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Putnam obituaries

May. 03, 2013 @ 10:43 AM

GEORGE EDWIN LAKE, 64, of Hurricane, W.Va., brother of Wanda Jean Lake and Berchel Lee Lake, died April 26 at CAMC General. Funeral service was Monday at Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane. Burial at Sycamore Cemetery. Donations may be made to Diabetes Foundation. www.allenfuneralhomewv.com.

TINA JO SIMMONS LARSON, 51, formerly of Hurricane, W.Va., went home to be with her Lord on Monday, April 22, 2013, at home in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was born in Huntington, W.Va., graduated from Hurricane High School in 1980, and from West Virginia State University with an Associate Degree in Banking and Finance in 1984 and a Board of Regents Degree in 1986, where she was on the Dean's List. She was employed by Blue Chip Venture Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. Tina is survived by her husband, Steven Larson; and two sons, Steven Douglas, 23, and Wesley Daniel, 20, all of Cincinnati, Ohio. She is also survived by parents, Barbara and Gerald Simmons of Hurricane, W.Va.; two sisters, Nancy Simmons of Cincinnati, Ohio, with whom she made her home, and Alica Martin (James Martin, Jr.) of Hurricane, W.Va.; and one brother, Gerald Simmons (Julie) of Cincinnati, Ohio, and nieces and nephews. She also had two special friends, Robin Feese of Lexington, Ky., and Chris Blount of Dixon, Tenn. Funeral services were Saturday, April 27, 2013, at St. Johns United Methodist. Burial followed in Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane, W.Va. Visit www.allenfuneralhomewv.com to share memories or to express condolences.

SHERWIN K. LEWIS, 74, of Hurricane, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord on April 24, 2013, after a long illness. He was born Sept. 27, 1938. He was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Hurricane, serving as a Sunday School teacher and usher for many years; a devoted husband (50 years), father, and grandfather; served in the Putnam County Schools as a teacher, coach and administrator for 30-plus years; thoroughly enjoyed being a Marshall University and Cincinnati Reds fan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Dolly Lewis; brothers, Junior Lewis, Tenny Lewis and Edison Lewis; and sister, Alene Chapman. Sherwin is survived by his wife, Doris Lewis; sons, Scott (Lora) Lewis of Venetia, Pa., and Myron (Stephanie) Lewis of Hurricane, W.Va.; grandchildren Carly, Eric, Tori, Payton and Mason; brothers, Dalton Lewis, Darrell Lewis, Parren Lewis and Roger Lewis; and sisters, Mary Alice Heck, Laura Barnett, Mildred Jones, Janice Powers, Doris Powers, Neva Dee Goolsby, Phyllis Sadler, Nadine Gibson and Connie Bartholomew. Funeral services were Saturday, April 27, 2013, at First Baptist Church of Hurricane with the Rev. Dr. James Lutz officiating. Burial followed in Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane, W.Va. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Hurricane Building Fund. Visit www.allenfuneralhomewv.com to share memories or to express condolences.

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