The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 25, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, June 25, 2013


Harold Richardson

Harold Richardson, 75, of Crab Orchard, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family and Pastor on Saturday, June 22, 2013, after a four-month battle with cancer.

Born May 23, 1938, in Rhodell, W.Va., to the late Wilton Richardson and Bonnie Kamit Richardson.

Harold enjoyed old cars and was a faithful member of the Beckley Church of God. Harold also served our country in the United States Marine Corps.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Shelby Wooton.

Those surviving include his loving wife of 54 years, Mrs. Cliffene M. Richardson; son, Teddy Richardson of Crab Orchard; stepsons, Tony, Gary, Giles McKinney of Virginia; daughter, Joy Hammond of Crab Orchard; sisters, Doris, Barbara, Anna, Patsy, and Greta; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services to celebrate the life of Harold will be conducted at 12 noon on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at the Beckley Church of God located on South Kanawha Street in Beckley with Rev. F.D. Sexton and Pastor Clark officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley with the American Legion Post 32 Honor Guard conducting military graveside rites.

Friends and family will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at the church.

In lieu of flowers donations are greatly appreciated to be made to the Beckley Church of God.

Private online condolences, floral gifts, and other expressions of sympathy are available to the family via

Arrangements with Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street in Beckley.

Donna Faye Stump

Donna Faye Stump, 58, of Coal City, went home to be with the Lord and was reunited with her beloved husband, Jim.

Donna was born January 8, 1955, in Beckley to Frances Ann Underwood Chaffin and the late Jack Chaffin.

She loved doing crafts, quilting and reading, but above all spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her beloved husband, James Lee Stump, she was preceded in death by her father, Jack Chaffin, and a sister, Theresa Gayle Chaffin.

In addition to her mother, those left to cherish her memory include her loving sons, Michael Chaffin of Coal City and Jamey Chaffin and wife, Sara, of Coal City; three grandchildren, Zachary, Britney, and Kayla Chaffin, all of Coal City; sister, Sheila Knight; brother, Jackie Chaffin and wife, Peggy, of Beckley; niece, Jessica Stiltner of Crab Orchard; nephew, Phillip Cadle of Crab Orchard; extended family and a host of friends.

Friends may gather with the family from 6 p.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Services to celebrate the life of Donna Faye Stump will be held 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Williams-Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Sophia. Graveside rites will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday with Pastor Fred Hart at the Farley Hill Cemetery, Farley Hill.

Online condolences and other information can be found by visiting

Williams-Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 101 1st Street, Sophia, is in charge of the arrangements.

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