Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

March 8, 2007

Friday, March 09, 2007

Deaths

Edward P. Blair, 59, of Waterford, Mich., formerly of Bluefield, died Tuesday, March 6, 2007 in a Michigan hospital. Submitted by Chapel Funeral Home and Cremation of Bluefield.

Rita Delorso, 83, of P.O. Box 488, Montcalm, died Thursday, March 8, 2007 in a Bluefield hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell.

Jeanette K. Howell, 94, of Westwood Health Care, Bluefield, Va., died Wednesday, March 7, 2007. Arrangements are incomplete at Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory of Bluefield.

Emma Ann Stafford Steele, 77, of Newport, Va., died Wednesday, March 7, 2007. Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke, Va. is in charge of arrangements.



Obituaries

Angel Blankenship Adams

BLUEFIELD — Angel Blankenship Adams passed away Thursday, March 8, 2007 at her residence, 1342 Augusta Street, Bluefield.

She was born May 12, 1930 to Josh Blankenship and Lula Burton Blankenship. She was the last survivor of her immediate family.

Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by her parents; her stepfather, Sidney Sexton; her husband, Sylvas Adams and one son, the love of her life, William “Bucky” who died at 18 years of age in a car accident. Three brothers also preceded her in death, Glen, Thaddis and David Blankenship; two sisters, Linnie Goldie Whitlow and Pearlie Poslof.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews and special loving and caring niece, Linda Hylton; a special nephew, Richard Blankenship and special great nephew, William “Chuck” Sesco; two sisters-in-law, Letitia Blankenship and Joyce Blankenship; and two special friends, Emma Pokorney and Thada French.

She attended schools in Bluefield and lived in Buena Vista, Va. for over 20 years. She worked at E.R. Moore Manufacturing Company as a machine operator.

Services will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. in the Mercer Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tim Boyd officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton. Serving as pallbearers will be Steve Hylton, William “Chuck” Sesco, Chris Sesco, Randall Earnest, Kenneth Sesco and Hank Stover.

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