The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

April 28, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, April 28, 2013

Wendell Bruce  Bartley and Howard James Bartley

Mr. Wendell Bruce Bartley, 65, of Beckley, died Friday, December 14, 2012.

Born March 30, 1947, in Beckley, he was the son of the late Raymond and Ruby Odella Venable Bartley.

He was a windmill energy worker.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Raymond William Bartley, and sister, Lucy B. Baker.

Left to cherish precious memories are his daughter, Shanetha Dixon of CA; brothers, Paul (Brenda) Bartley of Riverside, CA, and Howard James Bartley of Beckley; sisters, Helen Deas of Fayetteville, GA, Sallie Cruz of Beckley; nephews, Darryl, Larry and Barry Bartley, all of White Sulphur Springs, WV, Raymond Bartley Jr. of Roanoke, VA, Paul Bartley II of Riverside, CA, Esq. Shaun Bartley of Silver Springs, MD, Eric Deas of CA; nieces, Ruby Carol Deas of Georgia, Tamara Bartley of WV, Benita Deas of MD, Jai Cruz-Thompkins of GA.

Mr. Howard James “Jimmy” “Cigarette” Bartley, 69, of Beckley, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013.

Born April 30, 1943, in Beckley, he was the son of the late Raymond and Ruby Odella Venable Bartley.

A member of Welcome Baptist Church, he was a store clerk at BARH Hospital.

In addition to his parents, sister and brother, he was preceded in death by his wife, Laverne Peyton Bartley, and brother, Wendell Bruce Bartley.

Left to cherish precious memories of Howard in addition to his brother, sisters, nephews and nieces is a devoted friend, Richard “Dickey” Steelman.

Joint memorial service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Welcome Baptist Church, 206 8th Street, Beckley, with Rev. D.F. Allen officiating.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.

Condolences may be e-mailed to

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Marie Susan Boyce

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Marie Susan “GiGi” Boyce, 78, of Jacksonville, Fla., passed away Monday, April 22, 2013.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, April 29, at the Fairview Christian Church at Keenan with the Rev. Terry Kornegay officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Fairview Christian Church Memorial Fund at HC 83 Box 23, Union, WV 24983.

Arrangements by Groves Funeral Home, St. Rt. 3E, Union.

Earl Brock

On Thursday, April 25th, 2013, Earl Brock passed away in Easton, Maryland. He was born May 1, 1919, in Campbell County, Tennessee. Earl was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Dickenson Brock; daughter, M. Suzanne Musgrave; and his special friend, Nell Lazenby; along with his parents, James M and Ida Richardson Brock; and several brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his son, David (Donna) Brock, his daughter, Rebecca (Wayne) Goddard and son-in-law, Dan Musgrave. Earl had eight grandchildren: Cindy (Bobby) Kern, Kim (Jay) Lyle, Michael Brock, Anna Brock, Carrie (Ignacio Molina) Goddard, Jeremy (Erin) Goddard, Ashley (Ryan) Smith and Brad (Dottie) Musgrave. There are six great-grandchildren: Stephanie Burton, Samantha Burton, Kevin (Michelle) Brock, Hunter Maul, Morgan Brock and Brittany Musgrave, and two great-great-grandchildren, Tyler and Aidan Burton. Also surviving are his brother, James Marvin Brock, sister-in-law, Ethel Brock, and special family friend, Melba Carr.

Upon graduation from high school, Earl moved to Montcoal and was employed by the coal mines where he worked for Armco for over 40 years until he retired. A U.S. Army veteran serving in the Pacific during WWII as a radio operator, he graduated from Morris Harvey College in 1964 with a degree in accounting. Earl attended Beckley Presbyterian church for many years. A member of the Whitesville Masonic Lodge, he served on the Board of Directors of Whitesville State Bank for over 30 years. Earl was an avid fisherman, hunter, gardener and woodworker.

The family will receive friends at Melton Mortuary on Tuesday, April 30, from 6 to 9 p.m. Graveside services will be held at the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity, at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1st. Masonic Burial Rites will be conducted at the grave. Those wishing to attend the committal services are asked to meet at the mortuary by 10 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Organization, West Virginia Chapter, 1601 2nd Ave., Charleston, WV 25387, or The American Cancer Society, Beckley Chapter, 101 S. Kanawha St., Beckley, WV 25801.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley, WV.

Dreama Morgan Glazzard

ORGAN CAVE — Dreama Morgan Glazzard, 65, of Organ Cave, WV, passed away Friday, April 26, 2013, at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, VA, following a long illness.

Dreama was born July 7, 1947, in Ronceverte and is the daughter of Frances Louise Masters Morgan of Harrisonburg, VA, and the late Corbie Jackson Morgan. Other than her father Dreama was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Glazzard, Sr., on August 27, 2010.

Dreama was a member of Highland Park United Methodist Church, a homemaker, expert craft maker and was very devoted to her whole family.

Survivors include a daughter, Amy Hubbard and husband William of Caldwell; son Raymond Glazzard, Jr., and his wife Kira of Organ Cave; Grandchildren Michael and Mark Hubbard of Covington, VA; Raymond Glazzard III of Organ Cave and Great-Granddaughter Dakota Mae Hubbard of Covington, VA, and her mother Frances L. Morgan of Harrisonburg, VA. She is also survived by sisters: Norma Lynch of Second Creek and Jackie Cochran and husband Carl of Neola; brothers Mike Morgan and wife Vickie of Harrisonburg, VA, and Jake Morgan and wife Diane of Harrisonburg, VA.; Eleven (11) Nieces and Nephews and several Great-Nieces and Nephews.

Dreama’s funeral services will be held on Monday, April 29, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Highland Park Methodist Church with Jason Cochran officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive their family and friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte.

Those serving as pallbearers will be her nephews: Lance Pritt, Dalton Pritt, Will Dalton, Dusty Cochran, Corbie Cochran, Jacob Morgan, Michael Morgan and Joshua Morgan.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte is in charge of arrangements.

Please send online condolences by visiting

Virginia E. Lilly

HINTON — Virginia E. Lilly, 74, of Hinton, died Saturday April 27, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion at Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

Raymond Lewis Morgan Sr.

PINEVILLE — Raymond Lewis Morgan Sr., 76, of Pineville, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013.

A celebration of Raymond’s life will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, at New Life Community Church in Jesse with Pastor Jay Morgan and Pastor Garland Cook Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Calfee Funeral Service in Pineville.

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Morgan family.

Auneka Lee Devol Noyes

OAK HILL — Auneka Lee Devol Noyes of Oak Hill, WV, died on Monday, April 22, after a brief illness.

She was born on July 24, 1917, to Walter and Ganiel Devol, in Holden, WV. She attended South Charleston High School, where she was a popular student and cheerleader, and graduated from business college.

She moved to Oak Hill with her parents in the early 1930s, where she met and married Richmond Noyes in 1938. During World War II she and her baby daughter Suzanne stayed with her parents while Richmond served in the U.S. Navy in the European theater. During those years she worked for Mankin Lumber Company. Their son Walter was born in 1947.

In 1952 they bought “Eppy’s Men’s Shop” which became Noyes Men’s and Boys Store on Main Street, Oak Hill, which later became Noyes of Oak Hill Inc. which occupied three different locations as the store expanded. They had a second home on the Maine coast, where they loved to spend summers, and after retirement they spent time every winter in Florida. They also traveled extensively, which they both enjoyed very much. Mrs. Noyes lived the last few years of her life at the Summit at Hidden Valley in Oak Hill.

She was predeceased by her husband and is survived by her son, Walter Noyes; her daughter, Suzanne Mague; daughter-in-law Lynn Noyes; son-in-law Joel Mague; four grandchildren: Katherine Moss, William Mague, Andrew Noyes, and Laura Noyes; and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 5th, with visitation at 1 p.m. and service at 1:30 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill.

Listening to books on tape when she could no longer read was a way she could continue her love of reading. Therefore, in lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Fayette County Public Library at 531 Summit St., Oak Hill, WV 25901.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV.

Ethel Sisk

Ethel Sisk, “RED,” drifted peacefully into Heaven, Friday morning, after a long illness. She was born in Jenkinjones, W.Va., grew up in Itmann and lived most of her life in Mullens. She moved to NC about 6 years ago for health reasons. She loved the Lord with all of her heart and always gave her testimony which was “thank you Lord for me not smoking.” Mommy loved to laugh and play jokes on anyone she knew ... especially on April Fools’ day!! You know who you are if she “got you”!!

She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Ida Warf; a brother Harvey Warf; a sister Doris “Ruth” Toney, and her granddaughter Alesha Bauguess. Those left here to always remember her and carry on her legacy are her husband of 43 years, James; 2 daughters, Tina (Garry) Adkins of NC, Lisa of W.Va.; son Jamie (Miranda) of W.Va.; grandchildren, Garry Adkins of NC, Jaymelynn and Hunter of W.Va.; four great-grandchildren, Lexus, Kenzie, Peyton and Molly Grace; sister Greta Privette; brothers Wayne “Booger” and Jerry Warf and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Service will be held Monday, April 29, 2013, at The Pentecostal Holiness Church in Mullens, W.Va. Viewing will be at 2 p.m. and Funeral at 3 p.m. Her grandson Garry Adkins, II, and Pastor Lewis Arnold will be officiating the service. Following her wishes Ethel will be cremated.

The family wants to say thank you for all of your prayers and thoughts during this time.

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

David Dean Webb

David Dean Webb, age 64, of Raleigh, WV, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at his home.

Born on September 21, 1948, at Raleigh, WV, he was the son of the late Ross Webb and Elizabeth Milam Webb.

Mr. Webb was a former coal miner and construction worker. He had made his home in Raleigh for most of his life.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Kenny, Benny, Dennis, and Robert Webb, and by sisters, Nancy, Nina, Brenda, and Mary.

Survivors include his children, Ross Webb of Shady Spring, Joe Webb of Crab Orchard, Adam Webb of Raleigh, Laura Mitchell of Harrisonburg, Va., Jennifer Webb of Harrisonburg, Va., and Henry Watkins of Beckley.

A brother, Jimmy Webb and his wife Gloria of Crab Orchard, two sisters, Faye Redden of Grandview, and Sharon Meadows and her husband David of Crab Orchard.

Twelve grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

A memorial service will be held at the Shady Spring Pentecostal Church, on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Kenny Webb officiating. Friends may visit with the family thirty minutes prior to the services at the church. Private online condolences, floral gifts, and other expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family via our guestbook at

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.

Ruth Wilkerson

Mrs. Ruth Wilkerson, 89, of Harlem Heights, died Saturday, April 27, 2013.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.