The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 8, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, March 8, 2013



Carol Jean ‘Jeannie’ McNeel Crane

LEWISBURG — Carol Jean “Jeannie” McNeel Crane, 76, of Lewisburg, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Lewis-Gale Medical Center.

Jeannie was born July 27, 1936, in Greenbrier County, to the late George and Jessie Mayhew McNeel.

Jeannie was co-founder of the American Heritage Music Hall, a retired Doctor and Dental Assistant and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her husband Harold E. Crane; son, Michael H. (Darlene) Crane of Grantsville; grandsons, Kevin L. Crane of Lewisburg, Joshua (Megan) Crane of Lewisburg; great granddaughter, Hanna Crane; sister, Annette McNeel (Steve) Marsh of Belington, W.Va.; brother, Tommy (Ruby) McNeel of Maryland and numerous nieces and nephews.

There will be a graveside service at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2013, at the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens Cemetery, with Elder Norval Mann officiating.

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Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.


Carolyn Genge

Carolyn Genge, age 62, of Beckley, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2013.  

Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring.


Rosa Harvey

Rosa Harvey, 91, of Beckley, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.


Camilla Serge Hewell

Camilla Serge Hewell of the McLean Addition, Beckley, died Thursday, March 7th, 2013.

The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Monday, March 11th, at 1 p.m., at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, with Monsignor Samuel Sacus as celebrant, assisted by Rev. Mr. Donald Wise. The family will receive friends from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m., where a rosary will be recited. The Rite of Committal will follow in the Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.


Billy Ray ‘Uncle Boo’ Justice

ISBAN — Billy Ray “Uncle Boo” Justice, 65, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013.

Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2013, at the Upon The Rock Ministries, War Eagle, with the Rev. Jeremy Compton officiating. Burial will follow in Star Hollow Cemetery, War Eagle.

Friends may call 6 to 10 p.m. today and Saturday at the church.

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Arrangements by Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert.

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