The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 19, 2014

Obituaries — Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014


Edward Haynes

RAINELLE — Edward Haynes, 53, of Rainelle, formerly of Hagerstown, Md., passed away.

Online condolences may be sent to

Arrangements are by the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel in Rainelle and are incomplete at this time.

Jerry Lee Hedrick

PINEVILLE — Jerry Lee Hedrick, 78, of Pineville passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014.

A celebration of Jerry’s life will be at 3 p.m. Monday in the Chapel of Calfee Funeral Service. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Hedrick family.

Sandi Holt

Sandi Holt, 61, of Sophia passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2014.

Arrangements are incomplete. Williams-Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Sophia, is serving the Holt family.

Gerald W. Ingram

LEWISBURG — Gerald W. Ingram, 86, of Lewisburg died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Greenbrier Baptist Church in Ronceverte. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral at the church.

Roger L. Mullins

BALLENGEE — Mr. Roger L. Mullins, 66, of Ballengee, formerly of Union, passed away Jan. 16, 2014.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Broyles-McGuire Funeral Home in Union. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery in Union, with Masonic graveside rites.

Broyles-McGuire Funeral Home in Union is in charge of arrangements.

Billie Sheffie Parks

Billie Sheffie Parks, 86, of Cool Ridge, left this world on January 16, 2014, at 7:13 p.m.

Born September 5, 1927, in Hiawatha, WV, he was the son of the late Lonnie and Ester Parks.

Billie enjoyed fishing, spending time with his family and going to the beach.

Other than his parents, he has gone to meet his loving wife of 58 years; an infant son, Billie Jr., in 1948; son, Gary, on February 9, 1999, and son, David, on May 20, 2013.

Those left here to remember him are Sherry and husband Charlie of Seaford, DE, Diane and husband John of Midway, WV, Lonnie and wife Candi of Rock Falls, IL, Mike of Coal City, WV, and Tom of Daniels, WV; also left behind are 18 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Billie served in the Army and spent time in Germany and France doing cleanup after World War II.

He was a coal miner for 20 years and a minister of several churches through the years.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley, with Rev. Phillip Farrington officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley.

Pallbearers will be John Starling, Jim Farrington, Larry Green, Roy Meadows, Donnie Fink and Rev. James Cox.

Friends may gather with the family Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, WV.

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