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Irvin Moyer Samples
Irvin Moyer Samples, 92, of Strange Creek passed away October 30, 2020 at his home. He was born May 2, 1928 in Widen and was the son of the late Jon Corbett and Mattie Butcher Samples. Along with his parents, he is also preceded in death by a brother Elliott Samples and a sister Savina Allen.
Irvin was United State Marine Veteran, worked in the auto body industry and attended Eureka Church. He enjoyed playing music on his guitar, singing, gardening, and sawmill work.
Surviving are his wife, Darlena Price Samples; children, Suellen Fast, James Samples, Regina Williams, Melda Clark, Dennis Samples, Angela Samples and Gregory Samples and also several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Friends and family called at Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Rd, Flatwoods, WV on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 from 1:00-2:00 pm. Funeral services were held at 2:00 pm with Pastor Ray Teets officiating. Interment, with military honors, immediately followed at Eureka Church, Strange Creek.
Expressions of sympathy, photographs, and fond memories may be shared at Stockert-Paletti.com.
Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home and staff are honored to be caring for the Samples family during this difficult time.
Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home asks that everyone adhere to the Governor’s mandate and wear a mask in the building as well as adhere to social distancing guidelines when possible.

John W. Claypool
John W. Claypool, 73, of St. Albans passed away Friday, November 6, 2020 at CAMC Memorial Division, Charleston.
He was born May 4, 1947 in Clarksburg, and raised in Webster Springs, to the late Obert O’dell and Hanera Grace Hopkins Claypool.
John enjoyed fishing and working with his model railroad trains.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Harriet R. Claypool; brother, Joseph O. (Nancy) Claypool; nephew, Joel (Emily) Claypool; niece, Olivia (Ryan) Claypool; 1 great niece; 2 great nephews; and other extended family and friends.
Graveside service was held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 9, 2020 at Miller Cemetery, Webster Springs with Pastor Butch Rose officiating.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.doddreedfh.com.
Dodd & Reed Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Claypool family.

Rosemary Joyce McDonald
Rosemary Joyce McDonald, 71, of Grafton, passed away on Monday, November 9, 2020 at Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC. She was born in Grafton, December 18, 1948 daughter of the late Lawrence and Sylvia Mason Jackson, Rosemary was preceded in death by her husband of fifty- five wonderful years, Charles William “Chuck” McDonald, Jr., September 18, 2020.
Rosemary took great pride in serving the Lord and it was portrayed as she shared her time and faith with her family and friends. She loved to travel with her beloved husband Chuck and share their love for the Lord as they spread the Word. Rosemary was the person who became a friend to all who met her. She worked for the Calhoun Board of Education as a secretary and Minnie Hamilton Hospital as a transcriptionist for many years. She loved to play the piano and was always excited and pleased to tickle the ivories when asked to during special services with Chuck.
Rosemary is survived by two children, Dawn M. Lane and husband Russ, Leland, NC. Charles W. “Billy” McDonald lll and wife Angie, Heaters, WV, five grandchildren, Zach Lane (Donna), Kelsey Lane, Amber Long (Clifton), Seth McDonald, Aubree McDonald, three great children, Slate Lane, Lillian Long, Amelia Long, one brother, David Jackson and wife Susan Morgantown, one nephew, Will Jackson, and her beloved McDonald Family
In Lieu of flowers make donations in Rosemary’s name to the Gideon’s c/o of Tom Bartlett lll, 302 McGraw Ave. Grafton, WV. 26354
and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society P.O. Box 98018 Washington, DC. 20090-8018
Friends were ceived at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave. Grafton, on Sunday, November 15, 2020 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM, with proper distancing and face mask required. Funeral service was held Monday, November 16, 2020 at 11:00AM with Pastor David Bess officiating. Interment followed at the WV National Cemetery. Bartlett Funeral Home is honored to serve the McDonald family. Online condolences can be sent to the McDonald family at wwwbartlettfuneralhomewv.com

Sue Friend
Sue Friend, 80, of Gassaway passed away at home on November 15, 2020.
She was born August 9, 1940 in Gassaway to the late Arley Ore Hacker and Beulah Booth Hacker.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Dana Friend, who passed away on October 11, 2020; brothers, Jim, Jack and John Hacker; sisters, Roberta “Jean” Brown and Libby Fergueson.
Sue was a homemaker. She enjoyed fishing, four wheeling, and horses. She loved her grandchildren. She was a member of Little Otter Community Church.
She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Becky Harris and husband, David, of Gassaway; sisters, Lula Mae Peters and husband, Jr., of Alabama, Carolyn “Skinny” Patrick and husband, Punk, of Gassaway, Sharon Brady and husband, Jim, of Gassaway. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Christa Lannigan and husband, Adam, Nyssa Carroll and husband, John, and Joni May; great grandchildren, Jon Lannigan, Dana Lannigan, Aliyah Cooke, Damion Cooke, Josh Carr and one expected great grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be 2 P.M. Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at Hacker Family Cemetery, Tunnel Fork with Pastor Jim Criner officiating.
Words of comfort and fond memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Mary Katherine Duckworth
Mary Katherine Duckworth, 92, of Exchange passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020 at home.
She was born September 21, 1928 in Braxton County, a daughter of the late David Allen Nicholas and Sarah Florence Friend Nicholas.
In addition to her parents Mary was preceded in death by her husbands, Howard Harris and Clarence Nottingham; son, Hosey Nottingham; daughter, Tammy Jane Duckworth; brother, Ernest Nicholas; sisters, Alice Sawyers, Betty Clowser, Faye Tucker, Wilsie Cottrell, and Ida Stout.
Mary was a homemaker. Many mornings she would watch the Andy Griffith Show and Little House on the Prairie. She was a quilter. She enjoyed country cooking and even if you entered her house full one would still want to eat what she was cooking. She was a gardener. She loved watching the chickens and roosters at her house. Mary was a Methodist by faith. She will be remembered for her loving and kind personality. She was also a generous person and would help anyone in need.
Mary will be forever remembered by her sons, Marty Harris and wife, Nelma, Donnie Nottingham and Doug Duckworth and wife, Opal; daughters, Patty Boone and husband, Ralph, Evelyn Jarrell and husband, Gary, Kathy Hays and husband, Bob and Sara Gallegos and husband, Joey; brother, Charles Nicholas and wife, Mary; and sister, Alma Duffield, 19 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and one great-great grandson; one special granddaughter, Sid White; and former husband, Monk Duckworth.
A graveside service will be 1 P.M. Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Fairview Cemetery, Chapel.
Words of comfort and fond memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Patty Payne
Patty Payne, 78 of Webster Springs passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at United Hospital Center. She was born April 22, 1942 in Cabin Creek to the late Merle and Laura Patton Payne.
She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and will be loved and missed by all who knew her. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Webster Springs and was a retired cook.
Patty is survived by her children Carol (Gary) Stout, James “Jimmy” Payne, and Charlotte Adkins; grandchildren Cole Payne, Cory Adkins, Tracy (Dallas) Helmick; great-grandchild Hollyn Helmick; brothers and sisters William Payne, Jay Bob Wyre, Peewee Wyre, Ann Dotson, Charlotte Moffatt, Beverly Wiseman, and Vicky Gross; and special buddy Cail Leonard.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son John “Poke” Payne; granddaughter Erika Payne; brothers Harvey Payne, Clarence Buck Payne, and Harold Tator Payne; and sister Sharon Ewing.
Memorial Services to celebrate Patty’s life will be held at a later date.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.doddreedfh.com.
Dodd & Reed Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Payne family.

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