Mrs. Lucille Clark Storage, 88 of Cross Lanes joined the Lord on Saturday August 26, 2006.
Born in Raymond City in 1918, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Clark. Lucille was a 1937 graduate of Nitro High School and worked in the food service business for over 30 years, much of which was a co-owner and operator of the Corner Restaurant with her late husband William A. Storage who died in 1995.
She had attended the Raymond City Community Church and was a former member of the Eastern Star, Rebecca’s and Pocahontas.
Lucille is survived by four sons, William A. Storage, Jr. and wife Judy of Centreville, Maryland; T.W. “Pete” Storage and wife Wendy of Nitro; Jerry and wife Hoda of Huntington Beach, CA; Michael and wife Vickie of Milton; sisters Doris Hart of Nitro and Margaret Erwin of Melbourne, FL and brother William Clark of Nitro, 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be 5:00 PM Monday August 28, 2006 at Gatens-Harding Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Doyle Young officiating. Friends may call 3 to 5 PM on Monday at the funeral home.
Burial will be 9:00 AM Tuesday August 29, 2006 at Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens; Cross Lanes.
Mr. Richard Lee Holston, 73 of Poca went home to be with the Lord August 31, 2006 in St. Mary’s Medical Center.
Mr. Holston is retired from Parkline and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Nitro. He was also an avid hunter, fisherman and bird hunter.
He is survived by his loving wife Barbara Holston; children Richard Holston, Jr. of Culloden, Karen Shelton of Poca, James William Holston of Cross Creek, Scott Holston of Bancroft and Brenda Campbell of Winfield; brothers William Holston of Arkansas and Pete Holston of Winfield; sisters Linda Hackney of South Charleston, Mary McReynolds of Texas and Juanita Linkenhoker of Winfield; ten grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Memorial service will be 10:00 AM Saturday September 2, 2006 at Gatens-Harding Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor David Lee officiating. Friends may call 1 hour prior to service at the funeral home.
Mrs. Cora Lea Legg, 55 of Poca met Jesus face to face on September 14, 2006 in Thomas Memorial Hospital.
Cora was a Christian, poet, and artist. She was proud of her family and was a wonderful and devoted wife, mother, mama, and friend.
She is preceded in death by her son Todd Lett; mother Oma Casto; father and mother-in-law Elsworth and Flossie Legg and brother-in-law Pete Miller.
She is survived by her husband Gene Legg; daughter Tiffany and husband Larry Parsons of Poca; son Chad Lett of Poca; grandson Dustin Parsons; sisters Patricia Abbot of Bancroft; Hermie Wagner of Hometown; and Sue Miller of Akron; brothers Paul Casto of Hometown; Dane Casto of Eleanor; Francis Casto of Buffalo and Mike Haverland of Hometown; aunt Neola Boggess of Nitro; and a host of nieces and nephews.
A tribute to Cora’s life will be 2:00 PM Sunday September 17, 2006 at Gatens-Harding Funeral Home Chapel with Joe Scarberry, Tom Legg, Johnathan Legg and Rick Legg officiating. Burial will follow in Haven of Rest Memory Gardens and Crematorium. Friends may call 5 to 8 PM Saturday at the funeral home.
Mr. Richard Leonard “Dick” Leasure, 76 of Poca passed away September 29, 2006 at the home of his daughter.
He is retired from Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad; Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of the VFW, Eagles, Moose and the Fraternal Order of the Police.
He is preceded in death by his wife Juanita Leasure.
He is survived by his daughters Diana and husband Larry Baisden of Poca and Sandra and husband Tracy Arnold of Des Moines, Iowa; nine grandchildren Crystal and husband Jody Landers, Heidi and husband Mike Oldham, Richard and wife Laura Baisden, Sarah Baisden and Josh Forzetting; Amy, Dawn, Elicia, Jamie and Katie; and 12 great grandchildren.
A tribute to the life of Richard will be 7:00 PM Monday October 2, 2006 at Gatens-Harding Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Earl Cochran officiating. Friends may call 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Ms. Shirley June Carney, 56 of Red House went home to be with the Lord on October 18, 2006 at Thomas Memorial Hospital after a short illness.
She was born June 23, 1950 in Kanawha County; she was preceded in death by her mother, Anna Bell Carney and Brother Earl Glennwood Carney, Jr.
Shirley was a 1968 graduate of Poca High School and a member of Lone Oak Church of God Mission for 43 years.
Survivors include her father, Earl Carney of Red House, brother Eugene Tucker and wife Gloria of Shelbyville, IN, brother Ronald Carney, sister Gale Shawver and husband Frank, brother Robbie Carney and fiancée Reba Lovejoy all of Red House; nieces Sherry Tucker, Laray Skidmore and husband Matt, Ryan Carney and Tanner Carney, nephews Eugene Tucker, Jr., Adam Shawver, Painter Carney, Nick Lovejoy, Cameron Lovejoy-Carney and Tye Carney, great nieces Ashton Skidmore and Vida Tucker. She is also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, and lifelong friends.
Shirley Carney was more than a homemaker. She took care of four families, grandparents, and aunts. She was always there for anyone who needed a helping hand and was adored by nieces and nephews for the way she took care of them. Shirley made each child feel as if they were her own. Everyone who knew her felt the special love that only she could give.
Shirley will always be missed by everyone she touched, however we know she is in a better place. We all love and miss you.
A tribute to the life of Shirley will be 3:30 PM Saturday October 21, 2006 at Lone Oak Church of God Mission with Pastor Nyle Fisher officiating. Burial will follow in Haven of Rest Memory Gardens and Crematorium. Friends may call 6 to 8 PM Friday at the funeral home.
Trying to thank everyone would be impossible, because there have been so many, doing so much in our time of need. It didn’t matter the time of day or night, our needs were always fulfilled. Thanks to everyone so very much!
Maxine L. Workman 86 of Hurricane went home to be with the Lord February 6, 2006.
Mrs. Workman is retired from Ben Franklin in Nitro and a member of Rock Branch Independent Church.
Mrs. Workman is the daughter of the late Herbert C. Landers and Alda Bailey Landers. She is also preceded in death by her husband Brady Workman; brothers Infant Chad, Rex, Eugene, Check and Glen Landers; sisters Infant Margaret, Louise Landers Ferrell and Ruby Landers Gibson.
She is survived by her children Doris Allison Null and husband Kermit of Hurricane; Malvin M. Allison and wife Ellen of West Covina, CA and James E. Allison and wife Lelit of Kissimmee, FL; sister Mary E. Mathes of Nitro; 12 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be 2:00 PM Friday February 10, 2006 at Rock Branch Independent Church with Pastor Delbert Hawley officiating. Burial will follow in Haven of Rest Memorial Gardens. Friends may call 5 to 8 PM Thursday at Rock Branch Independent Church.
The family would like to say a special thank you to Dr. Samuel Henson.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Rock Branch Independent Church 133 Cross Lanes Drive, Nitro, WV 25143.
Martin Burdette “Jimmy” Craigo, 84 of Poca went home to be with the Lord February 6, 2006 at home.
He was born September 27, 1921 to the late Rev. Simon A. Craigo and Vonnie Blake Craigo. After teaching for 29 years he retired from the Virginia Board of Education. Although retired, he continued to work hard as a cabinet maker for American Woodmark.
Loving God, Family and his Country, he faithfully served them all proudly. He attended Bancroft Church of God Mission. He served as a boatswains mate 1st class in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1949, he was presented with several commendations and honors, Pacific Campaign, European African, Middle Eastern and American.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife Marcella Sanson Craigo of 8 years; three children Anthony B. Craigo of Frisco, NC; Teresa C. Humphreys of Glen Rose, TX; M. Thomas Craigo and Lucy Adams, wife of Manasses, VA; four loving step-daughters Brenda J. Wolfe of Cross Lanes, Mary F. Hacker, Patricia A. Gibson, Sandra M. Reedy and husband Jerry all of Poca; sister Laura Nelson of Knoxville, TN; 12 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be 11:00 AM Friday at Bancroft Church of God Mission with Pastor Earl Cochran, Rev. Ralph Workman and Frank Allen, Jr. officiating. Entombment will follow in Haven of Rest Memorial Gardens; Red House with military honors by the Bennie Padilla Post # 4768 in Alum Creek. Friends may call 6 to 8 PM Thursday at the Bancroft Church of God Mission. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice Care 1143 Dunbar Ave. Dunbar, WV 25064 or the Forgotten Hero Fund PO Box 13483, Tampa, FL 33681-3483.
Mr. Craig McCoy, 38 of Berea, KY passed away March 21, 2007 in St. Joseph Berea Hospital.
Craig is survived by his daughters Rebecca Lynn of Panama City, FL and Sierra Ann of Statesville, NC; mother Sherry and step-father Ray Thompson of Statesville, NC and grandfather Arthur Wines of Winfield.
A tribute to the life of Craig will be 11:00 AM Friday March 23, 2007 at Haven of Rest Memory Gardens and Crematorium. Burial will follow in the memory gardens. Friends may call 1 hour prior to the service in the mausoleum chapel.
Mrs. Anna Irena Tinsley Richardson Wolfe, 92 of Sandyville, formerly of Tyler Mountain passed away March 19, 2007 at home.
She was a lifelong resident of Tyler Mountain until moving to her farm in Sandyville. She loved her flowers, quilting, and farming with her late husband of 57 years, Romie “Smitty” Wolfe.
She is also preceded in death by her parents John Martin and Agnes Jamima Burford Tinsley, late husbands Roy Richardson and Romie Smith Wolfe, her eldest son Roy E. Richardson, sisters Carrie Lee, Clella Huffman, Zelma Francisco, and Opal Smith, brothers Romie, Fred, Burton, and Johnie Tinsley.
She leaves behind three sons Prince and wife Sandra Richardson of Tyler Mountain, Curtis “Buck” and wife Inez Richardson of Kenna, and Carl “C.I.” and wife Betty Richardson of Given; 9 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren; one very special sister-in-law Opal Tinsley and many special nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to Kanawha Hospice and the many family and friends which she lived with and whom took wonderful care of her: Rose Parsons, Cathy Easter, Sharon Ellis, Betty McLeod, Judy Hodge, Boyd Purcell, Pete Thompson, Sherry Stoffel, Richard Folden, Kim Ayers, Pam Woods, Becky Spears, Sue Curry, Flora Hileman, Tonya White, JoAnne Melton, Leona McLaughlin, Tressa White, Mike and Penny Utt, and grandson Michael and wife Sherry Richardson with whom she lived with.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes donations be made to the Kanawha Hospice 1143 Dunbar Ave. Dunbar, WV 25064.
She will be greatly missed by a host of family and friends.
A tribute to the life of Anna will be 2:00 PM Thursday at Gatens-Harding Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Pete Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 1 to 3 PM Wednesday at Vail Funeral Home; Ripley and from 6 to 8 PM Wednesday at Gatens-Harding Funeral Home; Poca.