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Mrs. Evangeline Van Lannie Smith, 83, of Mt. Hope, WV died Sunday, October 28, 2018.
Funeral service will be 12:00PM Saturday, November 10, 2018 at United Missionary Baptist Church 205 S. Fayette Ave, Mt. Hope, WV with Rev. Walter Clay...
Mrs. Minnie Hoskins Bowles, 88, of Beckley died Friday, October 26, 2018.
Born July 22, 1930 in Fireco, WV, she was the daughter of the late Rufus Robertson and Vinnie Carter.
She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church for more than...
Mr. William A. Laster Sr., 71, of Beckley, died Sunday, October 21, 2018.
Born August 8, 1947 in Summerlee, WV, he was the son of the late Ernest and Ernestine Kessler Laster.
Bill was the Manager of Ryan's Steak House, a graduate of...
Mrs. Doris Kathleen Smith Johnson, 88, of Beckley died Tuesday, October 16, 2018.
Funeral service will be 12:00PM Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Fellowship Memorial Baptist Church, 201 Terry Ave, Oak Hill. Burial Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens,...
Mrs. Margaret Edna Gray, 100, of Mt. Hope, died Sunday, September 30, 2018.
Born April 2, 1918 in Talcott, WV she was the daughter of the late Edmond and Clara M. Campbell Wynes.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Simon...
PRINCETON [ndash] Mrs. Channie Edmonia Buster, 87, of Beckley, died Tuesday, October 2, 2018.
Born February 8, 1931 in Winding Gulf, she was the daughter of the late Johnny Lee and Mattie Annie Taylor Adams.
She was a homemaker and member of The...
Rev. Earl Jackson, 65, of Beckley, passed away Friday, September 21, 2018 following a long illness.
Born February 20, 1953 in Beckley, he was the son of the late George B. Gray Jackson and Willie V. Hayes Jackson.
He was a member of New Hope...
Ms. Evelyn Jordan, 52, of Beckley, died Thursday, September 20, 2018.
Born September 9, 1966 in Beckley, she was the daughter of William and Mary Nickelson Jordan.
She worked as a housekeeper at Quality Inn and attended Mt. Zion Baptist...
Mrs. Marie Patterson, 95, of Beckley died Saturday, September 15, 2018.
Memorial service will be 1:00PM Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Ebenezer Baptist Church 770 S. Fayette St., Beckley with Rev. Angela Almond officiating.
Friends may call...
Lawrence "Butch" Jackson, Jr., dad, brother, uncle and friend, 68, of Beckley, WV passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018 at his home.
Butch was born December 30, 1949, in Montgomery, WV, to the late Lawrence and Lola (Steed) Jackson. ...
Mrs. Newassa Delayne Rhodes, 87, of Beckley, died Friday, September 7, 2018.
Born September 12, 1930 in Quinwood, WV, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Cleo Davis Creasy.
She was a member of St. Matthew A.M.E Church and...
Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Belcher, 88, of Beckley, died Saturday, September 1, 2018.
Born October 23, 1929 in MacDonald, WV, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Carrie Howard Thomas.
She was a housewife and member of Ebenezer Baptist...
Priscilla "Evelyn" Simpson, of Beckley, passed Sunday, September 2, 2018.
Born September 30, 1938 in Tams, WV, she was the daughter of the late Harrien and Naomi Branch Jackson.
Graduating from Byrd-Prillerman High School, Amigo, WV, she was...
Rev. Constance G. Tucker Allen, 84, of Lester died Tuesday, August 21, 2018.
Born April 25, 1934 in Lester, WV, she was the daughter of the late James and Luella Pogue Tucker.
She attended Stratton High School, was employed by United...
Rev. Constance G. Tucker Allen, 84, of Lester, died August 21.
Funeral service will be 12:00PM August 28, St. Matthew AME Church, Beckley. Friends may call one hour prior.
Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.
Ms. Dianna Patricia Ovalle, 29, of Mt. Hope, passed tragically on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, just minutes from her home, when she was struck by another vehicle resulting in a fatal head-on collision, a month from her 30th birthday.
Ms. Charlene Celetta Pryor of Beckley died Monday, August 13, 2018.
Honoring her wishes, there will be no service or flowers.
She requested that, in lieu of flowers, condolences, or food, donations be made to the Raleigh County Humane Society...
Mr. Cornelius Douglas "Ray" Akers, 53, of Beckley, died Monday, August 6, 2018.
Born September 11, 1964 in Mullens, WV, he was the son of Johnnie Mae Jordan of Glen Rogers and the late Bobby Williams.
He was a high school graduate, a...
Mrs. Dorothy Lee Mays, 87, of Mt. Hope, died Thursday, August 9, 2018.
Born August 28, 1930, in Mt. Hope, she was the daughter of the late Emmett Calloway and Rosetta Payne.
She was a member of United Missionary Baptist Church, Mt. Hope,...
Mrs. Irene Wilkes, 80, of Beckley died Saturday August 4, 2018.
Born June 25, 1938 in Sullivan, WV, she was the daughter of the late Mason and Virginia Bryson Powell.
Irene was a retired educator with a BA plus 28 hours toward her...
Elder Timothy Michael Starkey, 33, of Abingdon, VA, formerly of Beckley, died Wednesday, August 1, 2018.
Born August 9, 1984 in Beckley, he was the son of Kenneth Starkey Sr. of Beckley and the late Elder Wilma Schofield Starkey.
Deacon Jerry Phillip Peck, Sr., 89, of Beckley died Wednesday, August 1, 2018.
Born April 2, 1929 in Lanark, WV, he was the son of the late Willie and Arie Peck.
He was a coal miner, member of UMWA LU 5770 District 29 and member...
Mrs. JoAnn Simon, 73, of Beckley died Friday, July 27, 2018.
Born September 18, 1944 in Stanaford City, WV, she was the daughter of Mary Cousins of Lanark and the late Carl L. Cousins.
She worked as a Teacher's Aide and was a member of...
Mrs. Fannie Crite Shepherd, 100, of Coral Springs, FL formerly of Lanark,
died Tuesday, July 24, 2018. A life-long resident of Lanark, she moved, in 2012, to reside with her daughter.
Born September 4, 1917, she was the youngest of seven...
Mr. Jordan B. "Snooky" Evans Jr., 91, of Hilltop, WV. peacefully transitioned from Earth to Glory at his home on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
Born January 15, 1927 in Concho, WV, he was the son of the late Jordan Sr. and Cornelia Evans.