The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 16, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, March 16, 2013


Darrell Clinton Lambert

IROQUOIS — Darrell Clinton Lambert, 52, of Iroquois, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2013.

A service to celebrate the life of Darrell Lambert will be 2 p.m. Monday, March 25, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley. Following the services Darrell will be laid to rest at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley. Friends may gather with the family from noon until time of the service Monday at the funeral home.             

Online condolences and other information can be found by visiting

Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, is in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Maddox Martin

BELLE — Mary Maddox Martin, 65, of Belle, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, following a short illness.

Mary was a lifelong resident of Belle and was a member of Judson Baptist Church. She retired from both Walker Machinery and Huntington Banks.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, William Ray “Bill” Martin; son, James William Martin; mother, Nellie Myrtle Maddox Howard; father, James Clifton Maddox, Sr.; and brother, James Clifton Maddox, Jr.

Mary is survived by her daughter, Tara Webb and her husband, Bryan, of Fairmont; brother, Thomas Howard Maddox of Fort Mill, SC.; sisters, Freda Romine of Raleigh, NC., and Nellie Cummins of Atlanta, GA.; and grandson, Bryan Elliott Webb Jr.

In keeping with Mary’s wishes her body has been cremated. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 17th, at Judson Baptist Church, Belle, with Pastor Charles Bolen and Rev. Ron Burnsworth officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to Hubbard Hospice House, 1001 Kennawa Drive, Charleston, West Virginia 25311.

Fidler and Frame Funeral Home, Belle, is in charge of the arrangements.

Hazel Pearl Burgess Stewart

DUBLIN, Va. — Hazel Pearl Burgess Stewart, age 88, of Dublin passed away Friday, March 15, 2013, in the Lewis Gale Hospital, Pulaski.

Born December 15, 1924, in Baileysville, WV, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Burgess and Susan Justice Halcomb. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Ray Stewart; Sons, Benny Joe Stewart and Larry Stewart; Brothers, Edward Halcomb and Jay Halcomb; daughter-in-law, Kathy Stewart; and Son-in-law, Patrick Grygiel.

She was a retired nurse and attended the New Life Church of the Nazarene, Pulaski.

Surviving are Daughters, Patty Grygiel of Dublin, Susan Waggoner and husband, Robert, of Pineville, WV; Sons, Wilburn Stewart and wife, Virginia, of Dublin, Donald Stewart of Salisbury, N.C., Timothy Stewart and wife, Belinda, of Winston-Salem, N.C.; Grandchildren, Diana Lynn Phillips, Deborah Louise Tabor, Timothy Ray Stewart, James Donald Stewart, and Michael Scott Britton. Great-Grandchildren, Bradley Phillips, Andrew Phillips, Megan Stewart, Anna Paige Stewart, Travis Tabor, Jarred Tabor and Cody Stewart. Great-Great-Granddaughter, Taylor Phillips; Sisters, Dorothy Crabtree of Tazewell, Mary Kitts of Bluefield, VA.

Funeral Services will be held Monday 11 a.m., March 18, 2013, in the New Life Church of the Nazarene, 45 South Jefferson Avenue, Pulaski, VA, with Pastor Desmond Barrett officiating.

The family will receive friends Monday from 10 a.m. until the service time at the Church.

Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley, WV.

Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski, is handling the arrangements for the Stewart family. To sign the online guestbook, visit

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