The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 15, 2014

Obituaries — Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014



Amy Orean Kirk

MULLENS — Amy Orean Kirk, 89, of Mullens, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2014, in Summers Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born February 20, 1924, at Dott, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Willard Lee and Sinda Florence Shrewsbury Basham. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James Noble Kirk; daughter, Robin Lee Kirk; sisters, Beulah Rowe, Bonnie Troupe, Dorothy Dillon and brothers, Ralph and Roy Basham.

Orean was a member of the Mullens First Church of God where she served as song leader for many years. She loved playing the piano and organ.

She is survived by her daughter, Yvonne Chambers and her husband Ron of Daniels; son, Jimmy Kirk of Mullens; daughter-in-law, Juan of Crab Orchard; grandchildren, Michelle, Sherry, Laura, Noah and  Jamie; seven great-grandchildren and sisters, Delphia Ann Chow of Ft. Scott, Kans. and Edna Umile of Coatsville, Pa.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 16, 2014, in the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tony Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Noah Kirk, Sam O’Neal, Cody Richmond, Bill Hatcher, Jason Wahl and David Richmond.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Mullens First Church of God

On line condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.


Elizabeth Anne Mahoney Morgan Lee

OAK HILL — Elizabeth Anne Mahoney Morgan Lee, 84, of Oak Hill, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2014.

Per Elizabeth’s wishes, her body was donated to the Human Gift Registry.

Services will be held at a later date.

Submitted by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Dr. Beckley.


Charles ‘Sparky’ Parker

PINEVILLE — Charles “Sparky” Parker, 88, of Pineville, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2014.

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville, is serving the Parker Family.

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