The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 25, 2014

Obituaries — Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014


Charlotte Pouttu

Charlotte “Viv” Pouttu, age 81, of Beckley, passed away at her home on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

Born on November 18, 1932, in Beckley, she was the daughter of the late Frank Atkins and Mary Anna Lynn Atkins.

Mrs. Pouttu was a former dental assistant and had lived in Beckley all of her life.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Celene Lou Hajash and Mary Ann Bolton, by brothers, Kyle, Franklin and Marlin Atkins.

Surviving are her husband, Jacob Ed Pouttu; three stepchildren, and a sister Nancy Thompson of Beckley. Several nieces and nephews also survive, and a special friend Pat Crouch of Beckley.

Graveside rites and burial will be conducted at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens at Oak Hill, on Sunday, January 26, 2014, at 1 p.m.

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.

Imogene Short

BRENTON — Imogene Short, 65, of Brenton, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Short family.

Zola Mae Robinson Toler

TAMCLIFF — Zola Mae Robinson Toler, 79, of Tamcliff, passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014.

Funeral service will be at noon Sunday, Jan. 26, at the River View Freewill Baptist Church, Slabtown near Tamcliff, with the Rev. Joey Massey and Pastor Baxter Toler officiating. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories, Crouches Farm. Friends may gather with the family after 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the church.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.

Howard Lee Warren

OAK HILL — Howard Lee Warren, 88, of Oak Hill, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.

There will be no visitation or service.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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