Anna Jean Brown
Anna Jean Brown, 85, died Thursday, October 31, 2019 in Greenwood, SC with loving family by her side.
She was born March 1, 1934, in Cedarville, a daughter of the late Ernest Lyle and Gladys Whisman Isenhart.
She was a loving mother, sister and Nan-Nan. She was a Baptist by faith, a graduate of Glenville State College and a classroom teacher for the Braxton County Board of Education.
She is survived by her daughters, Karen Brown and Vicki Mentzer and husband, Rev. Dr. Steven, all of Greenwood and Glenda Brown and companion, Kevin Madden of Elkins; her sister, Marty Bunn of Glenville; her granddaughter, Stefani Mentzer of Greenwood and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harlan D. (Dick) Brown and eight siblings, Jackie, Thomas, Ernest (Tink), Roger, Becky, Sharon and Janet Isenhart and Carol Harrington.
The family will receive friends at the Gassaway Baptist Church, 56 Beall Drive, Gassaway on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 10 am to 12 noon. Mrs. Brown’s funeral service will begin at 12 noon with Reverend Dr. Steven Mentzer officiating. Interment will follow in the Sugar Creek Cemetery in Frametown.
Memorial donation may be made in Mrs Brown memory to Hospice Care of South Carolina, Greenwood office, 326 Montague Avenue, Greenwood SC 29646.
Personal condolences may be offered to the family on-line at www.browningfuneralhomewv.com
Naomi V. Taylor
Naomi V. Taylor, 95 of Craigsville passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the home of her loving daughter, Brenda Drennen, after fighting a battle with cancer.
She was born May 31, 1924 in Blakeley, WV to the late Rev. Roy H. Estep and Caroline Rider Estep. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Craig A. Goff; daughters, Sandra S. Goff and Shirley M. Goff Cox Fisher; granddaughter, Tammy S. Woods; great-grandson, Anthony A. Cox; brothers, Robert L. Estep, James P. Estep, Agee Estep; sisters, Stella E. Estep Goff and Lillian Estep; husbands, Waitman Goff and Wilbert Taylor.
She worked at the former Cutlip Store in Webster Springs, at BF Goodrich in Akron, Ohio making aircraft fuel tank bladders, and Sylvania Electric Products, Inc. in Emporium, PA making vacuum tubes. She enjoyed camping, fishing, reading, church, and spending time with family and friends.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Carl A. Goff of Craigsville, Leslie G. Goff of Brighton, MI, and David A. Goff of Gettysburg, PA; daughters, Maxine L. Woods, Beverly A. Roode, and Doris I. Kingdon of Bolair, and Brenda R. Goff of Cowen; 25 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and many other extended family and friends.
Friends joined the family for visitation on Sunday, November 10, 2019 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home. Funeral Services to celebrate Naomi’s life were held at 11:00 AM at the Funeral Home with Rev. David Terry officiating. Interment followed at WV Memorial Gardens, Calvin.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.doddreedfh.com.
Dodd & Reed Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Goff/Taylor family.