The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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May 1, 2013

Obituaries — Wednesday, May 1, 2013


John C. Lester

BUD — John Curtis Lester, 48, of Bud, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2013.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013, at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens.

Friends may call one hour prior to services Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

Arrangements by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

Sandra K. May

SAULSVILLE — Sandra K. May, 63, of Saulsville, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 29, 2013.

Born April 4, 1950, in Welch, W.Va., Sandra was a daughter of the late Clarence and Hazel King Clay.

Sandra loved to travel and cook. She loved her grandchildren and she truly loved her boys.

Sandra was a 1968 graduate of Glen Rogers High School; she attended Beckley College and the LPN Program at Wyoming County Vocational Technical Center. She worked as a LPN for 13 years at the VA Medical Center in Beckley. She dearly loved her job. Sandra was a longtime member of the Saulsville Baptist Church.

Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, Jeremiah James May and Joshua Dale May; grandchildren, Gabriel James May and Isabella Grace May; sister, Linda Hill and husband Jerry of Saulsville; niece, Phillina Breckenridge and husband Charles; nephew, Phillip Hill and wife Christina; great-nephew, Eli Breckenridge; great-niece, Jenna Hill.

Services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2013, at the Saulsville Baptist Church with Rev. Bryce Phillips and Pastor Michael Knotts officiating. Burial will follow at Clay Cemetery in Saulsville.

Friends and family will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may gather with the family Thursday from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the church.

Donations of sympathy may be made to the Saulsville Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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

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