The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


July 5, 2012

Obituaries - Thursday, July 5, 2012


Mary Ellen Hutchinson Harmon

Mary Ellen Hutchinson Harmon, 89, of Oak Hill, died June 22, 2012, at Hidden Valley Center, Oak Hill.

Born April 22, 1923, at Cannelton, she was the daughter of the late Henry Ewing Hutchinson and Mary Ellen (Bowles) Hutchinson. Mary also was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Wilson Harmon; sisters, Martha Hutchinson, Eunice Hutchinson, and Violet Hutchinson Reid; and brothers, Lawrence Hutchinson, Carl Hutchinson, Clarence Hutchinson, Leonard Hutchinson, and Leroy Hutchinson.

Mary was a homemaker and a member of the Mountain View Church of God.

Surviving: nieces, Janet Ward and her husband, Jodie Ward, of Oak Hill, and Brenda Reid of Mooresville, N.C.; nephews, Woody Hutchinson and his wife, Caryn, of Mooresville, N.C., David Hutchinson of Elizabethtown, Ky., Charles Hutchinson and his wife, Connie, of Vine Grove, Ky., Tom Hutchinson of Lynchburg, Va., Billy Hutchinson and his wife, Irene, of Woodsfield, Ohio, and Robert Reid and his wife, Sylvia, of Newport News, Va.; and several great-nephews and great-nieces.

Funeral service was held at High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill, on June 25, with Rev. Rudell Bloomfield officiating. Burial followed in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

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Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

Gwendolyn Hayes

Mrs. Gwendolyn Hayes, 75, of Oak Hill, died June 23, 2012.

Funeral services were June 30 at First Baptist Church of Summerlee, Allman Street, Summerlee, with the Rev. William Richard Stevens officiating. Burial followed in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

The family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 101 S. Kanawha St., Beckley, WV 25801, and the American Diabetes Society, P.O. Box 21903, Lexington, KY 40522.  

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Arrangements by Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Reccie Horrocks Jarrell

Reccie Horrocks Jarrell, 91, of Mossy, died July 2, 2012.

Graveside service was July 4 at Restlawn Memory Gardens, Ansted.

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

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