The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 9, 2013

Obituaries — Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013


Lou Gorden Lewis

DANESE — Lou Gorden Lewis, 72, of Danese, passed away Saturday night, Oct. 5, 2013, at Beckley Appalachian Regional Healthcare of Beckley, following a long illness.

Born April 21, 1941, at Kathryn, (Hemlock), W.Va., he was the son of the late Lemuel and Golda Richardson Lewis. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Lou Lewis; second wife, Edna Fitzwater Lewis; a step daughter, Linda Reichard; six brothers, Leo, Fred, Jimmie, Grady, Mason and Dennis Lewis and three infant sons.

Lou was a retired coal miner, a member of the UMWA and was of the Baptist faith. He loved to go hunting and really enjoyed being outdoors.

Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Bowman (David) of Florida; a stepson, Charles Lewis of Florida; a sister, Melinda Lewis Migner (Herschel) of Danese; three grandsons of Florida; two great-granddaughters of Florida; a  sister-in-law, Doris Ann Lewis of Virginia; special niece, Goldie Lewis Shrewsbury of Beckley; and several nieces and nephews and other extended family.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at the P.A. Shuck Cemetery in Landisburg, with the Rev. Sherman McCombs officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening, Oct. 9, 2013, at Wallace & Wallace Chapel in Rainelle.

Pallbearers include his nephews, Ronnal Shrewsbury, Frederick Shrewsbury, Christopher Shrewsbury, Bradley Lewis, David Lewis and Gregory Shrewsbury.

Please send online condolences to

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.

Johnny Long

Johnny Long, 81, of Coal City, passed away, Monday, October 7, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion with Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.

Marjorie Jones Munsey 

PETERSTOWN — Marjorie Jones Munsey, 86 of Peterstown, passed away, Monday, October 7, 2013.

A Memorial Service will be 7 p.m., Thursday, October 10, 2013, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, with Pastor Jonathan Jennings officiating. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until time of the services.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations of sympathy be made to: Peterstown Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue: PO Box 128, Peterstown, WV 24963 or Peterstown Chapter No. 118, Order of the Eastern Star, Rt. 2, Box 226, Peterstown, WV 24963.

Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the Munsey family at

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

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