The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 10, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, May 10, 2013

Roger ‘Dale’ Auxier

Roger “Dale” Auxier, 57, of Beckley, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013. 

Arrangements are pending completion. Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, is honored to be serving the family.

Evelyn H. Breckenridge

POWELL, Ohio — Evelyn H. Mitchell Breckenridge was called home on Sunday, May 5, 2013.

Born May 27, 1922, in Stotesbury, to the late Robert M. and Lula Bell (Coles) Mitchell.

Evelyn was the youngest of eight children and attended Byrd Prillerman High School. She married the love of her life, Earl Breckenridge, and to this union, seven children were born.

She served in a domestic capacity for the State of West Virginia’s 27th Governor, the Honorable Hulett C. Smith, and First Lady, Mary Alice Smith. She was a faithful member of Living Waters Christian Fellowship in Columbus, OH. She was preceded in death by her husband Earl, daughters Gwendolyn Breckenridge and Nora Ella Mitchell; brothers Frank, Charles, and Robert Mitchell; sisters Susie Mae Breckenridge, Margaret Thomas, Ann Patterson, and Alice Wright; grandson Chase Breckenridge and great-grandson Emerson Patterson Jr. Survived by those left to cherish her wonderful memory which includes three daughters, Patricia (Orlando) Mullins of Powell, OH, Mildred (Andrew) Patterson and Carita (Henry) Nunnally of Atlanta, GA; and three sons, Earl Jr. (Lois) Breckenridge of Columbus, OH, Marvin Sr. (Agnes) and Mitchell (Felicia) Breckenridge of Detroit, MI. 20 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Interment will take place in Union Cemetery followed by A Celebration of Life Service at Friendship Baptist Church, 1775 West Broad St., Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday, May 11, 2013, with a visitation from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Service starts at 11:30; the repast will follow.

Arrangements entrusted to Marlan J. Gary Funeral Home, The Chapel of Peace, 2500 Cleveland Ave., Columbus, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Isabelle Ridgway Care Center in memory of Evelyn H. Breckenridge, 1520 Hawthrone Ave., Columbus, Ohio.

Submitted by Durgan Funeral Home, Beckley.

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