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Monday, June 25, 2012


Farmers’ Market selected for Pilot Program

New fresh seafood store opens in Scott Depot By Jack Bailey

SUBMITTED ARTICLE HURRICANE -- The Putnam Farmers’ Market is one of 10 West Virginia farmers markets to be selected for a Farmers Market Training Network Pilot Program for the 2012-2013 market seasons. During the two years, members will receive training, networking opportunities and technical assistance, which will help strengthen their viability and vendors’ income-earning capacity. The market will receive assistance from a qualified consultant on a topic of their choosing, and will be eligible to apply for a mini-grant of up to $1,000 to address specific needs. The market was selected by a competitive process for the program, which was developed through the West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition, the West Virginia Community Development Hub and the WVU Extension Service, with funding coming from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation. Market members said they are expecting to gain valuable resources through this experience, which will help the market build relationships with other West Virginia farmers markets, so they can share knowledge and continue to work together on collective marketing strategies. The Putnam Farmers’ Market, located in Hurricane City Park, is open May through October on Tuesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more information visit, www.putnamfarmersmarket.we

SCOTT DEPOT – World of Seafood, a new fresh seafood store located in Scott Depot, held its grand opening celebration on Thursday, June 14. Dozens of local business and civic leaders turned out to help celebrate the grand opening of the fresh seafood store, which actually opened to the public May 4. The new store is family owned and operated said Lelah Nelson, who along with her husband, Joe, son Chris, and daughter, Beth Gilson, began planning the new venture last fall. Nelson, who is a native of Huntington, said that they knew that both Huntington and Charleston had good, quality seafood stores, but there was nothing in between. “Putnam County is a growing area and we knew there was no access to good seafood here so we saw that as an opportunity,” Nelson said. The seafood that is available at World of Seafood is flown in fresh three days a week from Hawaii from the Honolulu Fish Co., Nelson said. The fish is fresh caught

The new World of Seafood store is a family owned and operated business. From left are owners Chris Nelson, Lelah Nelson, Joe Nelson, Beth Gilson and Mark Gilson. The new store is open six days a weeks and features fresh seafood flown in regularly from the Honolulu Fish Co. in Hawaii. Photo by Jack Bailey daily in Hawaii and processed and sent to World of Seafood. Within 18-24 hours of being caught in Hawaii, the fish is available for purchase in Scott Depot.

In addition to seafood, World of Seafood also offers Angus beef, pork, fine cheeses, and a selection of fine wines. They also make a selection of individual

size desserts that are offered for sale. “The response so far has been SEE SEAFOOD ON PAGE 3

Another guilty plea in AEP power surge scam STAFF REPORT CHARLESTON – U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin has announced that a Charleston woman pleaded guilty in federal court for her role in a scheme to obtain money by submitting fraudulent claims for power surge damage

to American Electric Power Service Corp., Inc. Karen Hodges, 38, of Charleston, entered a guilty plea Friday before United States District Judge John T. Copenhaver, Jr., admitting she committed federal mail fraud.

Hodges is the tenth defendant to plead guilty in the AEP fraudulent claim scheme. Hodges admitted she conspired with former AEP property damage claims adjuster Deborah Farmer and Julia Washington to unlawfully obtain money from

AEP by submitting fraudulent claims for power surge damage. Farmer, 47, pleaded guilty in April to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. Farmer admitted she arranged SEE SCAM ON PAGE 3


Page 2 – June 25, 2012 Notice The July 4th Putnam Union PSD water meeting has been changed to July 11, 2012 because of the holiday. Alcoholics Anonymous Can Help If you want to drink, that’s your business. If you want to stop, we can help. Call Alcoholics Anonymous at 1.800.333.5051 or find meeting locations at

Childbirth Education Classes FamilyCare offers ongoing childbirth education classes in the Teays Valley area. These classes discuss birth options, the labor process, medications and more. This class series meets for four Mondays each month from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Registration is required, and Medicaid patients are welcome. To register, contact Debi Ellis at 304-757-6999, ext 80, or

SC Public Library Closed July 4th The South Charleston Public Library will be closed Wednesday, July 4, 2012 for the holiday. They will reopen on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 9 a.m.

SpeakEasy Singles: Bicycle Riding with Keith and Jerry When: Saturday, June 30. Where: University of Charleston, 2300 MacCorkle Ave. SE. Charleston. More info. call 304-357-4750.

Attention Putnam County Seniors Farmers Market Vouchers will be given out Monday, July 2nd from 9 am – 1 pm at all Putnam Senior Centers. All seniors must bring identification! Buffalo Senior Center, #48 Wrights Lane in Buffalo, phone 304-937-3352 Hometown Senior Center, 100 -1st Ave in Hometown, phone 304-937-3352 John Henson Senior Center,

Community Calendar 2800 Putnam Avenue in Hurricane, phone 304-562-9451 Nitro (Putnam), 302 21st Street in Nitro, phone 304-755-7592.

Alzheimer Support Group Alzheimer support group held on the first Wednesday of each month at 12:00 noon at Hometown Senior Center. There is no charge. This group is for the caregiver, spouse, or family member of the Alzheimer patient. Hometown Senior Center is located at 100 First Ave. N. in Hometown. No need to sign up ahead of time. For more information you may call 304-586-2745.

Buffalo Church of God Vacation Bible School NOW thru Friday June 29 from 6:30 – 8:45 PM Theme: Sonrise National Park Classes: Nursery – Teen Pastor Jake Eldridge welcomes you

Buffalo July 4th Celebration! Buffalo’s July 4th celebration will be held Wednesday, July 4th, starting at 1 p.m. with a parade. All day musical groups, inflatable’s and games plus fireworks at 10 p.m. For more information or to rent a booth space, call Barbara 304-937-2452.

New Hope Animal Rescue looking for new Members New Hope Animal Rescue (formerly the Putnam County Humane Society) meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at its thrift store, Paws and Shop, 2806 Putnam Ave. in Hurricane. NHAR is a nonprofit, no-kill animal rescue. The group is seeking new members, volunteers, foster homes or anyone who would like to help. Call 304-5620300 for more information.

Network Of Women (NOW) Monthly Meeting Date: July 19, 2012

Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM at the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce Office. About NOW: This committee is led by women in business in the community. Programs are designed to support women in the business community. Typical programs conducted throughout the year are a blood drive, the “Uniquely Me” Program, “Ladies Night Out” and “In the Know”. The group also participates in “Bell Ringing” for the Salvation Army and collected non-perishable food items throughout the year and distributed to the local food pantry to give back to the community. NOW is open to all women working for and with Putnam County Chamber member businesses interested in expanding their professional, personal and social relationships with other women.

Senior Fitness Classes Senior fitness classes are held at the John Henson Senior Center in Hurricane from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. A certified fitness instructor leads the class. For more information, call 304-757-0016.

Why not volunteer to Walk Dogs at the Animal Shelter? Putnam Animal Relief Center, Winfield, WV, could use your help any time from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. To volunteer or for more information, call 304-444-0060.

Bob Thompson to perform at FireSide Grille Bob Thompson is scheduled to perform at the FireSide Grille, 4170 W.Va. 34, Teays Valley, on Thursday, July 19.

Riverfest – St. Albans Join in the fun, June 28th – July 1st, 2012 at St. Albans Roadside Park. Mark your calendar NOW for the following upcoming events: Riverfest Pageant – May 19th Children’s Pageant – May 20th Golf Tournament – June 3rd Idol Preliminary Audition – June 23rd Headliners for this year include: Thursday, June 28th – Darryl Worley Friday, June 29th – The Reflections Saturday, June 30th – Lyndsey

Highlander Sunday, July 1st – Rick K. and the Allnighters. For more information, visit or go to

T.O.P.S. No. 599 Weekly meetings of TOPS "Take Off Pounds Sensibly," are held at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesdays at St. Patrick Church, 207 Jefferson Street, Bancroft. Questions, call Sharon, 304-523-4618.

Do you enjoy working with Children? And want to work out of your own home? Then home-based child care is the ticket for you. As a home child care provider you have the luxury of making your own flexible schedule and being your own boss. More importantly, you have the power to make a positive difference in the lives of many young children. You must be 18 years of age or older and your home must meet the state requirements. If interested please call Link Child Care Resource and Referral Agency today at 1-800-894-9540 or 304-523-9540. In the Logan, Boone, and Mingo area, please call 1-304-752-3932.

Car & Bike Show! Mark your calendar now for the 4th Annual Point Pleasant River Museum Car and Bike Show, to be held Saturday July 14, 2012 at 28 Main Street, Point Pleasant, WV (across from TuEndie-Wei State Park). Registration time will begin at 9:00 am with the Show being held from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. This Benefit for the Point Pleasant River Museum, will offer food and drinks, music & awards, great door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. Classes are: 1985 & newer; 1984 & older; Motorcycle and Motorized bikes. There is a $10.00 entry fee. For more information, please contact: Jack Fowler or Ruth Fout at 304-674-0144.

Let’s Decorate for the 4th of July! The Buffalo Citizens Action Committee encourages the residents of Buffalo to decorate the street signs for the 4th of July celebration. If you are interested or need additional information contact Linda 304-937-3427

Nitro Antique Car Club Cruise-in When: July 6 Where: Putnam County Bank, 300 Hurricane Creek Road, Hur-

The Putnam Standard ricane, WV Time: From 5 p.m. to dusk. There is no entry fee for cruise-in events. For more information, call Paul Lett at 304-755-4187, Earl Taylor at 304-776-2117 or Jeary Mullins at 304-965-1594.

Huntington's Disease Support Group Formed A peer-led Huntington's Disease Support Group has been formed in Charleston for patients, families, caregivers and those at risk. The meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Saint Francis Hospital. For more information, call 304-549-3266 or

Transportation available to Seniors Transportation is available to join others for lunch Monday – Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Hometown Senior Center, located at 100 1st Ave., in Hometown. On the way home, stops can also be made at grocery store, post office, or pharmacy. Call 304-586-2745 for more information.

Business Hall of Fame Nominations wanted WANTED: Outstanding members of the business community who have shown extraordinary leadership, demonstrated a commitment to their community and have strong ties to West Virginia. West Virginia University’s College of Business and Economics is now accepting nominations of individuals for induction into the West Virginia Business Hall of Fame. Nominations will remain open through Aug. 15 with the induction ceremony scheduled for Nov. 8 in Morgantown. To download a nomination packet and see past inductees, please visit ex.htm . For further information on the WVU College of Business and Economics, please visit .

Winfield Lions Club building Available to Rent The Winfield Lions Club building is available to rent for showers, birthday parties and other functions. Overlooking the Kanawha River, with an outdoor grilling area and picnic space available, the building is air-conditioned, has a complete kitchen and seats up to 50. For rates and more information, call 304-7555539.

Rental Space Available Milton fire department rents out the building for special occasions such as birthday parties, showers, reunions, etc. For rental information, call Kenney-304743-6994.

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A grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Thursday, June 14, for the new World of Seafood, located at 4010 Teays Valley Road in Scott Depot. Photo by Jack Bailey SEAFOOD FROM PAGE 1 phenomenal,” Nelson said. “People keep thanking us for being here. We have already developed several good, repeat customers.” The new shop is very inviting, complete with rocking chairs on the front porch to encourage customers to sit and relax. Inside is a large, inviting glass display case featuring the signature fresh seafood. For regulars who already know what they may want, the store also offers a drive through pickup window. “We were fortunate to find this

spot,” Nelson said. “It's perfect for what we want to do in a great location.” World of Seafood is located at 4010 Teays Valley Road in Scott Depot, adjacent to Professional Floor and Wall Covering. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. World of Seafood is closed on Mondays. For more information, call World of Seafood at (304) 7573474.

Putnam Summer Gardening series to be offered in Nitro SUBMITTED ARTICLE The WVU Extension Service, Putnam County Master Gardeners and Town and Country Supply, Inc. are hosting a Putnam Summer Gardening Series this summer. The topics covered will be: • Composting (July 7), • Square Foot and Container Gardening (July 21)

• Garden Pests of Putnam (August 4) All classes will be from 2:003:30 PM on Saturdays at Town and Country Supply, Inc. (4400 1st Ave. in Nitro). For further questions call Town and Country Supply, Inc. at (304)-755-3520 or the WVU Extension Service Office in Putnam County (304)- 586-0217.

June Birthdays!

Happy Birthday to ALL

Colleen Sexton Pat McDonie Ira Shiltz Butch Foster Deborah Sims Jennifer Ogrin Deborah J. Simms Angel Owens Daniel Tabor Betty Sargent Justin Tarr Raymond Peak Patricia Turley Michale Pitaniello Spencer Turley Rosanne Reese Richard Urban Jr. Dakota Render Lowell Rutledge (June 25) Becky Rider Dorothy Foster Shelby Paugh Extra-Special Happy Birthday wishes are being sent Holly Tarr to Gary Holbert, of Milton, from his sister, Sheila Shelia Rule Koon. Gary’s birthday was Monday, June 18th. Elizabeth Scott

If you - or someone you know - will be celebratrating a birthday in the coming months... Call 304-743-6731 and give us their name - OR just email the information to

the scheme and conspired with other individuals to unlawfully obtain money from the power company by submitting the fraudulent claims. A two-year investigation revealed that false claims were filed with AEP related to power surge damage to homes. Claims checks, ranging from $2,000 to as much as $25,000 per fraudulent claim, were mailed to several known individuals, including Hodges, at various times between March 2009 and March 2010. At her hearing, Hodges admitted she received nearly $37,099 in fraudulent proceeds from three claims checks. She then split the money with Ms. Farmer and Ms. Washington. A total of 57 fraudulent claims

were filed resulting in a loss of approximately $598,485. Hodges faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine when she is sentenced on September 19, 2012. The nine other co-defendants involved in the conspiracy have previously entered guilty pleas and are scheduled to be sentenced on the following dates: • Deborah Farmer, 47, formerly of Winfield, pleaded guilty on April 2, 2012 to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud – sentencing set for July 3, 2012; • Julia Washington, 45, of Charleston, pleaded guilty on April 2, 2012 to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud – sentencing set for July 3, 2012; • Freda Bradshaw, 47, of Pliny, Putnam County, pleaded guilty

on April 5, 2012 to mail fraud – sentencing is set for July 9, 2012; • Jonathan Shaffer, 33, of Charleston, Tiffany Shaffer, 24, of Charleston, Bryan P. Javins, 34, of Nitro, and Jeanette Boggs, 58, also of Nitro, each previously pleaded guilty to mail fraud – sentencings are set for August 16, 2012; Mark Ingram, 42, and Crystal Ingram, 32, both of Nitro, pleaded guilty on Monday, June 18, to mail fraud – sentencings are set for September 18, 2012. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), United States Postal Inspection Service and West Virginia State Police conducted the investigation. Assistant United States Attorney Erik Goes is in charge of the prosecution.

Comments sought on historic preservation program CHARLESTON -- The West Virginia Division of Culture and History’s proposed Annual Work Program for its 2012-2013 Historic Preservation Program is now available for public review and comment. The work program describes the activities and programs the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) will undertake to as-

sist communities and residents in preserving the physical evidence of the state’s history. Copies of the proposed work program have been made available to public libraries in each of the state’s 55 counties, including the Putnam County Library. The plan also may be reviewed at the SHPO at the Culture Center, State Capitol

Complex, 1900 Kanawha Blvd., E., Charleston, WV 25305-0300. In addition, the plan is posted on the Division’s website at The deadline for public comment is Aug. 15, 2012. For more information, contact Pamela Brooks, grants coordinator for the SHPO, at (304) 5580240, ext. 720.

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Habitat for Humanity to break ground on home in Hurricane By Jack Bailey

HURRICANE – Habitat for Humanity of Kanawha and Putnam Counties will hold a groundbreaking on Thursday, June 28, at 1 p.m. in Hurricane for construction of its first home to be built in Putnam County since 2004. The groundbreaking will take place at 2950 Montana Ave. in Hurricane and local Habitat for Humanity officials are encouraging the community to turn out and celebrate the milestone with them. The new homeowner has lived in the Teays Valley area for the past eight years with her two adolescent sons, works full time locally and will have put in over 250 hours of sweat equity and

Members of the Rotary Club of Putnam County have helped build homes for Habitiat for Humanity in Kanawha County in recent years. homeowner education classes prior to her move- in.

The home will be the 149th built by the local organization

since its inception in 1988. “The creation of Habitat for Humanity of Kanawha and Putnam began in Putnam County in 1988, with our 25th anniversary upcoming we are excited that we will return to Putnam County to build home number 149,” said Ken Adams, Development Director, Habitat for Humanity of Kanawha and Putnam. “We realized early on that Putnam was being underserved and thanks to the strong efforts from our Putnam County Advisory Committee we’re here serving partner families once again.” Earlier this year, Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Shawn Means pledged that the group wants to build 10 homes in Putnam County by 2016. The organization is currently

accepting applications from Putnam County residents who fit the profile of a Habitat for Humanity homeowner. To be approved for a Habitat for Humanity home, a family must have income between 30 percent and 70 percent of the area median, be living in substandard conditions and willing to partner by helping to build their own home. Interested applicants should contact Lori Wyatt at 304-7200141, ext. 12 for more information and to find out if they qualify. Anyone interested in helping in Putnam County may contact Habitat for Humanity at 304720-0141. More information is also available online at

St. Albans doctor pleads guilty to prescription fraud CHARLESTON – United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced Friday that a former Kanawha County doctor pleaded guilty in federal court to violating federal drug control laws. Dr. William J. Casto, 55, currently of Ohio, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to obtain controlled

substances by misrepresentation, fraud, forgery, deception and subterfuge. “Sadly, this is our fifth case in recent months against doctors or pharmacists who broke prescription drug laws,” said Goodwin. “Doctors swear an oath to do no harm, so it’s especially tragic to

see these people fueling our region’s worst crime problem. I hope these cases send a message: There are consequences if you abuse your prescription power.” Casto admitted that from January 2006 through December 30, 2009, he illegally wrote prescrip-

tions for the powerful painkillers hydrocodone and oxycodone totaling approximately 7,020 pills, and prescriptions for the antianxiety drug alprazolam, also known as “Xanax,” totaling approximately ,3810 pills. Casto had a medical practice in St. Albans at the time. Casto wrote many of the prescriptions to an individual identified in his plea agreement as S.S., with whom he previously had a sexual relationship. He also wrote prescriptions for other people at S.S.’s request, even though they were not his patients and he did not examine them. Casto faces up to four years in prison and a $250,000 fine when he is sentenced on Sept. 24, 2012 by United States District Judge Thomas E. Johnston. This case is being prosecuted

as part of an ongoing effort led by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia to combat the illicit sale and misuse of prescription drugs. The U.S. Attorney’s Office, joined by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, is committed to aggressively pursuing and shutting down illegal pill trafficking, eliminating open air drug markets, and curtailing the spread of opiate painkillers in communities across the Southern District. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, andthe Drug Enforcement Administration conducted the investigation. Assistant United States Attorney Steven Loew is in charge of the prosecution.

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Western Conservation District sponsoring photo contest SUBMITTED ARTICLE The Western Conservation District is sponsoring its 13th annual conservation photo contest for youth and adults. The photo contest is in conjunction with the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD), NACD Auxiliary and the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts annual Photo Contest. Each first place national winner will receive a $50 cash prize. Categories for the contest are: Conservation Prac-

tices, Close Up Conservation, Conservation in Action, Agriculture/Conservation Across America, and Youth only (for ages up to 18). The contest is for amateur photographers who earn less than 50 percent of their income from photography. The District requires that all photographs submitted be of events, people, areas, etc. within the boundaries of Jackson, Mason or Putnam counties. Photos will not be returned and will become the property

of WCD and NACD. Black/white, color or digital prints are acceptable. Images must not have been digitally altered other than cropping. Photos are to be no larger than 8 x 10 and should not be matted or framed. To enter the Western CD contest you must be a resident of Jackson, Mason or Putnam counties. Please attach a 3 x 5 note card to the back of the photo with the following: Photographer’s name, age, address and phone number; title of photograph;

category of photo for judging purposes: ( Adult categories are for 18 years or older as of June, 1 2012 ); categories are: Conservation Practice, Close Up Conservation, Conservation in Action, Ag/Conservation Across America or Youth category(must supply age for youth category) ; Subject - include names and titles of each person in photo; location, identify where the photo was taken; description of what photo is showing; and approximate date of photo. Awards will be provided to

the first overall, second overall, and third overall by the District. All entries must be received by 3:00 p.m. on July 9 at the Western Conservation District office. Entries can be mailed or dropped off at the Western Conservation District office at 224C First Street, Point Pleasant, WV 25550. Each participant may enter up to but no more than three photographs. Additional information can be found on and Education link.

Dining with Diabetes class to be offered beginning in July SUBMITTED ARTICLE WINFIELD -- The WVU Putnam County Extension Office will be offering Dining with Diabetes class beginning Tuesday, July 17, 2012 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Calvary Baptist Church in Teays Valley. Dining with Diabetes is a

once-a-week class that runs for four weeks. Participants will then be invited back to a three-month follow-up class. This class is open to those with diabetes or pre-diabetesand their family members. The classes are free, but space

is limited and pre-registration is required. Participants must attend all class sessions. Participantswill learn how to prepare meals that are healthy, easy, and tasty. Recipes will be demonstrated and participants will have the opportunity to taste each one.

Participants will also learn upto-date information on nutrition, meal planning, and exercise and how to understand common diabetes-related medical tests from a Certified Diabetes Educator. Recipes and handouts will be given to each participant.

Dining with Diabetes is offered statewide and is sponsored by the West Virginia University Extension Service. Registration for this program can be made by calling the Putnam County Extension Office at 304-586-0217 by Monday July 9, 2012.

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Time For Service

Time For Service ~ Area Church Services ~

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church ~ Buff Creek Rd. Hurricane, WV. "Helping the hurt get out of the dirt" Service TimesSunday morning 10:00 a.m.; Sunday eve. 6:00 p.m.; Wed. Eve Bible study 7:00 p.m. Special meeting 4th Saturday each month at 7:00 p.m. All area Churches welcome. Heaven is obtainable, Hell is avoidable. We still preach The Book, The Blood and, The Blessed Hope. Pastor Ernie Spence – 304-617-2752. Redeemer Presbyterian Church, PCA, welcomes the community to learn of God's love and grace. They meet at Teays Valley Cinema for worship service at 10 a.m. The church's pastor is Barrett Jordan. For more information, call the church office, 304-757-1197, or check the church's website at Teays Valley Church of God ~ 4430 Teays Valley Road, PO Box 270, Scott Depot, WV 25526 - (304)757-9222. Service times: Sunday’s - 9:15 a.m. Sunday School, 10:15 a.m. Morning Worship, 6:00 p.m. Evening Discipleship. Wednesday’s: 6:45 p.m. Evening Discipleship. Pastor Melissa Pratt. Winfield Community Church~ 144 Rocky Step Road, Scott Depot, WV, 25560. (304) 5861146. Sunday School 9:45 a.m.; Morning Worship 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Evening Bible Study & Prayer 6:30 p.m. Pastor: Michael Hurlbert. Mt. Salem UM Church ~ 4-1/2 miles East of Hurricane on Rt. 60 across from covered bridge, on left. Sunday: Morning worship 9:30; Sunday School 10:30. Wednesday Bible study 7:00 P.M.; Family night first Wednesday of each month @ 7:00 P.M. Pastor: Ralph Kernen (304) 7578446. Presbyterian Church of the Covenant ~ Living the Love of Jesus Christ. 2438 US Route 60, Hurricane, WV 25526. 304-5622012, Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. Buffalo Church of God ~ Corner of Rt 62 & Church Street, Buffalo (Putnam Co.). Sunday: 9:45 a.m. Sunday School; 11:00 a.m. Morning Worship; 7:00 p.m. Evening Worship. Wednesday: 7:00 p.m. Mid-week Service. Pas-

tor Wayne Burch. 304-937-3447.

~ 4345 Teays Valley Road, Scott Depot, WV. 757-9166.

Winfield United Methodist Church ~ Looking for a church family? Join us at Winfield United Methodist Church, 20 Radwin Drive (Behind McDonald’s) Winfield. Two services 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Pastor: Tom Hill.

Pastor Dr. Rod Taylor. Sunday School 9 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Mid Week Service 7 p.m.

Springdale Free Will Baptist Church ~ Cow Creek Road, Hurricane (Directions: Off Rt 34, 21/2 miles on Cow Creek Road, stay on left fork of Cow Creek. Church is on the right). Sunday School 10 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship 6 p.m.; Wednesday Midweek Service 7 p.m. Pastor Larry Cooper. 5625389. Teays Valley Church of the Nazarene~ 3937 Teays Valley Road, Teays, WV 25569 (Mail: PO Box 259) Sunday: 9:45 a.m. Sunday School; 10:45 a.m. Morning worship; 6:00 p.m. Sunday Evening Worship. Wednesdays: 6:30 p.m. Prayer Gathering, Children & Teen Programs. Last Saturday of each month; Clothing Closet from 9 a.m. until noon. Free clothes for everyone! Pastor: Rev. Charles V. Williams. Phone: 304-757-8400. First Baptist Church~ “Connecting People to Jesus Christ” 2635 Main Street, Hurricane, WV, 25526 – 304-562-9281. Dr. James E. Lutz, Senior Pastor. Sunday services: 8:50 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 6:30 p.m. Sunday School – 10 a.m.; Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Good Hope Baptist Church ~ Turkey Creek Road, Hurricane. Sunday Worship Service 10 a.m. Ascension Catholic Church 905 Hickory Mill Rd., Hurricane, WV, 25526. 304-562-5816. Services: Saturday evening 5:30 p.m. Sunday morning 8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Rev. Neil R. Buchlein, Pastor. Cross of Grace Lutheran Church ~ 30 Grace Drive, Hurricane, WV, 25526. 304-562-0616. Sunday School - 9:30 a.m. Sunday - 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship Pastor Jerry Kliner, STS. “Where people discover Jesus and grow in Faith”. Scott Depot Christ Fellowship

Teays Valley Baptist Church ~ Dr. John D. Smith, Pastor. 3926 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane, WV, 25526. 304-757-9306. Services: SUNDAY - Sunday school 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship & Children’s Church 10:30 a.m.; Evening worship 6:00 p.m.; Choir Rehearsal 5 p.m. WEDNESDAY – Bible Study and Prayer 7 p.m.; Awana 7:00 p.m. All services are interpreted for the deaf. TV Service on Suddenlink Channel 2, Wed. 8:30 – 9 p.m. Radio Program WEMM 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Buffalo Presbyterian Church ~ 2125 Buffalo Road, Buffalo, WV, 25033. Sunday School Service 10 a.m.; Worship Sunday Service 11 a.m. Wednesday Service – Bible Study, 7 p.m. Pastor – Denver Tucker. Buffalo Nazarene Church ~ Rt. 62, Buffalo, WV, 25033. Sunday School Service 10 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service 11 a.m.; Sunday night Worship Service 6 p.m. Wednesday Service 7 p.m. Pastor Sherry Kinsey 937-3258. Otter Branch Church ~ Box 213, 18 Mile Road, Buffalo, WV, 25033 Sunday School Service 10 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service 11 a.m. Wednesday Service 7 p.m. Pastor Mike Tucker. Manilla Chapel ~ Manilla Ridge Road, Robertsburg, WV. SUNDAY: Morning service 10 a.m.; Evening service 6:00 p.m. TUESDAY: Bible Study at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. Way of Truth Tabernacle ~ 900 Roosevelt Dr., Eleanor, WV. Services: Sunday morning 10:00 a.m.; Sunday Evening 6:00 p.m.; Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Pastor Nathan Morris (304)543-8053. A new beginning on the old path. Bethel Baptist – Upper Mud River Road, Sias, WV. Services: Sunday morning 10 a.m.; Sunday night 6 p.m.; Wednesday night 7:00 p.m. Glad Tidings Assembly of God ~ 121 Mill Road, Hurricane, WV,

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25526. Adult & Children’s Service Sunday 10:30 a.m., Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 p.m., Wednesday Midweek Service 7:00 p.m. Church Phone 304-562-3074. Pastor: Rebekah Jarrell. Asst. Pastor: Aaron Hil. Winfield Presbyterian Church ~ Winfield Presbyterian Church, 4th and Ferry Streets. “A praying community where friendship counts.” Cherrie Sizemore, Minister. Sunday School - 10:00 a.m.; Morning Worship - 11:00 a.m. Looking for a church to call “home”? We would like to be that place. Pine Grove Church of Christ ~ 4504 Teays Valley Road, Scott Depot. 304-757-8543 (o); 304757-2866 (h). Sunday morning Bible Classes 9:45 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship Service 10:45 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship Service 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening Bible Studies 7:00 p.m. Tm Jorgensen, Minister. Grandview Baptist Church, Red House. Sunday school – 10 am; Sunday evening 7 pm; Wednesday 7 pm. Pastor: Woody Willard. Winfield Church of the Nazarene ~ 2986 Winfield Rd., Winfield, WV 25213. Sunday School 9:45 am; Sunday Worship Service 10:45 am; Sunday Praise Service at 6:00pm; Wednesday Kidz & Teens 7:00 pm; Wednesday Adult Bible Study 7:00 pm. Pastor Robert Fulton, 304-5862180. Laywell Church of Christ ~ Sycamore Road, Hurricane, WV. Services: Sunday Morning Worship 9:45 a.m.; Evening Worship 6 p.m. Phone number for more information, 304-562-6135. Kanawha Valley Baptist Church ~ 949 Roosevelt Ave., (U.S. Rt. 62), Eleanor, WV 25070. Pastors: John Hage and Art Hage. Phone

304-437-3513 and 304-437-2740. Services: 3:00 p.m. Sundays and 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church ~ Rt. 3 Box 97 (6242 Trace Fork Rd.), Hurricane, WV 25526. Phone 304-562-5880. Sunday School: 10 a.m.; Morning Worship 11 a.m.; Evening Worship 6 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service 7 p.m.; Children’s Emmy Club, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Pastor: Robert Adkins. Everyone welcome. Providence Baptist Church ~ Rocky Step Road, Scott Depot, WV. Sunday School 10 a.m.; Sunday morning Worship 11 a.m.; Sunday night 7 p.m. Pastor: Rev. Bob Kelly. Phone 304-586-2832. Gateway Christian Church ~ Weekly Sunday Evening Service at 6 p.m. Valley Park, Hurricane, WV. Adult & Children’s Ministry available. For more information please call 304-727-8919 or visit Senior Minister: Dave Stauffer. LOVE GOD – LOVE PEOPLE – SERVE. Lakeview Christian Church ~ 108 Lakeview Drive, Hurricane, WV, 25526. Services: Sunday – 11 am and 6:30 pm; Wednesday – 7 pm. Pastor: Jeff Maynard. Phone 304-562-9265. Faith Independent Church ~ Sunday School 10am, Sunday Morning Worship 11am, Sunday Choir Practice 6 p.m., Sunday Evening Service 7 p.m.; Wednesday Prayer Meeting & Bible Study 7 p.m. A little country church set on the side of Rt. 62 in the big town of Black Betsy, WV. Pastoral Team: Michael Landers and Randy Browning Sousanah FWB Church ~ Charley Creek Road, Culloden. Sunday School 10:00 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.; Sunday Night Service 7:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Service 7:00 p.m.

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MICHAEL R. BOGGESS Michael R. Boggess, 48, of Scott Depot passed away Friday, June 15, 2012, at CAMC-Teays Valley. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Frances Byrnside; and his aunt, Jenny Douglas. Michael is survived by his parents, Joan and Steve Rogers of Scott Depot; brothers, John (Lori) Boggess of Kenna, and Scott E. (Kizmet) Rogers of St. Albans; grandfather, Calvert McNeely of St. Albans; uncles, James V. McNeely of Crystal River, Fla., and Zane (Francis) Bell of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting m. The family suggests memorial contributions are made to the Spina Bifida Association, 4590 MacArthur Blvd., NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20007. Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane, was in charge of arrangements.

JOHN ROGER CARTWRIGHT On March 5, 1941, as a "little skip" of snow fell, John and Glenna Cartwright were blessed with the birth of their first child, John Roger Cartwright. On Monday, June 18, 2012, he began his heavenly journey home, surrounded by the love of his life, wife Peggy and his family. John was preceded in death by his parents John and Glenna Cartwright, his mother-in-law Lois Taylor Matthews and sisterin-law Dama Steele. John is survived by his loving wife Peggy of Culloden, W.Va.; brothers David, Daniel "Blacky" and wife Evelyn Cartwright; sisters Barbara (Gene) Couch, Beverly (Jimmy) Brown, Belinda (Elbert) Cooper, Kimberly (Bill) Wilson, "Kimbo" his baby sister was like their own daughter; several nephews and nieces that adored him, his co-workers and a host of friends; his pets Buddy, Princess and Tiny. John was an avid Civil War buff. He also rescued and cared for many animals, especially the stray cats at Special Metals. While stationed in Korea, he volunteered at an orphanage, he

cherished those memories. John was actively employed at Special Metals in Huntington. He was there for 42 years as a pipe fitter. John was a dedicated and loyal employee. He loved his job and co-workers, was a mentor and father figure to many. While serving in the U.S. Army in Arkansas, John met the love of his life, Peggy Taylor. After returning from a tour of duty in Korea, John and Peggy were wed in Arkansas; they rode a train to Huntington. They resided in this area for the entire forty six and half years of their marriage. Funeral services were held Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Good Shepherd Baptist Church, Scot Depot, W.Va., with Rev. Kenny Stidham, brothers-in-law Rev. Jerry Taylor and Rev. Jimmie Taylor officiating. Burial with full military honors followed at Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane, W.Va. Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane, assisted the family. Contributions may be sent to the local Humane Society in John and Peggy Cartwright's name in honor of their love of all animals. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

NEVA MAE HAER Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints." Psalm 116:15 On Friday, June 15, 2012, Heaven gained another precious angel, when Neva Mae Haer, 94, of Buffalo, formerly of Nitro, departed this life following an extended illness. She was a Christian and founding member of the Landmark Baptist Church in St. Albans, and attended the Buffalo Church of God. Born July 19, 1917, in Robertsburg, she was the daughter of the late John C. Haer and Samaria Badgley Haer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Vada Haer, Margaret Dunn, Gracie Dunn, Elva Bane, and Hazel Kimberling; and by a brother, Oliver Haer. She is survived by her daughters, Sandra K. (Tom) Brown of Cross Lanes, and Judith L. (Nyle) Whittington of Eleanor; granddaughter, Noel Whittington; and grandson, Nicholas Whittington, both of whom were her pride and joy and the light of her life; along with several nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend special thanks to Heartland of Charleston for the love and compassion shown to their mother. Special thanks to Nettie "Mary," whom she considered to be her third daughter; to her daily care nurse, Annette, who faithfully and lovingly attended to her needs; to Jane and Karen who went above and beyond; to HospiceCare for their professional and dignified service; to all the church members and musicians who volunteer their time to visit the residents of nursing care facilities - you are truly a blessing; and to the Hometown Independ-

ent Church for their love, prayers and support. Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, with Pastor Darren Persinger officiating. Burial followed in the Walker Chapel Church Cemetery, Robertsburg. Online condolences may be sent to the Haer family and the online guestbook signed by visiting Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, was in charge of arrangements.

PHYLLIS M. SALMON HALL Phyllis M. Salmon Hall went to be with the Lord at the age of 89. She had been a lifelong resident of Milton until the past five years, when she resided at Broadmore Senior Living in Teays Valley. She was born March 12, 1923, at Dry Creek in Milton, W.Va. She was preceded in death by her first husband Homer Salmon; second husband Montrose Hall; parents Everett and Violet Glenn Jacks; and two brothers, Glenn and Elmer "Bub" Jacks. She was a homemaker and a member of Milton United Methodist Church for many years. She is survived by sister-in-law Lula Bradford of Atlanta, Ga.; brother-in-law Leonard Salmon of Grove City, Ohio; nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to Broadmore Senior Living staff and residents for making Phyllis' last years very enjoyable. Also, we wish to thank CAMC Teays Valley Hospital for the excellent care she received. A celebration of Phyllis' life was held Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Milton United Methodist Church with Pastor Lynn Cartwright and the Rev. Craig Gobel officiating. She was laid to rest beside her husband Homer in Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Huntington, W.Va. Memorial contributions may be made to Milton United Methodist Church, PO Box 597; Milton, WV 25541 or to your favorite charity. Heck Funeral Home, Milton was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

LARRY JOE HARMON Mr. Larry Joe Harmon, 57, with calloused hands and a plentiful heart, passed away on the family farm on June 12, 2012. He was a 35-year employee of Leslie Equipment and a member of the American Angus Association for 25 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Pearl Harmon. He is survived by his wife, Vanessa Harmon; children, Larry Joe Harmon Jr. and wife, Katrina,

June 25, 2012 – Page 7 and their son, Nathaniel Joe; Jessica Hively and husband, Todd, and their children, Katelyn and Cortney; Daniel Harmon; Amber Harrison and her children, Gregory, Kayla and Jack; Jason Hanshaw and wife, Heather; Nicholas Hanshaw; Rachel Hanshaw and her son, Jeremiah; and Ashley Bowman; sisters, Betty Casto, Barbara Stone, Judith Grady and Colleen Stone; and brother, Gary Harmon. A tribute to the life of Larry Joe Harmon was held Saturday, June 16, at Gatens-Harding Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Darren Persinger officiating. Burial followed in Mount Zion Cemetery. The family suggests donations are made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Gatens-Harding Funeral Home, Poca, assisted the Harmon family.

DOROTHY JUANITA HEATHERLY Dorothy Juanita Heatherly, 86, of St. Albans passed away peacefully on June 12, 2012, at the home of her daughter and sonin-law in Muscle Shoals, Ala., with her family at her side. She was born on March 24, 1926, in Silush, W.Va., the daughter of the late Jess Howard and Ruby Mullins. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased in death by her husband, Robert "Doc" Heatherly; and her brothers, Clell Mullins and Lowell Mullins. She is survived by son, James H. Heatherly of Georgia; daughter, Donna Cox and her husband, Harold, of Muscle Shoals, Ala.; sister, Barbara Elkins and her husband, Carl, of Hamlin, W.Va.; four grandchildren, Catherine, Elizabeth, James II, and Stacy; five great-grandchildren; three nieces; and one nephew. Juanita graduated from Duval High School and attended Capitol City Business School. She was a member of St. Peters United Methodist Church and the St. Albans Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a wonderful wife, mother and mamaw who touched many lives with her loving soul and generous heart. Following Doc's death, she spent her time in Alabama with Donna and Harold, enjoying her granddaughter, Stacy, and her family, and her special friend, Harold's

mother, Sara Way. The family would like to thank Hospice of Tennessee Valley and her caregivers from Elder Care for their loving care, kindness and compassion during her illness. A celebration of Juanita's life was held Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at St. Peters United Methodist Church, St. Albans, with the Rev Steve Rhodes officiating. Burial followed in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. The family suggests memorial contributions are made to St. Peters United Methodist Church building fund or the charity of your choice. Online condolences can be sent to the family at

IRENE JOSEPHINE RUTAN LYONS Irene Josephine Rutan Lyons, 87, of Eleanor passed away on June 15, 2012, and is now resting peacefully in her heavenly home. No more doctors, no more hospitals, no more oxygen masks, no more struggling for her next breath. She is happy and free. Irene was a faithful member of Shiloah Independent Church and a lifelong homemaker. One of her greatest pleasures was quilting for her family and friends. Born May 7, 1925, in Red House, she was the daughter of the late Henry Rutan and Austie Rine Rutan. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Lyons; a daughter, Bernice Casto; sisters, Eva Knapp, Mary Kessel Cochran, Gertrude Cochran, Virginia Beller, Maxine Sutphin, and Dorothy Wiggins; brothers, Otis Rutan and Thomas Rutan; granddaughter, Anita Lyons; and greatgrandsons, Matthew Lyons, Jonathan and Joseph Reedy. She is survived by her husband of sixty-eight years, Ernest Lyons; a daughter, Edna (Raymond) Reedy of Buffalo; a son, Bobby (Pam) Lyons of Cross Lanes; grandchildren, Jeff, Jonathan, Tim, Tod, Troy, Misty, Karen, and Amanda; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-greatgrandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday, June 18, 2012, at Shiloah Independent Church, Red House, with Pastor Paul Browning and Pastor Larry Mobley officiating. Burial followed in the Shiloah Church Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the Lyons family and the


Page 8 – June 25, 2012 online guestbook signed by visiting Raynes Funeral Home Eleanor Chapel, Eleanor, was in charge of arrangements.

BILLY CARL McCALLISTER Billy Carl McCallister, 72, of Hurricane, passed away at his home, with his wife at his side, on June 12, 2012. He was born the only son to the late Thomas and Anna Elizabeth Smith McCallister on May 18, 1940, in St. Albans. Billy was retired from the West Virginia Department of Public Safety (West Virginia State Police) with their radio communications program. He was the first one to install and operate modern radio communications in Putnam County, where he also founded Electronic Services Inc., Winfield, which his son currently operates. Billy was very active in amateur radio, especially the Virginia Ham Net, with his call sign WB8OEC. Billy was a member of Mount Vernon Baptist Church and Putnam Masonic Lodge No. 139 AF&AM. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Alice Faye Johnson McCallister; and son, Aaron and his wife, Brandi McCallister, and their son, Noah, of Winfield. Funeral services were held Friday, June 15, at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane, with Pastor Ron McClung and Pastor David White officiating. Burial followed in Culloden Community Cemetery. Anyone wishing to leave online condolences or memories may

do so at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane, was honored to handle Billy's arrangements.

NELLIE CHRISTINE JOHNSON McCALLISTER Nellie Christine Johnson McCallister, 93, of Winfield, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Thomas Memorial Hospital, after a long illness. Nellie was a 72-year resident of Winfield and a member of Judson Baptist Church. Nellie, who will be greatly missed by her children and friends, was a talented lady who excelled in many creative ways. She understood the meaning of style in her own life as well as in her ability to create beautiful garments for herself, her children and grandchildren. Her interests included crocheting, gardening, baking and treating others with kindness. She was a selfless person and those who knew her considered her outstanding in many ways. Her kindness to others and her positive outlook on life exemplified her Christian life. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lucy and Fulton Johnson; her husband, Estil McCallister; her son, Keith McCallister; sister, Mary Wilson; and brothers, Joe and Jess Johnson. Nellie is survived by her daughter, Hope Coleman and husband, James, of Winfield; son, C. Brent McCallister and wife, Diana, of Altamonte Springs, Fla.; brother, Jim Johnson of West Palm Beach, Fla.; grandchildren, Jason (Sandy) McCallister, Je-

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remy (Tara) McCallister, Todd Coleman, Leslie Shreve (Don), Christina Salisbury (Jerry) and Stacie Webb (Brandon); and nine great-grandchildren. A service to celebrate Nellie's life was held Thursday, June 21, at Cooke Funeral Home, Nitro, with Pastor Fred McCallister officiating. Burial followed in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. Nellie's family wants to thank North Central WV Aging Services for the many services they provided. They especially want to thank Sabine Vent and the late Debbie Rosiek, who were truly loving and caring and provided much comfort and concern for Nellie. You may express online condolences at

KENNETH C. McNEELY AFOSI Kenneth C. McNeely AFOSI, 60, of Fraziers Bottom passed away on May 29, 2012, following a sudden illness. He was a retired Air Force veteran with 21 years of service. He was a former employee of the Pinkerton Agency with several years of service. Born January 10, 1952, in Madison, he was the son of the late Elizabeth Webb. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by one brother, Jerry R. McNeely. Survivors include daughter, Shannon (Eric) Berthiaume of Nashua, N.H.; grandchildren, Mackenzie, Zachary, Madison and Travis Berthiaume, all of Nashua, N.H.; sisters, Georgia Cook and Judy Ashley, both of West Virginia, and JoAnn Baldwin of North Carolina; and brothers,

The Putnam Standard Jackie L. McNeeley of Madison, and DeWayne Webb of Iowa. Services will be held at a later date in New Hampshire with military honors. . Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, was in charge of arrangements.

GORDON WAYNE MEADOWS Gordon Wayne Meadows, 78, of Winfield passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Hubbard Hospice House West, South Charleston. Born July 21, 1933, in Winfield, he was a son of the late William Adison and Vennie M. Ball Meadows. He was also preceded in death by infant son, Steven Dale. Gordon was retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Apple Grove, and was a member of Nitro Moose Lodge No. 565 and VFW Post No. 9097. He served his country with the United States Army during the Korean War. He was also an avid golfer. Surviving are his loving wife of 57 years, Janet Meadows; his son, Stanley Meadows of Hurricane; his daughter, Rebecca Adkins of Poca; his sister, Jean Terry of Hurricane; three granddaughters; and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Chapman Funeral Home, Winfield, with Pastor Paul Boggess officiating. Burial with military honors followed in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes. Online condolences may also be made by visiting The family suggests memorial contributions are made to Hubbard Hospice House West, 4605A MacCorkle Ave. S.W., South Charleston, WV 25309.

DOROTHY WILLIAMS WIGINGTON Dorothy Williams Wigington, 93, of Broadmore Assisted Living, formerly of Valentine Circle, passed away on June 16, 2012, with her family by her side. She was born February 24, 1919, in Acme, a daughter of Jess and Laura Farley Anderson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Earl R. Williams; and her second husband, Leo Wigington; and sisters, Zelpha Boggess, and Jessie Jarrell. She was an active member of Abney Street Church of God and loved singing in the choir as her health permitted her. She will be sadly missed by her three daughters, Doris Campbell of Charleston, Norma St. Clair and her husband, Herman, of Princeton, and Sandra Cottrell and her husband, Richard, of Winfield; sisters, Louise Baker of Ripley and Freda Clark of Cottageville; five grandchildren, Vicki Monk and husband, Jeff, Sherri Snuffer and husband, Mike, all of Charleston, Jeff St. Clair of Phoenixville, Pa., Tim Cottrell and wife, Barbara, of Hurricane, and Terri Workman and husband, Jim, of Hurricane; eight great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A celebration of Dorothy's life was held June 19, 2012, at Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home with the Rev. A.C. Jack Lawrence and the Rev. Arley Cravens officiating. Burial followed in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.

GORDON F. WORTH Mr. Gordon F. Worth, 80, of Poca, passed away June 13, 2012. Gordon was a lifelong resident of Heizer Creek; a former coal miner; and a Christian. Gordon attended Heizer Creek Community Church and Lett Creek Community Church. He is survived by his daughter, Debra Mortazavi of Buffalo; and four grandchildren. A tribute to the life Gordon was held Friday, June 15, at GatensHarding Funeral Home Chapel with pastors Kevin Starcher and Willard Beller officiating. Burial followed in Haven of Rest Memory Gardens. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

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