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.

Online condolences may be sent to our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net.

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 www.meltonmortuary.com.

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary Inc., Beckley.



Donnie Mae Daniel Clay

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

Online condolences may be left at www.calfeefh.com.

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.



Eileen Davis

SOUTH CHARLESTON — Eileen Davis, 83, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2012.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at the Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Honaker Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of arrangements.



Robert Ray Drennen

Robert Ray Drennen, 39, of Beckley, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at www.meltonmortuary.com.

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary Inc., Beckley.



Margaret Warton Fraley

BRECKSVILLE, OHIO — Margaret Fraley (nee Warton), 89, of Brecksville, born Jan. 6, 1923, in Mifflin, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at the Cleveland Clinic.

Survived by her daughters, Patricia Fraley Distel (Joseph) of Newnan, Ga., and Brenda Fraley Kolchin (Michael) of Tannersville, Pa.; grandchildren, Kimberly Grace Distel, Cynthia Margaret Distel Burkhart, Joseph Ishmael Distel, Deborah Margaret Hamm Ahern, Geoffrey Scott Kolchin and Kathleen Margaret Kolchin; great-grandchildren, Grayson Price, Worthington Alan and Brooks Joseph Burkhart, and Alexis, Ashelynn and Addyson Ahern, and Joseph Kyle and Walker Randall Distel; her brother-in-law, Roger (Kathleen); her sister-in-law, Lois Young (Clyde and Denver Barker, both deceased); loving aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her husband, Ishmael Worth Fraley; and her daughter, Marian Fraley Hamm (Fred, of Stockbridge, Ga., surviving); her sisters, Kitty Welling (Howard), Marie Rosinski (Dr. Al), Helen Hartman (Art and Cecil Walker), Rosie Novak (Tony) and Nellie Toney (Woodrow); her brothers-in-law, Randolph (Georgie), Dariel (Josephine), and sisters-in-law, Madge Robinson (Sam) and Wilma Saunders (Marvin and Joel Atha). Margaret was a 1940 graduate of Clear Fork High School and an active member of the Colcord Presbyterian Church.

Services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, November 10, 2012, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley. Following the services Margaret will be laid to rest at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley.

Friends may gather with the family from 1 p.m. until time of the service Saturday at the funeral home.

Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, is in charge of the arrangements.



Harles Justus

BRENTON — Harles Justus, 72, of Brenton, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2012.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com.

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.



Lois ‘Jeanie’ Lowe

MOUNT NEBO — Lois “Jeanie” Lowe, 60, of Hominy Falls, W.Va., passed away early Tuesday morning at Summersville Memorial Hospital, Summersville, following a short illness.

Born October 3, 1952, at Rainelle, she was the daughter of Minnie Verzine McMann Nutter, and the late Rollin Austin Nutter.  

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Levi Tinnel and Isabel Tinnel.

Jeanie worked as a hostess at Hampton Inn, and was a member of Penile United Methodist Church of Hominy Falls.

Those left to cherish her memory are: her husband, Richard Dale Lowe Sr. of Mt. Nebo; a daughter: Autumn Dawn Tinnel and husband Brian of Sheridan, Ark.; a son, Richard Dale “Rick” Lowe Jr. and wife Sue of Auburn, Wash.; two sisters, Barbara Ann Edens of Rupert, and Peggy Sue Goddard of Rainelle; a brother, Rollin Dwight “Buzz” Nutter of Rainelle; three grandchildren: Kirsten, Connor, and Jocelyn Lowe.

Visitation with the family will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday evening, November 11, 2012, at Wallace & Wallace Chapel in Rainelle.

As per her wishes, the body is being cremated.

Arrangements entrusted to Wallace & Wallace of Rainelle.



Robert L. Mendel Jr.

LOGAN — Robert L. Mendel Jr., 57, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the West Logan Church of God in West Logan, with the Rev. Scotty Dingess officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby. Friends may call on the family from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at the church.

For e-mail condolences go to www.honakerfuneralhome.org.

Honaker Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of the arrangements.



Cerethia Tedder

Cerethia Tedder, 78, of Glen White, passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, with the Rev. Kenneth Parent officiating at Blue Ridge Funeral Home. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12.

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.



Robert E. Welsh

Robert E. Welsh, 73, of Beckley, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at www.meltonmortuary.com.

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary Inc., Beckley.