The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 3, 2008

Obituaries for Friday, January 4, 2008

Edith E. Snyder Bailey

Edith E. Snyder Bailey, of 2117 S. Kanawha St., Beckley, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008, at the Greystone Retirement Village following a long illness.

She was born at Quinnimont and was the daughter of the late William E. Snyder and Belle Hawley Snyder.

Mrs. Bailey was a retired clerk at the East Beckley Post Office with 33 years of service. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the White Shrine for over 50 years. She also was a member of the United Postal Workers of America and St. Mary’s United Methodist Church in Beckley.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Price M. Bailey; brothers, Walter, Roy, Fred and Bill Snyder; and sisters, Janet Snyder Radford and Elizabeth Snyder Setliff.

Survivors include many nieces and nephews and numerous other family members who will cherish her memory.

Service will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel, Beckley, with Dr. Ken Krimmel and the Rev. Steve Rector officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley.

Friends may call one hour before service Saturday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be nephews.

The family wishes to extend their appreciation to the staff at Greystone, Dr. Poling, Hospice of Southern WV and Edie’s very attentive and loving caregivers.

Online condolences may be sent to our guest book at

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 3432, Beckley, WV 25801.

Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley.

James Clarkson Bowes

LEWISBURG — James Clarkson Bowes, 82, of Muddy Creek Mountain, Lewisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008, of a sudden illness at the home of his stepson, Joe Huffman in Lewisburg.

Born Aug. 25, 1925, he was the son of the late James E. and Alva Hughes Bowes of Monroe County.

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