The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 20, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, May 20, 2013

Junior Lee Blankenship

GILBERT — Junior Lee Blankenship, 54, of Gilbert, died Friday, May 17, 2013.

Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert, with the Rev. Diamond Carter and the Rev. Lowell Smith officiating. Burial will be in Browning Grimmett Cemetery, Bruno. Friends may gather with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. with a special service at 7 p.m. Monday, May 20, at the funeral home.

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Mounts Funeral Home of Gilbert is in charge of arrangements.

Myrtle Cassell

PINEVILLE — Myrtle Cassell, 90, of Pineville passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013.

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

Roberta ‘Berky’ Cunningham

HENLAWSON — Roberta “Berky” Cunningham, of Henlawson, died Thursday, May 16, 2013.

Denny Collins of the Yuma Church of Christ will conduct a graveside service at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Arrangements will be conducted by the Honaker Funeral Home in Logan.

Eugenia Bailey Dishmon

On Thursday, May 16th, 2013, our most beloved Eugenia Joy Bailey Dishmon of Paradise Hill at Glen Fork passed away at the Raleigh General Hospital following a short illness. She was 55 years of age.

“Genie,” as she was affectionately called, was born Eugenia Joy Bailey on Feb. 25th, 1958. One of three children, her parents were the late Earl Eugene and Edna Jo Privett Bailey.

Eugenia was deeply loved by her family. She will be remembered for being a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Eugenia loved to visit her home in Florida, and spending time with her grandbabies. She enjoyed fishing and tending to her pets in her leisure time.

She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband, James Bruce Dishmon; she was the precious mother of James Patrick Dishmon and Brandy Gene Morgan; the doting grandmother to Desiree Tory Jean Dishmon and Brooklyn Pamela Jade Morgan; the fond sister of Eddie Bailey and Frances Hale; a large extended family survives as well as many friends.

On Tuesday, May 21st, at 3 p.m. we will honor Eugenia with a “Service of Remembrance” at the Melton Mortuary Chapel. Pastor Erwin Gregory will be officiating. Eugenia will be laid to rest in the Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the service hour.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Until the day breaks and the evening shadows fall, we will remember Eugenia with much love…

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

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

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