The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 29, 2012

Obituaries — Monday, Oct. 29, 2012


Jennie Jordan Grayson

MOCKSVILLE, NC. — Mrs. Jennie Jordan Grayson, 54, of Mocksville, N.C., passed away Friday, October 26, 2012, at Duke Medical Center after a courageous seven-year battle with cancer.

She was born June 25, 1958, in Beckley, West Virginia, to Kenneth Keith and Joyce Link Jordan. She was raised in Crow, W.Va. She graduated from Shady Spring High School and received her nursing degree from W.Va. Tech. She owned, with her husband and daughter, C.J.R Products, Inc., in Clemmons, N.C., builders of power steering components for NASCAR. Jennie was a strong Christian woman who left a lasting impression on every person she met.

Surviving are her husband, Ronnie Grayson; a daughter, Christin Grayson Reece and husband, Kristopher; a granddaughter, Charlotte “Cha-Cha” Reece; her parents of Beckley, West Virginia; a brother, Keith Jordan; a sister-in-law, Cindy Jordan; and many other family members.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cooleemee First Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Register officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Adult Bone Marrow Clinic, 2400 Pratt Street, Durham, N.C. 27705. Online condolences may be made at

Hazel B. Jude

SABINE — Hazel B. Jude, 92, of Sabine, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 27, 2012.

She was born February 14, 1920, in Pilgram, KY, a daughter of the late Sherman and Minnie Evans.

She was preceded in death by her husband Andrew Jude, a stillborn baby boy and a son Arthur Jude, two sisters Dollie Muncy and Alma Preece, and two brothers Russell and Webb Evans.

Those left to cherish her memory are two daughters Ruby Jude of Sabine and Doris Hurd and her husband Dewayne of Ravencliff, WV; a son Carl Jude and his wife Melinda of Sabine; five grandchildren Eric Hurd, Dan Hurd, Kelly Williams, Joseph Jude, and Jessica Crouse; twelve great-grandchildren Leigha Hurd, Ryan Hurd, Hailey Hurd, Logan Hurd, Kendall Hurd, Dylan Brooks, Rayven Williams, Zackery Crouse, Alexis Crouse, Rebecca Jude, Courtney Jude and Makayla Jude; a great-great-grandchild Morgan Greer; two sisters Oma Brown of Lexington, KY, and Goldie Kirk of Inez, KY; a brother Carl Evans of Louisa, KY; and a host of other loving family and friends. She loved her family very much and always wanted them to be with her. Our loss is heaven’s gain, but she will be greatly missed.

Funeral services will be held at noon Monday, October 29, 2012, in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, with The Rev. Ernest Francis officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her husband in the Muncy Cemetery, Wolf Creek, KY.

Friends and family may call from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

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

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