The funeral service for Bobby Tom Outlaw will be conducted at 4 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at First Baptist Church with Dr. David Stancil officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Martin Alley, Earl Barbour, Ronald Cameron, Bob Cheers, Herb Clark, Pete Hostetler, Doug Mitchell, Harry Oakley and Rod Stipe. Honorary pallbearers will be Wallace Alley, Ken Brumit, the Men's Fellowship Class of First Baptist Church and the professional and office staff of the Sequoyah Council, B.S.A. and scouting friends.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Sequoyah Council, B.S.A., P.O. Box 3010, Johnson City, TN 37602-3010 or to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 116, Bristol, VA 24203.
Mr. Outlaw, 68, of Bristol Virginia, died Saturday, July 13, 2002, at Wellmont Hospice House.
Arrangements especially for Mr. Outlaw have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home.
Lula Mae Price
CLEVELAND, Va. - Lula Mae Price, 102, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2002. She was born on April 7, 1900, in Russell County, Va., the daughter of the late George W. and Nannie Robinson Price. She was a lifelong resident of Russell County and attended church at the St. Paul Assembly of God. Lula and her brothers owned and operated the Prices Mercantile Store in Cleveland. Four brothers also preceded her in death.
She is survived by numerous cousins; and special friends, Jack and Ruth Lilly of Cleveland.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday July 16, 2002, at 8 p.m. at Owens & Farmer Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Glenn Hammacker and Rev. Tim Collins officiating.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 17, at 11 a.m. at Russell Memorial Cemetery, Lebanon.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 16, 2002, after 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Owens & Farmer Funeral Service, Lebanon, Va.
Fred L. Shaffer
MARION - Fred L. Shaffer, 56, died Monday, July 15, 2002, in Fairmont, W.Va.
Survivors and funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Bradley's Funeral Home.
Danny L. Smith Sr.
Danny L. Smith Sr., 54, 1817 Tremont Ave., Bristol, Tenn., died Sunday, July 14, 2002, at his home. He was born April 25, 1948, and has been a lifelong resident of Bristol. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a former employee of Charter Communications.
Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his father, Clarence W. Smith; and a brother, Tony Smith.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife of 36 years, Linda R. Browning Smith; two sons, Danny L. Smith Jr. and wife Amy, and Kevin C. Smith; two grandchildren, Megan and Justin; his mother, Hazel Smith; sisters, Brenda Smith, Carolyn Cadle and husband Martin, Donna Smith and Tina Johnson and husband Dexter; brothers, Jerry Smith and wife Geraldean, Bud Smith, Kenneth Smith and wife Pam, Gary Smith, Eddie Smith and wife Janey, and Terry Smith and wife Angie; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at 11 a.m. at the graveside in Glenwood Cemetery with Niles Kitzmiller officiating. Miltiary honors will be conducted by the VFW Patton-Crosswhite Post 6975. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Charter Communications. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Weaver Funeral Home.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lois Jane Smith
Lois Jane Smith, 69, 4256 Old Jonesboro Road, Bristol, Tenn., passed away Monday, July 15, 2002, at the Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Smith. Arrangements are incomplete.
Funeral services for Stephen (Steve) Woodson Williams will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2002, in the Chapel of Memories in Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Clarence Dishman and Mr. Roy Hull officiating. Entombment will follow in Glenwood Masoleum. Pallbearers will be Jim Byington, Tim Strickler, Scott Hale, Emory Hale, Tyson Hale, Eddie Necessary and Roy Hull. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Three Springs United Methodist Church, employees of Hull Co., Bob Williams and Randy Young. Memorials may be made to Three Springs United Methodist Church, Bristol Virginia. E-mail condolences for the Williams family may be sent to email@example.com.
Mr. Williams, 49, of Bristol Virginia died Friday, July 12, 2002, in Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Williams.
Brenda L. Ball
COUNCIL, Va. - Mrs. Brenda Louella Ball, 43, of the Big A Mountain section, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2002, in a Lebanon hospital. Born in Buchanan County, she was a daughter of Grace Bostic Keen and the late Elmer Keen. She had spent most of her life in the Buchanan County area and was a member of the Faith In Christ Freewill Baptist Church.
In addition to her mother, survivors include her husband, James W. Ball of the home; six brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold and Alice Ball of Orlando, Fla., Clyde and Burma Ball and Earl and Annie Ball, all of Council, Jack and Lorene Ball of Bee, Va., Don and Joan Keen of Oakwood, Va. and Franklin Dee and Hilda Ball of Roanoke; six sisters and brothers-in-law, Helen and Goebel Stevens of Davenport, Va., Phyllis Proffitt and Lee Sheets of Tazewell, Va., Barbara and Harlan Lee (Bimbo) Davidson of Council, Joyce and Roy Sullivan of Castlewood, Mary Ann and Bob Meredith of Blacksburg, Va. and Hazel Presley of Abingdon; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and a host of friends and neighbors also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel in Honaker with the Rev. Roy Lee Wilson and Rev. Jeff Tiller officiating. Interment will follow in the Ball Family Cemetery at Council.
Nephews and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Honaker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
MAXIE, Va. - Hadie Cassell, 72 years of age, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2002, at Buchanan General Hospital following an extended illness. Born in McDowell County, W. Va., he was a son of the late Bert and Lillie Mae Carter Cassell. He had been a resident of Buchanan County several months and was a retired painter.
Mr. Cassell is survived by his former wife, Jean Sarten, Coeburn; one son, Eddie James Cassell, Maxie; one stepson, Richy Cassell, Annapolis, Md.; one stepdaughter, Rhonda Daugherty, Coeburn; one sister, Irene Stiltner, Maxie; and two brothers, Eaul Cassell, McAlester, Okla., and Paul. Cassell, Berwind, W.Va.
He was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, July 31, 2002, at 11 a.m. at Grundy Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Ronnie Sliger officiating with burial to follow in Mountain Valley Memorial Park, Big Rock, Va.
Friends may call at Grundy Funeral Home Chapel Tuesday afternoon at 5 p.m. with services at 7 p.m.
Active pallbearers will be family and friends.
Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy is in charge of all arrangements.
Mildred S. Coleman
RIDGEWAY, Va. - Mildred "Mickie" Slate Coleman, 73, passed away on July 27, 2002, after an extended illness. She was born in Patrick County, Va., on Nov. 7, 1928, to the late Murray and Etta Anderson Slate. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, C.R. "Jack" Coleman; her brother, Burton Slate, Claudville, Va.; and a sister, Eleanor Blackburn, Eden, N.C.
She will be greatly missed by daughter, Marty English (Bill) of Lexington, Ky.; and sons, Ken M. Coleman, Don C. Coleman (Dana) and John W. Coleman (Tina), all of Richmond. Also surviving are seven grandchildren; her brother, Harold Slate of Stuart, Va.; and a sister, Katie Spears of Ridgeway.
Mickie was a loving mother, grandmother, teacher, friend and caregiver. Her love for others was demonstrated throughout her lifetime of serving through foster parenting, teaching, nursing and activities at Morgan Ford Christian Church. Even though she will be missed, her family rejoices in the fact that her lifetime of service to others will now be eternally rewarded.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 31, 2002, at 11 a.m. at Norris Funeral Services Chapel in Martinsville, Va. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening, July 30, from 7-8:30 p.m.
Donations on her behalf may be sent to Christian Benevolent Outreach, 580 Greenfield Drive, Lexington, KY 40517.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Clarence J. Gilliam
WISE - Clarence J. (Tiny) Gilliam, 79, passed away Monday, July 29, 2002, at Norton Community Hospital.
He was a retired mechanic of the University of Virginia's College at Wise after 15 years of service, a former employee of Norton Hardware Company with 23 years of service and was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church where he was an ordained deacon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Isaac and Rebecca Renfro Gilliam; a son, Mark Gilliam; a daughter, Sheila Wright; two brothers, Leonard Gilliam and Aubrey Gilliam; and one sister, Myrtle Hubbard.
Surviving are his wife, Hazel Connell Gilliam of Wise; daughter-in-law, Wanda Gilliam of Wise; one sister, Margaret Smith of Wise; three grandchildren, Travis and wife, Amanda Gilliam, Sean and wife Melinda Gilliam and Angela Howell; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sturgill Funeral Home Chapel, Wise, with Rev. Jimmy Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Collins-Gilliam Cemetery, Wise. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Sturgill Funeral Home, Wise.
Sturgill Funeral Home, Wise, is in charge of arrangements.
Charles E. Glover
MEADOWVIEW - A graveside service for Mr. Charles Eugene "Gene" Glover will be conducted Tuesday, July 30, 2002, at 11 a.m. in the Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Rev. Con Henley officiating. Family and friends are to meet at the cemetery by 10:50 a.m. Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservi-ce.com.
Mr. Glover, 84, died Sunday, July 28, 2002, at Johnston Memorial Hospital.
Farris Funeral Service is serving the family of Mr. Glover.
David Allen Groves
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - David Allen Groves, 51, died Tuesday, July 23, 2002 in a local hospital. Born in Bristol a son of the late John N. Groves and Mattie B. Groves of Galax, he had lived in Galax and North Carolina before moving to Alabama.
In addition to his mother, surviving are two daughters, Cindy Day of Raleigh, N.C., and Sandra Groves of Apex, N.C.; one sister, Sue Kemp of Blaire, Va.; paternal grandmother, Helen Groves of Bristol; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held Thursday, July 25, 2002.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Leeks Memory Chapel was in charge.
Alice Panzy Haga
Graveside service for Alice Panzy (Mammaw) Haga will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, in Mountain View Cemetery with the Rev. George R. Blaylock officiating. Pallbearers will be Tracey Graves, Jason Surber, Guy Bowers, Roger Bowers, Chris Bear and T.C. Bear.
The family will receive friends at the residence, 503 East Valley Drive. The family also requests memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association, 126 West Valley St., Abingdon, VA 24210 or to the American Diabetes Association, 2788 Hydraulic Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903. E-mail condolences may be sent at http://www.castlefuneralhome.com">www.castlefuneralhome.com. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
Mrs. Haga, 85, of 503 East Valley Drive, died Sunday, July 28, in the Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Castle Funeral Home, 14287 Lee Highway, Bristol, Va., is serving the Haga family.
Steve E. Holland
MEADOWVIEW - Steve E. Holland, 44, passed away Monday, July 29, 2002. He was born in Bristol Tennessee, and was a son of the late Dr. Jack and Lucille Holland of Bristol Virginia.
He is survived by his loving wife, Janet Holland; two brothers, John Holland and his wife Rose of Bristol Virginia, and Jeff Holland of Sneads Ferry, N.C.; three nieces, Melanie Holland, Emily Klapp and Brittany Clark; three nephews, Josh Holland, Evan Klapp and Jay Clark; father-in-law and mother-in-law, J.W. and Helen Clark, Meadowview; brothers-in-law, Jim and Charles Clark; and sister-in-law, Chris Mather, all of Meadowview.
The memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2002, in the Garrett Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jack Stevens officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions may be sent to Habitat For Humanity, 136 East Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday prior to the memorial service at the funeral home. Friends may call at the home of J.W. and Helen Clark of Meadowview. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Garrett Funeral Home in Damascus is serving the Holland family.
Elizabeth Viola Lester
GLADE SPRING, Va. - Ms. Elizabeth Viola Lester, 99, died Sunday, July 28, 2002, at Johnston Memorial Hospital.
She was a lifelong resident of Washington County and was a member of the Old Glade Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest M. Lester; and a daughter, Martha Jane Lester.
Survivors include her sons, Roland Lester and wife Hazel, J.G. Lester and wife Joann, Fred Lester and wife Peggy and Scotty Lester and wife Linda, all of Glade Spring; her daughters, Bea Mason and husband John, Chilhowie, Lucille Kelly, Abingdon and Agnes Lester, Ann Lester and June Lester, all of the home; grandchildren, Allen Kelly, Butch Lester, Randy Lester, Tammy Walton and Jason Lester; great-grandchildren, Jake Lester, Meagan Lester, Jonathan Kelly and Brooke Kelly; sisters-in-law, Ethel Lester, Glade Spring and Ruth Ratliff, Ohio;. and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be conducted Wednesday, July 31, 2002, at 11 a.m. in the Old Glade Presbyterian Church with Reverend Timothy Bird officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Allen Kelly, Butch Lester, Randy Lester, Tammy Lester Walton, Jason Lester, Jake Lester, Jonathan Kelly, Dan Donnelly and Jimmy Parks.
Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservic- e.com.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions can be made to the cemetery fund or to the organ fund at the Old Glade Presbyterian Church, 33234 Lee Highway, Glade Spring, VA 24340.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. in the funeral home.
Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon, is serving the Lester family.
William S. Lowe
CEDAR BLUFF - Mr. William Stuart Lowe, 59, passed away Monday, July 29, 2002, in a Kingsport hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Honaker Funeral Home in Honaker, Va.
George M. McGhee Jr.
RICHLANDS - Mr. George Marvin McGhee Jr., 71, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2002, in a Richlands hospital following a long illness.
Born in Tazewell County, Va., he was the son of the late George and Mary Richardson McGhee of Swords Creek. He was a retired coal miner and a member of the Full Gospel Outreach Church.
In addition to his parents, one daughter, Mary McGhee; one brother, Curtis McGhee; and two sisters, Louise Hill and Estie Chapman, preceded him in death.
Mr. McGhee is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mrs. Arbutus Newberry McGhee; two sons, Jimmy McGhee and David McGhee, both of Richlands; three daughters, Linda Mabe of Mt. Airy, N.C., Patsy Shortt of Richlands and Donna Griffith of Richlands; one brother, Johnny McGhee of Zephyrhills, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Melissa Mabe, Tammy Atkins, Mildred Hicks, Jamie McGhee, Heather McGhee, Lisa Shortt and Jordan Griffith; three great-grandchildren, Ashley Manning, Rebecca Manning and Abilgail Hicks; special niece, Kathy Harrison; two special sisters-in-law, Ellen Harman and Doris McGhee; and three sisters-in-law, Leatha McGhee, Leaona Campbell and Arizona Morgan.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2002, in the Singleton Funeral Service Chapel in Cedar Bluff with Rev. Otis Musick officiating. Burial will follow in the McGhee Family Cemetery at Horton Ridge, Va. Pallbearers will be nephews, cousins, friends and niece, Kathy Harrison.
The family will receive friends at the Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff is serving the McGhee Family.
Iris Lee Nunley
LEBANON - Funeral services for Mrs. Iris Lee Nunley will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel in Honaker with Rev. Fred Reynolds officiating. Interment will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Va.
Pallbearers will be Darrell Blankenship, Darrell Blankenship Jr., D.J. Blankenship, John Fletcher, Larry Fletcher, Ronnie Coleman, Randy Hall and Shane Whitt.
Honorary pallbearers will be Carl Sanders, Eck Blankenship, Junior Harris, Herman Hess, Justin Harris and Brandon Hurt.
Mrs. Nunley, 65, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2002, at her home.
NICKELSVILLE, Va. - Jack W. Odle, 79, departed this life early Monday at this residence. He was a native of Scott County (Nickelsville) and was a farmer. He was Past District Deputy Grand Master of the 49th Masonic District of Virginia. He was member of Fidelity Lodge 173 of Nickelsville and Stuart Lodge 224 of Lebanon where he served as Past Master. He was a member of Nickelsville United Methodist Church and served as a member of the church administrative board.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John W. Odle and Emma Hartsock Odle; and a sister, Faye Cain Burleson.
He is survived by wife of 60 years, Clara Rose Tiller Odle, Nickelsville; sons and daughters-in-law, Billy Odle and wife Linda Odle, Nickelsville and Rev. George Edwin Odle and wife Diana, Johnson City; grandchildren, Anthony Odle and wife Karen Odle, Nickelsville and Carla Begley, Kingsport; great-grandchildren, Christopher Odle and Spencer Begley; sisters, Lou and husband Charles Richards, Kingsport and Peggy and husband Ralph Music, Vivian, La.; brothers, Dick Odle and wife Thelma, Nickelsville and Don Odle and wife Nancy, Nickelsville.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nickelsville United Methodist Church or friends may call at the home of Billy at any time. A Masonic service will be held at 7:30 p.m. with funeral service at 8 p.m. at the church with music by the Nickelsville United Methodist Church Choir. Pallbearers will be members of the Masonic Lodge. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Holston View Cemetery in Weber City, Va. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery for the committal service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Nickelsville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 70, Nickelsville, VA 24271.
Arrangements by Scott County Funeral Home.
Bessie Eller Owens
GLADE SPRING - Mrs. Bessie Eller Owens died Monday, July 29, 2002, in the Valley Health Care Center, Chilhowie.
Arrangements are incomplete. Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon, is serving the Owens family.
Lillian Fern Perrigan
CLINCHCO, Va. - Lillian Perrigan, 71, of the Backbone Ridge section, passed away Monday, July 29, 2002, at her residence. Born in Dickenson County, she was a daughter of the late Stanford and Mahala Turner Yates. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Charlene Yates.
Survivors include her husband, Clarence Perrigan; a daughter, Brenda (Duster) Fleming of Clintwood; a son, Ronnie (Debbie) Perrigan of Clintwood; a sister, Agnes Urso of Clarksburg, W.Va.; a brother, Willie (Joy) Mullins of Haysi; two granddaughters, Mellonie and Dusty Fleming, both of Atlanta; a special niece, Kimberly Yates; and several nieces, nephews; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2002, at Haysi Funeral Home with Elders Toy Looney and Roger Coleman officiating. Burial will follow in the Fleming Family Cemetery, Clintwood, Baker Ridge, Va. Pallbearers will be Dennis Stanley, Carlos Stanley, George Yates, Steve Viers, Mark Mullins, Kyle Fleming, Donnie Harrison, Dennis Harrison and Poly Branham. The family will receive friends at the funeral home after 6 p.m. Tuesday where a song service will be held at 7 p.m.
Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Donis C. Pike
NORTON - Donis Carrie Pike, 72, of Tampa, Fla., died Saturday, July 27, 2002, at Brandon Regional Medical Center, Brandon, Fla. A former resident of Norton, she was the daughter of the late Omer and Eunice Jones Pike. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Donnietta Hoops.
Surviving are her husband, John Pike; daughters, Sondra Schusler, Brandon, Janice Guerard, Plant City, Fla., and Sharon Fugate, Valrico, Fla.; three sons, Jackie Pike, Timmy Pike and Dana Pike, all of Tampa; sister, Wilma Taylor, Henderson, Ky.; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Hagy & Fawbush Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Hill Family Cemetery on Guest River, near Norton. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Hagy & Fawbush Funeral Home in Norton.
Elijah Thomas Robinson and Michael Timothy Robinson, infant twins of Troy and Amy Robinson, died Saturday, July 27, 2002, at Erlanger Medical Center, Chattanooga, Tenn.
In addition to the parents, the twins are also survived by their maternal grandparents, Otis and Karen Hicks of Blountville; their paternal grandmother, Sherry Robinson of Chattanooga; and several aunts and uncles.
The funeral service will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, in the Heritage Chapel of Memories Mausoleum at Glenwood Cemetery with Pastor Tony Hamby officiating. Entombment will follow. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
Arrangements especially for Elijah and Michael have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home.