Basil Lee Smith

After a long and courageous battle with NASH, Basil Lee Smith, 61, of Buckhannon, W.Va., made his final journey to be reunited with his parents and daughter on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. He was born August 26, 1959, in Buckhannon, a son of the late Evert S. and Virginia E. Ours Smith. In addition to […]

Ronald James England

Obituary Ronald England

Ronald James England, 74, of Lost Creek, W.Va., died Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at Madison Nursing and Rehab Center in Morgantown, W.Va. He was born July 14, 1946,in Barbour County, W.Va., a son of the late Ernest and Mary Hunt England. On May 28, 1966, he married Mazie Bailey who survives of Lost Creek. Also […]

George Edward Hamlin

Obituary George Hamlin

George Edward Hamlin, 81, of Buckhannon, was called Home to the Lord on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, after an extended stay at Holbrook Healthcare Center. He was born in Buckhannon on July 11, 1939, a son of the late Elmer and Virginia Arbor Hamlin. In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by […]

Lucy Darlene Small

Obituary Lucy Small

Lucy Darlene Small, 56, of Buckhannon, W.Va., died Saturday, January 16, 2021 at J. W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va. She was born September 6, 1964, in Upshur County, W.Va., a daughter of the late William and Scottie Burrows Wilmoth. On April 16, 1983, she married James Small who survives of Buckhannon. Also surviving […]

Edward Earl Warner Jr.

Obituary Edward Warner

Edward Earl Warner, Jr., 55, of Buckhannon, W.Va., died Saturday, January 16, 2021, at his home. He was born January 26, 1965, in Riversdale, Md., a son of Edward, Sr. and Joyce Trainer Warner of Buckhannon who survive. Also surviving are one brother, Steve Warner and wife Terry of Buckhannon; two nephews, Thomas Warner and […]

Shaun Kevin Jeffries

Obituary Shaun Jeffries

Shaun Kevin Jeffries, 43, of Buckhannon, W.Va., died Friday, January 15, 2021, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, W.Va.  He was born May 31, 1977, in Upshur County, W.Va., a son of Betty Jeffries Casto who survives of Buckhannon. In addition to his mother, he is survived by one sister, Traci Moul of Buckhannon; […]

Mark Paul Griffin

Obituary Mark Griffin

Mark Paul Griffin, 57, died Friday, January 15, 2021, at the Holbrook Healthcare Center, where he had been a resident since March 2008.  He was born on December 24, 1963, in Beckley, W.Va., a son of the Rev. Mitchell L. Griffin, III, who survives at French Creek with wife Judy, and the late Patricia Ann […]

Local organization brings awareness to stalking, human trafficking

From left: Commission president Kristie Tenney; Alicia Bosely and Addie Helmick with Centers Against Violence; and commissioners Sam Nolte and Terry Cutright.

BUCKHANNNON – A representative from Centers Against Violence said 7.5 million people are stalked every year in the United States. Addie Helmick presented the January 2021 Stalking Awareness Month proclamation to the Upshur County Commission during their Jan. 14 meeting. “Stalking is definitely very dangerous, but between January and December, I only had 18 clients […]

Eva Arlene Simmons, Russell, Perine

Obituary Eva Perine

Eva Arlene Simmons, Russell, Perine passed away peacefully at her home January 14, 2021. She was born December 28, 1929, in Alton, W.Va., a daughter of the late Reverend Harry and Bertha Lower Simmons. She was preceded in death by her husband Bradford (Abe) Russell whom she married on March 15, 1948; one son, Reverend […]