The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 16, 2008

Obituaries, Saturday, May 17, 2008

Bernie Basham

Bernie Basham, 72, of Mabscott, died Thursday, May 15, 2008, at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley following a sudden illness.

Born in Beckley on Nov. 19, 1935, he was the son of the late James Basham and Nora Farley Basham.

Mr. Basham was a retired employee of Raleigh County Memorial Airport. He was presently employed by Beckley Auto Mall and Avis Car Rental.

Mr. Basham was a member of Memorial Baptist Church in Beckley.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Don and Paul Basham.

Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Mary Bryant Basham; a son, Tony Basham and wife, Karen, of Mabscott; two grandsons, Tony Basham Jr. and Tim Basham, both of Mabscott; a brother, Fred Basham of Beckley; and a sister, Ruth Amlotte of Clearwater, Fla.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel, Beckley, with the Rev. Paul Blizard and Tony Basham Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Wildwood Cemetery, Beckley.

Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Wayne Houck, Luke Houck, Jason Kerr, John Riffe, Greg Wilburn and Ray Palmer.

Online condolences may be sent to our guest book at www.roseandquesenberry. net

Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley.

Helen A. Campbell

FAYETTEVILLE — Helen A. Tredway Campbell, 79, of Fayetteville, passed away Friday, May 16, 2008, at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, following an extended illness.

Online condolences and other information available online at

Arrangements by Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville.

Dolsie Mabel Corley

GLENDON — Dolsie Mabel Corley, 98, of Glendon, Braxton County, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at the home of her son in Orlando, Fla., where she had made her home for the past two years.

She was a homemaker and the widow of Dana Corley, who passed away April 29, 2003.

Dolsie was born in BraxtonCounty on March 19, 1910, the daughter of the late Melvin and Blanch Young Ramsey.

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