The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 27, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013


Norma Darby

MOUNT LOOKOUT — Norma Jean Darby, 76, of Mount Lookout, passed away Oct. 25, 2013.

In keeping with the families’ wishes her body was cremated and there will be no services.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Hazel Dodrill

SETH — Hazel Dodrill, 83, of Seth, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville, with the Rev. Jr. Perdue and the Rev. Troy Howerton officiating. Interment is in Pineview Cemetery, Orgas. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville.

Julia ‘Doddy’ Ferrell

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ms. Julia “Doddy” Ferrell, 60, of Charlotte, N.C., formerly of Harlem Heights, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.

Arrangements are entrusted to Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Howard Lawson

MCCONNELL — Howard Lawson, 94, of McConnell, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013.

Private services will be at a later date.

Honaker Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of arrangements.

Emmogene O’Neal

Emmogene O’Neal, 75, of Beckley, passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements are pending at Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

Gloria Louise ‘Mutt’ Canterbury Prichard

KOPPERSTON — Gloria Louise “Mutt” Canterbury Prichard, 80, of Kopperston, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the Oceana Freewill Baptist Church with Pastor Jackie Grimmett officiating. She will be laid to rest in the mausoleum at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. Friends may gather with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bowers Hospice House, PO Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.

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