The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 2, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, March 2, 2013


Marion H. ‘Bush’ Mardis

HICO — Marion H. “Bush” Mardis, 81, of Hico, passed away suddenly at West Virginia University in Morgantown, on Wednesday, February 27, 2013.

He was born September 19, 1930, in Laurel County, Ky. He was the son of the late Raymond and Avis Cornett Mardis.

Marion was a member of F.O.P. of Miami Ohio; he was a Kentucky Colonel, a member of the American Legion in Indiana, self-taught of water color, a security police for Miami University of Oxford, Ohio, and of the Baptist faith.

“Bush” is survived by his wife, Edith Mardis; a son, Bruce Edward Mardis and Kathy of Eaton, Ohio; a brother, Wayne Mardis of Hampton, Va.; grandchildren, Michael, Erick, Terry, Jerami; and one grandchild, Aden.

Funeral service will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home Chapel in Ansted, with Rev. Freddie Parkins officiating. Burial will follow at the Mardis Family Cemetery on Stringtown Road, Hico.

Friends may call Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home Chapel in Ansted.

Online condolences may be sent to

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

Arnold Dean Massie

Arnold Dean Massie, 74, of Daniels, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.

Private online condolences, floral gifts, and other expressions of sympathy are available to the family via

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

Michael Carl Morris

CRAIGSVILLE — Michael Carl Morris, 63, of Craigsville, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.

Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at the White Funeral Home at Craigsville.

Charles Fredrick Sedlock Jr.

FAYETTEVILLE — Charles Fredrick “Charlie” Sedlock Jr., 76, of Fayetteville, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013, at the Hilltop Center.

Born on February 21, 1937, at Nuttleburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late Charles Fredrick Sedlock Sr. and the late Annie Syner Sedlock.

Charlie is the owner/operator of Charlie’s Pub here in Fayetteville. Before he retired while living in Ohio, he was a teamster member in Mansfield, Ohio.

Survivors include his three brothers, Chester Sedlock, Melvin Sedlock, and Jerry Sedlock.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, 2013, at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home Chapel, Fayetteville, with Pastor Glen Kuhn officiating. Burial will follow at Restlawn Memory Gardens at Victor.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2013, at the funeral home.

Memorials in Charlie’s memory may be made to Hilltop Center, In Memory of Charlie Sedlock, PO Box 125, Hilltop, WV 25855. The memorials will be used to purchase rocking chairs for the other residences.

For those wishing to express their condolences to the Sedlock family, you may do so by visiting our website at

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, will be assisting the family.

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