The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


July 12, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, July 12, 2013


Sandra K. Sizemore

HERNDON HEIGHTS — Sandra Kay Sizemore, 53, of Herndon Heights, lost her fight against lung cancer on Sunday, July 7, 2013. 

Born November 12, 1959, at Bluefield, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late John Raymond and Edna Gertrude (Quesenberry) Noel.

Sandra had a friendly, outgoing personality, enjoyed cooking, and spending time with her family and friends. She was especially fond of her grandchildren, whose pictures she proudly displayed in her home.

In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her daughter, Candace O’Neal; and her sister, Kathy Davidson.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Harold D. Sizemore of Herndon; her son, Denny Sizemore of Herndon; her daughter, Sabrina Farmer of Kegley; four granddaughters, Abby, Callie, Nikki, and Bell; one grandson, Jayden; two sisters, Ann Mays of Bluefield and Kitty Finney of North Carolina; three brothers, Dennis Noel of North Carolina, Stoney Noel of North Carolina, and Woody Noel of Virginia; and many friends who were like family to her.

Anyone wishing to express their sympathy and support to Sandra’s family is invited to visit with them at Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens, Saturday, July 13, 2013, from 1 to 2 p.m.

She will be cremated at a later date and there will be no funeral service.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The family of Sandra Sizemore is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

Shelia Sparks Wiseman

On July 8th, 2013, God called one of his angels, Shelia Wiseman, home. She was taken from this world after a difficult battle with an unexpected illness. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, 213 Main St., Rainelle. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home. Her body will be entombed at Wallace Memorial Mausoleum.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas Michael Wiseman, and their three children Dustin Michael Wiseman of Wilson, Dawn Wiseman Holloman and husband, Travis, of Wilson, and Wendy Wiseman Barkley and husband, Thomas, of Wilson. As well as her five grandchildren, Kennedy Taylor Wiseman, Hudson Shilo Holloman, Claire Rhodes Barkley, Sloane Michelle Holloman and Graham Thomas Barkley, all of Wilson; her brother Fairley Mitchell Sparks and his wife, Carol, of Salt Lake City, Utah, and her sister-in-law, Betty Wiseman Turner.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lydia Mitchell Sparks and Enola Electa Sparks; her brothers, James Lee Sparks and Ira Lester Sparks, and her sister-in-law, Bonnie Wiseman Evans.

She worked for BB&T for over 20 years; before that she owned her own beauty shop in Rainelle. Shelia was a wonderful and caring wife, mother and friend. She made everyone around her feel welcome, wanted and loved. She would often say “Bless their heart.” She loved her family very much, was always there for them and words cannot express how  much she was loved in return. She will be greatly missed but will live in our hearts and minds forever.

Flowers are welcome or memorials be directed to the American Cancer Society, c/o Mrs. C.A. Thompson, 1207 Peachtree Road, Wilson, N.C. 27896.

Condolences may be directed to or

Arrangements by Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.

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