The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 22, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, Nov. 22, 2013


Mary Frances Stone Perry

MOUNT HOPE — Mary Frances Stone Perry, 86, of Mount Hope, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.

Online condolences may be sent to our website at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

Kathy Carolene Royster

Taken from the world far too soon from an unexpected illness was devoted wife, mother, sister and friend, Kathy Carolene Royster.

On November 18, 2013, Kathy stepped away from this life at the age of 56. She leaves behind a devoted husband, Bob Royster of Lanark, W.Va., and a loving daughter, Christina Royster of San Diego, Calif.

Kathy was preceded in death by her father, Wintford Shrewsberry of Ghent, W.Va.

She leaves behind her mother, Molly Shrewsberry of Ghent, W.Va.; brother, Harold Shrewsberry and wife, Kwang, of Fairfax, Va.; sister, Trilla Wills of Ghent; brother, Warren Shrewsberry and wife, Shirley, (deceased) of Ghent; brother, Randy Shrewsberry and wife Vicki of Josephine, W.Va.; and sister, Stacy Holt and husband Gary of Flat Top, W.Va.

Kathy also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, and other family members. She will be missed by family, many friends, acquaintances and members of the community that she served through Wills-Royster Bookkeeping for well over 20 years.

We will not say goodbye to you, dear Kathy, but until we meet again. We will remember your kindness and generosity and will hold you forever in our hearts.

Services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, November 23, 2013, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley, with Pastor Mike Gunnoe officiating.

Private committal services and entombment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

Friends may gather with the family from 2:30 p.m. until time of the service Saturday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley.

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