The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 22, 2006

Obituaries - Thursday, March 23, 2006

Kathleen P. Bowes

BLUEFIELD — Kathleen P. Bowes, 83, formerly of White Sulphur Springs, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at Maples Nursing Home in Bluefield.

Miss Bowes was born Nov. 27, 1922, in White Sulphur Springs, and was the daughter of the late Blanchard Sr. and Rose Gallagher Bowes.

She was a resident of White Sulphur Springs for most of her life and was a caregiver.

She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by a brother, Edsel Bowes; a half brother, Wilford Bowes; and stepmother, Mary Bowes.

Survivors include half sisters, Betty Tuday of Severy, Kan., Anna Fowler of Catawba, Va., Laura Jane Pitsenbarger of White Sulphur Springs, Shirley Sizemore of Covington, Va., and Jeanette Binson of Harrisburg, Pa.; half brothers, Blanchard Bowes Jr. of White Sulphur Springs, Charles Bowes of Wendell, Mass., and Robert Bowes of Selma, N.C.; and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Rosewood Cemetery, Lewisburg, with the Rev. Mark Shafer officiating. Burial will follow.

There will be no visitation.

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Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Rose Zamiela Chesunas

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Rose Frances Zamiela Chesunas, 91, formerly of Summerlee, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

Patty Sue Christian

PRINCETON — Patty Sue Christian, 57, of 1002 N. Walker St., Princeton, died Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at Princeton Community Hospital.

Born Oct. 9, 1948, in Beckley, she was the daughter of James M. Sparks of Princeton and the late Velma Hall Sparks.

She was a member of Silver Springs Baptist Church in Princeton. She was a Princeton High School graduate and attended Bluefield Business School. She had been a resident of Princeton since 1957, moving here from Mullens.

Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, March 24, at Blue Ridge Mausoleum Chapel, Beckley, with the Rev. Fred Lovell officiating. Entombment will follow.

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