The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 9, 2014

Obituaries — Friday, May 9, 2014



Talmadge Daniel

Talmadge Daniel, age 63, of Beckley, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014, at his home.

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


Teresa Lynn Ford

MATOAKA — Teresa Lynn Ford, 38, of Matoaka, formerly of Brier Creek, W.Va.

Memorial services will be 6 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.


Eugene Griffith

Eugene Griffith, age 88, of Cool Ridge, passed away on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 in a Princeton Health Care Center in Princeton.

Born on May 23, 1925 at Shady Spring, he was the son of the late Chap Griffith and Maggie Moomaw Griffith.

Mr. Griffith was a retired electrician and was a former coal miner. He was a US Marine Corp. Veteran having served in WWII. Mr. Griffith had lived many years in Cool Ridge, and enjoyed fishing, and farming in his spare time.

He was part of a family that included four brothers and three sisters.

Those survivors left to cherish his memory include his children, David Griffith and his wife Yvonnia of Dunns and Norma Sue Pack of Cool Ridge.

Grandchildren, Aaron S. Griffith of Flat Top, Matthew W. Griffith of Ghent, Adrian  N. Ayersman and her husband David of Flat Top, Amanda J. Rutledge and her husband Russell of Cool Ridge, and Ashley M. Scott of Cool Ridge.

Great grandchildren, James A. Griffith, Kristen Starr Griffith, Paige Scott, Isaac French, Wade and Madison Rutledge, Max Scott, Jake Rutledge, Danika Ayersman.

Great-great grandchild, Brayden B. Griffith.   

Funeral Services will be conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel on Saturday, May 10,  2014 at 1 p.m., with Rev. Wayne Bolen officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity. Friends may visit with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. on  Friday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Aaron Griffith, Matthew Griffith, James Griffith, Billy Hamilton, Gary Scott, and Russell Brooks.

Private online condolences, floral  tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at

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

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