The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


September 27, 2012

Obituaries — Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012


Troy David Cook

Troy David Cook, 53, of Beckley, died Saturday, September 22, 2012.

Born April 6,1959, in Mullens, W.Va., he was the son of Anna Crocket Cook and the late Troy Dennis Cook.

Mr. Cook was a veteran and a member of Heart of God Ministries.

He was preceded in death by his father, Troy Dennis Cook and his brother-in-law, James Rhodes.

Left to cherish precious memories are sons, Brandin (Felicia) Cook and Justin Cook, both of Beckley; daughter, Christin Cook of Denver, Colo.; mother, Anna Cook of Beckley; brother, Randall Cook of Beckley; sisters, Brenda Rhodes, Cynthia Grant, Katrina Cook Lisa Cook, and Leigh Ann Dodson, all of Beckley, and Shelia Cook of South Point, Ohio; two grandchildren, Jeremiah David Cook and Nevaeh Cook and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, September 28, 2012, at Heart of God Ministries, 1703 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley, with Bishop Fred T. Simms officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park, Beckley.

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.

Lawrence Dow Jr.

Lawrence Dow Jr., died Wednesday, September 19, 2012.

Service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, September 29,2012 at Greater Holy Tabernacle Church, 303780 Third Avenue, 171st Street, Bronx, NY.

Viewing will be from 9 to 10 a.m. at the church.

Submitted by Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Herbert Lee Friel

MARLINTON — Herbert Lee Friel, 71, of Marlinton, passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2012.

Services will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 29, 2012, at the Lantz Funeral Home in Buckeye, with Rev. Bob Mann officiating. Interment will follow in the Cochran Cemetery at Onota.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday September 28, 2012 at the Funeral Home.

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