The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


September 14, 2013

Obituaries — ADDITIONS — Thursday, September 12, 2013

Because of an error in paste-up of the Thursday edition, several obituaries were omitted from the paper. The obituaries follow, and we apologize for the mistake.

Lucille Black Sneddon

Lucille Black Sneddon, 86, of Fayetteville, died Sept. 4, 2013, at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley.

Born Feb. 4, 1927, at Amigo, she was the daughter of the late Charles Lee and Edna Thompson Black. Her husband, Alexander Sneddon, preceded her in death in 2011. She also was preceded in death by her brothers, Delmar and Charles Black.

Mrs. Sneddon was a retired telephone operator from AT&T Bell of Cincinnati, Ohio, and a homemaker.

She was a member of Mt. Hope Christian Church, Mt Hope.

Surviving: a son, Scott Sneddon and wife Sandra of Ellijay, Ga.; a daughter, Jean Price of Kennesaw, Ga.; grandchildren, John R. and Michael A. Haders, and Heather J. Frederick and Erin Foremonte; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a brother, Robert “Bob” Black and wife Mary of Oak Hill; and sister, Marian Thorne and husband James of Oak Hill.

Funeral service was Sept. 7 at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, with Minister Dennis Kinzer officiating. Entombment followed at High Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Oak Hill.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Christopher ‘Bryan’ Tilley

Christopher “Bryan” Tilley, 36, of Oak Hill, formerly of Glen Rogers, died Sept. 7, 2013, in Hilltop Center, following a lifelong illness.

Born Aug. 6, 1977, in Beckley, he was the son of Michael and Sharon Thompson Tilley of Glen Rogers.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Arnold “Abe” and Georgia Canada Tilley, and Robert Thompson and Jeanette Thompson Hill.

Bryan was dearly loved by his family. He was never able to do the things on this Earth as we do every day, but now he is walking, talking, and eating at the Master’s Table.

Surviving, in addition to his parents: brothers, Michael Tilley and his wife, Nikki, of Lynco and Andrew Tilley and his wife, April, of Cool Ridge; sister, Cassandra Tilley and her fiancé, John Robert Boyden III, of Beckley; his nephews, Nick, Ryan, Nathan, Erick, and Aaron; his nieces, Kaitlyn, Megan, and Allie; and a host of beloved family and friends.

Services celebrating Bryan’s life were held Sept. 10 in the chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Home with Pastor Dewayne Hurd officiating.

Online condolences may be extended at

Please make memorial donations to the Bowers Hospice House of Beckley.

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.

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