The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 4, 2013

Obituaries — Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013


Frankie Dale Collins

MILL CREEK — Frankie Dale Collins, 45, of Mill Creek, passed away Friday, November 29, 2013.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., Thursday, December 5, 2013, at the Mill Creek Freewill Baptist Church. Service will be at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Wayne Bailey and Rev. Andy Ratliff officiating.

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Collins family.

Delores ‘Kay’ Barker Estep

Delores “Kay” Barker Estep, 73, of Whitesville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at the Pineview Cemetery Mausoleum at Orgas, W.Va. Interment will follow in Pineview Cemetery, Orgas.

Friends may call one hour before the service Thursday at the mausoleum.

Arrangements by Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville.

Larry D. Farley

NORTH LAWRENCE, Ohio — Larry D. Farley, of North Lawrence, departed this world on October 4, 2013, after a brief illness.

Born October 16th, 1938, in Warford, W.Va., Larry was a 1956 graduate of Hinton High School. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1957-63. Larry moved to Massillon and worked 44 years at Republic Steel, retiring in 1998. In 1961, Larry married the love of his life, Dulcie Ruth Vest, and they celebrated 52 years of marriage in February. He was known as a devoted husband and father.

Larry was a jack of all trades, known as Mr. Fix It. There wasn’t a project or problem he wouldn’t undertake. He enjoyed working in his yard, gardening and automobiles. Larry was a man of faith and a longtime member of Anchor Baptist Church.

Preceded in death by his mother Dolly Edwards, father Watt Hurst, father-in-law James Moody Vest, and special cousin Frank Farley. Survived by his wife Ruth, daughters Tamra (Aaron) Ansel and Tina Mann, son Tim Farley (Stephen), brother Jerry (Judy) Hurst, sister Sandy (Homer) Crews, sister-in-laws Julia (John) Allen, Martha Williams, Linda (John) McKee and Joyce (Bill) Neely, brother-in-law Ben(Gayle) Vest, mother-in-law Lucinda Upton, grandchildren Phil Joseph, Raechelle Harber, Ashton and Albrey Mann, Lilly and Jackson Ansel, three great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Per Larry’s wishes, there were no calling hours. Burial was Oct. 12, at 2 p.m. at the Luther W. Vest Family Cemetery, Jumping Branch, W.Va.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Luther W. Vest Family Cemetery, in care of Ben Vest, 153 Oakwood Estates, Scott Depot, and WV 25560.

Obituary and Guestbook online at

Paquelet & Arnold-Lynch Funeral Home, 1100 Wales Road N.E. Massillon, OH 44646.

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