Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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April 18, 2014

John Henry French

BLAND, Va. — John Henry French, 66, of Bland, VA went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. He was born on July 24, 1947 in Bland County, Virginia the son of the late Mitchell McKinley and Bertie Saunders French. He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Shirley Mae Cregger, Betty Patton and Thelma Sutphin; one brother, Hubert McKinley French.

John was a Pastor of New Hope Tabernacle in Bland for over 20 years.

He is survived by his wife, Linda G. French; one son, John French, Jr., Bland; two daughters, Samantha French, Bland; Tabitha Blankenship, Bastian; two grandsons, Jordan Fisher and Jeremy Dax; one brother, Wallace French, Bland; one sister, Mary Edna Conley, Bland.

Funeral services will be Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at the A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home, White Gate with the Rev. Jeff Johnson officiating. Burial in the Morning Star Cemetery, Bland. Visitation will be Saturday starting at 11:00 A.M. until service of 1:00 P.M.

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