The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


July 2, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, July 2, 2013


Sandra Kay Fuller

CHARLESTON — Ms. Sandra Kay Fuller, 53, of Charleston, died Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

Born March 9, 1960, in Beckley, she was the daughter of the late Saul Edward and Geraldine Helen Ross Fuller.

She was a teacher’s aide for Kanawha County Board of Education and a member of Glorious Liberty Apostolic Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Saul Edward Fuller, Jr.

Those left to cherish precious memories are brothers, Melvyn D. Fuller of Beckley, and James Michael (Patty) Fuller of Glen Rogers; sister, Mabel (Allen) Drafton of Lester and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Heart of God Ministries, 1703 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley, with Bishop Willie Schofield, Jr., officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park, Beckley.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.

Condolences may be emailed to

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Bonnie Plumley Pack Helton

OAK HILL — Bonnie Plumley Pack Helton, 72, of Oak Hill, passed away at her home on Sunday, June 30, 2013.

Born at Pear, W.Va., she was the daughter of Clifford Plumley and Pansy Smith Plumley.

Mrs.  Helton was a former retail sales clerk, having retired from Kmart. She was a member of the Mt. Hope Christian Church, and had made her home at Mt. Hope for greater part of her adult life.

Mrs. Helton loved her “critters”, and enjoyed playing cards.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Bobby Dale Plumley.

Survivors include her husband, James Helton; five children: David Pack Jr. of Oak Hill,  Lisa Okes and her husband Tracy of Cool Ridge, Debbie Helton, Carol Mottram, and Sharon Helton, all of Sacramento, Cal.; two brothers, Bruce Plumley of Mt. Hope and Bert Plumley and his wife Edith of New Mexico; two sisters, Betty Jane Bennett and her husband Daris of Abraham, and Barbara Bazzie and her husband Joey of North Carolina.  Six grandchildren: Sharon Baker, Brantley Sanger, Thomas Okes, Michael Tessmann, Daniel Helton, and Jarron Mottram; great-grandchildren, Rylan Buskus, Cali Tessmann, Jeremiah Helton, Harland Todd II and Cameron Bowles.

Funeral services will be conducted to Celebrate The Life Of Bonnie Pack Helton on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley at 11 a.m., with Rev. Dennis Kinzer officiating. Burial will follow at the Washington Plumley Cemetery at Plumley Mountain.

Friends may visit with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

In lieu of flowers donations of sympathy may be made to Hospice of Southern WV, P.O. Box 1472, Beckley, WV, in memory of Mrs. Helton.

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 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.

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