The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 27, 2012

Obituaries — Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012

Marsha Brook Webb Adkins

Marsha Brook Webb Adkins, 24, of Dry Creek, passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Eugene Spurlock officiating. Burial will follow in the Cook Cemetery at Arnett. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to service Tuesday.

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

Sharon Star Allen

Sharon Star Allen, age 60, of Beckley, God called his angel home on Saturday, November 24, 2012.

Born July 12, 1952, in Beckley to the late Ambrose Church and Nellie Chandler Church.

Sharon retired with over 30 years of service to the Raleigh County Board of Education and U.S. Census.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by brothers, Michael and Darrell Church.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Sheri Dawn Tyree and husband Donald Tyree, Jr., of Daniels; sons, James Rickey Adkins, Jr., and wife Denise Clifford Adkins of MacArthur, and Michael Adkins of Beckley; sisters, Gail Newsome and husband John of Beckley, and Lanell Spencer and husband David of Beckley; brothers, Jerry Church and wife Wilma of Princeton, Ambers Junior Church of Washington State, Joseph Lynn Church of Beckley, Darus Dale Church of Montana; grandchildren, Jessica, Amanda, Jordan, Rickey, Ryan, and Racheal; and a great-grandson, Christian; also a host of nieces and nephews whom she loved.

Graveside rites and interment will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Prosperity with Pastor Phil Farrington officiating.

There will be no visitation.

Private online condolences, floral gifts, and other expressions of sympathy may be found at

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

Polly Justice Ball

PANTHER — Polly Justice Ball, 74, of Panther, passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the Jesus Church of Bartley, with the Rev. Larry Cline, Pastor Pete Woods and Pastor Ronnie Steele officiating. Burial will follow in the Ball Cemetery. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the church.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

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

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