• Billy Edward Hodge, 61, of Pearisburg, Va., died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007. Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke, Va. is in charge of arrangements.
• Michael Steven Nicewander, 46, of Route 3 (Lorton Lick Road), Bluefield, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2007 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell.
• James Plaster, 78, of 405 Park Ave., Drexel, N.C., died Friday, Aug. 24, 2007 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell.
Mrs. Alice Coleman
ABINGDON, Va. — Mrs. Alice Coleman, 87, died Thursday, August 23, 2007 at Johnston Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Prater, Va. in Buchanan County and had lived in Abingdon since 1979. She was the daughter of the late John Wesley and Mandy Jane Keene Clevinger.
She was a member of Bull Creek Old Regular Baptist Church in Harmon, Va. She worked as an Avon sales representative for 43 years. She was very active in her children’s education working with the PTA and served as PTA President. She worked as a substitute teacher and enjoyed canning and cooking. She loved people and was a very inspirational person to family and friends.
She was the widow of Bernice Coleman and also preceded in death by an infant son, Billy; one sister, Stella Dales; four brothers, Frank, Fred, Larkin, and Jimmy Clevinger; one granddaughter, Teresa Coleman; and one daughter-in-law, Janice Coleman.
She is survived by three sons, Gary Coleman and fiancée Christa Vesta of Clintwood, Va., James Coleman and wife Anna Ruth of Vansant, Va., and Thomas Coleman and wife Patsy of Grundy, Va.; four daughters, Christine Buckles and husband Jack of Bristol, Va., Lora Anne Viers of Atlanta, Rebecca Jane Mullins of Abingdon, and Mellie Stiltner and husband Larry of Pounding Mill, Va.; one brother, Gilbert Clevinger of Haysi, Va.; four sisters, Lou Owens of Poplar Creek, Va., Rachel Cochran of DeFiance, Ohio, Polly Bateman of Shuglac, Miss., and Jean St. Claire of Harmon, Va.; 15 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, one great great granddaughter, Elle; cousin, friend and special caregiver, Helen White; and several nieces and nephews.
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George Pearis Damewood III
WARRENTON, Va. — George Pearis Damewood III of Warrenton, VA passed away April 16, 2014 at Sunrise Assisted Living, VA on his 88th birthday.
Jerry Van Goforth
BRUSHFORK — Jerry Van Goforth 70 of Brushfork, WV passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV.
Ricky Lane Slade
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ricky Lane Slade, age 48, of Charlotte, NC, formerly of Bluefield, VA, passed away in Charlotte on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
Emily Elizabeth “Betty” Barrett
PRINCETON — Emily Elizabeth “Betty” Barrett, 89, of The Havens, New Hope Road, Princeton, departed from this life early Sunday morning, April 13, 2014 at Serenity Place on the Browns Ridge Road, Lerona.
Smith Thomas Carr
MONROE, N.C. — Smith Thomas Carr, age 37, of Monroe, NC, formerly of Rocky Gap, VA, died on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 following a tree accident on his job.
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.
Norma J. Meadows
POUNDING MILL, Va. — Norma J. Meadows, age 84, of Pounding Mill, Virginia entered into eternal rest in Abingdon, Virginia on Thursday, April 17, 2014 after an extended illness.
James (Jimmy) Joseph Groten
BLUEFIELD, Va. — James (Jimmy) Joseph Groten, age 24, of Bluefield, VA, passed away, April 14, 2014.
Harry Edward Kight
DEEP CREEK LAKE, Md. — Harry Edward Kight, age 89, of Deep Creek Lake, MD and Severna Park, MD, passed away on April 15, 2014 in Severna Park.
Kenneth Dean Jackson Sr.
BLUEFIELD, Va. — Kenneth Dean Jackson, Sr., Bluefield, VA, died on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
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