The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 26, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, May 26, 2013

Martha Esther Adkins

TURKEY CREEK — Martha Esther Adkins, 63, of Turkey Creek, passed away Friday, May 24, 2013.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pineville. Burial will follow in Privett Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left at

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service is serving the Adkins family.

Edith Halsey Brooks

PINEVILLE — Edith Halsey Brooks, 92, of Pineville, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013, at the Bowers Hospice House, Beckley.

Born February 16, 1921, at Otsego, she was the daughter of the late General Lee Halsey and Eugenia Meyers Halsey.

Edith was an active member of the Rock Castle Baptist Church. She greatly enjoyed working with the youth, especially at church camps. Edith enjoyed her 18 month s at the Bayberry Inn at Beckley.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kelley Brooks; two sons, Billy and Buddy Brooks; three brothers, Winford, Wilton and Rupurt Halsey; and two sisters, Rene Green and Thelma Teets.

Survivors include 2 Sons: Myron Brooks and his wife, Dorthea, of Fairdale, KY, and David Brooks and his wife, Pat, of Beckley, WV; 3 Daughters: Lena Christine Beymer and her husband, Ray, of Hinton, Barbara Mullins of Kernersville, NC, and Cheryl Morgan and her husband, Woody, of Baileysville; 2 Brothers: Drewie Halsey of Welch and Jim Halsey of Bluefield; 2 Sisters: June Baldwin of Nimitz and Phyliss Hightower of Roanoke, VA; 11 Grandchildren, 14 Great-grandchildren.

A celebration of Edith’s life will be held 1 p.m. Monday, May 27, 2013, at Rock Castle Baptist Church with the Rev. Evan Arkel officiating.

Burial will follow in the Bower Cemetery, Twin Falls.

The family will receive friends from noon until the time of the service.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The family would like to thank the staff of the Bowers Hospice House and the Bayberry Inn for the love and care given to Mrs. Brooks.

Those wishing to extend their condolences may do so by visiting

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

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