Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

November 4, 2013

Peggy Martin Belcher

BLUEFIELD — BLUEFIELD — Peggy Martin Belcher, 80, of Bluefield, W.Va., passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, W.Va.

Born on April 16, 1933 in Richlands, Va., she was a daughter of the late, Glen and Cornelia Hall Martin. She had been a resident of the Bluefield area for most of her life and was a retired school teacher for Mercer County Schools.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter (Bundy) Belcher; two brothers, Ronnie and Jack Martin; and a sister, Glenna Poe. She was the last surviving member of her family.

Survivors include nieces and nephews, R.M. (Mike) Poe and wife, Patty of Bluefield; Charles N. Poe and wife, Linda of Athens; Kathy S. Poe of Princeton; Sharon R. Poe of Bluefield; Karen K. Poe of Princeton; Ronnie Martin and wife, Sara of Richlands, Va.; Becky Meadows and husband, Eli of Camp Creek; and Jackie Williams and husband, David of Bluefield, Va.; sisters-in-law, Sandra Martin of Princeton; and Mary Cecil Martin of Bluefield.

Memorial services will be conducted on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell with the Reverend Susan Rector officiating.

Friends may call prior to services on Tuesday, from 4 to 6 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mercer County Bible in the Schools, PO Box 543, Bluefield, WV 24701 with a designation to Bluefield Middle School.

Online condolences will be accepted at www.cravens-shires.com.

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the family.

1
Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • Dennis Ray  Lawrence Dennis Ray Lawrence

    Dennis Ray Lawrence, 62, of Lewisburg, WV, formerly of Weyanoke, died Monday, April 14, 2014 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Leona Hicks Culbertson Fanin Leona Hicks Culbertson Fanin

    Leona Hicks Culbertson Fanin, age 87 of 203 Braxton Drive, Bluefield, WV, died on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at her residence.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Nell Marie Rife

     Nell Marie Rife, age 76 of Wardell, Virginia, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at her home.

    April 17, 2014

  • Odey Cecil Cline Odey Cecil Cline

    Odey Cecil Cline, 73, of Matoaka died Monday, April 14, 2014 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brenda Gay  Higginbotham Brenda Gay Higginbotham

    “I have fought a good fight, I have kept the faith” (II Timothy Chapter 4:7).
    Brenda Gay Higginbotham, 67, of the Pisgah Road, Princeton, died suddenly Sunday, April 13, 2014 Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke VA.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Homer Admiril Chambers Homer Admiril Chambers

    Homer Admiril Chambers, 76, of Princeton, WV, formerly of Clear Fork, WV passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014 at his home.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Matthew Allen Neal Sr. Matthew Allen Neal Sr.

    Matthew Allen Neal Sr., age 49, was called home to be reunited with his daughter, Judith Neal, his parents, Judith and Tom Neal, as well as The Lord and Savior on April 7, 2014.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brenda Gay  Higginbotham Brenda Gay Higginbotham

    Brenda Gay Higginbotham, 67, of the Pisgah Road, Princeton, died suddenly Sunday, April 13, 2014 Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke VA.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Thomas Zelotes Stowers Thomas Zelotes Stowers

     Thomas Zelotes Stowers 84 of 115 South Lane Bluefield, VA died Sunday April 13, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center following a cardiovascular event.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Margaret B. Nichols Margaret B. Nichols

    On Sunday evening, April 13, 2014 Margaret B. Nichols, of Pipestem, WV passed away at the Riverview Nursing Home with family and the loving caring nursing staff by her side.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo