The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


July 31, 2013

Obituaries — Wednesday, July 31, 2013



Jack Hicks

GREENWOOD, S.C. — Jackie “Jack” Hicks, 67, formerly of Lansing, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013.

A private graveside service will be held at the Hicks Family Cemetery, Lansing.

For those wishing to express their condolences to the Hicks 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.


Peggy Gean Hoadley

VICTOR — Peggy Gean Hoadley, 69, of Victor, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013, following a long illness.

She was born Oct. 26, 1943, in Lovers Leap, W.Va., and was the daughter of the late Thomas Adams and Frances Bartrum Adams.

Mrs. Hoadley was a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church of Hopewell, she was a dietary aide working much of her life in local nursing homes.

Peggy is survived by her husband, David Simms; daughters, Shelly Skaggs of Tennessee, Sandy Singh of Ohio and Robin Ford of Victor; sons, Mark Hoadley of North Carolina and David Simms of Victor; a brother, Dale Adams of Victor; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at Simms Family Cemetery on Saturday Road at Victor.

There will not be any visitation.

Online condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Ansted.


Billie Woodrow ‘Shaw’ Keeney Jr.

CYCLONE — Billie Woodrow “Shaw” Keeney Jr., 68, of Cyclone, passed away Monday, July 29, 2013.

Funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at the New Life Church, Jesse, W.Va., with Bro. Benny Osborne officiating. Friends may gather with the family from 5 p.m. until service time at the church on Thursday. Following the services he will be cremated.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.

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