The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 7, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, June 7, 2013


Jean Clayton

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Mrs. Jean Clayton, of Zanesville, formerly of Hilltop, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor Chapel, 748 S. Fayette Street, Beckley, with Elder Stanley Blanks officiating. Burial will follow in the family cemetery in Hilltop.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral parlor.

Condolences may be e-merald to ritchie-johnson@suddenlinkmail. com

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Randell Cordell Jr.

MULLENS — Tony Randell Cordell Jr., 28, of Mullens, passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 in a Charleston hospital, following injuries from a swimming accident at Lake Stephens.

Born September 13, 1984 in Beckley, he was the son of Tony Randell Cordell Sr. and his wife, Glenna, of Mullens and Tina Louise Thornton Campbell and her husband, Robert, of Corinne.

Randell was a graduate of Wyoming East High School. He had previously been employed as a fabricator. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting and fishing and especially loved spending time with his two daughters.

Randell was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Harold and Juanita Cordell; maternal grandparents, Bernard Thornton and Betty Thornton Grose; and grandmother, Brenda Sizemore.

In addition to his parents, those left to cherish his memory include two daughters, Jaiden and Madison Cordell and their mother and his companion, Katelyn Spencer, all of Beckley; three sisters, Angel Cordell of Mullens and Kayla Cordell of Eccles and Hannah Campbell of Corinne; two brothers, Ryan Campbell of Mullens and Christopher Campbell of Corinne; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Services will be 7 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lewis Arnold officiating.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

For those considering an expression of sympathy, the family requests contributions be made to help defray unexpected funeral expenses to Tankersley Funeral Home, 102 Moran Avenue, Mullens, WV, 25882.

The family of Randell Cordell is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

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