The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


November 27, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, November 28, 2013

Yonsia Geraldine Dandridge

Yonsia Geraldine Dandridge, 65, of Greentown, died Nov. 17, 2013.

Born Nov. 1, 1948, in Greentown, she was the daughter of the late Gerald Clifford and Emogene Price Dandridge.

Ms. Dandridge was a former worker at Mount Olive Correctional Center and was a member of St. Paul Baptist Temple, Beckley.

Surviving: her sister, Fonda Dandridge and her husband, Robert Brooks; uncle, Dennis Price Sr.; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was Nov. 23 at St. Paul Baptist Temple, Beckley, with Rev. Walter Leach officiating. Burial followed in Gethsemane Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Condolences may be e-mailed to

Arrangements by Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Juanita Billings Hatcher

Juanita Billings Hatcher, 91, of Oak Hill, died Nov. 21, 2013, at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley.

Born Nov. 10, 1922, at Packs Branch, she was the sixth of 16 children of the late Charley E. and Ada Bailey Billings. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Warren A. Hatcher Jr., and 13 brothers and sisters.

She and her husband were the owners of Hatcher’s Music Store in Oak Hill.

Mrs. Hatcher was a member of the Oak Hill Baptist Church.

Surviving: her son, Charles “Rusty” Hatcher and his wife, Louise, of Lewisburg; daughter, Marjorie Davis of Oak Hill; stepdaughter, Judy Arrington and her husband, Jim, of Tampa, Fla.; and Jacob Hanson, her “special” great-grandson of Oak Hill; her brothers, Harold Billings and wife Barbara of Delaware, Ohio, and Bobby Billings and wife Rosetta of Custer Park, Ill.; sisters-in-law, Anita Billings of Cary, N.C., and Doris Billings of Winston-Salem, N.C.; grandchildren, Susie Logsdon, Christina Hatcher, Charles W. Hatcher Jr., Jimmie Hatcher, Amanda Davis and Joseph Davis; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services and burial will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV 25801.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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