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Acel Iona Ramsey Meadows
Acel Iona Ramsey Meadows, 93, beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend, of Gassaway, passed away peacefully, at home, on Sunday, June 12, 2016.
Born July 3, 1922, she was the daughter of William and Manda Dobbins Ramsey, both of whom preceded her in death. Mrs. Meadows was also preceded in death by her beloved husband of 68 years, C. Kenton Meadows, Sr.; sisters, Pina Mollohan, Lessie White, Anna White, Glenna Moyers, Eunice Arnold and Arleen Gott; brothers, Charles Ramsey, Creston “Jack” Ramsey, and William Ramsey; three grandchildren, Jeffry Hanks, Meribeth Hanks and Catherine Hanks.
Having traveled the world with her husband, Mrs. Meadows was happiest at home in West Virginia and her family was her true joy in life. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Ellen and Herb Hanks, Jane Dittman, Sherry Lewis, Lana and Dale Bowman, and her son and daughter-in-law, C.K. II and Paula Meadows. She is also survived by her grandchildren and spouses, Ronna Dittman, Eric and Maria Dittman, Chad Hanks, Will and Lori Dittman, Amanda (Hanks) and Bill Brown, Matt and Melissa Dittman, Christy (Hanks) and Chris LeBlanc, David and Giulietta Lewis, Julianna (Bowman) and Luis Caballero, Paul Bowman, John Bowman, Kenton Meadows III, Kathryn (Meadows) and Jonathan Moore, and Kristen Meadows. Mrs. Meadows was also blessed to have great-grandchildren, Courtney Hanks, Brent Dittman, Hannah Dittman, Elizabeth Dittman, Ellen LeBlanc, Stephen LeBlanc, Aaron Lewis, Nate Lewis, Kenton Meadows IV, Casandra Caballero and Elijah Meadows.
The family would like to thank the caregivers who provided such special, loving and devoted care to Mrs. Meadows: Shirley Miller, Ann Lamb, Mary Duffield, JoAnn Miller, Ashley Miller, Nannette Rexroad, Dezirae Rexroad, Megan Kolker, & Lilly Duffield. Appreciation is also extended to Hospice Care, especially Alice Facemire & Dr. Sally Stewart, for their kind and conscientious care.
Mrs. Meadows was devoted to her family, tap dancing to entertain her children when they were young. She had a wonderful sense of humor, enjoyed singing hymns, quilting and working in her flower bed. “Truly ‘tis so for in Heaven’s own way, each soul is a flower in the Master’s bouquet.” A dedicated servant of God, Mrs. Meadows is now surely a centerpiece in the Master’s bouquet.
Visitation was held on Friday, June 17, from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, 708 Braxton Street, Gassaway. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Basil Hensley and Pastor Dewey Tanner on Saturday, June 18, at 11:00 a.m. at the Gassaway United Methodist Church, 710 Braxton Street, Gassaway. Entombment was in the Meadows Family Mausoleum, Gassaway.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice Care, P.O. Box 323, Burnsville, West Virginia, 26335.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway, is handling arrangements for the Meadows family.

Anna Jean Good
Anna Jean Good, 82, of Burnsville, WV passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2016. She was born February 26, 1934 in Braxton County, WV. Her Parents were the late Arley Lester Snyder and Lena Pearl Riddle. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Glen W. Good; daughter, Janna Jo Sealman and several brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her son, Timothy Wayne Curry, Burnsville, WV; grandchildren, Amy Marie Ellison, OH, Charles Sealman, Scotty Curry, Kevin Curry and Robin Criss, all of WV and several great grandchildren.
She was a Baptist by faith and a homemaker. She enjoyed drawing and doodling, but most of all she enjoyed watching her soap operas.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621.
Funeral services followed at 1:00 p.m. at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Delmas Singleton officiating. Burial services were held at the Copen Cemetery in Copen. Words of Comfort and fond stories may be shared at stockert-paletti.com
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods, WV is honored to be serving the Curry Family.

Georgia B. Knight
Georgia B. Knight, 88, of Kingsville, OH, passed away Thursday evening, June 2, 2016, at her home. She was born May 12, 1928, in Hoover, WV, and was the daughter of Mack T. and Delta Macely (Hammack) Ellis.
Georgia was reared in Widen, WV, where she met Walter F. Knight. They were married on February 27, 1945 and had 68 blessed years together before his passing August 21, 2015.
Because of the strikes at the coal mines, they came to Conneaut and found work.
Georgia worked as a maid at the Conneaut Hotel and was a number one sales clerk for Pelton’s Department Store. Her last job was a Premix and had the title of No. 1 Employee from 1964 to 1990 when she retired.
Together they raised two daughters Fran and Phyllis.
Georgia’s hobbies included sewing, coupons and bargain hunting
She and Walter enjoyed watching Judge Judy and the Gaithers’ gospel shows. Their favorite treat was at Dairy Queen ordering extra-extra-extra thick chocolate malts and if the spoon didn’t stand tall, it wasn’t thick enough.
Georgia was a member of the Conneaut First Assembly of God for over 60 years.
Survivors include her two daughters Fran “Jeanie” Cottrell of Heaters, WV, and Phyllis June “Raggs” Church of Lumberton, NC; grandchildren Pam Anderson-Smith (Morris) of GA, Troy Church of Fay, NC, Rhonda Keith (Troy) of North East, PA, Georgianne Diehl of Ogdensburg, NJ, Monica “Maggie” Griffin of Fay, NC, and Ray Diehl of Heaters, WV; great grandchildren Ashley Seneta of Pitts, PA, Megan Church of Fay, NC, Rodney Keith of North East, PA, Marissa Keith of North East, PA, Shawn Keith of North East, PA, Hannah Church of Fay, NC, and Jake Muller of Ogdensburg, NJ; great-great grandchildren Malea Church and Malanti Church of Colorado; her brother Mack (Trish) Ellis of Conneaut, OH; brother-in-laws Donald King of Fort Mill, SC, Dana Knight (Barb) of Ashtabula, OH, Eugene Knight of Ashtabula, OH, Charles Knight (Marcelle) of OK, Leonard Knight (Lelta) of Richwood, WV, and Bernard Knight (Judy) of Austinburg, OH; sister-in-laws Della Westfall (John), Beulah Sawyers, and Linda Kaye Cogar (Paul) all of Sutton, WV; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and more distant relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; brothers Ernest and David Ellis; sisters Sylvia Jean Ellis and Helen (Ellis) King; grandsons Russ Church, Kris Church, and Jamie Church, and son-in-laws John Church, Raymond Diehl, and Newt Cottrell.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Georgia’s companion sitters, Sally McCroskey and Sonja Penniman of Conneaut, her nurse and good friend Mary (Esko) Pelttari of Conneaut; all the church ladies of First Assembly of God; Laureen Case for her assistance; and all who offered prayers, food, love, and support and sent cards. They would also like to express their appreciation to Hospice and nurse Cheryl Scalise, Pastor Patrick, and social worker Jennifer.
Funeral services was held at 12:00 P.M., Monday, June 6, 2016, at the First Assembly of God, 389 W. Main Rd., Conneaut, OH, with Rev. George Fink officiating.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, North Kingsville, OH.
Calling hour was at the church on Monday from 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service at Noon.
Memorial contributions may be made in Georgia’s name to First Assembly of God, 389 West Main Rd., Conneaut, OH 44030; University Hospitals Hospice Program, 4510 Richmond Rd., Warrensville Hts, OH 44128; or the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave. 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001. Envelopes will be available at the church or at the Marcy Funeral Home, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut, OH, which is directing arrangements.
Please sign the guestbook and light a candle at www.marcyfuneralhome.com.

Bobby “Bob” Franklin Long
Bobby “Bob” Franklin Long, 76, of Gassaway, passed away June 19, 2016 at home.
He was born September 10, 1939 at Little Birch a son of the late Bailey Commodor and Erma Virginia Jackson Long.
Bob worked for Kenton Meadows Company for many years and later as a coal supervisor. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and was an avid WVU Mountaineer fan.
In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife, Martha Jo Long; sister, Doris Long.
Bob is survived by children, Kevin Long and wife, Kathy of Ohio, Karin Miller and husband, Brett of West Virginia and Kris Long and wife, Elyse of North Carolina; grandchildren, Kasey (Bryan) Smith, Bethany 9Zach) Frymier, Katelyn Miller, Kaylee Miller, Karlee Miller, Bailey Long, Lindsey Long, Jackson Long and Davis Long; great grandchild, Kayden Smith; sisters, Sherry Hoover, Shelby Bowyer, Debra Hutchinson and Kathy Collins.
Per Mr. Long’s request his body was cremated.
A memorial service will be 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Brett Miller officiating.
Visitation will be two hours prior to service.
In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial donations be made to the Gilmer County Elementary Playground Fund, 809 Medical Drive, Suite 1, Glenville, WV 26351.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Linda Sue Crider
Linda Sue Crider, 59, of Weston, formerly of Gassaway, passed away June 16, 2016 at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport.
She was born July 3, 1956 in Virginia.
Linda was a waitress for Vae’s Diner, Gassaway and she loved spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Patricia Anne Smith Fairfax.
Linda is survived by daughters, Misty Riddle and husband, Edward R. and Christina Stapleton; Father and stepmother, Francis and Jean Fairfax; grandchildren, Colin Miles Wikel and Dayton Jerimiha Curry; brother, Butch Fairfax; sisters, Kim and Debbie; stepsisters, Terry and Tammy; stepbrothers, Billy and Eddie.
Per Linda’s request her body was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

James Phillip “J.P.” Morris
James Phillip “J.P.” Morris, 36, of Sutton, died June 17, 2016.
He was born September 18, 1979 a son of William Armstrong and Linda Morris.
J.P. was a tree trimmer and also did paving work. He loved to fish.
In addition to his parents he is also survived by wife, Amber Frame Morris; half- brother, Christopher Jordan; and aunts and uncles.
J.P.’s body was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Garold “Jingles” Gene Shaver, Jr
Garold “Jingles” Gene Shaver, Jr., 49, of Canton, Ohio passed away on June 13, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center, Canton, OH.
He was born March 7, 1967 in Weston, WV to Mary Cogar and the late Garold Gene Shaver, Sr.
Garold worked for Slurry Paving Company.
He is survived by his wife, Tina Ann White Shaver, mother, Mary Smarr (Ronald) of Canton, OH, son, Garold Seth Shaver at home, daughters, Shiann Marie Shaver of Canton, OH, Cherokee George Shaver at home, brother, Damon Helmick of Canton, OH, sister, Jo Anna Groves of Frametown, WV.
Funeral services were held 1:00 pm Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton with the Pastor Dale Harper officiating.
Burial followed at White-Keener Cemetery. Friends called one hour before the service at the funeral home.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to serve the Shaver family.
Online condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com



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