The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 1, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013


William Pete ‘Billy’ Browskey

William Pete “Billy” Browskey, 71, of Skyline Drive, Beckley, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at the Universityof Virginia Hospital following a short illness.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

Betty Christian

Betty Christian, age 77, of Glen White, passed away Monday, September 30, 2013, at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Arrangements are pending completion at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV 25801.

Ruby A. Jones Ellison

BALLARD — Ruby A. Jones Ellison, 77 of Ballard, passed away Friday, September 27, 2013.

Funeral Services will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, with Pastor Tim Sanderson officiating. Burial will follow in the Orchard Cemetery, Ballard.

Visitation will be noon until time of the services, Wednesday.

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

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

Mable I. Fox

MADISON — Mable I. Fox, 86, of Madison, formerly of Brooks, passed away Monday, September 30, 2013 following a long illness.

Born November 9, 1926, at Madams Creek, she was a daughter of the late William and Grace Ellison Wills.

Mable was a member of the Hinton Church of Christ, a homemaker and lived most of her life at Brooks. She was a devoted mother, wife, grandmother and great grandmother.

Mable was preceded in death by her husband James A. “Jimmy” Fox; one son, James William “Billy” Fox; three brothers and five sisters.

Those left to cherish her memory include two daughters, Rita Richmond and husband John of Glen Dale and Jane Epling and husband Mike of Uneeda; six grandchildren, Heather Zamibto, Joey Epling, Jaime Blake, Sara Howard, Brad Epling and Brian Fox; nine great grandchildren; one sister, Lavonna Pauley and husband Eugene of Charleston. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, October 3, 2013, at Hinton Church of Christ. Burial will follow in the Fox Cemetery at Brooks.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral parlors.

Condolences may be sent to the family at 

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

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