The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 3, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012

Phyllis Marie Adkins

Phyllis Marie Adkins, 81, of Beckley, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2012. 

Arrangements are pending with Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley.

Wanda Elaine Bennett

QUINWOOD — Wanda Elaine Bennett, 64, of Quinwood, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2012, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Fairlea, following a long illness.

Born September 27, 1948, at Big Mountain Road, W.Va., she was the daughter of Henry Ford Perkins and Violet Madeline Douglas Perkins.

Wanda was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, David L. Bennett of Quinwood; a daughter, Susan Bennett (Todd Sears) of Clintonville; three sons, Michael Bennett (Patricia) of Marfrance, Tony Bennett (Deborah) of Quinwood, and Roger Bennett of Quinwood; two sisters, Rosetta Hiser of Crichton and Patricia Tincher of Tennessee; and three grandchildren Lindsey Sears, David Bennett and Zachery Bennett.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at the Wallace & Wallace Chapel in Rainelle with Rev. Jay Talbott officiating. Burial will follow at the Wallace Memorial Cemetery in Clintonville.

Friends may call one hour before the service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace, Inc., of Rainelle.

Herbert Bowyer

CUNARD — Herbert Bowyer, 78, of Cunard, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, 1435 E. Main St., Oak Hill. The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

Ronald Mark Chapman Jr.

MOUNT HOPE — Ronald Mark Chapman Jr., 38, of Mount Hope, died on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley.

Born December 20, 1973, at Beckley, he was the son of Ronald Mark Chapman and his wife, Lisa, of Beckley, and Roberta Vipperman Clark and her husband, James, of Mount Hope.

In addition to his parents, Ronald is survived by his wife, Renee Hall Chapman; five children, Savannah Brooke Chapman of Mount Hope, Zachary Jordan Brown of Mount Hope, Cheyenne Dakotalynn Chapman of Virginia, Devin Michael Hobart of Ohio and Peyton Olivia Chapman of Bolt; three sisters, Evelyn Marie Dwier of Crab Orchard, April Dawn Chapman of Mount Hope, and Tabitha Rice of Crab Orchard, and two brothers, John Chapman of Crab Orchard and James Chapman of Beckley.

Funeral services will be on Sunday, November 4, 2012, at 2 p.m., at Tyree Funeral Home in Mount Hope, with Rev. Jerry Tyree officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Sunday at the funeral home.

Mathew Vipperman, Carlos Vipperman, Thomas Dwier, Jerry Tyree Jr., John Chapman and James Chapman will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

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