Surnames beginning with "C"


Sgt. Charles Elmer (Chuck) Call

Sgt. Charles Elmer (Chuck) Call, 30, of Leon, WV, departed this life February 3, 2006 at his home.

He was a heavy equipment operator for Mountaineer Grading Co., Clendenin, and was a protestant. He was a 10 year veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve, and was currently assigned to the 554th AG Postal Unit, Ripley. WV. He served four years with the 101st Airborne (Assault Division), and had volunteered for, and recently returned home from a deployment with the 458th Combat Engineer Battalion in Iraq.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Betty Sue (Arbaugh) and Denver Baker of Leon; father, Vernon A. Call of St. Albans; brother, Steven V. Call of Milton, WV, Dwayne (Lisa) Baker of Leon, Dwight Baker of Huttonsville, WV; sister, Lori A. Chapman of PA; maternal grandmother, Enola Arbaugh of Leon; nephews, Brent Chapman, Brandon Chapman Tony Baker, Denny Baker; niece, Kelsi Call, Jamie and Whitney Baker.

Service were at 11 a.m. Monday, February 6, 2006 at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with Pastor Roger Cummings officiating. Burial followed with full military honors in the Mount Tabor Cemetery, Leon. Visitation was 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Arvin Gary Campbell

Arvin Gary Campbell, 65, of Gay, WV, departed this life October 4, 2001 at CAMC, Memorial Division, following a brief illness.

He was born August 4, 1936 in Granby, MO, a son of the late, Lewis Winford Campbell and Opal Maxine (Kelly) Campbell Hilton.

He was a retired pipeline construction worker with 40 years service, having worked for Capp Construction Co., of Cape Girardeau, MO, Carl F. Smith, Inc, Sandyville, Reading & Bates Construction Co., of Houston, TX, and H.R. Zachary Company of San Antonio, TX. He was a protestant by faith.

Surviving are sons, Justin Campbell of Ravenswood, Rick Lee Fowler and his wife, Kim Dawn, of Gay; brother, Lewis Campbell, Jr. of Wyandott, OK; sister, Lewrene Biggs of Muskogee, OK; aunts, Jewel Pierce of Sun City, CA, Sue Bliler of Hollister, MO; grandchildren, Elizabeth Brooke Campbell and Joshua Aaron Campbell, at home.

Service will be Monday, October 8, 2001--11 am at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV, with the Rev. Orville Walker and Pastor, Allen Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in the Independence Cemetery, Sandyville, WV. Visitation 5 - 8 pm Sunday at the funeral home.

Clarence Harold Campbell

Clarence Harold Campbell, 85, of Ripley, WV, departed this life October 24, 2001 at his home.

He was born September 28, 1916 in Evans, WV, a son of the late, Julius Harold Campbell and Mammies Bell Miller.

He was a retired logger and farmer. He was a former employee of Douglas Gun Factory and Gravely Tractor, Dunbar, WV. He was a member of the Evans Church of God.

Surviving are his wife, Sybil S. Sayre Campbell; son, Julius Ranson Campbell of Westville, IN; daughter, Judy Marie Hart of Rutland, OH; stepsons, Rev. James Phillips of Charleston, William B. Hill, Jr. of Poca, Maxell Hill of Riley; stepdaughter, Rhonda Click of Leon; brother, Melvin Donohew of Evans; sister, Marie Miller of Evans; 16 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Lottie Thornton Campbell; son, Camden H. Campbell; brother, Golden Campbell.

Service will be Saturday, October 27, 2001, 2 pm, at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Harless Cook and the Rev. Benjamin Riggleman officiating. Burial will follow in the Creston Cemetery, Evans. Visitation will be from 5 pm to 8 pm Friday at the funeral home.

Robert Lee Carpenter

Robert Lee Carpenter, 76, of Cottageville, WV, departed this life, April 1, 2001, at his home following an extended illness. He went where there's no more pain and sorrow, to join his savior; parents, James and Flora Ann (Mowrey) Carpenter; brother, Earl Carpenter; grandson, Nathaniel Luke Hafer.

He was born February 10, 1925 in Spencer. He was a WWII U.S. Navy veteran, was retired from the inspection and loading department at Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation with 29 years service, and was a member of the United Steelworker Union #5668. He was an avid outdoorsman, and had a special love for hunting. He was a member of the Big Bend Bowhunters Association, Letart, and had been a member of the National Rifle Association for many years.

Surviving are his wife, Virginia Ann "Ginger" (Davis) Carpenter; son, Jackson L. Carpenter of Sterrett, AL; daughters, Michele A. Shirley of Cottageville, Donita L. Chaney of Newport News, VA, Tamara W. Barker and Carissa L. Hafer both of Ravenswood; brother, Paige (Hellen) Carpenter of Cottageville; grandchildren, Whitney, Alice, Abby, Nikki, Ali, Dusty, Calah, Zach, Bobby, Britni, Josh, and Jacob; a special friend, Marion Price.

Service will be Wednesday, April 4, 2001, 2 pm at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Gerald B. Sayre officiating. Burial will follow in the Ravenswood Cemetery with military honors by VFW post #6669, Ravenswood. Visitation 6 - 9 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.

Herbert Edward Carr

Herbert Edward Carr, 85, of Ravenswood, WV departed this life, April 4, 1999 at Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, following an extended illness.

He was born November 7, 1913 at Meadville, WV a son of the late, David Tilghman and Ella Mae (Grey) Carr.

He was a WWII army veteran and was a retired aid from Jackson General Hospital. He was a farmer, an auto mechanic and was a member of the Kaiser Douglas Church of Christ, Ravenswood.

Surviving are sons, Isaac Tillman Carr of Ravenswood and William Edward Carr of Little Rock, AR; daughter, Ella Deloris Fox of Fairplain; sister, Lucille Dodd of Weirton; 13 grandchildren; 2 step grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 6 step great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Edith (Williamson) Carr; 4 brothers; 2 sisters and 1 grandson.

Graveside service will be Tuesday, April 6, 1999--1 pm at Ravenswood Cemetery with the Rev. Gerald B. Sayre officiating with military honors by VFW post #6669, Ravenswood. Arrangements by Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV.

Mamie Ethel Carrier

Mamie Ethel Carrier, 96, of Mount Alto, WV, departed this life, April 17, 2002, at her home, following a brief illness.

She was born December 7, 1905, in Pocatalico, WV, a daughter of the late James David and Belva Agnus (Derrick) Baldwin.

She was a homemaker and member of the Hopewell Baptist Church, Mount Alto.

Surviving are sons, William W. Carrier of St. Albans, Michael F. Carrier of Sissonville, and Frank Mowrer of Pocatalico; daughters, Gladys Stone of Huntington, and Phyllis Carrier of Mount Alto; sister, Faye Smith of St. Albans; 26 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren.

Her husband, Fremont Carriers also preceded her in death.

Service will be Saturday, April 20, 2002—1 p.m. at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. James Poe officiating. Burial will follow in the Letart-Evergreen Cemetery, Letart, WV. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Golda Mae (Barber) Casto

Golda Mae (Barber) Casto, 73, of Ravenswood, WV, departed this life, May 16, 1999 at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg, WV.

She was born July 16, 1925 at Hemlock, WV a daughter of the late, Arthur and Mary Matilda (Archer) Barber.

She was a homemaker, a member of the Litchfield Chapter # 420 Order of Eastern Star, Litchfield, OH and a member of the Flatwoods United Methodist Church near Ravenswood.

Surviving are her daughter, Juda Ann Coleman of Marietta, OH; brothers, Wayne Barber and Bill Barber of Ripley, Arch Barber of Springboro, OH; sisters, Velma Sharpe and June Corbin of Ravenswood; granddaughters, Jonda Utt of Wichita, KS, Justina Hedden of Marietta, OH and Jolinda Armour of Waynesboro, PA; 5 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, L.M. "Toot" Casto; brothers, Ralph, Homer and John Barber.

Service will be Wednesday, May 19, 1999--11 am at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV with the Rev. Gerald B. Sayre and the Rev. Rodney McColligan officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Olive Cemetery, Rockcastle, WV. Visitation will be from 4 - 8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home where an Easter Star service will be held at 7:30 pm.

In lieu of flowers donations are preferred to the Coleman Chapel Cemetery, c/o James Seals, 5107 Washington Road, Murraysville, WV 26164 or the Mt. Olive Cemetery, c/o Marshall Casto, 2278 Rockcastle Road, Given, WV 25245.

Opal Alice ‘Peg’ Casto

Opal Alice ‘Peg’ Casto, 59, of Fairborn, Ohio, departed this life June 19, 2005, at the Patriot Ridge Nursing Home in Fairborn, following an extended illness.

She was born September 4, 1945, in Burkburnett, Texas, a daughter of the late Austin W. and Pauline (Bates) Casto.

She was formerly a clerk in the Fairborn Police Department.

Survivors include her brother and sister-in-law, Charles Dean and Linda Casto of Fairborn, Ohio, and her uncle, Paul Bates of Ravenswood.

Graveside services and interment were on Friday, June 24, 2005 at 2:00 p.m., at Ravenswood Cemetery, Ravenswood, WV, with the Rev. Gerald Sayre officiating. Casto Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Pauline Lucinda (Bates) Casto

Pauline Lucinda (Bates) Casto, 84, of Fairborn, OH, departed this life May 13, 2005, at her home following an extended illness.

She was born October 12, 1920, in Jackson County, WV, a daughter of the late Haven S. and Jennie Mae (Anderson) Bates. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Willard Casto, and a brother, Oscar Bates.

She was retired from base security operations at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Survivors include a son, Charles D. Casto of Fairborn, OH; daughter, Opal Alice Casto of Fairborn, OH; brother, Paul Bates of Ravenswood; sister, Nellie Wheaton of Coolville, OH; grandson, Charles Dustin Casto of Fairborn, OH.

Graveside service were conducted under the direction of Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV, 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 17, in the Ravenswood Cemetery, with the Rev. Gerald B. Sayre officiating.

Freda Alice Clinton Casto

Freda Alice Clinton Casto, 89, of Ripley, WV, departed this life, January 19, 2001 at Eldercare of Ripley, following an extended illness.

She was born November 29, 1911 in Liberty, WV a daughter of the late, Mount Vernon and Lucy Jane (Winters) Clinton.

She was a homemaker, loved to sew, and made each of her children a quilt every Christmas.

Surviving are sons, Harley Martin Casto and Larry David Casto both of Liberty; daughters, Helen Marie Webb of Evans and Hallie Mae Ocheltree of Ripley; brother, Harley Burton Clinton of Sandyville; sisters, Pearl Bowles of Ripley and Suddie Lauderman of Parkersburg; 11 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; 4 step grandchildren; 9 step great grandchildren; 8 step great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harley Russel Casto; brother, Parvin Clinton; sisters, Sylvia Walker, Marvella Barnett and Goldie Clinton; 1 grandson.

Service will be Monday, January 22, 2001 -- 2 pm at the Emma Chapel Church, Liberty, WV, with the Rev. Darrell Tackett officiating. Burial will follow in the Emma Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 - 8 pm Sunday at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, and 1 hour prior to service at the church.

James William Casto

James William Casto, 76, of Evans, WV, departed this life, March 26, 2002, in Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, following an extended illness.

He was born June 18, 1925 in Cottageville, a son of the late Archie Alonzo and Laura Leona (Donohew) Casto.

He was raised on a farm in Cottageville, WV, and attended Union High School, prior to enlisting in the U.S. Army. He was a partially disabled veteran, and served in Europe and Africa during WWII. Following his military service, he received his diploma from Ripley High School. He graduated from the Cincinnati College of Embalming in 1949, and four years later returned home to Jackson County, and founded the Casto Funeral Home in Evans in April of 1953.

He was also the former owner and operator of Casto’s Store, Casto Garage, Casto Monument Company and Casto Farms. He was a member of the VFW post #3488, Sandyville, WV, Cottageville Lodge #54 AF & AM, Jackson Chapter #48, Royal Arch Masons, Ravenswood, Dowell Commandery #28, Knights Templar, Ravenswood, Nemesis Temple of the Shrine, Parkersburg, Lodge #30, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Ripley. He was a member of the first board of the Evans Public Service District. He was a Christian.

Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Lila R. (Baker) Casto; daughter and son-in-law, Shirley C. and James B. Hutton of Evans; son and daughter-in-law, James W., Jr. and Karen L. Casto, of Evans; grandchildren, Steven J. and his wife Jennifer Hutton of Evans, Scott W. Hutton of Ripley, J.W. Casto, III, Megan Casto, and Morgan Casto all of Evans.

In addition to his parents, his brothers, Alvin Eugene Casto, and Harrison L. Casto, preceded him in death.

Service was Friday, March 29, 2002—1 p.m. at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Gerald B. Sayre and the Rev. Ann E. Skeen officiating. Burial will follow in the Blaine Memorial Cemetery, Cottageville, WV. Visitation was from 3 - 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mildred Loraine Casto

Mildred Loraine Casto, 73, of Ripley, WV, departed this life July 13, 1999 at Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, following an extended illness.

She was born November 23, 1925 at Cottageville, WV a daughter of the late, Dennis Leroy and Beatrice L. (Anderson) Durst.

She was a homemaker and a baptist.

Surviving are her husband of 57 years, Howard H. Casto; sons, Howard Junior Casto of Rockport, TX, Brent Casto of Brewster, OH and Aaron Casto of Akron, OH; daughters, Melissa Legg of Clermont, FL, Beverly Hardman of Bowling Green, OH, Sandra Brown of Dalton, OH, Pamela Bojo of Tuscaloosa, AL, Renae' Casto of Akron, OH and Carolyn Nichols of Orrville, OH; brothers, Leroy Durst of Point Pleasant, and Dewain Durst of Reedsville, OH; sisters, Helen Braden of Cottageville, Joann Walters of Columbus, OH and Josephine Kay of Akron, OH; 7 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; 1 step great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by sons, Gregory and Brian; brother, Donnie Dean Durst; sister, Genevieve Jacober.

Service will be Friday, July 16, 1999--2:30 pm at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV with the Rev. Gerald B. Sayre officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairplain Cemetery near Ripley. Visitation 5-9 pm Thursday at the funeral home.

Charles Lee Casto,

Charles Lee Casto, 76, of Ravenswood, Jackson County, WV, departed this life February 3, 2005, in Lakeport, Florida, due to a sudden illness.

He was born May 19, 1928, in Charleston, WV, a son of the late Lawrence Edelman and Bessie (Randolph) Evans.

He retired as Staff Sergeant from the US Air Force. He was also in the Navy, Merchant Marines and Air National Guard, having served during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He was retired from the finishing department of Ravenswood Aluminum after 28 years, and was a member of United Steelworkers of America, Local No. 5668. He was a member of Cottageville Lodge No. 54, A.F.&A.M., Nemesis Temple Shrine of Parkersburg, and American Legion Post No. 140 of New Haven. He attended Ravenswood Church of God.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Geraldine (Spaulding) Casto; son, Dale Casto of Atlanta, GA; daughters, Lesa Hendricks of Ripley and Renea Pursley of Ravenswood; step-children, Patricia Blair of Cottageville, Shirley Patterson of Gallipolis, OH, Paula Blankenship of Buffalo, WV, Brenda Stone of Cottageville and Allen Castor of Greensboro, NC; brother, Harold Eugene “Sarge” Evans of Ravenswood; 6 grandchildren, 13 step-grandchildren and 10 step-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a step-son, Gary Kent.

Funeral services was on Thursday, February 10, 2005-11:00 a.m., at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, with the Rev. Carl Mann officiating. Entombment followed in Jackson County Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Cottageville, with military and Masonic rites. Friends called from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Clida Ray Casto

Clida Ray Casto, 78, of Ripley, WV, departed this life, February 18, 2000, at his home following an extended illness.

He was born, January 8, 1922 at Belgrove, WV a son of the late, Artist Lee and Martha Matilda (Fields) Casto.

He was retired from Crucible Steel, Midland, PA. He was a WWII Army veteran and was a member of the Burge-Casto Post #6450 VFW, Chester, WV and the American Legion Post #121 Chester, WV where he was a member of the burial detail. He attended the Fairplain Union Church, Fairplain.

Surviving are his wife, Frances L. (Hager) Casto; son, Danny Casto of Sterling Heights, MI; daughter, Debra Johnson of East Palestine, OH; stepson, Thomas (Robin) O'Grady of Oxnard, CA; brothers, Dexter (Helen) Casto of Leon, Delbert (Betty) Casto of Ripley; sisters, Evalina (Denver) Young of Ripley, Lily (Glenn) Smith of Barboursville; 4 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; 2 step grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by sons, Kenny Ray and Michael J.; daughter, Sherry; brother, Oda Lee Casto; sisters, Orley Marie Donohew and Mae Casto.

Service will be Monday, February 21, 2000--11 am at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV with the Rev. Aaron Melhorn officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairplain Cemetery with military honors by American Legion Post #107, Ripley, WV and VFW Post #6669 Ravenswood, WV. Visitation 5 - 8 pm Sunday at the funeral home.

Hazel Mae Casto

Hazel Mae Casto, 64, of Charlotte, NC, formerly of Ripley, WV, departed this life May 2, 2005 in Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte.

She was born October 31, 1940 in Ripley, a daughter of the late Carl A. and Mary “Addie” (Hoschar) Casto. She was also preceded in death by sisters, Mary Francis Casto and Margaret Casto.

Hazel graduated from Ruthledge College with honors. Her family was of the utmost importance, and she treasured all the time she spent with them.

Survivors include her sons and their wives, James and Constance Shamblin of Charlotte, NC, and Richard and Melinda Shamblin of Mount Holly, NC; daughters and their husbands, Charolette and Fred Norton of Kannapolis, NC, Carolyn Dawson of Sandyville, and Christina and Charlie Shamblin of Rock Hill, SC; sisters, Minnie Sayre and Macil Casto both of Ripley, and Rebecca and her husband Glenn Suck of Silverton; grandchildren; Lisa, Amy, John, David, Benjamin, Rick, Rodney, Judd, Brandy, Misty, Brooklyn, Crystal, and Jonathan; 11 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Service was at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 7, 2005 at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Vernon Eldridge officiating. Burial followed in the Island Run Memorial Gardens, Sandyville. Visitation was from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

Loren Dayton Casto

Loren Dayton Casto, 95, of Ripley, WV, departed this life April 30, 1999 at Eldercare of Ripley, following a brief illness.

He was born October 18, 1903 at Bell Grove a son of the late, John and Lauvinia Casto.

He was a former justice of the peace, jailer, a horseback mail carrier and constable for Jackson County. He was a member of the Jackson County Fox Chasers Association and was an active member of the Ripley Senior Citizens. He was a farmer a former construction forman for Kaiser Construction and attended the Plainview Church at Kenna.

Survivors include his brother, Hoyt Casto of Kenna; sister, Opal Litton of Cross Lanes; grandsons, Roger Hatcher and Rick Hatcher of Ripley; 7 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Cecil (Hatcher) Casto; daughter, June Kirk; son, Eugene Casto; brothers, Kenny, Owen and Ernie; sisters, Elsie Parsons and Macel Parsons; grandson, Pete Baltic.

Service will be Monday, May 3, 1999--10 am at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV with the Pastor Mark Siers officiating. Burial will follow in the Casto Cemetery, Kenna, WV. Visitation 4-7 pm Sunday at the funeral home.

Georgia Evelyn Casto

Georgia Evelyn Casto, 88, of Ripley, WV, departed this life March 10, 2005 in Eldercare of Ripley following a brief illness.

She was born February 22, 1917 in Parkersburg, WV, a daughter of the late Charlie and Lona (Williams) Long.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Melvin R. Casto; daughter, Ruby Marie Fridley; brother, Charles Long; sisters, Mildred Todd, and Rosemary Hall; 3 grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include a son, Grover William Casto of Stow, OH; daughters, Pat Robinson of Evans, Betty Harmon of Pascagoula, MS, Vivian Aitken of Houston, TX, Alma Williams of Ripley, and Pearl Jean Finkenbine of Sandusky, OH,; sisters, Pearl Winemiller and Nora Indorf both of Ripley; 19 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; 7 great great grandchildren.

Service was at 11 a.m. Monday, March 14, 2005 at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Darrell Tackett officiating. Burial followed in the Otterbein Cemetery, Evans. Visitation was from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.

Iva Ellen (Munday) Casto

Iva Ellen (Munday) Casto, 87 of Kenna, WV, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, May 5, 2005, at her home with her loving family by her side.

She was born September 28, 1917 in Statts Mill, WV a daughter of the late John Wilson and Martha Jame Victroia (Price) Munday.

She was a homemaker and member of the Plainview Baptist Church, Kenna. She was a loving and caring person who always wore a smile, and will be sadly missed by all.

Survivors include her husband of 64 years, John Hoyt Casto; sons, Jerry Casto and his fiance’ Norma Anthony, and Gary Casto of Kenna; daughters, Betty Moore, Dottie and her husband Rudy Brown, Cathy and her husband Kevin Canterbury all of Kenna; sister, Dollie Cobb of Statts Mill; 11 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by brothers, Brady and Everett.

Service was at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 8, 2005 at the Plainview Baptist Church, Kenna, with Pastor Roger Burdette, and Pastor Gene Angel officiating. Burial followed in the Casto Cemetery, Kenna. Visitation was from 1 p.m. until service time at the church. Arrangements have been provided by Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV.

Nellie Frances Casto

Nellie Frances Casto, 74, of Evans, WV, departed this life July 7, 2003 in Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, following an extended illness.

She was born October 13, 1928 in Evans, a daughter of the late John Henry and Virginia Belle (Davis) Sayre.

She was a homemaker, a past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter #157, Mason, WV, and was a member of the Cherokee Homemakers Club in New Haven. She attended the Parchment Valley Baptist Church, Ripley.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Shelley and Charles Barr of Pauline, SC, and Kimberly and Billy Clendenin of Evans; grandchildren, Jennifer and Cody Barr, and Joshua and Samantha Clendenin.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Oscar O. Casto, Jr.; sister, Betty Hunt.

Service will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 11, 2003 at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Herman Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Longview Cemetery, Evans. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, followed by and Eastern Star service at 8 p.m.

Howard Hobart Casto

Howard Hobart Casto, 82, of Ripley, WV, departed this life September 22, 2003 in Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, following an extended illness.

He was born July 2, 1921 in Tug Fork, a son of the late John and Belle (Scarberry) Casto.

He was owner and operator of Casto Plumbing and Heating, a WWII U.S. Army Veteran, a lifelong resident of Jackson County, and he was a protestant.

Surviving are sons, Howard H. Casto, Jr. of Rockport, TX, Brent Casto of Navarre, OH, and Aaron Casto of Columbus, OH; daughters, Melissa Legg of Orlando, FL, Beverly Hardman of Toledo, OH, Sandra Brown, of Tuscaloosa, AL, Pamela Bojo of Cottondale, AL, Renae Casto of Akron, OH, and Carolyn Nichols of Smithville, OH; 9 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mildred L. (Durst) Casto; sons, Gregory and Brian; 3 brothers and 1 sister.

Service will be 2 p.m. Friday, September 26, 2003 at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Gerald B. Sayre officiating. Burial will follow in Fairplain Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Jerry Junior Casto

Jerry Junior Casto, 51, of Ravenswood, Jackson County, WV, departed this life February 26, 2004, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkersburg, WV, following a brief illness.

He was born September 15, 1952, in Statts Mills, WV, a son of the late William and Ivy Myrtle (Tolley) Casto.

He was retired from West Virginia Department of Highways and attended First United Pentecostal Church of Ravenswood.

He is survived by his daughter, Linda Thomas, of Ravenswood, step-daughter, Shelly Kerns of Ravenswood, brothers, John Casto of Ravenswood, Joe Casto of Grantsville, Roy Casto and Bob Casto of Statts Mills, sisters, Myrtle Lee Casto of Cottageville, Rosemary Casto of Statts Mills and Mamie Belle Mitchell of Ravenswood, 2 grandchildren and 3 step-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be on Sunday, February 29, 2004-2:00 p.m., at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, with the Rev. Romie Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Independence Cemetery, Sandyville. Visitation is from 12:00 Noon until time of service at the funeral home.

Clyde Eugene Casto

Clyde Eugene Casto, 85, of Evans, WV, departed this life September 1, 2005, in Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, following an extended illness.

He was born October 13, 1919, in Charleston, a son of the late Kenna K. and Freda Gay (Wendell) Casto. He was also preceded in death his first wife Dee, and by a brother, Kendall K. Casto.

He was a World War II U.S. Army Air Corp veteran, and was retired from Kroger’s with 46 years service and had worked in several Kanawha Valley area stores. He was also a member of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local #400, Charleston, and attended the Evans Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Natella Orvella (Treadway) Manns Casto; step-children, Linda and Doyle Been of Morgantown, Connie and Allen Tetrick of Millwood, and Bill and Patsy Manns of Ripley; nieces and nephews, Linda and Ron Heffern, Dan and Karen Casto and, John and Michelle Casto, all of Cleveland, OH; uncle, Hoyt Casto of Kenna; 6 step-grandchildren; 11 step-great grandchildren; 4 great nieces and 1 great nephew.

Service were held 12 noon Sunday, September 4, 2005 at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Benjamin Riggleman officiating. Committal service was at 4 p.m. Sunday, with military honors, in the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Cemetery Chapel, Beckley, WV. Visitation was from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

Riley Scott Casto

Riley Scott Casto, 2 month old son of Joey Dorsel Casto of Ripley, and Melissa Louise White of Cottageville, departed this life suddenly at his home December 24, 2005.

He was born September 29, 2005 in Charleston.

In addition to his parents, other survivors include paternal grand parents, Dorsel and Rhonda Casto of Kenna; paternal great grandmother Jean Casto Miller of Cottageville; maternal grand parents, Stephen and Carolyn White of Cottageville; maternal great grandmother, Mildred White of Gallipolis, OH; aunts and uncles, Elizabeth and Michael Holbert of Evans, and Tony White of Point Pleasant.

Visitation was on Wednesday, December 28, 2005, from noon until 1 p.m. at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV. Committal service and burial followed in Blaine Memorial Cemetery, Cottageville with the Rev. Gerald Sayre officiating.

Betty E. Cerett

Betty E. Cerett, 75, of Ripley, formerly of Scio, OH, departed this life, April 21, 2001 at the home of her daughter, Rose Etta (Glenn) Kozak of Ripley, following an extended illness.

She was born February 22, 1926 in Malver, OH a daughter of the late Raymond and Hilda (Mathers) Stone.

She was a 1943 graduate of Amsterdam High School, was retired from the Scio Pottery with 31 years service, and was a former member of the Valie Lanes Bowling League in Jewett, OH. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother, enjoyed crossword puzzles, crocheting and watching soap operas.

Other survivors include a son, Charles Louis (Eva Jane) Cerett, II of Magnolia, PA; daughters, Betsy (Dr. Martin) Feldman of Santa Ana, CA, Marcy (Roger) Townsend of Scio, OH; brother, Harold "Bud" DeMattio of New Philadelphia, OH; sisters, Marilyn Hamilton of Lyndhurst, OH and Joyce Fritz of New Philadelphia, OH; 5 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Louis Charles Cerett; 2 grandsons.

Service will be Wednesday, April 25, 2001--2 pm at the Koch Funeral Home, Scio, OH, with the Rev. Lu Ann Youngman and Dixie Hendricks officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Gardens Cemetery, Jewell, OH. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 pm Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations are preferred to the Scio American Legion and Auxiliary. Local arrangements and information provided by Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV.

Mina Lou Chapman

Mina Lou Chapman, 75, Ravenswood, WV, departed this life February 17, 2005 in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, WV, following an extended illness.

She was a born November 4, 1929, in Blair, WV, a daughter of the late Burt and Ethel (DeJarnette) Smith.

She is survived by her husband Eugene Chapman; sister, Adrenna Epling, of Fairplain, brother, Leeland Smith, of Vinece Fl.

There was no public visitation or services.

Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV is in charge of arrangements.

Evelyn Rosalie Chisler

Evelyn Rosalie Chisler, 82, of the Evergreen Hills community, Cottageville, WV, departed this life April 2, 2005 in Jackson General Hospital, Ripley.

She was born July 25, 1922 in Blacksville, PA, a daughter of the late Uriah Nimrod “Buzzy” and Eva B. (Toothman) Tennant. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joe Donley Chisler; sister, Virginia E. Freeland; and a grandson, Mark Williams.

She was a former factory worker in Baltimore, MD, and in Fairmont, and was a convenience store clerk for over 20 years in Jackson County. She was a member of the Evergreen Hills C.E.O.S, the Jackson General Hospital Auxiliary for 15 years, the Early Bird bowling league at Raven Lanes, Ravenswood, and the Cottageville United Methodist Church for 43 years.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Judith Elaine Williams, of Santa Rosa, CA, Monica Jo and Jim Miller of New Martinsville, Kathy Ann Brown of Millwood, and Sara Beth and Ron Hensley of Cottageville; brothers, Olan Walter “Bud” Tennant of Fairmont, Clifton Earl Tennant of Fairview, and David Blair Tennant of Barrackville; sisters, Wilma G. Williams of Fairview, and Patricia A Whitehead of Fairmont; grandchildren, Patri Williams Colbertson, Staci Miller, Jimmy Miller, Regan Brown, Michael Hensley, and Rick Hensley; great grandchildren, Gavin Greene, Keegan Greene, Cassi Wells, and Anthony Brown.

Service were held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2005 at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Phillip Scarberry officiating. Private burial was in Jackson County Memory Gardens, Cottageville. Visitation was from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to the Cottageville Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 115, Cottageville, WV 25239.

Daniel Webster Click

Daniel Webster Click, 88, of Mount Alto, WV, departed this life March 20, 2003, in Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, following a brief illness.

He was born June 27, 1914 in Mount Alto, a son of the late George Henry and Dolly (Euler) Click.

He was a farmer, a member of the Advent Christian Church, and enjoyed playing the banjo.

Surviving are several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Phillip and Verner; sisters, Elsie Durst, Chloe Click, Edna Quickle, and Iva McKinney.

Service will be Sunday, March 23, 2003 1 p.m. at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with Pastor Mike Martin officiating. Burial will follow in the Jackson Chapel Cemetery, Mount Alto. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Ada Lee (Hannum) Click

Ada Lee (Hannum) Click, 78, of Mount Alto, WV, departed this life, April 29, 2004, in Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, OH, following a brief illness.

She was born October 9, 1925 in Mount Alto, a daughter of the late Charles Elmer and Harriet Rona (McDermott) Hannum.

She assisted with the establishment of the Mount Alto Church of Christ, and was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Elmer H. Click, son, David Elmer Click of Cottageville; daughter, Penny Lee Thaxton of Cottageville; brother, William Hannum of Cottageville; sisters, Mildred Roby of Charleston, and Elsie Mae Durst of Youngstown, OH; grandchildren, Jacob, Kevin, Kurtis, and Kyle; great grandchild, Pamela Lee Thaxton.

In addition to her parents, a brother Charles, Jr., and a sister Lorna Gay Donohew, also preceded her in death.

Graveside service was Sunday, May 2, 2004-2 p.m. in the Hopewell Cemetery, Mount Alto. Visitation was Saturday 6 - 8 p.m. at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV.

Virginia Marie (Hartley) Click

Virginia Marie (Hartley) Click, 85, of Evans, Jackson County, WV, departed this life December 6, 2002, at the home of her brother in Bradenton, FL, following a brief illness.

She was born July 7, 1917, in Wellsville, OH, a daughter of the late Vitus and Minnie (Newberry) Hartley.

She was a 1936 graduate of Pt. Pleasant High School, where she played varsity basketball; she was a lifelong avid sports enthusiast. She was retired as a bookkeeper and salesperson for Almeda s Department Store in Ripley.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Roger R. Sam and June Click of Evans; daughter, Sandra Sue Fariss of Owensboro, KY; brothers, Harley Hartley of Bradenton, FL, Vitus Hartley, Jr. and Art E. Hartley, Sr. of Pt. Pleasant; grandchildren, Julie Fariss Cavin and William Franklin Fariss of Owensboro, KY, Allison Fariss Harris of Nashville, TN, Tiffany King of Evans, WV, Michael Click of Chicago, IL, and Eric Click of Charleston, WV; great-grandchildren, Will and Sam Click of Charleston, Samantha and Austin King of Evans, William Travis Fariss and Madison McKenzie Fariss of Owensboro, KY, Luke Edward Harris of Nashville, TN and Chase Cavin of Owensboro, KY.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin M. Click, a sister, Grace Hartley Casto, and a son-in-law, Donald R. Fariss.

Funeral services are Wednesday, December 11, 2002 1:00 p.m., at Creston United Methodist Church, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Gerald Sayre officiating. Burial will follow in the Creston Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the Creston Ladies Aid, c/o Mrs. Charles Wedge, Route 1, Box 234, Leon, WV, 25123.

Dellas Luther "Boog" Click

Dellas Luther "Boog" Click, 88, of Cottageville, WV, departed this life, April 8, 2001, at Jackson General Hospital following an extended illness.

He was born January 7, 1913 in Millwood, WV, a son of the late William Phillip and Amelia Catherine (Hussell) Click.

He was a retired Operating Engineer and was a chief engineer on a dredge boat for Local #18 Toledo, OH, with 55 years service. Following his retirement, he was a part time employee for Carl Kelley Paving. He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows lodge #30, Ripley, WV, and was a member of the Evangelical United Methodist Church, Toledo, OH.

Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Geraldine Rosetta (Ritenour) Click; son, Rodney D.(Anna) Click of Assawoman, VA; daughters, Darlene E. (George, Sr.) Davis and Joanne C. (Billy) Myers, both of Cottageville, WV; grandchildren, George Davis, Tammy Shreve, Samantha Belcher, Steven Southerly, Jr., Robert Myers, Genette Myers, Chistopher Click, and Jeremy Click; 7 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant son; sisters, Audra McIntyre, Violet Rowan, Jolene Friese.

Service will be Wednesday, April 11, 2001--2 pm at the Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Gerald B. Sayre, Rev. Phillip Scarberry, and Minister Lewis Parke Hussell officiating. Burial will follow in the Blaine Memorial Cemetery. Visitation 5 - 8 pm, Tuesday, at the funeral home, with an I.O.O.F. service at 7:45 pm.

Lola Ardella Click

Lola Ardella Click, 74, of Cottageville, WV, departed this life Aug. 12, 2002 in Camden Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg, following an extended illness.

She was born August 29, 1927 in Evans, WV, a daughter of the late Virgil and Lola Margaret (Fox) Sayre.

She was a homemaker, and attended the Cottageville United Methodist Church Ladies Aid. She was a member of the Cottageville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, the Ripley Baptist Temple, and the Golden Years Fellowship of the Ripley Baptist Temple.

Surviving are her husband of 53 years, Ralph William Click; son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Debbie Click of Cottageville; daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Jerry Mounts of Harriman, TN, Katy and Jim Cox of Parkersburg, and Mila and Mike Norris of Murfreesboro, TN; 8 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild.

She was also preceded in death by brothers, Cletis "Pete" Sayre, Arnold "Ted" Sayre, V.L. "Babe" Sayre, Tommy Sayre, and Marion Sayre; sister, Beulah Sayre.

Service will be Wednesday, August 14, 2002-1 p.m. at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with Pastor Rick Perrine and Pastor Mike Norris officiating. Burial will follow in Jackson County Memory Gardens, Cottageville. Visitation will be from 5 - 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Minnie Louise Cobb

Minnie Louise Cobb, 56, of Ravenswood, Jackson County, WV, departed this life July 10, 2000, at her home, following an extended illness.

She was born October 7, 1943, in Jackson County, WV, a daughter of the late James Anderson, Sr. and Alphia May (Hoschar) West.

She was a homemaker and previously worked as assistant manager at Solo and as a cook/cashier at Mt. Alto Auction Center. Her hobbies were crafts and flowers and she loved animals. She was a Protestant.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas Jay Cobb; sister, Ruby L. Stewart of Ravenswood; father-in-law, James Sherman Cobb of Ravenswood; very special friends, Holly and Donna Jean Patterson of Cottageville; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Thursday, July 13, 2000--10:30 a.m. at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, with the Rev. William McMorran, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Morgan Cemetery, Ravenswood. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

James Sherman Cobb

James Sherman Cobb, 83, of Ravenswood, Jackson County, WV, formerly of Gay, departed this life May 31, 2001, at Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, WV, following an extended illness.

He was born March 5, 1918, at Kenna, WV, a son of the late Tom H. and Sylvia O. (Casto) Cobb.

He was a retired concrete finisher for Union Carbide and a farmer. He was a Protestant.

He is survived by a son, Thomas J. Cobb of Ravenswood; brothers, John Cobb of Staats Mill and Russell Cobb of Goldtown; step-grandson, Ricky Corob.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lela J. Cobb.

Funeral services will be Monday, June 4, 2001--1:00 pm, at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, with the Rev. William McMorran officiating. Burial will follow at the Parsons Cemetery, Gay, WV. Visitation is from 5 to 8 pm, Sunday, at the funeral home

Delsie Marie Cobb

Delsie Marie Cobb, 65, of Staats Mill, WV, departed this life, January 22, 2001 at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg, following a brief illness.

She was born February 23, 1935 in Staats Mill, a daughter of Dollie Myrtle (Munday) Cobb of Staats Mill, and the late James Wallace Cobb.

She was a homemaker and a protestant.

In addition to her mother, other survivors include brothers, Delmer (Eunice) Cobb of Cottageville, James Elmer Cobb and Charles Ralph Cobb both of Staats Mill; sister, Elsa (Fred) Morris of Ripley; nephews, Greg Cobb and Jeffrey Cobb both of Cottagevlle; nieces Cheryl Hussel of Cottageville and Debbie Wedge of Evans.

Service will be Thursday, January 25, 2001 -- 1 pm at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV with the Rev. Teresa Deane officiating. Burial will follow in the Sinaville Church Cemetery, Staats Mill. Visitation 6 - 8 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.

Jeremy Ray Cogar

Jeremy Ray Cogar, 22, of Cottageville, WV, departed this life January 8, 2006.

He was born March 27, 1983, a son of Jimmie Ray and Jane Lee (Stowers) Cogar of Cottageville.

He was a graduate of Ripley High School, and a former employee of Tom Peden Auto. Jeremy has given the gift of life by being an organ donor.

In addition to his parents, he is also survived by a brother, Brent Lee Cogar of Morgantown; paternal grandparents, William Ray Cogar and Nellie Lynch, both of Webster Springs.

Service was held at 1 p.m. Friday, January 13, 2006 at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV with Elder Ken Stowers and Elder Seldon Angus officiating. Burial followed in Jackson County Memory Gardens, Cottageville. Visitation was from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to D.A.R.E., P.O. Box 106, Ripley, WV 25271.

Grace A. Coleman

Grace A. Coleman, of Ravenswood, departed this life August 15, 2004 at her home following an extended illness.

She was born in Alum Creek, a daughter of the late Joseph Garden and Sara Jane (Pauley) Adkins.

She was a homemaker and member of the Ravenswood Freewill Baptist Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Bobbie Dene Caldwell and Lee Ann Johnson, both of Ravenswood; grandchildren, Robert Caldwell, II, Randy Caldwell, Ramona Casto, and David Johnson; great grandchildren, Michelle Caldwell, Jason Caldwell, Roger Caldwell, Kimberly Caldwell, Damian Caldwell, Lance Casto, Erika Casto, Whitney Johnson, Ben Johnson, Ryan Caldwell, and Raymond Caldwell; great great grandchildren, Kaylee Caldwell, Alexis Caldwell, and Cameron Caldwell.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Overt Bascolm Coleman, and three sisters.

Service will be 3 p.m. Tuesday, August 17, 2004 at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, with the Rev. Anton Hager, the Rev. Chris Skeens, and the Rev. Stanley Skeens officiating. Burial will follow in the Ravenswood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

Gail Gloria Jean Coleman

Gail Gloria Jean Coleman, 66, of Ravenswood, WV, departed this life, November 2, 2001 at her home following an extended illness.

She was born May 10, 1935 in MacDunn, WV, a daughter of the late Henry and Martha C. (Siegler) Null.

She was a waitress and attended the Kenna Christian Fellowship Church.

Surviving are sons, Tommy Lee Null of Ravenswood, and James Henry Burdette of Greenville, NC; sister, Polly Kinnison of Pocatalico; grandson, Lawrence S. Null; great grandson, Corbin A. Null.

Service will be Monday, November 5, 2001—1 pm at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV, with Elder, Noble Adkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Wilding Cemetery near Ravenswood. Visitation will be from 12 noon until service time Monday.

Madgelene Payne Comer

Madgelene Payne Comer, 69, of Sandyville, departed this life March 21, 2006 at the Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston.

She was born April 4, 1936, in Sugar Creek, WV, a daughter of the late Harold and Ruby (Pauley) Burgess.

She was also preceded in death by her first husband, John Koon, her second husband, Rev. Charley Payne, and a brother, James Burgess.

She was a homemaker and a protestant.

Survivors include her husband, James O. Comer; son Harold Koon, of Ripley; daughter, Sharon Steving of Albuquerque, NM; brother, Richard Burgess of Youngstown, OH; grandson, Shawn Steving; stepchildren, James Comer of Belpre, OH, Mitchel Comer and Hank Comer both of Sissonville, Eddie Comer of Williamstown, Doris Harrison of Goldtown, and Mildred Williams of Ripley.

Service was at 1 p.m. Friday, March 24, 2006, at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Clarence Dillon officiating. Burial followed in the Emma Chapel Cemetery. Visitation was from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to: castofuneralhome@citynet.net

Maurice S. Conley

Maurice S. Conley, 72, of Ravenswood, Jackson County, WV, departed this life May 25, 1999, at his home, following an extended illness.

He was born November 12, 1926, in Gilmer County, WV, a son of the late Frank and Mildred Audrey (Snyder) Conley.

He was retired from the maintenance department of Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation. He was a US Army veteran of World War II .

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jenny Louise (Lockhart) Conley; son, Edwin (Brenda) Conley of Ravenswood; daughters, Jane Ellen Conley of Ravenswood, Cynthia (John David) Stuart of Huntington, Linda Ruth (David) Smith of Ravenswood, Barbara Ann McCray of Dayton, OH; brother, George Dayton Conley of Belpre, OH; grandchildren, Sarah Ferrell, Ryan Conley, Matthew Conley, Brian McCray; 2 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Edwin McCray.

Funeral service will be 11:00 am, May 27, 1999, at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, with Pastor Leonard Himes officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen South Cemetery, Parkersburg, WV. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 pm, Wednesday at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood.

Merdine Wright Conley

Merdine Wright Conley, 83, of Ravenswood, Jackson County, WV, departed this life on Sunday, September 26, 1999, at Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, WV, following an extended illness.

She was born May 19, 1916, at Spencer, WV, a daughter of the late John Gay and Letha (Tuttle) Wright.

She was formerly a department store clerk and was a member of the Baptist Church of Richmond, VA.

She is survived by her sister, Juanita Wine, of Ravenswood; nieces, Karen Smith, Sharon Warren, Connie Goodrich, all of Ravenswood, and Diane Turner of St. Albans; nephews, Bud Wright and Jack Wright; several great-nieces and great-nephews, and one loving cousin, Betty Bryant of Akron, OH.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cager Conley, and brothers, Larence, Albert and Gay Wright.

There will be no visitation or services. Burial will be in Ravenswood Cemetery. Arrangements by Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV.

Lillian L. Conner

Lillian L. Conner, 71, of Ravenswood, departed this life July 11, 2004 in Saint Marys Hospital, Huntington, following an extended illness.

She was born June 13, 1933 in Ravenswood, a daughter of the late George Washington and Lacie Gladys (Jarrett) Lee.

She was a former secretary for the Trendle Blake China Company, and was a charter member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Ravenswood.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Charles E. "Connie" Conner; daughters, Malinda Shamblin of Fairplain, and Marie Braniff of Kileen, TX; grandchildren, Candace, Andrea, Patrick, Pete and Thomas; great grandson, Maticks.

Service will be Thursday, July 15, 2004-1 p.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church, Ravenswood, with the Rev. Fred Basnett and the Rev. Rankin Roach officiating. Burial will follow in the Ravenswood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV.

Barbara Jean Cook

Barbara Jean Cook, 73, of Cottageville, WV, departed this life November 8, 2005 in the Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, following a brief illness.

She was born April 26, 1932 in Prenter, Boone County, the daughter of the late Rosco Frank and Ruth Ellen (Lewis) Skeens. She was also preceded in death by her son-in-law, Freddie Maynard.

She was a homemaker and attended the Evergreen Hills Freewill Baptist Church, Cottageville.

Surviving include her husband of 57 years, Hulin Hansford Cook, Sr.; son and daughter-in-law, Hulin H., Jr. and Carla Cook, of Charleston; daughters and their husbands, Carol Lynn and Bill Coon of Roscoe, IL, Lana Gail Maynard of Evans, Cindy Ruth and Tommy Cook of Danville, Mindy Sue and Larry Vance of Bald Knob, and Theresa Kelly and James Smith of Cottageville; brothers, Frank “Pete” Skeens of Toledo, OH, James “Bucky” Skeens of Killeen, TX, Grover Dale Skeens of VA, and Gary Lewis Skeens of South Charleston; sisters, Shirley L. Massey of Cottageville, Judith Ray Skeens of Sissonville, and Gwen Thomas of VA; grandchildren, Renee Coon, Mike Coon, Andrea Bower, Carrie Cook, Stacy Cook, Caitlin Cook, Shannon Cook, and Ryan Smith.

Service was at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 10, 2005 at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with Pastor Mark Price officiating. Burial followed in Jackson County Memory Gardens, Cottageville. Visitation was from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the Hubbard Hospice House for the wonderful care they received.

Mary Jane (Sayre) Coon

Mary Jane (Sayre) Coon, 60, of Ripley, WV, departed this life, July 27, 2001 at Jackson General Hospital, following an extended illness.

She was born March 9, 1941 in Ripley, a daughter of the late Joel Wesley "Bud" and Wilma Mae (Parks) Sayre.

She was a homemaker, a former employee of McCoy's Best Western, and a protestant.

Surviving are sons, Darrel E. Shamblin and Michael Shamblin both of Ripley; daughter, Diana Lynn Harrison of Ripley; brothers, Bobby Sayre of Ripley, Donald Sayre of Ohatchee, AL; sisters, Maxine Syner and Sharlyn Raines both of Ravenswood; step daughters, Debbie Board and Margaret Dotson both of Ripley; 9 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; 3 step grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Sargent; brothers, Delmer L Sayre and Paul F. Sayre.

Service will be Monday, July 30, 2001--1 pm at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Clyde Syner officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Ripley. Visitation from noon until service time.

Robert Lee Cooper

Robert Lee Cooper, 74, of Ravenswood, WV, departed this life June 16, 2000, at his home following an extended illness.

He was born February 8, 1926, at Norway, WV, a son of the late Norman Clay and Ruth Myrtle (Dennis) Cooper.

He was a United States Army veteran of WWII and the Korean War, and a member of the VFW post #6669, Ravenswood. He was retired from Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation with 29 years service and a member of the United Steelworkers Union, Local #5668. He was a member of the North United Methodist Church where he was a member of the church choir.

Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Helen (Wallbrown) Cooper; son, Robert J. (Mia) Cooper of Charleston; daughter, Debra E. Fairbank of Bedford, TX; brothers, James Cooper of Wallace, John Cooper of Clarksburg, Carl Cooper of Gassaway, David Cooper of Hannibal, OH; sister, Bonnie Floyd of Wallace.

He was also preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.

Service will be Monday, June 19, 2000--1 pm at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV, with the Rev. Boyd Purcell and the Rev. Michael Curtis officiating. Burial will follow in the Ravenswood Cemetery with military honors by VFW post #6669, Ravenswood. Visitation 5-7 pm Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to Kanawha Hospice Care, Inc., 1143 Dunbar Avenue, Dunbar, WV 25064

Juanita Mae Cornett

Juanita Mae Cornett, 80, of Ripley, WV, departed this life April 14, 2002 in Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, following an extended illness.

She was born June 12, 1921, in Charleston, WV, a daughter of the late Romie and Winifred (Smith) Snyder.

She was a homemaker, a Methodist, and was a former employee of Gorrell Realty.

Surviving are a son, Romie “Sonny” Cornett of New Brighton, PA; daughter, Janet Anthony of Ripley; 7 grandchildren.

Service will be Wednesday, April 17, 2002—11 a.m. at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with minister Clifton McLawhorn officiating. Graveside service will be 2 p.m., in the Hebron Cemetery, Speed, WV. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time on Wednesday.

Mildred Taylor Hayes Cox

Mildred Taylor Hayes Cox, 84, of Terra Haute, IN, formerly of Charleston and Ravenswood, WV, departed this life October 23, 2001 in the Southwood Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness.

She was born August 20, 1917 in Lexington, VA, a daughter of the late George Lee and Minnie Dallas (Porter) Taylor. She was a homemaker and protestant.

Survivors include her son, Frank L. Hayes of Cottageville; brother, Howard Taylor of Cottageville; grandchildren, Ross Franklin Hayes of Cottageville, Cody Forrest Hayes of Cottageville, and Kaylee Ashton Hayes of Millwood.

She was also preceded in death by son, Howard Lee Hayes; 9 brothers and sisters.

Service will be Saturday, October 27, 2001 - 11 am in the Cunningham Memorial Park Chapel with the Rev. Michael Curtis officiating. Visitation will be from 10 am until service time. Arrangements by Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV.

John Alfred Cox

John Alfred Cox, 70, of Ravenswood, Jackson County, WV, departed this life April 26, 2001, at CAMC, General Division, Charleston, WV, following a brief illness.

He was born September 29, 1930, at Mahan, WV, a son of the late George and Stella (Lafferty) Cox.

He was a former coal miner and was retired from Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation, with 30 years service as a fork life operator in the finishing department. He was a member of United Steelworkers of America, Local No. 5668.

He is survived by his wife, Debby Lee (Folden) Cox; daughter, Becky (Frank) Winter of Fairplain; son, John Cox of Hartford, WV; sisters, Delores Woodrum of Tucson, AZ, Wanda Woodrum of Hansford, WV, Lorraine McCann of Tazewell, VA; 4 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Clarice, and a daughter, Sue Ann.

Funeral service will be Saturday, April 28, 2001--2:00 pm, at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, with the Rev. Darrell Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Ravenswood Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 9 pm, Friday, at the funeral home.

Brandy Ann Craig

Brandy Ann Craig, 18, of Cottageville, Mason County, WV, departed this life, February 10, 2001, following a sudden illness.

She was born, February 25, 1982 in Gallipolis, OH, a daughter of Steven Derl and Carol Sue (Bowers) Craig of Cottageville.

She was a senior at Ripley High School and was a Protestant.

Other survivors include her brother, Jeremy Craig of Cottageville; paternal grandparents, Virgil and Dottie Durst of Cottageville; maternal grandparents, Dwight and Jenny Mays of Red House.

Service will be Tuesday, February 13, 2001--1 p.m. at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Herman Jordan officiating. Burial will follow in the Baden Presbyterian Cemetery, Leon, WV. Friends may call from 5 - 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Garnet Eileen Crawford

Garnet Eileen Crawford, 86, of Evans, WV, formerly of Spencer, departed this life February 12, 2002 in Eldercare of Ripley, following an extended illness. She was born December 4, 1916 in Roane County, a daughter of the late Mentor J. and Adda (Parrill) Tanner.

She was a retired retail sales clerk and manager. Her career included 13 years with G.C. Murphy, 12 years with Sterling Store, and 10 years with Heck s. She was a published poet and a Baptist by faith.

She is survived by her son, James Dee Jed Crawford of Evans; granddaughters, Staci D. Donohew and her husband Nathan of Evans, and Brandi R. Randolph and her husband Cary of Ripley; great grandchildren, Megan Randolph, Brady Randolph, Maddy Randolph, Nate Donohew, Jade Donohew and Izzy Donohew; sisters, Florence West of Spencer, Sylvia Boyer of New Philadelphia, OH, and Irene Bull of Richmond, VA.

She was also preceded in death by her husband Berlin, and a brother, Richard DeWitt Tanner.

Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, February 16, 2003 at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Mark Price officiating. Burial will follow in the Mount Zion Cemetery in Calhoun County. Visitation will be from 5 pm. until 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Lois Esther Creel

Lois Esther Creel, 89, of Ravenswood, Jackson County, WV, departed this life November 3, 2004, at her home, following an extended illness.

She was born March 8, 1915, in Colton, CA, a daughter of the late James and Nora Ellen (Lofton) Anderson.

She was a homemaker and attended Cottageville-Evans Baptist Church, Cottageville.

Survivors include daughters, Pat Sharp of Tampa, FL and Barbara Harmon of Ravenswood; sons and daughters-in-law, James and Dona Creel of Bend, OR, Donald and Joyce Creel of Cottageville, Ken and Karen Creel of Sherman and Cecil and Kathy Creel of Ravenswood; 19 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Creel; grandsons, Richard, Harry and Dustin; 5 brothers and 3 sisters.

Funeral services were held Sunday, November 7, 2004 at 1:00 p.m., at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, with the Rev. Gerald Sayre officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant View Cemetery, near Ravenswood. Visitation was from 5 to 8 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home.

Albert Russel Crouse

Albert Russel Crouse, 91, of Ravenswood, Jackson County, WV, departed this life April 12, 2004, at his home, following a brief illness.

He was born June 23, 1912, in Milford, New Jersey, a son of the late Edward Rutledge Crouse and Alice (Woolf) Crouse.

He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and was formerly employed by Charleston Auto Parts. Prior to moving to Ravenswood, he resided in Las Vegas, NV.

Survivors include nephews, William Woolf Crouse, Charles Mahone, Hugh Mahone, and nieces, Freda Bourgeois, Marla Jackson, Marty McFee and Charlene Asleson.

Military graveside services and burial will be on Friday, April 16, 2004-12:30 p.m., at the West Virginia National Cemetery, Grafton, WV. There will be no local services. Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, is in charge of arrangements.

Elmer Eugene Crow

Elmer Eugene Crow, 83, of Ravenswood, WV, departed this life October 23, 2003 in Saint Joseph Hospital, Parkersburg, following a brief illness.

He was born May 23, 1920 in Silverton, a son of the late William David and Mary V. (Hunter) Crow.

He was a retired farmer and security guard from Borg-Warner Corporation in Parkersburg. He was a WWII U.S. Army veteran and was a Baptist by faith.

Survivors include sons, Elmer Crow, Jr., and Richard Crow both of Hampton, VA, Charles Crow, James Crow, and Timothy Crow all of Ravenswood, and Fred Crow of Seattle, WA; daughters, Debbie Louden and Susan Somerville both of Ravenswood, Mary Kamensky of Garland, TX, and Patricia Gallagher of Vienna; 32 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Crow; and 7 brothers and sisters.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, October 19, 2003 at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV, with the Rev. Paul Morrison officiating. Burial will follow in the Independence Cemetery, Sandyville. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Dorothy Louise Crow

Dorothy Louise Crow, 81, of Ravenswood, Jackson County, WV, departed this life June 26, 2003, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkersburg, WV, following a brief illness.

She was born April 5, 1922, in Silverton, WV, a daughter of the late Charlie and Josephine (McMurray) VanKirk.

She was a homemaker and attended the Wilding Methodist Church. She was a member of the Silverton Grange.

Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Elmer E. Crow; sons, Elmer Crow, Jr. of Hampton, VA, Charles William Crow of Ravenswood, James Dean Crow of Ravenswood, Timothy Lanty Crow of Ravenswood, Fred Leslie Crow of Seattle, WA, Richard Alwyn Crow of Hampton, VA; daughters, Patricia Jean Gallagher of Vienna, Mary Kamensky of Garland, TX, Debbie Louden of Ravenswood, Susan Darlene Somerville of Ravenswood; brothers, Fred VanKirk of Charleston, Charles VanKirk of Montgomery and Gene VanKirk of Eastwood; sisters, Elsie Knox of Ravenswood, Betty Barth of Parkersburg, Edith Durst of Cottageville and Naomi Carmichael of Ravenswood, 32 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Ed VanKirk and Bobby VanKirk, one grandchild and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 28, 2003-3:00 p.m. at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, with the Rev. Paul Morrison officiating. Burial will follow in Independence Cemetery, Sandyville. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until time of service on Saturday.

James Ernest Crum

James Ernest Crum, 72, of Cottageville, WV, departed this life September 10, 2003 at Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, OH following a brief illness.

He was born October 29, 1930 on Cow Run a son of the late Hoyt Leroy and Goldie Belle (Flowers) Crum.

He was retired from American Electric Power with 35 years service, was a member of Ripley Lodge #16, AF & AM, a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Chapter #17, Ripley, a member of the Ripley Park Commission, and he attended the Cottageville United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jo Ann (Hammon) Crum; sons, Dr. James Michel Crum and Dr. Joseph Crum both of Cottageville, Jeffrey Karl Crum of Harvard IL; brother, Lewis Eugene Crum of Portsmouth OH; sister, Phyllis Pritchard of Huntington; grandchildren, Josh, Jo Jo, Justin, Jordan, Rebecca and Torren.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Dr. Ann Crum.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, September 13, 2003 at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Paul Morton officiating. Burial will follow in the Blaine Memorial Cemetery, Cottageville. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Madalene "McMaster" Crum

Madalene "McMaster" Crum, 85, of Ravenswood, WV, departed this life, June 9, 2000 at Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, following an extended illness.

She was born, October 17, 1914 at Ravenswood, WV a daughter of the late, Dr. James A. and Effie (Pringle) McMaster.

She was a 1932 graduate of Ravenswood High School, a former clerk for Slaven's Store and Boso and Ritchie Hardware. She was a former bookkeeper for Ravenswood Wholesale Grocery. She was a WWII U.S. Army veteran having served in the Women's Army Corp. from 1943 - 1946. She was a member of the Ables Reyburn Post #118 of the American Legion and was also a member of the post Auxiliary. She was a charter member of the Jackson County Historical Society and one of the curators for the Washington Lands Museum. She was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church in Ravenswood where she served as teacher, treasurer, deaconess and elder.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her husband Karl Crum, and a brother, William J. McMaster.

Graveside service will be Wednesday, June 15, 2000--11 am at Ravenswood Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Morton officiating and a flag presentation by VFW post #6669, Ravenswood. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to the First United Presbyterian Church, 601 South Ritchie Avenue, Ravenswood, WV. 26164. Arrangements by Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV.

John Franklin Cummings

John Franklin Cummings, 84, of Ripley, WV, departed this life May 8, 2004 at his home following an extended illness.

He was born December 31, 1919 in Turtle Creek, WV, a son of the late Gordon and Bertha Mae (Reveal) Cummings.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Freda Mae Cummings; brother, Arthur Ray Cummings; sisters, Ethel Mae Sayre, and Helen Marie Cummings.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII, and was a retired cell operator from Kaiser Aluminum with 24 years service. He was a member of the United Steelworkers Union, Local #5668, a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Ripley, a member of the Ripley Lodge #16 AF & AM, and attended the Claylick Missionary Baptist Church, Ripley.

Surviving are sons, Frank (Wanda) Cummings of Ripley, and Keith (Cindy) Cummings of Ravenswood; daughters, Brenda (Everett) Stalnaker, and Patricia (Larry) Dotson of all of Ripley; 6 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; caregiver, Janie Haynes.

Service was 4 p.m. Monday, May 10, 2004 at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with Pastor Kevin O'Neil officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairplain Cemetery, Ripley, with military and Masonic graveside rites. Visitation was from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations are preferred to Kanawha Hospice, 1143 Dunbar Ave., Dunbar, WV 25064.

Freda Mae Cummings

Freda Mae Cummings, 78, of Ripley, WV departed this life, June 13, 1999 at Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, following a brief illness.

She was born January 10, 1921 at Kentuck, WV a daughter of the late Harvey Overton and Pearl Agnes (Kerns) Skeen.

She was a homemaker and attended the Grace Gospel Church, Ripley.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, John Franklin Cummings, Sr.; sons, Frank Cummings, Jr. of Ripley and Keith Cummings of Ravenswood; daughters, Brenda Stalnaker of Ripley and Patricia Dotson of Fairplain; brothers, Lowell Skeen of Hileah, FL, Larry Skeen of St. Augustine, FL and Dorman Skeen of Clendenin; sisters, Virginia Fisher and Emma Fisher of Sissonville, Frances Humphries of Dunbar; 6 grandchildren; 1 great grandson.

She was preceded in death by brother, H.O. Skeen; sisters, Myrtle Fisher, Inez Jones and Lona Jones.

Service will be Wednesday, June 16, 1999--1 pm at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV with the Rev. Dean King officiating. Burial will follow in Fairplain Cemetery near Ripley. Visitation 6-9 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.

Ruby Marie Cunningham

Ruby Marie Cunningham, 76, of Ripley, departed this life December 19, 2003 in CAMC Memorial Division, following a brief illness.

She was born July 27, 1927 in Ravenswood, WV, a daughter of the late John E. and Lena (Balser) Bowman.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, French Cunningham; sons, Lowen Smith of Ravenswood, and Richard Cunningham of Ripley; daughters, Karen Sue Smith of Sandyville, Eva Richards of Ravenswood, and Frances Casto of Fairplain; brother, John Bowman, III of Ripley; sisters, Shirley Ramsey of Ripley, and Rose Lee Snyder of Circleville, OH; 18 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by brothers, John Bowman, Jr., and Virgil Bowman; sisters, Dorothy Hoffman, Sylvia Mansfield, Nomia Smith, and Margie Shamblin.

Service will be 2 p.m. Monday, December 22, 2003 at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Allen Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in the Morgan Cemetery, Ripley. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Carol (Casdorph) Cunningham

Carol (Casdorph) Cunningham, 59, of Evans, WV, departed this life August 7, 2003 in CAMC, Memorial Division following an extended illness.

She was born December 14, 1943 in Charleston, a daughter of the late William Albert and Anna Isabel (Baldwin) Casdorph.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Alita (Casdorph) Hazelrigg.

She was a 1961 graduate of Charleston High School, a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma and Alpha Omicron Pi sororities, the National Education Association, and the West Virginia Education Association. She graduated from Morris Harvey College with a degree in English, and received her Master s Degree from the West Virginia College of Graduate Studies.

She was active in the West Virginia Writing Assessment Program, and in 1996 was selected as the English and Language Arts Teacher of the Year. She began her teaching career in Kingmont Elementary School in Marion County then moved to Jackson County Schools for three years. She then taught three years on a military base in Germany, before returning to Jackson County in1976. After spending the last twelve years of her career at Ripley Middle School as an English Teacher she retired from the Jackson County school system in 2002 with thirty-three years service.

She was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church, Ripley, where she served as a member of the choir and volunteered with office duties.

Surviving are her husband, Charles Von Cunningham; daughter, Jennifer Chapman of Ripley, and nephew, Eric Mallory of Coral Springs, FL.

Service will be 1 p.m. Monday, August 11, 2003 in the Calvary United Methodist Church, Ripley, with the Rev. Charles Hicks and Pastor Richard Mahan officiating. Burial will follow in the Otterbein Cemetery, Evans, WV. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday at the Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV. In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to the Carol Cunningham Memorial Fund, c/o United Bank, Ripley, WV 25271.

Maretti Yvonne (DeBoard) Curtiss

Maretti Yvonne (DeBoard) Curtiss, 47, of Ravenswood, Jackson County, WV, departed this life October 19, 2005, at the Arbors At Marietta, Marietta, OH, following a brief illness.

She was born August 27, 1958, in Montgomery, WV, a daughter of the late Dencil Edward DeBoard and Edna Vernolia (Cofery) DeBoard of Ravenswood.

She was a graduate of Ravenswood High School and attended the Arch Moore Vocational-Technical Center. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Parkersburg for 15 years. She was a Baptist by faith.

Survivors, in addition to her mother, are two brothers, Daniel L. DeBoard of Clarksburg, and Shawn D. DeBoard of Ravenswood.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a sister, Eadney Knopp.

Funeral services were Saturday, October 22, 2005 at 2:00 p.m., at Casto Funeral Home, Ravenswood, with the Rev. Darrell Johnson officiating. Burial followed in Ravenswood Cemetery. Visitation was from 1:00 p.m. until time of service Saturday.


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