The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 13, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, Dec. 13, 2013

Chester Cantley

ANDERSON, Ind. — Owen (Chester) Cantley, 90, formerly of Rock Creek, died Nov. 6, 2013.

Memorial services were 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Park Place Church of God, Anderson, Ind., with Pastor David Markle and Pastor Carma Wood officiating.

In lieu of flowers, friends and family are asked to make contributions to Park Place Church of God Children’s Center Food Pantry or Heartland Hospice in Indianapolis.

Arrangements by Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, Anderson, Ind.

Jerry Lee Cole

Jerry Lee Cole, 56, of Beckley, passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at Bowers Hospice House following a long illness.

Born July 8, 1957, he was the son of the late Lee and Eleanor Cole.

He is survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins as well as by numerous friends and neighbors.

Jerry was anxious to spend Christmas in Heaven with His Savior.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, December 13, 2013, in the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel with Jerry’s Pastor Steven Beverly of the Beckley Regular Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Special thanks to the caring staff of Hilltop Center and Bowers Hospice House.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV 25801.

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

Dempsey F. Cyrus

GREEN SULPHUR SPRINGS — Dempsey F. Cyrus, 85, of Green Sulphur Springs, passed away Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel. Burial will follow in the Hicks-Cyrus Cemetery on Shepherd Mountain. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral parlors.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

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