The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


September 22, 2012

Obituaries - Saturday, September 22, 2012


Margaret ‘Suge’ O’Dell

Margaret “Suge” O’Dell, 89, of Beckley, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden, with Pastor Marvin Horan officiating. The burial will follow the service in Youngers Hollow Cemetery, Campbells Creek. Family and friends may call one hour prior to the service Sunday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, 4203 Salines Drive, Malden.

Shirley Ann Darlington Peters

Shirley Ann (Darlington) Peters, 76, of Glen Morgan, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 20, 2012.

Born September 10, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Mason and Hucie Mann Darlington.

Shirley enjoyed dancing, crafting, music, yodeling and most of all spending time with her family. She was a graduate of Shady Spring High School and of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents, Shirley is preceded in death by her sister, Carolyn Sue Darlington, and great-grandson, Joseph Hosler.

Those left to cherish her memories include her loving husband of 57 years Bill R. Peters Sr.; sisters, Ruby Alice Akers, Patty Cannon; brother, Ralph Darlington and wife Tomi Peck; daughter, Pamela Thacker and husband Adam of Sylvester; son, Billy Ray Peters Jr. and wife Christy Graham of Glen Morgan; grandchildren, Tina Byrd and husband James of Beckley, Clayton Hollingsworth and wife Rebecca of Beckley, Jeanie Hosler and husband Jeff of Beckley, Billy Ray Peters III, and wife Danielle of Glen Morgan, and their mother, Carol Barclay, Daysha Mills, Kailey Cabe, Isaak Ritchie, Ariana Powell and their mother Christy; Mathew DeBerry, Sammy Peters, Serenity Whitener, Aubrey Whitener and their mother, Amy Whitener; great-grandchildren, Erica Redden, Courtney Redden, Kaitlyn Hollingsworth, Jaylyn Byrd, Chelsea Hollingsworth, Rylea Hosler and Allie Hosler.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, September 24, 2012, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley, with Pastor Michael Knotts officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

Friends may gather with the family Monday from 12 to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family requests that memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at Alzheimer’s Association West Virginia, 1601 Second Avenue, Charleston, WV 25387. 

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley.

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