The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 6, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, May 6, 2013

Wanda Sue Ames

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. — Wanda Sue Ames, 67, of Spotsylvania County, VA, passed away Friday, May 3, 2013, at Spotsylvania Regional Hospital.

Ms. Ames was very dedicated to the Lord and was a member of Maple Valley Baptist Church in Mt. Hope where she had played piano for more than 40 years. She enjoyed sending cards to friends and family and western dancing. She worked as a piano teacher, bookkeeper and caregiver.

Survivors include daughter Kristel Sayenga; brother Jerry C. Williams; several nieces and nephews including Stuart N. Williams Jr. She was preceded in death by her parents Wilbert J. and Dorothy C. Bishop Williams; brother Stuart N. Williams; and sisters Shelva Jean Gray and Beulah Williams.

Services will be private.

Online guest book is at

Marvin Ray Cline Sr.

Marvin Ray Cline, Sr., 78, of Bradley passed away on Saturday, May 4th, 2013, in Huntington, WV, following a long illness.

Marvin was the son of the late George Cline and Maggie Gilkeson Cline.

Marvin was a retired coal miner, mechanic and mill worker who spent his retirement enjoying his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also enjoyed mowing his yards, playing with his fur babies, and cooking out on his grill. Marvin was a hard worker that painted the picture of the ideal family man.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Catherine Virginia Rice Cline, a son Marvin Ray “Buddy” Cline, a daughter Marlene Maggie Cline Wriston, his brothers Gary and David Cline, and a great-grandson, David Wriston, III.

Those left to cherish his memory are his companion and friend Agatha Wriston of Kingston, his daughter Becky Hamro and husband Ernest “Butch” of Bluefield, daughter Pamela Byrge of Bluefield, a son-in-law David A. Wriston Sr. and fiancée Beverly Watts of Bradley, numerous grandchildren and stepgrandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews that he loved very much. Pallbearers will be David Wriston, II, Derek Wriston, Cecil Whitt, Billy Whitt, Matthew Sowder and Danny Shelton. “He was a good man.”

Services will be Wednesday, May 8th, 2013, at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley at 1 p.m. with the Pastors Bill Vest and Arlotte Stover officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity, WV.

Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Private online condolences, floral gifts, and other expressions of sympathy are available to the family via our guestbook at

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

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