Putnam County obituaries
BOBBY LEE EGGLETON, 74, of Hurricane, W.Va., husband of Margaret Eggleton, died Sept. 26 at home. He was a retired construction worker. Funeral service was Saturday, Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane; burial followed at Mount Moriah Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.allenfuneralhomewv.com.
JARED WILLIAM TAYLOR, 32, of Culloden, died Sept. 30 at home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va.; burial will follow in Mount Zion Cemetery, Leon, W.Va. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. www.dealfh.com.
Alice Joanna Watson
ALICE JOANNA WATSON, 82, of St. Albans, W.Va., entered the gates of Heaven on Tuesday, Sept. 25. She was born Jan. 29, 1930, to the late Mamie and Leonard Racer. Mother was always known to keep her doors unlocked and welcomed anyone into her home with open arms. She was the best mother and grandmother imaginable. She enjoyed and loved her family more than anything. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Kelly Montrose Tackett; son, Kelly Joe "Joey" Tackett; daughter, Alice "Tinky" Turner; sister, Maxine Wyrick; brothers, Bill and Bob Racer. Survivors include sister, Macel Larck; brother, Jack Racer; sister-in-law, Pat Racer; sons, John Watson, Glenn Shook, Rodney Tackett and Scott Wines; daughters, Debbie (Johnny) McKean, Jane (Rodney) Johnson and Sandra (Jerry) Moore; good friend and ex-husband, William "Bill" Watson; step-daughter, Sherry Watson Keener; grandchildren, Jennifer King and Scott Moore, Charlie and Connor Tackett, Christian Watson, Danolita (Brandon) Curnutte, Whitney and Mathew Johnson, Ashley and Sarah McKean, Angie (Brian) Booth, Christine (Randy) Yates, Ralph Browning, Jessica, Joe (Dawn), Trevor, Cindy and Jamie Tackett; 22 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to give a special thank you to Neda and Harold Pauley for being such wonderful neighbors and friends, always watching over Mother and helping her anytime she needed. She will always be extremely loved and missed by everyone she knew. Funeral service was Wednesday at Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, 409 Sixth Ave., St. Albans, W.Va. Burial followed at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Hurricane, W.Va. www.bartlettchapmanfuneralhome.com. "Goodbyes are not forever. Goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean I'll miss you, until we meet again."
MARYBELLE CRADDOCK WOODWORTH, 100, of Hurricane, W.Va., widow of Charles Albert Woodworth, died Sept. 30 at home. She and her husband were owners and operators of Woodworth Jersey Farm. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church, Hurricane; burial at Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane. Visitation one hour before service. Donations may be made to your place of worship. Arrangements by Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane, www.allenfuneralhomewv.com.