The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

January 13, 2006

Obituaries - Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006


Steve Grant Addair



IAEGER — Steve Grant Addair, 51, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2006.

Service will be 11 a.m. Sunday at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home, Iaeger. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Fanning Funeral Home, Iaeger.

Dorothy P. Adkins



TALCOTT — Dorothy P. Adkins went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Fairlea, following a long illness.

Born in Summers County, she was a daughter of the late John and Caroline Bennett Sears. She was a homemaker who attended Rollynsburg Baptist Church at Talcott.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnett Adkins, in 1969; a daughter, Freda Hicks, in 1998; and two grandsons, Gary Hicks, in 1979 and Jonathan Hicks, in 2000.

Survivors include five daughters, Jerolee Adkins of Talcott, Norma Hicks and her husband, Lloyd, of Hinton, Arnell Seldomridge and her husband, Timothy, of Lewisburg, Cindy Spangler and her husband, Robert, of Charlotte, N.C., and Wilma Gardisky of Hinton; a son, Howard Adkins and his wife, Betty, of Talcott; 10 grandchildren, Melissa Workman, David Hicks and his wife, Velma, Eric Hicks, Jay Adkins, Lori Seldomridge, Robert Spangler Jr. and his wife, Emily, Joshua Spangler, Brandi Seldomridge, Robert Gardisky and Justin Adkins; nine great-grandchildren, Tyler Seldomridge, Brandon Workman, Scotty Reed, Téa Workman, Kacey Hicks, Summer Adkins, Alexis Dean, Caleb Hicks and Schuyler Adkins; a brother, Paul Sears of Hinton; and two sisters, Norman Garten and Lottie Parker, both of Talcott.

Service will be 11 a.m. Sunday at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel, Hinton, with Pastor Ernest “Jim” Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Restwood Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral parlors.

Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Condolence may be sent to the family at info@ronaldmeadowsfp.com.

Arrangements by Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors, Hinton.

Ray Bell



Ray Bell, 78, of 329 Union Hall Road, Beckley, passed away from this life to an eternal one on Friday, Jan. 13, 2006, after an eight-month fight with Alzheimer’s.

Born Aug. 25, 1927, at Rhodell, he was the son of the late Rev. Sam Bell and Cora Sizemore Bell.

Mr. Bell was a retired coal miner from Westmoreland Coal Co., having worked in the coal mines for many years. While working in the mines, he suffered many accidents. Ray loved mining and loved farming, and held a passion for growing things. He also had a special love for his horses.

Mr. Bell was a member of Ghent Missionary Baptist Church, and his pastime was reading his Bible and helping those in need.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Vercie Cadle Bell, the mother of his children; a son, Steven Bell; brothers, Charlie Bell and Sammy Bell; special loving sister, Laura Lester, and sister, Hazel Lester.

Left to mourn his memory are his wife, Shirley Bennett Bell; a son, Allen Bell and wife, Linda, of Camp Creek; daughter, Ceretha Burdiss and husband, Arthur “Bubby,” of Flat Top; brother, Lawrence Bell and wife, Mary, of Doyleston, Ohio; five sisters, Rose Hatcher of Beckley, Gracie Bolen and Ella Blevins, both of Rhodell, Nellie Thompson and husband, Bruce, of Corinne and Ruby Gration of Chicago, Ill.; and a sister-in-law, Wilma Bell of Union, S.C.

Also surviving are the pride of his life, his granddaughters, Keri Ann Burdiss of Belmont, N.C., Andrea Wright and husband, Ken, of Wake Forest, N.C., and Melisa Welch and husband, Michael, of Raleigh, N.C.; and three wonderful great-grandchildren, Madison, Mason and Malinn Welch.

Ray’s extended family are Ernest Cadle, Jim Cadle and wife, Sue, Charlie Cadle and wife, Joan, James Lilly, Bonnie Cadle Pack, Fred Moye and wife, Helen, Dan Moye and wife, Grey, Stanley Moye and wife, Janet, a special sister-in-law, Sidney Carol Moye, his stepsons, Eddie Joe Bennett and wife, Pam, of Chambersburg, Pa., and Eric Wayne Bennett of New Park, Pa.; a stepgranddaughter, Rachel Bennett; a stepgrandson, Jason York; and a host of other relatives he loved with a passion, friends too numerous to mention who had a special place in his heart, and his church family who showed their love for Ray through their prayers visits, and compassion in ways the family will never forget.

Service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Shady Spring Chapel, with Pastor Doug Walls, assisted by Ray’s good friend, Russell Ellison, officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley.

Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be the church family of Ghent Missionary Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be made to Ghent Missionary Baptist Church, P.O. Box 121, Ghent, WV 25843.

Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at roseandquesenberry@charterinternet.com.

Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Shady Spring.

Leon Bradford



HARVEY — Leon Bradford, 91, of P.O. Box 154, Glen Jean, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006, at Plateau Medical Center, Oak Hill, following a short illness.

Born Dec. 6, 1914, at Harpersville, Ala., he was a son of the late Samuel Bradford and Cornelia Keith Bradford.

Mr. Bradford was a coal miner, surgical orderly at Pla-teau Medical Center and a custodian at Collins High School. He was a member of Harvey Missionary Baptist Church and the UMWA.

He was preceded in death by two daughters, Alice Harvey and Betty Bradford; five grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; two sisters and three brothers, Clyde, Harvey and Lofton Bradford, and Clara Hall and Georgia Robinson.

Survivors include his wife, Catherine Alice Booker Bradford of Harvey; his children, Lofton Bradford of Flint, Mich., Benny Bradford of Harvey, the Rev. Gerry Bradford and wife, Eartha, of Mount Hope, Ruby (Odell) Nation of Corunna, N.Y., Catherine Ross of Harvey, Sammie J. Bradford of Flint, Mich., Evangelist Cornelia Marks and husband, Bobby, of Flint, Mich., Debra Gibson and friend, Robert Lucas, of Oak Hill, Evangelist Vickie (Oneal) Ziglar of Flint and Melissa Bradford of Oak Hill; 47 grandchildren, 70 great-grandchildren and 24 great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Harvey Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. William Chapman, Rev. Stanley Blanks and Minister Gerry Bradford officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley.

Friends may call 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the church.

Services entrusted to Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

William R. ‘Wig’ Feazell



FAYETTEVILLE — William R. “Wig” Feazell, 82, of Fayetteville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, at the Beverly Health Care Center in Glasgow.

Born May 9, 1923, at Beckwith, he was the son of the late Elmer H. Feazell and Isabelle Arthur Fea-zell.

Mr. Fea-zell graduated from Fayetteville High School and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. His rank was corporal when he received his honorable discharge. He enjoyed collecting coins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Isabelle Feazell; a son, Randy Feazell; a brother, Elmer Lee Feazell; two sisters, Betty June Bowles and Gloria Rhodes; and a granddaughter, Elizabeth Anne Feazell.

Survivors include his daughter, Elizabeth Ann “Ginger” Blackburn of Charleston; three grandsons, Wayne Taylor and his wife, Melissa, of Corbin, Ky., Carl Lee Blackburn III of Charleston and Randall Stewart Feazell II of Beckwith; four great-grandchildren, Roger Wayne Taylor of Annapolis, Md., Christina R. Taylor of Corbin and Mark Feazell and Avrey Feazell, both of Ansted; and brother-in-law, William “Bill” Rhodes, and nephew, Ronald “Punkin” Wygal, both of Beckwith, with whom he made his home.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home Chapel, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Mack Canterbury officiating. Burial will follow in Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville. Military rites will be conducted by Oak Hill VFW Post 3110.

Visitation will be one hour before service Sunday at the funeral home.

Online condolences and information available at http://www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com.

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, is in charge of arrangements.

Margaret A. Freeland



Margaret A. Freeland, 84, of Maryland Avenue, Beckley, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, at her home after a long illness.

Born March 11, 1921, in Mount Hope she was the daughter of the late Henry Daniel and Mary Alzola Tucker.

Mrs. Freeland was a homemaker and a retired cook with the Raleigh County Board of Education. She was a member of Daniels Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Epson S. Freeland; three sisters, Eula Shumate, Martha Reed and Virginia Athey; and five brothers, A. R. Sam, Carlos, Howard, Jimmy and James Tucker. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Rebecca Aaron of Beckley, with whom she made her home; two sons: Larry Freeland and wife, Jeannie, of Daniels and Don Freeland and wife, Carey, of Bluffton, S.C.; grandchildren, Shannon Lilly and husband, Louis, of Shady Spring, Michelle Tocado of Waxhaw, N.C., Paul E. Aaron of Winston-Salem, N.C., Mark Aaron and wife, Sherry, of East Bend, N.C., and Nate and Noah Freeland of Bluffton; great-grandchildren, Mark E. Aaron of Spokane, Wash., Gunner Tocado of Waxhaw, Luke Lilly of Shady Spring and Jeremy Ayers of Fairdale; many nieces and nephews; and caregivers, Carol Richmond and Brenda Adkins.

Service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Melton Mortuary Chapel, Beckley, with Pastor Jack Thomas officiating. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley.

Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be her nephews, Felix Shumate, Doug Shumate, Wayne Tucker and Greg Shumate, and grandsons Mark and Paul Aaron.

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Beckley.

Lawrence Lee Harvey



LEWISBURG — Lawrence Lee Harvey, 52, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2006.

Service will be 11 a.m. today at McCraw Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Arrangements by McCraw Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Andrew R. Hearn



MULLENS — Andrew Randolph “Randy” Hearn, 87, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, at the Beckley VA Medical Center following a long illness.

Arrangements by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

Johnnie B. Hill



HILLSBORO — Johnnie B. Hill, 93, of the Jacox Community, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.

Johnnie was a farmer and West Virginia Insurance Co. agent, a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Hillsboro, the Pocahontas County Historical Society, a 50-year member of the Farm Bureau, Odd Fellows, Rebekahs, Masonic Lodge and Order of Eastern Star.

He was born at Jacox on May 11, 1912, the son of the late Joseph Wilson and Lizzie Larue Boggs Hill.

In addition to his parents, his wife, Madaline Shafer Hill, and brothers, Herbert C. Hill, Hugh C. Hill and Marshall Hill, preceded him in death.

His daughters, Phyllis H. (Mrs. Harlan) Kinnison and Linda H. (Mrs. Thomas) VanReenen, both of Hillsboro, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild survive him.

The Revs. Ralph Bauserman, Ed Vallandingham and Lucy Youngblood will hold services at 3 p.m. today at Wesley Chapel United Meth-odist Church, Hillsboro. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Hillsboro, with Masonic rites.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice in his memory.

Arrangements by VanReenen Funeral Home, Marlinton.

Ruby H. Hylton



CLEARWATER, Fla. — Ruby H. Hylton, 82, died at 12:20 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006, at Largo Medical Center following a long illness.

Born June 29, 1923, at Blue Jay, she was the daughter of the late Irving Bolen and Sarah Elizabeth Cox Bolen.

Mrs. Hylton was a homemaker. She had a love for gardening and flowers. She was a longtime member of Hilltop Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley E. Hylton, in 1974, and never remarried; and a son, Elmer E. Hylton, in 2005.

Survivors include a son, Roger L. Hylton and wife, Linda, of Crab Orchard; daughters, Jo Ann Corder and her husband, William R. “Rick,” of Clearwater, Connie Hylton of Clearwater and Betty Powers of Beckley; a daughter-in-law, Janit Hylton of Daniels; a brother, Silas Bolen of Blue Jay; a sister, Orphie “Tillie” Crews of Blue Jay; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel, Beckley, with the Rev. Patrick Haynes officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley.

Friends may call 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Rick Corder, Kenneth Dixon, Bradley Harper, George Gibson, Ron Blankenship and Paul Kizer.

Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at roseandquesenberry@charterinternet.com.

Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley.

William ‘Bill’ Lawton



OAK HILL — William “Bill” Richard Lawton, 84, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, at Charleston Area Medical Center, Memorial Division.

Born Feb. 24, 1921, in Sunbury, Pa., he was the son of the late George Russell and Kathryn M. Wallace Lawton.

Mr. Lawton retired in 1986 as a car salesman for Steen-Miller Inc., of Oak Hill.

Bill was a longtime member of Oak Hill Baptist Church and the Shirley Donnelly Bible Class. He was a past member and president of the Mount Hope Lions Club. He was an avid sports fan.

Mr. Lawton proudly served his country during World War II in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris K. Bolen and June N. Cetwinski; and two brothers, Jack P. Lawton and George W. Lawton.

Survivors include his loving wife of 55 years, Patsy Blake Lawton; two brothers, Thomas W. Lawton and wife, Agatha, of Chesterfield, Va., and Robert D. Lawton of Mount Prospect, Ill.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Oak Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. David White officiating. Burial will follow in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Pallbearers will be James C. Skeens, James E. Burnette, Jerry R. Burnette, Thomas F. Munoz, Gerald L. Stover, Thomas F. Munoz II, Travis J. Burnette, William R. Stover and Robert T. Bolen.

Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Danny Joe Loudermilk



VALLEJO, Calif. — Dan Loudermilk, 54, passed away Monday, Jan. 2, 2006, at Kaiser Permanete Medical Center in California following a long illness.

Born May 18, 1951, he was the son of Roscoe Loudermilk of Prosperity and the late Trudy Loudermilk.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Loudermilk, and his two sons, Karl and D.J. II, all of Vallejo; a brother, Paul (Elizabeth) of Prosperity; and a niece, April Jane Loudermilk of Fredericksburg, Va.

Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley, with the Rev. Stephen Davis officiating.

Arrangements made by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.

Rose Frances Zandlo Pawlus



SCARBRO — Rose Frances Zandlo Pawlus, 91, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, at Hidden Valley Healthcare Center in Oak Hill, following a short illness.

Born Sept. 24, 1914, at Oswald, she was the daughter of the late Joseph “Joe” and Agnes Barbara Vetak Zandlo.

Rose was a retired sales clerk, having worked for Mahoney’s Grocery Store and Cook Department Store.

She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Oak Hill.

She was preceded in death by a son, “Sonny” Pawlus Jr., and daughter-in-law, Carol Pawlus.

As the last surviving member of her immediate family, she was also preceded in death by a brother, Joe Zandlo, and six sisters, Mary Wise, Annie Wise, Millie Sulesky, Frances Christian, Leona Harmon and Helen Crouch.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 67 years, John Edward Pawlus Sr.; a son, Steve Pawlus and wife, Rita, of Scarbro; six grandchildren, Sandy Pawlus, Cynthia Dorman, Cherrie Thomas, Lisa Anderson, Brian Pawlus and Greg Pawlus; seven great-grandchildren, Amber Dorman, Ginny Dorman, Hannah Thomas, John Thomas, Ray Pawlus, Shyanne Pawlus and Hunter Anderson; and several nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Monday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Oak Hill, with Father Xavier Cooney, S.V.D., officiating. Burial will follow in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, where a Prayer Vigil will be held at 8:30 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Nola L. Shrewsberry



Nola L. Shrewsberry, 69, of Ghent, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, at the home of her sister and brother-in-law, S. Ferrel and Jim R. Goes, in Bourbon, Mo., following a courageous battle with cancer.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence Blackburn and Gladys Basham Shrewsberry, and an infant sister, Eva Dian.

Born Oct. 1, 1936, at Basin, she was the beloved seventh child of 11 children and the beloved sister of Reynard C. Shrewsberry (Eva F.) of Paducah, Ky., Alma E. Lusk (Tollison Jr.) of Bud, Imarie Zambrana (Luis G., deceased) of St. Louis, Mo., Lela Fern Dame (Robert J., deceased) of Ghent, Reva R. Shrewsberry of Ghent, Zelma J. Greathouse (H. Allen, deceased) of St. Louis, S. Ferrel Goes (Jim R.) of Bourbon, Reynold C. Shrewsberry (Violet C.) of Basin and Karen S. Marsh (James L.) of Arlington, Va.; beloved aunt of 17 nieces and nephews and 24 great-nieces and great-nephews.

Nola attended Long Wanted Elementary School in Egeria and graduated from Mark Twain High School in Stotesbury. She received a degree from Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, N.C., and then graduated from The American Institute Business School in Washington, D.C. Her professional career began in Washington, D.C., in the early 1960s. In 1969, she joined the staff of the National Geographic Society’s Television Division working especially with division directors and executive producers of both the hour-long Television “Specials” feature films which aired on PBS television, and the Educational Films. She enjoyed the opportunity of attending conferences and seminars to introduce and demonstrate film-related educational materials. After 25 years Nola retired from National Geographic Society on Sept. 30, 1994.

Always interested in promoting education to children, Nola made personal donations of educational materials to public schools in West Virginia. Also committed to preserving family ties and family history, she took a leading role to organize reunions and family events.

Nola attended Mount Pisgah Church in Basin throughout her youth, was baptized, and continued her life in the Christian faith.

Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens, with the Rev. Hugh McKinney officiating. Music will be provided by Pamela and Jeffrey Bishop. Burial will follow in the Shrewsberry Family Cemetery at Barkers Creek. Family members will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may call 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to BJC Hospice, 153 E. Springfield St., Sullivan, MO 63080.

Arrangements by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

Jennings Skidmore



SALEM, Va. — Jennings Skidmore, formerly of Beckley and Mullens, passed away Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, at VA Medical Center in Salem, Va.

Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley, is serving the family.

Nellie Toler



SUNHILL — Nellie Toler departed this life Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006, at the age of 75 years, 4 months and 25 days at Charleston Area Medical Center, Memorial Division, following a short illness.

Born Aug. 17, 1930, in Logan County, she was the daughter of the late William Okey and Vinnie Mae Morgan.

Nellie was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening and her dog, “Katie.” She was a wonderful mother and grandmother and was dearly loved by her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Jo Toler; six brothers, Walter Morgan, John Morgan, James Morgan, Okey Morgan Jr., Phillip Morgan and D.J. Morgan; and five sisters, Nancy Clevenger, Betty Chaffins, Caroline Morgan, Mary Ellen Morgan and Marie Dingess.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 58 years, Willie E. Toler; three daughters, Loretta Sue Parsons and her husband, Dallas Gene, of Sun Hill, Willa Rose Thompson and her husband, Freddie, of Sun Hill and Melissa Dawn Cook and her husband, David H. Jr., of Buffalo, N.Y.; three grandchildren, Bridget Mae Morgan, Lora Jean Adkins and Dallas “J.R.” Eugene Parsons; eight great-grandchildren, Morgan Lester, Austin Rambo, Nora Ashley Cook, Bobby Morgan Jr., Destiny LeeAnn Rambo, Joshua David Cook and Savannah Rose Parsons and Denora Burke; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

A celebration of Nellie’s life will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Adam Toler Memorial Cha-pel, Oceana, with the Rev. Firg Proffitt and the Rev. Rocky Morgan officiating. Burial will follow in Morgan Cemetery, Long Branch.

Casketbearers will be grandsons.

The family will receive friends 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Words of condolence may be sent to the family via our Web site www.adamtolermemorialfuneralhome.com. These will be printed on cards and given to the family.

Services entrusted to Adam Toler Memorial Funeral Home, Oceana.

Pauline Webb



BRENTON — Pauline Webb, 78, of Brenton, passed away Friday, Jan. 13, 2006, at her resisdence.

Calfee Funeral Service, Pineville, is serving the Webb family.

Judith A. Wills



DALE CITY, Va. — Judith A. Wills, 67, died at her home in Dale City on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006.

Judy retired from GTE (now Verizon) after 20 years of service. She enjoyed crafting, shopping, and was an avid Atlanta Braves fan. She mostly enjoyed and treasured her time with her grandchildren and close family. She always was very thoughtful and put the needs and comfort of family and friends first.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruth Yancy.

She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Sam Tassitino; daughters, Mi-chelle Gulli and Tammy Blevins, both of Stafford, Va.; brother, Phil Yancy of Dela-ware; sister, Vanessa Bragg of West Virginia; grandchildren, Matthew, Madison, Nicholas and Sierra; and many sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

Service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home Chapel, 3200 Golansky Blvd., Woodbridge, Va. Burial will follow in Quantico National Cemetery.

Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Miller Funeral Home, Woodbridge.

Alice E. Wooten



JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — Alice R. Wooten, 83, formerly of Beckley, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006, at home with family and friends by her side after a long illness.

Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley, is serving the family.

Shelby Jean Wooten

Shelby Jean Wooten, 63, of Crab Orchard, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, at Raleigh General Hospital following a long illness.

Born March 29, 1942, at East Gulf, she was the daughter of the late Wilton Richardson and Bonnie Kamits Richardson.

Mrs. Woo-ten was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include a son, David Wooten of Crab Orchard; grandchildren, Samuel Dwayne Wooten of Mabscott and Sabrina Dawn Wooten of Mabscott; brother, Harold Richardson of Crab Orchard; sisters, Doris Epperley of Florida, Barbara Wooten of Crab Orchard, Greta MacAlpin of Daniels, Anna Mills of MacArthur and Patsy Ratcliff of Mount Airy, N.C., and fiancé, Joe Rizzi of Beckley.

Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel, Beckley, with the Rev. Martin Rupe officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley.

Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Wavel Wooten, Alfred Wooten Jr., Shawn Mills, Doug Ratcliff, Teddy Richardson and Joe Edwards.

Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at roseandquesenberry@charterinternet.com.

Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley.