The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 7, 2012

Obituaries — Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012


Chiquitta McCray

Mrs. Chiquitta McCray, 57, of Beckley died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Vennia May Mock

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Vennia May Mock, 75, formerly of Beckley, passed away on October 2, 2012, in Poughkeepsie, NY, after a short illness.

Vennia was born in Beckley on Sept. 8, 1937, to the late James and Cathearn Dunkley Mock. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister Edith and brothers Charles, Mack and George.

Those left to cherish her memory are: her daughter Theresa and husband Scott Sr. of Hyde Park, NY, son James of Texas, grandchildren Kayla and husband Jordan, Kersten, Scott Jr., and Haley, great-grandchildren Jordan Jr. and Sophia, brothers, Denver Mock and wife Maureen of Beacon, NY, Elmer Mock and wife Pat of Wappingers Falls, NY, Robert Mock of New York, Frank Mock Sr. of Ohio, and many nieces and nephews.

Family members will serve as pallbearers.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 8, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Melton Mortuary Chapel. The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the service hour. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Inc., Beckley.

Mary Helen Peelish

Mary Helen Peelish, 93, of Glen Morgan, passed away Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.

Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.

Damen Sizemore

KOPPERSTON — Damen Sizemore, 47, of Kopperston, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, with the Rev. David Stafford officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. Friends may gather with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at the funeral home.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

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

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