The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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January 16, 2013

Obituaries Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2012

Nina Price Ballard

Nina Price Ballard, 89 years of age, of Dry Creek, W.Va., passed away, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at the home of the her daughter.

She is survived by her daughter Frances and son-in-law, Wendell of Arnett, and her son, Jimmy and daughter-in-law, Faye of Ashland, Ohio. She had six brothers, one sister, now survived by brothers, Scott and Alfred and a sister, Joy. She has many grandchildren as well.

She loved involvement in the church and did until she was no longer able. She had a long, prosperous life and will be sadly missed.  

The family would like to offer a special thanks to Hospice.

Service will be noon Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville, with the Rev. Larry Kinder officiating. Singer will be Judy Pettry.

Burial will follow in Workman’s Cemetery, Bald Knob.

Friends may call two hours prior to the service Thursday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville.

Harry Cofer ‘OB’ Beale

RAINELLE — Harry Cofer “OB” Beale, 75, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Cabell Huntington Hospital of Huntington, W.Va., following a long illness.

Born Jan. 2, 1938, at Barton, W.Va., he was the son of the late Clarence H. and Mildred M. Hamon Beale.

Harry was a member of Bascom United Methodist Church of Rupert, and also attended the Bellwood Baptist Church. He was a retired owner and salesman of mobile homes. Harry “OB” Beale was the driving force and glue that sustained our family, and he will be greatly missed, but never forgotten...

Survivors include his companion, Mary Ramsey of Rainelle; extended family, Tiffany, Candice, D.J., Kaleigh, Madison, Jackson, and Delvira, all of Rainelle; a sister, Judy Fato (Frank) of Buchannon; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews; great-great nieces and nephews, numerous cousins, many, many friends.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Wallace & Wallace Chapel of Rainelle, with Pastor John Wyatt officiating. Burial will follow in Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville.

Friends may call one-half hour prior to the service (12:30 to 1 p.m.) at the funeral home.

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Arrangements entrusted to Wallace & Wallace of Rainelle.

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