The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 31, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013


Elizabeth Irene Pugh

DANESE — Elizabeth Irene Pugh, 87, of Danese, passed away early Monday morning, Dec. 30, 2013.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Wallace & Wallace of Rainelle will be assisting the family.

Daniel Howard Settle

OAK HILL — Daniel Howard Settle, 63, of Oak Hill, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at his home.

Born August 28, 1950, at Ingram Branch, he was the son of the late Leonard Oliver and Dorothy Mae Evans Settle.

Daniel was a coal miner having worked for Consolidation Coal and Costain Coal Company. He was a member of the First Church of God, Carlisle.

Two brothers, Emile Lee Settle and Loranzia Bruce Settle, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his loving family which include his wife, Janetta Mae “Jan” Wagner Settle; two daughters, Dana Lynn Settle of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Stephanie Ann Settle of Crossville, Tenn.; stepson, Shawn Sexton and wife, Shelly, of Oak Hill; stepdaughter, Amy Sexton Williamson and husband, Todd, of New Cumberland, Pa.; four brothers, Dallas Settle, James Ray Settle, John Roy Settle and Thomas Mark Settle; and four sisters, Velva Jean Walker, Drema Sue Johns, Rosalie Gale Wriston and Deborah Kay Settle.

He is also survived by four grandchildren, Caleb Sexton, Kirstin Evans, Jacob Williamson and Hailey Williamson.

Funeral services will be on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Rev. Richard Allen officiating. Entombment will be at High Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Oak Hill. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV.

Clara Mae Hill Skeens

RICH CREEK, Va. — Clara Mae Hill Skeens, 68, of Rich Creek, Va., passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. 

Funeral services will be at noon today at the First United Methodist Church at Rich Creek, Va., with Pastor Doug Hyndrich and Pastor Aubrey Whitlow officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunrise Memorial Gardens, Rich Creek, Va. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of the service today at the church.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations of sympathy be made to the First United Methodist Church of Rich Creek, Building Fund, 108 Old Virginia Ave., Rich Creek, VA 24147, or to the Riverview Nursing Home, Resident Fund, 120 Old Virginia Ave., Rich Creek, VA 24147.

Online guestbook can be signed or condolences can be sent to the Skeens family at

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

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