Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

February 8, 2013

Jo Ann Davidson Strike

MARIETTA, Ga. — Mrs. Jo Ann Davidson Strike, age 82, of Marietta, Ga., died Feb. 6, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at West Cobb Funeral Home, 2480 Macland Road in Marietta, Ga. with Pastor Tim Poston officiating. Burial will follow at Cheatham Hill Memorial Park in Marietta.

Mrs. Strike was born and baptized in Bluefield in 1931. She lived in East Point, Ga. for 27 years before moving to Marietta in 1986. Mrs. Strike worked in various private businesses in accounting before going to work for the Department of Defense at Ft. McPherson in 1966, and retired from Forces Command, Training and Support Division as budget analyst. She was active in many organizations; Girl Scout leader for 19 years, member since 1974 in American Business Women's Association, member of the National Railway Historical Society and Railway Museum in Duluth, Ga. since 1976, active in Delta Pioneers and the Holy Cross Lutheran Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Strike of Marietta, Ga.; and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Davidson of Brushfork.

She is survived by her sister, Emilie Davidson Broome of Christiansburg, Va.; daughter, Katie Chamblee and husband Larry of Ono Island, Ala.; son, Tim Strike and wife Cindy of Blairsville, Ga.; three grandchildren, Tracey and husband Tom Tally, Christopher Strike, and Bryan Strike and wife Katie; step-granddaughter, Tracy and husband Jason Klein; and seven great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 76 Seaboard Street, Hiram, GA.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 11 a.m., Saturday Feb. 9, 2013, prior to the service at West Cobb Funeral Home.

Online guest book

Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • George Pearis Damewood III George Pearis Damewood III

    WARRENTON, Va. — George Pearis Damewood III of Warrenton, VA passed away April 16, 2014 at Sunrise Assisted Living, VA on his 88th birthday.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jerry Van Goforth

    BRUSHFORK — Jerry Van Goforth 70 of Brushfork, WV passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV.

    April 19, 2014

  • Ricky Lane Slade Ricky Lane Slade

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ricky Lane Slade, age 48, of Charlotte, NC, formerly of Bluefield, VA, passed away in Charlotte on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Emily Elizabeth “Betty” Barrett Emily Elizabeth “Betty” Barrett

    PRINCETON — Emily Elizabeth “Betty” Barrett, 89, of The Havens, New Hope Road, Princeton, departed from this life early Sunday morning, April 13, 2014 at Serenity Place on the Browns Ridge Road, Lerona.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Smith Thomas Carr Smith Thomas Carr

    MONROE, N.C. — Smith Thomas Carr, age 37, of Monroe, NC, formerly of Rocky Gap, VA, died on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 following a tree accident on his job.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Iris O'Quinn McClanahan Iris O'Quinn McClanahan

    ABINGDON, Va. — Iris O'Quinn McClanahan, age 81, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Grace Health Care.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Norma J. Meadows Norma J. Meadows

    POUNDING MILL, Va. — Norma J. Meadows, age 84, of Pounding Mill, Virginia entered into eternal rest in Abingdon, Virginia on Thursday, April 17, 2014 after an extended illness.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • James (Jimmy) Joseph Groten James (Jimmy) Joseph Groten

    BLUEFIELD, Va. — James (Jimmy) Joseph Groten, age 24, of Bluefield, VA, passed away, April 14, 2014.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Harry Edward Kight Harry Edward Kight

    DEEP CREEK LAKE, Md. — Harry Edward Kight, age 89, of Deep Creek Lake, MD and Severna Park, MD, passed away on April 15, 2014 in Severna Park.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kenneth Dean Jackson Sr. Kenneth Dean Jackson Sr.

    BLUEFIELD, Va. — Kenneth Dean Jackson, Sr., Bluefield, VA, died on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo