The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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February 5, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013

Pearl Church Bailey

OCEANA — Pearl Church Bailey, 85, of Oceana, WV, passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2013, in Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, after a long illness.

She was born June 2, 1927, in Panther, WV, a daughter of the late Matthew and Flora Roberts Church.

She was also preceded in death by a brother Lawrence Church and 4 sisters, Edith, Edna, Florence and Georgia.

Pearl was a homemaker and loving wife and mother.

Those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband of sixty-six years Grant Bailey, a sister Arizona Brown of Collinsville, VA, a son Larry Bailey and wife Joyce of Oceana; three daughters Jane Morgan and husband Marvin of Belleview, FL, Joyce Asbury and husband Falous of King George, VA, and Judy Pinson and husband Rob of Beckley; seven grandchildren Jennifer Brooks, Jodie Bailey, Daniel Bailey, Jamie Morgan, Timothy Morgan, Amy Jill Marden and Jobe Thornsbury, eleven great-grandchildren Clay, Morgan and Faith Brooks; Peyton, Madison and Jasmine Morgan; Ava and Zachery Bailey; Gabby Stacy, Jack and Dylan Marden. The family would like to thank the Bowers Hospice House, caregiver Judy St.Clair; a good friend and neighbor Ruth Walker; and a host of other loving family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Pastor Algie Cook officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at the funeral home.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.

David Ray Bell

ENON — David Ray Bell, 61, of Enon, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. 

Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Seventh Day Adventist Church at Summersville with Pastor Jim Buchanon officiating. In keeping with his wishes he was cremated.

In lieu of flowers the family asks donations be made to the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 70 Friends R Fun Drive, Summersville, WV 26651.

White Funeral Home at Summersville is in charge of the arrangements.

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