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‘New River Gorge of northern West Virginia’ to become DNR wildlife management area
RICK STEELHAMMER | Gazette-Mail
‘New River Gorge of northern West Virginia’ to become DNR wildlife management area

ALBRIGHT, W.Va. — A nondescript crevice-dwelling snail with a shell the diameter of a quarter played a starring role in the preservation of a 7.5-mile stretch of Cheat Canyon under an agreement finalized late last...

‘New River Gorge of northern West Virginia’ to become DNR wildlife management area
‘New River Gorge of northern West Virginia’ to become DNR wildlife management area

ALBRIGHT, W.Va. — A nondescript crevice-dwelling snail with a shell the diameter of a quarter played a starring role in the preservation of a 7.5-mile stretch of Cheat Canyon under an agreement finalized late last...

Funerals for: April 13, 2014

Atkinson, Berton D. 2 p.m., Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home Chapel, Ansted.

Crites, Eugene C. 2 p.m., First Christian Church, disciples of Christ, St. Albans.

Dahmer, Wesley M. 2 p.m., Wallace & Wallace...

Lee A. Raines

Lee Alden Raines, born June 22, 1925 in Jackson County, went to his heavenly home to join his wife Marie, on April 11, 2014, at the Hubbard Hospice House following a long struggle with dementia.

During the last couple of years the love and...

Lorenzo Green

Lorenzo Green, 77, of Beckley, died April 10, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 15 at Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor Chapel, Beckley.

Charles E. Wellman Sr

Charles Edward Wellman Sr., 76, of Cleveland, Ohio, died April 10, 2014. Service will be Noon Wednesday, April 16 at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville with visitation two hours prior.

John P. Abbot

John Perry Abbot, 22, of Ripley, passed away April 11, 2014. Service will be 7 p.m. Monday, April 14 at Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Ravenswood with visitation two hours prior.

Lee Absten

Lee "Web" Absten, 72, of Buffalo, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, April 11, 2014, in the arms of his loving wife. Lee was a devoted Christian man that attended numerous churches throughout the area. He was a mechanic and a member of the...

Kenneth L. Cross

Kenneth Leslie "Ken" Cross, 42 years young, of Dunbar, went to be with the Lord Friday, April 11, 2014 at CAMC Memorial Hospital after suffering a short time with cancer.

Ken was born Jan. 19, 1972 in Alexandria, Va., grew up and resided in...

Robert E. Pannell Sr

Ret. Major Robert E. Pannell Sr, 71, of Charleston, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2014.

There will be a Memorial Service on Tuesday, April 15 at Noon at the Church of Deliverance United Holiness Methodist Church, 315 Mary Stree, St. Albans,...

Larry R. Ray

Larry Randall "Johnny" Ray, 62, of Ona, died April 11, 2014. There will be no service. Henson & Kitchen Funeral Services, Huntington is in charge of arrangements.

Rosy H. Payne

Rosy Helen Payne, 88, of Charleston, died April 11, 2014 in Cedar Ridge Center, Sissonville. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston is in charge of arrangements.

Donald E. Woods, Jr

Donald Eugene "Hank" Woods Jr, 62, of Kimberly, died April 9, 2014. He was born Oct. 8, 1951 in San Antonio, Texas and was the son of the late Donald Eugene and Laura Bell Keffer Woods Sr. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Theresa Woods....

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