The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 20, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, Dec. 20, 2013


Stephen Kevin Modley

After a courageous 6-year battle with Alzheimer’s, Stephen Kevin Modley, 56, died at Bowers Hospice House on Saturday, December 14th, at 1:35 p.m. in Beckley, surrounded by his wife and loved ones.

Steve was the son of the late Frank and Pat Modley. Steve was also preceded in death by his son, Stevie, and his grandparents.

Steve is survived by his devoted wife, Tabby; his son, Taylor Modley; his stepdaughters, Amanda Diaczenko and husband Alex, Nicole Sorrent, Katie Bonds and husband Mike; his brothers Bob and Joe Modley; and several nieces and nephews.

Steve was the sole owner of Modley’s Plumbing and Heating for 30-plus years.

The family would like to thank Dr. Scott Lostetter and the caring staff at Family Medical Center; the staff at Bowers Hospice House and Steve’s extremely dedicated caregivers Gary Reed and Nancy Holt.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to WV Alzheimer’s Association, 1111 Lee Street E., Charleston, WV 25301, or Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV 25801.

Services will be held Saturday, December 21st, at 1 p.m. at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley with Reverend Roger Pauley officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.

Visitation will be one hour prior to services for close friends and family.

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley.

Brenda Sue Jack Plumley

PAGE — Brenda Sue Jack Plumley, 67, of Page, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill, with the Rev. Jim Elmore officiating. Burial will be at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Saturday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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