Memoriams and Obituaries

Obituary Policy

Charleston Newspapers will publish death notices of 1 1/2 inches or less at no charge.

Obituary notices larger than 1 1/2 inches are priced by size. 

In-State Funeral Homes Deadlines

Deadline for The Charleston Gazette:
4 PM Sunday through Thursday for publication the next day.

Deadline for the Charleston Daily Mail:
4 PM Sunday through Thursday for publication the next day.

Deadline for the Saturday Gazette-Mail: 
4:30 PM Friday for publication Saturday.

Deadline for the Sunday Gazette-Mail:
4 p.m. Saturday for publication Sunday.

Private Party and Out-of-State Funeral Homes Deadlines

Deadline for The Charleston Gazette:
3 PM Sunday through Thursday for publication the next day.

Deadline for the Charleston Daily Mail:
3 PM Sunday through Thursday for publication the next day.

Deadline for the Saturday Gazette-Mail:
3:30 PM Friday for publication Saturday.

Deadline for the Sunday Gazette-Mail:
3 p.m. Saturday for publication Sunday.

Please note:  private party and out-of-state funeral homes must prepay with a credit or debit card.  We are sorry, we cannot accept out of state checks.

All obituaries submitted by private parties are confirmed with the funeral home listed in the obituary prior to publication

To submit a death notice or obituary

Please call us at 304-348-5182 or 1-800-WVA-NEWS (1-800-982-6397) ext. 5182.
Please submit faxes to 304-348-5133
Please email us at obits@cnpapers.com
Submission by emails is encouraged.  However, if you have emailed us and not received an ad proof and price quote prior to publication deadline, please contact us by phone at -348-5182 or 1-800-WVA-NEWS (1-800-982-6397) ext. 5182

Private parties: please consult with your funeral director for more information, or you may contact us.