The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 11, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, March 11, 2013


Berman Okey Lusk

KOPPERSTON ROAD — Berman Okey Lusk, 56, of Kopperston Road, passed away Saturday, March 9,  2013.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco. In keeping with his wishes, he will be cremated following the services. Friends may gather with the family from 1 p.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

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

Eugene Lusk

BURLINGTON, N.C. — Eugene Lusk, 88, of Burlington, N.C., formerly of Herndon, died Sunday, March 10, 2013.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.

Tom Redford Massey

MINDEN — Tom Redford Massey, 87, of Minden, WV, died at his residence on Saturday, March 9, 2013, following a short illness.

Born February 22, 1926, at Cunard, WV, he was the son of the late Bill D. and Corby Rollins Massey.

Also preceding him in death were granddaughter Linda Sue Perry and seven sisters and four brothers.

He was a retired coal miner from Eastern Gas and Fuel at the Kopperston #2 mine, a member of the U.M.W.A., and a member of the Pentecostal House of Prayer at Lynco, WV.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Ethel Marie Shrewsbury Massey; two sons, Pastor Bill Massey and wife Ugonda of Lynco, WV, and John Massey of Oak Hill, WV; three daughters Betty Lester and husband Smokie of Brenton, WV, Rosie Nutter and husband Charles of Page, WV, and Judy Harless and husband Vince of Maple Fork, WV; and one sister, Grace Stover of Mt. Hope, WV. Also, ten grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Charles Pittman officiating. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Oak Hill, WV.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 to 2 on Tuesday.

Online condolences may be sent to our website at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV.

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