The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 29, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, Nov. 29, 2013

Gary Lee Adkins

PAX — Gary Lee Adkins, 36, of Pax, WV, left this world on Monday, November 25, 2013. He drowned doing what he loved to do the most, hunting with his two stepsons.

He was born in Kanawha County and was the son of Connie J. Adkins and David K. Walker.

He was preceded in death by his dad, David Walker; cousin, Steve (Flame) Adkins; grandparents, Cecil and Opal Adkins.

He is survived by his wife, Kacy L. Adkins; daughter, Amber Nicole Adkins; stepdaughter, Samantha Lockhart; stepsons Johnny and Jordan Inman; mother, Connie Adkins; brother, Brian Adkins; and many close friends and family members.

Gary loved to hunt, fish and many other outdoor adventures. He was a well-loved person and will be sadly missed.

Service will be noon Saturday, November 30, at High Lawn Funeral Chapel, Oak Hill. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Dawes Mountain, WV.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Cara Lynn Collins

BLUEFIELD — Cara Lynn Collins, 48, of Bluefield, formerly of Beckley, passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.

Edith Collison

Edith Collison, 83, of Greystone Drive, Beaver, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.

Nancy Bell Lowe Dillon

PETERSTOWN — Nancy Bell Lowe Dillon, age 92, of Peterstown, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2013, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Born February 17, 1921, at Indian Mills, WV, she was the daughter of the late Charles L. and Bessie Mann Lowe.

Nancy was a caring mother, a devoted wife and a dedicated homemaker who loved to cook and bake for family and friends, always making everyone feel welcome. She was a member of the Peterstown Missionary Baptist Church where she was a member of the former Marie Ball Ladies Circle.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Charles L. Dillon in 1985; two sisters, Marie Underwood and Sarra Meadows; one brother, Charles L “Junior” Lowe.

She is survived by one daughter, Peggy Mick of Cross Lanes, WV; one son Wayne Dillon and wife Marcia of Forest Hill, WV; two grandchildren, Chris Ferrell and wife Sarah of Mesa, AZ; Michelle Tyson of Teays Valley, WV; four great-grandchildren, Dylan and Mariah Tyson; Harper and Hailey Ferrell.

Graveside services and burial will be 2 p.m. Saturday, November 30, 2013, at the Fairview Cemetery, Forest Hill, WV, with Rev. Jonathan Jennings officiating. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the funeral home by 12 noon on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions should be made to the Peterstown Missionary Baptist Church, PO Box 670, Peterstown, WV 24963.

Online guest book can be signed or condolences sent to the Dillon family at

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.

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