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Editorial cartoon, Thursday, July 24
Editorial cartoon, Thursday, July 24

Editorial cartoon, Thursday, July 24

Funerals for: July 24, 2014

Angel, Philip Jr. 10 a.m., Temple Israel, Charleston.

Blevins, Reba Noon, Daniels Missionary Baptist Church, Daniels.

Bradley, Harry L. 11 a.m., Pryor Funeral Home, East Bank.

Bryant, Amber J....

Dennis H. Poindexter

Dennis Hugh Poindexter, 67, of Washington, D.C., died July 21, 2014. Preston Funeral Home, Charleston, is in charge of arrangements.

Curtis "Buck" Richardson
Curtis "Buck" Richardson

Curtis "Buck" E. Richardson, 78, of Kenna, passed away July 22, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston.

He was a 1956 graduate of Dunbar High School. He was retired from the former Union Carbide, where he was a pipefitter supervisor. Buck...

Marshall D. Abshire
Marshall D. Abshire

Marshall Dennis Abshire, 70, of Dunbar, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014.

He was born in Ashford on Nov. 23, 1943, to the late Cecil E. Abshire and Helena Hughes.

In addition to his parents, Marshall was preceded in death by his wife,...

Africa Janae Scott
Africa Janae Scott

Our beloved Africa Janae Scott, 36, of Charleston, passed away on July 19 at CAMC General with family and friends by her side.

Africa's funeral will be held at noon Saturday, July 26, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1401 Washington St. W.,...

William "Billy" Adkins
William "Billy" Adkins

William G. "Billy" Adkins, 78, of South Charleston, formerly of Alum Creek, passed away July 21, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House West.

Billy retired from Royal Oldsmobile after 31 years of service. He was a charter member of the Independent...

Thomas "Henry" Gravely
Thomas "Henry" Gravely

Thomas "Henry" Gravely was one of 12 children born to William B. and Pearl Gravely. He was born June 11, 1953, and departed this earthly life on July 17, 2014.

Henry expressed a love for Christ at an early age and joined in the church family of...

Leonard Brightwell Jr.

Leonard F. "Chip" Brightwell Jr., 42, of St. Albans, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014. Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, 409 Sixth Ave., St. Albans, is in charge of the arrangements.

Buford J. Jackson

Buford Joseph Jackson, 82, of Mount Hope, died July 22, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope, with visitation beginning one hour prior.

Joseph Truman
Joseph Truman

Joseph Truman, 65, of Wallback, entered into rest Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Born Dec. 9, 1948, in Kanawha County, he was the son of the late Joseph and Dorla (Vaughan) Truman.

Joseph is survived by his wife, Lisa (Lewis) Truman of Wallback,...

Austin Lee Stephens

Austin "Steve" Lee Stephens, 72, of St. Albans, passed away July 21, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House West, South Charleston.

He was the son of the late Joseph and Norma Stephens. He was retired from Norandex and subsequently became a self-...

Debbie Santonio
Debbie Santonio

Debbie Santonio, 52, of Cabin Creek, went on to be with her mother in Heaven on July 16, 2014, after battling cancer.

Debbie was a loving and hardworking woman who loved to put a smile on everyone's face.

Debbie is survived by her son,...

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