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Ethel Marie Shrewsbury Massey

May 10, 1933 — December 26, 2019

Ethel Marie Shrewsbury Massey, age 86, of Minden, WV passed away on Thursday, December 26, 2019, at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, WV.

Born May 10, 1933, at Cunard, WV, she was the daughter of the late Sherman D. and Rose Marie Kelly Shrewsbury.

Ethel was a homemaker. She was a member of the Pentecostal House of Prayer and attended the Lynco Community Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Radford Massey; daughter, Betty Jean Lester; and by two grandchildren, Linda Sue Perry and Tina Marie Cook.

Left to cherish her memory include her children, Pastor Bill Massey of Lynco, John Edward Massey of Oak Hill, Rosie Nutter and husband, Charles of Minden, Judy Harless of Maple Fork; and son-in-law, Milford “Smokey” Lester. Also surviving are eleven grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; sister, Mary Ann Buck of Bridgeport; and brother, Bobby Shrewsbury.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Thursday, January 2, 2020, at the Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill with Rev. Juddy Buckley officiating. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Pea Ridge Road, Oak Hill.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 11:00 AM until the service hour of 1:00 PM.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV
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