The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

February 15, 2014

Obituaries — Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014


Sandra ‘Sandy’ Bias

OAK HILL — Sandra “Sandy” Bias, 55, of Oak Hill, passed away Monday, February 10, 2014.

Born September 5, 1958, in Oak Hill, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Eugene and Geraldine Patricia Cameron Wheeler.

She was a homemaker, a head waitress at Mountain Laurel Restaurant for 12 years and an attendant at the Coffee Club in Oak Hill since 2004.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Alden Bias; one sister, Tammie Lynn Brown.

Left to cherish her precious memories are her daughter, Heather and her husband, Robb Massie, of Saucier, MS, son, Jason and his wife, Katherine, of Scarbro, W.Va., daughter, Amber Bias of Beckley; grandchildren, Sierra Toney, Hunter Pittman and Logan Pittman; four brothers, Steve Wheeler and his wife, Linda, of Fayetteville, Thomas Wheeler and his wife, Iris, of Germany, David Wheeler and his wife, Paula, of Fayetteville and Jonathan Wheeler and his wife, Brandy, of Lochgelly; brother-in-law, Billy Brown of Fayetteville; special friend, Linda Weant of Oak Hill; nieces and nephews, Brooke Foster, Hannah and her husband, Brandon Stone, Morgan Wheeler, Austin Brown, Brent Wheeler.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Monday, February 17, 2014, at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home at Fayetteville with Pastor Eddie Persinger officiating. Interment will follow at Huse Memorial Park in Fayetteville.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday, February 16, 2014, from 5 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 92 W. Neville Street, Beckley, WV 25801.

For those wishing to express their condolences to Sandy’s family, you may do so by visiting our website at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com.

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, will be assisting the family.



Herndon Bragg

Herndon Bragg, 76, of Daniels passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.

Arrangements are incomplete by Blue Ridge Funeral Home.



Katherine ‘Kathy’ Evans

PINEVILLE — Katherine “Kathy” Evans, 50, of Pineville passed away Feb. 13, 2014.

A celebration of Kathy’s life will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, in the Calfee Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Evan Arkell officiating. The family will receive friends from noon until the time of the service.

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Evans family.



Harold Dixon Falls Jr.

PEARISBURG, Va. — Harold Dixon Falls Jr., 45, of Pearisburg, passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.

Online at www.broyles-shrewsbury.com.

Arrangements are incomplete at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.



Darwin Harper

STOLLINGS — Darwin Harper, 83, of Stollings passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Honaker Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of arrangements.



James W. Hilton

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — James W. Hilton, 81, of White Sulphur Springs, died early Tuesday morning, Feb. 11, 2014.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at the Wild Meadow Baptist Church, Route 92, White Sulphur Springs, with Pastor Lowell O’Dell and Pastor Mike Warren officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Breast Cancer Research.

Shanklin Funeral Home, White Sulphur Springs, is serving the family.



Elizabeth Anne Lee

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

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Oak Hill Baptist Church with a private burial to follow at a later date.

Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy are asked to consider donations to either the Oak Hill Baptist Church or the Bowers Hospice House.

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



Lewis Mitchell

BAILEYSVILLE — Lewis Mitchell, 83, of Baileysville, passed away Feb. 14, 2014.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Mitchell family.



Verna Lee McClung Rosewell

Verna Lee McClung Rosewell, 93 of Glade Springs, Daniels, passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.

Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring.



Hattie Irene Clevenger Rudd

WILLIAMSBURG — Hattie Irene Clevenger Rudd, 89, passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.



James Lynn ‘Sonny’ Schepleng

MARLINTON — James Lynn “Sonny” Schepleng, 70, of Marlinton, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Lantz Funeral Home at Buckeye, with Pastor Sam Felton officiating. Burial will follow in the Dunfield Cemetery on Jerico Road with Masonic graveside rites by Masonic Lodge #127. Friends may call from 5 until 8 p.m.  Saturday at the funeral home. Order of the Eastern Star will conduct a service at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Fraternal Order of the Police, Masonic Lodge #127, or Order of the Eastern Star # 97.

Online condolences may be made at Lantzfuneralhome.com.