The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 13, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013



Buddy Lee Patrick

WHARNCLIFFE — Buddy Lee Patrick, 84, of Wharncliffe died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013.

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Mounts Funeral Home Chapel, Gilbert, with the Rev. Denny May, the Rev. Benny Cozort, and the Rev. Diamond Carter. Burial will be in Laurel Fork Cemetery, Wharncliffe. Friends may gather with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. with a special service at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the funeral home.

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Mounts Funeral Home of Gilbert is in charge of arrangements.


Richard L. Pritt

FRANKFORD — Richard L. Pritt, 61, of Frankford died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at the funeral home.


Margaret Helen Rader

GLADE CREEK — Margaret Helen Rader, 85, of Glade Creek, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, in the White Funeral Home at Summersville with the Rev. John McKee officiating. Interment will follow in the Walker Memorial Park at Summersville. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bennett Memorial United Methodist Church c/o Pastor John McKee, 632 Shamrock St., Summersville, WV 26651.


Grace Ann Sutphin

MCKINNEY, Texas — Grace Ann Sutphin, 98, of McKinney, formerly of Beckley, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, in McKinney, Texas.

Born on December 29, 1915, in Raleigh, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Craig Quesenberry and Ella Mae Densmore Quesenberry.

Mrs. Sutphin was a former employee of Richmond’s Cleaners and Laundry and was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Allen, Texas, and had made her home in Texas for the past 19 years.

Those survivors left to cherish her memory include twin sons, Clyde Sutphin and his wife Mildred of Daniels, W.Va., and Craig Sutphin and his wife Sue of Allen, Texas; seven grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren are also among her survivors.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Three sisters, Beulah Avery, Jean Tyler, and Eve Kish, and a brother, Craig Quesenberry, preceded her in death.

Committal services will be conducted at Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum B, on Sunday, January 13, 2013, at 2 p.m., with Rev. Thomas Shepherd officiating. Entombment will follow in the mausoleum. There will be no visitation.

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Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.

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