The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 17, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, October 17, 2013



Margaret Loraine Richmond

Margaret Loraine Richmond, 83, passed away October 10 2013.

She was born October 1, 1930, to the late Charley and Violet Spencer Conley.

Those left to cherish her memory are sons, Jack Lacy and wife Janell of Canvas, Cecil Manning and wife Sharron of Oak Hill, Fred Mahood and Family of Oak Hill; sister, Helen Chapman of Ohio; long time friends Jetta Mahood and Carol Dobbs and a host of grand children and friends.

Service will be 5 p.m. Friday, October 18, at High Lawn Funeral Chapel, Oak Hill with Pastor Pete Lokant officiating.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.


Mary L. Sexton

Mary Leona Sexton, age 49, departed this life on Saturday, Oct. 12th, 2013.

She was born to the late John and Gloria Sexton on Nov. 1st, 1963.

Mary battled a long illness most of her young life. She never gave up. She tried to live a life full of love, maintaining a brave and courageous outlook on life. Mary was a homemaker who enjoyed staying with her two dogs, George and Punk.

Survivors include three children, Michael Losik and his wife, Andrea Losik of North Carolina, Shannon Lilly of Rhodell and John Huff of Hinton; four grandchildren, Logan Mullens, Shayden Huff, Brayden Huff and Nathan Losik;  also included are three aunts, Peggy Meadows, Theresa Cadle and Almeda Sexton DiBacco along with many more family and friends.

There will be a private graveside service for family and friends at the Hannah Lilly Cemetery at Odd.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.


Barbara Ellen Shrader

BLUEFIELD, Va. — Barbara Ellen Shrader, 60, of Bluefield, formerly of Coon Branch, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2013.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Thursday, October 17, 2013, at Christ Cathedral with Bro. Douglas Bowman officiating. She will be laid to rest in Powell Cemetery, High Knob, W.Va.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.

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