The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 4, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, October 4, 2013

Edith Elizabeth Chambers

Edith Elizabeth Chambers, 86, of Mabscott, passed away October 1, 2013.

Born October 9, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Leroy Douglas and Hester Prichard.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Carol Chambers and her daughters, Carol Jajcinovic and Peggy Lynn Chambers.

Those left to cherish her memory include, children, Pamela Sue Jerousek and husband James, Delmar Chambers  and wife Myrtle, Charles Chambers and wife Linda; 14 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; seven  great-great-grandchildren; sister, Juanita; brothers, James and Charles. Edith was a step-sister of many living and deceased siblings.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 5, 2013, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home Beckley with Pastor Greg Scarbro officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

Friends may gather with the family Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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

Forrest Ray Childs

RUPERT — Forrest Ray Childs, 84, of Rupert, died on September 24, 2013, after an extended illness.

He was born May 25, 1929, in Garret County, Md. He was the son of the late James Childs and Sylvia Rheinhart (Childs) Lewis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Arthur Childs; two sisters, Shirley Childs and Winonah (Childs) Lewis.

He is survived by a daughter, Sandra (Robert) Eakens of Warren, Ohio; one step-son, Robert (Carolyn) Alderman II of Waynesboro, Va.; two step-daughters, Vanessa Callison of Ansted and Cynthia (Robert) Miller of Akron, Ohio; 10 grandchildren: Yvonne Little, Holly Eakens, Michael (April) Callison, Jessica (Ernest) Tilley, Ernie Miller, Chris Miller, Carlton (Wilshonnoa) Wells, Julian Wells, Mario Wells, and Caula Wells; 13 great-grand children and a number of nieces, nephews and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 12th, 2013, at 3 p.m. at the Rupert Church of God on Pocahontas Street, Rupert, with Pastor Frank Jones and Pastor Carolyn E. Alderman officiating.

Please send online condolences to:

Arrangements handled by Wallace & Wallace, Inc. of Rainelle.

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