The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 14, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, December 14, 2013


Charlotte Janette Farmer Davis

LOGAN — Charlotte Janette Farmer Davis, 64, resident of the Logan Center, a native of Bluefield, W.Va., passed away Monday, December 9, 2013

A memorial service will be held Monday, December 16, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. with Reverend Walter Grimmett officiating at Honaker Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests an Angel Tree for children’s Christmas gifts or charity of choice.

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Honaker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dreama Jane Hudson Domingues

Dreama Jane Hudson Domingues, 55, of Beckley, died on Wednesday, December 11, 2013.

A visitation was held at Tyree Funeral Home in Mount Hope on Friday, December 13, 2013 after which she was cremated.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

Jack Eller

Jack Eller, 82, of Midway, passed away Friday, December 13, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion with Williams-Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Sophia.

Deward ‘Swipy’ Horrocks

Deward “Swipy” Horrocks, passed away Thursday, December 12, 2013 at the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley.

Born in Winona, W.Va., Swipy was the son of the late John and Jessie Tincher Horrocks.

He retired from U.S. Steel Corp. and returned to his home town where he enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and spending time with this family.

Swipy is survived by his daughter Kay Dawson and her husband Jeffrey. Grandchildren Jennifer Mikesell and husband Jeff, John Lucci, Julie Lucci and Jessica Dawson. Three Great-Grandchildren. Lorelei, Annabel and Dominic. Three sisters Alfretta Braithwaite of Harrisonburg Va., JoAnn Redmon of Charleston W.Va. and Nancy Fannin of Longs, S.C.; a brother DeVAn Horrocks of Cathedral City, Calif. and a host of nieces and nephews.

The family would like to Thank Special Cousins Robert Horrocks and wife Terry, Ed Horrocks and Friends Alan Burruss and wife Donna, Roy Wood and wife Linda, all of whom have been so helpful over the years.

Visitation will be held Sunday, December 15, 2013 at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ansted from 5 to 7 p.m. A celebration of life will be hale immediately after starting at 7 p.m. with Rev. Mark Secriest officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations of sympathy can be made to the Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Dr., Beckley, WV 25801.

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Wallace and Wallace of Ansted is in charge of the arrangements.

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