The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 13, 2014

Obituaries — Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014



Ruby Lee Manuel Jordon

On Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, our beloved Mother Jordon “Ruby Lee Manuel Jordon,” of Beckley, passed away at Vienna Manor, Vienna, Va. She was 93 years of age.

Born on March 29, 1920, in Birmingham, Ala. Ruby was the daughter of the late Floyd and Emma Manuel. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Kenneth Jordon who passed away on Oct. 6, 1988.

Ruby enjoyed spending time with her Arts and Crafts, Culinary skills, her children, grandchildren, relatives, and friends. She also enjoyed traveling and was a member of Senior Friends.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Harrison L. Jordon of Virginia, Michael K. Jordon of Georgia; daughter, Carolyn P. Jordon of Virginia; daughters-in-law, Dorothy L. Jordon of Virginia and Deiores Leonard Jordon of Georgia. Grandchildren include Lolita Renee Jordon, Diahann Michelle Jordon, Shawntel and Brittney Jordon and Jordon and Sean Kinslow. Carrie G. Lawson, niece of Marietta, Ga. and James “Jimmy” Reid and wife, Debra of New York; six great-grandchildren and a host of nieces nd nephews.

Memorial services will be held at a later date at Central Baptist Church, 197 Brook St., Beckley, W.Va. Ruby will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, James K. Jordon in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley, W.Va.

Arrangements by Lyles Funeral Service, Purcellville, Va.


Nancy McClung Horrocks Knupp

Nancy Charlene McClung Horrocks Knupp, the daughter of the deceased Pastor William I. and Lois K. McClung passed away on February 9, 2014, at University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Va. Her death was the result of injuries sustained when her home burned down in Fayetteville, W.Va., on January 28, 2014.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Walt Knupp; daughter, Becky Buckland and her husband, Marshall; grandchildren, Elijah and Matthew Buckland; brother, William McClung II and his wife, Janet; niece, Candace Rose and her husband, William; niece, Beth Keith and her husband Derek; step daughters, Kristina Knupp, Thoma and Carin Knupp; step son Randall Knupp; and six step grandchildren and numerous cousins and countless friends including her church family at Lochgelly Baptist Church.

In honor of Nancy’s wishes she was cremated and a memorial service will be held to commemorate her life at Fayetteville Baptist Church in Fayetteville, on Saturday, February 14, 2014. Friends and family may gather for visitation from noon to 2 p.m. to acknowledge and celebrate the life of Mrs. Knupp. The funeral services will begin afterwards at 2 p.m. To recognize her love for animals and helping others, Nancy’s wish would be to please make a donation to a local animal shelter or the Gideon Ministry in lieu of flowers. Any small act of kindness or helpful gesture in the local community is all that Nancy would have wanted in her remembrance. She will be dearly missed by so many.”

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