The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 20, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, May 20, 2013


Loretta Stoots Justice

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Loretta Stoots Justice, 70, of Cleveland, Ohio, formerly of Eccles, died Sunday, May 19, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

Brenda Kay Lewis

HINES — Brenda Kay Lewis, 62, of Hines, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013, at her home following a short battle with cancer.

Born December 6, 1950, at Leslie, she was the daughter of Charles O. (C.O.) Lewis of Hines and the late Mabel Louise Loudermilk Lewis.

Brenda worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Heartland of Rainelle for 16 years. She was a hard worker and a born caregiver. She helped care for her grandmother, her mother and her father. Brenda was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her mother, Brenda was preceded in death by her brother Charles Wayne (Buck) Lewis and an infant baby brother.

Along with her father C.O. Lewis, she is survived by her daughter Constance Louise Reynolds and husband John (J.T.) of Rainelle; her grandson and light of her life, Zachary Charles Ivey of Rainelle; her brother Edward O. (Pete) Lewis and wife Frances Jarvis Lewis of Charmco; 1 niece; 2 nephews and several great-nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Smathers Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Steve Barnett officiating. Burial will follow in the Wallace Memorial Cemetery at Clintonville.

Friends may call Monday, May 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences at

Arrangements by Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., Rainelle.

Frank Junior (Buck) Mullins

ANSTED — Frank Junior (Buck) Mullins, 91, of Ansted, died Friday May 17, 2013.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at Ansted Baptist Church with the Revs. Jack Eades and Douglas Eades officiating. Burial will follow at Restlawn Memory Gardens in Victor. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home Chapel in Ansted.

Online condolences may be sent to

Wallace and Wallace of Ansted is in charge of the arrangements.

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