Kay Golda <I>Smith</I> Fox

Kay Golda Smith Fox

Death 11 Jun 2009 (aged 99)
Burial Abraham, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 53612454 · View Source
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Kay Golda Smith Fox, age 99, of Abraham, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 11, 2009, following a long illness.
Born on Sept. 23, 1909, at Abraham, she was the daughter of the late George W. Smith and Emma Biars Smith.
Mrs. Fox was a postmaster at Abraham for 42 years, having started at Abraham in 1938. She also operated a local grocery store at Abraham. She was a member of the New Salem Baptist Church at Abraham, since Aug. 13, 1933, where she served as church treasurer for 27 years. She was a member of the Association of Postmasters. For the last two years she had made her home at Greystone Inn at Daniels.
Mrs. Fox was the last surviving family member of 15 children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Euell E. Fox, whom she married on Jan. 21, 1927; by a son, James E. Fox; a daughter, Dorothy Fox Plumley; brothers, Oley Smith, C.O. Smith, Glenville Smith, Arthur Smith, Earl Smith, Everett Smith, Ernest Smith and Carl Smith; sisters, Bessie Arthur, Bertha Surbaugh, Mae Huffman, Ada Smith, Pearl Gwinn, and Eda Ellison; grandsons, Roger and Dennis Plumley; and a son-in-law, Herman L. Nicholas Jr.
Survivors include a daughter, Katherine Fox Nicholas of Baltimore, Md.; son-in-law, Garland Plumley of Beckley; grandchildren, James G. Plumley of Beckley, Danny Plumley and wife, Mary of Abraham, and Janna Nicholas of Indianapolis, Ind.; great-grandchildren, Jennifer Harrell and husband, Michael of Spring Grove, Pa., Travis Plumley and Melissa Plumley, both of Baltimore, Md., Donny Plumley and wife, Jennifer of Japan, Nicole Moran and husband, Mike, and Emily Pertl and husband, Andy, all of Morgantown, and Davina Cirillo of Mt. Laurel, N.J.; great-great-grandchildren, Hunter Harrell, Chaize Harrell, and Wyatt Plumley; numerous nieces and nephews and special friends at New Salem Baptist Church, Abraham.
Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley, with the Rev. John Wesley Richmond officiating. Burial will follow in the New Salem Cemetery, Abraham.
Friends may call 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and friends of the family.
Online condolences may be sent to our guest book at www.roseandquesenberry. net
Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley.


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  • Created by: Kathleen Kessinger Overman
  • Added: 12 Jun 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 53612454
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kay Golda Smith Fox (23 Sep 1909–11 Jun 2009), Find a Grave Memorial no. 53612454, citing New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Abraham, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Kathleen Kessinger Overman (contributor 46828203) .