The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 31, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, March 31, 2013


Mary (Lavana) Conrad

CRAIGSVILLE — Mary (Lavana) Conrad, 68, of Craigsville, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, April 1, at Locust Grove Baptist Church, Craigsville, with Pastor George Peyatt officiating. Interment will be in Mountain Trail Cemetery, Craigsville. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service.

All arrangements were made by Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood.

Lucy Dorsey Crist

RUPERT — Lucy Dorsey Crist, 66, of Rupert, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, Va., following a short illness.

Born Feb. 23, 1947, at Rupert, she was the daughter of the late Mildred Bessie Fleshman Dorsey and the late William Addison Dorsey.

Lucy was a homemaker and a member of the Duo Community Baptist Church of Rupert.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger Dalton Crist, on Aug. 31, 2005. She was also preceded in death by a son, Jimmie Crist, and a brother, Forrest “Bud” Dorsey.

Survivors include: a daughter, Melanie Crist Myers and Jeff Myers of Quinwood; a son, Roger Lee Crist of Rupert; Lucy’s fiance, Glenn Lamb of Chesapeake, Va.; nine grandchildren, Tiera, Justin, Sasha, Cory, Lacy, Morgan, Chandler, Trinity, and Brooklyn; and three great-grandchildren, Rylee, Haylee, and Colton; and her extended family at Virginia Beach, Va.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel, Rainelle, with Rev. John Wyatt officiating. Entombment will follow in the Wallace Memorial Mausoleum, Clintonville.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, April 1, at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel, Rainelle.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting

Ernest Dale Dennison

CANVAS — Ernest Dale “Kenny” Dennison, 75, of Canvas, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013. 

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the White Funeral Home at Summersville with Pastor Dana Gatewood officiating. Interment will follow in the Groves Cemetery at Canvas. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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