The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 6, 2013

Obituaries — Wednesday, March 6, 2013



Mosha Waddell Hurt

PRINCETON — Mosha Waddell Hurt, 97, of Princeton, died Sunday, March 3, 2013.

Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013, at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home, Princeton.

Arrangements by Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.


Grace Mattie McClung

SUMMERSVILLE — Grace Mattie McClung, 93, of Summersville, passed Monday, March 4, 2013.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2013, in the White Funeral Home at Summersville, with Pastor Arnold Nicholas officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Gilead Cemetery at Pool.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday one hour prior the services.


Elburn ‘Eb’ O’Dell

LEIVASY — Elburn ‘Eb’ O’Dell, 81, passed away Monday, March 4, 2013.

Service will be 2 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2013, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel, Rainelle, with the Rev. Clay O’Dell officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Nettie.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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Arrangements entrusted to Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.


Emma Pedri

 Emma Pedri, 83, passed away Monday, March 4, 2013, at the Wyoming Nursing a Rehabilitation Center, New Richmond.

A celebration of Emma's life will be noon, Friday, March 8, 2013, at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel.

Friends may call one hour prior to services Friday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.


Letha Scott

WILLIAMSBURG — Letha Scott, 74, died Monday, March 4, 2013.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg.


Donald ‘Tink’ Gray Smith

RONCEVERTE — Donald (Tink) Gray Smith, 53, passed away Monday, March 4, 2013.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements by Longanacre Funeral Home, Fairlea.


Betty Sutphin

Betty Jo Garnette Sutphin, 85, of Harvey St., Beckley, died Saturday, March 2nd, 2013.

Betty’s Memorial Service will be Saturday, March 9th, 2013, at 1 p.m. at the Beckley Presbyterian Church.  The family will receive friends after the service with at a time of food and fellowship in the church hall.

The family suggests donations of sympathy to the Beckley Presbyterian Church, 203 S. Kanawha St., Beckley WV  25801, Bowers Hospice House, PO Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802 or the charity of your choice.  

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

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