The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 6, 2014

Obituaries — Monday, Jan. 6, 2014


Gerald L. Frazier

GLEN FORK — Gerald L. Frazier, 62, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2014.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at Evans Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Valdus Bailey officiating. The family will receive friends from noon until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Those wishing to share condolences with the family may do so at

Evans Funeral Home of Oceana is serving the Frazier family.

Carol A. ‘Pinky’  Harvey

Carol A. “Pinky” Harvey, 63, of Beckley, WV, died at home January 3, 2014, after a short illness.

Born April 22, 1951, in the Wyoming General Hospital in Mullens, WV, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Cassie Smith Grant.

She graduated from Mullens High School in 1969. After twenty years, she retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Master Sergeant.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Willie B. Grant.

Those left to cherish her memories are her two sons, Anthony and Michael Harvey, both of Beckley; two brothers, Danny and Samuel Grant, both of Beckley; three sisters, Thelma Cave of Beckley, Pamela (Jackie) Smith of Columbus, Ohio, and Pamela (Zachary) Woodson of Oak Hill, WV; a special friend, Dennis Burks, a special niece, Shawanna Wright, and a special caregiver, Lisa Mitchell, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

There will be no visitation and no funeral, as requested by the family.

Submitted by Durgan Funeral Home, Beckley.

Beulah Priscilla Jarrell

Beulah Priscilla Jarrell of Dry Creek, WV, passed away on Friday, January 3, 2014, at her home after a long illness.

“She is gone to be a flower in the Master’s Bouquet.

“Mam” as everyone called her was born on November 5, 1927, in Horse Creek, WV, a daughter of the late Sidney and Bertie Miller Jarrell.

In addition to her parents, Mam was preceded in death by husband, Gordon Keith Jarrell; several brothers and sisters, Marshall, Sidney, Bill, Scott, Darrell, Lemmie, Curt, Mabel, Lora, and Linda; and one grandchild, Carrie Jarrell.  

She is survived by four sons, Callias Jarrell, Kirby Jarrell and wife, Barbara, Tim Jarrell, Jake Jarrell and wife, Christa; a sister, Annie Jarrell and husband, Roy; grandchildren, James, Jonni, Bill, Brian, Sydney, Jacob; great-grandchildren, Dylan, Alyssa, Madison, Aiden, Chloe, Isiah, Joshua, Angelo, Gage, and Dakotah; great-great-grandchildren, Anthony, Alianna, Avayah, Arielah and Feliciano.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon, January 7, 2014, at 1 o’clock in the Rebecca Chapel, Rock Creek, WV, with the Rev. David Cook. Interment is in Jarrell Cemetery, Jarrells Bottom, WV.

Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church.

Armstrong Funeral Home is serving the family.

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