The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 4, 2012

Obituaries - Monday, June 4, 2012


Patricia I. Hensley

Patricia I. Hensley, 66, of Beckley went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 2, 2012.

Born December 30, 1945, in Plainville, KY, she was a daughter of the late James A. Hill and the late Freda Bolen Hill Dixon.

Pat loved music and to sing. She also loved helping and taking care of others and was of the Baptist Faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, Everett Dixon; sister, Ruby Whalen; and a niece, Andrea Whalen.

Those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband of 11 years, Carl A. Hensley of Beckley; a son, Kevin McKendree and wife, Karen, of Glen Fork; a daughter, Melissa Lusk Sturgill and husband, Randall Jr., of Basin; stepchildren, Tammy Hensley Daniels and husband, Phillip, of Beaver, Scott Hensley and wife, Gina, of Beaver, Lenora Hensley of Pax, and Leah Hensley of Beckley; sisters, Ann Osbourne of Narrows, VA, and Betty Austin and husband, Kenneth, of Grandview; brother, Jimmy Hill and wife, Jeannie, of Peterstown; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; her beloved four-legged friend, Ginger; extended family and a host of friends.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley, with Rev. Frankie Lyons officiating. Following the services Pat will be laid to rest at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley.

Kevin McKendree II, Randall Sturgill Jr., Fred Kinder, Kenneth Austin, Scott Hensley, and Joshua Gordon will be serving as pallbearers. Phillip Daniels and Norm will be serving as honorary pallbearers.

Friends may gather with the family from 12 p.m. until time of the service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences and other information can be found by visiting

Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, is in charge of the arrangements.

Albert S. Murdock

Albert S. Murdock, 74, of Beckley passed away Sunday, June 3, 2012.

Arrangements are pending completion with Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.

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