The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 1, 2013

Obituaries — Wednesday, May 1, 2013


Paris H. Stanley

MULLENS — Paris Hulen Stanley, 81, of Mullens passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at his residence.

Arrangements are incomplete at Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

Betty Lee Maxey Swann

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — Betty Lee Maxey Swann, 71, a native of Beaver,  passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013.

Funeral services are 2  p.m. Saturday, May 4, at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, Rocky Mount, N.C. Graveside with family and friends follows at Rocky Mount Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Rex Healthcare Foundation or the United Way of Franklin County, Feeding Franklin, P.O. Box 342, Louisburg, NC, 27549.

Edith Mae Tucker

Edith Mae Tucker, 78, of Stickney, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Appalachian Regional Hospital, Beckley.

She was born on June 27, 1934, at Montcoal, W.Va., a daughter of the late Martha and Elmer Reed.

She was a member of the Stickney Community Church, Stickney.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Darlene Tucker; sister, Oleta Miller; brothers, Joe Bradley and Roger Reed and grandparents, Al and Lizzy Bonds. 

She is survived by her loving husband, Lee Tucker; sons, Terry (Ruth) Tucker of Rock Creek, Marty (Tammy) Tucker of Beckley; brothers, Gary (Janie) Reed of Glen Daniel and Donnis Reed of N.C.; sisters, Margaret (Dave) Clay of Shady Spring, Elizabeth Erwin of N.C., Janet Gunnoe of N.C.; several nieces and nephews; grandchildren, Julie Tolliver, Lisa Smith, Kelli Tolliver, Amanda (George) Hill, Jeff Tucker, Tonya (Nathan) Williams, Stephanie (Chris) Hartsell, Justin (Rachel) Tucker; great grandchildren, Jordan Owens, Josh Griffy, Tristin Dickerson, Jayden Dickerson, Kelsie Hill, Carleigh Tucker, Logan Williams, Dalton Williams, Easton Williams, Emily Tucker.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Khanna and staff at the Raleigh Regional Cancer Center.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations  be made to the American Cancer Society.

Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2013, at the Pineview Cemetery at Orgas, with Pastor Jerry Brown officiating. Singers will be John and Linda Hapney. Burial will follow in Pineview Cemetery, Orgas.

Arrangements by Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville.

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