The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 24, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013

Jane Ellen Fix

NIMITZ — Jane Ellen Fix, 61, of Nimitz, died Friday, November 22, 2013, at her home following a short illness.

Born October 15, 1952, at Beckley, she was the daughter of the late Billy Dan and Wanda Jewell Campbell Lilly.

Jane served as Deputy Assessor for Summers County for 25 years. She was also a former teacher’s aide at Madams Creek School and also was employed by the West Virginia Department of Housing. She was of the Baptist faith. Jane’s love for children was never more evident than in her affection for her grandchildren. She was of the Baptist faith and was a lifelong resident of Summers County.

Survivors include her husband of 30 years, Rodney A. Fix. One son, Samuel J. Pack, II, of Nimitz. One daughter, Sarah Ellen Pack Fox and husband Bobby of Jumping Branch. Five grandchildren, Allison Fox Holland and husband Corey of Pipestem, Tyler Spicer of Jumping Branch, Nathaniel Pack of Jumping Branch, Britney Pack of Jumping Branch and Linley Pack of Jumping Branch. One great-grandson, Colton Holland of Pipestem. Daughter of heart, Meghan Wheeler of Big Creek; a brother, Danny Lilly and wife, Ellen, of Shady Spring; an aunt, Margaret Hank and husband, Bill, of Hinton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening at Pivont Funeral Home in Hinton. A committal service will be held at a later date at Lilly-Crews Cemetery at Nimitz.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern West Virginia.

Online condolences and guest register at

Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton, WV.

Crystal M. Huffman

DUNDALK, Md. — Crystal M. Huffman, 77, of Dundalk, Maryland, formerly of Summers County, died Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore.

Born February 27, 1936, at Talcott, she was the daughter of the late Perry A. and Margaret A. Thompson Wiseman.

Mrs. Huffman was a secretary at Christian Life Church in Dundalk and had been a resident of Maryland for many years.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, John, Howard, Denver and Raymond Wiseman.

Survivors include her husband, Ronald C. Huffman. One son, Michael Huffman of Dundalk, MD, and one daughter, Donna Huffman of Baltimore. Two brothers, Perry Wiseman, Jr., and wife Betty and Roger Wiseman and wife Dorothy, both of Covington, VA. Two sisters, Naomi Payton of Medina, OH, and Wanda Dillon of Cleveland, OH. Two grandchildren Kari Ogunfiditimi and Tori Huffman.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton with Pastor Robert Wiseman officiating. Burial will follow in Valley View Cemetery on Powleys Creek.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of services on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences and guest register at

Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton, WV.

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