The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 29, 2014

Obituaries — Saturday, March 29, 2014


Velma Jane Flint

Velma Jane Flint, age 70, of Stanaford, W.Va., passed away at the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, on Thursday, March 27, 2014.

Born on April 18, 1943, in Laurel Creek, she was the daughter of the late Roy Smith and Mary Osborne Smith.

Mrs. Flint was retired from Bob Evans Restaurant in Beckley as a waitress. She was a member of the First Brethren Church of Oak Hill, W.Va. Mrs. Flint had made her home at Stanaford for most of her life.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Verna Smith Ewing, and by three brothers, Leroy Smith, Lloyd Dale Smith, and Andrew Smith.

Those survivors left to cherish her memory include her husband of 17 years James Flint, a son, Mike Pomeroy and his wife Kim of Beckley, stepchildren, James Flint Jr. of Manassas, Va., Ralph Flint of Culloden, Tina Ebert and her husband John of Nebraska, Douglas Flint of Oak Hill, Charles Flint and his wife Kristi of Mount Hope, and Michael Flint and his wife Traci of Oak Hill. A brother, James Smith and his wife Deloris of Clawson, Mich.; two sisters, Violet Ewing of Prince, Nila Rondina of Sterling Heights, Mich.; two grandchildren, Ian Michael Pomeroy, and Logan Birchfield of Beckley; 23 stepgrandchildren and seven stepgreat-grandchildren also survive. Several nieces and nephews, two sisters-in-law, Betty Smith of Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich., and Rhonda Smith of Prince, also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Daniel Legg officiating. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum in Beckley.

Friends may visit with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be her son and her stepsons.

In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be made to the Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, in memory of Mrs. Flint.

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.

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