Gary Keith “Pops” Lowery

Gary Keith “Pops” Lowery, age 68, of Robson, entered into his eternal rest on May 3, 2019 after a long illness. He was surrounded by his loving family at CAMC Memorial Hospital in Charleston.

Gary was born Nov. 27, 1950, son of the late George and Mary Brown Lowery. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Phyllis Campbell, Nancy Good and Kay Nickell; brothers, Dewey Lowery, Jim Lowery, Wayne Lowery and James “Bud” Lowrey; and a special daughter-in-law Amanda “Amy” Goode Tabit.

Gary enjoyed going to church, spending time with his family, singing gospel music and always had a smile on his face with a cup of coffee in his hand.

Surviving: wife, Nova Lowery; special canine companion, Chase; children he considered and loved as his own, Christopher Tabit (Michelle) of Summersville and Stephanie Tabit-Finley (Daniel) of Bradley; very special grandsons, Michael Chance and Joe and brother Tom (Eva) Lowery of Dunbar. He had several nieces and nephews along with many special extended family members from his current marriage.

Service was May 6 at O’Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery, with Rev. Jeff Floyd officiating.

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Arrangements by O’Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.

Carol Ann Perry

Carol Ann Perry, 66, of Fayetteville, passed away May 2, 2019 at CAMC Memorial Division, Charleston.

Born on Feb. 5, 1953 in Logan, she was the daughter of the late Billie and Mae Blevins. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her three brothers, Billy, Bobby and Roy; and the family beagles, Duke and Roscoe.

Mrs. Perry attended Doggett Chapel United Methodist Church and she was one of the founders of CVB-Fayetteville Visitor Center.

She loved flowers and decorating for every holiday. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and family.

Left to cherish her memory include her husband, Frederick “Fred” Perry; sons, Frederick “Little Freddie” Perry II and wife Shaila and Josh Perry and wife Amanda; grandsons, Tristan, Hayden, Ryan, Sam, Easton, Holden, Gabe and Levi; sister, Teresa Benson; and her beagles, Doodoo and Weewee.

A memorial service was held May 8 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Pastor Johnny Settle officiating.

Carol’s wishes were to be cremated.

Online condolences may be extended at

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

Rebecca “Becca” Anne Richardson

Rebecca “Becca” Anne Richardson, 35, of Saint Petersburg, Florida, formerly of Oak Hill, died May 1, 2019.

Born March 6, 1984 at Beckley, she was the daughter of Timothy A. “Tim” and Darleen Richardson and the late Sheryl Kaye Akers Richardson.

Becca was a 2002 graduate of Oak Hill High School. A good softball player, after high school she attended Mountain State University on a softball scholarship.

Before moving to Saint Petersburg she worked as an administrative transcriptionist/clerk at the Beckley VA Medical Center.

Those left to cherish her memory include her parents, Tim and Darleen Richardson; brother, J.T. Richardson of Martinsburg; nieces, Raegan Richardson of Beckley and Aleigha Asbury of Beckley; and many other family and friends.

Memorial service will be held at May 9 at Calvary Baptist Church in Oak Hill with Rev. Greg Swisher officiating.

Friends may call the church one hour prior to service.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 1424 East Main Street, Oak Hill, WV 25901.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Richard Keith “Ricky” Rosiek

Our precious father, grandfather and brother,  Richard Keith “Ricky” Rosiek, 63, of Oak Hill, passed away at his residence on April 29, 2019.

Born July 1, 1955 in Oak Hill, he was the son of the late Stanley and Wanda Josephine Duboski Rosiek. His twin brother, Michael “Mickey” Wayne Rosiek; sister-in-law, Debbie Rosiek; and two nieces and nephews also preceded him in death.

Ricky was a member of SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

He was a 1973 graduate of Collins High School in Oak Hill.

An avid sports fan, he enjoyed car racing and all type of sports. Watching old TV westerns was his passion.

He was employed as a welder in the mine construction industry.  

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Jennifer Rosiek; grandson, Jacob Rosiek; and siblings, Stanley Edward Rosiek Jr. (Janet) of Charleston, Karen Jean Todaro (Ben) of Oak Hill, Jeff Allen Rosiek of Tampa, Florida and Paula Prostrollo of Oak Hill; and several nieces and nephews. Ricky was dearly loved and will be sadly missed by his family and many friends.  

A memorial service was held May 2 at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Oak Hill, with Father Dass as celebrant.

Online condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Donald Franklin Wriston I

Donald Franklin Wriston I, 71, of Oak Hill, passed away peacefully surrounded by love at the VA Medical Center in Beckley.

During his life, Don was an active member of his church and continued to serve the Lord even when he was unable to attend service regularly due to his illness. His faith never wavered and he walked through those pearly gates on May 5, 2019.

Don served his country as a proud member of the United States Air Force. He retired from the United States Postal Service as a postmaster after more than 30 years.

He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and loved to read. He was a 1965 graduate of Mount Hope High School.

He was born in Kingston to Wanda (Meadows) Wriston and the late Webster Wriston. He married the love of his life, Regina (Bowyer) Wriston, in May 1968. He will be deeply missed by his son, Donald Wriston II, and his wife, Valerie, and his daughter, Jeanine (Wriston) Robinson, and her husband, Chris.

He is also survived by his brother, Robert Wriston, and wife Peaches; his grandchildren, Derik, Grant, Gianna, Braden and Sawyer; and his great-granddaughter, Emersyn, and her mother, Hayley; as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.

No service will be held as Don made the generous decision to donate his body to the Human Gift Registry in hopes of helping others even after his death.

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