The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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June 19, 2014

Obituaries — Thursday, June 19, 2014

Thelma D. Acord

Thelma D. Acord, age 89 of Surveyor, passed away at the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley on Monday, June 16, 2014.

Born on July 25, 1924 in Raleigh County, she was the daughter of the late Dreward Minnick and Maggie Minnick Bowen.

Mrs. Acord was a homemaker, and was of the Baptist faith. She had made her home in Slab Fork, Soak Creek, and Surveyor most of her life. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Mrs. Acord was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel Lee Acord, two sons, Manuel Lee Acord Jr. and James Blake Acord.

Survivors include two daughters, Eudah June Meadows of Baltimore, Md., and Mary Arlene Acord of Surveyor, with whom she made her home; eight grandchildren,  and seven great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 1 p.m., with Rev. Butch Acord officiating.   Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity.

Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. until service time on Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV in memory of Mrs. Thelma Acord.

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry. net

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.

Lois Imogene Stover Brinson

CRAIGSVILLE — Lois Imogene Stover Brinson, 81, of Craigsville, a native of Pax, passed away Friday, June 3, 2014.

A celebration of her life will be held at the Cottle Church of God in Craigsville, between the hours 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, 2014, with Rev. Keith Williams officiating. All family and friends are welcome to bring a covered dish or drink.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family.

Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio assisted the family with arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at


Anita R. Curry

RAGLAND — Anita R. Curry, 42, of Ragland, W.Va., passed away June 16, 2014.

Services will be held on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 1 p.m. at the Delbarton Opry House with Pastor Britt Moore officiating. Burial will follow at the Curry Cemetery in Delbarton.

Friends may call on the family beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the Delbarton Opry House.

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Honaker Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of arrangements.

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