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April 13, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, April 13, 2013


Myra Moles

Myra Moles, 59, of Beaver, passed away Friday, April 12, 2013.

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

Beatrice ‘Bea’ N. Orr

LOGAN — Beatrice “Bea” N. Orr, 82, of Logan, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013.

A public visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at Honaker Funeral Home. A celebration of Bea’s life will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, at the First Presbyterian Church, 622 Stratton St., Logan. Burial will be at 3 p.m. at Woodmere Memorial Park, 2701 Washington Blvd., Huntington.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to any of the following: Marshall University, Big Green Foundation, WVHPERD/West Virginia Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance or AAHPERD/American Alliance for Health, Physical education, Recreation and Dance, American Heart Association or First Presbyterian Church of Logan.

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Honaker Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of arrangements.

Jack Norman Pate

Jack Norman Pate, 71, of Glen Morgan, passed away Friday, April 12, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion at Rose and Quesenberry, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring.

Leona Carol Grimmett Ramsey

SINKS GROVE — Leona Carol Grimmett Ramsey, 77, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Elk Knob Baptist Church, Elk Knob, with the Rev. Andy Howdock officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to the services at the church.

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Arrangements by Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Wayne Theodore Ramsey

Wayne Theodore Ramsey, age 62, of Daniels, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at his home.      

Born on June 12, 1950, at Beckley, he was the son of the late Theodore Ramsey and Helen Myers Ramsey.

Wayne was a disabled American Veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, serving in the U.S. Air Force. He had attended the Bellepoint Baptist Church in Hinton. Wayne was a resident of Hinton up until two years ago, then moving to Daniels. He was an avid car enthusiast, enjoyed classic rock and roll music, and was a “history nut.” The past few years he had spent much time with his granddaughter Kara Ramsey.

Survivors include two sons, Wayne Ramsey and his wife Dianna of Shady Spring, and Kris Ramsey of Daniels. Four grandchildren, Kara, Ava, Autumn, and Aaidan. Two brothers, Phillip Ramsey of Peterstown, and Byron Dean Ramsey of San Antonio, Texas.

Committal Services will be conducted at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity, W.Va., on Monday, April 15, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. Burial will follow at the cemetery.

Friends may visit with the family at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel on Monday from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.

Private online condolences, floral gifts, and other expressions of sympathy are available to the family via our guestbook at

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring.

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