The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


March 15, 2012

Obituaries — Thursday, March 15, 2012


Monica Sue Rollins Gardner

Monica Sue Rollins Gardner, 32, of Glen Jean, died March 7, 2012, at her home.

Born July 21, 1979, at Beckley, she was the daughter of Randy Rollins of Bolt, and Nancy Massey Watson of Glen Jean.

She was a homemaker.

Surviving, in addition to her parents: her husband, John Ross Gardner; sons, Gavin Miller of North Carolina, and Cordell Miller and Gage Miller, both of Glen Jean; daughter, Ma-Lisa Miller of Glen Jean; and brothers, Mario Rodriguez of Charleston and Oscar Cuellar of Texas.

Funeral services were March 12 at the Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, with Rev. Leslie Allen officiating with cremation following after the services.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Gregory Andrew Nichols

Gregory Andrew Nichols, 21, of Quick’s Mill Road, Verona, Va., formerly of Fayetteville, died March 2, 2012, at the Medical College of Virginia at UCU, Richmond, Va.

Born April 25, 1990, in Beckley, he was the son of Gregory Allen Nichols and Elizabeth Ann Neff Nichols.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Arthur and Lena Nichols of Lizemores.

Andrew lived in Fayetteville until he was five years old and loved every minute of it.

Andrew had a great love of music and theater. God blessed him with a beautiful voice, which he used often for God’s glory.

Andrew had a great passion for making this world a better place while preparing for the life to come. He was a great worker in his church, the First Church of God in Staunton, Va. He also loved to raise money for Relay for Life.

He was a graduate of Fort Defiance High School, Blue Ridge Community College and was a student at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va.

Surviving, in addition to his parents: sister, Andrea Renee Nichols of Verona; grandparents, James and Mary Neff of Fayetteville; uncle, James Neff Jr. of Harrisonburg, Va.; a very special aunt, Sarah Jane “Janie” Campbell of Fayetteville; and many other aunts, uncles and cousins residing in Fayetteville.

A celebration of life service was held March 7 at the First Church of God in Staunton, Va.

The family asks that memorial donations be made to the First Church of God at 1850 Shutteree Mill Rd., Staunton, VA 24401 for landscaping in his memory. Andrew loved flowers and was always looking for a way to make this world a better place.

He will be greatly missed by all whose lives he touched.

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