The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 15, 2014

Obituaries — Saturday, March 15, 2014


Mary Ruth Fleming Holdren

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Mary Ruth Fleming Holdren, 82, of Tuscaloosa, formerly of Beckley, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014.

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

Chad Dean Lovelace

MAPLE FORK — Chad Dean Lovelace, 27, of Maple Fork, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014.

Arrangements pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.

Percy Mosley

BOOMER — Mr. Percy Mosley, of Boomer, died Friday, March 14, 2014.

Arrangements entrusted to Anderson-Hairston Funeral Home, Montgomery.

Jessie Marceany Jean Penson and Remington Red Penson

Our precious and much loved babies, Jessie Marceany Jean Penson, 1, and Remington Red Penson, 3 months old, both of Oak Hill, died on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

The children of Kyle Ralph and Ashley Kincaid Penson of Oak Hill, Jessie was born October 22, 2012, at Beckley, and Remington was born December 11, 2013, at Beckley.

In addition to their parents, Jessie and Remington are survived by a brother, Kyle Ralph Jager; grandparents, Melinda Kincaid of Oak Hill and Phillip Adkins of Glen Jean; great-grandfather, Ralph Penson of Corning, Ohio, and aunts and uncles, Josh, Doug and Danny Kincaid and Harold and Kathy Miller, all of Oak Hill.

Joint funeral services will be on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill, with Pastor Bill Fedukovich officiating. Cremation will follow the service.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Carl E. Radford

PRINCETON — Carl Edward Radford, 70, of Princeton, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014.

Arrangements are incomplete at Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

Kathern Reeves

Kathern Reeves, 87, of Daniels, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014.

Arrangements are incomplete. Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home.

Edward ‘Eddie’ Lee Riffe

NORTH CAROLINA — Mr. Edward “Eddie” Lee Riffe, 56, formerly of Jesse, died March 2, 2014, in Greensboro, N.C.

He was born August 11, 1957, in Pineville, to Ernest and Vivian Riffe.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Riffe, and a brother, Clyde Riffe.

Eddie was a member of Winston Salem First Assembly of God.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 36 years, Debbie Riffe of Walnut Cove, a daughter, Angela Riffe of Winston-Salem, two grandchildren who were his life: Trey Myers who has lived with his Papa and Nana since birth and Mackenzie George of Winston-Salem who was Papa’s little girl; his mother, Vivian Bailey of Oceana, a brother, Lewis Riffe and wife, Karen, of Oceana, a niece, Kristin Riffe of Oceana, and a nephew, Jason Riffe and wife, Kristy, of Marlinton, W.Va.

A memorial service will be held at Adam Toler Memorial Funeral Home, on Saturday, March 15th, at 2 p.m., with Pastor J.L. Riffe and Elwood Rakes officiating.

Family will receive friends at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Services entrusted to Adam Toler Memorial Funeral Home, Oceana.

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