The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 23, 2014

Obituaries — Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014


Margaret Odessa Smith Leftwich

HINTON — Margaret Odessa Smith Leftwich, 94, of 207 Miller Ave., Hinton, died at 5 p.m. Friday, January 10, 2014, at Beckley A.R.H. Hospital after a short illness.

Born November 5, 1919, at Talcott, she was the daughter of the late James Alonzo and Awilda Jane Spence Smith.

Mrs. Leftwich was a 1937 graduate of Talcott High School. She and her family operated a poultry farm at Forest Hill and delivered eggs in Summers and surrounding counties. She later was a sales associate at Hinton Hardware in Hinton.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Cecil James, Randall Malcolm and John Henry Smith. Also by two sisters, Ruth Jane Jones and Corabelle “Susie” Hanna.

Survivors include three sons, David Leftwich and  wife Alva Jean of Forest Hill, Richard S. Leftwich  and wife Gemma of Hinton and Steven Del Leftwich and wife Kathryn of Charleston, W.Va. Six grandchildren, Katherine Leftwich of Forest Hill, Daniel Leftwich and wife Miku of Athens, Alfonso Leftwich and Crystal of Hinton, James Leftwich of Hinton, Brendon Stennett of Charleston and John Leftwich of Charleston. Three great grandchildren, A.J., Max and Callie Leftwich.

Per her request, the body has been cremated and memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2014, at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton, with Father Bonaventure Lucier and Father Rey Landicho officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. on the day of the service. Following the services at Pivont Funeral Home, a reception will follow at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Hinton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to E.D. Ferrell Cemetery Fund, c/o First Century Bank, PO Box 1559, Bluefield, WV 24701.

Online condolences & guest register at www.pivontfuneralhome. com

Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

Drema Sue Pack

Drema Sue Pack, 65 of Beckley, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2014.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, January 26, 2014, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley.

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