The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 28, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, November 28, 2013

Eugene C. ‘Gene’ Allen

Eugene C. “Gene” Allen, 61, of Oak Hill, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, following a long illness.

In accordance with his wishes he was cremated and a memorial service may be scheduled at a later date.

Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, is in charge of arrangements.

Wilma J. Allen

Wilma J. Allen, 83, of Oceana passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at Bowers Hospice House, Cranberry.

Born April 11, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Frank Harvey and Lillie McCall Harvey.

Wilma was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Matheny, and the Davin Baptist Church. 

She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Allen, Sr.; two daughters, Carol Bachara and Brenda Jean Toler; brothers, Rennis Harvey and Howard Harvey; and sisters, Shelvie Goodman and Retha Lester.

Survivors include sons, Dennis W. Allen, Jr. and his wife Gail, of Oceana, David Allen and his wife Pamela, of Ga., Richard Allen, of the residence; daughter, Gloria Lambert and her husband Freddie, of Lynco; brothers, Rondel Harvey and his wife Kathleen, of Lynco, Frankie Harvey and his wife Diane, of Hickory, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Mary McGovern, of Lynco.

A celebration of Wilma’s life will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in the Evans Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Johnny Toler and Rev. Johnny Hatfield officiating.

Burial will follow at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013.

Those wishing to extend their condolences may do so by visiting

Evans Funeral and Cremation Service of Oceana is serving the Allen family.

Carson Daniel Cadle

Carson Daniel Cadle, an infant, passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013.

Private services were held Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home Beckley, WV.

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