The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


August 15, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, August 15, 2013

BECKLEY — Maggie Ann Kessler Birt

OAK HILL — Maggie Ann Kessler Birt, 49, of Oak Hill, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013.

Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Friday, August 16, 2013 at the Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home Chapel, Fayetteville, with Rev. Emmitt Patterson officiating.  Burial will follow at Restlawn Memory Gardens, Victor.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home.

For those wishing to express their condolences to the Birt family, you may do so by visiting our website at

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, will be assisting the family.

Howard A. Bowles

MEADOW BRIDGE — Howard A. Bowles, 69, of Lockbridge Road, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at his home.

Arrangements by Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.

James E. Dix

HINES — James E. Dix, 75, of Hines, passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2013.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at Wallace & Wallace Chapel, Rainelle, with Pastor Gary Eisenman officiating. Burial will follow in Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.

Judith Elaine Ingram

ANSTED — Judith Elaine Ingram, 70, of Ansted, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at the Greenbrier Manor in Fairlea, following an extended illness.

Born Dec. 7, 1942, at Page, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Ernest L. and Thelma Miller Ingram.

Judith was a homemaker and loved sewing, crafts and especially making flower arrangements.

She was a member of the Lover’s Leap Baptist Church of Ansted.

Other than her parents she was preceded in death by brothers, Ralph, Ernest Jr., James and Johnny Ingram, and an infant brother, Robert Ingram; five sisters, Ruth, Margaret, Imogene, Anna Grace and Mary.

Those left to cherish her memory are several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews.

Graveside funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at High Lawn Memorial Park in Oak Hill, with Pastor Ron George officiating.

Friends may gather with the family from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel, Ansted.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.wallaceandwallace

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace, Inc., of Ansted.

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