The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 12, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, December 12, 2013



Carl Lee George

BIRCH RIVER — Carl Lee George, 83, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, in the Birch River Baptist Church, Birch River.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville.

Arrangements by Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville.


Wilber E. Haynes

CHARLESTON — Wilber E. Haynes, 93, of Charleston, passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.

Services to celebrate the life of Wilber Haynes will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, December 13, 2013 at the Long and Fisher Funeral Home Chapel in Sissonville with Pastor Al Mendez officiating. Interment will follow at Floral Hills Garden of Memories in Sissonville.

American Legion Post 61 is conducting military graveside rites.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers donations of sympathy may be sent to HospiceCare 1001 Kennawa Dr, Charleston, WV 25311.

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Arrangements with Long and Fisher Funeral Home, 6837 Sissonville Drive in Sissonville.


Grace Wilson Howe

SCOTTSVILLE, N.Y. — Grace Wilson Howe, 93, went home to be with Jesus on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.

She was predeceased by her husbands, Monice Wilson and Clarence Howe; grandson, Phillip Michael Young.

Grace is survived by her children, James (Mary) E. Wilson of North Carolina and Cheryln (Fay) Dick-Gotham; grandchildren, Frank (Mary) Wilson, Jennifer (Brian) Mapes, Eric (Erika) Young, Jennifer (John) Heneghan and Jessica (Matt) Rapp; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Grace was a woman of great faith, full of kindness and generosity.

To light a candle of remembrance, visit

Grace’s visitation will be held 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at Bartolomeo & Perotto Funeral Home, 1411 Vintage Ln, Rochester, N.Y. Between Rte 390 and Long Pond Road. Her funeral service will be celebrated 11 a.m. on Friday at Park Ridge Free Methodist Church, 10 Straub Rd, (at corner of Long Pond Road, Rochester, N.Y. Interment on Sunday, December 15 at 2 p.m. in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley.

Donations may be made to Free Methodist World Missions, 770 North High School Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46214 in Grace’s memory.

Arrangements by Walker Brothers Funeral Home, N.Y.

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