Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

May 5, 2013

Ercell Emma “Molly” Meadows

OAKVALE — Ercell Emma “Molly” Meadows, 89, of Cheesy Creek Road near Oakvale, died Thursday, May 2, 2013 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Va. Born November 14, 1923 in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Okie Easter and Ibera Edward Easter.

Molly was a retired employee of the Celanese Corporation in Pearisburg, Va. with 39 1/2 years service in the Beaming Department. She attended the New Zion Regular Baptist Church when her health permitted and had been a resident of the Oakvale area most of her life. Molly enjoyed planting and harvesting her vegetable garden. She also loved to crochet, knit, and work all kinds of puzzles.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Homer Meadows; four brothers, Russell Easter, Mason Easter, Rennis Easter, and Edgar Easter; and three sisters, Jessie Cowden, Anna Lee Beitzel, and Leafy Conrad.

Survivors include two daughters, Georgia Church and husband Billy Joe and Vera Etta Bushinsky all of Cheesy Creek; one nephew, whom she raised and considered a son, Jesse James Meadows; eight grandchildren, Joe Church and wife Tina of Portland, Ore., Kenneth Church of Princeton, Tina Bushinsky of Northfork, W.Va., Rick Bushinsky of San Diego, Calif., George Bushinsky of Florida, Saundra Krize and husband George of East Haven, Conn., Pamula Pisano of Las Vegas, Nev., and Kimberly Sasso of East Haven, Conn.; and two sisters, Pansy Bowling and Louise Kopeck both of Florida.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 6, 2013 at the G.E. Davis Chapel of Fredeking Funeral Service in Oakvale with Pastor Archie Bowling and Pastor Terry Easter officiating. Burial will follow at the New Zion Cemetery, Rt. 3, Princeton. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Sunday, May 5, 2013 (today).

Fredeking Funeral Service in Oakvale is serving the Meadows family.

Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • Harvey Lee Henley Harvey Lee Henley

    PRINCETON — Harvey Lee Henley, 68, of Princeton, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dora Ellen Tribble

    PRINCETON — Dora Ellen Tribble, 95, of Glenwood Park Retirement Center, died Saturday, July 19, 2014 at her residence.

    July 22, 2014

  • Reba Jennings Moye Blevins Reba Jennings Moye Blevins

    DANIELS — Reba Jennings Moye Blevins of Daniels, WV, died July 20, 2014.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hazel  G. Wagoner Hazel G. Wagoner

    BARTLEY — Hazel G. Wagoner, 91, of Bartley, WV, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at her residence in Bartley, WV, following a long illness.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Yvonne Marie Shaw Yvonne Marie Shaw

    PRINCETON — Yvonne Marie Shaw, 53, of Princeton, died Friday, July 11, 2014 at Princeton Community Hospital.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Leonard Allen “Len” Chambers Leonard Allen “Len” Chambers

    PRINCETON — Leonard Allen “Len” Chambers, 74, of the Athens Road, Princeton, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wilma L. Hale Wilma L. Hale

    TAZEWELL, Va. — Wilma L. Hale, age 74 of Tazewell, VA passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Carilion Tazewell, Community Hospital in Tazewell, VA.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Giovanni "Johnny" Monarchi

    CALLAWAY, Md. — Giovanni "Johnny" Monarchi, 81 of Callaway, MD formerly of Ashland, WV passed away on July 17, 2014 in Callaway, MO.

    July 22, 2014

  • Virgie Gaylene Hess Virgie Gaylene Hess

    ABINGDON, Va. — Virgie Gaylene Hess, Age 85  of Abingdon, Virginia went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 20, 2014.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ruby Vivian Leedy

    BASTIAN, Va. — Ruby Vivian Leedy, 102 of Bastian, VA and formerly of Bluefield, VA passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Bland County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

    July 22, 2014

Local News