The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 11, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, Jan. 11, 2013


Theodore ‘Ted’ Cook

NEOLA — Theodore “Ted” Cook, age 79, of Neola, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Golden Living Center-Alleghany, Clifton Forge, Va.

Born December 12, 1933, at Baileysville, W.Va., he was the son of the late Lee and Lake Burgess Cook.

Ted was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fairlea, W.Va. and was a U.S. Marine veteran. He was a loving husband, father, grampa and devoted Christian.

Survivors include his loving wife of almost 57 years, Betty Conway Cook; one son, Gary Lee Cook and wife Kim of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; one daughter, Krystal Cook Zollinger and husband Don, Missionaries of Tirana, Albania; five grandchildren, Jeremy, Jordan and Jesse Zollinger, Megan Cook and Brian Michels; one great grandchild, Pruedance Michels.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, January 12, 2013, at the First Baptist Church, Fairlea, with Rev. Jack Fox officiating. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. in the Cook Family Cemetery, Brenton, Wyoming County, W.Va., with Rev. Tommy Knotts officiating.

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

Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the Cook family at

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

Hubert H. Farley Jr.

Hubert H. Farley Jr., 87, of Beckley, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, S.C.

Mr. Farley was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and gardening. He was a World War II Navy veteran and retiree of Appalachian Power Company after more than 40 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert H. Farley Sr. and Azal Hurst Farley; sister in law, Cecelia Darby, and brother in law, Ted Darby.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia Frye Farley of Beckley; a brother, Thomas Edward Farley and sister-in-law, Norma Mitchell Farley, of Sabina, Ohio; a daughter, Kathy Farley Caudill and son-in-law, Larry L. Caudill, of Rock Hill, S.C.; two grandchildren, Erin Caudill Gilles and David W. Caudill, also of Rock Hill, S.C.; and three great-grandchildren and four nephews, and a niece.

Visitation will be held from 12 noon to 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, prior to the 1  p.m. funeral service at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley.

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