Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

June 9, 2007

Sunday, June 10, 2007


Dollress “Ruby” Carroll, 73, of Upland, died Saturday, June 9, 2007, at her residence. Arrangements will be announced by Widener Funeral Home in Northfork.

Sister Nola Gray, 77, of Gary, died Saturday, June 9, 2007, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington. Arrangements are incomplete at Gregory-Page Funeral Home in Welch.

Mrs. Elizabeth Gay Wygal Hancock, 80, of 1000 Heatherwood Rd., Bluefield, died Saturday, June 9, 2007, in a Bluefield hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory of Bluefield.

Arnold Dean (Dinkle) Howerton, 40, of Lake Bottom, died Friday, June 8, 2007. Arrangements are incomplete at Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.

Earnest Dubois McClinick, of Bluefield, died Saturday, June 9, 2007, in a Bluefield hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Richardson Funeral Home of Bluefield.


Tressie “Mae” Haga

PAGETON — Tressie “Mae” Haga, 86, of Pageton (No. 4 Crozier Hollow, Elkhorn Mountain), went to be with the Lord Friday night (June 8, 2007) at Bluefield Regional Medical Center after a long illness.

Born June 2, 1921 in Cherry Flat, Va., she was the daughter of the late Wiley Finley and Elizabeth Farmer Finley. She was affiliated with the Holiness faith, was a homemaker, was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, and was a resident of the Pageton/Elkhorn Mountain area most of her life.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, David Webb Haga, on Jan. 14, 2001; an infant daughter, Louise Haga; one granddaughter, Kim Nance, on Nov. 16, 2004; several brothers and sisters.

She is survived by three daughters, Margaret “Sis” Lester and husband Hassel of Anawalt, Linda Nance and husband Walter of Anawalt, Tammy Roark and husband Calvin of Anawalt; five grandchildren, David Lester and wife Norma of Mt. Holly, N.C., Tonya Riddle and husband Jason of Anawalt, Kevin Roark of Anawalt, Leslie Jarrells of Princeton, and Lesa Nance of Princeton; nine great grandchildren, Brittney and Stephen Meredith of Anawalt, Dantry and Nevaeh Riddle of Anawalt, Tara Nance of Greenville, N.C., David and B.J. Lester of Mt. Holly, Robbie and Sarah Jarrells of Princeton; one brother, James Finley and wife April of Switchback; several nieces and nephews.

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