The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 19, 2014

Obituaries — Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014



John Wesley Brown

SUMMERSVILLE — John Wesley Brown, 88, of Summersville, died Thursday, February 13, 2014.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, February 20, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the Waters Funeral Chapel at Summersville, with Rev. Frank Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Hughes Cemetery at Zela. Friends may call at the funeral chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening.



Betty L. McMahan Carter

ROCK CAMP — Betty L. McMahan Carter, 71 of Rock Camp, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, February 20, 2014, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Reed officiating. Burial will follow in the Fortner Cemetery, Rock Camp. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at the funeral home.

Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the Carter family at

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.


Anna Mae Elliott

GREEN BANK — Anna Mae Elliott, 95, of Green Bank, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at the Wesley Chapel Church with the Rev. David Fuller officiating.

Please send online condolences by visiting

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Arbovale.


Michael ‘Bubba’ George

Jesus has called our precious angel home, Michael Shawn “Bubba” George II, age 15, to his heavenly home on Saturday, Feb. 15th, 2014. Michael died at his home in Bolt, after a courageous battle with a lifelong illness.

Michael was born on March 6th, 1998. He is the son of Michael and Desiree George of Fairdale and Nashayla Sydenstricker, his natural mother of Beckley. He is the beloved grandson of Rusty and Sandy Musick of Bolt with whom he lived for several years.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Tammie Byrd Snuffer.

Other than his parents and grandparents, Michael is survived by sisters, Hallie George and fiancé, Scott Simmons of Sophia, Michaela George of Bolt, Trinity Jackson of Fairdale; brothers, Kace George of Fairdale, and Dillon Jackson of Beckley.

Paternal grandfather, Jackson George of MacArthur; great grandmother, Agnes Snuffer of Crab Orchard and Patty Keene of Piney View; great grandparents, John and Indie McCarty of Colonial Heights, Va.; Uncles, David (Rebecca) George of Summerville, S.C., Carl (Sabrina) Musick of Glen Daniel, Rusty (Sherrie) Musick of Arnett; Aunts, Brandy (Randall) Stover of Glen Daniel, Indie Musick and Carla Musick of Bolt, Dustie (Shawn) Terry of Eccles, Gale Musick of Pinnacle, N.C., Judy Musick of Sandlick, Lisa Brown of Glen White, and Phylicia Riley of Glen White.

Twenty six cousins survive, as well as lifelong friends, India Hosch, Wendy Epling, and Patty Varney, whom Michael loved dearly.

Services will be Thursday, Feb. 20th, at 3 p.m. at the Melton Mortuary Chapel. Pastor Jess Farley will be officiating. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the service hour.

Due to the weather, the committal service will be held in the Melton Mortuary Chapel. Michael will be laid to rest in the family cemetery at Bolt.

 Pallbearers will be Michael’s parents and Lonnie Acord, Brenda Workman, James Boggess and Randall Stover.  

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

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