The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 18, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Nov. 18, 2013

Glen Douglas Boyden

Mr. Glen Douglas Boyden, 49, of Beckley died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.

Arrangements are entrusted to Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Janice Ruthe Wells-Hash

DANESE — Janice Ruthe Wells-Hash, 86, of Danese, passed away Friday, November 15, at Kanawha Hospice Care, Charleston, following a short illness.

Born March 29, 1927, in Layland, WV, she was the daughter of the late John T. Wells and Lilian Clare Kincaid-Wells. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her soul mate and loving husband of 64 years, J.B. Hash, Jr., and two brothers Ellis Wells and John T. Wells, Jr.

Janice was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, and mother-in-law. She attended Zickafoose Memorial Church.

Survivors include daughter, Cassandra L. Hash-Cooper and husband Joe; son, James B. Hash, III, and wife Vickie; one sister, Jeanette Shuck; two brothers, Archie Wells and Larry Wells; granddaughter, Melanie S. Allen; great-grandson, Brackston C. Allen; numerous nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to special friend, Sandra Allen Toney, and neighbor, Sherman McCombs.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at the Wallace Memorial Mausoleum, with Rev. Jack Reeves and Rev. Sherman McCombs officiating. Friends may gather with the family Wednesday, November 20, 2013, from 1 p.m. until time of services at the Wallace Memorial Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation be made to the Kanawha Hospice Care, 1606 Kanawha Blvd., West, Charleston, WV 25387-2536.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.

Harry ‘Buster’ Holmes

SUMMERSVILLE — Harry “Buster” Holmes, 84, of Summersville died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the Waters Funeral Chapel at Summersville with Pastor Arnold Nicholas officiating. Burial will follow in the WV Memorial Gardens at Calvin. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the funeral chapel.


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