The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


November 21, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, November 21, 2013


Janice Ruthe Wells-Hash

Janice Ruthe Wells-Hash, 86, of Danese, died Nov. 15, 2013, at Kanawha Hospice Care, Charleston, following a short illness.

Born March 29, 1927, in Layland, she was the daughter of the late John T. Wells and Lilian Clare Kincaid-Wells. She also was preceded in death by her soul mate and loving husband of 64 years, J.B. Hash Jr., and brothers, Ellis Wells and John T. Wells Jr.

Janice was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, and mother-in-law.

She attended Zickafoose Memorial Church.

Surviving: daughter, Cassandra L. Hash-Cooper and husband Joe; son, James B. Hash III and wife Vickie; sister, Jeanette Shuck; brothers, Archie Wells and Larry Wells; granddaughter, Melanie S. Allen; great-grandson, Brackston C. Allen; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services were Nov. 20 at the Wallace Memorial Mausoleum, with Rev. Jack Reeves and Rev. Sherman McCombs officiating.

The family requests a donation be made to the Kanawha Hospice Care, 1606 Kanawha Blvd., West, Charleston, WV 25387-2536.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.

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