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Freddie Crews

Freddie Lee Crews, 81, of Hilltop, WV, died on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, WV.
Born July 26, 1936 at Princeton, WV, he was...
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Freddie Crews

Ruth Cole

Ruth Elizabeth Cole, 79, of Brier Creek, WV went home to be with the lord on Tuesday December 13th 2017 at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital due to a long...
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Ruth Cole

Hallie Walls

Hallie M. Walls, 93, of Beckley, passed away at Hilltop Center on December 13, 2017.
A graveside service will be held at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley on...
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Hallie Walls

Phyllis Bibb

Phyllis Irene Dotson Bibb, 88, of Rolling Meadows, IL, formerly of Oak Hill, WV died on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at CAMC - Memorial Division in Charleston,...
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Phyllis Bibb

Michael Sears

Michael Garfield Sears, 53, of Mt. Nebo went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Bridgeport, WV.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in...
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Michael Sears

Rebecca Lehmann

ALDERSON [ndash] Rebecca Joyce Lehmann, 79, of Alderson, passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Peyton Hospice House in Fairlea.
Born on November 15, 1938,...
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Rebecca Lehmann

Joseph Wills, Jr.

Joseph E. Joe Wills, Jr. 66 of Grassy Meadows passed away December 12, 2017 in Roanoke, VA. He was the son of the late Joseph E. Ed Wills, Sr. and Wanda B....
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Joseph Wills, Jr.

Melba Rock

Melba Janet Rock, 91, of MacArthur, passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017.
Born April 19, 1926 in Mabscott, she was the daughter of the late Aden Birch and Ella...
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Melba Rock

Joseph Matherly

Joseph Herbert Matherly, 89, of Flat Top, went home to be with his Savior Tuesday, December 12, 2017.
Born April 9, 1928, he was the son of the late Zechariah...
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Joseph Matherly

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Janice Billups

Billups, Janice Wilson, 89, of McArthur, WV, passed away on Monday December 4, 2017 in Lakeland, FL. Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home - Beckley, WV.
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Janice Billups

Celia Williams

Celia Mae Warren Williams, 91, of Fayetteville, passed away Monday, December 4, 2017.
Arrangements are with Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, WV.
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Celia Williams

Jackie Goins Sr.

Jackie Wayne Goins Sr., 67, of Brethren Church Rd., Crab Orchard, died Nov. 29, 2017.
Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Beckley.
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Jackie Goins Sr.

Dorothy Francis Withrow Wheeler

, 94, passed away November 17, 2017, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Go to www.tylermountainfuneralhome.com for a more complete obituary.
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Dorothy Francis Withrow Wheeler

Karl Klaus III

Karl John Klaus III, 62, of Midway, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, in a Morgantown hospital.
Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Beckley.
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Karl Klaus III

Lynn Rahall

Lynn Marie Rahall, 61, of Lyndhurst, OH, formerly of Beckley, died October 28, 2017.
Arrangements by Melton Mortuary.
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Lynn Rahall

Elaine Johnston

Elaine Gertrude Albright Johnston, 84, of Glen Rogers, died on October 30, 2017. Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Beckley.
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Elaine Johnston

Robert Gilkeson

Robert Ervin Gilkeson, age 71, of Grandview, WV, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at the Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital.
Arrangements pending...
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Robert Gilkeson

Patricia Martin

Patricia Marie Martin, 64, of Coal City, died Wednesday, October 18, 2017.
Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Beckley.
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Patricia Martin

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Terrill Cousins

Terrill Shane Cousins, died Nov. 28, 2017.
Service 1 PM Saturday, December 16, 2017, Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 141 New Guinea Ave. Lanark.
Visitation 12 Noon....
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Terrill Cousins

Ethel Kinser

Ethel Maxine Kinser, 86, of Twenty-Mile, died Dec. 12, at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, a long battle with cancer.
Service 1 p.m. Dec. 15, Waters Funeral...
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Ethel Kinser

Linda Thomas

Linda L. Thomas, 62, of Comfort, died Dec. 13.
Service 1 p.m. Dec. 16, at Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville. Interment in Pineview Cemetery,...
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Linda Thomas

Joseph Hurd

Joseph Anderson Hurd, 87, of Nettie, died Dec. 12, Ansted Center, a long illness.
Service 12 noon Dec. 16, in the Olive Branch Baptist Church, Nettie. Burial in...
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Joseph Hurd

Linda Meadows

Linda Kay Adams Meadows, 53, of Iaeger, died December 8, Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke.
Services 11 AM December 15, Jeremiah House of Faith, Hanover, WV....
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Linda Meadows

Martha Proffitt

Martha Cleary Profitt, 83, of Pineville, December 9, 2017 at Golden Harvest Nursing Home, Welch.
A celebration of her life will be noon, December 14, in the...
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Martha Proffitt

Charles Buckland Jr.

Charles Curtis "CJ" Buckland Jr., 48, of Fayetteville, formerly of East Bank, died December 9, 2017. Service 2PM, December 14, O'Dell Funeral Home,...
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Charles Buckland Jr.

Randy Dangerfield

Randy Dean Dangerfield, 63, of Scarbro, died December 11, Bowers Hospice House, Beckley.
Service 12 noon, December 14, Virginia Street Baptist Church in Oak...
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Randy Dangerfield

James Patterson

James Clyde Patterson, 61, of Midway, formerly of Summers County, died Dec. 10, at Raleigh General Hospital, a long illness.
Graveside service and burial 1 p.m....
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James Patterson

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Condolences forMarie Naylor
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