The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


April 12, 2014

Obituaries — Saturday, April 12, 2014

Carl Adams

Carl Adams, age 66, of Beckley, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014 at the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley.

Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.

Roger Adams

MT. GAY — Roger Adams, 72, of Mt. Gay, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014.

A Celebration of Roger’s Life will be conducted at Honaker Funeral Home in Logan on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Randy Skeens officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.

Friends may call from 12 noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Military Graveside Rites will be conducted.

Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Central United Baptist Church at P.O. Box 1558 Logan, WV 25601.

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Honaker Funeral Home in Logan is in charge of Roger’s services.

Berton D. Atkinson

ANSTED — Berton D. Atkinson, 70, of Ansted, passed away at home, Thursday, April 10, 2014, following a long illness.

Berton was born July 30, 1943 in Graydon, W.Va. He was the son of the late George Dewey Atkinson and Almeada Willis Atkinson. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Sim Atkinson.

He enjoyed playing the guitar and banjo, listening to bluegrass music and gardening. He was loved by all who knew him and will be sadly missed forever. He was a retired truck driver from Huffman Trucking Co. and a member of Millcreek Baptist Church of Victor.

Survivors are his wife, Violet Atkinson; a son, William E. Atkinson of Ansted, a daughter, Mindy Taylor and Chris McQuerry, both of Mt. Lookout ; three sisters, Patsy Atkinson, Mary and Mike Niday, June and Curt Lesher, all of Ansted; grandaughters, Ashleigh Atkinson of Crab Orchard, Bella, Christy and Ava of Mt. Lookout, Marissa Lilly of Oak Hill; grandson, Jesse McQuerry of Mt. Lookout, also another grandson is expected on June 1, 2014.; eight nephews and nine nieces and a special nephew, James Halstead and dear friends, Dink and Jesse Davis. He was Uncle Bert to many children throughout his life and he loved each and everyone of them.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home Chapel in Ansted with Joe Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Restlawn Memory Gardens in Victor.

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Friends may call at the Funeral Home Chapel, Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Wallace and Wallace of Ansted is in charge of the arrangements.

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