The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


September 22, 2012

Obituaries - Saturday, September 22, 2012


Shirley I. Greer

OHIO — Shirley I. Greer, 78, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Israelite Missionary Baptist Church, 12527 Kinsman Road, followed by service at 10:30 a.m.

Arrangements by E.F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home, 2165 E. 89th St., Cleveland, Ohio.

Submitted by Durgan Funeral Services, Beckley.

M.A. ‘Tony’ Grimmett

HINTON — M.A. “Tony” Grimmett, 73, of Hinton, entered into eternal rest peacefully at home, Tuesday, September 18, 2012, following a long illness.

Born January 16, 1939, at Hinton, he was a son of Imogene Grimmett of Hinton and the late Paul Grimmett.

Tony was the former owner and operator of “Tony’s” in Hinton retiring in 2003. He was an avid NASCAR Fan attending many races with friends, as well as fishing and spending time with family and friends as long as his health permitted.

Besides his mother, those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 51 years, Barbara Cole Grimmett at home; one son, Alan Grimmett of Hinton; one daughter, Sara Fix and husband Randy of Hilldale; two stepgranddaughters, Molly and Kassi Fix; two stepgreat-grandchildren, Liam and Laci; one brother, Roger Grimmett and wife Ruth of Hampton, Va.; one sister, Roberta Wheeler of Hinton; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

In honor of Tony’s wishes the body has been cremated. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, September 25, 2012, at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel in Hinton, with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating.

Friends may call at the funeral parlors from noon until service time on Tuesday.

In lieu of flowers donations of sympathy may be made to Hospice of Southern WV, P.O. Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25801.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

Virginia Light Henderson

BENTLEY, Mich. — Virginia Light Henderson, 74, formerly of Fayetteville, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2012.

Arrangements are incomplete at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Ave., Fayetteville.

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