The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 13, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, May 13, 2013


Theodore Jerome ‘Teddy’ Goins

Mr. Theodore Jerome “Teddy” Goins, 68, of Beckley, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

Born April 19, 1945, in Harlem, NY, he was the son of the late Elmer Goins Sr. and Ivory Lavender.

Raised in Stotesbury, Teddy graduated from Mark Twain High School in Macalpine, WV. He then enlisted in the United States Army, serving three tours in Vietnam. He worked at Richmond Dry Cleaners for over 20 years and was a member of Heart of God Ministries and former member of New Salem Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Theodore Lavender, and brother, James Henry Lavender.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Andorra; children: Jackie Price, Haywood Warner and Latisha Goins, all of Maryland; Judith Thomas, Jackie Thomas, Joseph Lawson, James Lawson, Thea Goins and Lawrence Goins, all of Beckley; brother Elmer (Patricia) Goins of Arkansas; sister, Queen (Jimmy) Shepard of Beckley; and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Heart of God Ministries, 1703 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley, with Bishop Fred T. Simms, Rev. Donald Cook, and Minister Jonathan Harbison officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.

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Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Madeline Kirk

LOGAN — Madeline Kirk, 68, of Logan died Sunday, May 12, 2013.

Arrangements for Mrs. Kirk are incomplete. Honaker Funeral Home in Logan is in charge of arrangements.

Donnie Louise Mann

Donnie Louise Mann, 76, of Shady Spring, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013.

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring.

William H. McMillion

RENICK — William H. McMillion, 85, of Renick passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013.

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Arrangements are incomplete with the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg.

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