The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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August 13, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013

Roger Dale Cox

HINTON — Roger Dale Cox, 49, of Hinton, passed away on Sunday, August 11th, 2013, at the Summers Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hinton following a long illness.

Born February 2, 1964, in Hinton, Roger was the son of the late Howard R. and Pansy L. Hammonds Cox.

Mr. Cox was a former employee of the Southern Soil Conservation District, and worked for the Maintenance Department of the Summers County Memorial Building. He was of the Baptist Faith.

He is preceded in death by one son, Roger Cox Jr.

He is survived by one daughter, Brandy Michelle Cox of Hinton, brothers James “Buck” Cox of Hinton, Bernard “Duke” Cox of Hinton, Kenneth Cox of Cool Ridge and Gary Cox and wife Deloris of Stafford, Va.; sisters Patricia Meador and husband Donald of Hinton, Alice Adkins of Hinton, and Lola Cox of Hinton. Also surviving are grandchildren Isaiah and Maddox Cox, nephews Steven Cox, Jeff, Don, and Bobby Meador, Randall and Shawn Adkins, Kenny and Tyler Cox, Josh and Zachary Cox, as well as nieces Katrina Deaver, Tasha Cox, and Vicky Lynn Cox.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton, with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating. Burial will follow at the Farley Cemetery in Pipestem.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

Nephews and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences and guest register at

Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

Lynn ‘Stewart’ Godby

Lynne “Stewart” Godby, 52, of Beckley, passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013.

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

Herbert Franklin Miller Sr.

MEADOW CREEK — Herbert Franklin Miller Sr., 90, of Meadow Creek, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, August 11, 2013, at his home peacefully in his sleep.

Born March 21, 1923, at Lockbridge, he was a son of the late Daniel Franklin and Annie Margaret Bowles Miller.

Herbert was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather who enjoyed farming, gardening, hunting and the outdoors. He was a lifelong resident of Summers County and a WWII Army Veteran. Herbert was of the Protestant faith.

Preceded in death by wife, Kathleen Berry Miller; one granddaughter, Amy Allison Miller; one grandson, Daniel Dee Miller; one brother, William Lonzo Miller; and one sister, Lola Mae Williams.

Those left to cherish his memory include five children, Herbert Franklin Miller Jr. and wife Dena of Forest Hill, Ronald Miller of North Carolina, Beverly Bowles and husband Kermit of Lockbridge, Timothy Miller and wife Vicki of Princeton and Clifton Miller and wife Janet of Jumping Branch; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren and one brother, Lester Allen Miller and wife Kitty Lou of Lockbridge.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with David Chrisman officiating. Burial will follow in the Restwood Memorial Gardens near Hinton.

Friends may call from noon until time of services.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

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