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October 19, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013




Frank Lucas

CORNSTALK — Frank Lucas, 77, of Cornstalk, formerly of Madams Creek, passed away Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.


Earnestine ‘Tine’ Norman

HANSFORD — Earnestine “Tine” Norman, 67, of Hansford, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013.   

Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, at the First Missionary Baptist Church of Hansford, 1218 Kanawha St., Hansford, with the Rev. Keith Walker officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.

Condolences may be e-mailed to

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.


Phillip Allen ‘Johnny’ Persinger

RICHWOOD — Phillip Allen “Johnny” Persinger, 52, of Richwood, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013.

Memorial service will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood.

All arrangements were made by Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood.


Desota Sharp

SINKS GROVE — Desota Sharp, 76, of Sinks Grove, passed away Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.

Graveside rites will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Sharp Family Cemetery at Sinks Grove with the Rev. Jimmy Rogers, the Rev. Clayton Ripley and the Rev. Roy Barber officiating. Friends may call from 1:30 to 2 p.m. at the cemetery.

The family requests that memorial donations be sent to the American Kidney Foundation, 11921 Rockville Pike Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852.

Groves Funeral Home in Union is in charge of arrangements.

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