The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


July 24, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, July 25, 2013


Carolyn Sue Bowyer Clark

Carolyn Sue Bowyer Clark, 75, of Rainelle, formerly of Oak Hill, died July 17, 2013, at Summers County Hospital in Hinton.

Born May 25, 1938, at Oak Hill, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas Elmer Bowyer and Nancy Elick Duncan Bowyer Geffs.

She was a homemaker.

Carolyn was a graduate of Collins High School in Oak Hill.

Surviving: sons, Nicholas Johnson and wife Dreama of Ronceverte and Lee Johnson of Rainelle, and a grandchild, Gregory Johnson of Ronceverte.

Funeral services were July 21 at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill, with the Rev. Ralph Shupe officiating. Burial was at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

David R. McKillip

Mr. David R. McKillip, 65, of Mt. Hope, died July 15, 2013.  

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements by Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Patricia L. Sedlock

Patricia L. Sedlock, 62, of Hico, died July 17, 2013, after a long battle with cancer.

Patricia was the daughter of Mrs. Marie Hawkins of Little River, Texas, and the late Basil Hawkins. She also was preceded in death by her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Ruth and Thomas Sedlock; her sister, Virginia Jeffcoat; her brother, Charles “Buddy” Hawkins; a special nephew, Gene Neal; and her granddaughter, Casey Dempsey.

Pat was a faithful member of Sunday Road Baptist Church during her life and has taught many kids the importance of having “time to talk to God.” With patience, understanding and unconditional love, her compassion and care for others will leave a memory beyond words.

She also cared for many children who referred to her as “Granny” in her years as cafeteria manager at Fayetteville High School.

Surviving: her husband of 42 years, Andrew Sedlock of Hico; children, Mandy Dempsey and Ryan Dempsey of Victor, and A.J. Sedlock and Adrian Wills of Hico; loving additions that God added to our family, Phillip Dempsey and Amy Hammons; her grandchildren, Alysia Sedlock, Avina Sedlock, Tyler Sedlock, Colin Dempsey, Emily Dempsey, Aaron and Alex Dempsey, and one expected great-grandchild; her sisters and brothers, Cindy and Keith Bennett of Hico, Frank “Buster” Hawkins and Sonia Jones of Lookout, R.P. and Paula Hill of Temple, Texas, Bonnie and Gary Stull of Hico, and Barbara and Pat Isaacs of Hico; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.

Funeral services were July 21 at at Sunday Road Baptist Church with Pastor Alan Donaldson officiating. Burial followed at Restlawn Memory Gardens in Victor.

Online condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home of Ansted.

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