The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 15, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, October 15, 2013



Orlando ‘Jake’ Copney

Mr. Orlando "Jake" Copney, 59, of Beckley, died Sunday, October 13, 2013.

Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, October 17, 2013, at Greenwood Memorial Park, Beckley. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral parlor.

Condolences may be emailed to

Arrangements by Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.


Kaylee Nevaeh Gilkerson

Kaylee Nevaeh Gilkerson, stillborn daughter of Shane Michael and Jessica Nickole Evans Gilkerson, passed away Friday, October 11, 2013.

Kaylee was preceded in death by her grandfather, Bruce Gilkerson and great grandparents, Gene Evans and Jimmy James.

In addition to her parents she is survived by grandparents, Cecil and Sherry Evans of Oak Hill, Karen and Roger Burtt of Fayetteville, Sheila Berry and husband Buddy of Gatewood; step grandfather great grandparents, Bill and  Yvonne Gilman of Gatewood, Nancy Evans of Oak Hill, Carol Saunders of Beckley; uncle, Jason Evans; aunts, Ginny Bugg and husband John, Brandy Henshu and husband Matt, Bonnie Gilkerson and numerous other family.

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.


Shirley J. Hambrick

Shirley J. Hambrick, 64, passed away October 13, 2013.

She was born January 18, 1949, to the late General and Myrtle Pritchard Maynard.

Shirley was known as a truly kind-hearted and caring person and the best Mom-Maw.

In addition to her parents those preceding her in death are brothers and sisters, Audrey Bais, Jimmy Maynard, Mary Elkins and Bill Maynard; two grandchildren, Wesley Toler and Michelle Barnard.

Those left to cherish her memory include daughters, Audrey Toler and her husband Bobby; Barbara Roach and her husband Mark, Kim Hopchak and her husband Michael, and Leigh Roberts and her husband Anthony; brother, Kenneth Maynard; grandchildren, Samantha Davidson, Billy Davidson, Matthew Toler, Linnie Pooh Toler, Cheryl Barnard, Robbie Barnard, Amanda Tuck, Ashley Huckleberry, Lauri Leigh Treadway, Issac Roberts and Evan Roberts and eight great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 16, at High Lawn Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Paul Neil officiating. Burial will follow in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Chapel, Oak Hill.

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