Obituaries

Judy Gentry
B: 1951-11-05
D: 2017-11-11
View Details
Gentry, Judy
Randell Asbury
B: 1958-05-08
D: 2017-10-30
View Details
Asbury, Randell
Lilly Carpenter
B: 1930-08-26
D: 2017-10-30
View Details
Carpenter , Lilly
Gerta Drake
B: 1930-09-12
D: 2017-10-29
View Details
Drake, Gerta
John Tolley
B: 1939-11-12
D: 2017-10-27
View Details
Tolley, John
Wanda Fisher
B: 1939-11-13
D: 2017-10-24
View Details
Fisher, Wanda
Luther Curtis
B: 1937-08-28
D: 2017-10-19
View Details
Curtis, Luther
Rex Jones
B: 1922-06-02
D: 2017-10-10
View Details
Jones, Rex
Martha Lyons
B: 1941-03-04
D: 2017-10-08
View Details
Lyons, Martha
Robin Lanham
B: 1968-10-26
D: 2017-10-08
View Details
Lanham, Robin
Robin Lanham
B: 1968-10-26
D: 2017-10-08
View Details
Lanham, Robin
Ava Reed
B: 1925-06-10
D: 2017-10-07
View Details
Reed, Ava
Benjamin Wolf
B: 2017-09-21
D: 2017-10-04
View Details
Wolf, Benjamin
Willard Elmore
B: 1951-03-28
D: 2017-10-04
View Details
Elmore, Willard
James Shinn
B: 1923-03-12
D: 2017-10-01
View Details
Shinn, James
Carolyn Bailes
B: 1954-08-19
D: 2017-10-01
View Details
Bailes, Carolyn
Vivian Newhouse
B: 1928-12-12
D: 2017-09-19
View Details
Newhouse, Vivian
James Harmon
B: 1940-10-24
D: 2017-09-17
View Details
Harmon, James
Arthur Richardson
B: 1953-11-24
D: 2017-09-16
View Details
Richardson, Arthur
Marjorie Campbell
B: 1929-04-25
D: 2017-09-13
View Details
Campbell, Marjorie
David Reed
B: 1958-01-08
D: 2017-09-10
View Details
Reed, David

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
6837 Sissonville Drive
Sissonville, WV 25320
Phone: (304) 984-3346
Fax: (304) 984-9168

Traditional Burial Services

The earliest human burial dates back 100,000 years making it one of the longest-lived and most widespread of traditions. For an overview of the many different burial traditions, check out the websites in the Resources section below.

Understanding Burial Services

Here at Long and Fisher Funeral Home, we have the deepest respect for this traditional practice. If you are interested in learning more about the burial services we offer, please review the following information. Should you have questions about anything, please call us at (304) 984-3346.

There are many things to consider when deciding whether to bury a recently-deceased loved one, or when selecting burial during funeral pre-planning. One of the first decisions you'll need to make involves choosing both the cemetery and the specific place of burial within its grounds. You'll then need to select a casket and possibly a burial vault, as many modern cemeteries require their use. At some point, and this does not have to take place right away, the decision becomes one of selecting the headstone or marker and writing the inscription. A member of our professional staff will be available should you wish to have assistance in making each of these decisions.

An Open Invitation

We offer a number of affordable burial service options. They range from: simple burials where only a member of our staff oversees the interment; simple graveside services led by a minister or celebrant; and a traditional funeral service followed by burial. Each can be tailored to meet the needs and expectations of today's price-conscious families.

Sources:
Wikipedia, "Burial", modified 2014
National Parks Service, "Burial Customs and Cemeteries in American History", accessed 2014
Funerals & Flowers, "Death and Funeral Customs", 2013

365 Days of Healing

Grieving doesn't always end with the funeral: subscribe to our free daily grief support email program, designed to help you a little bit every day, by filling out the form below.

52 Weeks of Support

It's hard to know what to say when someone experiences loss. Our free weekly newsletter provides insights, quotes and messages on how to help during the first year.