The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


April 5, 2014

Obituaries — Saturday, April 5, 2014

Jerry Wayne Atwell

RED SULPHUR SPRINGS — Jerry Wayne Atwell, 56, of Boones Mill, Va., formerly of Red Sulphur Springs, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014. 

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, with Pastor Joe Spencer and the Rev. Daniel Michael officiating. Burial will follow in the Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery, Red Sulphur Springs. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at the funeral home.

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

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

Glenda Yvonne Wright Bradshaw

ATLANTA, Ga. — Glenda Yvonne Wright Bradshaw, 71, of Atlanta, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Hospital of natural causes in Atlanta.

Born February 27, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Wilbur and Mattie Ebert Wright.

Glenda was a 1961 graduate of Trap Hill High School. She was a longtime resident of Eccles, W.Va., and a longtime member of Eccles 1st Baptist Church. Glenda retired from the WV Dept. of Health and Human Resources.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Stephen Bradshaw of Cumming, Ga.; daughter-in-law, Mary Bradshaw of Cumming, Ga.; sister, Sharon Pruett of Johns Creek, Ga.; brother-in-law, Harold Pruett of Johns Creek, Ga.; brother, Dale Wright of Beckley, and sister-in-law, Sue Wright of Beckley.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley, with Rev. Garry Hall officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

Friends may gather with the family Saturday from 6 to 8 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.

Hughie Alvin Canterbury

Hughie Alvin Canterbury, 93, of Sophia, passed away Thursday April 3, 2014.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, April 7, at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley with Bishop James Bostic and Bishop F.D. Sexton officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the services Monday.

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.

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