The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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September 4, 2013

Obituaries — Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013

Allaine Rae Allen Arbaugh

Allaine Rae Allen Arbaugh, age 85, of Raleigh, WV, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2013, at the Bowers Hospice House.

Born on February 17, 1928, in Raleigh, she was the daughter of the late Charles Allen and Cora Brogan Allen.

Mrs. Arbaugh was a retired employee for the Raleigh County Board of Education, where she served as a cook for Stratton Junior High School, and last from Shady Spring Elementary School.

She attended the Raleigh Baptist Church, and had made Raleigh her home for most of her life.

Mrs. Arbaugh was preceded in death by her husband, Roy E. Arbaugh, by brothers, Sidney, Claude, Lee,  C.F. “Jake,” and John Allen, and by sisters Bertha Gill, Juanita Boley, Goldie Lewis, and Edith Vest.

Survivors include her children, Roy I. Arbaugh and his wife Brenda of Castalian Springs, TN, Donna Harmon and her husband William of Daniels, Diane May and her husband David of Sevierville, TN, Becky Arbaugh of Beckley, and Lora Jarrell and her husband Tim of Rock Hill, SC; step-sons, Jerry Wayne Arbaugh of Oregon, Gene Arbaugh of Oak Hill, and James Arbaugh of Rainelle.

A brother, Ernest “Rusty” Allen of Shady Spring, and a sister Lorraine Lacek of Daniels.

14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild also survive.

Funeral services were conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at 8 p.m. with Rev. Rodney Allen officiating. Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at

In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be made to Bowers Hospice House, located at 454 Cranberry Dr. in Beckley, in memory of Mrs. Arbaugh.

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

Sandra Jo Bailey

Sandra Jo Bailey, 57, of Crane St., Beckley, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at Raleigh General Hospital following a long illness.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley, WV.

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