The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


August 22, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, August 22, 2013


Jazzlyn Copney

Jazzlyn Ann Marie Copney, eleven day old daughter of Darius Copney and Catherine Odham died Sunday, August 18th, 2013.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, August 23rd, at the Melton Mortuary Chapel. Pastors, Ernie Keller and Bob Tunstalle will be officiating. Burial will follow in St. Sebastian Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from noon until the  service hour.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at www.meltonmortuary. com

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.

Easter Patricia Ann Haynes

KANSAS — Easter Patricia Ann Haynes, 64, of Kansas, formerly of White Sulphur Springs, died Sunday, August 4, 2013.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, August 24, 2013, at First Baptist Church, White Sulphur Springs, 10 Church Street, White Sulphur Springs with Rev. Greg Scott officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park, Beckley. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church. Condolences may be emailed to

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Brenda Vint Johnson

LYNCO — Brenda Vint Johnson, 71, of Lynco, passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at her home.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

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

Kenny Lee Johnston

KINCAID — Kenny Lee Johnston , 53, of Kincaid, died on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley.

Born January 8, 1960, at Montgomery, W.Va., he was the son of and Geneva Neal Johnston of Oak Hill, and the late Robert William Johnston.

Mr. Johnston was a member of the Page Baptist Church.

He was an active member of the Loop Creek Fire Department for 35 years.

A son, Kenny Lee Johnston preceded him in death.

In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife, Nancy E. Wriston Johnston; children, Paul Johnson of Texas, Vickie Johnston of Texas, Destiny Johnston of Texas, Nathan Payne of Kincaid and Jacklyn Payne of Pax; two brothers, Robert Wayne Johnston of Page and Gary Johnston of Robson; two sisters, Beverly Floyd of Robson and Elain Lanham of Oak Hill and five grandchildren.

Funeral service will be on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at noon at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Pastor Delmas Wolfe officiating. Burial will be at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill. Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.

Members of the Loop Creek Fire Department will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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