The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 30, 2013

Obituaries — Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013


James C. ‘Jimmy’ Sauls

James C. “Jimmy” Sauls, 84 of Beckley, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2013.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, February 1, 2013, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.

Friends may gather with the family Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Dr., Beckley.

William Shumate

William Shumate, 72, of Sophia, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Arrangements are pending completion at Rose and Quesenberry, 1901 S. Kanawha Street Beckley.

Opal Stacy

DROOP MOUNTAIN — Opal Stacy, 82, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.

Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg. Burial will follow in Morningside Cemetery at Renick.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Morgan Funeral Home.

Arrangements by Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Thelma Mae Pozzie Vance

OAK HILL — Thelma Mae Pozzie Vance, 87, of Oak Hill, passed away Saturday, January 26, 2013, at CMC Memorial.

Thelma was born June 30, 1925, at Longacre W.Va.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Oak Hill Apostolic Holiness Church for 40 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five of six siblings, and her husband William Vance.

Those left to cherish her memory include all her children, Mary Jane Wood of Belle, W.Va., Paul Pozzie and his wife Suzanne of Charleston, W.Va., David Lee Pozzie and his wife Reyna of Costa, W.Va., Anna K. Pozzie of Culloden, W.Va., Stephen L. Pozzie and his wife Carolyn of Oak Hill, Melissa Hubert and her husband Chris of Lake Station, Ind., and Michael Prather; sister Mary L. Sparkman of Crown Hill, W.Va.; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and one on the way; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Her remains rest at High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, 1435 E. Main Street, Oak Hill, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and where the funeral will be held 1 p.m. Friday, with Pastor Carlos Lewis and Rev. Phillip Fuller officiating. Entombment will follow in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Condolences may be sent to

Arrangementsby High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

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