The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 9, 2014

Obituaries — Thursday, January 9, 2013


Dusty Steven Carpenter

SUMMERSVILLE — Dusty Steven Carpenter, 56, of Summersville, passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2014, in the White Funeral Home at Summersville with Pastor Tim Skaggs officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens at Lewisburg.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Wilford Curtis ‘Bert’ Cole

LEWISBURG — Wilford Curtis “Bert” Cole, 82, of Lewisburg, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center.

Born Aug. 22, 1931, at Nimitz, W.Va., he was the son of the late Lawrence Curtis Cole and Hattie Pearl Cole Lilly.

He was a retired CSX Conductor for 38 years, was a member of the United Methodist Church in Asbury, W.Va. and was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricka Cole Tuckwiller; two brothers, Jim Cole and John Cole, and a sister, Janice Patterson.

He is survived by his wife, Frances L. Kelly Cole; a daughter, Diana Sue “Susie” Cole Handley (Bill); sons, Danny Lee Cole (Libby), Randy Dean Cole (Crystal) and David Curtis Cole (Cathy); grandchildren, William Callison, Elizabeth Honaker Smith, Autumn Vance (Jeremy), Kinder Tuckwiller, Travis Cole, Tyler Cole and Dylan Cole; a great-granddaughter, Lyla June Smith; two brothers, Harry Cole and Anthony Cole, and two sisters, Shirley Taylor and Arlis Jones.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at the Asbury Community Cemetery, with the Rev. Ron Miller officiating.

There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the United Methodist Church Roof Fund in Asbury, c/o Dwayne Hoover, P.O. Box 299, Alderson, WV 24910.

Pallbearers will be Bill Handley, Ralph Taylor, Steve Cole, J.J. Cole, Roger Patterson, Ron McGuire and Dean Gore.

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Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg is in charge of the arrangements.

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