The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 3, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013



Genevieve Lee Howard

UNION — Genevieve Lee Harmon Howard, 84, of Union, passed away Tuesday morning, January 1, 2013.

Memorial services will be held 3 p.m. Friday, January 4, 2013, at the Groves Funeral Home Chapel in Union, with the Rev. Marva Smearman and Rev. Mark Smearman officiating.

Friends may call at the Groves Funeral Home in Union from 2 p.m. until service time Friday.

Groves Funeral Home in Union, is in charge of arrangements.


Thomas Jackson Jones

Thomas Jackson Jones, 74, of Shady Spring, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.

A memorial service will be held at the White Oak Missionary Baptist Church at White Oak, on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at 5 p.m., with Pastor Delmas Cox officiating.

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

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


Edna Lucille Kidwell

Edna Lucille Kidwell, age 86, of Beckley, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2013, at the Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Born on April 15, 1926, at Raleigh, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Forest Noel and Lena Fritz Noel.

Mrs. Kidwell was a retired self employed beautician and was a member of the Glen Morgan Missionary Baptist Church. She had made her home at Glen Morgan, W.Va., for many years.

Mrs. Kidwell was preceded in death by her husband, Arlie R. Kidwell, and by brothers,  Henry and Thomas Noel. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Survivors include her son, Clifton Lee Kidwell and his wife Vickie of Glen Morgan; two  grandchildren, Noel and Jeffrey Kidwell, and one great granddaughter, Savannah Kidwell.

Funeral services will be conducted to Celebrate The Life Of Edna Noel Kidwell on Saturday, January 5, 2013, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Orville Setliff officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity, W.Va.

Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the services.

Online condolences may be sent to our guestbook at

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

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