The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 13, 2014

Obituaries — Monday, Jan. 13, 2014

Ramona ‘Mona’ J. Prince

Ramona “Mona” J. Prince, 79, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend of Beckley, formerly of West Raleigh, went home to be with the Lord surrounded by her loving family on Friday, January 10, 2014.

She was born on July 22, 1934, in Pax to the late Winfield and Veda Pinson Hall.

Mona loved the Lord. She set an example of her love for Him through her actions and the way she treated others. She loved singing in the church choir and is now a beautiful voice in Heaven’s choir. She enjoyed her Bible Class, was a member of Cranberry Baptist Church, loved shopping, attending anything that her grandchildren were involved in and spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands and the fathers of her children, Robert Sanford Givens and Franklin Delano Prince; and a sister, Aleda Hinkle.

Those left to cherish her memory include her loving son, Robert Alan Givens of Dallas, TX; two daughters, Cheryl Ann Yost and husband, Bo, of Beckley, and Patricia Ann Bostic and husband, Keith, of Glen Daniel; seven grandchildren, Jessica Givens, Robert Givens, Wyatt Givens, Brandon Yost, Jordon Yost, Chloe Bostic, and Ciara Bostic; two great-grandchildren, Anthony and Jasmine; a sister, Betty Kidd of Beckley; a special friend, Herb Bowyer; and a special pet, Chica.

Services to celebrate the life and faith of Ramona “Mona” J. Prince will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley, with Pastor Roger E. Pauley officiating. Following  the services she will be laid to rest at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley.

Friends may gather with the family Monday, January 13, 2014, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home and from 12 p.m. until time of the service Tuesday.

Online condolences and other information can be found by visiting

Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, is honored to be serving the family.

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