The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 23, 2014

Obituaries — Sunday, February 23, 2014

Addie Lucille Aliff

PIPE CREEK, Texas — Addie Lucille Aliff, 77, of Pipe Creek, Texas, formerly of Clendenin, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, in the Church of God of Prophecy, Sylvester, with Pastor Joe Stewart officiating. Interment is in Pineview Cemetery, Orgas. Visitation will be two hours before the service at the church.

Armstrong Funeral Home is serving the family.

Ruby Alice Justice Basconi

Mrs. Ruby Alice Justice Basconi, 82, of Beckley passed away Friday, February 21, 2014, at the Villages at Greystone after a long illness.

She was born July 23, 1931, to the late Oscar Claude and Gaye Perry Justice.

Ruby Alice was a graduate of Oceana High School. She was a homemaker, caregiver, and loving mother and grandmother to 3 children, 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, John Basconi; her daughter, Palma (Donnie) Stafford of Beckley; sons, John Basconi, Jr., of Fairdale and Anthony “Tony” (Melanie) Basconi of Beckley; grandchildren, Jason (Kellie) Stafford, Nicholas (Jami) Stafford, Dereck Stafford, T.J. (Leslie) Basconi, Alyson Basconi, Whitney Basconi, Monique (Tim) Basconi and Alexis (Greg) White; 9 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Louise Derby of Elizabeth City, NC, Gloria June Cunningham and Linda Sue Jeager both of Virginia Beach, VA; and brothers, Russell (Eleanor) of Beckley, Robert (Francis) of New Port Richey, FL, Oscar (Carolyn) of Princeton, WV, and James (Susan) Justice of Jesse, WV.

A funeral liturgy will be 12 p.m. Monday, February 24, 2014, at St. Francis DeSales Catholic Church with Monsignor Samuel Sacus officiating. A Rite of Committal will follow in Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. until service time on Monday at the church.

Pallbearers will be Jason Stafford, Nicholas Stafford, Dereck Stafford, T.J. Basconi, Dakota Bowyer and Eddie Basconi.

The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Raleigh Center and The Villages at Greystone-Courtyard.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Southern West Virginia, P.O. Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802, or St. Francis DeSales Catholic Church, 614 S. Oakwood Ave., Beckley, WV 25801.

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

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