The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


April 27, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, April 27, 2013


Earl Brock

EASTON, Md. — Earl Brock, 93, of Easton, Md., formerly of Beckley, died Thursday, April 25, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

Yolanda Marie Gentile

RAINELLE — Yolanda Marie Gentile, 90, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Heartland of Rainelle, following a long illness.

Born April 14, 1923, in Caulonia, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Teresa and Vincenzo Maiolo.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry J. Gentile; her two daughters, Lillian M. Franklin and Mary Ann Gentile; two sisters, Carmella Maiolo and Rosina Napolitano; and a brother, Francesco Maiolo.

Mrs. Gentile had lived in Rainelle since 1947. She was a homemaker and a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Rainelle.

Survivors include her son-in-law, Roger Franklin of Rainelle; two grandsons, Michael “Chad” Franklin and wife, Amanda, of Rainelle, and Jeffrey “Todd” Franklin and wife, Diane, of Mullens, and four great-grandchildren, Chase and Trey Franklin and Justin and Candace Miller.

A Funeral Mass will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel, Rainelle, with the Rev. Rey Landicho officiating. Burial will follow in the At the End of the Trail Cemetery, Clintonville.

Visitation will be prior to the Funeral Mass on Monday from 12 noon until 1:30 p.m. at the funeral chapel with the Holy Rosary to be recited at 1:30 p.m.

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.

Allen Ray Hughes

RICHWOOD — Allen Ray Hughes, 59, of Richwood, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in the White Funeral Home at Summersville. Friends may call one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.  

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Orville Eugene ‘Gene’ Lilly Sr.

WHARNCLIFFE — Orville Eugene “Gene” Lilly Sr., 73, of Wharncliffe, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013.

Service will be 1 p.m. Monday, April 29, at the Freedom Full Gospel Assembly House of Prayer, Hampden,  with the Rev. Carl “Cab” Wolford and the Rev. Barry Cline officiating. Burial will follow in the Hatfield Cemetery, Meador. Friends may call 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the church.

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Arrangements by Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert.

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