Charleston Obituaries

Charleston Obituaries

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  • 12 hrs ago | via 

    LAWRENCE, Donna Faye

    Donna Faye Lawrence was born on July 4, 1945, in Charleston, West Virginia. She peacefully entered heaven's gates on January 22, 2017.


  • Yesterday | via 

    Ruth Ann Rhodes

    Ruth was born in South Charleston, WV on May 12, 1938. She graduated from South Charleston High School in 1957.


  • Thursday Feb 16 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Lorna K. Butts

    Lorna Kay Butts, 48, of Charleston, went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 12, 2017, under hospice care. Lorna was preceded in death by her father, Robert N. Butts; and grandparents, Floyd and Peggy Butts, Milton and Laura Bowers, and foster grandparents, Tom and Hazel Grove.


  • Wednesday Feb 15 | via West Virginia Metro 

    Murder charges added in Charleston shooting case

    A second victim in a shooting last week in Charleston died Wednesday and police upped the charges against those originally arrested. Audrey Short, 38, of was taken off life support and died at CAMC Wednesday morning.


  • Tuesday Feb 14 | via Newark Advocate 

    Dennis, Glenda S.

    Glenda S. Dennis NEWARK: A funeral service for Glenda Dennis, 67, of Newark, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday at Marne United Methodist Church, 1019 Licking Valley Rd. NE, Newark, with Pastor Ed Fugate officiating. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery.


  • Thursday Feb 9 | via Dayton Daily News 

    WILCHER Jr., Charles Franklin

    WILCHER, Jr., Charles Franklin Age 93 of Vandalia, passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017. He was born September 28, 1923 in Charleston, West Virginia, son of the late Charles Sr. & Elsie C. Wilcher.


  • Wednesday Feb 8 | via 

    Doris H. Moore

    Doris Helen Moore, 95 of Fredericksburg, formerly of Charleston, W. Va., died Thursday February 2, 2017 in Gordonsville. Born March 4, 1921 in Blue Creek, W. Va., she was a daughter of the late Richard Ross and Ora Welch.


  • Monday Feb 6 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Sprague W. Hazard

    Sprague W. Hazard, 71, of Charleston, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Penn State Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He attended Needham High School, where he was president of his senior class.


  • Saturday Feb 4 | via 

    BLAKEY, Karen Burns

    Karen Burns Blakey, "Bama" to her grandchildren, passed away February 1st, 2017.


  • Saturday Feb 4 | via The Paducah Sun Online Edition 

    Kim Godby

    Kim Godby, 56, of Clinton, originally from South Charleston, West Virginia, left for heaven's beaches and pink skies on Thursday, February 2, 2017, surrounded by her family in her home.


  • Monday Jan 23 | via Lincoln Journal 

    OPINION: Death in the Afternoon

    "Stop the presses!' - they used to say when a big news story broke and the need arose to re-plate page one with a big new headline. "Stop the presses!' Today, when somebody around a newspaper city room says that, it probably means stop them for good; another newspaper has died, another voice has been lost.


  • Sunday Jan 22 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Charleston woman shares story of abortion

    She was just shy of 10 weeks into the pregnancy, in the fall of her junior year of high school. She was fortunate to have parents who could afford the travel, hotel expense and cost of the procedure in Washington, D.C., where the area's first abortion clinic had just opened.


  • Sunday Jan 22 | via Norwalk Citizen News 

    Charleston woman shares her abortion story

    "I was terrified to tell my parents," the now 60-year-old Charleston woman shared. "I knew where babies came from... but I never thought about it happening to me."


  • Jan 17, 2017 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Victim identified in Thursday homicide

    Police say the victim, Ramon Walker, 27, was found dead at his residence at 429 N. Western Ave. by officers who were called to the residence for a welfare check. Upon arrival, officers say they found the door to the residence to be ajar, with Walker's body inside the residence.


  • Jan 15, 2017 | via 

    Doris Ethel Hofmann Summerville

    In the early evening hours of January 12, 2017, the heavens opened wide and welcomed home a kind and gentle soul. Doris Ethel Hofmann Summerville was born at home in Wadesville, W.Va., on September 4, 1923, to the late Charles Christopher and Ethel Madge Davis Hofmann.


  • Jan 14, 2017 | via Weirton Daily Times 

    June Cipoletti

    June was born on October 11, 1957 in Charleston, WV. She was the daughter of Yvonne Burford and the late Joe Burford of St. Albans, WV.