The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 10, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013


Clark Davis Johnson Jr.

Clark Davis Johnson Jr., 82, of Kincaid, died on Tuesday, January 8, 2013.

Graveside rites and committal will be on Friday, January 11, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Kincaid Cemetery in Kincaid, with Rev. Richie Hannah officiating. Burial will follow. There will be no visitation.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Betty Ann Kent

Betty Ann Kent, 71, of Beaver, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013.

Born August 28, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Tom and Mary Fedderly Friery.

Betty worked as a social worker for 15 years in Dallas, Texas; a bank clerk at Merchants and Miners Bank in Oak Hill for 10 years and at Highlands Union Bank in Abingdon, Va. for 12 years where she retired in 2000. Betty attended the Fayetteville Methodist Church.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Frank Kent of Beaver; son, Greg Kent and wife Barbara of Charlotte, N.C.; daughter, Stacey Kent of Atlanta, Ga.; grandson, Nathan Kent of Charlotte, N.C. and sister, Mary Louise Friery of Houston, Texas.

Services will be held at 11 a.m.  Saturday, January 12, 2013, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley, with Rev. Clare Sulgithorn officiating.  Entombment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

Friends may gather with the family Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be made to the Fayetteville Methodist Church.

Online condolences and other information may be found at

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley.

Merida Legg

Merida Legg, age 87, died Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Plateau Medical Center in Oak Hill after a long illness.

Her remains are at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill. Arrangements are incomplete.

Harold B. Lilly

Harold B. Lilly, age 67, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013, in Greensboro, N.C.  

Arrangements are pending completion at Rose and Quesenberry, 1901 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley.

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