The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


May 23, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, May 23, 2013



Lowell D. Maynor

Lowell D. Maynor, 70, of Oak Hill, died May 14, 2013, in Hilltop Nursing Center, following a long illness.

Born Dec. 31, 1942, in Harper, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary Richmond Maynor. He also was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

Lowell attended the Church of the Nazarene in Oak Hill, he was a Mason, and was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Mt. Hope.

Surviving: his loving wife of 50 years, Grace Maynor; his son, Lowell W. Maynor, his grandchildren, Megan Maynor and Zach Maynor; a host of beloved friends.

Services were May 18 in the chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Home, with the Rev. Clif Adkins officiating. Burial followed in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, with Masonic graveside rites performed by the members of the Oak Hill and Mount Hope Masonic Lodges.

Online condolences can be sent at

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.


Alberta Gore Mosley

Mrs. Alberta Gore Mosley, 77, of Pittsburgh, Pa., formerly of Glen Jean, died May 15, 2013.

Funeral services were May 22 at the Macedonia Baptist Church, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Arrangements by Samuel J. Jones Funeral Home, 2644 Wylie Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15219, phone, 412-621-9644.

Information submitted by Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.


James Scott Thombs

James Scott Thombs, 48, of Oak Hill, died May 18, 2013, at his home.

Born Oct. 29, 1964, at Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of Edna Mae Bowens Thombs of Oak Hill, and the late Albert Robert Thombs. His companion, Tialisa Smith; brother, Leroy Thombs; and two sisters, Ruth Mae Thombs and Irma Cooper, also preceded him in death.

He was a disabled carpenter.

Surviving, in addition to his mother: siblings, Joyce Smith of Painesville, Ohio, Richard Thombs of Oak Hill, Constance Payne and husband Ron of Lochgelly, and Ronald Thombs and wife Kimberly of Oak Hill; brother-in-law, Michael Cameron; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be on Thursday, May 23, at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Pastor Brandon Smith officiating. Burial will be at Bibb Cemetery, Gatewood. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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