The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


July 3, 2007

Obituaries — July 4, 2007

Estelle K. Campbell

MEADOW BRIDGE — Estelle K. Campbell, 93, passed away Monday, July 2, 2007, in Wilmington, N.C., following a short illness.

Arrangements by Smathers Funeral Chapel, Rainelle.

Alice Cooper

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Alice Cooper, 63, formerly of Summers County, died Tuesday, July 3, 2007, in Cleveland.

Arrangements by Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors, Hinton.

Kenneth Gene Herron

Kenneth Gene Herron, 68, of Coal City, died at his residence, Sunday, July 1, 2007, following a long illness.

Born Sept. 11, 1938, at Eccles, he was the son of the late Mack and Ella Brewer Herron.

Kenneth was a born again Christian and was of the Baptist faith. He was a former employee of Gray and Southland Lumber Companies and also worked for Westmoreland Coal Company at Eccles No. 5 mine. He was an avid baseball and football fan and had lived at Coal City for the past six years, formerly living at Daniels.

Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Martha Jane Stanley Herron of Coal City; his two sons, Mark Alan Herron and wife, Carolyn Ann, of Carrollton, Ohio, and Daniel Lee Herron of Cocoa, Fla.; and three brothers, Hubert Herron of Beckley, Carl Herron of Shady Spring and Buddy Ralph Herron and his wife, Ruth, of Columbus, Ohio.

In honor of Mr. Herron’s wishes, he will be cremated and a memorial service celebrating his life will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Calfee Funeral Chapel, Beckley with Chaplain Carlyle Blomme officiating.

In lieu of flowers, gifts of remembrance may be made to Hospice of Southern WV, P.O. Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802.

Online guest book is available at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

Quindora S. Lester

Quindora S. Lester, 73, of Camp Lightfoot Road, Hinton, died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at the Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley following a long illness.

Born in Raleigh County on June 1, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Lark Davis and Mary Emma Meadows Davis.

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