HURLEY, Va. - Myrel Hall Estep Justus, 94 years of age, of the Pounding Mill Branch section, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Grundy following an extended illness. Born in Buchanan County, she was the daughter of the late Madison Hall and Polly Lester Hall Blankenship. She was a member of the Sulphur Springs Regular Baptist Church for 54 years, a graduate of the Presbyterian Church School in Hurley and Radford Teachers College. She was a former school teacher for the Buchanan County School System. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alford Justus.
Mrs. Justus is survived by one daughter, Mattie Estep Dotson of Hurley; one son, Albert Estep of Mississippi; two sisters, Georgia Robair West of Abingdon and Lydia Roberts of Wolford, Va.; a special granddaughter, Sherry Estep of Detroit; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter; three sons; one sister; and two brothers.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at 1 p.m. at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel with Evangelist Michael Trent officiating with burial to follow in the Levi Lester Cemetery on Pounding Mill Branch near Hurley.
Friends may call at the Grundy Funeral Home after 5 p.m. Friday and there will be an evening service at 7 p.m.
Active pallbearers will be nephews, grandsons and friends.
Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Blankenship, Chris Shortridge, Earl Gibbs, Keaster Shortridge, Rosie Thomas and Juanita Lester.
Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy is in charge of all arrangements.
Bobby H. Kestner
DAMASCUS - Funeral services for Mr. Bobby Harold Kestner will be held Friday, Dec. 13, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Farris Funeral Chapel. Bill Hamm will officiate. Interment will follow in Old Glade Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bobby Morrison, David Kestner, Henry Kestner, Chris Kestner, Bruce Kestner and Sam Kestner. Those wishing to express their condolences online may do so at www.farrisfuneralservice.com.
Mr. Kestner, 62, died Tuesday at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Farris Funeral Service is serving the Kestner family.
Lola Lambert of Bristol Virginia died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, in Bristol Regional Medical Center.
She was a lifelong resident of Bristol Virginia and a daughter of the late Robert L. and Anna Belle Jones Lambert. She had been a resident of NHC HealthCare of Bristol for the past eight years.
She was a retired employee of United Inter-Mountain Telephone Company and an active worker in the Democratic Party.
Miss Lambert was a member of Reynolds Memorial United Methodist Church and, prior to her illness, was an active member of the Henley-Gleaners Sunday School class.
Survivors include one sister, Vanda Amburn of Abingdon; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Memories Mausoleum in Mountain View Cemetery with Dr. Tony Collins officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Reynolds Memorial United Methodist Church, 327 Mary St., Bristol, VA 24201. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Akard Funeral Home. E-mail condolences to the family may be sent at email@example.com. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Miss Lambert.
B. Donald Lyell
KNOXVILLE - B. Donald "Don" Lyell, formerly of Johnson City, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. Don was a very active member of Karns Church of Christ and was formerly very active at the Central Church of Christ in Johnson City.
He was a Mason, Shriner and member of the Johnson City Metro Lion's Club. Don was retired from American Water Heater Corp. in Johnson City. He was an avid golfer, a master craftsman and a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors: wife of 43 years, Shirley Cunningham Lyell; daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Jim DeSilvey of Greenwood, Ind.; sons and daughters-in-law, Todd and Mary Lyell of Farragut, and Rob and Kristina Lyell of Karns; grandchildren, Mark Thomas and Jordan DeSilvey, Forrest, Haley and Gavin Lyell; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 p.m. Friday followed by funeral services at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with Brother Edwin Jones officiating. Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lake View Cemetery for graveside services and interment. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central Church of Christ Building Fund. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel is serving the Lyell family. www.clickfuneralhome.com.
Alfred E. Maloyed
SALTVILLE - Mr. Alfred E. Maloyed, 73, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, in Smyth County Community Hospital.
Arrangements incomplete at this time. The D.R. Henderson Funeral Home is in charge.
Jerry L. McCracken
McALESTER, Okla. - Funeral services for Jerry Lynn McCracken will be conducted 7 p.m. Friday in Valley Hills Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Taylor officiating. Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers Doug Williams, John McClain, Phillip Suppi, Ralph Yates, John King and James Phillips. Honorary pallbearers, men of Valley Hills Baptist Church. The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 until 7 p.m. in Valley Hills Baptist Church.
Mr. McCracken, 35, a former resident of Bristol, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, in McAlester.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Harry W. McElraft
SALTVILLE - Mr. Harry W. McElraft, 76, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, in Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was a member of Riverview Presbyterian Church and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Mr. McElraft was a retiree of U.S. Gypsum after 41 years of employment.
Survivors: his wife of 53 years, Louise Davidson McElraft; two daughters and sons-in-law, Joan and Charles Nutter, Saltville, and Debby and Mike Jones, Roanoke; one brother, Bobby McElraft, South Carolina; one sister, Ella Mae Elmore, Saltville; four granddaughters, Sarah Nutter Arnold and husband, Brian, Bristol Virginia, Tabby Coe Nunley and husband, Jeff, Damascus, Jessica Nutter, Glade Spring, and Katie Jones, Roanoke; three great-grandchildren, Brooke and Justin Nunley, Damascus, and Calvin Arnold, Bristol Virginia; two brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Gene and Stella Davidson, Saltville, and Jackie and Jane Davidson, Roanoke; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at Henderson Funeral Chapel with Rev. Robert Thornton officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Rose Cemetery with military rites conducted by VFW Post "Hardy Roberts" 7328. Pallbearers will be Buddy Cahill, Roscoe Smith, Bobby Caywood, Otis Bise, C.W. Davidson, Wes Carter, James R. Ashley and Bill Booth. Honorary pallbearers will be former U.S. Gypsum employees and Andrew Frye and Norman Harris. Relatives and friends can visit at the home any time Friday. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. D.R. Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville is serving the family.
Ira M. McKinney
MARION - Ira Marlowe "Mac" McKinney, 75, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002 in the Smyth County Community Hospital in Marion.
He was born to the late Fred and Nanna Safewright McKinney and was preceded in death by his brothers, Fred McKinney and Millard McKinney; and his sisters, Velma Sexton, Elsie Haggar, Ella Roberts, Mary Miller and Rosa McKinney. He was a retired master sergeant from the U.S. Army having served in World War II, the Korean conflict and Vietnam. He was the recipient of many medals of valor to include four Purple Hearts, three Presidential Citations, Bronze Star and Silver Star. He was an Army recruiter in Richlands in 1960-65 and graduated from Wytheville Community College in 1974. He was a member of the Francis Marion V.F.W. 4667. He retired from the Army in 1971 and became a farmer in Smyth County.
Survivors include wife of 50 years, Maxine Thompson McKinney; one daughter, Debbie McKinney, Marion; one son and daughter-in-law, Major Johnny and Faye McKinney, Iowa City, Iowa; four sisters, Iris Rich, Galax, Stella Cox, Rural Retreat, Naomi King, Wytheville, and Mozelle Eversole, Wytheville; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Dickie and Genny McKinney, Nokesville, Va., and Jean and Glenna McKinney Powell, Wyo.; step-grandchildren, Ronnie Ray, Lisa Gilliam and Sandy Roy; special friends, Clement Osborne, C.D. Stickley and Bill Musser; several nieces and nephews; and many friends also survive.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the West Cemetery with full military honors being rendered by the Francis Marion V.F.W. Post 4667. Bradley's Funeral Home, Marion, is serving the McKinney Family.
NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio - Elaine McMillan (nee Sipes), 86, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, following a brief illness. She was born Sept. 21, 1916, in Elkins, W.Va., and has resided the past 17 years in Elyria and North Ridgeville. She was a resident of Bristol Tennessee from 1939-1961 and from 1970-1985. She was secretary for many years for "Forging Industry Education and Research Foundation." in Cleveland, Ohio. A lifelong Lutheran, she was a member of Bethesda on the Bay Lutheran Church in Bay Village, Ohio. She enjoyed card playing, reading and socializing with people. Survivors include her daughter, Mrs. Jerry (Diane) Karp of Avon, Ohio; two granddaughters; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph "Mack" McMillan in 1991.
Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. Saturday in the chapel at Sunset Memorial Park, 6245 Columbia Road, North Olmsted, Ohio, where funeral services will be held Sunday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m. Pastor Dennis Stylski will officiate. Memorial contributions are requested to Bethesda on the Bay Lutheran Church, 28607 Wolf Road, Bay Village, OH 44140 or to "New Life Hospice", 5255 N. Abbe Road, Elyria, OH 44035. Arrangements are being handled by Dostal Funeral Service. 440-779-0450.
Wilkesboro, N.C. - Mr. Rex Miller, 65, of Highway 268 West, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, at his home. Mr. Miller was born June 15, 1937, in Ashe County to Spencer Edmond and Ollie Mae Martin Miller. He was a member of Piney Ridge Baptist Church. Mr. Miller was an Air Force veteran.
Surviving are one son, Reed Miller of Purlear; his mother and one brother, Harold Duane Miller, both of Millers Creek.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Dec. 13, at Miller Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Larry Sluder and Mr. Freddie Sizemore officiating. Burial will be in Piney Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will be at Miller Funeral Service from 1 until 2 p.m. prior to the service.
Earle B. Mullins
NORTON - Funeral services for Earle B. Mullins will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the Hagy & Fawbush Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Amy Cook-Alcorn officiating. Burial will be in the Highland Cemetery in Norton.
Mr. Mullins, 89, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at Norton Community Hospital.
The Mullins family is being served by Hagy & Fawbush Funeral Home of Norton.
BLUFF CITY - Roxie Booher Mullins, 60, died Wednesday. She was born in Scott County, Va., a daughter of the late B.Z. and Dulcie Booher. She was an employee of Gordon Garment Company and was of the Methodist faith.
She is survived by her husband, Willie "Bill" Mullins; a son, Wayne Mullins of Bristol Tennessee; a daughter, Mary Ann Adams of St. Mary's, Ga.; two sisters, Marie Crusenberry of Piney Flats and Lannie Fauber of Blountville; two brothers, Edward Booher and Grady Booher, both of Bristol Tennessee; three grandchildren, Luke Mullins, Stacy Adams and Mandy Adams; two nieces and three nephews.
The funeral service is tentatively planned for 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the graveside in Boohers Cemetery with Rev. Worley Crusenberry officiating. Pallbearers will be Wayne Mullins, Ron Adams, Stacy Adams, Keith Fauber, Billy Booher, I.W. McNamara and Randy Booher. The family will tentatively receive friends from 6 until 8 o'clock Saturday evening at Blevins Funeral Home. Condolences and memories may be sent to the family via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Mullins have been made through Blevins Funeral Home.
Josephine Hunt Nunley
SALTVILLE - Josephine Hunt Nunley, 72, passed away Dec. 11, 2002, at her home. She attended Buckeye Hollow Pentecostal Holiness Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Odis L. Nunley; her parents, Bram and Mamie Hunt; and two brothers, Melvin and Glenn Hunt.
Survivors: two sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Brenda Nunley, Abingdon, and Kirby and Donna Nunley, Saltville; one daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Allen Hunt, Saltville; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Lincoln and Frances Hunt, Saltville, and Ted and Gail Hunt, Saltville; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Lorene and Walter Wilson, Saltville, and Connie and David Martin, Saltville; one sister, Mrs. Sam (Billie) Roark; three grandchildren, Darrell and Heather Nunley, Daniel Hunt and Rachel Utsman; two great-grandchildren, Jonathan and Nathan Nunley; and three sisters-in-law, Wilma and Nancy Hunt and Charmie Helton.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at HendersonFuneral Chapel with Rev. Paul Stanley and Rev. Wade Kestner officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Rose Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jeff Carbary, Jeff Hendricks, Caleb Kestner, Jordan Kestner, Dustin Hendricks, Adam Holmes, Cody Holmes, Jeremy Chapman, Jeremy Hunt and Todd DeBord. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. D.R. Henderson Funeral Home is serving the family.
WISE - Funeral services for Pauline Orender will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday in the Hagy & Fawbush Funeral Chapel with Roger Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in the Laurel Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jack Peters, James Caudill, Mike Abshire, Rusty Skorupa, Henry Shell, Gary Tate, Patrick Abshire and Derek Stidham. Honorary pallbearers will be Carles Collins, Jimmy Tate, Mike Tate, Dan Stidham, Franklin Tate and Mark Abshire. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Mrs. Orender, 80, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, from the home of her daughter in Wise.
Charlie Mae Osborne
GATE CITY - Graveside services for Charlie Mae Osborne will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2002, at Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, Va.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews.
The family will be meeting at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. to go in procession to the cemetery.
Mrs. Osborne, 79, entered into rest Dec. 10, 2002, at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport.
Macie "Joe" Moore Whitaker Shipley, formerly of 713 Suffolk Ave., Bristol, Va., died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at Greystone Healthcare Center. She was born in Kentucky and had lived in Bristol since 1954. She was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church on Euclid Avenue in Bristol Virginia. She was a private duty nurse for 10 years and was the operator of B & S Grocery Store for many years. She was the widow of Franklin Whitaker and William Grover Shipley.
She is survived by a sister, Marie DeLoach of Bristol Tennessee; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Frank L. Whitaker and Robert Wayne Shipley.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon in the chapel of Blevins Funeral Home with Rev. Darrell Pickle officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Charles Griffin, Bill Griffin, Billy Griffin, Keith Cope, Curtis Powers and Robert Fields. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o'clock Friday evening at Blevins Funeral Home. Condolences and memories may be sent to the family via e-mail at email@example.com. Arrangements especially for Mr. Shipley have been made through Blevins Funeral Home.
Lawrence D. Allison
SALTVILLE - Mr. Lawrence David Worley "Blackie" Allison, 90, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002, in Valley Health Care Center in Chilhowie. He was born in Saltville on Dec. 2, 1912, the third of 10 (and last surviving) child of John Henry and Della Hurley Allison. He was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Ola Wright Allison; three brothers; and six sisters. He was a retired employee of the Olin Corp. and a member and past president of the Saltville/Rich Valley Lions Club. He attended Friend's Community Church in Saltville and First Church of God in Allison Gap.
Survivors: four sons, Carlis Allison and wife Sue of Abingdon, Bobby Allison and wife Elizabeth, Saltville, Ron Allison and wife Sheila, Saltville and Roger Allison, Saltville; four granddaughters, Mrs. Trey (Kristie) Jennings, Marion, Mrs. Chad (Karla) Holmes, Abingdon, Rona Mitchell, Saltville and Kari Allison, Abingdon; and four great-great-granddaughters.
Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2002, in the Elizabeth Cemetery with the Rev. David Mumpower officiating. Pallbearers will be Stanley Bays, Bobby Wright, Jerry Wright, Kevin Stanley, Tommy Prater and Ronnie Montgomery. Honorary pallbearers will be Ed Brickey, Charles Asbury and the men of the Saltville/Rich Valley Lions Club. The family will receive friends from 7 till 9 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Saltville Rich Valley Lions Club. The D.R. Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville is serving the Allison Family.
Hazel K. Ball
DANTE - Hazel K. Ball went to be with her Lord Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002, at Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol Tennessee.
She now rests in the arms of Jesus, warmed by his wonderful love. She was born Sept. 6, 1919, in Scott County, Va., but lived the last 44 years in Dante. Straight Hollow Freewill Baptist Church was her church of choice which she loved dearly. She was very active in church, urging others to join her each time the doors were open. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Lucy Robinson Castle and was preceded in death by her husband, David Monroe Ball.
She is survived by three daughters, Alice Holbrook and husband, Lynn of St. Paul, Va., DiAnna Morefield and husband, Larry (Tub) of Dante and Charlene Ball of Dante; one sister, Eliza Shoemaker of Dante; special friends, Deb Meade, Larry Johnson and Debbie Hall; and two grandchildren, Brad Morefield of Erwin, Tenn., and Lucas Holbrook of St. Paul.
Funeral services will be conducted at Castlewood Funeral Home Chapel, Castlewood, on Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at 6:30 p.m. with Rev. Olin Cassell officiating. Committal services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2002, in Temple Hill Memorial Park, Castlewood. The family will meet at the funeral home and go in procession to the cemetery, leaving at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The family will receive friends on Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, from 6 until 9 p.m. in Castlewood Funeral Home Chapel, Castlewood. Condolences may be sent to the Ball family via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Castlewood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dennis Jack Barnett
Graveside services for Dennis Jack Barnett will be 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at the National Cemetery in Mountain Home, Tenn.
Mr. Barnett, 57, of 508 Hill Drive, Bristol, Va., departed this life Friday, Dec. 20, 202, at James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Mountain Home, Tenn.
Robinson Mortuary is serving the family of Mr. Dennis J. Barnett.
James C. Bartley
HAYSI - James Carroll "Smokey" Bartley, 76, of Route 1, passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002, at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon. A native of Dickenson County, he was a son of the late Jim and Frances Yates Bartley. He was a retired coal miner, a member of UMWA Local 7170, a member of Splashdam Freewill Baptist Church and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, A.J. Bartley.
Survivors include his wife, Anna Lee Bartley; four sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Pamela Bartley of Richmond, Ky., Ronnie and Rita Bartley of Richlands, Johhny Mack and Elsie Bartley of Haysi and Don and Linda Bartley of Lubbock, Texas; two brothers, Denver Bartley of Niles, Mich., and Wade Bartley of Long Grove, Ill.; three sisters, Virginia Thomas of Bristol Tennessee, Allene Fassanella of Germantown, Md., and Ada Wallace of Haysi; five grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; one great-grandson; and nine step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be conducted 10 a.m. Dec. 25, 2002, at Haysi Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Sluss officiating. Burial will follow in the Bartley-Wallace Cemetery, Haysi. Deacons of the Splashdam Freewill Baptist Church will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends after 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 24, at Haysi Funeral Home where an evening service will be held at 6 p.m. with Rev. Jack Mullins.
Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Walter R. Childress
Funeral services for Walter Ricky Childress will be held on Monday at 11:30 a.m. in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with his son, Eddie D. Childress and James Norris officiating. Interment will follow at Glenwood Cemetery. Military honors will be presented by the VFW Patton-Crosswhite Post 6975. Pallbearers include: TVA Honor Guard, Lt. Fred Lockett, Sgt. Jeff Reynolds, Officers Steve, Kelly, Steve Wade, Jeff Johnson, Tom Cornett, James Vaughn and Tim Gilley. His police cruiser will be driven in the funeral procession by TVA Officers Shannon Cash and Sara Gibino. Honorary pallbearers include: Charles Smith, Ralph Majors, Ken Long, Merrell Graham, Tony Hardin, Johnny Morrow, Carmen Morrow, Sara Gibino, Shannon Cash, Bill Whitaker and all other employees of TVA, employees of Sullivan County EMS and Holston Valley Medical Center ER, Floyd "Doc" Callahan and Bob Markwalter.
Mr. Childress, 52, of Bristol Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002, at Holston Valley Medical Center.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Edna S. Cumbus
ABINGDON - Mrs. Edna Frances Shortt Cumbus, 60, died Saturday.
A native of Washington County, Mrs. Cumbus spent most of her life here. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her husband, Bobby Cumbus of Abingdon; three daughters, Dorothy Wise of Abingdon, Wanda Lewis of Asheville, N.C., and Bobbie Thomas of Abingdon; two brothers, Roy Sylvester Shortt and Henry Ernest Shortt, both of Abingdon; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A graveside funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Greendale Chapel Cemetery. Rev. Roger Hearl will officiate.
The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Farris Funeral Service.
Farris Funeral Service is serving the Cumbus family.
James V. Grindstaff
James Vincent Grindstaff, 77, of Bristol Tennessee, passed away at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002, at his residence following a lengthy illness.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Weaver Funeral Home.
Sallie Edwards Grizzel
The family of Sallie Edwards Grizzel will receive friends on Monday from 1:30-2:45 p.m. at Prospect United Methodist Church in the Yuma Community. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. at the church with Rev. Don Large officiating. Burial will follow in Holston View Cemetery in Weber City, Va.
Memorials may be made to the Wellmont Foundation for Hospice , P.O. Box 1069, Kingsport, TN 37662-9968.
Mrs. Grizzel, 84, of the Yuma Community, died Friday morning, Dec. 20, 2002, at her home after an extended illness.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
DAVENPORT, Va. - Betty (Jo) Harman, 45, passed away Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002, in a Richlands hospital. Born Sept. 15, 1957, in Richlands, she was a daughter of Arthur and Faye Boyd Nuckles of Davenport. A lifelong resident of the area, she was a member of the Hurricane Baptist Church. She was a 1974 graduate of Council High School and had attended Southwest Virginia Community College for two years as a music major. She was a school bus driver for Buchanan County.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Michael Nuckles.
In addition to her parents, survivors include her husband, C. Henry Harman Jr. of the home; two daughters, Cindy Jo Harman and Amber Lain Harman, both of the home; one son, Cassidy Henry Harman of the home; two sisters, Linda Faye Owens of Vansant and Becky Johnson of Castlewood; one brother, Larry Nuckles of Davenport; maternal grandmother, Mae Boyd of Davenport; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, with Rev. Carl Burmier and Rev. Ken Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in the Nuckles Cemetery on Fletchers Ridge.
Pallbearers will be James Nuckles, Bradley Nuckles, Michael Harman, Fabian Owens, Artie Nuckles, Randall Turner, Tim Ratliff, Danny Jackson and Jamie Griffitts.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dan Griffitts, John Harman, Don Ratliff, J.R. Wimmer and Dr. Michael Clary.
Friends may call at the Honaker Funeral Home after 6 p.m. Monday where an evening service will be conducted at 7 p.m.