The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 3, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013



Solon Brady Briggs

Solon Brady “Jimmy” Briggs, 81, of 495 Stokes Drive, Hinton, died Sunday Dec. 30, 2012.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton, with Rev. Fred Sims officiating. Burial will follow in Talcott Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 p.m. until time of services on Saturday at the funeral home.

Online condolences & guest register at www.pivontfuneralhome. com

Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.


Carl Delbert Canterbury

OAK HILL — Carl Delbert Canterbury, 84, of Oak Hill, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2012.

Condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.


Gary Dean Cook

Gary Dean Cook, 62, of Midway, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.

Born May 18, 1950, he was a son of Bertie Lillian Cook and his step-father, Carlos Lilly.

Gary enjoyed fishing, working on motorcycles and lawnmowers. He was employed as an auto mechanic and was of the Baptist faith.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Cindy Cook of Beckley and stepfather, Carlos Lilly of Beckley.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Williams Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Sophia, with Rev. Jimmie Ford officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

Friends may gather with the family from noon until service time Friday.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Williams Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 101 1st Street, Sophia.


Victoria Cook

Victoria Cook, 97, of Daniels, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to service on Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.



Lillie Mae Crouse

OCEANA — Lillie Mae Crouse, 63, of Oceana, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in Bower’s Hospice House, Beckley.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.

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