Wanda J. Carnes

August 29, 1935November 9, 2018

Wanda J. Carnes, 83, of Rand, was lifted up in the Lord’s arms at 11:30 p.m., Friday, November 9, 2018. Wanda was a retired cook from the Kanawha County School System. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman B. and Icie M. O’Dell; and daughter, Candeth L. Riley. Wanda is survived by her loving husband, Richard L. Carnes; daughter, Denice K. Esterly of Georgia; sisters, Norma L. Abston of Ohio and Twila J. O’Dell of Rand; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Service of Remembrance will be held 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden, with the Rev. Jack Gregory officiating. The burial will follow the service at 3:00 p.m. in Independence Cemetery, Sandyville. The family will receive friends and family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be sent to Kanawha Charleston Humane Association at 1248 Greenbrier Street, Charleston, West Virginia 25311.


  • Visitation Tuesday, November 13, 2018
  • Service Of Remembrance Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Wanda J. Carnes

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Kanawha County Retired School Employees

November 13, 2018

The West Virginia and Kanawha County Associations of Retired School Employees extend their sincere sympathy to you, the family, in your sorrow. Blessings to all.

Clara Brisendine

November 11, 2018

Mr. Richard, So sorry for your loss. Miss Wanda was so nice. May you accept the Lord's comfort in the days ahead. Praying for you.