The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 15, 2013

Obituaries — Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Brenda Sue Bailey

Brenda Sue Bailey, 55, of Ewart Ave., Beckley, died Friday, May 10th, 2013.

Funeral services will be Thursday, May 16th at 1 p.m. at the Melton Mortuary Chapel. The family will receive friends from noon until the service hour.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary & Cremation Center, Beckley.

Garry Lee Barton

OAK HILL — Garry Lee Barton, 65, of Oak Hill, died on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at his home.

Born February 19, 1948, at Oak Hill, he was the son of the late Arnold Lee and Anna Lea Amick Barton.

He was retired from Kroger where he worked as a stock clerk.

Garry was a graduate of Collins High School in Oak Hill. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Survivors include a sister, Melinda Angius of Oak Hill; nephew, Derek Angius of Sand Branch; two great nephews, Jace and Landon Angius and a great niece, Tayla Angius, all of Sand Branch

Funeral services will be on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill, with Rev. Ralph Shupe officiating. Burial will be at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, with military graveside rites by Oak Hill VFW Post No. 3110, Oak Hill.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Matt Bowyer, Greg DeHart, Patrick Moore, Tim Belcher, Warren Shrewsbury and Harold McDaniel will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Michael Allen Behler

SCARBRO — Michael Allen Behler, 57, of Scarbro, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Plateau Medical Center.

Born August 5, 1955, at Alameda Calif., the son of the late Phillip Behler and Audrey (Kehler) Behler.

Mike proudly served his country in the United States Navy on the USS Independence.

Mike graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor degree in micro-biology. For several years, he worked with the United States Department of Agriculture in Beltsville, MD, as a micro-biologist.

Mike is survived by his partner of 23 years David Athen Bryant of Scarbro; brothers Anthony Behler of Fayetteville, Christopher Behler of Tamaqaua, Pa.; sisters Kellee Klintop and husband Jeff of Allrightsville, Pa., Lisa Stabler and husband Fred of Newringgold, Pa.; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.

His remains rest at High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel where the funeral will be held 2 p.m. Thursday with Rev. Lum Toney officiating and where the family will receive friends from noon until time of service.

Burial will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Oak Hill.

Condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

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