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     Betty Sue Conner

     Betty Sue Conner, 49, of Jane Lew, passed away on February 10, 2017 at United Hospital, Bridgeport.

     Betty was born on August 2, 1967 in Sutton to the late Hurl & Lousie Alice King Richardson. Also preceding her in death are her sisters, Sylvia Cogar and Ida Belle Rose, brothers, Johnny Smith and James King.

     She is survived by her husband, Dennis Conner, sons, Eric McKinney, Robbie McKinney and E. J. McKinney all of Weston, daughters, Barbara McKinney and Randi McKinney both of Weston, brothers, Plaint Smith and Roy Smith both of Sutton, Steve Richardson of Gassaway, and Theodore Smith of Auburn, NB, sisters, Dolly Marks and Lana Dennison both of Little Birch, Barbara Green, Rose Davis, Nancy Smith, Faye Richardson, Helen Haggerty all of Sutton, and several grandchildren.

     Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm on Monday, February 13, 2017 at  Greene-Robertson Funeral Home in Sutton with Rev. Tom Propst officiating. Burial will follow at Gillispie Cemetery, Bug Ridge Rd, Sutton. Friends may call one hour before services.

     Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Conner family.


     Barbara Ellen Coffman

      Barbara Ellen Coffman, age 79, passed away February 7, 2017 in Ripley, WV following a long illness.

     She was born July 1, 1937 in Richwood, WV to the late Charles & Lucy Williams Coffman. She is also preceded in death by her brothers, Arley and twin, Arlen, sisters, Nancy, Mary and Helen and step-mother, Betty Coffman.

     Barbara is survived by her sister, Evelena Dotson of Carthage, MO., a brother-in-law, Gareth R. Smith of Ripley, WV and numerous nieces & nephews.

     Funeral service were held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton. Burial followed at Barker Ridge Cemetery, Sutton. Family received friends 1 hour before the service.

     Special thanks to Barbara’s long term care giver, Samantha Stull and Jo Thompson, as well as Dr. John Snyder, Dr. Craig Swann and their respective staff’s who took excellent care of Barbara.

     In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to: The Food Bank c/o Calvary United Methodist Church, Ripley, WV 25271.

     Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to serve the Coffman family.


     Joyce Mace-Vigorito

     Joyce Mace Vigorito, 80, of Weeki Wachee, FL formally of Sissonville went home to be with her Heavenly Father on  January 27, 2017 at Hospice Care Center, Brooksville, FL. She was born in Charleston, WV on October 7, 1936 to the late Earl & Mildred “Doll” Jenkins Gaylor. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Dayton Mace and second husband, Tony Vigorito, step-son, Anthony Vigorito.

     Joyce was a homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved her family dearly. She was a Christian by her faith and works.

     She is survived by her son, Steve Mace (Carol) of Weeki Wachee, FL, daughter, Pam Frazier (Jim) of Nitro, WV, step-son, Danny Vigorito of NY, step-daughters, Donna Pepino (Roy), Diane Felpo (Tony) all of NY, sister, Marian Chenoweth of Weeki Wachee, FL, grandchildren, Jamie Logan (Marty), Ashley Frazier, step-grandchildren, Courtney Pepino, Anthony Felpo, great-grandson, Christian Parsons.

     Graveside service was held Friday, February 3, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel, Pocatalico, WV with Rev. Harold Boggs, Rev. Billy Casto and Rev. Jeff Byrd officiating, entombment immediately followed.  

     Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to serve the Mace- Vigorito families.


     Lucy Mae Simmons

     Lucy Mae Simmons, 75, of Gilboa, passed away on January 23, 2017 at Clay Nursing and Rehab Center in Ivydale.

     She was born on May 23, 1941 in Clay to the late Walter and Lilly Lanham Stewart. Also preceded in death by; Husband; Orville Simmons, son; Paul Simmons.

     Lucy worked as a Caregiver in her home. She was a Baptist by faith.

     She is survived by her sons; Joseph Simmons (Michelle)  of Gilboa, Curtis Simmons and his companion: Bobbie Cremeans of Swiss, daughters; Jackie Lorentz (Ed) of Clay, and Mary Odom (Jim) of Ohio, brothers; Junior Stewart of Summersville, Amos, Roy, Roger, Danny, and Walter Stewart, Jr., all of Ashtabula, OH, sisters; Wanda Pritt of Summersville, Jean Bland of Clarksburg, Pyhllis Billings, Brenda Tackett, Mary Rosario, and Loretta Meany all of Ashtabula, 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

     Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home in Sutton with Rev. Paul Young and Rev. Dennis Preist officiating. Friends called after 12:30 on Saturday.

     Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Simmons family.


     Rogers Homer Cunningham

     Rogers Homer Cunningham died at home on January 23, 2017, after a short battle with lung cancer.  He was born on February 1, 1944, in Wheeling, WV, and was adopted by the late Darius Matthew and Genevieve Rogers Cunningham of Sutton, WV.  He was a life-long resident of Sutton.

     Rogers was a 1961 graduate of Sutton High School and a 1965 graduate of Glenville State College where he was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.   He earned a master’s degree in business administration from West Virginia University.  He married Elizabeth Suzanne Morton of Webster Springs in 1966.  After teaching business at Gassaway High School for three years, he owned and operated the family business, Cunningham Motors in Sutton until his retirement.

     Rogers was an active member of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church in Gassaway, WV, where he served as an Elder, treasurer, chair of the worship committee, chair of the stewardship committee, and was a work camp supervisor.  Rogers was a member of the Sutton Volunteer Fire Department for 45 years where he served in leadership positions including president and treasurer.  He was elected to the Braxton County Board of Education and to the Sutton Town Council and served as mayor of Sutton for a brief period.  He volunteered with Braxton athletics, keeping the books for the high school basketball teams for over 45 years and running the clock for the high school football teams.  He was an avid hunter and loved the Boston Red Sox.  He was also very interested in family history and enjoyed collecting coins. 

     Rogers is survived by his wife Suzanne of Sutton, daughters Anne Wine (Sean) of Sunnyside, NY, and Jennie Amos (Reid) of Fairmont, WV, his grandchildren, Elizabeth Amos, Alex Wine, and Cate Amos, his nephew Rob Pavalok (Carol) of Belcamp, MD, and one sister Sheryl Myers of Elkton, MD.

     A memorial service was held at Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church in Gassaway on Saturday, January 28 at 1:00 with the Rev. Barbara Accord officiating.  Family and friends payed their respects from 11:00 to 1:00.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in his name to Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church in Gassaway or the Sutton Volunteer Fire Department.