The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 17, 2012

Obituaries — Monday, Dec. 17, 2012


Connie Sue Cole

Connie Sue Cole, 65, of Midway, passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2012.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, in the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ardeth Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in the Acord Family Cemetery at Slab Fork. Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Akers Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

Walker Fairley Hall

RONCEVERTE — Walker Fairley Hall, 66, passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2012.

Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the River of Life Church of God, Route 63, Alderson, with the Rev. Anthony Carter officiating. Burial will follow in the New Lebanon Cemetery, Pickaway. Family and friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the church.

Arrangements by Longanacre Funeral Home, Fort Spring.

Patty Edds Hiser

RONCEVERTE — Patty Edds Hiser, 61, of Ronceverte died Dec. 15, 2012.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg. Burial will follow in New Lebanon Cemetery at Pickaway. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg.

Joyce Arthur Johnson

Joyce Arthur Johnson departed this life December 16, 2012, and is now in the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Joyce was born June 10, 1933, in Covington, VA. She was the daughter of the late Leo and Peggy Jenkins Arthur.

Joyce was a 1952 graduate of Hinton High School. She was employed as Medical Records Clerk at Hinton Hospital and retired from Summers County ARH. Joyce was an active member of the First Baptist Church where she was a member of the choir.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Leo Arthur, Jr.

Left to cherish her memories are her loving husband of sixty years, Bud Johnson; one son, David Johnson and wife Carolyn of Hinton; granddaughter, Caryne Johnson of Myrtle Beach, SC; grandson, Mel Johnson of Washington, DC. Three sisters, Alma Doyle Joseph of Ironton, OH; Jane Okes (Lonnie) of Roanoke, VA; Sandy Lawson (Sonny) of Summersville, WV; three sisters-in-law Judy Arthur of Hinton, Wilma Angotti of Hinton and Carolyn W. Johnson of Gastonia, NC; and brother-in-law, Arnold Lee Johnson of Hinton. Several nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends also survive.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton with Pastor Ronald Cobb officiating. Burial will follow at Restwood Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of the service Tuesday.

Pallbearers will be Alex and Nick Walters, Arnold Lee Johnson, Sonny Lawson, Johnny Angotti and Dan Johnson.

Online condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, 100 Park Avenue, Hinton, WV 25951.

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