Suggest Edits
 Howard William Shrewsbury

Photo added by Cherie Atkinson Clark

Howard William Shrewsbury

  • Birth 23 Mar 1920 Besoco, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 26 Mar 1984 Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
  • Plot Highlawn 18-34 Flat Section
  • Memorial ID 12607510

From the Beckley Post-Herald AND the Raleigh Register, Wednesday, March 29, 1984

Howard W. Shrewsbury, 64, of Crab Orchard, died Monday at 8:15 p.m. in a Richmond, Va., hospital of natural causes.

Born March 23, 1920, in Besoco, he was a son of the late George and Mattie Shrewsbury.
Mr. Shrewsbury was a 37-year resident of Raleigh County and was a Baptist. He was a coal miner, a construction worker and a World War II Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Lola Mae Shrewsbury; two sons, Dennis and Roger Shrewsbury, both of Crab Orchard; four daughters, Dorlia Cox, Jan Lacy, Judy Shrewsbury and Sylvia Sweeney, all of Crab Orchard; two sisters, Jane Rochell of Logan and Macie Church of Crab Orchard.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. in the Melton Mortuary chapel in Beckley with the Rev. Robert Combs officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley with graveside rites conducted by the Sophia-Midway VFW Post 4326.

Friends may call today from 6 pm to 9pm.

Pallbearers will David Combs, Stanley Sweeney, Ronnie Long, Kenneth Rakes, Bob Milam and Jackie Cozart.

****NOTE: His sister Jane's name should have been spelled "Rockel"


Family Members


  • Created by: Cherie Atkinson Clark
  • Added: 5 Dec 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12607510
  • Cherie Atkinson Clark
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Howard William Shrewsbury (23 Mar 1920–26 Mar 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12607510, citing Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Cherie Atkinson Clark (contributor 46796100) .