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JD Ferrell Sr.

“J.D.” Ferrell Sr.

James Daniel “J.D.” Ferrell Sr., died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at CAMC Memorial Hospital in Charleston.

He was born at Freeburn, Ky., Oct. 24, 1939, the son of the late Humphrey and Lula Trent Ferrell.

He loved playing musical instruments and deep-sea fishing. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was of the Baptist Faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Lee (Ganta) Ferrell; his grandson, Aaron Mathers Ferrell; his brothers, Harry, Humphrey Lee, Jack and David Ferrell; and his sister, Lena Mae Runyon.

He is survived by his sons, James Ferrell Jr. (LaRae), of Gilbert, and Jonathan Ferrell (Chrissy), with whom he made his home at Verner, and Joseph Ferrell (Bonnie), of Ocala, Fla.; his daughter, Louanne Ferrell, of Roanoke, Va.; his grandchildren, James D.J. Ferrell III (Vicky), Joseph Allen, David (Audrey), Laura Brooke Anne (Mikey Rogers) Ferrell and Jonathan Blake and Tyler Brayden Ferrell; his great-grandchildren, Ian Clark Ferrell, Aaron Elias Rogers and Alijah Everett Hamilton; his brother, Danny Ferrell (Sherry), of Thomasville, N.Car.; his sisters, Joyce Browning, of Davin, Kitty Faye Lee, of Beckley, Margie Brown (Ray), of Parkersburg, and Carol Hatfield, of Thomasville, N.Car.; and a host of other dear relatives and friends.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Diamond Carter officiating. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the beginning of the memorial service. In honoring his wishes, his remains were cremated. Arrangements are under the direction of Mounts Funeral Home, Inc., of Gilbert.

He may be gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.

The guestbook may be signed at www.mountsfuneralhome.com.

Winford Hall

Winford Hall, 90, of Delbarton, went to his heavenly home with his wife, friend and companion of 35 years, Lois Hall, and his son, Winford Wade Hall, by his side on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. 

He was born at Belo, Aug. 31, 1929, the son of the late Earl and Dora Brown Hall. 

He was a loving husband, good provider for his family and a hard worker.

He loved to coon hunt and attend church at the Little Dove United Baptist Church where he was a member. He loved his church family deeply. He was one of the first to get up for fellowship and the last to sit down. He was also a member of the UMWA.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Earl “Dunk” Hall and Freeland Hall; his sisters, Viola Hall, Camma Hatfield, Ruby Hall and Antha Mahone; and his first wife, Mare E. Hall.

He loved his sisters, Nettie Davis, of Ragland, Bertha Halstead (Gene), of Peytona, Effie Harper (Talmage), of Parrish, Fla., Sarah Bell (Gene), of York, S.Car., and Jeannie Hall Newsome, of Lenore; his sons, Noah Hall (Verna), of Columbus, Ohio, Winford Lee Hall (Carmen), of Duncan Fork, Jesse Hall (Darlene), of Delbarton; and his daughter, Drema Davis (Monroe), of Bean Station, Tennessee. 

The family would like to give special thanks to Dignity Hospice and the UMWA Field Office nurses, Marcella, Ocie and Lisa. 

At this time there are no services planned for the public. He will be laid to rest with words from Bro. Jimmy Maynard and Bro. Chris Ooten. Arrangements are under the direction of the Chafin Funeral Home of Delbarton.

The guestbook may be signed at www.ChafinFuneralHome.com.

Jack Hatfield

Jack D. Hatfield, 89, of Hatfield Bottom, Matewan, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Mingo County, Jan. 29, 1931, a son of the late AK and Kelcie Ferrell Hatfield.

He was a United States Air Force Veteran and took great pride in his service to his country. He was a coal miner. He was a fisherman who enjoyed fishing with his nephew, Jeff, while water rafting on the New River.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Truman Hatfield, Roger Hatfield, Doug Hatfield and Freddy Mack Hatfield; and his sisters, Pauline Curry, Shirley George and Gloria “Bug” Hatfield. 

He is survived by his beloved wife of over 65 years, Faye A. Hatfield, of Hatfield Bottom Matewan; his brother, Ted Hatfield (Madonna), of Hatfield Bottom, Matewan; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other loved ones, neighbors and friends.

Honoring services were held at 1 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at the Chambers Funeral Services Chapel with Pastor Tim Yates officiating. Burial followed at the Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky., with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Military honors were conducted by D.A.V. Chapter #141 of Belfry, Kentucky.

Arrangements were under the direction of Chambers Funeral Services, Inc., of Matewan.

The guestbook may be signed at www.chambersfuneralservices.com.

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Peggy Jo Justice

Peggy Justice

Peggy Jo Justice, 82, of Gibsonton, Fla., formerly of Williamson, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, while a patient at Saint Joseph’s Hospital South, Tampa, Florida.

She was born at Stone, Ky., Dec. 17, 1937, a daughter of the late Harold Vickers and Evelyn Scott Chapman.

She was a former employee of Watson’s Department Store, East Tennessee University and Persinger Supply Company. She held various titles at these and other places of employment, but none that compared to the titles of wife, mother and grandmother.

She was a devoted wife of 42 years to her late husband, “Mooch,” who was a former Mingo County Jail Administrator, and together they raised two daughters, Stephanie and Helen.

She was a member of the Memorial United Methodist Church where she faithfully served in various capacities for over 40 years. She was an avid reader and enjoyed playing cards and spending quality time with family and friends.

To be in the presence of Peggy was a joy. She was selfless and always put others before herself. She was warm, caring and compassionate. Her friendship was treasured by all who shared that special relationship with her. Peggy laughed easily and often. She will forever be missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William G. “Mooch” Justice; her maternal grandparents, James T. and Pearl Scott, of Stone, Ky.; her paternal grandparents, Bill and Ona Vickers; and a brother, Brady Vickers.

She is survived by her daughters, Stephanie Justice, of Williamson, and Helen Childress (Walter), of Gibsonton, Fla.; her grandchildren, Richard Wilkerson (Ranisha), Jonica Childress and Austin Childress; her great-grandchildren, Lillian Jasmine “Jazz” and Trinity; her brothers, Barry Chapman (Wanda) and Greg Chapman (Barbara); her sisters-in-law, Sandy Burgraff and Virginia Justice; several nieces and nephews; and other extended family members.

Graveside services were held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at the Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky., with Rev. Jerry Shields officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Memorial United Methodist Church of Williamson.

Arrangements were under the direction of Weaver Mortuary of West Williamson.

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Ernest McCoy

Ernest McCoy

Ernest McCoy, 94, of Aiken, S.Car., formerly of Hardy, Ky., died Thursday, Jan.

30, 2020, at the Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital, Columbia, South Carolina.

He was born at Ransom, Ky., June 20, 1925. He was one of 10 children born to the

late Helix and Marinda Stanley McCoy.

He was a WWII Army Veteran. He entered service on Sept. 11, 1943, and was honorably discharged on Feb. 7, 1946.  He was in the Dixie Division 31st; Company K, Regiment 167.

After his military service, he worked for a while in the coal mines and then became a

truck driver. In 1966, he went to work for Essex International Group, from which he

retired in 1983. After retirement, he worked with his brother, Clarence McCoy, building

homes until he relocated to Aiken, S.Car., to be near his son, Harold (Mike).

He is a member of the Belfry United Methodist Church. He loved anything

crafty, like building wooden toys and models and doing jigsaw puzzles and word searches.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Marjorie

Johnson McCoy; his sisters, Bertha, Hazel, Gracie, Maggie and Ortha Mae; and his brother, Jack.

He is survived by his son, Harold (Mike) McCoy (Sandy), of Aiken, S.Car.; his daughter, Pat McCoy Waters, of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; his sisters, Virginia, of Indialantic, Fla., and Elmo

Allred, of Maysville; his brother, Clarence McCoy, of Hardy, Ky.; his sister-in-law, Sandra Johnson, of Hardy, Ky.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; two step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; and two step-great-great-grandchildren, all of whom he loved very much.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at the Hatfield Funeral Chapel of Toler, Kentucky. Burial followed at the Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Kentucky. Arrangements were under the direction of the Hatfield Funeral Chapel of Toler.

The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses of ICU, IICU and PCU at Palmetto

Health Baptist Hospital for their kindness and care shown to Ernest and his family.  Also, to Sharon Salley and her entire team at Palmetto Health HomeCare (in house) Hospice for her assistance and compassion to the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ernest’s name to: Belfry United Methodist

Church, 109 Main St, Belfry, KY  41514, or, Palmetto Health Foundation, 1600 Marion

St., Columbia, SC  29201.

The guestbook may be signed at www.hatfieldfc.com.

Kenneth Meade

Kenneth Norman Meade, 58, of Gilbert, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at Logan Regional Medical Center.

He was born at Honolulu, Hawaii, Aug. 26, 1961, the son of Glema Mullins Meade and the late Clayton Meade.

He loved working with cars and other vehicles. He was an adventurous person, who loved racing and fast cars, riding his 4-wheeler and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was of the Church of God Faith.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Walls Meade, of Justice; his daughter, Kayla Meade Lester, of Baisden; his son, Matthew Meade, of Gilbert; his step-daughter, Kelly Walls, of Adelaide, Australia; his sister, Lou Ann Morris (Howard), of Pearisburg, Va.; his grandchildren, Addison Lester, of Baisden, Madalyn Meade and Sophia Meade, both of Gilbert; his sisters-in-law, Sue Belcher (Tommy) and Jeanie Wallace (Chris), all of North Springs, Carla Carter (Dennie), of Hanover; his brother-in-law, Mickey Riffe; and a host of nieces, nephews and other dear relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Cresong officiating. Burial will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens, Pecks Mill, Chapmanville, with Jeff Justice, Josh Justice, Michael Elander, Ashton Elander and Matthew Meade serving as pallbearers. Visitation will begin at 12 p.m. and last until time of services. Arrangements are under the direction of Mounts Funeral Home, Inc., of Gilbert.

He may be gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.

The guestbook may be signed at www.mountsfuneralhome.com.

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Tommie Mounts

Tommie Mounts

Tommie Mounts, 74, of Baisden, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at the Tug Valley ARH, South Williamson, Kentucky.

He was born at Baisden, Sept. 1, 1945, the son of the late Wiley and Marie Cline Mounts.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Harlos Mounts.

He was a loving son, father, grandfather, brother and friend.

He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by one daughter, Rachel May (Mike), of Chapmanville; one son, Jonathon Mounts Sr., of Ieager; three grandchildren, McKenna May and Brody May, both of Chapmanville, and Jonathon “Jon Jon” Mounts Jr., of Ieager; and a host of other dear relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at the Clarence Cline Cemetery, Baisden, with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Arrangements were under the direction of Mounts Funeral Home, Inc., of Gilbert.

He is gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.

The guestbook may be signed at www.mountsfuneralhome.com.

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Lee Trent

Lee Trent

Lee James Trent, 81, of Wharncliffe, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at his residence.

He was born at Baisden, Sept. 3, 1938, the loving son of the late Fleming and Florence “Sis” Cline Trent.

He was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to many. He was a member of the U.M.W.A., the Spotted Saddle Horses Club and Tennessee Walking Horse Association. He was also a member of the Full Gospel Church of God of Baisden.  He loved working with chainsaws and his sawmill and enjoyed coon hunting.

He is survived by his loving wife, Kathleen Trent (Cline), of Wharncliffe; his children, Alfred Gerald Cline (Regina), Doris Brewer (Carl) and Vernard “Pig” Trent and his companion, Devina Baisden, all of Wharncliffe, Genive Cline and her companion, Joey Lester, of Ikes Fork, and Janet Blum (Roger), of Dellrose, Tenn.; his grandchildren, Carl Brewer Jr. (Angel), of Roderfield, Tiffany Brewer, of Wharncliffe, Bonnie Sue Ferrell (BoBo), of Browning Fork, Michelle Cline (Jason),  of Frostburg, Md., Melissa Cline (Brandon), of Horsepen, Natasha New (Burton), of Wharncliffe, Courtney Blum, of Orlando, Fla., and Montana Blum, of Ardmore, Ala.; 15 great-grandchildren; his special niece, Deletta Bray, of Hinton; his sister, Ella Smith (June Bug), of Baisden; and his brothers, Jessie Trent (Linda), of Verner, Rev. Jonas Trent (Erma), of Baisden, Argus Trent (Liza), of Wharncliffe, Clifford Trent (Kaye) and Herman Trent (Teresa), both of Baisden, and  Elmer Trent (Dorothy), of Chicago.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to his Dignity nurses, Linda and Sherry. He also leaves behind a host of other dear relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 12 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jonas Trent, Rev. Jim Nagy and Rev. Ralphy Manuel officiating. Burial followed at the Springfork Cemetery, Wharncliffe, with Jamie Ferrell, Brandon Cline, Jason Thomas, Carlo Brewer, Jeremy Morrison and Burton New.  Honorary pallbearers were, Keith Hill, Ricky Cline and Rush Cline serving as pallbearers. Arrangements were under the direction of Mounts Funeral Home, Inc., of Gilbert.

His wonderful smile and gentle heart will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

The guestbook may be signed at www.mountsfuneralhome.com.

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Sarah Walls

Sarah Walls

Sarah Mae Toler Walls, 81, of Spice Creek, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born at Guyan, July 3, 1938, the daughter of the late Joseph and Bessie Belcher Toler.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She loved going to her summer home and going shopping. She attended the Freewill Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Larry Clayton Walls; one son, Danny Walls; one grandson, Larry Walls; six brothers, Tracy Toler, Brady Toler, Odell Toler, Waymon Toler, Virgil Toler and Roger Toler; and four sisters, Navy Vance, Avis Brown, Edna Brown and Freda Toler.

She is survived by her daughter, Diana Ellis (James), of Bruno; two sons, Jeffrey L. Walls (Kathy) and Larry C. Walls, both of Spice Creek; her grandchildren, Allen Ellis, K.C. Ellis, Katie Brown, Tabitha Brumfield, Amanda Mitchell and Jessica Rogers; her great-grandchildren, Blake Brown, Caleigh Brown, Alexis Brumfield, Jayden Brumfield, Jaxxon Ellis, Brenna Ellis and Morgan Ellis; one great-great-grandchild, Theodore Ellis; three brothers, Donald Toler, Bill Toler and Harry Toler; one sister, Kay Bledsoe; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other dear family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at the Christian Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Roger Browning and Rev. Jackie Grimmett officiating. Burial followed at the Browning-Dye Cemetery, Verner, with Larry Brown, Chad Brumfield, Jason Mitchell, Justin Rodgers, Jaxxon Ellis, Allen Paugh and Jayden Brumfield. Honorary pallbearers were, Allen Ellis, K.C. Ellis and Blake Brown. Arrangements were under the direction of Mounts Funeral Home, Inc., of Gilbert.

Her tender heart and beautiful smile will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

The guestbook may be signed at www.mountsfuneralhome.com.

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