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Charities still need donations after the holidays
Charities still need donations after the holidays

Groups say donations of food, money begin to dry up once holidays are over

Funerals for: December 26, 2014

Bryant, Avin K. 1:30 p.m., Good Shepherd Mortuary, South Charleston.

Burdette, Freda A. 2 p.m., Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, Point Pleasant.

Holbrook, Vicki L. 1 p.m., Leonard Johnson Funeral Home,...

Jean Watts

Jean Jackson Watts, 90, died Dec. 19, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Dec. 28, at Reger Funeral Chapel. Friends may call from noon until service time Sun., Dec. 28. Reger Funeral Home, Huntington is in charge of arrangements.

Ura Ann Hudson Smith

Ura Ann Hudson Smith, a recent resident of Emeritus at Charleston Gardens, passed away December 24, 2014, at Thomas Memorial Hospital, after a short illness. She was with her family at the time of her passing. Ann was 90 years old.

Ann was born...

William Skaggs
William Skaggs

Exodus 20:12 - Honor thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

William (Bill) Ralph Skaggs, 99, of Ansted passed away, Sunday, December 21, 2014, following a long illness....

Lila Adkins

Lila V. Adkins 90, of Branchland, WV, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House.

Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, December 27, 2014, at Bethlehem United Baptist Church,...

David John Bauer
David John Bauer

David John Bauer, 67, of Charleston, passed away December 22, 2014. David was born January 8, 1947 in Sioux City, Iowa to Frank and Neva Bauer.

David served four years in the Air Force as a Military Police Sergeant. He then graduated from Cal...

John "Big John" Bennett
John "Big John" Bennett

John B. "Big John" Bennett, 86, of Winfield, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 at Teays Valley Center, Winfield.

He was born June 25, 1928 in Weston to the late George E. and Nettie Brane Bennett. He was also preceded in death by his brothers,...

Fern F. Korn

Fern F. Korn, 89, formerly of Rochester, NY, passed away on December 23 in Charleston, WV. She was the wife of the late Richard G. Korn and mother of the late William A. Korn.

She is survived by her daughter Barbara of Charleston, WV; son Thomas ...

"Kent" Samples

Mervyn "Kent" Samples, 85, of Procious, surrounded by his family, took the hand of Jesus on Dec. 24, 2014 and entered Heaven's gates to be united with his sons, Terry and Ricky.

Kent was a deacon and adult Sunday school teacher at Horner's Fork...

Loraine Arthur
Loraine Arthur

Loraine Arthur of Charleston, went home to be with the Lord, December 22, 2014. She was born on March 8, 1930, and she was raised in Fayetteville. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Woolwine; her grandmother, Eliza Davis; her loving...

Margaret Ann Estep
Margaret Ann Estep

Margaret Ann Estep, 88, of Little Creek, died Dec. 22, 2014 at Marmet Health Care Center.

She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by husband, Simeon "Chig" Estep; son, Billie Joe Estep; parents, George and Mary Fauber; sister,...

Donald O'Neil Tolbert

Donald O'Neil Tolbert, 66, of Berkley, Calif., formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. Arrangements are in the care of Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

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