The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 25, 2013

Obituaries — Wednesday, December 25, 2013

David Earl Acord

David Earl Acord, 80, of Jesse, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013 in Bowers Hospice House, Beckley.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 at New Life Church, Jesse, with Rev. Ernest Francis and Bro. Gene Reid officiating.

Friends may gather with the family Thursday, December 26, 2013 from 6 p.m. until service time and until 9 p.m. following the service at the church.

He will be laid to rest at noon on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.

James E. ‘Wootie’ Beasley

James E. “Wootie” Beasley, 66, of Hinton, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013.

Arrangements are pending at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors in Hinton.

Joseph C. Fritz

Joseph C. Fritz, 77, of Pineville, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 at his daughter’s residence at Mill Creek.

Services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2013 in the Calfee Funeral Service Chapel.

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville served the family.

Hazel Rose Lambert

Hazel Rose Lambert, 92, of Davy, passed away Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, following a long illness.

Born May 13, 1921 in McDowell County, she was the daughter of the late Jeston Rose and Viola Walker Rose.

Mrs. Lambert attended the Indian Creek Baptist Church. She enjoyed reading, traveling, working in her flowers and her dog Goldie Mae.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Lambert; a daughter, Phyllis Lambert; three sisters, Eunice Thomas, Janice Wingler and Iris Green and a brother, Norman Rose.

Survivors include three daughters, Shirley Belcher and her husband Roger, of Fanrock, Diana Young and her husband Jerry, of Pineville, Reba Morgan and her husband Mark, of Fanrock; two brothers, Calvin Rose, of Concord, N.C. and Ray Rose, of Princeton; two sisters, Garnett Gullett, of Welch, and Wilma Pack, of Woodbridge, Va.; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of Hazel’s life will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 in the Calfee Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Gary Walker and Rev. Teddy Vance officiating.

Burial will follow in the Short Cemetery at Briar Creek.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 at the funeral home.

Those wishing to extend their condolences may do so by visiting

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Lambert family.

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