The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


April 2, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Woodrow (Woody) Bosley

Woodrow (Woody) Bosley passed away Friday, March 29, at his residence in Beckley, due to lung cancer.

Born May 3, 1942, he was the son of the late Hench W. Bosley and Othela M. (Lindsay) Bosley.

He was a delivery contractor for The Register-Herald for more than 20 years.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn A. Bosley; his son, Robert L. Bosley and his wife, Andrea; one brother, Kenneth I. Bosley and his wife Shirley; and two sisters, Joann Smith and her husband, Ronald, and Carol Sue Rakouski.

A memorial service will be held at Mount Calvary Baptist Church on Dry Hill Road in Beckley on Wednesday, April 3, at 3 p.m.

Ollie L. Combs

IROQUOIS — Ollie Louvice Combs, 71, of Iroquois passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013.

Arrangements are incomplete at Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

Doy Dewitt Garrett

FENWICK — Doy Dewitt Garrett, 86, of Fenwick, died Sunday, March 31, 2013.

Memorial service will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, in Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood. After the services, Mr. Garrett will be cremated.

Simons-Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.

Mary Stevens Leonard Gray

MOUNT HOPE — Mary Stevens Leonard Gray, 70, of Mount Hope, died Sunday, March 31, 2013.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Marguerite Frazier Hale

PETERSTOWN — Marguerite Frazier Hale, 83, of Peterstown, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013. 

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, with Minister Donald Henegar officiating. Burial will follow in the Birchlawn Burial Park, Pearisburg, Va. Friends may call one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the Hale family at

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

James Dean Hanna

CHARMCO — James Dean Hanna, 47, of Charmco, passed away early Sunday morning, March 31, 2013, at home, following a short illness.

Born March 3, 1966, at Fairlea, WV, he was the son of Lewis and Virginia Sue Reed Hanna of Georgia.

James enjoyed hunting and fishing, and loved the outdoors. He was a building contractor of home construction.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Roger Hanna, and his grandfather, Melvin Hanna.

Those left to cherish his memory are his two daughters, Laura Watson of Charmco and Patricia TumUs of Elkins; one son: Eric Ewell Hanna of Jasper, Georgia; 2 stepsons: Matthew Bennett of Rainelle, WV, and Ryan Hanna of Green Valley; 1 brother: Joshua Hanna of Georgia; Grandmother: Delcie Hanna of Clintonville, WV; 7 grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Wallace & Wallace Chapel of Rainelle, with Rev. Carolyn White officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service (1 to 2 p.m.) at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Church of Christ Cemetery, Loudermilk Road, Clintonville.

Arrangements entrusted to Wallace & Wallace of Rainelle.

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