The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


April 12, 2006

Obituaries - Thursday, April 13, 2006

Lloyd Gene Bennett Jr.

LEWISBURG — Lloyd Gene Bennett Jr., 44, died Tuesday, April 11, 2006.

Service will be noon Saturday at Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg. Friends may call two hours before service Saturday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Melvin E. Bibbs

BUNKER HILL — Melvin E. Bibbs, 75, died Tuesday, April 11, 2006, at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg.

Born July 28, 1930, at Sun, he was the son of the late Carstor W. Bibbs Sr. and Amelia C. Thomas Bibbs.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Carstor W. Bibbs Jr.

Mr. Bibbs was a veteran of the U.S. Army and formerly employed by the U.S. government.

He is survived by two brothers, Elvin E. Thomas and wife, Thelma, of Bunker Hill and Rufus Ferguson and wife, Carol, of New York City, N.Y.; a sister, Dianna Ferguson of Waldorf, Md.; and a sister-in-law, Jeanette Biggs.

Service will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 15, at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, with Pastor Donald Wilson officiating. Military graveside service will be held at Mount Hope Cemetery.

The family will receive friends noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

Deanna Elaine Carter Davis

LOCHGELLY — Deanna Elaine Carter Davis, 61, died Wednesday, April 12, 2006, at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Leonard Robert Davis

Leonard Robert Davis, 46, of 121 Beckwood Drive, Beckley, died Friday, April 7, 2006, at Appalachian Regional Hospital, Beckley, following a short illness.

Born Sept. 16, 1959, at Tams, he was a son of Aline Ross Ward (Carl) of Glen White and the late Leonard Davis.

Mr. Davis was a custodian for Stratton Elementary School, Beckley. He was a Woodrow Wilson High School graduate.

He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Oscar and Mary Davis; and maternal grandparents, Thomas and Gracie Ross.

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