Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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February 14, 2014

Angelia Dawn Lewis Garland

ROCKY GAP, Va. — ROCKY GAP, Va. — Angelia Dawn Lewis Garland, age 47, of 30 Elm Drive, Rocky Gap, Va., passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at her home from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Born on October 31, 1966 in Bluefield, she was a daughter of Gay French of Abbs Valley, Va. and was raised by the late, Harry E. Lewis Sr. and Ruth Lambert Lewis. She had been a resident of Rocky Gap for 25 years and was the former assistant manager of Arby’s in Bluefield. She was a graduate of Bramwell High School and attended Bluefield State College. She was past madam president of the FOE #857.

She was preceded in death by her parents who raised her, Harry E. Lewis Sr. and Ruth V. Lewis; siblings, Harry E. Lewis Jr., Betty Bailey, Bob Lewis, Butch Lewis; and mother-in-law, Violette Lucas.

Survivors include biological mother, Gaye French and husband, Don of Abbs Valley, Va.; husband, W. Earl Garland of the home; daughter, Samantha Garland of the home; also survived by Richard Garland, Gloria Zelenski, Pam Garland and Danny Pruett; two brothers, Thomas Arnold Lewis of Princeton, W.Va. and Danny M. Lewis and wife, Christine of Tazewell, Va.; four sisters, Kimberly Lewis of Abbs Valley, Va., Elaine Haynes of Bramwell, W.Va., Gail Colobro and husband, Jack of Bramwell, W.Va. and Debbie Miller and husband, Doug of Bluewell, W.Va.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell with Pastor Jim Davidson officiating. Burial will follow at Monte Vista Park Cemetery on Monday. Charlie Harris, Danny Harris, Darryl Gibson Jr., Austin Edwards, Rodney Scott, Dan Brewer will serve as pallbearers. Darryl Gibson Sr. and Allen Garcia will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Friends may call on Friday, Feb 14, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. at Craven-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell, WV.

Online condolences will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the family.

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