The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 21, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, November 21, 2013

Ray Burton Boley

Ray Burton Boley, 88, passed away Monday, November 18, 2013.

Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m.  Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 at White Funeral Home at Craigsville. Interment will be at WV Memorial Gardens at Calvin.

Family and friends may call at the funeral home from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www. whitefuneralhomewv. com

Glen Douglas Boyden

Mr. Glen Douglas Boyden, 49, of Beckley, died Sunday, November 17, 2013.

Born March 24, 1964 in Beckley, he was the son of Jewell Catherine McWhorter Boyden and the late Chester Rayfield Boyden.

Mr. Boyden attended New Hope Baptist Church, Beckley until his accident and subsequent disability at the age of four.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, Leslie G. Boyden; paternal grandparents, George and Nannie Boyden; maternal grandparents, Financial and Nonie McWhorter and special uncle, Carl G. Boyden.

Left to cherish precious memories are his brother, Ray E. Boyden of Cedar Grove, N.C.; sisters, Veronica L. Pettiford of Beckley, Shelia J. Boyden of Missouri City, Texas and Jacqueline E. Boyden of Mebane, N.C. and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be 3 p.m., Friday, November 22, 2013 at Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor Chapel, 748 S. Fayette Street, Beckley, with Bishop Fred T. Simms and Rev. Nelson Staples III officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.

Condolences may be e-mailed  to

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.         

Gloria Jane Clark

Gloria Jane Clark, 80, of Shady Spring, passed away at her home on Tuesday, November 19, 2013.

Born on October 30, 1933 in Shady Spring, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Marshall and Lena Bryant Marshall.

Mrs. Clark was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She made her home at Shady Spring for most of her life.

Mrs. Clark was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Clark, a grandson, Rickie Clark, by sisters, Evelyn Davidson, Geraldine Grant, Katherine Reynolds and by three brothers, Arthur, Charles, and Cletus Ray Marshall.

Surviving children, Dreama Clark of Shady Spring, Rick Clark and his wife Jackie of Daniels, James Clark and his wife Roberta of Mount Hope and Anna Marie Clark of Shady Spring. Brothers, Harold Marshall and his wife Barbara of Shady Spring, Aubrey Marshall and his wife Wilma Jean of Shady Spring and Larry Marshall of Shady Spring; a sister, Heidi Harrison of North Carolina; 10 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel on Friday, November 22, 2013 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Brandon Smith officiating. Burial will follow at the Skaggs Cemetery at Shady Spring.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday.

Family members will serve as pallbearers.

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring.

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