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Linda Scott

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Allen Chafin

Allen Chafin

Allen Keith Chafin, 41, of North Matewan, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Kentucky.

He was born Oct. 14, 1978, a son of Debbie Darnell Smith and the late Teddy Carl Chafin. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandmother, Dorothy Hatfield.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Tiffany Mayhorn; his son, Teddy Allen Chafin; his daughter, Miyah Chafin; his sisters, Miranda Chafin, Ashley Hauser and Jennifer Chafin; three step-brothers; his longtime best friend, Sammy Joe Davis; and a host of other dear family and friends.

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

In honoring his wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Chambers Funeral Services, Inc., of Matewan.

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

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Ella Coleman

Ella Coleman

Ella Mae Coleman, 54, of Delbarton, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, at the Appalachian Regional Hospital, South Williamson, Kentucky.  

She was born at Williamson, Jan. 1, 1966, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Opal McCoy Smith.  

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her loving husband, Paul Coleman; her sisters, Linda Gay Mullins, of Michigan, Phyllis Payne, of Florida, Louise Diamond (Buddy Blankenship), of Delbarton, and Paquita Copley (Kenny), of Delbarton; her grandchildren, Angel, Jasmine, Santana, L.J., Kasie, Luke, Khloe, Logan, Lawrence, Angela and Zayden; and a host of nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.  

In honoring the request of Ella Mae, cremation will take place and no services will be held at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of the Chafin Funeral Home of Delbarton.

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

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Rose Copley

           

Rose Copley

Rose Copley, 56, of Duncan Fork, died Monday, March 2, 2020, at her other residence at Martha, Kentucky.  

She was born at Williamson, Aug. 13, 1963, the daughter of the late Harold and Gertrude Crawford Williams.

She was a homemaker and of the Baptist Faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Tim Pilkin

and Franky Pilkin; and one sister, Janis Clevenger.

She is survived by her husband, Orville “Buck” Copley, of Duncan Fork; two daughters,

Amanda Bryant (Jimmy), of Mud Fork, and Brandy Springer (Aaron), of Duncan

Fork; two brothers, Lloyd Pilken (Penny), of Elkhorn City, Ky., and Paul Pilkin (Ann), of Sprigg; one sister, Anita Asher (Stan), of North Matewan; three grandchildren,

Steven Calvin Messer, Buck Roberts and Erica Springer; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m., Friday, March 6, 2020, at the Duncan Fork

United Baptist Church with Bro. David Stratton officiating. Burial will follow at the

Ooten Cemetery, Duncan Fork, with Steven Messer, Kevin McCoy, John Pilkin, Daniel Asher, Buck Roberts and Jimmy Bryant serving as pallbearers. 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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Wanda Curry

Wanda Curry

Wanda Curry, 79, of Turkey Creek, Ky., died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at her residence.  She was born at Lobato, July 3, 1940, the daughter of the late Willie and Eva Porter Marcum.

She was a dedicated homemaker. In addition to being a wonderful mother to her

children, she was a mother to all the neighborhood children. She was of the Freewill Baptist Faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Brittany

Christine Sanders; her beloved baby brother, Edward Charles Marcum; her brothers, Willie Marcum Jr., Dickie Marcum, Lonnie Marcum, Tony Marcum and Jackie Marcum; and her sister, Lillian Messer.

She is survived by her children, Linda Maynard (Michael), of Williamson, Debbie Picklesimer (Steve), of Sebring, Fla., Sandy Mullins (Roger), of Pikeville, Ky., Trena Mounts (Sidy), of Tornado, and Christina Pattison (Anthony), of Cape Coral, Fla.; a host of former neighborhood children; her brothers and sisters, Ernie Marcum, of Logan, Billy

Marcum, of Cleveland, Tenn., Dollie Belcher, of Phelps, Ky., Marie Walden, of Smithville, Tenn., Juanita Norwood, of Chattanooga, Tenn., Lorraine Marcum, Rex Marcum, Avery Marcum, Dewey Marcum, Chris Marcum, Effie Cochran and Victoria Faison, all of Williamson; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 1, 2020, at the Hatfield Funeral

Chapel at Toler, Ky., with Bro. Danny Scott officiating. Burial followed at the Mt. View

Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky., 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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Harmon Ellis Jr.

“Bub” Ellis Jr.

Harmon “Bub” Ellis Jr., 60, of Bruno, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, at CAMC Memorial Hospital.

He was born at Man, Aug. 18, 1959, the son of the late Harmon and Janice Glandon Ellis.

He enjoyed golfing, gardening, being outdoors and spending time with his family and friends. He was of the Church of God Faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Sandy Bailey, Opal Blankenship, Shirley Gill and Barbara Newman; and his brothers, Charles, Kager, Darrell, John Steven, Michael (Poss), Ricky and Buddy Ellis.

He is survived by his sons, Nicholas Ellis (Misty), of Man, Eric Ellis, of Teays Valley, and Shane Ellis, of Elk Creek; his granddaughters, Alyssa and Abigail Ellis, both of Man, and Savannah Ellis, of Lenore; his brothers, Harold Ellis (Lynn) and Danny Ellis, of Accoville, Jack Ellis, of Newark, Ohio, and Larry Ellis, of Florida; his sisters, Kaye Roberts (Mike) and Sharon Hatfield, all of Chapmanville, and Wanda Sites (Larry), of Petersburg; a very special mother-in-law; Daisy Morgan; and a host of other dear relatives and friends.

Memorial services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 1, 2020, at the Bruno Church of God with Rev. Roger Frye and Rev. Bill Cantrell officiating. In honoring his wishes, cremation has taken place. Arrangements were under the direction of Mounts Funeral Home, Inc., of Gilbert.

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

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Jimmy Runyon

“Jimmy” Runyon

James “Jimmy” Runyon, 80, of Matewan, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Ky., surrounded by his family.

He was born at Belfry, Oct. 21, 1939, the son of the late William Jennings and Pearl Viola Runyon.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers; two sisters; and the love of his life, Margaret McCoy.

He was a general laborer and worked in various capacities of carpentry and electrical work. There was no job that he wouldn’t tackle. He enjoyed collecting baseball cards. Over the course of several years, he had managed to gather a wide variety of baseball cards; a collection he was very proud of. He was of the Baptist Faith. You could give him a Three Musketeer candy bar and he would be totally satisfied.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers; two sisters; and the love of his life, Margaret McCoy.

He is survived by his sisters, Mildred Polansky, of Chantilly, Va., Carolyn Stevens, of Litchfield, Mich., Sherry Bishop, of Williamson, Henrietta Justice, of Blair, Patricia Burney, of Matewan, and Linda Kennedy, of Morganton, North Carolina; an adopted sister, Lorine Blankenship, of South Williamson, Ky.; a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and a community of loving neighbors and friends.

He will be missed.

Services honoring the life of Jimmy were held at 1 p.m., Monday, March 2, 2020, at the Chambers Funeral Services Chapel with Pastor David Smith and Pastor Ron Pruitt officiating. Burial followed at the Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky., with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Arrangements were under the direction of Chambers Funeral Services, Inc., of Matewan.

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

Linda Scott

Linda Gay Scott, 68, of Huddy, Ky., died Sunday, March 1, 2020, at her residence.

She was born at Williamson, Nov. 1, 1951, the daughter of the late Leo Cecil and Jacqueline England Hays Scott.  

She was a retired secretary from Matewan National Bank and a graduate of Matewan High School and South Eastern Bible College. She enjoyed spending time with her family and her church family and helping them anyway she could. She was a faithful member of the Bethel Temple Church. She was a great cook, very family oriented and devoted to her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Randy Scott; her granddaughter, Peyton Marie Miller; and her son-in-law, Rich Miller.

She is survived by her son, James Randolph Scott II, of Huddy, Ky.; her step-daughters, Kim Miller, of Prichard, and Kelli Sowards (Steve), of Pikeville, Ky.; her sisters, Teresa Murphy (Steve), Sherry Markle (Stan), Carol Murphy (David) and Tammy Smith (Mike); her brother, Danny Scott (Sheila); her special uncles, Harold Hays and Jim Bob Hays; her grandchildren, P.J. Sowards (Cheyenne), Taylor Sowards, Randi Miller (Cole) and Scottie Miller; her special brother-in-law, Terry Scott (Judy); and a host of nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at the R. E. Rogers Funeral Home Chapel, Belfry, Ky., with Bobby Perry officiating. Burial followed at  the Blackburn-Hays Cemetery, Pinsonfork, Ky., with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Arrangements were under the direction of the R. E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry, Kentucky.

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

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Patrick Spence

Patrick Spence

Patrick Lee Spence, 51, of McCarr, Ky., died Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, at his residence.

He was born Jan. 24, 1969, a son of Lewis Jackson Spence Jr., of Varney, and the late Patricia Spence.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Frank “Bubby” Spence and Kevin Lee Spence; and his maternal grandmother, Annie Hinkle.

He worked as a coal miner for many years and was known for his kindness, as he had a heart of gold. He would go above and beyond to help anyone. He was a loving and caring individual who will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his daughters, Chasity Ann Adair (Jacob), of Belfry, Ky., and Casey Paige Spence, of McCarr, Ky.; his brother, Sammy Stafford (Shannon), of Williamson; his sisters, Brandy Fouch (David), of Belo, and Shannon Hayton, of Thacker; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In honoring his wishes, cremation will take place. Arrangements are under the direction of Chambers Funeral Services, Inc., of Matewan.

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

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