The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 13, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012

Adam Bailey

SAULSVILLE — Ada Bailey, 71, passed away Friday, October 12, 2012.

Arrangements are incomplete. Evans Funeral Home of Oceana is serving the Bailey family.



George William Benfield

George William Benfield, 82, of Sophia, passed away Friday, October 12, 2012.

Arrangements are pending completion with Williams-Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Sophia.


Kay Ann Brown

Kay Ann Brown, 69 of Sandlick, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at the Raleigh Center in Daniels, following an extended illness.

Born at Pine Knob, W.Va., to the late Boyd Bonds and Mary “Ellie” Combs Bonds.

Kay was a homemaker and also graduated from Trap Hill High School Class of 1961.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death her beloved son, Gregory Allan Brown; brother, Billy Harve Bonds; sister, Stella Baldwin; grandson, Mickey Brown; and a great grandson, Hunter Deck.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Robert Edgar “Pig” Brown, at home; sons, Randall Brown and Barry Brown, both of Old Eccles Road; stepchildren, Robert “Laris” Brown and wife Shirley of Dameron, Yvonnia Griffith and husband David of Ghent, and Ryan and Keith Phipps of Sandlick; loving sisters, Brenda Brown and husband Noel Sr. of Glen Daniel, Nella Johnson and husband Charles, and Kathy Bonds, all from Richmond, Va.; loving brother, Robert “Bobby” Boyd Bonds and wife Mary Beth of Richmond, Va.; grandchildren, whom were the joy of her life, Dakota Brown, Shanda Brown, Trissa Brown, Maria Brown, and Jamie Smith; four great-grandsons and three great-granddaughters; special nieces, Susan “Kay” Daniel and Sandra Stanford of Glen Daniel; special nephew, Noel Brown Jr. of Crab Orchard, and a host of other nieces, nephews, and other family.

A celebration of Kay’s life will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 14, 2012, at the Rose and Quesenberry Shady Spring Chapel with her nephew, Rev. Bruce Brown, officiating. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Prosperity.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Sunday at the funeral chapel.

This obituary, private online condolences, and other information available at

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

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