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Major storm floods Charleston streets
KENNY KEMP | Sunday Gazette-Mail
Major storm floods Charleston streets

A major rainstorm caused flash flooding that swamped large swaths of South Charleston and the West Side of Charleston Saturday afternoon.

Kanawha County Metro 911 had at least 26 reports of high water, including 14 requests for water rescues,...

John Deakin

John H. "Jack" Deakin, 86, of Huntington, died Thursday, August 4, 2014. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 10, at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at Chapman's Mortuary with a rosary at 8...

Dorothy Perkins

Dorothy Jay Armstrong Perkins, 89, of Oak Hill, died Thursday, September 4, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. September 8, at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Monday at the fuenral home. Arrangements by...

Ivalou Barth
Ivalou Barth

Ivalou Hanna Barth, 92, of Charleston, died September 3, 2014. She was born May 31, 1922, the eldest child of the late Homer W. Hanna, Sr., and Dorcas Belle Ullman Hanna. She was also predeceased by her stepmother, Kathlyne Brawley Hanna and brother, ...

Earl Hatcher

Earl D. Hatcher, 85, of Vinton, Va., formerly of Charleston, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, September 4, 2014.

He was a member of Vinton Baptist Church and before moving to Vinton, he was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in...

Karrie Rogers

Karrie Ann Rogers, 55 years young, of St. Albans, formerly of Toledo, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord Friday, August 29, 2014, with her husband, John and grandson, Jonathan by her side. She had fought a long and hard battle with COPD.

Karrie ...

Shade Mecum, Jr.
Shade Mecum, Jr.

Shade Morris Mecum, Jr., 94, of St. Albans and Charlotte, North Carolina, passed away September 3, 2014. Shade was born on September 9, 1919, in Winston-Salem, N.C., to Shade Morris Mecum and Cora Myrtle Mecum. He was a resident of the Methodist...

Mary Justice

Mary Madeline Walker Justice, 92, of Spencer, formerly of Left Hand, died Monday, September 1, 2014, in the Miletree Center, Spencer, after a three year illness.

She was born January 27, 1922, at Gay, Jackson County, a daughter of the late...

Allene Gainer
Allene Gainer

Allene Graham Gainer, 88, of Beaver, died peacefully on September 4, 2014, surrounded by her family, under hospice care at her residence in Villages of Greystone in Daniels. Born August 9, 1926, in Chelyan, and raised in the Kanawha County area, she...

Carl Nicholas

Carl M. Nicholas, 91, a decorated WWII veteran, entered into eternal rest on September 3, 2014. Formerly of Fosterville, W.Va., he was a resident at Abbyshire Place, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bidwell, Ohio. He was born on September...

Sue Corder

Sue Ann Dodd Corder, 66, of Oak Hill, passed away on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at Charleston Area Medical Center, following a brief illness.

Sue was born on April 4, 1948, at Minden, the daughter of the late Ralph E. Dodd and Ida M....

Eva Taylor
Eva Taylor

Eva Mae Taylor, 95, of Charleston, passed away Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at the Blue Ridge Hospice in Winchester, Va. Born April 9, 1919, in Kanawha County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Fuggitt Taylor and Rada Francis (Carnes) Taylor....

Gerald Riggs

Gerald Wallace Riggs, 72, of Kenna, passed away September 4, 2014, in the Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston.

He was born February 7, 1942, in Sandyville, a son of Lillian (Wilson) Riggs Atwell of Sandyville, and the late Carl Riggs. His son,...

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