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January 9, 2014

Obituaries — Thursday, January 9, 2013


Bridget Dosier Monroe

RAINELLE — Bridget Dosier Monroe, of Rainelle, passed away Monday, January 6, 2014, at her home following a short illness.

Born May 26, 1941, at Blakers Mill, she was the daughter of the late Emmett Clarence and Myrtle Falls Dosier.

Bridget worked as a secretary for a large company in Michigan. She was a strong Christian woman who taught Sunday school at Heartland of Rainelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center every Sunday. Much of her week was spent in preparation for her teaching.

Bridget was known for putting others needs ahead of her own. Regardless of how much she did for others, her love for her only son was apparent. She was the sweetest and most loving mother a son could ever have, an angel on earth.

In addition to her parents, Bridget is preceded in death by her husband Johnny Monroe; four brothers Clarence, Emmett, Denny and Ernest Dosier and one sister Eva Kirby.

Surviving her are her loving son, Johnny Monroe II of Michigan; three brothers Frank Dosier and wife Shanda of Rupert, Robert Dosier of Georgia and Kenneth Dosier and wife Brenda of Alderson; five  sisters Florence Scudder, Mabel Osborne, Ruth Bennett and Phyllis Collins, all of Rainelle and Flora Dimascio and husband Pat of Rupert; and a host of loving nieces and nephews and other extended family and friends.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, January 9, 2014, at Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc. Burial will follow in the Sewell Valley No. 2 Cemetery at Crag.

Friends may call one hour before the service from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences at

Arrangements by Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., Rainelle.

Malone Cox Mullens

PRINCETON — Malone Cox Mullens, 91, of Princeton, formerly of Pineville, passed away Monday, January 6, 2014 following a short illness.

Born May 6, 1922, in Wyoming County, she was the daughter of the late David Cox and Lettie Lee Roles Cox.

Malone was a member of the Cook Memorial Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, canning, reading, cooking, and being with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Stacie Mullens; a great-granddaughter, Brittany Marie Phillips; seven brothers and three sisters.

She is survived by three sons, Buddy Mullens and his wife, Barbara of Mullens, W.Va., David Mullens and his wife, Patricia of Concord, N.C. and Les Mullens and his wife, Nila of Charmco, W.Va.; a brother, Dr. Donald David Cox and his wife, Barbara of Oswego, N.Y.

She is also survived by seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren

A celebration of Malone’s life will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, January 10, 2014, in the Calfee Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Glenn Kuhn officiating. Burial will follow at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, W.Va.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers

The family will receive friends from noon until the time of the service on Friday.

Online guestbook may be signed at

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Mullens family.

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