The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 21, 2014

Obituaries — Friday, Feb. 21, 2013



Paolo Bellizzieri

Paolo Bellizzieri, 83, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2014 at the Rae-Ann Nursing Home Center in Geneva, Ohio, following a long illness.

He was born November 17, 1930 in Helen, West Virginia. He was preceded in death by his mother Ruie and step-father Charlie Bennett; by one sister: Mary Buckland.

He was a member of the TRW Rod & Club, he enjoyed hunting and trapping. He was a machine operator for the TRW in Ohio.

Paolo is survived by his spouse Loretta Harrah Bellizzieri of Rock Creek, Ohio; two sisters, Hazel Adkins of Rainelle, and Connie Watson also of Rainelle; three brothers,  Charles Bennett of Maplewood, Louie Lazzarini of Maplewood and Johnny Lazzarini.

Services will be held at the Wallace & Wallace Chapel on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Bob Scharnhorst officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Sunday. Entombment will be at the Wallace Memorial Mausoleum in Clintonville.

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Wallace & Wallace of Rainelle are in charge of arrangements.


John Childress

John Childress, 73, of Glade Springs in Daniels, passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2014.

Arrangements pending with Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive in Prosperity.


George L. ‘Skip’ Clinebell

LEWISBURG — George L. ‘Skip’ Clinebell, 66, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg with Pastor Stewart Farley, Mr. James Clinebell and Bobby Linkous officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

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Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Naomi Sarver Greco

On Tuesday, Feb. 18th, 2014, our most cherished, Naomi Greco of Beckley passed away following a long illness at the Bowers Hospice House. She was in her 89th year.

Born on Feb. 2nd, 1925, at Milam in Wyoming County, she was the daughter of the late John and Nancy Mae Phillips Sarver. Her brothers, James and Charles and sister, Winnie Stover have preceded her death as well as a sister-in-law, Bonnie Sarver and brother-in-law, S.J. Lilly.

The past four years, Naomi has made her home with her daughter and son-in-law,  Ramona and Kenneth Reynolds.

Naomi was married to the late Raymond Greco. To this union was born their children, Janice who has passed away, Margaret Stoval and her husband, Wayne of Church Hill, Tenn., Ramona Reynolds and her husband, Kenneth of Beckley and Juanita Gwinn of Pineyview. Juanita’s husband, Graylon has also preceded  Naomi in death. Her children will forever cherish her memory.

Naomi was the dear grandmother of Wayne Stovall and his wife, April of Mount Carmel, Tenn., Cathy Kincer and her husband, Casey of Virginia Beach, Va., Kenny Reynolds and his wife, Nikki of Beckley and Laura Williams and her husband, Chad of Bluefield, Va.

She was the proud great grandmother of Abram and Titus Stoval, Tristian and Austyn  Kincer and Grayson Williams.

Naomi was the fond sister of Kenneth Sarver and his wife, Paquita and Kelly Sarver, all of Oak Hill, Pearl Lilly of Glendale, Ariz., Patricia Cooper of Piqua, Ohio; the sister-in-law, of Dale Stover of Harper.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 22nd at 1 p.m. in the Melton Mortuary Chapel.  Pastor David Brooks from the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Crab Orchard will be officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the service hour. Naomi will be laid to rest in the Sunset Memorial Park.

Naomi’s family would like to thank the wonderful staff of Bowers Hospice House and suggests donations of sympathy be made to them. The address is PO Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802-1472  

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

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