The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


August 29, 2012

Obituaries - Thursday, August 30, 2012

William ‘Ed’ Bass Sr.

William “Ed” Bass Sr., of Atlanta, Ga., formerly of Mt. Hope, died Aug. 22, 2012.

Arrangements by Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Eddie Roger Benson

Eddie Roger Benson, 65, of East Dublin, Ga., a native of Winona, died Aug. 11, 2012.

A memorial services will be held at a later date.

The online register book for Mr. Benson is located at

Arrangements by Stanley Funeral Home and Crematory/Dublin Chapel.

Mary Frances Gill

Mary Frances Gill, 76, of Oak Hill, died Aug. 26, 2012.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

Dorothy Allen Hipes

Dorothy Allen Hipes, 84, of Heartland of Rainelle (formerly of Charmco), died Aug. 26, 2012, at Heartland of Rainelle, following a long illness.

Born April 1, 1928, at Turkey Knob (Mt. Hope), she was the youngest child of the late Walter Harrison and Maggie Mae Perry Hipes. She also was preceded in death by her sisters, Juanita Thurman and Gladys Honaker; and a brother, John Walter Hipes.

Dorothy graduated from Rupert High School in 1947, and was a member of Gordon Freewill Baptist Church of Hines.

She enjoyed quilting and crocheting, but her first love was Bible study and church activities. She taught Sunday school for over 50 years, and helped with Vacation Bible School at several of the local churches.

Surviving: a sister, Frances Ash of Brownstown, Mich.; nine nephews, and three nieces, including a special nephew, Billy Honaker.

Services were Aug. 29, at Wallace & Wallace Chapel in Rainelle, with Pastor Gary Eisenman officiating. Burial followed in Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville.

The family requests donations of sympathy be made to: The American Cancer Society, 301 RHL Blvd., Suite 6, Charleston, WV 25309, or the American Diabetic Association, 1221-A Ohio Avenue, Dunbar, WV 25064.

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.

Loretta Virginia Fitzgerald Lattie

Loretta Virginia Fitzgerald Lattie, 86, of Somerset, Ky., formerly of the Oak Hill area, died Aug. 21, 2012.

Graveside services were held Aug. 24 at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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