Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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February 18, 2014

Helen Marie Rose Addair

WELCH — WELCH — Helen Marie Rose Addair, 69, of Jr Poca near Welch, went home to be with the Lord early Sunday morning, February 16, 2014 at McDowell Nursing and Rehabilitation in Gary; after a long illness. Born August 10, 1944 in Morenci, Ariz., she was the only daughter of the late, Roy G Rose and Bessie Dalton Rose. She was a homemaker, wife, mother, and grandmother who loved spending time with her

family. She attended Welch High School and loved attending church. Before her illness, she loved playing board games, watching game shows, making homemade pies, going to flea markets and yard sales.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her three brothers, Roy G (George) Rose Jr. Wilburn Henry Rose, and Ralph Curtis (R.C.) Rose, her maternal and paternal grandparents;and her special granddaughter, Elizabeth Elouise Keene.

Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband of  47 years, Rolly (Buddy) Addair of the home, her only daughter, Rita Buzuma and husband, Todd of Moneta, Va., Douglas S (Doug) Addair of the home; a granddaughter Kimberly Keene of Iaeger, W.Va.; three step-grandchildren, Alex Buzuma of Huddleston, Va., William Buzuma and Leanne Buzuma, both of Moneta, Va.; and a host of family and friends to mourn her loss.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Thursday, February 20, 2014 at the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch with the Reverend Lucille Soto officiating. Burial will follow at Riffe Cemetery on Atwell Mountain.            .

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2014.

Online condolences may be sent to the Family at

Fanning Funeral Home in Welch is serving the Addair family.

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