The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 17, 2014

Obituaries — Monday, March 17, 2014


Michael Eugene Parsons

CRAIGSVILLE — Michael Eugene Parsons, 68, of Craigsville, WV, went home to be with the Lord on March 14, 2014, in Veterans Hospital, Beckley, WV.

He was born on July 1, 1945, to the late Woodrow and Sylvia Arbaguast Parsons at Dixie, WV.

He was caring, kind, always willing to help, quite turned man, didn’t want for material things and wouldn’t ask for help for himself.

He had many, many friends.

He loved nature.

He was preceded in death by Parents Woodrow and Sylvia Parsons, Sister Carol Naomi Plummer, Brother Jackie Wayne Parsons and Half Sister Laura Pam Meadows.

Survivors: 2 Sisters, June Hinkle, Craigsville, WV, and Betty Legg, Oak Hill, WV. Several Nephews and Nieces.

Services will be Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at 12 noon in Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood, WV.

Friends may call Tuesday, March 18, 2014, from 11 a.m. till service time here at the Funeral Home.

Officiating will be Pastor Jack Cole.

Interment will be in West Virginia Memorial Gardens, Calvin, WV.

All arrangements were made by Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Inc., Richwood, WV.

Mae Pegram

Mae Pegram, 86, of Coal City, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014.

Arrangements are pending with the Blue Ridge Funeral Home and Cremations, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive in Prosperity.

Michael Kenneth Petties

NITRO — Michael Kenneth Petties, 36, of Nitro, W.Va., passed away Monday, March 10, 2014, after a long illness.

The Memorial Service for Michael Kenneth Petties, who passed away at home in South Charleston, WV, on March 10, 2014, will be held at Durgan Funeral Home, Inc., in Beckley, WV, at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18th.

Michael, an adult with Cerebral Palsy, was cared for in the family home his entire life. He will be truly missed by his father, Kenneth Petties of Nitro; sister, Michelle Petties of St. Albans; Grandmother, Corintha Hawkins of South Charleston; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family members.

Durgan Funeral Home, Inc., 1501 S. Kanawha St., Beckley, WV 25801, is in charge of the arrangements, (304) 253-8881.

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