The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 2, 2012

Obituaries — Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012


Joseph Arthur Myers

MATHENY — Joseph Arthur Myers, 55, of Matheny, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.

Memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, with the Rev. Erwin Gregory officiating. Friends may gather with the family from 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

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

Linda Sue Roberts

CRAIGSVILLE — Linda Sue Roberts, 63, of Craigsville, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.

In keeping with her wishes the body was cremated; there will be no services at this time.

White Funeral Home at Summersville is in charge of the arrangements.

Henry Allen Shockley

NETTIE — Henry Allen Shockley, 88, of Nettie, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012.

Service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, in Nettie Baptist Church, Nettie, with the Rev. Dave Gage officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Nettie. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, in the church.

Arrangements were made by Simons-Coleman Funeral Home Richwood.

Earl Fredrick Shrewsbury

Earl Fredrick Shrewsbury, 73, of Coal City, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2012, at the Bowers Hospice House from complications of diabetes.

He was born on October 25, 1939, in Winding Gulf, WV, to the late Watson Callaway Shrewsbury and Mary Maxie Warner Shrewsbury.

He was a millwright by profession and had previously worked as a plumber and in the coal mines. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends. His art of story telling was a joy, bringing much laughter to all, and truly will be missed.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 33 years until her passing, Leona Mills Shrewsbury; daughter, Loretta Faye McKinney; brothers, James, Walter, and Charlie Shrewsbury; sisters, Easter Goff, Lillian Trail, Sadie Turner, and Anise Roan.

Those left behind to cherish his memory include a son, Steven Earl Shrewsbury (Robin) of Walterboro, SC; daughter, Sharon Kay Shrewsbury of Coal City; sisters, Virginia Thomas (Doug) of Palmetto, FL, Ellen Hamilton (Earl) of Bradenton, FL; sisters-in-law, Vivian Shrewsbury and Threasey Smith both of Coal City; a close companion, Evelyn Hutchens of Daniels; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild; also a host of nieces, nephews, and close friends.

In keeping with Earl’s wishes, he was cremated and services will be conducted at a later date.

Private online condolences, floral gifts, and other expressions of sympathy are available at

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

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