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Kathryn Parmer Depue
Kathryn Parmer Depue, age 80, of Ashtabula, died Friday, April 28, 2016 at the David Simpson Western Reserve Hospice House in Cleveland.
She was born July 24, 1935 in Burnsville, WV, the daughter of G. D. Parmer & Betty Cox Parmer Talbott. Kathryn was a graduate of Burnsville High School and Glenville State College. She received her Master’s Degree at Lake Erie College. Kathryn also attended Edinboro College and Thiel College in Pennsylvania and The College of Steubenville, Kent State University and John Carroll College.
Ms. Depue taught second grade students in Ashtabula County schools for nearly 41 years before her retirement from the Buckeye Local School System in 1996. Kathryn was married in 1957 at St. Paul’s Methodist Church in Burnsville to David A. Depue of Ashtabula, who preceded her in death in 2009.
Kathryn is survived by her adopted son, Jonathan, three grandchildren, Hannah, Ethan & Hunter, three brothers, David (Barbara) Parmer, Robley (Jane) Parmer & Charles (Mary) Talbott, II. Three brothers, Doyle & Ronald Parmer and Robert Talbott preceded her in death also.
Services will be held Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 11:00 A. M. at the Ashtabula Home of Fleming & Billman Funeral Directors and Crematory, 526 W. Prospect Rd., Ashtabula, with Certified Celebrant, Alisa Nierzejewski leading the service.
No calling hours will be observed. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Kingsville Public Library, 6006 Academy Ave., Kingsville, OH 44048. Fleming & Billman Funeral Homes is honored to serve the Kathryn Depue family. Visit fleming-billman.com to express condolences, light a candle, send flowers or view obituary.

Karron Pruett Lake
Karron Pruett Lake, 65, of Ireland, WV passed away April 20, 2016 in Georgia at the home of her daughter, Robin Crane, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on July 3, 1950, in Bluefield, VA, to the late Edward William Pruett and Audrey Austin Pruett. She was also preceded in death by a son, Scott Lake and one grandchild.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Donn J. Lake; daughter, Donna Browne (David), LA Porte, TX, son, Troy Lake (Rena), Largo Vista, TX, daughter, Robin (Steve) Crane, Zebulon, GA, daughter-in-law, Jasmine Lake, Grand Praire, TX, daughter, Jennifer Lake, Ireland, WV, daughter, Renee Lake, Huntington, WV; brother, William Pruett, Deer Park, TX; sisters, Joyce Jent (David), Deer Park, TX, Debbie Westbrook, Pasadena, TX and Judy (Gary) Brown, Pasadena, TX. She is also survived by fifteen grandchildren, six great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Karron was a member of the Falls Run United Methodist Church. She possessed many wonderful qualities.
She was smart, faithful and always enjoyed helping people. She also enjoyed planning and organizing events in the community, volunteering in the school and making memories with friends and family. Karron was a wonderful cook who believed in making everything from scratch and whose family and friends enjoyed her style of cooking.
Family received friends on Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 5-8 p.m. at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner, Flatwoods, WV. The service were held on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. at the Falls Run United Methodist Church with the Reverend Duane Brown officiating. Interment followed at the Flatwoods, Cemetery, Flatwoods, WV.
Words of comfort and fond memories may be shared with the family at stockert-paletti.com.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods, WV was honored to serve.

Vencil Elton Estep
Vencil Elton Estep, 80, of Frametown, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 24, 2016
He was born on October 30, 1935 to the late Wilbur Estep and Katherine Jones.
He was married to Delores Cantleberry Estep on June 9, 1957 in Spencer, WV.
Vencil served in the United States Army as a Staff Sergeant, serving in Panama.
Vencil is survived by his loving wife, Delores, at the home; two daughters, Shirley Cummings (Rob) of Clay, WV and Kathy Brown (Raymond Dobbins) of Frametown, WV; son, Steven Estep (Linda) of Belton, TX; four brothers, Roger Estep Jack Estep, Carl Jones, Lester Jones; three sisters, Lorene Nichols, Carol McQueeny and Retha Wentink; 11 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by brother, Bobby Estep; sisters, Lenore Willis and Polly Burrows.
Graveside service with military rites was held 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at the Estep Family Cemetery, Dessie with Elder Mark MInney officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial donations be made to the Dessie Baptist Church, c/o Carolyn Patrick, Rt. 2 Box 348, Clem, WV 26623.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Homer B. Wooddell
Virginia Beach, VA - Homer Brown Wooddell, of Virginia Beach, entered into Eternal Life on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at the age of 95 years. He was born on May 30, 1920 to Junie and Ella Wooddell in Hyer, West Virginia. Homer was predeceased by his wife Virginia Humphreys Wooddell on May 6, 2013, and is survived by his son, Rev. Dr. Robin Wooddell.
Homer served for six years in the Marines during World War II as a chemical warfare specialist.
He was at Iwo Jima during the time of the raising of the American flag.
He was a cabinet maker by trade and he did a huge amount of cabinet work in Providence Presbyterian Church. His handiwork can be seen everywhere.
For about 30 years Homer was a “permanent” member of the church’s Property Committee. He received the very first “Presbyterian Man of the Year Award” in 1994 for which he was chosen by the Providence Presbyterian Men.
A graveside service was held on March 23, 2016 at Rosewood Memorial Park in Virginia Beach, VA. Memorial contributions may be made to Providence Presbyterian Church, 4795 Providence Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.
Delena Sue Lewis
Delena Sue Lewis, 79, of Virginia Beach, passed away on April 28, 2016. She was born on July 17, 1936 to the late Arnold and Georgia (Belcher) Morrison in Sutton, WV. Other than her parents, Delena was preceded in death by her siblings, Doris, Anita, Heb, and Delmas.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Howard; children; Eddie & Andrea Lewis, Keith & Tammy Lewis, Elizabeth & Scott Paul, Kathleen & Terry Dudash, and Jerry & Tammy Lewis; twelve grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren; siblings, Janice, Arlene, Tom, Donald, and Dale; and sister-in-law, Ercel & Sam Currence.
The family received friends on Sunday, May 1st, 12pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Rd, Va Beach, followed by a funeral service at 1pm at the funeral home with Mr. Joe Norris officiating. A graveside service was held on Tuesday, May 3rd, at 1pm, Newville Cemetery in Newville, WV. Online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.altmeyerfh.com.

Axel Kane Swecker
Axel Kane Swecker, precious baby boy of Julia Jarrell and Ryan Swecker, was born into the arms of angels April 26, 2016 at Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Born at 28 weeks he weighed 1lb 15 oz. and was 13 ¼ inches long.
Although Axel never spent any time with us on earth he was very loved and touched many lives. His big Brother Heath and Big Sister Natalee made sure every day up until his passing that he knew how much we all loved him.
Our little angel will never be forgotten.
Axel was preceded in death by maternal great-grandfathers Marple Carr and James Rollins and paternal great grandfather Fred Jarvis.
In addition to his parents and his older siblings he is survived by maternal grandparents Mancel and Jenny Carr of Gassaway; Paternal grandparents Ronald and Regina Swecker of Sutton. Great grandparents, Annalee Carr of Wilsie and June Rollins of Gassaway; Collene Jarvis of Sutton; William and Shirley Long of Flatwoods; Uncle Melbourne and Aunt Mandy Carr; cousins, Mason and Marissa Carr of Gassaway.
Service was held 2 pm, Sunday, May 1 at Braxton Cemetery on Airport Road with Pastor Mark Stump officiating. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.



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