The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

Obituaries

March 27, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, March 28, 2013

(Continued)

Betty Lou Toombs

Betty Lou Toombs, 68, of Oak Hill, died March 18, 2013, at Plateau Medical Center.

Born July 13, 1944, at Scarbro, she was the daughter of the late Toy Tazwell Martin and Kathern Jane (Conner) Martin. She also was preceded in death by her companion of 17 years, Kenneth Ellison; brothers, Toy Martin Jr., Robert Martin, Billy Martin, Roger “Rawhide” Martin, Edward Martin, and Richard Martin; and sisters, Elizabeth Helmick, and Carol Roberts.

Surviving: her son, Daniel Collins Jr. of Beckley; daughter, Stephanie Ann Collins-Ruger and her husband, Paul, of Oak Hill; grandchildren, Shannon Collins and Taylor Collins-Ruger; sisters, Shirley Pauley and her husband, Buddy, of Ohio, Ruth Thomas and her husband, Macky, of Oak Hill, Linda Leffell and her husband, Billy, of Oak Hill, and Deborah Aliff of Oak Hill; brothers, Michael Martin and his wife, Neva, of Oak Hill, John Martin and his wife, Cheryl, of Virginia, and Jim Martin and his wife, Earlene, of New Mexico.

Funeral service was March 21 at High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill, with Rev. Bill Drennen officiating. Burial followed in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Online condolences may be sent to www.highlawnfuneralhomechapel.com.

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

Julian Caskel ‘Jabo’ Ward Jr.

Julian Caskel “Jabo” Ward Jr., 60, of Oak Hill, died March 21, 2013, at Raleigh General Hospital.

Born Oct. 6, 1952, at Erskine, he was the son of the late Julian Caskel Ward Sr. and Margaret Ellen Ruff.

Jabo was an avid wrestling fan and former wrestler.

He was of the Baptist faith; a past member of the Shade Tree Car Club; and was a CBer known as “Cold Turkey.”

Surviving: his children, Vickie L. Trent, Danny R. Price, Crystal G. Ward, and Janette M. Hall; siblings, Gene Ward, Lana Elder-Coleman, Jimmy Ward, Dale Ward, Cathy Hayes, Kenneth Ward, Ricky Ward, Patty Posey, and Jesse Ward; five grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was March 26 at High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill, with Rev. Bill Drennen and Rev. Jesse Parker officiating. Burial followed in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, with military rites conducted by Oak Hill V.F.W. Post 3110.

Online condolences may be sent to www.highlawnfuneralhomechapel.com.

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

Lyda Wilson

Lyda Marie Adkins Wilson, 72, of Packs Branch Road, Mount Hope, died March 24, 2013.  

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at www.meltonmortuary.com.

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

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