The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 27, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, June 28, 2013


William ‘Ted’ Anderson Jr.

WHITESVILLE — William “Ted” Anderson Jr., of Whitesville, died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at the CAMC Memorial Hospital, Charleston, W.Va., after a short illness.

He was born in Charleston, son of the late Mary Ellen Lewis and William E. “Ted” Anderson.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served his country as an infantryman during the Vietnam War. He was a past Director of the Boone County and Kanawha County Ambulance Authorities. He worked as a police officer with the Town of Whitesville and retired as a Lieutenant from the Boone County Sheriff’s Office with 27 years of service. He was a member of Masonic Lodge # 162 Whitesville.

Ted is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Cary Ryan Anderson; daughter, Jennifer L. Anderson and longtime boyfriend, Clark Greene; son William Ryan Anderson and fiancée, Mallory Ohse; several cousins, aunts, uncles, and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon, June 29, 2013, at one o’clock at the First Presbyterian Church, Whitesville, with Clergy, Pastor David Minturn officiating. Interment, Pineview Cemetery Mausoleum, Orgas, W.Va., with Masonic Graveside Rites by Boone Lodge # 162, Whitesville. Visitation will be held Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the church.

Armstrong Funeral Home of Whitesville is serving the family.

Yvonne Cline

BAISDEN — Yvonne Cline, 75, died Thursday, June 27, 2013.

Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at the Rosa Old Regular Baptist Church, Baisden. Burial will follow in the Cline Family Cemetery, Baisden. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Saturday at the Rosa Old Regular Baptist Church, Baisden, with a special service at 7 p.m.

Arrangements by Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert.

Phyllis Elois Cox

Phyllis Elois Cox, age 75, of Coal City, WV, passed away at the Sunbridge Pine Lodge on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

Born on May 22, 1937, at McAlpin, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Ray Harvey Meadows and Vera Geneva McClaugherty.

Mrs. Cox was a retired cook for the Raleigh County Board of Education, last working at Independence High School.

She was a member of the Coal City Community Church.

Mrs. Cox was preceded in death by her husband Howard B. Cox Jr.; a son Gerald Wayne Cox, and by siblings, Dorothy Testerman, Arnold Meadows, Ray Harvey Meadows Jr., Jack Meadows, Frances Lilly, Douglas Meadows, David Meadows, and three infant brothers and sisters.

Those survivors left to cherish her memory include children, Gary Brian Cox of Coal City, Gregory Howard Cox and his wife Lena Marie of Salisbury, N.C., two grandchildren, Kylie Ann, and Christien Alexandria.

Her siblings, Betty Wood and her husband Emerson of Huntington, W.Va., Shirley Eisenhardt of Baltimore, Md., and Janet Zaccari and her husband Samuel of Baltimore, Md.,  James Harold Meadows and his wife Janelle of Columbia, Ga., and Sue Campbell and her husband Jim of Crab Orchard. Her special friend Bonnie Kennison of Beckley.

Graveside Rites and Burial will be held at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity on Saturday, June  29, 2013, at 1 p.m. with Jack Thomas officiating. There will be no visitation.

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

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

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