RITCHIE ROBERT COOPER, 49, Nitro, WV, died Sun., Sept. 5, 2021, in CAMC,  Mem. Div. Hosp., Charleston; son of Bernard & late Narci Cooper. Duval HS grad.; State of WV former juvenile correction officer at Robert L. Shell Juvenile Cntr.

DEBORAH LYNN VANHOOSE, died Fri., Sept. 3, 2021; born Dec. 4, 1954, ending the suffering from lung cancer. Dau. of  James B. and Wanda J. (Bailey) Vanhoose. Predeceased by: bro., Kenneth Bradley Vanhoose. Union Carbide employee 20 yrs.

CHARLES N. WESTFALL, 91, Tornado, WV, died Sun., Sept. 5, 2021; son of Holley “Clyde” & Pansy L. Westfall; widower after 52 yrs. marriage to Eula Ann “Peggy” Westfall; also predeceased by: sis., Alma Lee Eskins. Union Carbide laborer, and weighmaster retiree with 32 yrs. service; attende…

JAMES T. “TIMMY” RAMEY, 71, Salt Rock, WV, died suddenly Thur., Sept. 2, 2021; born Sept. 29, 1949, son of late Tom Ramey & Cutie McSweeney. Owner of Mining Mfg., Inc.

DAVID LEE RANDOLPH, 49, of Hamlin, WV., departed this world for his heavenly home on September 9, 2021. Those waiting there to greet him are his son, Dylan Chase. His parents, John and Doris Randolph. His father and mother -in- law, Luther and Maxine Lovejoy. His brother, Larry Randolph Sr. …

CATHERN MAE HAGER, of Branchland, WV. Born: June 24, 1949. Passed away: September 12, 2021 at the age of Seventy Two years, Two months and Nineteen days. She was the daughter of the late Dollie Archie Plumley and American Susan Lovejoy Plumley. She was also preceded in death by two sons; Mar…

ROGER DALE JOHNSON, 71, Beech Fork, WV, died Thur., Sept. 2, 2021, in St. Mary’s Med. Cntr.; born Mar. 1, 1950 in Huntington, son of late Earl and Inez Johnson; also predeceased by: dau., Heather Renee Clay; bros., Lynn and Billy Johnson. U.S. Army vet.; faithful member of Christ Temple Church.

ROGER DALE JOHNSON, 71, Beech Fork, WV, died Thur., Sept. 2, 2021, in St. Mary’s Med. Cntr.; born Mar. 1, 1950 in Huntington, son of late Earl and Inez Johnson; also predeceased by: dau., Heather Renee Clay; bros., Lynn and Billy Johnson. U.S. Army vet.; faithful member of Christ Temple Church.

MICHAEL RAY BARKER, 41, Griffithsville, / Poca, WV, died Tue., Sept. 7, 2021, at home, with family. Kanawha Co. Circuit Clk.; son of Kim (Mike) Scragg and Ted (Rachael) Barker. Grad. Poca HS; Ass’t Pastor of Eden Bapt. Ch.

DAVID KENT RAMEY, 79, Culloden, WV, died Fri., Sept. 3, 2021, in St. Mary’s Hosp., Huntington, of Covid; born Jan. 3, 1942 in Kokomo, IN, son of late Earl and Margaret Broyles Ramey; also predeceased by: granddau., Cierra; sisters, Lilly Mae, Barbara, Carolyn. Milton HS 1959 grad.; CSX RR re…

HARLEY LEE HUBBS, 90, St. Clair Shores, died Wed. Sept. 1, 2021, at home; born Sept. 19, 1930 in Barboursville, son of late Bert and Nannie Terrell Hubbs. Widower of Vicie Blevins; also predeceased by: dau., Sandra Agacinski; sis., Georgia Sue Towe

HENRY CLAY HOGUE JR.,76, Sutherland, VA, died Wed., Sept. 8, 2021, in Southside Reg. Med. Cntr.; born in Petersburg, son of late Henry Clay Sr. & Edith Dance Hogue. Honeywell Lab Tech. retiree; Western Hgts. Bapt. Ch., Petersburg, VA.

LOTTIE, widow of the late Walter Midkiff, eldest daughter of the late Matthew Clay Farley, and Alta Hawkins Farley, entered this world on March 12, 1927 at Ferrellsburg, WV and passed this life on September 2, 2021. She was also preceded in death by a baby daughter, Judith Carolyn Midkiff an…

HESTER ANN ESTEP RAMEY, 76, Branchland, WV, died peacefully Sat., Sept. 4, 2021 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House; born Oct. 29, 1944, dau. of late George Estep and Olive Adkins Sichol; widow of Dexter Dale Ramey; also predeceased by: sis., Helen Kay Ramey.

RALPH RICHARD MORGAN SR., 68, Branchland, WV, died Tue., Aug. 31, 2021, in Cabell Huntington Hosp.; born Mar. 16, 1953 in Huntington, son of  late Jack & Edna Adkins Morgan; also predeceased by: sibs., Bessie Murphy, Nita Dixon, Clarabele Lacey, Jackie, Eugene, George  & John Morgan.…

JUDY DELORES WILEY (NEACE), 75, widow of Edward Wiley, daughter of the late John Edward and Helen Pauline Neace, died Thursday September 2, 2021.

RONALD DALE COLLINS, 63, Alkol, WV, husband of Susan Adkins Collins, died Thur., Sept. 2, 2021. Fletcher’s welder and fabricator retiree.

BOYCE WARDEN THOMPSON, 80, Salt Rock, WV, died Sun., Sept. 5, 2021; born Oct. 5, 1940, in West Hamlin, son of late William & Essie Mae Baker Thompson; widower of Charlotte Hatfield Thompson 12-7-1979/9-7-2021; also predeceased by: sis., Dorcas Shull. Upper Madison UBC member; US Army 82n…

CHARLOTTE GAY THOMPSON, 71, Salt Rock, WV, died Tues., Sept. 7, 2021; born July 18, 1950 in Lincoln Co., dau. of late Okey & Veda Fond Godfrey Hatfield; widow of Boyce Thompson.

WAYNE NOEL SOWARDS, 93, Tango Road, Sumerco, WV, died Wed., Sept. 1, 2021. Alum Creek Ch. of Christ;  master brick mason working throughout Lincoln and surrounding counties; Bricklayer’s Union Local 9 member; US Army WWII vet.

JANICE JEAN FLOWERS 79, of West Hamlin, WV. Born April 17, 1942, departed this life and went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus on September 1, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Alva Tabor and Rose Plumley Tabor and is also preceded in death by a host of brothers and sisters.

LONNIE LEE MAYNARD II, 45, Sumerco, WV/Lyburn, died Sun., Aug. 29, 2021, in Thomas Mem. Hosp., S. Charleston, after a short illness; born Dec. 12, 1975, at Logan, son of Delie Lueva Ellis Maynard of Sumerco and Lonnie Lee Maynard, Sr. (Lisa) of Davin. Predeceased by: wife, Lyla Watkins Mayna…

THOMAS JOSEPH FREEMAN, 68, died Sat., Aug. 21, 2021, son of late Jim and Bonnie Freeman; also predeceased by: bros., Tim & Mike Freeman. Graduate of Whitehall Yearling HS.

GRADY RODDRICK CALDWELL, Salt Rock, WV, died Thur., Aug. 12, 2021, son of late Narmie Mae Griffith; also predeceased by: niece, Janice Mae Caldwell; host of aunts, uncles & close friends.

PEGGY JEAN PACK MILLER, 87, Houston and Brenham, TX, died peacefully Wed., Aug. 18, 2021; born Nov. 4, 1933 in Hamlin, WV, dau. of late Basil and Grace Pack; also predeceased by: dau., Michele Miller Long; sibs., Barbara Tygret, Donald, Bob, Greg, Leo & Joe Pack

MICHAEL R. MULLINS, 77, Peach Creek, WV, died Tue., Aug. 24, 2021 at home; born June 1, 1944 in Ferrellsburg, WV, son of late Jasper & Bessie Brewster Mullins; also predeceased by: bro., Phil & Wetzel Mullins; mother- & father-in-law, Edison & Midge Porter Ferguson. Machinist…

JIMMY LEE SWAN, 76, Culloden, WV, died at home Sat., Aug. 28, 2021. Predeceased by: children, Cathy Swan Eveson and Jason Alan Swan; son of late James Harbour Swan and Beatrice Henderson Swan. Sears, Barboursville retiree with 42 years; Dunlap’s Guns in Hurricane; 56-year member of Forrest B…

WILLIAM “FOSTER” WEBB SR., 82, Ruth, WV, died Wed., Aug. 25, 2021, at home; son of late Walter and Mable; also predeceased by: sibs., Jean, Richard, James, Cecil, Mike, Gifford, Ken and Little Bobby; grandson, Eric. US Army vet. stationed in Germany.

DOROTHY AREBA GUY, 65, Griffithsville, WV, died Thur., Aug. 26, 2021 of an allergic reaction to a bee sting; born Aug. 6, 1956, mother oof Cristal Gail Miller of Hurricane, Sherry Dawn Miller of Hamlin, Tawnya McDonie of FL.

DELLA BURNS, 84, West Hamlin, WV, died Wed., Aug. 25, 2021; born Feb. 1, 1935, dau. of late Wilford & Bessie Poindexter Eplin; foster parents, Tal & Sybil Bias; also predeceased by: granddau., Samantha Burns; bros., Denny (Darlene), Willard & Odell Eplin. Co-owner/operator Lincol…

SHELIA ANN MAYNARD BROWNING, 60, Harts, WV, died Wed., Aug. 25, 2021, in Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, after a courageous battle with cancer; born June 21, 1961 in West Hamlin, dau. of late Burgess & Martha (Adkins) Burton; also predeceased by: sibs., Joyce Frazier, Ed & Wes Bur…

ALBERTA ZURCHER 88, of Hamlin, WV. Born: October 18, 1932, passed away: August 28, 2021. She was the daughter of the late James Cline and Amanda Cline.

RICCI PAGE FREEMAN, 39, Ranger, WV, died Wed., Aug. 25, 2021 in St. Mary's Med. Cntr., Huntington; born Aug. 18, 1982 in Logan, son of Lionel Page Freeman & late Arlene Freeman; also predeceased by: grandparents, Jerry C. & Hasty (Vance) Freeman and Homer & Claudia (Shelton) Elkins.

WANDA LOUELLA NORMAN, 75, West Hamlin, WV, died Wed., Aug. 25, 2021, at home; born June 4, 1946, dau. of late Winfield & Dora White Neace. Seamstress.

LACY MORGAN JR., 78, Culloden, WV, died Mon., Aug. 30, 2021, in Hubbard Hospice House, after a long battle with cancer; widower of Marty Morgan; son of late Lacy and Mary Morgan. WV DMV retiree as Dir. of Info. services.

With a heavy heart the family of RALPH EDWARD POWELL of Red Bank, Lexington, South Carolina announces his death on August 11, 2021. Born August 5, 1931 in Huntington, West Virginia, he was 90 years old.

MARY LaVONNA OLIVER, 89, St. Albans, WV, died Sat., Aug. 21, 2021, in Thomas Mem. Hosp., S. Charleston, born in Hamlin, dau. of late Carmie Lee & Ethel Dora Spurlock Montgomery; also predeceased by: sibs., Melba, Maida, Clara, Patsy, Lester & Burchel Montgomery. Union Carbide Corp, T…

TRINA DAWN SMITH, 61, Huntington, WV, died Thur., Aug. 19, 2021, born Mar. 16, 1960, in West Hamlin, dau. of late Bernard Smith & Glendora Gue Lett.

DELLA BURNS of West Hamlin, WV. Born: February 1, 1937, passed away: August 25, 2021 at the age of eighty four years, six months and twenty four days. To honor her wishes there will be graveside services only for immediate family. Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, WV will be handling arrangements.

DEBORAH LYNN FARLEY, 63, West Hamlin, WV, died Tue., Aug. 24, 2021; born Feb. 6, 1958, dau. of late Matthew Farley & Virginia Mae James Baker; also predeceased by: bro., Jerry Baker.

PJ SPENCER, 25, Charleston, WV, husband of Jessy, died Sun., Aug. 22, 2021.