The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 18, 2014

Obituaries — Tuesday, March 18, 2014


Jon Robert McDowell

RAINBOW CITY, Ala. — Jon Robert McDowell, 35, of Rainbow City, a native of White Sulphur Springs, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, March 19, at Whatcoat United Methodist Church on Rt. 92 in White Sulphur Springs. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. at the church with services to begin at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Mapledale Cemetery. Robert McClintic will officiate.

Donations in Jon’s memory may be made to the White Sulphur Springs  EMS, P.O. Box 129, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986 or the Piedmont Rescue Squad, P.O. Box  333, Piedmont, AL 36272. 

Please send online condolences by visiting www.wallaceandwallacefh.coom

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Coy McKinney Jr.

Coy McKinney Jr., 74, of Sophia, died Friday, March 14, 2014.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley with the Rev. Butch White officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley. Friends may visit with the family from noon until service time Saturday.

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 St., Beckley.

James ‘Bert’ Miller Sr.

OAK HILL — James (Bert) Miller Sr., 92, of Oak Hill, WV died Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Beckley.

Born July 12, 1921, at Sipsey, Ala., he was the son of Elbert Lester and Barbara Ann Arron Miller.

Mr. Miller retired as chief electrician at Milburn Colliery Company.

He was a member of Crossroads Apostolic Holiness Church at Bradley and a U.S. Army veteran having served in World War II.

His first wife, Pauline Miller; his second wife, Helen Miller and a son, Gary Allen Miller, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Agnes Cook Miller; three sons, James “Jimmy” Miller and his wife, Margaret of Scarbro, Troy Miller of Cottondale, Ala., Barry Miller and his wife, Pam of Sevierville, Tenn.; two daughters, Barbara Crisco and husband, James of Mooresville, N.C. and Margaret Honaker and husband, Ed, of Davidson, N.C.; 10  grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Crossroads Apostolic Holiness Church, Bradley with Rev. Roger Frye and Rev. David Christman officiating. Burial will follow at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill with military rites conducted by VFW Post No. 3110.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening, March 18, 2014, at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church.

Online condolences may be sent to our website at: www.tyreefuneralhome. com

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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