Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Inc.
Obituaries
Gail Lynn "Nut" Cline Allen, 67, of Oceana, WV left her earthly body surrounded by her loving family on
Saturday March 24, 2018 at CAMC General Hospital, Charleston, WV. Isaiah 40:31 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  She was born on December 12, 1950 in Simon, WV a daughter of
the late Mack and Edna Blankenship Cline. She was of the Apostolic faith and a member of the Full Gospel
Tabernacle where she proudly served as Armor bearer to Pastor Delana Daniels and mother of the church.
She loved going to church, spending time with her family, being outdoors, planting flowers especially
roses, sitting on her porch swinging and walking in the evenings with her best friend, Debbie Tate. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death a brother Larry M. Cline. She is survived by her husband of
46 years Dennis Allen; two daughters Shavonda (Jerry) Owens of Oceana and Kimberly (Michelle) Allen of
Beckley; two sons Dennis Wayne Allen and Hunter Owens both of the home; five grandchildren, all whom
she loved so much Courtney England, James Williams, Ashley Williams, Mackinzie Gail Owens and Karleigh
AbiGail Allen; one great granddaughter Harmonee England; a brother Kincle (Bethel) Cline of Lynco; two
sisters Barbara Cline of Ridgeway, SC and Judith Cline of Lynco; and a host of nieces, nephews and other
loving family and friends. A home going and celebration of Gail's life will be 1PM on Thursday March 29th
in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home with Pastor Delana Daniels officiating. She will be laid to
rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9PM on
Wednesday March 28th at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being
served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Vergie Lee Brewster Baldwin, 85, of Oceana, WV passed away on March 24, 2018 at her home. She was born
on June 1, 1932 in McDowell County, WV a daughter of the late Jim and Hilda Mae Mitchell Brewster. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Robert Franklin Baldwin, Jr.; a daughter
Judy Wimmer; a son Robert Franklin Baldwin, III; and two grandchildren Michael and Melissa Wimmer.
Survivors include three daughters Debbie (Gerald) Chambers of Pineville, Cay (Phillip) Stafford of Eccles
and Lisa Baldwin of Lynco; a son Matthew Baldwin; grandchildren Della Stafford and companion David
Toler, Mark Burgess, Brandon Stafford, Stephanie (Tom) Devaney, Amanda Milam and husband Mark, , and
Jimmy Crider, Jr; great grandchildren Katie Toler, Khloe Davaney, Michael Davaney  David Anthony, Gabriel
Bailey, Skylar Bailey, Payton Bailey, "Lil" Frankie Bailey, Jasmine Burgess, Gage Whitson and Kayden Lee;
and a host of other loving family and friends.  Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Saturday March 31st
in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home with Bro. Butch Farrington officiating. She will be laid to
rest in Cook Cemetery, Lynco, WV. Friends may gather with the family from Noon until time of services on
Saturday March 31st at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served
by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Helen Delane Martin Spence, 68, of Cyclone, WV passed away on March 30, 2018 at McDowell Nursing and
Rehab, Gary, WV. She was born on January 14, 1950 in Cyclone, WV a daughter of the late Rubert Lee and
Berta Maxine Brown Martin. For the past few years of Helens stay she sang at the services at the nursing
home. She had weekly visits from Jada, Charlie and Melba and visits from Denise and David, she enjoyed
time with family and friends. She enjoyed the yearly trip to the Labor Day Celebration. She enjoyed her
activities and Bingo. Helen will be loved and missed. Her statement to those she loved was always love you
morether.  In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two brothers Grady Martin and Allen
"Ruddy" Martin. Survivors include a son Kristopher Spence of Kopperston; two sisters Melba Tolliver of
Cyclone and Andrea Martin of Beckley; seven grandchildren McKalah, Dylan, Kailyn, Paityn, Tyler, Matt and
Jada, who was her daily sidekick; one great grandchild; and a host of other loving family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at Noon on Monday April 2nd in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV  with Bro. Scotty Lusk officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny,
WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11AM until time of services on Monday April 2nd at the
funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Norman Wayne Thompson, 78, of Rockview, WV passed away on March 30, 2018 at Raleigh General
Hospital, Beckley, WV. He was born on May 23, 1939 in Tazewell, VA a son of the late James Franklin and
Mary Madelena Browning Thompson. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two brothers
James Franklin Thompson, Jr. and Darrell Sherwood Thompson; and a sister Patsy Jane Woods. Survivors
include his loving wife of 15 years Juanita Lester Thompson; two sisters Geneva Roberta Thompson of
Albuquerque, NM and Peggy June Workman of Beckley; two brothers Samuel Earl (Phyliss) Thompson of FL
and Ronnie Gene (Deloris) Thompson of Beckley; and a host of nieces, nephews family and friends. Funeral
services will be held at 1PM on Tuesday April 3rd in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home with Rev.
Malcolm Mack Hatfield officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends
may gather with the family from Noon until time of services on Tuesday April 3rd at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Robert Dale “Buddy” Addison, 28, of Coal Mountain, WV passed away on March 30th, 2018 at his
residence. He was born July 8th 1989 a son of Elizabeth Davis of Coal Mountain and the late Hansal Dale
Morgan. Buddy was a sweet and gentle soul, he was the best friend you could ever ask for and would go
out of his way to help anyone. He will truly be missed by all his loving family and friends. In addition to his
father he is preceded in death by a brother Matthew Morgan; his maternal grandparents Harold and Evelyn
Addison; and step grandfather Bernie Davis. In addition to his mother survivors include his step father
Scott Davis of the home; his grandparents Lonnie and Virgie Harper of Brenton; his grandmother Pauline
Davis of Oceana;  his grandfather Ricky “Zag” Hatfield of Coal Mountain; a brother Travis (Kayla Miller) of
Glen Fork; a sister Danielle (Josh) Kennedy of Simon; three nieces Maci Miller, Zoe Davis and Katie
Kennedy; a nephew Joshua Kennedy, Jr.; special friends Pebo and Megan Browning, Jason Hatfield, and
Candra Wolford.; and a host of other loving family and friends. Come and celebrate Buddy's life the way he
would want us to… at 2PM on Saturday April 28th at the Coal Mountain Freewill Baptist Church. If you
can, bring a dish or drinks so we can set and enjoy each other's company and remember all the good
memories together.  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.
Larry David Butcher, 68, of Brenton, WV passed away on April 1, 2018 at his home. He was born on August
14, 1949 in Brenton, WV a son of the late Richard and Ada Fay Cook Butcher, Sr. Larry was a member of the
Clear Fork Independent Church of God and the Brenton Volunteer Fire Department. In addition to his
parents he is preceded in death by a grandson Tyler Scott Butcher. Survivors include his loving wife of 51
years Patsy Gail Adams Butcher; two sons Gregory Scott (Cynthia) Butcher of Camden, SC and Robert Lee
(Sharon Rose) Butcher of Beckley; a brother Richard (Brenda Kidd) Butcher, Jr. of Brenton; three
grandchildren Andrew Austin (Ashleigh) Butcher, Amanda Rose Butcher and Emily Marie Butcher; and a
host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Wednesday April 4th in the
Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor Hannibal Blankenship, Jr. officiating. He
will be laid to rest in Butcher-Cook Cemetery, Brenton, WV. Friends may gather with the family from Noon
until time of services on Wednesday April 4th at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Larry Glenn Reed, 57, of Oceana, WV passed away on Thursday April 5, 2018 at St. Mary's Medical Center,
Huntington, WV. He was born on June 22, 1960 in Beckley, WV a son of the late Raymond Glenn and
Christine Boatenheimer Bailey Reed. Larry was a member of the Craney Missionary Baptist Church. In
addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his first wife  of 24 years Debbie Morgan Reed. Survivors
include his loving wife of 13 years Becky Lynn Jessee Reed; a daughter Christina Reed and companion Doug
Bryant of Beckley; two sons Bam Bam Morgan and Larry G. Reed, Jr. both of Oceana; a step daughter
Heather (James) Verceles of Gainsville, FL; a step son John (Carrie) Halman of Jacksonville, FL; two sisters
Hazel Jewell of Herndon and Lula (Rickey) McKinney of Fairmont; three brothers Wayne (Elouise) Reed of
VA, Lonnie Reed of Herndon and Dale (Robin) Reed of Lashmeet; father and mother -in-law Harold and Jane
Jessee of Jacksonville, FL; nineteen grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and friends. A memorial
service will be held at 2PM on Sunday April 8th at the Craney Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor James
Walker and Rev. William Cook officiating. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated. Larry always said
that he Loved Life and wanted everyone else to Love it as much as he did. The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Rose Ann Reece, 54, of Pineville, WV formerly of Mullens passed away on Tuesday April 10, 2018 at Bowers
Hospice House, Beckley, WV. She was born on July 14, 1963 in Mullens, WV a daughter of Rita Mae
Blankenship Edens of Pineville and the late Jack Edward Hicks. Rose is a 1983 graduate of Mullens High
School. She worked several years at Thomas Snack Shop in Mullens with her life-long special friend, Lisa
"Mouse" Thompson Farley as well as the Wyoming County Council on Aging at Itmann. In addition to her
father she is preceded in death by her first husband Mark Reece; maternal grandparents Henry and Ennis
Blankenship; and paternal grandparents Clarence and Maggie Hicks. Survivors include a son Jeffery Lee
Reece of Beckley; a sister Bottsie Hicks of Pineville; three brothers Timothy (Rose "Chubby") Hicks of
Mullens, Jack (Hyon "Lee") Hicks of Concord, NC and Lee (Catherine) Hicks of Escondido, CA; two
granddaughters Raelynn Jade Reece and Jaela Cummings; and a host of other loving family and friends. A
memorial service will be held at 3PM on Saturday April 14th at the Corinne Church of God, Corinne, WV
with Bro. Doug Thorn officiating. Friends may gather with the family from 2PM until time of services on
Saturday April 14th at the church. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hospice of Southern WV. The
family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Troy Dale Lester, 52, of California, MD formerly of Oceana passed away on Saturday April 7, 2018 at the
University of MD Charles Regional Medical Center, La Plata, MD. He was born on October 17, 1965 in
Welch, WV a son of the late Edward Huling Lester and the late Maggie Vicie Hendricks Lester Blankenship.
Dale was is a United States Marines, Navy and Air Force Veteran and a 1984 graduate of Oceana High
School. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother Erby Edward Lester and step father
Roger Blankenship. Survivors include his wife Crystal Jean Lester; his children Edward Dale Lester and
Kristopher Blake Lester and Trae Von Miller, Joseph Varela and Ema Lester; and a host of other loving
family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Monday April 16th in the Chapel of Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Patty Morgan Officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm
Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. The Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard will conduct Military Rites.
Friends may gather with the family from 11AM until time of services on Monday April 16th at the funeral
home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Havanna June Browning, 59, of Glen Fork, WV passed away on Friday April 13, 2018 at Raleigh General
Hospital, Beckley, WV. She was born on January 13, 1959 in Mullens, WV a daughter of the late Dolly and
Lola Jean Graham Lambert. Havanna was a member of the Matheny Church of God. In addition to her
parents she is preceded in death by her husband Kermit E. Browning; and a brother Kevin Graham.
Survivors include a son Timothy Rice (Debra) Browning of Matheny; a sister Reva Ann Altizer of Oceana; a
brother James Franklin Graham of Matheny; a grandson Timothy Eugene Browning; three granddaughters;
and a host of other loving family and friends. In keeping with her wishes she will be cremated. The family
is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Edsel Eugene Tolliver, 74, of Indian Creek, WV passed away on Saturday April 14, 2018 at Princeton
Community Hospital, Princeton, WV. He was born on May 12, 1943 in Wolfe Pen, WV a son of the late
Enoch Johnson and Mary Lee Faw Tolliver. He was a member of the UMWA and last worked at the US Steel
Prep Plant. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife of 35 years Barbara Simpson
Tolliver; and a brother Kenneth Tolliver. Survivors include two daughters Angela Roberts of Fanrock of
Fanrock and Cyndi (Jeff) Patrick of Brier Creek; a son Edsel "Junior" (Stephanie) Tolliver  of Maryland; a
brother Larry (Marcella) Tolliver of Shady Spring; five grandchildren Tori, Cody, Dylan, Dustin and Brad;
and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at Noon on Thursday April 19th
in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Bro Leonard Sizemore officiating. He will
be laid to rest in Roberts-Tolliver Cemetery, Fanrock, WV. The Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard will
conduct Military Rites. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9PM on Wednesday April 18th at the
funeral home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Hobert Cline, 69, of Simon, WV went to be with the Lord on Wednesday April 17, 2018 at Pikeville Medical
Center, Pikeville, KY. He was born on August 3, 1948 in Simon, WV a son of the late Omar and Dorthy Cline.  
Hobert was a loving father, grandfather, father-in-law, great grandfather, son brother and friend. He is a
United States Army Veteran and attended the Apostolic House of Faith. His loving smile and gentle heart
will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by
his loving wife of 46 years Linda Sue Walker Cline; a sister Shirley Lester; two brothers Chester Cline and
Woodrow Kenneda; and a grandson Cody Ryan Walker. Those left to cherish his memories include two
daughters Lovetta (Eddie) Brown of Lillydale and Tanya (Bradley) Walker of Hanover; a son Joey Cline and
his girlfriend Adrienne Morgan of Simon; two brothers Lloyd (Kay) Cline and Homer (Clara) Cline all of
Simon; a sister Marcelene Browning of Gallipolis, OH; seven grandchildren  that he loved and cherished
dearly Joshua (Jennifer) Walker, Jeffrey (Alexandra) Brown, Latosha, Caleb, Delwood, Harley and Skylar; a
special great granddaughter Addyson Brown; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services
will be held at 3PM on Sunday April 22nd at the Apostolic House of Faith, Foundation Fork, WV with Pastor
Todd Kenneda, Bro. Barry Brooks, Bro. Tommy White and Bro. Robert Hunt officiating. He will be laid to
rest in Kennedy Cemetery, Foundation Fork, WV. The Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard will conduct
Military Rites. He will be carried to his final resting place by family and friends. Friends may gather with
the family after 6PM on Friday April 20th and Saturday April 21st at the church The family is being served
by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Pauline Adkins, 76, of Oceana, WV passed away on Wednesday April 18, 2018 at her home. She was born on
October 6, 1941 in Freeburn, KY a daughter of the late Robert Grayson and Nora Pearl Ward. In addition to
her parents she is preceded in death by a son Jerry Randal "Randy" Vance. Survivors include three daughters
Betty (Dale) Osborne, Barbara Caldwell and companion Robert Shumate and Tina (Steve) Massey all of
Oceana; a son Virgil Adkins, III of FL; two brothers Bob (Carol) Ward of Beckley and Roger Ward of Pineville;
seven grandchildren Cassie Hall, Wesley (Brianna) Finney, Carlton Abram, Ieshia (Walter) Wright, Dezari
(Franklin) Perdue, Stephanie (Jamie) Vanover and Kaitlyn Adkins; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Monday April 23rd in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Ernest Francis officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens,
Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11AM until time of services on Monday April 23rd at
the funeral home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Betty Lou Sizemore McMillion, 68, of Glen Fork, WV passed away on Thursday April 19, 2018 at her home.
She was born on July 18, 1949 in Kopperston, WV a daughter of the late Hearley and Vernie Toler Sizemore.
Betty attended the Promise Land Church. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her
husband Henry Porter Harmon; her husband Don Ed McMillion; a sister Harriett Doss; a brother Hearley
Gale Sizemore; a nephew Darrell "DJ" Doss, Jr.; and two brothers-in-law Kenneth Blackburn and Darrell
Allen Doss.  Survivors include a son Jason (Amanda) Harmon of Beckley; a sister Rebecca Blackburn of
Kopperston; a brother Roy Dean (Anita) Sizemore of Kopperston; three grandchildren Hattie Marie, Molly
Katherine and Emily June; a special nephew William McMillion; special friends Wanda and Eddie Carter; and
a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Tuesday April 24th in the
Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor David Johnson officiating. She will be laid
to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11AM until time
of services on Tuesday April 24th at the funeral home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Michael Charles Toler, 64, of Wolf Pen, WV passed away on Friday April 27, 2018 at his home. He was born
on October 11, 1953 in Delbarton, WV a son of Ester Loucille Cook Toler of Wolf Pen and the late William
Floyd Toler. Michael is a member of the UMWA and the Indian Creek Community Church. In addition to his
father he is preceded in death by his wife Joyce Diana Shepherd Toler. Survivors include two daughters
Brittany Toler and fiancé Johnta' Brewster of Jesse and Melanie (Jason) Byrd of Welch; a sister Lavetta
(James) Cline of Princeton; two brothers Tommy (Arlene) Toler of Charleston and Terry (Gerri) Toler of KY;
one grandchild Kelsie (James) Martin; and one great grandchild Rowan Martin; and a host of other loving
family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 3PM on Wednesday May 9th at the Indian Creek
Community Church with Pastor Scotty Cline officiating. Friends may gather with the family from 2PM until
time of services on Wednesday May 9th at the church. 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.
Pastor Roger D. Stewart, 71, took his first walk on the streets of Glory on Monday, April 30, 2018 at
Raleigh General Hospital.  He was born October 19, 1946 in Matheny, WV the son of the late French and
Lettie Stewart. Roger began his ministry calling in 1972.  He was pastor of several churches throughout the
state retiring as Pastor of Campus Church of God at Cyclone.  After retiring from being a full time pastor,
Roger enjoyed singing with The Harless Family, evangelizing, sitting on the porch and visiting with family
and friends.  Roger left behind a great legacy and will be greatly missed by many. In addition to his parents
he was preceded in death by two brothers Onnie and Gifford; a sister Betty Gail Sigmon; and a nephew
Jimmy Sigmon.  Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years and partner in ministry Brenda Runion
Stewart; a son Mark (Cecilia)Stewart of Buckhannon; a daughter Kim (Shawn) Sanders of Kopperston; and
a special “adopted” daughter Marlena (Jerry) Graley and her family. He was Popaw to Alexis (Sam) Hanna
and Brooke Stewart (friend James)  and Pops to Brittany, Jordan, Bryson, Ellie, Dustin, Ashley, Kolby,
Hannah, Dustie, Chance, Tara, Joel, Blake, Declan and Charlie. He is also survived by brothers-in-law David
(friend Anetta) and Glenn Runion and Jim (Betty) Sigmon; nieces and nephews Karen, Molly, Chloe, Nick,
Jessica, Andrew, Colleen, Justin, Joel, Tisha, Dylan, Ricky, Angel and Monroe along with numerous other
family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Friday May 4th at the Matheny Church of God,
Matheny, WV with Pastor Jerry Graham, Bishop Wayne Wicker and Bishop Daniel Hampton officiating. He
will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-
9PM on Thursday May 3rd  and from 11AM until time of services on Friday May 4th at the church.
Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of
Fresenius Dialysis and Raleigh General CCU. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV.
Carl E. “Tuffy” Fleenor, Jr, 69, of Kopperston, WV, went peacefully to be with Jesus on Tuesday, May 1,
2018, at Bowers Hospice House of Beckley, WV, following a courageous battle with cancer.  Born July 15,
1948 in Dante, VA  the son of the late Carl Edward Sr. and Ruby Helen Linkous Fleenor.  Tuffy was a beloved
husband, father, Pap, uncle, and friend to all.  His smile was contagious, and he made anyone who knew
him feel special and loved. He was an inspiration to many, and a strong man of integrity and virtue.  His
legacy will be one of God’s love; his life on Earth was spent spreading that love to all he came into contact
with.   Tuffy was a United States Army Vietnam Veteran, a member of the UMWA Local 1503 and the
Toneda Missionary Baptist Church.  Survivors include his loving wife of 49 years Beverly "Bev" Cook
Fleenor; a daughter Anessia (Rich) Thomas of Chesapeake, VA; two sons Brandon (Kristy) Fleenor of Clear
Fork and Chris (Mandy) Fleenor of Glen Allen, VA; six grandchildren Aly Fleenor, Jaeden Fleenor, Ian
Thomas, Parker Thomas, Mandolin Fleenor and Stone Fleenor; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Monday May 7th at the Toneda Missionary Baptist Church,
Craney, WV with Rev. Randall Topping officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens,
Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9PM on Sunday May 6th at the church. The
Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard will conduct Military Rites. The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Robert Kenneth "Rabbit" Crouse, 75, of Oceana, WV, passed away on Thursday May 3, 2018 in Raleigh
General Hospital, Beckley, WV. He was born on September 1, 1942 in Man, WV a son of the late Jesse and
Anna Ruth Gibson Crouse. Rabbit was a member of the UMWA. In addition to his parents he is preceded in
death by his wife JoAnn Edith Gibson Crouse; a daughter Melissa Sue "Missy" Crouse; two brothers
Norman "Toby" Crouse and Arthur Lee Crouse; a sister Kay Belcher; and an infant brother and sister Cletis
and Joyce Crouse and a son-in-law Wayne Acord. Survivors include a daughter Elaine Victoria Acord of
Mullens; a son James Adam (Cindy) Crouse of Silo Hollow; three brothers Emory Dale (Tabby) Crouse of
Oceana, Stevie (Penny) Crouse of Kimball and Tommy (Barbara) Crouse of Kopperston; a brother-in-law
Michael Belcher of Sun Hill; companion Ann Marcum and her daughter Meranda; five grandchildren
Jennifer (Brandon) Wallace, Austin Forrest, Brianna Forrest, Robert Crouse, II and Luke Crouse; and four  
nephews and nieces he considered as grandchildren Josh Crouse, Dee Dee Crouse, Nehemiah Crouse and
Elizabeth Crouse, and Damon Smith; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be
held at Noon on Thursday May 10th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. He will be
laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9PM on
Wednesday May 9th at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. In lieu of flowers
donations can be made to the funeral home. They the family wants to send special thanks to Raleigh
General Hospital doctors, nurses and staff.  The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV.
Waitman S. Brown, 71, of Cyclone, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Friday May 11, 2018 in Bowers
Hospice House, Beckley, WV. He was born on March 23, 1947 in Cyclone, WV, a son of the late Shelby and
Alma Elkins Brown. Waitman enlisted in the Army in 1968 and served two tours in Vietnam. He was a
member of the honor guard and participated in many events including parades and funerals. He loved his
family and friends. He was a member of the choir at Campus Church of God. He loved to sing and play his
harmonicas in church. He was part of the gospel singing group "The Brown Family". He enjoyed fishing,
eating, camping and spending time outdoors. He was very talented at playing many different instruments.
Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years Shelia Marie Smith Brown; a son Eric (Linda) Brown; a
daughter Shannon (Arron) Fry; grandchildren Nicholas Grimsley, Kristopher and Katelynn Brown, Ezra and
Ella Fry and Zane, Kage, Chailee Jo Reed and Jarrett; His goddaughter Cailey "Sunshine" Lusk; two brothers
Shirley (Zettie) Brown and Bob (Martha) Brown; three sisters Charlotte (Raymond) Curry, Kathy (James
"Bo") Griffin, and Teresa (Bradley) Browning; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral
services will be held at 1PM on Tuesday May 15th at the Campus Church of God, Cyclone, WV with Rev.
Chelsey Noel and Bro. Jimmy Frazier officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny,
WV. Friends may gather with the family from 5-8PM on Monday May 14th at the church. The Wyoming
County Veterans Honor Guard will conduct Military Rites. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to
Bowers Hospice House. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Garnett Marie Harvey Lyons, 90, of Damascus, VA, formerly of Brenton, WV, went home to be with the
Lord on Monday May 14, 2018 at her home. She was born on September 14, 1927 in Maben, WV, a daughter
of the late Onnie and Elsie Taylor Harvey. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her
husband of 69 years Graydon Proctor Lyons, a son Kennith Graydon Lyons, a daughter Mary Ellen Lyons,
two son-in-laws Tommy Cox and Jerry Pendry. Survivors include her children Sally Lyons Cox, Margie
Lyons Pendry, Lena Lyons (Ronnie) Melton, Roy (Marcella) Lyons, Dianna Lyons (Jerry) Coleman;
daughter-in-law Judy Hatfield Lyons; twenty-nine grandchildren; sixty-one great grandchildren and
thirty-seven great great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will
be held at 2PM on Saturday May 19th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Bro.
Tommy Addair officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Lyons Cemetery, Brenton, WV. Friends may gather
with the family from Noon until service time on Saturday at the funeral home. The family is being served
by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Joseph Wilson Walls, 46, of Jacksonville, FL, formerly of Coal Mountain, WV, passed away on Sunday May
13, 2018 at his home following a short illness. He was born on July 31, 1971 in Man, WV a son of Vonnie
Walls of Jacksonville, FL and the late Grant Walls. Joe worked as a coal and log truck driver, Food Lion  and
Walmart associate and worked on Hurricane relief when needed. He never met a stranger and was loved by
everyone who knew him. he will be truly missed. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a
brother Doyle Walls. In addition to his mother survivors include four sisters Joyce (Dave) Bastin of
Columbia, TN, Viola (Jeff) Ward of Huff Creek, Lisa Shuart of Jacksonville, FL and Marlena Leon of
Jacksonville, FL; several nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held
at 2PM on Sunday May 20th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Minister Jeff
Ward officiating. He will be laid to rest in Hatfield Cemetery, Road Branch, Coal Mountain, WV. Friends
may gather with the family from 1PM until time of services on Sunday May 20th 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.
Ricky "Duke" Tilley, 66, of Sabine, WV went home to be with the Lord on Thursday May 17, 2018 in Beckley
ARH surrounded by his family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle,
brother and friend to many. He was born on February 25, 1952 a son of the late Curtis and Joy Phillips
Tilley.  Duke worked 25 years as a coal miner, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching races and just
spending time with his family. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a daughter Kimberly
Wise; grandson Tyler Francis; five brothers Richard, David, Kenneth, Stevie and Jerry; and a sister Tammy
Francis. Duke is now in heaven waiting for his wife of 49 years Joyce Tilley; his daughters Tina (John)
Tilley, Michelle Tilley and Amanda "Boo" Tilley; two brothers Charlie (Sissy) Tilley, Gary "Porky" Tilley and
companion Janet; a sister Ronda Tilley and companion Gary; 10 grandchildren whom he loved dearly Justin
Ward, Natasha and Kelsey Hall, Josh (Kristen) Stewart, Austin (Kanisha) Pennington, Desirea (Zach)
Mullins, Travis (Shannan) Smith, Kyle (Miranda) Smith and Haley "Love Bug" Tilley; twenty great
grandchildren whom he admired; special friends Mike Smith, David Stewart and Shana Tilley; several
nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2PM on Monday May
21st at the Ark of Safety Church, Jesse, WV with Rev. Ernest Francis, III officiating. He will be laid to rest in
Tilley Cemetery, Twin Falls, WV. Friends may gather with the family from Noon until time of services on
Monday May 21st at the church. Pallbearers will be his grandsons. The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Vernon Lee Hurley, 75, of  St. Simons Island, Georgia, passed May 17, 2018 in Carillion Memorial Hospital,
Roanoke, Virginia. He was born August 14, 1942 in Rockview, Wyoming County, WV to Goldie Short Rose of
Beckley, WV, and the late Nehemiah Myre Hurley. Vernon was predeceased by his first wife and mother of
his four children, Donna Allen Hurley, in 2004.  He is survived by his loving wife Anne Bleakley Jones Hurley
whom he married February 7, 2018, and her son Freddie Bruce; his Children: Keith Duty and sons Paul and
Logan; daughter Carol Lynn and husband Terry Privett; son Christopher and Amanda Lynn Hurley and
grandchildren Elyn and Liam, who were the sunshine of his life; and Jeremy Hurley. He is also survived by
his sister Carrol and husband Karl Ullrich, and brother Stephen and wife Linda Pannel Hurley. A memorial
service will be held 5:00 PM Monday, May 21, 2018 at Rockcastle Baptist Church, Rockview, West Virginia.  
There will be a later memorial service at Holy Nativity Episcopal Church in Georgia,  after which his ashes
will be interred in Christ Church Frederica, St. Simons Island, GA.
Helen Marie Cook McGinnis, 95, of Oceana, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018 at Bowers Hospice House in
Beckley after a long battle with Crohn’s Disease. Helen was born on November 18, 1922 at Peach Tree near
Naoma to the late Reverend Byrd G. and Belva Cook. In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in
death by her husband of 60 years, Alfred “Jack” McGinnis, a son Roy Roger (Julia) McGinnis of Dry Creek, a
daughter, Betty Rose (Guy) Cox of Gastonia, North Carolina, a sister, Ruth Bone (Giles) of Flint, Michigan,
two brothers, Louie (Virginia) Cook of Tipton, Iowa and David “Bill” Cook of Fairdale. She will be forever
missed by her daughters and caregivers Joyce Jean Sabatino and Jacquelyn Ann “Jackie” Whitley of
Oceana, her son James Ross (Joyce) McGinnis of Huntington, and her sister Fern (George) Wood of
Beckley. Helen leaves eleven grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, and three great great
grandchildren who adored her. She will also be missed by her dogs Zoey and Susie, and fourteen cats,
especially “Baby” and “Smokey”, each of whom were given to her or abandoned on her doorstep. Helen
felt a great calling to care for God’s creatures, especially unwanted animals.  Helen lived her early years at
Dry Creek, working the family farm, raising a family, and playing piano at Dry Creek Freewill Baptist
Church. She and Jack moved to Oceana (Crany) in 1968 where he worked at the Kopperston #2 mine until
retirement.  As recently as last summer, Helen could be seen mowing her three-acre yard on her faithful
Cub Cadet and working her beautiful flower gardens. She attended Crany Missionary Baptist Church when
she could and enjoyed the fellowship of her neighbors. Services will be held Friday, May 25, 2018 at
Stafford Family Funeral Home at Lynco. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. followed by the funeral at 1:00
with Reverend Charles Cook officiating.  Helen will be buried at the Cook Family Cemetery at Peach Tree
near the home place where she was born. Pallbearers will be grandsons and great grandsons. The family
would like to thank the nurses and staff of Bowers Hospice House for their amazing care and compassion.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Southern West Virginia, PO Box 1472, Beckley, WV
25802 or Wyoming County Paw Patrol, PO Box 1105, Oceana, WV 24870. The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Bobby Gene Caldwell, Sr. , 72, of Cyclone, WV passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Dignity Hospice
House, Chapmanville, WV. He was born on January 3, 1946 in Cyclone, WV a son of the late Walter Thomas
and Virgie Ratliff Caldwell. Bobby attended the Campus Church of God. In addition to his parents he is
preceded in death by a granddaughter Adrianna Caldwell; a sister Jackie Gilbert; two infant brothers; and
an infant sister. Survivors include his wife of 10 years Norma Jean Cox Caldwell; a daughter Tina Louise
(Thomas) Wiley of Cyclone; a son Bobby Gene (Elizabeth) Caldwell, Jr.  of Davin; a step daughter Stacy
Perez of TN; two step sons Joshua (Felicia) Harvey  and Brandon (Kristy) Muncy all of TN; six sisters
Geraldine Horton of OH, Carol Stewart of Cyclone, Charlene O'Neal of OH, Mary Staggs of MI, Bonnie
Moore of FL and Margie (Bill) Hoosier of VA; four brothers Archie Caldwell of Cyclone, J.C. (Linda)
Caldwell of Davin, Darrell Caldwell of Davin and Kenny (Lisa) Caldwell of VA; five grandchildren Beth (Jon)
Browning, Thomas (Megan) Wiley, Jr., Christina (Nathaniel) Estep, Meranda Caldwell and Harleigh
Caldwell; nine step grandchildren Juan, Jose, and Pedro Perez, Mason and Anthony Muncey, Joseph,
Alexis, Kaylee and Chloe Harvey; seventeen great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Saturday June 2nd at the Campus Church of God, Campus,
WV with Pastor Chelsey Noel and Rev. Tommy Cline officiating. He will be laid to rest in Highland Memory
Gardens, Logan, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9PM on Friday June 1st at the church. The
family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Alice Faye Owens Trump, 73, of McGraws, WV passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at her home. She was
born on July 13, 1944 in Mullens, WV a daughter of the late Kelly Owens and Hessie Tilley Bower. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Virgil Trump; step father Rev. Carl Bower;
two brothers Earl and Estil Owens; a sister Frances Trump; and brother-in-law Ted Trump. Survivors include
two sons Kelly Moore of McGraws and Jeff Moore of Fayette County; three brothers Carlos, Ronnie and
David Bower; a sister Karla Bower and a host of other loving family and friends. In keeping with her wishes
she will be cremated. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Eddie Charles Morgan, 67, of Long Branch, WV entered into his new heavenly home on Thursday, May 31,
2018 at Appalachian Regional Hospital, Beckley, WV. He was born on May 7, 1951 in Simon, WV a son of
the late Jocie Blankenship. In addition to his mother he is preceded in death by three sisters Joyce Toler,
Nancy Lee Morgan, Barbara Toler; and several nieces and nephews. Those left to cherish his memories are
five sisters Lougetta Blankenship, Jone (Joe) Morgan, Anett Lester, Maretta "Donna" (Monroe) Cole and
Lana Graley; two brothers Chuck (Glenda) Blankenship and Gregory "Reco" (Tiffany) Blankenship; two
aunts Barbara Imogene Morgan and Frankie Cline; nieces and nephews Donita Lester, Maretta Higley,
Delmas Toler, Arland Toler, Eric Toler, Lovetta Toler, Tiffany Cook, Lorie Mounts, Michael Paul Morgan,
Adam Toler, Brian Toler, Clayton Shane Toler, LeAnna Toler, Summer Hatfield, Stephanie Acord, Becky Jo
Atwell, Billy Gean Blankenship, Ashley Toler, Christopher J. Huff, Makaleigh Chyene Blankenship, Terry
Lee Graley, Tracy Joanna Hillard and Tammy Michelle Stephens; a very special friend Paul Cox; and a host
of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2PM on Tuesday June 5th at the Long
Branch Freewill Baptist Church, Simon, WV with Pastor Lonnie Blankenship and Rev. Barry Brooks
officiating. He will be laid to rest in Morgan Cemetery, Long Branch Mountain. Friends may gather with
the family after 6PM on Monday June 4th at the church. The family is being served by the Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Melody Edna Daniels Brooks, 44, of Wharton, WV passed away on Monday June 4, 2018 at CAMC Memorial
Hospital, Charleston, WV. She was born on September 5, 1973 in South Carolina a daughter of the late
Donnie and Pearl McColley Daniels. Survivors include her husband of six years Isaiah Ray Brooks; two
daughters Page Franklin and Shyanne Brooks; a sister Cynthia Merrill; a brother Ronnie Woods; a grandson
Mason Lee Setser; her birth mother Virginia White and a host of other loving family and friends. In keeping
with her wishes she will be cremated. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Haskell "Jimmy" Eplin, 81, of Davin, WV went home to be with the Lord on June 4, 2018 at Genesis Logan
Center following a long illness. He was born on July 25, 1936 in Branchland, WV to the late Haskel Eplin, Sr.
and Estylla Spears Eplin. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his first wife Sandra Johnson
"Tootie" Eplin; two sisters Betty Eplin and Linda McDaniels; and two brothers Paul and Greg. Jimmy loved
going to church and attended many churches but Cyclone Church of God was his home church. He also
enjoyed reading his bible, listening to preaching and gospel music. He was a member of the UMWA and
retired from the mining industry after 28 years. He was a United States Veteran having served as a Marine
in the Korean War. Left to cherish his memory are his wife Latha Lusk Eplin of five and half years, whom he
loved dearly; a son Timmy and Wife Shelia of Greenville; a brother Gary and wife Deanna of Davin; three
grandchildren Dustin and companion Tiffany and her daughter Alexis of Greenville, Sheena and husband
Jeremy Fekete of Accoville and Cody of Man; five great grandchildren Gage and Kimber Eplin, Kaden, Bella
and Easton Fekete; a step daughter Jennifer and husband Keith Workman of Cyclone; two step
grandchildren Cheltsie and husband Greg Prince and Josh Workman and companion Kaitlin Perry; two step
great grandchildren Keegan and Ali Prince; and a host of other loving family and friends. Jimmy will be
sadly missed by family , friends and those he went to church with. Funeral services will be held at 11AM on
Friday June 8th at the Cyclone Church of God with Rev. Emma White officiating. He will be laid to rest in
Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9PM on Thursday June
7th at the church.  The Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard will conduct Military Rites. The family is
being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Randall Matthew Stewart, 46, of Sophia, WV passed away on Wednesday June 6, 2018 at Thomas Memorial
Hospital, Charleston, WV. He was born on December 2, 1971 in Beckley, WV a son of Randall Ulysses and
Shirley Darlene Francis Stewart of Glen Fork. He is a member of the Truth Assembly Ministries in Glen Fork
and Beckley. He is preceded in death by a sister Stephanie Yvette Stewart Bailey. In addition to his parents
survivors include his grandmother Loretta Francis of Glen Fork; a sister Shawna Deanne (Eddie) McKinney
of Beckley; four nephews Dakota Bailey, Austin Bailey, Chandler Green and Jaden Green; a niece Amara
Green; his best friend like a brother Stephen Sadzewicz of Mullens; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and
other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at  3PM on Sunday June 10th at the Truth
Assembly, Glen Fork, WV with Rev. Hibbard Hatfield and Pastor Sam Francis officiating. He will be laid to
rest in Glen Fork Community Cemetery, Glen Fork, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 1PM until
time of services at the church. Nephews and cousins will serve as pallbearers. The family is being served by
the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Charlotte Mae Lusk Osborne, 74, of Cyclone, WV departed this life on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at her home.
She was born December 5, 1943 in Cyclone, WV a daughter of the late Drewey Kermit and Landa Cook Lusk.
Charlotte is a member of the Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she is
preceded in death by her husband of 54 years Minnis Osborne; a daughter Betsy Osborne Garvey; a sister
Joyce Bailey;  three brothers Carless Lusk, Larry Lusk and an infant brother, and a sister-in-law Easter Lusk.
Those left to cherish her memory are her two sons Dean and wife Eva, and Rex and wife Norma; two
daughters Bonnie Tolliver and husband Jed, and Dolly Osborne (Willie Gene) all of Cyclone; nine
grandchildren Brandi Osborne and companion Kelli Pruitt, Brittany (Adam) Miller, Zachary (Sammi)
Osborne, Logan (Jarred) Blankenship, Chelsie Osborne, Cody (Makaila) Tolliver, Carli Osborne, Casey
Osborne and Brooklyn Osborne; four great grandchildren Dason Griffey, Adalynn Miller, Lydia Miller and
Lauryn Blankenship; a brother James (Beulah) Lusk of Cyclone; special friends Carlos Webb and Donna
Toler; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral service will be held at 1PM on Tuesday June
12th at the Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church, Cyclone, WV, with Pastor Jimmy Gibson officiating.
She will be laid to rest in the Brown’s Cemetery, Cyclone, WV. Friends may gather with the family 6-9:00
PM on Monday June 11th at the church. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Wanda Rosa Lusk Cobb, 80, of Cyclone, WV departed this life on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Bowers Hospice
House, Beckley, WV. She was born March 21, 1938 in Clear Fork, WV a daughter of the late Fredrick Gene
"Fred" and Mercedes Cook Lusk. Rosa was a member of the Lacoma Baptist Church. In addition to her
parents she is preceded in death by two daughters Judy Cobb and Karen Paugh; a son Mark Cobb; a
granddaughter Erin Cobb; and a great grandson Evan Cooper. Survivors include her loving husband of 64
yeras George Leslie Cobb; a son Jerry (Sandra) Cobb of Oceana; a daughter Kara Cooper of Cyclone; two
sisters Mavis Toler of Man and Charlotte (Dallas) Beatty of Orlando, FL; three brothers Robert Lusk of
Davin, Gene Fredrick (Peggy) Lusk of VA ad Joe Lusk of Davin; three grandchildren Miranda Paugh, Melody
Paugh and Stacey Cobb; three great grandchildren Sebastion, Brody and Scarlett; and a host of other loving
family and friends. Funeral service will be held at 1PM on Friday June 15th at the Lacoma Baptist Church,
Cyclone, WV, with Rev. Doc Adkins and Pastor Ron Lee officiating. She will be laid to rest in Highland
Memory Gardens, Logan, WV. Friends may gather with the family 6-9:00 PM on Thursday June 14th at the
church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV.
Patricia Ann "Sissy" Irick Tilley, 67, of Glen Fork, WV passed away on Friday June 15, 2018 at Bowers
Hospice House, Beckley, WV. She was born on January 22, 1951 in Glen Rogers, WV a daughter of the late
William and Dorothy Lambert Irick. Patricia is a member of the Bellemeade Missionary Baptist Church. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two sons Kerry Wayne Tilley and Leslie Scott Tilley; and
two sisters Carolyn Domi and Sandra Stewart. Survivors include her loving husband of almost 52 years
Charles William Tilley; a daughter Kristy Denise (Samuel, II) Canada of Glen Fork; a son Charles Todd
(Anna) Tilley of Glen Fork; a sister Kathy Irick Miller of Buford, GA; a brother William Irick of NC; six
grandchildren Brandon Tilley, Alana Tilley, Adam Tilley, Samantha Canada, Leslie Ann Tilley and Katie
Canada; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2PM on Monday
June 18th at the Bellemeade Missionary Baptist Church, Sabine, WV with Pastor Nathan Vance officiating.
She will be laid to rest in Tilley Cemetery, Twin Falls, WV. Friends may gather with the family from Noon
until time of services on Monday June 18th at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The
family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Erma Jean Trent, 88, of Oceana, WV passed away on Tuesday June 19, 2018 at Princeton Community
Hospital. She was born January 12, 1930 in Harlan County, KY a daughter of the late Issac Newton and
Rosie Gertrude Ball Collins. E
rma was a retired cook for the Wyoming County Board of Education, having
cooked at Baileysville High and Elementary, Long Branch, Huff Consolidated, Berlin McKinney and Road
Branch Schools. After retirement she worked for Hardees in Oceana making Biscuits. In addition to her
parents she is preceded in death by her husband James Edwin Trent; a daughter Brenda Carol Trent; two
sons James Elliott Trent and Jesse Lynn Trent; and three sisters Janorah Bowens, Ethan Marie Sparks and
Mennie Mayes; and two brothers Emmitt Collins and Warren G. Harding Collins, Erma was the last
surviving member of her immediate family. Survivors include her loving son Elmo Johnson and wife Connie
of Daniels; three grandchildren Scotty E. Johnson and wife Alicia, Richard Elliott Johnson and wife Jessica
and Travis Trent; six great grandchildren Derek Johnson, Kynli Johnson, Evan R. Johnson, Nicholas
Johnson, Brittany Trent and J.R. Trent; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will
be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday June 23rd in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV
with
Rev. Algie Cook officiating
. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may
gather with the family from 5 - 8:00 PM on Friday June 22nd at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be
family and friends.
Special thanks to Shirley Cline and the late Delbert "Red" Cline who were her angels
sent to help and watch over Erma and a special part of the family Laura Sebastian for taking care of our
mother in your loving way.
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Kenneth Eugene Walker, 47, of Prince, formerly of Brenton, WV passed away on Saturday June 16, 2018 at
Beckley ARH. He was born on May 5, 1971 a son of the late Jesse Lee and Patricia Ann Harper Walker. In
addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother Jesse Lee Walker, Jr.; and infant sister Glora
Ann Walker; a nephew Charles Anthony Lusk, Jr.; a niece Cassandra Walls; and a brother-in-law Charles
Anthony Lusk. Survivors include a son Justin Blackburn of Huntington; five sisters Dora Lusk of Hanover,
Lenora Ellis of Oceana, Melissa Terry of Asheboro, NC, Georgette Baxter of Brenton and Misty (David)
Godfrey of Baileysville; two nieces Crystal Thomas of Mullens, and Amanda White of Brenton; five
nephews Chadrick Walker of Mullens, Andrew Lusk of Herndon, Jeremy Ellis of Pineville, Jessie Richmond
of Asheboro, NC and Jeremiah Walker of Princeton; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral
services will be held at 7PM on Saturday June 23rd in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco,
WV with Rev. Barry Brooks officiating. Friends may gather with the family from 5PM until time of services
on Saturday June 23rd at the funeral home. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated following the
services. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Glenda Joyce Toler Daniels, 66, of Cyclone, WV went home to join Teresa in heaven on Saturday June 23,
2018 at her home. She was born on August 22, 1951 in Toney Fork, WV a daughter of the late Willard
Martin and Evelyn Lenore Paynter Toler. Glenda is a member of the Campus Church of God. In addition to
her parents she is preceded in death by her daughter Teresa Gwen Daniels; four brothers Mark Toler,
Teddy Toler, Bobby Toler and Ronald Toler; and a special friend Steve Lusk. Survivors include her loving
husband of 45 years Wannis Coy Daniels; two sons Coy (Melanie) Daniels of Glen Fork and Ron (Dashawna)
Toler of Davin; six grandchildren Nathan Daniels, Josh (Emily) Toler, Seth Toler, Katie Daniels, Carissa
Daniels and Rachel Toler; special friend Jayson Price; four sisters Tammy (Robert) Repass of Kopperston,
"Tiny" (Paul) Phillips of Man, Vickie (Allen) Brown of County Line and Linda Walls of Summersville; four
brothers Darrell (Debbie) Toler, Clyde (Nellie) Toler, Randall (Donna) Toler and Martin Toler all of Cyclone;
her loving guard dog Festus; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at
1PM on Tuesday June 26th at the Campus Church of God, Campus, WV with Pastor Chelsey Noel and Rev.
Norman Justice officiating. She will be laid to rest in Lusk Cemetery, Cyclone, WV. Friends may gather with
the family from Noon until time of services on Tuesday June 26th at the church. Special thanks to April
Blankenship, Beullah and James Lusk and all the family and friends for being there with us through this.
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.