The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Obituaries

May 12, 2014

Obituaries — Monday, May 12, 2014

Rhonda Dorene Greene Belcher

Rhonda Dorene Greene Belcher, 56, of Mabscott, W.Va., and Sherman, Texas, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.

A celebration of Rhonda’s life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at the Glen White Church of God, 568 Carver Circle, Glen White, with Pastor Jess Farley officiating. Friends may gather with the family from noon until service time Saturday. Rhonda requested to be brought back to the hills of her youth; a private scattering of her ashes will be conducted by her children and husband after the service.

Eugene Casto

CARLISLE — Eugene Casto, 94, of Carlisle, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014.

Arrangements are pending under the direction of Blue Ridge Funeral Home and Cremations, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive in Beckley.

Ruth Chamberlin

Ruth Chamberlin, 86, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014.

Arrangements are pending under the direction of Blue Ridge Funeral Home and Cremations, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive in Beckley.

Judy Ann Cook

WYOMING — Judy Ann Cook, 63, of Wyoming, WV, passed away on Friday, May 9, 2014, in Welch Community Hospital.

She was born March 20, 1951, in Pikeville, Ky., a daughter of the late James Edward and Esteleen Akers Compton.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her loving husband of 47 years Garland Franklin Cook; five brothers, Lucien, Carl, Hershell, Donald Ray and Mark Compton; two sisters, Fayetta Compton, and Vicky Lambert; and an infant daughter, Judy Ann Cook.

Survivors include three sons, James (Kecia) Cook, of Coal City, Joe (Melinda) Cook, of Mt. Airy, N.C., and David (Natalie) Cook of Ind.; five sisters, Lou Hawks Baker, of Brenton, Patricia Ramsey, of Bud, Faye Sturgill, of Coal City, Glenda Yeo, of Lilington, N.C., and Rosemary Haynes, of Brenton; three brothers, Edward Dean Compton, of Allen Jct., David Compton and Lee “Punkin” Compton, both of Wyoming; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Tuesday, April 13, 2014, at the Brenton Community Church, Brenton, WV, with Rev. Paul Compton officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Compton Family Cemetery, Skin Fork, WV.

Friends may gather with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 12, 2014, at the church.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www. staffordfamilyfuneralhome. com.

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

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