The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 17, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, October 17, 2013



Gail Rosetta Poore Staunton

FAYETTEVILLE — Mrs. Gail Rosetta Poore Staunton, 58, of Fayetteville, died Saturday, October 12, 2013.

Born December 3, 1954, in Kaymoor, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Clinton Lee Poore and Daisy Beata Crowe.

Mrs. Staunton was a customer service worker at Walmart and a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Garten.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Elizabeth Wright.

Left to cherish precious memories are her loving husband, Milton Staunton, children, Jason Poore of Kaymoor; Jessica Young of Chesapeake, Va. and Jamie Staunton of Kaymoor; grandson, Isaiah Young of Chesapeake, Va.; brothers, William Poore of Charlotte, N.C. and Clarence Poore of Suffolk, Va.; sisters, Marion Jackson of Charleston, W.Va.; Lena Lewis of Ansted, W.Va.; Clara Poore and Claudia Davis of Oak Hill and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Friday, October 18, 2013, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Garten with Rev. Herman James officiating. Burial will follow in Rotan Family Cemetery.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.

Condolences may be emailed to

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

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