Obituaries

Carl David Poling

Carl David Poling, 78, of Dalton, GA, formerly of Grafton, passed away Friday August 4, 2017, in Chattanooga, TN. He was born in Taylor County, December 12, 1938, son of the late Dayton I. and Ivy Mae Poling.... more

Betty Lee (McCracken) Carr

Betty Lee (McCracken) Carr, age 89, of North Pike Street, Grafton, WV, passed away Friday, October 20, 2017, at the United Hospital Center, in Bridgeport. She was born November 18, 1927, in Grafton, a daughter of the late Milliage Leo and Myrtle Mildred (McDaniel) McCracken.... more

Sarah Sue Myers

Sarah Sue Myers , 81, of Grafton, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017, at United Hospital Center, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Grafton, May 2, 1936 a daughter of the late Albert C. and Eileen Yates Waters.... more

Christine Beryl Ball

Christine Beryl Ball, age 90, of Flemington, WV, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, October 20, 2017, on her journey home to be with the Lord. She was born at Mt. Clare on June 29, 1927, a daughter of the late Clarence Raymond Wilson and Mildred Maude (Duty) Parsee. ... more

Eldene S. Carter

Eldene S. Carter passed away on October 3,2017, at Monroe Regional Hospital at the age of 75. He was born in Covington VA, the son of the late Elizabeth Miller and Eugene Carter.... more

Charles Ray Martin, Sr

Charles Ray Martin, Sr, 70, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital with his loving family was by his side. He was born in Grafton, April 17, 1947, son of the late Elijah “June” and Gladys Poling Martin... more

Bearcat boys soccer team hold on to defeat Lincoln 3-2

GRAFTON – The Grafton High School boys soccer team hosted Lincoln on Monday night in the first round of sectional play. The GHS boys scored early but had to hold on in the final minutes to defeat Lincoln 3 to 2. The Bearcats started the scoring on the night as Quincy Copeland found the back of the net at the 19 minute mark of the first half to give the Cats a 1 to 0 lead going into the locker room at half time. Copeland then scored nine minutes into the second half, as he scored off of a nice cross from Marik Chambers to give GHS a 2 to 0 lead. The Cougars made it interesting a few minutes later ... more

Inis B. “Mickey” (Cottrel) Kindel

Inis B. “Mickey” (Cottrel) Kindel, age 72, of Victory Avenue, Grafton, WV, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017, at her residence, surrounded by her family. She was born on May 9, 1945, in Birch River, WV, a daughter of the late Victor Calvin and Daisy (Criss) Cottrell.... more

Gladys Lee (Miller) Efaw

Gladys Lee (Miller) Efaw, age 89, of Maple Ave., passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017, at Donna Mayle’s Personal Care Home, surrounded by her loving family. Gladys was born in Gasaway, Braxton County, September 10, 1928, daughter of late Hubert A. “Peg” Miller and Clara B (Friend) Miller. ... more

Albert “Carl” Nestor

Albert “Carl” Nestor, age 93, of Rose Street, Grafton, WV, passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017, at the Rosewood Center in Grafton. He was born April 6, 1924, in Barbour County, WV, the son of the late Willie and Beatrice Gay (Bolton) Nestor.... more

James Harry Weekley

James Harry Weekley, 90, of Grafton, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2017, at Grafton City Hospital. He was born in Grafton, October 22, 1926, son of the late Harry and Blanche Griffith Weekley. He is survived by his wife Helen Weekley, they were m... more