The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 10, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, October 10, 2013


Claudia Mae Green

FIRECO — Mrs. Claudia Mae Green, 86, of Fireco, died Thursday, October 3, 2013.

Services will be noon Saturday, October 12, 2013, at Heart of God Ministries 1703 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley with Bishop Fred T. Simms and Elder William Catus officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley.

Friends may gather with the family from 11 a.m. until time of services.

Online condolences may be sent to

Durgan Funeral Home, Beckley, is in charge of arrangements.

Thomas Leon Hill

GLEN FORK — Thomas Leon Hill, 53, of Glen Fork, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at Raleigh General Hospital following a long illness.

Born February 7, 1960, at Mullens, he was the son of the late Joseph Dempster Hill and Anna Mae Bailey Hill.

Thomas was of the Pentecostal faith. He enjoyed computers, NASCAR, his dogs, and being with his family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Charlie Hill and Bobby Hill and a sister, Gaynell “Blue” Walker.

Survivors include his companion, Nora Belt of Glen Fork; three daughters, Amy Hill of Texas, Loretta and Tammy Bullins of North Carolina; his long time companion of 17 years, Patsy Bullins of North Carolina; three brothers, Jerry Lee Hill and wife, Linda of Saulsville, Frankie Hill and his wife, Carla of Crany and Eddie Hill and his fiancé, Cathy Smyth of Pineville; four sisters, Edna Francis and her husband, Roy of Glen Fork, Frances Summers and her husband, Billy of Glen Fork, Drema Spears and her companion, Robert Laxton of Turkey Dip and Judy Walker and her husband, Leroy of New Richmond.

He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of Thomas’s life will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, October 10, 2013, in the Calfee Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Sam Francis officiating. The family will receive friends from noon until time of the service. Burial will follow at the Glen Fork Community Cemetery, Glen Fork.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Those wishing to extend their condolences may do so by visiting

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville, is serving the Hill family.

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