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COVID-19 claims lives of former Nitro Mayor and wife

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February 07 2021 06:00 pm

NITRO, WV (WOWK) — The former Mayor of Nitro and his wife have passed away this November 27th due to complications related to COVID-19.

According to a Facebook post shared by a family members, former Nitro Mayor Don Karnes, 82, and wife Dee Karnes, 79.

Karnes held the Mayor’s office in Nitro from 1988-1996.

Their funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 2.

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