The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 18, 2013

Obituaries — Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Clark ‘Pee Wee’  Adkins

KENNEY MOUNTAIN — Clark “Pee Wee” Adkins, 61, of Keeney Mountain, died Monday,  December 16, 2013.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, December 19, 2013, at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating. Friends may call from noon until service time on Thursday. Following Clark’s wishes the body will be cremated following the services.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp. com

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

Paul McVey Bennett Jr.

Paul McVey Bennett Jr., 80, of Beckley, passed away at the Charleston Area Medical Center General Division on Tuesday, December 17, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.

Betty Jo Cook

Betty Jo Reed Cook, 84, of Crab Orchard,  died Tuesday, Dec. 17th, 2013, at the University of Virginia Medical Center following a short illness.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s  guestbook at www.meltonmortuary. com

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

Larkin Edward DeLung

MOSSY — Larkin Edward DeLung, 68, of Mossy, died Sunday, December 15, 2013, in Raleigh General Hospital at Beckley.

Born on April 18, 1945; he will be missed by all.

He is survived by his daughter, Sherry and husband Victor Metz of Richmond, Va.; four grandchildren, Ashley and James Cottrell, Tiffani and Brooke Metz.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Marvin and mother, Ida Lafferty DeLung of Mossy; also sister, Ada Lou Davis of Dothan, W.Va.

Those left to cherish his memory are brothers, James DeLung and wife Patricia of Laurel, Md., Frank DeLung and wife Sharon of Oak Hill; sister, Gayle Kees and husband JR. of McHenry, Miss.; aunt Louise Treadway of Beckley, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 19, 2013, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

Friends may gather with the family Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley.

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