The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


September 20, 2012

Obituaries - Thursday, September 20, 2012


Samuel H. Riffe

LINDSIDE — Samuel H. Riffe, age 96, of Lindside, passed away Sunday, September 16, 2012.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, September 22, 2012, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel in Peterstown, with Pastor Eugene Fullen officiating. Burial will follow at the Chambers Cemetery, Lindside.

Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, September 21, 2012, at the funeral home.

Online guest book can be signed or condolences sent to the Riffe family at

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

Florence Smith

Mrs. Florence Smith of Beckley, died Wednesday, September 19, 2012.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Raymond Trent

MONROE, Ohio — Raymond Trent, age 80, of Monroe, passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at Atrium Medical Center.

He was born February 13, 1932, in Wharncliffe, W.Va., to William and Mazie (Steele) Trent.

He was a foreman for McGraw and Baker Concrete. Raymond was a member of Faith Pentecostal in Hamilton where he served as an usher and was on the visitation committee.

He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Steve Trent (who has been a police officer for Lemon Township); sibings, Leonard, Carrie, Ina, Ethel and Mary.

Raymond is survived by his wife, Clara Trent of 60 years; daughter, Cindy Trent of Lebanon, Ohio; granddaughter, Ericka Browley of West Virginia; sister, Pearl Cohenour of West Virginia.

A visitation will be held Sunday, September 23, 2012 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home, 1500 Manchester Ave., Middletown, Ohio, with a second visitation will be held Monday, September 24, 2012, from 1 p.m. until time of the service at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Rick Witt officiating. Entombment will be at Woodside Cemetery, Middletown, Ohio.

 Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Pentecostal Church, Building Program, 719 Kenworth Drive, Hamilton, Ohio 45013.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

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