The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 22, 2012

Obituaries — Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012

Louella Margaret Bennett

Louella Margaret Bennett, age 54, of Cool Ridge, passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2012, at her home.

Born on December 8, 1957, in Pluto, W.Va., she was the daughter of Ruby Bennett of Beaver, and the late John David Bennett.

Louella was a homemaker, and had made her home at Cool Ridge, having been reared at the Old Eccles Road area.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Melvin Bennett.

Surviving other than her mother include her daughter, Danita Simmons and her husband Daniel of Cool Ridge; three brothers, Gary Bennett of Daniels, Raydean Bennett and his wife Linda of Beaver, Ernie Bennett of Beaver; a sister Loretta Bennett of Beckley; seven grandchildren, Jared, Brittany, Matthew, Makayla, Danielle, Gabrielle, and Allyssa. Louella’s companion Calvin Hatfield of Cool Ridge.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 1 p.m., with Rev. Orville Setliff officiating. Burial will follow at the Bennett Family Cemetery at Bennett Mountain.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Family members will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be sent to our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry. net

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring.

Edith Blankenship

FRANKFORD — Edith Blankenship, 83, of Frankford, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012.

A memorial visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg.

No other service will be held.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.

Arrangements by Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg.E PIC

Frances Aretha Carson

Mrs. Frances Aretha Carson, 82, of Beckley, died Monday, November 19, 2012.

Born March 17,1930 in Glen Rogers, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Franklin Adelino D’Oliveria and Cleo D’Oliveria Johnson.

Mrs. Carson was a member of Welcome Baptist Church, Beckley and was a Nursing Assistant at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital for 32 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Carson Sr., son, William H. Carson Jr., brothers, Cubit Frank D’Oliveria and Adelino D’Oliveria.

Those left to cherish her precious memories are her children, Gary R. (Nancy) Carson of Beckley; Rev. Bruce R. (Nina) Carson of Minden; Phillip Carson of Beckley; Steven A. (Carla) Carson of Harper; Derek R. Carson of Beckley, Anita D. (George) Morton of Beckley; Mary F. Allen of Gahanna, Ohio; Linda Y. (Walter) Robinson of Carriacou, Grenada; and Stephanie R. Carson of Gahanna, Ohio; 28 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, 3 great- great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be 12 p.m. Saturday, November 24, 2012 at Welcome Baptist Church, 206 8th Street, Beckley, with Rev. David Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.

Condolences may be emailed to

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Larry Cook Jr.

Larry Cook Jr., age 51, of Coal City, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Arrangements are pending completion at Rose and Quesenberry, 1901 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley.

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