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Obituaries
Glenna Sue Belcher, 53, of  Glen Fork, WV went home to be with the Lord on Sunday September 9, 2018 at
Raleigh General Hospital, WV. She was born on October 8, 1964 in Mullens, WV a daughter of the late Bill
Ray and Phostina Blankenship Belcher. Glenna is a member of the Russell Missionary Baptist Church. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two sisters Melonie Fruia and Tina Belcher; and two
brothers Charlie and Raymond Belcher. Survivors include a daughter Misty (Ronnie) McComas of Glen Fork;
two sons Billy Joe (Pamela) Belcher of Oceana and Zachary (Desirea) Mullins of Glen Fork; two brothers
Billy Dwayne Belcher of Glen Fork and John Raymond (Tammy) Belcher of Caldwell, OH; eight
grandchildren Daniel Jewell, Laken Jewell, Billy Joe Belcher, Jr., Joseph Belcher, Brookelyn Brown, Colin
McComas, Paizleigh Mullins and Waylon Mullins; a great grandchild Lily Jewell; and a host of other loving
family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 7PM on Thursday September 13th in the Chapel of
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor Lucian Brown officiating. Friends may gather with
the family from 6PM until time of services on Thursday September 13th at the funeral home. In keeping
with her wishes she will be cremated following the services. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Darrell Wayne Dotson, 64, of  Oceana, WV departed this life on Tuesday September 11, 2018 at Raleigh
General Hospital, Beckley, WV. He was born on April 1, 1954 in Iaeger, WV a son of Gladys Allen Dotson of
Bull Creek and the late George  Dotson. In addition to his father he is preceded in death by two brothers
Ralph David Dotson and Mickey Roy Dotson. He was a loving father, grandfather , great grandfather , son,
brother, friend and neighbor. Darrell was a roofer and logger for many years. In addition to his mother
survivors include a son Keith Dotson; a daughter Amy (Les Justice) Dotson of Bluefield; grandchildren
Justin Dewayne Blankenship, Amber Mae Blankenship, Wyatt Wayne Dotson, Sheyanne Bethany Dotson
and their mother Lisa Blankenship, and Blake Alexander Justice; and great granddaughter LeAnna Mae
Mullins; ex-wife Lucille Patrick of Bluefield; girlfriend Connie Sprouse of Oceana; brothers Ronnie
(Mariann) Dotson of Cookeville, TN, Johnny "Tiny" Dotson, George "June Bug" Dotson  and Bobby (Gail)
Dotson all of Mohawk; sisters Gaynell (Ronnie) Cline of Mohawk and Brenda "Sally" (Don) White of
Columbia, SC; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on
Tuesday September 18th at the Panther Missionary Baptist Church, Panther, WV. He will be laid to rest in
Dotson Allen Cemetery, Bull Creek, WV. Friends may gather with the family after 6PM on Sunday
September 16th and Monday September 17th a the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The
family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Asa Urias Peters, 79, of  Mullens, WV went home to be with the Lord on Monday September 10, 2018 at
Wyoming Nursing and Rehabilitation, New Richmond, WV.  He was born on August 8, 1939 in Bald Knob,
WV a son of the late Rev. Herbert and Martha Osborne Peters. Asa was the last surviving member of his
immediate family and he attended the Jesus Way Church. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death
by his wife Easter Bailey Peters; four sisters Belva Peters, Clara White, Ruth Isom and Dica Osborne; four
brothers Lester Peters, John Henry Peters, Mavis Peters and Rev. Robert Peters; two nieces Opal Brewster
and Rosa Cook; two nephews Harold Isom and Eugene Isom. Survivors include fifteen nieces and nephews;
and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Friday September 14th
in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Bro. Mickey Mitchell and Bro. Billy Gibson,
Sr. officiating. He will be laid to rest in Daniels Cemetery, Curtis, WV. Friends may gather with the family
from Noon until time of services on Friday September 14th at the funeral home.  Pallbearers will be family
and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Ina Jean New, 55, of Brenton, WV entered her heavenly home on Tuesday September 11, 2018 after a long
illness at CAMC General, Charleston, WV. She was born on July 27, 1963 in Baileysville, WV a daughter of
Geraldine New of Brenton and the late Eugene New. Ina was a member of the Mill Creek Freewill Baptist
Church and the Brenton Volunteer Fire Department. In addition to her father Eugene New, a son Johnny
New also preceded her in death. Ina enjoyed camping, fishing and many other outdoor activities. She
most enjoyed spending time with her grandbabies and family. Those left to cherish her memories are her
loving mother Geraldine New of Brenton; a son Roy New and wife Christie of Glover; her grandbabies
Paisley, Audree, Kayla, Abigil and Aiden; a sister Margie Sammons of McDowell County; two brothers
Herbert J. New and wife Barb of Hanover and Joe Simpson and wife Karen of PA; and a host of other
loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, September 17, 2018 at the
Mill Creek Freewill Baptist Church, Shannon Mill Creek, WV, with Bro. Wayne Bailey and Bro. Barry Brooks
officiating. She will be laid to rest in New Family Cemetery, Brenton, WV. Friends may gather with the
family from 6 - 9:00 PM  on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at the church. Pallbearers will be family and
friends. E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family is
being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Cheryl Lynn Trump, 48, of McGraws, WV went home to be with the Lord on Friday September 14, 2018 after
a long hard illness. She was born on March 9, 1970 in Stuart, FL a daughter of Shirley Ann Estep Lafferty of
McGraws and the late Jerry Roger Trump. Cheryl attended the Church of God. She suffered so much but
never complained, always smiling and lifting other people up even through her own suffering. In addition
to her father she is preceded in death by her step-father Ira V. Lafferty; and grandparents Robert and Lola
Estep and Ida and Bill Gambone. In addition to her mother survivors include a son Aaron Tyler Chase
Faulkner of McGraws; two brothers Jay (Jennifer) Trump of Chapmanville and Brian (Angela) Trump of
Beckley; aunt and second mom Linda Carter of Mullens; uncle Ted Trump of McGraws; her five fur babies;
numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held
at 1PM on Wednesday September 19th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, WV with Bro. Phillip
Lafferty officiating. She will be laid to rest in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ravencliff, WV. Friends may gather
with the family from Noon until time of services on Wednesday September 19th at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Annette Lafferty Tilley, 56, of Glen Rogers, WV passed away on Tuesday September 18, 2018 in St. Mary's
Hospital, Huntington, WV. She was born on September 8, 1962 in Mullens, WV a daughter of the late Ross
"Whitt" and Shirley Douglas Lafferty. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a sister Cheryl
Griffith; and two brothers Mark and Eugene Lafferty. Survivors include her loving husband of 39 years
Joseph Tilley; two daughters Selina (Joey) Wimmer and Delilah (Chad) Brown; grandchildren Emaly Starr
Brown and Summer Rayne Brown; nieces and nephews Cecilie Bennett and son Knox, Daniel Lafferty,
Katherine McCartney, Whitney Ledsome, Samantha Lafferty and Cody Myers; special cousin Nancy
Mullens; special sister-in-law Juanita Lafferty; her fur baby Mimi; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 6PM on Saturday September 22nd in the Chapel of Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Jonathan Cresong officiating. Friends may gather with the family from
4PM until time of services on Saturday September 22, 2018 at the funeral home. In keeping with her
wishes she will be cremated following the services. The family sends special thanks to Hospice of Southern
West Virginia and staff. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Shirley Kay Hamilton Sanders, 71, of Glen Fork, WV passed away on Thursday September 20, 2018 at her
home. She was born on April 13, 1947 in Kentucky a daughter of the late Eldron and Elizabeth Tackett
Hamilton. Survivors include her loving husband of 50 years Jackie Sanders; a daughter Andrea (Eric)
Owens of McGraws; two sons Shawn (Kim) Sanders of Oceana and Michael (Amanda) Sanders of Lynco; a
sister Rebecca Adkins of Kopperston; two brothers Roger (Mia) Hamilton of TN and Gregory (Elizabeth)
Hamilton of TX; three grandchildren Zachary Belcher of Kopperston, Corey Lucas and Savannah Lucas
both of Glen Fork; and a host of other loving family and friends. A memorial service will be held on
Saturday October 6th at 3PM at the Lillyhaven Baptist Church Reception Hall. In keeping with her wishes
she was  cremated. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the funeral home. The family sends special
thanks to Hospice of Southern West Virginia and staff. The family is being served by the Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Nevaeh Nikole Lanier, left this world to play with the angels in God's playground, just before she was born
on Monday, September 25, 2018 at Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, WV. Nevaeh is the daughter of  
Savanna Clutter Lanier of Oceana. A memorial service will be held at 7PM on Thursday October 4th in the
Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6PM until
time of services at the funeral home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Micahh Kyree Lanier, left this world to play with the angels in God's playground, just after he was born on
Monday, September 25, 2018 at Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, WV. Micahh is the son of  Savanna
Lanier of Oceana. A memorial service will be held at 7PM on Thursday October 4th in the Chapel of Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6PM until time of services at
the funeral home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Henrietta Claire Brooks Blankenship, 79, of Oceana, WV passed away on Thursday September 27, 2018 at
Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, WV. She was born on October 29, 1938 in Mallory, WV a daughter of the
late Perry and Sina Maynard Brooks. She is a member of the UAW Union and the last survivor of her
immediate family. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a son Jimmy Blankenship; a
daughter Tammy Erac; a granddaughter Adriana Derosett; and several brothers and sisters. Survivors
include her loving husband of 54 years Jerry Blankenship, Jr.; two daughters Phyllis (Jackie) Banther of
Oceana and Ramona (David) Wood of Parma, OH; a son Phillip (Lana) Blankenship of Estill Springs, TN;
nine grandchildren Crystal Riggi, Joseph Blankenship, Tammy Blankenship, Sabrina Ponce, Natalia
Downard, Kyle Lusk, Phillip Blankenship, Jr., Chloe Blankenship and Paige Cook; six great grandchildren
Dominick Derosett, Sophia Derosett, Nathanial Ponce, Jayla Downard, Emmaline Blankenship, Jude Lusk
and Jaxon Derosett; special friends Junior and Ann Bailey; special nephew Jeffery Maynard; and a host of
other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Saturday September 29th in the
Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens
Mausoleum, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11AM until time of services on
Saturday September 29th at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being
served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Franklin Delano Toler, 81, Brenton, WV passed away on Saturday September 29, 2018 at CAMC General,
Charleston, WV. He was born on November 20, 1936 in Matheny, WV a son of the late Millard and Fanny
Blankenship Toler. Franklin is a member of the UMWA. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by
a sister Bonnie Jean Carver and a niece Doreen Toler. Survivors include a sister Corba Morgan of Coal
Mountain; a brother Posey Toler of Beckley; two nephews Phillip (Amanda) Morgan and Larry Carver, Jr,;
three nephews Trevor Eli Morgan, Aidan Morgan and Evan Morgan; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Wednesday October 3rd in the Chapel of Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor Lee Fisher officiating. He will be laid to rest in Missionary Baptist
Cemetery, Coal Mountain. Friends may gather with the family from Noon until time of services on
Wednesday October 3rd at the funeral home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV.
Anna Ruth Smith, 74, of Mount Lookout, WV passed away on Friday September 28, 2018 at Summersville
Regional Hospital, Summersville, WV. She was born on February 7, 1944 in Oceana, WV a daughter of the
late Arlie Holmes and Lillian Griffith Elkins. Anna was a member of the UMWA and the Lynco Pentecostal
House of Prayer. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a brother J.D. Holmes. Survivors
include a daughter Pam (David) Cameron of Pearisburg, VA; two sons Robert White of York, PA and Dale
(Melissa) White of Nettie; a sister Linda (Randy) Lafferty of Beckley; two brothers Frankie (Brenda) Elkins
and Ernie Elkins all of Oceana; five grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and a host of other loving
family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Thursday October 4th 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 from Noon until time of services on Thursday October 4th at the funeral home.
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Mary Francis Hatfield Jordan, 87, of Clear Fork, WV gained her angel wings and went to be with the Lord on
October 7, 2018 at her home. She was born on February 21, 1931 in Simon, WV a daughter of the late George
and Annie Ellen Toler Hatfield. She leaves behind her little dog Babe and her family who she loved very
much. She always greeted anyone with a smile and a hug. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death
by her husband Everett Jordan; sisters Juanita Cline, Amol Hall, Mona Whittaker, Eva Carter, Martha Craft,
Elvira Blankenship; infant sisters Genevia, Antha and Clarice Hatfield; brothers Everett Hatfield and Arvil
Hatfield; a daughter-in-law she was close to Connie Jordan; and grandson David Jordan.  Survivors include
her children Carl Jordan of Clear Fork, Harold Jordan of Kopperston, Darrel Jordan of Clear Fork, Anita
(Roger) Arrington of Clear Fork, Lanny (Marie) Jordan of Laurel Branch, Eddie Jordan of Oceana, Leonard
Jordan of Clear Fork; 15 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren, along with Opal Hatfield who she thought of
as a sister; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Friday
October 12th at the Lynco Pentecostal House of Prayer with Rev. Firg Proffitt officiating. She will be laid to
rest in Hatfield Cemetery, Little Creek. Friends may gather with the family after 6PM on Thursday October
11th at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
David Keith Neely, 71, of Kopperston, WV went home to be with the Lord on Sunday October 7, 2018 at
Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, VA following a long illness. He was born on February 5, 1947 a son
of the late Betty Lucille Neely Maynard. David is a United States Army Veteran serving at Camp Carrol,
South Korea and a member of the UMWA. He is preceded in death by his father and mother Wade and Betty
Neely Maynard; and a brother Dale Maynard. He leaves behind four children Steven Neely of Kopperston,
Davina Neely and companion Steven Ritchie of Kopperston, David Neely of Crossville, TN and Brandi Welch
of Crossville, TN; ten grandchildren Nathan, Wade, Kailey, Breana, Brandon, Hannah, Micka, Macy, Cherish
and Nakkita; and a host of other loving family and friends. A Memorial service will be held at 4PM on
Thursday October 25th at the Kopperston Freewill Baptist Church, Kopperston, WV with Pastor Raybon
Cook officiating. The Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard will conduct Military Rites.  The family is
being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Bessie Lovette Lester Belcher, 81, of Laurel Branch, WV went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday October
16, 2018 at Logan Regional Medical Center, Logan, WV. She was born on July 3, 1937 in Litwar, WV a
daughter of the late Jessie Bennett and Mary Louise Lester. Bessie loved making prayer clothes. In addition
to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Guy Belcher, Sr.; three children Guy Belcher, Jr.,
Marcella Trent, Dale Belcher and great grandson Isaiah Jacob Belcher; three sisters Margrett Paynter, Hazel
Lambert and Lillian Powers; three brothers Ralph Lester, Ringo Lester and her twin brother Herb Lester.
Survivors include three children Marie (Lanny) Jordan of Clear Fork, Roger (Barbara) Belcher of Oceana and
Angie Lester of Oceana; two sisters Jessie Thornsbury of Oceana and Patrisha Langford of Grant, AL; two
brothers J.B. Lester of Smith Mountain, VA and Glenn Lester of Grant, AL; Jennifer Cantrell of Beckley who
was like a daughter; 15 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 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.
Stephen Ray "Poppy" Johnston, 70, of Hanover, WV went home to be with the Lord on Saturday October
20, 2018 in Logan Regional Medical Center, Logan, WV. He was born on January 19, 1948 in Rock House
Mountain, WV a son of the late Onnie Dee and Thelma Mae Jones Johnston. Stephen is a United States Army
Veteran where he served in Korea with the 567th Med. Co (AMB), a member of the UMWA, he worked 33
1/2 years as a belt mechanic in the mines and retired from Pinnacle Mining in 2003 and attended Hanover
Missionary Baptist Church. Stephen loved going to church, working in the garden, being outdoors watching
the birds. He enjoyed doing wood work and loved spending time with his family and friends. He always put
others first and enjoyed helping people out. Poppy loved hanging out with his "side kick" granddaughter
Holly. Above all Stephen loved God and serving him. He will be deeply missed by family and friends. In
addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother Ralph Johnston; a sister Eleanor Woolum; an
infant brother Frank Johnston; and an infant sister. Survivors include his loving wife of almost 51 years
Janice Paulette Miller Johnston; a daughter Erin Darlena (Robert) Blankenship of Rock House Mountain; a
son Stephen Christopher Johnston of Rock House Mountain; four sisters Francis Thomas of Briar Creek,
Kitty Jean Lester of Berlin Center, OH, Rosemary (Mark) Andrews of Walker Town, NC and Eva Gail
(Michael) Hamilton of Land O Lakes, FL; a brother Kenneth (Jerline) Johnston of Ballard; four grandchildren
Shannon, Christopher, Logan and Holly; three great grandchildren Emma, Wesley and Conner; three step
granddaughters Keeylie, Keylsie and Kirstin; his best friend Homer Hatfield, Jr. of Lynco; his pet chicken
Itdle Biddle; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at Noon on Monday
October 29th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Jackie Lester officiating.
He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from
5-8PM on Sunday October 28th at the funeral home. The Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard will
conduct Military Rites. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family would like to thank the Hanover
fire Department for their prompt assist and care of  the family. Would like to thank all of those who helped
that day. Thank you to everyone for their thoughts and prayers. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Clinton "Bill" Carter, 78, of Jesse, WV went home to be with the Lord on Saturday October 20, 2018 in
Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, WV following a sudden illness. He was born on December 23, 1939 in
Uno, WV a son of the late Garland Bud and Stella Florence Brinegar Carter. Bill was a janitor for the
Wyoming County Board of Education for 31 years. After retiring Bill enjoyed spending time with his dog
Wolfie. When able he liked to play bingo and yard sale. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by
a sister Helen Workman; and three brothers Arley "Buddy" Carter, Roger Carter and Roy Lee Carter.
Survivors include four sisters Bobbie Perry of Cyclone, Carol (Gordon) Mudgett of Moab, UT, Janice
(Everett) Jesse of Bud and Dorothy Brooks of Beckley; two brothers Danny (Darlene) Carter and Eddie
(Wanda) Carter all of Glen Fork; his aunt Mary Brinegar of Pineville; special friends Leroy Thompson,
Carrell Brown and Doug Cline; his faithful companion Wolfie; many nieces, nephews and a host of other
loving family and friends. Funeral service will be held at 1PM on Friday October 26th in the Chapel of
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Ricky Proffitt officiating. He will be laid to rest in Cline
Family Cemetery, Barn Hollow Road, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 5-8PM on Thursday
October 25th at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
James Robinson, 82, of Gary, WV passed away on Sunday October 28, 2018 in Welch Community Hospital,
Welch, WV. He was born on April 12, 1936 in Fairmont, WV a son of the late Paul and Geneve King
Robinson. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Barbara Jewell Brown, 81 of Kopperston, WV passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Hubbard
Hospice House, Charleston WV after a long illness.  Born October 23, 1937 in Jesse, WV, she was the
daughter of the late Harrison & Virginia Jewell.  Mrs. Brown was a devoted wife, mom, mawmaw, sister,
and a friend to many.  Mrs. Brown had a servant’s heart and before her illness was the first to deliver food
to sick and shut ins in the community and church family.  She was the family prayer warrior standing in the
gap many days and nights for her family. Mrs. Brown retired from Goodson’s Supermarket and Village
Insurance Agency.  In addition to her parents, she is proceeded in death by the love of her life, husband,
Horace Brown, a daughter, Rhonda, granddaughter Beth Ann Clark; brothers Junior, Vermon, & Olan Jewell,
sisters, Ada Brooks, Zelma Stewart, Loretta Canterbury and Glenna Gilkeson.  Mrs. Brown is survived by,
daughters, Debby (Philip) Clark of Pulaski, VA, Brenda (Bobby) Dearien of Charleston, WV, and son Tim
(Jen) Brown of Clovis, California; grandchildren, Chip (Lara) & Jeremy Clark, Olivia (Bo) Hale, Pulaski, VA,
Julie (Robbie) Sparrow, Gastonia, NC, Randy (Tabby) Dearien, Mathew Dearien, Charleston, WV, Abby &
Ally Brown, Wyatt Harding, Clovis, CA; great grandchildren, Payton & Caroline Sparrow, Liam & Jozie
Dearien, loving sisters, Peggy Mullins of Jesse, WV and Irene Laxton of Pineville, WV, brother, David
(Vergie) Jewell, of Bentley, Louisiana and a host of loving nieces, nephews, neighbors and many friends. A
celebration of life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 5th at the Pineville Southern Baptist
Church, Pineville, WV with Dr. Tim Brown and Rev. Dewight Stafford officiating. She will be laid to rest in
Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV.  Friends may gather with the family from 11:00 a.m. until time of
service at the church.  Sons-in-laws and grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Flowers will be graciously
accepted but memorial donations are encouraged to be given to the Pineville Southern Baptist Church
WMU in honor of Barbara Brown, Daumer Park, Route 10/P.O. Box 584, Pineville, WV. The family wishes to
thank Doug’s Drugs pharmacy staff for their loving care and friendship during Mrs. Brown’s long illness,
the Hubbard Hospice Home for the care they provided during her last days on earth, special family friend
Donnie Wooten, neighbors, and the many family and friends who have ministered to the family with visits,
food and many prayers.  The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.    
Georgia Evelyn Adkins Sammons, 83 of Pineville, WV passed away on Friday November 2, 2018 at Bowers
Hospice House, Beckley, WV. She was born on October 19, 1935 in Justice, WV a daughter of the late Taylor
and Birdie Mullens Adkins. Georgia is a member of  the Pineville United Methodist Church and bowled in
the Senior Accu Lanes League. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Wesley
Burns Sammons; a grandson Christopher Lester; and daughter-in-law Kaye Sammons. Survivors include
two daughters Judy (Cecil) Lester of Pineville and Shawnee (Bruce) Sammons of Kannapolis, NC; five sons
Larry Sammons of Skin Fork, Jerry (Judy) Sammons of Skin Fork, Terry Salmons of Ramey Addition, Eddie
(Brenda) Salmons of Key Rock and Robert Salmons of Jesse; two sisters Geraldine Reed of Columbus, OH
and Dennise Hudson of Huntington;  four grandsons; six granddaughters; fifteen great grandchildren; four
great great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at
1PM on Tuesday November 6th 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 from 11AM until time
of services on Tuesday November 6th at the funeral home. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.    
Patsy Marlene Lusk, 55 of Cyclone, WV passed away on Monday November 5, 2018 in Logan Regional
Medical Center, Logan, WV. She was born on July 31, 1963 in Man, WV a daughter of the late Shelley and
Brookie Osborne Lusk. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two sisters Brady Osborne and
Wanda Watts. Mrs. Lusk was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Wyoming County. Patsy's favorite
hobbies were fishing, playing games and being with her family. She is a member of the Bright Prospect
Missionary Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Those left to cherish her
memory are her husband of 39 years Mickey Lusk; three children Eric (Misty) Lusk, Rocky (Mandy) Lusk all
of Lynco and Marshella (Freddie) Lester of Cyclone; two grandchildren Cayden Hagerman and Keyerra
Massey; two sisters Orpha (Don) Harvey of Cyclone and Thelma Faulkner of Oceana; a brother Earl (Leisha)
Lusk of Neola; Adam Stewart of Lynco who was a like a son to her; and a host of nieces, nephews and other
loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2PM on Friday November 9th at the Bright
Prospect Missionary Baptist Church, Cyclone with Rev. Scottie Lusk officiating. She will be laid to rest in
Browns Cemetery, Cyclone. Friends may gather with the family from Noon until time of services on Friday
November 9th at the church. 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.    
Roger Pettry, 74, of Ravencliff, WV went home to be with Jesus on Friday November 9, 2018 at his home.
He was born on June 17, 1944 in Charleston, WV a son of the late James and Pansy Crank Pettry. Mr. Pettry
was of the Baptist faith and worked for the DOH. He loved fishing, hunting, and working on cars. He will be
sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his loving
wife of 55 years Jewell Maxine "Judy" Pettry; a daughter Patricia Kay Tilley; a granddaughter Mary
Wesley; and three great grandchildren Kimberly Wesley, Jordan Sizemore and Alexis Sizemore. Those left
to mourn his loss are his daughters Sheryl Wesley (Timmy Tilley) of Jesse, Rosina Faye Workman (Randy
Adkins) of Stokesdale, NC, Geraldine Pettry who resided at home, Cathy (Bernard) Brooks of Sabine,
Thelma (Jackie) Sizemore, Pansy Pettry (Greg Fortner), Linda (Jimmy) McMillion and Melissa (Chris) Greer
all of Ravencliff; 24 grandchildren Sandy (Glenn) Pulliam, Randy (Ashley) Tilley, Michele (Morris) Hulgan,
Errt Tilley, Valeria SHumate, Dan Wesley, Drema (Jerry) Wilkey, Stephanie (Justin) Ferguson, Adam Pettry,
Romona Pettry, Preston (Breanna) Brooks, Jennifer Brooks (Jeff), Christopher Brooks (Mindy), Jackie
Ryan (Amber) Sizemore, Justin (Joni) Sizemore, Jacob (Caitlin) Sizemore, Tiffany (Justin) Mullins, Lesley
(Jared) Fullam, Kendra McMillion, Dashaun McMillion, Elijah McMillion, Chelsea Greer, Isabella Greer and
Logan Greer; a special nephew who he raised as his own, Roy Carrington; and a many great grandchildren
and great great grandchildren; a special brother who helped take care of him Posey Pettry; two other
brothers Arthur Pettry and James Pettry; a sister Opal (David) Brown; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Monday November 12th at the Pine Grove Missionary
Baptist Church, Ravencliff, WV with Rev. DeWayne Hurd and Rev. Bernard Brooks officiating. He will be
laid to rest in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ravencliff, WV. Friends may gather with the family from Noon until
time of services on Monday November 12th at the church. Pallbearers will be  Dallas Stacy, Steven Tilley,
Jared Fullam, Chris Tilley, J.R. Tilley and grandsons. Special thanks to Hospice of Southern WV and J.D.
Shorter. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Janice Louise (Green) Graham, 60, of Kopperston, WV passed away on Saturday November 10, 2018 at
CAMC Memorial, Charleston, WV.  She was born on June 24, 1958 in Greenwood, WV a daughter of the late
Arlen Green and Violet Gibson Green McClanahan. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by
her step father Charles McClanahan; three brother Kenneth Green, Sr., Bobby Green and Randall Green; a
sister Truby Carper; a daughter Racheal Toler; grandson Jim "J.R." Brown, Jr.; and two great
granddaughters Neveah McMillion and Zoey Graham. Survivors include her husband of 24 years Robert
Graham; her children Joe Joe Graham, Nicky Graham, Jennifer Carper (Cheyenne Church), Wendy Cook,
Robbie (Tosha) Graham, Tonya Acord, Paulina (Darrell) Breeden, Gail Carper (Edward Ferrell), Jenny
(Carlos) Patino, Justin Carper and Josh (Sosha) Graham; brothers Jimmy Green, Alice Toler, Barbara (Joe)
Dempsey, Kim Green, Lester Green, Duke McClanhan; and David (Donna) McClanahan; twenty eight
grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services
will be held at 11AM on Friday November 16th at the Clear Fork Church of God Assembly, Clear Fork, WV.
She will be laid to rest in Stewart Cemetery, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family after 6PM
on Thursday November 15th at the church. Pallbearers will be Carlos Patino, Darrell Breeden, Cheyenne
Church, Russell Maynor, Justin Carper, Paul Hunnell, Glenn Maynor, Joe Graham, Ricky McMillion, Terry
Dempsey, Jerry Dempsey, Robbie Graham, William Maynor and Edward Ferrell. The family is being served
by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Freddie Lee West, "Big Freddie", of Clear Fork, WV formerly of Coal Mountain, WV passed away on
Saturday November 10, 2018 at Bowers Hospice House of Beckley. He was born in Hanover, WV to the late
Morris and Nora (Lester) West. Other than his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers Rayvone,
Hughie, Lonnie, Jerry, Stevie, Dustin and Mack West; his sisters Geneva Hatfield-West, Florene
Woodruff-West, Susie West-Laney and Patsy West-Carter.  Those left to cherish and honor his memories
and morn his passing are his two sons Freddie Lee (Devonna) West II of Kopperston and Adam Shane
(Angela) West of Clear Fork;  mother of his sons Linda Staton-West of Melbourne, FL; five loving
grandchildren that was dear to his heart Cory Lee West of Beckley, Colton Shane West of Clear Fork, Caleb
Lee West of Kopperston, Latachia Miller of Madison and Jason Scarlett of Kopperston; two great
grandchildren Caydem Lee West and Cayson Grant West of Beckley; sisters Irene West-Cline of Brenton,
Gracie (Ed) West Browning-Munroe of Davy, Dixie (Ray) West Lusk of Davy and Kathy Woodruff of Justice;
brother Gerald West of Brenton and a host of family and friends. Freddie was retired from Island Creek
Coal/Consol and enjoyed gardening, spending time with his family and most of all telling stories of the
past. He is a United States Army Veteran. Funeral services at 1:30 on Thursday November 15th at Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Ricky Proffitt and Pastor David Johnson officiating. His final
resting place will be at the West Family Cemetery, Rock House, WV. The Wyoming County Veterans Honor
Guard will conduct Military Rites. Friends may gather from 6-9 Wednesday November 14th at the funeral
home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.          
Earl John Ballard "Squirrel"  Patrick, 60, of Baileysville, WV went home to be with the Lord on Monday
November 12, 2018 at his home. He was born on January 22, 1958 in Iaeger, WV a son of the late Robert
and Georgia Lee Bledsoe Patrick. Earl attended the Harvest Center Ministry's. In addition to his parents he
is preceded in death by his grandparents Ballard and Nettie Bledsoe and John and Verdia Patrick; two
sisters Ollie Patrick and Julie Toler;  and uncle Buddy Lee Patrick. Survivors include his loving wife Sondra
Lynn Wiles Payne Patrick; a daughter Whitney Danielle  (Daniel) Finney of Pineville; two sons Brandon
John (Rebeckah) Patrick of Baileysville and Joshua Keaton (Billie) Patrick of Hanover; the mother of his
children Sherry Patrick Short (Nelson) of Welch; three step sons Joseph (Jessica) Payne of Mullens,
Matthew (Krystal) Payne of Bluefield and Samuel (Stephanie) Payne of Mullens; four sisters Kathyrene
Miliam of Simon, Jean Roberts of Oceana, Helen Bishop of  Rock Mount, VA and Kay (Ted) Thompson of
Glade Hill, VA; five grandchildren Bre, Sydney, Daxton, Asa and Briston; ten step grandchildren Jacob,
Joseph, Jazlynn, Jace, Maddox, Macaiah, Makenzie, Isaiah, Nicole and MaKaylee; aunt Dorthy Baisden of
Wharncliffe; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 11AM on
Saturday November 17th at the Harvest Center Ministry's, Welch- Pineville Road with Pastor Michael
Brooks officiating. He will be laid to rest in Clarence Cline Cemetery, Gilbert Creek, WV. Friends may gather
with the family after 6PM on Friday November 16th at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.        
Elder Lewis William Lester, 86, of Jesse , WV went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday November 13, 2018
at CAMC Memorial, Charleston, WV. He was born on August 13, 1932 in Baileysville, WV a son of the late
Fred Lewis and Edna Barett Lester. Lewis was a United States Korean Army Veteran and a recipient of the
Purple Heart. He was a retired bus driver for the Wyoming County Board of Education; a member of the
VFW, DAV, American Legion and the Wyoming County Honor Guard. In addition to his parents he is
preceded in death by his wife Clara Jean Sizemore Lester; and two brothers Dale Lester and John Allen
Lester. Survivors include  his children James  Earl (Sheena) Osborne of Gilbert, Ricky Gene (Kathy) Osborne
of Jesse, Tammy Victoria (Steven) Bailey of NC, Richard Lester of SC and Jeffery Dean Lester of CA; a sister
Faye Stewart and husband of Roanoke, VA; a brother Edgel Lester and wife of Biloxi, MS; and a host of
other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Monday November 19th 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 Noon until time of services on Monday November
19th at the funeral home. The Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard will conduct Military Rites. The
family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Georgia Geraldine Bailey, 72, of Kopperston, WV went home to be with the Lord on Thursday November
15, 2018 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, WV. She was born on August 26, 1946 in Simon, WV a
daughter of the late Earl and Elouise Cline Bailey. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her
husband Robert "Bobby" Blevins; infant son Larry Blevins; sister Helen "Rita" Toler; and step son Bruce
Jackson. Survivors include a daughter Melinda (Ernie) Prichard of McGraws; two sons Danny Blevins of
Oceana and Robert Blevins of Kopperston; her companion George Jackson of Crab Orchard; two step sons
Brian (Trixie) Jackson of Beckley and Kevin (Nova) Jackson of Daniels; a sister Mildred (Jackie) Morgan of
Sunhill; a brother Gene (Sherry) Bailey of Sunhill; seven grandchildren Andrea Prichard, Kayla Blevins,
Brandon Blevins, Brittany Blevins, Ashley Blevins, Haley Blevins and Kelsey Prichard; six great
grandchildren Medeline, Brynnleigh, Connor, Case, Jax and Hayden; special friend and care giver Sharon
Lafferty of Sabine; special friend Bubby Bledsoe of Brenton; and a host of other loving family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Tuesday November 20th 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 from 6-9 PM on Monday November 19th at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family
and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Eddy Merl Bailey, 66, of Long Pole, WV went home to be with the Lord on Thursday November 15, 2018 at
his home. He was born on February 19, 1952 in Long Pole, WV a son of the late Willard and Lorine Bailey. In
addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Myrtle Bailey; a daughter Donna Bailey; and
sister Loretta Atwell. Survivors include a daughter Dolly (Teddy) Bishop of Wilco; three sons Donald Bailey
of Moundsville, Shawn Bailey of AL and Joseph Eddy Bailey of Long Pole; step son Cody Vanover of Long
Pole; two sisters Audrey (John) Blevins of Bluefield and Dianna Rowe of Bradshaw; two brothers Willard
(Nita) Bailey and Troy (Judy) Bailey all of Long Pole; his fiancé Tina S. Lester; numerous grandchildren,
nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 AM on Wednesday November
21st at the Roderfield House of Prayer with Brother Johnny Akers officiating. He will be laid to rest in
Long Pole Community Cemetery, Long Pole, WV. Friends may gather after 6PM on Tuesday November
20th at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Sergeant Joshua Brian Francis, 41, of Glen Fork, WV passed away on Sunday November 18, 2018 at his home
from complications of heart disease. Born on August 23, 1977 in Beckley. Josh is a 1995 graduate of
Pineville High School and after working as a machinist he enlisted in the United States Army in 2001 and
was honorably discharged in 2007. While stationed primarily in Germany with the 1st infantry 18th division
he was deployed to Bosnia Kosovo region as part of NATO peace keeping forces and later saw action as a
sniper for one year in Iraq. Survivors include his wife Samantha Je Sartin Francis; his parents Vickie L.
(Charles) Feller of Mullens and Coy J. Francis, Jr. of Glen Fork; a brother Nathan (Jennifer) Francis of TX;
son Hunter Frazier of Glen Fork; daughter Julia Kessler of Germany; grandmothers Janet Pruiett and Loretta
Francis; mother and father-in-law Ila Sartin  and Neil Farley; and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving
family and friends. Visitation will be held from 2-3 PM on Friday November 23rd in the Chapel of Stafford
Family Funeral. 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.     
Ella Mae Mitchem, 80, of Thomasville, NC formerly of Pineville, WV passed away on Monday November 19,
2018 at Curis in Thomasville. She was born on May 4, 1938 a daughter of the late Dee and Florence Phillips
Morgan. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband James Clark Mitchem; two
daughters Kathy Carver and Tina Hopson; three sisters Louis Dameron, Gladys Lemaster and Katherine
Jenkins; two brothers Demosco and Thomas Morgan; and a granddaughter Jennifer Parrish. Survivors
include five daughters Penny Justus of Pineville, Judy (Harold) Morgan of Thomasville, NC, Pamela
Blakeley of High Point, NC, Shelia (Greg) Belcher of Mullens and Kim (Ron) Scott of Thomasville; two sons
James David (Amanda) Jewell of High Point and James (Tammy) Mitchem of Thomasville; a brother Bill
(Judy) Morgan of Beckley; nineteen grandchildren; thirty great grandchildren; one great great grandchild;
and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Saturday November
24th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. She will be laid to rest in Morgan Family
Cemetery, Fanrock, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11AM until time of services at the funeral
home. Pallbearers will be Bobby Mitchem, Nathan Nguyen, Nhan Nguyen, Jr., Larry Jewell, Cody Scott,
Josh Scott, Matt Lester and D.J. Burgess. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.       
Joseph Keith Marshall, 50, of Ravencliff, WV passed away on Saturday November 17, 2018 at his home. He
was born on February 22, 1968 in Lakeland, FL a son of Shirley Clifford Marshall and the late Glenn
Marshall. He is preceded in death by his father. In addition to his mother survivors include a daughter
Kimberlee Brown of Pineville; three sons Nick Brown, Bubba Reid and Rodney Reid; a brother Greg
Marshall of Lakeland, FL; one grandson Marshall Hull; 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.     
Gary G. Fleenor, 66, of Oceana, WV passed away on Thursday November 22, 2018 at St. Mary's Medical
Center, Huntington, WV. He was born on September 3, 1952 in Kopperston, WV a son of the late Roy R.
and Gladys Christine Murphy Fleenor. Gary is a 1971 graduate of Oceana High School, a member of the
Jaycee's and the OHS Alumni Association.  In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother
Roy Fleenor, Jr.; and two sisters Cynthia "Sue" Fleenor and Linda Jean Fleenor. Survivors include two
sisters Margaret Davis of Crab Orchard and Sherry (Doug) Hill of Lynco; a brother William "Bud" (Carol)
Fleenor of Silsbee, TX; special niece and nephew Laurie (Greg) Pelphrey of Saulsville and David Sizemore of
Nitro; several nieces, nephews and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held
at 1PM on Wednesday November 28th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev.
Ron Harvey 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 Wednesday November 28th at the funeral
home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV.     
Phyllis Ann Young Valley, 70, of Oceana, WV passed away on Monday November 26, 2018 in Logan Regional
Medical Center.  She was born on November 17, 1948 in Pineville, WV a daughter of the late Otto Young and
Ruth Blankenship Young Oliver. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Donald
Everett "Donnie" Valley; and a son-in-law Erby Lester. Survivors include three daughters Rhonda (Marvin)
Cole of Lillydale, Donna Lester of Oceana and Melissa (Daren) Bullard of Vale, NC; five grandchildren
Autumn (Jerred) Lusk, Kaitlyn Lester, Chase Bullard, Connor Bullard and Nevaeh Cole; two great
grandchildren Caden Lusk and Peyton Lester; a sister Betty Jo (Douglas) Prichard of Oceana; 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.     
Buford Vanover, 69, of Welch Pineville Road, WV passed away on Tuesday November 27, 2018 at his
sister's home. He was born on September 8, 1949 a son of the late James and Edith Roberts Vanover. In
addition to his parents he is preceded in death  by his grandparents Evert Vanover, Cassie Steele Vanover
Wimmer, Bill Roberts and Okey Blankenship Roberts; brothers Luther and Jason Vanover; step brother
Robert Stump; and step sister Ginger Johnson French. Survivors include his sons Buford Lee
(Christina)Vanover of Welch and Tony Vanover of Roderfield; grandchildren Haley and Tony Bryan "Bam
Bam" Vanover. Jr.; step grandson Heath; brothers and sisters Hilda Lively of Wilcoe, Wilma (Alan)
Johnston of Premier, Imogene Jarrell of Princeton, Eddie (Lisa) of Elk Lick and Willard; step brothers Paul
(Sonja) Gibson of Princeton, Wesley Johnson of Princeton and Mark Vanover of Bluewell; his girlfriend
Ruby Burks and sons Pete and Terry Burks of Carswell; beloved sister-in-law Terry Vanover; and a host of
nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated and he
will be laid to rest near his mother in High Knob Cemetery, Coon Branch Mountain. The family is being
served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Robert Henry Paynter, 52, of Accoville, WV passed away on Saturday December 1, 2018 at his home
following a long illness. He was born on June 13, 1966 in Detroit, MI a son of the late Benjamin Thomas and
Lydia Mae Robinette Paynter. Robert is a member of Joseph Baptist Church and the Man Volunteer Fire
Department. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his step mother Nancy Carol Paynter; two
sisters Tara Mischele Paynter and Tangee Carol Paynter; grandparents Arnold and Martha Paynter and
Henry and Bertha Robinette. Survivors include his loving wife of 5 years Tina Clay Paynter; a step daughter
Lora Ann Cline; a step son Barry "B.J." Cline, II; three sisters Lisa Ann Paynter, Tonja Laramie and Betina
Paynter; a brother Dakota (Marissa) Paynter; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services
will be held at Noon on Friday December 7th at the Joseph Baptist Church, Lynco, WV with Pastor William
Cook, Bro. Donald Ellis and Bro. Leman Endicott officiating. He will be laid to rest in the
Browning-Grimmett Cemetery, Bruno, WV.  Friends may gather with the family from 5-8PM on Thursday
December 6th at the church. Pallbearers will be nephews and friends. The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.       
Faye Spratt Burrell, 78, of Egypt Bottom, WV passed away on Tuesday December 4, 2018 at her home. She
was born on December 3, 1940 in Sunhill, WV a daughter of the late Fred and Minnie Pearl Toler Spratt. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a brother Rhannis Spratt; and sisters Delores
Blankenship and Betty Harvey. Survivors include her loving husband of 57 years Harless Estil Burrell; a
daughter Tamara Faye Burrell of Brenton; a son Jeffrey Harless (Sherry) Burrell of Brenton; a sister Clara
(Butch) Smith of Baileysville; two grandchildren Tiffany Daniel Burrell of Oceana and Jeffrey Tyler Burrell
(Kayla Brooks) of Lincolnton, NC; 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.     
Ugonda "Dood" Toler Massey, 66, of Lynco, WV went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday December 4,
2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. She was born on October 28, 1952 in Uno, WV a
daughter of the late Naman H. and Lenora "Nora" Trent Toler. Dood is a member of the Lynco Community
Church. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her brothers and sisters Freddie Gene Toler,
Delores Harvey, Cordie Toler, Othial Blankenship, Charlotte Allen and Patricia Raleigh. Survivors include her
loving husband of 45 years Bill Dennis Massey; two daughters Nora Mullins and companion Jason Sizemore
and Amanda "Mandy" (Rocky) Lusk all of Lynco; three sisters Dianna Ellis of Oceana, Alice Hanshaw of
Fisher Bottom and Porsha Scoglietti of Brunswick, OH; three brothers Larry (Sandra) Toler of Olmsted Falls
Township, OH, Benny (Linda) Toler of Baileysville and Benjamin "Buddy" (Julie) Toler of Bedford, VA; four
grandchildren Natausha Mullins, Alyssa Mullins, Kyra Mullins and Keyerra Massey; and a host of other
loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2PM on Wednesday December 12th at the Lynco
Community Church with Rev. Gary Toler officiating. She will be laid to rest in Cook Cemetery, Lynco, WV.
Friends may gather with the family after 6PM  on Tuesday December 11th  at the church.  Pallbearers will be
family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Ronnie Lee "Cowboy" McMillion, 79, of Oceana, WV passed away on Monday December 10, 2018 at
Wyoming Nursing and Rehab, New Richmond, WV following a long illness. He was born on July 22, 1939 in
McGraws, the son of the late William H. Hearn and Verna Janes McMillion. Ronnie was lifelong resident of
Wyoming County and of the Baptist Faith. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two
brothers Jackie McMillion and Jeffery Hearn; two sisters Virginia Smith and Bertha Smith; and a nephew
Jackie James McMillion. those left to mourn his passing are four brothers William Henry (Robin) Hearn, Jr.
of KY, William Everett Hearn of Fayette County, Scotty Hearn of Princeton and David Hearn of Accoville;
three sisters Mary Hane Gregory of Oceana, Lottie Varney and Kathy Johnson both of Beckley;
twenty-three nieces and nephews; fifteen great nieces and nephews; and a host of other loving family and
friends. A celebration of his life will be held at 1PM on Friday December 14th in the Chapel of Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco with Pastor Erwin Gregory and Pastor William Cook Officiating. He will be laid
to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11AM until time
of services on Friday December 14th at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family
is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.