The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 15, 2014

Obituaries — Saturday, March 15, 2014


Ruth Williams

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Ruth Williams, 83, formerly of Beckley, died March 10, 2014.

Ruth was buried in Bougainvillea Cemetery in Avon Park, Fla.

Arrangements by Anderson Patterson Funeral Home, Fort Myers.

Charles Edward Wiseman

HINTON — Charles Edward Wiseman, 62, of 1208 Taylor St., Hinton, died Wednesday,  March 12, 2014, at Summers County A.R.H. Hospital after a sudden illness.

Born July 31, 1951, in Hinton, he was the son of Clarence Ashby Wiseman of Hinton and the late Marie Rakes Wiseman.

Charles was retired from Summers County Hospital with 26 years of service. He was also a former employee of Cone Mills Manufacturing in Greensboro, N.C. He was a member of Bellepoint Baptist Church in Hinton and enjoyed gardening. Charles was a loving husband and father and was a faithful Christian who loved the Lord.

Besides his mother, he was preceded in death by a sister, Alice Lilly.

Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Ruby Meadows Wiseman; two sons, Charles Wiseman Jr. of Rainelle and Christopher Wiseman and wife Charity of Reidsville, N.C.; one daughter, Charlene Krausman of Selma, N.C.; three stepsons, Matthew Katz and Samuel Katz and wife Rebecca, both of Massachusetts, and Mark Katz of North Carolina; one stepdaughter, Dawn Rodes and husband David of Connecticut; three sisters, Norma Gunter and husband Bob and Sherry Gwinn and husband Chuck, both of Hinton, and Debbie Wiseman of Beckley; nine grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 17, 2014, at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton, with Pastor Chris Price officiating. Cremation will follow the funeral service. The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. until time of services on Monday at the funeral home.

Online condolences and guest register at

Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

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