The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

November 19, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013


Rodney Dale Belcher

OCEANA — Rodney Dale Belcher, 54, of Oceana, passed away on Friday, November 15, 2013.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com

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

Sterling McCue Dahmer

MAXWELTON — Sterling McCue Dahmer, 96, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2013.

Service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at McCraw Funeral Home, Lewisburg, with the Rev. Ron Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Clifton Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Friends may call from 1 p.m. until time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kanawha HospiceCare, 223 Maplewood Ave., Lewisburg, WV 24901.

Arrangements by McCraw Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Yonsia Dandridge

GREENTOWN — Yonsia Dandridge, 65, of Greentown, died Sunday, November 17, 2013.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Sarah Jane Hinkle Elliott

CRAIGSVILLE — Sarah Jane (Hinkle) Elliott, 78 of Craigsville, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2013.

Service will be noon today, Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood, with Pastor Shawn Frame officiating. Burial will follow in Delphia Cemetery, Tioga.

Friends may call 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at the funeral home.

All arrangements were made by Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood.

Dorothy Henry

Mrs. Dorothy Henry, 85, of Beckley, died Friday, November 15, 2013.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Thursday, November 21, 2013, at Central Baptist Church, 197 Brooks Street, Beckley, with Rev. Brian Copney and Rev. Walter Leach officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.

Condolences may be emailed to ritchie-johnson@suddenlinkmail.com

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Christopher Allen Milbee

SISSONVILLE — Christopher Allen Milbee, 5, daughter of William Robert Milbee and Carrie Renee Taylor, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.

A celebration of Christopher’s life will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20th, 2013 at Long and Fisher Funeral Home in Sissonville with Rev. Randy Camp officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Floral Hills Garden of Memories in Sissonville. 

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers donations to the family would be greatly appreciated.

Online condolences and other forms of sympathy are available via www.longfisherfuneralhome.com

Arrangements with Long and Fisher Funeral Home, 6837 Sissonville Drive in Sissonville.

Edward Lee Pilkenton

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Edward Lee Pilkenton, 76, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2013.

There will be a private family service at Greenbrier Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with Rev. Donald Trent officiating.

There will be no visitation.

Shanklin Funeral Home is serving the family.

Glada M. Richmond

Glada M. Richmond, 86, of Harper Heights, formerly of Wayside, died 9:45 a.m. Sunday, November 17, 2013.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, November 21, 2013, at the Pillar of Truth Church at Barger Springs with Pastors Orville Meadows and Leonard Meadows officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery at Ballengee. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of services at the church on Thursday.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp .com

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

Mark Robinson

PINEVILLE — Mark Robinson, 51, of Pineville, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013, following a sudden illness.

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Robinson family.

Jane Ann Samuels Simms

OAK HILL — Jane Ann Samuels Simms , 58, of Oak Hill, died on Wednesday, November 13, 2013.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, November 23, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Rev. Ernest Francis officiating. Burial will be at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneralhome.com

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Madlene Smith

Madlene Smith, 83, of Crab Orchard, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2013.

Born April 8, 1930, she was the daughter of the late James and Gladys Petrey Birchfield.

Madlene was a member of the Community Baptist Church on Whitby Fireco Road.

In addition to her parents, Madlene is preceded in death by her husband Willis Elmer Smith.

Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, Terry Smith and Steve Smith; granddaughters, Lisa Michelle King, Patricia Gail Arthur of North Carolina; brother Samuel A Birchfield and wife Anna L; four great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 21, 2013, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley with Pastor Bill Reed officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may gather with the family Thursday from 12 to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Dr. Beckley.

Robert Mitchell Treadway

HINTON — Robert Mitchell Treadway, 41, of Hinton, passed away Monday, November 18, 2013. 

Born December 13, 1971, he is the son of Delbert O. Treadway of Florida and Shirley Marie Dunkley Treadway of Beckley.

Robert was employed as a construction worker. He loved working on motorcycles, trucks and cars. He also enjoyed designing artwork for tattoos.

Robert is preceded in death by his son, Robert Justin Treadway.

In addition to his parents, those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Diana Jarrells Treadway; son, Mitchell Seth Treadway of Maple Fork; sister, Geri Dawn Cox and husband William of Scarbro; brother, Allen Dale Treadway and wife Jodie of Glade Springs; also several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home Beckley, with Bishop Fred Simms of the Heart of God Ministries officiating. Burial will follow at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may gather with the family Friday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley.