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Carolyn Kay Hatfield Holland, 65, of Brenton, WV, passed away on Saturday, February 7, 2015. She was born July 25, 1949 in Welch,
WV a daughter of the late Freeman Lee Hatfield and the late Kathleen Blankenship Acord. She was a homemaker and loving mother and
grandmother. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son John Fritz Gerald Wimmer and a sister Glenda Acord. Left to
mourn her passing is her daughter Jacqueline Cook and husband Randall D. of Brenton; four grandsons Jonathan I. Riffe, Johnny Riffe, Jr.,
Dalton Cook and Randall L. Cook all of Brneton; two great granddaughters Farah Grace Riffe and Madalyn Cook; two sisters Brenda
Faye Sinecoff and husband Ronald of Pineville and Kathy Hedricks and husband Leroy of Lexington, NC; a brother Calvin Lee Hatfield
of Beckley; and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday
February 10, 2014 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. She will be laid to rest in the Cook Cemetery, Skin Fork,
WV. Friends may call from 11:00 AM until service time at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Scooter, Derik, Dalton, Coty, Randall L.
and Brandon. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Lena Gaye Toler Lusk, 48, of Cyclone, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 8, 2015after a long battle with
pancreatic cancer. She was born on April 25, 1966 in Man, WV, a daughter of the late Edmond Dewey and Juanita Jane Daniels Toler.
Lena Gaye was a member of the Cyclone Church of God and auxiliary. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a
granddaughter Kadence Moore; mother and father-in-law Emory and Stollie Lusk; a brother and sister-in-law Loren and Crystal Lusk;
and a brother-in-law Mark Toler. Survivors include her loving husband of over 30 years Jessie Lusk; two daughters Kellie and Elisha
Moore of Dingess, Katie and Bay Miller of Cyclone; a sister Kim Toler of Campus; two brothers Dennis Toler and Mitchell and Lovetta
Toler all of Cyclone; a sister-in-law Patricia and Gene Workman of Cyclone; six grandchildren Colton, Laken Gavin, Isaiah, Raegan and
Kinley; and a host of nieces nephews and other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday
February 11, 2015 at the Cyclone Church of God, Cyclone, WV, with Rev. Jackie Lusk officiating. She will be laid to rest in Osborne
Cemetery, Brushy Fork, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11:00 AM on Wednesday February 11, 2015 until time of service
at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The
family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Verna Mae Keeney, 94, of White Sulphur Springs, WV, formerly of Cyclone passed away on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at Mountain
Regional Hospice, located in Lewis Gale Hospital, Low Moor, VA . She was born on August 17, 1920 in Ceredo, WV, a daughter of the
late Walter Stevens and the Sadie Wooten Stevens Ringer. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Bill Keeney,
Sr.; a son Bill Keeney, Jr.; a daughter Betty Keeney Toler; two grandsons Michael Wells whom she raised and Kim Wells; two great
grandsons Kelly Wells and Austin Blankenship; and a sister Louise Harvey. Those left to cherish her sweet memory are her daughters
Norma Jean Wells of Clear Fork, Eva Bailey and husband Will of Davin, Rita Harvey and husband Gene of White Sulphur Springs, Judy
St.Clair and husband Terry of Lynco; a son-in-law Jim Toler of Clear Fork; a brother Arthur Stevens; many half brothers and sisters; 21
grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; 14 great great grandchildren; a special nephew whom she raised Edgar Brumfield Keeney; many
nieces and nephews; special friends whom she loved as family Jim and Phyllis Harvey, Rhonda Centracchio of Lewisburg, Betty Cook,
Bob and Garnet Hayes of White Sulphur Springs, Dallas and Pat Henderson of Whitesville, and Geneva, Tammy and Ashley Ellison of
Collinsville, VA; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday February 13, 2015 in the
Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Bishop Jamie Estep and Bishop Randy Bowles officiating. She will be laid to
rest in Highland Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Logan, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9:00 PM on Thursday, February
12, 2015 at the funeral home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Rev. Thomas A. Day, Sr., 84, of Shannon Mill Creek, WV, passed away on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at McDowell Nursing and
Rehabilitation, Gary, WV . He was born on August 9, 1930 in Maitland, WV, a son of the late Alex Dewey Day and the late Pearl
Miller Day Paynter. Thomas was a US Army Veteran of World War II and the Korean War and was also a member of the US Air
Force Reserve. He was a retired coal miner and a member of the UMWA. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his first
wife of 32 years Agnes Hatfield Day; a son Timothy R. Day; a step son Billy Thompson; three brothers Alex, Jr., Mack and James Day;
several step sisters and brothers. Survivors include his loving wife of 29 years Linda Thompson Day; four sons Thomas and Rennea Day
of Green Camp, Larry E. and Marsha Day, Anthony M. and Bobbie Jo Day all of Shannon Mill Creek, and Micah D. Day of Victoria,
VA; a step daughter Debbie Adams of Williamsburg, VA; three brothers Rev. Robert and Betty Day of Grandview, Rev. Edgar and
Jackie Day of Lorain, OH, and Rev. Marcus and Allie Day of Matheny; nine grandchildren Celena (Eric) Edwards, Michael Day,
Gregory Day, Teresa (Charles) McIntyre, Alegisha (Michael) Short, Clarissa Day, Matthew Day, Alyssa Day, and Destiny Rae Day;
seven great grandchildren Erica and Austin Edwards, Haley (Brian) Lester, Erica Mitchell, Michael T. Short, Jaelyn, and another due to
arrive in March; one great great grandchild Eian Lester; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at
10:00 AM on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at the Rock View Pentecostal Holiness Church, Rock View, WV, with Rev. Raymond
Bishop and Pastor Diana Jackson officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with
the family from 6-9:00 PM on Friday, February 13, 2015 at the church. Military rites will be conducted by the Beckley American
Legion Post 32 Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family wishes to send special thanks to the staff of McDowell
Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Gary, WV.  E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The
family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Erby Edward Lester, 51, of Oceana, WV,  went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Welch Community
Hospital, Welch, WV . He was born on February 2, 1964 in Chicago, IL, a son of Maggie Vicie Hendricks Blankenship of Mill Creek
and the late Edward Huling Lester. Erby was a member of Sunrise Baptist Church, Oceana Fire Department, Black Diamond Officiating, a
1982 graduate of Oceana High School, former president of the Oceana Little League and very active in youth sports. In addition to his
father he is preceded in death by his father-in-law Donnie Valley. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 27 years Donna
Lynn Valley Lester; two daughters Autumn and Jerred Lusk of Pineville and Kaitlyn Lester of Oceana; a grandson Caden Lusk of
Pineville; a brother Troy Dale Lester of California, MD; and a host of other loving family and friends.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00
PM on Sunday, February 15, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. Oza Mullins officiating.
Friends may gather with the family from noon until time of service on Sunday February 15, 2015 at the funeral home.  In keeping with his
wishes he will be cremated. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Louvina Faye Wesley, 71, of Ravencliff, WV, passed away on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, WV.
She was born October 25, 1943 in New Richmond, WV, a daughter of the late Franklin and Kathleen Sizemore Bishop. She was loved by
everyone who knew her and had a great impact on many lives. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband
Earnest Wesley, Sr. She was a member of Rhema Ministeries and a 1964 graduate of Mullens High School. Those left to cherish her
memories include two daughters Sue (Ricky) Hash of McGraw and Faith (Joseph) Jude of Ravencliff; two sons Earnest Wesley, Jr. and
companion Pam Brown of Sabine and Franklin (Virgie) Wesley of Ravencliff; three sisters Lottie (Terry) Smith of Bud, Lola (John) Camp
of Bradley and Trish (Mike) Stafford of Wyco; four brothers Bobby (Phyllis) Bishop of Hinton, Freddy (Crystal) Bishop of Glen Fork,
Henry (Carol) Bishop of Alderson and Patton (Jeanie) Bishop of Roanoke, VA; fourteen grandchildren; three great grandchildren and
another due to be born in May 2015; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral service will be at 1:00 PM on Friday February
20, 2015 at Rhema Ministries with Pastor Jonathan Cresong officiating. She will be laid to rest in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ravencliff, WV.
Friends may gather with the family from 11:00 AM until service time at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. E-mail letters of
sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco,
WV.
Irene Steele, 54, of Panther, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Welch Community Hospital,
Welch, WV. She was born on January 3, 1961 in Welch, WV, a daughter of the late Sanford Lester and Helen McCoy Cline. Irene
attended the House of Gethsemane. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her step-father James "JB" Cline who raised
her; a son Jamie Don Steele, a grandson Cameron Steele; and a brother Earl Cline. Survivors include her loving husband of 28 years
Quincy James Steele of Panther; a daughter Melissa and Jessie Price of Raven, VA; three sons Denny Ray and Diedra Steele of
Princeton, Billy Joe and Kimberly Steele of Mohawk and Bobby Lee and Brandi Steele of Panther; seven grandchildren Dalton,
Zachary, Brandon, Devan, Emily, Brittany and Kaleb;  six sisters Della Mae, Oday, Dorothy, Linda, Patricia "Trish" and JoAnne; and a
host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at the House of
Gethsemane on Iaeger Panther Road, with Bro. Charlie Rose officiating. She will be laid to rest in Steele Family Cemetery, Horse
Creek, WV. Friends may gather with the family after 6:00 PM on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at the church. Pallbearers will be family
and friends. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Alda Ray Dameron, 71, of Cyclone, WV, passed away at his home after a long illness on Thursday, February 19, 2015 to go be with
Jesus. He was born on March 6, 1943 at Pineville, WV, a son of the late Alda Dameron and Nellie Acord Steele. Ray was a member of
the UMWA for 50 years, also served as president of Local 7692 for 10 years at Lynco Mines at Lynco, WV. President of Bird Hunting
Club for several years. Ray loved to hunt and fish with his family, especially his boys. Loved sharing his life with his family and
grandchildren. He will be sadly missed and was loved very much. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a grandson Brody
Kevin Dameron. Survivors include his wife of 48 years Catherine Rose Harper Dameron; three sons Mark and Lori Dameron of
Princeton, Kevin and Angie Dameron of Oceana and Keith and Christie Dameron of Cyclone; grandchildren Colby Marc Dameron and
Santana Rae Dameron of Beckley, Seth, Kaden, Donovan and Harper Rose Dameron of Oceana, Kadee (Casey) Newsome of
Bluefield, Hunter Dameron and Brystol Rose of Cyclone; a great grandson Caytin Marc Dameron of Beckley; and a host of other loving
family and friends. In keeping with Ray's wishes he will be cremated and there will be no services. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent
at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Virginia "Ginny" Isabel McClurg Vint, 84, of Lynco, WV, passed away on Monday 23, 2015 at the Hilltop Center, Hilltop, WV. She was
born on April 15, 1930 in Omar, WV, a daughter of the late John and Myrtle Purvis McClurg. In addition to her parents she is preceded
in death by her loving husband of 62 years Harry Kenneth "Kenny" Vint and a son Carl Edward Vint. Survivors include four sons Harold
James Vint, Ricky Willard Vint, David Clayton Vint and Frankie Vint all of Lillydale; a daughter-in-law Edna Vint of Lillydale; a special
grandson Danny Brown; special daughter Jan Cline of Lillydale; special friend Terry Vanover of Clear Fork; special caretaker Cindy
Mendez Woolwine and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, February 27, 2015 in
the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. Eddie Bea Aliff. She will be laid to rest in the Garden of Memories,
Clear Fork, WV. Friends may gather with the family from noon until time of service on Friday, February 27, 2015 at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family wishes to extend many thanks to the staff of Hilltop Center for their loving care of Ginny.
E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV.
Eddie Pritt, 49, of Oceana, WV, passed away at Logan Regional Medical Center, Logan, WV, on Monday, February 23, 2015. He was
born on September 5, 1965 in Baltimore, MD, a son of Claudette Thomas of Lynco and the late Billy Ray Pritt. In addition to his mother
he is survived by two sons Dalton Ray Pritt and Jacob Pritt all of Sunhill; his step-mother Barbara Gail Pritt and companion Charles Short
of Fredericksburg, VA; three brothers Johnny Ray and Cheryl Pritt of Oceana, Roger Dean Pritt of Kopperston and Scotty and Alisha
Johnson of Hilton Head, NC; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February
28, 2015 at the Joseph Baptist Church, Lynco, WV, with Pastor William Cook officiating. He will be laid to rest in Harvey Cemetery,
Cedar Creek, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11:00 AM until time of service on Saturday, February 28, 2015. Pallbearers
will be family and friends.  E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by
the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Judy Vonette Maynor, 54, of Pineville, WV, passed away at Welch Community Hospital on Friday, February 20, 2015. She was born on
May 7, 1960 in Dayton, OH, a daughter of the late Earnest and Flora Walters Dilbeck. Judy attended the Little Pilgram Freewill Baptist
Church, she liked gambling, shopping and spending time with her kids and grandchildren. In addition to her parents she is preceded in
death by her sister Joyce. Survivors include her loving husband of 37 years Robert James Maynor, Sr. two daughters Alicia and Jesse
Tolliver of Pineville and Ashley Maynor and fiance Robert Tolliver of Beckley; four sons Joey and Renee Dilbeck of Dayton, OH, Robert
and Chrissy Maynor, Jr. of Logan, Jason Maynor, Sr. and fiance Christy Walls of Pineville and Adam Maynor and fiance Jackqulyn Tilley
of Pineville;  13 grandchildren and a host of other loving family and friends. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday,
February 27, 2015 at the Lynco Pentecostal House of Prayer, Lynco, WV, with Rev. Nathan Vance officiating. Friends may gather with
the family from 11:00 AM until time of service on Friday, February 27, 2015 at the church. In keeping with her wishes she will be
cremated. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Robert Wayne Frazier, 60, of Glen Fork, WV, passed away at his home on Saturday, February 21, 2015. He was born on April 4, 1954
in Mullens, WV, a son of the late Raymond Jenkins and Stella Ann Irick Frazier. Robert was of the Pentecostal Faith. In addition to his
parents he is preceded in death by a brother Gerald Frazier and a sister Linda Sue Wright. Survivors include his three daughters Nikki
Nicole Whitson, Natasha Frazier and Tonesia Frazier; two brothers Raymond and Debra Frazier of Glen Fork and Gary Frazier and fiance
Rhonda Allen of Sabine; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 PM on Thursday, February 26,
2015 at the Mt. Carmel Freewill Baptist Church, Sabine, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9:00 PM on Thursday, February
26, 2015 at the church. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated following the service. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Brian Paul Sullivan, 41, of Oceana, WV, passed away on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at his home. He was born on September 30,
1973 in Man, WV, a son of Larry Paul Sullivan of Matheny and the late Sandra Irick Stewart. In addition to his mother he is preceded in
death by an aunt Carolyn Domi; cousins Leslie and Kerry Tilley; paternal grandfather Charles Edward Sullivan and maternal grandparents
William Irick and Dorothy Tilley. In addition to his father he is survived by his mom Joyce Sullivan of Matheny; grandmother Zelda Sullivan
of Oceana; a sister  Madonna and Allen Jeffery of Cabin Creek and their children Savannah, Emilee, Braidon, Nevaeh, Julianna and
Austen; a brother Daren and Adonna Stewart of Kopperston and their children Ricki, Kelsey, Miranda and Jon David; and a host of other
loving family and friends. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated a memorial service will be held at a later date. E-mail letters of
sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco,
WV.
Cindy Sue Kenneda, 57, of Elizabeth, WV formerly of Lynco, passed away at Camden Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg, WV on
Saturday, February 28, 2015. She was born on April 30, 1957 in Alpena, Michigan, a daughter of the late Bob and Virginia Jensen Rock.
In addition to her parents her husband Earl Kenneda, Sr. also preceded her in death along with a son Thomas Lawrence, Jr. and two
brothers Donnie and David Rock. She was a homemaker and loving mother. Survivors include two daughters Shannon L. Mercer and
husband Clarence of Palestine, WV and Charlotte M. Ball and husband Alfred of Sabine; two sons Robert W. Kenneda and companion
Herather Toler of Logan County and Earl Joe Kenneda, Jr. and wife Lisa of Glen Rogers; a sister Debra Rock of Helena, MT; two
brothers Dennis ROck and Dale Rock and wife Sandy all of MI; fourteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren; and a host of other
loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV with Bro. Justin Smitherman and Bro. D.J. Justice officiating. Friends may gather with the family from 11:00 AM until
service time at the funeral home. In keeping with her wishes she will be cremated following the service. In lieu of flowers donations can be
made to the funeral home. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by
the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Billy Ray Miller, 66, of Cyclone, WV, departed this life on Sunday, March 1, 2015 following a short illness. He was born on March 6,
1948 in Cyclone, WV, a son of the late Nathan and Nancy Paynter Miller. Bill was a retired coal miner of Peabody Coal Corporation with
32 years of service. He enjoyed Spending time with his family camping at Bluestone Lake and hunting with his brothers. He spent his free
time gardening and visiting the fishing pond. "We'll Miss You Bill!"  In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Deloris
Maynor Miller and his paternal and maternal grandparents. Those left to cherish his memory are his Daughter Mary Ann Miller of
Wheeling; four brothers Larry Miller of whom he resided with at the family home in Cyclone, Bobby and his wife Marie, Timmy and his
wife Marlene all of Cyclone and Jerry and his wife Greta of Dailey; three sisters Dorothy and her husband Bob Steele of Hanover, Janice
Sue and her Jimmy Osborne of Kopperston, Violet and her husband Ron Cordell of Beaver and a host of nieces, nephews, family and
friends with four special friends Orville Bailey, Audford Lusk, Tony Toler and Randall Bailey. Funeral services will be held at noon on
Thursday, March 5, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Randall Bailey, Rev. Scotty Lusk and
Rev. Roger Stewart officiating. He will be laid to rest in Cook Cemetery, Toney Fork, Cyclone, WV. Friends may gather with the family
from 6-9:00 PM on Tuesday March 3, 2015 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. E-mail letters of sympathy may be
sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Robert "Peat-Man" Morgan, 35, of Hanover, WV, formerly of Brenton, passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Logan Regional
Medical Center, Logan, WV. He was born on March 21, 1979 in Beckley, WV, a son of Robert and Athelene Trent Morgan of Brenton.
He is preceded in death by two cherished uncles Hansel and Norman Morgan; two aunts LaDonna and Lisa Morgan; two grandfathers
Dale Trent and Robert Morgan; and a cousin Matthew Morgan. In addition to his parents Robert is survived by three children, Chelsea
Adkins of McGraws, and Robert and Taylor Morgan of Brenton; two brothers Adam Morgan and wife Charlissa and Cory Morgan all of
Brenton;a sister Amanda Slusher and husband John of Brenton; three nieces; one expected nephew; grandparents Shirley Trent and Virgie
and Lonnie Harper all of Brenton; his girlfriend Tammy Lane of the home; a whole slew of aunts, uncles and cousins; and a host of other
loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 PM on Friday, March 6, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV, with Pastor Paul Compton and Bro. Rocky Morgan officiating. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9:00 PM
on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at the funeral home. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated following the service.  E-mail letters of
sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco,
WV.
Dewey McKinnley "Duke" Chambers, 68, of Lynco, WV, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2015 at Raleigh General Hospital,
Beckley, WV. He was born on June 1, 1946 in Coal Mountain, WV, a son of the late Joseph Walter and Sadie Leona Harper Chambers.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a son David Hearns; a sister Dolly Kennedy; and a granddaughter Brandi Lynn.
Survivors include his loving wife of 44 years Shirley Temple Maynor Chambers of Lynco; three daughters Patricia Lester of Oceana,
JoAnne Graham of Mt. Airy, NC and Betty  and Coy Lusk of Glen Fork; three sons Richard Hearns of Mt. Airy, NC, Billy and Aretta
Hearns of Lynco and Bobby and Heather Chambers of Oceana; three sisters Janice Cline of Lillydale, Shirley Cline of Long Branch and
Margie Cline of Hanover; a brother Gerald Chambers of Pineville; twenty three grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren and a host of
other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday, March 6, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. David Johnson. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may
gather with the family from 6-9:00 PM on Saturday, March 5, 2015 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends.  E-mail
letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Elizabeth Ann Snuffer, 31, of Oceana, WV, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2015 at her home. She was born June 2, 1983 in
Beckley, WV, a daughter of Barbara Snuffer of Kopperston and the late Gary Thomas Snuffer. In addition to her father she is preceded in
death by her grandparents Mary and Seldon Bailey  and Virginia and Albert Snuffer. In addition to her mother she is survived by three
daughters; a son; a sister Sarah Rae Snuffer Hatfield and husband Elliott of Kopperston; two nieces Alexia and Allison Hatfield of
Kopperston; two uncles Ralph Bailey and wife Penny of NC and Ray Snuffer of Stafford, VA; a great uncle Frank Lamb of CA; a great
aunt Nancy Bailey of Oceana; and a host of other loving family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, March
6, 2015 at Toneda Missionary Baptist Church, Kopperston, WV, with Rev. Jerry Cook Officiating. Friends may gather with the family
from noon until time of service on Friday, March 6, 2015 at the church. In keeping with her wishes she will be cremated. E-mail letters of
sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco,
WV.
Nancy Carol Acord Paynter, 63, of Oceana, WV, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2015 at Kindred Hospital, Cleveland, OH. She
was born on December 30, 1951 in Oceana, a daughter of the late Robert Acord, Jr. and Myrtle Lilly Hager Acord. She was a quiet and
gentle person always word of encouragement and praise for her family and friends with Christian faith and strength added. Nancy loved
singing in church and to her babies; she also enjoyed crocheting and Tole painting country crafts before her illness got so severe. Most of all
she loved "The Lord Jesus Christ" and going to church with her loving husband Benjamin and her children and grandchildren. Those that
are left were blessed to have had her as part of their life will truly miss her, although she left us knowing she is without a doubt "Singing in
Heavens Choir" now. Nancy was a member of Joseph Baptist Church, Lynco, WV also a member of National Society daughters of the
American Revolution, John Cooke Chapter, Oceana, WV. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two daughters Tara
Mischele Paynter and Tangee Carol Paynter; and three sisters Linda Lou Acord, Sabrina Acord and Myrna Acord Walker. Survivors
include her loving husband Benjamin Thomas Paynter of Oceana; two daughters Tonja C. Laranie, and Betina T. Paynter and fiance
Robert Burton all of Oceana;  a son Dakota Paynter of Oceana; a step-daughter Lisa Ann Paynter of Simon; a step-son Robert and Tina
Paynter of Oceana; five sisters Sylvia Acord Bragg, Betty and Joe Goodwin all of Oceana, Virginia and Ronnie Bradley of Denver, NC,
Stallie and Harry Allen of Beckley, Mary Acord Lundy of Bradley; a brother Robert E. Acord of Akron, OH; eight grandchildren John T.
Wojnar, of Livonia, MI, Robert Laranie, Erica Laramie all of Oceana, Thomas Paynter of Novi, MI, Tyler Peach of Westland, MI,
Dashaun Paynter, Montana Paynter and DaVonte Paynter all of Oceana; two great grandchildren Trystyn Paynter of Novi, MI and
Jackson Wojnar of Livonia, MI; eighteen step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and friends. A
memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the Joseph Baptist Church, Lynco, WV, with Pastor William
Cook. Friends may gather with the family from 1:00 PM until time of service on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the church. In keeping with
her wishes she will be cremated. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served
by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Jackie Ray Brewster, 67, of Indian Creek, WV, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Beckley VA Medical Center, Beckley, WV.
He was born on September 21, 1947 in Indian Creek, WV, a son of the late Jasper James and Thelma Miller Brewster. Jackie was an
United States Army Vietnam Veteran. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a sister Carolyn Brewster and a brother James
Brewster. Survivors include a sister Nancy Allen of Indian Creek; two brothers Marvin Brewster of Summerville, NC and Richard Brewster
Of VA; two nieces Jennifer Bennett of Indian Creek and Victoria Marie Brewster of VA; two nephews Thomas James Allen of Indian
Creek and James Roy Brewster, Jr. GA; a great niece Ariel Bennett of Indian Creek; a great nephew Matthew Allen of Indian Creek; and a
host of other loving family and friends. Graveside services will be held at noon on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at the Brewster Point
Cemetery, Indian Creek, WV, and burial will follow. Military Rites will be conducted by the Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard. In
keeping with his wishes he was cremated. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is
being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Robert E. "Buddy" Repass, 84, of Oceana, WV, entered into eternal life with his Lord and Savior, with his family by his side, on Saturday,
March 7, 2015 in Bower's Hospice House, Beckley, WV. He was born on March 9, 1931, in McComas, WV, a son of the late Henry and
Barbara Earl Repass.  Buddy was a coal miner for 43 1/2 years; a member of the UMWA and a member of the Campus Church of God.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his loving wife of 59 years Joeann Repass; four brothers George, Bill, Cameron and
Archie; three sisters Mary, Virginia and Clara. Survivors include a daughter Louise and Denny Cook of Oceana; two sons Robert and
Tammy Repass and Frankie Repass all of Oceana; five grandchildren Jeanese and Eddie Green, Misty and Gene Coleman, Rebecca
Repass and companion Homer, Jessica and Ben Cook and Robert, Jr. and Kelly Repass; nine great grandchildren Chris, Nick, Cheyenne,
Jacob, Tamara, Jace, Hendrix, Bentley and Seraphina; a sister Ann Santmyer; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services
will be held at noon, on Wednesday, March 11,  2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. Roger
Stewart and Bro. J.L. Riffe officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family
from 6-9:00 PM on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Eddie, Chris and Nick Green, Robert Repass, Jr.,
Ben Cook and Gene Coleman. The family extends a special thank you to the caregivers at Hospice of Southern WV and at Bowers
Hospice House. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Kimberly Dawn Hammon Perdieu, 43, of Oceana, WV, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2015, at her home. She was born on
January 30, 1972, in Beckley, WV, a daughter of Diana Bailey Mathis of Oceana and the Late William H. Hammon, II. She attended the
Ark of Safety Church. In addition to her father she is preceded in death by her grandparents Roy and Pina Bailey and William H. Hammon.
In addition to her mother survivors include two daughters Bridget Cozort of Mullens and Megan and Ray Murdock of Fayetteville; step
father Johnny Mathis of Oceana; two step sisters Belinda and Brad Lovins of Matheny and Tracy Mathis of Lexington, KY; a step brother
Johnny and Lisa Mathis II of Bassett, VA; grandmother Nellie Hammon of Kopperston; an uncle Frankie Hammon of Beckley; many
loving cousins family and friends.  Funeral services will be held at1:00 PM  on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the Oceana Freewill Baptist
Church, Oceana, WV, with Rev. Herman Cook and Pastor Jackie Grimmett officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens,
Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11:00 AM until time of service on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the church.
Pallbearers will be family and friends. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being
served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Norman Ray "Stormin' Norman" Cline, 47, of Lynco, WV, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday March 8,2015. He was born on
January 23, 1968, in Man, WV, a son of the late Acie Arden and Irene Francis Blankenship Cline. Norman was a former construction
worker and an expert welder, and he was also an amateur boxer until his health forced him to give it up. Norman was a 1986 graduate of
Oceana High School. He enjoyed watching football, boxing, going hunting and trout fishing. In addition to his parents he is preceded in
death by a sister; several brothers and a sister-in-law Diana. Those left to cherish his memories are his mother Wilma Cline who "Kept him
in line"; his older sister Dora and Denver Goodman who always assured him that "it will all be alright"; his baby sister Angela and Eddie
Workman who he protected and she did the same, "you and me against the world"; his sister Arlene and Bruce Lopez, Kadie and Dave
Acord, Marie and Les Francis; and a brother Lucky Cline; many nephews and nieces, his nieces Ashley and Jennah and his nephew
Tanner were like his own. He had many birth brothers and sisters and a multitude of friends and family that will miss him dearly. He's dogs
Stormy and Sugar and his cat Sophie will mourn for many days to come. You were a well known man a "Simple Man". Rest peacefully
"Stormin Norman" your fight is over. We love you infinitely. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, March 13, 2015 in the
Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. Ron Harvey officiating. His wishes were to be laid to rest with all of the
boys he grew up with in the Cook Cemetery, Lynco, WV. Friends and family will serve as pallbearers. Friends may gather with the family
from noon until time of service on Friday, March 13, 2015 at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the funeral
home. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Leann Nicole Stewart Richmond, 32, of Jumping Branch, WV, formerly of Oceana, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2015. She was
born on July 28, 1982 in Man, WV, a daughter of Pamela Gaye Barber (Douglas) Shelton of Jumping Branch and Anthony Wayne
(Joyce) Stewart of Oceana. Leann is a 2000 graduate of Summers County High School. She is preceded in death by her grandfather
Chilton Barber, grandparents Herndon and Ernie Stewart; and a step brother Doug Shelton, Jr. In addition to her parents she is survived
by her husband Allen R. Richmond; a daughter Kayla Stewart of Jumping Branch; a son Jacob Richmond of Jumping Branch;; two
brothers Joshua Stewart, Sr. and companion Candy Grimmett of Glen Daniels, and Bryan Acord of Jumping Branch; aunts Shelia
Barber-Dancy of Fredricksburg,VA, Polly Anne Stewart, Brenda (Paul) Harvey and Linda Lusk; uncles Jimmy Stewart, Terry  (Nan)
Stewart and Gary (Rhonda) Stewart; grandmother Audarene (Arley) Walls of Oceana; nieces Lindsay,  Brooke and Zoey which she
affectionately called Love Bug; nephew Joshua, Jr.;  sister-in-law and caregiver Wanda Richmond of Hilldale; and a host of other loving
family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Cyclone Church of God, Cyclone, WV,
with Sister Emma White officiating. She will be laid to rest in Lusk Cemetery, Cyclone, WV. Friends may gather with the family from  
6-9:00 PM on Friday, March 13, 2015 at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Raymond Robert Webb, 85, of Oceana, WV, entered the gates of Heaven on Wednesday, March 11, 2015.
He fought hard to survive after having 2 heart attacks in less than a week, but his body was not strong
enough. He was born on February 20, 1930 in Berchton, WV, a son of the late Earl and Trula Smith Webb.
He was the last remaining member of the Webb children. Raymond was a coal miner who began his
career with a pick and shovel. He advanced through the different phases of mining, including becoming a
Federal Mine Inspector. He was part of the task force that made new laws governing coal mine damns
after the Buffalo Creek disaster. He also served his country in the United States Army during the Korean
War. Raymond's favorite saying lately was "I'm such a lucky man!" To sum this up I should say, To love
and be loved is one of life's greatest blessings. He had both. He truly loved his family and friends, and he
was truly loved. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by six brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years Helen Buck Webb of Oceana; two daughters Cindy Stewart
and husband Danny of Poca and Debbie Miller and husband Ronald "Butch" of Fairdale; a son Ray Webb,
Jr. of Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren Chris Stewart and his children Devon, Juliana, and Amelia, Erica
Pompie and husband Jason, Children Aiden and Kendall, David "DJ" Blankenship and partner Becky
Cooper, Amber Cains and husband Brad, and Brandi Carter and husband Joe, and children Logan, Riley,
Trinity and Desirea; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM
on Monday, March 16, 2015 at the Oceana First Baptist Church, Oceana, WV, with Pastor Jerry Cook
Officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the
family from 11:00 AM until time of service on Monday, March 16, 2015 at the church.  E-mail letters of
sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Margaret Mae Smith Stafford, 62, of Oak Hill, WV, formerly of Pineville,  passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. She was born on
October 18, 1952, a daughter of the late James Arthur Smith and Blanche Mae Lusk. Margaret was a 1971 Graduate of Baileysville High
School. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her loving husband of 38 years Charles Kerry Stafford; two brothers Howard
Smith and David Smith. Survivors include her two sons Steven Stafford of Oceana and Darin Stafford of Oceana and his children Selena
Salyers of Logan and Isabella Stafford of Bremerton, WA ; two sisters Ollie Bognar of Warner Robins, GA and Thelma (Jack) Brooks of
Fanrock; eight brothers B.C. (Sandy) Smith of Warner Robins, GA, Thomas (Sandy) Smith of Trinity, NC, Art (Sandy) Smith of
Hammonton, NJ, Mervin (Robin) Smith of Charleston, Roger (Debbie) Smith of Pineville, James (Debbie) Smith of Lynco, Eugene
(Edwina) Smith of Fanrock and George (Wendy) Smith of Lynco; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held
at 2:00 PM on Tuesday March 17, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Dr. Mervin Smith officiating.
She will be laid to rest in Smith - Lusk Cemetery, Brier Creek, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 1:00 PM until time of service
on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the funeral home. Friends and family will serve as pallbearers. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Wanda Gail Bailey Walker, 54, of Oceana, WV, passed away on Monday, March 15, 2015 in Raleigh
General Hospital, Beckley, WV. She was born on February 11, 1961 in Pineville, WV, a daughter of the late
George Lee and Betty Jean Chandler Bailey, Sr. Wanda was of the Baptist faith and a homemaker. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two sisters Arlene Sue Wilder and Rebecca Lynn Britt
and her father-in-law Leonard C. Walker. Survivors include her loving husband of 35 years Danny Ray
Walker; three daughters Wanda Darlene (Derek) Adkins of Kopperston, Dena Renae (Kris) Spence of
Oceana and Marissa Rae Walker and fiance Jerry Snuffer of Princeton; three sisters Mary Catherine
(Greg) Keene of Iaeger, Darlene Lou Duschaine of Lake Ann, MI and Jennifer Ann (Doug) Browning of
Gilbert Creek; three brothers George Lee (Diane) Bailey, Jr. and Bud Ray (Angela) Bailey all of Glen Fork
and Michael Wayne (Melissa) Bailey of Cana, VA; six grandchildren Nathan Ray Cook, Kailyn Spence,
Abigail Ann Cook, Madison Brooke Cook, Karli Paityn Spence and Sophia Avaya Grace Adkins; her
mother-in-law Darlean Walker Murphy of Kopperston; brother-in-law Damon Walker of Kopperston; and
a host of other loving family and friends.  Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday, March 20, 2015
in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. James Walker officiating. She will
be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family
from  6-9:00 PM on Thursday March 19, 2015 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Bud Bailey, Mike
Bailey, Michael Bailey, Kris Spence, Derek Adkins, Nathan Cook, Jerry Snuffer and Shawn Strickland.
E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being
served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Freda Alice Caldwell Daniels, 84, of Oceana, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 15,
2015. She was born on May 16, 1930 in Montgomery, WV, a daughter of the late Ira and Erma Dollen
Caldwell. Freda was a member  of the Full Gospel Tabernacle, Kopper City Bottom. In addition to her
parents she is preceded in death by her loving husband Carl W. Daniels, Jr.; and a granddaughter Terri
Daniels.  Survivors include her daughters Cathy Daniels Linda Daniels all of Kopperston, Amia Sue
Williams of Rutland, OH, Tina and Steve Stanley of Oceana and Delana Daniels of whom she made her
home; two sons Joseph and Teresa Daniels of Conway, SC and Ron and Amy Daniels of Skin Fork; two
sisters Dorothy Foster of Cedar Grove and Patsy Chambers of Lick Creek; ten grandchildren Will Barton,
Carlos Bailey, Allison Williams, Andrew Williams, Tara Harvey, Molly Stanley, Michael Osborne, Whitney
Dixon, Dylan Daniels and Logan Daniels; five great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and
friends.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. Ron Harvey and Brandon Harvey officiating. She will be laid
to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from  11:00 AM until
time of service on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and
friends.  A special thank you to Hospice and Bower's Hospice House for their special care of our mother,
and to her caregivers Shavonda Owens and Amy Daniels. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Rose Evelyn Fowler Hatfield, 88, of Oceana, WV, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2015 in Wyoming
Nursing and Rehab, New Richmond, WV. She was born on September 28, 1926 in North Holston, VA, a
daughter of the late John and Bessie Pilkins Fowler. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by
her husband Lonnie Hatfield in 1993 and a son Lonnie Hatfield, Jr. in 1970. She is survived by her daughter
Connie West and her husband Charles of Oceana; two granddaughters Cathy Justus and her husband Darrin
of Brenton and Robin Hatfield and her fiance Ronnie McKinney of Crab Orchard; the sunshine of her life
her great grandson Dawson Justus; two sisters Nancy Ross from Bluefield and Pauline Davis of Oceana; a
brother Ed Fowler of Bluefield; and a host of other loving family and friends. Graveside services will be
held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, WV, with Rev. Darrell Davis
officiating. Friends may gather with the family from noon until time of service on Tuesday March, 24, 2015
at the cemetery. Pallbearers will be family and friends.  E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Jesse James Trent, 79, of Mount Airy, NC, formerly of Pineville, WV, went home to be with the Lord on
Saturday, March 21, 2015 in Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home, Dobson, NC. He was born on
November 22, 1935 in Simon, WV, a son of the late Willie C. "Bill" and Pearlie Belcher  Trent. In addition
to his parents he is preceded in death by a daughter Regina Lynn Trent; two brothers Willard and James
Trent; and two sisters Lola Walker and Bonnie Adams. Survivors include his loving wife of 49 years Shirley
Naomie Belcher Trent of Mount Airy, NC;  three daughters Jessie Ann (Larry) Mitchell of Indian Creek,
Robin  (Bobby) Bodenhamer and Michelle (Terry) Overby all of Mount Airy, NC; a son Andy (Tammy)
Trent of Pineville; two sisters Gloria Harsayni of Morgantown and Shelby Helton of Brenton; five
brothers Clarence Trent of Brenton, Alex (Faye) Trent, and Teddy (Debbie) Trent all of Sunhill, Robert
(Debbie) Trent of Coal City and Charles (Connie) Trent of Indian Creek; seven grandchildren Andrew,
Amber, Mathew, Travis, Bradley, Danielle and Chuck; two great grandchildren Bethany and Liam; and a
host of other loving family and friends.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, March 25,
2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. Scotty Cline officiating. He will
be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV.  Friends may gather with the family from 11:00
AM until time of service on Wednesday March, 25, 2015 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family
and friends.  E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family
is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Eva Marie Sanders, 77, of Ghent, WV, formerly of Glen Fork, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday,
March 22, 2015 in Bower's Hospice House, Beckley, WV. She was born on November 3, 1937, in Kistler,
WV, a daughter of the late Keenan and Georgia Morgan Abshire. Eva was a retired LPN at the Bristol
Memorial Hospital, Volunteer at the Beckley VAMC and attended the Lighthouse Baptist Church. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her loving husband of 36 years Glenn Sanders; two
brothers Harley Abshire and Donald Abshire; a sister Emma Cook; a daughter Pamela Galapon and
granddaughter Kaula Acord. Survivors include a daughter Lori (Clifford) Acord of Kopperston; a son
Gregory Sanders of Kopperston; a sister Mavis Wade of Weston; a brother Sylvania "Vanny" (Jean)
Abshire of Covington; five grandchildren Joseph (Faith) Jude, Philip (Maggie) Galapon, Jessica (Bobby)
Crouse, Patrick (Andrea) Galapon and Kristy McKenzie; eight great grandchildren Rebecca Jude, Francis
"Lil Man" McKenzie; Zachery Crouse, Courtney Jude, Alexis Crouse, MayKala Jude, Reid Galapon and
Peyton Galapon; caretakers Jean and Warren Stoots of Beckley; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other
loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, March 26, 2015 in the
Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. Jonathon Cresong officiating. She will be
laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11:00 AM
until time of service on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at the church. In lieu of flowers donations can be made
to the funeral home. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The
family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Roberta Sharon Lusk Osborne, 67, of Cyclone , WV passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at her home
following a long illness. She was born on June 28, 1947 in Cyclone, WV, a daughter of the late Maxwell and
Hallie Gertrude Lusk. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her loving husband Rommie
Lee Osborne; two sons Richard Lee Osborne and Rodney Lee Osborne; a very special sister-in-law Diana
Parton and husband; a very special brother and sister-in-law Danny and Carolyn Osborne; a sister-in-law
Bonnie Walls and Brother-in-law Sebert Lusk; a brother Billy and three sisters Imogene, Ruby and Loclare.
Survivors include her daughter Patsy Blankenship of Cyclone; a sister Carrie Toler of Celina, OH; a brother
Mackie (Faye) Lusk of Cyclone;  four grandchildren CJ ( Savannah)Blankenship, Brittany (Matt) Cline,
Trevor and Rodney Osborne all of Cyclone; five great grandchildren Garrett, Addison, Bryson, Hunter and
Carli; a sister-in-law Georgie Lusk; a son -in-law Densil Blankenship of Oceana; a brother-in-law Keith
(Shelia) Osborne of Cyclone; a sister-in-law Drema Lusk of Cyclone; several nieces, nephews and a host of
other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the
Cyclone Church of God, Cyclone, WV, with Rev. Roland Cook officiating. She will be laid to rest in Cook
Cemetery, Cyclone, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9:00 PM  on Friday, March 27, 2015 at
the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
James Robbins, Jr., 66, of Oceana , WV passed away on Monday, March 23, 2015 in Welch Community
Hospital, Welch, WV. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated and there will be no public services.
E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being
served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Jane Bernice Fisher Marcum, 76, of Kopperston, WV, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2015, in
Mullens, WV, surrounded by her family. She was born on August 20, 1938, in Oceana, WV, a daughter of
the late Waitman Wayne and Mary Jane Rollins Fisher. Mrs. Marcum was a lifelong resident of Wyoming
County. She was an active member when health permitted at Joseph Baptist Church, Lynco, WV. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Larry Marcum; a grandson Brian Marcum;
sisters Dreama Bailey, Vivian Vinson, Atas Fisher, Florence Maxey, Lorene Hatcher, Dora Fisher and her
twin Beatrice Fisher ; andinfant brother. Survivors include four children Harry (Tammy) Marcum of
Mullens, Riley (Angela) Marcum of Kopperston, Martha (Thomas) McKinney of Basin and Mary Marcum
of Oceana; grandchildren include Rebecca (Brad) Cooper, Kanisha (Joseph) Lusk, Breanna (Preston)
Brooks, Ronnie J. Lusk II, Kaila Marcum, Dana Shrewsbury, Kaytlin Marcum, Megan Marcum, Katherine
Marcum, Zachary Marcum,  Tommy and Noah McKinney; great grandsons Shaun and Jaden Lusk; and a
host of  nieces nephews and other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at noon on
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at the Joseph Baptist Church, Lynco, WV, with Pastor William Cook officiating.
She will be laid to rest in Brooks Marcum Cemetery, Crany, WV. Friends may gather with the family from
11:00 AM until time of service on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at the church. In lieu of flowers donations can
be made to the funeral home. A special thanks to church family, Hospice and special friends Karen
Stanley, Ruth Lewis and life-long friend Peggy Cook. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
"Honor thy father and thy mother, that thy days be long upon this earth". True to his promises, Our Lord Jesus rewarded  Grant
T. Jones, with 90 years  of life to share with his loved ones here on earth. Jesus called him to his heavenly home  on Monday,
March 30, 2015, with his beloved wife and his son, Johnny, by his side. He eased out into Glory after a lifetime of loving and
being loved. He was born in McDowell County at Lex, WV, on August 16, 1924, Grant was the son of the late Preacher Bill and
Laura Short Jones. He was a devoted son and brother, husband, father, grandfather, and uncle. He loved the out-of-doors,
hunting, fishing, hiking and just sitting and daydreaming in any green pasture that offered some good groundhog hunting. He
was never too busy to listen to his small children's most silly stories, and he made you believe that you were just the smartest,
most important person in the world. He taught us that we had better never start a fight, but we'd better never run from one; that
we could do or be anything we wanted to do or be, if The Lord willed it, and if he didn't then we hadn't needed it in the first
place; that when saying the name "God", we'd better be talking to him or about him, and not saying it in slang; and that the
word "liar" was never to be used, let alone toward a family member, but rather the term "bare-face fuzzy" would suffice. He
was, also, a mentor to many other young folks in the Oceana area that simply needed someone to love them. He served in the
United Sates Navy, and never lost his love of, nor devotion to, the Navy and his beloved America. He watched every NASA
Rocket launch from the time they were telecast, prayed for the crew and mission, and would clap his hands with glee at their
success. His patriotism was worn with pride. Grant provided for his family by working from 1947 to 1982 at the Kopperston
mines, by raising huge gardens yearly, keeping a cow or two, an occasional pig, and way too many chickens. He presented us
with pet groundhogs, goats raccoons, all the kittens and puppies we wanted, and the occasional little rabbit or snake brought
home in his dinner bucket for us to see before freeing them.   He was just not a Father- he was a Daddy and Friend.  He was
preceded in death by his mother and father, his first wife, Ola Adair Jones in 1960, and his brothers Lee and John  and sisters
Belle, Brooks, Alice, Abbey, Pansy and Mary. He was the last surviving sibling. Left to treasure his memory are his beloved wife
of 53 1/2 years Polly Morgan Jones, daughters Pat (John) Toler of Lewisburg and Janie (Jesse) Harvey of Bolt; and sons Bill
(Debbie) , Steve (Cathy) and Dave (Tangela) all of Lewisburg; Johnny (Kathy) of Oceana, and Rusty (Michelle) of Lebanon, VA as
well as his grandson David R. Jones  of Bolt, whom he adopted and raised. Also like a son to him was his devoted nephew Kelly
Sparks of Oceana;  eighteen grandchildren, and thirty great grandchildren  will carry on his legacy. Burial will be held at noon on
Friday, April 3, 2015 at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV, a procession will leave the funeral home at 11:30 AM to travel to
the cemetery.   Military Rites will be conducted by the Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard. Friends and loved one are
invited to visit  with his family from 6-9:00 PM on Thursday, April 2, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco,
WV. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Macie Mavis Cline Adams, 97, of Lynco, WV, went home to our Heavenly Father on Tuesday, April 7, 2015
after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. She was born on July 19, 1917, in Long Branch , WV, a
daughter of the late Leander and Sis Hurley Cline. She was a lifelong resident of Wyoming County. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Bud Adams, twelve brothers Flemming
Kennedy, Emory Kennedy, Noah Cline, Verlin Cline, Virgil Cline, Verner Cline, Omar Cline, Jack Cline, Leland
Cline, Nathan Cline, Franklin Cline and David Cline; seven sisters Margaret Trent, Alafair Cline, Eliza
Lambert, Louisa Proffitt, Eula Mae Cline, Mable Blankenship and Polly Cline. Those left to cherish her
memory are her two sons Darrell (Mary) Adams and Jack (Evelyn) Adams; nine grandchildren Becky (Toby)
Grimmett, Wendy Adams, Manja (Jonathan) Gills, Kirk (Dixie) Adams, Missy (Gary) Bishop, Chris
(Melissa) Adams, Dora (Andrew) Broomfield, Kevin (Kim) Harrison and Kathy (Algie) Cook; sixteen great
grandchildren and one on the way; a special caregiver Kay Bower and a host of loving family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, April 13, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV, with Bro. William Lafferty, Bro. Algie Cook and Bro. Homer Cline officiating. She will be
laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11:00 AM
until time of service on Monday, April 13, 2015 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Toby Grimmett,
Gary Bishop, Kirk Adams, Jonathan Gills, Chris Adams and Kevin Harrison. E-mail letters of sympathy may
be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV.
Jerry "Ron" Walls, 77, of Simon, WV, passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at his home. He was born
on February 28, 1938 in Simon, WV, a son of the late Oma Wilburn and Macy Blankenship Walls. He was a
retired coal miner and worked at Island Creek Coal Company and Consol Energy Inc. and he was a member
of the UMWA. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by four brothers Clifford, Harold, Gene
and Dale Walls. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 47 years Kathy Kennedy Walls of
Simon; a son David Walls and wife Melissa of Crouch's Farm; a granddaughter Olivia Walls and a grandson
Davin Walls both of Crouch's Farm;  a brother Roger Walls and wife Lois of Brenton; a sister Donna Sue
Chambers of Simon; two special friends Sam and David Morgan; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Bro. Wayne Bailey and Rev. Jay Blankenship officiating. Ron will be
laid to rest in Walls - Christian Cemetery, Reedy Creek, WV. Friends may gather with the family from
6-9:00 PM on Monday, April 13, 2015 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. E-mail
letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by
the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Mary Evelyn Graham Cook, 53, of Henry, VA, formerly of Matheny, passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015,
at Franklin Memorial Hospital, Rocky Mount, VA, after a long illness. She was born on March 18, 1962 in
Pineville, WV, a daughter of the late Calvin Brewster and Mabel Smith Graham. She is preceded in death by
her parents. Those left to cherish her memory are her companion of 23 years Bill Wood of Henry, VA; two
sons Ryan Wood, Army Sgt. E5 of Fort Cambel, KY and Mark Cook of Minnesota; a daughter Crystal Rose
and husband Steven of Villarica , GA; two grandchildren Nickalous and Destiny Rose; a brother Rev. Jerry
Graham and wife Sherry of Matheny; two sisters Peggy Tilley and husband Donnie of Moyock, NC  and Judy
Hagerman and husband Emmerson of Sparta, TN; several nieces, nephews and a host of other loving family
and friends.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 in the Chapel of
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. Jerry Graham officiating. She will be laid to rest in
Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from noon until time of service
on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. E-mail letters of
sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV
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Darel David Lester, 67, of Panther, WV, passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at his home. He was born
on January 2, 1948, in Panther, WV, a son of the late Maston and Rushie Hurley Lester. He was an
employee of Iaeger Supply. In addition to her parents he is preceded in death by siblings Finis Lester,
Roger Lester and Densel Steve Lester. Survivors include his loving wife Tina Adams Lester; two sister
Beechie Adams and husband Nick and Lois Hatfield; step grandchildren Tylor, Emily, Jacob, Shane,
Amberly, Brooklyn, Hunter, and Little Eddy Bailey; step children Matthew Lester and wife Tina, Heather
Odom and husband Bub, Joey Lester and wife Melisa and Jason Lester and wife Amanda; nieces and
nephews Charlotte Blankenship, Crystal Stewart, Jeffery Adams, Nicholas Adams and Jamie Lester; and a
host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at noon on Thursday, April 16, 2015
at the Roderfield House of Prayer, Roderfield, WV, with Pastor Johnnie Akers officiating. He will be laid
to rest in Bailey Cemetery, Long Pole Panther, WV. Friends may gather with the family after 6:00 PM on
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. In lieu of flowers
donations can be made to the funeral home. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Teddy "TJ" Joe Dixon, 48, of Glen Daniel, WV, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2015. He was born on
January 2, 1967 in Man, WV, a son of Joan Carol Toney Dixon of Lynco, WV and the late Joel Hannon
Dixon. Teddy was a 1985 graduate of Oceana High School, attended WV State University on a baseball
scholarship and Rio Grande University in Ohio. He was employed by Patriot Coal Wells Plant in Boone
County, a United States Army Veteran, a member of the Journeymen Iron Worker Union for 22 years and
the UMWA. In addition to his father he is preceded in death by his brother Christopher "Cricket" Dixon;
grandparents Willard and Kathleen Toney, and Joe and Mildred Dixon; and a very special uncle Charlie
Toney. Those left to cherish his memory are his son Hayden Thomas Dixon of Glen Daniel; his mother Joan
Carol Toney Dixon of Oceana; a sister Clisty Hill of Oceana; three nephews Andy Hill, Dylan Dixon and
Brandon Dixon all of Oceana; two aunts Kathy Toney Thompson and husband David of Pineville, and  
Phyllis Toney of Oceana; an uncle Bill Toney and wife Brenda of Norwalk, OH; a very special companion
Kelly Ayers of Glen Daniel; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at
Noon on Friday, April 17, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. Jerry
Brown officiating. Friends may gather with the family from 11:00 AM until time of service on Friday, April
17, 2015 at the funeral home. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated following the service. E-mail
letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by
the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Bryant W. Cochran, 25, of Blacksburg, VA, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at his home following
a battle with Leukemia. He was born on December 29, 1989 in Blacksburg, VA, a son of Darrell Arthur and
Edra Gaye Harvey Cochran of Blacksburg. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Inez and German
Harvey; grandmother Dorothy Hoover; an aunt Jean Cole; and an uncle Belford Cochran.  In addition to his
parents he is survived by two sisters Donna Davis and Tonia Cochran; a brother Dean and Carolyn Cochran
and their children Samantha, Chase and Jacob Cochran of Floyd County, VA; uncles and aunts Alfred and
Mary Harvey, and their children Adam and Monica Harvey, Misty and John Maynor and Bella,  Billy and
Beatrice Harvey, and their children Shane and Annie Harvey, Steven and Sherry Harvey, Donnie and Gerald
Jackson and Payten, all of WV, and Ray Cole of NC; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral
services will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at the Sunhill Country Church, Sunhill, WV,
with Pastor Jay Blankenship and Rev. Johnathon Nub Blankenship officiating. He will be laid to rest in
German Harvey Cemetery, Cedar Creek, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9:00 PM  on
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at the church. Pallbearers will be his nephew, cousins and uncles. E-mail
letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by
the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Billy Ray Perry, 82, of Cyclone, WV passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2015 following a sudden illness at
home surrounded by his family. He was born on May 17, 1932 in Davin, WV, a son of the late Marshall
Hayes and Inez Christian Perry. Bill served in the Korean War where he received the rank of Sgt. He was
employed at Consolidated Gas as a well tender for 31 years. While at Consolidated he received the
Prestigious McCarter Medal for his heroic life saving action of a drowning victim on February 26, 1985.
Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, ginsenging, cooking Sunday dinner, watching the New York
Yankees and lending a helping hand to anyone in need.  He was a member of the Cyclone Missionary
Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he preceded in death by a son Wilfred Wesley Perry; three
brothers Orville "Buddy" Perry, Sherwood Perry and Walter "Von" Perry; and a set of infant twins
Franklin and Francine Perry. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 59 years Cataline Bobbie
Perry of Cyclone; five daughters Gloria Brinkley of Cyclone, Karen (Pat) Browning of Davin, Erma (Tim)
Mutters of Oceana, Teresa (Timmy Joe) Justice of Davin and  Jennifer Mathis of Pratt; a son Brian
(Robin) Perry of Accoville; twelve grandchildren Lil' Pat Browning, Stephanie Florence, Tessa Brinkley,
Joshua and Timothy Mutters, Christin, Kelsey and Trey Mathis, TJ Justice, TJ Hoosier, Joshua Perry and
Andrew Backus; eight great grandchildren Savannah, Coleton and Keelyn Browning, Kayln Diegert,
Bristol and Kendall Florence, Luxley and Zeke Mutters; his mother Rosie Toler Perry of Cyclone; five
sisters Betty Miller of Cleveland, OH, Judy Walls of Tallahassee, FL, Darlene Perry of Cyclone, Mary
(Frankie) Canterbury and Sherry (David) Spaulding both of Oceana; a brother James "Jim" (Rita) Perry of
Ripley; a special friend John W. Cook of Cyclone; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral
services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at the Cyclone Missionary Baptist Church,
Cyclone, WV, with Rev. Stephen Walls, Brian Perry and Patrick Browning officiating. He will be laid to
rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Military Rites will be conducted by the Wyoming County
Veterans Honor Guard. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9:00 PM on Monday, April 20, 2015 in
the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. Pallbearers will be Lil' Pat Browning, Joshua
Mutters, Timothy Mutters, TJ Justice, Trey Mathis and Joshua Perry. Honorary Pallbearers will be John
W. Cook, Joe Miller, Tony Haught, Joe Lusk, Jackie Cook and Gary Cook. E-mail letters of sympathy may
be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Lucille Little, 74, of Wayside, WV passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015 in Greenbrier Valley Hospital,
Lewisburg, WV. She was born on August 20, 1940, a daughter of the late Harrison and Mary Justice. She
was a homemaker and wife to Earl Junior Little, they had ten children. In addition to her parents she is
preceded in death by her husband  Earl Junior Little; a daughter Betty Jo Little; a son Howard Vince Little;
three grandsons Earl Travis Little, Matthew Harrison Little and Timothy Flint Little; four sisters; and
seven brothers. She is survived by  four sons and  four daughters Flint and wife Teresa Little, Trampis and
wife Eunice Little, Pam and husband David Hagerman all of Pineville, Elvis and Debbie Little, Lacy and
wife Sandy Little, Lisa Little, Penny and husband James Matney, and Crystal and husband John Paul
Matney all of Wayside;  24 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; a sister Shirley Matney; a brother Zeb
Justice; two special people who were like her sons Billy Craft and David May; and a host of other loving
family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Little Zion
Church at Greenbrier, Panther WV, with Elders Arthur Short, Dallas Dotson, Fred Bailey, Roy Lester, David
Lester and Danny Hurley officiating. She will be laid to rest in Justice Cemetery, Hurley, VA. Friends may
gather with the family after 6 on Thursday, April 23, 2015 and Friday, April 24, 2015 at the church.
Pallbearers will be family and friends. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Freda Ann Cook Harless, 71, of Oceana, WV passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015 in Raleigh General
Hospital, Beckley, WV. She was born on January 27, 1944 in Hanover, WV, a daughter of the late Herman
and Minnie Cline Cook. Freda was a member of the Hanover Missionary Baptist Church where she was the
church pianist and choir director. She was a member of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International of
the Alpha Theta Chapter in Wyoming County. Freda worked as a teacher and principal for the Wyoming
County Board of Education. She started her career as a teacher at Oceana Middle School and her career as a
principal at Matheny Grade School. She last worked as principal at Berlin McKinney Elementary School;
while under her leadership  in the  2000 school year they received the WV School of Excellence Award, in
2002 they were named a National Blue Ribbon School and in 2003 Freda received the National
Distinguished Principal Award. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by an infant brother
Charles Herman Allen Cook; her maternal grandparents Mack and Mae Cline and her paternal
grandparents Carl and Gustava Cook. Survivors include her loving husband of 46 years Edward A. Harless,
Jr.; a daughter Joyel Finley and her husband Scottie of Milton; a son Parrish Harless of Charleston; a sister
Sandra Gilbert of Scott Depot; and a host of other loving family and friends.  Funeral services will be held
at  1:00 PM on Friday, April 24, 2015 in the  Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev.
Jackie Lester officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Cline Family Cemetery, Hanover, WV. Friends may
gather with the family from 6-9:00 PM on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the funeral home.  Pallbearers will
be Ron Hall, Sam Stewart, Scottie Finley, Dwayne Gilbert, Tracy Cline and Joe Toler. Honary pallbearer will
be Keith Walker.  E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The
family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Edward Lee "Eddie" Aliff, 45, of Oceana, WV passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015. He was born
January 13, 1970 in Welch, WV a son of the late Douglas "Doug" and Brenda "Susie" Williams Aliff. He was
a coal truck driver and loving father. Those left to cherish his memory include his two sons Jeremiah and
Isaiah Aliff; three brothers Donald Aliff and wife Becky of Fanrock; Marvin Aliff of Fanrock and Mark Aliff
of Pineville; his companion Mandy Morgan of Kopperston; and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews,
cousins and friends. A memorial service will be held at 8:00 PM on Friday, April 24, 2015 at the Brier Creek
Tabernacle, Brier Creek, WV, with Rev. Steve Acord officiating. He will be laid to rest in Morgan Hatfield
Cemetery, Fanrock, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9:00 PM on Friday, April 24, 2015 at
the church. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Sandra Lee "Sandy" Toler Cline, 47, of Lynco, WV went on to a better place on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at
Welch Community Hospital, Welch, WV, following a sudden illness. She was born on January 12, 1968, a
daughter of Patty Jean Abbott Toler of Lynco and the late Rondal Toler. Sandy was a loving daughter,
mother and grandmother. In addition to her father she is preceded in death by her grandfather Harrison
Abbott; grandparents Bud and Nola Toler; and a  cousin Nicholas "Nick" Abbott. Survivors include her
daughter Tashawna Cline and companion Derek Lester of Oceana; her mother Patty Jean Abbott Toler
and companion David Pierson of Lynco; a sister Kimberly Lynn Toler and companion Robert Blankenship
of Oceana; a granddaughter Aliyah Lester of Oceana; and a host of other loving family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, April 25, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with her uncle Harrison Abbott officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm
Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from Noon until time of service on
Saturday April 25, 2015 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be David Pierson, Jeff Toler, Justin Morgan,
Kevin Beaver, Dalton Pritt and Randy Trevathan. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Herbert O'dell Thomas, 91, of Oceana, WV, passed away  on April 29, 2015 in Bowers Hospice House,
Beckley, WV. He was born on February 17, 1924 in Big Sandy, WV a son of the late Roscoe and Laura Lyle
Thomas. O'dell  grew up and lived in Bartley, WV for most of his life, the last 52 years in Oceana. He was a
US Navy WWII veteran, a member of the American Legion, retired from Island Creek Coal Co. in 1986, a
member of UMWA and  a member of the Rockcastle Baptist Church since 1972. In addition to his parents he
is preceded in death by two brothers Joe Bill and Todd; and a sister Opal Thomas Grygiel. Those left to
cherish his memory are his loving wife of 68 years Vera Lee Sheets Thomas; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the Rockcastle Baptist Church,
Pineville, WV, with Pastor Donald "Doc" Adkins, Evan Arkell and Silas Mullins, Jr. officiating. He will be
laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV.  Friends may gather with the family from 11:00 AM
until time of service on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the church. Military Rites will be conducted by the
Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be family and friends. In lieu of flowers
donations can be made to Bowers Hospice House 454 Cranberry Drive Beckley, WV 25801. E-mail letters of
sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Herbert "Buddy" Linkous, 86, of Kopperston, WV, passed from this life into his Heavenly reward at St.
Mary's Hospital, Huntington, WV following a long illness. He was born on November 10, 1928 in Clinchco,
VA, a son of the late Leonard James and Minnie Blanche Johnson Linkous. He was a United States Army
Veteran and served in the Korean War where he was awarded the Bronze Star. He worked in the coal mines
for more than three decades, retiring from Peabody Coal. Mr. Linkous was active in the United Mine
Workers and was an active member and officer of his Local 7604 for several years. Mr. Linkous was also a
talented wood craftsman and enjoyed sharing his creations with family members. He also enjoyed
spending time with family and friends, was an avid reader, enjoyed fishing, bird watching and feeding
those that gathered around his front porch. He taught his children by example and was a source of
strength for his family. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife of
57 years Betty Alice Addington Linkous; a daughter Janet Sue Linkous Walls; two brothers Bobby Linkous
and Charlie Linkous; two sisters Ruby Linkous Fleenor and Ethel "Toots" Linkous Hileman. Those left to
cherish his memory include a son Michael Linkous and fiance Donna Pauley of Hurricane; three daughters
Mary Catherine "Cathy" Linkous Brooks and husband Billy of Kopperston, Karen Linkous Rodgers and
husband John, of Winfield, and Angela Linkous Hollingsworth and husband Chuck, of Roanoke, VA;
grandchildren Billy Brooks, Jr. and Sharon, David Brooks, Russell Brooks, and Jaime Brooks, all of
Kopperston; Patrick Walls and Kelly, of Matheny, Melissa Walls Cochran and Michael, of Fanrock, Erica
Walls Hill and Tony, of Bolt, Cassie Forbes and Joey Forbes, both of Winfield, Jared Church, of Roanoke,
VA; great grandchildren Baylea Brooks, Kelsey Walls, Kasey Walls, Tanner Walls, Brandon Cochran, Justin
Cochran, Britney Cochran, Sydney Cochran, Ethan Hill, McKinlea Hill, Matthew Hill and Eli Hill; a brother
Jerry "Bird" Linkous and wife Brenda, of Dante, VA; four sisters Marie "Jim" Linkous, of Clinchco, VA,
Evelyn Salyer, of Castlewood, VA, Bessie "Pete" Castle, of Castlewood, VA, and Gay Nell Skeen and husband
Jim, of Mt. Pleasant, TX; two sister-in-laws, Shirley Linkous, of Castlewood, VA and Nancy Linkous, of
Newport News, VA; along with several nieces, nephew and a host of other loving family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday, May 3, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. Silas Mullins officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens,
Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from Noon until time of service on Sunday, May 3, 2015
at the funeral home. Military Rites will be conducted by the Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard.
Pallbearers will be family and friends. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Michael J. Bailey, 49, of Ravencliff, WV, lost his battle to cancer on April 28, 2015 in Ruby Memorial
Hospital, Morgantown, WV. He was born on January 23, 1966 a son of Dora Bailey of Ravencliff and the
late Carlos "Pip" Bailey. Mike enjoyed gardening, watching football and wrestling, talking on his CB and
taking care of his chickens. He also loved spending time with family and friends. In addition to his father
he is preceded in death by two sisters Betty Bailey and Tearsa Bailey; two brothers Frankie Bailey and
Anthony Bailey; both his maternal and paternal grandparents; and a niece Tabitha Bailey Gwyn.  
Pallbearers will be family and friends. In addition to his mother those left to cherish his memory are two
sisters Tammy Sizemore and Betsy Sizemore and her husband Pete; three brothers Carlos Bailey and his
wife Diana and Timmy Bailey and his fiance Donna and Kevin "Boo" Bailey and his  wife Cathy all of
Ravencliff; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other loving family and friends. A celebration of
Mikes life will be at 1:00 PM on Monday, May 4, 2015 at the Pine Grove Church, Ravencliff, WV, with Rev.
Charlie Brown and Rev. Ernest Francis officiating. He will be laid to rest in  Pine Grove Cemetery,
Ravencliff, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11:00 AM until time of service on Monday, May
4, 2015 at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Billy Gene Cline, 74, of Coal Mountain, WV, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2015 at his home. He was born
on May 27, 1940 in Simon, WV, a son of the late Athelene Cline and Tennis Kennedy. Billy attended the Coal
Mountain Freewill Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by five half brothers; a
half sister; a granddaughter; and a grandson. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 48
years Shirley Chambers Cline of Coal Mountain; two daughters Tina (David) Walls of Coal Mountain and
Anna (Bobby) Blankenship of Simon; two sons Billy (Angel) Cline of Oceana and Matthew (Candi)
Daugherty of Kopperston;  four sisters Linda Kennedy, Arletta Shrewsbury, Grace Porter all of Princeton,
and Estern Osborne of Simon; three half sisters Helen Cline of Simon, Maylee Maynard and Mina Elkins all
of High Point, NC; five brothers Doug Cline, William Cline, Lloyd Cline and Kenny Cline all of Simon, and
Bob Cline of Brenton; four half brothers Thomas Morgan of Simon, Jackie Morgan of Cedar Creek, William
Morgan of Lilly Haven and Randall Morgan of New Richmond; grandchildren Ashley (Pat) Walter and their
daughter Sophie, Bobby (Tiffany) Blankenship and their son Braylen, Hunter Blankenship, Tiffany (Todd)
Walls and their children Alexandria, Christina, Dakota, J.J., and Joey, David (Kandase) Walls, Becky (nick)
Hatfield and their children William and Keeley, Tim (Donna) Wallsand their children Destiney, Angel, Faith,
Timothy and Nathaniel, Kevin (Samantha) Walls and their children Kayla, Shawn, Keith, Justin, Jackie,
Hunter and Katie; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services
will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at the Coal Mountain Freewill Baptist Church, Coal
Mountain, WV, with Rev. Roger Browning and Rev. Jay Blankenship officiating. He will be laid to rest in
Cline Cemetery, Reedy Creek, WV. Friends may gather with the family after 6:00 PM on Monday, May 4,
2015 at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends.   E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Norma Jean Keeney Wells, 77, of Clear Fork, WV, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2015 at Harper Mills,
Beckley, WV. She was born on August 31, 1937 in Cyclone, WV, a daughter of the late Billy and Verna
Stevens Keeney. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of 46 years Charles
Wells; two sons Kim Wells and Michael Wells; a grandson Kelly Wells; and her companion of 15 years Ed
Dunn. Those left to cherish her memory are her three daughters Jackie (Barry) Chambers of Clear Fork,
Bonita (Frank) Bradford of Clear Fork and Linda Orzechowski of PN; a son Terry (Ruth) Wells of Fanrock;
three sisters Eva (Will) Bailey of Davin, Rita (Gene) Harvey of White Sulphur Springs and Judy (Terry) St.
Clair of Lynco; eleven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Eddie Aliff officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Keeney-Cook
Cemetery, Cyclone, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9:00 PM on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at
the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends.  E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Garnette Lea Stafford Morgan Rose, 82, of Fanrock, WV, went to meet the Lord and those she loved on
Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, WV. She was born on September 26, 1932 in
Ox, WV, a daughter of the late Virgil Stewart and Zelma Jackson. Garnette was a member of Brenton
Church of God. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her first husband Thomas J. Morgan;
her second husband Johnny Ellis Rose; an infant son Johnny Lee Morgan; five  brothers Donald Fite, Aussi
Houck, Rodney Houck, Douglas Houck and Virgil Stewart, Jr . Those left to cherish her memory are her
three daughters Charlotte (Jimmy) Hatfield of Fanrock, Sharon (Paul) Blankenship of Laurel Branch and
Frances (Jim) Lambert of Brenton; three sons Thomas Ray (Wanda) Morgan of Fanrock, Onnie (Jennifer)
Morgan of Fayetteville and Ernest (Denevra) Morgan of Ikes Fork; two sisters Peggy Stover of Smyrna, DE
and Avis Price of OH; a brother Joseph Houck of Fanrock; 15 grandchildren Chrystal Smith, Donna
Dominick, Amanda Hunt, Ashley Stewart, Samuel Lambert, Sonya Christian, Jimmy Hatfield, Jason
Blankenship, Thomas Morgan II, Jesse Morgan, Onnie Morgan, Jr., Erica Church, Adam Morgan and Traci
Smith; 25 great grandchildren Samantha Smith, Kaitlyn Smith, Treyton Dominick, Ty Dominick, Bryson
Hunt, Cayden Hunt, Zachary Hunt, Emma Stewart, M'Kenna Stewart, Maddox Stewart, Austin Christian,
Ethan Christian, Alivia Hatfield, Brooke Hatfield, Molly Cook, Luke Blankenship, Wyatt Blankenship,
Maggie Blankenship, Thomas Morgan, III, Gavin Morgan, Judah Morgan, Joselyn Morgan, Emitt Morgan,
Nash Morgan and Kendal Smith; and a host of other loving family and friends.  Funeral Services will be
held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Brenton Church of God, Brenton, WV, with Pastor
Fredrick Fischer and Bro. Bill Rose officiating. She will be laid to rest in Morgan Family Cemetery, West
Point, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11:00 AM until time of service on Wednesday, May 6,
2015 at the church.  E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The
family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Charlotte Sue Perry Stewart, 69, of Cyclone, WV, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at McDowell
Nursing and Rehab, Gary, WV after a long illness. She was born on April 25, 1946 in Cyclone, WV, the
daughter of the late Fred Daniels and Versie Brown. Charlotte was a lifelong resident of Cyclone, a former
employee of Wayne's Supermarket in Oceana and Buddy's Department store also in Oceana. She was a
1964 graduate of Oceana High School. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband
Jackson "Jack" Lee Perry; a son J.L. Perry; a brother Steve Brown; her former father-in-law and
mother-in-law Arch and Faye Perry; step-mother Mary Ellen Daniels; step-father Ken Brown; and several
aunts and uncles. She is survived by a niece Amee (Drew) Young; two great nieces Andria and Addison
"Addi B" Young all of Anthem, AZ; Two sisters-in-laws Sue Toler of Little Birch and Sharon Harless of Glen
Fork; a brother-in-law Jim Perry of St. Stephens Church, VA; and a host of cousins and friends. Funeral
services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, May 8, 2015 at Lacoma Baptist Church, Cyclone, WV, with Rev.
Merle Walls Officiating. She will be laid to rest in Cooks Cemetery, Cyclone, WV. Friends may gather with
the family from Noon until time of service on Friday, May 8, 2015 at the church. Pallbearers will be family
and friends. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is
being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Robert William Toler, 71, of Oceana, WV, passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Raleigh General
Hospital, Beckley, WV. He was born on September 30, 1943 in Pineville, WV, a son of the late Andrew
Willam and Flossie Bias Toler. He is preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include three sisters
Loriane Whittington of VA, Kathleen Toler of Fairdale and Janice Richards of Kopperston; a brother James
Toler of Oceana; and a host of other loving family and friends. In keeping with his wishes he will be
cremated and there will be no public services. His cremains will be buried near his parents in the Shannon
Cemetery, Baileysville, WV.  E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
John Burton Pizzino, Sr., 85, of Glen Fork, WV, passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at his home. He was
born on December 31, 1929 in Glen Fork, WV, a son of the late Sebastian and Elizabeth Sehen Pizzino. John
was a member of the UMWA, worked for Eastern Associated Coal in Kopperston and Harris and a federal
mine inspector. He is the last surviving member of his immediate family.  In addition to his parents he is
preceded in death by a son John B. Pizzino, Jr.; four brother and sisters. Survivors include his loving wife
of almost 65 years Velma McGlothin Pizzino of Glen Fork; two daughters Debrah Hargis of Skin Fork and
Pamela (Kenny) Atkins of Valdese, NC; two sons Danny (Glenda) Pizzino of Glen Fork and Richard (Jan)
Pizzino of Lexington, KY; thirteen grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family
and friends. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 15, 2015 at Palm Memorial
Gardens, Matheny, WV with Bro. Gene Reed officiating. Friends may gather with the family from 6-8:00
PM on Thursday, May 14, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. Military Rites
will be conducted by the Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being
served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Frances Kay Wood, 72, of Glen Fork, WV, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Bowers Hospice
House, Beckley, WV. She was born on March 20, 1943 in Harrison, WV, a daughter of the late Arza and
Marjorie Brewer Rexroad. Kay was a member of Delilah Methodist Church and the United Methodist
Church Women's Group. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a sister Joyce Rexroad; a
grandson Matthew Wood; and an infant brother. Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband
of 54 years Gary Ray Wood of Glen Fork; a daughter Karrie (Christopher) Crouse of Glen Fork; two sons
Bret (Cindy) Wood of Concord, NC and Bart Teets of Beckley; her mother-in-law Nettie M. Wood of Glen
Fork; two brothers Richard Rexroad and Gary (Janice) Rexroad all of Mesa, AZ; six grandchildren Whitney,
Ryan, Lauren, Matt, Kristen and Meghann; seven great grandchildren Savannah, Blake, Braxton, Landon,
Makenzie, Jase and Kaiden;  a nephew Gregory Teets of Morgantown; and a host of other loving family and
friends. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Delilah Methodist Church,
Oceana, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 2:00 PM until time of service on Saturday, May 16,
2015 at the church. In keeping with her wishes she will be cremated.  E-mail letters of sympathy may be
sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV.
Tonia Lea Irick Lusk, 36 of Cyclone, WV passed away on Saturday May 16, 2015 at her home. She was born
in Beckley, WV a daughter of Drema Hill Spears and the late Ronald Irick. She was a homemaker and
loving wife and mother. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her maternal
grandparents Joseph and Anna Hill. Those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband of 18
years Brian Exel Lusk; her mother Drema Hill Spears of Turkey Dip; three sons Aaron Irick, Matthew Lusk
and Kevin Isaac Lusk all of Cyclone; a sister Christina (Jeremy) Jude of Summers County; two brothers
Zack (Kadie) Irick of Kentucky and Chad (Brittany) Irick of Morgantown; aunts Judy, Fran, Edna and Carla;
uncles Frank, Eddie and Billy; several cousins; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral
service will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday May 20, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV. She will be laid to rest in the Osborne Cemetery, Brushy Fork, Cyclone, WV. Friends
may gather with the family from 11:00 AM until service time at the funeral home. E-mail letters of
sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Frank D. Lester, 69 of Verner, WV went to a better life on Sunday May 17, 2015 at his home. He was born
on March 15, 1946 in Leatherwood, WV, a son of the late Auldie Fitzgerald and Angie Browning Lester.
Frank attended the Christian Freewill Baptist Church and the Greenbranch Freewill Baptist Church. In
addition to his parents he is preceded in death by  two sons Johnny Thomas Lester and Jody Lester; a
grandson Robert Hatfield; and five sisters Grethel Walls, Loraine Azar, Marcella Lester, Georgia Lester and
Rebecca Lester. Those left to cherish his memories are his loving wife of 49 years Dottie Lou Browning
Lester; two daughters Melanie Faye (Orville) Parker of Mallory and Carrin Lester and companion Clarence
Toler of Triadelphia; three sons Frank Lester, Jr. of Spice Creek, Bradley (Danna) Lester of Fayette County
and Jimmy (Jessica) Lester of Cyclone; four sisters Bethel Morgan, Ethel (Cecil) Bobbitt, Margaret
(Freddie) Hatfield and Alma Belcher; four brothers Gerald (Liz) Lester, Buford Lester, Buel (Helen) Lester
and Blaine (Sue) Lester; grandchildren Cody (Adrianna) Lester, Charity Lester, Ashley (David) Wiley,
Christopher (Brittany) Lester, Jared (Stephanie) Hensley, Josiah Lester, Tawana (Chris) Cisco, Robert Ryan
Gage Lester, Kameron Lester, Dylan Lester, Olivia Lester, Jessica Thomas Maynard, Johnathan Thomas,
Leanna Thomas, Johnanna Thomas, and Edward Thomas; great grandchildren Brayden Lester, Braxton
Wiley, Lakin Wiley, Ava Lester, Gracy Cisco, Sarah Cisco, Hunter Grimmett and Robert Maynard; and a host
of other loving family and friends.  Funeral services will be held at noon on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the
Greenbranch Freewill Baptist Church, Man, WV, with Rev. Roger Browning and Rev. Mike Johnson
officiating. He will be laid to rest in Skyline Cemetery, Justice, WV. Friends may gather with the family
from 6-9:00 PM on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Pallbearers will be friends and family. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Larry Dale Fields, Jr., 34, of Whitman, WV, went home to be with the Lord  on Sunday, May 17, 2015 in
CAMC Memorial Hospital, Charleston, WV following a long illness. He was born on November 24, 1980 in
Williamson, WV, a son of Larry Dale and Sandra Kay Bailey Fields, Sr. of Whitman, WV.. Larry was a long
time member of the Cora Volunteer Fire Department and worked at Gaylock Wrecker Service until his
illness forced him to retire, he also loved riding four wheelers and dirt bikes with his friends and family .
He is preceded in death by his grandparents Grandville Harold and Patsy Delorse Fields and Ershal Donnie
Bailey. Those left to cherish his memory are his son Trevor Fields; two sisters Kimberly and Bobby "Bub"
Lively of Matheny and Michelle and Allen Adkins of Harts; a brother Kyle Adams of Whitman;  two
nephews Harold "Junior" Lively, Jr. of Matheny and Little Allen of Harts; a niece Chloe "Sissy" Adkins of
Harts; his grandmother Barbara Bailey of Huff Creek; and a host of aunts, uncles, family and friends will be
left to cherish his loving memory. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 22, 2015 at the
Joseph Baptist Church, Lynco, WV, with Pastor William Cook officiating. He will be laid to rest in Forest
Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9:00 PM on Thursday, May 21,
2015 at the church. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the funeral home.    E-mail letters of
sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Carol Sue Hunter, 67, of Accoville, WV, formerly of Lillydale passed away on Tuesday,  May 19, 2015 at
Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, KY. She was born on August 18, 1947
in Oceana, WV, a daughter of the
late Wayne and Tressie Ann Fortner Graham. Carol  attended the Family Praise and Worship. In addition to
her parents she is preceded in death by two brothers Franklin Graham and Steven Graham; and three
sisters Maxine Varney, Genevie
ve Holcomb and Pamela Stacy. Those left to cherish her memory are her
two daughters Kandy (Cetis) Clay of Oceana and Cora Ann Asbury of Princeton; a sister Hazel Blankenship;
a granddaughter Brandi Dishmon of Oceana; and a host of other loving family and friends. In keeping with
her wishes she will be cremated. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at
www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.