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Olivia McCormickGod blessed this world and made life sweeter on March 11, 1998, when He blessed this earth with a beautiful bright eyed baby girl, named Olivia Marie McCormick.

On Sunday, November 23, 2014 her life ended with a terrible tragedy on Heizer Creek in Putnam County.  Her life was filled with loving family, caring friends and lots of sweet memories!  She loved the outdoors, fishing, playing with her kitten, Kiki, concerts and most of all spending time with her family and friends.

She was in her junior year at LCHS and on the honor roll; she had a life full of dreams and aspirations for the future.  Olivia spent her life lifting others up and because of her sweet heart and contagious smile her spirit will forever live on.  She LOVED God, CHERISHED her mom, LOOKED UP TO her daddy, ADORED her brothers, and THOUGHT THE WORLD of her stepdad.  Now, they, along with many others, are facing the most difficult time of their lives.

Olivia was preceded in death by her brother, Christopher Todd McCormick; grandmothers, Gladys McCormick and Debra Rowe.

She is survived by her mother and stepdad, Melanie and John Burchell; dad, Leonard McCormick; twin brother, Cole McCormick and brothers, Christian and Mark McCormick; sister, Karrah Coy; step brother, Wade Burchell; step sister, Makenzie Burchell; grandfather, David L. Rowe; uncle, Davy L. Rowe II; aunts, Breanna Rowe, Sharon Marker and Teresa McCallister; and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews who will greatly miss her.

Funeral service will be 3:00 pm Friday, November 28, at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor Richard McCallister officiating.  Burial will follow at Orchard Hills Memory Gardens, Yawkey.  The family will receive friends from 12 to 3 pm at the funeral home.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to all who have reached out with financial help, food, visits and calls of loving concern.

Charles Cecil

Charles “Chuck” Percy Cecil, 86, of Boomer, died Saturday, November 22, 2014 at home.

He was a supervisor at Ladish Pacific where he worked over 26 years.

Chuck is survived by his children, Gloria Rook, Diana Franz, Randy and Christopher Cecil.

There will be no services.  Burial will be at Lively Cemetery, Sod.

Lavern Bonhag

Lavern McCormick Bonhag

Beulah Lavern McCormick Bonhag, 86, of Huntington passed Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington.

She was a contract specialist for the National Institute of Health.

Lavern  was preceded in death by  her husband, George Bonhag; son, Frankie Bonhag; brothers, Dorsel, Vondon, Bernie, and Rex McCormick; and sisters, Myrtle Banks and Revel Smith.

She is survived by brothers, Herbert (Sharyn) McCormick; sisters, Edna Baker, Glenna Anderson and Anna Lois Hodges; a multitude of nieces and nephews.   A very special thank you to her nephew, Gary Hodges and his wife, Brenda, for their special loving care for Lavern.

Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Monday, November 24, at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor Oshel Bell officiating.  Burial will follow at Midkiff Cemetery, Sumerco.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

 

Khloe Storm Mosteller, 3-week old daughter of Autumn Mosteller died Sunday, November 16, 2014, at CAMC – Women & Children’s Hospital, Charleston.

She is survived by her mother, Autumn Mosteller and her father, Dennis Hitchcock; brothers, Jordan Stone and Dennis Elliot; sisters, Braelyn Sampson, Kyrah Sampson and Heather Elliot; maternal grandmother, Angela Schnurpel and maternal grandfather, Terry Mosteller; grandfather, Melvin Schnurpel and godfather, Ronnie Sampson; also two uncles, three aunts and many cousins and two great-grandmothers.

Services will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, November 21, 2014 at Curry Funeral Home Chapel, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek, WV, with Rev. Jeff Mosteller officiating.  Burial will follow at Mosteller-Yoder Cemetery at Tornado.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations toward funeral expenses.

Frankie Holstine

Frankie Rose Holstine, 52, of Emmons, went home to the Lord Monday, November 17, 2014 at Hospice West after a short illness.

She was preceded in death by her step son Timothy Lovell Hosltine and brother William Howard Browning, parents Franklin and Nancy Browning, Sr.

She is survived by her husband, Lovell, son Matthew Berry and Megan, step son Kelly Ray Holstine, step daughters, Sarah Boggs and Christy Abernathy, granddaughter Destiny Holstine along with 10 other grandchildren, 6 sisters and 1 brother.

Service will be 1:00 pm Thursday, November 20, at Emmons Church of God with Pastor Michael Graley officiating. Family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

In Lieu of flower family request donations go toward funeral.

Janet Jenkins

 

Janet Lea Jenkins, 52, of Charleston, passed away at home after a short illness on Saturday, November 15, 2014.

She was preceded in death by son, Dusty, parents, Hubert & Maxie Harper and brother, Ed.

She is survived by her husband of 33 years, James Sr; son, James, Jr (Christine); daughter, Amanda Dawn Jenkins; five brothers; six sisters; and five grandchildren.

Services will be at 1:00pm Wednesday at Curry Funeral Home Chapel, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek.  Burial will follow at Cobb Family Cemetery, Sod.  Friends and family may gather one hour prior to the service.

Anna Toney 2Virginia Annalee Cornell Toney, 85, of Branchland, WV passed away on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 3am.

Annalee was born March 25, 1929 in Buffalo, Putnam Co., WV.  She came to Lincoln County at a young age.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 47 years, Luther Lee Toney; sons, Lonnie Curry and Dennis Pauley; and grandsons, Christopher Lee Cornell and Mark Twain Pauley; sisters, Louise Gillenwater, Faye Jeffers and Ruby Whittington; brothers, Donald Ray, Andrew Paul and Stanley Buel Cornell.  She was the daughter of the late Benjamin Adam and Virgie Luvilla (Criner) Cornell.

Annalee is survived by her children, Doris (Ray) Pauley of Scott Depot, Luther Ray (Ann) Toney and Stanley David Toney both of Branchland; brothers, Billy Cornell of Michigan and Leonard Cornell of Ohio; 9 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and one great great grandson and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service will be 11:00 am Tuesday, November 18, at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with her son, Ray Toney officiating.  Burial will follow in the Cross Creek Cemetery, Buffalo.  Friends will gather one hour prior at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations toward the funeral service.

Zane TacketZane “Sparkplug” Tackett, 82, of Alum Creek decided to go to Heaven Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

He was retired from General Motors, Parma, Ohio.

Left to cherish his memories are his wife of 63 years, Norma (Smith) Tackett; children, Cheryl (Joe) James, Debbie (Joe) Zedella, Jimmy (Cindy) Tackett and Richard Tackett; grandfather of Sherri (Craig), Bobby, Billy (Heather),  Christopher (Marlene) and Joey (Maureen); great grandfather of Nick (Emily), Hannah (Chuck), Tony, Destini, James and Dexter.   Zane was loved by many and will be missed by many.

Funeral service will be 1:00 pm Sunday, November 16, at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Rev. Tommy Roberts officiating.  Burial will follow in Barker Cemetery, Ashford.  The family will receive friends from 11-1pm Sunday.

James Corbet AngelJames “Corbet” Angel, 69, of Alum Creek entered into the Kingdom of Heaven on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at Thomas Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.

He was born in Raleigh County on March 7, 1945, to Rex and Sarah Angel, who preceded him in death.  Also preceding him in death were his brothers, Rex Vaughn Angel and Larry Angel; and sisters, Mabel Thacker and Lillian Clark.

He is survived by his loving wife of forty-nine years, Janet Vannatter Angel; son, Steve Angel; daughter, Vickie Angel; grandchildren, Brandon (Lauren) Angel, Mike (Jessica) McCormick, Derek (Misty) Angel and Taylor Tabor; great grandchildren, Connor, Ryan, Gavin and Natalie; brother, Harvey Angel; sisters, Della (Roger) Clay, Portlee (Howard) Clark, Euna King and Vicky Wright.  Also surviving him are a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other family and friends.  Last, but not least, left to miss him is his sweet dog, Miley, who provided much happiness, love and companionship to him in his last few years of life.

He had many hobbies and interests,  his biggest being his interest and love of NASCAR.  He stayed active all of his life until the last four years when his declining health prevented him from doing so.

He was a hard-working and proud man.  He was retired from WQ Watters with over twenty-nine years of service as a painter and sand blaster.  Those who truly knew him knew that his family was his main priority and what he was most proud of.  He put his family and others before himself and will be remembered as a selfless man.  He adored his wife with all that he had.  He put her on a pedestal and showed us all the type of love a husband should have for his wife.  He also loved his son, daughter and grandchildren with all of his heart.  He was a true patriarch and rock to his family.  He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Funeral service will be 2:00 pm Thursday, November 13, at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating.  Burial will follow in Midkiff Cemetery, Sumerco.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Todd CornellTodd Cornell, 32, of Charleston passed on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at home.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Jonathan; and mother, Lana Gillenwater.

Todd is survived by his wife, Angie; children, Zachary and Caleb Curry, Dakota and Emily Wiblen; a red headed stepchild, Trey Runyon; father, Larry; stepfather, Mike Gillenwater; sister, Tiffany (David) Hall; and nieces Lily and Delilah Hall.

Funeral service will be 2:00 pm Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In leiu of flowers, the family requests donations toward the funeral service.