Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

April 18, 2014

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. Iris was born in Buchanan County, VA to the late Rice and Lona Looney O'Quinn. She lived in Grundy most of her life before moving to Abingdon six years ago.

Iris had been a member of Grundy Church of Christ since she was five years old where she was also part of the church Butterflies. Mrs. McClanahan gave piano lessons for numerous years, loved to cook, and loved to crochet.  

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Elmer McClanahan; sister, Madie Prater; and son-in-law, Harry Owens.

She is survived by one son, Keith (Deena) McClanahan of Richlands, NC; two daughters, Karen (John) Yates of Franklinton, NC and Kim Owens of Abingdon, VA; four grandchildren, Cid Owens, Luke Owens, Amanda Atkins, and Adam Yates; and five great-grandchildren.  

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the Forest Hills Chapel of Farris Funeral Service, 19415 Lee Highway, Abingdon, VA, with Evangelist Dennis Wimmer and the Rev. Mike Rife officiating. Interment will follow at 3:30 p.m. in Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery in Richlands, VA. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.  

Visitation with the family will be held 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Saturday just prior to the service.  

Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com and signing the online guest register.

1
Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • Norman Richard "Rick" Anderson

    ECKMAN — Norman Richard "Rick" Anderson age 57 of Eckman, WV, formerly of #9 Filbert, WV, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Princeton Community Hospital after a short illness.

    July 26, 2014

  • Ms. Hazel Thompson Church Ms. Hazel Thompson Church

    PURLEAR, N.C. — Ms. Hazel Thompson Church, age 79, of Purlear, died Thursday, July 24, 2014 at her home.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Die-Alma “Patty” Duty

    AMONATE, Va. — Die-Alma “Patty” Duty, age 55 of Amonate, Virginia, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center following a long illness.

    July 26, 2014

  • Jerry Elwood Hayes Jerry Elwood Hayes

    FREDONIA, N.Y. — Jerry Elwood Hayes, 78, of Webster Road, Fredonia, NY and formerly of Coaldale, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in New York.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Margie Penick Margie Penick

    ROANOKE, Va. — On July 23, 2014, Margie Penick, 86, made her long awaited journey from her earthly life to her Heavenly home to join her family members and friends who have gone on before her.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Anna Mae Davis

    PETERSTOWN — Anna Mae Davis, 84 of Peterstown, WV passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Carilion Giles Community Hospital, Pearisburg, VA.

    July 25, 2014

  • Frederick W. Snider Jr. Frederick W. Snider Jr.

    NEWARK VALLEY, N.Y. — Frederick W. Snider, Jr., 78, of Newark Valley, NY died Monday, July 21, 2014 in Princeton.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jerry Elwood Hayes Jerry Elwood Hayes

    FREDONIA, N.Y. — Jerry Elwood Hayes, 78, of Webster Road, Fredonia, NY and formerly of Coaldale, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in New York.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • David Lee Schrom David Lee Schrom

    David Lee Schrom, 41, of Henderson, NV formerly of War passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014 in Henderson.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sadie Marie Proffitt Sadie Marie Proffitt

    Sadie Marie Proffitt, 89, of Pleasant Hill Estates, Princeton, WV, passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at her home.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

Local News
Editorials