The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


September 30, 2012

Obituaries — Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012


Benjamin Lee ‘Ben’ Treadway Sr.

OAK HILL — Benjamin Lee “Ben” Treadway, Sr., 67, of Oak Hill, passed away Friday, September 28, 2012, at Plateau Medical Center. Born March 22, 1945, at Rainelle, WV, he was the son of the late Ernest Treadway and Wanda (Brown) Treadway. Ben was a retired truck driver.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters Nellie Deloris Crawford and Susan Ann Smith.

Those left to cherish his memory include his former wife and the mother of his children Ellen Ann Treadway of Oak Hill; five children Benjamin Lee Treadway Jr. and his girlfriend Roberta McGuire of Oak Hill, Wanda Starks and her husband Ricky of Cleveland, OH, Patricia Treadway of Oak Hill, Melissa Cornman and her husband Matt of Menomine, MI, and John Allen Treadway and his wife Amy of Gastonia, NC; two brothers Ernest Gerald Treadway and his wife Violet of Wingrove, WV, and Jack Edward Treadway and his wife Dreama of Scarbro; four sisters Margaret Lee Blue of Carlisle, WV, Louise Kay Jefferies and her husband Arnold of Carlisle, WV, Ella Mae Legg and her husband Mike of Oak Hill, and Joyce Marie Gibson and her husband James of Michigan; five grandchildren Ashley Taylor, Leah Shrewsberry, Ricky Starks Jr., Nicholas Treadway, and Michael Cornman; and two great-grandchildren.

His remains rest at High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, 1435 East Main Street, Oak Hill, where the funeral will be held 2 p.m. Monday with Rev. Randy Sunderland officiating and where the family will receive friends from 12 noon until time of service. Burial will follow in High Lawn Memorial Park.

Condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

Evna A. Whitt

CORINNE — Evna Athlene (Harmon) Whitt, 89, Corinne passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2012.

Arrangements are incomplete at Tankersley Funeral Home.

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