The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 4, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Nov. 4, 2013


Anthony Steven Hanshew

LOOPS ROAD — Anthony Steven Hanshew, 43, of Loops Road, passed away quietly, surrounded by his loving family Saturday, November 2, 2013.

Born October 14, 1970, in Radford, Virginia, he was the son of Donna Wyatt of Loops Road and the late Johnny Lee Hanshew.

Anthony was a sports writer and editor for papers in Beckley, Clarksburg, Huntington and Parkersburg. He was of the Baptist faith. Anthony was a wonderful son, brother, and uncle. He had a sweet disposition, a huge heart and loved to make people laugh.

In addition to his mother, Donna Wyatt, Anthony is survived by his brother Kevin and wife Tersa of Danese; his nephew Brayden of Danese; his niece Kennady of Danese; and his best friend since fourth grade, Buddy Judy of Concord, North Carolina.

A celebration of Anthony’s life will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 5, at Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., with Pastors Don Hanshew and Chris Sims officiating.

Burial will follow in the Wallace Memorial Cemetery at Clintonville.

Friends may call one hour before the service from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences at

Arrangements by Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., Rainelle.

Terry Sue Murray

ROCK VIEW — Terry Sue Murray, 65, of Rock View, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2013, at Charleston Area Medical Center Memorial Division following a sudden illness.

Born March 18, 1948, in Lexington, KY, she was the daughter of the late Homer Wilson McBrayer and Edna Stafford McBrayer.

Terry was a member of the New Life Community Church and a member of the Antique Dealer’s Association. She worked for the Wyoming County Board of Education as a special education specialist. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, reading and being with her family especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Matthew Murray of the residence

2 Daughters, Stephanie Goodson and her husband, Scott, of Charlotte, NC, and Madeline Cook and her husband, R.J., of Rock View

A sister, Jane McGraw of Beltsville, MD

5 Grandchildren, Andrew and Parker Goodson, Jacob and Zoe Cook and Hunter Shannon

A celebration of Terry’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 5, 2013, in the Calfee Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Jay Morgan officiating.

Burial will follow at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Those wishing to extend their condolences may do so by visiting

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Murray family.

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