The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 20, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013

Opal Wanda Bearfield

WHITESVILLE — Opal Wanda Bearfield of Whitesville, WV, went home to be with the Lord on January 17, 2013, at CAMC Memorial Division Hospital, Charleston, WV, after a long illness.

She was born May 17, 1935, at Garrison, WV, to the late Ray Holstein and Bessie Faye Canterbury.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Bearfield; a daughter, Joann Venoy.

She is survived by two daughters, Ramona McFalls and Doug of Whitesville, WV, and Delores Ivenhoe and David of Virginia; five sons: Randy Bearfield and Roberta of Seth, Chester Bearfield and Ericka, Jesse Bearfield and Betty, Jerry Bearfield and Gladys all of  Whitesville, WV, Robert Bearfield and Amanda of North Carolina; 20 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon, January 21, 2013, at 1 o’clock in the Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville, WV, with the Rev. Rick Perry and Pastor June Ferrell. Interment will be in Pineview Cemetery, Orgas, WV. Pallbearers: Tommy, John, Randy, Jerry, David, Kevin and Robbie. The singers will be Special Guests.

Visitation will be Monday 2 hours before the service at the funeral home.

Armstrong Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Ronald J. Bennett

JUMPING BRANCH — Ronald J. Bennett, 87, of Mount View Road, Jumping Branch, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are incomplete at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

June Milam Byrd

June Marie Milam Byrd, 70, of Lester died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Melton Mortuary Chapel. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary Inc., Beckley.

Robert Collins

OAK HILL — Mr. Robert Collins, of Oak Hill, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

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