Bertha Rebecca Double
Bertha Rebecca Double, 98, of Sutton, WV passed away January 12, 2017 at her residence. She was born February 3, 1918 in Cowen, WV to the late Ursher Waitman Jarvis and Frenchie Florinda Sims Jarvis.
Also, preceding her in death is her husband Howard Double, son Howard Z. Double Jr., brothers Clell, Waitman, David, McKinley, and Dimp Jarvis, and sister Evelyn Nettles Williams.
Bertha was a member of the Sutton Baptist Church and a homemaker.
She is survived by sisters Emily Miller of Phoenix, AZ and Mary Ellen Garrison of Dayton, Ohio, grandchildren Howard Z. Double III and wife Nancy, and Rebecca Double.
Services were held Monday, January 16, 2017 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton, WV at 12:00 pm with family receiving friends one hour prior with Pastor Corbett May officiating. Burial immediately followed at West Virginia Memorial Garden in Calvin, WV.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to serve the Double family.
Ruby M Ashley
Ruby M. Ashley, 91, of Sutton, WV passed away January 12, 2017 at her residence. She was born February 9, 1925 to the late William Oliver Nutt and Velva Losh Nutt in Braxton County, WV.
Also preceding her in death is her husband Emmett ‘Bud’ Ashley, brother Ralph Nutt, and sisters Francis Harris, Marie Barnes, Ruth Smyth, Athlea Coulter, and Mary Bleigh.
Ruby was a member of the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church where she served as a Deacon for many years. She worked as a Teachers Aide and Secretary at Braxton County High School, and was the Hot Lunch Supervisor for Braxton County School System. She was also an avid WVU fan.
Ruby is survived by her son Richard Ashley and Anne of Daniels, WV, daughters Barbara Facemire and husband Steve of Sutton, WV, Susan King of Atlanta, GA and Patricia Sayer and husband Steve of Atlanta, GA, best friend Betty Daugherty of Philippi, WV, 12 grandchildren and 34 great and great-great grandchildren. She touched many lives in her lifetime and will be greatly missed.
Services were held Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm with the family receiving friends one hour prior at the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church, Gassaway, WV, with Pastor Barbara Accord officiating, burial immediately followed at the Sutton Cemetery, Sutton, WV. The family received friends Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 6-8 pm at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton, WV. Flowers or donations can be made to Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to serve the Ashley family.
Shirley Elizabeth Rowan
Shirley Elizabeth Rowan, 78, of Sutton, WV died January 11, 2017 at Braxton County Memorial Hospital, Gassaway, WV.
She was born October 8, 1938 in Sutton, WV to the late Alpha and Helen (Detamore) Davis. Also, preceding her in death is her husband Glen Rowan, sisters, Sue Davis, Hilda Crites, Glenda Cottrill, and Della Rowan, and brother Robert Davis.
Shirley was an Avon Representative.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughter and son-in-law Ramona and Richard (Rick) Jenkins of Sutton, WV, sister Sharon Healy of Kiser, WV, grandchildren Jeremy White and fiancé Amber of Sutton, Carrie Falks and husband Trevor of Wheeling, WV, two great grandchildren that were the light of her life, Taviah Petry and Lucus Falks, and several nieces and nephews.
By request her body will be cremated and there will be services at a later date.
Green-Robertson Funeral Home is humbly serving the Rowan family.
Geraldine Hacker, 76, of Tornado formerly of Sutton, passed away January 7, 2017, at the Dunbar Center.
She was born April 15, 1940 to the late Dewey Mullins and Gracie Barton. Also preceding her in death is her second husband Woodrow ‘Sonny’ Hacker.
Geraldine was a retired nurse at Braxton County Hospital and was Pentecostal by faith.
She is survived by her first husband Rev. Tom Propst, sons Tom Propst (Deloves) of Petersburg, WV, John Propst of Tornado, WV, Earl Propst of Charleston, WV, James Propst (Libby) of Canton, Ohio, Richard Propst of Cedar Grove, WV, sisters Peggy Knopp of Orland, FL, Beruice Hall of Akron, Ohio, and Virginia Wurley of Pontiac, MI, grandchildren Erica Strickland, and great grandchildren James Strickland Jr. and Lily Strickland.
Upon her request her body is to be cremated and there will be services will be at a later date.
Green-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled serve the Hacker family.
Evelyn Jarvis Nettles Williams
Evelyn Jarvis Nettles Williams, 93 of Sutton, WV passed away peacefully at the Braxton Health Care Center on January 6, 2017. She was born January 28, 1923 to Ursher and Frenchie (Sims) Jarvis of Cowen, WV. She was one of nine children.
Evelyn was married to Donald Nettles in 1943 until his death in 1980. She then married Paul Williams in 1984. Mrs. Nettles-Williams was the long time owner of Elk Valley Dodge in Sutton, and a member of the Christ Church United Methodist of Sutton, WV. She enjoyed hunting, spending time at the family camp, and working in her yard and flower garden.
In addition to her parents and first husband, Mrs. Nettles-Williams is preceded in death by five brothers, Clell, Waitman, David, McKinley, and Dimp, and one grandson Shawn Edward Cutlip.
She is survived by her husband Paul, son, Richard Nettles and wife Linda of Sutton, grandsons Marc Nettles, Clifford Nettles and wife Tammy Sue of Sutton, granddaughter Suzie Nettle- Steele and husband Doug of Burnsville, grandson, Shayne Cutlip and wife Bridgett of Salem, Ohio, great-grandchildren, Corey Nettles and wife Samantha of Sutton, Grace Browning-Hines and husband Derrick of Frametown, Phillip Steele of Burnsville, Danielle Steele-Moore and husband Jeffrey of Sutton, Skylar Cutlip, and Caleb Cutlip of Salem, Ohio, great-great grandchildren, Layden, Lanette, and Lilly Hines, and Addison and Lane Moore, sisters Bertha Double of Sutton, Emily Harrison of AZ, and Mary Ellen Garrison of Akron, Ohio.
Services were held Monday, January 9, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton, with Rev. Doug Smailes officiating. Family received friends one hour prior to services. Burial followed at the Braxton Memorial Cemetery, Airport Road, Sutton.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donation be made to the Christ Church United Family Life Center, 156 Main Street, Sutton, WV 26601.
Greene-Robertson Funeral home is humbled to serve the Nettles-Williams family.
Margarette Ellen Rose
Margarette Ellen Rose, 85, of Little Birch went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 24, 2016 at Summersville Regional Hospital, Summersville.
She was born February 5, 1931 in Greenbrier County, WV to the late Hezekiah & Martha Burks Jenkins. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Harold Rose; brothers, William Jenkins, Franklin Jenkins, and Clarence Jenkins; sisters, Mandy Pritt, Sylvia Dodrill, Mary Simons, and Frances Isabelle Rose.
Margarette was a homemaker and a avid quilter, and was a member of Powells Mt. Baptist Church.
She is survived by her sons, Rodney Rose (Sherry), Mark Rose (Mary Jane), Jerry Rose (Nancy), Billy Rose (Cassandra), Timmy Rose (Anna) all of Little Birch; daughter, Sandy Shackford (Denver) of Danville, VA; brother, Charles Jenkins of Youngstown, OH; 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were be held 2:00 pm, Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton with Rev. Linn Schiefer officiating. Burial followed at Rose Family Cemetery, Little Birch. Family received friends two hour before the service.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to serve the Rose family.
Anthony "Sonny" Randolph Dow
Anthony “Sonny” Randolph Dow, 65, of Charleston, WV, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, December 24, 2016, at his residence following a long illness. He was born in Whipple, WV on December 27, 1950.
He was preceded in death by his adoptive parents, Charles & Lucy Mae Reynolds Dow of Whipple, WV; brothers, Jeff Martin and Robert Martin of Oak Hill, WV; sister, Ruby Bradley of Wheeling, WV.
Sonny served in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Upon his return he became a professional long haul truck driver for P.A.M. He owned and operated a local restaurant named “Our Place” in Charleston. Local residence found great joy in patronizing & visiting at this friendly gathering place. Sonny was renowned for his delicious hotdogs and other local regional favorites.
One of Sonny’s greatest legacies is the joy, love, and happiness he brought to family, friends, and even strangers when he played Santa. He would dress in his red Santa suit and hand out candy canes to elderly & young alike throughout his neighborhood.
He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Sandra Kay (Clifton) Dow; daughter, Tiffany Dow of Cleveland, OH; mother, Martha Toney Martin of Oak Hill, WV; brother, Mike Martin of Orlando, FL; sisters, Darlene Martin, Drema Martin and Lois Martin all of Oak Hill, WV. He also had several nieces, nephews and many friends that loved him dearly.
Funeral services were held 2:00 pm, Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton with Rev. Dale Harper officiating. Burial followed at Braxton Memorial Cemetery, Airport Rd. Sutton. Friends called 2 hours prior at the funeral home.
Family suggest donations be made to local animal shelter in memory of Sonny.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Dow family.