The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 6, 2014

Obituaries — Thursday, March 6, 2014


Glenna Fay Hudson Coleman

MOUNT HOPE — Glenna Fay Hudson Coleman, age 82, formerly of Mount Hope, died at her home in Elkridge, Md., on Thursday, February 26, 2014.

Born January 10, 1932 at Mount Hope, she was the daughter of the late Cecil and Ethel Hudson.

Glenna was retired from Mariner Nursing Home in Laurel, Md.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester James “Buster” Coleman Jr. who was a son of the late Chester and Veda Smith Coleman of Dothan. Sons, Kevin Lee Coleman, John Steven Coleman and Ricky Dean Coleman; daughters, Lois Coleman and Susan Elizabeth Coleman Deithorn; a grandson, Brian; brother, Galen and two sisters, Nona Gay and May also preceded her in death.

She is survived by five sons, James M. Coleman Sr. and wife, Peggy, Randall N. Coleman and wife, Kathy, Timothy R. Coleman Sr. and wife, Sue, Charles Bartley Coleman Sr. and wife, Jody A. and Leslie W. Coleman; son-in-law, Shane Deithorn; 17 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.

Glenna also leaves behind many family members and friends in Fayette County. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

At her request, Mrs. Coleman was cremated. There will be no service. Her cremains will be interred beside her daughter and grandson at Pine Grove Cemetery, Mt. Airy, Md.

Online condolences may be sent at

Information submitted by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Darrell Dawson

Dennis Darrell Dawson, 81, of Beckley died Sunday, Feb. 23rd, 2014.

Committal services will be Sunday, March 9th at 4 p.m. in the Oak Grove Christian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Melton Mortuary. Those wishing to attend the committal services are asked to be at the mortuary by 3:30 p.m.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

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