The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 24, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013

Chrystal A. Lilly Berry

PETERSTOWN — Chrystal A. Lilly Berry, 86, of Peterstown, passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013.

Arrangements are incomplete at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

Gerald David Bragg Sr.

SCARBRO — Gerald David Bragg, Sr., age 73, of Scarbro, WV, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2013, at his residence.

Born September 21, 1939, at Wriston, WV, he was the son of the late Edward and Nora Woolwine Bragg.

Gerald was a retired coal miner having work for Maple Meadow Mining as a miner operator and was a member of the UMWA. He was also a licensed electrician and served his country with the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Tammy Jenkins, and by a brother, Luther Bragg.

Surviving are his wife, Brenda Carol Dilley Bragg of Scarbro, his daughter, Lisa Smith and her husband Ralph of Scarbro, and by his son, Gerald David Bragg, Jr., of Charleston, WV, by his seven brothers and sisters, Edward Bragg and Fred Bragg, both of Fayetteville, WV, Nancy Bragg, Sandy Bragg King, Timothy Bragg, Linda Phillips and Kathy Treadway, all of Wriston, WV. Also surviving are his four grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, February 25, 2013, at the Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, with the Rev. Lee Dunbar officiating. In honoring Gerald’s wishes, he will be cremated following services. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, February 25, 2013.

Online condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV.

Samuel Brockman

Mr. Samuel Brockman, 85, of Beckley died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor Chapel, 748 S. Fayette St., Beckley. Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park, Beckley. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral parlor.

Condolences may be e-mailed to

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

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