Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

October 8, 2012

James A. Worrell

ELGOOD — James A. Worrell, 86, of Little Island Creek near Elgood, died Monday, October 8, 2012 at his residence. Born July 19, 1926 in Camp Creek, W.Va., he was the son of the late Lloyd Worrell and Ellen Abshire Worrell.

James was formerly employed by the West Virginia Department of Highways and as custodian at Concord University, later retiring as a custodian at Athens High School as well as maintaining the family farm at Little Island Creek. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II as a Military Policeman. James was of the Baptist faith, was a lifelong resident of Mercer County, and was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary W. Eads and Grace Lengyel; one brother, Robert Worrell; stepfather, Walter Worrell; and half brother, David Worrell.

Survivors include two sons, Walter R. Worrell and wife Teresa of Bluefield and James “Jimbo” Worrell Jr. and companion Patty of Green Valley; three daughters, Patricia A. McClung and husband Dexter of Athens, Betty Jo Worrell, and Terry Lynne Curry and Tony all of Little Island Creek; five grandchildren, Walter Livingston, Jeffrey Livingston, Michael Worrell, Kevin McClung, and Austin McClung; four great-grandchildren, Jeffrey P. Livingston, Rachael Livingston, Alexis Nicole Worrell and Tyler Livingston; former wife and mother of his children, Lilly Worrell of Lerona; several nieces and nephews including two special nephews, Wayne Worrell and Danny Eads and wife Sandra; and special friend, Bennie Ferguson.

Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at the G.E. Davis Chapel of Fredeking Funeral Service in Oakvale with Pastor Charlton Coburn officiating. At James' request, his body will be cremated following the service. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. until the service hour on Wednesday.

Fredeking Funeral Service in Oakvale is serving the Worrell family.

 

1
Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • Homer Admiril Chambers Homer Admiril Chambers

    Homer Admiril Chambers, 76, of Princeton, WV, formerly of Clear Fork, WV passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014 at his home.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Matthew Allen Neal Sr. Matthew Allen Neal Sr.

    Matthew Allen Neal Sr., age 49, was called home to be reunited with his daughter, Judith Neal, his parents, Judith and Tom Neal, as well as The Lord and Savior on April 7, 2014.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brenda Gay  Higginbotham Brenda Gay Higginbotham

    Brenda Gay Higginbotham, 67, of the Pisgah Road, Princeton, died suddenly Sunday, April 13, 2014 Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke VA.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Thomas Zelotes Stowers Thomas Zelotes Stowers

     Thomas Zelotes Stowers 84 of 115 South Lane Bluefield, VA died Sunday April 13, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center following a cardiovascular event.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Margaret B. Nichols Margaret B. Nichols

    On Sunday evening, April 13, 2014 Margaret B. Nichols, of Pipestem, WV passed away at the Riverview Nursing Home with family and the loving caring nursing staff by her side.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Nellie Lillian  Saunders Nellie Lillian Saunders

    Nellie Lillian Saunders, 84, of Bluefield, WV went home to rest with her blessed savior on Sunday April 13, 2014.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hazel Angles Hill Folden Hazel Angles Hill Folden

    Hazel Angles Hill Folden, 88, of Lashmeet died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Princeton Community Hospital.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hazel Angles Hill Folden Hazel Angles Hill Folden

    Hazel Angles Hill Folden, 88, of Lashmeet died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Princeton Community Hospital.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Norma Janice Dunford Bane

    Norma Janice Dunford Bane, 82, of Bluefield, VA died Saturday April 12, 2014 in a Princeton nursing home.

    April 15, 2014

  • Francis Carol Oxley Ball Francis Carol Oxley Ball

     Francis Carol Oxley Ball, 63, of 150 Butternut Drive, Princeton entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior. She began her new journey on Sunday evening, April 13, 2014, at her home with her family by her side.
     

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo