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Sylvia WattsSylvia Jane McCormick Watts, 94, of Sumerco, passed peacefully from this life on Tuesday, July 21,2015 at Hubbard Hospice West in South Charleston.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister.

Sylvia was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald; parents, Maywood and Edith McCormick; sisters, Goldie Vanzant, Geneva Woodall and Glada Edwards; and brothers, Roy, Clifford, Marion, Desker, Ohley and Archie McCormick.

She is survived by her children and their spouses, Connie (Dan) Dooley of Sumerco, Louis (Teresa) Watts of Sumerco and Gary Watts of Alum Creek; by her grandchildren and their spouses, Danny (Ligeia) Dooley of Griffithsville, Megan (Thomas) Hanson of Sumerco, Joseph (Amie) Watts of Alum Creek, Luke (Sarah) Dooley of Sellersburg, IN, and Sarah (Keith) Cole of St. Albans; by great grandchildren, Jace and Levi Watts, Kristopher and Jacob Hanson and Cooper Dooley; by her sister, Judith Vickers of Kernersville, NC; and by many nieces and nephews.

Sylvia was a faithful member of the Alum Creek Church of Christ.  She was a nurturer of many, a humble and quiet servant.

Friends may visit the family on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.  Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Friday July 24, 2015 at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek with Minister Richard Runyan officiating.  Burial will be in the Watts Family Cemetery at Sumerco.

In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation in her name to HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd. W., Charleston, WV  25387-2536 or to Latin American Mission, PO Box 2330, Valdosta, GA  31604-2330.

 Loberta McKinneyLoberta McKinney 2Loberta Faye McKinney, 85, of Sod, went home Sunday, July 19, 2015 to be with the Lord and her son, Larry.

She was retired assistant manager for Bank of America in Ridgecrest, CA, and a member of Cobbs Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Sod.  She loved traveling and camping with her husband of 66 years, Jerry McKinney.

She is also survived by her children, Sharon (Ron) Allen and Wayne (Rhonda) McKinney; four grandchildren, Chad (Alisha) McKinney, Brad (Molinda) McKinney, Ron (Elisa) Allen, Jr., and Russell Allen; five great-grandchildren, Aiden, Emma, Nicole and Eli McKinney and Jeff Allen; and sister, Imogene Ingram.

Memorial Service will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday, July  25th at Cobbs Creek Missionary Baptist Church,  1432 Midway Road, Sod, WV  with Pastor Clyde Gwin officiating.  A private burial will be at a later date at the Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery in Dunbar, WV.

 

James Allen PauleyJAMES ALLEN PAULEY, age 46, passed away July 14, 2015, beloved son of James and the late Violet June Pauley; brother of Tim (Nicole); uncle to Tyler and Mitchell Pauley.  Friends may call at the BABITT FUNERAL HOME, 9350 RIDGE RD. SUNDAY 2-5 P.M.

Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Tuesday July 21, 2015 at Curry Funeral Home Alum Creek with Pastor John Hatfield officiating.

Burial will follow at Forks of Coal Memorial Park Alum Creek.

Visitation will be 12 to 2 PM prior to the service Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, family request donations be made to Anxiety and Depression Asso. of America (Adaa.org).  Interment in Alum Creek, WV.

Charitable donations may be made in James’s memory to the following organization:

Anxiety and Depression Asso. of America
http://adaa.org
8701 Georgia Ave., Suite #412 Silver Spring, MD 20910

Vada Ruth Pauley, 84, of Parkersburg passed away Friday, July 17, 2015 at home.

She was preceded in death by her sons, Leo and Ricky Pauley.

Vada is survived by her husband of 67 years, Azel Pauley; children, Ernest (Karen) Pauley, Wilma (Tommy) Bunner, Michael (Saebra) Pauley and Dwight (Alma) Pauley; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters, Mabel Woodrum, Teenie Pauley and Margie McCallister; and brothers, Londis, Okey and Kessil Justice.

Graveside service will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, July 19th at Midkiff Cemetery in Sumerco with Pastor Butch Brogan officiating.

Doris Pauley fogDoris Casdorph Pauley, 85, of South Charleston passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at CAMC Memorial Division.

She was preceded in death by husband, Denzil F. Pauley; son, Darrell; parents, Van and Dicie Casdorph;  1 brother and 2 sisters.

Doris is survived by sons, Dale and Dennis both of South Charleston;  daughters, Elaine Lowry of South Charleston and Cathy Mcie of Sissonville; 11 grandchildren; one great granddaughter; brothers, Kenneth Casdorph of Charleston and Keith Casdorph of Fort Gay; sisters, Mary Van Williams of South Charleston and Darlena Canterbury of Charleston.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating.  Burial will follow at Casdorph Cemetery in Sissonville.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Francis WhiteFrances Lee Adkins Hudson White, 65, of Yawkey passed at home Monday, July 13, 2015.

Frances worked at Inter Forrest Corp. Veneer Plant in Hopewell, PA.

She was preceded in death by parents, Charles Adkins and Jewell Vann; brothers, Junior and Raven Adkins; sister, Ellie Mays and stepson, Wesley.

Frances is survived by sons, James W. Adkins (Lisa Huffman) and Buster Adkins; daughters, Vickie Lynn Woolley (Chris) and Normal Hudson (Howard Ammon); stepchildren, Dale, Jenny, Missy, Dinky and Dumpy; brother, Samuel Wayne Adkins; sisters, Mona and Missy Adkins; stepmother who raised Frances, Anna May Adkins McCallister; special granddaughter, Shayla Gibson, who helped care for her; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 17, 2015 at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek with Pastors Rexal Cooper and K. D. Bragg officiating.  Burial will follow at Dogbone Cemetery in Alkol.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations for the funeral service.

Kelly Tyler obit photoKelly Dean Tyler 70 of Brounland, went home to the Lord Sunday, July 12, 2015 at CAMC Memorial after a short illness.

He was retired from Economy Tank Lines St. Albans and recently became a born again Christian.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 50 years Betty, sons, Kelly (Mary)  and Gary; daughters, Lisa (Brad) Hall and Kathy (Jamie) May; brothers, Hassel and Elmer; sisters,  Opal Collins, Jane Hitchcock, Reba Gibson and Evelyn Dunlap; step-sisters: Margie Mae Holstein and Wilma Lee Tyler; 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren

He will also be missed by Betty’s side of the family.

Graveside service  will be 11:30 AM Wednesday July 15th at the Holstein Cemetery Dartmont with Rev. Michael Gibson officiating.  Friends may call from 10:00 – 11:00 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek.

 

Elec BaireElec Zander Baire, 82, of Brounland died Saturday, July 11, 2015 at home after a short illness.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Holbert and Grace Baire, and siblings, Oather, Hilliard, Lucille, Margaret and Madge.

He was retired from the City of South Charleston and was a Christian and attended Olcott Community Church.

He is survived by his wife by his wife of 53 years, Janet; daughters: Deborah Baire (Leroy) Morgan, Lisa Kay (David) Belcher; son, David (Julie) Holstein; four grandchildren: Elizabeth (Travis) Myers, Cheryl (Nick) Belcher; Brittney (Travis) Morgan and Hollie (Josh) Belcher; and six great-grandchildren: Enola, Jeremey, Maverick, Chase, Melina and Grant.

Service will be 2:00pm Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at Curry Funeral Home Chapel, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastors Stevie Cox and Bill Payne officiating.  Burial will follow at Brounland Cemetery.  Family and friends will gather from 6:00 – 8:00pm Tuesday, July 14th at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the funeral home.

Harley ChapmanHarley Darrell Chapman, 72, of Alkol passed away Friday, July 10, 2015 at home.

He retired from the Florida Department of Health; he was a veteran of the U. S. Army; a  1961 graduate of Duval High School and a member of Sycamore Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

Harley is survived by his wife of nearly 50 years, Mary; daughter, Darlene Chapman; sisters, Anna Chapman, Maria Yoder and Angie Chapman; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be 7:00 p.m. Monday, July 13, 2015 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastors Darrell Searls and Johnny Vickers officiating.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd., W., Charleston, WV  25387-2536.

 

James A.SigmonJames Alvin Sigmon, 54, of South Charleston passed away at home on Monday, July 6, 2015 after a short illness.

He was an employee of the City of Charleston Public Works Department.  He served in the U. S. Navy.  James was on the Unit Comission for the Boy Scouts of America and  served as a troop leader for Troop 13 at Alum Creek and was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church.

James is survived by his wife, Monica; son, David Sigmon; stepdaughter, Suzanna Ruth; brothers, Bobby, Eddie and Jack; sisters, Violet, Mary, Patty, Cindy and Ada; mother-in-law, Jewel Asbury; and 2 grandsons.

Funeral service will be 1:00 pm Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Curry Funeral Home with Pastor Dwight McClure officiating.  Burial will follow at Graceland Memorial Park with military graveside rites conducted by the Alum Creek VFW Post 4768.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Buckskin Council, BSA, 2829 Kanawha Blvd. East, Charleston, WV  25311.