The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


June 19, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, June 20, 2013

Richard Clark Adkins

Richard Clark Adkins, 66, of Scarbro, died June 11, 2013, at Raleigh General Hospital.

Born Feb. 18, 1947, at Eccles, he the son of the late Clark Adkins and Lura (Adkins) Adkins. He also was preceded in death by his sisters, Freda Cook, Joyce Breeden, and Lorene Marcenach; and brothers, Estel Adkins, Herbert Adkins and Charles Adkins.

Richard was a mechanic on heavy equipment.

Surviving: his loving wife of 47 years, Vivian Adkins; daughters, Sherry Crawford and husband “Bubby,” Donna Sayre and husband Ronnie, and Bonnie Adkins; son, Ricky Adkins and wife Mary Jean; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was June 15 at High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill, with Rev. Ken Sowder, Joan Perry, and Bobby Adkins officiating.

Burial followed in the Adkins Family Cemetery, Longbottom Mountain, Hinton.

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Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

Rowena Rae Conner

Rowena Rae Conner, 64, of LaGrange, Ga., died June 9, 2013.

Graveside service was at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill. At the family's request there was no visitation.

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Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

William ‘Billy’ Green

William Dennis “Billy” Green, 52, of Hilltop, died June 13, 2013.

In keeping with his wishes, he will be cremated and a memorial service may be held at a later date.

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

Janet Kay Hinson

Janet Kay Hinson, 72, of Oak Hill, died June 14, 2013.

In keeping with her wishes, she will be cremated. No services are planned at this time.

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Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

Dorothy ‘Dot’ B. Jeter

Dorothy “Dot” B. Jeter, 88, formerly of Mt. Hope, died June 10, 2013, at The Wyngate Senior Living Community in Barboursville.

Born July 3, 1924, in Keystone, she was the daughter of the late Virginia and R. Gale Kirby. She also was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Robert R. Jeter of Mt. Hope; daughter-in-law, Nancy Jeter; sister, Virginia Edwards; and brothers, Roland and Frank Kirby.

She resided most of her life in Mt. Hope before moving to Barboursville in 2007.

Dot was a graduate of Mt. Hope High School and University of Charleston where she earned a degree in elementary education.

She taught many years in the Fayette County school system and was a long time member of the Mt. Hope Baptist Temple.

Surviving: her children, Robert “Rusty” (Mary) Jeter of Proctorville, Ohio, Barry (Kriss) Jeter of Finleyville, Pa., Jane (Mark) Bailey of Huntington, Julie (Frank) Jeter of Mt. Hope, and Jon (Amy) Jeter of Finley, Ohio; grandchildren, Robert Michael (Amy) Jeter of Las Vegas, Nev., Marla (Tyler) Haslam of Huntington,  Matthew Bailey of Huntington, Sarajane (Brett) Agypt of Sterling, Va., Kati (Will) Holland of Huntington,  Tristan Jeter of Mt. Hope, Anna Grace (Jay) Copley of Huntington, Ind., and Andrew (Kara) Jeter of Toledo, Ohio; great-grandsons, Jonathan Jeter and Miles Agypt; sister, Jane (Robert) Myers of Midland, Texas; sisters-in-law, Nellie Kirby of Huntington, and Anna Marie Bottoms of Norfolk, Va.; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were June 14 at Tyree Funeral Home, Mt. Hope. Burial followed in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Memorial gifts may be made in Dot’s memory to Mt. Hope Baptist Temple, 406 Main St., Mt. Hope, WV 25880 or the Billy Graham Evangelistic Assoc., 4350 Westmont Dr., Charlotte, NC  28217.

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