The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


April 13, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, April 13, 2013


W.T. ‘Bill’ Reynolds

LEWISBURG — W.T. “Bill” Reynolds, 84, passed away Friday, April 12, 2013.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at the Rhema Christian Center, with the Rev. Janice Johnson and Pastor Stewart Farley officiating. Burial will follow in the Clifton Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the center.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Clifton Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 200, Maxwelton, WV 24957.

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Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Delbert Ray Smith

RAINELLE — Delbert Ray Smith, 71, of Rainelle, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2013, following an ATV accident near his home on Coal Hollow Road.

Born April 17, 1941, in Rainelle, he was the son of the late Edward Henry and Etha Allen Smith.

Delbert was a hardworking miner, never able to just sit still. He loved the outdoors. Delbert was a loving husband, father and grandfather who really enjoyed the grandbabies. He was a member of the Springdale Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Donald Richard Smith.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Helen Helmick Smith; three sons Michael Smith (Brandi) of Dunnellon, Fla., Ray Smith (Kyra) of North Baltimore, Ohio, and Christopher Smith (Nicole) of Nitro; three daughters Cindy Persinger of King, N.C., Sham Smith (Kara) of Dunbar and Kimberly Goehle (Mark) of Lexington, N.C.; a brother Lacy Smith (Bonnie) of Rainelle; two sisters Drema Fewell (Ed) of Sam Black and Macy Smith of Columbus, Ohio; eight grandchildren Matthew Nottingham, Corey Hizer, Lily Smith, Sabrina Goehle, Jason Persinger, Kenny Ray Smith, Isaiah and Madison Smith; and three great-granddaughters.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Smathers Funeral Chapel, Rainelle, with Pastor Vince Deeds officiating. Burial will follow in the Wallace Memorial Cemetery at Clintonville.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the funeral home.

Online condolences at

Arrangements by Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., Rainelle.

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