jackson) Davis. She was preceded in death by her husband, David L. Scritchfield. Vera was a member of the Salvation Army Church and volunteered as a cook. She had also worked as a nurse's aide at...
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Geraldine Elnora Garlow

July 28, 1923 - July 23, 2017

Geraldine Elnora Garlow, 93, of Fairmont, Meadowdale Community, passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017 a Monongalia General Hospital. She was born in Fairmont on July 28, 1923 a daughter of the late John Turner and Ida (Vincent) Turner. She was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Edgar Garlow in June of 1991. Geraldine was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great...
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Dizzy "Diz" Dean Davis

December 27, 1944 - July 23, 2017

Dizzy "Diz" Dean Davis, 72, of Fairmont passed away on July 23, 2017 at Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center in Clarksburg. He was born in Flemington on December 27, 1944 a son of the late Arthur Davis and Noca (Knight) Davis. Mr. Davis graduated from Flemington High School. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He retired...
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Rondal Emmet Hill

March 11, 1941 - July 21, 2017

Rondal E. Hill, 76, of Rivesville went to be with his Lord on Friday, July 21, 2017, following a brief illness at his home. Ron was born in Ritchie County on March 11, 1941, the only son of the late Ernest Hill and Florence (Cain) Hill. He is survived by his loving wife, Terry McIntire Hill, at their home in Rivesville. Ron led a full active life of dedication to the Lord, his country,...
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Linda Sue Ford

July 21, 1945 - July 19, 2017

Linda Ford Linda Sue Ford, 71, of Fairmont peacefully passed away at her home on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. She was born in Fairmont on July 21, 1945 a daughter of the late Perry Powell and Gladys (Powell) Powell. Linda was a wonderful homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a past member of the VFW Post 7048 Ladies Auxiliary for over 30 years. Linda is survived by...
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Robert "Bob" Stemple

June 6, 1935 - July 19, 2017

Robert "Bob" H. Stemple Robert "Bob" Henry Stemple, 82, of Fairmont, Pleasant Valley Community, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at his home. He was born in Fairmont on June 6, 1935 a son of the late Russell Stemple and Louise (Spencer) Stemple. Robert graduated from East Fairmont High School. He was retired from the United State Army National Guard and Reserves after 28 years of...
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David Earl Lewis

May 2, 1950 - July 16, 2017

David Earl Lewis, 67, of Fairmont passed away at his home on Sunday, July 16, 2017. David was born on May 2, 1950 in Fairmont to his parents, the late Raymond Earl Lewis and Canna Lee (Rexroad) Stansberry. David served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He loved carpentry and fishing, and enjoyed watching Western movies of all kinds. He also enjoyed driving while...
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Alberta Juanita Griffey

March 21, 1939 - July 15, 2017

Alberta Juanita Griffey, 78, of Monongah passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital. She was born in Perry, Alabama on March 21, 1939 the only child born to the Late Robert and Annie Wilder. Her father gave Alberta the nickname "Lil Bit". They raised her in a home filled with food and love which she would carry on to her very own Household. Alberta was united in Holy...
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Judith "Judy" Ann Martin

November 3, 1937 - July 12, 2017

Judith "Judy" Ann Martin, 79, of Fairmont passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital following a massive stroke. She was born in Fairmont on November 3, 1937 a daughter of the late Henry Thomas Myers and Olivia (Boyce) Myers. Judith was preceded in death by her devoted husband, William Kenneth Martin in April of 2017. The couple were married November 21, 1958. She...
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Margaret "Peggy" Myers

March 4, 1944 - July 11, 2017

Margaret "Peggy" Leah Myers Margaret "Peggy" Leah Myers of St. Barbara Nursing Home started a new journey with her heavenly family on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 with her daughter Lisa and her brother John at her side. She was born in Fairmont on March 4, 1944, a daughter of the late John A. Myers, Sr. and Ada (Martin) Myers. Peggy previously worked at Parkett Drive Inn and the bakery at...
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Johnie Galen Warner

May 14, 1931 - July 9, 2017

Johnie Warner Johnie Galen Warner, 86 of Fairmont went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Mapleshire in Morgantown. He was born in Franklin in Pendleton County on May 14, 1931 a son of the late John Warner and Mary (Simmons) Warner. Johnie is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 62 years, Theda (Vandevander) Warner. He proudly served his country in the United...
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Joan Kay Boyce

April 12, 1942 - July 5, 2017

Joan Kay Boyce, 75 of Fairmont passed away from complications of a stroke, on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Rosewood Center in Grafton. She was born in Marion County on April 12, 1942 a daughter of the late Harry Dana Boyce, Sr. and Irene (Lucas) Boyce. Joan graduated from East Fairmont High School and worked at Owens Illinois Glass Plant until the plant closed. She attended the Baptist Temple. ...
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Doris King

April 23, 1931 - June 27, 2017

Doris Jean King, 86, of Kingmont Community, Fairmont, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. She was born on April 23, 1931 in Fairmont, West Virginia, to the late Leo Coen and Stella (Woods) Coen. Doris was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was a former member of Kings Creek Union Chapel of Weirton, and a member Mt. Harmony Community Church. Doris...
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Thelma Louise Drake

November 18, 1925 - June 20, 2017

Thelma Louise Drake, 91, of Fairmont went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Fairmont Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Marion County on November 18, 1925 a daughter of the late Zedoc Haines Malone and Eva Maude (Horner) Malone. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbert "Whitey" Drake in 1974. Thelma graduated from East Fairmont High School in 1943. She...
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Frank Iaquinto

December 29, 1926 - June 12, 2017

Frank Iaquinto, 90, of Fairmont, passed peacefully on Monday, June 12, 2017 at home with family at his side. He was born in Clarksburg on December 29, 1926 and was the son of Samuel L. and Mary (Caresco) Iaquinto. Before entering the military, Frank attended East Fairmont High School and was employed at Owens- Illinois Glass Company. He always had a strong love for family and country. In...
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Gary Crouso

May 14, 1942 - June 10, 2017

Gary Crouso, 75, of Fairmont passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. He was born in Clarksburg on May 14, 1942 a son of the late Cecil Crouso and Margaret (Isner) Crouso. Gary graduated from Roosevelt-Wilson High School in Clarksburg. He worked 42 years at Philips Lighting as a machine attendant. He enjoyed NASCAR and Dirt Racing. Gary will be remembered...
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Ray R Rogers

July 14, 1932 - June 9, 2017

Ray R Rogers, 84, of Mount Harmony Community, Fairmont peacefully passed away on Friday, June 9, 2017 at his home. He was born in Winfield Community on July 14, 1932 the son of the late Worley and "Virgie" Virginia (Lake) Rogers. Ray graduated from East Fairmont High School in 1950. He was a veteran of the Korean War as a member of the United States Navy Seabees, serving from 1952-1956 in...
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Robert Yanero

April 16, 1936 - June 6, 2017

Robert Lee Yanero Robert Lee Yanero, 81 of Monongah passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at his home. He was born in Monongah on April 16, 1936 a son of the late Albert and Esther Coleman Yanero. He proudly served his country for 16 years in the United States Army National Guard. He had worked as a coal miner for Grant Town Federal Number 1. He enjoyed gardening and time spent with...
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Charles "Eddie" Anderson

August 22, 1920 - June 5, 2017

Charles "Eddie" Anderson Charles "Eddie" Anderson, 96, of Fairmont went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, June 5, 2017 at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. He was born on August 22, 1920 at Kodol in Wetzel County the only child of the late Fred Anderson and Vera Marie (Hudson) Anderson. Mr. Anderson proudly served his country during WWII in the United States Army as a Technician...
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Lyle Reese

October 15, 1936 - June 5, 2017

Lyle Reese Lyle Vance Reese, 80, of Meadowdale, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 5, 2017, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Clarksburg. He was born in Fairmont on October 15, 1936, to Herschel and Ruth Davis Reese, but was primarily raised and influenced by his grandparents, Benjamin and Jayna Criss Reese. Lyle served in the United States Navy aboard the USS Taconic. He retired...
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Terry James Vitarelli

November 25, 1939 - May 28, 2017

Terry J. Vitarelli Mr. Terry James Vitarelli, 77, of Fairmont, passed away on Sunday morning (May 28, 2017) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born November 25, 1939, in Waynesburg, PA., the only child of the late James Benny Vitarelli, formally of Waynesburg, PA., and the late Hazel Mae (Knight) Vitarelli, formally of Waynesburg, PA. Mr. Vitarelli was a 1957 graduate of...
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John Michael Woodburn

April 25, 1961 - May 24, 2017

John Michael Woodburn, age 56, passed away on May 24, 2017, at his home in Clover, SC., as the result of a massive heart attack. He was born on April 25, 1961, in Fairmont a son of Donna Arnett Woodburn of Fairmont and late Lee E. Woodburn. In addition to his mother, John is survived by his friend and former wife, Michelle Rundle Woodburn, to whom he was married for 33 years. He also is...
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Gary Birdsell

May 18, 2017

Gary Birdsell Gary Lee Birdsell, 66, of Fairmont, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at River Oaks Nursing Home in Clarksburg. He is survived by his wife Janis Birdsell; and his father, Byron H. Birdsell, Jr. There will be a graveside service held at West Virginia National Cemetery in Pruntytown at a later date with the Taylor County Honor Guard performing military rites. Carpenter and...
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Kevin Lee Moore

April 18, 1959 - May 17, 2017

Kevin Lee Moore, 58 of Fairmont, went to be with the Lord surrounded by his loving family on May 17th, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital. He was born in Marion County on April 18th, 1959, a son of Lucille (Jeffries) Moore and the late Rex Moore of Fairmont. Mr. Moore had worked at North American Phillips, Hills Department Store in Bellview and retired from the Dominion Post after 16 years. Kevin...
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Conner Eugene & Jazmine Faith Jenkins

May 13, 2017 - May 13, 2017

Conner Eugene Jenkins Jazmine Faith Jenkins Conner Eugene Jenkins and Jazmine Faith Jenkins were called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Conner and Jazmine are the infant twins of Donald Jenkins III and Ashley Costello of Baxter. In addition to their parents they are survived by their grandparents, Mary Costello, Sandy Glover, Bobby Graham and Thomas Perkins of Baxter and...
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Judith Ann Morgan

August 16, 1943 - May 13, 2017

Judith "Judy" Ann Morgan, 73 of Fairmont passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at St. Barbara's Memorial Nursing Home in Monongah. She was born on August 16, 1943 in Marion County a daughter of the late Paul Waitman Morgan and Nellie Maxine (Hinzman) Morgan. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She had last worked at Side Street Deli in Fairmont which was co-owned by her...
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William "Bill" Russell Smith

May 9, 1955 - May 12, 2017

William (Bill) Russell Smith, 62 passed away on Friday May 12, 2017. He was born in Weston, WV on May 9, 1955 to Wilma (Taylor) and Adrian Smith. He met the love of his life Linda Konopko and was married September 13th, 1980. Bill served his country as a Sergeant in the United States Army from 1986 through 1997 in the 1st Calvary Infantry Division. He was involved in Operation Desert Storm and...
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Larry Gene Keller

December 28, 1947 - May 11, 2017

Larry Gene Keller Larry Gene Keller, of Fairmont, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 11, 2017. He was born in Fairmont on December 28, 1947, the only son of the late Francis Adrian Keller and Pearl Irene (Charkandy) Keller. Larry was a kind, loving man and a hard worker, accommodating the customers while working at Speedway Market and serving the community as a custodian for Fairmont...
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Ronald Ron Kyer, Sr.

March 18, 1962 - May 7, 2017

Ronald "Ron" Kyer, Sr. Ronald "Ron" Paul Kyer, Sr., 55, of Worthington passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital. He was born in Weston on March 18, 1962 a son of the late General Smith Kyer and Mary J. (Burkhammer) Kyer. Ronald was an excellent carpenter and a member of the Iron Workers Union. He loved life, enjoyed riding his four- wheeler and hunting. He most enjoyed...
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Raymond Robert DeAntonis

February 17, 1938 - May 5, 2017

Raymond DeAntonis Raymond Robert DeAntonis, 79 of Morgantown, passed away on Friday, May 5, 2017 a Ruby Memorial Hospital. He was born in Morgantown on February 17, 1938 a son of the late Joseph DeAntonis and Nellie (DePropero) DeAntonis. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Jean (Jones) DeAntonis. Raymond graduated from Morgantown High School, class of 1955 and attended West...
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Verna Virginia Raikes

September 22, 1938 - May 3, 2017

Verna Raikes Verna Virginia Raikes, 78 of Fairmont has gone to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Acuity Specialty Care Hospital in Bellaire, Ohio. She was born in Fairmont on September 22, 1938 a daughter of the late Lawrence Shreve and Rosa Belle (Ayers) Shreve. She was a homemaker, devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was former member of Faith Church International, where...
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Deanna Dale Baker

January 7, 1962 - April 30, 2017

Deanna Dale Baker, of Fairmont was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 30, 2017 unexpectedly. She was born in Fairmont on January 7, 1962 a daughter of Doris Marlene (Decker) Jackson of Fairmont and the late Bernard Lewis Jackson. Deanna was currently employed at Arts and Antiques Marketplace. She had also been employed as a manger of Goodwill and Kentucky Fried Chicken in...
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Maude Marie Urse

April 15, 1925 - April 29, 2017

Maude Marie (Rogers) Smith Urse, 92, of Fairmont, passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Fairmont Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Paisley, West Virginia on April 15, 1925 a daughter of the late Arthur Clay and Helen Virginia (Malone) Rogers. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Keith David Smith and Frank B. Urse. Mrs. Urse graduated from East Fairmont High...
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Lillian Mae Morgan

December 29, 1931 - April 26, 2017

Lillian Mae Morgan, 85, of Fairmont passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Bridgeport Health Care Center. She was born in Marion County on December 29, 1931 the only daughter of late Arl Lee and Grace Mae (Linn) Vincent. She was a loyal member of Victory Baptist Church. She enjoyed bowling and belonged to the Owens-Illinois Gun Club. Lillian was an avid shopper. She and her husband...
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Kenneth Spencer Adams

January 24, 1942 - April 24, 2017

Kenneth Spencer Adams Kenneth Spencer Adams, 75, of Fairmont passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017 at John Manchin Sr. Health Care. He was born in Newport News, Virginia on January 24, 1942 a son of the late Kenneth Korngold Adams and Helen (Zaremsky) Adams. Spencer was a self-employed painter. He was a devoted Christian and loved and served the Lord by always helping people in need. He is...
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Brenda Lee King

December 4, 1961 - April 24, 2017

Brenda Lee King Brenda Lee King, 55, of Fairmont, passed peacefully away on Monday, April 24, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Fairmont on December 4, 1961, the youngest daughter of the late William "Bill" Jones and Edith Lee (Slusser) Jones. Brenda held strongly to her faith and turned to God through all the trials and tribulations of her life. Her favorite...
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Marta Polanka

July 27, 1938 - April 23, 2017

Marta Polanka Marta (Polena) Polanka, 78, of Halleck Road, passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, in Morgantown. She was born in Velky Bor, Czechoslovakia, on July 27, 1938, the daughter of the late Josef Polena and Ana (Hlavacova) Polena. Marta was married to her beloved husband, Karel Polanka, on December 27, 1956. She was a professional chef in her country...
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Evelyn Frances Hornick

June 1, 1929 - April 19, 2017

Evelyn Hornick Evelyn Frances Hornick, 87, of Fairmont passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Pierpont Center at Fairmont. She was born in Marion County on June 1, 1929 a daughter of the late Carl and Gladys (Satterfield) DeBolt. Mrs. Hornick graduated from Fairmont Senior High School in 1950. She worked as a nurses Aid at Fairmont General Hospital in her younger years. She retired from...
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John Antonio Saporito

April 27, 1926 - April 17, 2017

John Antonio Saporito, 90, of Fairmont passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017 at Tygart Center at Fairmont. He was born at Farmington on April 27, 1926 a son of the late Andrea Saporito and Josephine (LaMalfa) Saporito. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 67 years in January 2017. The couple were married on November 5, 1949. John served his country in the United States Army during...
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Richard Lee Cottrill

July 30, 1991 - April 16, 2017

Richard Lee Cottrill, 25 of Bridgeport passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017, as a result of a ATV accident. He was born in Fairmont on July 30, 1991 a son of Mark and Laura Carter Cottrill of Bridgeport. Richard was owner and operator of Cottrill's Logging. He loved having his own business and he worked hard at it. His favorite times were those spent with his family and friends. Richard was...
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John "Johnnie" Wesley Bonner

April 14, 1975 - April 15, 2017

John Bonner John "Johnnie" Wesley Bonner, 42, of Fairmont passed from this life on April 15, 2017 from a heart attack. He was born on April 14, 1975 in Fairmont the son of Cheryl L. Bonner of Fairmont and the late John W. Bonner. Bonner was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. He was employed by the Marion County Board of Education for the last seven years and delivered newspapers for...
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David Lynn Holbert

January 7, 1947 - April 13, 2017

David Lynn Holbert, 70, of Fairmont, passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Grafton City Hospital in Grafton. He was born on January 7, 1947 in Weston, a son of the late George B. and Eloise VanHorn Holbert. After serving twenty-five years with the United States Air Force, he retired from the State of West Virginia working in the Department of Veteran's Affairs. He was a member of Bible...
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Frances "Babes" Anna Koch

March 5, 1940 - April 13, 2017

Frances "Babes" Anna Koch Frances "Babes" Anna Koch, 77, of Fairmont passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. She was born on March 5, 1940, in Marion County, a daughter of the late Anthony "Tony" and Agnes (Syrieka) Zabolotny. She held a deep compassion for the common man. She had a gift in her heart to make people feel better just by listening and...
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William Kenneth Martin

June 10, 1930 - April 13, 2017

William Kenneth Martin, 86 of Fairmont, passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. He was born in Fairmont on June 10, 1930 a son of the late William Russell Martin and Mary (Carpenter) Martin. He is survived by his loving wife, Judith Ann (Myers) Martin. The couple were married in November of 1958. He served his country in the United States Navy. Kenneth...
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Lois Jean Hawley

September 7, 1931 - April 8, 2017

Lois Hawley Lois Jean (Bunner) Hawley, 85, of Smithtown Community, passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017 with her loving family at her side. She was born in Fairmont on September 7, 1931 a daughter of the late Randolph Bunner and Gladene (Kinkaid) Bunner. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, James R. Hawley, Sr. Lois was raised and lived most of her life in the Smithtown...
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Donald Ray Hayhurst

May 12, 1934 - April 7, 2017

Donald R. Hayhurst Donald Ray Hayhurst, of Piney Run Community, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017 at his home. He was born on May 12, 1934 in Marion County a son of the late Blaine and Martha (Hawkins) Hayhurst. Donald, a graduate of East Fairmont High School, was a Christian by faith. He attended the Mt. Sharon Free Methodist Church. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran who served on the U.S.S....
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Mary Bell Angle

February 27, 1946 - April 5, 2017

Mary Angle Mary Bell Angle, 71, departed this life on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital surrounded by family and friends. She was born to loving parents, the late Rev. Alex and Evelyn Greenlee on February 27, 1946 in Fairmont. Mary was the proud mother of three children, George Angle III of Boynton Beach, Florida, Carlos Angle of Fairmont and Ronda Angle of Lewis Center,...
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Irma Mae Worth

January 20, 1935 - April 5, 2017

Irma Mae Worth, 82, passed away on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family.
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Wilma Dana Stanley

August 25, 1918 - April 5, 2017

Dana Stanley Wilma Dana Stanley, 98 of Fairmont passed away on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Pleasant Acres Christian Haven. She was born at Jake's Run in Monongalia County on August 25, 1918 a daughter of the late Calvin C. Eddy and Amanda Ellen (McCord) Eddy. She was preceded in death by her husband Dewey C. Stanley. Dana graduated from Fairview High School class of 1936 and the Fairmont...
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Leota Imogene Rager

April 26, 1930 - April 4, 2017

Leota Imogene Rager, 86, of Fairmont went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. She was born in Fairmont on April 26, 1930 a daughter of the late William Henry Rager and Edith Opal (Hawkins) Rager. Leota attended First Church of the Nazarene. She had worked as a sales clerk at G. C. Murphy and retired from Rider Pharmacy. She enjoyed working in her flower garden, doing word...
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Jonathan Travis

September 1, 1923 - April 4, 2017

Jonathan "Jon" Travis, 93 of Worthington passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center. He was born in Marion County on September 1, 1923 the son of the late Victor A. and Issie Mae Carpenter Travis. Jon served as a paratrooper and technician fifth grade, with the 3rd Battalion 511th Parachute Infantry in the United States Army during WWII. He...
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Frederick Leslie Turner

April 20, 1924 - April 1, 2017

Frederick Leslie Turner, 92, of Fairmont, passed away on April 1, 2017, at Tygart Center in Fairmont. All arrangements are private.
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Helen Susan Wine

April 25, 1948 - March 31, 2017

Helen Susan Wine Beloved sister, Helen Susan Wine, 68 of Fairmont passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017 at her home. She was born in Fairmont on April 25, 1948 a daughter of the late Elijah Paul Morgan and Mary Jane (Herron) Morgan. Susan most enjoyed times with her family. She is survived by a brother, Elijah Paul Morgan II and his wife Melanee of Fairmont; two sisters, Nancy McNunis and...
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Helen Susan Wine

April 25, 1948 - March 31, 2017

Helen Susan Wine, 68, of Fairmont, passed away on March 31, 2017, at home. All arrangements are private.
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Todd Payton

August 15, 1972 - March 29, 2017

Todd Payton Robert Todd Payton, 44, of Fairmont, passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh as the result of a sudden illness. He was born on August 15, 1972, in Fairmont, a son of Robert E. and LeeAnn (Metz) Payton. Todd enjoyed playing softball with his dad, brother, and his boys, watching his children play sports and most of all spending time with...
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Alfred Wayne Corbin, Sr.

September 23, 1925 - March 29, 2017

Alfred Wayne Corbin, Sr, 91 of Fairmont, passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. He was born in Fairmont on September 23, 1925 one of fourteen children born to the late Joseph E. Corbin and Myrtle Ethel (Rudy) Corbin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Ann (Reese) Corbin in February of 2003. Alfred proudly served his country during World War II in...
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Otis Elmer Smith

February 7, 1947 - March 26, 2017

Otis Smith Otis Elmer Smith, 70, of Fairmont, Monumental Community, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at his home. He was born in Monongalia County on February 7, 1947 a son of the late Granville Smith and Eleanor (Gill) Smith. He proudly served his country in the United Marines. He had worked at Westinghouse/ North American Philips and retired from Federal #2. Otis is survived by his...
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Barrett Lija Masters

March 24, 2017 - March 24, 2017

Barrett Lija Masters Barrett Lija Masters got his wings and went to heaven to be with his grandmother, Rose (Slider) Morris on March 24 2017 at 8:22 pm. He left behind his Parents, James Richard Patrick Masters and Andrea Rose Wright of Farmington; his grandparents Jimmy and Diana Masters of Farmington, Larry Morris of Fairmont and Mark and Debi Wright of Fairmont and his great grandparents,...
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Mildred Frances Filius

June 2, 1923 - March 24, 2017

Mildred Frances Roderick Filius, 93, of Fairmont, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 in her home of 65 years. She was born June 2, 1923, in Kingmont, WV, the youngest daughter of the late Charles Lewis and Fannie Sylvia Dillon Roderick. Survivors include a son, Charles A. Filius of Avalon, CA;. a nephew, William C. Powell II, and wife, Jane, of Kodak, TN; ten great nieces and nephews, several...
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Donald Donnie Stemple

June 10, 1951 - March 18, 2017

Donald "Donnie" Stemple Donald L. "Donnie" Stemple, 65, of Fairmont, formally of Halleck Road passed away quietly at Ruby Memorial Hospital with his family at his side. Donnie is the son of Donald "Pete" Stemple of Fairmont and the late Myra "Lou" Shorter Riddle. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Patty Jackson. Donnie was a retired truck driver putting in over 30 years of driving...
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Harold "Bucky" Marselles Rush

January 25, 1926 - March 17, 2017

Harold "Bucky" Rush Harold "Bucky" Marselles Rush, 91, of Bunner Ridge Community, Fairmont, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017 at his home. He was born in Marion County on January 25, 1926 a son of the late W. R. Henry Rush and Myrtle L. "Lula" (Valentine) Rush. He was a graduate of East Fairmont High School and served his country in the United States Air Force. Bucky retired from Sharon...
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Dorothy "Dot" Louise King

April 14, 1945 - March 16, 2017

Dorothy "Dot" Louise King, 71, of Rivesville, passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital. She was born at Mill Creek on April 14, 1945 a daughter of the late Carl Wesley Potts and Dicie Potts. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Alonzo "Pete" King in August of 2013. She was a wonderful homemaker, devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed...
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Susan Andrea Harding

October 16, 1972 - March 16, 2017

Susan Andrea Harding Susan A. Vincent Harding, 44, of Fairmont, passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at her residence. She was born at Fairmont, WV on October 16, 1972, a daughter to David Wayne Vincent and Mary Kathryn (Shaw) Knoll. Susan was a 1990 graduate of East Fairmont High School and a graduate of Clarksburg Beauty Academy in 1992. She was a licensed beautician for over 25 years...
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Patty Sue Mason

October 5, 1945 - March 16, 2017

Patty Sue Mason, 71, of Fairmont passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at John Manchin Health Care Center. She was born in Marion County on October 5, 1945 a daughter of the late Earl West and Clara Moats West. She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Greg Mason. Patty had worked at Marion Health Care as a nurse's aide and as a correctional officer at the Marion County Sheriff's Department...
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Ruth JoAnn Yow

February 24, 1933 - March 13, 2017

Ruth Joann Yow, 84, of the Winfield Community, Fairmont, passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Marion County on February 24, 1933, a daughter of the late Paul O. and Willa Blanche (Purkey) Moran. Ruth, a former employee of Owens-Illinois, loved to crochet, make quilts and tend to her flower garden. She enjoyed telling jokes and making...
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Michael Eber Pickering

October 23, 1987 - March 13, 2017

Michael E. Pickering, 29, of Fairmont entered Heaven with loving arms around him, on Monday, March 13, 2017. He was born in Morgantown on October 23, 1987 a son of Shelia (Benson) Ledsome and Cecil Ledsome of Fairmont. He was a wonderful son, father and brother. Michael was a very caring, loving, kind and giving person. Michael was a talented artist and cook. He enjoyed country and rock music...
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David Cromwell Graham

April 30, 1952 - March 10, 2017

David Cromwell Graham, 64 of Fairmont passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017. He was born on April 30, 1952 in Columbus, Ohio, a son of the late Harold Cromwell Graham and Ella Jean (Bock) Graham. David proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. As a civilian, he honored his fellow veterans by participating in military funerals with the Marion County Veterans...
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J. Maxine Lough

July 12, 1934 - March 9, 2017

J. Maxine Lough, 82 of Fairmont passed away on March 9, 2017 at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. She was born on July 12, 1934 in Clarksburg a daughter of the late Marshall C. Booth and Hattie A. Cottrill Booth. She retired from John Manchin, Sr. Health Care after 20 years of service in the housekeeping department. She enjoyed crocheting and working puzzles books. She enjoyed spending time...
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