The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 9, 2014

Obituaries — Friday, May 9, 2014

Danny Lee Bennett

MADAMS CREEK — Danny Lee Bennett, 64 of Madams Creek near Hinton, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Summers County Appalachian Regional Hospital following an apparent heart attack.

Born February 26, 1950 at Rupert he was the son of the late Leonard and Thelma Vest Bennett.

Danny was a 1969 graduate of Shady Spring High School, retired in 2003 after 40 years of service with Pennington Plumbing. He attended Little Wolf Creek Baptist Church for the past several years. He assumed the role of head of the family after his parents’ death. It was a position that he carried admirably. Danny’s life was a living testimony of love for his family and his roots.

Besides his parents he was predeceased by his father and mother-in-law Joe and Betty Overbay.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 41 years, Martha Overbay Bennett; daughter and son-in-law, Beverly and Roy Caldwell. He leaves behind two brothers, Billy Bennett and wife Dalene and Frankie Bennett and wife Vickie; three sisters, Shirley Wills and husband Melvin, Brenda Ward and husband Luke and Mary Miller as well a host of extended family and his beloved dog Gracie.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Eddie Harris officiating. Burial will follow in the Vest Cemetery at Madams Creek.

Friends may call from 2 p.m. until service time on Saturday.

Nick Bennett, Scott Bennett, Samuel Miller, Michael Wills, Josh Bowling and Joseph Bowling will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp. com

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.



Vivian ‘Vickie/NaNa’ Carlette Berger

Vivian “Vickie/NaNa” Carlette Berger 53, of Beckley, departed her life on Saturday, May 3, 2014 with her mother by her side.

Vickie was born on July, 24, 1960 to Charlene Mosley and the late Joe L. Berger Sr.

She attended Stratton Junior High School and Woodrow Wilson High School and was a Certified Nursing Assistant and was a faithful member of the Heart of God Ministries, Beckley, West Virginia.

Vickie was preceded in death by her step-father, Percy Mosley Jr; brother, Michael D. Berger and grandparents, Douglas and Vivian Cook.

She leaves to cherish her memories her daughter, Sharmenthia “Danyell” Berger; granddaughter, Kiyonzya Brown; mother, Charlene Mosley; sisters, Katrina (Gene) Nabors, Bonnie (William) Peeples; brothers, Steven (Lisa) Berger, Shawn (Jody) Mosley, Percy Mosley III, Joe Cotton, Tony Cotton. Special nephew and niece, Mykal and her name sake Vivian (Johnã) Berger. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, uncles, aunties and friends will miss her dearly.

A celebration of Vickie’s life will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 9, 2014 at First Missionary Baptist Church, Boomer, West Virginia. Funeral service will be 12 noon on  Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Heart of God Ministries, 1703 S Kanawha Street, Beckley.  Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

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