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 Posted October 10th, 2008 06:56 PM   IP              
Flora Chadwell
(May 16, 1912 - October 6, 2008)

Flora Chadwell, 96, passed away Monday, (October 6, 2008) at her residence in Ewing.

She lived most of her life in Lee County, and was the last decendant of the Henry Tip and Ollie Parks Brooks family and was a member of the Big Spring Union Baptist Church in Claiborne County,TN

Flora was preceded in death by her husband, Creed Chadwell; two sons, Harvey Chadwell and Don Chadwell; one daughter, Ollie Earle and ten brothers and sisters.

Survivors include:

Two sons: Ikey Joe Chadwell and wife, Eleanor of Jonesville, VA and Kyle Chadwell and wife, Susan of Ewing, VA

Three daughters: Pattie Pratt of Middlesboro, KY; Kathleen Broders of Mount
Sterling, KY; and Judy and Hatmaker and husband, A.J. of Pennington Gap, VA

11 grandchildren

14 great grandchildren

1 great-great grandchild

Two sisters-in-law: Edith Wolfenbarger of Ewing, VA and Virginia Bales Brooks of Ewing, VA

Several nieces and nephews

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, (October 8, 2008) at the Arney-Mullins Funeral home in Rose Hill, Virginia.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Robert Charles Long officiating.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday (October 9, 2008) in the Chadwell Cemetery in Ewing, Virginia

Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery at the time of service.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

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 Posted October 10th, 2008 06:57 PM   IP              
Janice Price Hyder Morefield
(July 21, 1920 - October 7, 2008)

Janice Price Hyder Morefield, 88, of Jonesville, Virginia, and formerly of Elizabethton, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday (October 7, 2008) at the Wellmont Lee Regional Medical Center in Pennington Gap, Virginia.

She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and a volunteer with the Women’s Auxillary at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Morefield; one son, David Hyder; and one brother, Harold S. Price.

Surviving are:

Two sons: Virgil Hyder of Salt Lake City, Utah and Thomas B. Hyder and wife, Billy Sue of Jonesville, Virginia

Two step-grandchildren

Three step-great grandchildren

One niece: Sally Masters

One nephew: Joe Price

Graveside services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Saturday in Glenwood Cemetery in Bristol, Tennessee with the Rev. Dennis Burnette officiating.

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 Posted October 13th, 2008 04:44 PM   IP              
Opal Trent Cope
(May 26, 1925 - October 11, 2008)

Rose Hill, VA

Opal Trent Cope, age 83, of the Flatwoods Community passed away on Saturday (October 11, 2008) at Wellmont Lee Regional Medical Center in Pennington Gap, VA.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earnest “Pig” Cope; son, Ancil Cope; and parents, Strawden and Mabel Wolfe Trent.

She is survived by:

Daughter, Denise Wainscott and husband, Bob, Barbourville, KY

Daughter-in-law, Brenda Cope, Rose Hill, VA

Eight grandchildren, Kevin, Rodney and Shane Cope, Kelly Anne Cottrell, Philana Cope, Brandy Cope, Elena Cope, and Bobby Wainscott

Ten great grandchildren, Corey Shoemaker, Rylee, Reece, and Raelyn Cope, Chase and Colee Cottrell, Brittny Hall, Jeremiah Wood, Tori and Shaina Cope
One great grandchild, Gregory Zack Hall

Several nieces, nephews and cousins

The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Arney-Mullins Funeral Home, Jonesville.

A celebration of life will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Tracy McPherson and Rev. Dee Owens officiating.

Burial will follow in the Hamblin Cemetery in Rose Hill, VA.

Pallbearers will be grandchildren.

Arney-Mullins Funeral Home of Jonesville is in charge of the arrangements.

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 Posted October 17th, 2008 07:27 PM   IP              
Clyde Flanigan
(December 14, 1925 - October 16, 2008)

Clyde Flanigan, 82, of Jonesville, Virginia, passed away Thursday (October 16, 2008) at his residence.
A lifelong resident of Lee County, Virginia, he was a member of Millers Chapel United Methodist Church. He was a Mason and a Knights Templar.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nadine Flanigan; his parents, Jim and Mae Flanigan; and two sisters, Peggy and Cora Evelyn.

Surviving are:

One daughter: Opal McCullough and husband, Michael of Mississippi

Two grandchildren: Tammy Hasty of Mississippi and Mike McCullough of Nashville, Tennessee

Two great grandchildren: Tabitha Hasty and Tod Hasty

One brother: Matt D. Flanigan of Indiana

Two sisters: Kitty Roberts of Delaware and Marsha Aurkin of Delaware

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday and 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Jonesville, Virginia.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Wayne Rader officiating.

Burial will follow in Millers Chapel Cemetery in Jonesville, Virginia.


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 Posted October 19th, 2008 04:58 PM   IP              
Wilfred Hobbs
(November 29, 1923 - October 19, 2008)

WILFRED HOBBS, beloved father and grandfather, 84, of Chilhowie, VA formerly
of Jonesville, passed away October 19, 2008 at his home after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Earl was a retired foreman for Powell Valley Electric Coop in Jonesville and a US Army Veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents Fred and Minerva Hobbs of Rose Hill, three brothers, Quinten Hobbs of Knoxville, TN, Hoey Hobbs of FL, and Edward Hobbs of Rose Hill.

Survivors: DAUGHTER & SON-IN-LAW: Wilfreda & Jeff Jones – Chilhowie, VA

FOUR GRANDCHILDEN: Ben Earl Jeffrey Jones and girlfriend, Lori Hester

Ashley Nichole Jones and boyfriend, JamieToliver – all of Chilhowie

SISTER & BROTHER-IN-LAW: Pauline & George Matlock – Rose Hill

SISTER-IN-LAW: Laura Hobbs – Concord, TN

LIFELONG FRIEND & CO-WORKER: Jim Clark

SEVERAL NIECES & NEPHEWS

Visitation will be 5:30 – 7:30, Monday Oct. 20, at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Jonesville. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Ed Woodard officiating. Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the Milam-Hobbs Cemetery in Hagan. Online condolences can be made to the family at arney-mullinsfuneralhomes.com. Arney-Mullins Funeral Home of Jonesville is serving the Hobbs family.

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 Posted October 22nd, 2008 10:00 PM   IP              
Garry Ely
(December 19, 1945 - October 20, 2008)

U.S. Veteran Garry Ely, 62, of Rose Hill, Virginia, passed away Monday (October 20, 2008) in a car accident in Jackson County, North Carolina.

He was employed at the Newfound Lodge in Cherokee, North Carolina at the time of his death. He had previously worked in restaurant management and landscaping. He also was the owner of the former Cumberland Antique Center near Rose Hill, Virginia.

Mr. Ely was a graduate of Thomas Walker High School, where he excelled as band major under the leadership of David Tipton. He attended East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee, performing in several theatrical roles and folk dance events. He later served in the United States Army in Hawaii. He was a master storyteller and talented cook who loved to entertain family and friends.

Mr. Ely was preceded in death by his mother, Virginia Ferne Davis Lambdin; an aunt, Jean Davis Hatfield; and two uncles, James Davis and Glenn Davis. His longtime friend, Thomas Jaros of Cherokee, North Carolina, also passed away in the accident.

Surviving are:

Two uncles: Paul Davis and wife, Mary of Rose Hill, Virginia and Claude Davis and wife, Mildred of Pennington Gap, Virginia

Special friend: Joey Eldridge and Joey’s daughter, Carristen, both of Tallahassee, Florida

Step-father: Glenn Lambdin of Alcoa, Tennessee

Step-sister: Mrs. Jo Greene and husband, Doug of Alcoa, Tennessee

Special nephews: Dustin and Westin Greene

Special niece: Elizabeth Greene

He was beloved by many cousins in Lee County, Virginia and elsewhere.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Friday at Silver Leaf Baptist Church in Rose Hill, Virginia.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday at Silver Leaf Baptist Church with the Rev. Westin Greene officiating.

Burial will follow in Silver Leaf Cemetery in Rose Hill, Virginia.

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 Posted October 23rd, 2008 05:17 PM   IP              
Jacquelin (Jackie) Faye Dean
(March 2, 1944 - October 22, 2008)

Jacquelin Faye (Jackie) Dean of Jonesville, Virginia, passed away Wednesday (October 22, 2008) at her residence.

She was a dearly loved wife, mother, and grandmother.

She will be sorely missed by:

Her husband: Charles Enos Dean

Her children: Chuck Dean, Jamie Dean, and Kathleen Webb

Her grandchildren: Samuel Douglas Skidmore, Daniel Ray Skidmore, Charles (Chase) Dean, Angel Nichol Webb, Sarah Dean, and Audrie Dean

Her mother: Kathleen Helton

Her brother: Johnny Helton

Private services will be held.

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 Posted October 23rd, 2008 05:21 PM   IP              
Jewell T. Bays
(April 17, 1924 - October 22, 2008)

Ewing, Virginia

Jewell Thomas Bays, 84, passed away, Wednesday, (October 22, 2008) at the Asbury Health Center Baysmont Campus in Kingsport, Tennessee. Jewell was born in Baxter, Kentucky. She lived most of her life in Ewing, Virginia and was a member of the 1st Baptist Church of Ewing. She was a homemaker and was previously employed as a substitute teacher for the Lee County School System.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim Syl and Vola Brooks Thomas; husband, Austin D. Bays; and Three sisters, Rutha Virginia, Mary Lynn and Iva Jean.

She is survived by her loving family which includes:

One son: Bob Bays of Weber City, VA.

Two daughters: Becky Day and husband, Mike of Ewing, VA. Mary Brown and husband Denis of Ewing, VA.

Ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren

Three brothers: Rondal Thomas of Michigan Raymond Thomas of Ewing, VA. J.S. Thomas of Michigan

Four sisters: Mildred Dixon of Florida Jane Jones of Ewing, VA. Elizabeth Zastrow of Ohio Thelma Howard of Ewing, VA.

She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, numerous friends and by a special caregiver Jan Gibson.

Special thanks to the Staff of Lee Regional Emergency Room, Holston Valley Medical Center and Wilcox Hall, Asbury Health Center, and especially Wellmont Hospice.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, (October 24, 2008) at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Rose Hill, Virginia

Funeral services will be conducted at 8:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. David Wade and the Rev. Norman Clark officiating. Music will be provided by Joyce Williams and Betty Lynn Smith.

Pall bears will be grandsons and great grandsons

Graveside services will be conducted at 12:00 Noon Saturday, (October 25, 2008) in the Jones Cemetery in Ewing, Virginia.

Those wishing to attend the graveside are asked to meet at the funeral home by 11:30 A.m.

Memorials may be made to the 1st Baptist Church of Ewing, Thomas Walker Rescue Squad, or The Thomas Walker Volunteer Fire Department.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.arney-mullinsfuneralhomes.com

Arney-Mullins Funeral Home of Rose Hill, Virginia is in charge of the arrangements.

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 Posted October 25th, 2008 05:23 PM   IP              
Veda Ayers
(March 16, 1940 - October 25, 2008)

VEDA “EVELYN” AYERS went to be with the Lord on October 25, 2008 at 2:30 a.m. after a long battle of pancreatic cancer. She was born March 16, 1940 in Rose Hill, VA, the daughter of the late White Hounshell and Virgie Hounshell of Tri State Health & Rehab Center in Harrogate, TN. She was an active member of Chadwell Station Baptist Church. She had taught classes of all ages. She had been president of WMU and church clerk for several years. After her husband, the late Glenn Ayers, retired from the USAF, they were entrepreneurs of Glenn’s Auto Repair until retirement. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother. In addition to her huband & father, she was preceded in death by a brother, Kyle Hounshell.

SURVIVORS:

3 CHILDREN:
Anthony Ayers and wife, Sandra – Seymour, TN
Timothy Ayers & wife, Bianca– Kenosha, WI
Lucretia Marcum & husband, Ken – Ewing, VA

MOTHER: Virgie “Doll” Hounshell

FIVE GRANDCHILDREN:

Britney Ayers
Reece Ayers
Nicholas Marcum and wife, Erin Zachary Marcum
Chase Ayers

2 BROTHERS:

D.C. Hounshell and wife, Mary Sue – Rose Hill
Jerry Hounshell and wife, Judy – Rose Hill
SPECIAL AUNT: Maude Debusk – Rose Hill

SISTER-IN-LAW: Ola Little

HOST OF NIECES, NEPHEWS, OTHER RELATIVES, FRIENDS AND CHURCH FAMILY.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Rose Hill. Funeral services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Monday at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Blevins and Rev. John Woods officiating. Music will be provided by Ernie Helton and Jean Jones, Teresa Michaels, and Christine Scott. Interment will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, October 28, at the Hounshell Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Brandon Clarkson, Steve Williams, Lewis Abraham, Douglas Graham, James Hudson, Mark Brooks, Craig “Burt” Redinger, and John Janeway. Honorary pallbearers will be Floyd Janeway, Kenneth Ball, C. F. Long, and Charlie Crumley

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 Posted October 26th, 2008 12:26 AM   IP              
Polly Howard
(October 12, 1910 - October 25, 2008)

Polly Howard, 98, of Ewing, VA passed away Saturday morning, October 25, 2008 at Indian Path Medical Center in Kingsport, Tn. She was born to the late Charlie & Sarah Napier in Martins Fork, KY. She was of the holiness faith. She resided her last years in the Wexford House in Kingsport.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie & Sarah Napier; husband, Charlie Howard; brothers, Fred Napier, Andrew Napier and Charles R. Napier; sisters, Nancy Begley, Mary Hensley, Schrilda Hamblin, Sally Nelson and Edith Estabrook.

Survivors include:

Children:

Evelyn Walters and husband, Arnold

Douglas Howard and wife, Mary Sarah L. Jeppson Nancy Grable and husband, Bill Doris Gibson and husband, Jesse

Grandchildren: Shirley Merlo, Mary E. Walters, Beverley Chemilewski, Arnold Walters Jr., Stephanie Ferrin, Jennifer Sams, Clark Grable, Charlie Gibson and Summer Gibson.

19 Great Grandchildren

9 Great-Great Grandchild

And several nieces, nephews and other relatives

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, (October 26, 2008) at the Arney-Mullins Funeral home in Rose Hill, Virginia.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 8:00 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Cecil Hensley officiating.

Graveside services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Monday, (October 27, 2008) in the Hensley Cemetery in Smith, KY.

Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.

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 Posted November 3rd, 2008 09:13 PM   IP              
Jean Mae Hines
(February 10, 1924 - November 2, 2008)

But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. Isaiah 40:31

Jean Mae Hines, age 84, of Jonesville, Virginia, went to be with her Lord and Savior early Sunday morning (November 2, 2008) at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee.

A resident of Lee County for most of her life, she was a member of Mt. Hope Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Isaac and Mae Young; two brothers, Ted King and Charlie King; and one sister, Thelma (Teenie) Goodwin.

Surviving are:

One son: Darrell Hines and wife, Jeanie of Jonesville, Virginia

Three daughters: Wanda Hines of Jonesville, Virginia; Carol Hines of Jonesville, Virginia; and Judy Earley and husband, Ron of Jonesville, Virginia

Three special grandchildren: Ryan and Mason Hines of Jonesville, Virginia and Brennan Earley of Jonesville, Virginia

One special niece: Fern Guenther and husband, Russell of New Paris, Ohio
Several other nieces and nephews

A loving church family and many other family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Jonesville, Virginia.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Mt. Hope Baptist Church in Jonesville, Virginia with Rev. Daris Horne, Rev. Glen Hurd, and Rev. L.J. Ellis officiating.

Entombment will follow at Lee Memorial Gardens in Woodway, Virginia.

Pallbearers will be Russell Guenther, Randy Shuler, Steve Sexton, Charles Ingram, Denver Poteet, Korey Guenther, and grandsons, Ryan Hines and Brennan Earley.

Honorary pallbearers will be Arthur (Dood) Poteet, Dan Gibson, and grandson, Mason Hines.

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 Posted November 5th, 2008 11:11 PM   IP              
Georgia Long
(June 1, 1941 - November 4, 2008)

Arney-Mullins Funeral Homes, Inc. P.O. BOX 371 P.O. BOX 98 JONESVILLE, VA 24263 ROSE HILL, VA 24281 (276) 346-1196 (276) 445-5101
Rose Hill, Virginia

Georgia Ruth Long, 67, was born June 1, 1941 and went home to be with her Lord Tuesday, (November 4, 2008) at her home in Rose Hill. She was a member of Trinity Tabernacle in Ewing.

She was preceded in death by Children’s father, Ralph H. Long; Parents, Charlie and Jane Eldridge Newton; and Brothers, Calvin Newton, Dana Marcum, and Raymond Marcum.

Survivors include:

Two sons: Ken Long of Centreville, VA. Mark Long of Rose Hill, VA.

One granddaughter: Darian Paige Long of Fayetteville, N.C.

Four sisters: Wilma Walker of Alabama Carol Eldridge (Jerry) of Allen Park, Mich. Judy Surber (James) of Ewing, VA. Sandra Davis (Doug) of Redford, Mich.
Four brothers: Kenneth Newton of California Ronnie Marcum of Mich. Bobby Newton of Florida James Newton (Idalia) of Laredo, TX.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, (November 8, 2008) in the Bradford/Daniels Cemetery in Rose Hill, Virginia.

Those wishing to attend the graveside are asked to meet at the funeral home at 1:15 to go in procession to the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in honor of Georgia to the American Cancer Society. Contact numbers for that are: 1-800-227- 2345 or www.cancer.org .

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 Posted November 14th, 2008 10:11 PM   IP              
Clarence Bruce Wilder
(March 6, 1940 - November 13, 2008)

Rose Hill, Virginia

Clarence Bruce Wilder, 68, passed away Thursday, (November 13, 2008) at his residence in Ewing, Virginia. He was a retired Truck Driver and a member of the Silver Leaf Baptist Church of Rose Hill, Virginia, and a veteran of United States Marine Corp.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elbert and Ethel Wilder, and brother Curtis Wayne Wilder.

Survivors include:

Wife, Ruby Diffenderfer Wilder of Rose Hill, VA.

One son, Christopher James Wilder (fiancé, Christine) of Rose Hill, VA.

One daughter, Julie Kay Wilder (fiancé, Mike Jones) of Indianapolis, Ind.

Two grandchildren, Emily Kay Gosnell and Selena Marie Wilder

Two brothers, Beryl Wilder of Rose Hill, VA. and R.C. Wilder of Cincinnati, Ohio

Two sisters, Virginia King of Rose Hill, VA. and Elberta Mumaw of Mount Airy, MD.

Several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, (November 15, 2008) at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Rose Hill, Virginia.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, (November 16, 2008) at 1:00 p.m. at Silver Leaf Baptist Church in Rose Hill, Virginia with the Rev. Patrick Butcher and the Rev. David Jones officiating.

Burial will follow in the Van Huss Grove Cemetery in Rose Hill, Virginia
Arney-Mullins Funeral Home of Rose Hill, Virginia is in charge of the arrangements.


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 Posted November 16th, 2008 03:28 PM   IP              
Alford J. Hobbs
(January 11, 1928 - November 13, 2008)

Rose Hill, Virginia

Alford J. Hobbs, 80, passed away Thursday, November 13, 2008 at Williamsburg Nursing Home in Williamsburg, KY. He was a member of the Gospel Tabernacle Baptist Church and a veteran of the USAF serving in Korea.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Dean Hobbs; Parents, Thomas Glenn and Mary Florance Haley Hobbs; three brothers, Glyn Herbert Hobbs, Willard M. Hobbs and Clifford Luther Hobbs; Seven sisters, Nannie Mae Hobbs, Minnie Lavada Snodgrass, Bonnie Elizabeth Pillion, Connie Mae Anderson, Virginia Pauline Pickett, Margaret Hissie Avery and Lillie Axie Campbell.

Survivors include:

A son, McKinley Nelson and fiancé, Ellen, Williamsburg, KY

Two daughters: Ruth Hobbs, Rose Hill, VA and Ruby Livesay, North Carolina

A grandson, Derrick Cheek and a great granddaughter, Rachael Cheek

Two brothers, J.P. Hobbs, Rose Hill, VA and Bill Stanley Hobbs, South Rockwood, MI

Several nieces, nephew and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family will receive frienda from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, November 17, 2008 at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Rose Hill, VA.

Funeral service will follow at 8:00 p.m. at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Joe Gilbert officiating.

Military Honors will be held at the Old Campbell Cemetery in Rose Hill, VA at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 18, 2008.

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 Posted November 17th, 2008 03:58 PM   IP              
This obit is a sad one to post… a 2-month old baby.

Maxwell Gunnar Hines
(September 4, 2008 - November 15, 2008)

Maxwell Gunnar Hines, 2 months old, of Jonesville, Virginia, passed away Saturday (November 15, 2008) at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.

He was preceded in death by his great-grandfathers, W.R. Hines, Jim Shelburne, and J.B. Jones.

Surviving are:

His parents: Matt and Stephanie Hines of Jonesville, Virginia
Brother: Ian Hines of Jonesville, Virginia

Grandparents: Joe Hines, Laurie Crabtree, Sue Shelburne, and Hal and Mary Jones Great-grandparents: Francis Hines, Margaret Shelburne, and Dolly Jones

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Jonesville, Virginia.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Larry Munsey and the Rev. Layne Pennington officiating.

Burial will follow in the Woodward Cemetery in Jonesville, Virginia.

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 Posted November 18th, 2008 10:51 PM   IP              
William (Bill) Donehew
(April 27, 1929 - November 17, 2008)

William (Bill) Donehew, 79, of Jonesville, Virginia, passed away Monday (November 17, 2008) at his residence.

A resident of Lee County, Virginia for most of his life, he attended Jonesville First Baptist Church. He was a retired hardware salesman with House Hasson Hardware.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Odis and Rama Donehew.
Surviving are:

His wife: Dora Donehew of Jonesville, Virginia

Two daughters: Gail Greer and husband, Dennis of Jonesville, Virginia and Kathy Harris and husband, John of Jonesville, Virginia

Grandchildren: Britni Early and husband, Adam; April Harris; Chaston Harris; Sabrina Cowden, and husband, Keith; and Windy Edgar

Great-grandchildren: Blair Early and Seth Cowden

Two brothers: Bob Donehew of Powder Springs, Tennessee and Leroy Donehew and wife, Joyce of Memphis, Tennessee

Three Sisters: Blanche Thomas of Powder Springs, Tennessee; Linda Johnson and husband, Denver of Powder Springs, Tennessee; and Eileen Chapman of Powder Springs, Tennessee

Special friends: Don and Shirley Sexton

Special caregivers: Judy McPherson, Deanna Scott, Cathy Eldridge, and Sam

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Jonesville, Virginia.

Funeral services will be conducted at 8:00 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel. Graveside services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Lee Memorial Gardens in Woodway, Virginia.

Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. to go to the cemetery in procession.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimers Association.

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 Posted November 20th, 2008 11:21 PM   IP              
Billy Earl Trent
(February 24, 1938 - November 20, 2008)

Rose Hill, Virginia

Billy Earl Trent, 70, went to be with the Lord and make heaven his home on Thursday, (November 20, 2008) at the Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, Tennessee. He was a member of the Rose Hill Christian Church, but was actively involved at Cornerstone Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter, craftsman and amateur botanist and entomologist.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Rile Trent and Mother, Gracie Golden (Hobbs) Trent; an infant daughter, Regina Louise and sister Wanda Virginia (Trent) Felose.

Survivors include:

Wife, Peggy Sue (Robinette) Hobbs Trent of Rose Hill, VA

Step-mother, Lucy Trent of Rose Hill, VA.

Two daughters: Karen (Renee) and husband David Smallwood of Hermitage, TN. Robin and husband Herman Wilson of Warbranch, KY

Step-daughters: Lisa and husband Gene Smith of Ewing, VA., Tammy and husband Ken Koke of Albilene, Texas

Five grandchildren: Chasity and William Smallwood, Michelle Fugate, Josh Barnes, Kaitlynd and Jonathan Koke.

Two brothers: Jimmy L. and wife Barbara Trent of Nickelsville, VA Kenneth Trent of Rose Hill, VA.

Four sisters: Anna Mae and husband David Arnett of Rose Hill, VA. Betty Sue and husband Johnny Roberts of Ewing, VA. Margie and husband R.V. Littrell of Rose Hill, VA Judy and husband Jerry Nicely of Chattanooga, TN.
And a host of nieces and nephews and many friends

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, (November 22, 2008) at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Rose Hill, Virginia.

Services will follow at 8:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jeff Griffith officiating.

Graveside services will conducted 1:00 p.m. Sunday, (November 23, 2008) in the Trent Cemetery in Rose Hill, Virginia. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 12:00 p.m. and go in procession to the cemetery.

Online condolences may be left at www.arney-mullinsfuneralhomes.com for the Trent family.

Arney-Mullins Funeral Home of Rose Hill, Virginia is in charge of the arrangements.

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 Posted November 22nd, 2008 12:01 AM   IP              
Brandy Michelle Pease
(August 27, 1978 - November 19, 2008)

Brandy Michelle Pease, 30, and unborn son, Pettus Doyle Pease, of Conway, South Carolina, passed away Wednesday (November 19, 2008) at her residence.

She attended the First Apostolic Church of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Pettus Stapleton; father-in-law, Charles Pease; and her grandparents, Coy Collins, Jr. and Beatrice Collins.
Surviving are:

Her husband: Michael Pease of Conway, South Carolina

Her mother and father: Betty Jane Collins and Roger Mark Collins, Hartsville, South Carolina

One son: Michael Christopher Pease of Conway, South Carolina

Grandmother: Gladys Stapleton of Jonesville, Virginia

Mother-in-law: Anna Million of Conway, South Carolina

Several cousins, aunts, and uncles

The family will receive friends from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Jonesville, Virginia.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Homer Blanken officiating.

Burial will follow in the Poteet Cemetery in Jonesville, Virginia.

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Vergie Hounshell
(August 10, 1916 - November 23, 2008)

Rose Hill, Virginia

Virgie (Doll) Marie Hounshell went to be with the Lord on November 23, 2008.
She was born August 10, 1916 in Rose Hill, VA. She was the daughter of the late Steve and Nannie Pace of Rose Hill, VA.

She was a member of Balls Chapel Pentecostal Church. She had been an active member until she became disabled. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was a good neighbor and a friend to everyone. She was a charter member of the Rose Hill Rebekah Lodge No. 88. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband White Hounshell, son, Kyle Hounshell, daughter, Evelyn Ayers, brother, Herman Pace, and sister, Opal Daniel. Survivors include her children, D.C. (Mary Sue) Hounshell and Jerry (Judy) Hounshell, Rose Hill, VA. She also leaves five grandchildren, Tony (Sandy) Ayers, Tim (Bianca) Ayers, Lucretia (Ken) Marcum, Pamela (David) Ayers, and Jessica (Matthew) Wilson. She leaves six great grandchildren, Nicholas (Erin) Marcum, Zachary Marcum, Amber (Chris) Black, Britney Ayers, Reece Ayers, and Chase Ayers. A sister, Maude DeBusk and special nephew O.V. “Pete” DeBusk also survive her. She leaves a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends, and church family.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 25, 2008. A Rebekah Service will be held at 8 P.M. with funeral services to follow with Rev. Robert Yeary and Rev. Jim Blevins presiding. Music will be provided by David and Wilma Hensley; also Jean Jones, Christine Scott, and Teresa Michael.

Interment will be Wednesday, November 26, 2008, 11:00 a.m. at the Hounshell Cemetery, Rose Hill.

Pallbearers will be Ken Marcum, Matthew Wilson, Harold Michael, Chris Black, Morris Lawson, Brian DeBusk, Phil Cheek, and Clyde Scott. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jimmie Whitt, David Ayers, Lee Jones, and O.V. DeBusk.

Arney-Mullins funeral Home, Rose Hill, VA is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.arney-mullinsfuneralhomes.com

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 Posted November 29th, 2008 07:31 PM   IP              
Jeffery Noble Chadwell
(April 16, 1971 - November 24, 2008)

Ewing, Virginia

Jeffery Noble Chadwell, 37, went to be with the Lord Monday, (November 24, 2008) at his home. He was a resident of Lee County most of his life and worked for Mountain Tarp of Middlesboro, Ky. and was a member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church.

Jeffery was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Morrison and Sally Chadwell; maternal grandfather, Dowell Hensley; one aunt, Janet Williams.

Survivors include:

His wife, Tabbetha Chadwell of Ewing, VA.

Parents, Lesley and Helen Chadwell

Maternal grandmother, Maggie Hensley

One daughter, Savannah Chadwell of Ewing, VA.

One brother, Charles Chadwell and wife Amanda of Ewing, VA.

One sister, Lesley Grabeel and husband Shannon of Rose Hill, VA.

Several nieces and nephews

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, (November 28, 2008) at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Rose Hill, Virginia.

Funeral services will follow in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Danny Sexton officiating.

Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, (November 29, 2008) in the Hensley Cemetery in Ewing, Virginia.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.arney-mullinsfuneralhomes.com

Arney-Mullins Funeral Home of Rose Hill, Virginia is in charge of the arrangements.

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 Posted November 29th, 2008 07:32 PM   IP              
Mae Smith
(May 25, 1932 - November 27, 2008)

Mae Smith, 76, beloved wife of the late William C. Smith passed away on November 27.

She was a loving mother to Teresa Pingleton; Michelle Keith; Violet, Gardell, Darayl, Michael and Wendell Smith.

Also surviving are 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 2 at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Rose Hill.

Funeral Services will be held at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Rose Hill on Wednesday, December 3 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in the Fee Cemetery.

The Smith family is being served by the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Rose Hill.

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Alpha Tarter Vernon
(November 1, 1933 - November 27, 2008)

Mrs. Alpha Tarter Vernon, age 75 of Jonesville passed away on Wednesday, November 26, 2008 in Hampton, Georgia.

Mrs. Vernon was born Nov. 1, 1923 in Kentucky to the late Homer Tarter and the late Eva Pearl Meece Tarter. She was a retired rural mail carrier with the U. S. Postal Service in Hampton. Mrs. Vernon was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Vernon.

Survivors include, daughters and sons-in-law, Cheryle and Joe Turner, Hampton, Karen and Steven Ray of Seonia; son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Dorothy Vernon, Jonesville, VA; grandchildren, Molly Abston, Stephanie Butcher, John Ray, Ashton Collier, Destiny Collier; great grandchildren, Mackenzie Abston, Trevor Buther, Tori Butcher; sisters, Sheila Skinner, Jonesville, VA, Cindy McCleery of Jonesville, VA; brother, Roger Tarter, Jonesville, VA; several nieces and nephews.

Visitation for Mrs. Vernon will be from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 30, 2008 at Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Jonesville.

Funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel with Rev. David Jones officiating.

Interment will follow in the Powell Valley Cemetery in Dryden, VA.

Arney-Mullins Funeral Home of Jonesville is in charge of the arrangements.

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 Posted November 29th, 2008 07:45 PM   IP              
Clyde Poe
(September 26, 1926 - November 28, 2008)

Jonesville, Virginia

Clyde Poe was born at Monarch, VA on September 28, 1926 and departed this life on Friday (November 28, 2008) at his home in Jonesville.

He lived with Parkinson’s Disease for 25 years, but remained as active as possible for many years and fought hard to overcome the complications of the disease.

He was a member of Beacon Light Baptist Church in St. Charles for 32 years and a member of Jonesville First Baptist Church for 32 years. He had been active in both churches, serving as deacon, Sunday School teacher, song leader, choir member and various committees. He was a veteran of the US Army. He owned and operated Homeland Markets in St. Charles and Stone creek for many years. He co-owned a coal company, was a rural mail carrier and a farmer. He served the community through St. Charles and Jonesville Lions Clubs, served one term on the Board of Supervisors, and served on the Lenowisco Planning District Commission.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Minnie Robbins Poe; seven brothers, Albert, Wendell, Wilkie, Manie, Earl, Charlie and Daniel.

He is survived by:

Wife of 64 years, Selma Sharp Poe

One daughter, Donna Poe Martin and husband, Gary, Jonesville, VA

Three sons, Doug and wife, Zella, of Nicholasville, KY, Don and wife, Brenda, of Sanford, NC, Dane and wife, Cheryl, Jonesville

Sisters, Mable Duncan, Noblesville, IN, Susan Hartsock, Dryden, VA, Marie Hendricks and husband, George, Beaver, OH, Ruth Lanningham, Hiltons, VA and Alice Roberson and husband, Arnold, St. Charles, VA

Two sisters-in-law, Helen Poe and Shirley Poe of Jonesville

Grandchildren, Jason Poe and wife Kim, Speedwell, TN, Jennifer Woliver and husband Stephan, Belmont, NC, Reagan Poe, Leesburg, VA, Casey Epperly and husband, Rod, Jonesville, Leslie Lovin and husband, Brad of Columbus, GA and Jonathan Martin, Jonesville

Five great-grandchildren, Grant Woliver, Grace Woliver, Tanner Epperly, Taylor Epperly and Micah Poe

A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends

The family wishes to extend special thanks to caregivers, Barbara Childers and Peggy Thomas, the staff of Independent Home Health, Dr. Art Vanzee and Irene Ingle and the staff of Lee Regional Medical Center.

Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday (November 30, 2008) with the funeral beginning at 8:00 p.m. at Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Jonesville. Rev. Trent Moody will be officiating the service.

Graveside service will be at Lee Memorial Gardens on Monday, December 1st at 11:00 a.m. Those attending the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, 1501 N. W. 9th Ave/Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136-1494 or Beacon Light Baptist Church, St Charles, VA.

Honorary pallbearers include Sam Sharp, Carroll Hammonds and the members of the Jonesville First Baptist Men’s Sunday School Class.

Arney-Mullins Funeral Home, Jonesville, is in charge of the arrangements.

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 Posted December 1st, 2008 09:28 PM   IP              
Ralph Hopkins
(May 21, 1932 - November 28, 2008)

Ralph Hopkins, 76, of Jonesville, Virginia, passed away Friday (November 28, 2008) at his residence.

He was a retired federal inspector and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He attended Thompson Settlement Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Jo Hopkins; his parents, Robert and Mattie Hopkins; and one brother, Dan Hopkins.

Surviving are:

His wife: Betty Hopkins of Jonesville, Virginia

One son: Gary Hopkins and wife, Kathy of Knoxville, Tennessee

One daughter: Beverly Olsson and husband, Wayne of Gilbert, Arizona

One step-son: Mike McGinnis and wife, Debbie

Six grandchildren: Ashley Olsson, Brittney Olsson, Christopher Hickman, Jamie Millsap, Christina Carter, and Samantha McGinnis

Three great-grandchildren

One sister: Mary Miracle and husband, Don of Tempe, Arizona

A memorial service will be held from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. George Flanary and the Rev. Jim Hubbard officiating.

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 Posted December 2nd, 2008 06:32 PM   IP              
Rev. Amos Hall
(March 21, 1930 - November 30, 2008)

Middlesboro, Kentucky

Rev. Amos Hall, formerly of Ewing, VA. our precious father went to be with our Lord on (November 30, 2008) at 1:50 p.m. at the Middlesboro Appalachian Regional Hospital after a long illness. He was born March 21, 1930 at Pine Creek West Virginia. He was a minister of the Church of God Faith. He was a long time Coal Miner in the Logan West Virginia Area. He was a devoted husband and a loving father and grandfather. Those who knew him knew of his kindness and generosity and the love for the Lord.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Mary Hall; mother and father, Bessie and Andy Hall; stepfather, Robert Brewer; Three brothers, Harvey Brewer, Robert Brewer, and Johnny Brewer; Three sisters, Virgie Hall, Bertha Morris, Betty Lou Wilder; One son, Amos Hall Jr.; two grandchildren, Toby Lee Hall, Dustin Ray Hall; one daughter-in-law, Janice Hall.

Survivors include:

Five children: Judy Abraham and husband Lewis of Ewing, VA. Bert Hall and wife Susan of Halls, TN. Donald Hall of West Virginia Christopher Hall of Knoxville, TN. Amos Lee Hall of Lake City, FL.

Seven grandchildren: Tina Hudson and husband James, Tony Hall and wife Jennifer, Miranda Hall, Jadon Hall, Jordon Hall, Stephanie Carter, Michelle Dillinger.

Five great-grandchildren: Morgan Hendrickson, Jacob Hall, Jonas Hall, Braden Hall, Sarah Belle Kline.

Five brothers: Theryl Brewer of Huntington, WVA., Frank Brewer and wife Nancy of Proctorville, Oh., Walter Brewer and wife Donnie of Chesapeake, Oh., David Brewer and wife Mary of Proctorville, Oh., Carl Ray Brewer of Coshocton, Oh.
And a host of nieces, nephews and other family members, friends and church family.

Pallbearers: Gary McCann, Steve Williams, Mark Brooks, James Hudson, Ken Marcum, Nickolas Marcum, Doug Graham, Eric Hudson, Tony Hall, Amos Lee Hall.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:00 Wednesday, (December 3, 2008) at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Rose Hill, Virginia.

Funeral services will follow at 8:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jim Blevins and Brother Gary McCann officiating.

Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, (December 4, 2008) in the Lee Family Cemetery in Rose Hill, Virginia.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.arney-mullinsfuneralhomes.com

Arney-Mullins Funeral Home of Rose Hill, Virginia is serving the Hall family.

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 Posted December 2nd, 2008 11:41 PM   IP              
Hazel Spurlock
(August 15, 1922 - December 1, 2008)

Hazel Spurlock, of Cawood, Kentucky, passed away Monday (December 1, 2008) at the Tri-State Comprehensive Care Center in Harrogate, Tennessee.

She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Cawood, Kentucky.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Spurlock.

Surviving are:

Two sons: Mark Spurlock and wife, Harriett of Cadyville, New York and James Spurlock and wife, Marilynn of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

One granddaughter: Elizabeth Winters of Moore, Oklahoma

Two great-granddaughters: Katelyn and Amanda Cox of Moore, Oklahoma

Special friend: Rhonda Moyers of Tazewell, Tennessee

The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Jonesville, Virginia.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Gary Craig officiating.

Burial will follow in Powell Valley Cemetery in Dryden, Virginia.

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 Posted December 7th, 2008 09:00 PM   IP              
Mark Ely
(April 23, 1916 - December 7, 2008)

Ewing, Virginia

Mark Ely, 92, of Ewing, Virginia passed away Sunday (December 7, 2008) at Wellmont Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

Mr. Ely was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Mountain View Baptist Church. He had been retired from the Kentucky Virginia Stone Quarry since 1982.

Mr. Ely was preceded in death by his parents, L. J. and Rhoda Ely; one brother, John Ely; six sisters, Sarah Ely, Roberta Ely, Laura Ely Chadwell, Clara Ely Chadwell, Clersie Ely, and Minnie Ely Wilson; his wives, Ruby, Izetta and Marie.

Survivors include:

One son, Winston Ely and wife, Tami, of Big Stone Gap, VA

One brother, Homer Ely and wife, Lois, Winterhaven, FL

Two step sons, Doug McConnell, Rose Hill, VA and Stewart Gibson, Rose Hill, VA

Two step daughters, Kathleen Gibson of Harrogate, TN and Ann Shupe of Dayton, OH

Two grandaughters, Karen Ely Riggs and husband, Jason, Lexington, NC and Kristin Ely of Norton, VA

Two step grandsons, Dale DePriest and wife, Stefanie of Jonesville, VA and Kevin DePriest of Big Stone Gap, VA

Step granddaughter, Dillon Gibson, Harrogate, TN

A great-granddaughter, Frances Gray Riggs, Lexington, NC

Special neighbors and friends, Johnny and Myrtle Janeway. Ewing, VA; Dora Smith, Ewing, VA and Sue Short, Rose Hill, VA

Calling hours will be from 5:30 to 7:00 Tuesday at Arney-Mullins Funeral Home, Rose Hill with funeral service following at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Claude West and Rev. Will Gipe officiating.

Bo Seals will present the music.

Committal service will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Green Hill Cemetery in Middlesboro, KY. Those attending the committal service are requested to meet at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions are requested to the Mountain View Baptist Church in the Caylor Community of Ewing, VA or to the University of Virginia’s College at Wise, One College Avenue, Wise, VA 24293.

Arney-Mullins Funeral Home of Rose Hill is in charge of the arrangements.



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 Posted December 7th, 2008 11:24 PM   IP              
Virgie Drushneal Arnett
(May 24, 1915 - December 7, 2008)

Rose Hill, Virginia

Virgie Drushneal Arnett, age 93, of Rose Hill passed away on Sunday (December 7, 2008) at Lee Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pennington Gap, Virginia.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Dallard Arnett; parents, Napoleon and Virginia Pace; two brothers, James and Paul Pace and two sister, Bea Pace Williams, Lora Pace; one son, Kenneth Wayne Arnett.

She is survived by:

Two sons: Alfred Arnett, Napa. California and Clophus (Harry) and wife, Carol Arnett, Elyria, Ohio

Three daughters: Freda Harris, Mentor, Ohio, Treva and husband, Cyrus Yeary, Lorain, Ohio and Cophine and husband, Wayne Harvey, Rock Island, TN

One daughter-in-law: Barbara Arnett, Rose Hill, VA

Twelve grandchildren and several great-grandchildren

Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Rose Hill.

Funeral service will follow at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Robert Yeary officiating.

Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday in the Arnett Family cemetery in Rose Hill, Virginia. Those attending the graveside are requested to meet at the cemetery.

Arney-Mullins Funeral Home of Rose Hill is in charge of the arrangements.

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 Posted December 10th, 2008 03:22 PM   IP              
Franklin Dee Sexton
(September 2, 1938 - December 8, 2008)

Franklin Dee Sexton, 70, of Jonesville, Virginia, passed away the evening of December 8, 2008 at Lee Regional Medical Center in Pennington Gap, Virginia.
He was born in Lee County, Virginia, where he lived most of his life. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Veda Sexton; one brother, Blaine Sexton; and one sister, Eleanor Garrett.

Surviving are:

His children: Rick Sexton and wife, Mary of Gaston, Indiana; Jim Sexton and wife, Michelle of Sheridan, Indiana; and Mark Sexton and wife, Becky of Spanish Fort, Alabama

Eight grandchildren: Courtney, Dawson, Joshua, Mandy, Kris, Amanda, Beverly, and Nick.

Six great grandchildren: Kaylee, Mariyah, Breanna, Brice, Brittany, and Gabrial.

His siblings: Joann Gibbs and husband, Ova of Noblesville, Indiana; Guy Sexton and wife, Helen of Jonesville, Virginia; Grover Sexton and wife, Pat of Jonesville, Virginia; Wayne Sexton and wife, Marianne of Jonesville, Virginia; and Mike Sexton and wife, Anita of Jonesville, Virginia

Sister-in-law: Sandra Sexton of Jonesville, Virginia

Brother-in-law: Grover Garrett of Jonesville, Virginia

Special friend: Bert Smith

Several nieces, nephews, and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in Jonesville, Virginia.

Funeral services will be conducted at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Tracy McPherson officiating.

Graveside services with military honors by VFW Post Members and the National Guard Honor Guard will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday in the Beech Grove Cemetery in Jonesville, Virginia.

Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:00 a.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery in procession.

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 Posted December 15th, 2008 04:08 PM   IP              
John Wesley Livesay
(March 26, 1913 - December 14, 2008)

John Wesley Livesay, 95, passed away on Sunday (December 14, 2008) at Wellmont Lee Regional Medical Center in Pennington Gap, VA.

He was a lifelong resident of Lee County and was a mechanic and also ran a machine shop.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Eula Lee Livesay; parents, William E. and Susan Catherine Livesay; five brothers, Roy, Henry, Mitchell, Howard and Samuel Patton (Joe) Livesay; and a sister, Bertha Thompson.

Survivors are:

Three sons: Bobby Gene Livesay and wife, Jaenett, Jonesville, VA; William Elmer Livesay and wife, Velma, Jonesville, VA; and Ricky Lee Livesay and wife, Robin, Clermont, FL

One daughter: Barbara Graham and husband, David, Jonesville, VA

Seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren

Several nieces and nephews

Graveside service will be Wednesday, December 18, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at Millers Chapel Cemetery with Rev. George Flanary officiating.

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