Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

October 11, 2012

Ned Sizemore

ANAWALT — Ned Sizemore, 50, of P.O. Box 213, Anawalt, W.Va. (Jenkin Jones), passed away Saturday, October 6, 2012 at his home. Born in Welch, W.Va., he was the son of the late Jerry Johnson and Shirley Sizemore Johnson.

He was educated in McDowell County and worked as a carpenter and factory worker most of his life until becoming disabled. He enjoyed being around family, friends and working around his home. He was a loving brother and good friend. Ned had a good heart and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Candy Elizabeth Lewis and sisters, Vivian Parks and Brenda Holleman.

Survivors include sisters, Leda Little (Arthur) of Conklintown, W.Va., Diane Johnson (Stanley) of O'toole, W.Va.; brothers, Roger Sizemore (Debbie) of O'toole, W.Va., Ricky Sizemore (Lori) of Denton, N.C., and Michael Ford (Claudine) of Anawalt, W.Va.; special friends, Helen Bowles, JoAnn Brown, and Tammy and Shane Howington.

Funeral services will be held Friday, October 12, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Jenkin Jones Methodist Church in Jenkin Jones, W.Va. with Brother Harold Ward officiating. Interment will follow at the Sizemore Family Cemetery in Jenkin Jones, W.Va.

Friends may call Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Jenkin Jones Methodist Church in Jenkin Jones, W.Va.

Pallbearers will be Shawn Miller, Junior Long, Bo Davis, Gary Church, Rick McCroskey and C.W. Cartwright.

The Rodriguez Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Va. is serving the Sizemore family.

For more information, or to have the funeral home pass along your condolences, visit

Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • 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

  • John Henry French

    BLAND, Va. — John Henry French, 66, of Bland, VA went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

    April 18, 2014

  • Ruth Wyatt Sluss

    BLUEFIELD, Va. — Ruth Wyatt Sluss, 80, of Bluefield, Virginia passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, West Virginia.

    April 18, 2014

  • Natalie Kirby Viars Natalie Kirby Viars

    PRINCETON — Natalie Kirby Viars, age 86, passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Serenity Place, located on Browns Ridge Road, Lerona.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dennis Ray  Lawrence Dennis Ray Lawrence

    Dennis Ray Lawrence, 62, of Lewisburg, WV, formerly of Weyanoke, died Monday, April 14, 2014 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo