The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 10, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012

Jackie Eugene ‘Hager’ Adkins

TERRY — Jackie Eugene “Hager” Adkins, 58, of Terry, passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.

Committal services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12,  at the Terry Christian Church at Terry, with the Rev. Gene Hall and the Rev. Ronnie Hall officiating. Burial will follow at the Adkins Family Cemetery at Terry. There will be no visitation.

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Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.

Cerling B. ‘Junior’ Bowling

MULLENS — Cerling B. Bowling Jr., 82, of Mullens, passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.

Arrangements are incomplete at Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

Rebecca Ann Cantley

Rebecca Ann Cantley, 57, of Beckley, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2012.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary Inc., Beckley.

Donnie Mae Daniel Clay

Donnie Mae Daniel Clay, 78, of Beckley, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2012.

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Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

Opel S. Crone

LEWISBURG — Opel S. Crone, 95, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at her home, after a sudden illness.

Mrs. Crone was born on Oct. 31, 1917, at Muddy Creek Mt.; she was the daughter of the late John and Minnie Herron. She was the oldest member of her church, Shuck Memorial Baptist Church. She started the Opel Crone Circle of ABW Shucks.

Mrs. Crone was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Crone, and a son-in-law, Donald Compton.

She is survived by four daughters, Marie (Wedsel) Boyce and Shelby (Bill) Erwin, all of Jacksonville, Fla., Betty Compton of Roanoke, Va., and Billie Jean (Douglas) Thomas of Cornstalk, WV; a son, Robert Jr. (Sharon) Crone of Lewisburg; 14 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren and many great- and great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at McCraw Funeral Home, Lewisburg, with the Rev. Ronald Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens near Lewisburg.

Visitation will be Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

McCraw Funeral Home in Lewisburg, is in charge of arrangements.

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