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Report: W.Va. lax on tobacco prevention funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A group of public health organizations say West Virginia isn’t spending enough money on programs to prevent tobacco use.

According to a report, states this year will collect $25.6 billion from the national...

Floyd H. "Buzz" Lyons

Floyd H. "Buzz" Lyons, 87, of Pond Gap, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 10, at Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston. Cooke Funeral Home, Cedar Grove, is in charge of arrangements.

Linda "Peggy" Bundy

Linda Chapman "Peggy" Bundy, 59, of Amma, formerly of Chesapeake, passed away Dec. 10, 2014 at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston. Arrangements are forthcoming. Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Nancy S. Hunt

Nancy S. Hunt died Dec. 9, 2014. She was 86.

Mrs. Hunt was preceded in death by her first husband, Paul E. Cantrell, who was killed in action during the Korean War, and second husband, Cleo M. Hunt, who died in 1988.

Mrs. Hunt was employed ...

Michael S. Mallett

Michael Shaun Mallett passed away Dec. 9, 2014. Arrangements are in the care o Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Carrie Deering

Carrie Deering, 92, of Beckley, died Dec. 10, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at St. Matthew AME Church, 103 Mills Ave., Beckley, with the Rev. Debra Smoot officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park, Beckley. Friends may...

Raymond E. Melton
Raymond E. Melton

Capt. Raymond E. "Rocky" Melton, 55, of Clarksburg, formerly of Charleston, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 after a long illness.

Rocky was a 1977 graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School. He was a firefighter who had earned the rank of...

Christine Ann Christian

Christine Ann Christian, 73, of Renick, died Dec. 11, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the funeral home.

Pastor Paul G. Syner

Pastor Paul Gene Syner, 84, of Edmond, died Dec. 10, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Ansted, with visitation beginning at 11 a.m.

Golda Mae Harrison

Golda Mae Harrison, 85, of Webster Springs, died Dec. 10, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Sand Run Missionary Baptist Church, Bolair, with visitation beginning two hours prior. Arrangements by Dodd & Reed Funeral Hoome, Webster...

Donald G. Blankenship
Donald G. Blankenship

Donald G. "Donnie" Blankenship, 60, of Eleanor, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Hubbard Hospice House, following a long illness. He was a 1972 graduate of Buffalo High School and a retiree of Bayer Crop Science with 35 years of...

Gail Birley Jeffrey
Gail Birley Jeffrey

Gail Birley Jeffrey, 76, of Pineville, Ky., passed away Nov. 22, 2014 after a short battle with lung cancer. She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Anne Anderson Birley, and stepmother, Eunice Fields Birley; and brother-in-law, Harry F....

James Earl Smith
James Earl Smith

James Earl Smith, 72, of Philippi, formerly of Charleston, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 in Charleston, after a long illness.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Randall Malcolm and Fern Virginia "Peach" Smith....

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