Billie Gene McCallister 78 of South Charleston died Monday January 28, 2013 at Thomas Memorial Hospital.
He was preceded in death by his son Paul George McCallister, sisters Elsie Bonham, Macil Truman and Shirley Legg and brother Jackie McCallister.
Billie was a former employee of Russell’s Transfer Co.
He is survived by his daughers Belinda Fox, Pamela McMillion, Dreama Lenn and Sarah Golden, sons, Benjamin and Russell Lee McCallister, brothers, Eddie and Jerry McCallister, sisters, Madeline Harmon and Maybelle Duranamontri, grandchildren, Amanda Barker Fox, Rachael McElroy, Ryan Barker Fox, Trenton McMillion, Allison McCallister, Nickolas Lenn, Marina McCallister, Autumn Lenn, Zack McCallister, Courtney McCallister, and Lorena Golden, great grandchildren Zoey Fox, Clara McElroy, Jacob McCallister, and Haley Gravely
Services will be 2:00 pm Friday February 1, 2013 at Crooked Creek Church of God Greenview Road, South Charleston with Pastor Mark Thaxton officiating. Burial will follow at McCallister Cemetery Alum Creek.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 pm Thursday at the church and one hour prior to the service.
She was born October 16, 1957 in South Charleston and was preceded in death by her parents Lonnie E. and Beedie Dunlap and brother Walter Dunlap.
She was a graduate of Duval High School class of 1976 and a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church at Garretts Bend.
Karen loved life and her love for her animals was beyond measure. She always had a laugh and joke for everyone, always acting “Silly” and a load of fun to be around. You didn’t leave her without a laugh. She was a loving sister as she always said (Baby sis), aunt, cousin and friend.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory three sisters, Ann Fowler of Julian, Linda Jones (Allen) of St. Albans and Margie Basham (Tom) of Hurricane, special friend Kathy Hill of Danville and “Special” Grand Baby, Mercedes whom she loved dearly, former husband Bobby Vickers, many nieces and nephews whom she grew up with and also many friends and her little dog “Precious”.
Services will be 2:00 pm Tuesday January 29, at Curry Funeral Home 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastors Homer Hensley and Jimmy Lawrence officiating. Burial will follow at Hayzlett Cemetery at Garretts Bend. The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 pm prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers the family request contributions toward the funeral .
He was born in Sod on August 5, 1928 to the late Homer and Mayme Pauley and was also preceded in death by sisters Barbara McCallister and Janet McCallister, brothers Quentin, Emerson, Leo and Roger Pauley, grandaughter Erin Pauley and grandson Taylor Dunlap.
He retired form Charleston Lincoln Mercury as a body repairman, served in the Army in the combat infantry Division during the Korean War, was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church and a life member of the National Rifle Assoc.
He will be greatly missed by his wife of 57 years, Evetta Brogan Pauley, daughters; Drema (Kevin) Pauley, and Tammy Pauley, grandchildren; April (Clint) Craddock, Nikida (Lance) Aldridge, Shauna (Bryan) Cook and Parker Pauley, great grandchildren; Kaila, Kameron and Kaylor (due in March) Craddock, Griffin and Declan Aldridge, and Jayden Cook, and great and faithful friends his brother and sister-in-law Virgil and Sue Brogan all of Sod.
Service will be 2:00 PM Friday January 25 at Curry Funeral Home 2097 Childress Road Alum Creek with Pastors Randall “Butch” Brogan, Clint Craddock and Bub Anderson officiating. Burial with military rites conducted by the Alum Creek VFW 4768 will follow at Lively Cemetery Sod. Family and friends will gather one hour prior to service at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank everyone at St. Francis Hospital, ICU and PCU units, for their loving care. We also thank the ones at Hubbard House West, at Thomas Memorial, for their loving care.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7
Beulah Hazel Buckner Mallory, 81, of Alkol, WV, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, January 19, 2013 at CAMC – Memorial Division. She was born September 11, 1931, daughter of the late James Robert and Hazel Gertrue Schoolcraft Buckner.
She was also preceded in death by her brother, James Albert Buckner; and sister, Maxelean Belle Sample.
She was a 1949 graduate of Elkview High School. Beulah became a member of Sycamore Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Alkol on March 9, 1952. She touched the lives of all who knew her and was a true blessing to everyone.
She leaves behind her Beloved husband of 63 ½ years, Charles ‘Mathew’ Mallory, and her children, Ted (Cathy) Mallory, Brook Park, Ohio; David (Patty) Mallory, Alkol, WV and Angie (Randy) Walls, Morrisvale, WV.
Her eight grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren, Aaron (Darla) Mallory and their children Owen, Rebekah and Aidan; Jason (Tina) Mallory and their children, Josh, Ben, Charlie, and Matthew; Eric (Kelly) Mallory and their children Devin and Austin; Christie (Dave) Dieckman and their children David and Caleb all of Ohio and D.J. (Sandy) Mallory and their children Ethan and Katie of Alkol, WV; Sarah Callahan and her children, Ian, Ella and Eli; Amanda (Roger) Hager, all of Alum Creek, WV; and Matthew Walls, Morrisvale, WV; two sisters, Leoma Marblee Shafer of Pinch, WV, and Annise Mae Spears of Catlettsburg, KY, and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Service will be 2:00 PM Thursday at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road Alum Creek with Pastors Jimmy Lawrence, Gene Pauley and Darrell Searls officiating. Burial will be at Orchard Hills Memory Gardens Yawkey. Family and friends will gather from 6 to 8 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lear Moore Kelly and daughter, Sherri Kelly Carte.
He is survived by his wife, Areta; daughter, Brynne Kelly Wookey and husband, Rick; sister, Julia Ann Bailey; brother, William Kelly; grandchildren, P. J. Carte, Patricia Carte Futch, Mindi Richards, Elizabeth Wookey Gualario, Fallon Wookey; great grandchildren, Grant, Meredith, Parker, Griffin, Garrett, and Brody; step children, Lynn, Donna, Jeff and Jennifer; step-grandchildren, Ami, Josh, Chris, Shawn, Justin, Zach, Kelsi, Katelin and Tyler; step-great grandchildren, Kavan and Booke.
There will be a private graveside service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Kanawha Hospice, 1606 Kanawha Blvd. W. , Charleston, WV 25387.
She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and sister.
Kitty was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth “Snake” Hensley; parents, Cecil and Violet White and sister, Betty Jo White.
She is survived by her daughter, Sue (Mark) Padilla of Alum Creek; son, Ken (Cathie) Hensley of Charleston; sisters, Janet Humphreys, Sandra Kersey, Linda Comer, Darlene Bell and Joyce Baber; brothers, Ronald, Bob, Danny and Gary White; grandchildren, Shane Padilla, Stacy (Wayne) Bowman, Jessica and Samantha Hensley; great grandchildren, Caitlyn and Madison Bowman; and many nieces, nephews and other family members.
Funeral service will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, Jan. 23rd, at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating. Burial will follow in Forks of Coal Memorial Park. Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Betty Lou Cantley, 55, of South Charleston went home to be with the Lord after a long battle with Alzheimer’s on Friday, January 18, 2013 at Hubbard Hospice House.
She was a former employee of City National Bank and a member of Praise Assembly of God in Alum Creek.
Betty was preceded in death by her mother, Eunice K. Wheeler and sister, Sheila Fields.
She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Roger; son, Jimmy Cantley; daughter, Rachel (Brian) Ellis; father, Ronald Wheeler; grandchildren, Katie and John Braden Cantley and Reidyn Ellis; step-grandchildren, Jaylyn, Gage and Evan; brothers, Donald and Jonathan Wheeler; sisters, Victoria Sansom and Sharon Thomas.
Funeral service will be 1:00 pm Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor Dan McC ormick officiating. Burial will follow in Forks of Coal Memorial Park, Alum Creek. Family and friends will gather from 6 to 8 pm Monday at the funeral home.
He was retired from Laborers Local Union #1353 and attended Union Freewill Baptist Church in Hamlin.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Taylor Dunlap.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mae; son, Calvin “Jake” Dunlap; daughter, Donna (Bob) Hill;
brother, Charles Dunlap; sister, Shirley Smith; grandchildren, April Craddock, Jason and Curtis Hill, and Shauna Cook; great grandchildren, Addy Hill, Jayden Cook, Kaila and Kameron Craddock.
Funeral service will be 2:00 pm Saturday, January 19th, at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastors Ernie Vance, Clint Craddock and Rev. Todd Pauley officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, McCorkle.
In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions toward the funeral service.
Paul George McCallister, 34 of Charleston died suddenly Monday January 14, 2013 at home.
He formerly worked at Wal-mart.
Paul is survived by his parents; Billie and Virginia Beach McCallister, sisters; Belinda Fox, Pamela McMillion, Dreama Lenn and Sarah Golden, brothers; Benjamin and Russell Lee McCallister and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 2:00 pm Friday at Crooked Creek Church of God So. Charleston with Pastor Mark Thaxton officiating. Burial will follow at McCallister Cemetery Alum Creek. Visitation will be 6 to 8 pm Thursday at the church.
Curry Funeral Home Alum Creek is serving the McCallister Family.