The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


August 27, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013


William Goodson

FAYETTEVILLE — William Herman Goodson, 68, of Fayetteville, passed away Sunday, August 25, 2013, at Plateau Medical Center.

Born on December 13, 1944, at Hawks Nest, he was the son of the late Herman and Mary Perdue Goodson.

Mr. Goodson was a retired coal miner.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his beloved wife of 49 years, Bessie Goodson; five children: Sam (Tina) Goodson, Farren (Barbara) Goodson, Chris (Judy) Goodson, Lesa (Lewis) McComas, and John (Melissa) Goodson; two brothers; three sisters; and six grandchildren: Atticus, Cyrus, Jessica, Raymond, Kenneth, and Fredrick.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home Chapel, Fayetteville, with Pastor Morris Nutter officiating. Burial will follow in Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville.

The family will receive friends one hour before the funeral at the funeral home.

For those wishing to express their condolences to the Goodson family, you may do so by visiting our website at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome. com

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, will be assisting the family.

Mildred Carte Hicks

Mildred Carte Hicks, 82, of Crab Orchard, died Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at home.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

Kimberly Ann Norris

Kimberly Ann Norris, age 38, of Glen Morgan, passed away on Friday,  August 23, 2013.

Born on August 8, 1975, at Beckley, she was the daughter of Sandra Meador of Glen Morgan.

Kimberly was a former employee at the Little General Store, last working at Eisenhower Drive.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, David Ralph Meador Sr., and Viola Meador.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her daughter Rebecca Nichole Norris of Glen Morgan, a brother, David “Wayne” Meador and his wife Stephanie of Porterdale, Ga., a sister Pam Mills and her husband Arthur “Skeeter” Mills Jr. of Glen Morgan; five nieces, Samantha Clark and her husband Hugh “Jacky” Clark,  Sabrina Becker and her fiancé Jody Wills II,  April Sears, Brianna Meador, and Morgan Meador; a nephew, J.J. Becker; a step niece, LaShala Mills and her fiancé Josh Eagle; two step nephews, Tyler and Jonathan Mills; a great nephew, Tristan Clark; a step great nephew, Trey Von Eagle, a step great niece, Chay–Leigh Eagle, and a life long friend, Pamela Bailey.

A memorial service will be held at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel on Wednesday August 28, 2013, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Fred Lovell officiating.  Friends may visit with the family 30 minutes prior to the services on Wednesday.

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.

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