The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 11, 2013

Obituaries — Wednesday, December 11, 2013


Anna Marie Smith

GREENVILLE — Anna Marie Smith, 81 of Greenville, passed away Sunday morning, December 8, 2013 at Springfield Center at Lindside following a long illness. 

  She was born at Creamery, W.Va.,  September 5, 1932, a daughter of the late Masil G. and Erma Laura McCallister Walthall.

  She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Pendleton Smith Jr. on September 26, 2013.

  Mrs. Smith was retired from the Springfield Center at Lindside as an LPN. She also was a former employee of the Andrew S. Home. She was a member of the Mt. Hedding United Methodist Church at Lillydale were she also served as a youth leader, lay speaker and Sunday School teacher.

  Mrs. Smith attended college to earn her LPN License at the same time her daughter, Wanda, was attending college. 

  Surviving are three children, Douglas Glenn Smith and wife, Gracie of Chrisney, Ind., Anita Wells and husband, Michael of Bluefield, Va., Wanda Smith and husband, Dwayne Hensley of Greenville; five grandchildren, Masil and Travis Smith, Aaron and Adam Wells and Jessie Hensley; five great grandchildren; four  sisters, Norene Pence of Alderson, Doris Lilly of Talcott, Lois Roles and husband, Bob of Greenville and Faye Hancock of Union.

  Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, December 15, 2013 at the Groves Funeral Home Chapel in Union, WV with Rev. Herman Jones and Rev. Hughlyn Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at the Mt. Hedding Cemetery at Lillydale. 

  Friends may call at the Groves Funeral Home in Union from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, December 14, 2013.

  Groves Funeral Home in Union is in charge of arrangements.

Carl Randolph White Jr.

HOLDEN — Carl Randolph White Jr., 65, of Holden, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2013.

Celebration of Life will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Verdunville Church of God with Bishop Michael Hartwell officiating. Graveside services with Military honors will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Verdunville Church of God.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Verdunville Church of God, 331 George Kostas Drive #329, Logan, WV 25601.

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Honaker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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