The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


July 19, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, July 19, 2013


Millie Vest

Millie Vest, 90, of Daniels, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion at Rose and Quesenberry, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring.

Georgena ‘Jeanne’ Hoskins Zyto

Georgena “Jeanne” Hoskins Zyto, 70, of Beckley, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 16, 2012.

Born November 29, 1942, she was the daughter of the late George Wendell and Eva Stover Hoskins.

Jeanne enjoyed entertaining family and friends, loved music and theater, photography, flower gardening, and recently remodeling the home place in Sweeneysburg. Each visit home from Virginia was like a holiday event, showering all the kids with gifts and attention. Jeanne attended Cirtsville Elementary, Woodrow Wilson High School and Beckley College. She worked at Leeds Department Store after graduating from school; Jeanne moved to the Alexandria, Va., area where she worked in the insurance industry and was Vice President of Armco Leasing Co. before retiring and returning to WV. She was a member of the Maynor Freewill Church in Maynor, W.Va.

In addition to her parents, Jeanne is preceded in death by her husband, Greg Zyto; sisters, Patricia Hoskins and Janice Nicely; brother, Harold Gene Hoskins; nephew, George Barber.

Those left to cherish her memory include her sister, Louise Barber of Sweeneysburg; brother, Grady Hoskins and wife Peggy of Beckley, Howard Hoskins and wife Patricia of Beckley, Harry Hoskins and wife Nancy Pat of Beckley; stepdaughter, Gabrielle Littlefield and husband Casey of Bumpass, Va.; stepson, George Zyto and wife Dawn of Stafford, Va.; grandson, Mason Littlefield of Bumpass, Va.; eight nephews and nieces and seventeen great-nephews and nieces.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley, with Pastor Larry Brown of the Maynor Freewill Baptist Church and Pastor Jim Bowyer of the Maple Fork Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Terry Hoskins, Chad Hilton, Kevin Hoskins, David Nicely, David Nicely, Jr., Casey Littlefield, and honorary pallbearer Bert Beadle.

Friends may gather with the family Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family request that memorial may be made to the Bowers Hospice House or Brian’s Safe House of which she was a passionate supporter.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley.

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