The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 23, 2014

Obituaries — Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014


Charlotte Pouttu

Charlotte Pouttu, age 81, of Beckley, passed away at her home on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.

Zelma Elaine ‘Sissy’ Craigo Reid

Zelma Elaine “Sissy” Craigo Reid , 64, of Maple Fork, went to be with Jesus on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at Hilltop Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Hilltop, after a long illness.

Born January 12, 1950, at War, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Burl and Elberta Johns Craigo.

She was a homemaker.

Sissy attended the Mount Hope First Assembly of God.

A brother, Richard Craigo preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband, John Earl Reid; one daughter, Nona McGuire and husband, Brian of South Sand Branch; two brothers, Ted Craigo, Sr. and Carol of Beckley and Terry Vanbuskirk of Oak Hill; a sister, Sandy Calvert of Oak Hill and sisters-in-law, Barbara Ruff and husband, Kenneth, Dana Stump and husband, Steve, Kelly Graham and husband, Jimmy and Jean Craigo.

She is also survived by three grandchildren, MacKenzie McGuire, Cody McGuire and Meghan McGuire; mother-in-law, Peggy Ruff; special family friend, Sister Leona Bonifacio and several special nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, January 25, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Mount Hope with Pastor James Bailey officiating. Burial will be at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Oak Hill.

Visitation will be held at Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope on Friday, January 24, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Brian McGuire, Tim Vanbuskirk, Jerry McGuire, Cody McGuire, Gary McGuire and Mike McGuire will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

Emily Joy Wade

NEOLA — Emily Joy Wade, 69, of Neola, passed away Monday, January 20, 2014.

Her funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 24, 2014, at May Chapel United Methodist Church, Neola with Rev. Gerald Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral at the church

Shanklin Funeral Home, White Sulphur Springs is serving the family.

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