Wilmer M. Moore
SALTVILLE - Mr. Wilmer M. Moore, 73, died Wednesday, March 27, 2002, in Smyth County Community Hospital. He was retired from Olin Mathison and was a former security guard at Titan Wheel. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor Moore, and a son, Monte Moore.
Survivors include four sons, Larry Moore and wife, Janie, of Saltville, Stevie Moore and wife, Sherry, of Saltville, Jeff Moore and wife, Regina, of Saltville and Roger Moore and wife, Joannie, of Beckley, W.Va.; one daughter-in-law, Doris Moore Pennington; two brothers, Dennis Moore and wife, Frankie, of Saltville and Donald Moore and wife, Bunny, of Saltville; five grandchildren, Mike Moore, Fallyn Moore, Chelsi Boyd, Heather Moore and Geoffrey Hockett; and one great-grandchild, Hunter Moore.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2002, at Mount Rose Cemetery in Glade Spring with Rev. E.D. Swartz officiating. Pallbearers will be Wilbur Aistrop, Howard Aistrop, Mike Moore, Stuart Moore, Gene Snead, Harold Cowan, Bobby Mabe, Everett Rose, David Cowan and Ronald Rolen. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home. D.R. Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville is serving the family.
Fred L. Odum Sr.
MEADOWVIEW - A funeral service for Mr. Fred L. Odum Sr. will be conducted Thursday, March 28, 2002, at 1 p.m. in Farris Funeral Chapel with Rev. Katye Fox and Rev. Omar Deen officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be Connie Moore, Ned Hayter, Renalda Carter, Charles Odum, Mark Bagnell and Greg Myers. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Musick and Tom Deen. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meadowview United Methodist Church, 29043 Walker Lane, Meadowview, VA 24361, or Wellmont Hospice, 280 Steeles Road, Bristol, TN 37620.
Mr. Odum, 82, died Monday, March 25, 2002, at Wellmont Hospice.
Farrus Funeral Service is serving the family of Mr. Odum.
Mary Ellen Owens
KNOXVILLE - Mrs. Mary Ellen Owens, 85, of 6617 Hollywood Drive passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2002, in Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center at Knoxville. Born March 23, 1917, in Russell County, she was a daughter of the late C. Alex and Louisa Harris Ball. She had resided in the Knoxville area for the past 20 years and had attended Bradley Street Baptist Church in Bristol earlier in her life.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Owens; three brothers; and five sisters. In her generation, she was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Survivors include four daughers, Phyllis Turner and Nancy Lathrop, both of Bristol, Tenn., Gay Wasaitis of Powell, Tenn., and Alice Bowness of Knoxville; one son, Floyd Owens of Knoxville; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Honaker Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Bob Neace and Minister Don Lathrop officiating. Interment will follow in Thompson Cemetery on Chestnut Ridge near Honaker.
Relatives and friends will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the family at 324 Maryland Ave., Bristol, TN 37620.
Mark W. Pruitt
PINEY FLATS - Funeral services for Mark W. Pruitt will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tony Hamby and Rev. Jimmy Phillips officiating. Interment will follow at Eastern Heights Cemetery. Pallbearers include Ronnie Hamby, Stevie Hamby, Mike Osborne, Anthony Thompson, Jimmy Brown, Jeffery Epperson, Preston Eads and Dempsey Messer. Honorary pallbearers inlcude Michael Pruitt, Jeffery Hamby, Jesse Neal, Dennis Hogan, Bill Williams, Wendall Stuart, Butch Pruitt, Mark Winegar and Joseph Jackson.
Mr. Pruitt, 30, of 231 Watauga Flats Road, passed away Monday, March 25, 2002.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ruby C. Puckett
CLINTWOOD - Funeral services for Ruby Carty Puckett will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday from Peuther Chapel Church with ministers Joe Glenn Sluss and Lynn Vanover officiating. Burial will follow at Carty Cemetery. The body will be taken to the church one hour prior to services Thursday. Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Mrs. Puckett, 81, went home to be with the Lord Monday, March 25, 2002, at her Route 4 home.
Clintwood Funeral Home is entrusted with the care of Ruby C. Puckett.
Albert Toon Jr.
ANDERSON, Ind. - A memorial service for Albert Toon Jr. will be conducted at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2002, at the graveside at Sunset Memorial Park with Rev. Mahlon Wyatt officiating. The family will receive friends at any time at the residence of his sister, Elizabeth Coram, at Settlers Point, Apartment 300J, Damascus. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at email@example.com
Mr. Toon, 55, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at Manor Care Nursing Home folowing an extended illness.
Garrett Funeral Home in Damascus is serving the family of Mr. Toon.
Gloria D. Turnmire
DAMASCUS - The commital service and interment for Gloria D. Turnmire will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2002, in Sunset Memorial Park, Damascus.
Mrs. Turnmire, 52, passed away Monday, March 25, 2002, at Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, Tenn.
Garrett Funeral Home in Damascus is serving the family of Mrs. Turnmire.
Russell H. West
MARION - Russell H. West, (PAPAW), 84, died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, in Smyth County Community Hospital in Marion.
Mr. West was born in Smyth County to the late William and Margaret West and was a member of Valley View Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Mae Greer West, and a son-in-law, Kenneth Bowman.
Survivors include two daughters, Margaret Bowman of Marion and Gladys Martin of Marion; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Carol West of Marion and Roger and Mary Lou West of Marion; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and special friends, Buck Sawyer and Steve Farmer.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday from Bradley's Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roger Frost, Rev. Joe Powers and Rev. Neville Mozingo officiating. Interment will follow in Thomas Cemetery. Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations can be made to Valley View Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Margaret Bowman, 228 Golf View Drive, Marion, VA 24354. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home or any time at the residence of Margaret Bowman.
Bradley's Funeral Home, Marion, is serving the Bowman family.
Ruby K. Angles
BLUEFIELD, Va. - Ruby Anna Beth Keen Angles, 79, of 218 Parkview Drive, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Bluefield Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 25, 1923, in Buchanan County, Va., and was a daughter of the late Harrison Madison Keen and Rosa Catherine McGlothlin Keen.
She graduated salutatorian from Garden Creek High School, attended Emory & Henry College and had taught school in Buchanan County. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Bluefield, Va., where she taught Sunday School in the children's department. She was a member of Circle No. 5 and the Friendship Club and retired as secretary/treasurer of the church after 23 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam W. Angles; brothers, Earl Keen, Clarence "Shorty" Keen and James Keen; also a sister, Myrtle Deskins; and a son-in-law, Dr. M. Don Pack.
Survivors: daughters, Nancy White and husband, David, Bluefield, Va., with whom she made her home, Frances Crews and husband, Jim, Oviedo, Fla., and Margaret Pack, Chesapeake, Va.; son, David Angles and wife Donita, Yards, Va.; grandchildren, Brian Crews and wife Teresa, Winter Park, Fla., Cari Towle and husband Michael, Oviedo, Jeremy White, Oviedo, Matthew White of the home, Molly and Ibby Pack, Chesapeake and Allyson and Kevin Angles, Yards; great-grandchildren, Codi Towle and Grabriel Dail; sisters, Mrs. Pearl Belcher and husband Rudolph, Abingdon, Mrs. Odis (Jesse) Fore, Bluefield, W. Va., Mrs. Wesley (Ruth) Mullins, Abingdon, Mrs. Henry (Nell) Holt, Salisbury, N.C. and Mrs. Eugene (Lorranine) Williams, Brookneal, Va.; sister-in-law, Mrs. Earl (Hattie) Keene, Grundy; and special friends, Kristen Graham, Mr. and Mrs. L.L. "Friday" Barrett, Mrs. Roxie Angles; and Dr. Sakkib Najjar.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Nov. 25, at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Bluefield, Va., with the Rev. Hugh Kilgore and Rev. James Hart officiating. Burial will follow in the Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, Va. Nephews will serve as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be: Mr. and Mrs. L. L. (Euna) Barrett, Mr. and Mrs. John (Mary Ruth) Scott, Mrs. Sue Owens and Mrs. Janet Moore.
Friends may call today from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Dudley Memorial Mortuary in Bluefield, Va. Donations may be made to the Education Loan Fund of First United Methodist Church or to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720.
Reba Anne Averill
SALTVILLE - Mrs. Reba Anne "Bobbie" Averill, 49, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, in the University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, Va.
She is survived by her daughters, Rebekah Cardenas, Johnson City and Amber Averill, Saltville; her parents, Robert and Reba Cahill, Saltville; her brother, Jeffrey D. Cahill, Wichita Falls, Texas.
The funeral service will be conducted Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at 11 a.m. in the Farris Funeral Chapel with Rev. David Mumpower officiating.
Interment will follow in the Mt. Rose Cemetery, Glade Spring.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 7-8 p.m. in the funeral home.
Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon, is serving the Averill family.
Mary Ann Baldwin
LEBANON - Mrs. Mary Ann Baldwin, 81, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, in a Lebanon hospital. Born Sept. 5, 1921, in Buchanan County, Va., she was a daughter of the late Elbert and Rosa Whited Ball. A lifelong resident of the area, she was a member of the Holiness church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Baldwin; one daughter, Maudine Meade; one son, Earl Baldwin; two infant sons; two sisters, Grace Johnson and Lula Terry; and three brothers, Garnett Ball, Willie Ball and James Ball.
Survivors include five daughters, Sylvia Mae Hess of Tazewell, Va., Bonnie Sue Coleman of Wysor Valley, Va., Nancy Jean Lowe of Abingdon and Brenda Faye Johnson and Wanda Gaye Kennedy, both of Lebanon; three sons, Roger Lee Baldwin of Lebanon, Eugene White of Sugar Grove, Va., and Raymond Ball of Lebanon; one sister, Viola Guynn of Honaker; one brother, Arnold Ball of Council, Va.; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren also survive.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the fourth floor nursing staff at Russell County Medical Center.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, with Rev. Eugene Miller and Rev. James Sims officiating. Interment will follow in Ketron Memorial Gardens at Lebanon.
Pallbearers will be Roger Hess, Roger Daniel Hess, Delmas Coleman, Rodney Coleman, Junior Ratliff and Earl Casey.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Samuel Melton, Dr. Brian Easton, Dr. Timothy McGlaughlin and nurses of Highlands Family Medicine.
Friends may call at the Honaker Funeral Home after 6 p.m. Sunday and at any time Monday.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the family will be appreciated.
Henley Callahan, 85, a resident of Bristol Nursing Home and formerly of Damascus, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2002. He was born in Washington County, Va., to John and Lizzie Adams Callahan and was of the Christian faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Trent Callahan.
He is survived by nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Sunday t 3:30 p.m. at Rooty Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 til 3 p.m. at Weaver Funeral Home. A funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 3 p.m. going to the cemetery for those wishing to attend the graveside service.
Honorary pallbearer will be Dr. Thomas Luck.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to www.weaverfuneralhome.net.
Evelyn M. Delaney
CLINTWOOD - Evelyn M. Delaney, 75, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at Bon Secour's St. Marys Hospital, Norton. She was a life long resident of Dickenson County, a member of the Clinchco Pentecostal Church and a retired miner for the Clinchfield Coal Co.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Att Delaney Jr. and his wife Linda, Clintwood, and Danny Delaney and his wife Frankie, Clintwood; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at the Clintwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Darrell Milgrim officiating. Burial will follow at the Temple Hill Memorial Park, Castlewood. Pallbearers will be friends of the family. The family will receive friends after 6 p.m. Saturday evening at the Clintwood Funeral Home with a service at 7 p.m.
Clintwood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
James L. Henninger
Funeral services for James Lewis Henninger will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at the graveside in Campbell-Denton Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Delmer Jones, Terry Jones, James Mahaffey, Louis Watson, Bob Sweet and Dyke Parker. Honorary pallbearers are Ernest Montgomery, C.H. Denton and Gene Sweet.
Mr. Henninger, 79, of 1620 Virginia Ave., Bristol, Tenn., died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, at James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, Tenn.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Harry G. Hively
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Harry Gene Hively, 74, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at Los Robles Medical Center.
A native of Memphis and a retired U.S. Air Force officer, he was the son of the late Alexander and Lee Hively. A brother, Charles Hively preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Gordon Stuart Hively, formerly of Bristol; a son, Steven, his wife, Marsha, and their children, Alec, John and Mackenzie, all of Camarillo, Calif.; a daughter, Sheryl, her husband, Doug, and their children, Deanna and Darien of Sebastian, Fla.; sisters Frances Wimsett of Warner Robbins, Ga., and Alice Christopher of Germantown, Tenn.; and a brother-in-law, Keith Christopher of Germantown.
Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, in Shelby Hills Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Paul Hamilton Fuller IV officiating, with military honors conducted by Shaw Air Force Base Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, the family request that contributions be made to the American Cancer Society or The Green Cancer Center at Scripps Clinic, 1066 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family of Mr. Hively at firstname.lastname@example.org. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Hively.
NORTON - The family of Vivian Honeycutt will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Sunday at Hagy & Fawbush Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Laurel Grove Cemetery.
Mrs. Honeycutt, 88, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Hagy & Fawbush Funeral Home of Norton is serving the Honeycutt family.
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - Mr. Arthur (Coy) Horn, 75, formerly of the Marvin community of Buchanan County, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at Montgomery County Medical Center following a long illness. Born in Buchanan County, he was the son of the late William and Susie Deskins Horn. He was a retired coal miner and had also lived in Indiana where he worked for the County Line Cheese Factory.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mearl Virginia Brown Horn; two sisters, Nellie Keen and Polly Horn; and two brothers, Howard Horn and Hoover Horn.
He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Connie Honaker of Roanoke and Mrs. Debbie Elkins of Christiansburg; three brothers, Harrison Horn and Claude Horn, both of Abingdon, and Jay Horn of Marvin, Va.; six sisters, Charity Blankenship of Paintlick, Va., Tennessee Cantrell of Richlands, Canzis Rude, Donie Ferrell and Onie Brown, all of Indiana, and Lida Godbey of Contrary, Va.; four grandchildren, Ken Honaker, Tina Horn, Christopher Elkins and Alexandra Elkins; and two great-grandchildren, Caleb Horn and Kaylor Horn.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at 11 a.m. at the Buchanan Funeral Service Chapel at Keen Mountain, Va.,. with Rev. Johnny Godbey officiating. Entombment will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Va. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Friends may call at the Buchanan Funeral Service at Keen Mountain from 6 until 9 p.m. Sunday.
Buchanan Funeral Service is serving the Horn family.
Charles F. Kamp
Charles F. Kamp, 87, of Bristol Tennessee, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at Wellmont Hospice House.
Born in Patterson, N.J., on Dec. 21, 1914, a son of the late Stephen and Josephine Kamp, he has resided in this area since 1954.
Mr. Kamp was an engineer with both Raytheon and Univac. He retired in 1975.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille.
Mr. Kamp will be sadly missed by his friends and loved ones and long remembered for his wit and brilliant skill at crossword puzzles.
Survivors include his daughter, Kathleen Shaw and husband Todd of Laurelville, Ohio.; and two grandsons, Matthew and Charles.
Contributions in is memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 208 Sunset Drive, Johnson City, Tenn.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.