Audrey Kaye Whitlow Painter

God gained another angel when Audrey Kaye Whitlow Painter passed away May 19, 2019.

Born March 5, 1951 in Weirwood, she has gone home to be with her mom, Mildred Mullins Whitlow; dad, Claude Whitlow; and brothers, Danny, Arnold, and Kerry Wayne Whitlow.

Those left to cherish the memories include her husband, Melvin “Butch” Painter; sons, Melvin Painter Jr. and spouse Wade Harold and Matt Painter (Christy); daughter, Melisa Painter Pennington; brother, Jimmy Whitlow (Cindy); sisters, Donna Suttle (Jerry), Janice Brown, Mona Cook (Bo), Tonia Arthur, Lois Norris (Chuck), Cindy Lambert and boyfriend Tony, Bertha Blankenship, Martha Whitlow, and Janet MaClinlock; sisters-in-law, Tammy Bowyer (Pete), Patty Davis (Rick), Cheryl Scarbro, and Sandy Vass; grandchildren, Frankie, Sarah Pennington, Tiffany Pennington and fiance Teddy Sweeney, Ty Painter and girlfriend Andrea Treadway, Ramie, Hannah Painter, Preston, Jayden, Drew, Ty, Calab, Alex, Savannah, Teddy Jr., Ava, Isabella, Kinley, Parker, Trinity, Raider, Julius, Zion, Hunter and Thomas; two special aunts, Gaye Wriston and Dixie Donell; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and great friends.

She never met a stranger and loved everyone. She will be missed by many. Farewell Mamaw.

Graveside services, with burial following, were May 21 at Pax Community Cemetery in Pax with Pastor Jim Bowyer officiating

The family asks that donations be made to a honorable charity, to the American Legion Post 32 at 205 W. Maple Ave. Fayetteville, WV 25840.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

Evelyn Ocie Osborne Smith

Evelyn Ocie Osborne Smith, 90, of Perry Township, Pennsylvania, formerly of Scarbro, passed away Nov. 27, 2018 at Eichers Personal Care Home, Normalville, Pennsylvania. Evelyn had resided with her son (Ray Jr., now deceased) and daughter-in-law, Martha T. Smith, until her health recently declined.

Born May 3, 1928 in White House, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Gertrude Arthur Osborne.

Developing a lifelong hard work ethic, she began her employment at the Company Store in Scarbro at a young age. She spent 20 years at the A&P in Oak Hill and worked 10 years as a toll collector for the Ohio Turnpike Commission.

She is survived by daughters-in-law, Martha T. Smith and Deborah Smith; grandsons, Sherman R. Smith III and fiancée Shelly and Charles E. Smith Jr.; granddaughters, Merritt Stefancik and husband Paul, Sarah Smith, and Tonya Daley and husband John; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Ronald and Judy Osborne; and sister-in-law, Carol Osborne.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Sherman R. Smith Sr.; sons, Sherman R. Smith Jr. and Charles E. Smith Sr.; brother, Elmer Osborne, Oakie “Buck” Osborne, and Donald Osborne; and sisters, Opal Rizer and Ardith Ellis.

In keeping with her wishes, Evelyn was cremated. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 25 at the First Church of God at Carlisle with Pastor Richard Allen officiating. Interment will be at the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity at that time.

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Information submitted by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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