The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 27, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012


Arthur Shanon Gill

HINTON — Arthur Shanon Gill, 71, of Hinton, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at Summers Nursing and Rehab, following a short illness.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.


Relious Essie Glasco

Relious Essie Glasco, 58, of Beckley, died Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at Bowers Hospice House.

Born December 5,1953 in Beckley, he was the son of the late Samuel Sr., and Lelia Mae Jones Glasco.

Mr. Glasco was a member of Second Baptist Church of Beckley. He previously worked for Ramada Inn.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, and his brother, Samuel Glasco Jr.

Left to cherish his precious memories are: daughter, Sherita Manns of Charleston; brother, Leonard Glasco (Delores Williams) of Beckley; step- brothers, Roy and Albert of Beckley; aunt, Julia Mae Mitchell of Phoenix City, AL; uncle, Jessie Coleman of Newark, NJ; niece, Letitia of Atlanta, GA; special friend, Julie, and a host of cousins and friends.

No services were held per his request.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.


George Lee ‘Bitsy’ Hogan

FAYETTEVILLE — George Lee “Bitsy” Hogan, 60, of Fayetteville, passed away Oct. 23, 2012.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. on Monday, October 29, 2012, at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville, with Monty Price officiating.

For those wishing to express their condolences to the Hogan family, you may do so by visiting our website at

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, will be assisting the family.


James Phillip Lafferty

James Phillip Lafferty, 62, of Stanaford, died on Thursday, October 25, 2012, at Appalachian Regional Hospital in Beckley.

Funeral services will be on Monday, October 29, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Mount Hope. Burial will be at Pax Community Cemetery.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

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