The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 7, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Jan. 7, 2013


Sadie Hankins

LAMPASSAS, Texas — Sadie Wanda Hankins, 76, of Lampassas, Texas, formerly of Beckley, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary Inc., Beckley.

Charlotte Ann Helmick

COTTLE — Charlotte Ann Helmick, 69, of Cottle, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.

Funeral services will be at noon Wednesday, Jan. 9, in the White Funeral Home at Craigsville with the Rev. David Terry officiating. Interment will follow in the Woods Family Cemetery at Morris. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Etta A. Kerzic

Etta Agnes Kerzic died early Sunday morning, January 6, 2013, at the age of 91.

She was born in Rock, WV, on May 30, 1921.

She was preceded in death by her parents and five siblings. Her husband, John, died in October of 1999.

Mrs. Kerzic was survived by her three children, John (Pat) of MacArthur, Joe (Debbie) of Waldorf, MD, and Gracie Hook (Larry) of Lake City, SC; a stepdaughter, Brenda of Woodbridge, VA; five grandchildren, Karen, Matthew, Melissa, Joey, and Jennifer; five great-grandchildren, Dorothy, Timothy, Lewis, Brittany, and Jordan; and by many other relatives and friends.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at Sunset Memorial Park, Chapel B, 1825 Harper Road, Beckley. Burial will immediately follow.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Tuesday morning at Sunset Memorial Park, Chapel B.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The family of Etta Kerzic is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

Lewis Lilly

Lewis Lilly, 51, of Beckley, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.

Beverly Catherine Martin McKinney

BARBOURSVILLE — Beverly Catherine Martin McKinney, 64, of Barboursville, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2013, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at Fellowship Baptist Church, by Dr. Jerry Warren. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens.

She was born December 10, 1948, in Grandview, WV, a daughter of the late Donald K. and Betty C. Wright Martin.

Beverly was a graduate of Marshall University, a member of the Tri State Art Association, a charter member of Fellowship Baptist Church, and an employee of Marshall University, Department of Music and Theatre.

She is survived by her husband, Bobby L. McKinney; two daughters, Debra K McKinney Moon and her husband Mike, of East Lynn, WV, and Alicia R. McKinney Sauls and her husband, Ron, of Beckley; one son, Brian McKinney of Barboursville; two brothers, John Martin and his wife Evelyn, of Hurricane, and David K. Martin and his companion, Judi Sachs of Nashville, TN; grandchildren, Michael Moon, Devan McKinney, Adrian Sauls, and Jeremy Sauls.

Visitation will be Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, and after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Fellowship Baptist Church. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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