The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 1, 2012

Obituaries — Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012


James W. Ratliff

PETERSTOWN — James W. Ratliff, 72, of Peterstown, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.

Arrangements are incomplete at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

Anita Seaver

RICH CREEK, Va. — Anita Seaver, 86, of Rich Creek, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.

Arrangements are incomplete at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

William Lee Shepherd III

SCARBRO — William Lee Shepherd, III, 40, of Scarbro, WV, died on Saturday, October 27, 2012, at Plateau Medical Center in Oak Hill, WV, of a sudden illness.

Born January 29, 1972, at Oak Hill, WV, he was the son of William Lee Shepherd, Jr., of Oak Hill, WV, and Louise Kay Treadway Jeffries of Scarbro, WV, and stepson of Hazel Shepherd and Arnold Jeffries.

William, loving father, son and brother, will be sadly missed.

His grandparents, William Lee, Sr., and Ruby Shepherd and Ernest and Wanda Treadway, and a stepbrother, Russell “Rusty” Jeffries, preceded him in death.

In addition to his parents, those left to cherish his memory are his children, William Lee Shepherd, IV, and Brooke Shepherd of Oak Hill, sisters, Vonda Fisher and husband, Michael, of Scarbro and Kimberly Hull and husband, Rob, of Fayetteville, brother, Christopher Shepherd of Mount Hope, stepsisters, Letha Jarvis and husband, Mark, of Bradley, Vanessa Nelson and husband, Jerry, of Oak Hill and Sandra Jeffries of Texas, and stepbrothers, Michael Watson and wife, Amanda, of Shady Spring, Shaun Jeffries, Wesley Jeffries and Timothy J. Jeffries all of North Carolina.

Funeral services will be on Thursday, November 1, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Pastor Jerry Bush officiating. Entombment will be at High Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Oak Hill.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Michael Watson, Robert Hull, Daniel Thomas, Jeremy Crawford, Johnny Crawford, Tommy Wilson, Jimmy Kincaid and Matt Sowder.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV.

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