The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


April 30, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, April 30, 2013


E. O. ‘Shorty’ Nutter

MAYSEL — E. O. “Shorty” Nutter, 88, of Maysel, Clay County, W.Va., died Sunday, April 28, 2013.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in the Pierson Chapel United Methodist Church, at Zela, with Pastor K. P. Pierson officiating. Interment will follow in the Summers Cemetery at Zela.

Friends may call at the Clay First Baptist at Clay on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

White Funeral Home at Summersville is in charge of the arrangements.   

Daniel Keith Persinger

SUN — Daniel Keith Persinger, 77, of Sun, died on Wednesday, April 24, 2013.

He was cremated. There will be no visitation or service. His cremains will be interred at High Lawn Memorial Park in Oak Hill.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Charles Wayne  Redden

MEADOW BRIDGE — Charles Wayne Redden, 54, of Beelick Knob, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013.

Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Rainelle, with Pastor Steve Martin officiating. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the service (noon to 1 p.m.) at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.

Hershel Lee Thompson

ALDERSON — Hershel Lee Thompson, 72, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013.

Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at the Fort Spring Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jonathan Hunt officiating. Burial will follow in the Mount Vernon Cemetery, Fort Spring.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, at the Longanacre Funeral Home, Fairlea, and at the church on Wednesday, May 1, one hour before the service.

Arrangements by Longanacre Funeral Home, Fairlea.

Ruth Wilkerson

OAK HILL — Mrs. Ruth Wilkerson, 89, of Oak Hill, died Saturday, April 27, 2013.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Thursday, May 2, 2013 at First Baptist Church, Harlem Heights, with Rev. Paul Baker and Rev. Shannon Robinson officiating.

Entombment will follow in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.

Condolences may be emailed to

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

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