The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 3, 2014

Obituaries — Saturday, May 3, 2014


Amon M. Stanley Sr.

BUD — Amon Monroe Stanley Sr., 67, of Bud, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Services will be 7 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Herndon Freewill Baptist Church. Friends may call 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Arrangements by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

Frances Jeanell Thorpe

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Frances Jeanell Thorpe, 77, of Cleveland, died Thursday, May 1, 2014, in an Ohio hospital.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.

Deloria Valley Trescott

CRAIGSVILLE — Deloria Valley Trescott, 92, of Craigsville, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Per her request there will be no services or visitation.

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

Robert Denvil Wriston Sr.

Robert Denvil Wriston Sr., age 70, of Maple Fork, passed away at the Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital in Beckley on Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

Born on September 21, 1943, in Maple Fork, he was the son of the late Wilbur Wriston and Olive Wriston.

Mr. Wriston was a retired electrician with 40 years of service, last working for IBEW. He was of the Baptist faith, and had lived at Maple Fork all of his life. His interests were gardening, cooking, and playing with his dogs.

Mr. Wriston was preceded in death by his wife, Patty Jo Wriston, and by his son, Robert Denvil Wriston Jr.

Those survivors left to cherish his memory include his children, Tina Wykle and her husband Danny of Surveyor, Dawn Wingrove and her husband David of Posey-Saxon, Darren Wriston and his wife Deana of Eccles, and Joey Wriston and his wife Sandy of Maple Fork. Sisters, Wilma Reed of Prosperity, Edna Quesenberry of Beckley, and Garnet Mooney of Beckley; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; his companion, Virginia Terry of Scarbro; and two adopted children, Billie Anderson and Sheena Ward, also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at 1 p.m. with Pastor Daniel Legg officiating. Burial will follow at the Wriston Cemetery at Maple Fork.

Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. until service time on Saturday.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.

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