The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 27, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013


Clarence ‘Buck’ Gibson

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. — Clarence “Buck” Gibson, 90, of Christiansburg, Va., formerly of Lynco, passed away Saturday Jan. 26, 2013.

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The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.

Edna Olive Hughes

CANVAS — Edna Olive Hughes, 78, of Canvas, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, in the White Funeral Home at Summersville with the Rev. Ed Hughes officiating. Interment will follow in the Fields Cemetery at Nettie. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Loraine Lincoln Jones Sr.

Mr. Loraine Lincoln Jones, Sr., 85, of Beckley, WV, died Wednesday, January 23, 2013, in Raleigh General Hospital after a short illness.

Born August 19, 1927, in Covington, VA, he was the son of the late Thomas and Bessie Lee Cabell Jones.

He was a member and Deacon of St. Matthew AME Church, where he was on the Steward Board. He was also a metal sorter at Raleigh Junk Company for 44 years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Juanita J. Edwards Jones; daughter, Carolyn Moore; son Lorraine Jones Jr.; brothers, Thomas Jones Jr., Paul, Augustus, William, Henry, Steve, Clinton, Cornelius, and Lawrence Jones; and sisters, Francis Jones, Graylee Mackins, Mattie Walters and Lucy Borders.

Left to cherish memories are sons, Charles and Brian; daughter Karen (James) McCray, all of Beckley; sister, Patricia Irving of Columbus, OH.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at St. Matthew AME Church, 103 Mills St., Beckley, with Rev. Deborah Smoot officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity. Friends may call the church one hour prior to the service.

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Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Thomas Eric Kincaid

Thomas Eric Kincaid, 54, of Beaver, passed away Dec. 22, 2012.

Arrangements pending completion with Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha St. in Beckley.

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