Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

April 9, 2013

Ruth Pugalee

MATOAKA — Margie Ruth Pugalee, 83, of Matoaka, died Sunday, April 7, 2013 at her home. Born October 16, 1929 in Lamar, she was the daughter of the late Ollie (Pete) O'Dell and Nannie Roberts O'Dell.

She was a homemaker and a member of Ridgeview Church of God at Lashmeet.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Pugalee in 2010; one son, Jackie Pugalee; one infant daughter, Connie; four brothers, Dean, Buck, Lundy and Paul O' Dell; one sister, Louise Waldron; one son-in-law, Ernie Howerton and one daughter-in-law, Linda Pugalee.

Survivors include four sons, Louis (Ricky) Pugalee and wife Brenda of Garwood, Jerry Pugalee and wife Cheral of Lashmeet, David Pugalee of Charlotte, N.C., and Chucky Eugene Pugalee and friend A. J. Sommers of Matoaka; three daughters, Nancy Howerton of Matoaka, Pat Harmon of Charlotte, N.C., and Darlene Hillman and husband Curtis of Dothan, Ala.; two sisters, Faye Spicer and husband Charles of Rocky Mount, Va. and Marie Odle of Matoaka; 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at the Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. L. A. Farmer officiating. Interment will follow at O'Dell Cemetery on Odle Ridge, Matoaka. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may visit from 12:00 noon until the service hour on Wednesday, April 10 at Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.

To send the family online condolences please visit www.bailey-kirk.com.

1
Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • William C. “Bill” Thomas William C. “Bill” Thomas

    PRINCETON — William C. “Bill” Thomas, 88, of Garden Oaks, Princeton, died peacefully in his sleep early Wednesday morning, July 30, 2014 at his residence.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lucille Raines Lucille Raines

    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Lucille Raines, 80 years of age of Johnson City, TN, formerly of Grundy, VA, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at the Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, TN, following a brief illness.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Early Clarence (E.C.) Pauley

    BLUEFIELD, Va. — Early Clarence (E.C.) Pauley of Bluefield, VA, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014. He was born on October 4, 1936, in Tip Top, VA.

    August 1, 2014

  • Ann Lusk Ann Lusk

    LAKE SHAWNEE — Ann Lusk, 77, of Lake Shawnee died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at her home.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Goldie Christine “Chris” Haynes Gearhart Goldie Christine “Chris” Haynes Gearhart

    LERONA — Goldie Christine “Chris” Haynes Gearhart, 64, of Lerona, died peacefully early Wednesday morning, July 30, 2014 at Lewis Gale Hospital in Salem VA.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Norman Wayne Skipworth Norman Wayne Skipworth

    BLUEFIELD, Va. — Norman Wayne Skipworth 65 of Stockton St., Bluefield, VA passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Clinch Valley Medical Center in Richlands, VA.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dorothy Ann Gillenwater “Dot” Surface Dorothy Ann Gillenwater “Dot” Surface

    BLUEFIELD — Dorothy Ann Gillenwater “Dot” Surface, age 82, of Surface Hill Road, Bluefield, WV, died on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at her home.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Darlene Yvonne Wohlford Rose

    PRINCETON — Darlene Yvonne Wohlford Rose died at the age of 88 on Sunday afternoon, July 27, 2014, at her home in Princeton following an extended illness.

    August 1, 2014

  • Joseph C. “Rooster” Holbrook Joseph C. “Rooster” Holbrook

    CUCUMBER — Joseph C. “Rooster” Holbrook, age 90 of Cucumber, WV went to be with the Lord at 12:05 PM on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at his home, after a sudden illness.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dorothy Carter Rasnick

    Dorothy Carter Rasnick, 91, of Princeton Health Care Center, formerly of Village Green, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at her residence.

    July 31, 2014

Local News
Editorials