The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 8, 2014

Obituaries — Saturday, March 8, 2014


Ana Szilaghi-Bazilescu

EDMOND — Ana Szilaghi-Bazilescu of Edmond, WV, went to be with Jesus, her Lord and Savior, on March 4, 2014, at 4:50 p.m., in Las Vegas, NV, after a short and unexpected illness.

She is survived by her son Horia Bazilescu, Romania, and her daughters Monica Lemons of Edmond, WV, and Ortansa Musat of Henderson, NV, 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

She was a member of Faith Community Church, Beckley, WV.

The Memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Lucille Mae Manley Blake

FAYETTEVILLE — Lucille Mae Manley Blake, 85, of Fayetteville, WV, went to be with Jesus and our Daddy the love of her life, on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Plateau Medical Center in Oak Hill, WV.

Born October 9, 1928, at Brownsville, IN, she was the daughter of the late William Emil and Stella Mae Baughn Manley.

Mrs. Blake was a member of the Gatewood Brethren Church. She was a homemaker.

The family would like to extend their thanks to 1st Floor and ICU at Plateau Medical Center and Dr. Ryan Newell for the care they provided our mother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Shelbern Lee Blake; son, Robert Lonnie Blake; daughter-in-law, Emogene Blake; brothers, Paul (infant), Earl (infant), Thomas Glen, Francis “Lee,” Walter, Harlow, Ray, William Eugene and Calvin Manley; great-grandson, Jack Walker Redin; and great-great-granddaughter, Florence Irvine.

She is survived by a loving family which include four sons, Emmel Blake of Ray City, GA, Thomas “Tommy” Blake and wife, Tammy, of Saint Marys, Edward “Eddie” Blake and wife, Ella, of Fayetteville and Delbert Blake and wife, Anne, of Indialantic, FL; four daughters, Deloris Mitchem and husband, Ellis, of Fairdale, Judy Helm of Hopewell, VA, Rose Renkovish and husband, Bill, of Oak Hill and Melinda Blake of Hopewell, VA; daughter-in-law, Bonnie Blake; and one sister, Virginia Miller of Grafton, WV.

She is also survived by 25 grandchildren, host of great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be on Monday, March 10, 2014, at 12 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Pastor Robert Pauley, Pastor Scott Lester, Pastor Tom Blake, and Pastor Delbert Walker officiating. Burial will be at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Visitation will be held at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, on Sunday, March 9, 2014, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV.

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