The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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October 3, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013


Betty Frances Christian

Betty Frances Christian, age 77, of Glen White, passed away on Monday, September 30, 2013, at the Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Born on January 30, 1935, in Oceana, she was the daughter Dant Hoover and Versie Marie Hawley Hoover.

Mrs. Christian was a homemaker, and was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James G. Christian, by a daughter Brenda Sue Petrosky.

Surviving are her children, Donna McClaugherty and her husband Larry of Pasadena, Md., Artie Pierce and her husband Roger of MacArthur, Barbara Craddock and her husband Gary of Arnett, James Christian II of Glen White, Ann Berry of Florida, Ronald Christian of Beckley, Amanda Stone and her husband Timmy of Florida, Jason Christian and his wife Tracy of North Carolina; 35 grandchildren, including two special grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.  

Funeral Services will be conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Friday October 4, 2013, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Orville Setliff officiating. Friends and family members may visit at the funeral home one hour prior to the services on Friday.

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.

Okey Cook

Okey Cook, age 54, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Arrangements are pending completion at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring.

William Corbin

SUMMERSVLLE — William Corbin, 96, of Summersville, died Wednesday, October 2, 2013.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2013, in the White Funeral Home at Summersville. Interment will follow in the Walker Memorial Park at Summersville.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Arrangements by White Funeral Home, Summersville.

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