The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 29, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, December 29, 2013


Frank Pendry

MATHENY — Frank Pendry, 84, of Matheny went home surrounded by his loving wife and family on December 27, 2013.

Born May 7, 1929, at Keyrock, he was the son of the late William Pendry and Dora Green Pendry.

Mr. Pendry was an avid gardener and a retired coal miner. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Survivors include his wife, helpmate, and best friend of 65 years, Minnie Jane Pendry of Matheny.

4 daughters, Iris Workman and her husband Buzz of Keyrock, Glenda Pizzino and her husband Danny of Glen Fork, Letha Gilstrap and her husband, Roger, of Durham, NC, Vanessa Pauley of Pineville.

2 sons, Tom Pendry and his wife Bonnie of Jesse and Stan Pendry of Welch.

17 Grandchildren, 24 Great-grandchildren.

A celebration of Frank’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, December 30, 2013, in the Evans Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Ernest Francis and Rev. Sheri Kernik officiating.

Burial will follow at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, December 29, 2013, at the funeral home.

An online guestbook and other information can be found at

Evans Funeral and Cremation Service of Oceana is serving the Pendry family.

Sarah Delores Carper Peters

KINCAID — Sarah Delores Carper Peters, 80, of Kincaid, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 25, 2013, in Florence, Mississippi.

Mrs. Peters took care of her family and was a very devoted member of the Page Baptist Church. She taught Sunday school, vacation Bible school and took on many other active roles for the church.

Mrs. Peters was preceded in death by her son, Vernon Peters II, and her siblings.

She is survived by her husband, Vernon Peters of Kincaid, WV; daughter, Vicki (Lowell) Poe of Florence, MS; grandchildren, Wayne Poe, Kevin (Terra) Poe all of Florence, MS, and Vernon Peters III, Jennifer (Marshall) Tincher all of Kincaid, WV; 10 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

“Her children rise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.” Proverbs 31:28

Funeral service will be Monday, December 30, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity, WV. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV.

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