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Lawrence Allen Shaver I
Lawrence Allen Shaver I, 75, of Flatwoods passed away on Thursday October 7, 2021 at Braxton County Memorial Hospital from an abdominal aortic aneurysm.
He was born October 15, 1945 in Flatwoods at home to the late Virgil and Mary Jane Tonkin Shaver.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother, Willard Shaver; and his sister, Evelyn Brown.
Lawrence served in the Army National Guard for six years. On December 22, 1972 he married the love of his life, Neda. He was a mechanic for 41 years for Pletcher Pontiac. He enjoyed farming with his son. He had an orchard and could graft trees. He also was a beekeeper. Anyone that knew Lawrence understood that he was passionate about the weather. One of his hobbies was hunting. He was an ingenious Jack of All Trades. Lawrence was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Neda Wayne Shaver; son, Allen Shaver and wife, Michelle; daughters, Sherry Cowling and husband, Joe and Ashley Given and husband, Jamie, all of Sutton; grandchildren, Keturah Riffle and husband, Dakota, Malachi Cowling, Andrew McCallister, Owen McCallister and Bailey McCallister, Carly Given and Reese Given; great grandchildren Zekiah and Kian Riffle; brothers Dana Shaver, Argil Shaver and Richard Shaver and wife, Janice; sisters, Mildred Wine, Rebecca Boyd and husband, John, Yvonda Westfall and Shirley Ransom. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
His funeral service was 1 P.M. Monday, October 11, 2021 at Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Pastor Dennis Shaver officiating. Interment followed in the Stout Cemetery, Flatwoods.
Friends called two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
Words of comfort and fond memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

Hazel Irene Singleton
Hazel Irene Singleton, 99, went home to her Lord and Savior on Friday, October 1, 2021, with her loving family at her side. She was born August 21, 1922, in Sutton, WV to the late Steve and Nora (nee Wallace) Shaver.
She had 5 sisters, one brother, and 2 half-brothers, all of whom are deceased. She was married to Jay Singleton on November 23, 1945 and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Windham Church of the Nazarene for over 55 years, serving as Sunday School Teacher for nursery through juniors, as well as Missionary Treasurer, Sunday School Treasurer, and Steward.
Hazel will be deeply missed by her loving children, David (Gail) Singleton, Susan (Richard) Berg, and Lisa (James) O’Malley; grandchildren, Brian, Kyle, Meagan, Jordan, Jenn, Tyler, Becca, Sam, Nick, Eryn, and Amy; 16 Great-grandchildren, and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Jay, in 1982; 5 sisters, 1 brother, and 2 half-brothers.
Friends joined the family for a visitation to honor Hazel’s life on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home & Cremation Services 8382 Center St. Garrettsville. The funeral service began at 12:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial followed in Drakesburg Cemetery, Freedom Township, where Hazel was laid to rest beside her beloved Jay. Online condolences go to www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com.

Peggy Jean Houghton
Peggy Jean Houghton, 44, of Sutton, passed away Monday, October 4, 2021 at Braxton County Memorial Hospital.
She was born March, 17, 1977 in Richwood, WV to the late Kennis Wayne and Eula Brown Carden.
Peggy was a homemaker, the Secretary for Gary’s Professional Property Maintenance, and was a member at Church of God, Richwood, WV.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Gary Houghton; son, Cody Earl Houghton, still at home; daughters, Kylea Michelle Simmons and Larry of Sutton, and Kelly Carnisa Houghton, still at home; brother Joseph Aaron Brown Carden of Jane Lew, WV; and sister, Elizabeth L DeHart of Glen Burnie, MD; and granddaughter, Sophia Grace Simmons, and one on the way, Aubree Isabella Simmons.
Funeral services were held at 1:oo pm, Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Green-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton with Pastor Eric Thomas officiating. Burial followed at Ward Cemetery, Nettie, WV. Friends called one hour before the services at the Funeral Home.
Greene- Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to be serving the Houghton family.
Online condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com

Maxwell K. “Mike” White
Maxwell K. “Mike” White, 67, passed away at his home in Frametown on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.
He was born November 8, 1953 in Sutton to the late Lenora L. Hamric.
Mike was raised at Copen by Melvin and Etta Wine. He had lots of friends. Mike loved to fish, watch John Wayne movies and hang out at Sam’s Grocery store in Frametown with his best friend, Zac Reed. He loved to listen to the radio, especially ballgames. Mike was a member of the West Virginia Army National Guard for 21 years.
He is survived by his sister, Linda Godfrey and husband, Pete, of Copen, WV; brother, Clifford “Don” Cupp of Sutton; nieces, Jennie Godfrey of Copen and Margaret Moore and husband Brent and their children, Azailea Godfrey, Josephine, Rebecca, and Zadie Moore of Cedarville and Lynn Cupp and her children, Jalynn Johnson and Keegan Brantley of Birch River.
Graveside service with military rites were 11 A.M. Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Frame Cemetery, Frametown with Pastor Ed Rollyson officiating.
Arrangements by Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway, WV.
Words of comfort and fond memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

Jerry Nelson Wine
Jerry Nelson Wine, 75 years young, passed away September 22, 2021.
He is survived by his two daughters Candy Minigh and Brandy Wine, his two grandchildren Kassandra and BreAnna Minigh, and his great-grandchild Ella. His siblings Denzil, Lewis, Junior, Havonda Wine, Susie Wyant, and Rita Cochran.
He was preceded in death by his parents Melvin and Etta Wine, as well as his siblings Elmer and Letcher Wine.
We welcome all those who wish to celebrate Jerry’s kind, giving, and loving soul to join us on October 10th at 2pm at the Copen United Methodist Church, immediately following will be refreshments at the Copen Community Center. Bring stories, laughter and fellowship to honor this great man’s life.
Ellyson Mortuary, Inc is honored to assist the family of Jerry Nelson Wine with cremation arrangements.

Debbie Elouise (Cool) Carpenter
Debbie Elouise (Cool) Carpenter, 66, of Webster Springs passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021 at Hubbard Hospice House at St. Thomas Hospital in Charleston.
Born March 30, 1955 in Buckhannon, she was the daughter of the late Charles Bill and Delores (Cochran) Cool.
Debbie retired from working as Treasurer for the Webster County Board of Education. She had attended Holly River Baptist Church in Diana. Debbie had taken a liking to fishing and being in the outdoors, and she enjoyed traveling. She loved her husband, children, and grandchildren.
She is survived by her loving husband, Randy Carpenter of Webster Springs; son, Ryan Carpenter and his companion, Ashley Cogar of Swiss; daughter, Heather Campbell and her husband, Chris, of Shrewsbury; grandchildren: Bo Carpenter, Vivian Cogar, Dessell Cogar, Jayde Hamrick, and Jase Campbell; brothers: Tom Cool and wife, Mary, of Sutton, Mike Cool of Diana, and Jeff Cool of Webster Springs; sisters: Linda Bruffy and her husband, Butch, of Summersville, Patty Cool of Webster Springs, and Loretta Rogers and her husband, Kenny, of Diana; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
Services to celebrate Debbie’s life were held 2pm, Friday, October 8, 2021 at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs, with Pastor Butch Rose officiating. Burial followed at Miller Cemetery, Backfork. Friends joined the family for visitation from noon until 2pm prior to the service.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.doddreedfh.com
Dodd & Reed Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Carpenter family.

“Cookie” Brenda Yvonne Dyer
“Cookie” Brenda Yvonne Dyer, 33, of Sutton passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.
She was born August 31, 1988 in West Virginia to the late Betty Lou Chaney Westfall and George Layton Dyer, Jr.
In addition to her parents Cookie was preceded in death by her brother, David Lee Crockett.
She loved the outdoors including going berry picking, splitting wood and fishing. She enjoyed being at the Falls Mill area. She worked at a deli but in her spare time she would bake and often she would make her famous Monkey Bread or her Banana Split Cake. She often listened to music of all kinds.
She is survived by her sisters, Amber “Cole” Dyer of Sutton and Elizabeth Marie Dyer of Ohio; brothers Charles Ray Crockett of Huntington and Johnny Ray Crockett of Gassaway; and stepfather, Jeremy Allen Westfall of Sutton; and step grandparents, Tony and Debbie Westfall of Sutton.
Cookie was cremated and a gathering of friends and family was held from 1 to 2 P.M. Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway, WV.
Words of comfort and fond memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

Brandon “Bubba” Nicholson
Brandon “Bubba” Nicholson, 23, of Gassaway, WV went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 2, 2021.
Bubba was born December 8, 1997 to Mandy and Joe Fraley.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his fiancée, Amber Farrabee; daughter, Isabella Payne; sons, Nathan Nicholson, and Matthew Rose; brothers, Aaron Fraley and Billy Joe Fraley; sisters, Cheryl Webbfraley and Rebekah Westfall; his grandparents; aunts and uncles; and nieces and nephews.
Bubba loved being outside. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, swimming, and playing outside with his children, nieces and nephews.
He will be cremated and for service information please call his sister, Rebekah Westfall at 304-644-3413.
Arrangements by Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Words of comfort and fond memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Broken Chain by Ron Tranmer
We little knew that morning that God was going to call your name.
In life we loved you dearly, in death we do the same.
It broke our hearts to lose you, you did not go alone;
For part of us went with you the day God called you home.
You left us peaceful memories, your love is our guide
And though we cannot see you; you are always at our side.
Our family chain is broken and nothing seems the same,
But as God calls us one by one the chain will link again.

Betty Jean (McCracken) Robinson
Betty Jean (McCracken) Robinson, 85, of Duck, passed away at home on Thursday, October 7, 2021.
She was born October 28, 1935 in O’Brion to the late Preston and Dorothy (Mollohan) McCracken.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin R. Robinson; son, Eric; grandson, (little) Dewaine; brothers, Jim, Curt, Donley, Byrne and Steve; and sisters, Margaret, Mary Lou, and Hazel.
She was a homemaker. Betty loved the Lord and she was an avid churchgoer. She enjoyed canning and in the fall of the year she made homemade apple butter. One of her favorite hobbies was birdwatching. She loved her grandchildren. Betty was a fearless and feisty lady that had a heart of gold and she welcomed everyone with open arms.
She will be forever remembered by her sons, Dewaine, Darrell, Robin (Jennifer), and Franklin (Trudy); daughters, Reatha, Melanie (Daniel), and Angel; grandchildren, Hilary, Jillian, Holly (David), Jeff, Alyssa (Paul), Alexa, Julia, Clayton, Oliva, Emily, Payton, Hanna, Kendall, Frank, Brandon (McKenna), Jason, Ashley, Alex (Monica), Samantha, Savannah, and Austin; sister, Susan; brothers: Murray, Arthur, Thomas, Norman, and Arnold.
Betty is also survived by great-grandchildren; Calli, Lillianna, Sophia, Ellie, Matthew, Paislee, and Millie.
Her visitation was 5 to 7 P.M. Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Roach Funeral Home, 708 Braxton Street, Gassaway, WV.
Betty’s funeral service was 2 P.M. Sunday, October 10th at the funeral home with Pastor Brace Cook officiating. Burial followed in the Robinson Cemetery, Duck.
Words of comfort and fond memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

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