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Oleta “Melida” (Miller) Mick
Oleta “Melida” (Miller) Mick, age 75, died on Friday, April 5, 2019 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital surrounded by her family.
She was born June 14, 1943 in Dille, WV, a daughter of the late Clarence and Daisy Miller.
Melida was preceded in death by her loving husband, William Roy Mick; her sisters, Carolyn (Miller) Wilson, Emily (Miller) Woods; her nephews, Ethen Flint and Addison Parsons; and her daughter-in-law, Renee (Drumsta) Mick.
After retiring from 7 Eleven in 2014, Melida enjoyed gardening, crossword puzzles and spending time with her family and friends. Her greatest joys were her grandchildren. She looked forward to her weekly play dates and spent many afternoons streaming their sport activities.
Melida is survived by her two sons, William Kenneth Mick and his wife, Rosemarie of Granby, MA and Douglas Steven Mick of Newport News, VA; brother, Danny Miller and wife, Carrie of Summersville, WV; three sisters, Shirley Flint and husband, Roger of Gassaway, WV, Marilyn Miller and husband, Phil of Clarksburg, WV, Kay Thorne and husband, Bill (deceased) of Gassaway, WV; 11 grandchildren who were the light of her life, Rachel and Collin Mick, Rebecca, Reilly and Sheridan Mick, Joshua and Jonathan Guzman, Isabella, Cynthia and Julian Herrera, Richard Alston III; and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her loving extended family, Bertha Banister and her husband, Henry, Selestina Herrera and her husband, David, Teresita Banister, Maria Robinson and her husband, Russel, all of Newport News, VA.
Funeral Service were held 1 P.M. Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway, WV with Reverend Mark Stump officiating. Interment was held in the Walnut Grove Cemetery, Strange Creek, WV.
Friends may call two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

Clara Jane (Robinson) Bennington
Clara Jane (Robinson) Bennington, 87, of Crawford, went to be with her Lord on Monday April 8, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.
She enjoyed gardening, raising flowers and pets, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Born February 1, 1932 in Kanawha Head, she was the daughter of the late Owen William and Leola Maude (Cool) Robinson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Genevieve Riley, Lilly Fisher, and Julie Langley; ex-husband, Cecil J. Simons; and husband Everett “Bill” Bennington.
Left to cherish her memories are her children, Anna Ruth Lewis (husband, Jim) of Buckhannon, James Simons (wife, Yvonne) of VA, Inis Evans (husband, Gary) of Buckhannon, Junior Simons of FL, Ernest Smith (wife, Barbara) of Crawford, Susie Lee (husband, Randy) of Hinkleville, Eddie Bennington (wife, Debra) of Rock Cave, Dorothy Rowan of Buckhannon, Irene Haymond of Crawford, Linda Fisher-Elmore (husband, Bill) of Crawford, Billie Jo Springer (husband, Kenny) of Crawford, Nancy Groves of French Creek; brother, James Robinson of Crawford; 55 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
Services to celebrate Clara’s life were taken place 12pm, Thursday April 11, 2019 at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home with brother William Warner officiating. Burial followewd at Cutlip Cemetery, Hacker Valley. Friends may join the family for visitation two hours prior to the funeral time.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.doddreedfh.com
Dodd & Reed Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Bennington/Smith families.

Marple G. Jenkins
Marple G. Jenkins, 80, of Gassaway, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on April 9, 2019 at Ruby Memorial Hospital.
He was born November 24, 1938 in Gilmer County to the late Claude and Artie Crinda Mowery Jenkins.
For most of Marple’s working life he was a timber cutter and he also mowed and did weed eating for others. His hobbies were fishing, camping, and playing BINGO. He loved to be in his garden and he canned at harvest time. Marple was a happy soul. He never knew a stranger. Little kids loved him as he was a kid at heart himself. He took wonderful care of his cats and his sidekick puppy, “Snowball”. In his earlier years he loved going to watch his son race cars. Marple also attended church.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude; brothers, Carl, Kenneth “KD”, Eddie, and Lee; sisters, Arene, Delphie, Onabell, and Jenny.
Marple is survived by his son, Lester Jenkins, and wife, Amy of Gassaway; daughters, Sandra Carper and husband, Don of Gassaway, Mamie Fields and husband, Mike of Frametown; brothers, Jack Jenkins Sr. and wife, Glenna “Louise” of Belfont and Earl Jenkins of Exchange; grandchildren, Jonathan, Samantha (Randy), AJ (Andy), Cassie (Scott), JD (Solitta); great grandchildren, Abby, Heidi, Sophie, Hayli, JD, Wyatt, and Vanessa, many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service were 1 P.M. Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Reverend Shorty Greenleaf officiating. Interment will be in the Marks Family Cemetery, Normantown.
Friends called two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
Dinner followed at the Gassaway Community Building.
Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

Glen F. Wine
Glen F. Wine, 82, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, April 9, 2019.
Mr. Wine was born on April 2, 1937 in Copen, WV, a son of Cecil and Florence (Carlson) Wine. Glen was an employee at Youngstown Steel Door for nearly 40 years. He was also the proud owner of Pacaw’s Lakeside Inn on Evan’s Lake.
Glen enjoyed watching NASCAR and was an avid gardener, enjoying both flower and vegetable gardens, but most of all loved spending time with his family.
He leaves to cherish his precious memory his long-time companion Joan Griffith; his children Teresa (David) Kunder, Timothy (Debbie) Wine, Michael Wine and Sue (Guy) Bloom; 5 granddaughters; 5 great grandchildren; his brothers Jack (Sue) Wine and Roger (Dee) Wine; and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Wine was preceded in death by his parents, two grandsons Adam McBride and Timothy G. Wine Jr, and his brothers Jimmie and Vinton Wine.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 13 at 2:00 p.m. at Stockert- Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV26621, where the family received friends from 1:00 - 2:00 pm prior to the service. Burial will take place at Grass Run Cemetery in West Virginia. 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 Wine Family in honoring the Life of Glen F. Wine.

Emma Witte Elliott
Emma Witte Elliott, 94, of Sutton, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 8, 2019, surrounded by her family.
She was born on July 21, 1924 in Minnora, WV, the daughter of the late Samuel and Clida Wilson Witte. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Elliott, daughter, Barbara Gale Elliott; brothers, Harral and Gerrit Witte; sisters, Geneva Witte, Ilene Brown, and Doris Villers; and nephew Richard Witte. She is survived by her son, Michael Lee Elliott; grandchildren, Heather Elliott and Amy Elliott; nieces Marsha Lynn Clark, Marlena Villers, Shirlene Griffin, Dewitt Brown, Karren Sorells, Gerrita Postlewait, Jennifer Mason, Kevin Witte, Bernard Witte, Gene Witte, and David Witte.
She was also especially close to her great-nephews Marshall Villers, Jason Villers, and Tommy Clark.
Emma believed in always being honest and was straightforward, hard-working and possessed a good sense of humor. She was loved and respected by those in her church and community. A member of the Sutton Baptist Church, Emma sang in the choir there for many years. Prior to her retirement, she worked as a cook in the Braxton County School System. During summer months, she enjoyed working in the snack bar at the Sutton community pool. Emma also volunteered at Braxton County Memorial Hospital.
Her family wishes to thank the staff at Braxton Health Care and Rehabilitation Center for their exceptional love and care over the past several years.
A private family service will be held at a date to be determined.

Barbara “Bobbi” Jewel Cogar
Barbara “Bobbi” Jewel Cogar, 75, of Sutton, WV passed away Friday, April 12, 2019 at her home. She was born on June 24, 1943 in Sutton, WV to the late Willard Moore and Maxine (Barnette) Moore. Also preceding her in death was daughter, Tonya Cogar.
Barbara was the owner and operator of Bobbi’s Beauty Salon in Sutton for 44 Years.
She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Franklin; son Travis Cogar and fiancée, Annie Nicholas, Bridgeport, WV; brothers, John Moore, Gassaway, WV and Willard Moore, Sutton, WV; sister, Susie Nuzum of Sutton; sister in law, Louvaun Strickler of Barberton, Ohio, and grandchildren, Alexander and Lillian.
Family will receive friends at Stockert Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26623 on Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Funeral Service will follow at 1:00 p.m. in the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Rich Demastus officiating. Private burial will follow at Mountain View Memorial Park in Richwood, WV.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Braxton County EMS. 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 Cogar Family in honoring the Life of Barbara “Bobbi” Jewel Cogar.

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