Obituaries

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Harry Dale Higgins, age 72 of Rachel, WV, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at his residence. He was born March 24, 1945 in Wetzel County, WV, a son of the late Birchie Hale Higgins and Mary Elizabeth Hibbs Higgins. He is survived by his wife, Jessie Louise Dotson Higgins of Rachel, with whom he was married to for 54 years and married on December 19, 1963.

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Sarah Snowball Tatar Toothman, age 90, of Plum Run, Mannington, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Pierpont Center in Fairmont. She was born March 24, 1927 at Chatham Hill, Farmington, WV, a daughter of the late Joseph Valentine Tatar and Dorothy Snowball Beuglass Tatar.

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Joy Sue Starkey, 68, of Fairmont, died Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Peirpont Center at the Fairmont Campus. She was born July 10, 1949 at New Brighton, PA, a daughter of the late George Frederick Park and Irene Myrl Efaw Park.

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Roy Kenneth “Buz” Bowers, Jr. 71, of Shinnston, went home with his parents and 2 sisters on January 29, 2018 at his residence. He was born December 20, 1946 at Fairmont, a son of the late Roy K. Bowers and Betty A. Fletcher Bowers.

 

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Susan Virginia Elliott Gonzales, 89 , of Weirton, formerly of Mannington, passed away Jan. 28, 2018 at her residence. She had resided in Weirton for the last 57 years. She was born Nov. 4, 1928 at Mannington, a daughter of the late Samuel “Doc” Elliott and Florence Ryan Elliott.

 

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Kathleen Rae Oiler, 75, of Dudley Fork Road, Mannington, die Friday evening, January 26, 2018 at her residence. She was born September 4, 1942 at Indianapolis, IN, a daughter of the late James Ed Fansler and Jane Grace Ray Fansler.

 

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EMMA RUTH REBOLD, 71, of Crossroads Rd, Fairview WV died Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. She was born October 17, 1946 in Marion County, a daughter of the late Ralph Vance Sturgeon and

Cyndia Pearl Mike Sturgeon.

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Margaret Alice Reed, age 78 of Burton, WV, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, WV. She was born June 11, 1939 at Joetown, WV, a daughter of the late Otis Ross Martin and Connie May Hays Martin.

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Ronald Forrest Eakle, age 73 of Mannington, WV, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Pierpont Center in Fairmont, WV. He was born November 8, 1944 at Gypsy, WV, a son of the late Farrell Leon Eakle and Olive Devere Burns Eakle.

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Thelma Frances “Chink” Knight, age 88 of Mannington, WV, passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018 at her residence. She was born July 28, 1929 at Mannington, WV, a daughter of the late Ora Ray Toothman and Lena Lenora Robinson Toothman.

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