Emma Jean Dowdy Cantrell

Emma Jean Dowdy Cantrell, 79, of Louisville, KY, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Baptist Health.

Born in Lewisburg, WV, she worked for the FBI in Washington, D.C., and Louisville before retiring from Humana. She attended Southeast Christian Church for many years and was a graduate of Greenbrier High School in Ronceverte, WV.

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Hermond W. Lilly

Hermond W. Lilly, 84, of Lewisburg, WV, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Ronceverte, WV.

Born December 31, 1929, at Lewisburg, he was the son of the late Raymond and Artie Lilly.

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Edwin Lee Bennett

Edwin Lee Bennett, 76, of White Sulphur Springs, WV, died Friday, August 1, 2014, at the Greenbrier Manor Nursing Home in Fairlea, WV, where he had been residing for almost four years.

Edwin was born June 7, 1938, in Ronceverte, WV, son of the late Echols and Lilly Madge Bennett.

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Homer Graham Sr.

Homer Graham Sr., 78, of Covington, VA, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

Mr. Graham was born April 18, 1936, at Alleghany County, VA, the son of the late Bowling Graham and Garnet Ward Graham.

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Norman Ray Hanna

Norman Ray Hanna, 59, of Front Royal, VA, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his home.

Mr. Hanna was born September 21, 1954, in Maxwelton, WV, son of Monford Hanna of Spring Creek, WV, and the late Sue Hefner Leavell.

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John Clay III

John "Chub" Clay III, 80, of Riverside Rest, WV, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Main Street Care in Hinton, WV, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease.

He was born March 7, 1934, at Wolf Creek, WV, to the late John H. and Lucille Hines Clay. He attended Alderson schools.

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Wayne C. Shafer

Wayne C. Shafer, 41, of Ronceverte, WV, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH.
Born March 11, 1973, at Ronceverte, he was the son of Donald and Deanna Chambers Shafer.

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Betty Jo Pitzer Johnson

Betty Jo Pitzer Johnson, 82, of Alderson, WV, passed on to her eternal rest on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Fairlea, WV, following a short illness.

Born August 10, 1931, in Alderson, she was the daughter of the later Marshall E. and Grace Hoke Pitzer.

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Virginia Thomas Jones

Virginia Thomas Jones was born to this world on December 28, 1919, to Fredrick L. and Leafy W. Thomas in Charleston, WV, and blessed us with her being until her passing on Saturday, July 12, 2014, after a short illness. She will now join her beloved husband, Roy H. Jones Jr.; son, Roy H. Jones III; and brother, Robert S. Thomas, in heaven.

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