The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


April 3, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, April 4, 2013

Clara Davis Blakey

Clara Davis Blakey, 74, of Detroit, Mich., formerly of Ansted, died March 29, 2013.

Arrangements by Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Woodrow (Woody) Bosley

Woodrow (Woody) Bosley died March 29, 2013, at his residence in Beckley, due to lung cancer.

Born May 3, 1942, he was the son of the late Hench W. Bosley and Othela M. (Lindsay) Bosley.

He was a delivery contractor for The Register-Herald, delivering The Montgomery Herald, for more than 20 years.

Surviving: his wife, Carolyn A. Bosley; his son, Robert L. Bosley and his wife, Andrea; brother, Kenneth I. Bosley and his wife, Shirley; and sisters, Joann Smith and her husband, Ronald, and Carol Sue Rakouski.

A memorial service was held at Mount Calvary Baptist Church on Dry Hill Road in Beckley on April 3.

Nellie Marie Davis Coleman Boyd

Nellie Marie Davis Coleman Boyd, 88, of Oak Hill, died March 26, 2013, at her home.

Born Oct. 9, 1924, at Dothan, she was the daughter of the late Harvey Brenton “Bowser” and Elsie McKinney Davis. Her first husband, Arlie West Coleman; son, Arlie Gene Coleman; and brother, Brenton “Jr.” Davis, also preceded her in death.

Mrs. Boyd was a member of the Dothan Community Church and attended the Fellowship Memorial Baptist Church in Oak Hill.

She was a homemaker.

Surviving: husband, Freel Boyd; son, Frank E. Coleman and wife Ginny of Dothan; stepson, Stanley Boyd of Fayetteville; stepdaughter, Harlene Rice of Florida; stepdaughters-in-law, Arvilla Boyd of Florida and Charlene Boyd of Fayetteville; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were March 30 at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Rev. Bob Pauley officiating. Burial was at Lawson Webb Cemetery, Dothan.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Tommy Edward Campbell

Tommy Edward Campbell, 77, of Lorain, Ohio, formerly of West Virginia, died March 30, 2013.

Funeral services will be 12 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home Chapel in Ansted with Elder Hillard Bates officiating. Burial will follow in the Fox Cemetery at Ramsey.

Arrangements by Wallace and Wallace of Ansted.

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