The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 24, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012

Green Arbogast

DURBIN — Green Arbogast, 85, a resident of Durbin, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.

Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale with the Rev. Donnie Curry and the Rev. David Rittenhouse officiating. Burial will be in Arbovale Cemetery Annex. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at the funeral home.

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Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale is in charge of arrangements.

Lawrence Marvin ‘Larry’ Beverley Sr.

MOUNT HOPE — Lawrence Marvin “Larry” Beverley, Sr., 77, of Mount Hope, WV, died Wednesday evening, November 21, 2012, at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, WV.

Born September 14, 1935, at Kilsyth, WV, he was the son of the late Marvin Hubert and Myrl Inez Turner Beverley.

He was a retired school bus driver from the Fayette County Board of Education after 34 years of service. He was also a retired Mount Hope businessman, being associated with father at Beverley and Beverley Grocery and owned Larry’s Bargain Box.

Larry was a faithful member of Mount Hope Christian Church. He was a former city councilman in Mount Hope and served for a short time on the Mount Hope Housing Authority. He was a member of the West Virginia Association of Retired School Employees. At one time he served as Co-Chairman of the Boy Scouts in Mount Hope; was a former member and Vice President of the Mount Hope Lions Club; and a member of the National Rifle Association.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Jean Beverley Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Ann “Pat” Haley Beverley; one son, Lawrence Marvin Beverley, Jr., of Atlanta, Georgia; one sister, Patti Beverley Barton and her husband, Dan, of Fayetteville; one niece, Beverly Jean Smith Moye of Ona; one great-nephew, Hunter Shockey of Ona; a brother-in-law, Jack Smith of Hico; and a sister-in-law, Mary Lou Haley of Hinton.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, November 26, 2012, at Tyree Funeral Home in Mount Hope with Minister Dennis Kinzer and Father Paul Yuenger officiating. Entombment will follow at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday at Tyree Funeral Home in Mount Hope.

Pallbearers will be Ken Maynor, George Smith, Jr., Jim Helton, Page Humphrey, Jr., Thomas Brown and David Moye.

Donations may be made to Hospice of Southern West Virginia, P.O. Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

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