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Obituaries

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Feb 21 2018  Belva Lee Scarbro, 90, of Clendenin, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018. Born September 25, 1927 in Kanawha County, she was the daughter of the late David McKinley and Lydia (Strickland) Shafer.  In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Emery Scarbro; brothers, Alvin and Ovard Shafer; and sister, Mabel Snodgrass. Mammaw, as she was affectionately known by her grandchildren, had a very loving and caring heart.  She spent her life helping raise grandchildren and working as an in-home care provider to the elderly. Belva is survived by her sons, David (Carolyn) Scarbro of Left Hand, Darrell Scarbro of Spencer; daughter, Charlotte Witte of Milton; brother, James (Jeanette) Shafer o f Somerset, KY; seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay, is honored to be serving the Scarbro family.

Feb 19 2018   Carmelita (Truman) Nichols, 90, of Jodie, entered into rest February 18, 2018.  Born October 29, 1927, in Vaughan , she was the daughter of the late Walter and Lona Truman of Jodie. Carmelita is survived by her son, James “Jimbo” Nichols, of Summersville; daughter, Christina “Jeanie” (Jack) Harvey of Raleigh, NC;  grandchildren, Nicholas ( Meredith) Harvey of Asheville, NC, and Amanda (Doug) Bordeaux of Raleigh, NC,  Christopher (Julie) Nichols of Mullins, Bethany Nichols of South Charleston; Five great-grandchildren.  Funeral service will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, February 21, at Bell Creek Baptist Church, Dixie, with Ministers Shane Wynn and Jeff Floyd officiating. Burial will follow in the Restlawn Memorial Gardens, Victor.  Friends may gather with the family from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. Tuesday, February 20, at Bell Creek Baptist Church.  The family would like to thank all the staff of Montgomery General Hospital for all the love and care they extended to Mom and her family for the final year of her life. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com  Pennington Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Nichols family.

Feb 18 2018 Tonya Colegrove, 42, of Clay, entered into rest Sunday, February 18, 2018. Born June 12, 1975 in Charleston, she was the daughter of the late Robert “Doc” and Vera “Jo Ann” (King) Legg.  Tonya is survived by her husband, Joseph Colegrove; brother, Robert Legg; and sister; Rhode King, best friend Samantha Brown. Funeral service will be held 11:00 A.M.  Monday, February 19, at Little Laurel Church,  Hansford Fork. Friends may gather with family at the church. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com
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Feb 18 2018  Thomas Lyons, 81, of Ivydale, entered into rest Saturday, February 17, 2018. Born July 14, 1936 in Clay, he was the son of the late Martin and Nora (May) Lyons. Thomas is survived by his wife, Hallie Lyons of Big Otter; son, Thomas Lyons Jr. Tracy (Dianne) Lyons both of Ivydale; daughters, Darlene Runnion of Spencer, Debra (James) Smith of Newton; 5 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Graveside service will be held 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at McGlothlin Cemetery, Dink, with Minister Gene Copen officiating. Friends may gather with family half an hour prior to the service at the cemetery. On-line condolences may be sent to the family www.carlwilsonfunerlahome.com   Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay, is honored to be serving the Lyons family.

Feb 14 2018  Georgia Marie (Bishop) Grose, 91, of Montgomery formally of Gauley Bridge, entered into rest, Monday February 12, 2018.  Born December 20, 1926, in Big Stone Gap, VA., she was the daughter of the late Milford and Daisy (Hilton) Bishop. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Basil Grose, and one granddaughter Sherry.  Georgia is survived by her son, Steve Grose of Gauley Bridge; daughters, Donna Meadows of Huntington, Rebecca Arthur of Lewisburg, Cheryl Blare of Aberdeen, MD., Sharon Wagner of Clarksburg, and Mary Fernadez of Mt. Dora, FL.; sixteen grandchildren,  eight great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren. Service will be held 2:00 P.M. Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the Brownsville Holiness Church, Brownsville, with Minister Charles Blankenship officiating. Burial will follow in the Simms Memorial United Methodist Church Cemetery. Friends may gather with the family one hour prior to the service at the church. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com   Pennington Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Grose family.

Feb 12 2018  Miriam Sizemore, 88, of Clay, entered into rest Sunday, February 11, 2018. Born August 1, 1929 in Wallback, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Hattie (Salisbury) Summers.  In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Jack Sizemore; brothers, Chuck, Clayton, Bobby, Vallis and Price Summers; sisters, Opal Moore and Beatrice Tawney. Miriam is survived by her sons, Jack (Connie) Sizemore and Michael Sizemore both of Maysel; five grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and sister, Janice Boggess of Melbourne, FL. Funeral service will be held 2:00 P.M. Saturday, February 17, at Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay.  Burial will be in Clay Memorial Gardens, Clay. Friends may gather with family two hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com   Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Sizemore family.

Larry Maynard Nichols, 76, of Servia, passed away February 5, 2018 at home.He was born August 24, 1941 at Lizemore, WV a son of the late Maynard and Jewel Mae Nichols. Larry was a coal miner, a factory worker in North Carolina and ended his coal mining career working as a security guard for Fola Coal Company.  He was a member of the Villa Nova Missionary Baptist Church, Duck where he also served as a Sunday schoolteacher.  He enjoyed working on cars, NASCAR and bird watching. He was a member of Gassaway Masonic Lodge #133. He was an Army veteran, serving as a paratrooper in the 17th Cav 82nd Airborne Division and a member of the 82nd Airborne Division Association. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Dorothy Nowlin Nichols; son, Randy Nichols of Servia; daughter, Teresa (Don) Dean of Columbia, SC; granddaughters, Jennifer (Shawn) Walker of Columbia, SC and Amanda Dean of Columbia, SC; great grandsons, Aiden and Greyson Walker; brothers, Lance (Sharon) Nichols of Whiting, IN and Steve Nichols of Page. He was preceded in death by brother, Randy Nichols and sister, Beverly Wolfe. Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, February 9, 2018 at the Villa Nova Missionary Baptist Church, Duck with Pastor JR Mullins officiating.  Interment with military rites will be in the Montgomery Memorial Park, London. Visitation will be two hours prior to service at the church. Words of comfort may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.  Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
 

Feb 5 2018   Charles Eugene Legg, 67, of Clay, entered into rest Friday, February 2, 2018. Born November 25, 1950 in Clay, he was the son the late William and Theo (Hamrick) Legg.  He was an Air Force Veteran. Charles is survived by his son, Charles Eugene Legg  Jr. of Gauley Bridge; four grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held 1:00 P.M. Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay, with Minister Kenneth Adkins officiating.  Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery, Bickmore. Friends may gather with family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  On-line condolences may be sent to the family at carlwilsonfuneralhome.com   Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Legg family.

Feb 1 2018  Mary Fitzwater, 88, of Bickmore, entered into rest Tuesday, January 31, 2018. Born March 8, 1929 in Morgantown, she was the daughter of the late William Ross Estel Sr. and Beulah (Oneal) Estel Molisee. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Donald Jess Fitzwater; two sisters; and one grandson. Mary is survived by her son, James and his wife, (the late Micki) Fitzwater; daughter, Sarah “Cathy”(Frank) Lane, seven grand children; twenty great grand children;  five great- great grandchildren; sister, Sandra Lee Molisee; and brother, William Ross Estel Jr. and his wife (the late Raye). Funeral service will be held 1:00 P.M. Saturday, February 3, at Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay, with Minister Thomas Holt officiating.  Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery, Bickmore.  Friends may gather with family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com  Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Fitzwater family.

Feb 1 2018  Connie June Bozzi, 66, of Dille, entered into rest January 28, 2018. Born December 10, 1951 in Parkersburg, she was the daughter of the late William and Anna (Wilson) Thorn.  Connie is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth Kieko Cease and Corinne Michelle (Nick) Hanna; son, Abandon Shuman; and two grandchildren, Koa and Ash Hanna; one brother; and three sisters. Connie’s life was marked by her signature humor, sarcasm, and kindness.  She took in strays of all sorts - canine and human, and always ready with a laugh, a cup of coffee, and some of the best food you ever tasted.  If you were lucky she may even challenge you to a game of Scrabble, Yahtzee, or rummy.   A memorial service will be held at a later date. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at carlwilsonfuneralhome.com   Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay, is in charge of arrangements.

Jan 27 2018   William Clay King, 79, of Clay, entered   into rest Thursday, January 25, 2018. Born October 31, 1938, in Roane County, He was the son of the late Ray and Merlie (Sparks) King.  William is survived by his son, Randy King of Norwalk, Ohio; sisters, Mary Samples of Ivydale, Doris Long of French Creek and Bonnie White of Ovapa; brothers, James King of Ovapa, Roy King of Wallback and Jackie King of Rock Cave. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  On-line condolences may be sent to the family www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com  Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral  Home is honored to be serving the King family.

Jan 26 2018  Dollie “Dolly” Ellen Cummins, 81, of Ansted passed away January 25, 2018, at Summersville Regional Medical Center after a short illness. Born September 20, 1936 in Clay County, she was the daughter of Hamon and Allie Salisbury-Adkins. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by husband, Jack Cummins, and her daughter, Dreama Cummins.  Dolly was well known for her master quilting abilities and contagious smile. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.  Surviving are her daughter, Deloris “Sue” Cummins-Lewis of Youngtown, AZ; sons, David (Penny) Cummins of Rock Cave,  and Danny (Suzanne) Cummins of Elkins; grandchildren, David M. (Sherry) Cummins of Fayetteville,  Mandy (Jason) Bailey of Vienna,  Nicholas (Rachell) Cummins of York, PA, Melody (Dustin) Greenway of Helvetia,  Addison Cummins of Hurricane,  Keaton Cummins of Culloden,  Amanda Cummins and Jenna Cummins, both of Elkins, and also many great grandchildren; two brothers, William (Flo) Kyle of Marion, OH, and Wilfred (Brenda) Kyle of Mt. Nebo,  and two sisters, Della Boles of Wentzville, MO and Shirley Justice of St. Albans,  and her aunt, Mary Groves, of Canvas,  and many cousins and friends. Per her wishes, there will only be a graveside service held 2:00 P.M. January 28, at the Salisbury Family Cemetery in Clay, WV  On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com  Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home of Clay is in charge of arrangements.

Jan 26 2018  Geneva Edwards, 52, of Gauley Bridge, entered into rest Tuesday, January 23, 2018.  Born February 16, 1964, she was the daughter of James and Carolyn (Avner) Batterton.  In addition to her parents she is survived by her sons, David and Benny Edwards; daughters, Holly Lykins and Samantha Glovwer and several step- children; brothers, James Batterton Jr., Barry, Tony, and Oscar Batterton;   grandchildren, Eddie Medina, Matthew Elswick Sr., Skyler Edwards, Samantha Edwards, Nicki Edwards, Owen Edwards; step grandchildren, Hannah Lykins, Tasha Coleman, and Candace Titus; three great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  Service will be held 2:00 P.M. Monday, January 29, at Gauley Bridge Baptist Church, friends may gather with the family one hour prior to service at the church. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com   Pennington Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Edwards family.

Jan 23 2018  Madora Rodes Ballard, 96, originally a native of Gauley Bridge, WV died January 19, 2018 at Columbia Cottage in Campbelltown, PA., following a prolonged illness. She was born on October 15, 1921 in Gatewood, WV, daughter of the late Ira and Lula (McClung) Rodes. In 2003, she was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, J O. Ballard. She is survived by: son, Dr. James Ballard and wife, Gretchen of Hummelstown, PA; granddaughters, Sarah Ballard of Hummelstown, PA and Dr. Elizabeth Lopez of Douglassville, PA ; great granddaughters, Maya and Sonya Lopez of Douglassville, PA; her sister, Joella Etchison of Avon Park, FL., cousin, Ethel Shaver (age 101 yrs.) of Charleston, WV; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was pre-deceased by her brothers: Martin, Earl,  William and Pete Rodes. In her community, “Dorie” was known as homemaker, quilt maker and cook extraordinaire. She was devoted to the life of her church, serving as Christian education supervisor, treasurer, choir member and member of the building committee of the Gauley Bridge Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Gauley Bridge Baptist Church, Gauley Bridge, WV. There will be a period of visitation at the church beginning at 10 a.m. that day. Pennington Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in her name to Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or to the Derry Presbyterian Church, 248  East Derry Road, Hershey, PA 17033. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com  Pennington funeral home is honored to be serving the Ballard family.

Jan 20 2018  Dottie (Cutlip) Rider, 64, of Clay, entered into rest Wednesday, January 17, 2018.  Born May 22, 1953, she was the daughter of the late Woodrow and Lula (Tanner) Cutlip. In addition to her parents Dottie was also preceded in death by her grandson, Sawyer Grose. Dottie was a server at the Elkview Ponderosa for 21 years.  Dottie is survived by her husband, Jeff Rider of Clay; daughter; Candice Murphy Crowe of Harrison and step daughter, Melissa Rider of Clay; sons, Troy Grose Jr.  of Big Otter, Jason Grose of Tariff  and step son, C.J. Rider Jr. of TX; twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren;  brothers, Woodrow ”Bub” Cutlip of Big Otter and Tiger Cutlip of Ripley; sisters, Sue Burkhammer, Rosemary Grose and Tammy Ross all  of Big Otter, Debbie Cutlip of Spencer, and Ivy Fox of Ripley. Graveside service will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday, January 21, at Moorefork Cemetery, Big Otter, with Minister Dewey Tanner officiating.  In lieu of flower family request donations be made to Christian charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com  Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Rider family.

Jan 16 2018  Pauline M. Emberson, 89, of Smithers, entered into rest Monday, January 15, 2018. Born April 14, 1928 in Swiss, she was the daughter of the late Lonnie and Sarah (Justice) Morris. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Earl Emberson; brother, Harry Morris; and sister, Martha Shelton. Pauline is survived by brothers, Alfred Morris, Glen Morris; sister, Shelia Vaught; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Service will be held 1:00 P.M. Saturday, January 20, at Gauley Bridge Baptist Church, Gauley Bridge.  Burial will be in Walker Memorial Park Association Cemetery, Summersville.  Friends may gather with family one hour prior to the service at the church.  On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge is honored to be serving the Emberson family.

Jan 16 2018  Delmer “Ray” Moore, 63, of Ansted, entered into rest Monday, January 15, 2018. Born January 29, 1954 in Falls view, he was the son of the late Delmer and Zelma (Nottingham) Moore.  Delmer is survived by his wife, Jean Ann Moore; sons, Brandon Christopher and Justin Moore; brother, Robert “Bob” Moore; sisters, Linda Barker, Juanita Phillips, Geraldine Baker, Debbie Hardesty, Annette Chaney and Reva Giannini; and four grandchildren. Funeral service will be held 1:00 P.M. Friday, January 19, at Gauley Bridge Baptist Church, Gauley Bridge, with Minister Sgt. Jimmy Mitchell officiating. Friends may gather with family two hours prior to the service at the church. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com   Pennington funeral is honored to be serving the Moore family.

Jan 15 2018  Robert Rose, 52, of Duck, entered into rest Saturday, January 13, 2018. Born September 17, 1965 in Zanesville, Ohio, he was the son of the Kathleen Hall of Duck and the late Samuel Rose.  In addition to his mother, Robert is survived by his daughter, Katthlene Rose of Duck; step-children, Bill Duncan and Kim Duncan and Anna Cottrell; brothers, Richard Rose  and David Ross both of Duck and Steve Rose of Shady Springs; daughters, Laurel Duffield and Sandy Rose both of Duck.  Funeral Service will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 17,  at Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay, with Minister Freddy Schoolcraft officiating. Burial will be in the Rose Family Cemetery, Duck.  Friends may gather with family two hours prior to the service at the funeral home. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com  Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Rose family.

Alfred Allen Cantrell Sr., 77, of Procious, passed away January 11, 2018, in CAMC General Division. Alfred was formerly employed by Ford Motor Co. and former co-owner of Cantrell Florist for 25 years. He is a member of Trinity Baptist Church, Maysel, WV. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dennis and Ivah Cantrell; four brothers, Porter and Jimmy Cantrell and Frank and Junior Conner, and sister, Wilma Jean Godby. Alfred is survived by his two children, Sonja and husband Tony Fore of NC and Allen and wife Tammy Cantrell of Charleston, and their mother, Betty Robinson; two step-children, Robin Fairchild of Clendenin and Randy Robinson of New Mexico, and their mother, Wanda Cantrell; three brothers, Charles Cantrell of Duck, Bruce Cantrell of OH and Elwood Cantrell of NC; four grandchildren, Jeremiah and wife April Halstead, Christie and husband Sun Joo, Josh Cantrell and Adam Cantrell; one great-grandchild, Addi; five step grandchildren, Bradley and Cody Robinson, Emilee and Jaxson Fairchild and Clay Wills; and a host of nieces and nephews. A tribute to the life of Mr. Alfred Cantrell will be 11 a.m. Saturday, January 13, at Jordan Light Baptist Church, Elkview, with Pastors Bob Jett, George Webb and Clifford Samples officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Church Cemetery, Widen. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.hardingfamilygroup.com.
Gatens-Harding Funeral Home, 147 Main St., Poca, is serving the Cantrell family.

Jan 10 2018  Gene Taylor, 73 of Indore, entered into rest Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at his home surround by his family. Born May 8, 1944 in Clay, he was the son of the late Johnny and Eva (Snyder) Taylor.  In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his son, Gary Taylor; brothers, Teddy, Johnny and Jackie Taylor and sisters, Deloris Faye Workman and Connie Moore. Gene is survived by his wife, Opal Marie Taylor of Indore, daughter, Linda (Ronald) Adkins; sons Terry and Troy Taylor; seven grandchildren, Jeanie (Jonathan) Holcomb, Holli (Jeremiah) Harris, Ryan (Cory) Taylor, Michael Adkins, Kevin Taylor, Steven Taylor and Kelly Taylor and two great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Judy Taylor; and brother-in-law Johnny Workman. Graveside service will be held 10:00 A.M. Thursday,  January 11, at Adkins Cemetery, Upper Sycamore Road with Minister Naaman Moore officiating. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at carlwilsonfuneralhome.com Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Taylor family.

Jan 9 2018   Glen Ray Richards, 77, of Fayetteville, entered into rest Saturday, January 6, 2018. Born April 30, 1940 in Glen, he was the son of the late George and Mary (Darnell) Richards.  Glen is survived by his companion, Glenda Lynch of Fayetteville; sons, Marr Richards of TN, and Rusty Hickman of Birch River; daughter, Cathy Richards of Birch River; brothers, Luther Richards of Marble Falls, TX and Carl Richards of KY; niece, Kay Bennett of Fayetteville; nephews, Larry Richards and Jesse Richards both of Fayetteville; step-daughters, Starlet Snead of Bolingbrook, IL, and Linda Cameron of Mooresville, N.C.  Funeral service will be held 12:00 P.M. Thursday, January 11, at Gauley Bridge Baptist Church, Gauley Bridge, with Minister Morris Nutter officiating.   Burial will be in Sizemores Cemetery, Lizemores.  Friends may gather with family one hour prior to the service at the church. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com  Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge is honored to be serving the Richards family.

Jan 8 2018  Richard Keith “Rick” Taylor II, 36, passed away Wednesday January 3, 2018 at home. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Charles “Pete” and Sybil Taylor; maternal grandparents, Lorentz “Hoppy” and Audra Hopkins. Rick was a Welder member of Pipeline Local Union 798 Tulsa, OK. He enjoyed hunting and trout fishing, he liked working on the farm and he loved the outdoors. Rick is survived by: wife, Melissa Taylor; daughter, Sophie Kei Taylor; parents, Richard K. “Rick” and Denise Taylor; brothers, Jeremy and Matthew Taylor; nephews Parker and Logan Taylor; and niece, Addison Taylor. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Monday January 8, 2018 at Matics Funeral Home Clendenin. The funeral will follow the visitation at noon at the funeral home Monday January 8, 2018 with Paul Hopkins II officiating. Burial will be in the Grose Cemetery Ovapa, WV. Online condolences may be expressed at maticsfuneralhome.com.

Jan 7 2018  Holly Lee King, 70, of Clay, entered into eternal rest Friday, January 5, 2018. Born June 14, 1947 in Kanawha County, he was the son of the late Edna Marie (King) McCune.  In addition to his mother Holly was also preceded in death by his brother, Robert McCune. Holly is survived by his sons, Lee King of Antioch, TN., Rick King of Alexandria VA; daughter, Ann Marie Garat of Oceanside, CA; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren; brothers, Donald and James McCune of Cambridge, OH; sisters, Vilinda Downs of Nashville, TN, and Kathy Lloyd of Maysel. Funeral service will be held 1:00 Tuesday, January 9, at Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay.  Burial will be in Blue Knob Cemetery, Maysel Friends may gather with family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home..  On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the King family.

Jan 7 2018 Catherine Genevieve Paxton, 91, of Wallback, entered into rest Thursday, January 4, 2018. Born June 30, 1926, in Spring Hill, she was the daughter of the late Stevenson and Lola (Osborne) Gray.  In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by husband, Oscar Paxton and son, Lloyd Paxton. Genevieve is survived by her son, Charles “Toot”( Patricia “Trish”) Paxton of Wallback; grandchildren, Michael Paxton, Angela (Andy) Gardner, Terri (Jason) Kelly, Chrissy Summers and Kelly Paxton; great-grandchildren, Andre Kelly, Jackson Kelly, Eli Gardner and Ian Paxton; brothers, Robert (Diana) Gray and Ronald (Marie) Gray of Wadsworth Ohio. Funeral service will be held 1:00 P.M. Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay, with Minister David McLaughlin officiating.  Burial will be in Gray Cemetery, Valley Fork. Friends may gather with family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Paxton family.