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Shoals students go ‘old-school’ in national postcard quest
Metro photo by CLINT THOMAS
Shoals students go ‘old-school’ in national postcard quest

Several students at Shoals Elementary School in Mink Shoals are traveling vicariously across the United States via their penmanship and the U.S. Postal Service.

Elizabeth M. Johnson

Elizabeth Mildred Johnson, 86, of Summersville, died Oct. 28, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at Royal Chapel United Methodist Church, Tipton, with visitation beginning one hour prior. Arrangements by White Funeral Home, Summersville.

Lorrie Terry

Lorrie Beth Gwinn Terry, 21, of Rainelle, died Oct. 27, 2014. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at Dequasie Cemetery, Lockbridge. There will be no visitation. Arrangements by Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., Rainelle.

Robert J. Shaffer
Robert J. Shaffer

Robert J. Shaffer, 75, of St. Albans, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at home after a long illness.

He was retired as co-owner of Shaffer Auto Center on Kanawha Terrace, St. Albans; was an avid hunter and fisherman; and served...

William "Billy" Ayash
William "Billy" Ayash

William Henry Thomas "Billy" Ayash, 34, of Middletown, Ohio, formerly of St. Albans, passed away peacefully in his sleep at his family's home on Friday morning, Oct. 17, 2014. He was a loving father, brother, husband and friend to many, and he will be ...

Doris Marie Adams

Apostle Doris Marie Wicker Adams, 75, of Oak Hill, died Oct. 24, 2014. Service will be noon Saturday, Nov. 1, at Faith Tabernacle Missionary Outreach for Christ Church, Fayetteville, with visitation beginning one hour prior. Arrangements entrusted to...

Mamie Copeland

Mamie Conger Copeland, 93, of Alderson, died Oct. 19, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at the funeral home.

Gearldine Holliday

Gearldine Susan Holliday, 73, of Ronceverte, died Oct. 29, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at Bethel Pentecostal Holiness Church, Organ Cave, with visitation beginning one hour prior. Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home,...

George Pridemore Sr.

George W. Pridemore Sr., 67, of Charleston died Oct. 28, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Highlawn Baptist Church, St. Albans. Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Gene F. Shamblin

Gene Franklin Shamblin, 76, of Ripley, passed away Oct. 29, 2014 at his home surrounded by family.

He was born May 3, 1938 in Romance, a son of the late Johnny and Daisy Parsons Shamblin. He worked in the paving industry and retired from Pavex...

Jacqueline A. Childers

Jacqueline "Jackie" Ann Naylor Childers, 82, of Hurricane, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 29, 2014 at CAMC Teays Valley. Chapman Funeral Home, family-owned and located at 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane, is honored to serve the Childers...

Ramez A. McCarus Sr.

Ramez A. McCarus Sr., 89, of Baltimore, Md., fell asleep in the Lord on Oct. 22, 2014. He was born in Charleston, graduated from Charleston High School, attended the University of Michigan and moved to Maryland in 1992.

He was a veteran of World ...

Myrtle B. Alford

Myrtle B. Alford, 90, of Hurricane, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 at Cabell Health Care Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Otis and Hattie Lovejoy Dragoo; her husband, Tom Alford; and her daughter, Sandra Hatfield.

Mrs. ...

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