The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 20, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, June 20, 2013


Joey Gene Miller

SUMMERSVILLE — Joey Gene Miller, 34, of Summersville, died Monday, June 17, 2013.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday June 21, 2013, at 1 p.m. in the Waters Funeral Chapel at Summersville. Burial will follow in the East-Eakle Cemetery at Summersville.

Friends may call at the funeral chapel one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Thomas Michael Richter

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Thomas Michael Richter, 53, of White Sulphur Springs, died Thursday, June 13, 2013.

A Funeral Mass Service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday morning, June 21, 2013, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in White Sulphur Springs with Father Chapin Engler officiating.

Visitation will be Thursday, June 20, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. with a wake service at 7:30 p.m.

Shanklin Funeral Home, White Sulphur Springs, is serving the family.

William D. Smith

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Mr. William D. Smith, 85, of Silver Spring, formerly of Hinton, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013.

Services will be noon Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity, Rev. Walter Leach officiating. Burial will follow immediately.

Condolences may be e-mailed to

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.                

Freda E. Taylor

SUMMERSVILLE —  Freda E. Taylor, 95, of Summersville, passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2013, in the White Funeral Home at Summersville, with Pastor Dana Gatewood officiating. Interment will follow in the Walker Memorial Park at Summersville.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Linda Sue Thomson

ANNANDALE, Va. — Linda Sue Thomson, 65 of Annandale, Va., passed away on June 6, 2013.

Arrangements by Wallace and Wallace of Ansted.

Frank Turner

Frank Turner, 87, of Beckley, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at his residence.

Arrangements are pending completion at Rose and Quesenberry, 1901 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley.

Mary Lovita Ward

GILBERT — Mary Lovita Ward, 80, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013.

Friends may gather with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel, Gilbert.

Arrangements by Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert.

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