The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Obituaries

November 30, 2012

Obituaries — Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

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Ruth M. Malagrida

Ruth M. Malagrida, 86, of Crab Orchard, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.

Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Calfee Cemetery at Mount Tabor.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Raleigh County Humane Society, 325 Grey Flats Road, Beckley, WV 25801.

Online condolences may be left at www.calfeefh.com.

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.



Anthony ‘Toney’ McDonald

Anthony “Toney” McDonald, age 59, of Daniels, passed away on Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital, following a sudden illness.

Born April 9, 1953, in Beckley, to Mrs. Edith Louise Ellis McDonald and the late Alden McDonald.

Toney enjoyed going to the movies, walking his dog, and going shopping. He was currently employed with Kingston Mines.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Larry E. McDonald; and a nephew, Shaun McDonald.

In addition to his loving mother, those left to cherish his memory include his brothers, Alden McDonald and wife Terri of Missouri, Gary McDonald of Beaver, and Mike McDonald of Elizabeth, N.C.

A celebration of Toney’s life will be conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday, December 1, 2012, at the Rose and Quesenberry Shady Spring Chapel, with Rev. Orville Setliff officiating. There will be no burial. At Toney’s request he will be cremated after the services.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. and last until time of services on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Mac’s Toy Fund, PO Box 2398, Beckley, WV 25802.

Private online condolences, floral gifts, and other expressions of sympathy are available at www.roseandquesenberry.net.

Arrangements with Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home-Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road in Shady Spring.



Dorcas Jane Akers Meadows

Dorcas Jane Akers Meadows of Beckley, daughter of the late Sanford and Jane Lilly Akers, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2012, at the age of 92.

She was born in Dunns, W.Va., on June 9, 1920.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband C.B. (John) Meadows; son, Carl R. Meadows; siblings, Sherman, Coolidge, Huey, Andrew, Mary Meadows, Reba Lilly, Helen Grahan, Virginia Lilly, and Julia Cadle.

Survivors include her daughter Linda Meadows Hornby and husband Bob of Gloucester, Va.; son, Jim D. Meadows and wife Fran of Partlow, Va.; daughter-in-law, Barbara Bowling Meadows of Saluda, Va.; eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of the life of Dorcas Meadows will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 2012, at the Rose and Quesenberry Shady Spring Chapel with Rev. Orville Setliff officiating. Interment will follow at Dunns Cemetery in Dunns, W.Va.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Private online condolences, floral gifts, and other expressions of sympathy may be found at www.roseandquesenberry.net.

Arrangements with Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home-Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road in Shady Spring.

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