The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 17, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012

Roger Lynn Baxter

PAX — Roger Lynn Baxter, 46, of Pax, died on Thursday, November 15, 2012, at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley.

Born July 10, 1966, at Petersburg, Va., he was the son of Loraine Wriston Baxter of Pax, and the late Leonard Edward Baxter.

He was a heavy equipment operator.

His paternal grandparents, Lula and Raymond Baxter, and maternal grandparents, Clara and Albert Wriston, preceded him in death.

In addition to his mother, Roger is survived by his wife, Georgetta Kay Walker Baxter, sister, Venesa Addington and husband, David, of Pax, two brothers, Teddy Baxter and wife, Ellie, of Scarbro and Charles Baxter of Staunton, Va., five nephews and two nieces.

Funeral services will be on Sunday, November 18, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Willis Branch Community Church, with Rev. Jerry Tyree officiating. Burial will be at Pax Community Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at Willis Branch Community Church on Saturday, November 17, 2012, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Nephews and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

Irene G. Callahan

SUMMERSVILLE — Irene G. Callahan, 88, of Summersville, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, in the White Funeral Home, Summersville, with the Rev. John McKee officiating. Interment will be in the WV Memorial Gardens at Calvin. Friends may call one hour prior to the services Sunday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by White Funeral Home, Summersville.

Dorman O’Dell Crawford

FOREST HILL — Dorman O’Dell Crawford, 84, of Forest Hill, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.

Arrangements are pending completion at Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

Delano Dennis Dean

Delano Dennis Dean, age 71, of Beckley, son of the late John Taylor Dean and Daisy Abrams Dean, was born at Hazy, on October 25, 1941, and went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, November 16, 2012.

Mr. Dean served in the U.S. Air Force, worked 29 years as a coal miner with Eastern Associated Coal, Harris #1, and 7 years with RCCAA after his retirement with the coal mines. He was a trustee, teacher, and helper at the Glen Fork Church of God and a servant of God The Father and His Son, Yeshua, since 1975.

He was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Noah, Keith, Lawrence, Cleo, Dorothy, and Thelma.

Those of his family left here on earth are his wife, Patricia, of over 47 years, His daughter, Jennifer and her husband Steve Stover, granddaughters Louressia Nichole Flowers and Samatha Lynn Smith, and great-granddaughter, MacKenzie Jean Bush, all of Crab Orchard. A sister, Diane and her husband Dess Massey of Lincoln, Arkansas, and nieces and nephews. Brother-in-law and sister-in-law Junior and Sue Kyle of Moorefield, WV, and Donnie and Karen Bunch of Fairdale, WV.

Mr. Dean invites everyone to his Going Home Party. Come celebrate with us at the Glen Fork Church of God on Monday, November 19, 2012, with Rev. Darrell Stapleton officiating. The wake will be from 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 19, 2012, with the Going Home Party beginning at 6:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV, or to the Glen Fork Church of God Love In Action.

Pallbearers will be men of the church, along with Steve Stover and Ronnie Williams.

Graveside Rites and Burial will follow on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley.

Online condolences may be sent to our guestbook at

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.

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