Funerals and Events

Sheila Anne Clifford was born March 16, 1938, in Clarksburg, W.Va. – the only child of Dr. James and Gertrude McAndrew Clifford. While serving in the army during World War II, Dr. Clifford relocated his family to Jefferson County, where he would eventually establish his dental office on South George Street in Charles Town. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 AM Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024 St. James Catholic Church with Father Timothy Grassi officiating and assisted by Deacon Dave Galvin, 49 Crosswinds Drive, Charles Town, WV 25414.

Interment in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town, WV

Karen Louise Holdren, age 56, of Johnson City, TN died at Bristol Medical Center on February 16, 2024. 

  Karen was born in San Antonio, Texas in 1967. She is the daughter and only child of Don P. and Catherine P. Holdren of Johnson City, TN. 

  Friends will be received 11am-12pm Wednesday at the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, 310 S. Fairfax Blvd., Ranson, WV
There will be a Graveside Service at 12:30pm Wednesday, Feb 21, 2024 at the Edge Hill Cemetery, 604 Hunter St., Charles Town, WV.