The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 20, 2012

Obituaries — Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012


Susan Lee Littlejohn

FOREST HILL — Susan Lee Armstrong Littlejohn, 48, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012.

Born Feb. 19, 1964, in Portsmouth, Va., she was the daughter of Barbara Baker Lafferty, of Beckley, and A.A. Armstrong Jr., of Brookneal, Va.

Susan was a former registered nurse, last employed at Pulaski Community Hospital in Pulaski, Va. She was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and Bluefield State College School of Nursing.

Susan had made her home at Forest Hill for the past nine years, and was of the Baptist faith.

Her husband, William Otis Littlejohn III, preceded her in death. Her stepfather, Beldon L. Laffery, also preceded her in death.

Other than her parents, she is survived by her children; Chris Littlejohn, Sarah Littlejohn and Jennifer Littlejohn, all of Forest Hill; a stepbrother, Lee Lafferty of Fayetteville; stepsisters, Paula Reid of Foley Beach, S.C., and Claudia Kania of Oak Hill.

Several nieces and nephews are also surviving.

A  memorial service will be held at a later date. There will be no visitation.  

Online condolences may be sent to our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry. net.

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.

Audrace Mae Mattison

MOUNT LOOKOUT — Audrace Mae Mattison, 94, formerly of Carl, passed away early Monday morning, Nov. 19, 2012 at Ansted Center of Ansted, following a long illness.

Born July 28, 1918, in Nicholas County, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Bessie McClung White.

Audrace was a member of Mountain Baptist Church of Carl, and was a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William G. “Griq” Mattison in 1987 and three brothers Gilmer White, Reed Orndorff, and Glendon Orndorff.

Survivors include two sons, Norris Mattison (Vicky) of Maxwelton, William “Bill” Mattison (Lola) of Mt. Lookout; three sisters-in-law, Hilda White of Carl, Ruth Orndorff of Parma, Ohio, and Hope Orndorff of Carl; two brothers, Elden Orndorff (Emma) of Carl, Wyldon Orndorff (Wanda) of Quinwood; two grandchildren, Cynthia Mattison and Star Buckner (Matt); and two great-grandchildren, Matty and Cora Buckner.

Service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at Mountain Baptist Church of Carl, with Pastor Reginald Berry officiating. Burial will follow at the Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service starting at 10 a.m. at the church.

Arrangments by Wallace and Wallace, Rainelle.

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