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Angelia Jackson
Angels, ringing bells and singing the hallelujah chorus, welcome the angel, Angie Jackson, into Heaven on November 10th, 2021.
Tears of joy flowed upon the greeting of her by her beloved parents, Donald Workman and Olive (Tinnel) Workman, who preceded her in death. Deeper within the gates were her beloved grandparents and many family and friends.
Mrs. Jackson will be joined later by her loving husband of 40 years, Johnny Jackson of Sutton, WV; sons, Adam (Michelle) Jackson of Newport News, VA, Isaac (Sierra) Jackson of Charleston, WV, and Seth Jackson of Pennsboro, WV. Five beloved grandchildren, Wesley, Maya, Audrey, Alivia, and Mason Jackson; two sisters, Brenda (Earl) Cooper of Arnett, WV, Sharon Anderson of Cuyahoga Falls, OH; one brother, Allen (MaryJo) Workman of Princeton, IN and many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
Mrs. Jackson was born in Sutton, WV, on February 12, 1963.
A celebration of Angie’s life will be conducted at 11:00 am on Saturday, November 13th at Sutton Baptist Church, Sutton, WV with Pastors Eric Thomas and Mike Sisson officiating.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Sutton Baptist Church, 506 Main St. Sutton, WV 26601 or Braxton County Animal Shelter, 10 Animal Shelter Ln Sutton, WV 26601.
Anyone wishing to see Angie alive, well and happy may follow her example to “believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shall be saved.”
Greene-Robertson Funeral home is humbled to have served the Jackson family.

Burton Elmer Bell, Sr.
Burton Elmer Bell, Sr., 91 of Webster Springs, passed away on Monday, November 8, 2021 at his home.
He was born December 22, 1929 in Marfrance, WV to the late George and Bertha Keller Bell. He was a retired electrician in the coal mines, was an excellent wood worker, and loved hunting. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Goldie G. Harrison Bell and several brothers and sisters.
Burton is survived by his children Burton (Ming) Bell, Jr., Wallace (Frances) Bell, Randall (Jodi) Bell, Kathie (Stan) Kiser, Karen (Wayne) Hilbourn, and Mary (Malcolm) Ross; sister Nonie (Sampson) Knight; 14 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends.
Graveside Services were held on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 1:00 PM at McAvoy Cemetery, Webster Springs, with Pastor John Ratliff officiating.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.doddreedfh.com.
Dodd & Reed Funeral Home is honored to be serving Burton’s family.

Wanda Sue Flint
Wanda Sue Flint, 81, of Heaters, passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at her residence.
She was born July 25, 1940, in Herold, WV, the daughter of the late Basil & Lela Jackson Wood. Also preceding her in death were her husband, Burton Flint; brother, Bobby Wood.
Wanda was the owner and operator of Lloyds Restaurant, Sutton and Baptist by faith.
She is survived by her companion, Larry Bostic; daughters, Rebecca Friend (Rick), Patricia Nicholas all of Heaters; grandchildren, Shelly Traupman (Ron), Kelly Marsh (Roy), Matthew Friend (Mickey Wimer), Shawn Bosley (Rachel), great-grandchildren, Katie Marsh, Chase Marsh (Courtney Conley), Skyler Marsh, Jacob Traupman, Allie Traupman, Lizzy Traupman, Ryan Friend, Nick Friend, Kumari Jenking; great-great-grandchild, Clayton Marsh.
Upon her request, a private family service was held at Heaters Cemetery, Heaters, WV.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Flint family.
Online Condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com

Peggy Ann Hartman
Peggy Ann Hartman, 73, of Gassaway, went Home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 8, 2021. She passed in the comfort of her home, surrounded by loving family, and under the compassionate care of WV Hospice.
She was born in Gem, WV, on June 6, 1948, a daughter of the late Woodrow Willard Brown and Lelah Maude Singleton. In addition to her parents, Peggy was preceded in death by her husband, Walter “Skip” Hartman; two step-sons: Daniel and Mark Hartman; four siblings: Veon Singleton, Sharon Williams, Dorothy Adams, and Mattie Taylor; and one infant sister.
Peggy is survived by her companion of fourteen years, Lonnie D. Rose of Braxton County; His love and care for Peggy was always heartwarming from her family’s perspective. Peggy is also survived by two daughters: Paula (Bill) Farthing and Penny (Donald) Lyman; one son, Brian Hartman; two step-daughters: Kelly (Dave) Sears and Lisa (Stephen) Thompson; one step-son, David (Brenda) Hartman; daughter-of-the-heart, Lacie (Ricky) Carroll; fourteen grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Tracy (Sherry) Singleton; two sisters: Linda (Don) Spencer and Treva (John) Racette; two brothers-in-law: J.P. Williams and James Taylor; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Peggy began working for General Motors in Lockport, NY, in 1968 and retired in 1999 after 31 years of employment. She was a proud UAW Local #686 member. After retirement, Peggy devoted her life to taking care of her family. She enjoyed sewing and you would always see her out in her yard planting flowers and performing lawn care. Peggy and Lonnie ran the Star Bar in Sutton from 2010-2016 until illness forced them into retirement.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made “In Memory” of Peggy to WV Hospice and mailed to 21 East Main St. Suite 301, Buckhannon, WV, 26201.
Peggy’s request for Cremation has been honored at Pat Boyle Funeral Home’s On-Site Crematory. A Graveside Service will be held at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Burnsville at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 20, 2021, with Pastor Bryan Groves officiating. Inurnment will follow.
We, at Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service located at 144 Hackers Creek Rd. in Jane Lew, are honored and privileged to serve the family of Peggy Ann Hartman. Online condolences may be expressed at www.PatBoyleFuneralHome.com.

Rose Ann Dennison
Rose Ann Dennison, 80, of Sutton, passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.
She was born November 19, 1940 in Sutton, WV to the late Dewey & India Anderson Keener. Also preceding her in death are her brothers, Russell Keener, Jackie Keener and Dewey Keener, Jr.; sisters, Nell James, Jean Squires, Geneva Green.
Rose was a retired employee of Go Mart Truck Stop, Flatwoods.
She is survived by her husband, George Dennison; sons, George Dennison, Jr. (Carol) of Sutton, Jonathan Lee Dennison (Holly) of Gassaway; brother, George Keener (Audrey) of Sutton; sister, Mary Jo Kniceley of Shelby, NC; grandchildren, Jordan, Bryson, Gunnar, Gavin; great grandchildren, Auzayla, Abel, Soleman, Jericho, Oxlie Jayce.
Graveside service will be held 1:00 pm, Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sutton Cemetery, Sutton, WV. There will be no visitation.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to be serving the Dennison family.

Rocio Seren Slack
Rocio Seren Slack, 78, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, November 12, 2021.
She was born in Los Palacios, Spain, but grew up in El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain, where she eventually met her future husband, Wayland Dean Slack, while he was stationed at Naval Station Rota, Spain. She had been a resident of Yorktown, VA since 1986 and moved to Duck, WV in 2019. Rocio was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend.
In addition to her parents, Francisco and Francisca Seren Adan, she is preceded in death by her husband, Dean.
Rocio will be lovingly remembered by her son, Charles Francis Slack and his wife, Carla, and three granddaughters, Hunter, Cassidy, and Chloe; and her daughter, Dina Slack Weiss and her husband, Billy, and three grandsons, Brandon, Kyle and Westin.
In keeping with her wishes she will be cremated and no services are planned.
Words of comfort and fond memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

Clyde Junior Greene
Clyde Junior Greene, 94, passed away on September 30, 2021. He was born in Sutton, WV, to the late Earl and Macel Greene. Clyde served his country during WWII and retired after 20 years of service. He also retired as Captain from the Chesapeake Sheriff’s Department. He was a compassionate, caring and thoughtful man; he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 24 years, Ruth A. Greene; 2 daughters, Barbara Shandy (Richard) and Lucretia Holloway (Mike); a son, Lynwood Adams; as well as 8 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; 2 nieces, Barbara Prough and Nancy Westfall; and nephew Larry Steinman. He was predeceased by his son, Richard Greene; 2 brothers; and 3 sisters.
The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 PM on Friday, November 19, 2021 at Woodlawn Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 20, 2021 in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. You may offer condolences at www.woodlawnnorfolk.com

Rickey D. McCumbers
Rickey D. McCumbers, 65, of Sutton departed this world on Saturday, November 13, 2021.
He was a native of Braxton County, WV, born the youngest son of the late Mary E. (Starcher) and Noah S. McCumbers on September 2, 1956.
In addition to his parents, Rickey was preceded in death by brothers, Willard, Donald, Bill, Darryl, Charles, Gene, William, Robert; and sister, Wilma Pearl.
He enjoyed helping others, putting others needs above his own. He had a natural green thumb. His florist skills were only matched in life by his love of nature and hunting.
Rickey is survived by his son John D. McCumbers and wife, Leslie; and three grandchildren, Evan, Elizabeth and Bentley; daughter, Beckie E. Meredith (McCumbers) and husband, Geoffrey Meredith; sister, Betty; brothers, Roy, Gary, Paul and Clarence.
We love and miss you Dad, rest easy for the soul is eternal and lives on after physical death.
Visitation was 10 to 12 Noon Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway, WV.
His funeral followed at 12 Noon at the funeral home.
In keeping with his wishes he was cremated after his services.
Words of comfort and fond memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

Denver L. Belknap Sr.
Denver L. Belknap Sr., 70, of Minerva, Ohio passed away on Thursday, November 4, 2021. He was born May 25, 1951 in Gassaway, West Virginia to the late Donnie and Juanita Belknap.
Denver was owner/operator of D L Belknap Trucking Inc. for 50 plus years. He was always smiling, laughing and enjoyed traveling, fishing and hunting.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Cindy Belknap; brothers, Wendell Belknap, Denzil Belknap and Carlin Belknap; sisters, Mary Norman, Vera Norman and Wilma Belknap.
Denver is survived by his wife of 50 years, Norma; children, Barbara Belknap-Worrell (Danny), Denise Belknap-Hart (Robert) and Denver Belknap Jr.; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren; brothers, Russell Belknap, Frank (Tina) Belknap, Wes (Lori) Belknap and Wade Belknap and sister, Kathy Hall and a host of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at Reed Funeral Canton Chapel, 705 Raff Rd. SW Canton, Ohio 44710 from 4pm to 7pm with funeral service to follow at 7pm. Additional services will be held at Richard Roach Funeral Home in Gassaway, West Virginia and burial in Hosey Cemetery, Trace Exchange WV.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Akron Children Hospital.
Please visit www.reedfuneralhome.com to sign the online guestbook.
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James Austin Greathouse
James Austin Greathouse, 62, of Burnsville passed away on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at home.
He was born January 26, 1959 in Braxton County to the late Carl and Mary Louise Godfrey Greathouse.
James was an Elvis fan and he enjoyed hearing and watching Elvis. He also enjoyed prankster shows on TV and YouTube. His favorite food was pizza. He was an animal lover and enjoyed playing with his cat. He graduated from Sunbeam Academy in Cleveland, Ohio.
He will be forever remembered by his cousin, Joe Carper, of Burnsville and several other cousins; and his cat, Buster.
Private graveside service was held at the Ball Cemetery, Copen with Pastor Jim Criner officiating.
Words of comfort and fond memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

Shirley Lee Kohsin Swisher
It is with great sadness that the family of Shirley Lee Kohsin Swisher announces that on November 7, 2021, at age 97, she joined her beloved husband, Jack, and son, Ted, in heaven.
She was born on June 9, 1924 in Cold Springs, Kentucky.
Adored by her remaining children, Jack Wayne Swisher (Georgette) of Pittsburgh, PA and Jan Frame (David) of Sutton, WV, cherished grandmother of Mollie Miller (Justin), Benjamin Swisher, Miriam Swisher, Bill Swisher, Bonnie Vaglia (Neal), Scott Spencer (Kerri), and 4 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
She lived in many places across the country and had a wide variety of jobs from driving a dump truck for the army in WWII to retail clerk in department stores. She worked until she was 80 years old. She was a member of First Covenant Presbyterian Church in Cincinnati, Ohio. She had the heart of a true volunteer, always involved in her church, Boy Scout and Girl Scout leader, and Hospice worker for over 25 years until she retired at age 91.
Her family is very grateful to the staff of Braxton Health Care Center for the great care they gave her.
According to her wishes, she will be cremated. Her memorial service was 2 P.M. Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Christ Church United Methodist, Sutton, WV with Reverend Rich Demastus officiating.
Words of comfort and fond memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Service of Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Janet K. Pierson
Janet K. Pierson 76, passed away on Friday morning November 12, 2021 at her residence following a long illness. She was born in Sutton, West Virginia on July 5, 1945 the daughter of Charles D. and Delphia (Stalnaker) Facemire.
Janet was a 1963 graduate of Sutton WV High School and was an aide at the Shepherd of the Valley Nursing Home for 20 years. She enjoyed cooking, baking, playing games on her Ipad, playing the lottery and instant scratch off tickets. Most of all, she cherished all the activities with her family and grandchildren.
A kind hearted and giving person, she is survived by her husband Earl Howard Pierson whom she married on September 4, 1966; three children, Lisa (Martin) Linton of Austintown, Pam Joseph and her fiance David Manna of Niles, Greg Pierson at home; eight grandchildren, Nichole (Nick) Iamurri, Brittney (Joe) Murray, Jenna (Patrick) Joseph, Tyler Joseph, Morgan Joseph and her fiance Kyle Gregorich, Matt Manna, Allie Manna, Dustin Pierson; seven great grandchildren, Arieonna, Anita, Demi, Liam, Juju, Hayes, Hudson; two brothers, Roger W. (Cherie) Facemire of Orlando, Florida, Ronald L. (May) Facemire of Sutton, West Virginia; and sister, Brenda McClain of Newton Falls. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Ralph Facemire and sister, Phyllis J. Tinney.
Calling hours were from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday November 16, 2021 at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home. The funeral followed at 5 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor G. Ben Reed of the First Baptist Church officiating. Visit holetonyuhasz.com to view this tribute and share condolences with the family.






























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