The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


August 12, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Aug. 12, 2013


Elwood W. Lambert

KEYSER — Elwood W. Lambert, 72, of Keyser, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013.

He donated his body to the West Virginia University Human Gift Registry to further the education of future clinicians. His memorial service will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Wiley Ford Church of the Brethren with a reception from 3 to 5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wiley Ford Church of the Brethren in Elwood’s name.

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Information was submitted by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg.

Larrie Mason Lester

INDIAN CREEK — Larrie Mason Lester, 73, of Indian Creek, WV, went home to be with the Lord on August 9, 2013.

He was born November 20, 1939, in Fanrock, WV, a son of the late Kenneth Pleasant and Edner Ruth Barrett Lester.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Lonnie Lincoln Lester.

Survivors include three brothers Latham E. Lester of Warrenton, VA, Leonard C. Lester of Indian Creek and Leslie Harold Lester of Front Royal, VA; a sister Lindia Ruth Lester of Indian Creek; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other loving family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, in the New Hope Church, Indian Creek, WV, with Rev. Lewis Lester officiating. Larrie will be laid to rest in the Lester Family Cemetery, Indian Creek, WV. Friends may gather with the family after 6 p.m. on Monday, August 12, 2013, at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends.

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The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.

Alex Perry McGuire

LEWISBURG — Alex Perry McGuire, 76, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2013.

Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, at the Longanacre Funeral Home Chapel, Fairlea, with the Rev. Youel Altizer officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Lewisburg, with Masonic rites. Friends and family may call 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Greenbrier County Humane Society, Lewisburg.

Arrangements by Longanacre Funeral Home, Fairlea.

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