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Calfee Funeral Service is conveniently located in Pineville. Originally founded as Robertson & Fogelsong Funeral Home in 1928, the facility has been known as Calfee Funeral Service since 1975. Today, the Calfee staff continues the tradition of integrity, excellent service and care that Wyoming County families have come to expect. At Calfee, services of all kinds are available. We feel that serving families is a privilege, and understand that the loss of a loved one is a very personal experience. Members of the staff pride themselves in providing a wide variety of choices to the families we serve, including personalized services, cremation memorials and traditional funerals. The attractive red brick building was constructed as a funeral home in 1959 and encompasses approximately 5,000 square feet. The main viewing room also serves as a chapel with seating for up to 125 guests. An additional viewing room and a family lounge are also available at Calfee. At Calfee Funeral Service, we believe that every life is unique, and every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. For those who wish to plan their arrangements in advance, Calfee offers The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility.


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Judy JOHNSON

February 6, 1945 - April 25, 2016

Judy Etta Johnson, 71 of Pineville passed away, Monday, April 25. 2016 following a long illness.Born February 6, 1945 at Keyrock, she was the daughter of the late Harper Shumate, Sr. and Gracie Laxton Shumate.Judy was a member of the Coon Fork Church. She loved to play bingo.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Ray, Teddy and Basil and sisters, Violet, Ruby and...
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Beulah Jean Borders

August 17, 1942 - April 22, 2016

Beulah Jean Borders, 73 of New Richmond, passed away Friday, April 22, 2016 following a long illness.Born August 17, 1942 in Pineville, she was the daughter of the late John Grant Borders and Rhoda Carmen Preston BordersIn addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Milton “Tom” BordersSurvivors include two sisters, Daisy Bell Peters and husband, Elmer of...
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Wesley Dunn

February 19, 1955 - April 20, 2016

Wesley Dunn, Jr., 61 of Pineville passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at his residence.Born February 19, 1955 in Wyoming County he was the son of the late Wesley Dunn Sr. and Jessie Campbell Dunn.Wes attended the Christian Fellowship Worship Center in Pineville and had worked as an attendant at Evans Funeral Home in Oceana for many years.He is survived by his son, Christopher Dunn of BeckleyA...
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Carlos Porter

August 24, 1931 - April 20, 2016

Carlos Porter, Sr., 84 of Marianna passed away, Wednesday, April 20, 2016Born August 24, 1931 in Kentucky, he was the son of the late Harvey Porter and Zealith Cane Porter.Mr. Porter was a retired coal miner at National Mines and was a Korean War veteran.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa Maynard Porter; a daughter, Carol Sue Hatfield; a son, Charlie Porter...
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Susan Elaine Rickman

May 23, 1963 - April 15, 2016

Susan Elaine Rickman, 52 of Ravencliff, passed away Friday, April 15, 2016 at Bowers Hospice House following a courageous battle with cancer.Born May 23, 1963 at Newport News, VA., she was the daughter of the late Samuel Rickman and Belva RunyonSusan attended the Beth El Temple, Beckley. She enjoyed hiking, reading, watching movies, the beach and being active outdoors.In addition to her parents,...
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Albert Baldwin

May 15, 1954 - April 11, 2016

Albert Ezra Baldwin, Jr.On May 15, 1954 a baby boy was born to Albert (Whitey) Baldwin and Nianza Merle Baldwin.He was known to most of his friends and family as Al, his beloved grandmother, Veda Jackson called him Albert, Jr. and many of his racing buddies called him, “Hoot”.At an early age, Al developed an appreciation of cars. He was practically raised in his father’s car...
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Nancy Gertrude Turpin

June 9, 1947 - March 30, 2016

Nancy Gertrude Bedwell Turpin, 68 of Welch-Pineville Road, passed away March 30, 2016 at Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, following a short illness.Born June 9, 1947 at Pineville she was the daughter of the late Ed Bedwell and May Meadows.Nancy loved to cook, bake, work seek & find puzzles; had a dear love for Elvis and loved spending time with friends and family.In addition to her...
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Elizabeth Flora Wenzel

March 4, 1932 - March 13, 2016

Elizabeth Flora Wenzel, 84, of Dunbar, formerly of Richmond VA and Pineville, passed away March 13, 2016 at the Hubbard Hospice House West in South Charleston.Born March 4, 1932 in Kimball, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Octavia Pais De Libera Wenzel.Liz grew up in Pineville. She lived her adult life in Richmond VA where she retired from Reynolds Metal Company. She was a faithful...
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Wilma Griggs

August 17, 1957 - February 27, 2016

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Thelma Brooks

July 26, 1921 - February 11, 2016

Thelma Brooks, 94 of Glen Fork passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at Plateau Medical Center, Oak Hill, WVBorn July 26, 1921 in Wyoming County, she was the daughter of the late William “Ott” Tilley and Almeda Kelly Tilley.Mrs. Brooks was of the Baptist faith. She loved crocheting, gardening, working with her flowers and being with family and friends. She and her late husband,...
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Myrtle Agness Hamm

September 7, 1934 - February 9, 2016

Myrtle Hamm, 81 of Pineville passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Raleigh General HospitalBorn September 7, 1934 at Keyrock, she was the daughter of the late, William Adkins and Susie Beverly Adkins.Mrs. Hamm was a member of Wyoming County React, loved to bowl and was a member of numerous bowling leagues.In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Lee Hamm; a...
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William Keaton

March 27, 1939 - February 4, 2016

PINEVILLE — William “Bill” Keaton, 76, of Pineville passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016, at his residence.Born February 27, 1939, at Williamson, WV, he was the son of the late Dan Keaton and Laura Bell Keaton.Bill was known as “The Cable Guy”; he worked in the cable TV industry for many years. He also coached little league and enjoyed working with his players.In...
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Brenda Cochran

June 11, 1941 - February 3, 2016

Brenda Joyce Phillips Cochran, 74 of Rock View passed with peace and grace on February 3, 2016; with her beloved family by her side. Born June 11, 1941 in Williamson. She was the daughter of the late, John Edward Phillips and Virginia Mae Phillips of Beckley.Brenda will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and a special friend whose greatest passion was helping others. She...
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Timothy James Lester

December 26, 1977 - January 31, 2016

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Mary Jane Evans

September 4, 1956 - January 24, 2016

Mary Jane Lafferty Evans, 59, of Winston-Salem, NC, formerly of Ravencliff, passed away, Saturday, January 23, 2016 at her residence.Born September 4, 1956 at Beckley, she was the daughter of Laura Adkins Lafferty Tolliver of Ravencliff and the late Roy Lafferty, Sr.Mary Jane enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren; she had worked at Walmart and was also a factory worker for many years...
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Bonnie Elkins

January 23, 2016

Bonnie Bowling Elkins, 72, of Pineville passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016 at her residence.Born November 15, 1943 at Baileysville she was the daughter of the late Elmer Bowling and Grace Newsome Bowling.Bonnie was a member of the Pineville Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed taking part in the Presbyterian prayer group. She was a hairdresser for 35 years, was a loving wife and devoted mother...
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Jackson Earl Belcher

October 8, 1947 - January 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Calfee Funeral Service, Pineville, WV.
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Ila Rosvold

October 26, 1916 - January 11, 2016

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Ralph Donald Johnson

May 8, 1927 - December 20, 2015

– Ralph D. Johnson, 88, passed away, Sunday, December 20, 2015, at Raleigh General Hospital following a short illness. Born May 8, 1927, in Silush, WV, he was the son of the late John and Lydia Johnson. Mr. Johnson was a member of Rockcastle Baptist Church and was a lifelong resident of Wyoming County. He served in the United States Navy. He was a retired miner from Itmann Coal Company. He...
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John Anthony Porter

April 18, 1975 - December 11, 2015

John Anthony Porter, 40 of Marianna passed away Friday, December 11, 2015 at Raleigh General Hospital following a long illness.Born April 18, 1975 in Michigan, he was the son of Troy Porter, Sr. and Donna Porter of Marianna.He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Donald and Mary Hall and Theresa PorterJohn loved hunting, fishing and outdoor sports.In addition to his parents, he is survived...
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John Adkins

December 9, 2015

WELCH-PINEVILLE RD---Johnny Adkins,Sr. of Welch Pineville Rd. departed this life Wednesday December 9, 2015 at the age of 75, at the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, WV.Born October 18, 1940 in Sabine, WV, he was the son of the late Fred Adkins and Virginia Bailey Walker.Johnny was a lifelong resident of Wyoming County and was a construction worker.He was of the Christian faith and loved playing...
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Wanda Lee Jeffcoate

May 30, 1935 - December 9, 2015

Wanda Lee Jeffcoate, of Pineville, departed this life Wednesday December 9, 2015, at the age of 80 at the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley.Born May 30, 1935 in Oceana, she was the daughter of the late Roy Elkins and Nina Graham ElkinsWanda was a lifelong resident of Wyoming County. She was owner and operator of Buddy and Wanda’s Grocery in Oceana. She was a former employee of Hargis Mine...
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Sarita Susie Mullins

December 17, 1970 - December 1, 2015

Sarita Suzzane “Susie” Mullins Harper, 44, of Pineville passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015 from a sudden illness.Born December 17, 1970 in Mullens, she was the daughter of the late Charles Bailey Mullins, Sr. and Pamela Nancy Murphy Wooten of PinevilleSusie attended the New Life Community Church. She was a 1989 graduate of Pineville High School. She owned several businesses in...
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Carmel Bernard Hill

May 18, 1925 - November 26, 2015

Carmel Hill, 90 of Pineville passed away Thursday, November 26, 2015 at Beckley Appalachian Regional HospitalBorn May 18, 1925 at Keyrock, he was the son of the late Rev. E. I. Hill and Lucinda Jackson Hill.Carmel was a member of the Rock Castle Baptist Church, was a member of the choir and was a retired business owner in Wyoming County.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his...
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Buren Luke Lusk

May 29, 1929 - November 15, 2015

Buren Luke Lusk of Beaver, WV went to be with The Lord at Bowers Hospice House on November 15, 2015. Buren was a proud member of the United Mine Workers for over 60 years, having worked for 45 years at the Kopperston Preparation Plant and holding his co-workers in high esteem. He was an avid bee keeper, loved hunting and fishing, but his greatest love was farming. He and his wife, Gladys, were...
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Dallie Lambert

March 1, 1930 - November 13, 2015

Dallie Lambert, 85, of Pineville, passed away Friday, November 13, 2015, at Raleigh General Hospital.Born March 1, 1930, in Lorado, WV, Dallie was the son of the late Dave Lambert and Lucy Mae Snuffer Lambert.Dallie was a veteran of the US Army, having proudly served his country during the Korean War. He was also a retired coal miner and member of the UMWA. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and...
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Ada Brooks

February 14, 1925 - November 13, 2015

Ada Jewell Brooks, 90, of Jesse, passed away Friday, November 13, 2015 at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley.Born February 14, 1925 in Keyrock, WV, she was the eldest daughter of the late Harrison Jewell Sr., and Virgie Halsey Jewell’s family of eleven children.Mrs. Brooks was a lifelong resident of Wyoming County and a faithful member of Guyandotte Baptist Church.In addition to her parents,...
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Ruth Elizabeth Littleton

October 17, 1936 - November 3, 2015

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Mary Meadows

October 30, 1934 - October 24, 2015

Mary Edith Meadows, 80, of Pineville, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 24th from Bowers Hospice House. She was born October 30th, 1934 in Evarts, Ky. She was the daughter of Perry and Matilda Hatmaker of Welch. Mary has been a member of Rockcastle Baptist Church for 53 years. She retired from the Wyoming County Board of Education in 1988 after 22 years of service. She served as a...
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Mathew Harman

March 20, 1939 - October 23, 2015

PINEVILLE — Mathew Harman, 76, of Pineville, passed away October 23, 2015, in Hubbard Hospice House, South Charleston, after a two-month illness. Mathew was born on March 20, 1939, to Thomas and Nettie Mae Bowman Harman of Leckie, WV. He was the fourth child for the Harman family.Mathew was preceded in death by his parents Thomas and Nettie, sister Margie Johnson (RC) and brothers William...
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Gladys Audrey Roberts

October 21, 1930 - October 22, 2015

Gladys Audrey Roberts, 85, of Comfort WV, formerly of Pineville, passed away Thursday October 22, 2015 at her home.Born October 21, 1930 in Glen Alum WV, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Ethel Justice Robinette Hurley.Gladys enjoyed sewing, cooking, traveling, listening to music and spending time with her family. She was of the Baptist faith.Gladys was preceded in death by her...
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Katheryn Rose Gyselinck

December 8, 1980 - October 15, 2015

Pineville-Kathryn Rose Gyselinck 34 of Pineville formerly of Chicago, IL passed away October 15, 2015.She was born December 8, 1980 in Chicago to Michael Scott and Jessica Ann Buzzo Gyselinck. Kathryn enjoyed reading, watching movies, and being with her family. She was preceded in death by two grandmothers, Kathryn Wright and Rose Gyselinck, both of Chicago. Two grandfathers, Bill Buzzo of...
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Mark Kent Woosley

August 7, 1955 - October 14, 2015

Rockview-Mark Kent Woosley 60 passed away Wednesday October 14, 2015 at Bower’s Hospice House following a short illness.He was born August 7, 1955 in Pineville to the late Mack and Helen Smith Woosley.Mark served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era, loved collecting coins, scratching lottery tickets, worked as a conductor and brake man with Norfolk and Western and...
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Betty Jo Knight

July 24, 1933 - October 5, 2015

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Walter Lane

October 5, 1925 - September 30, 2015

Walter Lane, Sr. 89 of Hanover passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at Bowers Hospice House.Born October 5, 1925 at Trailee, WV, he was the son of the late Henry Lane and Sarah Tolliver Lane.Mr. Lane was a WWII Army Combat veteran having served the allied forces in Germany. He was a retired pipe liner for Columbia Gas with 35 years of service. He was an avid outdoorsman, he loved to hunt,...
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Laura Dilmeda Weston

August 25, 1943 - September 29, 2015

Dilmeda Carter Weston, 72 of Pineville passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at Raleigh General Hospital, in the company of her loving family, following a short illness. Born August 25, 1943, she was preceded in death by her father, Dilmer “D.T.” Daniels and infant nephew, Michael Daniels. Dilmeda was a graduate from Pineville High School in 1961. She was the retired Postmaster of...
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Andrea Layne Cozort

May 20, 1941 - September 26, 2015

Andrea Cozort, 74 of Beaver formerly of Glen Fork passed away Saturday, September 26, 2015 following a short illness.Born May 20, 1941 in Grundy County, TN the daughter of the late Rev. Andrew Layne and Willie Mae Layne of Gruetli-Laager, TNAndrea attended the Piney Mission Pentecostal Church. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, reading, fishing, deer hunting and being with her family and friends.In...
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James Edward Brumfield

June 9, 1926 - September 22, 2015

James Brumfield, 89 of Brenton passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2015Born June 9, 1926 at Pembroke, VA the son of the late Courtland Marion Brumfield and Grace Mae Mullens Brumfield.Mr. Brumfield was a member of the Amigo Missionary Baptist Church. He was a member of the UMWA, served in the US Army, was an avid hunter and loved his church and reading his Bible.In addition to his parents he was...
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Sharon Morgan Chafin

February 7, 1963 - September 21, 2015

Sharon Kay Morgan Chafin, 52, of Pineville passed away Monday, September 21, 2015 unexpectedlyBorn February 7, 1963 at Welch, she was the daughter of Bessie Lester Morgan of Centerville and the late Raymond “Ray” MorganShe was a teacher with Wyoming County Board of Education having taught both at Baileysville High School and Pineville Middle School and attended the Cook Memorial...
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Sharon Kay Allen

May 13, 1946 - September 17, 2015

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Johnnie Mack Blankenship

December 3, 1957 - September 14, 2015

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James Steven Farley

July 25, 1961 - September 10, 2015

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Kenneth Eugene Cooper

August 29, 1932 - September 10, 2015

Kenneth Eugene Cooper, 83, of Hinton formerly of Pineville passed away at his residence on Thursday, September 10, 2015 following a long illness.Born August 29, 1932 at Skin Fork, he was the son of the late Joseph B. Cooper and Edna Mae Cook Cooper.Kenneth was president of W-P Coal Company; division manager at Island Creek Coal Company; a member of the Cooper Memorial Baptist Church; he was an...
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Brenda Faye Sinecoff

July 24, 1954 - September 9, 2015

Brenda Faye Cook Sinecoff, 61, of Pineville passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at her residence.Born July 24, 1954 in Welch, WV she was the daughter of the late Freeman Lee Hatfield and Kathleen Blankenship Acord.She was a homemaker, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Glenda Acord and Carolyn Kay Holland...
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Edith Marie Cook

May 30, 1932 - August 23, 2015

Edith Marie Bilbrey Cook, 83 of Brenton passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015 at her residence following a long illness.Born May 30, 1932 at Glen Rogers, she was the daughter of the late Burton Isles Bilbrey and Mary Ann Jackson Bilbrey.Edith was a member of the Cooper Memorial Baptist and was a retired custodian with the Wyoming County Board of Education. She enjoyed going to church, canning,...
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Edith Irene Christian

February 23, 1933 - August 13, 2015

Mullens-Edith I. Christian left this life to be with the Lord forever on August 13, 2015. Born in Caples, WV, she was the daughter of the late Ray and Lilly Blankenship. Edith was one of twelve children and was a dedicated member of Pineville Southern Baptist Church since 1988, and Charity Baptist Church of Mullens. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband J.E....
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Harry Eugene Miller

March 20, 1934 - August 3, 2015

Harry Eugene Miller. 81, of Pineville passed away Monday, August 3, 2015 at his residence following a short illness.Born March 20, 1934 in Nicholas County, he was the son of the late James Miller and Pina JohnsonIn addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.Harry was of the Nazarene faith. He enjoyed being outdoors, walking, watching TV and being with his...
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Riley Ord Vance

February 9, 1934 - July 29, 2015

Riley Ord Vance, 81, of Baileysville passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in the loving arms of his wife of 62 years, Joyce Ann Allen Vance.Born February 9, 1934, he was the son of the late Virginia Mae and Troy Greenway Vance.Before retiring he was owner and operator of Vance Upholstery and Vance’s Trailer Park and Rentals. He was an accomplished carpenter, mason, bricklayer, plumber and...
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David Edward Morgan

January 15, 1963 - July 26, 2015

David Edward Morgan, 52, of Seng Creek in Whitesville, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015 at his residence with his wife of 10 years, Crystal Morgan, son, Austin Walker and mother-in-law, Gaynell Walker by his side after battling an illness that took his life much too soon.He was the manager of FasChek/Save A Lot in Whitesville for 17 ½ years. His employees were also like family to him and...
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Ronald Lee Green

April 16, 1953 - July 18, 2015

Ronald Lee Green, 62 of Welch, passed away July 18, 2015 at the Bowers Hospice House following a short illness.Born April 16, 1953 at Welch, he was the son of the late Willis and Gracie Lane Green.Ronald was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, being outdoors and spending time with his family.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Willis Anthony &ldquo...
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Nathan Lee Lester

February 5, 1993 - July 17, 2015

Nathan Lee Lester, 22, of Pineville passed away Friday, July 17, 2015 following a ATV accident.Born February 5, 1993 in Raleigh County the son of Clinton Lee Lester, Jr. and Tina MartinHe was preceded in death by his grandmother, Louise Edwards and several aunts and uncles.Nathan was of the Pentecostal faith. Enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing his guitars, basketball and being with his family...
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James Kenneth Sigmon

October 19, 1946 - July 17, 2015

Ken Sigmon, 68, beloved husband, father and “pawpaw” went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 17, 2015.Born in Carswell, WV on October 19, 1946, he was a son of the late Everett Talton Sigmon and Lettie Mae Snow Sigmon.Ken was a US Army Veteran having served one tour of duty in Vietnam. He retired after 40 years of service with Appalachian Power Company and was a member of the...
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Ann Spencer Gilley

December 2, 1931 - July 17, 2015

On Friday, July 17, 2015 at the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, surrounded by her friends and family, Ann Dolores Spencer Gilley went home to Glory.Born on December 2, 1931, Ann was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She graduated from Welch High School in 1948 and married the love of her life, Robert E. Gilley.Ann and Bob raised their family in Pineville in the Bowman...
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Alan John Brewer

December 17, 1953 - June 30, 2015

Alan John Brewer, 61, of Pineville formerly of Battle Creek, Michigan passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at his residence.Born December 17, 1953 in Battle Creek, MI, he was the son of the late Joan Chapin Brewer and Saxe BrewerAlan enjoyed his life traveling to different places, exploring the outdoors, museums, zoos, playing golf, watching and playing sports, and trains.Survivors...
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Glenda Kay Orndorff

March 13, 1951 - June 16, 2015

Glenda Kay Orndorff, 64 of Williamson Branch in Pineville passed away June 16, 2015 at her residence following a long illness.Born March 13, 1951 at Mullens, she was the daughter of the late Loy Lester and Norma Adkins Lester.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Judy Kinser, Linda Lester, Helen Coburn; brothers, Jackie, Wayne, Verne, Mike and Danny Lestser and a...
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Robert Earl Allen

August 21, 1968 - June 15, 2015

Robert Earl Allen Jr., 46, of Beckley, formerly of Pineville, passed away Monday, June 15, 2015 following a short illness.Born August 21, 1968, he was the son of the late Robert Earl Allen, Sr. and Sharon Kay Johnson Allen of Beckley.He enjoyed fishing, hunting, working and spending time with his family.In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his sister, Sherry Collins;...
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Linda Powers

May 16, 1950 - June 12, 2015

Linda Farley Powers, 65, of New Richmond, passed away Friday, June 12, 2015 following a long illness.Born May 16, 1950 at Pineville, she was the daughter of the late Guy Farley, Sr. and Helen Laxton Farley of New Richmond.Linda attended the Pineville Church of God. She enjoyed cooking, playing bingo, walking, camping, listening to gospel music and being with her family.In addition to her father,...
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Vida Doris Laxton

March 19, 1963 - June 11, 2015

Vida Doris Laxton, 52 of Pineville passed away Thursday, June 11, 2015 at her residence following a sudden illness.Born March 19, 1963 in Welch, WV she was the daughter of the late Senter Laxton, Sr. and Anna Mae BlankenshipDoris was of the Nazarene faith. She enjoyed babysitting, listening to music and being with her family.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother,...
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Polly Frances Sizemore

March 26, 1929 - June 8, 2015

Polly Frances Lester Sizemore, 86, of Turkey Creek passed away in her sleep Monday, June 8, 2015 following a long illness.Born March 26, 1929 at Bud, WV she was the daughter of the late Ralph Lester and Rebecca Mitchem LesterMrs. Sizemore was a member of the Newfound Primitive Baptist Church for over 40 years and was Assistant Sunday school clerk.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in...
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Starla Kaye Reed

May 25, 1993 - June 4, 2015

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James Alvin Blankenship

November 14, 1932 - May 30, 2015

James A. Blankenship 82 passed away Saturday May 30, 2015 at Bowers Hospice. Born November 11, 1932, he was the son of the late Rev. James Greyson Morgan Blankenship and Cordia Mae Adkins Blankenship. Mr. Blankenship was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Essie Mae Blankenship on April 20, 2012 and a son, James Ray Blankenship who passed away in 1988. Mr. Blankenship was a retired coal...
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Mary Day Hall

August 3, 1936 - May 28, 2015

Mary Day Hall, 78 of Pineville passed away May 28, 2015 following a short illness.Born August 3, 1936 in Pike County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Frank Day, Sr. and Sophia Myers DayMary was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed flea markets, yard sales, watching westerns on TV, playing poker and being with her family and friends.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her...
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Billy Ray Adams

March 2, 1932 - May 27, 2015

Bill R. Adams, 83, of Pineville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 following an automobile accident.Born March 2, 1932 at Pineville, he was the son of the late Ray and Icie Green Adams.Bill was a member of the Cook Memorial Baptist Church; was retired from the WV State Tax Department and was a former WV State Trooper.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his...
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Robert L. Sims

August 31, 1942 - May 16, 2015

Robert L (Bob) Sims, Sr., 72, of Pineville, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015.Born August 31, 1942 in Morgantown, WV he was the son of the late Abner and the late Marie Smith Sims of Morgantown.Bob enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, working and spending time with his children and grandchildren.He was preceded in death by a granddaughter Sarah D Sims, two brothers, Carl Sims and Abner Sims, Jr. and two...
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Yolanda J. Hale

August 26, 1972 - May 6, 2015

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Harold Gene Collins

March 3, 1941 - April 26, 2015

Harold Gene Collins, 74 of Brenton passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015 at Cabell Huntington Hospital.Born March 3, 1941 at Serosa, WV to the late Timbrook and Zina Huff Collins BentleyHarold was a disabled coal miner and was of the Church of God Faith.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by seven brothers, Hershel, Ersel, Willie, Clifford, Jackie and Henry Collins and Earl Bentley;...
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Bobby Wayne Cummings

December 18, 1961 - April 22, 2015

Bobby Wayne Cummings, Sr., 53, of Pineville passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from a short illness.Born December 18, 1961 at Winston-Salem, NC he was the son of the late Raymond Cummings and Mozel Bogus.Bobby was of the Baptist Faith. He enjoyed walking his dog, fishing, cooking and being with his family, especially his grandchildren.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two...
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Zola Carter Duncan

April 5, 1937 - April 20, 2015

Zola (Christian) Carter Duncan, 78, of Wyoming, entered into her Eternal Life In Heaven on Monday, April 20, 2015 at Appalachian Regional HospitalBorn April 5, 1937 she was the daughter of the late Humphrey (Doc) and Ethel ChristianZola had been a resident and family member at Wyoming Continuous Care, New Richmond for the past four years. She was a member of the Wyoming Methodist Church. Zola...
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Pam K. Schomaker

April 16, 2015

Pamela Kelly Schomaker, 42, of Jesse passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015Born September 26, 1972 at Welch, she was the daughter of Harold and Kathy Whistlehunt Kelly of Gary.Pamela attended the Glen Fork Baptist Temple. She was a 1991 graduate of Pineville High School and was employed at Pineville Grade School as a cook. She enjoyed riding four wheelers, hunting, fishing, being outdoors and...
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George Allen Mayhorn

June 17, 1941 - April 15, 2015

George Allen Mayhorn, 73 of Pineville passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015 following a short illness.Born June 17, 1941 in Mullens, he was the son of the late Donald and Gartha Norman Mayhorn.He enjoyed hunting, fishing, being outdoors, working on vehicles and being with his grandchildren.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Imogene Lusk Mayhorn and a son, Kevin Cook...
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Drewie Alphon Halsey

February 2, 1933 - March 31, 2015

Drewie A. Halsey, 82, of Pineville passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at the VA Medical Center, Beckley.Born February 2, 1933 at Maben, he was the son of the late G. L. Halsey and Alice Myers Halsey.Mr. Halsey was of the Christian Faith. He was a disabled veteran of the Korean and Vietnam War having served in the Air Force as a senior Master Sargent retired with 25 years of active duty. He was...
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Mary Lou Lester

September 5, 1936 - March 25, 2015

PINEVILLE- Mary Lou Lester, 78, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital.Born September 5, 1936 in Crawfordsville, IN, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Louise McClure Coffenberry.Mary Lou enjoyed being outdoors, playing BINGO, watching hummingbirds, listening to gospel music and being with her family and friends. She attended Coon Fork Church in...
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Iva Gay Hall

November 2, 1933 - March 23, 2015

Brenton- Iva Gay Hall, 81, went to Heaven to meet her Daddy Monday, March 23, 2015 at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, following a long illness.Born November 2, 1933 in Squire, WV, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Dora Fritz Peery.Iva enjoyed playing BINGO, playing cards, crocheting, cooking and being with her family. She was of the Pentecostal faith.In addition to her parents, she was...
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David Walter Goode

April 17, 1949 - March 4, 2015

David Walter Goode 65, of Pineville passed away March 4, 2015 at his residence following a long illness.Born April 17, 1949 in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of the late George Carl Goode and Nellie Rose Goode. David enjoyed fishing, reading and science fiction books. He served his country in the US Army for 8 years and was a Vietnam veteran.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death...
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Douglas Michael Byars

March 21, 1952 - February 26, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Calfee Funeral Service, Pineville, WV.
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Roger Dale CLINE

January 25, 1951 - February 14, 2015

Roger Dale Cline, 64 of Pineville, passed away Saturday, February 14, 2015 from a sudden illness.Born January 25, 1951 in Pineville he was the son of the late Keith and Nita Conley Cline.Roger served his country proudly in the United States Army, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, being outdoors and spending time with his family.Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 43...
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Linda Lou Jenkins

June 28, 1943 - February 13, 2015

Riverview, Fla.- Linda Lou Jenkins,71, of Riverview, Fla., formerly of Baileysville, died Friday, February 13th, 2015 in Saint Joseph’s Hospital in River View.Born in Baileysville, WV on June 28th, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Bertha Fortner. Besides her parents, she is proceeded in death by her husband, Johnny Lee Jenkins. Mrs. Jenkins was a devoted mother, grandmother,...
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Dana Rose

November 21, 1947 - February 11, 2015

Dana Gail Rose, 67 of Indian Creek went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 11 2015 at 10:20 PM following a long illness. Dana was born November 21, 1947 in Baileysville, WV.There to greet her was her Mother, Gladys Breeden, Father Billy Lester, Grandmother, Carrie Morgan, Grandfather Wirt Morgan, Brother LR Lester, Father in law Alec Rose, and Granddaughter, Danielle Rae Lambert...
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James David Trent

May 7, 1936 - February 11, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Calfee Funeral Service, Pineville, WV.
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Edna Dalton Goodman

January 27, 1919 - February 3, 2015

Edna Goodman passed away on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 at the home of her daughter Shirley J. Cielensky in Charleston, WV at the age of 96. She was the oldest daughter of the late Robert and Bertha Dalton. Edna was born on January 27, 1919 in Pineville, WV.Edna was preceded in death by her husband Beauman Goodman, her parents and seven brothers and sisters: Robert, Jr, Johnny, Bill, Edwin,...
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Christina Gail Bailey

December 22, 1970 - January 22, 2015

Christina Gail Brooks Bailey, 44, of Pineville passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015 Born December 20, 1970 at Welch, she was the daughter of the late Charles D. “Buddy” Brooks and Opal McCoy Brooks Christina was a member of the Lillyhaven Baptist Church of Lynco. Christina was a retired RN/BSN at the VA Medical Center for 12 years. She enjoyed painting, her dogs, Tink and Corky,...
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Martha Jane Cook

August 1, 1910 - January 22, 2015

Martha Jane Smith Cook, 104, of Pineville passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Wyoming Nursing and Rehab, New Richmond following a short illness.Born August 1, 1910 at Woosley, WV she was the daughter of the late John L. Smith and Mary Sizemore Smith.Martha was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed driving her car to visit family and friends and visiting families at the funeral home.In addition...
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Arnold Compton

August 19, 1933 - January 12, 2015

Arnold Compton, 81, of Southmont, NC formerly of Brenton, passed away Monday, January 12, 2015Born August 19, 1933 in Pikeville, KY he was the son of the late King Compton and Warena Justice ComptonWhile still living in Brenton, he attended the Pineville Church of God and was a member of Local Union 1160.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Lonnie, Jr, Lester and...
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Roger Eugene Lester

June 2, 1948 - December 24, 2014

Roger Eugene Lester, 66 of Brenton, went home to be with the Lord December 24, 2014 at 5:15 a.m. in Raleigh General Hospital following a long illness. Roger was born June 28, 1948 at Keyrock, WVThere to greet him was his mother, Edith Mae Brooks Lester, brother, Randall “Ranny”, and Calvin H. Lester, “Jr.”, and nephew Sam Lucky Blankenship.Those awaiting the family reunion...
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Millard Rufus

January 11, 1933 - December 20, 2014

J. M. “Mickey” Rufus passed away at his home in Itmann, WV, where he has lived since the early 50’s.Mickey was unmarried and had a long successful working career over 57 years with the railroad company at Elmore, near his home as the railroad clerk. He loved to travel, play golf, and attend WVU football games. He interacted with all his friends, family and working buddies with...
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Belva Jean Patrick

September 11, 1945 - December 15, 2014

Belva Jean Patrick, 69, of Welch passed away December 15, 2014 at the Welch Community HospitalBorn September 11, 1945 at Welch, she was the daughter of the late Charles Runyon and Hailey Lester RunyonShe enjoyed gardening, reading her Bible and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sons, Scott Eugene...
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Ronnie Lester

November 27, 1939 - December 8, 2014

Ronnie Lee Lester 75 of Fayetteville formerly of Brenton passed away Monday, December 8, 2014 as a result of an automobile accident.Born November 27, 1939 at Ikes Fork, WV he was the son of the late Sampy Hugh Lester and Gertrude Blankenship Lester.Ronnie enjoyed carpentry, church and spending time with his family and grandbabies. He was a devoted husband, loving father and grandfather.In...
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Pamela Kay Rose

November 7, 1959 - December 7, 2014

Pamela Kay Angle Rose, 55 of Mullens passed away Sunday, December 7, 2014 at Raleigh General Hospital following a sudden illness.Born November 7, 1959 at Pineville she was the daughter of Robert Eugene Paugh and India Brown Paugh.Pamela was a member of the Coon Fork Church. She enjoyed being a mother, listening to music, playing basketball and being with her grandchildren.She was preceded in...
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Lea Shawn Strickland

November 16, 1972 - December 4, 2014

Lea Strickland, 42 of New Richmond passed away December 4, 2014 from a sudden illnessBorn November 16, 1972 at Welch, she was the daughter of Frankie Ward Compton of Wyoming and the late Michael ComptonShe enjoyed playing softball and being with her family and friends.In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Strickland, a son, Steven Michael Strickland; a brother...
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Freddie Gene Garrett

November 15, 1940 - December 3, 2014

Freddie Garrett, 74, of Pineville passed away Wednesday, December 3, 2014 following a short illness.Born November 15, 1940 at Bud, WV, He was the son of the late Marvin K. Garrett and Eloise Hash Garrett.Freddie was a member of the Rock Castle Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. He served his country in the United State Marine Corp from 1959-1963. Freddie retired after many years of...
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Judy Ann Sizemore

May 17, 1950 - December 3, 2014

Judy Ann Brewster Sizemore, 64, of Pineville passed away Wednesday, December 3, 2014 following a long illness.Born May 17, 1950 at Welch, WV, she was the daughter of the late Howard Buel Brewster and Sarah Atwell Brewster.Judy enjoyed scrapbooking, working in her flowers and being with her family.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Shirley Brewster and Janell...
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Freddie Gene Garrett

November 15, 1940 - December 3, 2014

Freddie Garrett, 74, of Pineville passed away Wednesday, December 3, 2014 following a short illness.Born November 15, 1940 at Bud, WV, He was the son of the late Marvin K. Garrett and Eloise Hash Garrett.Freddie was a member of the Rock Castle Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. He served his country in the United State Marine Corp from 1959-1963. Freddie retired after many years of...
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Shirley Jean MCNULTY

April 8, 1938 - November 20, 2014

Shirley Jean Lumbo McNulty, 76 of New Richmond, passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Raleigh General Hospital from a sudden illness.Born April 8, 1938 in Wyoming County, she was the daughter of the late Joe Lumbo and Stella Porter Lumbo.Shirley was a member of the Kingdom Hall Jehovah Witness Church in Welch. She enjoyed spending time with her family and her greatest joy was her children...
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Ida Ellen Tiller

May 21, 1939 - November 13, 2014

Ida Ellen Tiller“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.”2 Timothy 4:7Ida Ellen Tiller, 75, was welcomed into the loving arms of Jesus and her eternal Heavenly home Thursday, November 13, 2014 at Raleigh General Hospital surrounded by her family who adored her, following a short illness.Born May 21, 1939 in Smythe County, Va, Ellen was the...
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Juanita Burchette Growe

November 25, 1934 - November 6, 2014

Juanita Mae Burchette Growe, 79 of Pineville passed away Thursday, November 6, 2014 at her residence following a short illness.Born November 25, 1934 at Davy, WV, she was the daughter of the late Treely and Lucinda Bailey Burchette.Juanita was a member of the Pineville Presbyterian Church. She was former secretary and board member for the Pineville Little League. She enjoyed sports, the WVU...
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Garnette Pauline Brooks

April 21, 1929 - November 4, 2014

Garnette Pauline Brooks, 85, of McGraws passed away Tuesday, November 4, 2014, following a short illness.Born April 21, 1929, at McGraws, she was the daughter of the late John and Dolly Cozort BrooksGarnette was a member of the Rock Castle Baptist Church and was a retired US Postmaster. She enjoyed quilting, reading, crossword puzzles, rug weaving, crocheting and crafts.In addition to her...
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Jesse J. Green

August 12, 1922 - October 22, 2014

Jesse J. Green, 92, of Pineville, WV passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley following a short illness.Born August 12, 1922 at Pineville, he was the son of the late Greenberry Green and Juda Morgan Green.Jesse was a member of Cook Memorial Baptist Church. He served in the US Army during WWII and was a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed woodworking,...
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James Gilven Brooks

December 10, 1923 - October 20, 2014

James ”Jamie” G. Brooks, 90, of Pineville passed away Monday, October 20, 2014 following a long illness.Born December 10, 1923 in Wyoming County, he was the son of the late Albany Carroll Brooks and Zeta Walker Brooks.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Burl Albert Brooks; brothers, Robert Hollis Brooks and Selmer Carrol Brooks and sisters, Oretha Sowards and...
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Terry Allen Lester

May 3, 2014 - October 17, 2014

Terry Allen Lester, 57, of Brenton passed away Friday, October 17, 2014 Born May 3, 1957 in Wyoming County, he was the son of the late Irvin Lester and Louise Bailey Lester. Terry was a loving caring father and grandfather who loved to make people laugh. All the kids adored him and to them he was known as “Papaw” or “Paw”. He was also known as “Short Legs” to...
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Lena Jo Burns

April 30, 1967 - October 13, 2014

Lena Jo Burns, 47, of Pineville passed away Monday, October 13, 2014 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.Born April 30, 1967 at Flint, MI she was the daughter of Lydge Burns and Joyce Thompson Burns.Lena attended the Pineville Church of God. She enjoyed painting, bowling, watching TV, playing cards and spending time with her grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Jess...
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