The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 15, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013


James Tommy Miller

HICO — James Tommy Miller, 88, of Hico, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2013, following a long illness.

Tommy was born June 11, 1924, in Powellton, WV. He was a son of the late Isaac Clarence Miller and Lena Garnet Walker Miller.

Tommy was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII, a member of Ansted VFW, Gideons and the Masonic Lodge of Ansted, he was a retired insurance agent for Nationwide Insurance Company and a member of Ansted Baptist Church of Ansted.

He is survived by his wife Janet; two daughters, Vicki Eades and Jack of Mt. Nebo, Janice Fleming and Denver of Kimberly; three sons, James Ray Miller and Kathi of Ansted, Daniel Lane Miller and Tena of Kingsland, Ga., Ronald DePugh of Kimberly; two sisters, Helen Winebrenner of Gauley Bridge, Emogene Pierson of Taylors, NC; three brothers, C. Sam Miller of Oak Hill, Don Miller and Judy of Ansted, Kenneth Miller of Weaversville, NC; 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 11 Wednesday, at Ansted Baptist Church in Ansted with Pastor Jack Eades, James Miller and Pastor Doug Eades officiating. Entombment will follow at the Chapel of Rest Mausoleum in Victor.

Friends may call Tuesday, January 16, 2013, 6 to 8 p.m. at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home Chapel in Ansted.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Gideons c/o Darrell Garcia, 311 Porter Street, Beckley, WV 25801.

Online condolences may be sent to

Wallace and Wallace of Ansted is in charge of the arrangements.

Denise E. Nary

Denise Elaine Nary, 50, of Beckley died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary Inc., Beckley.

Lydia Comstock Alderson Preston

LEWISBURG — Lydia Comstock Alderson Preston, 97, of Lewisburg, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.

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