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Phosie Ann Gilliam

 

Phosie Ann Gilliam

Warner Robins – Ann Gilliam passed into the hands of her Lord and Savior on Monday August 14, 2017. She was 64 years old.
   Born a coal miner’s daughter on September 9, 1952 in Norton, Virginia, Ann was the daughter of the late Bill B. and Virginia Fraley Shepherd. She and her siblings grew up in a very financially poor but love rich home, and she was determined to make something of herself. After moving to Warner Robins, Ann worked for Dr. Paul Coplin’s office for 26 years and considered herself a success.
   She didn’t have children of her own, but loved all kids deeply. Ann also loved flowers, collecting rocks, cooking, and will be lovingly remembered by everyone she knew. She was of the Methodist faith.
   Ann leaves her memory behind with her loving siblings, Bonnie Gray of Kathleen, and Andy Shepherd and Bobby Shepherd (Sherry), both of Coeburn, Virginia; nieces and nephews, Michael Soderman and Janet Soderman, both of Kathleen, and Tammy Harrison and Douglas Edwards, both of Easley, South Carolina; great-nieces, Payton and Baylee Soderman, Charis Carter, and Caitlyn Shepherd; and special friends, Connie Rodgers and Gina Hall.

   A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, August 18th in the chapel of McCullough Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to the service. Following the service, Ann will be laid to rest in Magnolia Park Cemetery. The family will accept flowers or donations may be given in memory of Ann Gilliam to Grovania United Methodist Church c/o Carolyn Harrison, 220 Ellis Rd., Hawkinsville, GA 31036. Go to www.mcculloughfh.com to sign the Online Registry for the family. McCullough Funeral Home and Crematory has the privilege of being entrusted with Ms. Gilliam’s arrangements. Compliments of Estes Funeral Home, Coeburn, Virginia.


Ruby Tackett Potter

 


Ruby Tackett Potter

Ruby Tackett Potter, widow of James Marvin Potter, age 77, of Corbin, formerly of Jenkins, Kentucky and Coeburn, Virginia passed away Friday July 14, 2017 at the Baptist Health Center in Corbin.
   She was born on June 17, 1940 in Pike County Kentucky to the late McKinley and Maggie Greer Tackett. She was a retired nurse and a member of the Trinity Life Church in Coeburn, Virginia.
   Ruby truly loved spending time with her friends and family and also her career as a nurse. Since her retirement, one of her greatest joys was the time she spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
   Ruby leaves behind to mourn her passing one son James Potter II, three daughters Jorita (John) Addington, Tonya (Daniel) Chang and Cora (Sean) Keenan, five grandchildren Jeramiah (Ambria) Addington, Nicole Addington (Kris) Vanover, Uriah (Whitney) Addington, Sullivan Keenan and Murphy Keenan, seven great grandchildren, Michael Blake Vanover, Meadow Addington, Zachary Vanover, John Addington, Zane Vanover and Lincoln Addington, brothers Clayton, Roy, Gary, Ernie and Clark Tackett, sisters Marlene Hunt and Geraldine Harlan.
   Besides her husband she was preceded in death by two sons Ricky and Nicky Potter.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11AM Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Estes Funeral Home in Coeburn, Virgina with Pastor McCarroll officiating. The family will receive friends from 5-8 PM Monday at the funeral home. Graveside services will be conducted at 2PM Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Michigan Memorial Gardens in Flat Rock, Michigan.


Joseph W. Hale

 

Joseph Wesley Hale

Wise, VA ~ Joseph Wesley Hale, 87 passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Mountain View Medical Center in Norton Virginia.

    He was a beloved father, grandfather, husband, brother and friend to so many. He loved music playing the guitar and was a NASCAR enthusiast. Former employee of General Trucking and a member of UMWA. He was a US Army veteran.

   He was preceded in death by his father, Emmett Hale and mother, Carrie Beverly Hale Barnette.

  Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Nancy (Adkins) Hale; daughter, Pamela Hale, and husband, James Kroll, New York, NY; son, Kenneth Wesley Hale and wife, Tammie, Coeburn; grandson, Brandon Hale and wife, Amanda, Mt Carmel, TN; granddaughter, Leeanna Hale, Lynchburg, VA; two great-granddaughters, Abby and Hannah; brothers, Robert Hale and wife, Ann, Norton, VA, Clayton Hale and wife, Bettie, Lake Wales, FL, Marvin Barnette, Wise, VA and Leon Barnette, Norton, VA; sisters, Anna Flannary, Bristol, VA; Alice Barnette, Bristol, TN and Rosa Gilliam, and husband, Danny, Bristol, VA; several nieces and nephews.

  Funeral services for Joseph Wesley Hale will be held on Thursday July 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gary Hill and Brandon Hale officiating. Burial will be 11 A.M. Friday, July 14, 2017 at Wise Cemetery, Wise, VA. Visitation will be held Thursday after 5:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Central Freewill Baptist Church in Norton, VA. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Joseph "Joe" Hall

 



Joseph Hall

Castlewood, VA ~ Joseph Hall, 64 of Gravel Lick, passed away Friday, August 4, 2017 at Hospice House in Bristol, Tennessee.
   He was a retired employee of St. Paul Builders in Castlewood.
   He was the son of the late Johnny Boyd Hall and Katherine Hall; also preceded in death by 2 brothers and 1 sister.
   Survivors include a daughter, Michelle Hall, St. Paul; a sister, Nanniemae Moudy, Kingsport, TN; a brother, Speedy Gaines Hall and wife, Darlene "Darb" Hall, Castlewood; several nieces and nephews.

   Joseph was cremated and there will be no services. Arrangements are being handled by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave. NE, Coeburn, VA.


Carson Lawson, Sr.

 




Arvil Carson Lawson

St. Paul, VA ~ Arvil Carson Lawson, Sr., 78 of Sandy Ridge area in Coeburn, VA passed away Monday, August 14, 2017 at Bristol Hospice House in Bristol Tennessee.
   He retired in 1996 from Costal Coal Co. VICC.
   He was born on July 26, 1939, he was the son of the late Earnest Charles Lawson and Eula Mae Mays Lawson. in addition to his parents Carson was preceded in death by five sisters, Betty Meade, Mary Gatewood, Linda Eastwood, Glynis M. Robinson, and Georgia Lee Meade; a brother, Harold Lawson.
   Survived by his wife of 56 years, Charlotte Ann Marshall Lawson, St. Paul, VA; two sons, Carson (Dorothy) Lawson, Jr., Castlewood, Chris Lawson, St. Paul; two sisters, Eunice (Bobby) Peatross, Hanover, VA and Kay (Wayne) Seay, Alleyt, VA; three brothers, Ray (Renee) Lawson, Coeburn, VA, Jerry (Pat) Lawson, Dandridge, TN and Jeff (Debbie) Lawson , St. Paul, VA; brother-in-law, Gerald (Crystal) Meade, Coeburn; sister-in-law, Barbara Lawson, St. Paul, VA; a granddaughter, Heather Lawson (Matt) Jordan; a grandson, Bryan Lawson; a great-grandson, William Chase Jordan; a special niece, Debra Meade; several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

   Funeral services for Arvil Carson Lawson will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Glen Ritchie and Rev. Leslie Ritchie officiating. Burial will be 1:00 P.M. Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Lawson Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday after 5:00 P.M. until funeral time at Estes Funeral Home. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Joseph L. Slemp

 


Joseph Luther Slemp

St. Paul, VA ~ Joseph Luther "Joe" Slemp, 77 went to be with the Lord Saturday, July 29, 2017 at his residence in St. Paul Virginia.

   He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and the Lord came first in his life. Also co-owner and operator of Tray Coal.

  Joe was the son of the late Luther Slemp and Leafie Ann Adkins Slemp; also preceded in death by two sisters, Jessie Nell Yates and Nova Lawson; a brother, Morrell Slemp.

  Survivors include his wife, Marlene Brooks Slemp, St. Paul, a son, Joey Slemp, Abingdon; three brothers, C. B. Slemp, Franklin, TN, Jimmy H. Slemp and Ray Slemp both of Coeburn; several nieces and nephews.

   A private family service was held at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Rick Gibson officiating. Entombment followed at Temple Hill Memorial Park in Castlewood, VA. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Calvary Baptist Church Missionary fund, P.O. Box 204, Castlewood, VA 24224 in Joe's memory. Arrangements are being handled by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave. NE, Coeburn, VA.


Jimmy Walter Minton

 




Jimmy Walter Minton

Coeburn, VA ~ Jimmy Walter Minton, 81 passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017 at his residence in Coeburn, Virginia.
   He was the son of the late Sam Minton and Allie (Lottie) Charlotte Dingus Minton; also preceded in death by his wife, Ethylene Edwards Minton; two brothers, Aaron Minton and Bobby Minton; three sisters, Valice Blevins, Betty Hodges and Lena Minton; a granddaughter, Charolleta Autum Collins.
   Survivors include two sons, James Wayne Minton and wife Lolita Wheatley Minton, Norton and Daniel Minton of Missouri; six daughters, Anna Minton and husband, Johnny, Huron, OH, Marchelle Minton Greear and husband, Ray, Sonya Powers and husband, Shane, Tonya Minton Lawson, Coeburn and husband, Kenny, Heather Minton, all of Coeburn, and Tina Lynn Minton Collins, and husband, Greg, Pound; brother, Johnny Minton, Huron, OH; five sisters, Mary Elizabeth Foster, Francis Burita "Rita" Mitchell, Maxie Laney, and Nancy Jane Crawford, all of Coeburn, and Ann Wallace , Marion, OH; 15 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren,several nieces, nephews and a host of friends. Special thanks to Wellmont Hospice, Dr. Maurice Nida and Staff at Wellmont Outpatient Clinic.

   Jimmy's wishes were to be cremated. Arrangements are being handled by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., 114 High Ave. NE, Coeburn, VA.


Mary Loretta Horne Collins

 




Mary Loretta Horne Collins

Coeburn, VA ~ Mary Loretta Horne Collins, 94 passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Norton Community Hospital in Norton Virginia.

    She was a former employee of Bureau of Intelligence in Washington, DC after 63 years and retired in 2009.

    She was the daughter of the late Grady E. Horne and Mae Horne; also preceded in death by her husband, Henry Collins; two sisters, Lois Irene Jette and Mae Ellen Richardson; a brother, Everette F. Horne.

   Survived by a sister, Clara Bow Echols, Mineral Ridge, OH; nephew, Darryl Richardson, Coeburn; niece, Renee Richardson, Coeburn and several other nieces and nephews.

   Graveside services and burial for Mary Loretta Collins will be held on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Horne Cemetery with Rev. R.L. Crawford officiating. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Joseph "Pat" Vandiver

 





Joseph Patmus "Pat" Vandiver

Coeburn, VA ~ Joseph Patmus "Pat" Vandiver, 61 passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, Tennessee.
   He was a former employee of Food City.
   He was the son of the late William Lee (Bud) Vandiver and Nellie Marie Vandiver - Helbert.
   Pat is survived his companion, Lois Owens; a daughter, Melissa Vandiver, Roanoke, VA; two sons, Joe Vandiver, Wise and John Vandiver, Lincolnton, NC; two sisters, Barbara J. Vandiver, Virginia Beach, and Jennifer Helbert Mathieson, Coeburn; 4 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild 3 neices and 1 nephew.

   Funeral services for Joseph Patmus Vandiver will be held on Sunday August 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. R. L. Crawford officiating. Burial will be 1 PM Monday, August 14, 2017 at Greenwood Acres Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Sunday after 4:00 P.M. until service time at Estes Funeral Home. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Jeremy Ray Maine

 



Jeremy Ray Maine

Coeburn, VA ~ Jeremy Ray Maine, 40 passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Mountain View Medical Center in Norton, Virginia.
   He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ray and Marjorie Maine and Carlos and Elma Mullins.
   Survivors include mother, Cathy Lynn Maine, and father, Jerry Ray Maine, Coeburn; a special sister, Kelsey Pumley, Coeburn; several uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and friends.

   Funeral services for Jeremy Ray Maine will be held on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Carlos Mullins, Jr. and Rev. Bill Crawford officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Acres Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Saturday after 6:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Farrel Carter Mullins

 

Farrel Carter Mullins

Nora, VA ~ Farrel Carter Mullins, 71 of West Dante Hollow Road passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017 at Russell County Medical Center in Lebanon, Virginia.

     He was a former employee Luke Grace Oil Rig and a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War.

    He was the son of the late Everette Earl Mullins and Victoria Franks Mullins.

    Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Ruth Ann (Woody) Mullins; a daughter, Daphne Mullins, Nora, VA; a son, Michael Allen Mullins, Nora, VA; a sister, Charlotte Christine Robertson, Moncalm, WV; a brother, Jackie Ronald Mullins, Pocahontas, VA; special granddaughter, Bridgette Ann Mullins; 3 grandsons, Timothy Ray Sparks, Matthew Carter Sparks and James Matthew Kiser; a great grandson, Bentley Lane Kiser; several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services for Farrel Carter Mullins will be held on Friday July 7, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Anchor of Hope Church, 1900 West Dante Hollow Road, Nora, VA with Rev. Cleophas Mullins and Pastor Donald Tucker officiating. Burial will follow in the Mullins Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday at 12 Noon til service time at 2:00 P.M. In Lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the funeral home to help on funeral expense. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.