The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 9, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, June 9, 2013


Terry Wayne Hunter

RUPERT — Terry Wayne Hunter, 59, of Shawver’s Crossing, Rupert, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013, in the Charleston Area Medical Center.

Born September 11, 1953 in Ronceverte, he was the son of the late Marvin and Murlyne Souder Hunter.

Terry worked for Leckie Coal Company for 20 years; the West Virginia Department of Highways for nine years and was a Mason and a Shriner. He was an antique car enthusiast. Terry enjoyed hunting and fishing when he was able and he loved farming.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years Mitzi Anderson Hunter; his son Nathaniel Hunter of Rupert; his father-in-law Maynard Anderson of Caldwell; two brothers-in-law Kent Anderson of Maxwelton and Joe Anderson of Caldwell and one niece.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday, June 10, at Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc. with Rev. William “Bill” Cruise officiating. Burial will follow in the End of the Trail Cemetery at Clintonville.

Friends may call today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences at

Arrangements by Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., Rainelle.

Walter Churchill Jones

HINTON — Walter Churchill Jones, 69, of Hinton, formerly of Sophia, entered into eternal rest, Friday, June 7, 2013 at his home following a long illness.

Born September 23, 1948, at Sophia, he was the son of the late Charlie C. and Myrtle Polk Jones.

Walter attended Sophia High School, and was a construction worker for Bill Toner Construction. He was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Preceding him in death include his brother, Melvin Jones.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Wanda Jones at home; one stepdaughter, Sharon Fox and companion, Luther Darren Lanier of Pence Springs; one step granddaughter, Shelley Grace Lanier of Pence Springs; one sister, Mavis Brewster of Beckley and numerous friends and cousins also survive.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2013 at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel, with Pastor Dana Stalnaker officiating. Burial will follow in the Hot Coal Cemetery at Sophia.

Friends may call at the funeral from 1 p.m. until time of services on Monday.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp.  com   

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

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