The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 15, 2012

Obituaries — Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012


Marita Wikel Browning

PINEVILLE — Marita Wikel Browning, 88, of Pineville, passed away Monday, November 12, 2012, at Monroe Manor Assisted Living, following a short illness.

Born September 13, 1924, in Pineville, she was the daughter of the late Chester M. and Dottie Hash Wikel.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Browning Jr.; daughter, Kathy Cook; three brothers, Byron Wikel, Bernard Wikel and Johnny Wikel; two sisters, Myrtlene Stouffer and Virginia Butcher; and a brother-in-law, Oscar Butcher.

She is survived by her son, Michael Browning and wife, Ann of Monroe, N.C.; granddaughter, Kim Keziah and husband, Larry of Monroe, N.C.; grandson, Travis Cook of Pineville; great-grandchildren, Kristin Keziah, Jason Keziah and wife, Brooke, Andrew Keziah, and Ethan Keziah, all of Monroe, N.C.; and great-great-grandchildren, Avery Booth, Riley Keziah, Addyson Keziah, and Layla Keziah, all of Monroe, N.C.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Friday, November 16, 2012, at Palm Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, with the Rev. Bobby Bannister officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service Friday.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to: Hospice of Union County, 700 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe, NC 28110.

An online guestbook and additional information can be found at

Evans Funeral Home of Oceana is serving the Browning family.

Dennie Karl Carver Sr.

ALKOL — Dennie Karl Carver Sr., 53, of Alkol, passed away Monday, November 12, 2012.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, November 17, 2012, at the Yolyn Community Church, with Pastor Shane Browning and Rev. Alfred Setser officiating. Burial will be in Chambers Cemetery at Cham.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. on Friday at the church.

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Honaker Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of arrangements.

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