The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 11, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, June 11, 2013


Clayton T. Dickens

WYCO — Clayton Truman Dickens, 60, of Wyco, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, following a long illness. 

Arrangements are incomplete at Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

Donald Ralph Elswick

HUNTINGTON — Donald Ralph Elswick, 76, of Huntington, died Saturday, June 8, 2013. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, by Pastor Cledith Campbell. Friends may visit from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville.  Entombment will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, W.Va.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory. com/wallace

Brenda Kay Foster

MARIE — Brenda Kay Foster, 61, of Marie, passed away on Sunday morning June 9, 2013, at her home following a long illness.

Born of January 14, 1952, at Alpoca, W.Va., she was the daughter of Clara Lee McKinney Lusk of Lexington, Va. and the late Leonard Calvin Hugh Lilly. 

Besides her father she was preceded in death by her son, Matthew Thomas Foster and two infant grandsons.

Besides her mother she is survived by her husband of 43 years, Jerry Lynn Foster at home; one daughter, Alice Marie (David) Adkins; two sons, Gary Lynn (Kimberly) Foster and Kevin Daniel (Erin) Foster; two granddaughters, Samantha Dawn Adkins and Lauren Danielle Foster; three step-grandchildren, Sara Beth Mattis, Andrew and Chase Richmond; one step-great grandchild, Trace Anthony Allman; two brothers, Tom Lilly and Jason Lusk; two sisters, Jodi Bragg and Cindy Lowry.

Graveside services and burial will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at the Roles Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, with Pastor Michael McCoy officiating.

Friends may gather at the cemetery at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday. There will be no visitation.

Gary and Kevin Foster, Keith and Jameson Lilly, Kenny Webb and Jack Waddell will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers donations of sympathy may be made to the Summers County Cancer Society, Walk For Her Lifetime or Hospice of Southern WV.

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

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

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