The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 24, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012


Dennis Wayne ‘DC’ Cella

Dennis Wayne “DC” Cella, 53, of Sophia passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2012.

Born August 4, 1959, at Akron, Ohio, to the late Donald and Helen Franklin Cella.

“DC” loved watching NASCAR and FOOTBALL and loved animals. He was a graduate of Independence High School, and was of the Christian Faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister that passed away at birth, Donna Marie Cella.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Kim Cella Davis and husband, K.C., of Winfield, WV; two grandchildren, Kaiden and Cruz Davis of Winfield, WV; two brothers, Donald Joe Cella and wife, Rene, of Sophia and Michael George Cella of Beckley; two aunts, Frances Harbert of Cross Lanes, WV, and Mary Lou Franklin Carr of Akron, OH; a niece, Wendy Atterson of Beckley; nephew, Gary Ray Cella of Sophia; caretaker and good friend, Steven Hull; and several cousins, extended family and a host of friends.

Services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, November 26, 2012, at Williams-Blue Ridge Funeral Home Chapel, Sophia, with Rev. Kenny Lambert officiating. Following the services “DC” will be laid to rest at the McKinney Cemetery, Tams Mtn., WV. Family and friends will be serving as pallbearers.

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

Online condolences and other information can be found by visiting

Williams-Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 101 1st Street, Sophia, is assisting the family.

Larry Leamon Cook Jr.

Larry Leamon Cook Jr., 51, of Coal City, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.

Services to celebrate the life of Larry will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Chapel in Beckley with Pastor Rick Martin officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park on Harper Road in Beckley. Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel.

Private online condolences, floral gifts, and other expressions of sympathy may be found at

Arrangements with Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha St. in Beckley.

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