Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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January 7, 2013

Loretha Gaye Nicely Jenks

PREMIER — Loretha Gaye Nicely Jenks, age 52, of Premier, W.Va., passed away Friday, January 4, 2013, at Welch Community Hospital. Born October 22, 1960, in Annapolis, Md., she was the daughter of Ronnie and Ina Nicely.

She was a resident of McDowell County for the last five years, formerly of Radford Va.; and she was of the Protestant faith.

Preceded in death by her father, Ronnie Nicely.

Survivors include her husband, Charles "Tod" Jenks of Welch, W.Va.; daughter, Amanda Stoots and husband Brooks of Belspring, Va.; her mother, Ina Turpin Nicely; a sister, Tina Wimmer and husband Bobby; two nieces, Jennifer Wohlford and Kaylee Wimmer all of Columbia, Md.; one brother, Ricky Nicely and his wife Prescilla of Hagerstown, Md.; and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins of Maryland and an aunt, Drema Quesenberry of Coaldale, W.Va.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch with the Reverend Randall Dority, officiating. Following the funeral services the body will be cremated following the deceased wishes.

Friends may call Tuesday evening at the funeral home, from 6 to 8 p.m.   

Fanning Funeral Home of Welch is serving the Jenks family.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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