The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 6, 2014

Obituaries — Monday, Jan. 6, 2014


Ricardo Lewis

Mr. Ricardo Lewis, of Beckley, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. 

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

James Lorn McGhee

PETERSTOWN — James Lorn McGhee, 89, of Peterstown, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.

Arrangements are incomplete at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown,

Agnes Leona O’Brien

EL PASO, Texas — Agnes Leona O’Brien, 64, a native of Ronceverte, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte is in charge of the arrangements, which are incomplete at this time.

Grover Donald Plumley

FAYETTEVILLE — Grover Donald Plumley, 70, of Fayetteville, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2014, at home.

Born on July 22, 1943, at Winona, WV, he was the son of Grover Dewey and Ora Richmond Plumley.

Mr. Plumley was a WV Department of Highway retired Civil Engineer. He graduated from WV Tech at Montgomery (now WV University Institute of Technology). He served on the Fayette County Solid Waste Committee.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his twin sisters, Jerelene F. Young and Helene Plumley.

Left with many wonderful memories include his sister, Linda Lee Elmore (Harley) of Chattanooga, TN; nephews, Ronald Young (Nancy) of Beckley, Mike Young (Danita) of Fayetteville, Greg Young (Carrie) of Elkview and Marc Elmore of Chattanooga, TN; nieces, Sherri Lucas (Doug) of Glen Daniel and Cathy Gist (Greg) of Plano, TX, and brother-in-law, Loren Young of Fayetteville. Other survivors include Jamie Young of Hamilton, NJ, Katie Young (Kyle) of Beckley, Stephanie and Mackenzie Young of Elkview, Taylor French of Charleston, Phillip (Leslie) Young of Charleston, Jackson Young and Chris (Tonja) Young, both of Fayetteville.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Pastor Justin Seay officiating. Burial will follow at Highlawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

The family will receive friends one hour before the funeral at the funeral home.

For those wishing to express their condolences to the Plumley family, you may do so by visiting our website at

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, will be assisting the family.

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