The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 14, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Jan. 14, 2013


Eileen Smith

Eileen Smith, 92, of Daniels, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013.

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Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

Doll ‘Dow’ A. Vandevender

BARTOW — Doll “Dow” A. Vandevender, 84, of Bartow, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Thornwood Community Church, with the Rev. William Vandevender officiating. Burial will follow in the Vandevender Cemetery at Thornwood. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at the church.

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Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale is in charge of arrangements.

Rebecca Lynn Webb

Rebecca Lynn Webb, 61, of Beckley, passed away Saturday, January 12, 2013, at Plateau Medical Center following a long illness. Born January 2, 1952, in Beckley, she was the daughter of the late Jack and Helen Marie Barney Walker. Rebecca was a homemaker and loved spending time with her family. In addition to her parents Rebecca was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Teresa Lynn Webb.

She is survived by daughters, Kathy Huffman and husband Brian of Crab Orchard, Kim Head and husband Chris of Prosperity; son, Rod Webb of MacArthur; grandchildren, Beth Huffman and Brad Huffman of Crab Orchard, Tyler Coleman, Alexa Head and Emily Dawn Head of Prosperity, William Webb and Grayce Webb of MacArthur; sisters, Jackie Way and husband Johnny of Crab Orchard, Mary DeLaRosa of Beckley; brothers, Billy Walker and wife Joy and Trampus Walker and wife Carolyn of Beckley; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2013, in the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Vondie Cook, Sr., officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may gather with the family one hour prior to the service.

Pallbearers will be Ralph Allen, Tyler Coleman, Stephen Walker, Hunter Walker, Kevin Way and William Webb.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Hilltop Nursing Home for their loving care of Rebecca.

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Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

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