The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 24, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013


Jimmie D. Cooper

Jimmie D. Cooper, of Cool Ridge, passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring.

Joe Daniel ‘Danny’ Crawford

PETERSTOWN — Joe Daniel “Danny” Crawford, 62, of Street Rod Drive, Peterstown, WV, passed away February 21, 2013, in Roanoke, VA.

Born March 19, 1950, in Wikel, WV, he was a son of Frank Crawford and the late Alice Wanda Raines Crawford. Danny had operated Crawford’s Garage since 1970. He was a State Representative for the National Street Rod Association. His hobbies included antique cars and Gold Wing Motorcycles.

In addition to his father Danny is survived by his wife Linda Miller Crawford of the home, two stepchildren Ronald Lee Tiller of Narrrows, VA, and Rhonda Cable of Christiansburg, VA, one brother Dale Crawford of Peterstown and his fiancee Gayle Whitt. 7 Grandchildren and 2 Great-Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Monday, February 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Wickline Funeral Home in Lindside with pastor Michael Biggs officiating. Burial will follow at Orchard Cemetery in Ballard, WV. In honor of Danny, friends are ask to bring their antique cars and motorcycles to his funeral.

Pallbearers are Freddie Ratliff, Sam Faulkner, Doug Hardymon, Earl Mullins, Dave Bell and Jackie Evans.

Friends may call Sunday, February 24, 2103, from 6 p.m. til 8 p.m. at Wickline Funeral Home in Lindside.

Condolences may be sent to

Funeral arrangements by Wickline Funeral Home in Lindside, WV.

Gary Foley

Gary Foley, 52, of Midway, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.

There will be no services or visitation. Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.

Helen Farris Hayes

Helen Farris Hayes passed away Friday, February 22, 2013, after a brief illness. Born in Beckley, she was the daughter of the late Gus and Jamile Salem Farris.

Helen attended local schools, and was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and Beckley College. She was an active member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, The Shepherd’s Center, and served as a volunteer with Raleigh General Hospital for thirty years. She was a past member of the Beckley Women’s Club, Black Knight Country Club, and White Oak Country Club in Oak Hill. Helen was an avid golfer and bridge player.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Hayes, on June 11, 1991; sisters Alice Lynch, Isabel Farris, and brothers Felix Farris, Joseph Farris, Elmer Farris, Dr. James Farris, and Dr. Frederick Farris.

She is survived by sisters Evelyn Farris of Beckley, Florence Boisse of Manchester, New Hampshire, and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral liturgy will be held at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Beckley on Monday, February 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. with Father Babu Joseph Elamturuthil officiating. A rite of committal will follow in Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to the services.

Nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Donations of sympathy may be made to the charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home of Beckley.

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