The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


August 4, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013


Thomas Grant Jessup

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Thomas Grant Jessup, 73, of Myrtle Beach, SC, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013, in MUSC Hospital in Charleston, SC, following a short illness.

Born December 21, 1939, he was the son of the late Charles Mac Jessup and Pauline Ragle Jessup of Mt. Tabor Road, Beckley.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Billy Webb, in 1990; his brother, Charles Jr., in 1944; and his sister, Ramona Carol Jessup, in 1989.

Mr. Jessup retired from Safeway Stores, Inc., in 1998 with 26 years of service.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Betti, of Myrtle Beach, SC; his daughters, Debbie of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Dottie of Baltimore, MD; twin sisters, Rose Wickline and husband Donald of McConnell, WV, and Mary Redden and husband Glenville of Beaver, WV; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In keeping with Mr. Jessup’s wishes, he was cremated and there will be no service. Mr. Jessup will be sorely missed by his family and friends.

Submitted by Rose and Quesenberry, 1901 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV 25801.

Wallace H. McWilliams

DELRAY — Wallace Henry “Mac” McWilliams, 75, of Short Mountain Heights Boulevard, Delray, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

Bernice Pauline Humphreys Meadows

BALLARD — Bernice Pauline Humphreys Meadows, 91, of Ballard, passed away Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, with Pastors Dave and Joe Spencer and Evangelist Tim Spencer officiating. Burial will follow in the Orchard Cemetery, Ballard. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at the funeral home.

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

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

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