The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


December 19, 2012

Obituaries - Thursday, December 20, 2012

Louis Angius Jr.

Louis Angius Jr., 78, of Mount Hope, died Dec. 15, 2012, at Plateau Medical Center in Oak Hill.

Born July 6, 1934, at Tamroy, he was the son of the late Louis Angius Sr. and Quinta Nenni Angius. His former wife, Patricia Gay Angius, preceded him in death on July 10, 2001. He also was preceded by a daughter, Teresa Dawn Angius, and a brother, John Angius.

Mr. Angius was a a retired coal miner, having worked for the New River Coal Company.

He was a member of the Mount Hope First Church of God and the UMWA. He loved to hunt and fish.

Surviving: son, Steve Angius and wife Wanda of Fayetteville; daughters, Joyce Wriston of Beckley, Lesia Higginbotham and husband Richard of Glen Jean, Tammy Hancock and husband Mel of Beckley, and Angela Angius of Mount Hope; brothers, Frank Angius of Sissonville, Sam Angius of Sissonville and Jack Angius of Fayetteville; sisters, Tracy Sykes of Atlanta, Ga., Ellen McCoy of Charleston, Rose Hayes of Radford, Va., Mary Webb of Milton, Patty Wooten of Oak Hill and Josie Wriston of Fayetteville; and nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Dec. 19 at Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope, with Pastor Bryan Knight officiating. Entombment was at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

Lois Ann Bowyer

Lois Ann Bowyer, 83, of Mahan, died Dec. 13, 2012.

Born June 22, 1929, in Krebs, Fayette County, she was the daughter of the late Estill “Doc” and Edna Sawyer Willmeth. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jennings Bowyer, and son, Johnnie Bowyer.

She was known to her friends and her family as the “biscuit queen.”

She was a member of the Gallagher Church of the Nazarene.

Surviving: daughters, Brenda Krogman and her husband, Ed, of Newburgh, Ind., Regina Wriston and her husband, Dan, of Oak Hill, Lou Ann Cox and her husband, Steve, of Clendenin, and Terri Pomeroy and her husband, Randy, of Westminster, S.C.; sons, Timothy Bowyer and wife Patricia of Barnesville, Ohio, and Earl Bowyer Jr. and his wife, Debbie, of Mount Hope; sister, Betty Colflesh of Confluence, Pa.; 14 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

Service was Dec. 16 at O’Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery, with Rev. David Mitchell and Rev. Ervin Clark officiating. Burial followed at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to

Memorial contributions can be made to Valley Hospice’s Liza’s Place, 308 Mt. St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, WV 26003.

Arrangements by O’Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.

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