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Everette F. Adkins

Everett Adkins

Everett F. Adkins, 61, of Chattaroy, died Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, at Tug Valley Regional Medical Center.

He was born at Borderland, Dec. 30, 1958, the son of the late Earsal and Mary Elizabeth Adkins.  

He attended the Gospel Revelation Church, Chattaroy, and loved to volunteer at the Senior Citizens in Williamson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Homer Adkins, Esteal Adkins, Connie Blevins, Walter Finley, Alice Huff and Thelma Watts.

He is survived by his siblings, Jenny Mae Stacey and Elijah Adkins (Linda), both of Chattaroy, Violet Evans, of Huntington, Burdena Harrison (Robin), of Ohio, Elizabeth Van Grundy (Marvin), of Florida, and Delorce Stewart, of Ohio; a very special friend, Charlene “Sissy” Stepp; and a host of other dear family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, at the Gospel Revelation Church, Chattaroy, with Ed Jude and Tom Dibble officiating. Burial will follow at the Blevins Cemetery, Naugatuck, with Eddie Davis, Sidney Blevins, Tommy Trout, Brian Blevins, Adam Stepp and Ed Jude serving as pallbearers. Arrangements are 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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Larry Bradford

Larry Bradford

Larry Lee Bradford, 72, of Wharncliffe, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, at his residence.

He was born at War Eagle, March 25, 1947, the son of the late Willis and Nelly “Cotton” May Bradford.

He was an avid fan of the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Cincinnati Reds. He loved spending time with his family and friends and was of the Church of God Faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Rev. Marvin Bradford; his step-mother, Janice Bradford; his step-brother, Phillip Berry; and his very special friend, Rebecca Rollyson.

He is survived by his sister, Eileen Mullins, of Wharncliffe; his step-sisters, Barbara Ellis and Wilma Hinkle, both of Wharncliffe, and Missy Patrick, of Beckley; his step-brothers, Ed, Alfred and Jerry Berry, all of Wharncliffe, and Michael Berry, of Baisden; his friends, Jennifer Collins and Benny Musick; and a host of nieces, nephews and other dear relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Denny May officiating. Burial followed at the Perry Cemetery, Gilbert Creek Road, with Jordan Salmons, Dustin Salmons, Adam Johnson, Bink Johnson, Johnathan Patrick and Marvin Joe Bradford serving as pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers were: B.J. Grimmett, Kevin Abbott, Michael Patrick, Toge Johnson, Arthur Ellis and Benny Musick. Arrangements were 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.

Ider Cline

Ider Trent Cline, 86, of Wharncliffe, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, at her residence.

She was born at Wharncliffe, April 6, 1933, the daughter of Elizabeth Norman and Boley Trent, of Isaban.

She was the mother figure of the Wharncliffe Church of God. She retired from Mingo County Board of Education where she was the custodian for 20 years at Ben Creek Grade School.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Jimmy Darrell Trent, of Lexington, N.Car.; 17 brothers and sisters; and a special friend, Sadie Hatfield.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Clifford Cline; her nieces and nephews whom she considered her children, Cathy Gravely (Jeff), of Florida, Judy Bragg (David), of Kentucky, Peggy Pelletier, of North Carolina, Betty Bowles, of Texas, Larry Brandon, of Tennessee, Katheleen Asbury, of North Carolina, and Norma Jean Simmons and Lyle Bradford, both of West Virginia; her daughter-in-law, Kathy Trent, of North Carolina; her brother-in-law, Darrell Stafford, of West Virginia; her grandchildren, James Trent, Johnathan Trent, Jennifer Nicole Potter, of Lexington, N.Car., Gunner Endicott, of Williamson, Caleb Endicott and Bethany Endicott, both of Switzer, Donovann Endicott, of North Springs; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Ider wanted to give special recognition to Connie Adkins and Benny Musick for always being ready to lend a helping hand. She also wanted to give special recognition to her dear friends, Rhodella Toler, who was her hair dresser; Merle Tramel, Merlin Walls, Sandy Stacy, Rick Endicott and Catrina Endicott, both of North Springs, and Donald Robinette and Wilma Robinette, both of Shady Woods.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, at the Wharncliffe Church of God with Pastor Rick Endicott, Assistant Pastor Donald Robinette and Bro. Caleb Endicott officiating. Burial followed at the Highland Memory Gardens, Godby, with Gunner Endicott, Donovann Endicott, Russell Walls, Eddie Compton, Gerald Compton, Jeff Gravely, and Pete Cline serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were: Todd Browning, Delmer Blankenship, Bert Lee Cline and Tim Toler. Arrangements were under the direction of Collins Funeral Home, Inc., of Switzer.

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

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Edward Grimmett

Edward Grimmett

Edward Lee Grimmett, 75, of Gilbert, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, at Logan Regional Hospital.

He was born at Hampden, June 18, 1944, the son of the late Albert and Mary Hatfield Grimmett.

He was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. He was a general manager and superintendent for Hampden Coal and International Industries. He loved fooling around with older vehicles. He was of the Presbyterian Faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Landon, Harold and Harry Grimmett; and his grandson, Andreau Chapman Morgan.

He is survived by his wife, Karen Grimmett (Cline), of Hampden; his sons, Edmund Grimmett (Kara), of Gilbert, and Andy Grimmett (Julie), of Beckley; his grandchildren, Madelyn, Jack and Ruby Grimmett, all of Beckley; his brother, Lemuel Grimmett (Doc), of Hampden; his special friend, Angie Morgan; and a host of nieces, nephews and other dear relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, at Mounts Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Arville Cline officiating. Entombment followed in the mausoleum at the Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill. 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 were fortunate to have known and loved him.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Larry Joe Harless Foundation or the charity of your choice.

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

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Eli Hatfield

“Eli” Hatfield

Franklin Elliot “Eli” Hatfield, 31, of Charmco, took his final climb heading for Heaven and tied in at the top on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at CAMC Memorial in Charleston.

He was born at Logan, Nov. 1, 1988, the son of Marsha Hatfield and Marcus “Momma Donna” Chapman.

He was preceded in death by William Ray Hatfield; his maternal grandfather, Earl Hatfield; and his paternal grandparents, John Chapman and Agnes Casey.

He was a tree brother, employed by Asplundh Tree Expert Company as a Class A Tree Trimmer, a profession he was dedicated to and took pride in. He was a man with a heart of gold and never hesitated to take anyone in under his wing or help in any way he could.  He enjoyed fishing, playing pool and spending time with his family and friends.

In addition to his parents, those left to honor his memory are his three reasons for living, his motivation and his pride and joy, whom he thanked God for everyday, his two sons, Xander Cain Hatfield and Maddox Kaide Hatfield; his fiance’ and mother of his sons, Cassie Osborne; his two sisters, Kimberly Bowens (Wayne) and Jasmine Hatfield; his maternal grandmother, May Bell Lester; his uncles, Skipper Hatfield (Lea) and Johnny Hatfield (Eloise); his aunts, Merella Fields (Greg), Jenell Bryant (James) and Carmen Hammond; his four-legged companion, Shasta; his brothers at Asplundh Region 040; and a host of other family and friends.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the doctors and staff at CAMC Memorial and the nurses and staff of the CPICU at CAMC.

Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, at the Newtown Free

Pentecostal Church of God, Newtown, with Pastor Randy Casey officiating. Burial will follow in the Ellison Hatfield Cemetery, Newtown, with family and friends 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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Gregory Igo

Gregory Igo

Gregory Allen Igo, 63, of Ransom, Ky., died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Kentucky.  

He was born at Williamson, March 9, 1956, the son of the late James Franklin and Joyce Smith Igo.

He was a disabled truck driver and a member of the Victory in Jesus Church at Sidney, Kentucky.

He is survived by two brothers, Timothy F. Igo (Wilma), of Catawba, N.Car., and James Keith Igo (Patricia), of Ransom, Ky.; one sister, Sabrina Daniels (Michael), of Ransom, Ky.; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends.

In honoring Greg’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at the Victory in Jesus Church, Sidney, Ky., with Pastor Mike Smith officiating. The family will begin receiving friends at the church at 12 p.m. on  Saturday. 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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Linda Owens

Linda Owens

Linda Lou Owens, known to many as “Granny,” 76, of Sidney, Ky., died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Kentucky.  

She was born in Pike County, Ky., Feb. 2, 1944, the daughter of the late Henry and Dorothy Smith Clevenger.

She was a homemaker and of the Freewill Baptist Faith. In addition to her love for her family, she was well-known for her azalea and snowball bushes. She loved being outside, working in her flowers and her garden, and she loved playing with her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Owens; her daughter, Brenda Sue Smith Westfall; her granddaughter, Medean Rashlle Hendershot; her brothers, Jackie, Leon and Russell Clevenger; and an infant sister.

She is survived by two sons, Mark Owens (Brittany), of Pikeville, Ky., and Matthew Owens (Kara), of Stone, Ky.; three daughters, Bridget Ball (Pickle), of Belfry, Ky., and Cindy Smith and Courtney Maynard (Josh), both of Sidney, Ky.; two sisters, Sharon Thompson, of Hillsboro, Ky., and Geraldine Justice, of Raccoon, Ky.; seven grandchildren, John Bradley Jones, Tiffany Cantrell, Brittany Hurley, Kevin Alexander Ball, Tiffani Hawks, Canaan Owens and Echo Rayella Thomas; three step-grandchildren, Gage, Tytan and Hartley; nine great-grandchildren, Jaxon and Lucas Maynard, Carrigan and Macie Ernest, Brady and Mason Ball, Samuel Hawks, John Bradley Jones and Alexis Jade Jones; and a host of other family and friends.

Visitation was held from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, at the Hatfield Funeral Chapel of Toler, Kentucky. In honoring Linda’s wishes, cremation followed. Arrangements were under the direction of the Hatfield Funeral Chapel of Toler, Kentucky.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to help with funeral expenses.

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

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J.W. James Young

“J.W.” Young

James W. “J.W.” Young, 73, of Varney, Ky., died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Kentucky.

He was born at Varney, Ky., July 26, 1946, the son of the late Luther and Dora Ray Young.

He was a retired logger, a United States Army Veteran and a member of the Piso Freewill Baptist Church.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Justine Young Maynard Phillips (Oscar Maynard), as well as her last husband, Rex Phillips, who resides at Varney, Kentucky.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Lee Roberts Young, of Varney, Ky.; his son, James Luther Young (Debbie), of Pikeville, Ky.; his daughters, Selenna Dawn Hylton (Larry), of Varney, Ky., and Tonja Ann Arnold (Scott), of Lexington, Ky.; eight grandchildren, Jami Lauren Young, Gentry Marie Arnold, Austin Channing Stevens, Sydney Grace Arnold, Savanna Lee Arnold, Quinn Morton Arnold, Riley Jean Arnold and Kaegan Dean Hylton; his brothers, John Luther Young (Joyce) and Gary Ray Young (Kathy) and the late Sharon Young; and his sister, Phyllis Jean Young Stanley and the late Ezra Lee.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, at the Piso Freewill Baptist Church with Bobby Mullins and Darren may officiating. Burial followed at the Young Family Cemetery, Varney, Kentucky. Arrangements were under the direction of the Mullins Family Funeral Home of Warfield, Kentucky.

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

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