The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 2, 2014

Obituaries — Monday, June 2, 2014


Franklin Delano Jacks

MOUNT HOPE — Franklin Delano Jacks, 78, of Mount Hope, passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014.

In honoring Mr. Jacks’ wishes he will be cremated and a committal service will be at a later date at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Online condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Dr. Carl Larson

MAPLE FORK — Dr. Carl Larson, 65, of Maple Fork, passed away Friday, May 30, 2014.

Born November 16, 1948, in San Jose, CA, he was the son of the late Hartman and Elsie Wahrgren Larson.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Emma Alexandra Larson, in 2005.

Dr. Larson grew up in Everett, WA, and graduated from Everett High School. He graduated from Pacific Lutheran University and Loyola University Medical School where he served his residency. He moved to Beckley in 1980 working at the Southern West Virginia Clinic. He later became one of the founders of Raleigh Regional Cancer Center. He was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church.

Dr. Larson is survived by his wife, Jeanne Wriston Larson; daughter, Krista Larson Morris and husband Matthew of Beckley; son, Timothy William Larson of Columbus, OH; stepdaughters, Kacey Hess and husband Isaac of Beckley and Mallory Proctor of Prosperity; sister, Carolee Shevlin and husband John of Palm Springs, CA; grandchildren, Maddox and Everly Morris, Hayden and Lincoln Proctor, Hadley Hess; nieces, Rosemary and Nancy Shevlin; great-niece Mia and other extended family.

Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at the United Methodist Temple, 201 Templeview Drive, Beckley. A private family service will be held on Wednesday, June 3, 2014.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Southern West Virginia, P.O. Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802, or St. Luke Lutheran Church, 700 Maxwell Hill Road, Beckley, WV 25801.

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home.

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