The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 25, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, Jan. 27, 2013

Ronald Lincoln Alt

UNION — Ronald L. Alt, 84, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013.

Memorial services will be at a later date.

Condolences may be sent to or to Cynthia A. Dixon, Rt. 1 Box 319, Ronceverte, WV 24970.

Broyles-McGuire Funeral Home in Union is in charge of arrangements.

Austin Brown

RENICK — Austin Brown, 71, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Enon Baptist Church, Frankford. Burial will follow in Morningside Cemetery, Renick. Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Arrangements by Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Blondine L. Bickford Teubert Epling

Blondine L. Bickford Teubert Epling, 89, of Orlando, passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at Prairie Lakes Health Campus in Noblesville, Ind.

She was born on June 19, 1923, to Ashby and Annie (Kelly) Bickford in Page, W.Va.

Blondine was a bookkeeper for many years at GC Murphy in Beckley, and was a 1942 graduate of Montgomery High School in West Virginia.

She is survived by daughter, Gloria J Latham of Fishers, Ind.; sons, Richard A. Teubert of Del City, Okla., and Thomas C. Teubert of Yorktown, Va.; stepson, Randall M. Epling of Beckley; two brothers, Freddie E. Bickford and Calvin Bickford; sister, Mazie Shrewsbury; eight grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William F. Epling; three brothers, Sola E, Clinton H. and Thomas K. Bickford; and two sisters, Louise Benton and Julia Ann Gray.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, January 27, 2013, at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Chapel in Beckley, with the Rev. Orville Setliff officiating. Entombment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Prosperity.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held on Saturday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral chapel.

Private online condolences, floral gifts, and other expressions of sympathy are available at

Arrangements with Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha Street in Beckley.

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