The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


February 12, 2014

Obituaries — Thursday, February 13, 2014


Marie ‘Pommy’ Thornton Hughes

Marie “Pommy” Thornton Hughes, 86, of Belva, died Feb. 3, 2014, in the comfort of her home.

Born Dec. 22, 1927, in Mt. Nebo, she was the daughter of the late Grover and Nancy Dorsey Thornton. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Grandle E. Hughes, and a brother, Ira Thornton.

She was a school teacher at the Dixie Grade School.

She was a member of Dixie First Baptist Church for over three decades, where she was the president of the Ladies Missionary Circle and the adult Sunday School teacher for 26 years. She also was a member of the CEOS and Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW.

Surviving: daughters, Nancy Thompson of South Charleston, Mary Wills (Cliff) of Falls View and Jeannie Nichols (Danny) of Oak Hill; grandchildren, Scott Milam of Belva, Melody Cook (Stephen) of Eleanor, Kelli Williamson (Nick) of Charleston, Megan Rose (Josh) of Sissonville, Michael Tucker (Carrie) of Scarbro, Jonathon Tucker (Amber) of Killeen, Texas, and Melanie (Lucas) Holcomb of Pittsburgh, Pa.; great-grandchildren, Ashleigh (Tyler) Herdman of Winfield, Logan Cook, Dawson Cook and Jackson Cook of Eleanor, Ethan Roberts and Mia Williamson of Charleston, Julian Parker, Landon Parker and Annaleigh Rose of Sissonville, Jennifer and Michael Massey of Scarbro, and William Tucker of Killeen; great-great-granddaughters, Haidyn Annmarie Herdman of Winfield and Kyra Holcomb of Pittsburgh; sisters-in-law, Norma Jean Dooley of Pocatalico and Alta Chaffin of Poquosoni, Va.; and a special niece, Brenda Sue Jones of Beckley.

Services were Feb. 8 at the Dixie First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jeff Sevy and the Rev. Gary Owens officiating. Burial followed in the Hickory Grove Cemetery, Mt. Nebo.

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Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge.

Frank H. Marshall

Frank H. Marshall, of Naples, Fla., a native of Page, died Feb. 2, 2014.

Arrangements by Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens, Naples, Fla.

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