Sheba Mae Brooks, 89, of Glen Rogers, WV,  passed away on Tuesday September 3, 2019 at her home. She
was born on March 3, 1930 in Kentucky a daughter of the late Troy and Nannie Roberts Niece. Sheba was
the last surviving member of her family. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband
Arthur Vane Brooks; a daughter Lillie Mae Chambers; a son Arthur Randall Brooks; four brothers Shelby
Roberts, Johnny Roberts, Freeman Roberts and Sim Roberts; five sisters Margaret Brooks, Mary Toler, Sara
Cook, Rose Toler and Serena Graham; and a son-in-law Johnny Blankenship. Survivors include a daughter
Kathy Blankenship of Glen Rogers;  three sons John J. Brooks and Dewayne Brooks both of Glen Rogers and
Little John Brooks and wife Pamela of Saulsville; four grandchildren Mitchell Brooks and wife Rhonda,
Jennifer Settles and companion Jonathan Green, David Blankenship and wife Morgan, and Matthew Brooks;
many great grandchildren and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM
on Friday September 6th at the Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Ravencliff, WV with Rev. Herb Cook
officiating. She will be laid to rest in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ravencliff, WV. Friends may gather with the
family from 11AM until time of services on Friday at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends.  The
family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     
Lorena Ann Shirley, 66, of Pineville, WV,  passed away on Friday August 30, 2019. She was born on
February 11, 1953 in Welch, WV a daughter of the late Tamery Duty Shirley and John Dwain Shirley of
Princeton, WV. In addition to her mother, she is preceded in death by her former husband Roger Dale
Thomas. Survivors include her loving son Roger Dale Thomas, II and wife Jessica of Fairmont, WV; two
sisters June Kemp of Bluefield and Connie Stafford of Canton, GA; a brother Chuck Shirley of Oceana; two
grandchildren Brooklynn and Tucker Thomas; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral
services will be held at 12:30PM on Wednesday September 4, 2019 in the Chapel of Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with  Pastor Scotty Cline officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial
Gardens, Beckley, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11:30 AM until service time at the funeral
home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Helen "Diane" Gibson, 62, of Butler, TN,  passed away on Thursday August 29, 2019 at Johnson City Area
Medical Center. She was born on May 31, 1957 in Welch, WV a daughter of the late Francis C. Lester and
Imogene Mullins Lester England. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her step father
Bobby England; an infant son Clayton Anderson Vance, a sister Carolyn Debra Lester Myers; a brother
Donald Francis Lester; and two nephews David Lee Aldridge and Brian C. Lester. Survivors include her
companion  of eleven years Alan Mitchem and his children of Arkansas; a sister Peggy L. Lester of Welch;
five nieces and nephews; eight great nieces and nephews; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins who all loved
her dearly. Funeral services will be held at 2PM on Sunday September 8th at the Pad Fork Freewill Baptist
Church, Pad Fork, WV with Pastor Dennis Lester and Rev. Gary Walker officiating and special singing by
Donna Jean Mullins. She will be laid to rest in the Emily Green Cemetery, Pad Fork, WV. Friends may gather
with the family from 12PM until time of services on Sunday at the Church. Pallbearers will be family and
friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     
Evelyn Victoria Lester, 87, of Clear Fork, WV,  went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday August 27, 2019
at Wyoming Nursing and Rehabilitation, New Richmond, WV. She was born on July 18, 1932 in Simon, WV a
daughter of the late Albert and Rosa Vannatter Blankenship. Evelyn was a member of the Clear Fork
Independent Church of God and was the last living member of her immediate family. In addition to her
parents she is preceded in death by her siblings Finley, Buster, Robert, Woodrow, Maggie, Opal, Ruby and
her twin Edwin. Survivors include two daughters Rhonda (Hannibal)  Blankenship, Jr. of Clear Fork and
Debbie (C.S. Parker) Stewart of Mullens; four grandchildren Kevin (Tammy) Blankenship, Darren (Rhonda
Harless) Blankenship, Shannon (Sarah) Stewart and Courtney (Nick Vance) Stewart and their father Oliver
Stewart; three great grandchildren Cassie Blankenship, Tanner Stewart and Aidan Blankenship; and a host
of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2PM on Saturday August 31st in the
Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor Hannibal Blankenship, Jr. officiating. She
will be laid to rest in Blankenship Cemetery, Clear Fork, WV. Friends. may gather with the family from
12PM until time of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Kevin Blankenship, Darren
Blankenship, Aidan Blankenship, Shannon Stewart, Tanner Stewart, Monroe Cole and Nick Vance. Special
thanks to Wyoming Nursing and Rehab and Mary's Garden. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Shirley Ann Bullington, 84, of Oceana, WV,  gained her angel wings and went home to be with the Lord on
Tuesday September 10, 2019 at the Raleigh Center, Daniels, WV following a long courageous battle. She
was born on July 10, 1935 in Eccles, WV a daughter of the late Rev. Author and Ada Gouge Ruth. Shirley
was a lifelong and the last living charter member of Joseph Baptist Church. She was very active within her
community, such as she started Community Action, ran the Senior Citizen Co-op selling arts and crafts for
senior citizens, wrote programs to bring Vista into the area and took senior citizens arts and crafts to the
State Fair for over twenty years. She worked as a custodian for Wyoming County Schools at Road Branch
and Council on aging until she was seventy years old. She loved spending time and cooking for her family.
as well as gardening and watching the WV Mountaineers. She always had a smile and had everyone
laughing at her joke able personality. Anyone who ever met her, immediately fell in love. In addition to her
parents she is preceded in death by her sons Jimmy and Joe Bullington; sisters Louise Kirk, Pauline Worley,
Geneva Redden, June Thornsbury and Ada "Sis" Meadows; and a brother George "Jim" Ruth. Those left to
cherish her memory and forever hold on tight ar her loving family a daughter Patty (David) Massey of
Oceana; four grandchildren Russell "Rusty"  (Lisa) Massey of Peterstown, Brandi Massey of Oceana, Tyler
(Krissi) Bullington of Huntington and Alex Ford of SC; great grandchildren Marissa (Dakota), Kayla, Kelsi,
Taylor, Kameron, Trevor, Collin, Morgan, Carsen and Xavier; and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving
family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM Friday September 13th at the Joseph Baptist
Church, Lynco, WV with Pastor William Cook officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens,
Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9PM on Thursday September 12th in the Chapel
Terry Tackett, Ricky Hicks, James York, Dean Thornsbury, Trevor Massey, Colin Massey and Kameron York.
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
                                                                                                            
Charles Michael "Mickey" Lecco, 71, of Shady Spring, WV,  formerly of Kopperston passed away on
Monday August 26, 2019 at his home following a short illness. He was born on February 14, 1948 a son of
the late Charles and Inez Chafin Lecco. Survivors include a sister Paula (Kenneth) McCormack of Glade
Springs; a niece Andrea Houck and her children Ben Stafford, Sarah Houck and Emily Houck; a nephew Dan
(Ashley) Fleenor and their children Daniel Fleenor and Raya Fleenor; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Graveside services will be held at 2PM on Tuesday September 3rd at the Sunset Memorial Park,
Beckley, WV.  The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Joan Carol Davis Aliff, 69, of Oceana, WV,  went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday September 18,
2019 at Logan Regional Medical Center, Logan, WV. She was born on July 15, 1950 a daughter of the late
Lacey and Katie Johnson Davis. Joan is a member of the Family Praise and Worship Center and a 1968
graduate of Oceana High School. She worked various jobs including Magic Mart, Exel, Dollar General,
Nishida, and Walmart / Sams Club return centers. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her
son Chad Davis; step-son Anthony Aliff; and a brother-in-law Dennie “Chico” Osborne. Survivors include
two sisters Shelia (Barry Young) Osborne of Oceana with whom she made her home and Nina (Timmy)
Brewster of Beckley; two brothers Danny (Susan) Davis of Grandview and Kenny (Rhonda) Davis of
Summerville, SC; two granddaughters Kennedy Lacey and her mother Madelyn and Raegan Michelle and her
mother Kristi; a step son Jason Aliff; three nieces Crystal Underwood, Lacey Collette and Cassidy Davis;  
three nephews Danny M. Davis, Aaron Osborne and Matt Brewster; three great nieces Emily, Kinley and
Kylee Underwood; two great nephews Austin and Braden Underwood; her best friend since childhood
Charlotte Branham Sullivan whom she talked to numerous times daily on the phone; lifelong friends
Rosemary Stafford Elswick and Dwight Brown; her fur baby Chloe Paige;  and a host of other loving family
and friends. Memorial service will be held at 3PM on Sunday September 29th at the Family Praise and
Worship Center, Oceana, WV with Pastor Timmy Brewster officiating. Friends may gather with the family
from 2PM until time of services on Sunday at the church. In keeping with her wishes she will be cremated.
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Enos John "Johnie" Evans, Jr., 74, of Kopperston, WV,  passed away peacefully at his favorite place
Sherwood Lake, WV on Tuesday August 27, 2019. He was born on May 9, 1945 in Glen Rogers, WV a son of
the late Enos John and Hazel Lamb Evans. Johnie is a United States Army Vietnam Veteran, a member of
the UMWA and former coal miner at Kopperston #2 and Harris #2. In addition to his parents he is
preceded in death by a brother Harold Evans; a sister Bernice Redden Whittaker; and a half sister Priscilla
James. Survivors include his loving wife of almost 56 years Jean Brown Evans; two sons Mike (Fran) Evans
of Maple Fork Road and his children Catelyn (Bret Clay) Evans of Midway and Erica Evans all of Holly Hills;
Brian (Vicki) Evans of Kopperston and their children Nathaniel (Brianna) Evans and Matthew Evans all of
Bluefield; a brother David Evans of Glen Rogers; a sister Mabel Bailey of Hernshaw; and a host of other
loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 5PM on Saturday August 31st in the Chapel of
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with  Rev. Lucian Brown and Bro. Nathaniel Evans officiating.
Friends may gather with the family from 6-9PM on Friday August 30th at the funeral home. Honorary
pallbearers will be his grandchildren. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Danny Clifton Hawk, Sr., 76, of Pilot Mountain, NC, formerly of Oceana, WV,  passed from is earthly home
to his heavenly home on Thursday September 26, 2019 at his home surrounded by his caring and loving
family. He was born on August 2, 1943 in Columbus, Ohio, a son of the late Clifton Vernon and Eva Mae
Boulus Hawk. He was a 1962 graduate of Columbus West High School and a coal miner having retired
after 32 years from Maple Meadow Mining, Fairdale, WV. In addition to his parents he is preceded in
death by his in-laws Charlie and Juanita Morgan. Survivors include his loving wife  of 56 years Lorane
Morgan Hawk; two sons Danny C. (Amy) Hawk, Jr. of Kernersville, NC and Darren (Shane) Hawk of
Wilmington, NC; grandchildren Cortney of Greensboro, NC, Candace of Princeton and Garrett and  Payton
of Greenville, SC; great grandson Isaac of Princeton; a brother Richard (Cynda) of Columbus, OH;
brothers-in-law Eudell (Frances) of Dover  TN, Leo of Pilot Mt., NC, David (Freda) of Vonore, TN, Terry
(Marty) of Fairfield, OH; numerous cousins and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral service
will be held at 11AM on Tuesday October 1, 2019 at the Oceana First Church of God, Oceana, WV with Rev.
Ty Morgan and Rev. Terry Morgan officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens Cemetery,
Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6 - 8:30 PM Monday at the church. The family is
being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
                                                                                                     
Roy Junior Hall, 89, of Ghent, WV,  formerly of Oceana passed away on Monday August 26, 2019 at Raleigh
General Hospital, Beckley, WV. He was born on March 3, 1930 in Bluefield, WV a son of the late Roy and
Jessie Hall. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Linnie Bell Morgan Hall; two sons
Roger and Charles Hall; two daughters Dorothy Myers and Sherry Johnson; and a granddaughter Shawna
Hall. Survivors include a daughter Sharon Kay Rollins of Ghent; four sons Curtis Hall of Morgantown, Larry
(Teresa) Hall of Columbus, OH, Timmy Hall of Matheny and Christopher Hall of Clear Fork; a son-in-law
David Johnson of Oceana; nineteen grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and a host of other loving
family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM Friday August 30th in the Chapel of Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Tim Redden officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial
Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12PM until time of services on Friday at
the funeral home.  The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Lori Ann Lambert, 46, of Bunn, NC formerly of Oceana, WV passed away on Sunday September 15, 2019 at
Wake Forest Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC. She was born on March 10, 1973 in Man, WV a daughter
of Freddie Lawrence and Gloria M. Allen Lambert. Lori is a 1991 graduate of Oceana High School. In
addition to her parents survivors include a daughter Sydney Booke Pritt and her father Roger Pritt; a sister
Toni (Darren) Kenneda of Crouches Farm; brother Freddie (Amy) Lambert of Oceana; four nieces Olivia,
Marlie, Alivia and Quinn; two nephews Parker and Gavin; many uncles, aunts, cousins and other loving
family and friends. In keeping with her wishes she will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at 3PM
on Saturday October 5th at the Promise Land Church, Oceana, WV with Pastor David Johnson officiating.
The family The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Thomas Michael "Tommy" Mason, 77, of Fanrock, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Monday August
19, 2019 in Beckley VA Medical Center, Beckley, WV. He was born on July 6, 1942 in Coalwood, WV a son of
the late Poley Frank and Margaret Flossie Ashley Mason. Tommy is a United States Army Vietnam Veteran,
where he received an expert Rifle certification on the M14 and a retired custodian for the Wyoming County
Board of Education. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Judy Marie Short Mason.
Survivors include a sister Barbara Ann (Hershel) Hearl of Princeton; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 2PM on Saturday August 24th in the Chapel of Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Glen Hatfield officiating. He will be laid to rest in Mason Moody
Cemetery, Brier Creek, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 1PM until time of services at the
funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Special thanks to Eugene Smith for keeping an eye on
Thomas' house and property and the many other things he did, and the Beckley VA Medical Center and
staff. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Elmer Ray Baker, 70, of Shannon Mill Creek, WV passed away on Saturday September 28, 2019 at CAMC
General, Charleston, WV. He was born on February 5, 1949 in Bradshaw, WV a son of the late Lonnie and
Martha Baker. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his first wife Betty Steele Baker; two
brothers Leonard Cantrell and William Henry Baker; and a sister June Horn. Survivors include his loving
wife of 17 years Edna Lou Compton Hawks Baker; two daughters Michelle (Shawn) Strickland and Lindsey
Nicole Baker all of Shannon Mill Creek; a son Lonnie (Brittany) Baker of Hanover; a brother Nathan (Carol
Sue) Baker of Baileysville; three step sons Chuckie Hawks of Van, Scotty Hawks of Garrison, KY and Jason
Hawks of Oceana; fourteen grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Wednesday October 2nd in the Chapel of Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Bro. Wayne Bailey and Pastor Gary Hatfield officiating. He will be laid to
rest in Johnson Cemetery, Shannon Mill Creek, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11AM until
time of services on Wednesday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends.  The family is
being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
William Tilden "Tick" Waugh, 79, of Hanover, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Monday August 19,
2019 in Princeton Community Hospital, Princeton, WV. He was born on March 17, 1940 in Hanover, WV a
son of the late William Jennings "Jiggs" and Vernie Auville Waugh. He attended the Ikes Fork Freewill
Baptist Church. Tick loved going to church, talking to his friends on the phone and he was well loved by the
community. He liked to work Dot to Dot books, coloring and watching TV. In addition to his parents he is
preceded in death by a sister Loretta Blankenship; and a brother Carl Waugh. Survivors include three
sisters Norma Waugh Cline, Nancy Waugh Lester and Dora (Bill) Lester all of Hanover; sister in law Nancy
Cline Waugh of Norfolk, VA; a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends. Funeral
services will be held at 11AM on Friday August 23rd at the Justice Tabernacle, Justice, WV with Pastor
Homer Blankenship and Bro. Jackie Jesse officiating. He will be laid to rest in Rose Lawn Memorial
Gardens, Princeton, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 10AM until time of services on Friday
August 23rd at the church. Pallbearers will be Randy, Sean, David, Jeffrey, Robert and Joey. Honorary
pallbearers will be Bill Clyde and Dennis. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Jeanette Blankenship Saunders, 66, of Brenton, WV left for her heavenly home on Monday September 30,
2019 at her home, she passed peacefully, yet unexpectedly after battling ill health for many months. She
was born on July 4, 1953 a daughter of Emma Jean Blankenship and the late Calvin Blankenship. Jeanette
loved camping, reading and her family, especially her grandkids. She worked many years in retail
management as well as automotive body repair with her husband. In addition to her father she is preceded
in death by her husband Michael Saunders; and two sisters Rosemary Wimmer and Kimberly Laffterty. In
addition to her mother she will be deeply missed by her daughter Heather (Stacey) Hughes of Hickory, NC;
a son Kerry Alan Coleman of Redhouse, WV; three sisters Audrey (Roger) Jennings , Serena Robinson and
Patty (Larry) Hayes; two brothers Coy (Sue) Blankenship and Shawn (Charlotte) Blankenship; six
grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and loving family and friends. In keeping with her wishes she
will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at 12PM on Tuesday October 8th at the Mill Creek of
flowers donations can be made to Stafford Family Funeral Home, PO Box 249, Oceana, WV 24870 to aid
the family with final expenses.  The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco,
WV.
Mary Rife, 86, of Oceana, WV, passed away on Sunday August 11, 2019 in Bowers Hospice House, Beckley,
WV following a sudden illness. She was born on May 31, 1933 a daughter of the late Lee and Effie Chafin
Gillespie. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Raven Rife; a son Delmus Rife;
grandson Delbert Rollins; three brothers and four sisters. Mary was a homemaker, a loving mother and
grandmother to those left to cherish her memory. Survivors include a son Ellis (Glenda) Rife of Oceana;
daughters Rosie Rife of NC and Anna Browning of TX; grandchildren Jeremy (Cassie) Rife of Oceana,
Melinda (Andrew) Riddle of NC, Leslie Rollins of NC, Sirena Browning of TX and Jerry Lee Browning of
Beckley; thirteen great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will
be held at 1PM on Saturday August 17th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with
Pastor Algie Cook officiating. She will be laid to rest in Anderson Hatfield Cemetery, McCar, KY. Friends
may gather with the family from 12PM until time of services on Saturday August 17th at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Douglas Franklin Walker, Jr., 54, of Oceana, WV went home to be with the Lord on Friday October 4, 2019
at the Northern Hospital of Surry County, Mt. Airy, NC. He was born on July 2, 1965 in Mullens, WV a son
of Douglas Franklin Walker, Sr. and the late Myrna Acord Walker. Douglas is a member of the Baileysville
Baptist Church and worked many years at the Wyoming County Compactor Station. In addition to his
mother he is preceded in death by his grandparents Leander Walker, Katherine Walker, and Myrtle and
Robert Acord. In addition to his father survivors include his loving wife of almost 37 years Ruth Ann
Stewart Walker; a daughter Amanda Ruth Walker of Oceana; a son Douglas Leander Walker and wife
Sabrina of Morganton, NC; three grandchildren Sarina, Alyssa and Alex; and a host of other loving family
and friends. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later
date. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Betty Hatfield Chafin, 91, of Bluefield, WV, went to be with the Lord on Saturday August 10, 2019 in
Bluefield Regional Medical Center, Bluefield, WV. She was born on July 21, 1928 in Devon, WV, a daughter
of the late Elliott and Clara Noe Hatfield. She is a member of the Brushfork Church of Christ and the last
surviving member of her immediate family. In addition to her parents he is preceded in death by her
husband Willis W. Chafin; a daughter Judy Lynn Hatfield; a granddaughter Tammy Sue Hatfield; two
grandsons Ethan and Noah Diehl; two brothers Herman and Scott Hatfield; and a sister Maggie Bright.
Survivors include a daughter Beverly Chafin of Bluefield; two sons Stanley (Judy) Chafin of Coal City and
Timothy (Vickie Gail) Chafin of Iaeger; five grandchildren Heaven Lynn Chafin Boyd, John Paul Chafin,
Christopher Ray Chafin, Tara Lough and Amber Diehl; six great grandchildren Emmilea Hatfield, Lauren
Hatfield, Kassie Hatfield, Kacie Lester, Logan Lester and Benton Diehl; one great great grandson Ryker
Hatfield; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Thursday
August 15th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. She will be laid to rest in Palm
Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family at 12PM on Thursday August 15th at
the funeral home.  Pallbearers will be John Paul Chafin, Christopher Ray Chafin, Logan Lester,  Benton
Diehl, Dustin Lough and Dewayne Diehl. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Virginia Faye Belcher Stafford, 81, of Plattsburg, NY, formerly of Fanrock, WV went home to be with the
Lord on Friday October 4, 2019 at her sons home. She was born on June 26, 1938 in Cyclone, WV, a
daughter of the late Robert Lee and Roxie Aliff Belcher. In addition to her parents she was preceded in
death by her loving husband William David Stafford and six brothers Bob, Joe, Fred, Ted, Clarence and
Clyde, she was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Survivors include her three sons Dickie
Brown and wife Carol of New York, Greg Brown and wife Janel of Florida and Jerry Brown and wife
Carmie of North Carolina; two grandchildren Scott Clausen and wife Anika and Nick Brown and wife
Nicole; four great grandchildren Scotty Clausen, Jr., Noah Clausen, Gabe Clausen and Alexis Brown; and a
host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Friday October 11th in the
Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev Tommy Knotts officiating. She will be laid to
rest in Stafford Cemetery, Fanrock, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 1 PM until time of
services on Friday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served
by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Leonard "Junior" Rose, 83, of Fanrock, WV went home to be with the Lord on Friday August 9, 2019 at his
home. He was born on March 11, 1936 in Huff Creek, WV a son of the late Frank and Lear Lester Rose. In
addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his first wife Audry Rose; five sisters Elsie Moss, Mae
Nester, Helen Morgan, Ann Lacy and Agnes Hurley; and a brother Burl Rose. Survivors include his loving
wife of seven years Clarie Johnson Rose; three daughters Patricia Rife of Johnson City, TN, Tammy Smith
of Fanrock and Sharon (Robert) Butcher of Sevierville, TN; a son Leonard Rose of Fanrock; a sister Juanita
Roberts of Fanrock; six grandchildren Allen (Autumn) Rife, Brandon (Tennille) Ratliff, Whitney Rose, Elijah
Smith, Amanda Butcher and Emily Butcher;  three great grandchildren Morgan Rife, Cole Rife and Lincoln
Ratliff; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 12PM on Wednesday
August 14th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Gary Walker officiating.
He will be laid to rest in the Swope Farm Cemetery, Indian Creek, WV. Friends may gather with the family
from 6-9PM on Tuesday August 13th at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family
is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Michael Anthony Austin, 35, of  Rhodell, WV entered into peace on Saturday October 5, 2019 at his home.
He was born on April 12, 1984 in Beckley, WV a son of Victoria Lee Smith Austin of Rhodell and the late
Robert Wayne Austin. Michael was a carpenter and loved working with his hands, fishing and most of all
he loved being with his family. In addition to his father he is preceded in death by his grandmother Della
Hayworth and second mom Carmella Farruggia.  In addition to his mother survivors include two daughters
Alyssa Brianne Austin and Alexis Phipps; a son Ethan Hull; the love of his life Tiffany Dawn Meadows of
Crab Orchard; three brothers Robert Dewayne (Melissa) Austin of Glen Daniel, Joshua L. Austin and Chris
Austin both of Rhodell; two aunts Debra (Douglas) Hogan of Rhodell and Donna (Allen) Chatfield of
Sophia; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Thursday
October 10th at the Rhodell Church of God, Rhodell, WV with Pastor Gary Eskins officiating. He will be laid
to rest in Bud Cemetery, Bud, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12PM until time of services on
Thursday October 10th at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by
the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
James David Harrison, Jr., 33, of  Cyclone, WV passed away on Saturday October 5, 2019. He was born on
April 11, 1986 in Man, WV a son of Sharon Mae Lusk Harrison of Welch, WV and the late James David
Harrison. In addition to his father he is preceded in death by his grandparents Posy and Waveline Lusk and
Robert Jennings Harrison. In addition to his mother survivors include a son James David Harrison, III of
Cyclone; three sisters Lora (Chris) Acord of Oceana, Cassandra Gray of Oceana; and Stephanie Jo (Craig)
Chisholm of Charleston; a grandmother Shirley Mosley of Cyclone; and a host of other loving family and
friends. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated. The family is being served by the Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Rosemary Darlene Hagerman Daugherty, 66, of  Bradshaw, WV passed away on Saturday October 12, 2019
at her home following a long illness. She was born on January 7, 1953 in Welch, WV a daughter of the late
William Frank and Ada Taylor Hagerman. Survivors include her loving husband of 24 years Aaron Dean
Daugherty; a daughter Dana Darlene (Stanley) Hatfield of Jolo; a son Dusty Wayne (Wilma) Hagerman of
Oakwood, VA; three sisters Evelyn (Coy) Baker of Bradshaw, Sithia Dunford of  Charleston and Debbie
Hagerman of Beartown; a brother Thomas (Diana) Hagerman of Londondale, OH; three grandchildren
Toby Wayne Hatfield, Brittany Paige Hagerman and Lakin Chantel Hagerman; special niece who was like
her daughter Dee Dee Vance of Beartown; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services
will be held at 10 AM on Tuesday October 15th at the Mile Branch Community Church, Mile Branch, WV
with Bro. Billy Ward officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Tom Sparks Cemetery, Bradshaw, WV.
Friends may gather with the family from 6-8 PM on Monday October 14th at the church. Pallbearers will be
family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Joshua Vaughn Hatfield, 45, of  Clear Fork, WV went home to be with the Lord on Saturday October 12th,
2019 at his home following a long illness. He was born on February 21, 1974 in Welch, WV a son of Gary
Hatfield of Coal Mountain and Glenda Cline Morgan of Oceana. Josh's hobby was erecting model cars. In
addition to his parents survivors  include his loving wife of ten and half years Sabrina Renea White
Hatfield; three loving sons Malachi White of Huff Creek, Harley Cage Hatfield and Chance Thomas Hatfield
of the home; two brothers Nick and Melissa Hatfield of Oceana and Gary Lee and Tammy Sparks of Coal
Mountain; a sister Ashley and Harry Toler of Bolt; his step mother Cathy Sparks Hatfield of Coal Mountain;
father and mother-in-law Rev. Tommy "Pa" and Pauline "Ma" White of Huff Creek and Mary Ellen Arthur
of Buffalo Creek; three nephews, a niece and many loving uncles and aunts; and a host of other loving
family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Wednesday October 16th at the Apostolic
House of Faith, Simon, WV with Bro. Gary Toler and Bro. Tommy White officiating. He will be laid to rest
in the White Family Cemetery, Cyclone, WV. Friends may gather with the family after 6 PM on Tuesday
October 15th at the church. Family and very close friends will serve as pallbearers.    The family is being
served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Mamous Delores Greer Lane, 69, of  Glen Fork, WV went home to be with the Lord Sunday October 13, 2019
at her home. She was born on September 21, 1950 in Glen Rogers, WV a daughter of the late Oren and
Lorena Elswick Greer. Delores worked at several places including Speed Way and Twin Falls State Park. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two brothers Phillip and William; and three sisters
Wrena, Freda and Rose. Survivors include her loving husband of 12 years Cecil H. Lane; two daughters
Debbie (Michael) and Sherry (Ray); four sons David, Jeff (Pam), Chris (Melissa), Terry and Allen "Shorty"
(Leahann); a sister Dora; thirteen grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family
and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Friday October 18th at the Pine Grove Missionary
Baptist Church, Ravencliff, WV with Rev. Ernest Francis, III officiating. She will be laid to rest in Pine Grove
Cemetery, Ravencliff, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11AM until time of services on Friday
at the church. Her sons will serve as pallbearers. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV.
Troy Eli Shrewsberry, 27, of Amigo, WV passed away on Wednesday October 16, 2019 at Ruby Memorial
Hospital, Morgantown, WV. He was born on January 20, 1992 in Beckley, WV. Troy was loved by his family
and many friends. He was preceded in death by a brother Dewey Shrewsberry, Jr. Survivors include the
love of his life and wife Rebecca Lynn Welch Shrewsberry; his three children who he loved dearly, Lakelyn
Marie Shrewsberry, Eli Carson Shrewsberry, and Sylas Axel Shrewsberry; his loving father Dewey
Shrewsberry and wife Teresa; his mother Opal Whitt and companion Timmy Lusk; father and mother in
law Jay and Brenda Welch; loving siblings Jennifer Sommers, Samantha Cree, Leona Sharma, Kayla Tilley,
Chester Combs, Emery Shrewsberry, Sara Shrewsberry, Percilla Shrewsberry, Megan Whitt, Timmy
Shrewsberry, Andrew Lusk and Sandra Lusk; brothers in law Matthew and Gabbie Stowers and Joshua and
Sara Welch; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on
Wednesday October 23, 2019 at the Mountaineer Baptist Church, with Pastor Arnie McKinney officiating.
He will be laid to rest in George W. Shrewsberry Cemetery. Friends may gather with the family from 12:00
until service time on Wednesday at the church.  Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being
served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Franklin Lee Lafferty, 59, of Wyoming, WV passed away on Wednesday October 23, 2019 at Bowers
Hospice House, Beckley, WV. He was born January 3, 1960 in Mullens, WV a son of the late Mae Lafferty
Bailey. In addition to his mother he is preceded in death by a sister Linda Gail Bailey; and grandmother
Gladys Lafferty. Survivors include a daughter Jessica (Gary) Tilley of Rainelle; two sons Darris (Companion
Christina Simmons) Lafferty of Wyoming and Daniel (Companion Francis Williamson) of New Richmond;
his father Kelly "Bee"  Bailey of Glen Rogers; two sisters Lisa (Wesley) Goff of Lester and Rebecca Bailey of
VA; three brothers Steve Bailey of Glen Rogers, Ricky (Rachel) Bailey of Mullens and James (Christina)
Bailey of Jesse; eleven grandchildren Curtis, Colton, Aubree, Landon, Jordynn, Serenity, Ian, Brantley, Jace,
Emma and Skylr; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 3PM on
Sunday October 27th at the Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Ravencliff, WV. He will be laid to rest in
Pine Grove Cemetery, Ravencliff, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 2Pm until time of services
on Sunday at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Clayton Henderson Shores, 67, of Skin Fork, WV passed away on Saturday October 26, 2019 at his home.
He was born February 1, 1952 in Pineville, WV a son of the late Tandy Henderson and Gladys Louise Wood
Shores, Sr. Clayton is of the Baptist faith; a night watchman for Shane Coal Company and worked twenty
two years for Georgia Pacific. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his father-in-law John
Franklin Mullins. Survivors include his loving wife of 46 years Dina Kay Mullins Shores; a daughter
Angelina (Companion James Bennett, Jr.) Shores of Skin Fork; eight sisters Nancy (Lacy) Tyner of Mt. City,
TN; Marie (Companion Michael Tyson) Shollenberger of AZ; Gloria Taylor of Mt. City, TN, Myrtle Lee
Williams of NC, Sandra Faye Stewart of Skin Fork, Judy Cook (Randy) Lambert of Skin Fork, Ruth Ann
Baugh of Skin Fork and Ruby (Paul) Kenney of Rock View; a brother Tandy Henderson Shores, Jr. of Skin
Fork; a granddaughter Alexandria Bennett; his dog Cholie Beth; his buddy Jeremy S. Osborne and Christina
Barrett who was like a daughter; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held
at 2 PM on Wednesday October 30th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. He will be
laid to rest in Cooper Memorial Cemetery, Skin Fork, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12PM
until time of services on Wednesday at the funeral home.   Pallbearers will be family and friends. The
family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Barbara Ann Shields Lusk, 82, of Fanrock, WV passed away on Monday October 28, 2019, after a long
illness at Wyoming Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, New Richmond, WV. She was born on June 28,
1937in Rainbow Springs, NC to the late Andrew Don Shields, Sr. and Elda Mae Jacobs Shields. In addition
to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Teddy G. Lusk; her sister, Betty Sharrar;
brothers, Andrew Don Shields, Jr. and Edgar Shields. Those left to cherish her memory include her sons
Terry M. Lusk and John D. Lusk both of the home; granddaughter Autumn A. Lusk of the home; sister,
Sandra J. Lusk and husband Nelson of Trace Fork; brothers, Earl R. Shields and wife Sue of New Richmond
and Charles A. Shields and wife Deanna of Fairmont; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral
services will be held at 1 PM on Sunday November 3rd in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV with Bishop Charles A. Shields and Rev. Ernest Francis, III officiating. She will be laid to rest in
Lusk Cemetery, Trace Fork, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12 PM until time of services on
Sunday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Larry Lee "Scooby Doo" Lusk, 76, of Cyclone, WV entered his eternal heavenly home on November 1, 2019
at CAMC, Charleston, WV following a short illness. Born December 24, 1942 in Brushy Fork, WV, to the late
Marvin and Winnie Lusk. Larry was a member of the Cyclone Church of God, where he served as a deacon
and Sunday School teacher. He was a devoted Christian, retired coal miner, loved to turkey hunt and
camping with his family. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a son Steven Lee Lusk;
Mother and Father-in-law Wayne and Allene Lusk; four brother Travis, Terry, Sebert and Earless Lusk.
Those left behind to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 57 years Patsy Lusk; a daughter Greta
(Jerry) Miller of Dailey, WV; two sons  Scottie (Stephanie) Lusk of Oceana and Christopher Lusk of Cyclone;
a granddaughter Ashley (Freddy) Berry of Alum Creek; a great granddaughter on the way, Riley Anne
Berry; two brothers Argel (Sharon) Lusk and Jackie (Lessie) Lusk all of Cyclone; a sister Wanda (Harmon)
Bailey of Cyclone; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on
Tuesday November 5th at the Cyclone Church of God with Rev. Ron Harvey officiating. He will be laid to
rest in the Brushy Fork Cemetery, Cyclone, WV.   Friends may gather with the family from 6-9 PM on
Monday November 4th at the church. Pallbearers will be Freddy Berry, Jerry Miller, Timmy Miller, Larry
Miller, David Toler and Adam Miller. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking donations be sent to Cyclone
Church of God or the CAMC Hospitality House in Charleston, WV in memory of Larry Lusk. The family is
being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
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Obituaries
Leslie Wayne "Bear" Lusk, 79, of Cyclone, WV entered his eternal heavenly home on November 1, 2019 at
Logan Regional Medical Center, Logan, WV.  He was born on May 26, 1940 in Logan County, WV a son of
the late Wayne and Allene Osborne Lusk. Leslie is a member of the Cyclone Church of God. He loved going
to church, watching Christian programs, hunting, growing his flowers and spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Lorene Workman Lusk; an infant daughter
Belinda Kay Lusk; three sisters Velma Workman, Margaret Bailey and Barbara Bailey; two brothers James
and Emory Lusk; brother-in-laws Ersel Bailey, Jerry Harvey and Larry Lusk. Survivors include two
daughters Teresa (Junior) Harrison of Latrobe and Lisa (Gary) Price of Wharton; a son Michael (Judy) Lusk
of Cyclone; four sisters Patsy Lusk, Sharon (Argel) Lusk, Judy (Tommy) Osborne and Loretta Harvey all of
Cyclone; a brother Paul (Naomi) Lusk of Curtis; five grandchildren Christopher Lusk, Ashley Wallace,
Janetta Lusk, Amanda Reed and Matthew Harrison;
a brother-in-law Chuckie Bailey; seven great
grandchildren;  and a host of other loving family and friends.  Funeral services will be held at 1PM on
Monday November 4th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Michael Kell
officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Brown's Cemetery, Cyclone, WV.   Friends may gather with the
family from 11 AM on Monday November 4th at the funeral Home. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Billy Rondell Belcher, 79, of Sun Hill, WV  went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on
October 30, 2019 at Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, WV surrounded by his loving family. He was born
on February 26, 1940 in Mullens, WV a son of the late William Oscar and Mabel Toler Belcher. Rondell was
a dedicated Christian. He attended Reedy Creek Freewill Baptist Church and loved his church family. He
attended Baileysville High School and began his work career at an early age, working for Pace-Bower
Construction in Pineville, WV, Ranger Fuel Coal Co. and retiring from Pittson Coal Co. in 1999. Rondell met
and married the love of his life Jaunetta Clay Belcher on July 1, 1961. They enjoyed 58 years of a beautiful,
loving marriage. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother Danny Belcher.  In addition
to his wife survivors include a daughter Robin Elizabeth Belcher Bailey and husband Justin; two grandsons
who he adored Justin Tyler Bailey and Garrett Kent Bailey and wife Haley; and a host of other loving family
and friends. A celebration of Rondell's life will be held at 1 PM on Thursday November 7th at the Sun Hill
Country Church, Sun Hill, WV with Pastor Jay Blankenship officiating. He will be laid to rest in the G. C.
Toler Memorial Cemetery, Sun Hill, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9 PM on Wednesday
November 6th at the church. Ushers will be Ray Toler, Mike Bailey and Clent Toler. Pallbearers will be
Justin "Juddy" Bailey, Justin Tyler Bailey, Garrett Kent Bailey, Danny Cline, Jr. and Jim Clement. Special
thanks to Brad Toler, Mike Bailey, Danny Cline, Jr., Bob Beavers, Jim Payne, Carl and Veronica Allen, Teddy
Morgan, Retha Blankenship, Jerry and Edna Bailey, Yvonne Cline, Francis Miller, Dusty and Kim Lewis,
Linda Bailey, Huff Consolidated Grade School, and the Wyoming County Board of Education. The family is
being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.        
 
John William "John Boy" Tilley, 52, of Sabine, WV passed away on Sunday November 3, 2019 at his home.
He was born on March 9, 1967 a son of the late J.W. and Mary Tilley. John Boy loved hunting and his
animals. His pride was held high in the sporting events held at Blackberry Game Club. With a heart as big
as the ocean and shoulders that could carry the weight of the world, his favorite time was in the presence
of his family and friends. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a niece Rosia Irick; and
nephew Little Bobby. Survivors include his wife of 27 years Amanda "Lucy" Tilley; three daughters Tara
"Redneck" (Frank) Griggs of Pineville, Sheena "Grace" (Kendra) Griffith of Huntington and Joni
"Munchkin" (Justin) Sizemore of Ravencliff; a son John "Bub" Tilley, Jr.; seven grandchildren Michael,
Noah, Cammie, Carlie, Colby, Isaiah, Madisyn,  and Mason; three siblings Gay (Jackie) Irick of Glen Fork,
Robert Tilley of Ravencliff and Debbie (Doug) Stapleton of Matheny; a very special uncle J.C. (Pam) Tilley
of Virginia; special cousin Jason "Jaybird" (Tressie) Bailey of Baileysville; two nephews; three nieces; and a
host of other loving family and friends.  Funeral services will be held at 5 PM on Tuesday November 12,
2019 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Ernest Francis, III. Friends may
gather with the family from 4-5 PM on Tuesday at the funeral home. In keeping with his wishes he will be
cremated following the service. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco,
WV.     
Dovie Fern Osborne Lusk, 84, of Cyclone, WV entered her eternal heavenly home on Wednesday November
6, 2019 at her home. She was born on January 8, 1935 in Cyclone, WV a daughter of the late Willie and Cora
Ellen Bailey Osborne. Dovie was a lifelong resident of Cyclone, a devoted Christian and a member of the
Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church where she attended. Dovie loved the Lord and listening to
gospel singing, she enjoyed setting on her porch for hours and going to yard sales. She was a loving
mother, grandmother and great grandmother and  loved being around her family and friends. She was a
devoted wife to Andy Lusk whom she loved with all her heart. In addition to her parents she is preceded in
death by her husband who was the love of her life for 47 years Andy Lusk; a daughter Elbie Lusk Osborne;
an infant son Tommy Lee Lusk; a granddaughter Christina Lynn Osborne; four brothers; three sisters;
father and mother-in-law Elmer Hayes Lusk and Orpha J. Brown; and a special friend Brookie Lusk. Those
left to cherish her memory include a daughter Coretta (David) Osborne; a son Andrew (Linda) Lusk all of
Cyclone; ten grandchildren Regina (Braden) Daniels of Greenville, Brandon (Andrea) Keeney of Cyclone,
Jamie (Michael Smith) Harvey of Sinks Grove, Misty (Adam Blankenship) Osborne, Ronnie (Candy) Boothe,
Shelby Osborne all of Cyclone, Andia Leigh Osborne of NC, Shelia (Johnny) Haynes of Cyclone and Hayes
(Ericka) Lusk of Oceana; eighteen great grandchildren Austin, Dustin, Adriana, Sieara, Matthew, David
Keith, Trevor, Shayla, Jaiden, Drayke, Trayce, Raeleigh, Luke, Joshua, Tyler, Jacob, Hayden and Breella; a
sister Fannie (Bill) Rollins of Cyclone; a brother Stewart (Sara) Osborne of VA; and a host of other loving
family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Saturday November 9th at the Bright Prospect
Missionary Baptist Church, Cyclone, WV with Rev. Scottie Lusk officiating. She will be laid to rest in
Brown's Cemetery, Cyclone, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9 PM on Friday at the Church.
Pallbearers will be Austin, Dustin, Brandon, Michael Lingerfelt, Johny Hays, Tyler, Michael Smith, Josh,
Travis, David Keith, Drake and Trayce. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.     
Christopher Lee Webb, 29, of Glen Fork, WV passed away on Saturday November 2, 2019. He was born on
February 21, 1990 in Manassas, VA a son of Richard Tracey Webb of Iron Dale, OH and Opal Angelaine
Brummett of Manassas, VA. In addition to his parents survivors include his children Tashawna Dale Startin
of Glen Fork, Ethan Smith, Savannah Smith, Alexis Smith and Bella Smith; a sister Amber Dawn Webb of
Pineville; two brothers Matthew Webb of Oak Hill and Richard Webb of Itman; his companion Heather
Coble of Beckley; and a host of other loving family and friends. In keeping with his wishes he will be
cremated and there will not be any public services. The family is being served by the Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
David Lee "Dave" Evans, 69, of Glen Rogers, WV, passed away on Friday November 8, 2019 at Raleigh
General Hospital, Beckley, WV. He was born on September 16, 1950 in Glen Rogers, WV a son of the late
Enos John and Hazel Lamb Evans, Sr. Dave was a member of the UMWA having worked at Kopperston and
loved watching NASCAR. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Kathye Diana Trump
Evans; two brothers Harold Evans and Enos John Evans, Jr.; a sister Bernice Redden Whittaker; and half
sister Priscilla James. Survivors include two sons Jessie Lee Evans and Jeffery Shawn (Lora) Evans; three
grandchildren Bianca Paige Evans, David Lucion Evans and Jeffery Shawn Evans, Jr.; a sister Mable Bailey;
sisters-in-law Jean Brown Evans and Bethel Trump and husband Roy Lee; a special sister-in-law Brenda
Trump Green and husband Gerald; an ex-daughter-in-law Tracy Evans; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Thursday November 14th in the Chapel of Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor Mickey Mitchell officiating. He will be laid to rest in Pine Grove
Cemetery, Ravencliff, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12 PM until time of service on Thursday
at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Juanita Jo Pennington Tilley, 55, of Glen Rogers, WV, entered her eternal heavenly home on Thursday
November 14, 2019 at her home following a sudden illness. She was born on April 4, 1964 in Mullens, WV
a daughter of Alfred George and Janice Marie Tyree Pennington of Glen Rogers. Juanita attended the
Glen Rogers Community Church. She loved the Lord and listening to music. She enjoyed sitting on her
porch and planting flowers. She is preceded in death by a sister Marty Blankenship and a brother Willie
Pennington. Survivors include her loving husband of 37 years Michael Wayne Tilley; a daughter Ashley
(Robert) Smith of Fairdale; two sons Michael (Brittney) Tilley, Jr. of Corrine and Scott Tilley of Beckley; a
brother Michael Pennington of Mt. Airy, NC; six grandchildren Emily Tilley, Lian Tilley, Brynleigh Tilley,
Sarah Smith, Landon Tilley and Kyler Tilley; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services
will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday November 17, 2019 at the Glen Rogers Community Church, Glen
Rogers, WV with Pastor Kevin Francis officiating. She will be laid to rest in Pretty Ridge Cemetery,
Saulsville, WV. Friends may gather with the family  from Noon until service time at the church.     
Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Larry Eugene Cook, 67, of Keyrock, WV, passed away on November 16, 2019 at Welch Community Hospital,
Welch, WV. He was born on October 26, 1952 in Pineville, WV a son of the late Aaron Oley "Jack" and
Patsy Marie Thomason Cook. Larry is a United States  Air Force Vietnam Veteran. In addition to his parents
he is preceded in death by a brother James "Cookie" Cook. Survivors include three sons Larry J. Cook of
Keyrock, Joshua A. (Amanda) Cook of East Pineville and J. Daniel (Ashley) Cook of Lexington; three
brothers Thomas "Tom" (Diana) Cook, Mike L. (Peggy) Cook all of Welch Pineville Road and Brad (Becky)
Cook of Beaver; eight grandchildren Salisha, Ashton, Paisley, Nathan, Corbin, Zachary, Kayden and Rylee;
and a host of other loving family and friends.  Funeral services will be held at 12 PM on Wednesday
November 20th at the Sweet Devine Church, Bear Hole Road with Pastor Eugene Bailey officiating. He will
be laid to rest in Laxton Cemetery, Pineville, WV . Friends may gather with the family from 6-9 PM on
Tuesday November 19th at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The Wyoming County
Veterans Honor Guard will conduct Military Rites.  The family is being served by the Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.  
   
Dan Goodman, 87, of Lynco, WV, passed away on November 18, 2019 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley,
WV following a short illness. He was born on October 8, 1932 in Simon, WV a son of the late Elsie
Goodman Fitch. Dan was a member of the UMWA District 17 and a retired coal miner. He enjoyed spending
time with his family and grandchildren. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and setting throughout the day at
McDonalds drinking coffee and talking to his friends about the ole days and solving the worlds problems.
In addition to his mother he is preceded in death by his wife Shelvie Dean Harvey Goodman; and a
grandson Thomas Daniel Goodman. Those left to cherish his memory are his four sons Danny Dewey
Goodman, Denver (Dora) Goodman all of Lynco, Thomas (Helen) Goodman of Lynchburg, VA and James
Goodman of Orlando, FL; two grandsons Joseph (Mindy) Goodman and Denver Dewey (Stephanie)
Goodman all of Lynco; seven great grandchildren Joshua "Hunter" Goodman, Madison Goodman, Ethan
Harris, Johanna Dean Goodman all of Lynco, Logan Goodman, Dakota Goodman and Tristan Goodman all
of VA; a sister Susie Fitch-Hosch of Alberquerque, NM; a brother Richard Fitch of Pineville; and a host of
other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Thursday November 21st in the
Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor William Cook officiating. He will be laid to
rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12 PM until time
of services on Thursday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
In lieu of flowers
donations can be made to the funeral home.
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV.