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Detmor Hartsel Malcomb
Mr. Detmor Hartsel Malcomb “Skip”, age 85 died on Wednesday September 12th at his granddaughter’s residence in Waycross, GA, following a lengthy illness.
Hartsel was born in Hettie, WV and attended Burnsville High School. He joined the U.S. Navy as teenager and served from 1951 through 1955. He was a member of the United States Naval Construction Battalions known as the “Seabees”. Following his discharge from active duty, Hartsel joined the U.S. Naval Reserves, retiring in 1989, following 25 years of service.
In addition to his naval service, Hartsel was employed with Ford Motor Company in Cleveland, OH where he worked for 31 years retiring as an engine builder. Following his retirement, he moved to Crouse, NC and resided for several years and then to Portal, GA in 2003. He was of the Methodist Faith.
Mr. Malcomb was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Ann Hitt Malcomb; his parents, Orla Daniel Malcomb and Fanny Opal Hardway Malcomb; a son, Daniel Lee Malcomb; a daughter, Lisa Marie Malcomb Drury; a grandson, Stacy Cutright and a brother, Alva Lee Malcomb.
Surviving are his grandchildren, Malcomb Stewart and wife Alexis of Kingsland, GA Eric Daniel Stewart of Kingsland, GA; Tierra Stewart of Folkston, GA and Katie Drury of Waycross, GA; two sisters, Jane Gibson of Buchannon, WVA and Wanda Ratliff of Seville, OH and eight great grandchildren, Amaya Moats, Conner Moats, Isabella Stewart, Tyler Stewart, Makenzie Stewart, Kaiden Wright, Vallery Stewart and Delylah Stewart.
Family will receive friends on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621 from 12:30-2 p.m. Funeral Services will immediately follow in the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Duane Brown officiating. Interment will follow Funeral Services in the Greenhill Church Cemetery with Full Military Honors conducted by the American Legion Post 33. Fond memories and condolences can be shared with the family at stockert-paletti.com.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods will be assisting the Malcomb Family in honoring the Life of Detmore “Skip” Hartsel Malcomb.



Roger Lee Williams, Sr.
Roger Lee Williams, Sr. went home to meet our Lord and Savior September 10, 2018 surrounded by his family at his home.
He is survived by his wife and love of his life, Candice Sue Williams, whom he married September 17, 1983 and his son, Roger Lee Williams, Jr.; three step-daughters, Barbara Ann McCartney, Weston, WV, Catherine Rittenhouse and husband, Chaz of Rag Run Road, Weston, WV and Kimberly Williams of Wildcat., WV. Also surviving is foster daughter, Laura James, grandson, Caleb Williams of Wildcat, WV; 12 step-grandchildren and 8 step-great grandchildren; half-brother, Travis McCray, Wildcat, WV; half-sister Robin Louise and James (Bill), Falls Mill, WV; several cousins and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Rupert Williams, his mother, Harriett Bennett, one daughter, Angel Dawn Williams, step-son, James Patrick McCartney and one step-great grandson, Bentley James Watson.
There will be a time of fellowship held at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV, Monday, September 17, 2018 from 12-1 p.m. with a Memorial Service following at 1:00 p.m. from the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Chapel with Pastor Earl Cayton officiating. His final wishes of cremation were carried out.
Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.stockert-paletti.com.



Stanley Robert Rutherford
Stanley Robert Rutherford, 63, of Sutton, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at the Braxton Health Care Center.
He was born July 16, 1955 to the late Robert Junior Rutherford and Elnova Rogers in Webster Springs, WV. Also preceding him in death is his wife Heather Rutherford and daughter Cija Murphy.
Stanley was a Methodist, an accountant for H&R Block where he did taxes and book keeping, he enjoyed playing bingo, the lottery, hunting, fishing, boating, skiing, reading the newspaper, and talking with people. Stanley never met a stranger.
Left to cherish his memory is his son Stanley Emory Jackson Rutherford of Sutton, WV.
At Stanley’s request he will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbly serving the Rutherford family.
Online condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com

Roy Lee Lipps
Roy Lee Lipps, 76, of Heaters, WV went peacefully to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Roy was blessed in many ways and loved by so many people. He served in the United States Army where he was a heavy vehicle driver, a rifle expert and sharpshooter. After the Army Roy enjoyed being a long-distance truck driver, heavy equipment operator and then owned Nancy’s Bar with his deceased Wife, Nancy Lipps. Roy was a member of the local VFW and the Moose he enjoyed spending time with his friends and family and he also liked to collect and trade guns.
Roy was preceded in death by his parents, Minokah Willicene Lipps and John Wallace Lipps. Roy is survived by his daughter, Minokah, son, Rocky, Daughter-in-Law, Christy; his grandchildren, Jason, Justin, Christopher, Shane, Brooke and Renata, as well as his great-grandchildren and his first wife Betty Lipps. Roy will be forever missed, he will live on in so many hearts.
Family will receive friends on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral Services will immediately follow in the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jason Allen officiating. Interment will follow Funeral Services in the Little Kanawha Memorial Garden, Heaters, WV with Full Military Honors conducted by the American Legion Post 33. Fond memories and condolences can be shared with the family at stockert-paletti.com.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods will be assisting the Lipps Family in honoring the Life of Roy Lee Lipps.

 

Ellenor “Janie” Jane (Flesher) Taylor
Ellenor “Janie” Jane (Flesher) Taylor, 89, of Kitsonville died peacefully on Monday September 10, 2018 in the comfort of her own home surrounded by family and under the compassionate care of WV Hospice. Janie was born July 1, 1929 in Weston, WV the only daughter of the late Peter Albert Flesher and Mary Agnes (Mullooly) Flesher.
In addition to her parents Janie was preceded in death on October 2, 1993 by her husband Archie Dale Taylor who she married on February 2, 1963 and they spent 29 years together. Also preceding her in death were her brothers William Flesher, Thomas Flesher, Joseph Flesher, and her twin brother James Peter Flesher.
Janie is survived by two children daughter Mary Ellen Taylor of Weston, WV son John Taylor and wife Leslie of Saint John’s, FL and also surviving are grandchildren Cameron John Taylor of San Francisco, CA, Courtney Marie Taylor of Saint John’s, FL, and Chadwick William Taylor of Saint John’s, FL. Also surviving are several nieces, great-nieces, and great-great-nieces, nephews, great-nephews, great-great nephews and cousins. Also surviving is her special Puppy named Quinn.
Janie was a graduate of St. Patrick Catholic High School with the class of 1947 as well as a graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College with a Bachelor Degree of Arts and a Master of Arts. She was employed by C & P Telephone Company, M&M Motors, Citizens Bank of Weston, WV, and after attaining her degree a lengthy teaching career began in 1974 at Weston Central Elementary School and St. Patrick Elementary. Janie was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and was baptized at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Loveberry, WV. She served there as a Eucharistic minister for many years and was a formerly on the Board that managed the St. Bernard Catholic Church Trust. She was with the Catholic Daughters Court Victory 379 for over 50 years.
Family will receive friends on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 5-8 p.m. at the St. Patrick Catholic Church, 210 Center Weston, WV 26452. A Rosary Vigil will be held on Friday at 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Binny Mulackal as celebrant. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Bernard Catholic Church: Mail donation to 210 Center Street, Weston, WV 26452 in honor of Ellenor Jane Taylor. Interment will follow in the Machpelah Cemetery in Weston, WV. Words of comfort or fond memories can be expressed to family at stockert-paletti.com
The stockert-paletti Funeral Home will be caring for the Taylor Family.

 

Daisy Mae Riffle Shaffer
Daisy Mae Riffle Shaffer, 77, of White Sulphur Springs, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday September 12, 2018 at her home.
She was born March 22, 1941 in Sutton, WV to the late Samuel Guy Riffle and Daisy Bell Claypool Riffle. Also preceding her in death is her husband Lloyd Nestor Shaffer Sr.
Daisy was a homemaker and a Baptist by faith.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory her sons, Lloyd Shaffer Jr. (Julia), James Shaffer, Robert Shaffer all of White Sulphur Springs, daughters, Karen Shaffer (Rodney Vanhoy), Penny Spencer (Frank) of Lewisburg, Lisa Clemons (Gale) of Anthony, WV, brothers, Kenneth Riffle (Dottie) of Wolf Creek, Junior Riffle of Thomas, Robert ‘Bob’ Riffle (Beulah), sisters, Helen Elswick of Little Birch, Shirley Squires of Sutton, grandchildren, Ethan Shaffer (Amber), Leanna Shaffer, Courtney Shaffer (Travis Glover), Gabrielle Shaffer, Cullen Shaffer, David Williams, Stacie Counts (Charles Blackburn), Darin Counts (Laura), Ashley Shaffer, Justin Shaffer, Dustin Shaffer, Brittany Spencer, Stephanie Clemons, great-grandchildren, Josiah Moore, Allyson Glover, Alex Stanely, Aaron Williams, Brooklyn Williams, Tristan Oakley, Trevor Oakley, Paighten Counts, and long time friend Gene Wolford.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton with Rev. Lynn Schiefer officiating. Burial followed at the Elizabeth Chapel Cemetery, Bug Ridge, WV. Friends called one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbly serving the Shaffer family.
Online condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com

Kenneth June Brown
Kenneth June Brown, 82 of Hacker Valley passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at his home with his family by his side. He was born November 22, 1935 in Marpleton to McKinley J. and Jennie Easter Crowe Brown and was a lifelong resident of Webster County.
Kenneth was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He loved the family get-togethers and just loved people. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and hunting; was a carpenter, mechanic, and an overall jack of all trades. He was a school bus driver for the Webster County Board of Education and a United States Army Veteran.
Kenneth is survived by his wife of 60 years Vella Beth Brown; children Danny L. (wife Sharon) Brown of Flatwoods, Brenda Bolar (husband Jim) Harry of Princeton, Gary (wife Reta) Brown of Hacker Valley, Keith (wife Lisa) Brown of Sutton, Kenny (wife Tammy) Brown of Hacker Valley, Karla (husband Matt) Coley of Replete, and Katrina Brown of Hacker Valley; sisters Juanita Mollohan, Rose Morrison, and Edna Nell Bickel; grandchildren Robbie Brown, Joshua Bolar, Asasha Hines, Clayton Bolar, Adam, Courtney, Maddie, Cheyenne, Jordan, Ryleigh, Drake, Bryan, and Logan Brown, Dave Pritchard, Garrett, Hannah, and Devin Coley; a host of great-grandchildren; and many other friends and extended family members. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandsons Dustin Brown and Albert Pritchard; brothers Montie Brown, Hobert Brown, and Bud Brown; and sisters Frances Lunceford and Elsie Sears.
Friends may join the family for visitation on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home. Funeral Services to celebrate Kenneth’s life will be held on Saturday at 1:00 PM at the Funeral Home with Pastor Chris Cosner officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in the Brown Family Cemetery on Browns Mountain.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.doddreedfh.com.
Dodd & Reed Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Brown family.

 









 









 



 






 





 

 







 



 

 










 




 








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