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Carol Ann Criner
Through many tears we announce the passing of Carol Ann Criner, 60, of Gassaway, WV, but with a grateful heart we cherish one of the greatest blessings God has given us. Proverbs 10:7 states, “The memory of a good person is a blessing.”
From the celebration of her birth on December 10, 1954, in Sutton, WV to the late George Sanders and Edith Carpenter Sanders, until her passing from this life on Sunday, July 19th, Carol left us many memories that we will always treasure.
Loved as a wife and treasured as a mother, following their union on August 11, 1974, Carol shared 40 years with her husband James (Jim) Edward Criner. In 1977, this happy young couple became a family when she learned the joy of being called mom to their son Timothy Lee Criner. From a little boy to a grown man, Carol was always so proud of her “baby boy”. One of the proudest moments came when Tim and his wife, Amanda, gave her the new title that she wore ever so proudly of Nanny to three little princess granddaughters, Kaylee Brooke, Braelyn Paige, and Rylan Alexis Criner.
Carol found joy in the simple things of life and loved sharing time with her husband making their house a home. Taking care of their beautiful flowers and sitting on the porch swing together were a few of her favorite things to do.
She also enjoyed the time she shared with her coworkers as the Town Recorder and Secretary for Gassaway.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents, George and Edith Sanders, mother-in-law Louise Virginia Criner, father-in-law Harold Crayton Criner, and sister-in-law Shirley Brannon.
She is survived by her husband, Jim; son, Tim and wife Amanda; granddaughters, Kaylee, Braelyn and Rylan; sisters, Susan (Gene) Case, and Donna (Jim) McQuain; brothers, Rev. Jimmy (Nancy) Sanders, and Rusty (Shelly) Sanders; as well as her sister-in-law, Wilma (Bud) Hurd; and brother-in-law, Rick Criner.
Although her nieces and nephews are now grown, she loved to talk about stories of the fun times they shared growing up together. Forever in their hearts, she leaves behind her nieces, Jennifer (Greg) Giebel, and Leasa (Scott) Crump; nephews, John David (Teresa) Case, Patrick (Melissa) Case, David (Libby) McQuain, Jerry (Jeremy) McQuain, Bryan (Kristi) Sanders, Jonathan Sanders, Emmette Hurd, and Eric VonDracek.
Her great- nieces are Courtney Case, Chloe Case, Makayla Case, Zoey McQuain, Harper Giebel, Olivia Crump, Erika Crump, and Elizabeth Crump; and great-nephews, Zack McQuain, Eli Sanders, Jordan Batton, Ethan Crump, and Dustin Hurd.
From so many friends and loved ones, “This is not saying goodbye, but just a day closer of saying hello.”
A celebration of Carol’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, at Richard M Roach Funeral Home with the Rev. Rodney England officiating. Burial will follow at Sugar Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 24th at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway, WV.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway, WV.

Christina Lynn Smith
Christina Lynn Smith, 41, of Gassaway, died July 23, 2015.
She was born January 25, 1974 in Calhoun County.
She was a restaurant worker and a Protestant.
She is survived by husband, James A. Smith; son, James J. Smith of Gassaway; daughter, Brianna R. Frame of Fairmont; grandson, Lucian Darrel Rispoli of Fairmont; mother, Sonya Ann Richardson of Cedarville; brothers, Frank Postalwait of Cedarville and Kevin Postalwait of Weston.
She was preceded in death by her father, Bernard Ray Postalwait.
Visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway. Private services will follow.
Interment will be in the Smith Cemetery, Gassaway.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Raymond James Westfall
Raymond James Westfall, 80, of Sutton passed away at his residence on July 24, 2015.
He was born July 31, 1934 in Sutton, the son of the late Riley James & Bertha Ellen Conrad Westfall. He was also preceded in death by his by his loving wife of 44 years Sherley Ann Dempsey, daughter; Kay Westfall and son; Mike Westfall,.
Raymond worked different jobs during his life, lastly working with his brothers at Westfall Construction Company.
Left to cherish his memory is his sons; Su Robert Dempsey, Charles “Sam” Dempsey and wife Regena all of Sutton, James Robert Westfall of Barberton,OH, daughters; Connie Westfall of Barberton, OH, and Charlotte Coffman of Little Birch, WV, brother; John Henry Westfall and wife Della of Sutton, 9 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held 1:00 pm Monday July 27, 2015 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton with the Rev. Bryon Bukovesky officiating. Burial followed at Tinney Cemetery, Sutton. Family received friends one hour prior the service at the funeral home.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbly serving the Westfall-Dempsey family.
On line condolences can be sent to:greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com

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