Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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February 26, 2007

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007


Billie Buford Boothe, 74, of Richlands, Va., died Monday, Feb. 26, 2007 in a Richlands hospital following a lengthy illness. Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands is in charge of arrangements.

Willard “Wig” Coleman, 72, of Wilkesboro, N.C., formerly of Mudfork, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007 at Wake Forest University Medical Center. Virginia Funeral Home of Grundy, Va. is in charge of arrangements.


Walter T. Anders

PRINCETON — Walter T. Anders, 83, of Kingwood, Texas, formerly of Frederick Court, Princeton, died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007 in Kingwood, Texas.

Born on April 5, 1924 in McDowell County, he was the son of the late Glen and Naomi Anders.

He had moved to Texas three years ago after living in Princeton for many years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in the Pacific Theatre in World War II. Mr. Anders retired from the Norfolk and Western Railroad after 33 years of service, having served as construction project engineer for several N & W projects in West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky and Indiana. He was a long-time member of Kee Street United Methodist Church and had served as Chairman of its Administrative Board.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 49 years, Ruby in 1999.

Survivors: Sons, Todd Anders of Kingwood, Texas and Gregg Anders of San Antonio, Texas; seven grandchildren, Stephanie, Garrett, Lindsay, Logan, Rachel, Grant and Whitney Anders all of Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with the Reverend Bill Deel and the Reverend Tom Hill officiating. Burial will follow in the Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery in Princeton.

Men of the Kee Street United Methodist Church will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the service time.

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