The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


July 12, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, July 12, 2013


Elsie Ellen McCutcheon

SUMMERSVILLE — Elsie Ellen McCutcheon, 82, of Summersville, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13, in the Waters Funeral Chapel at Summersville, with Pastor Lonnie Strickland officiating. Burial will follow in the Walker Memorial Park at Summersville. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral chapel.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice Care, 1129 Broad St., Suite 300, Summersville, WV 26651, or The National Parkinson’s Foundation.


Kyle R. McGlothlin

Kyle Robert McGlothlin, 27, of Barkers Ridge, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013, following a firearm accident.

Arrangements are incomplete at Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

Kolleena R. ‘Corky’ Brown Parsons

Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them. Mark 11:24

On Wednesday, July 10, 2013, Kolleena Reinette “Corky” Brown Parsons, 51, of Lynco, went home to be with her husband Roger. She was surrounded by a host of family and friends.

She was born March 21, 1962, at Fort Eustis Military Base, Newport News, Va. She was the second child of Kenneth and Hilda Brown of Kopperston.

A graduate of Oceana High School, Class of 1980, Corky spent her life as a loving mother and housewife. She attended Joseph Baptist Church and was a Sunday School Teacher and Bookkeeper. Corky loved spending time with family; whether it was a vacation or a weekend cookout, she loved being surrounded with friends and family.

Preceding her in death were her husband of 31 years, Roger, mother and father-in-law Virgil and Rita Parsons, a sister-in-law Ruby Hall and a brother-in-law Ronnie Parsons.

Survivors include her son Doozer of Lynco; her parents KD and Hilda Brown of Kopperston; a sister Rena Pelphrey and husband Ronnie of Lynco; a brother Bado Brown and partner Ty Ostreicher of Sanford, Fla.; three brothers-in-law William “PeeWee” Parsons and wife Debi of Lynco, Dallas Parsons and wife Loretta of Sunhill and Scott Parsons and wife Jodi of Clear Fork; a sister-in-law Susan Parsons and fiancé Mitch Simpson of Lynco; a granddaughter-to-be Emma Leigh Parsons; her dog Miley; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and countless other family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, July 13, 2013, at the Joseph Baptist Church, Lynco, with Pastor William Cook officiating. Corky will be laid to rest beside her husband in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny.

Friends may gather with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday and one hour before the funeral service at the church.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

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

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