Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

October 27, 2013

Margaret G. Easterling

GARY — Margaret G. Easterling, 92, formerly of Brushy Fork Ridge near Paynesville, WV, finished her family duties October 25, 2013 in the McDowell Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at Gary, WV.   

Margaret was born October 15, 1921, in Hemphill, WV, a daughter of the late Luther J. and Lena L. Williams Bromfield. She graduated from Welch High School in 1940 and was a loving mother and an avid reader, a seamstress, and a scout leader.  She enjoyed canning and was a store clerk at Semet/Solvay in Hemphill, WV. Margaret was the last surviving member of her original family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd "Smokey" Easterling in 1997, one son, Luther Easterling, and two brothers, James and Dewey Bromfield.

Survivors include her children, Kirk Easterling and wife Elsie of Paynesville, WV, Ted Easterling and wife Susan of Blacksburg, VA, Jimmy Easterling and wife Shirley of Paynesville, WV, Becky Stacy and husband Delmer of Wytheville, VA, Tina Sellers and husband Steve of Bristol, TN, and Bonnie Asbury and husband John of Charleston, WV; 16 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Faye Bromfield of Corpus Christi, TX; and a special sister-in-law, Jo Lakin and husband Doug of Pikeville, KY.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, October 28, 2013, at 1 o’clock, with the Reverend Bob Blevins officiating at the Bradshaw Mountain Community Church on Bradshaw Mountain near Paynesville, WV. Burial will follow in Easterling/Vance Cemetery on Brushy Fork Ridge near Paynesville, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be Lena Easterling, Joseph Stacy, Damon Proffitt, Chauncey Easterling, Jeffery Easterling, Aaron Easterling, and Steve Sellers.

Friends may visit with the family at the Bradshaw Mountain Community Church on Bradshaw Mountain near Paynesville, WV, Monday morning, October 28, 2013, from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m.  

Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger is assisting the family.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com

1
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