The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

January 8, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013




James Woodrow Brooks Jr.

WHARTON — James Woodrow Brooks Jr., 69, of Wharton, passed away Jan. 3, 2013.

In keeping with his wishes he was cremated. A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at the Greenwood Church of God, Greenwood.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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



Velma Cline

COAL MOUNTAIN — Velma Cline, 68, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.

Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the Coal Mountain Freewill Baptist Church, Coal Mountain, with the Revs. James Ellis and Roger Browning officiating. Burial will follow in Hatfield Cemetery, Coal Mountain. Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at the church.

Online at www.mountsfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert.



Alice Jeannine ‘Nean’ Parker Cook

PINEVILLE — Alice Jeannine “Nean” Parker Cook, 84, of Pineville, passed away January 3, 2013, at Hubbard Hospice House, following a short illness.

Born November 11, 1928, in West Braddock, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles Kimmel Parker and Alice Marie O’Neill Parker.

Jeannine was raised in Brownsville, Pa., and graduated from Brownsville High School in 1946. Afterward she moved to Chicago, Ill., where she worked for the next four years as a punch card operator for IBM. Following her parents’ move to Pineville, Jeannine met her future husband and spent the rest of her life as a homemaker, mother and caregiver to many. She loved to share her baking with family and friends. She was known for her kindness, generosity, quick wit and a love for puzzles of all kinds.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Tennis French “Shorty” Cook Sr., who passed on December 20, 2012; and by two brothers, James Siegel “Didge” Parker and Thomas Clayton “Bum” Parker.

Survivors include three sons, Tennis French “Pee Wee” Cook Jr. and his wife, Melody, of Rockview, David Cook and his wife, Kathy, of Hurricane, and John S. Cook of Frederick, Md.; one daughter, Nancy Jeanne Cook Tabor and her husband, Ralph, of Foster; five grandchildren, Stacey Cook Butcher and husband, Mack, Josh Cook and his wife, Letisha, Lauren Cook-Childress and her husband, Chris, Leslie Cook and Natalie Cook; and three great-grandchildren, Carmen Grace Lusk, Haylee Marie Cook and Harper Nicole Cook. Jeannine is also survived by four brothers, Charles Francis “Sparky” Parker, Coulter Kimmel Parker of Pounding Mill, Va., Ronald Jarvis Parker of Glendale, Calif., Daniel Edward Parker of Glen Burnie, Md., and Patrick O’Neill Parker of Sebastian, Fla.; and two sisters, Rhoda Marie Parker Copley of Sebastian, Fla., and Edrogen Ruth “Chookie” Parker Benedetto of Severn, Md.

Following cremation, family will gather privately to spread her ashes. She requested no memorial service but asked for a party to be scheduled later, reflecting her strong desire to reunite family and celebrate life.

Arrangements by Elk Funeral Home, Charleston.



Laurie Ann Furrow Drennen

PEMBERTON — Laurie Ann Furrow Drennen, 42, of Pemberton, was granted her angel wings on January 4, 2013. Her final days were spent surrounded by her family that she loved dearly.

She was born September 25, 1970, in Madison, W.Va. Throughout her life she touched many people with her giving heart, and kindred spirit. She had a beautiful smile that would light up any room. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially with her children and grandchildren.

Laurie was preceded in death by her father Jack Furrow; three grandfathers, James Tunset, James Barnes, and Roy Douglas; two grandmothers, Gertrude Barnes and Mabel Tunget.

She leaves her loving memories to be cherished by her husband, Hershel Drennen; two sons, Joshua Furr and Justin Sullivan; one daughter, Ashlee O’neil; five grandchildren, Levi, Addison, Chance, Ethan, and Laurianna; Mother, Bonnie Furrow Mason; two sisters, Jackline Fields and Shellie Almond; one grandmother who always cared for her, Velma Furrow Douglas; nieces and nephews, Amanda, BJ, Amber, and Christian; and many friends.

Services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, with Bishop Clarence Lee officiating and Rev. Jody Almond assisting.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral chapel.

In keeping with Laurie’s wishes she will be cremated after the services.

Private online condolences, floral gifts, and other expressions of sympathy are available at www.roseandquesenberry.net.

Arrangements with Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home-Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road in Shady Spring.



Sadie Wanda Hankins

On Friday, January 4th, 2013, our most loved, Sadie Wanda Hankins, of Lampasas, Texas, formerly of Beckley, passed away at her home in Lampasas. She was in her 76th year.

The youngest of six children, Sadie was born on January 8th, 1936, in Olive Hill, Ky. She was the daughter of the late George Washington and Daisy Henderson Baker. A brother, Lavern Baker, and a sister, Ermal Gray, have preceded Sadie in death.

Sadie spent her early years at Arnett. In 1952, she would marry Dallas Hankins. To this union were born four children, Wanda Lillian Buchner of Lampasas, Shelia Quakenbush and her husband, Kenneth, of Lometa, Texas, Steven Hankins of Summerville, S.C., and Timothy Hankins and his wife, Mona, of Danese; Dallas died in July of 1976. Sadie was proud “Granny” of 11 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; the fond sister of Verna “Peggy” Manning of Beckley, Betty Moxley of Bethany Beach, Del., and Bessie Jellison of Bluffton, Ind.; several nieces and nephews survive as well.

Sadie was loved by her family and will be sorely missed.

On Wednesday, January 9th, at 1 p.m.  we will remember the life of this dear lady with a “Service of Remembrance” at the Melton Mortuary Chapel. Rev. Paul Zutaut will be officiating. Sadie will be laid to rest beside her beloved Dallas in the Sunset Memorial Park.

Family members will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at www.meltonmortuary.com.

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Inc., Beckley.



Iviona Unyque Haynes

Iviona Unyque Haynes, daughter of Danielle Antionette Haynes, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013.

Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Ronceverte, with the Rev. Aaron Trigg officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Ronceverte. Friends may call 1 p.m. until time of the service Thursday at the funeral home.

Please send online condolences by visiting www.wallaceandwallacefh.com.

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Ronceverte.



Martin Luther Howell Jr.

PIPESTEM — Martin Luther Howell Jr., 86, of Pipestem, died early Sunday morning, January 6, 2013, at his home.

Born June 24, 1926, in Princeton, he was the son of the late Martin Luther Howell Sr. and Edna Mae Smith Howell.

Mr. Howell was a graduate of Princeton High School, and was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Army.

Mr. Howell’s career with the railroad spanned for more than 44 years, having worked for the Virginian Railroad, Norfolk and Western Railroad and retiring from the Norfolk Southern Railroad as a signal foreman. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Signals.

Mr. Howell was a simple man; he enjoyed his garden, fishing and hunting, building bird houses, being outdoors and collecting trains.

Early in his life, he along with his sisters sang on the Princeton Radio Station for several years. While his health permitted, he attended Painters Chapel United Methodist Church at Speedway.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by the love of his life of 60 years, Mary Emmaline Hill Howell, a daughter-in-law, Donna S. Howell, and a son-in-law Keith Danieley. He was also preceded in death by four siblings, Emma Craig, Elva Kendrat, Alma Jean Stewart, and Margaret Craig.

He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Those left to cherish his memory, six children Michael Reed Bailey and wife Kathy of Delaware, Martin Edward Howell and friend Janet Holliday, Kenneth “Jerry” Howell, all of True, Regina Carol Danieley, Timothy Wayne Howell and wife Ellen all of Pipestem, and Thomas Kevin Howell and wife Melissa of Charlotte, North Carolina; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2013, from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton, with Pastor Tommy Mounts officiating. Military graveside services will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton, under the direction of the West Virginia Honor Guard and the Mercer County Veterans Council.

Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday from noon until the service hour at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared with the family via www.memorialfd.com.

Serving as pallbearers will be his grandchildren.

The Howell family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.



Bonnie Marie Hunt

ANSTED — Bonnie Marie Hunt, 74, of Ansted, passed away at Ansted Center, Sunday, January 6, 2013, following a long illness.

Bonnie was born August 7, 1938, in Charleston, W.Va.; she was a daughter of the late Dalefield Harold and Eunice Pickens Harold.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Hunt, on May 20, 1993.

She was a homemaker, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Survivors are three daughters, Lori and Tommy Grimmett of Ansted, Rachael and Wayne Wirtjes of Nettie and Jeannie Hunt of Pinch; four sons, Larry Hunt of Ansted, Mike Hunt of Beckley, Charlie Hunt of Fayetteville and Lawrence Hunt of South Carolina; a sister, Faye McNeeley of Charleston; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home Chapel in Ansted.

By the request of Bonnie, she will be cremated after the visitation.

Online condolences may be sent to wallaceandwallacefh.com.

Wallace and Wallace of Ansted is in charge of the arrangements.



Lewis ‘Greg’ Lilly

Lewis “Greg” Lilly, age 51, of Beckley, took the stairway to Heaven on Sunday, January 6, 2013, following a short illness.

Greg is survived by his beloved wife of 15 years, Elizabeth Huffman Lilly; his children, Greg, Belle, and Nick; a sister Claudette Cimala of Flagstaff, Ariz.; in-laws, Tammy and Mike Wyss of Beloit, Ohio, Brenda and Garry Morris of Oak Hill, Kim and George Shaw, of Clarksburg, Melinda and Mike Bush of Lost Creek, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family members, and countless friends.

Greg was preceded in death by his parents, James and Dorma Ryder Lilly of Beckley.

Greg was born on October 16, 1961, in Beckley, and was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1979. He attended ACT and then went to Towson University in Baltimore, Md. He was a land developer in the Maxwell Hill area for many years before becoming an insurance agent and the owner and operator of Grace Corp. He previously owned Jam Sessions in Oak Hill and Princeton. Greg was a Chaplain and a Stephens Minister through the Church of God and he and Elizabeth are the current Children’s Pastor of Kids Power Zone at the Family Worship Center. In his youth, Greg had Power House Gym and loved to body build. He loved to race motorcycles, spend time with his family, and watch Notre Dame Football.

Greg was known by many children as Dad. His heart, compassion, and love stretched out to touch everyone that he came in contact with. His infectious laugh would fill and brighten every room. Greg never knew a stranger and will be remembered for his outrageous sense of humor.  

A joyous Celebration of Greg’s Life will be held on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at 1 p.m. at the Church of God Family Worship Center with Pastor Ken Wright officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley.

Friends may call at the church from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday.

Pallbearers will be Joe Smith, Matt Bishop, Mike Bush, Rusty Hunt, Garry Morris, Robert Hill, Billy Bailey, Joe Bush, Rick Wallington, Dave Hudnall, and Joe Nichols.

Online condolences may be sent to our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the family and would be greatly appreciated. 

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.



George Edward ‘Doody’ Lyons Sr.

JESSE — George Edward (Doody) Lyons Sr., 86, passed away Friday, January 4, 2013, following a long illness.

Born April 30, 1926, in Winding Gulf, W.Va., he was the son of the late Roy Lee Lyons and Blanche Duncan Lyons McCoy.

George worked in the coal mines for 45 years and retired from Eastern Coal #2, in Kopperston, W.Va. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served his country proudly during World War II. He was a member of Pineville Church of the Nazarene.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Tom Lyons; four sisters, Ruby Lyons, Nellie Mutter, Bertha Walton, and Lois Danner; a great-grandson, Tim Westbrook Jr.; and a son-in-law, Bailey Fritz Jr.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ruby Athleen Workman Lyons; six children, Roy Lyons and wife, Loretta, of Winfield, Linda Lyons Fritz of Beckley, Larry Lyons and wife, Cynthia, of Jesse, James Lyons and wife, Patricia, of Jesse, Delores Lyons Argabright and husband, Harris (Rocky), of Lynco, and George Lyons Jr. and wife, Brenda, of Mexico, NY; 12 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

A celebration of George’s life will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, with the Rev. Matthew Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. Military rites will be performed by the Wyoming County Honor Guard.

Friends may gather with the family from noon until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Grandsons will have the honor of serving as pallbearers.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to his caregivers, Terry and Ginger and the staff of the second floor CCU at Raleigh General Hospital.

An online guestbook and other information can be found at www.calfeefuneralservice.com.

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Lyons family.



Sabrina Massie

AUTO — Sabrina Massie, 30, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg. Burial will follow in the Woodland Cemetery, Auto. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.morganfh.net.

Arrangements by Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg.



Beverly Mills

Beverly Mills, 65, of Daniels, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 6, 2013.

Born September 2, 1947, at Slab Fork, to the late Elmer and Patricia Williams Mills.

Beverly was an avid reader and loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was a 1965 graduate of Sophia Soak Creek High School and a graduate of both Glenville State and Marshall University. She was a special education teacher at Shady Spring Elementary and Shady Spring Junior High for 33 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Mills, and her grandmother, Rosie Williams.

Those left to cherish her memory include her two loving daughters, Patricia Lewis and husband, Phil, of Daniels and Melissa Tyree and husband, Chris, of Daniels; grandchildren, Kaylee, Jackson, Cameron, Brianna, Trinity, and Brooklyn; two brothers, Ronald Mills and wife, Linda, of Sophia and Mark Mills and wife, Alma, of Shady Spring; and a sister, Brenda Strom and husband, Ray, of Cottonwood, Ariz.

A service to celebrate Beverly’s life will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, January 10, 2013, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley, with Pastor Vondie Cook Jr. officiating. Following the services Beverly will be laid to rest at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley.

Family and friends will be serving as pallbearers.

Friends may gather with the family from 12 noon until time of the service Thursday at the funeral home.

Online condolences and other information can be found by visiting www.blueridgefuneralhome.com.

Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, is in charge of the arrangements.



Evelyn H. Perry

Evelyn Harrison Perry, 91, of Dry Hill Road, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at www.meltonmortuary.com.

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary Inc., Beckley.



George Shockley ‘Shock’ Prillaman

OCEANA — George Shockley “Shock” Prillaman, 69, of Oceana, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.

In keeping with his wishes he was cremated and a celebration of his life will be 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at the American Legion Hall, Mullens.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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



Sybil Lee Rose

HINTON — Sybil Lee Rose, 77, of Hinton, formerly of Wyoming County, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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



Stanley Rosiek

OAK HILL — Our much loved dad, grandpa and great-grandpa, Stanley Rosiek , 89, of Oak Hill, WV, died on Saturday, January 5, 2013, at Plateau Medical Center in Oak Hill.

Born December 26, 1923, at Carlisle, W.Va., he was the son of the late Anthony “Tony” and Catherine Uryga Rosiek.

He was a retired coal miner for New River Company.

Mr. Rosiek was a member of the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Oak Hill. He was a member of the UMWA, AARP, American Legion Post 32, Beckley, and a life member of Amvets Post 21, Detroit Mich.

A U.S. Navy veteran, he served during World War II.

His wife of 63 years, Wanda Josephine Duboski Rosiek, preceded him in death on June 18, 2012. He was also preceded by a son, Michael “Mickey” Wayne Rosiek, daughter-in-law, Debbie Rosiek, two grandsons, one granddaughter, three brothers, Walter, John and Leon Rosiek, and four sisters, Helen C. Hess, Angeline Zaleski, Catherine Shamblin and Ann Novak.

Those left to cherish his memory include two daughters, Paula Jo Prostrollo of Oak Hill and Karen Jean Todaro and husband, Ben, of Oak Hill, three sons, Jeff Alan Rosiek of Tampa, Fla., Richard Keith “Ricky” Rosiek of Oak Hill and Stanley Edward Rosiek Jr. and wife, Janet, of Charleston, eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He will be greatly missed.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 12 noon on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Oak Hill, with Father Paul Yuenger officiating. Entombment will be at High Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Oak Hill, with military graveside rites by Oak Hill VFW Post #3110.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the church.

Family members will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School, 123 Elmore Street, Oak Hill, WV 25901.

Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.



Eva Smith

Born in Rush Run Mountain on June 4, 1918, Eva Loyal Smith, 94, of Oak Hill, went to be with our Lord and Savior on January 3, 2013, at Bowers Hospice House.

To all who knew her, Eva was known as “Granny.” She was an avid Bingo player, loved gardening and canning, and took great joy in her family and friends.

Eva was preceded in death by her parents, Lucy and Clark Berry; all of her siblings; her daughter-in-law, Lane Cochran; and her pride and joy, her only child, Herman “Shorty” Cochran.

Eva is survived by four grandchildren, Raymond Cochran of Barstow, Calif., Margaret Hildebrand of Oak Hill, Debbie Fleming of Oak Hill, Aaron Cochran of Elyria, Ohio, and their spouses; 11 great-grandchildren, Amy Cochran Zahaczewski, Trista Cochran, Amaris Cochran, Regina Zamora, David Cochran, Chris Jauss, April Morris, Amber Reveal, Samantha Knapp, Trina Tellez, Brittany Beezley, and their spouses; 23 great-great-grandchildren; family members, B. Jo Kreft, Sue Gilkerson, Cora Morrison, Angie Loeffler, Dennis Williams, Doris Goins, Georgia Williams, Norma Seabolt Jr. Williams, Roy Lee Williams, and Billy Gale Skyles; special friends, David, Mary, Alysa, Kelsey and Jody Johns; and many other extended family and friends.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Bibb Cemetery, Gatewood, with Rev. Joe Cuthbertson officiating. There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV 25801.

Online condolences may be sent to our website at: www.tyreefuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.



Lena Lucille Minnich Smith

OAK HILL — Lena Lucille Minnich Smith, 89, of Oak Hill, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to www.highlawnfuneralhomechapel.com.

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.



Mary Garnet Stanley

NIMITZ — Mary Garnet Stanley, 84, of Nimitz, died at 5:46 a.m. Monday, January 7, 2013, at the Raleigh Center, at Daniels, following a long illness.

Born October 14, 1928, in Hinton, she was the daughter of the late Tanner David and  Virginia Rae Bowling Lilly.

Ms. Stanley was a 1946 graduate of Hinton High School and attended the Jefferson School of Commerce in Charlottesville, Va. She was a former bookkeeper for the National Bank of Summers in Hinton, and a proof clerk and stenographer for the First National Bank of Hinton. She was also a former employee of the Jumping Branch/Nimitz Public Service District for several years. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church at Nimitz and had lived most of her life in Summers County.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, David H., Arnold F., and Leonard R. Lilly, and one granddaughter, Alex Brittany Noel Ward.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, S.E. “Gene” Stanley; one daughter, Lana Karyn Stanley Ward and husband Teddy of Greenville, N.C.; one brother, Rev. Thomas L. Lilly and wife Loretta of Greenville, N.C.; six grandchildren, Jonas Kenton Ward, Shawn Jenae Ward, Noah Eric Ward, Gabriel Ryan Ward, Benjamin Isaiah Ward and Joseph Micah Ward.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel, in Hinton, with Pastors Andy Davis and Bill Ballengee officiating. Burial will follow in Lilly-Crews Cemetery at Nimitz.

Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

Grandsons, nephews and Joe Willey will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences and guest register at www.pivontfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.



Stella Thompson

Stella Thompson, 79, of Sophia, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion at Rose and Quesenberry, 1901 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.



Lillian Toppins

MOUNT GAY — Lillian Elizabeth Hatfield Toppins, 89, of Mount Gay, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.

Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at the Honaker Funeral Home, with Pastor Rodney Spears officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens, Godby. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to www.honakerfuneralhome.org.

Arrangements by Honaker Funeral Home in Logan.



Freda Young

OAK HILL — Freda Young, 74, of Oak Hill, passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.

Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Gatewood Brethren Church, Fayetteville, with Pastor Scott Lester officiating.

Arrangements are in the care of Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.