The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 11, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, May 11, 2013


Mertie Lenora Jackson

SUMMERSVILLE — Mertie Lenora Jackson, 75, of Summersville, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, in the Waters Funeral Chapel at Summersville with Pastor Joe Shaffer and Pastor Alva Blankenship officiating. Burial will follow in the Walker Memorial Park at Summersville. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral chapel.


Melvin Eugene ‘Melvie’ Lewis

LESTER — Melvin Eugene “Melvie” Lewis, 43, of Lester, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013, at Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley.

Born on Nov. 25, 1969, at Beckley, he was the son of Mildred Treadway Lewis of Lester and the late Melvin Cargyle Lewis.

Melvie loved video games, watching TV, and reading. He had attended NIT at Cross Lanes. Previously he had worked at Kroger’s, Montgomery Ward, John W. Eye, and in the warehouse at Sears.

His father, Melvin C. Lewis, preceded him in death.

Left to cherish his memory include his mother, Mildred Treadway Lewis of Lester; three sisters, Joyce (Kenneth) Carpenter, Donna Coughlin, and Patricia (Frank) Mason, all of Lester; two nieces, April (Greg) Mitchem and Kymber Mason; and five nephews, Michael, Zachary, and Daniel Carpenter, Ronnie Allen, and Tyler Mason.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013, at his residence, 370 Sunburst Lane, Lester, WV 25865, with Rev. Brian McCallister officiating. Burial will follow at the Lewis Family Cemetery there at the home place.

Friends may call at the home from noon to service time on the day of the service. 

For those wishing to express their condolences to the Lewis family, you may do so by visiting our website at

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, will be assisting the family.

Albert B. Martin

CLINTONVILLE — Albert B. Martin, 85, of Clintonville, died Thursday, May 9, 2013.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville, with the Revs. Verlin Butcher and Roger Williams officiating. There will be no visitation.

Donations of sympathy may be made in his memory to a charity of your choice.

Please send online condolences by visiting

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

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