The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 18, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012

Joseph John Braskey

ALDERSON — Joseph John Braskey, 96, of Alderson died Feb. 15, 2012.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton with Father Paul Wharton officiating.

Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

Nancy Carolyn Buckland Brierley

Nancy Carolyn Buckland Brierley died at 7:10 p.m. Feb. 16, 2012.

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements are pending at Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

Lorene ‘Betty’ Campbell

Lorene “Betty” Campbell of Beckley died Wednesday, February 15th, 2012, at Heartland Nursing Home following a long illness. She was in her 80th year.

Born April 14th, 1931, at Bossevain, Va., “Betty,” as she was affectionately known, was the daughter of the late Sterling and Della Mae Boone Davidson of Detroit, Mich. Her brothers and sister, James and Claude Davidson and Dorothy Bearre, have preceded her in death.

Betty was raised in Virginia and attended Virginia public schools, the last being Pocahontas High School. She was an avid reader and a member of the Calvary Assembly of God. In addition to her family, she was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Bernard Ralph Campbell, in Oct. of 1991 and a granddaughter, Donna Jo Campbell.

Her children are Rosa McKinney (Matt Mitchell), B.R. Campbell Jr. (Nancy), Hoppy Campbell (Kathy), Dorothy Lorene Roach (David), Betty Jo Miller (Tony), Jake Campbell (Tina), Randy Campbell (Cathy), and Della Sue Campbell (Kenny Daniels); numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.

The Funeral will be held Saturday, February 18th, at 3 p.m. at the Calvary Assembly of God, 319 Sunset Drive, Beckley. Brother John Jordan and Brother George Mandacunis will be officiating. Committal services will follow in the Resthaven Memorial Park in Princeton at 4:30 p.m.

The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Melton Mortuary, 1200 Harper Road, Beckley, and one hour prior to the services on Saturday at the church.

The family suggests donations of sympathy can be made to the Calvary Assembly of God, 319 Sunset Drive, Beckley, WV 25801, Bowers Hospice House, PO Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802, or the charity of your choice. “I’ve gone to be with Jesus and with Ralph.”

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Inc., Beckley.

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