The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


November 13, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, November 14, 2013


Wanda Burdette Robinson

Wanda Burdette Robinson, 94, of Sinks Grove, Va., formerly of Fayetteville, died Nov. 9, 2013, after a short illness.

Born Aug. 12, 1919, at Handley, she was the daughter of the late William W. and Anis Walker Burdette. Wanda also was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph C. Robinson, in 1979; a brother, Bill; and a sister, Thelma.

Wanda was a member of the Harvey Chapel Methodist Church near Fayetteville.

Surviving: daughters, Betty Craft of Montgomery, Patricia (Jim) VanDyke of Sinks Grove, Va., and Virginia (Clinton) Treadway of Dublin, Va.; a son, Joseph (Cindy) Robinson of Winder, Ga.; a brother, Clifford of Fla.; nine grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial were held Nov. 11, in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Beckley with Pastor James Hylton officiating.

Arrangements by McCraw Funeral Home in Lewisburg.

Frances ‘Frankie’ Suttle

Frances “Frankie” Leona Suttle, 52, of Oak Hill, died Nov. 8, 2013, at her home.

Born May 5, 1961, at Fayetteville, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Agnes Perdue Goodson. She also was preceded in death by her brother, Billy Goodson; and sister, Greathe Thompson.

Mrs. Suttle was an active member of New Beginnings Church of God where she was the teen Sunday school teacher.

She was the lead teacher at A Place to Grow Day Care.

Surviving: her devoted husband, Dennis Suttle; daughter, Alexis Suttle of Oak Hill; sisters, Carol Williams and Linda Bennett; brothers, Raymond Goodson and Herbert Goodson; and a host of other family and friends.

Funeral services were held Nov. 12 at the Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home Chapel, Fayetteville, with Rev. John R. Pack officiating. Burial followed at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Oak Hill.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville.

Catherine Yvonne Wallace

Catherine Yvonne Wallace, 54, of Ashland, Ky., died Nov. 3, 2013.

Born Jan. 31, 1959, in Hempstead, N.Y., she was daughter of Rosaline Jones Canada of Oak Hill and the late James A. Walker. She also was preceded in death by her stepfather, Thomas Jefferson Canada Sr., and a brother, Bryant Hicklin.

Catherine was a sixth grade teacher at Boyd County Middle School and had received her master’s degree from Morehead State University.

She was a faithful member of Christ Temple Church, a Sunday school teacher, a member of the Usher Board, a minister, and had a jail ministry. She also taught at the Ramey Home during spring, summer and fall breaks.   

Surviving: her loving husband of 34 years, Emory Wallace Jr. of Ashland, Ky.; her mother, Rosaline Jones Canada of Oak Hill; a son, Emory Wallace III (Stacy) of Ashland, Ky.; a daughter, Megan Elizabeth Wallace of Ashland, Ky.; brothers, William Walker (Gina), Kevin Walker (Carla) and Lewis Walker (Pam), all of Columbus, Ohio; sisters, Patricia Walker and Rosetta Walker of Oak Hill and Felicia Walker of Columbus, Ohio; grandchildren, Brooke, Camryn, Makenna, Ethan and Aidan; and four stepbrothers and two stepsisters.   

Homegoing services were held Nov. 9 at Christ Temple Church with Minister J.D. Crockrel officiating, with burial following in Rose Hill Burial Park.

Friends may make donations to Christ Temple Church, 2601 Lexington Avenue, Ashland, Ky. 41101.

Online condolences may be made to

Scott Washington

Mr. Scott Washington, 35, of Mount Hope, died Nov. 4, 2013.

Service was Nov. 8, 2013, at Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor Chapel, Beckley, with Pastor Nancy Martin officiating.

Condolences may be e-mailed to

Arrangements by Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

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