The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


August 10, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013


Charles K. Connor Jr.

TREASURE ISLAND, Fla. — Charles K. “Charlie” Connor Jr., 89, of Treasure Island, Fla., formerly of Beckley, died Sunday, July 21, 2013.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Beckley Presbyterian Church, South Kanawha Street. Friends may gather with the family beginning at 1 p.m. A reception will be from 3 to 5 p.m. at the church.

Azie Goff

On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013, our most cherished, Azie Gay Rollins Goff of Randolph Street, Beckley, passed away from complications of the heart. A patient at the University of Virginia, Azie was 83 years of age.

Born on Sept. 21st, 1929, at Glen Rogers, she was the daughter of the late Gussie “Bud” and Hallie Elswick Rollins. Her sisters, Margaret Bilbrey and Versie Davis, and her brothers, Pete, Paul and Claude “Pud” Rollins, have preceded her in death.

Azie was a beloved mother and grandmother. Her daughters Judy Goff, Rhedas Taylor and sons Thomas and Terry M. Goff have preceded her in death, as well as a granddaughter and grandson, Erica and Michael Goff, and a son-in-law, Robert Taylor.

Those left to cherish her memory are her surviving children, a son, Gilbert Goff and his wife, Kathy, of Eccles, Ricky Goff of Beckley, Pamela Tilley and her husband, James, of Waynesboro, VA, and Donna Wood and her husband, Kenneth, of Broadway, VA; there are twelve grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Azie will be sadly and deeply missed by all.

Funeral services will be Sunday, August 11th, at 1 p.m. at the Melton Mortuary Chapel. Rev. Earl Snuffer will be officiating. Azie will be laid to rest in the Sunset Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends on Saturday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the mortuary and one hour prior to the services on Sunday.

Pallbearers will be: Kenneth Wood, James Tilley, Scottie and Stacy Taylor, and Angel Wood.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley, WV.

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