The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


December 11, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, December 12, 2013


Timothy Wayne Thomas

Timothy Wayne Thomas, 54, of Beckley, died Dec. 1, 2013, at home.

Born Jan. 22, 1959, at Oak Hill, he was the son of the late Rupert and Shelma Foster Thomas.

Mr. Thomas attended Gatewood Church of God.

Surviving: his son, Wayne Thomas; daughter, Telina Humphrey; brothers, James (Dreama) Thomas and Forrest (Denise) Thomas; sister, Ruth Ann (Fred) Ferrese; grandchildren, Allen Humphrey, Aiden Humphrey, Camryn Thomas, and Kailyn Thomas; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Dec. 10 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Pastor Morris Nutter officiating. Burial followed at Highlawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

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

Lonnie ‘Ralph’ White

Lonnie “Ralph” White, 71, of Oak Hill, died Dec. 7, 2013, at home surrounded by his family.

Born July 6, 1942, in Gatewood, he was the son of the late Alonzo and Ellen (Sharp) White. He also was preceded in death by sisters, Janie White, Fern Turner and Edith Phelps; and beloved grandsons, Seth White and Hunter Feltner.

Ralph was a faithful member of Crossroads Apostolic Church.

He was an avid gardener and outdoorsman, but mostly enjoyed spending time with his family.

Surviving: his loving wife of 50 years, Dreama (Waddell) White; children, Sherry Coffelt, Terry White and wife Rachel, Mike White and wife Theresa, Tammy Feltner and husband Chris, and David White; beloved grandchildren, Destiny Rader, Kristen White, Tyler White, Mya White, Holly Feltner, Hannah Feltner and Haylee Feltner; siblings, Imogene Wills, Wanda Lilly, and Ron White; sister-in-law, Delma Vannatter;  and last, but certainly not least, his pets, Tinkerbell and Munchie.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13 at Crossroads Apostolic Church with Pastor Jimmy Miller officiating. Burial will follow in High Lawn Memorial Gardens in Oak Hill.

Friends may visit with family at the church from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday evening.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to his wife and will be greatly appreciated.

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Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge.

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