The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 15, 2014

Obituaries — Saturday, March 15, 2014


William Clarence Shrewsberry

William Clarence Shrewsberry, 71, of Barkers Ridge, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014.

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

Warren Cecil Stanley

SCARBRO — Warren Cecil Stanley, 69, of Scarbro, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014.

He was born on August 5, 1944, in Winfield, Kansas.

He was a truck driver by profession and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam era having served in Munich, Germany.

He was preceded in death by parents Waren and Marie Stanley; mother, Gladys Devitts; brother, Michael Stanley.

Those left to cherish his memory include daughter, Christina Stanley, and son, Steven Stanley, of Scarbro, brothers, Jeff, Rick, Tommy, Jerry, Hamy; sisters, Lori, Kim, Dede, Tracy, Angela, all of Kincaid, Charlie and Brenda of Texas; grandchildren, Jack Pizzino and Steven Stanley.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at High Lawn Funeral Chapel, Oak Hill, with Pastor Bobby Adkins officiating. Interment will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from noon until time of service at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Chapel, Oak Hill.

Bobby Gene Vance

NEOLA — Bobby Gene Vance, 54, of Neola, died Thursday, March 13, 2014.

Service will be 3 p.m. Sunday, March 16, in the chapel of Shanklin Funeral Home, White Sulphur Springs, with the Rev. Gene Sizemore officiating. Burial will follow in Mapledale Cemetery with military graveside rites. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at the funeral home.

Shanklin Funeral Home, White Sulphur Springs, is serving the family.

Jeff Thomas Williams

Jeff Thomas Williams, 91, of Rock Creek, W.Va., died on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the home of his daughter, Gloria.

Born January 6, 1923, at Clear Creek, W.Va., he was the son of the late Everett and Ida Perry Williams.

Mr. Williams was a retired coal miner. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

His wife, Virginia Arbutus Dunbar Williams, preceded him in death as did an infant daughter, Beulah Faye Williams, and a great-grandson, Kevin Malone.

The last of his immediate family, he was also preceded by three brothers, Azel Williams, Doris Williams and Sherman Williams, and three sisters, Laura Mullins, Janie Williams and Clara Wriston.

Survivors include daughter, Gloria Jean Williams Turner of Rock Creek; three sons, Larry Williams and wife, Joyce, of Missouri, Richard Williams of Beckley and Allen Williams and wife, Delores, of Midway; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and 25 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Workman’s Creek United Methodist Church with Rev. Tommy Newman officiating. Burial will be at Workman’s Creek Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope, on Saturday, March 15, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Family members and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

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