The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


August 4, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013


Bill Wilkinson

William “Bill” Spotswood Wilkinson, 72, of Maxwell Hill died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013.

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Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

Edith Genevieve Wilson

LEWISBURG — Edith Genevieve Wilson was born December 28, 1941, as the first child to Harvey Black and Edith Rodgers Wilson in Ronceverte, West Virginia. She peacefully passed away Thursday, August 1, 2013, at her family home on Valley View Farm in Lewisburg, West Virginia.

Genevieve is survived by her children Frederick of Mammolshain, Germany, and his wife Ursula, Foster Friedman of Alexandria, Virginia, and his wife Kim, Frank W. Friedman of Lexington, Virginia, and Christie London of Sacramento, California, and her husband Ted; her grandchildren Maggie, Wil, Nici, Foster, Beck, Aurelia, Simon, Anna, Roxanne and Donovan her siblings John R Wilson of Lewisburg and his wife Vicki, Sara McDonnell of West Palm Beach, Florida, Ann McClung of Lewisburg and her husband Richard, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins including Bettie S. Woodward of Lewisburg. She also leaves behind many treasured friends.

Genevieve had a deep appreciation for faith, family, farming, and learning. Reflecting her selfless passion for learning, she had donated her body to the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, West Virginia. There will be a celebration of her life August 10 at 1 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church west of Lewisburg. A visitation will follow at Valley View Farm. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that gifts be made to Gwen’s Meals c/o Shepherd’s Center, PO Box 54; Calvary Cemetery Fund c/o Harold Ryder, RR2 Box 321; or Mission Team c/o Lewisburg United Methodist Church, PO Box 69, all of Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

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