• Marvin A. Brooks, 76, of 91 Green Acres, Princeton, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006, at Princeton Community Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.
• Paul Daniel Lucas, 60, of Narrows, Va., died Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, at Carilion Giles Medical Center in Pearisburg, Va. Riffe’s Funeral Service in Narrows is in charge of arrangements.
• James “Ralph” Presley, 74, of 2400 Harmon School Rd., Princeton, died on Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, at his residence. Arrangements will be announced by Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell.
• Mary Dee Snidow, 83, of Kow Camp Road in Pembroke, Va., died Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Thurman Burke
RAVEN, Va. — Mr. Thurman Burke, 83, of Route 1, Raven, passed away Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006.
Born April 13, 1923 in Buchanan County, Va., he was the son of the late Charlie and Allie Osborne Burke. He was a retired coal miner and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ at Coaldan, Va.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Orthie Shortt Burke; four brothers, Albert Burke, Lewis Burke, Lee Burke and Jessee Burke; five sisters, Susie Terry, Gurtie Boyd, Eula Burke, Trula Burke and Noami Clifton; infant daughter, Cindy Marie Burke; granddaughter, Rita Fay Short; daughter-in-law, Carol Burke; and son-in-law, Jack Rose.
He is survived by two sons, Elmer Lee Burke and wife Elsie of Raven and James Burke of Richlands, Va.; two daughters, Inis Mae Short and husband Dannie of Cedar Bluff, Va., and Anita Carol Cantrell of Radford, Va.; one sister, Madiline Thompson and husband Virgil of Green Castle, Ind.; seven granddaughters, Cindy Marie Burke Cardamone, Nena Ann Burke Horton, Cat Gail Cantrell Arrington, Penny Lynn Cantrell Falck, Freda Kay Shortt Burke, Amy Mae Cantrell and Ginger Noel Burke Bordwine; one grandson, Jamie Lee Cantrell; two step grandchildren, Jackie and Brandy Rose; great grandchildren, Austin Ryan Burke, Megan Bo Bordwine, Jacob Gage Bordwine, Seth Nathaniel Burke, Hayley Morgan Bordwine, Jeff Horton and Skylar Horton; step great grandchild, Catlyn Michelle Williams; special friend, Carl Price; and special companion, Black Jack the dog, also survive.
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William C. “Bill” Thomas
PRINCETON — William C. “Bill” Thomas, 88, of Garden Oaks, Princeton, died peacefully in his sleep early Wednesday morning, July 30, 2014 at his residence.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Lucille Raines, 80 years of age of Johnson City, TN, formerly of Grundy, VA, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at the Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, TN, following a brief illness.
Early Clarence (E.C.) Pauley
BLUEFIELD, Va. — Early Clarence (E.C.) Pauley of Bluefield, VA, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014. He was born on October 4, 1936, in Tip Top, VA.
LAKE SHAWNEE — Ann Lusk, 77, of Lake Shawnee died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at her home.
Goldie Christine “Chris” Haynes Gearhart
LERONA — Goldie Christine “Chris” Haynes Gearhart, 64, of Lerona, died peacefully early Wednesday morning, July 30, 2014 at Lewis Gale Hospital in Salem VA.
Norman Wayne Skipworth
BLUEFIELD, Va. — Norman Wayne Skipworth 65 of Stockton St., Bluefield, VA passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Clinch Valley Medical Center in Richlands, VA.
Dorothy Ann Gillenwater “Dot” Surface
BLUEFIELD — Dorothy Ann Gillenwater “Dot” Surface, age 82, of Surface Hill Road, Bluefield, WV, died on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at her home.
Darlene Yvonne Wohlford Rose
PRINCETON — Darlene Yvonne Wohlford Rose died at the age of 88 on Sunday afternoon, July 27, 2014, at her home in Princeton following an extended illness.
Joseph C. “Rooster” Holbrook
CUCUMBER — Joseph C. “Rooster” Holbrook, age 90 of Cucumber, WV went to be with the Lord at 12:05 PM on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at his home, after a sudden illness.
Dorothy Carter Rasnick
Dorothy Carter Rasnick, 91, of Princeton Health Care Center, formerly of Village Green, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at her residence.
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