The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


May 30, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, May 30, 2013



George Proskin

George Howard Proskin, 83, of Beckwith, died May 25, 2013, at Plateau Medical Center, Oak Hill.

Born Sept. 30, 1929, in Fayette County, he was the son of the late Fred and Annie Kirk Proskin. He also was preceded in death by his brother, Harry Proskin; and sisters, Dorothy Proskin, Lucille Grose, and Mary Gray.

George worked in maintenance at the Fayette County Park with 30 years of service before retiring.

Surviving: his wife, Ruth Smith Proskin of Beckwith; children, Tommy Lee (Angie) of Fayetteville, Tammy (Jesse) James of Beckwith, George Steven (Ashley) Proskin of Pea Ridge, and Stanley Wayne Smith of King, N.C.; grandchildren, Andrew, Alex, Eli, Tyler, Jared, Brooklyn, Jordan, and William; and a host of other family and friends.

Funeral services were May 29 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Rev. Robert Pauley officiating. Burial followed at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville.

Online condolences may be made at

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


Anna Lee Spurlock

Anna Lee Spurlock, 77, of Beards Fork, died May 24, 2013.

Anna was the daughter of the late Paul Howell and Lee Anna Coleman McMillion. She also was preceded in death by her husband, William A. “Buddy” Spurlock, who passed away on May 29, 1997, and her brothers, Harold McMillion and Lovell McMillion.

Anna worked in dietary at Hidden Valley for 14 years.

She was a loving grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to all that knew her. She will be greatly missed.

Surviving: daughter, Shirley Ann Hurley of Kincaid; sons, Kenny Lee Brown Jr. and wife Jill of Pennsylvania, and Carlos Ray Spurlock and wife Debbie of Beards Fork; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were May 27 at the Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, with Pastor Bob Vanfossen officiating. Burial followed in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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