The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 27, 2013

Obituaries — Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Patricia Ann Blake

HINES — Patricia Ann Blake, 63, of Hines, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, for her eternal reunion in paradise.

She was born on May 17, 1949. Pat worked at the G.C. Murphy store, Rudy’s Pizza and at Hardees. She enjoyed gardening and working with flowers. Pat always looked forward to spring and helping Jessie sell Avon.

Greeting Pat in heaven was her grandson Matthew Barrett.

Survivors include her companion Russell Garland Adkins of Charmco; three daughters Frances Barrett of Endcott, NY, Jessica Rookstool and husband Greg of Springdale and Gracie Cottrell of Rupert; five grandchildren David Gill of New York, Nicholas Rookstool of Springdale, Ronald Jr. and James Barrett, and Marsha Lanza all of New York; one sister Kathy Highlander and husband Mitchell of Lewisburg; two brothers Larry Hammonds and Gary Haighter; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Smathers Funeral Chapel with Pastor Dana Gatewood officiating. Burial will follow in the Wallace Memorial Cemetery at Clintonville.

Friends may call today from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements by Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., Rainelle.

Thomas E. ‘T-Bone’ Bohn

OAK HILL — Thomas E. “T-Bone” Bohn, 73, of Oak Hill, formerly of Chicago, Ill., passed away Monday, March 25, 2013, one day before his 74th birthday at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va.

Born March 26 1939, in Chicago, he was the son of the late Emil and Anna Lally Bohn.

Tom was a retired welder who enjoyed gardening, tinkering in the garage and getting the most use out of what he had. He was a unique individual who always left a lasting impression with whomever he met.

Mr. Bohn was cremated. A remembrance gathering will be held for family and friends on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m. at 105 Thurmond Drive, Oak Hill.

Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneralhome. com

Information submitted by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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