The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 3, 2014

Obituaries — Saturday, May 3, 2014


George Edward Lilly Sr.

ALDERSON — George Edward Lilly Sr., 64, of Alderson, formerly of Beckley, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at his home in Alderson.

Arrangements by Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson.

Wilma Meadows Loveless

NEWARK, Del. — Wilma Meadows Loveless, age 82, of Newark, passed away April 26, 2014, at Season’s Hospice from complications following a stroke.

Wilma was born November 28, 1932, in Rock Camp, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Howard and Nellie Copeland Meadows.

She is predeceased by her brother, Carl Meadows, sister, Mary Jane Sanders, and son, David Loveless.

Wilma was a homemaker later employed as a jewelry sales assistant.

Surviving are her daughters Becky (Jack) King and Sherri (Dan) Roberts, along with three grandchildren Jaclyn (Steve) Szewczyk, Stephanie King, and Gabe Roberts, and one great-granddaughter, Dennen.

In addition she is survived by her sisters, Evelyn (Doug) Ferguson and Bonnie (Burke) Shires, along with several nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Millcroft, Christiana ER, Neuro ICU and 6C, and Season’s Hospice.

Services will be held Tuesday, May 6th, at the Dropping Lick United Methodist Church, Union, W.Va., where family and friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. with a prayer service at 4 p.m. Burial will follow at Ellison Cemetery, Rock Camp, W.Va.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to PAWS for People, PO Box 9955, Newark, DE 19714, or “atTAcK addiction,” PO Box 36, Bear, DE 19701.


Arrangements by Doherty Funeral Home, Wilmington, Del., 302-999-8277.

Gary Goble Mace

HOMINY FALLS — Gary Goble Mace, 74, of Hominy Falls, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, May 5, at the Penile United Methodist Church in Hominy Falls, with the Rev. Troy George, the Rev. Youel Altizer and the Rev. Mike Whisman officiating. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at the Hominy Falls Cemetery at Hominy Falls.

Please send online condolences to

Wallace and Wallace of Rainelle are in charge of arrangements.

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