Obituaries


September 19, 2013
Charles Kelly, 45, Grundy
Pamela Edwards, 56, Grundy
Kevin Clyde Ward, 41, Big Rock
Phoebe Owens, 85, Vansant
Samantha F. O’Quin, 28, Henrico, VA
Ellen Stone, Clintwood
Claude Vandyke, 90, Haysi
Ernest R. Webb, 59, Raysal, WV
Thurman E. Keen, 73, Berea, KY
Opal Ratliff, 92, St. Louis, MO

September 12, 2013
Polly Prater, 84, Hurley
Teresa Jane Peck, 53, Rowe
Joseph W. Street, 90, Dry Fork
Debbie Thomas, 56, Rowe
Reiford J. Matney, 55, Oakwood
Dorothy Lou Riffe, 73, Jolo, WV
Jimmy Dewey Owens, 80, Mouthcard, KY
Elder Teddy edwards, 69, Birchleaf
Shirley P. Kilgore, 78, Davie, FL
James E. Dellinger, 72, Marion, VA
Virginia F. Keen, 83, Erin, TN
Sarah Jane Prater, 86, Phelps, KY

September 5, 2013
Harris C. Crumpton, 61, Oakwood
Ralph Willie Rife, 67, Lester’s Fork
Ervin Ramey, 96,Grundy
Kenneth W. Stiltner, 55, Big Rock
Oneida J. Green, 61, Grundy
Hubert B. Keen, 67, Oakwood
Blanche Ratliff, 80, Vansant
Vicki Lynn Lester, 46, Big Rock
Matthew Elmer Pruitt, 42, Raven
Yvonne H. Gilbert, 70, Honaker
Annette Owens, 83, Haysi
Opal Pittsley, 88, Fenton, MI
Jack E. Cantrell, 72, Richlands
James H. Ratliff, 83, Alexandria, VA

August 29, 2013
April N. Leftwich, 33, Big Rock
Bobby Ray Breeding, 48, Council
Laura Smith, 92, Hurley
Roger Cecil Church, 69, Vansant
Virginia Ann Bostic, 77, Council
Martha Hall, 87, Abingdon
Larry G. Mullins, 64, Abingdon
Nola Marie Miller, 86, Richlands
Douglas Scarberry, 66, Paw Paw, KY
David A. Gooch, 64, Pikeville, KY

August 22, 2013
Jeffery Alex Hale, 34, Oakwood
Reatha D. Looney, 101, Grundy
Ronnie D. Justus, 55, Brushy Fork
Carol Lee Smith, 40, Council
Dessie Irene Arms, 87, Vansant
James D. Breeding, 80, Honaker
Pearl Childress, 89, Clinchco
Johnny E. Stiltner, 57, Abingdon
Dr. Charles E. Hess, 79, Virginia Beach
Paul Dotson, 59, Paw Paw, KY

August 15, 2013
Selma June Mullins, 81, Keen Mountain
Charlie Breeding, Jr., 65 Davenport
Anderson Wolford, 88, Roseann
Jerry Rodney Hagy, 66, Davenport
Jerlene Ball, 77, Lebanon
David Lee Matney, 34, Knoxville, TN
Beverly Chantel Cook, 38, Jewell Ridge
Flora B. Anderson, 80, Haysi
Billie H. Coleman, 74, Bastian, VA
Edith E. O’Quin, 86, Haysi
Jimmy Miller, 49, King, NC
Hilda Bell Hughes, 82, Swords Creek
Herbert C. Hess, 84, Austintown, OH
Cynthia F. Richardson, 51, Raven

August 8, 2013
Michael Lee Burks, 48, Hurley
Elsie T. Lester, 76, Big Rock
Ilene Rasnake, 82, Honaker
Joe Blevins, 83, DryFork
Onnie A. Skeens, 72, Leemaster
Sylvia Jean Mullins, 78, Hurley
Shirley A. Hackney, 74, Springfield, VA
Richard T. Thomas, 80, Honaker
Leonard Bostic, 58, Honaker
Ted Gene Davis, 76, Cedar Bluff
Otis Ratliff, 81, Delaware

August 1, 2013
Ruby C. Bostic, 88, Vansant
James Lee Ball, 67, Meadowview, VA
Raina Beth Deel, 27, Johnson City, TN
Barbara Ellen Ratliff, 72, Rogersville, TN
Rev. Larry F. Tiller, 55, Saltville, VA
James Ray Vandyke, 68, Rocky Gap, VA

July 25, 2013
Rev. Yeulis J. Street, 76, Rowe
Ruby E. Lester, 86, Hurley
Myrtle Benton, 92, Perry Hall, MD
Clayton Fleming, 77, Haysi
Arden H.R. Stiltner, Roanoke
Harriette Doordan, 83, Newark, DE
Tammy J. Stiltner, 51, Pounding Mill
Barbara Kay Stevens, 62, Cleveland, VA
James Robert Justice, 19, Riner, VA
Darrell Clayton Owens, 54, Birchleaf

July 18, 2013
Belva Lester, 82, Grundy
Jerry W. Hughes, 56, Pilgrims Knob
Betty Jo Matney, 71, Vansant
Virginia F. Clevinger, 71, Vansant
Cecil Ward, Jr., 71, Grundy
Karen Rife, 75, Bristol
Fred Walton Hale, 74, Aiken, SC
Hattie Olagay Miller, 73, Lebanon
Raymond Dotson, 72, Reynolds, GA
Carl Keene, 73, Morganton, NC

July 11, 2013
Ernie Owens, 46, Vansant
Brian F. Belcher, 52, Vansant
Junior Clarence Street, 83, Rowe
Hattie L. Clayburne, 104, Oakwood
Pearlie Deel, 70, Greenbrier
Lottie Blankenship, 94, Hurley
Kenneth W. Riley 48, Home Creek
Gaylene A. Horne, 83, Abingdon
Blaine Lester, 86, Mouthcard
Polly Jane Parish, 86, Abingdon
Lois A. Gilbert, 53, Honaker
Theodocia Rife, 70, Jolo
Margie Crabtree, 72, Lebanon
Gladys Faye Gibson, 63, Columbus, OH
Della May Estep, 69, Thomasville, NC
Kenneth J. Hankins, 73, Bristol

July 4, 2013
Willard Dors Hale, 68, Patterson
Brenda Lee Estep, 52, Hurley
Carl Patton Edwards, 75, Maxie
Flora Keen McCoy, 57, Hurley
Belva Mullins Lester, 82, Grundy
Emzie Charles Stiltner, 86, Grundy
Beulah Grace Compton, 66, Compton Mountain
Anita Kay Austin Tiller, 49, Council
Ersel Warren Ramey, 95, Mouthcard
Donald E. Osborne, 63, Salem
Zola Mae Ball, 81, Honaker
Brady Johnson, 73, Raven
Ernest Lee Breeding, 75, Arlington

June 27, 2013
Jimmy Roger Yates, 69, Vansant
Retha Justus, 66, Hurley
Bennie B. Payne, 80, Lester’s Fork
Bernard Allen Fleming, 62, Grundy
Leslie Dean Mullins, 42, Louisville, TN
Lydia Thompson, 78, Caldwell, OH

June 20, 2013
Roy Lee Baker, 38, Hurley
Brenda C. Talbott, 66, Grundy
Ida Rife, 99, Grundy
Burgie Lee Maturi, 83, Grundy
Tony Ray Matney, 46, Hurley
Hassell Tiller, 80, Rosedale
Mildred Meade, 80, Feds Creek, KY
Dora Church, 73, Birchleaf
Beatrice Whited, 84, Honaker
Bertie Lester, 84, Honaker

June 13, 2013
David Roy Wolford, 62, Homecreek
Burl Presley, 90, Davenport
Lonnie Vance, 67, Oakwood
Joe H. Compton, 73, Vansant
Danny Stiltner, 65, Grundy
Cloyd Dillard Keen, 82, Lebanon
Frank William Ward, 64, Ijamsville, MD
Guy Clayton Cumbo, 89, Haysi
Stella Horn, 80, Roanoke
Paula J. Mosley, 40, Nashville, TN
Mary Ramey, 87, Mouthcard, KY
Betty Dowis, 79, Mount Gilead, OH

June 6, 2013
Bitha Nunley Keen, 50, Maxie
Tony Ray Matney, 46, Hurley
Judy Justice, 47, Grundy
Larry Owens, 56, Vansant
Charlene F. Deel, 43, Haysi
James A. Miller, 58, Richlands
Charlie Hurley, 86, Rosedale
Cassie Marie Owens, 26, Haysi
Gilford J. Christian, 78, Jewell Ridge
Velma Sue Meadows, 70, Cedar Bluff
Eric W. Stacey, 38, Jolo, WV
Edith C. Looney, 82, Richlands
America Charles, 82, Crossville, AL
Shirley McFalls, 68, Lexington, NC

May 30, 2013
Robert E. Fuller, 85, Grundy
Connie Stilwell, 62, Richlands
Thelma Adkins, 77, Cleveland, VA
Marvin Messer, 62, Wardell, VA
Jerry Lee Crabtree, 62, Waynesboro, VA
William Shawn Ward, 35, Honaker
Randy D. Matney, Sr., 49, Jacksonville, FL

May 23, 2013
Susan R. Matney, 41, Grundy
Banner U. Sykes, 94, Bee
Mildred E. Catron, 92, Whitewood
Nancy Hazel Baldwin, 85, Oakwood
Johnny E. Stiltner, 56, Poplar Creek
Wanda Gehrett, 70, Alpha, GA
Mary (Maggie) Stewart, 74, Roanoke
Joe Dillard Compton, 72, Bristol, TN
Ralph Edward Steele, 78, Haysi
Sylvia Jean Wilson, 71, Salem
Ellen Louise Keene, 65, Salem
Ray Sene Sanders, 72, Jonesville, VA
David Turner, 50, Clinchco
Opal May Belcher, 84, Ft. Myers, FL
Ferrell Stiltner, 80, San Francisco, CA

May 16, 2013
Ollie Aillene Hinkle, 83, Oakwood
Sylvia Reynolds, 83, Big Rock
Linda Looney, 64, Conaway
Arthur H. Horn, 77, Pilgrim’s Knob
Johnny E. Stiltner, 56, Poplar Creek
Thomas G. Wright, 69, Haysi
Raymond Ratliff, 59, Cedar Bluff
Charles A. Clendenin, 73, Florence, SC
Shirley F. Hogston, 55, Haysi
James Gibson, Jr., 59, Mt. Jackson, VA
Bobby E. Mullins, 77, Hartwell, WV
Donald J. Johnson, 67, Swords Creek
Tony Lee Deel, 37, Birchleaf
Hershel R. Keen, 61, Raven
Fern Yates, 73, Haysi

May 9, 2013
Edward A. Matney, 65, Grundy
Clarence Sturgeon, 71, Grundy
Geraldine Thacker, 85, Oakwood
Ricky Lynn Keen, 53, Pilgrim’s Knob
Christine Stiltner, 71, Homecreek
Nina Mae Smith, 72, Big Rock
Winfred Lee Wade, 89, Rt. 618
Rev. Willard D. Cook, 73, Honaker
Louis E. Stiltner, 34, Birchleaf
William Wallace, 75, Huachuca City, AZ
Daniel L. Anglin, Sr., 69, Unionville, VA
Robert K. Atkinson, 74, Jolo, WV
Ivalyn Adams, 69, Kennewick, WA
Herman L. Vance, 75, Atkins, VA
Randall Curtis Price, 51, Raven

May 2, 2013
Jerome C. Stevens, 37, Council
Edith L. Kennedy, 91, Jolo, WV
Linda Neville, 62, Columbus, OH
Cathleen Bishop, 45, Johnson City, TN
Elsie V. Compton, 84, Haysi

April 25, 2013
Gary Belcher, 52, Homecreek
Anna Laura Bohon, 78, Oakwood
Guy Cooper, Jr., 73, Hurley
Robert Ira Jessee, 91, Richlands
Patricia Ann Kinder, 65, Stafford, VA
Shannon Cloyd Rowe, 34, Newnan, GA

April 18, 2013
Scott Ling, 73, Hurley
Sarah E. Horne, 63, Patterson
Sandra K. Matney, 60, Hurley
Nila Coleman, 68, Abingdon
Mary Lou Vance, 73, Paynesville, WV
Franklin Smith, 98, Cedar Bluff
Nancy Blankenship, 82, Panama City, FL
Hulet ‘Bill’ Arms, Oakwood, OH
Vallery Reynolds, 46, Richlands
Bessie Smith, 74, Tacoma, WA
Estil B. Church, 69, Defiance, OH
Roger Lee Collins, 66, Jolo, WV

April 11, 2013
Everett Delaney, 78, Grundy
Larry Deel, 70, Haysi
Bonnie Fields, 84, Grundy
Teresa Ann Barton, 49, Bee
Elsie Charles, 85, Big Rock
Sarah E. Horne, 64, Patterson
Carrie VanDyke, 82, Patterson
James Ray O’Quinn, Haysi
Mary Kathlene White, 81, Patterson
Faye Lydia Cure, 98, Scottsboro, AL
Virginia Lambert, 68, Cleveland, VA
Freddie Leo Tickle, 80, Abingdon
Taze Arvel Harris, 87, Columbus, OH
Gladys Faye Lester, 78, Paynesville, WV

April 4, 2013
Michelle Lynn Ray, 42, Hurley
William Raymond May, 90, Grundy
Edgar Breeding, 89, Abingdon
Ezekial Vance, 75, Pounding Mill
Mary M. Reeves, 71, Detroit, MI
Nannie L. Severt, 92, Haysi
John Arrington, 73, Birchleaf
Roy E. Kiser, 67, Castlewood
Danielle Rae Fleming, 38, Johnson City, TN
Virgie Stiltner, 77, Haysi
Dallas L. Harris, 68, Honaker
Lucy R. Rasnake, 95, Bee
Rebecca J. Compton, 51, Lebanon

March 28, 2013
Timothy Justus, 46, Hurley
Clayton Looney, 64, Conaway
Ruby B. Matney, 87, Grundy
Gertrude Bowles, 93, Newnan, GA
Hershel V. Blankenship, 80, Galax
Maxie Clevinger, 81, Columbus, OH

March 21, 2013
Connie Sue Barnett, 60, Grundy
Tony Douglas Owens, 47, Vansant

March 14, 2013
Retha May Helton, 86, Big Rock
Cora Cantrell, 79, Hurley
Fox Milvo Reynolds, 82, Big Rock
Arthur Edward Duty, 97, Deskins
Dorothy Florene Hess, 83, Grundy
Virgie Sarah Love, 84, Vansant
Rush Jennings Yates, 82, Vansant
Nell Edwards, 90, Haysi
Harvey Horne, 80, Oakwood
Gary Adres O’Quinn, 60, Columbus, OH
James H. Blankenship, 73, Cedar Bluff
Dorothy Rogers, 83, Hiawassee, GA
Freddie McClanahan, 70, Harold, KY
Dolly B. McCoy, 86, Radford, VA
David Allen Deel, 53, Birchleaf

March 7, 2013
Heather Brooke Keen, 19, Dismal
Rodney McClanahan, 54, Slate Creek
Juanita Lester, 69, Hurley
Pearley Duty, 86, Hurley
Earl D. Phillips, Jr., 65, Hurley
Lenny Clyde Hibbitts, 52, Vansant
Myra Kay Mullins, 40, Vansant
Danny Keen, 51, Vansant
Ruby Cline, 88, Tampa, FL
Morgania Deel, 90, Haysi
Janice Nichols, 76, Maryville, TN
Elcie Childress, 83, Abingdon
Shelvy Gene Duty, 71, Honaker
David L. Wooldridge, 51, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

February 28, 2013
Curtis Randall Daniels, 43, Hobbs Branch
Phillip Thomas Owens, 66, Grundy
Earvin Layne, Sr., 83, Hurley
Gerian Lee Dales, 75, Newton, OH
Lorie Ann Conaway, 40, Haysi
Madalene Hess, 76, Abingdon
Dollie M. Powers, 80, Haysi
David L. McAllister, 52, Chilhowie

February 21, 2013
Beverly Gay Hylton, 48, Keen Mountain
Jane Franklin Hurley, 93, Looney’s Creek
Willard Scott Dotson, 85, Hurley
Danny Ray Deel, 50, Russell Prater
Louise Stiltner, 77, Vansant
Hubert Vandyke, 84, Oakwood
John S. Scarberry, 41, Pounding Mill
Lorene Paris, 75, Brandon, MS
Granville Deel, 90, Clintwood

February 14, 2013
Herman McCoy, 52, Hurley
James Donald Burks, 77, Belcher’s Fork
Helen Arvie Mays, 75, Little Prater
Edgar Belcher, 94, Big Rock
James Ernest Boyd, 72, Freeburn, KY
Carter Deel, 65, Haysi
Danny Jack Mullins, 60, Walkertown, NC
Arthur Eugene Lester, 72, Suffolk, VA
Thomas K. Watson, 27, Abingdon
Maggie Lee Horn, 94, Paynesville, WV
Elmer Lloyd Ratliff, 77, Hodgenville, KY
Ralph Viars, 83, Steelsburg, VA
Patsy Sue Coleman, 66, Haysi

February 7, 2013
Ada E. Blankenship, 79, Wolford
Helen K. Hurley, 76, Hurley
Ronald Coleman, Sr., 66, Leemaster
Jeffery Wayne Street, 47, Dry Fork
Bennie Sullivan, 67, Hurley
Gregory Lee Justice, 46, Forney, TX
Jane Deel, 96, Haysi
Billy Bob Maxfield, 73, Finney

January 31, 2013
Emma Jean Addington, 71, Grundy
Kelsie Vanover, 91, Maxie
Linda Mae Viers, 28, Grundy
Nathaniel Gilbert, 22, Vansant
Peggy Milonas, 59, Slate Creek
Christopher Gilbert, 21, Vansant
Eugene Whitt, 82, Manassas, VA
Ronnie D. Woods, 56, Haysi
Helen L. Elswick, 84, Abingdon
Judy Witt, 65, Cleveland, VA
James Lambert, 68, Abingdon
Ronald D. Honaker, 46, Randleman, NC
Emma Lettie Hess, 87, Taylor, MI
Geraldine Spraker, Richmond, VA
Patty Sue Griffith, 75, Lexington, KY
Callie Ann Cole, 74, Cedar Bluff

January 24, 2013
Gregory C. Keen, 53, Contrary
Tammy Dee Tiller, 52, Rowe
Hattie M. Tickle, 81, Honaker
Eleanor B. Dotson, 76, Hurley
Dorothy Ann Grusholt, 78, Grundy
Luther A. Lester, Jr., 46, Slate Creek
Odessa Harris, 87, Honaker
Nina B. Fletcher, 87, Home Creek
Leon Stiltner, 61, Hurley
Dora Wimmer, 73, Jewell Ridge
Dorothy Blankenship, 70, Cedar Bluff
Noah Cook, 77, Sandy Ridge
Ruby Sims, 88, Bristol, TN
Alzenia Graham, 93, Roanoke, VA
Rita J. Wampler, 69, Birchleaf