The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 7, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, November 7, 2013


Edward M. Fox

HINTON — Edward M. Fox, 94, of Hinton, died Wednesday, November 5, 2013, at his home after a sudden illness.

Arrangements are pending completion at Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

Marshall Harless

GAP MILLS — Marshall Harless, 87, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.

Service will be 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at the Four Winds Tabernacle Church, with the Revs. David Johnson and Phillip Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Harless Family Cemetery, Gilbert Creek section of Gilbert,

Arrangements by Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert.

Leoda Harrah

PRINCETON — Leoda Harrah, 95, of Princeton, formerly of Meadow Creek, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at Angel’s Touch Assisted Living in Princeton following a long illness.

Born October 22, 1918, at Royal, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Lonnie and Almay Stewart Adkins.

Leoda attended Hinton Church of God and Meadow Creek Baptist Church. She was a homemaker who lived most of her life in Summers County. Leoda was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a master seamstress who enjoyed sewing, repairing jewelry and reading and studying her bible.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse H. Harrah; one daughter, Delsie Harrah; two sons, Junior H. Harrah and Gene “Tommy” H. Harrah; a granddaughter, Billie Jo Petrey and several brothers and sisters.

Those left to cherish her memory include; one daughter, Verna (Susie) Novell and husband Jerry of Princeton; one son, Billy Joe Harrah and wife Gail of Florida; eight grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and step grandchildren whom she loved dearly; two daughters in law, Nellie Harrah of Danese and Georgiaetta Harrah of Meadow Creek.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, November 8, 2013, at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Jerry Novell officiating. Burial will follow in the Claypool Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral parlor from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

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