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Ray Robinson
Ray Robinson, 99, of Heaters, WV passed away on April 11, 2015 at the Whispering Pines Rehabilitation Center/Nursing Home in Fayetteville, NC. He would have been 100 years old May 27, 2015. Ray was born May 27, 1915 to the late Jim and Anna Robinson. He is preceded in death by his wife Beulah (Boggs) Robinson on February 25, 2007. Also preceding him in death are brothers, John, Roy, Harry, Olen and Billy and sisters, Janet and Hattie.
Ray is survived by his son, Orval Robinson and wife Lena of Point Pleasant, WV and his daughter, Ann Jean Bright and husband Eddie of Fayetteville, NC. Also surviving are three grandsons, Roger Robinson and wife Kim of Heath, OH, Bruce Bright and wife Rhonda, and Wayne Bright and wife Kathy both of Fayetteville, NC. Also surviving are great grandsons, Brian Robinson and Conner Bright, and great-granddaughter Ashley Bright Taylor, and one great-great-grandson Weston Taylor. Also surviving are two brothers, Wallace Robinson and Herb Robinson and two sisters, Mary and Maggie and many nieces and nephews.
Ray was a member of the Mount Harmony Methodist Church and was a Sunday School Superintendent for many years. He also served as president of the Braxton County Sunday School Convention and served on many church committees. Ray loved his church and the Lord. He loved traveling, going to the beach and good food. He enjoyed listening to Southern Gospel and Bluegrass music.
Ray worked for 28 years in the coal mines at Widen, Clay County, WV, and several years at WV Forest Products in Gassaway, WV. He loved farming, the farm animals, especially his horses, and gardening. He worked on his farm as long as he was able. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.
Family will receive friends at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621 on Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 6-8p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Mount Harmony Methodist Church. Interment will follow services in the church cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mt. Harmony Methodist Church or the Lake Lane Cemetery, in care of Brenda Burroughs 2424 Pickles Fork Rd, Heaters, WV.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.stockertpaletti.com.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods, WV is honored to be serving the Robinson Family.

Glenna Bosely
Glenna Bosely, 87, of Napier, WV, went to be with the Lord on April13, 2015 at the Braxton Health Care Center in Sutton, WV, following an extended illness. Glenna was born on April 5, 1928 in Falls Mill, WV. She was the daughter of the late Earl Hayward and Bertha Brown.
Also preceding her in death is her husband, Robert Bosely; daughter, Deborah Ferguson; brothers, Denver Brown and Dayton Brown.
Those left to honor her memory are her sons, Donnie Bosely and Ronnie Bosely, both of Napier, WV and Danny Bosely and wife Patricia of Cleveland, OH; grandchildren, Pat, Woody, and Roberta Ferguson and Jennifer Bosely; great-grandchildren, Ashley Ferguson and Jeffrey and Justin Noble. Also surviving are brothers, Amos Brown of OH, Calvin and Melvin Brown both of Cambridge, OH; sisters, Marion Long of Heaters, WV, Marjorie Davis and Marbie Posey both of Cambridge, OH and Geraldine Brown of Jane Lew, WV.
Glenna loved her family and had a special place in her heart for children. She enjoyed her children and grandchildren and loved to babysit. She loved being a homemaker, especially cooking for her family. She will be missed dearly by her family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 6 pm till 8 pm on Friday April 17, 2015 at Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home at 378 Flatwoods Corner Rd. in Flatwoods, WV 26621. Funeral Services will Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 1pm. Interment will follow in the Falls Mill Cemetery, Falls Mill, and WV.
Words of comfort and fond memories may be shared with the family at stockert-paletti.com.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods is honored to be serving the Bosely Family.

Betty Jean Heater
Betty Jean Heater, 81 of Gassaway, passed away April 13, 2015 at CAMC Memorial Hospital.
She was born March 6, 1934 in Braxton County a daughter of the late Carson and Carrie Rollyson Dobbins.
She was preceded in death by brothers, Robert and James Dobbins.
Betty was a longtime member of the Gassaway United Methodist Church where she was the music director of the choir from 1970 to 2014. She was the secretary of the United Methodist Foundation. She was a 50 year member of the Gassaway chapter #32 Order of the Eastern Star and also served as past Matron.
Betty was a schoolteacher having taught in Braxton County and the Fairborn District in Ohio.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, John Heater; sons, David Paul Heater and Samuel Heater; daughter, Laurie Dee O’Malley; seven grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Gassaway United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Malick officiating. Burial will be in the Beall’s Mill Cemetery, Gassaway.
Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.
In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial donations be made to Gassaway United Methodist Church, 710 Braxton Street, Gassaway, WV 26624.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Coy B. Short
Coy B. Short, 93, died at home on Upper Sleith Road, Frametown, WV on April 15, 2015.
He was born April 23, 1921 on Upper Sleith a son of the late Peter B. and Anna H. Meadows Short.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth Elmore Short; second wife, Madeline Shafer Holbert Short; brothers, Carmel, Ralph, and Hubert Short; sons-in-law, John G. Carr and Gary Joe McCourt.
He is survived by children, Mary Susan Carr, Janette McCourt, Carl Short, Oneda Schiefer and husband, Frank, Terry Short and wife, Shirley; stepsons, Randall Holbert and wife, Dovie and henry Holbert and wife, Susan; 12 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and four great great grandchildren.
He was a World War II Army veteran in the European Theater (Italy) where he received a Bronze Star. He was a member for over 50 years of Local Union #1353 and a member of the Charity Baptist Church.
Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015 at the Charity Baptist Church, Wilsie with Pastor George Rose and Roger Carter officiating. Burial with military rites will be in the Hughes Cemetery, Wilsie.
Friends may call from 6 to 9p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Roger Dale Hoover
Roger Dale Hoover, 63, of Birch River, WV passed away April 15, 2015 at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, WV.
He was born June 25, 1951 in Nicholas County the son of Clayton E. & Ruth Pearl Bender Hoover. Roger was a coal miner and a timber worker.
Left to cherish his memory is his, sister; Rosa Ater of Sutton, brother; Frank Hoover of Birch River, several nieces and nephews. Also surviving him are Wilda Morrison, Franklin Hoover and Nancy Trustey of Albany, IL. who he thought of as a brother and sisters, and his daughter; Jeannie Manahan of Birch River.
At Rogers request the body will be cremated.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbly serving the Hoover family.
On line condolences can be sent to:greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com

Serena Tolbert Hathaway
Serena Tolbert Hathaway, 90, of Burnsville, WV, went to be with the Lord on April 17, 2015 at Braxton County Memorial Hospital, surrounded by loved ones after a short illness. She was a stay at home mother who will be forever missed by her family and friends.
She was born to Scott and Virginia Davison Nicholas at Ivydale, WV, who precede her in death. Also preceding her in death was her husband, Varis C. Hathaway, whom she married on September 13, 1947.
Serena enjoyed gardening, canning, and was always proud of her stocked cellar. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and watching humming birds.
She is survived by her beloved foster son, Junior Beckett (Jimmie) of Montgomery, MI; daughters, Beverly Pritt (David) of Sand Fork, WV, Lois Stewart (Gene) of Burnsville, WV, and Barbara Bailes (Mac) of Sutton, WV. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, Darrell Beckett of Albertsville, AL, Dennis Beckett of Inster, MI, Serena Adkins of South Gate, MI, Timothy Beckett of Livonia, MI, David Pritt of Martinsburg, WV,
Christopher Bailes of Wheeling, WV, and Thomas Marks of Glenville, WV; eleven great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; sister, Norma King of Valley Fork, WV; special cousin, Thelma Beckett of Clay, WV; several nieces and nephews. Also missing Serena are special family friends, Malcolm and Lurenda Allison and children of Sand Fork, WV.
The family would like to thank Dr. Darla Gant for the years of treatment and the Braxton County Memorial Hospital for the wonderful care that she received during her illness.
Family will receive friends at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621 on Monday, April 20, 2015 from 6-8p.m. A private funeral service and interment will be held for family.
Online condolences can be made to the family at stockertpaletti.com. The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods, WV is honored to be serving the Hathaway Family.

Carol Joan (Cutlip) Sumner
Carol Joan (Cutlip) Sumner passed away April 9, 2015 at the Medilodge Nursing Home in Taylor, Michigan. She was born January 26, 1931 at Exchange WV to the late Frank Tracy Cutlip and Dacil Illa (Westfall) Cutlip. She was preceded in death by her husbands Charles (Curley) Cline and Robert (Bob) Sumner. Carol Joan is survived by her siblings: Phyllis Reed of Blissfield OH, Frances Sears and husband, Doyal of Mansfield OH, Lillian Haymond of Springfield VA, Patricia Lovin and husband, Aubin of Parrotsville TN, Lowell Cutlip and wife, Sue of Exchange WV and Frankie Morehead and husband, Clyde of Annapolis MD. She also is survived by 20 nieces and nephews; and 33 grandnieces and grandnephews.
Carol Joan was a graduate of Gassaway High School - WV, (1947); Ashland College OH – B.A. (1952); Eastern Michigan University – Master Degree (1968). Carol taught in Ashland County (OH) City Schools; and she also taught in Wayne-Westland County (MI) Schools where she retired from teaching in 1988.
Joan enjoyed helping and giving to others, reading, listening to music, crossword puzzles, writing letters and cards, staying in touch with her family, the study of nature (plants, animals, birds), and the study of Native Americans.
At Joan’s request she was cremated and her ashes will be placed in the Cutlip Cemetery near Exchange WV. A memorial service is planned in the summer (2015) at the time of the annual family reunion. Donations, in memory of Carol Joan Sumner, may be made to Cutlip’s Baptist Church, 8627 Exchange Road, Exchange WV 26619.

Thearl L. Clutter
Thearl L. Clutter, 80, of Gassaway went home to with the Lord on Friday, April 17, 2015 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.
He was born May 31, 1934 in Webster County a son of the late Virgil and Virginia Mae Fisher Clutter.
He was an oil field worker for many years.
He is survived by wife, Alice Marie Clutter; brothers, Billy (Ima Jean) of Gassaway, Robert (Marie) of Summersville, Rondal (Mary Ann) of Canton, OH, Donal (Sharon) of Normantown; sisters, Mallie Gillespie of Keymar, MD, Nellie (Everett) Bice of Canton, OH, Desylvia (James) Harper of Burnsville, and Sharon Collins of Gassaway; stepsons, Gary, Larry, and William Freeman.
He was preceded in death by wife, Mary Lou Brady Clutter; son, Kelly Joe Clutter; brother, John Clutter; sister-in-law, Lucille Clutter.
Service will be 1 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2015 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home,
Gassaway with Pastor Jason Allen officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Chapel.
Visitation will be two hours prior to service.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

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