The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


March 28, 2012

Obituaries - Thursday, March 29, 2012


Charles (Wimpy) Pugh

Charles (Wimpy) Pugh, 62, of Layland, died March 23, 2012, at Bowers Hospice House following a long illness.

Born May 26, 1949, in Leivasy, he was a son of the late Russell Clinton and Viola Ruth Hannah Pugh. He also was preceded in death by his first wife, Norma Lynn Duncan Pugh; sister, Billie Louise Dawson; and brothers, Harold Gene Pugh, Roger Dale Pugh and Jimmy Ray Pugh.

Charles was a disabled coal miner and a member of the Chestnut Knob Baptist Church of Layland.

Surviving: his wife, Sarah Jane Smith Pugh of Layland; daughters, Angela Dawn Duncan, at home, and April Lynn Jarreau and husband Paul of Port Allen, La.; stepdaughter, Becky Blair of Daniels; sons, David Pugh and wife Glenna of Layland, and Gary William Pugh of Walker, La.; stepson, Sammy Duncan of Terry; sister, Vicky Evon Pennington of Raleigh, N.C.; brothers, Wayne Edward Pugh of Rainelle and Russell “Randy” Pugh of Layland; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services were March 26 at the Chestnut Knob Baptist Church in Layland with Pastor Floyd Bolen officiating. Burial followed in the Layland Cemetery.

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Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home of Rainelle.

Anna M. Huddleston Richardson

Anna M. Huddleston Richardson, 90, of Oak Hill, died April 4, 2011, at Hidden Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Oak Hill.

Born March 27, 1921, in Oak Hill, she was the daughter of the late Desmond R. and Ollie C. McNeer Huddleston. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Richardson; and brothers, Howard, Frank, Fred, and Fleming Huddleston.

She was a former telephone operator and retired from the C&P Telephone Company with over 30 years’ service.

She was a long-time member of the Jones Avenue First Church of God and the Women of the Church of God.

Surviving: her sons, Michael W. Richardson of Cool Ridge and James F. (Linda) Richardson of Oak Hill; grandchildren, Michelle (Keith) Heckman, Michael (Lisa) Richardson, Steven (Janet) Richardson, Stuart Richardson, JF (Christy) Richardson, and Marc (Tiffany) Richardson; eight great-grandchildren; six stepgreat-grandchildren, and several special nieces and nephews who called her “Granny.”

In keeping with her wishes, her body was donated to the human gift registry program at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg.

Graveside rites and committal service will be held 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at High Lawn Memorial Park in Oak Hill.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Jones Avenue Church of God, PO Box 104, Oak Hill WV 25901 in her memory.

Information submitted by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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