The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 14, 2014

Obituaries — Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014

Rosa Lee Scott Bobbitt

OAK HILL — Rosa Lee Scott Bobbitt, 83, of Oak Hill, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Pastor Jerry Bush officiating. Entombment will follow at High Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Oak Hill. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Friday at the funeral home.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Rebecca S. ‘Nanny’ Calvert

ELKINS — Rebecca S. “Nanny” Calvert, age 76 years, a former resident of Daniels, and a resident of Elkins, passed away Saturday evening, January 11, 2014, in the Hospice Care Regional Inpatient Unit in Elkins.

She was born June 1, 1937, at Wickham, W.Va., a daughter of the late Walter Sherman Elder and the late Myrtle Mae Brizendine Elder.

On April 25, 1955, in Honolulu, HI, she was married to Billie Eugene Calvert, who preceded her in death on March 29, 1997.

Surviving are one son, Gary E. Calvert and wife Carol, Daniels; two daughters, Brenda Loving-Hatcher and husband Dexter, Beaver, and Teresa Simmons and husband Billy of Elkins; one brother, Ronald Elder, Beckley; three sisters, Muriel Daub and husband Leon, Lebanon, Pa., Hazel Naugle, Mt. Hope, and Ila Mae Lane, Manhiem, Pa.; seven grandchildren, Gregory and J.C. Calvert, Michael Loving, Joshua, Paul and Hunter Simmons and Breanne Calvert; as well as ten great-grandchildren, a foster grandchild, Tessa, and the faithful family dog, “Butterscotch,” also survive.

Also preceding her in death were one brother, Donald Elder, and a nephew, Todd McMullen.

Mrs. Calvert attended the schools of Raleigh County, was a homemaker and a member of the Mabscott United Church. She was an avid bowler and a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority for many years.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Thursday, January 16th, she will be moved to the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Chapel in Beckley, where friends may call from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held from the chapel at 1:30 p.m. Thursday with Pastor Vondie Cook officiating. Interment will follow in the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Rebecca S. “Nanny” Calvert.

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