The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 1, 2012

Obituaries — Monday, Oct. 1, 2012

Bettie Imogene Holcomb

ANSTED — Bettie Imogene Holcomb, 84, of Ansted, formerly of Lookout, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, September 29, 2012, following an extended illness.

Born March 21, 1928, at Victor, she was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Bettie M. Brown Robinson.

Mrs. Holcomb was a homemaker and a member of the Ansted Church of God.

Other than her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold B. Holcomb, Sr., one son Gary Robinson, a grandson, Edward Lee Jordon, sister Annabelle Bess and a brother Norman Higgins.

Those left to cherish her memory include 4 daughters: Betty Casey and husband Arnold of Nedrow, NY, Crystal Jordon and husband Eddie of Sissonville, Dee Dee Prather and husband Danny of Ansted, and Treasure Vest and husband Daniel of Ansted. 5 sons: Byron Blunt and wife Beckie of Travelers Rest, SC, Arnold Holcomb Jr. and wife Stacy of Oak Hill, Kevin Holcomb of Sissonville, Bip Holcomb and wife Cheryl of Ansted, Garth Holcomb and wife Trish of Mt. Nebo, 33 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren also survive.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at the Nuttall Cemetery, Lansing, with her grandson Tyrel Blunt officiating. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to John Hagee Ministries, P.O. Box 1400, San Antonio, TX 78295-1400, for the return of the Jews to Israel.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace, Inc., Ansted, WV.

Jerry Ray Hughes

BALTIMORE, Md. — Jerry Ray Hughes, 65, of Baltimore, Md., passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. 

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, with Barry Harper officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunrise Memorial Gardens, Rich Creek, Va. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at the funeral home.

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

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

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