The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 16, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Dec. 16, 2013


Rev. Rodger Elkins

The Rev. Rodger Elkins, 65, of Beckley, died Dec. 13, 2013.

Services to celebrate the life of Rodger Elkins will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley. Following the services, Rodger will be laid to rest at Blue  Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley. Friends may gather with the family from noon until time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

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Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, is honored to be serving the family.

Hazel Ferguson

GREENVILLE — Hazel Ferguson, 88, of Greenville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.

Arrangements are incomplete at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

Carol Ann Markley

DANESE — Carol Ann Markley, 68, of Danese, WV, passed away December 13, 2013.

She was born August 24, 1945, to the late Peter Robert and Ann Maharidge Guddy.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by husband, John Markley; brother David Guddy.

Those left to cherish her memory are sons, Ray Markley and wife Mary, Joseph Markley and wife Kimberly; stepsons, Johnny Markley, Randy Markley, David Wright; grandchildren, Jennifer Markley, William Markley, Agusta Markley, Rachel Markley, Savanah Markley, Ray Markley II, Abaigale Markley; sisters, Stella Shaffer, Linda Alford, Jean Parshall; brothers, Paul Guddy, Carl Guddy, Robert Guddy.

Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 17, at High Lawn Funeral Chapel, Oak Hill, with Rev. Benney Kenney officiating.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Ronnie L. Meadows Sr.

CAMP CREEK — Ronnie L. Meadows Sr., 69, of Stovall Ridge Road, Camp Creek, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.

Melissa Ann Morgan

DURBIN — Melissa Ann Morgan, 44, of Durbin passed away Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at the Bethel United Methodist Church on Back Mt. Road with the Rev. William Vandevander officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery under the direction of the Lantz Funeral Home. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at the church.

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