The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 12, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Lena Immaculate Carrere Adkins

MCCONNELL — Lena Immaculate Carrere Adkins, 93, formerly of Dehue, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013, at the First Baptist Church,  McConnell, with the Revd. John E. Godby, Caudle Adkins, C. J. Adkins, Mike Manuel and Donnie Wells officiating. A viewing will be held one hour prior to services. Burial will follow at Highland Memory Garden.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2013, at the Honaker Funeral Home, Logan.

Lena has requested that in lieu of flowers or any other type of memorial items, contributions can be made to the First Baptist Church-McConnell to further the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Condolences may be left at:

Honaker Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Ann Baker

BENTREE — Mary Ann Baker, 70, of Bentree, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion with Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.

Roy Lee Bishop

PRINCETON — Roy Lee Bishop, 89, of 210 Toni Lane in Princeton, formerly of Sandlick, died Monday, March 11, 2013, at Princeton Community Hospital.

Born July 7, 1923, in Basin, W.Va., he was the son of the late Floyd Bishop and Lillie Mae Mills Bishop.

He was a retired coal miner with Island Creek Coal Company and was a member of the U.M.W.A. Roy was a devoted member of the Liberty Baptist Church in Princeton. He loved his family and enjoyed his music. He had been a resident of the Princeton area since November 1985, moving here from Stephenson, W.Va.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one grandson, Kevin James Bishop; two brothers, James Bishop and Paul Bishop; and three sisters, Ella Mae O’Neal, Zada Shrewsbury, and Alice Bishop. Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Ollie Mae Shrewsbury Bishop of Princeton; nine children, Merle Mason Bishop and wife Shirley of Summersville, WV, Earnest Marvin Bishop and wife Carol of Lerona, Melvin Halroy Bishop and wife Sherlene of Princeton, Morris Roland Bishop and wife Dianna of East Bend, NC, Willis Eugene Bishop and wife Mary of Bluefield, James Ivan Bishop and wife Jewel of Athens, Kay Broyles and husband James of Princeton, Roy Lee Bishop, Jr. and wife Linda of Charlotte, NC, and David Ray Bishop of Lerona; twenty seven grandchildren; one brother, Willie Bishop and wife Louise of Beckley; and two sisters, Mary Johnson of Stephenson, WV, and Dolly Lusk of Delaware.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the George W. Seaver Chapel of Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton, with Pastor Greg Kinzer and Pastor Marvin Mills officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the service hour on Wednesday.

On line condolences may be sent by visiting

Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton is serving the Bishop family.

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