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Jerry Holmes
Mr. Holmes, 66, of Powellton, died Wednesday at his home after a long illness.  Survivors include four sisters. The body was removed to the B.C. Hooper mortuary at Montgomery.
[May 4, 1939 Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston W. Va. - Submitted by Shauna Williams]

 

Henry Sullivan

SULLIVAN, Harry—76, of Thayer, died Saturday in Laird Memorial Hospital at Montgomery after a short illness. He was a retired lumberman. Surviving are a daughter. Mrs. Laura Nutter of Freeland, Pa. three sons Arthur and Day, both of Nallen, and Rex of Bluefield; a sister. Mrs. Farley Henderson of Tango: two grandchildren. The body is in Wallace and Wallace; mortuary at East Rainelle.
[Sunday Gazette-Mail, Nov. 1, 1959 - Submitted by a Friend of Free Genealogy]

 

Floyd E. Walker

Services will be held at 3 p. m. today at the residence in Huntington for Floyd E. Walker, 81, of 2688 Third avenue, Huntington, retired coal operator and prominent Huntington resident, who died Tuesday night in a hospital there after several years' illness.   Mr. Walker had devoted his time to management of the Huntington hotel and the Huntington Development company and other business interests since his retirement from the coal business in 1925.  He was born Dec. 28, 1858 in Virginia, now Fayette county, West Virginia. He came to Huntington 30 years ago. During his early life he was a merchant. He was in the coal business 50 years being actively engaged in the development of the coal fields in Fayette and Raleigh counties.  He was a member of the Mt. Hope Masonic lodge.  Surviving are his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Harvey Houck of Elmira, N. Y. and Mrs. A. Gordon

Merry of Huntington; two sons; Claude L. of Huntington and Clarence A. Walker of Brooklyn, W.Va.; five sisters, Mrs. P. M. Snyder, Mrs. Laura Ramsey and Mrs. Myrtle Bailey of Mt. Hope, Mrs. Delbert E. Lloyd of Charleston and Mrs. Edward Withrow of Russellville, W. Va., and six grandchildren.

[Charleston Gazette, May 10, 1940 - Transcribed by Therman Kellar]

 

Nancy Ann Burr
Mrs. Nancy Ann Burr -  Nancy Ann Burr, 93, died yesterday morning at her home at Corliss, Fayette County.  She was the mother of Mrs. Maude Moses of Charleston.  Also surviving are five sons, E. L., of Summersville, H. D. of Corliss, G. A. of Talcott, H. J. of Mt. Lookout, and E. C. Burr, whose address could not be learned; also 23 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren.  Services will be held at 2:30 pm tomorrow at the Mt. Pleasant church at Mt. Lookout with burial in Mt. Pleasant cemetery.

[Saturday June 7, 1941 The Charleston Gazette, Page 11 - Submitted by Norman Adkins]

The body of Mrs. Nancy Ann Burr, 93, who died Friday morning at her home at Corliss, Fayette County, will be buried in Mt. Pleasant cemetery today after services at 2:30 pm at the Mt Pleasant Church at Mt. Lookout.  Rev. R. B. Nelson of Summerville will officiate,

[Sunday June 8, 1941 The Charleston Gazette, Page 30 - Submitted by Norman Adkins]


Cecil Willard Smith

Cecil Willard Smith, 54, died Thursday in a Beckley hospital after a long illness.    Born Aug. 24, 1915, at Fire creek, he was a son of Mrs. Effie Smith of Powellton and the late James Smith.    He was a veteran of World War II.    Other survivors include his wife, Mrs. June Claypool Smith; three daughters, Debra, Donna, and Pamela, all at home; a son, Roger Avis of Powellton; four sisters, Mrs. Madeline Bounds, Mrs. Gladys O’Neal and Mrs. Notene Duncan, all of Chicago, Ill., and Mrs. Maxine McMillion of Powellton; two brothers, Howard and James (Bud) Smith, both of Powellton, and four grandchildren.    The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home Chapel at Rainelle with Elder O. E. Black in charge.  Burial will be in the Pleasant View Cemetery at Gatewood.    Friends call after 5 p.m. today.

 [Saturday Morning October 11, 1969 The Register & Post-Herald, Page 13              Submitted by Norman Adkins]

 

Effie Frances Smith

Rites Are Slated For Effie Smith – Powellton (RNS) – Mrs. Effie Frances Smith, 80, of Powellton died Sunday in a Hinton hospital after a long illness.    Born Sept. 16, 1891, at Fire Creek, she was a daughter of the late Marion and Rebecca Dangerfield Tincher.    She had been a resident of Powellton for 35 years.    Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Gladys O’Neal and Mrs. Maxine McMillion, both of Powellton, Mrs. Mogene Duncan of Chicago, Ill., and Mrs. Madeline Bounds of Wonder Lake, Ill., two sons, Howard W. and James B. Jr., both of Powellton; 24 grandchildren, and 23 great grandchildren.    Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Beelick Knob Gospel Tabernacle with Rev. L. E. Park in charge.  Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery at Gatewood.    The body will be taken from Wallace and Wallace funeral home in Rainelle to the home of Mrs. June Smith of Meadow Bridge at 3 p.m. today where friends may call and to the church one hour prior to services.

 [Monday Morning  April 24, 1972   Beckley Post-Herald,  Page 7              Submitted by Norman Adkins]

 

 Howard Richard Adkins

Man Electrocuted At Layland Mine: Rites Set Friday – Danese, Dec. 30 (RNS) – Howard Richard Adkins, 32, of Danese was killed in a mining accident at Layland at 12:45 p.m. today.    Adkins was electrocuted while working with electrical wiring.    Born in Glade, July 26, 1926, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hayes Adkins.  He was a member of the United Mine Workers Union at Layland.    Survivors include his wife, Edna; a son, Howard Jr. and a daughter, Vickie Lynn, both at home; two brothers, Bernard of Landisberg and Earl of Oak Hill; and five sisters. Mrs. Edith Boone of Quinwood, Mrs. Eva Redden of Beckley, Mrs. Lola Vance of Quinnimont, Mrs. Gertie redden of Mill Creek, and Mrs. Goldie Ballenger of Quinnimont.    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the Peace Chapel at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral in Beckley by the Rev. Virgil McNeil.  Burial will be in Kidwell Cemetery at Table Rock.

 [Wednesday Morning  December 31, 1958   Beckley Post-Herald,  Page 10               Submitted by Norman Adkins]

Funeral Set Friday For Howard Adkins – Danese, Dec. 31 (RNS) – Funeral services for Howard Richard Adkins will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the Peace Chapel at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home in Beckley by the Rev. Virgil McNeil.    Burial will be in Kidwell Cemetery at Table Rock.    Adkins, 32, of Danese was electrocuted while working with electrical wiring at the L. H. Champ Coal Co. mine near Layland.

 [Thursday Morning   January 1, 1959   Beckley Post-Herald,  Page 6               Submitted by Norman Adkins]

Funeral Announcements – Adkins: Howard Richard, age 32, of Danese, was electrocuted at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, December 30th, while at work at the Layland Mines.  The body will remain at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, until the funeral time.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. in the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Peace Chapel with the Rev. Virgil McNeil officiating.  Burial will follow in the Kidwell Cemetery at Table Rock.    Arrangements by Rose & Quesenberry Funeral Home

  [Thursday Afternoon   January 1, 1959   Raleigh Register,  Page 14               Submitted by Norman Adkins]

 

Albert Edward Smith

Albert Edward Smith – 61, of Oak Hill, died Friday in Oak Hill Hospital after a long illness.  Mr. Smith was a retired employee of New River Coal Co. at Lochgelly.  Surviving are his wife, Marie; his mother, Mrs. Naoma Smith of Oak Hill; five brothers, Lucian of Lochgelly, William of Minden, Nelson of Sarasota, Fla. Russell of Columbus, Ohio, and Everett of Oak hill; two sisters, Mrs. Livie Adkins and Mrs. Gertrude Voholetz, both of Fayetteville.  Service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Tyree Funeral Home at Oak Hill with Rev. John Winters officiating.  Burial will be High Lawn Memorial Park at Oak Hill.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 9 a.m. Monday.

  [Sunday    December 25, 1960     Gazette-Mail,  Page 7C               Submitted by Norman Adkins]

 

Mahala J. Roberts

     Mahala J. Roberts, wife of James P. Roberts, dies at her home on Upper Seven Mile, near near Coxs Landing, April 7, 1915.

     She died of dropsy of the heart and was about 66 years of age.  Her illness was quite a duration - about a year.  She died in a triumphant faith, leaving the testimony that she was going to meet the loved ones who had gone on before.

     She leaves a companion, one son, Sidney P. Roberts, living with his father, and one daughter, Mrs. George L. Godby, of Mount Hope, WV, and a number of friends to mourn her death.

     She was placed in the Arthur cemetery, on Big Cabell creek.  Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. J. R. M. Kapp.  ---------  S. M. Jefferson

  [Wednesday   April 14, 1915     The Ceredo Advance,  Page 5         Submitted by Norman Adkins] 

 

Naoma / Naomi Smith

     Oak Hill (RNS) _ Mrs. Naoma Smith, 82, of Oak Hill died in an Oak Hill hospital Sunday at 3:30 am, after a short illness.

     Born at Elston, Va.., Sept. 18, 1881, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Martha Jewell.

     Survivors include a brother Oscar Jewell of LaFollette, Va.; five sons, Lucian of Lochgelly, William of Minden, Nelson of Sarasota, Fla., Russell of Columbus, Ohio, and Everett of Oak Hilll two daughters, Mrs. Earl Adkins of Fayetteville, Route 1 and Mrs. John Voholetz of Cunard; 22 grandchildren; and 51 great-grandchildren.

     The funeral will be conducted at Tyree Funeral Home Chapel in Oak Hill Tuesday at 2p.m. with the Rev. C. S. Donnelly in charge.  Burial will be in the High Lawn Memorial Park.

     The Body will remain at the funeral home where friends may call after 5 p.m. today.

 

[Beckley Post-Harold, Beckley, W. VA., Monday Morning, June 15, 1964 Edition Page Eight      Submitted by Norman Adkins] 

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     Funeral services for Mrs. Naomi Smith, 82, Oak Hill, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Tyree Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. C. S. Donnelli in charge.  Burial will be in the High Lawn Memorial Park.

     Mrs. Smith died at 3:30 a.m. Sunday in an Oak Hill hospital after a short illness.

     Born at Elston, Va.., Sept. 18, 1881, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Martha Jewell.

     Survivors include a brother Oscar Jewell of LaFollette, Va.; five sons, Lucian of Lochgelly, William of Minden, Nelson of Sarasota, Fla., Russell of Columbus, Ohio, and Everett of Oak Hilll two daughters, Mrs. Earl Adkins of Fayetteville, Route 1 and Mrs. John Voholetz of Cunard; 22 grandchildren; and 51 great-grandchildren.

     The Body will remain at the funeral home where friends may call after 5 p.m. today. (RNS)

 

[Raleigh Register, Beckley, W. VA., Monday Afternoon, June 15, 1964 Edition Page 2               Submitted by Norman Adkins] 

 

 

 

William Henry Dorton  

Services for William Henry Dorton,86,Oak Hill,will be held at 2pm Friday in the Tyree Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ernest Barley in charge.Burial will be in High Lawn Memorial Park,Oak Hill.

Dorton died on Tuesday in an Oak Hill Hospital following a long illness.

He was a retired coal miner and emloye of Red Star Coal Company.

He was born in Ryecove VA., Sept 6,1879 a son of the late Daniel Dorton and Syrenya Stanley.

Survivors include five sons,Doug of Silver Spring MD.,Charles and Jack of Lakewood ,Oh.,James of Oak Hill, and Clyde of Grafton;two daughters Mrs. C.C McClung of Whipple and Mrs. Frank Wise of Marlinton;one sister Mrs. Hanna Stone of Clench Port VA.;27 grandchildren; and 27 great grandchildren and one great grandchild.

The Body will be remain at the funeral home where friends may call after 5pm Thursday.

[Fayette Tribune, April 20, 1966 - Transcribed by Crystal Locke England

 

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