The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

July 16, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, July 16, 2013


Helen Rushbrook Bazzarre

Helen Rushbrook Bazzarre, 88, of Beckley, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013.

Online condolences may be left at www.calfeefh.com.

Arrangements are pending at Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.



Edward Cecil Bowles

Edward Cecil Bowles, 64, of Sand Branch, died Monday, July 15, 2013.

Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.



Don C. Bowling

TOWSON, Md. — Don C. Bowling, 76, formerly of Hinton, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Ruck Towson Funeral Home Inc., 1050 York Road (at beltway exit 26). Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 410-823-1700.



Eva Delores Bragg

Eva Delores Bragg, 79, of Coal City, died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at the Bowers Hospice House following a short illness.

Born June 22, 1934, at Vicovy, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Cecil and Susan Richmond Bragg. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Helen West, and brother-in-law, Vernon Troxell.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sister, Eresell Troxell of Westminster, Md.; brother, Ray Bragg and his wife, Debbie, of Shady Spring; aunt, Myrtle Lamb, uncle, Charlie Richmond and his wife, Joann; a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and a special “buddy,” Avary Bragg.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Melton Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Clarence Lee officiating. Friends and family may gather from 11 a.m. until time of service.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at www.meltonmortuary.com.

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.



Bessie Irene Cawley Corder

FAYETTEVILLE — Bessie Irene Cawley Corder, 99, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013, at Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley.

Born on December 29, 1913, at Poca, she was the daughter of the late Charles H. and Canna B. Cox Cawley.

Mrs. Corder was a longtime member of Cotton Hill Missionary Baptist Church at Beckwith. She was the oldest living graduate of her class at East Bank High School. Mrs. Corder and her late husband, Otis, were owners and operators of Corder’s General Store at Beckwith. She was a past matron of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter 107 at Oak Hill.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Meade Corder, on June 27, 1978.

Left to cherish her memory include her two sons, Otis Meade Corder Jr. of Oak Hill and Robert Allen Corder of Fayetteville; one grandson, Timothy Corder; one granddaughter, Tiffany Turpin; and two great-granddaughters.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity with Pastor Mack Canterbury officiating.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Blue Ridge Funeral Home at Prosperity.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in her memory may be made to Cotton Hill Missionary Baptist Church – Ladies Circle; PO Box 884, Fayetteville, WV 25840.

For those wishing to express their condolences to the Corder family, you may do so by visiting our website at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com.

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, will be assisting the family.



Gary Evans

GHENT — Gary Evans, 53, of Ghent, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion at Rose and Quesenberry Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring.



Donald Gombert

Donald Gombert, 76, of Beckley, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013.

Online condolences may be left at www.calfeefh.com.

Arrangements are pending at Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.



Orvid ‘O.J.’ Johnson III

KESLERS CROSS LANES — Orvid “O.J.” Johnson III, 36, died Thursday, July 11, 2013.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, July 18, in the Waters Funeral Chapel at Summersville. Burial will follow in the Johnson Family Cemetery at Keslers Cross Lanes. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral chapel.

E-Condolences: watersfuneralchapel@frontier.com



Richard D. ‘Dick’ Kincaid

DURBIN — Richard D. “Dick” Kincaid passed away May 2, 2013.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, July 21, at the Durbin United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gary Phillips officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Sunday at the church.

Please send online condolences by visiting www.wallaceandwallacefh.com.

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Arbovale.



Camilla H. Kyle

CHARLESTON — Camilla H. Kyle, 97, of Charleston, a native of Snow Hill, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013.

Service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at White Funeral Home, Summersville, with the Rev. Gerald Dotson officiating. Visitation will be one hour before service. Burial will be at WV Memorial Gardens, Calvin.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.whitefuneralhomewv.com.

Arrangements by White Funeral Home.



Jerry D. Minor

Jerry Dale Minor, 61, of Cabell Heights, died Friday, July 12, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at www.meltonmortuary.com.

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.



Donna Rae Moreland

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Donna Rae Moreland, 57, of Winston-Salem, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2013.

Donna will be cremated with the family having a memorial service at a later date. The family will post on Facebook the date and time of service.

The family asks memorial donations be made to the funeral home to help with expenses.

Online condolences may be left at www.calfeefh.com.

Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley, is serving the Moreland family.



Ida Mae Mullins

PINEVILLE — Ida Mae Lester Mullins, 91, of Pineville, passed away Friday, July 12, 2013, at the Bluefield Regional Hospital, following a short illness.

Born May 8, 1922, in Wyoming County, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Lola Elizabeth Gullion Lester.

Mrs. Mullins was a member of the Brenton Church of God. She enjoyed reading her Bible, crafts, cooking, and being with her family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Mullins; three brothers, Edward Tolley, George Tolley and Don Lester; a sister, Nellie Forgach; and a grandchild, Moon Mullins.

Survivors include her son, Douglas M. Mullins and his wife, Rodelyn, of Enterprise, AL; a daughter, Dorothy M. Willetts and her husband, Ty, of Palmsdale, CA; a brother, Franklin R. Lester of Mineral, VA; two sisters, Dora Ritter of Hampstead, NC, and Bessie Morgan of Pineville; eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

A celebration of Ida’s life will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in the Calfee Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Lee Fischer officiating. Burial will follow in the Lester Family Cemetery, Fanrock.

The family will receive friends from noon Tuesday until the time of the service.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Those wishing to extend their condolences may do so by visiting www.calfeefuneralservice.com.

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Mullins family.



Rita Windon

CHARMCO — Rita Windon, 58, of Charmco, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 12, 2013, at Heartland of Rainelle.

Born January 8, 1955, in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late John Robert and Ida Louise Hamilton Terrell. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn Copeland and husband Jesse.

Rita and her husband operated the Handy Place convenience store in Rupert for almost 22 years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, and was kind to everybody.

Rita was an active member of Newton Memorial Baptist Church.

Survivors include: husband, Lewis “Bud” Windon; one daughter, Jennifer Gunnoe and husband, Randy, of Rupert, and their daughter, Aurora Marie Gunnoe; one son, Tommy Windon and wife, Missy, of Hamilton, Alabama, and their children, Mariah and Sierra Windon; and one sister, Robbie Davis of North Lake, Illinois; also several brothers and sisters-in-law and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel, Rainelle, with Pastor Lee Harris officiating. Burial will follow in the Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville.

Visitation will be from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel, Rainelle.

Arrangements by Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.