The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


September 12, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013



Margaret I. Lipps

RONCEVERTE — Margaret I. Lipps, 88, of Ronceverte, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.

Service will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg, with the Rev. Bill Bryant officiating. Burial will follow in the Calvary United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lewisburg.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at the funeral home.

Please send online condolences by visiting

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.


Sarge McGhee

 MULLENS — William Cleveland Sarge McGhee, 92, of Mullens, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2013 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley.

Memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, September 15, 2013 at the Highland Avenue Baptist Church, Mullens.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

Information submitted by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.


Travis James Morales

RICHWOOD — Travis James Morales, 31, of Richwood, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2013.

Service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood, with Pastor Larry Russell officiating. Burial will follow in Richwood Cemetery, Richwood.

Friends may call 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood.


Josephine B. Nickell

OAK HILL — Josephine B. Nickell, 89, of Oak Hill, died on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home, in Oak Hill. Burial will be at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.


Sonja Katherine ‘Katbird’ Poole

OAK HILL — Sonja Katherine “Katbird” Poole, formerly of Oak Hill, passed away on August 15, 2013 at her home in Valley Village, California.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Jones Avenue Church of God in Oak Hill.

Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneral

Information submitted by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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