The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


August 2, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, Aug. 2, 2013

Franklin Delmore Bailey

BAISDEN — Franklin Delmore Bailey, 78, passed away Monday, July 29, 2013.

Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Bailey Cemetery, at Long Pole, Mohawk. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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Arrangements by Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert.

Larry David Begley

Larry David Begley, known to most as “Sleepy,” went home to be with Jesus on July 31st, 2013, after a long illness.

He was retired from the Mount Olive Correctional Complex as a Mechanic and was formerly employed in the coal industry and was a truck owner/operator. He was a member of the Bell Creek Pentecostal Holiness Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife Cindy L. (Cole) Begley; mother, Margaret E. A (Woolwine) Begley; father George W. Begley; brother, John Stone Begley; sisters, Gertrude Ratliff, Darlene Loving and Shanda Hicks. Survivors include his brothers, Delbert Woolwine and wife Midge and Richard Begley and wife Mary; children; Larry David “Chunk” Begley Jr. and Melinda Denise Begley Pauley and spouse Jay Pauley; mother of Larry and Melinda, Patricia Begley; stepchildren, Emily Wall and spouse Michael Wall and Danny Flores and fiancee Nicolle Garnish; grandchildren, Heather Kay Stone, Megan Nadine Begley, Katie Dawn Begley, Makia Bartch, Kristin Nicole Adkins and husband Austin Adkins, Jordyn Brooke Pauley, Rylee Faith Pauley and James Gage Pauley; stepgrandchildren, Allison Lilly, Shawn Lilly, Ashley Wall and Brett Wall; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He enjoyed playing and singing gospel music, and sang with the Dixie Trio, The Harold Family and The Harbor Lights.

Services will take place 11 a.m. Saturday, August 3, 2013, at Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge, with Reverend Lee Holliday and Reverend Richard Harold officiating. Burial will follow in Montgomery Memorial Park, London.

The family will receive visitors on Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Pennington Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Begley family.

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