The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 27, 2012

Obituaries — Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012


Michael J. McGraw

MCGRAWS — Michael John McGraw, 65, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. 

The Rite of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Melton Mortuary Chapel. Monsignor Samuel Sacus will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary and one hour prior to the services Thursday.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary Inc., Beckley.

Delma Evelyn Miller

Delma Evelyn Miller, age 85, of Shady Spring, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 25, 2012, at the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley.

Born on April 10, 1927, in Beaver, she was the daughter of the late Elmer Redden and Liza Redden.

Mrs. Miller was a homemaker, and a member of the Open Door Church at Shady Spring. She had lived most of her life at Shady Spring.

Mrs. Miller was preceded in death by brothers, Oral Redden, Marvin Redden, and Clacy Redden, by a sister Glema Acord, and a great-granddaughter Isabella Wiles.

Those survivors left to cherish her memory include her husband of 65 years, Ira Miller, her children, Drema Krapf and her husband Howard of Shady Spring, Buster Miller and his wife Imogene of Beckley, and Robert Miller and his wife Marie of Mt. Airy, N.C.; a sister, Mary Acord of Beaver; 10 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren are also among her survivors.

Funeral services will be conducted to Celebrate The Life Of Delma Miller on Thursday,  November 29, 2012, at 1 p.m. at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, with her longtime friend Rev. George Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday.

Pallbearers will be family members.

In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be directed to the Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV.

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring.

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