The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


July 25, 2012

Obituaries - Thursday, July 26, 2012


Everette Hueston Dove

Everette Hueston Dove, 94, of Oak Hill, died at his home on July 21, 2012.

Born Sept. 17, 1917, at Table Rock, he was the son of the late Josiah Bee and Anna Pearl Redden Dove. He also was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Lillian Cox Dove; daughter, Rita Jeanette Snyder; and by two half-brothers and one half-sister.

Mr. Dove was a former miner, coke oven operator, carpenter, auctioneer and merchant.

Surviving: sons, Donald Clyde Dove of Beckley, Melvin Hueston Dove of Oak Hill, and Mark Edward Dove of Fayetteville; daughter, Rebecca Jane Dunaway of Indiana; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were July 24 at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, with burial following at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Josephine Humphrey Hughes

Josephine Humphrey Hughes, 92, of Packs Branch, died July 20, 2012, at home.

Born Nov. 24, 1919, at Pax, she was the daughter of the late George M. and Lucy Jane Craddock Humphrey. Her husband, John W. Hughes, preceded her in death. As the last surviving member of her immediate family, she was also preceded in death by brothers, Page Humphrey, Donald Humphrey, Robert Humphrey and Ricky Humphrey; and sisters, Barbara Canterbury and Mattie Humphrey.

She was a retired licensed practical nurse.

Mrs. Hughes was a member of the Long Branch United Methodist Church.

Surviving: her children, Max and Zelma Hughes of Amherst, Ohio, Howard and Brenda Hughes of Pax, Albert and Donna Brewer of Vermillion, Ohio, Gary and Kaye Weaver of Surfside, S.C., Mike and Jane Conlin of Lancaster, Pa., and Thomas and Jane Hughes of Packs Branch; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; and special friends, Mable Williams, Lois O’Neal and Rick and Pat McDaniel.

Funeral services were July 23 at Tyree Funeral Home in Mount Hope with Rev. Loretta Taylor officiating. Burial was at Pax Community Cemetery, Pax.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Southern WV, PO Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

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