The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 13, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, June 13, 2013

BECKLEY — Richard Clark Adkins

SCARBRO — Richard Clark Adkins, 66, of Scarbro, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

Mary Burgess Morgan Bodine

TREASURE ISLAND, Fla. — Mary Burgess Morgan Bodine, formerly of Lewisburg, passed away Monday, June 10, 2013.

Services will follow in Florida.

Submitted by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Nannie Bullins

Nannie Bullins, 81, of Crab Orchard, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

Arrangements pending completion with Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street in Beckley.

Wanda Kay Claypool

Mrs. Wanda Kay Claypool, 59, of Klaus St., Beckley, died Sunday, June 9th, 2013.

The services will be private.

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

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

Paula Ann Hickman

CANVAS — Paula Ann Hickman, 51, of Canvas, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2013, in the Mt. State Baptist Church at Summersville, with Pastor Mark Secrist officiating. In keeping with her wishes the body was cremated.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by White Funeral Home.

Dorothy ‘Dot’ B. Jeter

Dorothy “Dot” B. Jeter, 88, formerly of Mt. Hope, passed away Monday, June 10, 2013, at The Wyngate Senior Living Community in Barboursville, W.Va.

She was born July 3, 1924, in Keystone, W.Va., a daughter of the late Virginia and R. Gale Kirby.

She resided most of her life in Mt. Hope before moving to Barboursville in 2007. Dot was a graduate of Mt. Hope High School and University of Charleston where she earned a degree in elementary education. She taught many years in the Fayette County school system and was a long time member of the Mt. Hope Baptist Temple.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Robert R. Jeter of Mt. Hope; daughter-in-law, Nancy Jeter; sister, Virginia Edwards; brothers, Roland and Frank Kirby. She is survived by her five children, Robert “Rusty” (Mary) Jeter of Proctorville, Ohio, Barry (Kriss) Jeter of Finleyville, Pa., Jane (Mark) Bailey of Huntington, W.Va., Julie (Frank) Jeter of Mt. Hope, Jon (Amy) Jeter of Finley, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Robert Michael (Amy) Jeter of Las Vegas, Nev., Marla (Tyler) Haslam of Huntington, W.Va., Matthew Bailey of Huntington, W.Va., Sarajane (Brett) Agypt of Sterling, Va., Kati (Will) Holland of Huntington, W.Va., Tristan Jeter of Mt. Hope, Anna Grace (Jay) Copley of Huntington, Ind. and Andrew (Kara) Jeter of Toledo, Ohio; two great grandsons, Jonathan Jeter and Miles Agypt; sister, Jane (Robert) Myers of Midland, Texas, sisters-in-law, Nellie Kirby of Huntington, W.Va., Anna Marie Bottoms of Norfolk, Va.; and a host of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m., Friday, June 14, 2013, at Tyree Funeral Home, Mt. Hope, WV 25880, 304-877-6454.

Visitation will precede the services from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Burial will follow in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Flowers will be accepted or gifts may be made in Dot’s memory to Mt. Hope Baptist Temple, 406 Main St., Mt. Hope, WV 25880 or the Billy Graham Evangelistic Assoc., 4350 Westmont Dr., Charlotte, NC  28217.   

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