The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 6, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, May 6, 2013


Catherine Pate Hutchens

Catherine Pate Hutchens of Beckley died Sunday, May 5, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

Frederick D. ‘Freddie’ Schlager

PETERSTOWN — Frederick D. “Freddie” Schlager, age 51, formerly of Glen Fork, WV, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the home of his mother.

Born June 6, 1961, at Beckley, WV, he was the son of Janice M. Hughes Schlager of Peterstown, and the late Fred S. Schlager, Jr.

Freddie had worked as a Diesel Mechanic for World Wide Equipment in Princeton and Rt. 100 Trucking at Dublin, VA.

In addition to his mother, survivors include four sisters, Deborah Lafferty and husband Delmar of Beckley, WV, Pamela Shrewsbury and husband Phillip of Peterstown, WV, Shirley Milam and husband James of Bluefield, WV, and his twin sister, Lisa Brown and husband Gerald “Jerry” of Cashmere, WV, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, WV, with Rev. James Milam officiating. Burial will follow in the Peterstown Cemetery, Giles County, VA.

Friends may call from 12 noon until time of the services Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Bradley Lafferty, Matthew Trump, Phillip Shrewsbury II, Aaron Milam, Dylan Brown, Ryker Young and Jason Dowdy will serve as pallbearers.

Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the Schlager family at

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.

Patricia Faye Stover

Patricia Faye Stover, 71, of Dorothy, died Saturday, May 4, 2013.

Services to celebrate the life of Patricia Faye Stover will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley. Entombment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley. Friends may gather with the family from 1 p.m. until time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, is honored to be serving the Stover family.

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