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Teresa E. Sagal

Notes for Teresa Alley Sagal:

BUTLER, Md. — Teresa E. Sagal, 61, of Butler, died on Friday, November 27, 2009, at St. Joseph Medical Center, Towson, Md. Born on February 6, 1948, in Beckley, she was a daughter of the late Kermit and Pauline (Arnold) Alley. Mrs. Sagal was a homemaker, a Catholic by faith and a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Surviving are her husband of 36 years, Joseph G. Sagal; her son Joseph G. Sagal II, both of Butler; her two granddaughters, Hailey and Grace Sagal, and her two sisters, Beverly Lytton of Charlotte, N.C., and Kerma Gale Ross of Beckley. Friends will be received at the Markwood Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 2, 2009, from 6 to 9 p.m. A Christian Wake Service will be conducted in the funeral home on Wednesday at 7 p.m. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, December 3, 2009, at 11 a.m. in St. Thomas Cemetery, Keyser, with Father Ivan M. Lebar, T.O.R., officiating. Condolences may be sent to the family after Mrs. Sagal’s obituary at www.markwoodfuneralhome.com.

Notes for Glennis G. Ames, Jr.:

Glennis G. Ames, Jr., 49, of Clayton, died Monday, June 1, 1998, at his home following a short illness. Born Sept. 5, 1948, at Kilsyth, he was the son of the late Glennis and Mildred Adkins Ames. Mr. Ames was a disabled coal miner, a US Army veteran and attended the Clayton Baptist Church. He was preceeded in death by two brothers, William T. and Weldon T. Ames. Survivors include his wife, Kelly Gunter Ames; three stepsons, Robert Blankenship of Sandstone, Charles and Clayton Blankenship both of Clayton; five sisters, Anna Bowder of Alexandria, VA, Georgia Oscar and Diana Ames, both of Silver Springs, MD, Glenna Scholl of Aquia Harbor, VA, and Nora Bowyer of Big Stone Gap, VA. Services were held at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel, Hinton, with the Rev. Grant Petitt officiating. Burial followed in Richmond Cemetery, Sandstone. Arrangemetns by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

Notes for C. Harry Anglin :

C. Harry Anglin, 79, of 1503 Lakeview Trail, Martinsville, a pioneer in bringing cable television to Martinsville and Henry County, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2003, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. He had been in declining health with cancer since August 2002. He was born in the Spencer on Sept. 22, 1924, a son of the late James Phillip Anglin and Mae Gunter Anglin. He attended Spencer Penn School and was drafted into the Army at the age of 18, where he served the duration of World War II. Upon returning home, he completed his education at Spencer Penn, then graduated from Perry Business School with a degree in accounting. He graduated from the United Television Laboratory in Louisville, Ky., and established the first local cable television system, Clear-View Cable Television, which he owned and operated for more than 30 years. He was a member of Meadow United Methodist Church, a member and past president of the Civitan Club; was a past president of the Lake Lanier Association; a member of Chatmoss Country Club; and had served as president of the Carol Bay Homeowners Association in Myrtle Beach, S.C., for seven years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Joseph N. Anglin, William Randolph Anglin and Edward F. Anglin; and two sisters, Lucy Mae Anglin and Grace Anglin Vernon. Surviving are his wife, Thelma Wright Anglin of the home; three sisters, Virginia Anglin Martin of Richmond, Elizabeth Anglin Sprinkle of Myrtle Beach and Betty Anglin Stultz of Collinsville; one brother, James Phillip Anglin of Sebring, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Rose Abbey in Roselawn Burial Park with Dick Hensley and Benjamin Gardner officiating. The family will receive friends at McKee-Stone Funeral Services from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today. Memorial contributions may be made to: American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 3907, Martinsville, VA 24115.

Notes for Charles Franklin Arthur :

SCOTT DEPOT — Charles Franklin Arthur went to be with his Lord on January 7, 2011, at Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia, N.C., surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with multiple sclerosis. He was born November 30, 1936, in Beckley, a son of the late Frank and Pansy Arthur of Mount Hope. Charles retired from Smith Transfer, formerly Bell Lines Trucking Company, as a diesel mechanic. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Hurricane and was a former member of Judson Baptist Church, Winfield, where he had served as deacon and trustee. He was also a former president of the Teays Valley American Baptist Men’s Association. Charles, “Charlie,” was always known for his smile and gentle attitude. He never complained and was a true testimony of his faith and his positive attitude while suffering from the debilitating disease of multiple sclerosis for over 20 years. His interests were Tennessee Walking Horses, dirt track racing, NASCAR Racing and he loved camping. Survivors include his caretaker and wife of 53 years, Freida Sweeney Arthur; daughter, Nancy Derrick (Bob) of Charleston; son, Frank (Phyllis) of Gastonia, N.C.; grandchildren, Seth (Erica) of Dunbar and Evan Derrick of Charleston; Faith (Nick) Yarborough, Brooke and Bodie Arthur, all of Gastonia, N.C.; and great-granddaughters, Taylor and Mollee; siblings, Jessie (Dave) Tolley of Charleston, Carlos (Yvonne) of Fayetteville, Joann (John) Davis of Michigan; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, January 10, 2011, at Chapman Funeral Home, 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane, with Jim McGehee and Rev. Brian Sweeney officiating. Burial will follow in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Online condolences may also be made by visiting www.chapmanfuneralhomes.com.

Notes for Acie W. Ayers, Jr.:

AYERS, Acie W., Jr. "Wes"- Of Montrose, formerly of Holly, age 43, died Friday, August 18, 2006 as a result of an automobile accident. Funeral services will be held at 1PM Tuesday, August 22, 2006 at the O'Guinn Family Funeral Home in Clio. Rev. Eddie Phillips officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 1-9 PM and Tuesday from 11AM until time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the family for a memorial to be determined later. Wes was born April 27, 1963 in Hinton, West Virginia to Acie and Julia (Vandall) Ayers Sr.. He was raised in Holly and graduated from Holly High School in 1981. Wes married Melanie Beggs June 1, 1994. He attended ITT Tech in Indiana and was employed at Atlas Technologies in Fenton. He enjoyed bow hunting, deer hunting, working on cars, camping, internet games and learning to play the banjo. Surviving are: wife: Melanie; 5 children: Isaiah (Kristina) Ayers, Quentin (Racheal) Ayers, Johnathan (Jana) Ayers, Michael Ayers and Matthew Ayers. Stepson: Justin Bramlett. Granddaughter: Hendrix Ayers and Grandson: Deveraux Ayers. Mother: Julia Ayers; Father: Acie and wife Phyllis Ayers. Many nieces and nephews.

Notes for Gladys Ashworth Gunter:

Mrs. Gladys Ashworth Gunter, age 91 of Stuart, and formerly of Maxey Drive, Spencer, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2008 at the Blue Ridge Nursing Center in Stuart. She was born in McDowell County, West Virginia on May 7, 1917 to the late Oscar and Bertie Tuggle Ashworth. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Gunter was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Gunter; one daughter, Karen Lawson; three sisters, Irene Roberts, Christine Morris and Fairy Adams; and three brothers, Burton, David and James Ashworth. She was a member of Meadow United Methodist Church. Mrs. Gunter is survived by one daughter, Frances Moss of Spencer; four grandchildren, Gina M. Gunter, Andy Moss, Kevin Lawson and Robin Riggins; and five great-grandchildren; three brothers, Edgar Ashworth of Ridgeway, Leroy Ashworth of Tampa, Florida and Billy Ashworth of Madison, North Carolina; and two sisters, Janeria Cox of Monticello, Florida and Dolly Bates of Axton. Funeral services for Mrs. Gunter will be held Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart with Brother Mark Collins officiating. Burial will follow in the Gunter Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart, and at other times at the home of her daughter, Frances Moss at 3358 Golf Course Road, Spencer. If desired, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Charmaine Atkins, P.O. Box 10, Claudville, Virginia 24076 or to Meadow United Methodist Church, c/o Wanda Courtney, 100 Grandin Road, Spencer, Virginia 24165. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.moodyfuneralservices.com .

Notes for Nelsie Ayers Gunter Hicks:

SPEEDWAY - Nelsie Gunter Hicks, 87, formerly of Sandstone, went home to be with the Lord at 11:40 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2002 in Princeton Community Hospital. Born March 25, 1915, at Sandstone, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Sara E. Willis Ayers. Ms. Hicks was a homemaker and attended the Speedway Community Church. She was preceded in death by her first husband, John L. Gunter; her second husband, Howard Hicks; a son, Lemley E. Gunter; seven brothers and five sisters. Survivors include four sons, James L. Gunter and wife, Hariett of Sandstone, Dallas "Forest" Gunter of Hinton, Bobby G. Gunter and wife, Norma of Hinton and Johnny D. Gunter of Speedway, a very special and loving son who was the inspiration and the light of her life; four daughters, Betty "Richmond" Davis and husband, Albert of Sandstone, Maggie "Maxine" Maxwell and husband, Jack of Speedway, Lucille A. Williams and husband, Charles of Green Sulphur Springs nad Patricia C. Osborne and husband, Tommy of Shady Spring; a daughter-in-law, Anne Gunter of Narrows, Va.; a sister, Myrtle Holland of Hinton; 24 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren. Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel, Hinton with Pastor John Mabe officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery, Sandstone.Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

Notes for Donald M. Bailey:

Donald M. Bailey, 72, of 108 Hague St. Beckley, died Thursday Feb. 18, 1993, at his home following a long illness. Born March 22, 1920 at Grandview, he was the son of the late Ed and Dixie Kirtley Bailey. Mr. Bailey spent his childhood at Grandview. He was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and Beckley College, entered the US Army at the age of 22 where he served during the World War II, he served during the invasion of France and was wounded in the Black Forest in Germany on November 30, 1944. He was the recipient of two Purple Hearts, Silver Star, Bronze Service Star, Combat Infantry Badge, European African Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Ribbon and the World War II Victory Medal. He had beena resident of Hague Street for the last 37 years, was a member of First Baptist Church of Beckley and was a retired superintendent of mines for Smith and Stover Coal Company after 24 years of service. He held memberships in the Beckley Chapters of the VFW, DAV, American Legion and the Purple Heart. Mr. Bailey was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was preceded in death by a son, Donald Paul Bailey on Jan 12, 1948; a sister, Lillian Martin; two brothers, John and Russell Bailey. Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Mary Elizabeth Gunter Bailey; four sons, Matthew Martin Bailey of Kingsland, GA, Douglas Alan Bailey of Orange Park, FL, Donald Edward Bailey of St. Petersburg, FLA and David paul Bailey of Beckley; and five grandchildren, Amy Catherine, Melissa Gail, Kenneth Stephen and Jennifer Rene Bailey and Douglas Alan Bailey II.Committal services will be 2 pm Sunday at Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum B, with Dr. David Carrico officiating. Entombment will follow in the mausoleum. Military rites will be conducted by American Legion Post No. 175 Sandy River District at Bradshaw. Friends may call from 6 pm to 9 pm today at Melton Mortuary. Pallbearers will be Bill Wilbur, Eugene Hancock, Halbert Dabney Price II, Travis Bailey, W. A. Martin, Eddie Martin, James R. "Buddy" Martin and Gene Wickline. Those wishing to attend the services are asked to meet at 1:30 pm Sunday at Melton Moruary. Donations of sympathy may be made to First Baptist Church, 422 Neville St., Beckley. Arrangements by Melton Mortuary.

Notes for W. Richard "Buddy" Bailey:

PRINCETON - W. Richard "Buddy" Bailey 75, of Eads Mill Road, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2001, at Princeton Community Hospital. Born Dec. 1, 1925, in Princeton, he was the son of the late Elijah Edmond and Hazel Clara Robinson Bailey. Mr. Bailey retired in 1978 after 32 years as a pipe fitter-welder with the Virginian Railroad and Norfolk & Western Railroad. He attended Athens schools, was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, the Brotherhood of Sheet Metal Workers Local 1987, Concord Masonic Lodge No. 48 AF and AM, Athens, and the Beni Kedem Shrine in Charleston. He was a U.S. Army and U.S. Navy veteran, having served in World War II. He was preceded in death by a brother, Marvin Bailey; and a sister, Maxine Shrewsbury. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Peggy Joyce Morris Bailey; two daughters, Pam Walker and her husband, Sonny, of Charlotte, N.C., and Susan Groseclose and her husband, Skip, of Chesapeake, Va.; four grandchildren, Michael Walker and his wife, Lisa, of Middletown, Del., Terri Terry of Butte, Mont., and Melissa Walker and John Walker, both of Charlotte; a brother, Bobby Bailey of Princeton; and his special dog, Queenie. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Burns-Wornal Chapel of Memorial Funeral Directory, Athens Road, Princeton, with the Revs. Casper Dalton and Charles Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, where the Concord Masonic Lodge No. 48 will conduct graveside rites. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be members of Concord Masonic Lodge No. 48. Honorary pallbearers will be sons-in-law, grandsons, Stanley Gunter and Ron Bowling. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, c/o Rev. Casper Dalton, P.O. Box 98, Spanishburg, WV 25922. Arrangements by Memorial Funeral Directory, Princeton.

Notes for Tony Bava:

Tony Bava of Richlands, Va., formerly of Gunter Road, Beckley, died Sunday, April 30, 2006, in Clinchville, Va. Medical Center. He was 84 years of age. The son of Italian immigrants, Tony was one of nine children born to Joseph and Catherine Costanzo Bava. He was born on Jan. 27, 1922, in New Kingston, Pa. Tony spent his childhood at Glen White coming there from New Kingston at the age of 6. A resident of the Mt. Tabor community since 1956, he was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1943. A veteran of World War II, Tony served under General George Patton. He was a recipient of the Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Service Medal, and the European African Middle Eastern Ribbon. Ton was a retired inspector with WV Department of Highways with 21 years of service. A member of the Crab Orchard Baptist Church, he was a member of the Friendship Sunday School Class. An avid WVU fan, Tony was a member of the Crab Orchard-MacArthur Lions Club. He had been a resident of Richlands the past five years.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five sisters, Clara Dwiggins, Angie Sanders, Francis Caruso, Anna Pannell and Lena Stiner; and three brothers, Sam Pilliteri, John and Charles Bava. Survivors include his beloved wife, Mary Ann Davis Bava, he was the loving father of Karen Hudson and her husband, Richard, of Richlands, and Joseph Bava and his wife, Diane, of Lady Lake, Fla.; and the dear grandfather of Sara and Emily Hudson and Ashley Adams and Jessica Bava. Several nieces and nephews also survive.Services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Melton Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. David Brannock officiating. Burial will follow in the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Beckley. Military rites will be conducted by the Oak Hill Post 3110 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.Friends may call one hour before the service Wednesday at the funeral chapel.Pallbearers will be nephews.Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Crab Orchard-MacArthur Lions Club.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Mountain Kids, Inic., 200 East Riverside Dr., North Tazewell, Va. 24630.Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Beckley.

Notes for Estella Virginia Beasley:

Estella Virginia Beasley, 91, of Beckley, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004. Born July 14, 1913, at Dott, she was the daughter of the late John Beasley and Ema Gray Beasley. Mrs. Beasley was a Christian and a member of Memorial Baptist Church in Beckley. She worked in the nursery department for many, many years and was a faithful member of the church. She was very interested in missions. She was faithful in prayer and financial support for many years. She was especially supportive of the missions in Bolivia, South America. She was always willing to help others and very thoughtful in sending cards of encouragement. Survivors include her son, Dr. John Earl Gunter, missionary in Bolivia, South America, and his wife, Cathy; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Service will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel, Beckley, with the Rev. Paul Blizard and the Rev. Mark Secrist officiating. Burial will follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Beckley. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at RandQ@citynet.net. Upon her request, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tabernacle Baptist Church, 717 White Hurst, Landing Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23464, for Bolivian Pastors and Missionaries. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley.

Notes for Evelyn Mae Bell Lilly:

Evelyn Mae Bell Lilly, 76, of Cool Ridge, died at 5:15 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2001, at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital following a long illness. Born May 30, 1925, in Mount Hope, she was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Mary Virginia Weickle Bell. Mrs. Lilly was a former nurse at Pinecrest Hospital and was a homemaker. She was of the Missionary Baptist faith and had made her home at Cool Ridge for the greater part of her life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Dupuy Lilly Sr.; a son, Earl Dupuy Lilly Jr.; and two sisters, Mary Ellison and Doris Wyatt. Survivors include her son, Charles B. Lilly Sr. and his wife, Sandie, of Daniels; a daughter, Mary Jane Gunther and her husband, Rudy, of Cool Ridge; three brothers, Donald and George Bell of Cool Ridge and James Bell and his wife, Mae, of Crab Orchard; four sisters, Madge Snodgrass and her husband, Kenneth, of Crab Orchard, Margaret Newman of Crab Orchard, Betty Ballard of Raleigh and Erma Vest and her husband, Phillip, of Shady Spring; six grandchildren, Charles "Benji" Lilly, Kristi Syner, Stefani Briers, Jamie Harding, Leigh Ann Morgan and Shane Lilly; and eight great-grandchildren. Service will be 3 p.m. Friday at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Shady Spring Chapel, with the Rev. Dennis Burks officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Roger Underwood, Shane Lilly, Dalmus Cox, Tom Morgan, Brian Carroll and Thomas Webster. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Shady Spring.

Notes for Gladys Bennett Fox:

Gladys B. Fox, 64, of 1016 Terrace St. Hinton, died 6:04 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001, in CAMC Memorial Division, Charleston, following a short illness. Born April 25, 1936, at Tommy Creek, she was the daughter of the late Simon P. and Lillie Mae Simmons Bennett. Mrs. Fox was an employee of Fox Photographics and Fox Print, Inc., in Hinton. She was a 52 - year member of the Bellepoint Baptist Church at Hinton and had lived most of her life in Hinton. She was preceeded in death by two brothers, Erskine and Arnold Bennett; two sisters, Reva Smith and Cleo Overbay; and a nephew whom she raised, Richard E. Bennett. Survivors include her husband, whom she was happily married 46 years, Douglas H. Fox, a son, Larry Fox and his wife, Kathy, of Hinton, a daughter, Mrs Farrell (Susie) Adkins of Princeton; two brothers, Billy Bennett and his wife, Betty, of Fayetteville N.C. and Simon P. Bennett Jr. and his wife, Edith, of Wayne; a sister, Juanita Sneed of Rhodell; two grandchildren, Farrell Christopher Adkins, a student at West Virginia Wesleyan College, and Nicholas E. Adkins, a student at Concord College. Services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 7th at the Bellepoint Baptist Church, Hinton, with Pastor Chris Brown and the Rev. Bruce Creswell officiating. Entombment followed in Greenbrier Burial park Mausoleum, Hinton. Pallbearers were Robbie and R. W. Turner, Jason Gore, Roy Carter, Dickie Cook and Butch Woodrum. Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

 

Notes for Dr. Herron Kent Bennett:

HIGH POINT - Dr. Herron Kent Bennett, 73, resident of 103 Prestwick Drive, died Thursday morning in the High Point Regional Hospital after a brief illness. Dr. Bennett was born May 20, 1927, a son of Clarence Oliver and Annie Johnson Bennett. He was a native of Winston-Salem, graduate of Wake Forest College and the Bowman Gray School of Medicine. He served two years in the U.S. Air Force before establishing a general medical practice in Archdale. After six years of practice, he returned to Bowman Gray for an OB-GYN residency. Dr. Bennett practiced in High Point for 32 years before retiring in 1997. During his career he served as chief of staff at High Point Regional Hospital and as president of the Guilford County Medical Society. Dr. Bennett was a former member of Green Street Baptist Church and a founding member of Grace Baptist Church. He was a devoted member of First Wesleyan Church, where he taught Sunday school and served on the local board of administration. On June 30, 1949, he was married to Louvene Jordan who survives at the home. Also surviving are a daughter, Ms Deborah Roan of New York; three sons, Steve Bennett and wife Sandra of Chapel Hill, David Bennett and wife Veronica of Tok, Alaska, and Jonathan Bennett and wife Melissa of High Point; four grandchildren, Annie, Kate, Madison and Thomas Bennett; two sisters, Mrs. David (Jo Anne) Luther of Hope Mills and Mrs. Barbara Freeman of Winston-Salem. Dr. Bennett was preceded in death by his son, Paul. Memorial services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday from the First Wesleyan Church by Dr. Aron P. Willis and Dr. E.W. Price Jr. Private graveside services will be held Saturday in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the Farlow-Kennedy Fellowship Hall at First Wesleyan Church after the memorial service. Memorials may be directed to First Wesleyan Church, Future Generations Campaign, 1915 N. Centennial St., High Point, NC 27262. Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point is in charge of arrangements.

 

Notes for Laura Evon Bennett Roach:

Mrs. Laura Evon Bennett Roach, 21, wife of Dean James Roach of 448 Lindsay Street #F, Kernersville, N.C., died Tuesday, September 21, 1999 at the North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C. Mrs. Roach was born in Forsyth County April 14, 1978 to Joseph E. Bennett and Julie Yarborough Long. She was a waitress. Surviving are her husband, Dean James Roach, of the home; one step-daughter, Whitney Amber Roach, Regina, SK, Canada, Two brothers, Michael Joseph Bennett, Westfield, N.C., Jacob Aaron Bennett, Westfield, N.C.; Two step-sisters, Suzanne Michelle Long, Winston-Salem, N.C., Amy Lynn Holmes, Westfield, N.C.; one step-brother and wife, Stephen and Sharon Holmes, Walnut Cove, N.C.; her father and his wife, Joseph and Sandra Bennett, Westfield, N.C.; her mother and husband, Julie and Vernon Long, Winston-Salem, N.C., mother-in-law and husband, Jean Sayers and William, Ontario, Canada; father-in-law, Ted Roach, Ontario, Canada; grandparents, Jack and Allure Bennett, Westfield, N.C., Glenn and Ruth Yarborough, Greenville S.C. A graveside service will be conducted Friday, September 24, 1999 at Stoney Ridge Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Carl Childs. The family will receive friends at the Cox-Needham Funeral Home and Chapel in Pilot Mountain, N.C. on Thursday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cox-Needham Funeral Home in Pilot Mountain is in charge of services.

Notes for Okley R. Bennett:

Oakley Robert Bennett, 48 of Jumping Branch died at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday in an automobile beside his home. Death was believed to have been caused by carbon monoxide poisining. The death is still under investigation by county law enforcement officers. Born in Raleigh County July 6, 1920, he was the son of the late John and Izora Plumley Bennett and lived all of his life in Raleigh and Summers counties. Mr. Bennett attended Mary Jane Memorial Methodist Church near jumping branch. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dovie Bennett, three sons, Oakley Jr of Cleveland Ohio. Roger and Darrell both of Elk View, four daughters, Mrs. Joe Gill and Mrs Carl Durst of Cleveland, Mrs Gene Adkins of Hinton, Miss Susie Bennett of Elk View; two brothers, Davy of Shady Spring and Oslo of Pluto; four sisters, Mrs G. A. Furrow and Mrs Virgil Miller of Hinton, Mrs Joe Whittaker of Jumping Branch and Mrs Elbert Adkins of Cool Ridge, and 11 grandchildren.The body is at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

The funeral for Okley Robert Bennett, 48, of Jumping Branch, who died at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Mary Jane Memorial Methodist Church near Jumping Branch. The Rev. John Moss and the Rev. Reno Richmond will officiate, and Burial will follow in the Bennett family Cemetery at Pluto. The body will be moved from the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors to the home at 4 p.m. today. Pallbearers will be Billy Plumley, Jack Whittler, Garnet Harvey, Jesse Bowers, Ray Arthur and Ronald Bennett.

Notes for David Ray Berry:

David Ray Berry, 84, died Thursday April 12 in a Summers County hospital after a long illness. Born May 30, 1899, in Summers County, he was a son of the late William John and Victoria Cook Berry. Mr. Berry had lived most of his life in Summers County and was a retired farmer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Icie Berry, April 1979 and Buren Berry, Nov. 1982. Survivors include two sons, Leland Berry of Summitville, Ind. and Dempsey Berry of Gas City, Ind.; two daughters, Kathleen Miller of Meadow Creek and Evelyn Crook of Hillside; a sister, Mae Bennett of Claypool; 15 grandchildren, X step-grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Services were held Sunday, April 15 at 1:30 pm in the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors in Hinton with the Rev. Jimmy Fitzpatrick officiating. Burial followed in the Claypool Cemetery near Meadow Bridge. Pallbearers were Timmy Miller, J.B. and Greg Berry, Russell and Michael Bennett and Doug Wyant.

Notes for David Burren Berry:

David Burren Berry, 52, died Sunday, November 28 at 7:10 a.m. in a Summers County hospital after a short illness. Born July 14, 1930, at Lockbridge, he was the son of David Berry of Lockbridge and the late Icy Gunter Berry. Mr. Berry was a life - long resident of Lockbridge. Other survivors include his wife, Virginia Withrow Berry; two sons, Julian Berry and Gregory Berry both at home; a daughter, Tracy Lynn Berry at home; two brothers, Leland Berry of Summitville, Ind. and Dempsey Berry of Gas City, Ind; two sisters, Kathleen Miller of Meadow Creek and Evelyn Crook of Hilldale. Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors in Hinton with the Rev. James Fitzpatrick officiating. Burial will be in the Restwood Memorial Gardens in Hinton. Friends may call Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Notes for Leland R. Berry:

Summitville – Leland R. Berry, 69, 6340 E. North Road died at 1:30 pm Monday in Community Hospital, Anderson. Mr. Berry was born in Lockbridge, WV. He had lived in the Madison Grant County area for several years. He married Phyllis Cooper on July 2, 1954. He retired in 1991 from Marvin General Motors plant after 31 years. He was also involved in farming for several years. He was a member of the Lighthouse Assembly of God, United Auto Workers Local 977 and CHC Sympathy club. He enjoyed fishing and the outdoors. Survivors include his wife, three sons Douglas, Jonesboro, Randy, Summittville, and Steve, Gas City; two daughters, Connie (Mrs. Gerald) Whitaker, Summitville and Sharon (Mrs. Barry) Stiltner, Hartford City; a brother, Dempsey (Cleota), Gas City; two sisters, Kathleen (Mrs. Herbert) Miller, Meadow Creek, WV, and Evelyn (Mrs. Herbert) Crook, Hilldale, W. Va.; 10 grand children, four great grandchildren and one step grandchild. Services will be at 1 pm Friday in Needham- Storey Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main Street, Gas City with the Revs Jerry Galloway and Todd Thomas officiating. Burial will be Park Cemetery, Fairmount. Friends may call from 3 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm Thursday at the funeral home.

Notes for Nathan R. Berry:

Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Home for Nathan R. Berry, 29, a former resident of Lockbridge who died Monday at Fowlerton, Ind. Elder A. L. Neely will be in charge of the service and burial will follow at Restwood Memorial Estate. Mr. Berry was born in Summers County Feb. 9, 1938 and was a son of David and Icy Gunter Berry at Lockbridge. He had resided in Indiana for the last 10 years where he was employed by the Peronite Wire and Cable Co. Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, Mary, a daughter Barbara at home and three brothers, leland, Gaston, Ind; Buren, Lockbridge and Dempsey, Fowlerton; two sisters; Mrs. Kathleen Miller, Meadow Creek and Mrs Evelyn Crook, Hilldale.

Notes for William H. Bowles:
SANDSTONE - William Howard Bowles, 80, of Lockbridge Road, died Friday morning, April 14, 2000, at his home following an apparent heart attack. Born Jan. 23, 1920, in Sandstone, he was the son of the late Edgar E. and Verna Vance Bowles.
Mr. Bowles was a retired employee of Blue Valley Lumber Co., Meadow Bridge, and was a lifelong resident of the Sandstone area. He was an avid outdoorsman, having enjoyed working in his garden and hunting ginseng. He also was a follower of bluegrass music. Mr. Bowles was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by a brother, Jesse Bowles. Survivors include his wife of nearly 44 years, Helen Maxine Gunter Bowles; a daughter, Gayla Gwinn of Lockbridge; a son, William E. "Bill" Bowles and his wife, Debbie, of Beckley; two brothers, Earl Bowles and his wife, Ruth, of Lockbridge Road, Sandstone, and Albert Ray Bowles and his wife, Gwen, of Paradise, Pa.; five grandchildren, Michelle Harless, Melinda Harrah, Eric Gwinn, Rachel Stover and Tara Hepburn; and five great-grandchildren, Shane Harless, Halee Harrah, Dakota Harrah, Sheyla Harless, and Luke Stover. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel, Hinton, with the Rev. Clarence E. Griffith officiating. Burial will follow in Restwood Memorial Gardens, Hinton. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Leonard Harrah, Joey Harless, J.D. Cales, Jerome Kirk Jr., Scott Hepburn and Eric Gwinn. Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

Notes for Isabelle Bowman Turman:

Mrs. Isabelle Bowman Turman, 89, died Saturday, January 3, at the home of her daughter, near Meadows of Dan. She is survived by six sons, Clinton, Samuel and Joseph of Meadows of Dan, Everett, of Laurel Fork; Ceaphus of Farmville; Emmett of Elkton, Md.; one daughter, Mrs. Irene Stanley, of Meadows of Dan; Also two sisters, Mrs. Jestin Stanley, of Meadows of Dan; and Mrs. Mallie Goad of Willis. Thirty five grandchildren and 48 great-grandchildren also survive. Funeral services were held Monday at Bell-Spur Primitive Baptist Church by the Rev. Blain Harris and the Rev. Gardner. Pallbearers were Silas Turman, Darcy Turman, Harding Turman, Mack Sharp, Lewis Robertson and Johnny Minter. Flower girls were Mrs. Avis Sharp, Edith Turman, Helen Turman, Mrs. Mable Barbery, Dorothy Stanley, Avagene Stanley, Mrs. Lucille Robertson and Mrs. Edith Jackson. Burial followed in the family cemetery near the home.

Notes for Herbert S. Bragg:

Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Ronald Meadows Funeral parlors for Herbert S. Bragg, 66 of this city who died Wednesday after a short illness. Elder U.G. Nichols will have charge of the rites with burial to follow in the family cemetery near Sandstone. The body will remain at the funeral parlors. Bragg was born at Sandstone and spent most of his life in Summers County. Surviving are his wife; two daughters, one brother and seven sisters.

Notes for Wauneda Bragg Peters:

Nimitz- Wauneda Bragg Peters, 69, died 4:15 pm Wednesday July 1, 1998, in a Beckley hospital following a long illness. Born March 11, 1929, at Hinton, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Lacy Gunter Bragg. Mrs. Peters was a member of the Nimitz Missionary Baptist Church. She worked in health care most of her life, having worked at Summers County hospital, Raleigh General Hospital and Home Health Care of Lewisburg. She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister, Elizabeth Wood, in 1985. Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Wesley E. Peters of Nimitz; a son, J.W. Peters and his wife Suzanne; of Huntington; a granddaughter, Madison Peters, and a grandson, Jack Wesley Peters, both of Huntington; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors with Pastor Don Hannah officiating. Burial will follow in the Bragg Family Cemetery on Chestnut Mountain. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral parlor.

Notes for Dorothy Irene Boyles Browder:

BROWDER KING -- Dorothy Irene Boyles Browder, age 88, widow of James Harvey Browder, of 604 Ingram Drive, King, N.C., died Saturday, October 2, 1999 at her home. Mrs. Browder was born in Stokes County on February 10, 1911 to William S. and Nannie Scott Boyles. She was a homemaker and a member of First Christian Church in King, N.C. Surviving are one daughter, Wanda B. Sams, of Pilot Mountain; and one sister and brother-in-law, Lucille and Gurney Allen, of Clemmons. Mrs. Browder was preceded in death by three sisters; and one brother. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, October 4 at 11:00 a.m. at Cox-Needham Funeral Home Chapel in Pilot Mountain, N.C. by Rev. Lamar Tillman. Burial will be in the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Cox-Needham Funeral Home on Sunday from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to Carolina Christian Village, 604 Ingram Drive, King, N.C. 27021 or in floral tribute.

Notes for Irene Bragg Grimmett:
SANDSTONE -- Irene Bragg Grimmett, 92, died Friday, June 11, 1999, in a Beckley hospital following an illness of one year. Born May 28, 1907, at Chestnut Mountain in Summers County, she was the first of nine children born to John W. and Elaine Laney Cales Bragg. Mrs. Grimmett had been a resident of Laurel Creek near Sandstone all of her adult life. She was a faithful member of the Sandstone Baptist Church, a member of the Summers County retired teachers association and was an avid rose grower and gardener. She was preceded in death by her husband, Linus C. Grimmett, in 1976; four brothers, Hubert Bragg in 1924, Fred Bragg in 1947, Quincy Bragg in 1977 and Coleman Bragg in 1983; and one sister, Erma Waddell, in 1997. Survivors include three daughters, Lelia Kay Whipple and husband James H. Whipple of Chandler, Ariz., Clarlaine Sue Seals and husband the Rev. Robert J. Seals of Chandler, Ariz., and Harriet Lynne Gunter and husband James L. Gunter of Sandstone; one son, Timothy Quincy Grimmett of Sandstone; 14 grandchildren, Timothy Whipple, Linda Whipple, Carter Terri Whipple Korell, Ronald Whipple, Kimberly Seals Felix, Sharon Seals Pierce, Robert J. Seals Jr., Nathan Charles Seals, Debra Gunter Prichard, Steven Gunter, John Linus Gunter, Vanessa Gunter, Elizabeth Gunter Meadows and Angela Gunter Knight; 22 great-grandchildren, Justin Carper, James Whipple, Jennifer Whipple, Jamie Kay Whipple, Melissa Hansen, Lisa Swaney, Courtney Felix, Donald Felix III, Daniel Felix, Joshua Pierce, Rachel Pierce, Brianna Pierce, Rebekah Pierce, Kimberely Meadows, Kristen Meadows, Kayla Gunter, Brianna Gunter, Jacob Knight, Logan Knight, Matthew Seals, Robert Joseph Seals III and Alyssa Seals; four great-grandchildren, Alexander Whipple, Dylan Whipple, Jason Alexander Korell and Robert Hansen; three sisters, Pearl Laska Chamberlain of Fairbanks, Ala., Oma O’Bryan of Tallahassee, Fla., and Pauline Roth of Riverside, Calif.; three sisters-in-law, Mogene Dobbins, Delma Grimmett and Josephine Burnett; one very close church friend, Louise Bailey; and many other caring friends.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sandstone Baptist Church with Pastor Eddie Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Elk Knob Church Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Sandstone Baptist Church. Billy Meadows, Elwood Cales, Harry Thompson, Oliver Stone, Steven Gunter, John Gunter, Ernie Prichard and Billie Joe Meadows will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors, Hinton.

Notes for Hettie 'Cricket' Bryant Gunter:

SALEM, Va. - Hettie Lorene "Cricket" Gunter, 52, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002. She was preceded in death by her parents, Creed and Lovene Cook Bryant. Survivors include a daughter, Lisa Morin, and two grandchildren of Michigan; three sisters, Betty Lilly of Salem, Mary Basham and her husband, Bernie, of Mabscott and Janet Whitfield and her husband, Whorley, of Tennessee; and three brothers, Gene Bryant and his wife, Edith, of Salem, Billy Bryant and his wife, Joyce, of New Castle, Va., and Lucky Bryant of Roanoke, Va. Arrangements by Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home, 5160 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke.

Notes for Howard E. Burdette:

SANDSTONE — Howard E. Burdette, 77, of Sandstone, died Thursday evening, April 30, 2009, in Summers County A.R.H. following a long illness. Born September 7, 1931, at Sandstone, he was the son of the late Lonnie and Melinda McKinney Burdette.Howard was a retired welder for the C&O Railway Company with 41 years of service. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way and was of the Baptist faith.He was preceded in death by six brothers, George, John, James, Lester, Charles and William Burdette, and two sisters, Frances Burdette and Mary Harmon.Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Jo Ann Vandall Burdette; two daughters, Linda Barnett of Sandstone and Brenda Spade and husband Sam of Cool Ridge; special son, William Douglas Cooper of Rupert; two sisters, Roxie Ayers of Sandstone and Helen Bragg and husband James of Piney View. Grandchildren: Austin Barnett of Morgantown, Taft Barnett of Sandstone, Beth Redden and husband Mike of Cool Ridge and Heather Richardson of Oak Hill; great-grandchildren, Yami, Jordan, Lindsay and Kaylee, and sister-in-law, Mary Harmon of Princeton.Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 3, 2009, at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton with Pastors William Cole and J.D. Fox officiating. Burial will follow in the Fink Cemetery at Sandstone. Friends may call from 6 until 9 p.m. today Saturday at the funeral home.Pallbearers will be: Gary Bragg, James and David Vandall, Larry Ayers, Tommy Hartwell, J.D. Ward and Jason Burdette.Honorary pallbearers will be: Roger Burdette, Ken Kirt, Glen Bennett, Charles Burdette, Charles Vandall and Curtis Burdette.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fink Cemetery Fund.Online condolences and guest register at www.pivontfuneralhome.com.Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

Notes for Norman Ray Burwell:

LEWISVILLE - Mr. Norman Ray Burwell, 74, died Tuesday, April 17, 2001, at Forsyth Medical Center. He was born Sept. 20, 1926, in Stokes County to John William and Edna Page Burwell, the youngest of 13 children. Mr. Burwell retired from Universal Leaf Tobacco Co. after serving more than 50 years in the tobacco industry. He was a member of Lewisville United Methodist Church. Preceding Mr. Burwell in death was his wife, Mrs. Sarah Petree Burwell. Surviving are a daughter, Jane Burwell and husband Thomas Hecht of Riverside, Ill.; a son, Robert Burwell of Chapel Hill; a granddaughter, Sarah Hecht; three sisters, Inez McGee and Johnsia Hall of King, and Edith Roberts of Clemmons; three brothers, Tom Burwell of Thomasville, and Hughes Burwell and Joe Burwell of Burlington. A graveside service will held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 20, 2001, at Crestview Memorial Park with Pastor Donald Routh officiating. Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care Center, 1100-C S. Stratford Road Winston-Salem, NC 27103. There is no stated visitation but friends may pay their respects at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel.

Notes for Eva M. Cales Gunter:

Mrs. Eva Madeline Gunter, 73, died Mon. Feb. 5, at 12 noon, in a Beckley hospital following a long illness. Born July 22, 1916 at Sandstone, she was the daughter of the late Lonnie G. and Maude G. Cales. Mrs. Gunter was a homemaker and a member of the Sandstone Baptist Church at Sandstone. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hobart Gunter on June 21, 1987. Survivors include two sons, Kevin R. Gunter and Lonnie Gunter, both of Sandstone; four daughters, Mrs. Howard (Maxine) Bowles of Sandstone, Mrs. Jerome (Alice) Kirk, of Hinton, Mrs. James (Phyllis) Stull of Beckley and Frances Gunter, address unknown; a sister, Ruth Cales of Covington, Va.; nine grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Services were held Thursday, Feb. 8 at 1 p.m. at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley with the Revs. Eddie Johnson and C. H. Martin officiating. Burial followed in the Restwood Memorial Gardens at Hinton. Pallbearers were Jerome Kirk, Bill Bowles, Hollis Bowles, Davis Bowles, James Stull and Eddie Richmond.

Notes for Dandaneia Gregan Carr:

Dandaneia Gregan Carr, 1 hour old infant daughter of Greg and Tracey Foster Carr, of Hinton, died Wednesady, Feb. 3, 1999, in a Roanoke hospital. Other survivors include maternal grandparents, Danny and Carolyn Foster of Hinton; paternal grandparents, Ernest Price and Audie Carr of Hinton; maternal great-grandfather, Billy Keith Wright and his wife, Viola, of State Road, N.C.; and paternal great-grandmother, Marie Pettrey of Hinton. Services were held Sunday, Feb. 7th at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel, Hinton, with the Rev. Cecil Welch officiating. Burial followed in the Crews Cemetery, Nimitz.Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

Notes for Marie Coleman Eanes:

Marie Coleman Eanes, 91, of Martinsville, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at Stanleytown Health Care Center. She was born in Patrick County on Sept. 28, 1912, to James Thomas Coleman and Minor Gunter Coleman, both deceased. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie Jefferson Eanes, in 1987; three sisters, Kate Nelson, Neta Ward and Mary Purcell; and three brothers, Fred Coleman, Lonnie Coleman and Leonard Coleman. A seamstress by profession, she worked for H.B. Kester Tailors, Atkins Men's Store and Davidson's Men's Clothing Store before retiring. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge, AARP, the Young at Heart Club and First Baptist Church of Martinsville, where she was in the Placid Mitchell Sunday school class. Surviving are one son, Benny L. Eanes of Charlotte, N.C.; and a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKee-Stone Funeral Services chapel with the Rev. John T. Fulcher officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Burial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:45 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Martinsville, 23 Starling Ave., Martinsville, Va. 24112. Martinsville Bulletin 10 Feb 2004

 

Notes for Mary Coleman Purcell:

The Enterprise, Stuart, VA-July 26, 2000 Mary Coleman Purcell, 93, of Martinsville, died Wednesday, July 19, 2000, at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. She was born June 12, 1907, in Patrick County, and was the daughter of the late James Thomas Coleman and the late Miner Lou Gunter Coleman. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Raymond Purcell; a sister, Neta Ward; and a brother, Lonnie Coleman. She was a housewife and was of the Primitive Baptist faith. Surviving are one daughter, Nelda Fay Purcell of Fredericksburg; three sons, Milton Randolph Purcell of Bethlehem, Ga., James Eugene Purcell and Donald Ray Purcell, both of Martinsville; one sister, Marie Eanes of Martinsville; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Roselawn Chapel Funeral Home. The Rev. Leonard Foley will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Burial Park.

Notes for Martha F. Coleman Gunter:

The Enterprise, April 28, 1938

Mrs. Mattie F. Gunter passes. Mrs. Mattie F. Gunter, 65, wife of the late Walter Gunter, who died about two years, died at her home of a cerebral hemorage. Funeral services were conducted by Elders N.B. Gilbert and Brown and burial made in the family cemetery Tuesday. The deceased is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Tom Mitchell of Critz; Mrs. Anice Rea of Spencer, Mrs. John Aaron of Winston-Salem, N.C.; Mrs. J.J. Hudson of Martinville; three sons, Percy, Turner and Wayne, all of Stuart ; one brother, Alex Coleman of Stuart and one sister, Mrs. Sarah Mitchell of Pilot Mtn., N.C. Mrs. Gunter was a devoted mother and a kind and good neighbor. Her passing will be a loss to that section.

Notes for L. Moir Conner:

Mr. L. Moir Conner, 81, of Stuart, died Thursday, April 15, 2004 at the R.J. Reynolds Patrick County Memorial Hospital in Stuart. He was born in Patrick County on October 23, 1922, and was the son of the late Posey J. and Mae Moran Conner. He was preceded in death by a brother, Leonard J. Conner. Mr. Conner is survived by his devoted wife of 58 years, Thelma F. Conner of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Hugh (Sonny) Smith of Roanoke; two granddaughters, Shannon Smith of Arlington and Whitney Smith of Roanoke; two great-grandsons, Steven and Shannon Webb of Roanoke; one sister, Lillian C. Turner of Woolwine; two brothers, M. Calvin Conner of Villa Hills, Kentucky and P.C. Conner of Elk Creek, Virginia; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Conner was a World War II veteran, serving four and a half years in the South Pacific campaigns of Guadalcanal, Bougainville and New Caledonia in the United States Army medical corp., and an additional four years in the Army Reserves. Mr. Conner was a well-respected lumber manufacturer known for his broad knowledge and honest practice of the lumber business and an owner/operator of Conner Brothers service station and saw service. His lifelong love of learning and concern for others made him a truly special person to all who knew him. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Jack R. Foley on Sunday, April 18, 2004 at 3 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart. Burial will follow in Patrick Memorial Gardens with military rites by the Patrick County Veterans Memorial Honor Guard. Flowers are welcome, or the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Hospice of Patrick County, 18688 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Stuart, Va. 24171, or to local rescue squads. The family will receive friends at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart on Saturday April 17, 2004 from 6 to 8 p.m.(2346248)Published on 04/17/2004 The Roanoke Times

Notes for Phyllis Cooper Berry:

Phyllis J. Berry August 12, 1934 ~ December 3, 2009 Summitville – Phyllis J. Berry, 75, died at 7:15 am Thursday, Dec 3, 2009 at her residence in Summitville. Phyllis was born Hinton, W. VA to Archey E. and Gussie Mae (Shrader) Cooper and they preceded her in death. She married Leland Berry on July 2, 1954 and he preceded her in death on Aug 17, 1998. She worked at the Pierce Company for 23 years retiring in 1996. She was a member of the CPC Sympathy Club. Survivors include children Doug R. (Lynette) Berry, Upland, Connie J. (Gerald) Whitaker, Summitville, Sharon L. (Barry) Stiltner, Hartford City, Randy Lee Berry, Summitville, Steven L. Berry (Brenda Devine); siblings Jerry (Janie) Cooper, Nimitz, W. VA, Marjorie Mock, Hinton, WVA; 9 grandchildren, 1 step grandchild, and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation is from 11 am –1 pm on Monday, December 7, 2009 at Needham-Storey- Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main Street, Gas City, Indiana. Funeral Services are at 1:00 pm on Monday, December 7, 2009 at Needham-Storey- Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main Street, Gas City, Indiana with Reverend Jerry Galloway officiating. Burial will be in Park Cemetery, Fairmount, Indiana. Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com.

Notes for Annie Lee Cox Johnson:

The Register Herald

SANDSTONE - On Thursday, May 2, 2002, the Lord took Annie Lee Johnson, 85, of Sandstone into his loving arms. Born Oct. 16, 1916, in Glade, she was the daughter of the late Vincent C. and Nora Alice Vance Cox. Mrs. Johnson was a homemaker and an active member of Sandstone Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Truman E. Johnson; a daughter, Dixie Lee Gunter; a brother, Robert Cox; a sister, Thelma Cox Johnson; and a grandson, Michael Wayne Ward. She is survived by a daughter, Doris Marie Johnson of Sandstone, with whom she made her home; a son, Jackie Lee Ward and his wife, Shelma, of Meadow Creek; a sister, Mabel Meadows and her husband, Buran, of Hinton; a brother, Russell Cox and his wife, Clarice, of Nimitz; three grandchildren, Becky Sue Sovine and her husband, Larry, of Rainelle, Kim Campbell and her husband, Ricky, of Palm Bay, Fla., and Scott Monroe Ward and his wife, Cathy, of Hudson, N.Y.; eight great-grandchildren, Christy Furrow and her husband, Jeff, Joni Fitzpatrick and her husband, Danny, Heath Ward and his wife, Brandy, Katy and Becky Ward, Michael Ward, Yvette Dunn and Ricky Campbell; three great-great-grandchildren, Karlee Nicole Furrow, Kasey Lee Fitzpatrick and Bobby Fitzpatrick; and a special friend, Amanda Beth Cales. Service will be 2 p.m. today at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel, Hinton, with Pastors Joe Brown, Don Hannah, Larry Sovine and George Cook officiating. Burial will follow in Richmond Cemetery, Sandstone. Friends called 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Jeff Furrow, Heath Ward, Danny Fitzpatrick, Eugene Holland, Harry Thompson and Mike Spade. Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

Notes for Anglea Marie Cox Dunn:

Angela Marie Dunn, 31, of Beaver, died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at her home of an apparent heart attack. Born April 8, 1970, at Beckley, she was the daughter of Melvin and Sara Richmond Cox of Beaver. Angela was a homemaker and a lifelong Beaver resident. Other survivors include her husband, Tom Dunn at home; a brother, Frankie Cox and wife, Tammy, of Daniels; a sister, Charlotte McClure and husband ,Robert, of Parkersburgh; 21 nieces and nephews. Graveside rites and burial will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Blue Jay Cemetery at Beaver with the Rev. Dennis Burks officiating. Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley. Family members and friends will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley.

Notes for Reginald R. Cozort:

Reginald R. (Tag) Cozort, 78, died Saturday, October 10, in a beckley hospital after a short illness. Born Nov. 26, 1908, in Wyoming County, he was the son of the late Harry and Martha Cozort. Mr. Cozort was a farmer and a U.S. Navy veteran. Survivors include his wife Daisy Gunter Cozort; a brother, Jack G. Cozort of Lockbridge; a sister, Sadie Gwinn of Meadow Bridge, and several nieces and nephews. Services were held Monday, October 12 at 1 p.m. at the E.M. meadows Funeral Home with Elder A. L. Neeley officiating. Burial followed in the Fox Cemetery at Lick.

Notes for Lucy Howell Cruise Fain:

Lucy Howell Cruise Fain, 85, formerly of Stuart, Va., died peacefully Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006, at Forsyth Medical Center. Lucy was born on Sept. 2, 1920, in Patrick County, Va., to Robert Edward Cruise and Alice Gunter Cruise. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Walker Bryant Fain, in January 2005. Also preceding her in death were three grandchildren, Matthew and Morgan Auld and Dominick Edone; her brother, Robert Edward Cruise Jr.; and three half-sisters, Rosabell Vaughn, Leola Taylor and Ruth Worrell. In the 1970s, Walker and Lucy returned to their home place in Stuart after living in North Carolina for many years. Their goal was to go back to their roots to finish raising their family. In 1986, Lucy made the headlines of the local newspaper as "Loveable Lucy Fain." She was recognized in life and will be remembered after death for her compassion and caring for others. The full-page article chronicled a life full of friends, family and love. She considered that her greatest reward in life was raising 11 children together with her husband, Walker. Lucy and Walker made a great team, whose love and commitment to family will be passed on through generations. Not only was she a loving wife and mother, but Lucy was also a compassionate caregiver to many in Patrick County, where she worked as a nurse at the hospital and for the Patrick County Health Department. Lucy will always be remembered for the twinkle in her eye, her reassuring smile, her sense of humor and for being a faithful and loving wife and a patient and wise mother. Lucy was a reliable friend and was always strong when others were not. She lived her life as an example for us to follow. Lucy is survived by her 11 children, including six daughters and sons-in-law, Martha Long of Winston-Salem, Miranda and Bill Shutt of Winston-Salem, Mary Alice and Fred Saunders and Beverly and J.D. Deyton of Weaverville, Beth Fain and Scott Auld of Winston-Salem and Denise Fain of Stuart; five sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby and Mary Beth Fain of Gastonia, Lonnie and Becky Fain of Shelby, Thurman and Monya Fain of Pinnacle, Harold and Debbie Fain of Lexington and Gary and Karen Fain of Christiansburg, Va.; 20 grandchildren, Karen and Graham Long, Charles and Jon Shutt, Amy Deyton Buckner, Anna Deyton, Susan Kiser, Kimberly Koontz, Lucy and Peter Edone, Tammy Wilson and Allen, Steven, Todd, Leslie, Nelson, Justin, Hannah, Sydney and Lucas Fain; 12 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews in Virginia and North Carolina. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel, before a 7 p.m. funeral service; and at other times at the home of Martha Long, 537 Westwin Drive, Winston-Salem. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Community Primitive Baptist Church in Stuart. Published in the Winston-Salem Journal on 8/7/2006.