The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


September 29, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012


Diana Yvonne Reed

SUMMERSVILLE — Diana Yvonne Reed, 59, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012.

Graveside service and burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at the Lincoln Cemetery in Ronceverte, with Pastor Ella Dorsey officiating. Friends may call 10 o 10:45 a.m. Monday at the Longanacre Funeral Home, Fairlea.

Arrangements by Longanacre Funeral Home, Fairlea.

Kimberly Kay Rose

LEWISBURG — Kimberly Kay Rose, 41, of Lewisburg, lost the fight to a long cancer battle and brain tumors on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at the White Sulphur Springs Nursing Home.

Born on March 25, 1971, in Hopewell, Va., she was the daughter of Earl and Drema Richmond Rose of Lewisburg.  

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fairlea, and was once employed by The Greenbrier hotel. She was a warm and loving soul that got along with everyone she came into contact with.

Preceding her in death include her maternal grandmother, Eloise Via Richmond, in 2011; paternal grandparents, John and Alma Purdue Rose, in 1985. 

Besides her parents, those left to cherish her memory include her beloved daughter Laurieanne Moore; two sisters, Michelle (Brian) Zicafoose of Charlotte, N.C., and Kelly (Jimmy) Banton of Lewisburg; one brother, Edward (Leslie) Rose of Loganville, Ga.; three nieces, Addison Rose, Josie and Sandy Banton; two nephews, Peyton Banton and Richmond Rose; and maternal grandfather, Bernard Richmond of Jumping Branch.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, October 1, 2012, at the First Baptist Church of Fairlea, with Pastor Kevin Prevett officiating. Burial will follow at the Lilly-Crews Cemetery in Nimitz.

Friends may call from noon until time of services Monday at the church.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

Shawn Rucker

Shawn Rucker, 32, of Beckley, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Barbara Ann ‘Midge’ Walker

BRUNO — Barbara Ann “Midge” Walker, 64, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Pathway Church of God, Christian, with the Revs. Harrison Williamson and Bill Cantrell officiating. Burial will follow in the Christian Community Cemetery, Christian. Friends called 6 to 11 p.m. Friday at the church.

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Arrangements by Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert.

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