The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 13, 2014

Obituaries — Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Janice Ann Ballard

HINTON — Janice Ann Ballard, 72 of 403 1/2 Cedar Ave., Hinton, died at 3:16 p.m. Sunday, May 11, 2014 at Beckley A.R.H. Hospital following a short illness.

Born August 13, 1941 in Hinton, she was the daughter of the late Marvin and Donnie Susan Ward Meadows.

Janice was a former employee of the Hinton Food Land, Kirks restaurant and the Hinton Moose Lodge. She was a member of Bellepoint Baptist Church of Hinton, and was a lifelong resident of Hinton.

She was preceded in death by infant twin brothers.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years William C. “Poody” Ballard; two sons, Timothy C. and wife Linda Ballard of Slippery Rock, Pa., and James R. “Little Poody” Ballard of Hinton; four daughters, Ruth Ann Basham and  husband Harold of Jumping Branch, Karen Pack and husband Herman of Jumping Branch, Robin Bragg and husband Greg of Grandview, and Peggy Ballard of the home; one brother Terry Meadows of Hinton; four sisters, Betty Gwinn and husband Darrell of Jumping Branch, Yonnie Bennett of Madams Creek, Wilma Foster and husband Roy Rutter of Columbus, Ohio, and Marlene Townsley and husband Paul of Danville, W.Va.; eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.  Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton with Pastor Ronald Cobb officiating. Burial will follow in Greenbrier Burial Park in Hinton.

Friends may call from 12 noon until time of services on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Randy Ballard, Mason Jones, grandsons and great grandson.

Online condolences and guest register at www.pivontfuneralhome. com

Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.


William David Brown

PETERSTOWN — William David Brown, 74, of Peterstown, passed away, Saturday, May 10, 2014 at his home.

Funeral Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, with Pastor Michael Biggs officiating. Burial will follow in the Crosier Cemetery, Zenith, W.Va.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of the service at the funeral home.

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

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

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