Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

March 22, 2013

Oralee Crewey

FALLS MILLS, Va. — Oralee Crewey

FALLS MILLS, Va. — Oralee Crewey, 73, of Falls Mills, Va., passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013 in Moneta, Va. Born in Kodak, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Green and Ophie Colwell. She was employed by the Nash-Finch Company of Falls Mills, Va., where she retired. Oralee was a member of the Church of Christ in Hazard, Ky., and was known for her beautiful voice and playing the guitar. She also enjoyed painting as a hobby.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, Adam, Brady and James Colwell and five sisters, Ema, Edna, Bell, Marjorie and Lorene Crewey.

Survivors include two sons, Dwayne Crewey and wife Susan, of Moneta, Va., and Danny Ray Crewey and wife Rita, of Falls Mills, Va.; one sister Irene Turner, of Ohio; brother-in-law, Donald Crewey of Falls Mills, Va.; three grandchildren, Lane Douglas Crewey, of Beckley, W.Va., Michael Scott Crewey, of Beckley, W.Va., and Jennifer Buzzo and husband Jason, of Moneta, Va.; one great-granddaughter, Madalyn Gillespie, of Moneta, Va.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Rodriguez Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Va., with the Pastor Franklin Leach officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, Va. Friends may call Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Rodriguez Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Va. Pallbearers will be Bill Hall, Steve Mayo, David Crewey, Michael Crewey, Jason Gillespie and Timmy Long.  

The Rodriguez Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Va., is serving the Crewey family.

For more information, or to have the funeral home pass along your condolences, visit


Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • Nathaniel “Boo Boo” Saunders

    Nathaniel “Boo Boo” Saunders, age 67, of Rocky Gap, VA passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

    July 29, 2014

  • Dorothy Mae Smith Hoge Dorothy Mae Smith Hoge

    BLUEFIELD — Dorothy Mae Smith Hoge. The angels came on the evening of Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. and took Dorothy home to be with her Lord and family.

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • Charles Ray Ellison Sr.

    PRINCETON — Charles Ray Ellison, Sr., 72, of the Courthouse Road, Princeton, died late Sunday night, July 27, 2014 at his residence.

    July 29, 2014

  • Wallace Gray “P.I.” Yates

    NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — Wallace Gray “P.I.” Yates, age 93 of North Tazewell, VA passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 at his daughter's home.

    July 29, 2014

  • Earl McDonald Stillwell Earl McDonald Stillwell

    BLUEFIELD — Earl McDonald Stillwell, 85 of Penmar Ave., Bluefield, West Virginia went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Aubrey Bazel Lawson

    BLUEFIELD, Va. — Aubrey Bazel Lawson, 96 of Bluefield, VA passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

    July 29, 2014

  • John L. Belcher

    FRANKLIN, Va. — John Lundy Belcher, 78, passed away July 27, 2014 at his home.

    July 29, 2014

  • James Gianato James Gianato

    KIMBALL — James Gianato, age 87, of Kimball, WV, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center after a short Illness.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Elizabeth Pearl Baldwin Elizabeth Pearl Baldwin

    LERONA — On July 25, 2014, Elizabeth Pearl Baldwin, 84, was called home to be with Jesus and reunite with her precious Ronald.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Douglas W. Jenkins Douglas W. Jenkins

    PRINCETON — Douglas W. Jenkins, 90, of Princeton formerly of Lashmeet died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Princeton Health Care Center.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo