The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 29, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, Nov. 29, 2013


Nasiba Mosrie

RAINELLE — Nasiba Mosrie of Rainelle, West Virginia, passed away peacefully on November 26, 2013.

She was born in 1928 in Salima, Lebanon.

She married Cassem Mosrie in August of 1954 and moved to Rainelle where they lived and operated the family business, Mosrie’s Fashion Shop.

Mrs. Mosrie cherished her family and dear friends. As the owner operator of Mosrie’s Fashion Shop for over 50 years, she served many loyal customers and was recognized by the Town of Rainelle as a generous member of the local community with the community and business service award. She attended Rainelle United Methodist Church and was recognized with the well-deserved Mother of the Year. She was also a member of the Eastern Star.

Mrs. Mosrie was preceded in death by her husband, Cassem Mosrie, in 1972, one sister Jana Masri and two brothers Mouhib “Mo” and Nasib Masri.

She is survived by son Norman Mosrie and wife Julie. Two daughters Nora and husband Roy L. Akers, Jr., Nancy and husband David Duvall; grandchildren Casey and Malina Mosrie, Ali and John Duvall, Ashley and Joseph Akers, and Alex Hilmon; two brothers Adib and Chakib and his wife Rajaa; sister Samira El Dean; sister-in-law Nadene Masri and numerous dear nieces, nephews, cousins and friends whom she loved and who loved her.

A celebration of her life service will be at Rainelle United Methodist Church at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 30. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at the End of the Trail Cemetery in Clintonville, WV.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Minor Redden

Minor Redden, age 82, of Grandview, WV, passed away at his home on Monday, November 25, 2013.

Born on July 21, 1931, at Table Rock, he was the son of the late Herbert Redden and Ada Harrah Redden.

Minor was a former sawmill employee and a farmer. He was a member of the Crow Baptist Church, where he enjoyed attending his church. Minor enjoyed gardening, attending church, and talking to his friends.

Surviving are a niece, Betty Toney of Beckley, and nephews, David and James Toney of Beckley, and a nephew who was raised with him as a brother, Roy Redden and his wife Joanne of Cleveland, Ohio. Two great-nephews and a great-niece also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Saturday, November 30, 2013, at 3 p.m. with Pastor Dennis Burks officiating. Burial will follow at the Grandview Cemetery at Grandview, WV.

Friends may visit with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday.

Friends and family will serve as pallbearers.

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.

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