The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 20, 2012

Obituaries — Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012



Nora Strickland

PETERSTOWN — Nora Strickland, age 83, of Peterstown, passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at Country View Assisted Living, Peterstown.

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Arrangements are incomplete at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.


Gloria Virginia Terry

PETERSTOWN — Gloria Virginia Terry, age 74, of Peterstown, passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

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Arrangements are incomplete at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

Andrew ‘Bud’ S. Walker Sr.

MEADOW BRIDGE — Andrew “Bud” S. Walker Sr., 76, of Meadow Bridge, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at his home, following a long illness.

Born March 31, 1936, at Quinwood, W.Va., he was the son of the late Andrew Lee and Mamie Lampkins Walker.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Roxie Adkins Walker, and his second wife, Glenna Crookshanks Walker; a daughter, Crystal Walker; two sisters, Dot Lampkins and Gloria Martin, and two brothers, Pete Lampkins and James Walker.

Bud loved hunting and fishing, and had worked as the custodian for Meadow Bridge Schools.

Survivors include two daughters, Anita Vandall of Cartersville, Ga. and Jean Moody (Gary) of Backus Mountain; two sons, Michael Walker (Elizabeth) of Hopewell, Va. and Andrew Walker (Vicki) of Scarbro; 15 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Wallace & Wallace Chapel in Rainelle, with Pastor Ruth Goins officiating. Burial will follow in the Harrah Cemetery on Backus Mountain.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home in Rainelle.

His grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

Please send online condolences by visiting www.wallaceandwallacefh. com

Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Rainelle, is in charge of the arrangements.


Kevin Wayne Wilson

 Kevin Wayne Wilson, 48, of Beckley, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, December 6, 2012.

Born November 23, 1964, in Montgomery, W.Va., he was the son of Nancy Jean Wall and the late David Louis Wilson Sr.

In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Kelly E. and Myrtle Wilson, maternal grandparents, Bettes A. and Georgia Wall, brother, Keith Wilson, sister, Lydia Ann Wilson, and two uncles Thomas A. Wall and Harold Allen Wall.

Kevin liked music, playing the guitar, camping, fishing, and loved animals.

Those left to cherish his memory include his mother, Nancy J. Steverson Wall (of Beckley), brother, David Wilson Jr. (of Atlanta, Ga.), aunt, Peggy Blankenship (of Atlanta, Ga.), two uncles, Bettes Lee Wall (of Oak Hill, W.Va.) and Raymond Wall (of Topeka, Kan.), niece, Amber Wilson (of Atlanta, Ga.), two nephews, Dustin Wilson (of Atlanta, Ga.), and Jeremy Wilson (of Long Beach, Calif.), and two cousins, Kelly Dorsett (of Atlanta, Ga.) and Briggette Moore (of Atlanta, Ga.).

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, December 21, 2012, at the funeral home. Services will follow the friend gathering at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Home, with the Pastor Gene Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

An online guest registry and other information can be found by visiting www.blueridgefuneral

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley.

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