“Freddie J” Adams

Freddie “Freddie J” Adams, 49, of Edgarton, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019, at his residence.

He was born at Edgarton, Dec. 9, 1970, a son of the late Freddie and Margaret Ann Stiltner Adams.

He was a “jack of all trades and master of none.” He was a man who enjoyed the simplicity of life and was a beloved familiar face in Edgarton. His faith, simply put, was that he believed God was his Father and that Jesus was his Savior.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Andy Jo Adams; a sister, Jennie Adams; a nephew, Barry Jonathan Coleman; a niece, Isabel Adams; and a special brother-in-law, Gordon Daniels.  

He is survived by his brother, Ben Adams (Antoionette), of Houston, Tex.; his sisters, Paula Coleman (Barry), of Jamboree, Ky., Alma Adams, of Ransom, Ky., Fredia Daniels, of Red Jacket, Marketta Adams, of Phelps, Ky., and Virginia Mounts (Kenneth), of Edgarton; his special friends, whom he loved as his own parents, Eddie and Mary Murphy; and a host of other loved ones, neighbors and friends.

Memorial services will be held from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, at the Chambers Funeral Services Chapel, 1025 ST RT 49, Matewan, WV 25678. Arrangements are under the direction of Chambers Funeral Services, Inc., of Matewan.

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

Pauline Dibble

Pauline Joyce Dibble, 66, of Huddy, Ky., died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Kentucky.  

She was born at Williamson, July 22, 1953, the daughter of the late Roy and Oma Lee Dibble.

She was a homemaker and a graduate of Williamson High School.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her longtime companion,

William Leonard Young; one son, William Stephen Dibble Young; one sister, Shirley Caraway; and two brothers, Roy Dibble Jr. and Ronnie Dibble.

She is survived by her daughters, Rachel Roberts (Jeremy), of Virgie, Ky., Brandy McIntosh (Josh), of Huddy, Ky., and Dora Spencer, of Pikeville, Ky.; one brother, Stephen Dibble, of Hardy, Ky.; four sisters, Patty Caraway (Pete), of Williamson, Ramona Dibble,  of Hardy, Ky., Linda Runyon (Curtis), of Delbarton, and Gladys Ward (Gerald), of

Williamson; two special grandchildren, Chianne and Brayden McIntosh; several other

grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hatfield Funeral Chapel of Toler, Kentucky.

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

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Ann Gibson

Ann Gibson

Ann Gibson, 79, of Beech Creek, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, at the Good Shepherd Community Nursing Center, Phelps, Kentucky.  

She was born at O’Keefe, March 6, 1940, the daughter of the late Andy and Sadie Backus Chafin.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Devon Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Gibson; one daughter, Pamela Gibson; three brothers, Clark, Willis and Barry Chafin; and two sisters, Ruby Kennedy Layne and Ruth “Bun” Blankenship.

She is survived by three sons, Millard Gibson, Bruce Gibson and Greg Gibson; two granddaughters, Cynthia Kinder and Pamella Francis; one step-granddaughter, Gena Gillman; two great-grandsons, Elijah and Mason; three great-granddaughters, Riley, Crystalyn and Paisley; and extended family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at the Hatfield Funeral

Chapel of Toler, Ky., with Bro. Travis Simpkins officiating. Burial followed at the Daniels Cemetery, Devon, with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Arrangements were under the direction of the Hatfield Funeral Chapel of Toler, Kentucky.

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

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Jean Maynard

Jean Maynard

Jean Francis Maynard, 79, of Laurel Creek, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at her residence, surrounded by her family.  

She was born at Laurel Creek, Feb. 19, 1940, the daughter of the late Claude Canterbury and Magdeline Hitchcock Canterbury and her step-father, Harmon Canterbury.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Laurel Creek Freewill Baptist Church and a former member of the Rockhouse Freewill Baptist Church. She loved to attend church when she was able to. She was loved by all who knew her.   

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Kaile Maynard; one brother, Jess Canterbury; and one sister, Rhoda Marcum.  

She is survived by her daughters, Patty Maynard and Rita King (Ed); her brothers, Silas Canterbury and Harmon Canterbury Jr. (Karen); her grandchildren, William and Matthew Browning and Ashley Daugherty; her special friend, Shirley White; her special niece, Gloria Jean Farley; her sisters-in-law, Joann Canterbury, Dolly York, Juanita Preece, Linda Sue Policcastro, Myrtle Krauski and Bertha Mae Farley; and her brothers-in-law, Harold Maynard (Shirley) and Don Marcum.  

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at the Laurel Creek Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. James Ed Baisden and Scott Erwin officiating. Burial followed at the Canterbury-Maynard Cemetery, Laurel Creek. Arrangements were under the direction of Chafin Funeral Home of Delbarton.

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

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Clarence VanNatter Sr.

Clarence VanNatter Sr.

Clarence Carmel VanNatter Sr., 93, of Wharncliffe, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born at Banco, Jan. 27, 1926, the son of the late Howard and Esther Nelson VanNatter.

He was a veteran of the United States Army and of World War II. While serving his country, he received several medals including, Rifle Marksman SMG Expert, American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and Victory Medal World War II. He was a member of ABC Mens Bowling and loved hunting, fishing and his pets. He was an avid fan of Dale Earnhardt Sr.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Othella Mae Bryant VanNatter; his son, Larry Hebra VanNatter; his sister, Ruth Lambert; his brothers, Gene VanNatter and Harry VanNatter; his granddaughter, Sarah Beth Mounts; his great-granddaughter; his great-grandsons; and his best friend, Benji (Lhaso Apso).

He is survived by two sons, Clarence Carmel VanNatter Jr., of Kodak, Tenn., and Michael VanNatter (Claudette), of Man; four daughters, Alice Poe (Clarence), of Wharncliffe, Deborah Scarberry (Ron), of Davin, Rosa Cline (Leslie), of Dandridge, and Yvonne Trent (Eddie), of Gilbert; 20 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Thomas VanNatter, of Chapmanville, Loma VanNatter, of New Phila, Ohio, and Max VanNatter, of Gilbert, Ark.; four sisters, Mary Butler, of Spring, Tex., Sedra Brown, of Magnolia, Tex., Phyllis Horne, of Rexburg, Idaho, and Barbara Burright, of Humble, Tex.; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other dear family and friends.

Graveside services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at Dover Burial Park, Dover, Ohio. He was carried to his final resting place by his grandsons. Arrangements were under the direction of Mounts Funeral Home, Inc., of Gilbert.

His tender heart and beautiful smile will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.  

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

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Randall Williams

Randall Williams

Randall Dale Williams, 65, of Varney, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, at UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him in his struggles which began back in 2016. He suffered with black lung until God delivered him a new set of lungs on Feb. 5, 2019. We were blessed to enjoy his company for 10 more precious months.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford “Bam” and Ella Jane Hinkle Williams; his brothers, Walter Williams and Clifford Ray Williams; and his sister, Joanetta Burke.  

He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Yvonne Christian Williams; his children, Mike Williams and Shavon Williams Hunt; his sister, Lori Vaggot; and his grandson, Ezekiel Hunt.

Funeral services were held at 12 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at the Pie Church of God with Rev. Mitchell Bias officiating. Burial followed at the Mountain View Memory Gardens, Maher, with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Arrangements were under the direction of the Chafin Funeral Home of Delbarton.

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

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