The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 23, 2014

Obituaries — Sunday, March 23, 2014

Joy Belle Bailey

OAK HILL — Joy Belle Bailey, 72, of Oak Hill, passed away on Friday, March 21, 2014, at the Bowers Hospice House. Born January 9, 1942, in Beckley, she was the daughter of the late Jesse J. and Ruby Lee Lilly Furrow. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Wayne Furrow, and a brother-in-law, Lewis Redden.

Joy was a retired operations manager for the West Virginia Parkways Authority. She was a member of the Pemberton Missionary Baptist Church. Joy enjoyed shopping, traveling and spending time with her family. She was a former resident of Roanoke, VA, residing in Beckley for the past 35 years.

Survivors include her husband, Franklin D. Bailey; daughter, Janet B. Gray of Daniels, WV, and longtime partner, Gregory Keaton; Siblings, Joan Redden, James A. Furrow, Roger D. Furrow; sisters-in-law, Jean Furrow, Patty Furrow and Margie Furrow; grandchildren, Jessica, Eric, Steven, Farris, Erick; great-grandchildren, Haley, Kaitlyn, Mason, Malean and little Greg; 10 nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2014, in the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Ford officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Private interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Joe Rakes, Roger Furrow, Jr., Randy Redden, Steven Redden, Steven Keaton and Eric Duncan.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Bowers Hospice, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV 25801.

Online condolences may be left at www.calfeefh. com.

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

Arnold E. Berry Sr.

BROOKS — Arnold E. Berry Sr., 90, of Brooks passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, March 24, at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of services at the funeral parlors. Burial will follow in the Berry-Adkins Cemetery, Freezeland Mountain.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

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