The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 24, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013


Serenity Hope Canaday

On February 18th, 2013, Serenity Hope Canaday became an angel.

Serenity is preceded in death by great-aunt, Karen Tredway, great-grandmother, Phyllis Canaday, great-grandfather, Charles Paul Stover, Sr., and great-grandfather, William P. Canaday.

Those left to cherish her memories include her mother, Amber Canaday of Harvey, WV; grandmother, Lisa Canaday of Harvey, WV, grandfather, Karry Canaday of Harvey, WV; uncle, Jason Canaday of Harvey, WV; great-aunt, Tammy Canaday of Prudence, WV, great-uncle, James Canaday of Prudence, WV; great-grandmother, Joyce Stover; numerous aunts, uncles and extended family; mom’s best friends, Priscilla Miklos of Red Star, WV, Brittney Billings of Harvey, WV, Nikkie Lambert of Scarbro, WV, Leigha Miller of Oak Hill, WV, Shannon Adkins of Oak Hill, WV, Chrissi Johnson of Oak Hill, WV, and Heather Mullins of Oak Hill, WV.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at Blue Ridge Memorial Garden, Beckley, WV.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, WV.

Ella Elaine Olds Cantley

FAYETTEVILLE — Ella Elaine Olds Cantley, 61, of Fayetteville, WV, died on Thursday, February 21, 2013, at her home.

Born May 27, 1951, at Fayetteville, WV, she was the daughter of the late George and Dolly Evans Olds.

She was a homemaker.

Ella was a member of the Crooked Run Community Church.

A sister, Margaret Ruff, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband, Arnold Russell Cantley; two daughters, Terri Cantley of Fayetteville and Samantha Akers and husband, Charles, of Fayetteville; four brothers, Robert Olds, George Olds, Johnny Olds and David Olds; and a sister, Georgia Fitzwater.

She is also survived by four grandchildren, Jessica Hayner, Jaclyn Hayner, Morgan Akers and Matison Akers.

Funeral services will be on Monday, February 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Pastor Barbara Aurednik officiating. Burial will be at Cantley Cemetery, Oak Hill.

Visitation will be held at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, on Sunday, February 24, 2013, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV.

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