The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 11, 2012

Obituaries — Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012

Ora Lee Akers

CRAIGSVILLE — Ora Lee Akers, 83, of Craigsville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012.

Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood, with Pastor Jim Meadows officiating. Burial will follow in West Virginia Memorial Gardens, Calvin. Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the funeral home.

All arrangements were made by Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood.

Billy Gerald Berkhouse

FAYETTEVILLE — Billy Gerald Berkhouse, 83, of Fayetteville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill. The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Entombment will follow in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

Hattie Blevins

Hattie Blevins, 84, of Coal City, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at the Coal City Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will follow at the Thompson Cemetery in Coal City. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to our guestbook at

Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry, 1901 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.

Norma G. Frazier

Norma G. Frazier, 95, of Crab Orchard, passed away Sunday, December 9, 2012, in a Beckley hospital.

Born September 16, 1917, at True, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Green W. and Esther Meador.

Norma attended the Glen View Independent Baptist Church. She was a former member of the Crab Orchard Women’s Club. She loved flowers, gardening and yard sales.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Frazier, son Michael Frazier and a grandson, Steven Hutchison.

Survivors include her son Charles Hutchison and wife Michelle of Baytown, Texas; daughter, Susan Pack and husband Michael of MacArthur, W.Va.; grandchildren, Dianne Hastings of Pasadena, Texas, and Jeff Hutchison of Katy, Texas; great-grandchildren, Kelli Karg and husband Steven, Kasey Assad and husband Ameer; and a great-great-granddaughter, Kayleigh Assad.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, December 13, 2012, in the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Duane Pease officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

Friends may visit with the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Following Norma’s wishes the family asks that food or flowers not be sent, but ask that memorial contributions be made to the Glen View Independent Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1101, Crab Orchard, WV 25827.

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

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