The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 28, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, February 28, 2013

Joyce Allen

OAK HILL — Joyce Allen 70, of Oak Hill, passed away Monday, February 25, 2013.

 There will be a private memorial service on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Blue Ridge funeral Home.

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Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.

Juanita Barnette

BAILEYSVILLE — Juanita Barnette, 74 of Baileysville, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at her residence.

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

Jean Lucy Carnell

QUINWOOD — Jean Lucy Carnell, 85, of Quinwood, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Heartland of Rainelle, following a short illness.

Born Jan. 20, 1928, at Blakely, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Ray and Josephine Pritt Mullins.

She was a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church of Quinwood and a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Jackson Carnell in 2005, and by two sisters, Edna Price and Helen Prince; two brothers, Alford Mullins and George Graham.

Survivors include a son, Jack J. Carnell and wife, Linda of Lilly Park, Rainelle; two sisters, Geraldine Reed of Elkview, and Earnestine Mabe (Buck) of Algonquin, Ill.; a grandson, Christopher Carnell and wife, Beth of Mt. Lookout; special nephew, Phillip Mullins (Karen) of Tennessee; several other nieces and nephews and extended family.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, march 2, 2013, at Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville, with the Rev. Troy George officiating. Immediate burial will follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations of sympathy be made to: The American Cancer Society, 301 RHL BLVD, Suite 6, Charleston, WV 25309.

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Arrangements entrusted to Wallace & Wallace of Rainelle.

Barbara Sue Chapman

VICTOR — Barbara Sue Chapman, 69, of Horseshoe Creek Road, Victor, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013, in Morgantown, W.Va.

Barbara was born April 13, 1943, in Charleston, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late William Thomas Chapman and Margaret Leona Weaver Chapman. Barbara was preceded in death by a brother, William Chapman

She was an Electrician for Pittston Coal Co. and a member of Horseshoe Creek Baptist Church of Victor.

Survivors are a daughter, Laurel Fry and Skip of Westport, Ind.; three sons, Daniel B. Richards of Commisky, Ind., John H. Richards and Cindy of Westport, Ind., William D. Frost and Kimberly of Horseshoe Creek; brothers, Tom Chapman and Jan of Oak Hill; 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2013, at Horseshoe Creek Baptist Church in Victor, with Pastor Wade Samples officiating. Burial will follow in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Victor.

Friends may call at 1 p.m. Friday at Horseshoe Creek Baptist Church.

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Wallace and Wallace of Ansted, is in charge of the arrangements.

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