The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


September 3, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013

Allaine Rae Allen Arbaugh

Allaine Rae Allen Arbaugh, age 85, of Raleigh, WV, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2013, at the Bowers Hospice House.

Born on February 17, 1928, in Raleigh, she was the daughter of the late Charles Allen and Cora Brogan Allen.

Mrs. Arbaugh was a retired employee for the Raleigh County Board of Education, where she served as a cook for Stratton Junior High School, and last from Shady Spring Elementary School.

She attended the Raleigh Baptist Church, and had made Raleigh her home for most of her life.

Mrs. Arbaugh was preceded in death by her husband, Roy E. Arbaugh, by brothers, Sidney, Claude, Lee, C.F. “Jake,” and John Allen, and by sisters Bertha Gill, Juanita Boley, Goldie Lewis, and Edith Vest.

Survivors include her children, Roy I. Arbaugh and his wife Brenda of Castalian Springs, TN, Donna Harmon and her husband William of Daniels, Diane May and her husband David of Sevierville, TN, Becky Arbaugh of Beckley, and Lora Jarrell and her husband Tim of Rock Hill, SC.

A brother, Ernest “Rusty” Allen of Shady Spring, and a sister Lorraine Lacek of Daniels.

14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at 8 p.m. with Rev. Rodney Allen officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 7 p.m. until service time on Tuesday.

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 Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.

Tammy Sue Blankenship

GILBERT — Tammy Sue Blankenship, 43, of Gilbert died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2012.

Funeral will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, at Mounts Funeral Home Chapel, Gilbert, with the Rev. Ronnie Blankenship officiating. To honor her wishes she will be cremated. Friends may gather with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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Mounts Funeral Home of Gilbert is in charge of arrangements.

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