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MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Indoor facility pays off for Boca Raton Bowl prep

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — It never used to be anywhere remotely easy for the Marshall football team to simulate Florida weather for a December bowl practice, a luxury the Thundering Herd would have loved in getting ready for the 2011 Beef...

Sculptor believes statue brings comfort in times of death
Sculptor believes statue brings comfort in times of death

When Bob Roach made his nearly 1,000-pound stainless steel Jesus statue 20 years ago, he meant for it to sit by his parents’ graves in a New Haven cemetery.

But fear of vandalism kept the statue in his garage until he decided to loan it...

Funerals for: December 14, 2014

Blankenship, Donald G. 1 p.m., Raynes Funeral Home Chapel, Eleanor.

Bundy, Linda 3 p.m., Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston.

Christian, Christine A. 2 p.m., Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg....

Barbara Postalwait

Barbara Jean Hines Postalwait, 79, of Webster Springs, died Fri., Dec. 12, 2014. Service to celebrate Barbara's life will be held 1 p.m. Wed., at Dodd and Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tues., Dec. 16 at the...

Helen Suttler

Helen Irene Suttler, 81, of Round Lake Beack, Ill., died Dec. 9, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Mon., Dec. 15, at the Bradley Freewill Baptist Church. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Alisha Anne Jones

Alisha Anne Jones, 27, of Cross Lanes, died Mon., Dec. 8, 2014. The family will have a private service at a later date. Gatens-Harding Funeral Home, 147 Main St., Poca is serving the Jones family.

Jeffrey Sheppard

Jeffrey Sheppard, 59, of Andover, Ohio, formerly of Ravenswood, died Dec. 10, 2014. There will be a private family service at Roush Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Jackson County Memory Gardens, Cottageville.

Condolences may be sent to the...

William E. DeGrange

William E. DeGrange, 78, of St. Albans, passed away December 5, 2014.

Bill was retired from the US Navy, and was a member of Washington Lodge #58 A.F. & A.M.

He is survived by his brother, James; and a host of close friends in St. Albans....

Mary Britt
Mary Britt

Mary Brookman Britt, 92, formerly of St. Albans, passed gently into the hands of our Lord Saturday, December 13, 2014, in Bedford, Va.

Mary was raised in Charleston, as the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Wilbur L. Price, a member of Calvary Baptist...

Ervin Woodrum
Ervin Woodrum

Rev. Ervin R. Woodrum, 86, of Holly Grove, went to be with the Lord December 12, 2014. He was born June 29, 1928, at Orgas and he was the son of the late Rev. Oscar and Thelma Massie Woodrum.

Ervin followed in his fathers footsteps and...

Maxine O'Neal
Maxine O'Neal

Maxine Faye Basham O'Neal, 90, of Diamond, passed away December 11, 2014, at CAMC General Division.

Maxine was affectionately known to most people as Ms. O. and was a wonderful lady, loved by everyone. She was a child of God and a member ...

Michael Easter

Michael D. Easter, of Tucson, Ariz., passed away December 6, 2014, after a lengthy illness. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Easter; and his brother, Donald Jr.

He is survived by his mother, Joyce Easter Harless; sisters, Marsha...

Juanita Phillips

Juanita Phillips, of South Charleston, passed away December 10, 2014, at the age of 81. She was born January 22, 1933, the daughter of the late Shelby and Garnette Rowe Vincell. She retired as a Medical Secretary working for the State of WV at the...

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