The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 11, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, June 11, 2013


Danny Ray Richardson Jr.

ALDERSON — Danny Ray Richardson Jr., 33, of Alderson, formerly of Lynchburg, Va., passed away on Monday, June 3, 2013.

A private memorial graveside service and burial was held on Sunday, June 9, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Edds Family Cemetery on Flat Mountain, Alderson, with Dennis Workman officiating.

For those considering an expression of sympathy, the family request that donations be made to the Danny Ray Richardson Jr. and Children’s Fund at any City National Bank location.

Arrangements by Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson.

Stanley Robinson

Mr. Stanley Robinson, 65, of Beckley, died Sunday, June 9, 2013.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor Chapel, 748 South Fayette Street, Beckley. Burial will follow at Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery, Dunbar.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral parlor.

Condolences may be emailed to

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Brenda Kay Snead

Brenda Kay Snead, age 56, a native of Beckley, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2013.

Brenda was born January 22, 1957, in Beckley, the daughter of Beulah and Ralph Snead.

Brenda was a member of the Dwelling Place Church and was an active volunteer. Brenda thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors and working in the garden. She possessed a strong love and compassion for animals. Brenda owned many animals over the years, she rode horses throughout her life and was most recently a loving companion to her dog Lilly.

Brenda was an avid supporter of both the Humane Society and PETA.

She is survived by her sister, Libby Sturgell, brothers Gerald and Rick Snead, daughter Sheila Donahue, stepdaughter Lisa Knisely, stepson Chris Hicks, three grandchildren, her beloved dog Lilly and a number of other close relatives and friends.

Brenda was a beautiful and giving person and will be terribly missed by her family.

Memorial Services will be held 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Little Valley Baptist Church, Sand Branch Road, Prosperity, W.Va., (corner of 103 Little Valley Road and South Sand Branch Road).

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent in the name of The Humane Society HSUS Dept. HHHONL 2100 L St. NW Washington DC 20037.

Arrangements by Tharp Funeral Home, Bedford, Va.

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