The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

March 21, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, March 21, 2013


Quinnie Faye Adams Daniels Baldwin

“Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is above rubies. Her children arise up, and call her blessed: Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.” — Proverbs 31: 10, 28, & 30

Quinnie Faye Adams Daniels Baldwin, 87, of Matheny, went home peacefully to be with the Lord, Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 12:10 a.m., at Bower’s Hospice House in Beckley following a short illness.

Born December 19, 1925 at Big Branch, Wyoming, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Miley and Leona Adams.

Quinnie spent her whole life living in Wyoming County. Her daddy always called her “Babe”.

At the age of nine years old Quinnie started attending the Matheny United Methodist Church with Lon Scott and Uncle Oat Stewart. In 1962 she took membership and was an active member up until her death. She taught Sunday school for many years. She was an active member of the United Methodist Women’s Group, where she served as secretary for several years. She was a past member of the church choir. She enjoyed attending church and loved her church family.

Quinnie was a 1944 graduate of Oceana High School. She was OHS Homecoming Queen in 1944. She’s a lifetime member of the Oceana High School Alumni Association, where she enjoyed getting together with friends young and old at the Annual OHS reunion picnics. A few weeks ago, she received her letter from the Alumni Association informing her that she will be inducted into the OHS Hall of Fame on May 4, 2013. Talk about excited! This was a great honor for her because she was proud to say she was an Oceana High School graduate.

Quinnie was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, and the father of her three children, William T. “Bud” Daniels on January 29, 1987; her second husband, Hobart C. Baldwin on October 1, 2002; a son, Gregory Miley Daniels on September 26, 1999; a half brother, Golden Adams; and several aunts and uncles.

Quinnie loved her family. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, excellent grandma and an outstanding great-grandma who was loved more than words can express. She will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew her.

Family members left to cherish her memories are: a son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Therese Daniels of Lynco, a daughter and son-in-law, Joetta and Ron Acord of Matewan, daughter-in-law, Peggy Daniels of North Myrtle Beach, SC, seven grandchildren: Scott Gregory (Jennifer) Daniels of Lawrenceburg, IN, Christopher Michael (Tonia) Daniels of Beckley, Amy Deloris (Kevin) Toler of Statesville, NC, Ronald Shawn (Cathy) Acord of Davin, Jonathan Matthew (Dara) Acord of Craigsville, Melodi Sunshine (John) Blankenship of Varney, and William James “Will” (Kayla Cline) Daniels of Lynco; 13  great-grandchildren: Corey Acord of Beckley, Megan Toler of Statesville, NC, Gavin, Avery and Max Daniels of Lawrenceburg, IN, Nathan Daniels of Beckley, Grant and Owen Acord of Craigsville, Destiny, Maddi Jo and  Kaden Blankenship of Varney, and Keona  and Parker Acord of Davin, two aunts who were like sisters, Winnie Payne of Suffolk, VA and Nettie Parries of Mount Airy, NC, two sisters-in-law, Pat (Charles) Dixon of Sabine and Fannie Pizzino of South Charleston, two brothers-in-law, Frank (Jan) Daniels of Matheny and Orville (Shirley) Daniels of Point Pleasant, three very special friends, Louise Newcomb of Lynco, Opal Lusk of Cyclone and Lucy Baldwin of Kopperston, caregiver, Patsy Gibson of Turkey Creek, Gaye Irick of Glen Fork, and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Friday, March 22, 2013, at Evans Funeral Home Chapel, Oceana. The Rev. Ron Acord and the Rev. David White will officiate. Quinnie will be laid to rest at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny.

The family will receive friends 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, March 21, at the funeral home.  

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

A special thank you goes to the nurses at Bower’s Hospice House in Beckley for the kindness and devoted care they showed to our mother the last three days of her life, before going home to be with the Lord.

An online guestbook and additional information may be found at www.evans-funeralhome.com

Evans Funeral Home of Oceana is serving the Baldwin family.

Bruce Bone

DRY CREEK — Bruce Bone, 67, of Dry Creek, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Heartland of Beckley.

Bruce was born September 16, 1945, at Dry Creek, a son of the late Lacy Hinton and Sarah Bradford Bone.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers: Giles, Gerald, Arthur and Max Bone. His sisters Leoma Dilly and Ruth Agnes Bone.

Left to cherish his memory are his brother Carless Bone and his wife Ruth of Middletown, Ohio and sister Janet Ramsdell and husband Joe of Elks Grove, Illinois.

Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2013, at the Armstrong FuneralHome, Whitesville, with the Rev. David Cook officiating. Burial will follow in the Cooper Cemetery at Dry Creek.

Friends may call 11:30 a.m. Friday morning at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be: David Howell, Arville Gunnoe Jr., Ray Mutter, Harry Staggers, Danny Cantley and Teddy Jarrell.

Arrangements by Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville.

Gary Delano Dement

Gary Delano Dement, 67, of Daniels, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013.  

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24, 2013, in the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Bob Meadows officiating. Burial will follow in the Calfee Cemetery at Mt. Tabor.

Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to service on Sunday.

On line condolences may be left at www.calfeefh.com

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

Virginia Belle DiCiuccio

Virginia Belle DiCiuccio, age 92, of Beckley, passed away on Tuesday March 19, 2013.

Born on April 26, 1929 in Hinton, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Belle Anderson, and was reared by the late Adney and Lottie Meadows of Hinton.

Mrs. DiCiuccio was the former owner and operator, with her husband, of Andy’s Market and Greenhouse in Sprague. She had also worked at Legal Aide, at the Mine Academy, the Prosecuting Attorney’s office, and Beckley Junior High School in an administrative role at the school.   

She was very active in several clubs in Beckley, including the Beckley Woman’s Club, the Beckley Garden Club, the Beckley Historical Society, the Democratic Women’s Club, and had served on the Board of Directors of the Lilly Reunion Association.

Mrs. DiCiuccio was a member of the Saint Francis deSales Catholic Church, where she was active in various groups at the church.

Mrs. DiCiuccio was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew DiCiuccio, and by a daughter, Patricia Ann Aliff.

Survivors include include two daughters, Jeanette Phillips of Columbus, Ohio and Mary Kathryn Endicott of Columbus, Ohio. Nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren are also surviving.

A Funeral Liturgy will be held at the Saint Francis deSales Catholic Church in Beckley on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at 11 a.m. with Monsignor Samuel Sacus as the Celebrant. A Rite of Committal will follow at Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum in Beckley.

Friends may call at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home in Beckley on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m., where a rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. with Rev. Mr. Don Wise.

Family members will serve as pallbearers.

Private online condolences, floral gifts and other expressions of sympathy are available to the family at www.roseandquesenberry.net.

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.   

Eddie Wayne Doss

Eddie Wayne Doss, 50, of Sophia, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, at Cleveland Clinic, following a long illness.

Born October 7, 1962, he was preceded in death by his parents, Buddy and Shelby Doss; maternal grandparents, Barney and Geneva Geneseo and paternal grandparents, George and Anne May Doss.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 29 1/2 years, Elvann; three children, Keri Hatcher of McArthur, Mark Doss of McAlpin and Samantha Chapman of Sophia; three  grandchildren, Trey and Lily Hatcher, Cadence Meadows, brother, George Doss of Maryland; two sisters, Terri Wrinkle and husband Robert of Crab Orchard, Tina Doss of McAlpin; aunts, uncles and dozens of cousins and friends.

Wayne loved to go hunting, and also four-wheeler riding with his son and friends. Wayne will also be sadly missed by his 3 dogs, Doobie, Sally and NaeNae.

A celebration of Wayne’s life will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, March 22, 2013 at Williams-Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Sophia.  Wayne’s friend, Jimmy Cox will be speaking.

Friends may gather with the family from 6 p.m. until time of the service Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences and other information can be found by visiting www.blueridgefuneralhome.com

Williams-Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 101 1st Street, Sophia is in charge of the arrangements.

David Wayne Hargett

QUINWOOD — David Wayne Hargett, 54, of Quinwood, formerly of McRoss, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2013, at Smathers Funeral Chapel, Rainelle.

 Friends may call one hour before the service from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc. 1109 Main Street, Rainelle, WV 25962.

Arrangements by Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., Rainelle.

Rhoda Virginia McGlothlin Hofstetter

ANSTED — Rhoda Virginia McGlothlin Hofstetter, 102, passed away on Feb. 12, 2013, at her home in Ansted. She was born in Ravenswood on Dec. 17, 1910.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Lula Wagner McGlothlin, brother, Robert McGlothlin and her husband, Martin Hofstetter.

Rhoda was a graduate of Ravenswood High School, Marshall College (now Marshall University) with a AB Degree in Mathematics and MA in Guidance and certification in Math Supervision.

She taught at Lenore High School from 1933-1937 and in Williamson High1938-1946 in Mingo County. In 1946, she and husband, Martin, relocated to Ansted. She taught Math at Nuttall High until she accepted the position of Fayette County Math Supervisor in 1968. Her husband, Martin, was Industrial Arts teacher at Ansted High until his death in 1973. Rhoda took early retirement in 1973 because of her husband’s illness.

Rhoda was a member of The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, in Ansted, where she was the first woman to be a member of the Vestry of her church. She organized and was chairman of the church’s Memorial Gift Fund. She also served in other capacities in the Diocese of the Episcopal Church.

Rhoda was a member of local community organizations:: Delta  Kappa Gamma (past president), Ansted Garden Club (helped organize and was a charter member), New Haven Community Education Outreach Service (formerly Homemakers sponsored by West Virginia University Extension Services), The Fayette County Retired School Personnel, WV and National Education organizations. She also was active in The Fayette Study Club.

Rhoda is survived by sister-in-law, Grace Needs McGlothlin of Louisiana; nephews, Ron and Carolyn McGlothlin of Louisiana, Robert (Bo) and Norma McGlothlin of New Jersey; niece, Shari McGlothlin Hall of Texas and several great-nieces and nephews.

She leaves many friends to cherish her memory. Many times she was heard to say, “Friends make my life worth living.”

Rhoda willed her remains to the Marshall University Medical School in Huntington.

A memorial service for Rhoda will b held at The Church of the Redeemer on Saturday, march 23, 2013, at 1 p.m. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Rhoda was always interested in the neat appearance of her property and her town, therefore those who wish to do so, may plant a tree in Rhoda’s honor and in memory of her life.

Submitted by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Ansted.

Kenneth D. Kennedy Sr.

RAMSEUR, N.C. — Kenneth D. Kennedy Sr., 58, of Ramseur, a native of Welch, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Honaker Funeral Home of Logan with Rev. Roger Egnor officiating.

Friends may call on the family two hours prior to services on Thursday.

For email condolences go to: www.honakerfuneralhome.org.

Honaker Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of arrangements.

Emma ‘Vada’ Hatcher Gunter Levesque

SPRUCE PINE, N.C. — Vada Gunter Levesque, passed away on Dec. 25, 2012.

Vada was born Nov. 22, 1926, in Beaver, to Viola Wood Hatcher and Jesse Green Hatcher. She graduated from Shady Spring High School and married Clyde Hampton Gunter in 1945. They had four children, Patty, Gary, Linda and Kathy. Patty tragically died at the age of two, and Clyde was involved in a fatal railroad accident in 1955.

Vada graduated from Concord College in 1961, and then moved to Longwood, Fla. with her three children. She began teaching at Altamonte Springs Elementary School where she would stay her entire career. In 1967 she met a widower named Roger Levesque and they married. Roger had two children, Ellen and Allan. She received her masters degree from Rollins College and became Vice Principal at the same school she was teaching at. Roger died in 1980 and she continued working until her retirement in 1988. After Roger’s death she traveled to Europe, Hawaii and the Florida beaches with her sister-in-law Laura Hatcher.

Vada was preceded in death by her parents, brother Ray and his wife Laura, sister Fern and her husband Jimmy Hill, husbands Clyde Gunter and Roger Levesque, daughters Patty and Kathy, grandson Gary Gene Gunter II.

She is survived by son Gary (Nancy), daughter Linda Foster, stepson Allan (Liz), stepdaughter Ellen (Ron), eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Saturday, March 23, 2013, at 1 p.m. with a celebration of life service at 2 p.m. officiated by Pastor Jack Thomas at Calfee Funeral Home, 800 S. Oakwood Ave., Beckley.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to The Alzheimer’s Assoc. 1601 2nd Ave., Charleston, WV 25387.

Please visit web site at www.calfeefh.com

Willard Nathan  Lowman

FRANKFORD — Willard Nathan Lowman, 88, a native of McComas, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013.

A memorial service will be held in McDowell County at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the McDowell Public Library.

Please send online condolences by visiting www.wallacenadwallacefh.com

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Johnnie Moore

MOUNT HOPE — Johnnie Moore, 72, of Mount Hope, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013.

A celebration of life for Johnnie will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Maple Fork Baptist Church.

Friends may gather with the family from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church.

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

Mary Juanita Orndorff

FRANKFORD — Mary Juanita Orndorff, 83, of Frankford, formerly of Quinwood, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Fairlea.

Mrs. Orndorff was born August 12, 1929, in Lewisburg, and was the daughter of the late Earl Cecil and Elsie Pearl Hamm Smith.

Mrs. Orndorff had been a secretary with the Department of the Army at the Pentagon.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond and Harold Smith.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Jennings Orndorff; sons, Nolan Wayne Orndorff and wife, Vickie of Asbury, W.Va., Jeffrey Lain Orndorff and wife, Carol of Salem, Va. and Bruce Dwayne Orndorff and wife Claudia of Falls Church, Va.; sisters, Catherine Roberta Orndorff of Bruce, W.Va., Jean Walker of Utica, Ohio and Sharon Darlene Berry of Ashburn, Va.; brother, Varlon Eugene Smith and wife Cara Faye of Johnstown, Ohio; grandchildren, Kevin, Paul, Joshua, Jake and Tori; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg, with the Rev. Randolph Simms officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion Church Cemetery on Big Mountain Road, Rupert, W.Va.

The family will receive their family and friends from 1 p.m. until time of the services at the funeral home on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to American Heart Association.

Please send online condolences by visiting www.wallaceandwallacefh.com

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Theodore (Ted) Richmond

John 14: 3-4, “In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself, that where I am, there ye may be also.”

Theodore Richmond, 97, of Abraham, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at the Bowers Hospice House. He loved the Lord and looked forward to the day he would go home to be with his Saviour.

Born January 21, 1916, at Pear, W.Va., he was the son of the late Charlie and Emiline Richmond. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two infant daughters and sixteen brothers and sisters. He is the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Ted was a member of the New Salem Baptist Church at Abraham. For many years he attended the Beckley Regular Baptist Church in Beckley.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Geraldine Plumley Richmond.  He is also survived by five daughters, Jeanetta (Charles) Tincher of Belleview, Fla.; Quadena (Melvin) Evans of Beckley; Gwendolyn (Ken) Cooper of Beckley; Gaye (Elmer) Plumley of Abraham,  and Sue (Blake) Farley of Cool Ridge; seven grandchildren, a stepgrandson, and numerous great and great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Ted served as a medic in the United States Army and worked at the Slab Fork Coal Company and Kirby Lumber Company at Layland. He retired as an ambulance driver for ARH. Ted loved his family and worked hard to provide for them. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.  

The family  would like to thank Dr. Jennie Gilbhnghde and the nurses at the Bowers Hospice House for the excellent care that was provided for our Dad. Also, Dr. Harold E. Harvey II and staff for the many years of care and love they showed toward him.

Services will be at held on Friday, March 22, 2013, at 1 p.m. at the Rose and Quesenberry  Funeral Home in Beckley, with Pastor Steve Beverly officiating. Burial will follow in the New Salem Baptist Cemetery at Abraham.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Pallbearers will be  Doug Arthur, Dakota Arthur, Ritchie Plumley, Paul Thompson, Buzz McCormick, and Dave McCormick.

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

John 5:24, “Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my Word, and believeth on Him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.”

Private online condolences, floral gifts and other expressions of sympathy are available to the family at www.roseandquesenberry.net. Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha St., Beckley.

Dr. James H. Shelton

Dr. James H. Shelton, a highly respected dentist in Oak Hill, for over 60 years passed away of natural causes at home, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. He was 96.

Born January 13, 1917, at Lockwood, W.Va., he was the son of the late Eddie Victor and Flora A. McCutchen Shelton.

Dr. Shelton was a father of four, grandfather to 14 and great-grandfather to 11, all who survive. He leaves a legacy that he and his beloved Mary created prior to her preceding him in death September 2005.  

Surviving family members are: a sister, Margaret Summers of Lockwood; daughter, Joan Shelton Whanger and husband Tom of Newport News, Va. with their four children and five grandchildren; Joan’s twin, James H. Shelton II, and wife Barbara who live between homes in Florida and Indiana and have two daughters and two grandchildren; son, Dr. Charles Shelton and wife Millie who reside in Oak Hill and have three children and two grandchildren; son, Richard Shelton and wife Cathy and their five children and three grandchildren who all live in Newport News.

Dr. Shelton’s passion was Lions Club International and he celebrated his 50-year Monarch membership in the Oak Hill club in 2007 where he served as Club Secretary for more than 20 years. He served in multiple prominent positions throughout Lions Clubs International among which were Oak Hill club President, District Governor, International Councilor and Sight Foundation Chairman just to name a few.

As a dentist he was proud to have been cared for 4 generations of some families.

He was a member of First Baptist Church, Oak Hill for over 60 years where they brought up their children.  

The family will receive visitors at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill on Friday, March 22, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Bryan Knight and Dr. Charles Miller officiating. Entombment will follow at High Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum beside his beloved Mary.

Memorial contributions may be made to the WV Lions Sight Foundation, c/o Oak Hill Lions Club, 373 Judge’s Court, Fayetteville WV 25840

Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneralhome.com

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Aline Faye Sizemore Shrewsberry

FAYETTEVILLE — Aline Faye Sizemore Shrewsberry, 90, of Fayetteville, passed away on Monday, March 18, 2013 at Plateau Medical Center in Oak Hill.

Born March 2, 1923 at Corinne, W.Va.,  she was the daughter of the late Charles H. and Rosie Gay Blankenship Sizemore.

Mrs. Shrewsberry was a member of the New River Baptist Church, Fayetteville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Estel Shrewsberry, four sons, William Talbert, Timothy, Edward and Drewie Paul, sons-in-law, J.B. Repass and Bill Sizemore and daughter-in-law and caregiver, Mary Shrewsberry.

Those left to cherish her memory include daughter, Phyllis Repass of Scarbro, daughter, Faye Sizemore of Princeton, son, Leon Shrewsberry and wife, Rita of Fayetteville, son, Byron Shrewsberry and wife, Linda of Lebanon, TN, son, Jerry “Jake” Shrewsberry of Scarbro, daughter, Evie Perkins and husband, James of Fayetteville, daughter, Sylvia Davidson of Wytheville, VA, daughter, Donna Milam and husband, John of Scarbro, daughter, Cynthia England of Oak Hill and son, Terry Shrewsberry and wife, Julia of Inwood.

Also surviving are her 54 grandchildren, 98 great grandchildren, 24 great great grandchildren, and sisters, Willie Mae Haynes of Princeton, Georgia Shrewsberry of Sand Gap and Rosie Sizemore of Pineville.

Aline was the matriarch of a large, loving family and was truly an angel here on earth. She always saw the best in everyone and held her family and friends close to her heart. Aline enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening, canning, reading the Bible, and working puzzle books. Aline enjoyed most serving the Lord and spending time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be on Friday, March 22, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with James Perkins and Pastor George Secrist officiating. Burial will be at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.

Visitation will be held at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill on Thursday, March 21, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneralhome.com

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Betty Lou Toombs

OAK HILL — Betty Lou Toombs, 68, of Oak Hill, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, at Plateau Medical Center.

Born July 13, 1944, at Scarbro the daughter of the late Toy Tazwell Martin and Kathern Jane (Conner) Martin.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her companion of 17 years Kenneth Ellison; brothers Toy Martin Jr., Robert Martin, Billy Martin, Roger “Rawhide” Martin, Edward Martin, Richard Martin; and sisters Elizabeth Helmick, and Carol Roberts.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son Daniel Collins Jr. of Beckley; daughter Stephanie Ann Collins-Ruger and her husband Paul of Oak Hill; grandchildren Shannon Collins and Taylor Collins-Ruger; sisters Shirley Pauley and her husband Buddy of Ohio, Ruth Thomas and her husband Macky of Oak Hill, Linda Leffell and her husband Billy of Oak Hill, and Deborah Aliff of Oak Hill; brothers Michael Martin and his wife Neva of Oak Hill, John Martin and his wife Cheryl of Virginia, and Jim Martin and his wife Earlene of New Mexico.

Her remains rest at High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, 1435 E. Main Street, Oak Hill,  where the funeral will be held 1 p.m. Thursday with Rev. Bill Drennen officiating and where the family will receive friends from 12 noon until time of service. Burial will follow in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Condolences may be sent to www.highlawnfuneralhomechapel.com

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

Patricia ‘Patty’ Wiley

Patricia “Patty” Cousins Wiley, 70, of Droop Mountain, died on Sunday, March 17th, 2013.

A time of fellowship, sharing memories and food will be on Saturday, March 23rd at 1 p.m. at the Mt. Olivet Methodist Church on Droop Mountain.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at www.meltonmortuary.com

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.