The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 12, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, December 12, 2013



James Kevin Miller

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. James Kevin Miller, 54, of Greeneville, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at his home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Miller and Ethyl Huffman; grandparents, James and Viola Hatcher and brother, Ian Gilbert Miller.

Survivors include a daughter Whitney Miller; grandson, Braxton Crittenden; brothers and sister-in-law, Robert Lyle Jr. and Lisa Miller, Michael Miller, Richard Miller, William Miller; sisters and brothers-in-law, Lisa and Don Smith, Michelle and Mike Dyer, Rena Russell, Patty Devoti; sister-in-law, Norma Miller; step mother, Betty Miller; and several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at the Jeffers Funeral Chapel downtown, with Pastor David Fox officiating. Interment will follow in Andrew Johnson National Cemetery.

Family will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Jeffers Funeral and Cremation Service downtown. The Greene County Honor Guard and the Tennessee National Guard will conduct a military graveside service.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Jeffers Funeral & Cremation Service, 208 N. College St., Greeneville, Tenn. 423-639-2141


Claudette Morgan

Claudette Morgan, 55, of Beckett Dr., Beckley, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Charleston Area Medical Center.

Born April 21, 1958, at Welch, W.Va., the daughter of the late Nancy E. Kennedy Hatfield and Franklin D. Hatfield.

Survivors include her husband of 32 years, Herbert Morgan Jr.; a daughter, Latisha (Dusty) Cochran of Crab Orchard, Beckley; a son, Jeremy Morgan of Lake Norman, N.C.; two grandsons, Gavin and Maddox (Maggix) Cochran of Crab Orchard, Beckley; two sisters, Andrea (Doug) Bledsoe of Hanover and Nannie King of Charleston; four brothers, Oley (Marsha) Hatfield, Meredith (Regina) Hatfield, James Hatfield and Barry Hatfield, all of Hanover; three brothers-in-law, Randy (Drema) Morgan of Indian Creek; Steve (Tammy) Morgan of Dandridge, Tenn., Kenny (Sonja) Morgan of Saulsville; two sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Atwell and Barbie (Tracy) Cline, both of Indian Creek; mother-in-law, Hattie Morgan of Indian Creek; very dear friend, Mila Darnell of Coal Mountain.

Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at the Cornerstone Freewill Baptist Church, Crab Orchard, Beckley, with the Rev. James Ellis officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Harper Road, Beckley.

Friends may gather with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at the Cornerstone Freewill Baptist Church.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Online at

Arrangements by Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert.

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