Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

May 14, 2013

Hubert Allen "Buster" Stowers

BLAND, Va. — Hubert Allen "Buster" Stowers, age 73, of Bland, VA passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013 from his earthly home to his heavenly home as the sun was coming up in the East. He was born on January 24, 1940 in Bland, VA the son of the late Charles Hubert and Daisy Mae Lawson Stowers.

Buster was a member of Shady Grove United Methodist Church and an honorary lifetime member of the Elbert Munsey Masonic Lodge #298 in Rocky Gap, VA.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas Franklin 'Tommy" Stowers and Charles Richard "Dickie" Stowers.

He is survived by his devoted wife of forty-nine years, Pamela Kay Ramsey Stowers of Bland; his daughter Melissa Stowers Babbitt and special son-in-law John Babbitt of Bland. Also surviving were "the apples of his eye" during his time on this earth; two granddaughters, Allison Nicole Babbitt and Kelly Ann Babbitt; and one great-granddaughter, Skylar Nicole Inscore, all of Bland; three loving sisters, Glenna Stowers Carlton of Austin, TX; Madeline Stowers Kinser and husband James of Tazewell; Judy Stowers Farley and husband David of Chapel Hill, NC; two brothers-in-law, Dewey Williams of Bland, Phillip Ramsey and wife Mary of Bland; special friends, Randall and Nancy Williams of Bland; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins, and neighbors who were a very important part of his life.

The funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, May l5, 2013 at A. Vest and Sons Funeral Home, White Gate with Pastor Danny Shortridge officiating. Burial with Masonic rites will follow at the Ramsey Family Cemetery on Short Ridge Road in Bland. The family will receive friends during visitation Tuesday, May 14th at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southwest VA, 600 West Ridge Road, Wytheville, VA 24382.

1
Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • Harvey Lee Henley Harvey Lee Henley

    PRINCETON — Harvey Lee Henley, 68, of Princeton, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dora Ellen Tribble

    PRINCETON — Dora Ellen Tribble, 95, of Glenwood Park Retirement Center, died Saturday, July 19, 2014 at her residence.

    July 22, 2014

  • Reba Jennings Moye Blevins Reba Jennings Moye Blevins

    DANIELS — Reba Jennings Moye Blevins of Daniels, WV, died July 20, 2014.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hazel  G. Wagoner Hazel G. Wagoner

    BARTLEY — Hazel G. Wagoner, 91, of Bartley, WV, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at her residence in Bartley, WV, following a long illness.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Yvonne Marie Shaw Yvonne Marie Shaw

    PRINCETON — Yvonne Marie Shaw, 53, of Princeton, died Friday, July 11, 2014 at Princeton Community Hospital.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Leonard Allen “Len” Chambers Leonard Allen “Len” Chambers

    PRINCETON — Leonard Allen “Len” Chambers, 74, of the Athens Road, Princeton, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wilma L. Hale Wilma L. Hale

    TAZEWELL, Va. — Wilma L. Hale, age 74 of Tazewell, VA passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Carilion Tazewell, Community Hospital in Tazewell, VA.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Giovanni "Johnny" Monarchi

    CALLAWAY, Md. — Giovanni "Johnny" Monarchi, 81 of Callaway, MD formerly of Ashland, WV passed away on July 17, 2014 in Callaway, MO.

    July 22, 2014

  • Virgie Gaylene Hess Virgie Gaylene Hess

    ABINGDON, Va. — Virgie Gaylene Hess, Age 85  of Abingdon, Virginia went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 20, 2014.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ruby Vivian Leedy

    BASTIAN, Va. — Ruby Vivian Leedy, 102 of Bastian, VA and formerly of Bluefield, VA passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Bland County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

    July 22, 2014

Local News
Editorials