The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 1, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012


Billy Clifford Hoke Jr. and Jason Matthew Hoke

HOLLYWOOD — Billy Clifford Hoke Jr., 36, of Hollywood, passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012.

Jason Matthew Hoke, 29, of Hollywood, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Groves Funeral Home Chapel in Union, with the Rev. Otis Lewis and the Rev. Charles Feury officiating. Burial will follow in the Vance Cemetery at Glace.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations of sympathy be made to the Groves Funeral Home, P.O. Box 436, Union, WV 24983.

Groves Funeral Home in Union is in charge of arrangements.

Steven O’Dell

MOUNT NEBO — Steven O’Dell, 27, of Mount Nebo, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, following an accident at Anjean.

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home.

Frances Catherine Rossano

SUMMERSVILLE — Frances Catherine Rossano, 87, of Summersville, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, in the Saint Johns Catholic Church at Summersville, with Father Xavier Cooney officiating. Graveside services and interment will follow at 2 p.m. the same day in the Masonic Cemetery at Shinnston. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the White Funeral Home at Summersville.

Basil E. Smith

RUPERT — Basil E. Smith, age 64, of Rupert, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, following a brief illness.

Born Aug. 25, 1948, he was the son of the late Opal and Emmett Smith.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Sandra and his daughter, Stephanie Smith Maiello (Mark), and his granddaughters, MaKenzie and Alexis of Ronceverte; his stepchildren, Kevin Adams (Jackie) of Buffalo, N.Y., Jennifer Adams of Shinnston, W.Va., BJ Adams of Morgantown, and his stepgranddaughter, Sadie Lynne Adams of Shinnston. He is also survived by brothers, Randy Smith (Jewell) of Moneta, Va., and Roger Smith (Janice) of Roanoke, Va.

As per Basil’s request the body will be cremated and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

Any donations of sympathy to assist the family may be sent to Sandra Smith, P.O. Box 396, Rupert, W.Va. 25984.

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.

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