The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 6, 2014

Obituaries — Thursday, March 6, 2014


Jewell Catherine Boyden

Jewell Catherine Boyden, 88, of Beckley, died Monday, March 3, 2014.

Born October 2, 1925 in Absher, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Financial and Nonie Harman McWhorter.

Mrs. Boyden was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, Beckley.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Chester R.Boyden, sons, Leslie G. Boyden and Glen D. Boyden, brother, Financial McWhorter Jr.

Left to cherish precious memories are her son, Ray E. Boyden of Cedar Grove, N.C.; daughters, Veronica L. Borders- Pettiford of Beckley, Shelia J. Boyden of Missouri City, Texas and Jacqueline E. Boyden of Mebane, N.C.; five grandchildren; eight great- grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Saturday, March 8, 2014 at New Hope Baptist Church, 304 Worley Road, Beckley, with Rev. Nathaniel Carey and Bishop Fred T. Simms officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.

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Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Doris Kay Brown

FAIRLEA — Doris Kay Brown, 60, of Fairlea, formerly of Ronceverte, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014.

Service will be 2 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014, at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Ronceverte, with the Rev. George Clarkson officiating. Interment will follow in the Morgan Cemetery near Ronceverte.

The family will receive family and friends from 12 noon until time of the service on Friday at the funeral home.

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Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Ronceverte.

Duane ‘Duke’ Calloway

MT. HOPE — Mr. Duane "Duke" Calloway, of Mt. Hope, died Monday, March 3, 2014.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Stanley Ray Carroll Sr.

STONY BOTTOM — Stanley Ray Carroll Sr., 61, of Stony Bottom, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014.

Funeral Services will be 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2013 at Lantz Funeral Home in Buckeye with Rev. Julian Rittenhouse officiating. Burial will follow in the Stony Bottom Cemetery at Stony Bottom.

Visitation will be held on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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