The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


September 30, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Sept. 30, 2013

Frances I. Bright

MULLENS — Frances Iowa Bright, 88, of Mullens passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Highland Avenue Baptist Church, Mullens. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

Arrangements by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

Delmont Farmer

Delmont Farmer, aged 83, of Crab Orchard, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2013, at Golden Harvest Nursing facility in Welch following an extended illness.

Born the 30th day of July 1930 in Crab Orchard, WV, a son to the late Jasper and Mauldie Farmer.

Mr. Farmer held a career as a professional chef and owned his own restaurant in New Castle, Delaware. He was also an avid fisherman.

Along with his parents, those who precede him in death include his wife, Debra Farmer; and daughter, Sharon James.

Survivors include a son, Delmont Farmer, Jr., of New Castle, Delaware; daughter, Yvonne Collins of New Richmond; sisters, Della Mae Farmer, residing in Hinton, and Glorene Gross; brothers, Randolph, Clarence, and Junior Farmer; special granddaughter and care giver, Amanda Durkee; and along with 5 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

In keeping with Delmont’s final wishes, he was cremated.

Memorial Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Chapel in Beckley with Rev. Dave Collins officiating.

Evening of visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until time of service at the funeral chapel.

Private online condolences, floral gifts, and other expressions of sympathy may be made to the family via

Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street in Beckley.

Henry David Mullens

NETTIE — Henry David Mullens, 62, of Nettie died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the White Funeral Home at Summersville with the Revs. Tim Scott and Leotis Ward officiating. Interment will follow in the Ward Road Cemetery at Nettie. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

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