The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 28, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

Dollie Long Ellison

PETERSTOWN — Dollie Long Ellison, 95, of Peterstown, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.

Arrangements are incomplete at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

Durward Paul ‘Pete’ Fox

EDMOND — Durward Paul “Pete” Fox, 88, of Edmond, passed away at his residence Saturday, January 26, 2013, following a long illness.

Born March 27, 1924, he was the son of the late Howard and Maymie Meadows Fox.

Mr. Fox proudly worked as a union coal miner, operating most mining equipment working for more than 40 years. He was a member of the UMWA, and was of the Baptist faith and was baptized at the Beauty Mountain Baptist Church in 1950. He also loved working in the garden, driving his car and talking about the early days in the mines, but most of all, he loved his family.

Other than his parents he is preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and James Fox; and one sister, Glenna Lively.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of sixty-eight years, Rhoda Gilkerson Fox; one son, Paul E. and wife Glenna Fox of Edmond; Two grandsons, Paul E. Fox II and wife Debbie and John Fox both of Edmond. One granddaughter, Carol Winkleman of FL; three great-grandsons, Paul Fox III, Joshua Fox and Seth Fox all of Edmond.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at the Nuttall Cemetery, Edmond, with the Rev. Freddie Parkins officiating.

Friends and family may gather with the family on Monday evening at Wallace and Wallace Chapel, Ansted, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Arrangements entrusted to Wallace & Wallace, Inc., of Ansted.

Clarence ‘Buck’ Gibson

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. — Clarence “Buck” Gibson, 90, of Christiansburg, Va., formerly of Lynco, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 30, at the Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church, Cyclone. Buck will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. Friends may gather with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the church.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.

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