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May 21, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, May 21, 2013


Grover Junior  Meadows

HINTON — Grover Junior Meadows, 63, of Hinton, died Saturday, May 18, 2013.

Graveside service and burial will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in the Martin Family Cemetery at Little Wolf Creek, with Minister Gary Adkins officiating.

Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp. com

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

Alberta Gore Mosley

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Mrs. Alberta Gore Mosley, 77, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Glen Jean,

died Wednesday, May 15, 2013.

Funeral services will be will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at the Macedonia Baptist Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at the church.

Samuel J. Jones Funeral Home, 2644 Wylie Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, phone, 412-621-9644, is in charge of arrangements.

Submitted by Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Zelma L. Osborne

CLINTONVILLE — Zelma L. Osborne, 92, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013.

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.

James ‘Jim’ Laddie Pennington

DURBIN — James “Jim” Laddie Pennington, 75, of Durbin, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale, with Pastor David Plank officiating. Internment will follow with the Pocahontas County veterans honor guard at the Arbovale Cemetery Annex. The family will receive their family and friends on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Arbovale, is in charge of arrangements.

William B. Roark

William Barney Roark, 65, of Maben, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at his residence following a short illness.

Arrangements are incomplete at Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

Ernest L. Senters

RICHWOOD — Ernest L. Senters, 84, of Richwood, passed away Friday, May 17th, 2013, at his home following an extended illness.  

Ernest was born September 14th, 1928, in Barbourville, Ky., to the late Nathan and Addie Senters and formerly resided in Cawood, Ky. In addition to his parents, Ernest was preceded in death by his first wife, Jona Senters and second wife, Betty Shephard Senters of Richwood, his brother, Jack Senters of Hamilton, OH, and sister, Chelsea Warfield of Barbourville, KY.

Ernest is survived by his son, Ronny (Lucy) Senters of Bagdad, KY, grandsons, Ronald and Jonathan Senters of Louisville, KY, granddaughter, Megan Brazzell (John) of Avilla, IN and great-grandson, Aaron Brazzell. He is also survived by stepdaughters, Joyce Spencer (Michael) of Fenwick, Cathy Meadows of Marlinton, Susan Brewer-McComas of Gulf Breeze, Florida and step-sons, Henry ”Butch” Brewer II (Lisa) of Frankfort, KY, and Donald (Pam) of TN, as well as step-grandchildren, April and Sarah Spencer, Christopher Meadows, Andrew and Briana McComas, Henry “Bub” Brewer III, Sheri Dawn Cole, Alicia (Nick) Young and Angelina (Tyler) Davis; and one step- great granddaughter, Dixie Rose McComas.

Also surviving are brothers, J.E (Amanda) of Barbourville, KY, Clarence of Bryant’s Store, KY, William June (Lou Ella) of Barbourville, KY, Jim Dave (Jewell) of  Fairfield, OH, and sisters Sue (James) Smith of Gray, KY,  Mary Killion of Detroit, MI., and Jewell Couch of Hamilton, OH. Ernest also left numerous nieces, nephews and friends that mourn his passing.  

Ernest was a strong Christian of Baptist faith. He worked in the saw mills for 55 years of his life; the last 36 he was a dedicated and loyal employee of Georgia Pacific Lumber Company from which he then retired. Ernest was an expert craftsman and was well known for the beautiful wood furniture he made for family and friends. He also loved fishing and gardening with his wife and loved spending time with his family and friends.  

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 21st, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, 12 Railroad Avenue, in Richwood. Visitation will also be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., followed by funeral services on Thursday, May 23, at 2 p.m., at the Hampton Funeral Home, 2809 South U.S. HWY 25E in Barbourville, KY. Burial will follow at the Lay Cemetery in Barbourville.  

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions made in memory of Ernest to the Richwood Food Bank or the Richwood Public Library.

The family would like to thank the Simons-Coleman Funeral Home of Richwood, and Hampton Funeral Home of Barbourville, KY for their assistance.

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