Duane Kent “Popeye” Johnson
Duane Kent “Popeye” Johnson passed away on November 27, 2018. He was born May 1, 1965, the youngest son of the late Bunkie and Pauline Johnson of Sutton.
He was preceded in death by brother Michael Johnson and sister Sylvia M. Tingler. Duane is survived by brothers Dennis Johnson (Stephanie), Erle Johnson (Trish), and Jesse Ray Johnson; sisters Brenda Rogers, Paulette Waterman (Joe), and JoAnn Cook (Brace); and many nieces and nephews.
Duane had many friends and never met a stranger. He will be missed by all who knew him. He was a kind hearted soul who liked to help others, even if he couldn’t always help himself.
There will be a memorial service at a later date.
Peggy Lee Davis
Peggy Lee Davis, 67, of Volga, died Monday, December 3, 2018, in the Ruby Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness.
She was born October 11, 1951, at Sutton, WV, a daughter of the late James Arthur and Ina Mae (Houghton) Harris.
On October 25, 1969, she was married to Denver Boyd Davis, who preceded her in death on February 23, 2011.
Survivors include two sons, Jefffey Davis and wife, Anna, Volga, Daniel Davis and wife, Jennifer Knight Davis, Morgantown; grandchildren, Walker Gaine, Willie Gaine, Liam Davis, Brice Davis, Ruby June Davis and Andrew Loos; sisters, Donna Sykas, Oak Island, NC, Linda Richardson, Bug Ridge, WV, Susanne Belknapp, West Union, OH.
She was preceded in death by twin brothers, Ronnie and Lonnie Harrks.
Mrs. Davis was a member of the last graduating class of Sutton High School. She was a homemaker who enjoyed showing English Pointer dogs. In 1997, her “Rascal” won the World Championship in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Graveside services were conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, December 6, 2018, at the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery. Michael Delligatti officiated. The Stemple & Forman Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family online at www.schoonoverstemplefuneralhomes.com.
Mildred Kathleen Fenn
Mildred Kathleen Fenn, 89, of Sutton, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Charleston General Hospital, Charleston, WV.
She was born February 27, 1929 in Sutton, WV to the late Ernie & Evelyn Miller Foster. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Russell Fenn.
Kathleen was a secretary for Hamrick Ford Garage and the Bank of Gassaway and was a member of The First Southern Baptist Church of Sutton.
She is survived by her life time companion, Harold “Tink” Wilson; also several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held 11:00 am, Wednesday, December 5, 2108 at First Southern Baptist Church in Sutton, WV with the Rev. Bill Hopkins officiating. Burial followed at Sugar Creek Cemetery, Frametown. Friends called one hour before the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers family suggest donations be made to: Braxton County Animal Shelter- 10 Animal Shelter Ln. Sutton, WV 26601.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to be serving the Fenn family.
Carol Emma Rollyson
Carol Emma Rollyson, 64, of Sutton, passed away December 4, 2018 at Select Specialty Hospital, Charleston.
She was born December 25, 1953 in Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Robert Paul and Helen June Warner Goldsmith.
She was a factory worker in Chicago. She was a homemaker and babysitter. Carol was very active in the Braxton County Senior Center. She loved kids, traveling and being with family.
Carol was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Robert Goldsmith.
She is survived by her daughter, Alicia June Ali of Idaho; sister, Marlene Evans and husband, Jeffrey of Little Birch; companion, John Shaw of Sutton; grandchildren, Mark James and Laura James; and she was blessed with several great grandchildren.
Funeral service was held 1 P.M. Saturday, December 8, at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Rev. Russell Shaw officiating. Interment will be in the Braxton Memorial Cemetery, Sutton. Visitation will be two hours prior to service at the funeral home.
Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway, which is honored to serve Carol’s family.
John Wayne Norvell Sr.
John Wayne Norvell Sr., 76, of Napier, WV passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital after a long illness. He was born on November 11, 1942.
He is survived by his best friend and loving wife of 57 years Judy Norvell; daughter, Rene Browning, Napier and son, John Wayne Norvell Jr., Charleston. Also surviving are grandchildren, John Wesley Norvell, Atlanta, GA, Edward Shaun Norvell, Hendersonville, NC and Melinda Sue Bennett, Cincinnati, OH and his faithful puppy, Abbey; brother, James Ocala, FL.
John was a former Marine and Coal Miner. He enjoyed being outside and working on riding lawn mowers. He was a Baptist by faith and attended Chapel of Prayer Baptist Church, Exchange, WV.
There will be a graveside service only on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Falls Mill Cemetery on Curry Ridge Road with Pastor Ryan Skidmore officiating. In lieu of flowers please make donation in John’s memory to Chapel of Prayer Baptist Church, 214 Sunrise Road, Exchange, WV 26619. Expression of sympathy can be expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods, WV will be handling the arrangements for Mr. John Wayne Norvell, Sr.
Milton J. Hughes
Milton J. Hughes, 80, of Gassaway, passed away December 6, 2018 at home.
He was born January 21, 1938 in Wilsie, WV a son of the late Jasper and Pauline Hughes.
Milton was a dental technician in Ohio for many years. He also worked as a carpenter building houses. He loved music and could play any instrument. He also loved flying planes.
He is survived by wife, Jacqueline Hughes; sons, Douglas Milton Hughes of North Carolina and David Samuel Hughes of Gassaway; daughters, Millie Newman of Indiana, Tammy Cook and Lisa Toms both of Weston; sisters, Betty Miller of Frametown and Linda Minney of Shock; 13 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by brother, Steve Hughes; sisters, Yvonne Stricklen and Pam Malcomb; four infant siblings.
In keeping with Milton’s wishes he will be cremated.
There will be no service.
Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway which is honored serve Milton’s family.
William H. “John” Lytle
William H. “John” Lytle, 91, of Frametown, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at
Clay Health Care Center, Clay.
He was born September 23, 1927 in Wire Bridge, WV the son of the late William Richard & Susie Triplett Lytle.
He is also preceded in death by brothers, Dick, Carl, Deb and Foster.
John was a Pipeliner with International Local Union # 132 of Operating Engineers for 55 years. He worked all over the United States as a Pipeliner. He served in Coast Guard during WWII and was a member of Hope Baptist Church, Frametown.
He is survived by his loving wife, Bonnie Lou Duncan Lytle; sons, George Lytle (Lisa), Jonathan Lytle (Leona), William R. Lytle (Brenda), Scott Lytle all of Frametown; daughter, Teresa Jean Kenner (Jack) of Morgantown; 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held 1:00 pm, Monday, December 10, 2018 at Hope Baptist Church, Frametown with Rev. Robey Godfrey officiating. Military Graveside Rite with American Legion Post #33, Sutton, followed at Lytle Family Cemetery, Frametown. Visitation for family and friends was held 6-8 pm, Sunday, December 9, at the church in Frametown.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Lytle family.
Online condolences may be made to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com
Wade Hubert Carpenter
Wade Hubert Carpenter, 90, of Exchange, WV passed away at his residence.
He was born on February 19, 1928 in Orma, WV and was the son of Alpha B. Carpenter Sr. and Susie Rebecca White Carpenter.
Wade loved fishing, spending time in Canada, traveling and camping in the Winnebago. He was an avid music lover especially Bluegrass and Country music.
Wade is survived by three daughters, Susan Smith of Cocoa, FL, Linda Wright (Olin) of Fredricksburg, VA and Marilyn Carpenter of Elizabethtown, KY, one brother, Alpha B. Carpenter Jr., 10 grandchildren, several great, great-great and great-great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife Ruth Evelyn Schultz Carpenter, second wife Genevieve Mankins Carpenter, third wife Donna Jean Shaver Carpenter, two sons James and Charles Carpenter, three brothers Cecil Carpenter, Arnold Brooks Carpenter and Stanley Carpenter and two sisters Beatrice Butler and Leslie Roberts.
Visitation will be held 3-6 PM Saturday, December 15 at Leavitt Funeral Home Parkersburg concluding with music and a time of remembrance.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.LeavittFuneralHome.com