The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 15, 2012

Obituaries — Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012


Audrey J. Meddings Clendenin

WEST LOGAN — Audrey J. Meddings Clendenin, 79, of West Logan, a native of Price Hill, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2012.

Services will be 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 17, 2012, at the West Logan Missionary Baptist Church, with Pastor Robert Morris officiating. Interment will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.

Friends may call on Friday, November 16, 2012, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Honaker Funeral Home in Logan, and from 12:00 p.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday at the church.

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Honaker Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of arrangements.

Willis Junior Cook

HANOVER — Willis Junior Cook, 72, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Mounts Funeral Home Chapel, Gilbert. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery, Princeton. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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Arrangements by Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert.

Rosemarie Corey

Rosemarie Corey, 83, of Beckley, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at the Raleigh Center.

Arrangements are pending completion at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.

James Albert Hill

Mr. James Albert Hill, 94, of Beckley, died Wednesday, November 14, 2012.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Joy Reid Hite

HARRISBURG, N.C. — Mrs. Anita Joy Reid Hite, 73, died peacefully surrounded by her family at her residence on Monday, Nov. 12 2012.

Joy was born August 25, 1939, in Raleigh County, W.Va., daughter of the late Caesar J. and Eileen Hedrick Reid. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Steve S. Hite and a sister, Carol Farmer.

Joy’s surviving family include, her daughters, Diana Kincaid of Harrisburg, N.C., Jeni Kearnes of Huntersville, N.C., Brenda Cozart of Kings Mt., N.C. and Merri Lambert of Shelby, N.C.; son, Steve Hite of Concord, N.C.; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; sisters, Nancy Bowers of San Antonio, Texas and Sandy Christensen of Bessemer, Mich.; brothers, Lake Reid of Gastonia, N.C. and Gary Reid of Raleigh, W.Va.; nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 1  p.m. on Saturday at Sunset Memorial Park, Old Mausoleum in Beckley. The family will greet friends after the service.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 1901 Brunswick Ave., Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28207.

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Wilkinson Funeral Home of Concord, N.C., is in charge of arrangements.

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