Troy Eli Shrewsberry, 27, of Amigo, WV passed away on Wednesday October 16, 2019 at Ruby Memorial
Hospital, Morgantown, WV. He was born on January 20, 1992 in Beckley, WV. Troy was loved by his family
and many friends. He was preceded in death by a brother Dewey Shrewsberry, Jr. Survivors include the
love of his life and wife Rebecca Lynn Welch Shrewsberry; his three children who he loved dearly, Lakelyn
Marie Shrewsberry, Eli Carson Shrewsberry, and Sylas Axel Shrewsberry; his loving father Dewey
Shrewsberry and wife Teresa; his mother Opal Whitt and companion Timmy Lusk; father and mother in
law Jay and Brenda Welch; loving siblings Jennifer Sommers, Samantha Cree, Leona Sharma, Kayla Tilley,
Chester Combs, Emery Shrewsberry, Sara Shrewsberry, Percilla Shrewsberry, Megan Whitt, Timmy
Shrewsberry, Andrew Lusk and Sandra Lusk; brothers in law Matthew and Gabbie Stowers and Joshua and
Sara Welch; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on
Wednesday October 23, 2019 at the Mountaineer Baptist Church, with Pastor Arnie McKinney officiating.
He will be laid to rest in George W. Shrewsberry Cemetery. Friends may gather with the family from 12:00
until service time on Wednesday at the church.  Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being
served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Mamous Delores Greer Lane, 69, of  Glen Fork, WV went home to be with the Lord Sunday October 13, 2019
at her home. She was born on September 21, 1950 in Glen Rogers, WV a daughter of the late Oren and
Lorena Elswick Greer. Delores worked at several places including Speed Way and Twin Falls State Park. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two brothers Phillip and William; and three sisters
Wrena, Freda and Rose. Survivors include her loving husband of 12 years Cecil H. Lane; two daughters
Debbie (Michael) and Sherry (Ray); four sons David, Jeff (Pam), Chris (Melissa), Terry and Allen "Shorty"
(Leahann); a sister Dora; thirteen grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family
and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Friday October 18th at the Pine Grove Missionary
Baptist Church, Ravencliff, WV with Rev. Ernest Francis, III officiating. She will be laid to rest in Pine Grove
Cemetery, Ravencliff, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11AM until time of services on Friday
at the church. Her sons will serve as pallbearers. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV.
Franklin Lee Lafferty, 59, of Wyoming, WV passed away on Wednesday October 23, 2019 at Bowers
Hospice House, Beckley, WV. He was born January 3, 1960 in Mullens, WV a son of the late Mae Lafferty
Bailey. In addition to his mother he is preceded in death by a sister Linda Gail Bailey; and grandmother
Gladys Lafferty. Survivors include a daughter Jessica (Gary) Tilley of Rainelle; two sons Darris (Companion
Christina Simmons) Lafferty of Wyoming and Daniel (Companion Francis Williamson) of New Richmond;
his father Kelly "Bee"  Bailey of Glen Rogers; two sisters Lisa (Wesley) Goff of Lester and Rebecca Bailey of
VA; three brothers Steve Bailey of Glen Rogers, Ricky (Rachel) Bailey of Mullens and James (Christina)
Bailey of Jesse; eleven grandchildren Curtis, Colton, Aubree, Landon, Jordynn, Serenity, Ian, Brantley, Jace,
Emma and Skylr; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 3PM on
Sunday October 27th at the Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Ravencliff, WV. He will be laid to rest in
Pine Grove Cemetery, Ravencliff, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 2Pm until time of services
on Sunday at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Joshua Vaughn Hatfield, 45, of  Clear Fork, WV went home to be with the Lord on Saturday October 12th,
2019 at his home following a long illness. He was born on February 21, 1974 in Welch, WV a son of Gary
Hatfield of Coal Mountain and Glenda Cline Morgan of Oceana. Josh's hobby was erecting model cars. In
addition to his parents survivors  include his loving wife of ten and half years Sabrina Renea White
Hatfield; three loving sons Malachi White of Huff Creek, Harley Cage Hatfield and Chance Thomas Hatfield
of the home; two brothers Nick and Melissa Hatfield of Oceana and Gary Lee and Tammy Sparks of Coal
Mountain; a sister Ashley and Harry Toler of Bolt; his step mother Cathy Sparks Hatfield of Coal Mountain;
father and mother-in-law Rev. Tommy "Pa" and Pauline "Ma" White of Huff Creek and Mary Ellen Arthur
of Buffalo Creek; three nephews, a niece and many loving uncles and aunts; and a host of other loving
family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Wednesday October 16th at the Apostolic
House of Faith, Simon, WV with Bro. Gary Toler and Bro. Tommy White officiating. He will be laid to rest
in the White Family Cemetery, Cyclone, WV. Friends may gather with the family after 6 PM on Tuesday
October 15th at the church. Family and very close friends will serve as pallbearers.    The family is being
served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Clayton Henderson Shores, 67, of Skin Fork, WV passed away on Saturday October 26, 2019 at his home.
He was born February 1, 1952 in Pineville, WV a son of the late Tandy Henderson and Gladys Louise Wood
Shores, Sr. Clayton is of the Baptist faith; a night watchman for Shane Coal Company and worked twenty
two years for Georgia Pacific. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his father-in-law John
Franklin Mullins. Survivors include his loving wife of 46 years Dina Kay Mullins Shores; a daughter
Angelina (Companion James Bennett, Jr.) Shores of Skin Fork; eight sisters Nancy (Lacy) Tyner of Mt. City,
TN; Marie (Companion Michael Tyson) Shollenberger of AZ; Gloria Taylor of Mt. City, TN, Myrtle Lee
Williams of NC, Sandra Faye Stewart of Skin Fork, Judy Cook (Randy) Lambert of Skin Fork, Ruth Ann
Baugh of Skin Fork and Ruby (Paul) Kenney of Rock View; a brother Tandy Henderson Shores, Jr. of Skin
Fork; a granddaughter Alexandria Bennett; his dog Cholie Beth; his buddy Jeremy S. Osborne and Christina
Barrett who was like a daughter; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held
at 2 PM on Wednesday October 30th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. He will be
laid to rest in Cooper Memorial Cemetery, Skin Fork, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12PM
until time of services on Wednesday at the funeral home.   Pallbearers will be family and friends. The
family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Rosemary Darlene Hagerman Daugherty, 66, of  Bradshaw, WV passed away on Saturday October 12, 2019
at her home following a long illness. She was born on January 7, 1953 in Welch, WV a daughter of the late
William Frank and Ada Taylor Hagerman. Survivors include her loving husband of 24 years Aaron Dean
Daugherty; a daughter Dana Darlene (Stanley) Hatfield of Jolo; a son Dusty Wayne (Wilma) Hagerman of
Oakwood, VA; three sisters Evelyn (Coy) Baker of Bradshaw, Sithia Dunford of  Charleston and Debbie
Hagerman of Beartown; a brother Thomas (Diana) Hagerman of Londondale, OH; three grandchildren
Toby Wayne Hatfield, Brittany Paige Hagerman and Lakin Chantel Hagerman; special niece who was like
her daughter Dee Dee Vance of Beartown; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services
will be held at 10 AM on Tuesday October 15th at the Mile Branch Community Church, Mile Branch, WV
with Bro. Billy Ward officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Tom Sparks Cemetery, Bradshaw, WV.
Friends may gather with the family from 6-8 PM on Monday October 14th at the church. Pallbearers will be
family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
James David Harrison, Jr., 33, of  Cyclone, WV passed away on Saturday October 5, 2019. He was born on
April 11, 1986 in Man, WV a son of Sharon Mae Lusk Harrison of Welch, WV and the late James David
Harrison. In addition to his father he is preceded in death by his grandparents Posy and Waveline Lusk and
Robert Jennings Harrison. In addition to his mother survivors include a son James David Harrison, III of
Cyclone; three sisters Lora (Chris) Acord of Oceana, Cassandra Gray of Oceana; and Stephanie Jo (Craig)
Chisholm of Charleston; a grandmother Shirley Mosley of Cyclone; and a host of other loving family and
friends. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated. The family is being served by the Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Barbara Ann Shields Lusk, 82, of Fanrock, WV passed away on Monday October 28, 2019, after a long
illness at Wyoming Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, New Richmond, WV. She was born on June 28,
1937in Rainbow Springs, NC to the late Andrew Don Shields, Sr. and Elda Mae Jacobs Shields. In addition
to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Teddy G. Lusk; her sister, Betty Sharrar;
brothers, Andrew Don Shields, Jr. and Edgar Shields. Those left to cherish her memory include her sons
Terry M. Lusk and John D. Lusk both of the home; granddaughter Autumn A. Lusk of the home; sister,
Sandra J. Lusk and husband Nelson of Trace Fork; brothers, Earl R. Shields and wife Sue of New Richmond
and Charles A. Shields and wife Deanna of Fairmont; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral
services will be held at 1 PM on Sunday November 3rd in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV with Bishop Charles A. Shields and Rev. Ernest Francis, III officiating. She will be laid to rest in
Lusk Cemetery, Trace Fork, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12 PM until time of services on
Sunday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Michael Anthony Austin, 35, of  Rhodell, WV entered into peace on Saturday October 5, 2019 at his home.
He was born on April 12, 1984 in Beckley, WV a son of Victoria Lee Smith Austin of Rhodell and the late
Robert Wayne Austin. Michael was a carpenter and loved working with his hands, fishing and most of all
he loved being with his family. In addition to his father he is preceded in death by his grandmother Della
Hayworth and second mom Carmella Farruggia.  In addition to his mother survivors include two daughters
Alyssa Brianne Austin and Alexis Phipps; a son Ethan Hull; the love of his life Tiffany Dawn Meadows of
Crab Orchard; three brothers Robert Dewayne (Melissa) Austin of Glen Daniel, Joshua L. Austin and Chris
Austin both of Rhodell; two aunts Debra (Douglas) Hogan of Rhodell and Donna (Allen) Chatfield of
Sophia; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Thursday
October 10th at the Rhodell Church of God, Rhodell, WV with Pastor Gary Eskins officiating. He will be laid
to rest in Bud Cemetery, Bud, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12PM until time of services on
Thursday October 10th at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by
the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Virginia Faye Belcher Stafford, 81, of Plattsburg, NY, formerly of Fanrock, WV went home to be with the
Lord on Friday October 4, 2019 at her sons home. She was born on June 26, 1938 in Cyclone, WV, a
daughter of the late Robert Lee and Roxie Aliff Belcher. In addition to her parents she was preceded in
death by her loving husband William David Stafford and six brothers Bob, Joe, Fred, Ted, Clarence and
Clyde, she was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Survivors include her three sons Dickie
Brown and wife Carol of New York, Greg Brown and wife Janel of Florida and Jerry Brown and wife
Carmie of North Carolina; two grandchildren Scott Clausen and wife Anika and Nick Brown and wife
Nicole; four great grandchildren Scotty Clausen, Jr., Noah Clausen, Gabe Clausen and Alexis Brown; and a
host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Friday October 11th in the
Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev Tommy Knotts officiating. She will be laid to
rest in Stafford Cemetery, Fanrock, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 1 PM until time of
services on Friday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served
by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Larry Lee "Scooby Doo" Lusk, 76, of Cyclone, WV entered his eternal heavenly home on November 1, 2019
at CAMC, Charleston, WV following a short illness. Born December 24, 1942 in Brushy Fork, WV, to the late
Marvin and Winnie Lusk. Larry was a member of the Cyclone Church of God, where he served as a deacon
and Sunday School teacher. He was a devoted Christian, retired coal miner, loved to turkey hunt and
camping with his family. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a son Steven Lee Lusk;
Mother and Father-in-law Wayne and Allene Lusk; four brother Travis, Terry, Sebert and Earless Lusk.
Those left behind to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 57 years Patsy Lusk; a daughter Greta
(Jerry) Miller of Dailey, WV; two sons  Scottie (Stephanie) Lusk of Oceana and Christopher Lusk of Cyclone;
a granddaughter Ashley (Freddy) Berry of Alum Creek; a great granddaughter on the way, Riley Anne
Berry; two brothers Argel (Sharon) Lusk and Jackie (Lessie) Lusk all of Cyclone; a sister Wanda (Harmon)
Bailey of Cyclone; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on
Tuesday November 5th at the Cyclone Church of God with Rev. Ron Harvey officiating. He will be laid to
rest in the Brushy Fork Cemetery, Cyclone, WV.   Friends may gather with the family from 6-9 PM on
Monday November 4th at the church. Pallbearers will be Freddy Berry, Jerry Miller, Timmy Miller, Larry
Miller, David Toler and Adam Miller. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking donations be sent to Cyclone
Church of God or the CAMC Hospitality House in Charleston, WV in memory of Larry Lusk. The family is
being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Douglas Franklin Walker, Jr., 54, of Oceana, WV went home to be with the Lord on Friday October 4, 2019
at the Northern Hospital of Surry County, Mt. Airy, NC. He was born on July 2, 1965 in Mullens, WV a son
of Douglas Franklin Walker, Sr. and the late Myrna Acord Walker. Douglas is a member of the Baileysville
Baptist Church and worked many years at the Wyoming County Compactor Station. In addition to his
mother he is preceded in death by his grandparents Leander Walker, Katherine Walker, and Myrtle and
Robert Acord. In addition to his father survivors include his loving wife of almost 37 years Ruth Ann
Stewart Walker; a daughter Amanda Ruth Walker of Oceana; a son Douglas Leander Walker and wife
Sabrina of Morganton, NC; three grandchildren Sarina, Alyssa and Alex; and a host of other loving family
and friends. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later
date. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Jeanette Blankenship Saunders, 66, of Brenton, WV left for her heavenly home on Monday September 30,
2019 at her home, she passed peacefully, yet unexpectedly after battling ill health for many months. She
was born on July 4, 1953 a daughter of Emma Jean Blankenship and the late Calvin Blankenship. Jeanette
loved camping, reading and her family, especially her grandkids. She worked many years in retail
management as well as automotive body repair with her husband. In addition to her father she is preceded
in death by her husband Michael Saunders; and two sisters Rosemary Wimmer and Kimberly Laffterty. In
addition to her mother she will be deeply missed by her daughter Heather (Stacey) Hughes of Hickory, NC;
a son Kerry Alan Coleman of Redhouse, WV; three sisters Audrey (Roger) Jennings , Serena Robinson and
Patty (Larry) Hayes; two brothers Coy (Sue) Blankenship and Shawn (Charlotte) Blankenship; six
grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and loving family and friends. In keeping with her wishes she
will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at 12PM on Tuesday October 8th at the Mill Creek of
flowers donations can be made to Stafford Family Funeral Home, PO Box 249, Oceana, WV 24870 to aid
the family with final expenses.  The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco,
WV.
Leslie Wayne "Bear" Lusk, 79, of Cyclone, WV entered his eternal heavenly home on November 1, 2019 at
Logan Regional Medical Center, Logan, WV.  He was born on May 26, 1940 in Logan County, WV a son of
the late Wayne and Allene Osborne Lusk. Leslie is a member of the Cyclone Church of God. He loved going
to church, watching Christian programs, hunting, growing his flowers and spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Lorene Workman Lusk; an infant daughter
Belinda Kay Lusk; three sisters Velma Workman, Margaret Bailey and Barbara Bailey; two brothers James
and Emory Lusk; brother-in-laws Ersel Bailey, Jerry Harvey and Larry Lusk. Survivors include two
daughters Teresa (Junior) Harrison of Latrobe and Lisa (Gary) Price of Wharton; a son Michael (Judy) Lusk
of Cyclone; four sisters Patsy Lusk, Sharon (Argel) Lusk, Judy (Tommy) Osborne and Loretta Harvey all of
Cyclone; a brother Paul (Naomi) Lusk of Curtis; five grandchildren Christopher Lusk, Ashley Wallace,
Janetta Lusk, Amanda Reed and Matthew Harrison;
a brother-in-law Chuckie Bailey; seven great
grandchildren;  and a host of other loving family and friends.  Funeral services will be held at 1PM on
Monday November 4th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Michael Kell
officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Brown's Cemetery, Cyclone, WV.   Friends may gather with the
family from 11 AM on Monday November 4th at the funeral Home. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Elmer Ray Baker, 70, of Shannon Mill Creek, WV passed away on Saturday September 28, 2019 at CAMC
General, Charleston, WV. He was born on February 5, 1949 in Bradshaw, WV a son of the late Lonnie and
Martha Baker. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his first wife Betty Steele Baker; two
brothers Leonard Cantrell and William Henry Baker; and a sister June Horn. Survivors include his loving
wife of 17 years Edna Lou Compton Hawks Baker; two daughters Michelle (Shawn) Strickland and Lindsey
Nicole Baker all of Shannon Mill Creek; a son Lonnie (Brittany) Baker of Hanover; a brother Nathan (Carol
Sue) Baker of Baileysville; three step sons Chuckie Hawks of Van, Scotty Hawks of Garrison, KY and Jason
Hawks of Oceana; fourteen grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Wednesday October 2nd in the Chapel of Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Bro. Wayne Bailey and Pastor Gary Hatfield officiating. He will be laid to
rest in Johnson Cemetery, Shannon Mill Creek, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11AM until
time of services on Wednesday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends.  The family is
being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Billy Rondell Belcher, 79, of Sun Hill, WV  went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on
October 30, 2019 at Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, WV surrounded by his loving family. He was born
on February 26, 1940 in Mullens, WV a son of the late William Oscar and Mabel Toler Belcher. Rondell was
a dedicated Christian. He attended Reedy Creek Freewill Baptist Church and loved his church family. He
attended Baileysville High School and began his work career at an early age, working for Pace-Bower
Construction in Pineville, WV, Ranger Fuel Coal Co. and retiring from Pittson Coal Co. in 1999. Rondell met
and married the love of his life Jaunetta Clay Belcher on July 1, 1961. They enjoyed 58 years of a beautiful,
loving marriage. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother Danny Belcher.  In addition
to his wife survivors include a daughter Robin Elizabeth Belcher Bailey and husband Justin; two grandsons
who he adored Justin Tyler Bailey and Garrett Kent Bailey and wife Haley; and a host of other loving family
and friends. A celebration of Rondell's life will be held at 1 PM on Thursday November 7th at the Sun Hill
Country Church, Sun Hill, WV with Pastor Jay Blankenship officiating. He will be laid to rest in the G. C.
Toler Memorial Cemetery, Sun Hill, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9 PM on Wednesday
November 6th at the church. Ushers will be Ray Toler, Mike Bailey and Clent Toler. Pallbearers will be
Justin "Juddy" Bailey, Justin Tyler Bailey, Garrett Kent Bailey, Danny Cline, Jr. and Jim Clement. Special
thanks to Brad Toler, Mike Bailey, Danny Cline, Jr., Bob Beavers, Jim Payne, Carl and Veronica Allen, Teddy
Morgan, Retha Blankenship, Jerry and Edna Bailey, Yvonne Cline, Francis Miller, Dusty and Kim Lewis,
Linda Bailey, Huff Consolidated Grade School, and the Wyoming County Board of Education. The family is
being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.        
 
John William "John Boy" Tilley, 52, of Sabine, WV passed away on Sunday November 3, 2019 at his home.
He was born on March 9, 1967 a son of the late J.W. and Mary Tilley. John Boy loved hunting and his
animals. His pride was held high in the sporting events held at Blackberry Game Club. With a heart as big
as the ocean and shoulders that could carry the weight of the world, his favorite time was in the presence
of his family and friends. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a niece Rosia Irick; and
nephew Little Bobby. Survivors include his wife of 27 years Amanda "Lucy" Tilley; three daughters Tara
"Redneck" (Frank) Griggs of Pineville, Sheena "Grace" (Kendra) Griffith of Huntington and Joni
"Munchkin" (Justin) Sizemore of Ravencliff; a son John "Bub" Tilley, Jr.; seven grandchildren Michael,
Noah, Cammie, Carlie, Colby, Isaiah, Madisyn,  and Mason; three siblings Gay (Jackie) Irick of Glen Fork,
Robert Tilley of Ravencliff and Debbie (Doug) Stapleton of Matheny; a very special uncle J.C. (Pam) Tilley
of Virginia; special cousin Jason "Jaybird" (Tressie) Bailey of Baileysville; two nephews; three nieces; and a
host of other loving family and friends.  Funeral services will be held at 5 PM on Tuesday November 12,
2019 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Ernest Francis, III. Friends may
gather with the family from 4-5 PM on Tuesday at the funeral home. In keeping with his wishes he will be
cremated following the service. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco,
WV.     
Dovie Fern Osborne Lusk, 84, of Cyclone, WV entered her eternal heavenly home on Wednesday November
6, 2019 at her home. She was born on January 8, 1935 in Cyclone, WV a daughter of the late Willie and Cora
Ellen Bailey Osborne. Dovie was a lifelong resident of Cyclone, a devoted Christian and a member of the
Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church where she attended. Dovie loved the Lord and listening to
gospel singing, she enjoyed setting on her porch for hours and going to yard sales. She was a loving
mother, grandmother and great grandmother and  loved being around her family and friends. She was a
devoted wife to Andy Lusk whom she loved with all her heart. In addition to her parents she is preceded in
death by her husband who was the love of her life for 47 years Andy Lusk; a daughter Elbie Lusk Osborne;
an infant son Tommy Lee Lusk; a granddaughter Christina Lynn Osborne; four brothers; three sisters;
father and mother-in-law Elmer Hayes Lusk and Orpha J. Brown; and a special friend Brookie Lusk. Those
left to cherish her memory include a daughter Coretta (David) Osborne; a son Andrew (Linda) Lusk all of
Cyclone; ten grandchildren Regina (Braden) Daniels of Greenville, Brandon (Andrea) Keeney of Cyclone,
Jamie (Michael Smith) Harvey of Sinks Grove, Misty (Adam Blankenship) Osborne, Ronnie (Candy) Boothe,
Shelby Osborne all of Cyclone, Andia Leigh Osborne of NC, Shelia (Johnny) Haynes of Cyclone and Hayes
(Ericka) Lusk of Oceana; eighteen great grandchildren Austin, Dustin, Adriana, Sieara, Matthew, David
Keith, Trevor, Shayla, Jaiden, Drayke, Trayce, Raeleigh, Luke, Joshua, Tyler, Jacob, Hayden and Breella; a
sister Fannie (Bill) Rollins of Cyclone; a brother Stewart (Sara) Osborne of VA; and a host of other loving
family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Saturday November 9th at the Bright Prospect
Missionary Baptist Church, Cyclone, WV with Rev. Scottie Lusk officiating. She will be laid to rest in
Brown's Cemetery, Cyclone, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9 PM on Friday at the Church.
Pallbearers will be Austin, Dustin, Brandon, Michael Lingerfelt, Johny Hays, Tyler, Michael Smith, Josh,
Travis, David Keith, Drake and Trayce. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.     
Christopher Lee Webb, 29, of Glen Fork, WV passed away on Saturday November 2, 2019. He was born on
February 21, 1990 in Manassas, VA a son of Richard Tracey Webb of Iron Dale, OH and Opal Angelaine
Brummett of Manassas, VA. In addition to his parents survivors include his children Tashawna Dale Startin
of Glen Fork, Ethan Smith, Savannah Smith, Alexis Smith and Bella Smith; a sister Amber Dawn Webb of
Pineville; two brothers Matthew Webb of Oak Hill and Richard Webb of Itman; his companion Heather
Coble of Beckley; and a host of other loving family and friends. In keeping with his wishes he will be
cremated and there will not be any public services. The family is being served by the Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
David Lee "Dave" Evans, 69, of Glen Rogers, WV, passed away on Friday November 8, 2019 at Raleigh
General Hospital, Beckley, WV. He was born on September 16, 1950 in Glen Rogers, WV a son of the late
Enos John and Hazel Lamb Evans, Sr. Dave was a member of the UMWA having worked at Kopperston and
loved watching NASCAR. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Kathye Diana Trump
Evans; two brothers Harold Evans and Enos John Evans, Jr.; a sister Bernice Redden Whittaker; and half
sister Priscilla James. Survivors include two sons Jessie Lee Evans and Jeffery Shawn (Lora) Evans; three
grandchildren Bianca Paige Evans, David Lucion Evans and Jeffery Shawn Evans, Jr.; a sister Mable Bailey;
sisters-in-law Jean Brown Evans and Bethel Trump and husband Roy Lee; a special sister-in-law Brenda
Trump Green and husband Gerald; an ex-daughter-in-law Tracy Evans; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Thursday November 14th in the Chapel of Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor Mickey Mitchell officiating. He will be laid to rest in Pine Grove
Cemetery, Ravencliff, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12 PM until time of service on Thursday
at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Juanita Jo Pennington Tilley, 55, of Glen Rogers, WV, entered her eternal heavenly home on Thursday
November 14, 2019 at her home following a sudden illness. She was born on April 4, 1964 in Mullens, WV
a daughter of Alfred George and Janice Marie Tyree Pennington of Glen Rogers. Juanita attended the
Glen Rogers Community Church. She loved the Lord and listening to music. She enjoyed sitting on her
porch and planting flowers. She is preceded in death by a sister Marty Blankenship and a brother Willie
Pennington. Survivors include her loving husband of 37 years Michael Wayne Tilley; a daughter Ashley
(Robert) Smith of Fairdale; two sons Michael (Brittney) Tilley, Jr. of Corrine and Scott Tilley of Beckley; a
brother Michael Pennington of Mt. Airy, NC; six grandchildren Emily Tilley, Lian Tilley, Brynleigh Tilley,
Sarah Smith, Landon Tilley and Kyler Tilley; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services
will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday November 17, 2019 at the Glen Rogers Community Church, Glen
Rogers, WV with Pastor Kevin Francis officiating. She will be laid to rest in Pretty Ridge Cemetery,
Saulsville, WV. Friends may gather with the family  from Noon until service time at the church.     
Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.
Larry Eugene Cook, 67, of Keyrock, WV, passed away on November 16, 2019 at Welch Community Hospital,
Welch, WV. He was born on October 26, 1952 in Pineville, WV a son of the late Aaron Oley "Jack" and
Patsy Marie Thomason Cook. Larry is a United States  Air Force Vietnam Veteran. In addition to his parents
he is preceded in death by a brother James "Cookie" Cook. Survivors include three sons Larry J. Cook of
Keyrock, Joshua A. (Amanda) Cook of East Pineville and J. Daniel (Ashley) Cook of Lexington; three
brothers Thomas "Tom" (Diana) Cook, Mike L. (Peggy) Cook all of Welch Pineville Road and Brad (Becky)
Cook of Beaver; eight grandchildren Salisha, Ashton, Paisley, Nathan, Corbin, Zachary, Kayden and Rylee;
and a host of other loving family and friends.  Funeral services will be held at 12 PM on Wednesday
November 20th at the Sweet Devine Church, Bear Hole Road with Pastor Eugene Bailey officiating. He will
be laid to rest in Laxton Cemetery, Pineville, WV . Friends may gather with the family from 6-9 PM on
Tuesday November 19th at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The Wyoming County
Veterans Honor Guard will conduct Military Rites.  The family is being served by the Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.  
   
Dan Goodman, 87, of Lynco, WV, passed away on November 18, 2019 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley,
WV following a short illness. He was born on October 8, 1932 in Simon, WV a son of the late Elsie
Goodman Fitch. Dan was a member of the UMWA District 17 and a retired coal miner. He enjoyed spending
time with his family and grandchildren. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and setting throughout the day at
McDonalds drinking coffee and talking to his friends about the ole days and solving the worlds problems.
In addition to his mother he is preceded in death by his wife Shelvie Dean Harvey Goodman; and a
grandson Thomas Daniel Goodman. Those left to cherish his memory are his four sons Danny Dewey
Goodman, Denver (Dora) Goodman all of Lynco, Thomas (Helen) Goodman of Lynchburg, VA and James
Goodman of Orlando, FL; two grandsons Joseph (Mindy) Goodman and Denver Dewey (Stephanie)
Goodman all of Lynco; seven great grandchildren Joshua "Hunter" Goodman, Madison Goodman, Ethan
Harris, Johanna Dean Goodman all of Lynco, Logan Goodman, Dakota Goodman and Tristan Goodman all
of VA; a sister Susie Fitch-Hosch of Alberquerque, NM; a brother Richard Fitch of Pineville; and a host of
other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Thursday November 21st in the
Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor William Cook officiating. He will be laid to
rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12 PM until time
of services on Thursday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. In lieu of flowers
donations can be made to the funeral home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV.     
Katherine Morgan Jessie, 83, of Brenton, WV, passed away on Tuesday November 19, 2019 at Bowers
Hospice House, Beckley, WV. She was born on December 21, 1935 in Wyoming, WV a daughter of the late
Hubert and Nellie Stuart Adams. Katherine enjoyed gardening, watching birds, doing puzzles and
crossword puzzles. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her first husband Glen Morgan,
Sr.; her second husband Bobby Jessie; two daughters Janet Lester and Cindy Morgan; three sisters Freda
Lester, Louise Lester and Doris Cline; and a brother Hubert Adams, Jr. Survivors include three sons Paul
(Kyong Hui) Morgan of Gainesville, VA, Glen (Karen) Morgan, Jr. of Yadkinville, NC and John (Melissa)
Morgan of Oceana; a sister Ruby Lester of Brenton; a son-in-law Sampy Lester of Charlotte, NC; she was
Mamaw Kitty to eight grandchildren Angie Lester, Matt Lester, Yvette Morgan, Austin Morgan, Lindsey
Morgan, Hannah Morgan, Katie Morgan and Ethan Morgan; and a host of other loving family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Friday November 22nd in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor Rick Massie officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens,
Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11 AM until time of services on Friday at the funeral
home. Pallbearers will be sons and grandsons.  The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV.     
Zora Russell Blankenship, 81, of Oceana, WV, passed away on Wednesday November 20, 2019 at Bowers
Hospice House, Beckley, WV. She was born on March 16, 1938 in Louisville, KY a daughter of the late Roy
and Olive Greenhill Russell. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Leroy
Blankenship; a son Ronald R. Blankenship; a great grandson Jaxon Cole Cook; a sister Gladys Brown; and
two brothers Ralph Russell and Finley Russell. Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter Evelyn
Cook and husband Wesley of Oceana; four grandchildren Tanya (Jamie) Smith of Sabine, Ryan (Tiffany)
Cook  of Fairdale, Tyler (Emiley) Cook  of Morgantown and Jordan Blankenship of Concord, NC ; three great
grandchildren Savannah (Austin) Gibson, Moriah Smith and Caden Cook; two sisters Gail Blevins and
Minnie Harris; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 7 PM on Friday
November 22, 2019 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Sister Tanya Smith and
Rev. Jamie Smith officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may
gather with the family from 5 PM until time of services on Friday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be
family and friends. Special thanks to the SICU staff at Raleigh General Hospital, and the Bowers Hospice
House of Beckley. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Lois Leah Hughes, 90, of Sunhill, WV, passed away on Thursday November 21, 2019 at her home. She was
born on March 28, 1929 in Simon, WV a daughter of the late Bedford and Martha Toler. In addition to her
parents she is preceded in death by her husband Bobby Hughes; two brothers Victor(Cledith) Toler and
Billy (Rita) Toler; two sisters Norma Lee Toler and Shirley Hedrick; brother and sister -in - laws Jerry
Hedrick, Ed Hughes, James (Rubye) Hughes, Hazel (Ralph) Belcher, Drew (Ernest) Belcher, Celia (Bill) Toler
and Easter (Lonnie) Adkins. Survivors include two daughters Leda (Tommy) Toler and Julie (Rickie)
Browning all of Clear Fork; a son Bobby Scott (Kathy) Hughes of Hurricane; a sister Donna Faye Hedrick of
Pineville; a brother Benny I. (Ruth) Toler of Crouches Farm; a brother - in - law Jack Hedrick; a sister -in
-law Betty Hughes; eleven grandchildren Andrea Daniels, Tammy Thacker, Alesha (Chad) Lester, Lori Toler,
R.J. (Christina) Toler, Jonathan Toler, Joshua Toler, Ashley (Rocky) Scarbro, Shane Browning, Zach
Browning and Emily Browning; sixteen great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving
family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Sunday November 24th in the Chapel of
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Rickie Browning officiating. She will be laid to rest in
Hughes Family Cemetery, Sunhill, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12 PM until time of services
on Sunday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends.  The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
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Obituaries
Thomas Dale "Tommy" Adkins, 61 of Oceana, WV, passed away on Saturday November 23, 2019 at his
home. He was born on February 13, 1958 in Mullens, WV a son of Vida Laxton Adkins of Keyrock and the
late Moses Adkins, Jr.. Tommy retired from U.S. Steel after working 39 years. He loved deer hunting and
collecting cars. He had a talent for working on Porsches and Corvettes. He is preceded in death by his
father in 2010. In addition to his mother he is survived by his loving wife of 17 years Connie Mitchell
Adkins; two daughters Crystal Adkins and husband Joey Privett of North Myrtle Beach, SC and Brittney
Shrewsbury of Oceana; a granddaughter Livingston Privett of North Myrtle Beach, SC; two sisters Betty
Walker and husband Raymond and Pam  McCoy and husband Russell all of Keyrock; two brothers Larry
Adkins and wife Lorraine of Jasper, AL and Kenny "Tink" Adkins and wife Deanna  of Matheny; and a host
of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 12 PM on Wednesday November 27th in
the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Elder Russell McCoy and Bro. Raymond
Walker officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather
with the family from 6-9 PM on Tuesday November 26th at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family
and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Kathleen Geneva Hatfield, 82, of Hanover, WV, gained her wings on Monday November 25, 2019 following
a long battle with dementia at Welch Community Hospital, Welch, WV. She was born on January 28, 1937 in
Clear Fork, WV a daughter of the late Don H. and Sophia Lee Uphold Hatfield. Kathleen enjoyed gardening,
cooking Sunday dinner for her family, going to church and spending time with all who loved her. She had a
caring heart and welcoming smile. She will be missed by many. In addition to her parents she reunited with
her late husband whom she spent 54 years, Home
r A. Hatfield, Sr. Together they had four children Doug
(Faye) Hatfield of Hanover, Pam (Wayne) Kennedy, Denita Walker all of Clear Fork and Homer (Deidra)
Hatfield, Jr. of
 Oceana; blessed with eight grandchildren David (Dina) Burgess, Natasha (Matthew) Lester,
Doug (Brittany) Hatfield, Homer Wayne Kennedy, Samantha (fiancé Brandon Pelfrey) Walker, Heather
(Garrett) Prichard, Brittany
(Justin) Smith and Jordan Hatfield; nine great grandchildren David and Dakota
Burgess, Whitlee and Brayden Lester, Tyler Hatfield, Grayson and Hadley Prichard and Marleigh and
Krisleigh Smith; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on
Saturday November 30th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Barry Brooks
and Pastor Jarvis Walls officiating.
She will be laid to rest in Toler Cemetery, Laurel Branch, WV. Friends
may gather with the family from 5-8 PM on Friday November 29th at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be
family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Charles Hobert Stewart, 68, of Oceana, WV, passed away on Sunday November 24, 2019 at his home following
a long illness. He was born on October 16, 1951 in Key Rock, WV a son of the late Rosco Roy Stewart and Kethel
Shannon. Charles worked as a coal miner for 35 years and a job he loved as a surveyor form many years. Those
left to cherish his memory include his companion of 38 years Patricia Stewart; their children Haven (Toby)
Stewart and Amber Stewart. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated. The world is a better place for
having him in it. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Henry Gerald Armstrong, Sr., 74, of Clear Fork, WV, formerly of Whitman passed away on Tuesday November
26, 2019 at Bland County nursing and Rehab, Bastian, VA. He was born on April 29, 1945 in Braeholm, WV a son
of the late William Henry Armstrong and Margaret Chaffins Armstrong McCoy. Henry is of the Church of God
faith. He believed in the Son, father and the holy ghost. Henry worked as a truck driver, he is a retired and
disabled coal miner. He is a United States Army Veteran. He was a chef and state road worker. He loved doing
anything outdoors, he enjoyed eating and his Pepsi. He loved his wife dearly and loved taking care of his
children and grandchildren. Loved southern gospel music and loved CCR as well. In addition to his parents he is
preceded in death by his step father Emzi McCoy; and two grandchildren Hunter Chance Whitney and Ashlyn
Miah Belcher. Survivors include his loving wife of 34 years Judy Justus Armstrong; eight children Candice
Whitney, Angela Hilling, Roger Lee Justus, Brandon Justus, Miranda Smith, Tashia Armstrong, Henry "J.R."
Armstrong (Brittany Hager) and Martinia Fox; three brothers Kenneth "Butch" McCoy, Tim McCoy and Jackie
Boy Armstrong; three sisters Sue Carpenter, Barbara Christian and Betty Timmons;  twelve grandchildren
William Jack Armstrong, Hayden Shae Belcher, Drake Douglas Justus, Dalton Edward Justus, Christine Hilling,
Elija Hilling, Jorja Rayne Armstrong, Aiden Orange, Ryder Orange, Kieran Fox, Taylor Smith and Madison Smith;
his best friends Gary, Jonathan and Sheldon Ellis; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services
will be held at 2 PM on Sunday December 1st in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with
Bro. Lonnie Paul Compton officiating. He will be laid to rest in Hager Cemetery, Elk Lick, WV. Friends may
gather with the family from 12 PM until time of services on Sunday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be
family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Dorothy Marie Green Fritz, 84, of Pineville, WV, went to be with the Lord on Thursday November 28, 2019 at her
home. She was born on March 16, 1935 in Pad Fork, WV a daughter of the late Harrison and Panzy Crabtree Green.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Joseph Cecil Fritz; and a son-in-law Jonathan
Jewell. Survivors include her daughters Dianna Fritz Bailey and husband David and Sabrena Fritz Jewell;
grandchildren Adam Bailey and wife Cindy, Samuel Bailey and wife Clarissa, Caitlin Jewell Calabro and husband
Mattie, Logan Jewell and fiancé Elizabeth Gibbs; great grandchildren Connor, Adalee, Bryson, Colton, Aubrey,
Weston and Kayleigh; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on
Monday December 2nd in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Bro. Wayne Bailey
officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family
from 12:30 PM until time of services on Monday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The
family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Gina Marie Workman Sellards, 55, of Matheny, WV, she gained her wings and entered Heaven's gates at 2:39 AM
on Thursday November 28, 2019 at her home following a long illness. She was born on August 11, 1964 in
Columbus, OH the daughter of the late Buford Ray and Mary Ann Vance Workman. Gina was a loving wife,
mother and grandmother. She was a Head Start teacher at Mountain Heart until her health forced her to retire.
She attended Joseph Baptist Church. She enjoyed planting flowers, and loved her family and her cat, Oreo, who
was by her side when she passed, along with her husband Charlie and her son Alex.  In addition to her parents
she is preceded in death by a brother Samuel Lewis Workman; a nieces Angela Varney; mother-in-law Goldie
Sellards; and a brother-in-law Roger Burgess. Survivors include her loving husband of 18 years Charlie Sellards
who loved her in sickness and in health until her last breath; a daughter Nicole Rae Bailey; a son in law Harry
Chaffin; two sons Chad Lewis Bailey and fiancé Jennifer and Alexander Charles Sellards; granddaughters Kailey
Marie Bailey, Brooklyn Paige Morgan and Emily Grace Campbell; a grandson Noah Lee Kirkendoll; great
granddaughter Whitlee Raeann Walker; a brother Eddie Ray Workman and wife Angela; nieces and nephews
Ashley Burgess and husband Caleb, Tanner Workman, Jennah Workman and Tyler Workman; sisters and brothers
in law Mary Dunlap, Carolyn Coleman and husband Ronald, Sundie Burgess, Norma Varney and husband Gail,
William Sellards, James Sellards and Randy Sellards; aunts Judy Nelson, Susie Browning and Melissa Albright;  
and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Tuesday December 3rd  in
the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor William Cook officiating. She will be laid to
rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11 AM until time of
services on Tuesday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.     
Nancy Kay Mullens, 61, of Glen Fork, WV, received her eternal healing on November 29, 2019 surrounded by her
loved ones. "Death takes the body. God takes the soul. Our mind holds the memories. Our hearts keep the love.
Our faith lets us know we will meet again".  She was born on February 18, 1958 in Mullens, WV. Nancy enjoyed
attending church at McGraws Community Church and spending time with loved ones. She is preceded in death by
her mother Opal Douglas and a special cousin Annette Tilley. Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of
45 years Hillard Mullens; a son Jonathan Mullens of Glen Daniels; two daughters Tiffany (Tim)  Necessary of
Tolleytown and Jeanie (Shane) Bower of Glen Fork; six grandchildren that she loved dearly Tyler Corhn, Sierra
Corhn, Logan Mullens, Shailyn Necessary, Reagen Bower and Eli Williams; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Funeral service will be held at 1 PM on Wednesday December 4th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV followed by graveside services at the Cooke Cemetery, Jesse, WV with Bro. David Bower
officiating. Friends may gather with the family from 12 PM until time of services on Wednesday at the funeral
home.  Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV.     
Margaret "Juppie" Rose " Hammitt, 72, of Fanrock, WV, passed away on December 2nd, 2019 after a hard-fought
battle with cancer. She went to be with the Lord peacefully, with her loving husband, Allen Hammitt, by her side.
Margaret was born on February 18th, 1947 at the family home in Brier Creek, WV the daughter of the late Burl
Harrison and Inez Florence Stafford Rose.  She is a 1965 graduate of Baileysville High School. Margaret started a
career with the Department of Agriculture in Washington D.C., and later worked with C&P Bell in Roanoke, VA.
On August 27,1966, Margaret married the love of her life and best friend, Allen Hammitt. The two were married
for 53 years, and were practically inseparable. They enjoyed traveling, spending time with their family, golfing
and mostly, being together. Not to mention, Westerns and Politics. Margaret is survived by her loving husband,
Allen Hammitt, Sr.; her sons, Allen Hammitt Jr. and his wife Rebecca Hammitt, Scott Hammitt and his fiancé
Lindsay Hernandez; her sisters, Delores Kennedy, Paula Kennedy, Connie Lester and her husband Norman Lester;
her brother, Burl Rose and his wife Anna Rose; her grandchildren, Gavin Hammitt, Ethan Hammitt, Sydney Wray
and Aaron Moore; and numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends
whom she loved dearly. A memorial services will be held at 6 PM on Saturday December 7th in the Chapel of
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor Ernest Francis, III officiating. Friends may gather with the
family from 4 PM on Saturday at the funeral home. In keeping with her wishes she will be cremated. Margaret
will be missed dearly by all that had the pleasure to know her. She was beautiful, sweet and kind. Margaret was a
wonderful wife, perfect mother, great sister, remarkable friend and truly special person. Thanks for all of the
love and support that has been shown to this family throughout this difficult time.                                    
Ola Virginia Turner Laxton, 98, of Matheny, WV, went home to be with the Lord on December 4, 2019 at the
Wyoming Nursing and Rehabilitation, New Richmond, WV.  She was born on August 29, 1921 in Virginia, a
daughter of the late George H. and Hester Hagwood Turner.  Ola was a person who loved God, family and friends
and it showed wherever she went. She spent most of her life sewing and any time she was out, it never failed that
someone approached her and thanked her for making their wedding dress, a cheerleader uniform for their child or
altering their husband's pants. Ola loved life and she could find things to laugh about with her whole body.
Christmas was her favorite holiday. Her hugs, OH HER HUGS, who could ever forget her hugs -- the intense
moments when she held you tightly and close to her heart. The grandchildren always said no one ever hugged
them like their Mamaw. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Emmett Laxton, Jr.;
and three brothers Woodrow, Carlton and Paul Turner. Survivors include her two sons Dwight (Sue) Laxton of
Matheny and Larry (Judy) Laxton of Mobile, AL; a sister Charlene Slate of Collinsville, VA; five grandchildren
Amanda (Bern) Gregory, Brandon (Stephanie) Laxton, Natasha Laxton, Maeghan (Chad) Powell and Keylan
(Ashley) Laxton; nine great grandchildren; a special devoted friend Jacqueline Stewart; and a host of other loving
family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Monday December 9th at the Guyandotte Missionary
Baptist Church, Jesse, WV with Bro. Russell Justice officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens,
Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12 PM until time of services on Monday at the church.
Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Patty Lynn Brumfield Blankenship, 59, of Clear Fork, WV, passed away on Wednesday December 4, 2019 at Logan
Regional Medical Center, Logan, WV. She was born on July 23, 1960 in Welch, WV a daughter of Agnus
Blankenship Brumfield of Tamcliff and the late Chris Brumfield. In addition to her father she is preceded in death
by a nephew Christopher Lane. In addition to her mother survivors include her loving husband Sam Blankenship;
four children Anthony and Tracy Lester of Crany, Tonia and Justin Sizemore of Mill Creek and Michael Blankenship
of Princeton, and Michelle and Aaron Kenneda of Oceana; two sisters Christine and Robert Morgan of Coal
Mountain and Bertha and Walter Grimmett of Tamcliff; a brother Todd and Kathy Brumfield of GA; eight
grandchildren Ciara Smith, Caden Sizemore, Brianna Lester, Brayden Lester, Abby Kenneda, Brala Kenneda, Brici
Kenneda and Aralyn Kenneda; two great grandchildren Brentley and Jaxton Blayne; special friends Linda McCoy
and Joetta Hunsaker; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 12 PM on
Tuesday December 10th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Tommy White and

Bro.  Bill Massey officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather
with the family from 5-8 PM on Monday December 9th at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and
friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
Juanita Cole Cook, 87, of Clear Fork, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday December 8, 2019 at her
home. She was born on August 10, 1932 in Sunhill, WV a daughter of the late Troy and Vera Tilley Cole. Juanita
retired from the Wyoming County Board of Education as a secretary and teacher's aide for 25 years at Reedy
Creek., Long Branch and Coal Mountain schools. She was a member of the Oceana United Methodist Church and
also attended Sun Hill Community Church. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of
62 years Eugene Cook; his parents Martha and Hugh Cook; a brother-in-law Hugh Cook, Jr. and his wife Edith; a
niece Judy Hamby; two brothers Alvin Cole and his wife Geneca and Clarence Cole and his wife Ruth; and a
nephew Troy Cole. Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter Lisa (Corky) Cox of Clear Fork; a very
special grandson Zachary Cox of Clear Fork; a sister Janice Perry of Lynco; three nieces Kathyrn (Bill) Toler of
Kopperston, Betty (Rocky) Cline of Oceana and Donna (Doug) Lester of Oceana; seven nephews Steve (Jo Ellen)
Perry of Winfield, Brad (Shelia) Perry of Clear Fork, Larry Cole of Gilbert, Leon (Debbi) Cole of Briar Creek,
Marvin (Rhonda) Cole of Lilly Dale and Ivan (Toni) Cole of Oceana; and a host of great nieces, nephews and other
loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 12 PM on Friday December 13th in the Chapel of
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor Ron Acord officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm
Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 5-8PM on Thursday December 12th
at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Special thanks to Jimmy, Paulette and Ryan
Blankenship who were extremely special to her. Donnie and Monroe Cole for all their help during her sickness.
Shana Hamilton for being such a special friend. Most of all Adelene Adams and her family for their friendship,
kindness and help. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.
William D. "Bill" Brinkley, 64, of Wyco, WV, passed away on December 5, 2019 at his home. He was born on
October 9, 1955 in Mullens, WV a son of the late William D. Brinkley, Sr. and Clara Grose Brinkley. In addition to
his parents he is preceded in death by three sisters Gaynell Blankenship, Terry Thompson and Gilda Phillips.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 42 years Emma "Cricket" Dial Brinkley; two daughters Carrie
Brinkley and her companion Roger Poe, II and Jessica Marcum and husband Roger Marcum, Jr.; two sisters
Dotsue Moran, Martina Lewis and husband Forest; a brother David Park and wife Tita; four grandchildren Raven
Poe, Trevor Brinkley, Haley Hansford and Hunter Hansford; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other loving
family and friends. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the family. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV.
Ashley Nicole Osborne, 28, of Accoville, WV, passed away on December 8, 2019 at her home do to health issues.
She was born on July 6, 1991 in Charleston, WV, a daughter of the late Charlie Osborne of Curtis, WV. Ashley
was a loving mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She loved hanging out with her friends, cleaning house
and tending to her dog Charlie. In addition to her father she is preceded in death by her grandparents Dulcie and
Willard Osborne, Fitch Fields and Teresa Turley; a special great grandmother Icie "Granny" Cantabury; her aunt
who cared for her after her dad's passing Sadie Gibson; and her special friend Brian Harvey.   Those left to
cherish her memory include her boyfriend Scottie Issac of Accobille; a son Dawson Issac; step children
Christopher,  and Aleigha Issac, Alexis and Kaili McCoy and Brook Motely; her mother Misty and Arnold Osborne
of Davin; four sisters Jessica (Ryan Allen) Osborne of Logan, Marlene (Brian Anderson) Gibson of Lundale,
Charlene (Michael) Holcomb of Curtis and Angel (Don) Johnson of Welch; two brothers Adam Osborne of Davin
and Joe (Jennifer) Toler of Chapmanville; a special niece Charlie Osborne; two nephews Drayke and Trayce
Keeney; other nieces and nephews are Breanna and Isabella Toler, Brian and Kaylee Vance, Ryan, Danelle and
Madison Johnson and Rylee Allen; and a host of other loving family and friends. In keeping with her wishes she
will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.