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December 26, 2012

Obituaries — Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012



Ronnie Zane Williams

Ronnie Zane Williams of Maple Fork died on Friday, December 21, 2012, after a long illness.

Born in Seth, WV on December 30, 1946, to W. A. (Bill) and Lily Williams, Ronnie is survived by his brothers David, Ricky, Bobby, Barry, and Kevin and was preceded in death by his brothers Mickey, Patrick, Randy, Stephen and his parents.

 Ronnie served in the Vietnam War in the Air Force and returned home to graduate from West Virginia State College with a bachelor's degree in Education in 1973. He then married Ruth Ellen Marshall of Whitesville. Ronnie and Ruth were married thirty-nine years and had three daughters, Dorinda, Tiffany and Trinity, and one granddaughter, Amelia.

 Ronnie was a very warm and loving person with many friends, particularly his young friend, Tyler Thomas, and his nieces Stephanie, Ann, Joyce, Teresa, Mary, Samantha, Heather, Valerie, Megan and Kelsey. He touched the lives of everyone he met with his generosity, quiet kindness and his unique sense of humor.

 There will be a memorial service to celebrate his life on Saturday, December 29 at 11 a.m. at the Bradley Church of God in Bradley, WV. All are invited to attend to share in our memories of his love.

 Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley, West Virginia is in charge of arrangements.


Bessie Zaferatos   

Bessie Zaferatos, 92, of  Beckley, passed away Monday Dec. 24, 2012.  

Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha St., Beckley.


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