The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


April 11, 2014

Obituaries — Friday, April 11, 2014

Roger Adams

MUD FORK — Roger Adams, 72, of Mud Fork passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014. 

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Honaker Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of arrangements.

Katherine Ann Brown

CANTON, Ga. — Ms. Katherine Ann Brown, 59, of Canton, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Embracing Hospice.

Memorial Services are scheduled for 3 p.m. on Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Sosebee Memorial Chapel with Pastor Ken May officiating.

Kathie or “Kate” was born with an undying thirst for learning in this life became a teacher of spirituality, astrology, free-lance writing, and poetry. Kathie’s multiple musical talents led her to Women of Heart and her sisters in Spirit.

Kathie opened her heart, shared her wisdom and knowledge. Those blessed to know her well were embellished with unconditional selfless love and the promise of a forever friend.

Surrounded by family and friends through her journey of illness, she proved to us all, her strength, tenacity, graciousness while holding faith with a spiritual smile. Kathie’s profound gentleness, compassion and love impacted many, and all who embrace her gift, and more, and will carry it in their hearts.

Kathie, for 25 years worked in Human Relations and the insurance industry, was a free-lance writer for Aquarius magazine, studied Sufi under Adan Sarhan, and many other accomplishments. She joined Women of Heart an Educational and Drum group in 2005, where her voice, drumming and lyrical talent brought harmony and joy to many.

Kathie will be greatly missed by all who supported her through her courageous battled with cancer and life.

Survivors include her mother, Dorothy Brown of Beckley; sisters, Debby (George) Overby of Kennesaw, Ga., Betty (Jack) Elrod of Canton and Valerie Ponder and fiance’, Steve Reagon of Franklinville, N.C.; nieces, Samantha Zappavigna of Canton and Tiffany Lewis of Franklinville, N.C.; nephews, Seth Ponder and Sean Ponder, both of Franklinville, N.C.

Sosebee Funeral Home, Canton, GA is honored to serve the family. 770-479-2131.

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