Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

March 29, 2008

Sunday, March 30, 2008


Mr. Harold Linkous Goodman, 73, of Pounding Mill, Va., died Friday, March 28, 2008. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff, Va.

Terence Courtney Martin, of Bland, Va., died Saturday, March 29, 2008. Arrangements by Bland Funeral Chapel, Bland.

Lila Jane Payne, 73, of Panther, died Friday, March 28, 2008 in a nursing home at Phelph, Ky. Virginia Funeral Home of Grundy, Va. is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Arch Edgar Stevens, 76, of Baptist Valley section of Cedar Bluff, Va., died Thursday, March 27, 2008 in a Bristol, Tenn. hospital following a lengthy illness. Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands, Va. is in charge of arrangements.

Ronald J. “Jack” Wall, 74, of 601 Kirby Ave., Princeton, died Saturday, March 29, 2008 at Princeton Community Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton.


Larry Wayne Akers

PETERSTOWN — Larry Wayne Akers, age 50, of Peterstown, passed away Thursday, March 27, 2008 at his home.

Born March 22, 1958 at Lindside, W.Va., he was the son of James Heyward and Nellie F. Hall Akers of Cashmere, W.Va. He was formerly employed with A.R. Neely Construction, and was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Heyward Akers.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two daughters, Amanda and Miranda Akers of Pembroke, Va.; one brother, David Akers and wife Patricia of Cashmere, W.Va.; three sisters, Leta Dunn and fiancé Greg Bradley of Dublin, Va., Nita Thomas and fiancé Jeff Shorter of Peterstown, W.Va., and Brenda Lee Lafferty and husband Randy of Bluefield, W.Va.; aunt and uncle, Debbie and John Webber of Snowville, Va.; great-uncle, Bill Faulkner of Cashmere, W.Va.; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday (today), March 30, 2008 at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, W.Va., with the Rev. Daymond Snuffer officiating. Friends may call from 12:00 noon until time of services.

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