Esta Pettry


Esta Pettry, 80, of Beckley, formerly of Horse Creek and Dry Creek, died Friday, July 13, 2001, in Heartland of Beckley following a long illness. Born Aug. 25, 1910, at Naoma, she was the daughter of the late Andrew Jackie and Annie Bradford Pettry. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence E. Pettry; three sisters, Dora Pettry, Margie Raines and Birdie Akers; and three brothers, Casper and Kyle Pettry and Cecil Bradford. Survivors include a sister, June Scarbro and her husband, the Rev. Paul J. Scarbro, of Beckley, who was her caregiver for the past 17 years; a brother, Denny Pettry of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews. Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville, with the Rev. Jerry Tyree officiating. Singers will be the Marvin Turner Family. Entombment will follow in Blue Ridge Mausoleum, Beckley. Friends may call two hours before service Monday at the funeral home. Arrangements by Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville.

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