The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 4, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Nov. 4, 2013


James D. ‘Jim’ Turner

James D. “Jim” Turner, 72, of Beckley, passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

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

Hallie Mae Ward

Hallie Mae Ward, age 80, of Daniels, WV, passed away on Friday, November 1, 2013, at the Raleigh Center at Daniels, WV.

Born on June 16, 1933, in Raleigh County, she was the daughter of the late Edward Harold Wheeler and Louise McKinney Wheeler.

Mrs. Ward was a homemaker, and was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Marshall Ward, by children Brenda Ward and Debbie Shuck, and by sisters Virginia Dale Wheeler and Frances Richardson.

Surviving children, Margie Leininger and her husband Glen of Rock Hill, SC, Paula Pulsifer and her husband James of Mexico, Maine, Dreama Morgan and her husband Walter of Crab Orchard, Patricia Ward of Shady Spring, Sherri Murphy of Fort Meyers, Florida, James (Bug) Ward and wife Carol of Shady Spring, and Russell Johnson and his wife Deborah of Charleston, SC.

Brothers, Roger Dale Wheeler of Danville, Virginia, Charles Edward Wheeler of Beckley, Robert Wheeler of Deepwater, WV, Donald Wheeler of Tennessee, and Gene Autry Wheeler of Cleveland, Ohio.

Sisters, Jeri Cozart of Beckley, Geneva Grimes of Mabscott, WV, Linda Faye Jones of Charleston, and Alice Bohanon of Kentucky.

25 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Orville Setliff officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity. Friends may visit with the family from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Family members will serve as pallbearers.

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at

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

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