The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 24, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013


Juanita V. Hughes

Juanita Virginia “Tuckie” Hughes, 74, of Helen passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2013, in a Charleston hospital following a long illness.

Born October 15, 1938, at Helen, she was the daughter of the late Miles and Virgie (Gross) Smith.

Juanita was the owner and operator of Tuckies Place for 13 years in Allen Junction.

In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by eight brothers and two sisters.

Those left to cherish her memory include one daughter, Michelle Foley and her husband, William, of Mocksville, NC; one son, Michael Darienzo and his wife Shelby of Winston-Salem, NC; two sisters, Margie Mullins and her husband, Bill, of Cleveland, OH, and Peggy Hensley of Cleveland, OH; one brother, Leo Smith and his wife, Patty, of Rhodell; and four grandchildren, Jerriaa Foley, Michael Darienzo, Rachelle Darienzo, and Ryan Darienzo.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday, February 25, 2013, at Rhodell Church of God with Rev. Gary Eskins officiating. Burial will follow in the Slab Fork Cemetery, Slab Fork.

Friends may call one hour prior to services Monday at the church.

Pallbearers will be Doug Hogan, Josh and Chris Austin, Shawn, William, and Lee Foley.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The family of Juanita Hughes is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

Lodema Ingram

INGRAM — Lodema Ingram went to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, February 22, 2013, following a long illness.

Born January 16, 1941, at Quinwood, WV, she was the daughter of the late Annie Virginia Cox and Stanley C. Taylor. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Angela Kay Ingram; a sister, Roberta Angle, and three brothers, Nelson Taylor, Norman “Buck” Taylor and Thornton “Hubie” Taylor.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Ingram of Rainelle, WV; a daughter Amy Ingram of Beckley; and a brother, James Taylor of Ypsilanti, MI.

A 1959 graduate of Crichton High School, Lodema was employed by the U.S. Postal Service for 42 years and served as postmaster of the Quinwood Post Office until her retirement in 2005. She was a member of the McCross Baptist Church and the Quinwood branch of the Rebekkah Lodge. She was a former board member of the Friends of the Quinwood Library and was an active community volunteer with organizations such as the Quinwood Firemenettes, the Quinwood Ambulance Service and the Concerned Citizens of Quinwood.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, February 25, 2013, at the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Chapel in Rainelle, with the Reverend Bennie Kenney officiating. Burial will follow at the Wallace Memorial Cemetery at Clintonville. Friends may call one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.

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