The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 2, 2013

Obituaries — Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013


Nella M. Johnson

RICHMOND, Va. — Nella M. Johnson, 75, of Richmond, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2012.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Boyd Bonds and Mary Combs Bonds; her second husband, Basil Wilkerson; brother, Billy Harve Bonds; twin sister, Stella Baldwin; sister, Kay Ann Brown.

Mrs. Johnson is survived by her husband, Charles Johnson; sons, James Cadran, Michael Cadran (Kathy), Mitchell Cadran (Cherrie), and Timothy Cadran; grandchildren, Christine, Amanda, Jamie, Brandon; brother, Robert Bonds; sisters, Brenda Brown and Kathy Bonds.  Family will receive friends on Thursday, January 3, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. at J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home, Chester Chapel.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, January 4, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. also at the funeral home. Interment to immediately follow in Sunset Memorial Park.

Condolences may be registered at

Edna Kidwell

Edna Kidwell, age 86, of Beckley, W.Va., passed away on Tuesday January 1, 2013, at the Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital following a long illness.

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha  Street. Beckley,  WV, 304-253-4461.

Edith Elzoria Dancy Lusk

OCEANA — Edith Elzoria Dancy Lusk, 66, of Oceana, W.Va., passed away on Sunday December 30, 2012.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday January 4, 2013, in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Harvey officiating.

Burial will follow in the Kopperston Community Cemetery, Kopperston, W.Va.

Friends may gather with the family from 6 - 9 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, W.Va.

Jane Bailey McKinney

PINEVILLE — Jane Bailey McKinney, 59, of Pineville, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012.

Born April 13, 1953, in Pineville, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Wilma Parks and Ray H. Bailey.

She was a 1971 graduate of Pineville High School and received her Nursing Education at the Wyoming Career and Technical Center. Jane was a former nurse and was employed at Wyoming General Hospital, and Welch Emergency Hospital in the Intensive Care Units and Trauma Transfer.  Jane enjoyed music, computers and Facebook. She was a channel operator with Microsoft server in Internet Relay Chat. She also enjoyed playing the guitar and performed in numerous counties.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 31 years, Robert McKinney; a daughter, Sarah McKinney of Pineville; a brother, Dennis F. “Turk” Bailey of Pineville; brothers-in-law, Pat McKinney and wife, Laura of Pineville and Danny and wife, Marcia of Pineville; nieces and nephews, Scott McKinney, Craig and Brad Bailey, Carmen McKinney, Morgan McKinney, and Stuart McKinney.

A memorial gathering will be held 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pineville.

Online Condolences and Guest register may be signed at

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the McKinney family.

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