By: Martha SparksSociety Editor
November 26, 2012
MAN, W.Va. — Mr. Bernie Queen, 91, of Man, departed this life Saturday, November 24, 2012, at his residence after an extended illness.
Born April 11, 1921, he was a son of the late Basil and Bertha Jones Queen. Also preceding him in death was his wife of 53 years, Juanita Katherine Queen.
Bernie was a purchasing agent who retired from Amherst Coal Company. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. A member of the First Baptist Church of Man, Bernie was very active in the First Baptist Church’s Food Pantry. He was a member of the Aracoma Lodge AF&AM No. 99 of Logan where he was a 33rd Degree Mason. Bernie was also a member of the Beni Kedem Shriners.
Those left to cherish his memory include one son, Terry Queen of Man; granddaughters, April (Carl) Goff of Logan, Heather (Larry) Peters of Man, and Destiny Queen of Kalamazoo, Mich.; one grandson, Joshua Queen of Ohio; great-grandchildren, Bryce, Braxton, Summer, Ciera, Blake, Brennan, Alyssa and Lexi-Jo, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 28, at the First Baptist Church at Man with Rev. Clyde Robertson and Rev. Wallace York officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.
Pallbearers will be Bryce Goff, Braxton Goff, Billy Watkins, Jimbo Watkins, Terry Queen and Ron Wooten.
Condolences may be left at www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.