The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 30, 2013

Obituaries — Wednesday, October 30, 2013



Patrick D. Hoffman

SUMMERSVILLE — Patrick D. Hoffman, 74, of Summersville, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Summersville Baptist Church with Pastor Dana Gatewood officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Bickmore.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville.

Arrangements by Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville.


Charles ‘Buck’ Edward Hornsby

VICTOR — Charles “Buck” Edward Hornsby, 83, of Victor, passed away Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at the residence of his daughter following a long illness.

Born October 14, 1930 at Cedar Grove, W.Va., he was the son of the late John and Ida Mae Darby Tanthorey. He was a retired coal miner, a veteran of the United States Navy and he was of the Pentecostal faith.

Other than his parents he is preceded by his first wife, Alice Simms Hornsby in 2004; two sisters, Marie Lanham and Francis Barher; two brothers, Meloin and Robert Tanthorey

Those left to cherish is memory include his wife, Hilda Mae Holcomb Hornsby; two daughters, Cynthia Bennett and husband George of Ramsey and Lisa Snyder and husband Robert of Elizabethton, Tenn.; four sons, Robert and wife Kay of Beards Fork, Gary and wife Jodie of Fayetteville, Scott and wife Dina of Ramsey and Kenneth and wife Robin of Elizabethton, Tenn.; a sister, Mary Brown of Fayetteville; 23 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel, Ansted with Pastor Danny Legg officiating. Burial will follow at Restlawn Memory Gardens, Victor.

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

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Inc. of Ansted.


Marjorie Eloise Ingram

ANSTED — Marjorie Eloise Ingram, 92, of Ansted, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 28, 2013 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley.

Born on August 5, 1921 at Ansted, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Carrie McGraw Parrish.

Mrs. Ingram was a member of Lovers Leap Baptist Church, Ansted, where she a member of the ABW. She was active at the Ansted Senior Center and volunteered at the Contentment House in Ansted. She graduated from Ansted High School, later working at IBM in Bethlehem, Pa.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Ingram; brother, Robert Parrish; and Dorothy Nichols.

Left to cherish many wonderful memories include her daughter, Marjorie (Jack) Guthrie of Ansted; two sons, Thomas (Patricia) Ingram and Dennis Ingram and his companion Tracey, both of Ansted; three granddaughters, Kari Ann (Mark) Elkins, Hannah (Joe) Critchley and Holly (Lorne Davis) Ingram; three great-grandsons, Connor Critchley, Brantley Davis and Robert Guthrie; one great-granddaughter, Kylee Critchley; sister-in-law, Thelma (Ed) Fabin; nephew, Kevin Parrish; and a host of other family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 1, 2013 at Lovers Leap Baptist Church, Ansted, with Pastor Ron George Sr. officiating. Burial follow at the Hendricks Cemetery at Turkey Creek.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville.

In lieu of flowers contributions should be made in her honor to Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV 25801.

For those wishing to express their condolences to the Ingram family, you may do so by visiting our website at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome. com

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, will be assisting the family.

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