Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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September 20, 2012

Charlotte Roberta Holmes

PRINCETON — Charlotte Roberta Holmes, 86, of Princeton, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 at Princeton Health Care. Born June 9, 1926 in Mercer County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Jim and Eureka Beggs.

She was employed by Moen and was a small business owner in Ohio before returning to West Virginia. She loved animals and was a volunteer for Experience Works.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two sons, Johnnie Lusk and Rickey Lusk; brothers, Mason Beggs and Charlie Beggs; sisters, Vada Beggs, Eunice Duncan and Juanita Parker.

Survivors include one son, Jack Lusk and wife, Yari, of Texas; three granddaughters, Chelsea, Audrey and Vanessa; one brother, Fred Beggs; three sisters, Elizabeth Mabe, Nawasa Minnix and Eva Perkins; and many nieces and nephews; and her special caregivers, the nurses and staff at Princeton Health Care.

The family will receive friends at Craven Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 from 5:00- 6:00 p.m. A memorial service will follow at 6:00 p.m. According to her wishes, Roberta was cremated.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.

Online condolences will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell is serving the family.

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