Obituaries

Gay Michele (Oliver) Weaver

Gay Michele (Oliver) Weaver, age 57, of Grafton, WV, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family following a courageous battle with cancer.... more

Brenda Denise (Utt) Franc

Brenda Denise (Utt) Franc, age 49 of Maple Avenue, Grafton, WV passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 at her home. She was born August 13,1970 in Morgantown, WV, a daughter of the late Richard Keith Utt and Barbara Rose (Moran) Utt.... more

Lawrence Lee “Larry” Boyce, Jr.

Lawrence Lee “Larry” Boyce, Jr., 82, of Thornton, passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020, with his family by his side. ... more

Jerry William Anderson

Jerry William Anderson, 63, of Grafton, passed away at his residence on Monday, August 3, 2020. He was born on September 11, 1956, in Grafton, son of the late Charles Roy and Eleanor Jean DeMoss Anderson.... more

Sonya A. Moore-Coats

Sonya A. Moore-Coats... more

Eva Lucille Wilson

Eva Lucille Wilson, 87, Fremont, OH, formerly of Grafton, passed away on July 23, 2020 at 9:06 a.m., at her residence. ... more

Cecelia Hawn Woerner

Cecelia Hawn Woerner, 94, of Grafton, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Mon General Hospital. ... more

Freda Jane Watson

Freda Jane Watson, 86, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020, at Ruby Memorial Hospital.... more

Corporal Jackey Dale Blosser

Corporal Jackey Dale Blosser, 21, of Pickens, WV (Randolph County), will be laid to rest at the National Cemetery in Grafton, WV on Friday, July 31, 2020. Memorial services will be at the Ford Funeral Home in Grafton with burial following.... more

Lorita Ann “Rita” Skiles

Lorita Ann “Rita” Skiles, 63, of Grafton, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020 at her sister, Debra Blair’s home.... more

Susan Frances Frey (nee Mick)

Susan Frances Frey (nee Mick), 80 of Albemarle, NC and formerly of Grafton, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 20, 2020 with family by her side. ... more

Rita Gail (Stansberry) Hearn

ita Gail (Stansberry) Hearn, age 67, of Collins Ferry Road, Morgantown, WV, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 surrounded by her family.... more

Doctor John William Jaco

Doctor John William Jaco died suddenly and unexpectedly on Monday, July 13, 2020. ... more

Dolores Ann Reed

Dolores Ann Reed, 88, of Grafton, passed away at Taylor Health Care Center, Saturday, July 18, 2020, with her loving family by her side.... more

Robert John “Bob” Sandor

Robert John “Bob” Sandor, age 77, of West Wilford Street, Grafton, WV, passed away Friday, July 10, 2020, at the J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.... more

Andrew Richard Spiker

Andrew Richard Spiker, age 61, of Beverly Pike, Grafton, WV, passed away Monday, July 13, 2020, at his residence surrounded by his family.... more

Albert Colmer Wolfe

Albert Colmer Wolfe, 71, of Flemington, passed away on Monday July 13, 2020, at Ruby Memorial Hospital. ... more

Maverick Tyee Ware

Maverick Tyee Ware, 20, of Flemington, passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2020, as a result of an auto accident.... more

Ruth Marie Beall

Ruth Marie Beall, 91, of Grafton, passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at Rosewood Nursing Home. ... more

Thomas James (Jamie) MacDonald

Thomas James (Jamie) MacDonald, 77, died July 4, 2020, at the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility in Clarksburg, West Virginia.... more

Leona Tencie Murray

Leona Tencie Murray, 94, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at United Hospital Center with family by her side.... more

Velma Marie Gray

Velma Marie Gray, 73, of Grafton, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at her residence with her loving family by her side.... more

Edna Mae Goodwin Seymour

Edna Mae Goodwin Seymour, 73, of Morgantown, formerly of Mt. Morris, PA, joined her late husband, William O. Seymour, on Sunday, July 05, 2020 at Sundale Nursing Home.... more

JoAnn Pederson

JoAnn Pederson, 83, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2020, at her residence with her family by her side. ... more

Toleta Dove Summerfield

Toleta Dove Summerfield, 83, of St. Clairsville, OH, formerly of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at her daughter’s home Shelly Moore in St. Clairsville, OH.... more

Elisabeth Anne (Bachert) Clayton

Elisabeth Anne (Bachert) Clayton, age 77, of Shinnston, WV, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV.... more

Robert Bernell Lough

Robert Bernell Lough, 95, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020, at his residence.... more

Michael “Doc” Jack Meador, DDS

Michael “Doc” Jack Meador, DDS, 67, of Grafton passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at his home with his loving wife by his side. He was born October 31, 1952 in Hinton, WV, the son of the late Jack and Berma Ellison Meador.... more

Betty Lou (Moore) Robinson

Betty Lou (Moore) Robinson, age 90, of Watkins Drive, Grafton, WV, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Home Away from Home. ... more

Louzetta “Lou” Ann (Whittaker) Shriver

Louzetta “Lou” Ann (Whittaker) Shriver, age 83, of Love Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.... more

Mason Glen Moats

Mason Glen Moats, age 91, of Wickwire Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Monday, June 22, 2020, at his residence. ... more

Gloria Ann Haller

Gloria Ann Haller, 73, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020.... more

Gertrude Goldie “Tudie” McKinney Shaffer

Gertrude Goldie “Tudie” McKinney Shaffer, 99, of School Street in Grafton, lately of the Bridgeport Health Care Center, died Friday, June 19, 2020 of natural causes.... more

George Lee Harris

George Lee Harris, age 88, of School Street, Grafton, WV, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at his residence.... more

Dorothy “Lee” (Ford) Trickett

Dorothy “Lee” (Ford) Trickett, age 86, of Haymond Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV.... more

Rhonda Lane Jennings

Rhonda Lane Jennings, 72 of Evansville, WV passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at her residence with family by her side.... more

Marie K. (Knight) Teets

Marie K. (Knight) Teets, 95, of Richmond, VA, passed away Monday, June 8, 2020.... more

Betty Annalee (Kines) Huffman

Betty Annalee (Kines) Huffman passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on June 13, 2020... more

Clarence Gilson Mayle

Clarence Gilson Mayle, 66, of Grafton went home to be with the Lord, with his family by his side on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at the home of his sister and brother-in-law, Genell and Teddy Sines.... more

JoAnn Sturm

JoAnn Sturm, 94, of Grafton passed away Monday, June 8, 2020 at Grafton City Hospital with her family her side. She was born in Buckhannon, June 7, 1926, the daughter of the late Guy William and Meta Nixon Deane.... more

Roger Lee Dean

Roger Lee Dean, 63 of Grafton, passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2020, at his residence, with his loving family by his side.... more

Beth Anne Stephenson Wood

Beth Anne Stephenson Wood, 57, went home to be with her savior, Jesus Christ, Thursday June 4, 2020, after a long battle with cancer.... more

Leah Irene Powell

Leah Irene Powell, age 81, of Cardinal Lane, Grafton passed away June 4, 2020 at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown, WV. ... more

Michael Edward “Cuda” Blackburn

Michael Edward “Cuda” Blackburn, 49, of Grafton, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020.... more

Justin Phillip Moore

Justin Phillip Moore, 22, of Grafton, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 31, 2020.... more

Dorsey Ray Williams

Dorsey Ray Williams, 80, of Grafton, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 29, 2020, at his residence with his loving family by his side.... more

Mary Ellen Peters

Mary Ellen Peters, 91, of Grafton, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020, at Mapleshire Nursing Home, Morgantown.... more

Helen Marie Weaver

Helen Marie Weaver, 97 of Independence, WV, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Rosewood Health Care Center with her loving family by her side.... more

Denzil Warren Westfall

Denzil Warren Westfall, 79, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020 at his residence.... more

Virginia Ruth (Brown) Work

Virginia Ruth (Brown) Work, age 99, of Haymond Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the home of Donna and Lonnie Mayle.... more

Steve Katsan

Steve Katsan, 87, of Grafton, West Virginia and Arlington, Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, March 18, 2020, at Sunrise of Arlington. ... more

Harry Lee Knotts

Harry Lee Knotts, 77, of Grafton, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at Grafton City Hospital, with his loving family by his side. ... more

James Harry “Spike” Gray

James Harry “Spike” Gray, 72, of Thornton, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at home with his loving family by his side.... more

Marianne Kite

Marianne Kite, 71 of Clarksburg formerly of Grafton passed away at United Hospital Center, on March 17, 2020... more

Milford “Eddy” Wiseman

Milford “Eddy” Wiseman, age 81 of Fairmont, WV (formerly of Paradise Cove, Knottsville) passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at the Tygart Center in Fairmont.... more

Roberta Blair “Bobbie” (Williams) Riffle

Roberta Blair “Bobbie” (Williams) Riffle, 93, of Grafton, WV passed away on March 10, 2020, after a full life, from complications related to heart disease.... more

 

West Virginia Must Reconfigure Its Role in Providing America’s Energy for the Future

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Michael Lee Baughman

Michael Lee Baughman, 70, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rosewood Center, Grafton.... more

Ronald D. “Ronnie” Vincent

Ronald D. “Ronnie” Vincent, 83, of Flemington, WV, passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. ... more

R.M. “Mickey” Swick

R.M. “Mickey” Swick, 77, of Grafton, passed away on February 28.... more

James Jacob May

James Jacob May, 71, of Grafton, formerly of Thornton, passed away at Grafton City Hospital on Saturday, February 29, 2020.... more

Donnard Rex Weaver

Donnard Rex Weaver, 73, of Grafton, passed away at home, with his loving family by his side on Friday, February, 28, 2020. ... more

Annetta Louise Green

Annetta Louise Green, 76 of Flemington passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Ruby Memorial Hospital with her loving family by her side.... more

Richard Wayne “Rick” Brown Jr.

Richard Wayne “Rick” Brown Jr., 61, of Flemington, WV, passed away on Friday, February 7, 2020. ... more

Freda E. (Mason) Gillespie

Freda E. (Mason) Gillespie, age 88, of West Hill Road (formerly of W. Wilford Street) Grafton, WV, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at the home of Lonnie and Donna Mayle.... more

Harry Elbert Baker

Harry Elbert Baker, age 78, of Wendel Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2020, surrounded by his family.... more

Janet “Elaine” Wolfe Hunt

Janet “Elaine” Wolfe Hunt, 85, forever in our hearts, passed away peacefully on February 18, 2020 in Naples FL surrounded by her loving family.... more

Clarice M. Saunders

Clarice M. Saunders, 85, of Grafton, WV and formerly Anmoore, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020.... more