The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


January 1, 2014

Obituaries — Thursday, January 2, 2014

Sarah Delores Carper Peters

Sarah Delores Carper Peters, 80, of Kincaid, died Dec. 25, 2013, in Florence, Miss.

Mrs. Peters took care of her family and was a very devoted member of the Page Baptist Church. She taught Sunday school, vacation Bible school and took on many other active roles for the church.

Mrs. Peters was preceded in death by her son, Vernon Peters II, and her siblings.

Surviving: her husband, Vernon Peters of Kincaid; daughter, Vicki (Lowell) Poe of Florence, Miss.; grandchildren, Wayne Poe and Kevin (Terra) Poe of Florence, and Vernon Peters III and Jennifer (Marshall) Tincher of Kincaid; 10 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was Dec. 30 at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill. Burial followed at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

John Lawrence Puckett

John Lawrence Puckett, 77, of Lansing, surrounded by his family, died Dec. 25, 2013, at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley from complications of Parkinson’s disease.

Born Aug. 9, 1936, at Lansing, he was the son of the late John and Thelma Puckett Kincaid. He also was preceded in death by his sisters, Juanita Gray and Mary Clark, and brother Robert Puckett.

Mr. Puckett was raised in Lansing, lived and worked for 48 years in Charleston, then returned to his home place after retiring from CAMC.

He was a self-employed Master Carpenter.  

Surviving: his wife of 53 years, Mary M. Puckett; two daughters and three grandchildren, Sandra Lynn Roberts and son Frank M. Roberts IV of Florida, Melissa Gwen Taylor and daughter Katy P. Taylor and son Augustus B. Taylor, and Melissa’s fiancé, Aaron L. Smith, all of Charleston; sisters, Delma Bailes of Florida, Annabelle Hodge of Lansing, Erma Shannon of Buffalo, Barbara Marty of Victor and Linda Arbaugh of Beckley; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside funeral services were held Dec. 28 at Lansing Cemetery in Lansing. Burial followed at the cemetery with Rev. Kenneth Hayes officiating.

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Arrangements by Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville.

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