The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 4, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, May 4, 2013

Charlie Atha Sr.

OAK HILL — Charlie Atha Sr., 78, of Oak Hill, passed away Friday, May 3, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.


James Matthew ‘Matt’ Ball

WHARNCLIFFE — James Matthew “Matt” Ball, 49, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013.

Service will be 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel, Gilbert, with the Rev. Diamond Carter officiating. Burial will follow in the Carter Cemetery, Browning Fork section of Gilbert.

Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Online at

Arrangements by Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert.


Elizabeth Faye Defibaugh

ANSTED — Elizabeth Faye Defibaugh, 92, of Ansted, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, following a long illness.

She was born September 29, 1920 in Jodie, W.Va. Elizabeth was the daughter of the late Ira Stone and Pearl Settle Elkins Stone. She was preceded in death by a son, Richard A. Holder, on January 5, 2010.

She was a willing and great volunteer to help her church or anyone in need of help. She was a public cook for restaurants and a member of Fresh Fountain Family Worship Center in Ansted.

Elizabeth is survived by one son, Howard Holder and Janis of Milford, Ohio; four brothers, Carl R. Stone Sr. and Daniel E. Stone, both of Ansted, Fred A. Stone of Ft. Mill, S.C. and William E. Stone of Chicago, Ill.; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2013, at the Fresh Fountain Worship Center in Ansted, with Pastor Jesse Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Restlawn Memory Gardens in Victor.

Friends may call at, Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home Chapel in Ansted, Saturday, May 4, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m..

Online condolences may be sent to

Wallace and Wallace of Ansted is in charge of the arrangements.



Jimmy Lee Dodrill

Jimmy Lee Dodrill of Seth, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.

Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville, with Pastor Ronnie Santonio, Rev. Jr. Perdue officiating. Burial will follow in Pineview Cemetery, Orgas.

Friend may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville.

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