The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

April 16, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, April 16, 2013


Mae Bradley Allen

RICH CREEK, Va. — Mae Bradley Allen, 83, of Rich Creek, Va., passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013.

Online at www.broyles-shrewsbury.com.

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



William ‘Pete’ Braden Sr.

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Mr. William “Pete” Braden Sr., 85, of White Sulphur Springs, died Friday, April 12, 2013.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 18, at Shanklin Funeral Home, White Sulphur Springs, with the Rev. Pembroke Hall officiating. Burial will be at Mapledale Cemetery, Rt. 92, White Sulphur Springs. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the White Sulphur Springs EMS.

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



Minerva Bradley

LOGAN — Minerva Bradley, 98, of Logan passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013.

Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Honaker Funeral Home, Logan. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Honaker Funeral Home in Logan is in charge of arrangements.



Hulett Tracy Butcher

HOLDEN — Hulett Tracy Butcher, 91 of Holden, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013.

A celebration of life for Hulett will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 18, at Honaker Funeral Home in Logan, with Brother Albert Cable and members of the Old Regular Baptist Church conducting the service. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Honaker Funeral Home in Logan. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby. Both Masonic and military graveside rites will be conducted.

To share a story and/or send a condolence go to www.honakerfuneralhome.org.

Honaker Funeral Home in Logan is in charge of arrangements.



Loren Burton Cogar

DAVIN — Loren Burton Cogar, 91, of Davin, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013.

Funeral services will be at noon Wednesday, April 17, at the Mallory Church of God at Mallory with the Rev. Shaun Walker officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the VFW Post 6153 and the American Legion Post 103 of Chapmanville and the DAV Post 39 of Harts. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the church and one hour prior to services.

Online condolences may be sent to www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.



Marlin W. Fowler

RENICK — Marlin W. Fowler, 70, died Sunday, April 14, 2013.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg.



Carole Warren-George

Carole Garica Warren-George, of Glade Springs, died Saturday, April 13, 2013.

Funeral services will at 11 a.m. Friday, April 19, at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 211 S. Heber St., Beckley. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Melton Mortuary Chapel, 1200 Harper Road, Beckley. The Trisagon prayer service will be at 8 p.m. at the mortuary. The burial will follow in the Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum.

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

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.



Ruby Elizabeth Ash Hickman

MOUNT HOPE — Ruby Elizabeth Ash Hickman, 101, of Mount Hope, died Sunday, April 14, 2013.

Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are incomplete by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.



Ernest Eugene Kincaid

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Ernest Eugene Kincaid, 50, of Kalamazoo, formerly of Dameron, died Monday, April 8, 2013.

Submitted by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Home.



Edna E. Liberatore

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Edna E. Liberatore of White Sulphur Springs passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013, at her home.

She was born December 23, 1931, in Zenith, W.Va., and was the daughter of the late Earl and Faye Neel Shires.

Edna was preceded in death by her parents, brothers: Elwood, Alvin, Kyle, and Jarrel Shires and her sister Gladys McCormick.

Edna is survived by her husband Anthony (Tony) Liberatore, her son Richard Brown and his wife Cookie, stepmother Ada Maxine Bell, brother Donald Shires, Stepchildren Rita, Laura, Ralph and Tony. There are several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Cremation has taken place and a Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, April 18, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in White Sulphur Springs with Father Chapin Engler officiating. Interment will follow at the Rosewood Cemetery in Lewisburg.

The family request in lieu of flowers donation should be made to American Cancer Society, 2200 Lake Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30319, (or visit www.cancer.org) in Edna Liberatore’s name.

The family would like to say thank you to her very special angels in Royal Palm Beach, Fla.; her Greenbrier Family and her Lewisburg Family.

Please send online condolences by visiting www.wallaceandwallacefh.com.

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.



Wanda Lou ‘Nana’ Markum

RICHWOOD — Wanda Lou “Nana” Markum, 64, of Richwood, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013.

Service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Little Laurel Baptist Church, Richwood, with Pastor Jack Cole officiating. Burial will follow in the Richwood Cemetery, Richwood. Friends may call noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at the church.

All arrangements were made by Simons-Coleman Funeral Home Inc., Richwood.



Fazal Masih

LOGAN — Mr. Fazal Masih, 85, of Logan, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013.

His arrangements are incomplete, and Honaker Funeral Home in Logan is in charge of his services.



Pearl Matthews

OAK HILL — Mrs. Pearl Matthews, 93, of Oak Hill, died Thursday, April 11, 2013.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, 748 S. Fayette St., Beckley, with Bishop Timothy Schofield officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral parlor.

Condolences may be e-mailed to ritchie-johnson@suddenlinkmail.com.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.



Richard L. Pence

LINDSIDE — Richard L. Pence, 79, of Lindside, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013.

Online at www.broyles-shrewsbury.com.

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



James Aaron Pridemore

OAK HILL — James Aaron Pridemore, 40, of Oak Hill, passed away Friday, April 12, 2013. 

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 19, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley. Friends may gather with the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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



Mabel Ramey

SWITZER — Mabel J. Ramey, 79, of Switzer, passed away Monday, April 15, 2013.

Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at the Honaker Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Randy Skeens officiating. Burial will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens, Godby. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Online at www.honakerfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Honaker Funeral Home, Logan.



Frances Louise Reeves

Frances Louise Reeves, 69, of Stanaford, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013.

Born March 30, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Ray Claypool and Reba Claypool.

Frances enjoyed baking, crocheting, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Frances is preceded in death by her daughter, Chesalene Reeves; brother, Franklin Claypool; and sister, Marie Reeves.

Those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband of 52 years, Chester Reeves of Beckley; daughter, Elene Flannery of Beckley; granddaughter, Tia Gillespie of Beckley; grandson, Steven Flannery of Beckley; great-grandchildren, Zoe Gillespie of Beckley, Zayne Flannery of Beckley, Leia Flannery of Beckley; brother, Junior Claypool of Shady Spring; sisters, Patricia Ferguson of Beckley, Thelma Smith of Beckley, Janie Miller of Beckley, Joanie Gill of Raleigh, Connie Vance of Beckley; Nina George who was like a daughter to her and Nelson Ledford who was like a son to her; many other nieces and nephews who loved and will miss her.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley, with Rev. Alan Ledford officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Dwayne Reeves, Jeremy Reeves, Anthony Reeves, Justin Pierce, Charlie Pierce and Chris Ewing.

Friends may gather with the family Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the family.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com.

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