Earl Perdue Dies in Hospital
Earl Perdue, 39, Dies In Hospital FAYETTEVILLE (RNS) Raymond Earl Perdue, 39, of Fayetteville, Route 1, died Tuesday in a Beckley hosoital after a long illness. He was born Feb. 29, 1924, in Mullens, a son of Mrs. Parthena Stewart Perdue and the late Lewis Hobart Perdue. He was a miner and a member of the Free Will Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ruby V/ard Perdue; von" sons, Ralph of Chicago and Vernon, James and Daniel, all at home; six daughters, Mrs. Flora Shrewsbury of Chicago Hi., and Wanda Lee, Janice, Laura, Nancy and Althea, all at home; two brothers, Lewis Jr. and Herbert, both of Chicago; two sisters, Mrs. Marjorie Coleman of Fayetteville, Route 2, DEALERS MEET HINTON (RNS)-Ashland 051 Dealers from Beckiey, Bluefield Lewisburg, Marlinton and Summer sville areas met Monday evening at the Steak House in Hinton to hear company representatives outline future plans for marketing in the area. Other marketing sales repres- entives participating in the program were John Muller of Beckley, Harold O'Field of Lewisburg and Randy Flannery of Bluefield. and Mrs. Gladys Blankenship of New Richmond and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the New Richmond Chapel at New Richmond with Rev. Silas Burke Rev. John Richards in charge. Burial will be in the Still Run Cemetery near Mullens. The body svill be taken from the Dodd-Payne Funeral Home in Fayetteville to the hc;ne at 5 p.m. today and to the church one hour prior to service time.