The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 11, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, Oct, 11, 2013

David Wesley Bowles

ROCK HILL, S.C. — David Wesley Bowles, 59, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home. A celebration of life will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1175 Albright Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

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Forrest Ray Childs

RUPERT — Forrest Ray Childs, 84, of Rupert, died Sept. 24, 2013.

A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Rupert Church of God on Pocahontas Street, Rupert, with Pastor Frank Jones and Pastor Carolyn E. Alderman officiating.

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Arrangements handled by Wallace & Wallace Inc. of Rainelle.


Harold Lloyd Cole

ANSTED — Harold Lloyd Cole, 93, of Ansted, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, in Beckley, W.Va., following a long illness.

Harold was born March 8, 1920, in Jodie, W.Va.; he was the son of the late Frank Summers Cole and Leota Ann Skaggs Cole.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Kathleen Bibb, Hazel McGraw, Lizzie McHenry, Mary Lou Hall, Mabel Sims Wilson, Nellie Eades, Frankie Cole and Sherman Cole.

He worked at Gauley Mountain Coal Co. and was retired from Cannelton Coal Co. He was a member of the UMWA and a member of Beacon Baptist Church at Ansted.

Harold is survived by a daughter, Wilma Fox and Allen of Lansing; two sons, Harold Franklin Cole and Freda of Verona, Ky., and Tilman E. Cole and Linda of Ansted; a sister, Inez Eades of Ansted; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home Chapel, Ansted, with Pastor Clarence Grigsby and Pastor Doug Eades officiating. Burial will follow in Restlawn Memory Gardens, Victor.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of the service Saturday at the funeral home in Ansted.

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Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Ansted, is in charge of the arrangements.

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