Linda Mae Norman
Linda Mae Norman, 64 of Shock, WV; departed this earthly life in the early morning hours of Monday, April 19, 2021 at the Braxton County Memorial Hospital in Gassaway, WV; following a sudden illness.
She was born October 25, 1956 in Akron, OH; daughter of the late Robert and Emma Zent Smith.
Linda is a graduate of Field High School, class of 1975 in Brimfield, Ohio. She worked as a house keeper in the Hotel industry for many years, having worked at the Glenville Inn, and the Days Inn in Flatwoods.
In her spare time, Linda enjoyed working at the Rosedale Senior Center, tending to her flowers, working in her yard, spending time with family and friends, and cooking pancakes and brownies for the kids.
She was a Christian by faith and attended the Shock Church of Christ.
On December 7, 1996 Linda was united in marriage to Stanley W. Norman, who survives at their home on Tanner Fork Road.
Surviving is her sister, Rebecca Kumala (Jeff) of Brimfield, OH; a son, Johnny Morrison of Akron, OH; a niece, Brenda, a nephew, Brandon, 1 step-child, Michelle Hamilton (Mark) of Newton Falls, OH; step-grandkids, Morgan, Justin, and Ethan Lowry, a special friend, Janet Spencer of Duck, WV; and her loving dog, Mandy.
Along with her parents, Linda is preceded in death by her son, Robert Morrison.
A funeral service was conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary and Cremation Services, Inc., 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville, WV; 26351 at 1:00 PM; Friday, April 23, 2021 with Pastor Vernon Kerns officiating. Burial followed in the Collins Community Cemetery in Stumptown, WV. Friends were received from 11:00 – 1:00 PM; Friday at the mortuary in Glenville.
In accordance with the mandates set forth by the State of West Virginia, masks or some kind of facial covering must be worn inside the mortuary establishment and social distancing must be observed.
Ellyson Mortuary and Cremation Services, Inc. is honored to assist the family of Linda Mae Norman with arrangements.
Bryan Scott Prince
Bryan Scott Prince, 34, of Walkersville, WV passed away on Saturday, April 17, 2021. He was born on February 24, 1987 in Clarksburg, WV, to John Steven Prince and Connie (Wilson) Prince.
Bryan was a graduate from Braxton County High School, class of 2005, and was active in the Boy Scouts Troop #150. Bryan enjoyed riding motorcycles with his family, and spending time outdoors.
Left to cherish his memory is his son Brody Prince, brother Nathan Prince (Candi), sister in law Tiffany Prince, his nieces and nephew; Alexis Prince, Abigail Prince, Emma Prince, and Noah Prince. He is preceded in death by his brother Steven Prince. Paternal grandparents Hubert Prince and Vera Geneva (Jones) Prince. Maternal grandparents Duain Wilson and Emma (Kraus) Wilson.
Family received friends on Friday, April 23, 2021 at Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621, for visitation from 12-2 p.m. with funeral service following at 2:00 p.m. in the Stockert-Paletti Chapel with Bonnie Starkey officiating. Interment followed at the Green Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Brody’s College Fund c/o Connie Prince
Fond memories and words of comfort can be extended to the family at Stockert-Paletti.com
Charles Donald Davis
Charles Donald Davis, 89, of Sutton, passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021 at Ruby Memorial Hospital Hospice, Morgantown.
He was born January 6, 1932 in Sutton, WV the son of the late Vaughn & Gladys Cogar Davis. He was also preceded in death by his brothers Kenneth and Jack Davis and his sister Rita Davis Burrows.
Donald was formally employed by Braxton Motors, Braxton County Court House and was a Logger. He served his country in the U.S. Navy and was in the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by his companion, Melissa Hawkins; sisters, Shelvy Frame, Connie Ison.
Upon his request, the body will be cremated.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Davis family.
Online condolences may be sent to; greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com
Linda L. Bell Fall
Linda L. Bell Fall, 70 of Cowen passed away Friday, April 16, 2021. Linda was born December 29, 1950 in Bolair and was the daughter of the late Stanley “Red” and Eltha Gregory Bell. Along with her parents she was also preceded in death by her brother, Jim Bell.
Linda retired as manager after working many years at Leslies Y-Mart. She loved to fish, listening to Conway Twitty music, collecting anything to do with owls and was a very strong willed woman. Linda and Al first met as pen pals when he was in the Army and enjoyed 51 years of marriage together.
Surviving are her husband, Alfred J. Fall, Sr; children, Alfred J. “AJ” Fall, Jr, Veronica Frame and William H. “Bill” Fall; brothers, John Bell, Timmy Bell and Bob Bell; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Service were 2:00 PM, Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Adams-Reed Funeral Home, Cowen with Pastor Bill Morlan officiating. Burial followed at Handschumacher Cemetery, Upperglade. Friends joined the family for visitation two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.adamsreedfh.com
Adams-Reed Funeral Home, Cowen is honored to be serving the Fall family.
Due to COVID-19, all who attend the services please practice the social distancing guidelines set forth by the CDC and the State of WV, including the wearing of facial coverings
Velma Smallwood Jackson McHenry
Velma Smallwood Jackson McHenry, 81, of Birch River, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.
Velma was a full time homemaker, a caregiver for Nicholas County Senior Citizens and a member of Souls Harbor Apostolic Church.
She was born August 21, 1939 in Bays, WV, the daughter of the late James Elmer & Esel Harris Smallwood. She was also preceded in death by her 1st husband, Leonard Wayne Jackson; sons, Daryl Jackson, Tom Jackson, Larry Jackson; brother, Loyd Smallwood; grandchildren, Melissa Wheeler and Barnett Jackson.
Velma is survived by her husband, David McHenry; sons, Tim Jackson (Barbara) of Birch River, Gale Jackson of Canton, OH; daughters, Lavon Wheeler (Gary) of Canton, OH, Velina Geraghty (Scott) of Navarre, OH; sisters, Carol Skinner of Diana, WV, Charlotte Brannon of Gassaway; 15 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held 1:00 pm, Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton with Rev. Homer Gibson officiating. Friends called 1hour before the service at the funeral home. Graveside services were held 1:00 pm, Monday, April 26, 2021 at East Union Lawn Cemetery, Navarre, Ohio.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbly serving the McHenry/ Jackson families.
Online condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com
Daisy Ellen Lloyd
Daisy Ellen Lloyd, 78, of Sutton, former resident of Mena, AR and native of Charleston, WV passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020 at her residence.
She was born January 6, 1942 in Sutton, WV to the late Charles Mancel & Kathleen Duffield Lloyd.
Daisy was a member of Salam Fields Church. She moved from Little Rock, AR to Fredericksburg, VA. She worked at 1st National Bank of Fredericksburg before retiring. She later worked for Covenant Funeral Service in Fredericksburg. She received many blessings from this move from her daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughters, Rebecca Gray (Virgil) of Fredericksburg, VA, Susan Dicus (Dwight) of Dover, AR; brothers, David Lloyd of Apple Grove, WV, Charlie Lloyd (Betty) of LeSage, WV; sister, Kay Bowman (Robert) of Sutton; grandchildren, Jessica Gray, Susan White, Jason Gray, Leslie Dicus, Corbin Dicus, Sasha Freeman; great grandchildren, Nolan White, Lily White, Grayson Larch and Lucy Gray.
The family of Daisy Ellen Lloyd would like to invite you to attend a memorial service in her honor on Friday, April 30 at 1 p.m. at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, 600 Riverview Dr. Sutton, WV. A graveside service will follow at the Sutton Cemetery. The family was unable to have a service upon her death last year due to COVID restrictions.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to be serving the Lloyd family.
Online condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com
Lucy ‘Peggy’ Mae (Robinson) Mechtel
Lucy ‘Peggy’ Mae (Robinson) Mechtel passed away on April 8, 2021 at the age of 85. She was born in Sutton West Virginia to Ira Robinson and Ruthie (Dobbins) Robinson on June 6, 1935.
She graduated Gassaway High School class of 1956 with Honors and was a member of the Honor Society. She further took her education later in life to Fitchburg State in MA and Florida Junior College in FL.
She went on to join the Civil Service (NASA) in California, where she met and married Robert Mechtel (1958) and had 3 children: her daughter Cheryl (Mechtel) Gawron of NH, her son Steven Mechtel of FL. who predeceased her in 2002, and her son Robert ‘Robbie’ Mechtel II of FL. She also leaves behind her grandchildren: Jonathan Levasseur of NH, Neil Levasseur of SC, Jovia Levasseur of CA, Danielle (Mechtel) Lampke of FL, and Nathaniel Moore of NH. She was a devoted mother to her children, grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Lucy also leaves behind her sisters Martha Helen (Robinson) Lewis of FL, and Maysel ‘Cissy’ (Robinson) Hassel of FL., and was predeceased by her siblings Ira ‘Bud’ Jr., Evelyn, Joan, and Jerry, as well her half siblings Grace Helen, Velma Mae, Omer, Clarence, James, Edith, Harland Lee, and Mary Doll. She also had many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews throughout the United States.
Lucy was an astute academic and lifelong achiever of many personal and professional accomplishments. Her career was highlighted by her dedication and devoted service to the United States government in the Civil Service as a Property Acquisitions Clerk and Contracting Agent, during which time she received numerous commendations and awards throughout her career.
Her hobbies included sewing, cooking, playing and listening to music, reading, dancing, and world travel. Lucy spoke three languages fluently during her lifetime.
Lucy was a friend to untold numbers of people she met throughout her life’s journey and left her mark upon this world and the countless lives that she touched. Her loss is greatly felt, and she will be sorely missed.
A celebration of her life has been planned to be held at Rafter Cross Cowboy Church, located at 16550 US-Alt 27, in Williston, FL 32696, on May 1st at 2:30 P.M. Anyone wishing to attend to celebrate her life is welcome. This is a casual affair as she would not want it any other way. Please note Covid protocols will be honored.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to the charity of your choice in her remembrance.
Mrs. Amanda Leah (Hall) Dawkins
Mrs. Amanda Leah (Hall) Dawkins, 39, of Webster Springs passed away Sunday April 18, 2021 at Webster County Memorial Hospital.
Born July 2, 1981 in Webster Springs, she was the daughter of Janet (Wyatt) Hall and the late Charles Lloyd Hall. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her grandmothers, Leah Wyatt and Malinda Evelyn (Brown) Hall.
Amanda was a 1998 graduate of Webster County High School and worked for IMC, Cowen. She enjoyed doing crafts such as scrapbooking. She was knowledgeable about computers and loved a good meme. Amanda had quite the collection of Bath and Body Works products, candles and tarts, and owls. She loved cooking, music, cats, and her family.
In addition to her mother, Janet, Amanda is survived by her husband, Mr. David Dawkins; her son, Tyrick Dawkins; brothers: Jeff, Doyle, Edgar, Earl, and James Hall; sister, Susan Rowan; mother-in-law, Brenda Dawkins; her beloved furry children, her cats: Paisley, Helen, Mars, and Sage; some very special nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
Services to celebrate Amanda’s life were held 3pm on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Friends joined the family for visitation one hour prior to the service time.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dodd & Reed Funeral Home to assist the family with expenses.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.doddreedfh.com
Dodd & Reed Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Dawkins family.
Due to the COVID-19 Virus, all who attend the services please practice the social distancing guidelines set forth by the CDC and the State of WV, including the wearing of facial coverings.
Geneva Florence (Riffle) Prince
Geneva Florence (Riffle) Prince 73, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at her daughter’s house. Geneva was born on April 22, 1947 in Burnsville, WV: a daughter of the late Cora Riffle Blake. In addition to her mom she was preceded in death by Grandfather Gilbert Riffle, and siblings Ramona Daft and Robert Riffle.
Geneva is survived by her husband Arch Robert Prince who she married on July 7, 1968. Also surviving are daughters Letisha (Gary), and Renee (Terry), 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. She is survived by her sister Emma Riley.
Geneva graduated Burnsville High School in 1966. She was a long time member and the current President of the Rotary Club.
Family received friends on Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 10-11 a.m., at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621, Funeral Services followed visitation in the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Amy Morrow officiating. Interment followed services in the Lake Lane Cemetery. Words of comfort and fond memories can be expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com.
The family appreciates floral tributes and donations can be made to Rotary Club district 6630, P.O. Box 578 Burton, OH, 44021.
R.J. Dobbins, age 54, of Gassaway, WV left this world April 19, 2021. He was born September 7,1966 in Gassaway to the late Ralph J and Mina K Dobbins, in addition to his brother Ralph E Dobbins. R.J. is survived by his sister JoAnn Rollyson of Hickory, NC, 3 children, several nieces, nephews, a great niece, cousins, and many close friends.
Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, Flatwoods, WV is serving the family. Friends may join the family from 12pm to 2pm on Wednesday, April 28,2021 for visitation, with funeral services following at 2pm in the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Ron Brown officiating.
Fond memories can be expressed to the family stockert-palett.com.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Legion Post #33. Make checks payable to American Legion Post #33, P.O. Box 292, Flatwoods, WV 26621