The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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December 16, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Dec. 16, 2013

James K. Bledsoe

NORTH SPRING — James K. Bledsoe, 63, of North Spring, passed away Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.

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The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.

Geraldine Harris Coleman

Mrs. Geraldine Harris Coleman, 85, of Beckley, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Richard Allen ‘Ricky’ Couch

OCEANA — Richard Allen “Ricky” Couch, 33, of Oceana, passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.

Funeral services will be at noon Wednesday, Dec. 18, at the Joseph Baptist Church, Lynco, with the Rev. Eddie B. Aliff and Pastor William Cook officiating. He will be laid to rest in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Beckley. Friends may gather with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the church.

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The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.

Dreama Jane Hudson Domingues

Dreama Jane Hudson Domingues, 55, of Beckley, formerly of Mount Hope, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.

A private visitation was Friday, Dec. 13, at the Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope. In honoring Dreama’s wishes she will be cremated.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

Elizabeth Ball Donat

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio — Elizabeth Ball Donat, 83, of Chesapeake, Ohio, formerly of Hinton, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion at Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

Mary Eagle

FISHERSVILLE, Va. — Mary Marquis Eagle, 91, of Fishersville, Virginia, went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 13, 2013, at Shenandoah Nursing Home in Fishersville, Virginia.

Mary was born April 7, 1922, in Mabscott, WV. She was the daughter of the late Manuel and Mary (Rodriquez) Marquez.

Mary was a member of Waynesboro Wesleyan Church. She was a homemaker, and a wonderful and loving mother to her three children. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading the Bible and spending time with her dear friend, Margie White. The two enjoyed sewing and quilting together. Mary had two dogs whom she deeply loved and they will truly miss her. Those who knew her will remember her as a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin Newton Eagle, Jr., in 2004, and siblings, Manuel Marquis, Elizabeth Fallon, Ralph Marquis, Charles Marquis and Asuncion Richmond.

Survivors include her three children, Ralph Eagle and wife Barbara of Bridgewater, VA, John Eagle and friend, Kevin Milam, of Charleston, WV, and Barbara Pack and husband, Dean, of Fishersville, VA.

Grandchildren, Jeremy Pack, Marcus Pack, Richard Eagle and Melissa Cupp; Great-Grandchildren, Kaylin and Grace Pack, Ryan and Kyle Eagle and Hannah and Samuel Cupp.

A visitation will be held from 1 until 2 p.m. in the mausoleum at Sunset Memorial Park of Beckley on Tuesday, December 17, with a graveside service following at 2 p.m. with Rev. Stanley Belcher officiating.

Active pallbearers will be her grandchildren, family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to a charity of your choice.

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