The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


August 17, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013


Amelia Hope Cunningham Petroff

HENLAWSON — Amelia Hope Cunningham Petroff, 86, of Henlawson, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill.

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Honaker Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of arrangements.

Bryan Milton Snodgress

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Bryan Milton Snodgress, 46, of Sioux City, formerly of Richwood, passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013.

Service will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood, with Pastor Allen Donaldson officiating. Friends may call between 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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

Regina Sue Stafford

LILLYDALE — Regina Sue Stafford, 47, of Lillydale, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013.

Services will be at noon Monday, Aug. 19, in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, with the Rev. Tommy Knotts officiating. Burial will follow in the Stafford Family Cemetery, Baileysville. Friends may gather with the family from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at the funeral home.

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The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.


Glenn Eugene ‘Red’ Tilley

Glenn Eugene “Red” Tilley, 77, of Crab Orchard, passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2013, at the Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Born on September 20, 1935, at Keyrock, he was the son of the late Fred Tilley and Nova Roles Tilley.

Mr. Tilley was a retired coal miner, having worked at Consol Roland Mine at Clear Creek, WV, and was a member of the UMWA. He was of the Baptist faith, and had made his home at Crab Orchard since 1970. Mr. Tilley enjoyed fishing, bird watching, and feeding his squirrels. Mr. Tilley was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Pamela Tilley, and by a sister, Peggy Tilley.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 51 years, Connie Powers Tilley. His children, Angela Wilkerson and her husband Jeff of Chesapeake Beach, Md., and Kevin Tilley and his wife Stephanie of Brown Summit, N.C.; grandchildren: Kurtis and Patrick Wilkerson, Savannah and Samantha Tilley, and Jonathan Waddell. Two brothers, Gene Tilley of Crab Orchard, and Bill Tilley and his wife Rose of New Hernando, Florida.  

Funeral services will be conducted  at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Monday, August 19, 2013, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Tom Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at the Shumate Cemetery at Saulsville.

Friends may visit with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. on Sunday.

In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be made to the Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV, in memory of Mr. Tilley.

Pallbearers will be family members and friends.

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at

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

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