Joanna Henthorne Carson
Joanna Henthorne Carson, 80, of Edgewood Drive, Weston passed away at 7:25 a.m. Thursday, February 27, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born June 6, 1933 in Gilmer County a daughter of the late Oscar E. Barnette and Corinda Kathryn McHenry Barnette. She was twice married. On January 24, 1958 she married Kenneth Ray Henthorne who passed away May 31, 2004, then on August 10, 2011 she married Charles Carson, who survives. Also surviving are three sons: Kenneth Mark Henthorne and wife Bridgette of Amanda, OH, Timothy Ray Henthorne and wife Martina of Logan, OH and David Alan Henthorne and wife Michelle of French Creek; five grandchildren: Kenny, Kory, Kaitlin, Dylan, and Little David; one brother, Jimmy Barnette and wife Patricia of Weston; three sisters: Jean Barath and husband Donald of New Franklin OH, Betty Moss and husband Richard of Fredericksburg VA, Vonda Kuhl of Fairmont. She was preceded in death by one brother, Carl Barnette. Joanna was employed as a sales associate for Big Lots for over ten years. She collected hats and had a passion for writing. She wrote Pat’s Chat, a column in the Weston Democrat for many years, as well as a community publication entitled, Tattle Tales and Other Things. She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Weston, where she taught Sunday School, led a prayer group, served as a Deacon of the church, and read her bible daily. She organized Themed Class Reunion Parties for her class of 1952 from Burnsville High School, as well as family reunions. She enjoyed vegetable gardening, canning, and spending time with her family. Friends and family gathered at the First Baptist Church in Weston from 1-3 pm on Saturday March 1, 2014. Funeral Services followed at 3 pm with Reverend Kenneth Miller officiating. Interment followed in the K of P Cemetery in Burnsville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Weston at 132 East Second St. Weston WV 26452. The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Serviceat 144 Hackers Creek Rd. in Jane Lew is honored and privileged to serve the family of Joanna Carson. Online condolences may be made at www.patboylefuneralhome.com.
Stephen Michael Saluk
Stephen Michael Saluk, 66, of Parkersburg, WV passed away Friday, February 28th, 2014 at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by his loving wife and daughters. Steve was born August 2, 1947 in Norfolk, VA. His birth parents are Wilda Werne of Phoenix, AZ and Benjamin Saluk of Cherry Hill, NJ. He was raised from an infant by his grandparents, the late O.D. and Maude Davis McCauley in Burnsville, WV, and attended school there.
Steve retired from GE Plastics in November 2005 with 35 years of service. He was a member of Word of God Ministries Church, Blennerhassett Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Pioneer Antique Auto Club. He was an avid trout fisherman and enjoyed fishing and exploring the trout streams in WV with his good friend Gary Allen.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Marcia McIntyre Saluk; three daughters, Andrea Leigh (Chris) Ruppenthal of Hurricane, WV, Erica Lynn (Jeff) Starcher of Parkersburg, Amanda Jo Saluk of Parkersburg; three grandchildren that he adored, Emileigh Jill Ruppenthal, Emma Grace and Bradyn Michael Starcher; step-sister, Patricia Saluk and step-brother, Jay Werne; and a host of friends and family.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, March 8th, 2014 at 11:00 am at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg with Pastor Lynn Roush officiating.
interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday 5-8 pm at the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Steve’s honor to Team-Kids for a Cure, c/o Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 960 Penn Avenue, Suite 1000, Pittsburgh, PA, Amedisys Hospice Care, 417 Grand Park Drive, Suite 206, Parkersburg, WV 26105 or Word of God Ministries Church, PO Box 3471, Parkersburg, WV 26101.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.LeavittFuneralHome, com
Argene Clendenin Carr
Argene Clendenin Carr, 81, passed away on Monday, February 24, 2014 at Laurel Nursing and Rehab Center, Ivydale, WV.
He was born October 19, 1932 in O’Brien, WV to the late Thomas Carr and Jose Mace Carr. He was married for 56 years to his wife Nellie and lived in Ohio for over 50 years. He loved the state of WV and moved back in 2004.
Argene served in the United States Army and retired from General Motors after 30yrs of dedicated employment. He was a skilled carpenter and took great pride in building homes and custom cabinetry. Argene was a kind and loving husband, father and friend who was always willing to lend a helping hand to any one in need. He loved camping with friends and spending his winters in Florida for the last 21 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters; Gladys James, Madaline Garnes, Geraldine Burns and Brother Francis Carr.
Argene is survived by wife, Nellie Hughes Carr, daughter, Debbie Bachna of Escondido, CA, daughter, Janet Boos and Husband David of San Marcos, CA, Grandchildren; Dustin Misorski of Portland, OR, Derek Misorski of Avon, OH, Kyle Boos of Irvine, CA and great grandchild, Marley Misorski. Brothers; Orval Carr and wife Marlyn of Elyria, OH, Noel Carr and wife Jean of Bellevue, OH, Sister in Law, Reta Carr of Elyria, OH, Step Brothers; Carl and Roger Frymyer and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was a member at First Congregational Church, North Ridgeville, OH for over 30 years and a current member of Hope Baptist Church, Frametown, WV.
Funeral Services will be at noon on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway, WV with Rev. Rich Demastus officiating. Burial with military rites will be in the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway, WV.
Friends may call two hours prior to service at Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Frametown Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 401, Frametown, WV 26623.
Condolences may be extended to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gertrude Jenkins, 66, of Chapel, passed away February 28, 2014 at home.
She was born November 14, 1947 in Gilmer County, a daughter of the late Jacob I. and Mamie Clevenger Mowery.
She worked for Kenny Shoes, Glenville; Rubber Factory and Tent Factory, Normantown; Braxton County Senior Citizens and Mid City Plaza Video.
In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
She is survived by ex-husband, Marple Jenkins of Chapel; children, Sandra Carper of Gassaway, Mamie Fields of Frametown and Lester Jenkins of Gassaway; brothers, Clayton Mowery of Grantsville and Burnie Mowery of Weston; sister, Mary Jenkins of Perkins; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
At Gertrude’s request her body will be cremated.
There will be no services.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.