The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 13, 2013

Obituaries— Wednesday, March 13, 2013



Roy A. Smith

OAK HILL — Mr. Roy Allen Smith, 89, of Allman Street, Oak Hill, died Friday, March 8th, 2013.

Services will be Saturday, March 16th, at 2 p.m. at the Oak Hill Gospel Tabernacle, 301 Byrnside Street, Oak Hill. Pastor Eric Smith will be officiating. Full Military Rites will be conducted by the Oak Hill VFW Post 3110. The family will be receiving friends from 1 p.m.  until the service hour.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.


Franklin Delano Terry Jr.

DANESE — Franklin Delano Terry Jr., passed away Sunday, March 10, 2013.

Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Red Springs Community Church, Red Springs, with Pastor Shirley Fox officiating. Burial will follow in the Ennis Cemetery on Backus Mountain, Meadow Bridge.

Friends may call one hour (1 to 2 p.m.) prior to the service at the church.

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.


Gentry Williams

Gentry Williams, age 86, of Artie, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Bowers Hospice House.

Arrangements are pending completion at Rose and Quesenberry, 1901 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley.


Juanita Woollard

FAYETTEVILLE — Juanita Woollard, 86, of Fayetteville, passed away Monday, March 11, 2013, at Plateau Medical Center, Oak Hill.

Born on July 26, 1926 in Fayette County, she was the daughter of the late Norville Marion and Elizabeth Craigo Stanley.

Mrs. Woollard attended Fayetteville Baptist Church. She received her Master’s Degree from Marshall University and taught school and retired from Oak Hill High School. She was a former member of the Fayette Study Club in Oak Hill.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Payton Smith; second husband, John Marra; brother, James Edward Stanley; and step-father, James Irvin Shorter.

Left to cherish her memory include her loving and devoted husband, Robert H. Woollard; children: son, Payton Daniel Smith; daughter, Linda G. Smith High and husband, David; son, Frank Marra and wife, Debbie; daughter, Rita Marra; son, James L. Marra and wife, Lorie; Robert H. Woollard II; Suzann W. Shumaker and husband, Gaylord; sister, Betty Ann Smith; brother, Albert Levi Stanley and wife, Margie; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home Chapel, Fayetteville, with Rev. David Sneed officiating. Burial will follow at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville.

The family will receive friends one hour before the funeral on Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made in Juanita’s memory to the Community Food Pantry at the Fayetteville United Methodist Church, PO Box 33, Fayetteville, WV 25840.

For those wishing to express their condolences to Juanita’s family, you may do so by visiting our website at

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, will be assisting the family.


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