The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 5, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013


Brian Scott Stover

Brian Scott Stover, 38, of Beckley, passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2013.

Arrangements by Roselawn Funeral Home, 450 Courthouse Road, Princeton, WV 24740.

James A. ‘Dick’  Taylor

OAK HILL — James A. “Dick” Taylor, 89, of Oak Hill, died on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.

Funeral services will be on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Rev. Paul Basham officiating. Burial will be at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill with military graveside rites by Oak Hill VFW Post No. 3110.

Visitation will be held at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, from 6 to 8  p.m.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

James Dewey ‘Jim’ Turner

James Dewey “Jim” Turner, age 72, of Beckley, passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2013, at the Beckley VA Medical Center.

Born on July 24, 1941, in Beckley, he was the son of the late Dewey Turner and Thelma Maude Sweeney Turner.

Mr. Turner was a retired electrician for the Consolidated Coal Mines at Clear Creek. He was a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran. Mr. Turner was a member of the Maxwell Hill Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting, car shows, particularly corvettes.

He was preceded in death by two sisters Louise Turner and Edith Tilley.

Surviving are his wife of 36 years, Diane Gervais Turner. Children, Angela Turner and her companion Joe Bair of Bradley, Brian Turner and his wife Cyl of Richmond, Va., Matthieu Turner and his wife Brandi of Mount Hope. Sisters, Margie Heron of High Springs, Fla., Janet O’Dell of Ravenna, Ohio, Betty Hurts of Cambridge, Ohio, Peggy Hoosier of Lexington, N.C., Linda Broemsen of Concord, N.C. and Gloria Curry and her husband George of Prosperity. Grandchildren: Ashlee Benoit, Bretton Turner and Brynlee Grace Turner. Great-grandchildren: Max McGhee, and Lily Benoit. Many nieces and nephews who will miss Jim dearly also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Maxwell Hill Baptist Church on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at 1 p.m. with Pastor Ken Killen officiating. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum in Beckley. Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the church.

Pallbearers will be Brian Turner, Matt Turner, Joe Bair, Doug O’Dell and Roger Lilly. 

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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