The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 11, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Feb. 11, 2013


Wanda M. Hodges

RONCEVERTE — Wanda M. Hodges, 80, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2013, in the Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Fairlea, after a short illness.

Born May 26, 1932, in Ronceverte and was the daughter of the late Elbert Burton and Julia Mary Lindsey Hodges.

Ms. Hodges had been a lifelong resident of Ronceverte, member of the First Church of God, Ronceverte, was retired with 40 years of service from Verizon Telephone Company (C&P Telephone Co) as an operator and installer.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Lois E. Sams, one brother, Glen Hodges.

Survivors include one sister, Mabel Robinson and husband, Charlie, of St. Albans, two brothers, E.B. Hodges and wife, Belle, of Ronceverte, John Hodges and wife, Juanita, of Ronceverte, brother-in-law, Julian Sams of Ronceverte, and several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at the Longanacre Funeral home Chapel, Fairlea, with Rev. Dan Gaither and rev. Rick Hefner officiating. Burial to follow in the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Lewisburg.

Friends and family may call 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, February 11, 2013, at the Longanacre Funeral Home, Fairlea.

Arrangements by Longanacre Funeral Home, Fairlea, West Virginia.

John Knicely

RICHWOOD — John Knicely, 75, of Richwood, WV, passed away on Friday, February 8, 2013, at Nicholas County Nursing and Rehab Center, Richwood, WV, after a long struggle with cancer.

He was born September 22, 1937, in Nicholas County, WV, to the late Scott and Anna Chambers Knicely.

Loving husband, father, grandfather. Great family man and friend.

Loved his cat Daisy.

Army Vet.

Retired from Swell Coal Company.

Loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing.

Mason with the Pendleton County Lodge.

Survivors: Wife, Lucrecia Knicely, Richwood, WV. Daughter, Kelly Knicely, NC. 2 Sons, Delmas Donald Boyce, VA, and Mark Douglas Boyce, FL. 6 Grandchildren.

Funeral service will be Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at 11 a.m. in Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood, WV, with Pastor Larry Russell officiating. Interment will be in Mountain View Memorial Park, Richwood, WV.

Friends may call Tuesday, February 12, 2013, from 10 a.m. till 11 a.m. in Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood, WV.

Arrangements were made by Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood, WV.

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