The funeral service for Jewel Beaver will be conducted at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, Dec. 19, 2002, in the Heritage Chapel of Memories in Glenwood Cemetery with Dr. David Stancil officiating. Private interment will follow in Shelby Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to First Baptist Church, 1 Virginia St., Bristol, VA 24201 or charity of choice. The family will receive friends from 1 o'clock until the service hour in the Heritage Chapel of Memories.
Condolences and memories may be sent to the family at email@example.com
Miss Beaver, 92, of Bristol Virginia, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, in Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Arrangements especially for Miss Beaver have been made through Blevins Funeral Home.
Virginia M. Buckles
MEADOWVIEW - The funeral service for Mrs. Virginia Moore Buckles will be conducted Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002, at 2 p.m. at the graveside in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Dr. Carl Young officiating.
Pallbearers will be Bill Buckles, Josh Buckles, Jonah Buckles, Adam Buckles, Erik Hinchey and Gino Vindetti. Those attending the service on Thursday are asked to assemble at the funeral home by 1:30 p.m. The procession to the cemetery will leave the funeral home at 1:45 p.m.
Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneral.com.
There will be no visitation in the funeral home but friends may call at the home of the son, Joe Buckles, 15116 Cloudview Road, Abingdon, following the service on Thursday.
Mrs. Buckles went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002.
Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon, is serving the Buckles family.
Margaret J. Carpenter
HAYSI - Margaret Juanita Johnson Carpenter, 92, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, at Lucy Carr Village, Chesterfield, Va.
She was born in Dante and was a resident of Haysi from 1937. She owned and operated Haysi Theater. She was the daughter of the late Charlie and Margaret Sparks Johnson. She was a member of Haysi Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Stuart Carpenter; one son, Carroll Carpenter; and one daughter, Myra Vernon Carpenter.
She is survived by one daughter, Jane Dunnavant of Richmond; one son, Charles Stuart Carpenter of Tucson, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2002, in Castlewood Funeral Home Chapel, Castlewood, with the Rev. Jim Viers officiating. Interment will follow in Temple Hill Memorial Park, Castlewood. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The Carpenter family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002, in Castlewood Funeral Home Chapel, Castlewood. Condolences may be sent to the Carpenter family by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Castlewood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ora Lee Cross
Ora Lee Cross, 95, a native and life long resident of Sullivan County, Tenn., died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2002, in Holston Valley Community Hospital. She was the daughter of the late William and Cora Alice Smith Carr and a member of Buffalo Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clayton Cross.
Survivors include several cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rick Light officiating. Burial in Buffalo Cemetery will be private.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Clara B. Daggs
Mrs. Clara B. Powell Daggs, 92, of 108 Cherrywood Lane, Bristol, Tenn., quietly slipped away to go and be with the Lord Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at The Cambridge House.
She was born March 24, 1910, to the late Landon and Janie Powell in Meadowview and had made her home in the Bristol area most of her life.
She was the beloved wife of the late George W. (Bill) Daggs and was preceded in death by a sister, Emily Hackney; and three brothers, Landon, James and William.
She leaves to cherish her memory nephews, nieces, cousins, devoted neighbors and friends.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002, at the Meadowview Cemetery, Meadowview. Family visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Hood Memorial AME Zion Church with Rev. Raymond M. Dickerson presiding.
The cortege will leave Robinson Mortuary 9:30 a.m. Saturday for the graveside service.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the building fund of Hood Memorial AME Zion Church.
Arrangements especially for Mrs. Daggs have been made through Robinson Mortuary, Inc.
Carl Francis Fleenor
DAMASCUS - Funeral services for Carl Francis Fleenor will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Campbell Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Robert N. Lominack Jr. and Rev. Leonard Smith officiating. Graveside services will be held in the Chapel of Memories Mausoleum at Knollkreg Memorial Park with military honors by Highlands Fellowship Honor Guard.
Active pallbearers will be David Baber, Jeff Huffman, Brian Thompson, Jack Henderson, V.T. Rector, Larry Brown, Hugh Bolling and Greg Case.
Honorary pallbearers will be Logan Bowling, Eric Sutherland, Roy Grubb, Ralph Cox, Joe Goolsby, Jimmy Fleenor, Russell Fleenor, Don Wright, Mac Johnson, John Robinson, Dr. W.E. Cline, Jerry Cornett and Maurice Smeltzer.
Flowers will be accepted and those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Salvation Army, 137 Edgemont Ave., Bristol, TN 37620 or the Washington County Retired Teachers Association, c/o Lee Peterson, 15305 Foxchase Lane, Abingdon, VA 24210.
Mr. Fleenor, 76 , died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, in the Valley Health Care Center, Chilhowie.
Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon is in charge of arrangements.
Solomon J. Hamm
HILLSBORO, Ohio - Solomon J. "Sol" Hamm, 67, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, at the Mansfield MedCentral Hospital in Mansfield.
He was a native of Washington County, Va., and has lived in Hillsboro for the past several years. He was the son of the late Harrison and Virty Hamm. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict and was a member of the V.F.W. in Ohio. In addition to his parents, Mr. Hamm was also preceded in death by five brothers.
He is survived by one son, Timmy Wayne Hamm of Hillsboro; two sisters, Beulah Hamm of Damascus and Mary Clark Lyons of Abingdon; three granddaughters, Dessiray Hamm, Ashlee Hamm and Olivia Hamm, all of Hillsboro; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2002, at the graveside in Sunset Memorial Park in Damascus with Mr. Wayne Baker, minister, officiating. The V.F.W. Patton-Crosswhite Post 6975 will conduct military graveside rites. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Garrett Funeral Home. Special memories and condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at email@example.com.
Garrett Funeral Home in Damascus is serving the family of Mr. Hamm.
Funeral services for Ruby E. Nichols Harless will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002, in the Mausoleum Chapel at Mountain View Cemetery with Pastor Bob Jones officiating. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday in the Mausoleum Chapel and other times at the home at 717 Dakota Road. E-mail condolences may be online at www.weaverfuneralhome.net.
Mrs. Harless, 78, of 717 Dakota Road, Bristol, Va., went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Daniel Clay Hay
BIRCHLEAF, Va. - Funeral services for Daniel Clay Hay will be conducted 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002, at Haysi Funeral Home with Elders Roger Fuller and Ronnie Rose officiating. Burial will be at the Robinson Cemetery, Laurel Branch, Va., at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family to help with expenses.
Mr. Hay, 67, passed away Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, at Russell County Medical Center, Lebanon.
Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Bill Herron Jr.
RICHLANDS - Mr. Bill Herron Jr., 76, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, in a Richlands hospital following a long illness. Born in Lee County, Ky., he was the son of Grace Herron Blankenship Myers of Jolo, W.Va., and the late Bill Herron. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by wife, Margaret Elizabeth Herron; and stepfather, Carlos Blankenship.
Mr. Herron was a retired coal miner for Island Creek Coal Company. He was a World War II veteran with the rank of sergeant. He was a member of Casey-Shortt VFW Post 9640 and Tazewell County Chapter 31 DAV. Mr. Herron was a member of the Berwind Masonic Lodge, UMWA and was a delegate for the Democratic Party.
Survivors , in addition to his mother, are son, Clarence "Jerry" Herron and wife Mary of Cedar Bluff; daughter, DeEtta Ratliff and husband Mike of Kingsport; brothers, Clarence Herron of Rosedale, Va., and Harold Herron of Jolo; grandchildren, Matthew S. Herron of Roanoke and Beth Brown of Knoxville; special care givers, Reece Hess and Bernice Hess; and special friend, Gertrude Nearhood.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Dec. 20, 2002, at 11 a.m. at Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff with Rev. Stafford Compton officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Va. Military graveside rites will be conducted by Casey-Shortt V.F.W. Post 9640 and Tazewell County Chapter 31 D.A.V. Pallbearers will be Matt Herron, Andrew Brown, Charlie Warner, Gene Nolley, Chester Collins and Larry Herron. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Hale, Rudolph Whitt, Gene Cox, Dr. H.C. Scott, Dr. James H. McVey, Hardee's breakfast gang, Randy Barnes and the Collins brothers.
Friends may call at Singleton Funeral Service from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
Singleton Funeral Service is serving the Herron Family.
Ruby W. Hill
Ruby Waddell Hill, 81, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, in Cambridge House. She was a native of Clintwood had made her home in Clinchco, Va., most of her life and had lived in Bristol for the past 12 years. She was a daughter of the late George Washington Waddell Jr. and Rosie Alice Stanley Waddell, and was the widow of William Foster Hill.
Mrs. Hill retired from the Dickenson County (Virginia) School System and was a member of Kingsway Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Hill Waldron of Bristol Virginia and Teresa Hill Hemmings of Bristol Tennessee; one sister, Loveada Scheck of Portage, Ind.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Akard Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Donald Page officiating. The committal service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the graveside in Temple Hill Memorial Park, Castlewood. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, Northeast Tennessee Chapter, 207 North Boone St., Suite 1050, Johnson City, TN 37604. The family will receive friends at Akard Funeral Home prior to the service from 6-7 p.m. Thursday. E-mail condolences to the family may be sent at firstname.lastname@example.org. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Hill.
Mary Ella Huffman
LEBANON - Burial for Mary Ella (Myrt) Huffman will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002, in Ketron Memorial Gardens. Those attending should meet at the funeral home by 10:30 a.m. to go to the cemetery in procession. Pallbearers will be Chris Wallace, Delmer Sweeney, Robert Meade, John Ratliff, Carroll Clark, Eddie Wiseman and Jeremiah Wiseman.
Mrs. Huffman, 83, of Route 2, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, in the Russell County Medical Center.
Combs Funeral Service is serving the Huffman family.
Bonnie W. Hurd
LEBANON - Bonnie Wise Hurd, 86, formerly of Hidden Valley in Washington County, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2002, in the Russell County Medical Center.
Born July 12, 1916, a daughter of the late Conley Greer Wise and Golden Buckles Wise, she was the widow of Alonzo Hurd. She was a member of the Dante Church of God.
She was preceded in death by three sons, Ricky Alexander Hurd, Phillip Stanley Hurd and Jackie P. Hurd; two sisters, Beulah Smith and Barbara Ring; and a brother, Giles Wise.
Surviving are five daughters and sons-in law, Faye and Arthur Wootton, Valley City, Ohio, Freda and Roy Steffey, Wise, Mary Lynn Burke, Johnson City, Pamela and Walter Rym, Bulls Gap, Tenn., and Patty Ludene and David Kroger, of Illinois; three sons and daughters-in-law, Frank and Shirley Hurd, Willington, Ohio, Ted and Barbara Hurd, Tampa, Fla., and Joseph and Cathy Hurd, Lebanon; 30 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Carson Wise, St. Paul.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2002, in the Combs Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow in Temple Hill Memorial Park in Castlewood. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends after 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002, at the funeral home.
Combs Funeral Service is serving the Hurd family.
Mildred E. Trivett Livingston, 76, of 1609 New Hampshire Ave., Bristol, Va., went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, at Wellmont Hospice House.
She was born March 30, 1926, a daughter of the late Thomas Oscar and Cordelia Wilson Trivett, and has made her home in Bristol all of her life. She was a retired employee of Exide Corporation, was a former employee of Speed Clip and was a member of Grace Baptist Church.
Mrs. Livingston was preceded in death by a daughter, Amie Marie Livingston.
She is survived by her husband, David Lee Livingston; two brothers, Junior Albert Trivett, Bristol Tennessee, and Fred D. Trivett, Blountville; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Rev. Wayne Lambert and Jim and Sally Duty.
Special thanks to the staff of Wellmont Hospice House.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2002, in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dennis Burnette and Rev. Mike Moore officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Hank Dowell, Matthew Duty, Jim Duty, Larry Smith Sr., Larry Smith Jr. and Danny E. Trivett.
Honorary pallbearers are Charles Helbert, Danny Helbert, Bobby Scott, Junior Sullivan, Mark Trivett, Calvin Stewart, Donald Davis and Bill Sloan.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wellmont Hospice House, 280 Steele's Road, Bristol, TN 37620.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Weaver Funeral Home.
Nannie C. Mallett
Nannie Virginia (Comer) Mallett, 83, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002. She was a former employee of the Big Jack in Bristol and retired from Imperial Reading. She was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church and attended Blountville Christian on occasion. She was the daughter of the late Pete and Mary Comer of Bristol and was preceded in death by her daughter, Betty Comer; two sisters, Waunetta Icenhour and Dorothy Roberts; and three brothers, Lewis Comer, Emory Comer and Luther Comer.
Survivors include husband, Hugh Mallett; daughters and sons-in-law, Florence and Ronnie Dotson of Bristol Tennessee, Pauline and Walter Vermillion of Rogersville, Tenn., and Bertha and Junior Manis of Church Hill, Tenn.; sons and daughters-in-law, Bill Comer of Kingsport, Ray and Betty Mallett of Johnson City and Jim and Liz Mallett of Surgoinsville; brother, Harold Comer of Granbury, Texas; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. at Tri-Cities Memory Gardens with Rev. Dwight Shaffer officiating. A procession of family and friends will leave the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. on Friday. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Weaver Funeral Home. The family would like to express their thanks to the care givers and nurses at NHC in Bristol Virginia. Your gentle care is very much appreciated.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ruby V. Malone
BLUFF CITY - Ruby V. Malone, 78, of 4481-2 Bluff City Highway, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, at her residence. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Robert L. and Mae Morse Broyles. Mrs. Malone was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, William M. Malone; a son, Phillip Dean Malone; and sister, Thelma Boling. Survivors include three daughters and son-in-law, Brenda and Dan Nanney, Elizabethton, Carolyn Bowden, Bluff City and Kay Carty, Bristol Tennessee; eight grandchildren, David Nanney and Kristi Nanney, both of Elizabethton, Lisa Carty Jenkins, Eddy Carty, Lori Greer, Tina Bowden and Dena Malone, all of Bluff City, and Mendy Carty, Bristol Tennessee; one sister, Elizabeth Bowman, Bristol Tennessee; one brother, Frank Broyles, Canton, Ohio; stepmother, Mary Broyles, Florida; eight great-grandchildren; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews survive. Also surviving are Eddie Carty and Cathy Malone Smith.
Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, from Morning View Cemetery, Bluff City, Active pallbearers will be grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Mrs. Malone. Honorary pallbearers will be staff of Johnson City Medical Center Hospice, Robin Tester, Barbara Reid, Doris Nichols, Kenny Jenkins, Mike Greer, Selena Statzer and Stacy Fentress. Those who plan to attend the graveside are requested to meet at the cemetery Thursday at 10:50 a.m.
Tetrick Funeral Home of Bluff City 423/538-7131.
Jack Reed Jr.
COEBURN - Jack Reed Jr., 76, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, in the Norton Community Hospital, Norton. He was a retired employee of Lemons Jewelers, Norton, and was of the Baptist faith. Surviving are his wife, Shelbie Bates Reed; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Jackie and Janice Reed and Kim Reed, all of Coeburn; a daughter, Rebecca Stidham of Kansas City, Mo.; two granddaughters and husbands, Denise Carol and Joel Mayer of Kansas City and Melissa Anne and Richard Smith of Colorado Springs, Colo.; three great-grandchildren, Christopher Mayer, Nathaniel Mayer and Trevor Smith; a brother, Everette Reed of Roanoke; and two sisters, Osie Turpin of Roanoke and Agatha Markey of Trenton, N.J. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday in the Sturgill Funeral Home Chapel, Coeburn, with the Rev. Owen Powers officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenwood Memorial Gardens, Coeburn. The family will receive friends Thursday evening 6 to 9 p.m. at the Sturgill Funeral Home, Coeburn. Sturgill Funeral Homes, Coeburn, is in charge of arrangements.