The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


July 31, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, August 1, 2013


Sharon Ann Champ

Sharon Ann Paugh Weis Champ, 53, of Oak Hill, died July 21, 2013, at her home.

Born Feb. 6, 1961, in New Jersey, she was the daughter of Charles Paugh of Lanark, and the late Mary Bennett Paugh. She also was preceded in death by her sister, Vickie “Sue” Thomas.

Mrs. Champ was a former LPN, last working at the Rural Acres Clinic in Beckley.

She was a resident of Oak Hill for the past 13 years.

Mrs. Champ attended the Stanaford New Beginnings Church.

Surviving, in addition to her father: her children, Rachel Dove and her husband Tommy, of Lanark, and Sheena Weis of Lanark; grandchildren, Taylor Dove and Layla Weis; sisters, Debbie Maynard of Oak Hill, and Brinda Dunbar and her husband, Mike, of Lanark; and a brother, Charles “Bill Boy” Paugh of Lanark.

Graveside rites and burial were conducted at the Weis Family Cemetery at Maplewood July 26, with Pastor Lonnie Grear officiating. There was no visitation.

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Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley.

Wanda M. Lewis Daley

Wanda M. Lewis Daley, 99, of Akron, Ohio, died July 20, 2013.

Born May 18, 1914, at Mount Hope, she was the daughter of the late Albert Henry Lewis and Jennie Mariah Angus Abshire Lewis. She also was preceded in death by her stepfather, James W. Sawyers; beloved husband, James T. Daley; brother, Cecil J. Lewis; sister, Nellie Jane Lewis Smith; half-brother, George A. Abshire; and half-sisters, Willie Muriel Adams Hatch and Hazel Dell Goldie.

After graduating from Mount Hope High School in 1932, she moved to Akron, Ohio where she discovered the Big Band sound of Jimmy Daley and His Orchestra. She and Jim were married in 1933 and had three children who also became professional musicians.

Wanda volunteered with the American Red Cross Bloodmobile program in Akron and at the Summit County Home.

She was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Akron, where she taught Sunday school for many years.

Surviving: her children, Marilyn and her husband, Dr. Douglas Boldon, James Daley and his wife, Diane, and Nancy Daley; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one niece and one nephew; and several great-nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service was held at Rose Hill Burial Park in Fairlawn, Ohio.

She requested memorial contributions be made in her name to The Salvation Army, The American Red Cross, or Summa Hospice.

Arrangements by Billow Funeral Homes.

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Information submitted by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

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