The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 5, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013


Hazel Pollard

PETERSTOWN — Hazel Pollard, 87, of Peterstown, passed away Monday, November 4, 2013, at Bland County Nursing & Rehab, Bastian, Va.  Arrangements are incomplete at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

James Edward Ray Sr.

KENNA — James Edward Ray Sr., 86, of Kenna, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2013. 

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at the Long and Fisher Funeral Home Chapel in Sissonville, with Pastor David Spencer officiating. Interment will follow at Ashby Family Cemetery, 842 Clearview Road, Kenna. 

Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences and other methods of sympathy may be made to the family via

Arrangements with Long and Fisher Funeral Home, 6837 Sissonville Drive, Sissonville.

Ralph Robertson

Ralph Robertson, 71, of Egeria, passed away on Monday, November 4, 2013, at his home.

Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring.

Jimmie C. Souder

OAK HILL — Jimmie C. Souder, 78, of Oak Hill, passed away Nov. 4, 2013 following a short illness.

He was born in Mabscott, W.Va. on Sept. 9, 1935, to the late Hallie and Easter Souder

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters Phyllis and Linda.

Jimmie was a retired coal miner from Siltex Mine in Mt Hope, W.Va. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served in the Korean War. He was a member of the NRA, the United States Bowling Congress, attended North Sand Branch Worship Center. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling and spending time with his family and friends.

Those left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 54 years Verna Souder; two sons, Timothy Souder and wife Jackie of Seneca, S.C., Pastor Ken Souder and wife Sandra of Prosperity; daughter, Terri Souder of Oak Hill; two grandsons, Ryan Souder of Columbus, Ohio and Jared Souder of Oak Hill.

Service will be 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at High Lawn Funeral Chapel, Oak Hill, with Pastor Mickey Mitchell and Pastor Ken Souder officiating. Burial will follow Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Oak Hill.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, at the funeral Home.

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