The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 26, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013


Curtis G. McNeill

CROWNSVILLE, Md. — Curtis G. McNeill, 86, of Crownsville, passed away Oct. 24, 2013.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at Lantz Funeral Home in Buckeye, with the Rev. David Bower officiating. Entombment will follow in the Mt. View Cemetery Mausoleum. Friends may call one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers donations of sympathy may be made to the Hospice of the Chesapeake, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122.

Online condolences may be made at

Maudie Louise Pennington

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Maudie Louise Pennington, 91, of Martinsville, formerly of Oceana, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 21, 2013, at Blue Ridge Manor (Assisted Living) of Martinsville.

Maudie was born December 29, 1921, at Elk Lick, a daughter of the late George L. and Arminta C. Belcher Morgan.

She was a loving mother and homemaker. She was a founding member of the Oceana First Church of God, and attended the Martinsville First Church of God. She enjoyed painting, helping others and being with her family and friends. She was a charter member of the WCG of the Oceana First Church of God.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, James Clyde (Jim) Pennington; four brothers: Lawrence, Elmer, Charlie and Ula Morgan; six sisters: Ada Walls, Bessie Bailey, Ora Stollings, Blanche Cook, Corba Lester and Lenna Cook; one great-grandchild, Nathaniel Peyton Childers.

Left to cherish her memory are one son, James E. Pennington and his wife Denise of Clinton, Tenn., and two daughters, Carolyn A. Childers and her husband Charles of Axton, Va., and Tammy G. Walker and her husband Robert of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; a sister Daisy Brown of Vinton, Va.; five grandchildren, James Chad Pennington and wife Mary Robin, Andrea M. Dubois and husband David, Chuck Childers, Jimmy Childers and wife Kim, and Morgan Walker; eight great-grandchildren, Jamison Cole Pennington, Robert Luke Pennington, Chadwick Gage Pennington, David Cade Dubois, Jacob Malcolm Childers, Lydia Morgan Childers, Tamara LaShay Childers and Jace Dylan Repass; and a host of loving nieces, nephews and friends.

Family and friends will meet for graveside services at 11 a.m. on Sunday, October 27, at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton. There will be no procession going to the cemetery.

Friends may gather with the family from 5 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, at the Oceana First Church of God; a celebration service will begin at 6 p.m. followed by a final viewing for the family and friends, with Pastors William Wagner, Charles Childers, Perry Blankenship and Rick Brown officiating.

Pallbearers will be Chad Pennington, Jimmy Childers, Chuck Childers, Robert Martin, Jeff Martin, Mike Morgan and John Lusk.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.

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