The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 15, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, October 15, 2013



Mazie Harrison

Mazie Lambert Harrison, 68, of Eccles, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at www.meltonmortuary. com

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.


Preston Lee Kelly

WEIRWOOD — Preston Lee Kelly, 68, of Weirwood, died on Sunday, October 13, 2013, at his home.

Born May 2, 1945, at Mahan, W.Va., he was the son of the late Ruby Laura Kelly Dotson and stepson of Charlie Dotson.

Preston was a retired school bus driver for the Fayette County Board of Education with 23 years service. He was also a retired sales associate for Lowes of Martinsburg. He attended the Pax Worship Center.

He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in the Vietnam Conflict.

Survivors include his wife, Darnell Stover Kelly; six children; Steven Stover of Weirwood, Michele Moore of Mount Hope, Kimberly Durant of Hammond, Ind., George Kaye of Weirwood, Wayne Kelly of Kincaid and Austin Kelly of Weirwood; brother, Kenneth Dotson of Campbellsville, Ky.; two sisters, Drema McGuire of Whipple and Patricia Minter of Oak Hill; and 12 grandchildren

Funeral services will be on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Mount Hope with Pastor Dwayne Williams and Pastor Darrell Ewing officiating. Burial will be at Wriston Cemetery, Lick Fork at Mossy, W.Va. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Family members will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.


Glenna Mae Lackey

SMOOT — Glenna Mae Lackey, 85 of Smoot, passed away on October 13, 2013, after a long battle with mini strokes causing dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Glenna worked for the Greenbrier County Board of Education, retiring after many years of service.  She was a member of the Smoot Baptist Church and the Bellwood Baptist Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Shirley Whitley of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., Sheila Rives of Jacksonville, Ill. and Shelby “Janie” McCalister of Manassas, Va.; three grandchildren, Lisa Baughman and Michael Lee of Ohio and Nathan McCalister of Virginia and two great grandchildren Logan and Jacob.

Glenna was preceded in death by her son Lonnie and her husband Walter. She goes to her rest with our immense love and gratitude for being the best mother and friend anyone could ever have. She will be greatly missed by those she helped take care of over the years and all her church friends and especially her family.

A special recognition to Jeanette Warner (her caregiver) and her family who have been by our mother's side constantly for the last several years. There is a special place in heaven for her.

A service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday October 16, 2013, with Pastor Jim Luchsinger, officiating the service, with a visitation being held from 1 to 2 p.m. at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Rainelle. Burial will follow at the End of The Trail Cemetery in Clintonville.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Altzheimers association and local Hospice organizations.

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.

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