The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


April 11, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, April 11, 2013


Nancy Carroll Goff

VIENNA, Ohio — Nancy Carroll Goff, a native of Cass, died Monday, April 8, 2013.

Service will be noon Saturday, April 13, 2013, at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Arbovale, with the Rev. David Rittenhouse officiating. Burial will follow in the Arbovale Cemetery, Arbovale.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until time of the service Saturday at the funeral home.

Please send online condolences by visiting

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Arbovale.   

Rev. Alvin Lee Guyon

KEYSER — Rev. Alvin Lee Guyon, age 81, of Keyser, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

Per Rev. Guyon’s request his body was donated to medical science at West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va. Rev. James McCune and Rev. Dallas Forren will conduct a memorial service on Sunday, April 14, 2013, 4:30 p.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church in Keyser.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Grace United Methodist Church, 30 S. Mineral St., Keyers, WV 26726 or Burlington United Methodist Family Services, P.O. Box 69, Burlington, WV 26710.

Memories and words of comfort may be left at

Arrangements are under the direction of the Basagic Funeral Home in Petersubrg, W.Va.

Lois Beckler Showalter Herr

EAST PETERSBURG, Pa. — Lois Beckler Showalter Herr, 87, of East Petersburg, formerly of Lewisburg, W.Va., died Monday, April 8, 2013.

A memorial service will be held Friday, April 12, 2013, at East Petersburg Mennonite Church at 10:30 a.m. Greeting and visitation precedes the service at 9:30 a.m., and all are invited to share lunch at the church after the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Lois’ memory may be made to Hospice and Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

Online at

Bachman Funeral Home, Strasburg, Pa.

Eddie Highlander 

Charles Edward “Ed” “Eddie” Highlander, 70, of Beckley, passed away at Hospice House of Beckley, April 8, 2013, he was surrounded by his sons and loved ones. 

Eddie is survived by son Sean Edward Highlander of Gibsonville, N.C., Michael Shane Highlander of Charlotte, N.C. and Chris Shannon Highlander of Park City, Utah and Huntington, W.Va., brother William Highlander of San Jose, Calf., loving grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family. Eddie was a loving father, grandfather and friend to all. 

Ed was born October 16, 1942, to Ronald William Highlander and Lucille Bland of Beckley.

He enjoyed sports especially football but his favorite was baseball which he played as a child and passed down to his sons. 

The family would like to thank all the nurses and staff at Hospice House of Beckley for their loving care and support, as well as Raleigh General Hospital.

The family will see visitors at Melton Mortuary, 1200 Harper Road, Beckley, W.Va. at 5 p.m. with a service to follow at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2013.

Memorial donations may be made to Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1960 Fund at Beckley Area Foundation, 129 Main St., Suite 203, Beckley, W.Va. 25801. 

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at 

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

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