Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

January 17, 2013

Maynard Basil Dillow

MONTCALM — Maynard Basil Dillow, age 84, of Tabernacle Hill Road, Montcalm, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at his home.

Born on March 16, 1928 in Montcalm, he was a son of the late John C. and Laura Mae Perkins Dillow. He had lived in Montcalm since 1980 and was a skilled heavy equipment operator. He was a member of the Eagles and the Moose Lodge.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters and brothers, Elmer and Delmer Dillow, Virginia Pizzini, Howard Dillow, Coy Dillow, Thelma Pizzini, Joe Dillow, Roy Lee Dillow and Charles Dillow.

Survivors include his wife, June Dillow of Tabernacle Hill Road, Montcalm; sons, Maynard B. Dillow Jr. and wife Susan of Margate, Fla., Keith A. Dillow and wife Kimberly of Baltimore, Md., Harry M. Dillow and wife Carol of Montcalm; daughter, Jennifer L. Dillow of Montcalm; sister, Shirley Blankenship and husband Buford of Lexington, N.C.; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Candice Spang and husband Jason and daughters Madison and Mackenzie of Florida; Deborah Dupont and husband Brent and daughter Brennah of Florida; Keith A. Dillow Jr. and wife Lisa and children Brandon, Taylor and Bradley of Maryland; Denise Bachman and husband Derrick and son Derrick Jr. of Maryland; Johathan Dillow of Maryland; and Harry M. Dillow Jr. of Montcalm.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 18, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell with the Rev. James Milam officiating. Friends may call on Friday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. prior to the service.

The family is accepting online condolences at

The Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road, Bluefield, WV (Bluewell) is in charge of arrangements.

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