The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 3, 2014

Obituaries — Monday, Feb. 3, 2014


Jonathan Tyler Blankenship

PIPESTEM — Jonathan Tyler Blankenship, 24, of Pipestem died suddenly from injuries sustained in an auto accident Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.

Everal Collins

BAILEYSVILLE — Everal Collins, 65, passed away Friday, January 31, 2014, at his home.

Born August 29, 1948, in Baileysville, WV, he was the son of the late Ledford Bee Collins and Louisa Hall Collins.

Everal was a retired roofer and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Frankie Dale Collins, and two brothers, Jimbo and Walt.

Survivors include his wife, Diane Collins of Stafford, VA; his longtime companion, Susie Hash of the home; his children, Cindy Gibson of New Orleans, Tom Collins and his wife, Nadeen, of Stafford, VA, Tim Collins and his wife, Rebecca, of Stafford, VA, and Danny Ray Collins of Stafford, VA; stepchildren, Jamie Hash and Chris Hash of Glen Fork; grandchildren, Brittany, Riley Nichole, Adrianna, Jasmine, James, Jeffery, Angelique, Victor and Shawn; one great-grandchild, Ryleigh; siblings, Johnny Collins of Princeton, Jenny Stewart of Princeton and Gladys Shelton of Matheny; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at Evans Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with Pastor Jay Morgan officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. Military Honors will be conducted by the Wyoming County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from noon until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Those wishing to express condolences to the family may do so at

Evans Funeral Home of Oceana is serving the Collins family.

Mary Crawford

Mary Crawford, 66, of Beckley, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.

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