The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


October 30, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, October 31, 2013

Julia ‘Dodie’ Ferrell

Mrs. Julia “Dodie” Ferrell, 60, of Charlotte, N.C., formerly of Harlem Heights, died Oct. 26, 2013.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 1, at Spirit and Truth Ministries, 100 Main Street West, Oak Hill, with Bishop Sam R. Calloway Jr. officiating.

Friends may call two hours prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Spirit and Truth Ministries, 100 Main Street West, Oak Hill, WV 25901.

Condolences may be e-mailed to

Arrangements by Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Charles ‘Buck’ Edward Hornsby

Charles “Buck” Edward Hornsby, 83, of Victor, died Oct. 28, 2013, at the residence of his daughter following a long illness.

Born Oct. 14, 1930, at Cedar Grove, he was the son of the late John and Ida Mae Darby Tanthorey. He also was preceded by his first wife, Alice Simms Hornsby, in 2004; sisters, Marie Lanham and Francis Barher; and brothers, Meloin and Robert Tanthorey.

He was a retired coal miner, a veteran of the United States Navy and he was of the Pentecostal faith.

Surviving: his wife, Hilda Mae Holcomb Hornsby; daughters, Cynthia Bennett and husband George of Ramsey and Lisa Snyder and husband Robert of Elizabethton, Tenn.; sons, Robert and wife Kay of Beards Fork, Gary and wife Jodie of Fayetteville, Scott and wife Dina of Ramsey and Kenneth and wife Robin of Elizabethton, Tenn.; a sister, Mary Brown of Fayetteville; 23 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel, Ansted, with Pastor Danny Legg officiating. Burial will follow at Restlawn Memory Gardens, Victor.

Friends may gather with the family Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Inc. of Ansted.

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