The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 27, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, June 27, 2013


Joe Salango

Joe Salango, 91, of Beckley, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, in the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel. Friends may visit with the family from 10:30 a.m. until service time on Saturday.

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Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

Mona Christine Queen Smith

DANESE — Mona Christine Queen Smith, 58, of Stanaford Road, went peacefully home to the Lord, early Tuesday morning, June 25, 2013, at the home of her sister on Anjean Road at Rupert, following a long illness.

Born August 24, 1954, at Richwood, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Rev. William N. and Ada Pauline Blose Queen.

She loved the Lord Jesus with all her heart.

Survivors include her husband: David R. Smith of Danese; three sisters, Sarah J. Atwell of Rupert, Doris J. Cook of Rupert, and Judy K. Ignatious of Houston, Texas; three brothers, William M. Queen of Ark, Va., Marshall P. Queen of Montibello, Va., and Randy L. Queen of Rupert.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Wallace & Wallace Chapel in Rainelle, with Bishop Michael Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Wallace Memorial Cemetery at Clintonville, W.Va.

Friends may gather with the family one hour prior to the service (9:30 to 10:30 a.m.).

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Arrangements entrusted to Wallace & Wallace of Rainelle.

Daniel Ray Stover

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Daniel Ray Stover, 58, of 1300 Lowe Street, Bluefield, died on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at his home.

Born March 21, 1955, in Oak Hill, W.Va., he was a son of Sharley Maye Stover and the late Kenneth V. Stover.

Mr. Stover worked as a Shipping Clerk at Flowers Bakery. He loved to garden, enjoyed woodworking and sports, and was an avid WVU fan.

In addition to his mother, survivors include his wife, Mary Prater Stover of the home; two sons, Jeremy Allen Stover of Bluefield, W.Va. and Joshua Seth Stover of Beckley; two brothers, Kenneth V. Stover Jr. and wife Terry of Cool Ridge, W.Va. and Tim Stover and wife Tina of Lewisburg, W.Va.; two nieces, Caitlin Stover of Lewisburg and Dawn Marie Grant of Charlotte, N.C.; and one nephew, Jacob Stover who is stationed in New York. 

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday June 27, 2013, at 1 p.m. from the Mercer Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Craig Hammond officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday from noon until the service hour. 

Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton where family members and friends will serve as pallbearers. 

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Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Daniel Ray Stover. 

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