Friday, May 07, 2021

Taken from us far too soon is the joyful laughter of DAVID ARTHUR BECKETT. To hear David laugh was to hear some of the most wonderful music that ever echoed on this Earth. It was deep, infectious, often imitated and, above all, memorable. We are very saddened to announce the death of this la…

Sunday, May 02, 2021

MAX KEITH BEEVER, 95, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Private services for family and relatives will be held on Monday, May 3, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Beard Mortuary with Minister Wayne Carter officiating. Burial will follow in Woodmere…

Saturday, May 01, 2021

JOSHUA KENT ADKINS, 36, of Huntington, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 24, 2021. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Beard Mortuary with Rocky Meadows officiating. He was born September 6, 1984, in Huntington, the son of Gregory Kent Adkins and Donna …

Friday, April 30, 2021

WILMA DOROTHY JOYCE, 90, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at 26th Street Baptist Church with Pastors Tim Arthur and Eric Wallace officiating. Burial will follow in Woodmere Me…

Sunday, April 25, 2021

TERESA ANN EAKLE, 74, of Huntington, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. A graveside service will be held for the family on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. She was born February 13, 1947, the daughter of the late Carl Hewlett and Edna Merz. She was a former special education te…

Friday, April 23, 2021

DAVID A. BALLARD, 70, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away on April 18, 2021. He was born on June 28, 1950, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Carlos R. Ballard Jr. David was preceded in death by his grandfather, Carlos R. Ballard Sr., and his beloved son, Adam P. Ballard. Survivors include his loving wi…

Thursday, April 22, 2021

CONNIE JEAN RANSBOTTOM, 80, of Huntington, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 23, 2021, at Beard Mortuary. Burial will follow in Rome Cemetery, Proctorville, Ohio. The family will receive friends after 11 a.m. …

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

LOLA SUE HARBOUR, 67 of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Sunday, April 18, 2021, at St. Mary’s Medical Center. She was born February 19, 1954, in Atlanta, Ga., the daughter of the late George and Katherine Felter Patterson. She was also preceded in death by a brother, George Alan Patterson. Sh…

Friday, April 09, 2021

GLENDA SHARON SHANNON, 77, of Lesage, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Beard Mortuary with Pastor David Blake officiating. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memorial Ga…

Thursday, April 08, 2021

PEGGY ANNE ESSLINGER, 88, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021, in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. She was born July 14, 1932, in Birmingham, Ala., the daughter of the late Farrow and Edna Smoot Gauntt. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her hus…

Sunday, April 04, 2021

BARBARA SUE BEYMER, 90, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at her home in Huntington, W.Va. She was born May 18, 1930, in Harrisonville, Ohio, the daughter of the late Clarence Earl and Helen Elizabeth Combs Wyatt. Sue treasured time with her family and travel to Myrtle Bea…

Friday, April 02, 2021
Sunday, March 28, 2021

WILLIAM RAY UNDERDONK, 86, of Huntington, passed away March 24, 2021. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Msgr. Dean Borgmeyer officiating. Burial and military rites will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery. The fami…

Sunday, March 14, 2021

IMOGENE FULLER, of Huntington, passed away on Thursday, March 11, 2021, after a long illness. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Beard Mortuary with Pastor Edwin S. Harper officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery. The family will receive fri…

Friday, March 05, 2021

JIMMIE H. REEVES, 79, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away on Monday, February 8, 2021. There will be a Celebration of Life Reception from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Beard Mortuary. He was born January 3, 1942, in Huntington, the son of the late Harry Lee and Cora Esther Saunde…

Wednesday, March 03, 2021
Friday, February 26, 2021
Friday, February 12, 2021

GLORIA WILHOIT HARRIS, 89, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, in Woodlands Retirement Community. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, February 13, 2021, at Beard Mortuary with Rev. Eric Porterfield officiating. Service will be livestreamed on Beard Mortuary …

Sunday, January 17, 2021

On the 9th day of January 2021, the gates of Heaven opened to welcome a wonderful husband, son, father, brother, uncle and friend. This is the day that EDWARD CLAY HEDRICK, that all knew as “Bub,” was called home. We love him truly, and rejoice in his victory, as much as we grieve his taking…

MILDRED KAREN WILSON, 74, of Bear, Delaware, passed away on Wednesday, the 6th of January, at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa., following a long illness. She was born on January 2, 1946, in Matewan, West Virginia, the daughter of Eugene Warren Dean and Mildred Katherine (Kenne…

Friday, January 15, 2021
Sunday, January 10, 2021

MICHAEL WAYNE WEBB, 54, of Huntington, passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at Pleasant Valley Hospital. A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. at Beard Mortuary with Pastor Chuck Smith officiating. The family will receive friends after noon. He was born November 28, 1966…

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

GAIL LYNN HOLLEY, 68, of Huntington, passed away suddenly on December 29, 2020. She was a caring wife, mom, granny, sister, aunt and friend. She left this world way too soon. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, January 8, 2021, at Beard Mortuary with Pastor Bob Withers officiating. Buria…

Sunday, January 03, 2021

JOHN ANTHONY WORLS, 58, of Huntington, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at his residence. Private family graveside services will be held on Tuesday at Ridgelawn Abbey of Devotion. He was born May 22, 1962, in Huntington, the son of Harwin John and Donna LeGrand Worls of Huntington. …

Friday, January 01, 2021

LOIS JAN KAHLE DICKSON, of Huntington, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at noon at Beard Mortuary with Rev. John Minihan officiating. Burial will follow in Woodmere Memorial Park. Onlin…

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Sunday, December 27, 2020

W. EILEEN BAYS, 96, of Huntington, passed away at home on Friday, December 25, 2020. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Beard Mortuary with Pastor Thomas Belville officiating. Service will be livestreamed on Beard Mortuary Facebook Live. The family will receive friends aft…

Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Sunday, December 20, 2020

EDITH JEWELL PRIDDY, 90, of Huntington, passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at Paramount Senior Living. Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 21, 2020, at 1 p.m. at Lewis Memorial Baptist Church with Rev. David Lemming officiating, livestreaming at LMBC.tv and Beard Mort…

Saturday, December 19, 2020
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Sunday, December 06, 2020
Friday, December 04, 2020

SARI ADA BOGGS stepped into heaven on Monday, November 30, 2020. She walked with God for more than 40 years and was a member of First Church of the Nazarene. She was welcomed into heaven by her husband, Ralph; two grandchildren, Ashliegh Bekkala and Annaliese Bias; her stepdaughter, Vicie Kn…

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

BRIAN KEITH ROSS, 59 of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Sunday, November 29, 2020. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, December 3, 2020, at Beard Mortuary with Pastor Cledith Campbell officiating. The service will be livestreamed at Beard Mortuary Facebook live. Burial will follow in Do…

Friday, November 27, 2020
Sunday, November 22, 2020

MARY ALYCE GOULD, 80, of Huntington, passed away peacefully on November 18, 2020, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Monday at noon at Beard Mortuary with Pastor Jason Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. The family will receive…

Sunday, November 15, 2020

ROY LEE NICHOLS, 87, of Huntington, W.Va., went to his Heavenly home on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, November 16, 2020, at Altizer Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Fred Ramey officiating. Military rites and burial will follow at Rome Cemetery, Procto…

Saturday, November 14, 2020

ALICE VIRGINIA THORNHILL, 86, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away on November 11, 2020. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, November 15, at 1 p.m. at Beard Mortuary with Pastor Danny Evans officiating. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends af…

Thursday, November 12, 2020

ELIZABETH ANN McDANIEL, 84, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, with her family by her side. Funeral services and Facebook Live streaming will be at noon Friday, November 13, 2020, at Beard Mortuary with Dan Spears officiating. Entombment will follow at Woodmere …

Friday, November 06, 2020

SAMUEL EDWARD HARDWICK, 77, of Ceredo, W.Va., passed away peacefully on Monday, November 2, 2020, at his residence. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Beard Mortuary with Pastor Robert Withers officiating. Burial will follow in Ridgelawn Memorial Park. …

Thursday, November 05, 2020

MARGARET BASS SHELTON, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away on November 1, 2020, at the age of 88. She was born February 4, 1932, in Logan, W.Va., graduated from Logan High School and attended Marshall University. She retired from Marshall in 1998 after working in the Dean’s Office in the Lewis…

Friday, October 30, 2020

CHARLES F. MANN, 92, of Huntington, W.Va., went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. Graveside services will be held on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Spring Hill Cemetery with Rev. Eric Porterfield officiating. Burial will follow.…

Thursday, October 29, 2020

MARY ELLEN MAYES YOUNG, 69, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020. Funeral services and livestreaming will be held on Friday at 1 p.m. at Beard Mortuary with Pastor Tim Dixon officiating. The family will receive friends after noon. She was born January 11, 1951, in Hu…

Sunday, October 25, 2020
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

CHRISTINA MARIE CREASY, born in South Korea on January 19, 1945, went to be with the Lord at approximately 8:44 a.m. October 17, 2020, in Barboursville, W.Va., where she was a resident of Wyngate Assisted Living. Christina is preceded in death by her first husband, Teddy Gibson of South Char…

Sunday, October 18, 2020

CHRISTINA MARIE CREASY, born in South Korea on January 19, 1945, went to be with the Lord at approximately 8:44 a.m. October 17, 2020, in Barboursville, W.Va., where she was a resident of Wyngate Assisted Living. Christina is preceded in death by her first husband, Teddy Gibson of South Char…

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