Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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March 2, 2014

Tonda Renee Jennelle

BLUEFIELD — Tonda Renee Jennelle 39 of 241 Estes Street, Bluefield, WV passed away at her home on Wednesday, February 26, 2014.

Tonda Renee was born on December 20, 1974 to her mom and dad, Judy and Lawrence Dyson of Bluefield, WV and her father James A. Thomason of Falls Mills, VA.

She is survived by  Husband: Michael Akers of Bluefield, WV. Daughters: Samantha Jennelle and Shawn Prasatek of Bluefield, WV, Allyson Jennelle and Dustin Shook of Linville, NC, Katie Jennelle and Dustin Tackett of Bluefield, WV, Megan Jennelle of Richland, VA. Granddaughters: Kamyryn Prasatek, Leigha Shook and Kyla Tackett. Brothers: Jerry Clower Jr. and wife Karen of Rock, WV, Willie Irvin and wife Cindy of Abbs Valley, VA. Sisters: Angel Hanlin and husband Gary Bandy of Princeton, WV, Rhonda Simpson of Montcalm, WV, Diana Thomason Looper of NC. She will also be missed by her faithful companion and fur friend Demi Rat and many nieces and nephews

Services will be held on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. Cravens-Shires Funeral Home with Minister Aaron Blankenship officiating the service. Private Burial will be Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell, WV at a later time where Timmy Hanlin, Shawn Prasatek, Dustin Shook, Dustin Tackett, Seth Warden, Curtis Bowden, Shawn Simpson, Justin Simpson and Dustin Simpson will be serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at 3:30 p.m.

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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