The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 19, 2014

Obituaries — Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014



Lewis A. Pogorelski

OAK HILL — Lewis A. Pogorelski, 81, of Oak Hill, died on Tuesday, February 18, 2014.

Mr. Pogorelski was cremated. A memorial service will be on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 3 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.


Terry A. Stone

Terry Allen Stone of Purity Hill, Eccles, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 15th, 2014, at the Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital following a short illness. He was 47 years of age.  

The youngest of four children, Terry was born on August 21, 1966. He is the beloved son of Jerome and Margaret Pugh Stone of Purity Hill.   

Terry was a graduate of Liberty High School and the Pennsylvania School of Gunsmithing. He was a master gunsmith. Terry worked in the coal industry for a number of years and was employed by the Raleigh County Commission on Aging. He will be remembered as an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. Terry was also a huge Pittsburgh Steeler fan.

In addition to his parents, those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Kassie Halstead of Bradley; his sisters, Jeronna Browning and her husband, Richard of Fairdale, and Susan Bond and her husband, Jim of Midway, and a brother, Jerome “Pete” Stone and his wife, Patty of White Oak and his beloved dog Shania.

Terry leaves his nieces and nephews, Robert (Kristen) Browning, Beth (Dwayne) Williams, Russ (Laura) Bond, Phillip (Jocelyn) Bond, Misty Stone, Keith (Lindsey) Stone and Chris (Staci) Stone; Great nieces and nephews, Tripp, Jack and Savannah Browning, Rachel and Layne Williams, Sawyer Bond, Madison, Erin, Josie, Colt and Sadie Stone.

On Thursday, Feb 20th, at 11 a.m., we will honor the life of Terry with a “Service of Remembrance” at the Melton Mortuary Chapel. Pastors, Garry Hall and Dick Sellards will be officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services.   

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Bowers Hospice House of Beckley.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at www.meltonmortuary.  com

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

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