In addition to his father, Thomas is preceded in death by one brother, Alan Sisler, one sister, Rose Mary Pase, four brother-in-laws, Raymond Mc Cloud Jr., Brook Travis, Elza Andrew Taylor Jr and David Earl Taylor. Wanna Shuman Engle INDEPENDENCE — Wanna Shuman Engle, 87, of Independence, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016, at Windy Hill Village in Kingwood.Family and friends will be received at Bolyard Funeral Home, 79 Morgantown Ave. She was born May 21, 1928 in Brookhaven, daughter of the late Loyd and Susanna (Poe) Shuman.A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, April 7 at 11 a.m. Jeffery ‘Doc’ Kesner KINGWOOD — Jeffery “Doc” Kesner, 54, of Kingwood, WV, died Friday, April 1, 2016, at his home. In 1987, he began his career as a truck driver and especially enjoyed moving oversized loads.
and wife, Cheryl, one daughter, Stephanie L Hibbs and husband, Bill, all of Independence; two grandson, James (Jamie) Engle III of Greensboro, NC; and Clark (C. Online condolences can be sent or sympathy gifts ordered at
W.) Hibbs, Independence and his fiancé’ Heather Ford of Wilson Ridge; one granddaughter, Kimlynn Woods and spouse, David, Independence; five great-grandchildren, Sara, Cecillia, and Allison R Layman, Zane and Henry Woods; one sister, Eleanor Williams of Watseka, IL, one sister-in-law, Jerry Shuman, Arthurdale, and several nieces and nephews. Gerald Junior Hardesty THORNTON — Gerald Junior Hardesty, 86, of Thornton, formerly of Fellowsville, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at Grafton City Hospital with his wife by his side.
In addition to her parents, Wanna is preceded in death by her husband, James E Engle Sr.; one granddaughter, Leslie Engle Layman; five brothers, Emmel Shuman, Elias Shuman, Emory Shuman, Emitt Bill Shuman, and Ernest Fred Shuman; two sisters, Maxine Shuman Born and Margie Shuman Overfield. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice Care, P. He was born June 28, 1929, in Fellowsville, son of the late Harold and Bessie Bolyard Hardesty. Gerald was owned and operated, J & J Logging for many years.
Family and friends were received at Bolyard Funeral Home, 79 Morgantown Ave. He was a Lifetime member of the VFW Memorial City Post #3081 in Grafton.
He was a faithful member of the Gospel Barn for 15 years. Inurnment will be at a later date at Shay’s Chapel Cemetery.
Thomas enjoyed spending time with his kids, grandkids and great-grandkids. Thomas is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Bessie Mae Taylor Sisler; one daughter, Michele Lynn Miller, Reedsville, one son, Virgil Lee Knotts and wife, Nikki, Kingwood; seven grandchildren, Kayla Simms and companion, Jonathan, Reedsville, Megan Pyles and husband, Jeremy, Newburg, Dakota Knotts and Austin Knotts, both of Kingwood, Breanna and companion Jarod, Grafton, Colton Drake, Reedsville and Trinity Sines, Kingwood; one great-granddaughter, Aria Pyles, two great grandsons, Austin Lipscomb, and Owen Ball; two brothers, Roger Sisler and wife Carrie, Richard Sisler, both of Howesville, two sisters, Linda Kelly and husband, Harlin, Tunnelton, Barbara Mc Cloud, Albright; one brother-in-law, Woody Pase; two sister-in-laws, Verna Travis, Tunnelton, Patricia Taylor and companion, Junior, Howesville, and a host of many friends including Betty Moats, and several nieces and nephews. Online condolences can be sent or sympathy gifts ordered at In addition to his parents he is survived by his sister, Cherity Shahan of Reedsville; nephew, Alex Shahan; paternal grandmother, Ilene Sutton Shahan of Cassville; maternal grandfather, Kenneth Glenn Hart of Masontown; many aunts, uncles and cousins and his beloved cat, Skeeter, that kept him company.Robbie was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Vernon G.Her family was an original Arthurdale Homestead family, moving to Arthurdale when she was five.Wanna graduated from Arthurdale High School in 1946.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Roane General Hospital Ladies Auxillary, 200 Hospital Drive, Spencer, WV 25276 or the Heritage Park One Room Schoolhouse, City of Spencer, 116 Court Street, Spencer WV 25276.