The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 29, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013


Helen H. Rader

ORLANDO, Fla. — Helen H. Rader, 96, of Orlando, formerly of Summersville died Thursday,  October 24, 2013.

Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the Rader Family Cemetery at Glade Creek with Pastor John McKee officiating.


The Waters Funeral Chapel in Summersville is in charge of arrangements.

David Webster Rutledge

David Webster Rutledge, 63, of Coal City, went home on Friday, October 25, 2013 at his residence.

Born February 14, 1950 at Mitchell’s Ridge, he was the son of the late William and Leona Rutledge.

Mr. Rutledge had worked as coal miner and in his spare time he enjoyed fishing, camping, and hunting ginseng with his family.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Elsie Rutledge of Coal City; son, Stoney Rutledge and his companion Sherrie McKinney of Coal City; son, Rusty Rutledge and companion Amanda Blankenship of Coal City; daughter, Vickie Teel and her two children Stacey and Kaylie of Coal City; son, David Rutledge Jr. and wife Teresa of Mullens; son, Steven Rutledge and wife Angie of Bassett, Va.; daughter, Milinda Rutledge of Matoka; nephew, Michael Brown; niece, Sameria Brown; grandson, Hollie “Ray-Ray” McKinney and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In honoring David’s wishes he was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Those wishing to send online condolences may do so by visiting

Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, has the honor of serving the Rutledge Family.

Jennifer Christine Griffin Spencer

FENWICK — Jennifer Christine Griffin Spencer, 39, of Fenwick, died Wednesday, October 23, 2013.

Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the Waters Funeral Chapel at Summersville. Friends may call at the funeral chapel one hour prior to the service on Saturday.


Steven J. Webb 

BLACK FOOT, Idaho — Steven James Webb, 37, of Black Foot, formerly of Surveyor, died Sunday, Oct. 27th, 2013 at his home in Black Foot.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

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