The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 10, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012


Eileen Davis

SOUTH CHARLESTON — Eileen Davis, 83, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2012.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at the Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Honaker Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Ray Drennen

Robert Ray Drennen, 39, of Beckley, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary Inc., Beckley.

Margaret Warton Fraley

BRECKSVILLE, OHIO — Margaret Fraley (nee Warton), 89, of Brecksville, born Jan. 6, 1923, in Mifflin, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at the Cleveland Clinic.

Survived by her daughters, Patricia Fraley Distel (Joseph) of Newnan, Ga., and Brenda Fraley Kolchin (Michael) of Tannersville, Pa.; grandchildren, Kimberly Grace Distel, Cynthia Margaret Distel Burkhart, Joseph Ishmael Distel, Deborah Margaret Hamm Ahern, Geoffrey Scott Kolchin and Kathleen Margaret Kolchin; great-grandchildren, Grayson Price, Worthington Alan and Brooks Joseph Burkhart, and Alexis, Ashelynn and Addyson Ahern, and Joseph Kyle and Walker Randall Distel; her brother-in-law, Roger (Kathleen); her sister-in-law, Lois Young (Clyde and Denver Barker, both deceased); loving aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her husband, Ishmael Worth Fraley; and her daughter, Marian Fraley Hamm (Fred, of Stockbridge, Ga., surviving); her sisters, Kitty Welling (Howard), Marie Rosinski (Dr. Al), Helen Hartman (Art and Cecil Walker), Rosie Novak (Tony) and Nellie Toney (Woodrow); her brothers-in-law, Randolph (Georgie), Dariel (Josephine), and sisters-in-law, Madge Robinson (Sam) and Wilma Saunders (Marvin and Joel Atha). Margaret was a 1940 graduate of Clear Fork High School and an active member of the Colcord Presbyterian Church.

Services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, November 10, 2012, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley. Following the services Margaret will be laid to rest at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley.

Friends may gather with the family from 1 p.m. until time of the service Saturday at the funeral home.

Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, is in charge of the arrangements.

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