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Obituaries

Bradley Harold Hanson

Feb 8, 2022

Bradley Harold Hanson, 34, of Beckley, passed away Tuesday, February 8, 2022. Born May 17, 1987 in Beckley, he was the son of Penny Sue Miller Bowling and the late Jimmy Hanson. Bradley was a chef at Branhof WVrsthaus & Biergarten. He loved to watch and play basketball. Bradley is survived by sister, Brandi Stoumile of Bradley; nieces and nephews,...

Charles "Nunz" Cernuto

Feb 4, 2022

Charles N. “Nunz” Cernuto, 85, of Beckley passed away on February 4, 2022 surrounded by his adoring family. Born November 23, 1936 in Stanaford, WV, he was the son of the late Charles “Charlie” and Louise Greco Cernuto. Charles served honorably in the West Virginia National Guard. He was a master carpenter by trade, a farmer by choice and an...

Leslie Ray Lilly

Feb 4, 2022

Leslie Ray Lilly, 73 of Coal City, WV peacefully entered into the Gates of Heaven on February 4, 2022. Born January 10, 1949, in Sullivan, WV, to the late Aubrey Q. Lilly and Wanda Bragg Lilly Coleman. After graduating WWHS in 1966, he went on to serve two tours in Vietnam as a door gunner and helicopter mechanic, where he...

Isaac Nottingham Hess

Feb 2, 2022

Isaac Nottingham Hess, 40, of Beckley, W.Va., gained his Heavenly wings at 1:21 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, surrounded by loved ones. Isaac was born April 17, 1981, in Beckley, W.Va., to Doug Hess and the late Robin Nottingham Hess. In addition to his mother, Isaac was met in Heaven by his grandparents, Paul and Eula Hess and Freda Nottingham,...

Michael Eugene Acord

Jan 26, 2022

Michael Eugene Acord, age 43, of Beckley, West Virginia, went to his loving heavenly father on January 26, 2022. Michael was the son of Kathryn Mace and the late Frederick Acord. He was preceded in death by Lindsey Meador, his sister and her son, Cole Justice, Gene and Glenna Mace, maternal grandparents, and Clarence and Etter Acord, paternal grandparents. He...

Kim Renee Meadows

Jan 24, 2022

Kim Renee Meadows, 53, of Beckley, passed away Monday, January 24, 2022. Born September 9, 1968 in Marquette, MI, she was the daughter of the late Gary and JoAnn Croisetiere Utt. Kim was an administrative assistant for PBS. She attended Legacy Church and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandkids. She is survived by her significant other, Randy...

Marian Donna Cuthbert

Jan 23, 2022

Marian Donna Cuthbert, 88, of Beckley, passed away Sunday, January 23, 2022. Born December 8, 1933, in Ipswich, England, she was the daughter of the late George Augustus and Gwendolen Rivett Povey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, William Cuthbert. Marian is survived by son, Steven; daughters, Janet (Jeff) Whitely,...

Phyllis Rhea McKnight

Jan 19, 2022

Phyllis Rhea McKnight, 83 of Beckley, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2022. Born September 25, 1938 in Calvin, VA, she was the daughter of the late Ray and Ruth Williams Gibson. Phyllis was a District Manager for Dollar General Stores. She was a member of Family Worship Center, and enjoyed volunteering at Fishes and Loaves, reading her Bible and spending...

Gregory Shawn Kade

Jan 18, 2022

Gregory Shawn Kade, 47, of Beckley, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Born March 28, 1974, he was the son of the late Paul Stanley and Patricia Louise Severt Kade. Greg was a retired Lieutenant with the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department and a member of Family Worship Center. Greg is survived by his wife, Melissa Lyn Arnesen Kade; his children,...

Lois Vecellio

Jan 17, 2022

Lois Vecellio, 84, of Beckley, went to be with her daughter, Lori Jane Vecellio, on January 17, 2022. Born October 28, 1937, Lois was the daughter of the late Joseph and Lois Frances Hungate Lickliter. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her daughter, Lori Jane Vecellio. Lois worked in the healthcare profession for many years as a...

Gratton McLean Underwood

Jan 15, 2022

Gratton McLean Underwood passed away in his sleep on January 15, 2022. He is preceded in death by his wife, Martha Ann Underwood. Gratton is remembered by his two sons, Brian Matthew Underwood of Charlotte, NC and Gratton Mark Underwood along with his daughter in-law Joan Underwood, twin granddaughters and 4 great-grandsons of Huntersville, NC. Retired from the US Army...

Mark D. Miller

Jan 15, 2022

Dr. Mark D. Miller 1962-2022 Mark D. Miller, 59, of Shady Spring passed away peacefully early Saturday morning, January 15, 2022. Born April 28, 1962, in Statesville, NC, he was the son of the late J.D. and Novella Miller. Mark attended Duke University on a football scholarship. He received his master’s degree and Ph.D. from Virginia Tech, where he met...

John Keith Shumate

Jan 15, 2022

John “Keith” Shumate, 44, of Maple Meadow, WV, died January 15, 2022, at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital surrounded by his family. He is survived by the love of his life, Courtney, and son David Glenn. He is the son of James and Vonnie Shumate of Maple Meadow. He is also survived by a brother, Jim (Debbie) and a sister, Schaunna,...

Veronica Naomi Guy

Jan 11, 2022

Veronica Naomi Guy, age 15 of Beckley, WV Veronica is survived by her mother and stepfather, Jess and Mike Lawrence; sisters, Alexis Miller and Willow Guy; grandparents, Debbie Marshall, Gwenolyn Guy, Vern and Edna Kitchen, Mike and Doris Lawrence Sr.; uncles Brian, David and James Guy, John Marshall, Craig Kittle and Devrick Phillips; aunts, Christina Guy, Michelle Edmond, Andrea and...

Sandra Lenore Horton

Jan 11, 2022

Sandra Lenore (Lytton) Horton of Crab Orchard, passed into eternity on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Born May 13, 1938, to the late Henry Earl and Bertha Irene (Roberts) Lytton; Sandra was raised in Tams, WV. A graduate of Mark Twain High School, Sandra received a secretarial certificate from Beckley College. She was employed by the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company,...

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