The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


July 1, 2014

Obituaries — Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Sandra Gail Stewart Brunty

PENCE SPRINGS — Sandra Gail Stewart Brunty, 62, formerly of Boulder Hill, Ill., passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House West, South Charleston, W.Va., following a long illness.

The body is at Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson.


Claud Owen Caldwell

Claud Owen Caldwell, 76, of Odd, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014.

Services will be Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Blue Ridge Funeral Home.

Family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home Beckley.


James Jerry Cole

FAYETTEVILLE — James Jerry Cole, 38, of Fayetteville, died on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Braxton County Hospital in Gassaway, W.Va.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.


Theresa Lynn Fleming

ANSTED — Theresa Lynn Fleming, 50, of Ansted, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014.

In keeping with her wishes, she will be cremated.    

For those wishing to express their condolences to the Fleming family, you may do so by visiting the website

Arrangements are with Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville.


Eva R. French

 CORINNE — Eva Ruth French, 95, of Corinne passed away on Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Jackie Withrow Hospital following a short illness.

Born September 21, 1918, at Mount Olive, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Doshia Basham.

She attended the First Church of God in Mullens and sang in the Ladies Trio.

In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband, Robert French; daughter, Darce O'Neal; granddaughter, Andrea Hayes; brothers, Erie, Edgar, Earl, Emmett, Everette Basham; and sister, Edie Norfleet.

Those left to cherish her memory include one granddaughter, Dee Dee Jones and her husband, Tom of Corinne; great-grandsons, Tristan and Trevor Jones and Jordan and Joseph Hayes; and one sister, Elma Farley.

Services will be 12 noon, Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Vondie Cook Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton.

Friends may call one hour prior to services Wednesday at the funeral home.

Family will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The family of Eva French is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

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