The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 15, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, June 16, 2013



Clayton T. Dickens

WYCO — Clayton Truman Dickens, 60, of Wyco, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, following a long illness.

Born February 14, 1953, at Bluefield, W.Va., he was the son of Alpha (Salyer) Dickens of Nokesville, Va., and the late Truman Monroe Dickens.

Clayton was a former yard foreman for Means Lumber Company, Mullens. He attended Herndon Freewill Baptist Church and in his leisure he enjoyed trout fishing, Ginsenging, especially loved buying and swapping guns, and spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his father he is also preceded in death by a brother, Douglas Dickens; and an infant sister, Dorothy Dickens.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 13 years, Opal Irene Mullens Dickens; four daughters, Dorothy Fannin and her husband, Jason, Shaina Mullens, Amanda Mullens, and Catherine Mills and her husband, Alan; two sons, Ronnie Dickens and Gregory Mullens and his wife, Tralaine; seven grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Audrianna, Abby, Chase, Ryan, Amy Lee, and Kaylee; one sister, Tina Louise Cisler; and one brother, Timmy Dickens.

Memorial services will be 7 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2013, at Herndon Freewill Baptist Church, Herndon, with Rev. William O. Tolliver officiating.

Friends may call one hour prior to services Monday at the church.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The family of Clayton Dickens is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.


Rebecca Lynn Goff

Rebecca Lynn Goff, 64, of Beaver, previously of Mount Nebo in Nicholas County, died June 14, 2013.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, in the Walker Memorial Park at Summersville with Pastor Butch Collins officiating. In keeping with Becky’s wishes there will be no visitation.     

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV 25801.

White Funeral Home at Summersville is in charge of the arrangements.

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