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We accept obituaries only from the funeral home in charge. For information on submitting an obituary, please contact HD Media by phone at 304-526-2793 or email at southernwvobits@HDMediaLLC.com. Obituaries for the Logan Banner, which publishes on Wednesdays, must be submitted by noon Tuesday.

SARAH ANN GILMAN BURGESS WOLFE, 66, of Man, W.Va., suddenly and unexpectedly departed this life on Friday, May 15, 2020, surrounded by love and care from her family. She “saw God” on Friday and is now resting peacefully with our Lord and Savior in heaven. She was born April 28, 1954, in Hunt…

HELEN JOYCE BROWN, 71, of Madison Creek, W.Va., widow of Zachary Taylor Brown, died May 13 in Trinity Health Care, Logan, W.Va. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. May 18, Lyburn (W.Va.) Freewill Baptist Church; burial in Brown Cemetery, Madison Creek. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. May 17 a…

SALLIE DINGESS BROWNING, of Harts, W.Va., widow of Ward Browning, died May 7 at her daughter’s home in Ravenswood, W.Va. She retired from Logan Manufacturing sewing company. Private graveside service will be 1:30 p.m. May 10, Ward Browning Cemetery, Ferrellsburg, W.Va. There is no visitation…

EMMA MAE WALKER, 88, of Lorado, W.Va., widow of Eddie Walker Sr., died May 4 at home. She was a homemaker and a mother of The Original Glorious Church of God at Taplin. Funeral service took place at noon May 8, Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home, Man, W.Va.; burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mi…

LARRY RAY ADKINS, 72, of Oak Hill, W.Va., father of Michael Ray Adkins of Mount Nebo, W.Va., Chad Everett Adkins of Brown City, Mich., and Angie Adkins of New Port, Mich., died April 30. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. May 3, Lundale (W.Va.) Freewill Baptist Church; burial in Forest Lawn Ceme…

JACK W. BEDDOW, former President, CEO, and Director of First American Bankshares, Inc., in Washington, D.C., died on April 19, 2020, at the Ingleside at King Farm retirement community in Rockville, Maryland. He was 98. According to his son William, the cause of death was complications from a…

DELILAH EVELENE BEVINS, 91, of Robinette, W.Va., widow of Joseph Calvin Bevins, died April 23 in Hillcrest Health Care Center, Danville, W.Va. Private family service will take place 10 a.m. April 25, Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home, Man, W.Va.; burial in West Cemetery, Canada, Ky. www.krantzmcne…

WILLIAM CHAPMAN “BILL” THOMPSON, 80, of Danville, West Virginia, passed away at his home while surrounded by his family and love on April 16, 2020. He was born November 26, 1939, in his parents’ home, also surrounded by love, on Lick Creek Road in Danville, West Virginia. He was preceded in …

BILLIE RUTH SCOTT of Monaville, W.Va., sister of Margaret Caldwell and Jeffrey Moore, died April 5. Memorial service will be at a later date. Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements. 

SUSAN RENAE VANCE COPLEY, 43, of Kistler, W.Va., widow of Jonathan Copley, died April 9 at Trinity Healthcare. Private funeral service 2 p.m. April 13 at Graceway Baptist Church; burial at Toler Cemetery. Visitation two hours prior to the service. www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com

JEAN HARDEN QUEEN, 91, of Logan, W.Va., widow of Ervin Samuel Queen, died April 12. She was a retired schoolteacher in Florida and West Virginia. There will be a private family graveside service at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, W.Va., with a memorial service at a later date. Akers-James …

REBECCA JANE WATKINS, 43, of Logan, W.Va., life partner of Ron Dawson, died April 10. Funeral service 1 p.m. April 15, Akers-James Funeral Home, Logan, W.Va.; burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, W.Va. Due to current public health concerns, restrictions are being observed to 10 people…

OPAL MARIE BELL, 73, of Chapmanville, W.Va., widow of Bobby Dean Bell, died April 6 in Logan Regional Medical Center. Visitation 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 10, Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville, W.Va. With current public health concerns, visitors are limited to 10 at a time. Graveside service 1:…

BRENDA S. LAYNE, 64, of Baisden, W.Va., died April 6 in Logan Regional Medical Center. There will be a gathering from noon to 2 p.m. April 11 at Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert, W.Va., with service at 2 p.m. Due to current health concerns, visitors will be limited to 10 at a time in the buildin…

TEDDI G. WILLIAMS, 74, of Julian, W.Va., formerly of the Logan area, passed away suddenly February 20, 2020. She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Francis Cox; her mother, Carmen Adkins; and her sister, Connie Sue Harrison. Those left to mourn include two sons, Randall G. Cox Jr.…

MARY E. PERRY GIBSON, 85, of Utica, Ohio, passed away at her residence and went to join her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. She was born January 16, 1935, in Betsy Layne, Kentucky, to the late Sylvester and Elsie Bays Hall. Before moving to Bladensburg, Ohio, Mary sp…

DR. ENRICO “RICO” RALLOS, one of Logan County’s most respected physicians, died on March 26, 2020, after a lengthy battle with congestive heart failure. He was 78 years old. Rico trained as a surgeon, but spent most of his career in family medicine. At the time he withdrew from active practi…