The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

September 2, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Sept. 2, 2013

Allaine Arbaugh

Allaine Arbaugh, 85, of Raleigh, passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013.

Private online condolences, floral gifts, and other expressions of sympathy are available to the family via

Arrangements pending with Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha St. in Beckley.

Anna Mae Bailes

HURRICANE — Anna Mae Bailes, 89, of Hurricane, formerly of Keslers Cross Lanes, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013.

Graveside funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the West Virginia Memorial Gardens at Calvin with Pastor Dana Gatewood officiating. Friends may call from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the White Funeral Home at Summersville. The funeral procession will leave the funeral home at that time and proceed to the gravesite at Calvin.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

James H. Blume Sr.

FOREST HILL — James H. Blume Sr., 79, of Forest Hill died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion at Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

William Cammack Campbell

LEWISBURG — William Cammack Campbell, 90, of Lewisburg died Aug. 30, 2013.

Service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at The Old Stone Presbyterian Church, Lewisburg, with the Rev. J. Dexter Taylor officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be sent to the Cammack Children Center, Huntington, or The West Virginia Golf Association’s William C. Campbell Scholarship Fund.

Charles Robert Canfield Sr.

LEWISBURG — Charles Robert Canfield, Sr., 87, of Lewisburg passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center following a long illness.

Robert was in the lumber industry as a truck driver and enjoyed being a father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Born September 17, 1925, in Sutton, he was the son of the late Walter Lee and Ersie Marie Crites Canfield. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters Ruby and Gussie and one brother Edward.

Survivors include 5 daughters: Linda Morgan of Fairlea, Edith Poe of Sevierville, Tennessee, Roberta Lilly of Renick, Wanda Reed of Lewisburg and Tena Criner of Lewisburg; 4 sons: Averal Lee of Maxwelton, Charles Robert, Jr., of Lewisburg, James of Lewisburg and Christopher of Flat Top; 2 sisters, Clara Vest of Alderson and Glendora Clark of Texas; 1 brother, Harry William of Flower; 36 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

Memorial Services will be at noon on Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at the Holy Word Assembly of God in Fairlea, with Pastor Loretta Boggs officiating.  

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements entrusted to Wallace & Wallace of Rainelle.

Cordelia V. Dunbar

UNION — Mrs. Cordelia Virginia Caldwell Dunbar, 93, of Union, WV, joined her Heavenly Father on August 31, 2013. She was born May 9, 1920, at Welch, WV, to Robert and Bertha Bostic Caldwell.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and four sisters.

She was raised in Waiteville, WV, until her marriage to Everette Dunbar to which they raised 10 Children.

Mavis Lippincot of Riverside, NJ; Rachel LaFon of Organ Cave, WV; Doris Dunbar (daughter-in-law) of Ronceverte, WV; Alma (Charlie) Hoke and Wanda (Bill) of Union, WV; Norval (Jenny) Dunbar of Hinton, WV; Mildred Bennett of Gap Mills, WV; Eleanor (Chester) Terry of Fairlea, WV; Donald (Connie) Dunbar of Sarton, WV; and Ronald (Eydie) Dunbar of Organ Cave, WV;

14 grandchildren, 21 Great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at the New Hope Tabernacle Church with the Rev. Phillip Hunt, Rev. Wesley Comer and Rev. Glenn Thaxton officiating. Burial will follow in the Gates Cemetery, Gates, WV.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Broyles-McGuire Funeral Home in Union, WV.

Nephews and grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Broyles-McGuire Funeral Home in Union is serving the family.

Nancy J. Jones

Nancy J. Jones, 56, of Beckley passed away Aug. 31, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion with Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.

Douglas Justice

Douglas Justice, 62, of Beckley, WV, died Friday, August 30th, at the Bowers Hospice House, after a long illness.

Born April 23, 1951, in Madison, WV, he was the son of Norma Jean (Jarrell) Justice of Madison, WV, and the late James Okey Justice.

Mr. Justice attended Mt. Tabor Baptist Church and was a retired employee of Patriot Coal.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife of 41 years Patricia A Justice, a son, Chadwick (Chad) Justice of Beckley; two brothers, Charles David Justice of S. Charleston, WV, and Gregory Justice of Madison. A grandson, Cooper Ryllee Justice of Beckley, WV, also survives.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1 p.m. at the Mt. Tabor Baptist Church with Rev. Michael King and Rev. Orville Syner officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Beckley. Friends may call Sunday evening 6 to 9 p.m. at Melton Mortuary and one hour prior to the service time at the church.

The Family requests donations of sympathy be made to the Cancer Center of America and Bowers Hospice House.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley, WV.

Dollie V. Lewis

GREEN BANK — Dollie V. Lewis, 74, of Green Bank, passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the Arbovale Cemetery, with the Rev. Dave Plank officiating. There will be no public visitation.

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Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale is in charge of arrangements.

James Tunstalle

CHARLESTON — Mr. James Tunstalle, of Charleston, formerly of Beckley, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Emma ‘Lou’ Withrow

PINEVILLE — Emma “Lou” Withrow, 78, of Pineville passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Withrow family.