James J. Hickam
James Jackson Hickam, "Jim Jack", 86, at the Wellmont Hospice House on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002.
He was born in Lee County, Va., to the late Lavada Rogers Hickam and Andrew Jackson Hickam. His family moved to Bristol in 1928 where he attended school in Bristol Tennessee.
Mr. Hickam was a charter member of the Community Church at Bristol and served as an elder for several years. At the time of his death, he was a member of the Civitan Club, "The Coffee Club", and was an associate member of the Bristol Tennessee Retired Teachers Association. Mr. Hickam was a member of both the Bristol and Sullivan County Historical Associations, the Bristol YWCA, and worked several years with the Habitat for Humanity. He was a talented wood worker and many people in the area have one of the walking canes that he created.
During World War II, Mr. Hickam joined the U.S. Merchant Marines which later became part of the U.S. Coast Guard. Mr. Hickam, with his family, enjoyed camping and traveling after his retirement from Time D.C. He and his wife traveled in the United States, Canada and Europe.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Mary Elizabeth Neel Hickam; two daughters, Betty Jo Morton and husband, Ted of Bristol Tennessee, and Virginia Anne Shaver and husband William of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; and one son, James J. Hickam Jr. of Hendersonville, N.C. He is survived by one very special "daughter", Betty Pierce of Bristol Tennessee. He is survived by the following grandchildren, Mark Morton and wife Beth, Bruce Morton, Mary Ann Carver and husband Charles, Thomas Jeffcoat and wife Lori, Elizabeth Gonsalves and husband Garth, Paige Eaton and husband Terry, Mack Morton and wife Karen, Khristin Puckett and husband Walter, Katy Davis and husband Craig, Elizabeth Hickam and Jessica Hickam; 19 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Imogene Fortner and Edna Ruth Horne and husband Hicks, all of Bristol Tennessee; and several cousins and many good friends.
A memorial service will be held at the Community Church at Bristol on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, at 2:30 p.m. with John Cowell officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-2:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be sent to the Wellmont Hospice House, 280 Steele's Road, Bristol TN 37620 or The Community Church at Bristol, 6320 Old Jonesboro Road, Bristol, TN 37620.
At Mr. Hickam's request his body has been donated to the James H. Quillen Medical School of East Tennessee State University. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Hickam.
Mary Sue Jennings
The funeral service for Mary Sue Jennings will be conducted at 8 o'clock Tuesday evening in West Hills Christian Church with Rev. Gary Knapp officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:45 p.m. at the church. The committal service will be conducted at 11 o'clock Wednesday morning in Forest Hills Memory Gardens in Abingdon.
Mrs. Jennings, 75, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. Arrangements especially for Mary Sue Jennings have been made through Blevins Funeral Home.
Alfred M. Jewell
BANDY, Va. - Mr. Alfred M. Jewell, 78, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, in a Richlands hospital following a lengthy illness. He was born in Tazewell County and was the son of the late Mac and Clara Johnson Jewell, both Tazwell County natives.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a retired miner and a member of the UMWA. He was a member of the Full Gospel Ministries Temple in Richlands.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Doris Mitchell; and three brothers, Albert, Houston and Earl Jewell. Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Lucy Smith Jewell; one son, Mr. Gene Jewell and wife Teresa of Sparta, Ill.; one sister, Mrs. Virgie Nelson of Bandy; two grandchildren, Brian Jewell and Angela Jewell; and two great-grandchildren, Neisha Shortridge and Eli Shortridge also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, at 11 a.m. at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Chapel in Richlands with Elder Jimmy Moore, Elder Ronnie Beavers and Rev. Tony Shrader officiating. Interment will follow at Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Va. Pallbearers will be Link Smith, Leroy Nelson, Shawn Cole, Wayne Jewell, Robin Smith and Allan Richardson. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Kyle Nelson.
Friends may call after 6 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands.
Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at www.hurstscottfuneralhomes.com. Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands is in charge of arrangements.
Karleen G. Johnson
SALTVILLE - Mrs. Karleen G. Johnson, 80, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at her home in Saltville. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hattie and George Bryant; her brothers, James, George, J.D. and Sanders Bryant; a half sister, Annie Sue Mayo; and her husband, George W. Johnson. Mrs. Johnson was a member of Madam Russell United Methodist Church.
Survivors: two sons, Scotty Johnson, Saltville and Johnny "Chip" Johnson and wife Norma, Abingdon; one daughter, Sidra "Sissy" Frye and husband Dennis, Glade Spring; three grandchildren, Aaron Johnson, Ashley Johnson and Caleb Frye; two sisters-in-law, Beulah Bryant, Saltville and Marivene Bryant Slemp, Marion; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, at Henderson Funeral Chapel with Rev. Willis Osborne and Rev. Stan Green officiating. Interment will follow at Elizabeth Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Paul Thomas, Aaron Johnson, Kenny Gillespie, Ernie Johnson, Ked Johnson and Joe Johnson.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening at the funeral home from 7-9 p.m. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Virginia's Home Health and Hospice of Rural Retreat (Naomi Barrett, Tiffany, Sabrina and Paige). D.R. Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville is serving the family.
Wanda S. Litton
ABINGDON - Mrs. Wanda Faye Stroup Litton, 62, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete by Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon.
CASTLEWOOD - Maridelle Porter, 75, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at Grace Healthcare Nursing Home in Abingdon. Funeral arrangements for Maridelle Porter are incomplete. Castlewood Funeral Home, Castlewood, is in charge of arrangements.
Byron E. Price
CEDAR BLUFF - Graveside services for Mr. Byron E. "Pete" Price will be conducted Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, at 3 p.m. at the Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery Mausoleum in Richlands. Members of Casey-Shortt VFW Post 9640 and Tazewell County Chapter 31 DAV will conduct military graveside services.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery Mausoleum in Richlands. Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at www.hurstscottfuneralhomes.com.
Mr. Price, 84, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, in James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Mountain Home, Tenn., following a lengthy illness. Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands is in charge of arrangements.
Henry Clay Pruner
MARION - Henry Clay Pruner, 89, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at Francis Marion Manor. He was born April 23, 1913, to the late Henry A. and Josephine P. Pruner. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Virginia P. Johnston; sisters, Julia Storm and Virginia Tilson; and brother, Jack Pruner.
Mr. Pruner owned and operated a shoe repair shop in Marion from 1947 until his retirement in 1981. He was a member of Royal Oak Presbyterian Church, a charter member of Marion Rebekah Lodge 42, Thompson Lodge 88 I.O.O.F. and a Master Mason of Lodge 31 for over 50 years. He was a founding member of the Smyth County Association for Retarded Children and was active in United Commercial Travelers.
He is survived by his wife, Josephine Groseclose Pruner of Marion; daughters, Rose Reed, currently residing in India and Linda Kendall and son-in-law Stephen of Faber, Va.; sons, Henry C. Pruner Jr. and daughter-in-law, Diane, and James M. Pruner, all of Triangle, Va.; son-in-law, John A. Johnston of Pulaski, Va.; eight grandchildren, Robert Johnston of Winston-Salem, N.C., Kyle Reed of Litttleton, Colo., Alexa Reed and Kara Reed, both of Virginia Beach, Va.,. Quintin Kendall of Richmond, Amanda Kendall of Bar Harbor, Maine, Steve Kendall of Alexandria and Jake Pruner of Triangle; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 29, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with Rev. Neville Mozingo officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Cemetery where Masonic rites will be conducted by Marion Lodge 31 A.F. and A.M. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7 until 9 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel. For memorial donations, the family suggests contributions be made to Zuni Presbyterian Center through Presbyterian Family Service, 150 Linden Ave., Lynchburg, VA 24503. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service is serving the Pruner Family.
Etta Jackson Puckett
FAIRFIELD, Ohio - Etta Jackson Puckett, 91, of 120 Twin Lakes Drive, died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, in Tri-County Extended Health Care, Fairfield. She was a native of Dickenson County and a daughter of the late Sam and Martha Duty Jackson. She was the widow of Evans Puckett and was also preceded in death by two sisters, Thelma Malley and Ruth Miles; and an infant brother. She was of the Baptist faith, was retired from Hamilton Ohio Public Schools and was a member of the DAV and Postal Workers Auxiliary.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Eugene and Rita Puckett, Fairfield, and Jack and Patricia Puckett, Angel Fire, N.M.; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, in the Chapel of Love, Temple Hill Memorial Park, Castlewood, with Elder Franklin Viers officiating. Burial will follow in the Temple Hill Memorial Park. Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mae R. Rogers
WISE - Mae Roberts Rogers, 83, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at her home in Wise.
She was an avid homemaker and had attended the Stephens Church of God since 1953.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl (Skim) Rogers; and her parents, Willie Floyd and Rosa Hensley Roberts. Surviving are one daughter, Linda Gail Breeding and husband, Larry, of Wise; one grandson, Dr. Todd Breeding and wife Valarie of Lexington, Ky.; two great-granddaughters, Olivia Breeding and Madeline Breeding, both of Lexington; one great-grandson, Jackson Carl Breeding of Lexington; one sister, Faye Massey of Norton; several nieces and a nephew; and a very special niece, Brenda Bolling of Norton.
Funeral services will be conducted 7 p.m. Wednesday at Sturgill Funeral Home Chapel, Wise, with Rev. Cliff Bowman and Dr. Todd Breeding officiating. Graveside committal services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the Wise Cemetery, Wise. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until time of services at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Sturgill Funeral Home, Wise. Memorials or contributions may be made to the Stephens Church of God, 6619 Stephens Road, Wise, VA 24293. Sturgill Funeral Home, Wise, is in charge of arrangements.
KINGSPORT - Nina Ruth Smith, 70, departed this life Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at her residence after a lingering illness. She was native of Scott County and had worked in the textile lab at the Tennessee Eastman.
She was preceded in death by parents, Bee Noah Darnell and Sally Elizabeth Starnes Darnell; sister, Helen Faye Gilliam; and half brother, Coy Starnes.
Surviving are husband, Daniel H. Smith, Kingsport; daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Ronnie Vicars, Hiltons, Va., and Kathy and Mark Williams, Kingsport; grandchildren, Chris Williams, Kingsport, Jason Woods, Charlotte, N.C., and Rebecca Woods, Hiltons, Va.; great-grandchildren, Kindall Williams and Katelyn Williams; and brother, Fred Darnell, Gate City.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Scott County Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Will Shewey and Rev. Buddy Legg officiating. Music by Dale Jett, Oscar Harris and Steve Davidson. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Holston View Cemetery. Friends will serve as pallbearers. The family will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. to go to the cemetery. Scott County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Jacqueline Y. VanDyke
OAKWOOD, Va.--Jacqueline (Jackie) Yates VanDyke, 49 years of age, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at the Norton Community Hospital, Norton, following a brief illness. Born in Buchanan County, she was the daughter of Lottie White Yates of Oakwood and the late Clayton J. Yates. She was a lifelong resident of the Oakwood area, a member of the Protestant faith and a homemaker.
Mrs. VanDyke is survived by her husband, Danny VanDyke of Oakwood; one daughter, Mandy VanDyke of the home; two sisters, Star Bishop of Rocky Gap, Va., and Rebecca Street of Richlands; and four brothers, Elmer F. Yates of Oakwood, Donnie Yates of Oakwood, Robbie Yates of Oakwood and Ronnie Yates of Oakwood. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, at 11 a.m. at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. T.R. Stump and Rev. Jim Clark officiating with burial to follow in the Hess Family Cemetery on Fletcher's Ridge, Va.
Friends may call at the Grundy Funeral Home after 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Active pallbearers will be Tom Bishop, Chris Endicott, Kenny White, Billy Winchester, Marshall Blankenship, Mike Street, Darrell Blankenship and Travis Adkins. Honorary pallbearers will be cousins. Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy is in charge of all arrangements.
Dewey G. Ward
PATTERSON, Va. - Rev. Dewey G. Ward, 75, passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, in a Grundy hospital following a short illness.
Born March 4, 1927, he was the son of the late John and Maxie (Rife) Ward. He was a pastor of Deliverance Tabernacle Church in Patterson for 36 years, was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion Post 164. He was a disabled coal miner of Island Creek Coal Company and a former employee of G.M. Corp. of Flint, Mich., for 12 years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Ollie Blankenship Ward; five sisters, Carrie, Nellie and Victoria Ward, Velma Crouse and Caroline Randolph; and five brothers, Edward, Earl, Rex, Kirby and Fred Ward.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mrs. Beatrice Sizemore Ward; five sons, Ralph Ward of Williamson, W.Va., Danny Ward and wife Susie of Alabaster, Ala., David Ward and fiancee, Brenda of Richlands, Raymond Ward and wife Brenda of Tazewell and Andrew Ward and wife Wendy of Elizabeth City, N.C.; three daughters, Lois Martineau and husband Dan of Battle Creek, Mich., Phyllis Osborne and husband Clifford of Raven, Va., and Faithy Fuller and husband Mike of Grundy; seven sisters, Rev. Gertie Ward of Iaeger, W.Va., Grace Rife of Grundy, Mary Cartmell of Flint, Mich., Jean Young of Maulberry, Md., Stella Baker of Gordonsville, Va., Dorothy Stiltner of Grundy and Shirley Merritt of Abingdon; six brothers, Carlos, Jimmy, Elmer, Buford and Glen Astor Ward, all of Grundy, and Perry Donald Ward of Gordonsville, Va.; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, in the Buchanan Funeral Service Chapel at Keen Mountain with Rev. Lawrence Horn and Rev. T.R. Stump officiating. Burial will follow in the Tom Ward Cemetery at Pilgrims Knob, Va. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be Fred Meadows and the deacons of the Deliverance Tabernacle. John Ratliff Post 164 of the American Legion will conduct military honors. Friends may call at the Buchanan Funeral Service from 6 until 9 p.m. Tuesday. Buchanan Funeral Service at Keen Mountain is serving the Ward Family.
Claude G. Woods
BLUFF CITY - Claude G. Woods, 68, of 630 Woods Road, went to be with the Lord Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, in the Johnson City Medical Center. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Mollie Kate Atwell
CERES, Va. - Mollie Kate Atwell, 89, died Sunday, May 26, 2002, at her residence.
Mrs. Atwell was born to the late Isaac Jefferson and Mary E. Turley, and was preceded in death by her husband, Essie Atwell, and an infant child. She was a member of Goodman's Chapel.
Survivors include: one sister, Daisy M. Cregger, Maryland; one brother, John Andrew Turley, Alabama; 36 nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Goodman's Chapel with Rev. Charles Turley and Rev. Larry Patton officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunset Community Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home. Bradley's Funeral Home, Marion, is serving the Atwell family.
Hazel J. Barton
Mrs. Hazel Jackson Barton, 91, passed away Friday, May 24, 2002, at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon following a brief illness. She was born in Buchanan County on Aug. 27, 1910, and was a daughter of the late Jacob J. Jackson and Martha Jane Street Jackson. She was a former resident of Buchanan County, having moved to Honaker in 1949. She was a homemaker, a loving minister's wife, mother and a faithful Christian.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Francis M. Barton; one son, Francis M. Barton Jr.; one daughter, Loretta Bartin McGlothlin; one granddaughter, Dorothy Inman; one son-in-law, Claude Stinson; four brothers; and three sisters.
Survivors include five sons, Henry M. Barton of Vansant, Marvin Barton of Yorktown, Va., J.C. Barton of Woodbridge, Va., and Freeman A. Barton and Mitchell Barton, both of Honaker; five daughters, Mrs. Earl (Mary Catherine) Inman of Bristol, Va., Mrs. Irene Stinson of Virginia Beach, Mrs. Lehma (Ruth) Tiller of Vansant, Mrs. Needam (Martha) Sheppard of Brookneal, Va., and Mrs. Wesley (Virgelee) Johnson of Scottsville, Va.; one brother, Lawrence Jackson of Vansant; two sisters, Jennie Stilwell and Trula Robinson, both of Vansant; five daughters-in-law, Emma, Alta, Linda, Connie and Judi; 28 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law; two sisters-in-law; several nieces and nephews; and many friends also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2002, in Honaker Funeral Home Chapel with Evangelist Jim Hill and Rev. Ancil Childress officiating. Interment will follow in Ketron Memorial Gardens at Lebanon.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Great-grandsons and nephews will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Granddaughters, great-granddaughers and nieces will serve as flower girls.
The family will receive friends after 6 p.m. Monday at Honaker Funeral Home. A short service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m.
ROWE - Funeral services for Mr. Willard Blankenship will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, with Rev. Ancil Childress and Rev. Troy Lester officiating. Interment will follow in Russell Memorial Cemetery at Lebanon.
Relatives and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Friends may call at Honaker Funeral Home at any time Monday. An evening service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday with Rev. Troy Lester officiating.
Mr. Blankenship, 67, passed away Friday, May 24, 2002, at home.
ABINGDON - David Dotson, 41, died Thursday, May 23, 2002.
He was born in Virginia and lived in Chicago, Ill., before moving to Abingdon.
He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include: his father, James Walter "Dusty" Dotson of Hurley, Va.; his mother, Linda Mewbourn of Chicago; one sister, Cheryl Marky of Chicago; one half-brother, Dustin Craig Dotson of Gilbert, W.Va.; one niece; one nephew; and a special friend, Denise Matney of Abingdon.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Greenhills Mausoleum at Claypool Hill, Va., with the Rev. Joel Thorton officiating.
There will not be any visitation at the funeral home.
The family will receive friends at the Greenhills Mausoleum, Claypool Hill, from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday.
Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon is serving the family of David Dotson.
June W. Hoover
June Waldrupe Hoover, 79, died Saturday, May 25, 2002, in Select Specialty Hospital at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Danville, Ky., a daughter of the late Archie Graham Waldrupe and Eunice Stephens Waldrupe, and was the widow of Emmett M. Hoover. She was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy, where she achieved the rank of seaman first class. Mrs. Hoover was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Guilford Chapter 301 in Greensboro, N.C., and was a member of Anderson Street United Methodist Church. She was a retired clerk in the property assessor's office. She had lived in Bristol since 1946. In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by her brother, Raymond Waldrupe.
Survivors include a daughter, Janice McGlocklin and her husband, David "Mac" McGlocklin, of Conover, N.C.; a granddaughter, Sarah Johnson and her husband, Clayton Johnson, of Bristol, Va.; two great-granddaughters, Alyssa and Mikaela; a sister, Ruth MacDonald of Greensboro; a nephew, Pat Jenkins and his wife, Trudi, of Bristol, Tenn.; and five other nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be conducted at 11 o'clock Tuesday morning in Chapel of Memories Mausoleum in Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. William J. Reid officiating. The family will receive friends at any time at 205 Redwood Road, Bristol, Tenn., in Blue Ridge Subdivision. Honorary pallbearers will be Mrs. Hoover's friends in Blue Ridge Subdivision. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association, 208 Sunset Drive, Johnson City, TN 37604, or to the National Kidney Foundation of East Tennessee, 4450 Walker Blvd., Suite 2, Knoxville, TN 37917-1523.
Arrangements especially for Mrs. Hoover have been made through Blevins Funeral Home.
BIG STONE GAP - Bonnie E. McNeil Hopkins, 93, formerly of the Hurricane community of Wise, Va., passed away Sunday, May 26, 2002, at St. Mary's Hospital, Norton.
She was of the Protestant faith. She and her husband operated Hopkins' Grocery Store in the Hurricane Section for several years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, King Soloman (Little Sol) Hopkins Jr.; one daughter, Annette Belcher; and three sons-in-law, Glen L. Belcher, James E. Belcher and James H. Gilliam.
Surviving are daughters and son-in-law, A. Jacqueline Gilliam of Simpsonville, S.C., and Greta S. and John Davidson of Cambridge, Md.; sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth Ray and Evelyn E. Hopkins of Laurel, Md., Billy C. and P. Sue Hopkins of Wise, and Richard Ross and Ann Hopkins of East Stone Gap, Va.; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sturgill Funeral Home Chapel, Wise, with Rev. Darrell Bolling officiating. Burial will follow in the Beverly Cemetery, Wise. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Sturgill Funeral Home, Wise.
Sturgill Funeral Home,Wise, is in charge of arrangements.
Myrtle W. Horn
RICHLANDS - Funeral services for Mrs. Myrtle W. Horn will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. at Hurst-Scott Funeral Chapel in Richlands with Rev. Buddy Herald and Rev. Rick Herald officiating. Interment will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill. Pallbearers will be James Wagner, Tim Wagner, Ken Walls, John Reedy, Kenneth Herndon, Bobby Jones, Harold Sargent and Darren Hess. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. H.C. Scott, Dr. Micky Clary, Donald Wagner, Ray Wagner, Willard Wagner, Elwood Yates and Ronnie Childress.
Mrs. Horn, 65, of 503 Brown Ave. died Saturday, May 25, 2002, at a Richlands hospital following a lengthy illness.
Memorial contributions may be made to Richlands First Assembly of God Building Fund, 430 Virginia Ave., Richlands, VA 24641. Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands is in charge of arrangements.
Mary K. Icenhour
Mary Katherine Musser Icenhour, 85, of 27 Duff Lane, Bristol, Va., died Saturday, May 25, 2002, in Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center. She had retired from Westbury Fashions where she worked as a seamstress. She was a member of Belle Meadows Baptist Church.
Survivors include: husband, David Icenhour; daughters, Lorena Chapman Widner of Bristol, Va., Nancy White of Denton, Md., and Mrs. Geneva Murray of Bristol, Va.; son, Eugene Musser of Bristol; three stepdaughters; one stepson; 22 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, John Henry Musser; sons, John Allen Musser and John Robert Musser; daughter, Daisy Marie Ball; and grandsons, Jerry White and Jerry Wayne Chapman.
Funeral services will be conducted on Monday at 8 p.m. at Belle Meadows Baptist Church with Rev. Dewey Williams and Rev. Sam Haynes officiating. Committal services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Bailey Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Monday from 6-8 p.m. at Belle Meadows Baptist Church prior to the service.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
APPALACHIA - Calling hours for Stella Irene Lawson, 81, who passed away Friday, May 24, 2002, are from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Roy A. Green Funeral Home, Appalachia.
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jim Johnson officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Riverview Cemetery, East Stone Gap, Va. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.
Bascom S. Looney
ABINGDON - The funeral service for Mr.Bascom Slemp Looney will be conducted Monday, May 27, 2002, at 11 a.m. in Farris Funeral Chapel with Elders Elmer Church, Jerry Matney and Jackie Church officiating.
Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be Larry Looney, Ricky Looney, Michael Hagy, Donald Hosie, Ellis Baldwin, Glenn Miller and Ernest Alexander.
Mr. Looney, 85, died Saturday, May 25, 2002, at his residence.
Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon, is serving the Looney family.