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Ore. man wins US Scrabble championship
Ore. man wins US Scrabble championship

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Conrad Bassett-Bouchard started his championship Scrabble game Wednesday with the word “zilch” and finished with the opposite — the $10,000 prize and title of national Scrabble champion.


Carolyn Rosa Carter

Carolyn Rosa Carter peacefully departed this life on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. Service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at Preston Funeral Home, 812 Donnally St., Charleston, with visitation beginning one hour prior.

Mary Irene Claytor

Mary Irene (Tunstalle) Claytor, 54, of Winchester, Va., died Aug. 8, 2014. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at Cartwright Funeral Home, Winchester. Homegoing service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at Heart of God Ministries, Beckley,...

Charles Bella Jr.

Charles "Mushy" Bella Jr., 85, of Danville, died Aug. 12, 2014 at Boone Memorial Hospital, Madison.

He was born Oct. 10, 1928 in Monclo to Charles and Elizabeth Barto Bella.

Surviving are his wife, Eileen Gay, whom he married on April 30,...

John Steven Bailey
John Steven Bailey

John Steven Bailey, 53, of Marmet, formerly of Tyler Mountain, passed away Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 at home.

He was born Aug. 2, 1961 in South Charleston to Jackie Thomas Bailey and Helena Casto Bailey Pullen.

John attended Tyler Elementary...

Raymond A. "Chip" Miller
Raymond A. "Chip" Miller

Chip Miller, 67, of Mineral Wells, passed away Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at his home.

He was born Dec. 6, 1946 to the late Earl and Ruby Miller. Chip was also preceded in death by his grandmother, Lucy Holley.

Chip was an avid golfer who, for...

Nayf Samuel Bardwell

Nayf Samuel Bardwell, born Jan. 1, 1943, has met the Lord on Aug. 9, 2014, after battling a long illness. May his memory be eternal. A memorial service will be held at St. George Orthodox Cathedral, corner of Lee and Court Street, Charleston at 10:30 ...

Jennie Lee Schneider

Jennie Lee Schneider, 81, of South Point, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Aug. 12, 2014 after an extended illness at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House.

She is survived by son, Tony Schneider of South Point, Ohio; three daughters, Edna...

Franklin Hensley

Franklin "Preacher" Hensley, 74, died July 20, 2014. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at James Funeral Home Chapel, Aracoma. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill.

Rev. Robert "Bob" Fields

The Rev. Robert "Bob" Fields, 79, of Charleston, passed away Aug. 13, 2014. Services are pending. Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Fields family.

Peggy Ann Rizzuto

Peggy Ann Rizzuto, 74, died Aug. 11, 2014. Graveside service will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at Miller Cemetery, Rock Creek. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Rebecca Chapel Church, Rock Creek. Arrangements by Armstrong Funeral Home,...

Penny J. Harshbarger

Penny Jill Harshbarger, 52, of Milton, died Aug. 9, 2014. A service was held Wednesday, Aug. 13, at Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Barboursville. Burial followed in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests...

Darrell T. Caldwell

Darrell Thomas Caldwell, 34, of Angleton, Texas, formerly of Lincoln County, died Aug. 1, 2014. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Barboursville.

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