The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 24, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, December 24, 2013



Eugene Vest Sheppard

Eugene Vest Sheppard, 67, of East Cleveland, Ohio, formerly of Whipple, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013.

Arrangments are incomplete.

Arrangments are entrusted to Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley, WV.


Elsie May Beals Taylor

Elsie May Beals Taylor, 95, of Wriston, died on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at Hilltop Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Hilltop.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Rev. Charles Webb officiating.

Burial will be at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV.


Robert ‘Peewee’ Warner

Robert “Peewee” Warner, 54, of Pineville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Warner Family.


Bessie Jean Young Withrow

Bessie Jean Young Withrow, 82, of Oak Hill, passed away after a long illness on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.

She was born Dec. 2, 1931, at Mammoth.

She was greatly loved and will be missed by many. Those left behind to cherish her memories are her husband, Jewell Withrow; her children, Larry Withrow and his wife Gail, of Fayetteville, Sherri Morris and her husband David W., of Oak Hill, and Kerri Wriston and her husband Ermel, of Kincaid; her grandchildren, Kristy Withrow Naternicola, Lindsay Morris Williamson, Jarred Morris, Casey Grubb, and Jayme Grubb; and three great-grandchildren, Alex, Brooke and Chesney.

Bess was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved to visit with her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed reading and working at Cook’s Department Store in Oak Hill.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV.


Michael William Workman

Michael William Workman, 51, of Cyclone, departed this life on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, with Rev. Jackie Lusk officiating.

He will be laid to rest in Brown Cemetery, Cyclone. Friends may gather with the family from 11 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.

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