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Raymond Ezra Wright

 

Raymond Ezra Wright

Coeburn, VA ~ Raymond Ezra Wright, 90 passed away Friday, April 29, 2016 at Mountain View Medical Center in Norton Virginia.
    Raymond was a retired employee of Clinchfield Coal Co.
    He was the son of the late Emory H. Wright and Sally Alba Wright; also preceded in death by his wife, Violet Boatwright Wright; three sisters, Muriel Catherine Amburgey, Elma Mullins and Sally Elizabeth Long; a brother, Earl A. Wright.
    Survivors include three daughters, Jeanette (Mickey) Bond, and Rita (Randy) Tiller, both of Coeburn, and Sandra (Paul) Parrish, Spartaburg, SC; a son, Kenneth Wright, Coeburn; four sisters, Mae Huffman, Lebanon, Ruth Mullins, St. Paul, Irene Robinette, Midway, TN and Shirley Mulheron, Woodbridge, VA; two brothers, Bert Wright and Roger Wright both of Greenville, TN; several grandchildren, several great grandchildren, several great-great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services for Raymond Ezra Wright will be held on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Crawford and Brother Ralph Wells officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday after 6:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home until service time. Entombment will be Monday, May 2, 2016 at Temple Hill Memorial Park.The family will meet at the funeral home and leave processing at 11 AM.  Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Delbert Jackson Smith

 

Delbert Jackson Smith

Abingdon, VA ~ Delbert Jackson Smith, 80 passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at his home after an extended illness. a native of Wise County, he had lived in the Abingdon area since 1993.
    He retired as a Lieutenant from the Wise County Sheriff's Office with 17 years of service.
    He was a christian and attended Midway Church of The Living God in Abingdon.
    He was the son of the late Jackson Edward Smith and Maxie Irene Kennedy Smith; also preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Katherine Smith; two sisters, Joann Childs and Ruby Gouge.
    Survivors include his wife of 36 Years, Phyllis Sue Clark Smith; daughters, Debra (Roy) Bright, Norton, Donna (Louna) Lawson, Coeburn, Clara (Barry) House, Sassafras, KY; step-daughter, Melissa Dean, Abingdon; sons, Michael (Olivia) Smith, Coeburn and Lyndon (Tammy) Baker, Pound; sisters, Rosemary (Bascom) Funk, Jettie (Ronnie) Caldwell, Susie (Rex) Salyers, all of Coeburn, Faye Mullins and Joyce Caldwell, of Abingdon, Carolyn (James) Armstrong, Cumberland, VA; 12 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews.

   Funeral services for Delbert Jackson Smith will be held on Saturday April 23, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Dave Gibson officiating. Burial will follow Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Greenwood Acres Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Friday after 6:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home.Family members will serve as pallbearers. The Smith family is being served by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA,276-395-2441.


Barney Ruford Babb

 

Barney Ruford Babb

Coeburn, VA ~ Barney Ruford Babb, 85 passed away Sunday, April 10, 2016 at Heritage Hall Health Care Center in Clintwood Virginia.
   He was the son of the late John Henry Babb, Sr. and Lakie Mae Babb; also preceded in death by four sisters, Ella L. Freeman, Lora Edith Babb, Margie Marie Jessee and Myrtle Ferguson; three brothers, Howard Clarence Babb, John Henry Babb Jr. and William Babb.
   Survived by a special nephew, RickeyHunter; several other nieces and Nephews and Cousins.

   Funeral services for Barney Ruford Babb will be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Ledford officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Acres Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Tuesday after 6:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Gladys Margaret Begley Babb

 

Gladys Margaret Babb

Coeburn, VA ~ Gladys Margaret Begley Babb, 83 went to Heaven to join her husband, Howard Babb Thursday, April 28, 2016.
    She was the daughter of the late Callas  Begley and Lizzie Laney Begley.
   Gladys was preceded in death by her husband, Howard C. Babb; two sisters, Anne O'Quinn and Ina Jean Begley; three brothers, Charles (Wig) Laney, Oscar (Tom) Begley and Cecil (Tiny) Begley.
    Gladys is survived by a daughter, Susie Osborne, and husband, Jeff Coeburn; one granddaughter, Heather Michelle Taylor, Jacksonville, NC; two great-granddaughters, Rylee Trent and Emerie Taylor; one great-grandson, Kaenon Sturgill; one sister, Wanda Darnell and husband, Darrell, Dungannon, VA; one brother, Jimmie Begley, NC; a special niece Betty Freeman; several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services for Gladys Margaret Babb will be held on Sunday May 1, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Stacy Vanover 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.


Thomas James Smith, Sr.

 

Thomas James Smith

Coeburn, VA ~ Thomas James Smith, Sr., 47 passed away Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Indian Path Medical Center in Kingsport Tennessee.,    He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Smith and granddaughter, Ariel Faith Smith.,    He is survived by his spouse, Beth Anne Odle, Coeburn; father, Teddy R. Smith, Coeburn; two daughters, Melanie Smith, Norton, and Mechell Bentley, Coeburn; one son, Thomas James Smith Jr. , Coeburn; four sisters, Jan Sullivan, Morristown, TN, Margaret Varble, Greenville, TN, Markeda Hall, Norton,  and Regina Talford, Bulls Gap, TN; one brother, Raymond Smith , Coeburn; 5 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services for Thomas James Smith will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 12:00 Noon at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. R. L. Crawford officiating. Burial will be Adkins Cemetery  at Dale Ridge in Coeburn. Visitation will be held Tuesday after 6:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Jeffery Lee Turner

 


Jeffery Lee Turner

Coeburn, VA ~ Jeffery Lee Turner, 49 passed away Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Indian Path Medical Center in Kingsport Tennessee.
    He was the son of the late Dennis Morgan Turner and Kathy Everett-Metres.
    Survivors include his wife, Ann Turner, Coeburn; Daughters, Dasha Cooke& husband Dustin Cooke of Wise,  Haley Turner & Fiance Greg Tackett , Coeburn; Krista Osborne of Norton;  Whitney Wingler & husband Justin Wingler of Wise. His only son Jeffery Lee Turner Jr. & Fiance Chelsea Kiser, Coeburn; Grandsons Mason Cooke & Joel Cooke of Wise; Korbin Lee Poole of Pennington Gap; a brother, Brian Turner of NC. Special Friends Brian Markham & Leah & Ethan McCoy.

   Memorial services for Jeffery Lee Turner will be held on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. R. L. Crawford officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday from 5:00-7:00. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Clara Lawson Moore

 

Clara Moore

 

Coeburn, VA ~ Clara Lawson Moore, 73 passed away Friday, April 22, 2016 at her residence in Coeburn Virginia.

    She attended the Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ In Johnson City TN.

    She was the daughter of the late Barney T. Lawson and Hazel Lawson.

    Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Alex Boyd Moore; a daughter, Mary Alice Baker, and husband (David Lee) Coeburn; a granddaughter, Rebekah Dawn Baker-Moore; a great-granddaughter, Mara Jade McDaniel, a great-grandson, Logan Blake Moore; four sisters, Jearline Maine, Dorothy Poston, Lola Ball, Burita Winebarger, all of Coeburn; six brothers, John Lawson, Truman Lawson, Carter Lawson, Carl Lawson, Roger Lawson, and Ralph Lawson, all of Coeburn.

 

   Funeral services for Clara Moore will be held on Monday, April 25, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Donny Reagan officiating. Burial will be follow at Greenwood Acres Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Sunday after 5:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Anita Gail Lambert Odom

 

Anita Gail Odom

St. Paul, VA ~ Anita Gail Lambert Odom, 61 passed away Friday, April 15, 2016 at her residence in St. Paul Virginia.
    She was the daughter of the late Richard Lambert and Lucille Lambert; also preceded in death by her late husband, William Odom; a son, David Cook; granddaughter, Crystal Odom and 3 sisters.
    She is survived by fiance, David Mitchell; four sisters, Jenny Cory , Bricelynn, MN, Susie Blottach, Beatrice, NE, Diane O'Leary, Butte, MT and Janice Holland, Marianna, FL; two brothers, Richard Lambert Jr., Salt Lake City, UT and Michael Lambert.

   Memorial services for Anita Gail Odom will be held at a later date.  Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Shelby Jean Delp

 

Shelby Jean Delp

Norton, VA ~ Shelby Jean Shepherd Delp, 72 passed away Thursday, April 7, 2016 at Norton Community Hospital in Norton Virginia.
    She was the daughter of the late William James Shepherd and Helen Burita Greear Shepherd; also preceded in death by two sons, Michael Keith Blackburn and William Anthony Blackburn, a brother, Raymond Shepherd.
    Survivors include a son, Brent Blackburn, Coeburn; two sisters, Brenda Carol Robinette and Judy G. Ramey, both of Coeburn; a brother, Larry Shepherd, Wise; 5 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services for Shelby Jean Delp will be held on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. R. L. Crawford officiating. Burial will be Monday April 11, 2016 at Temple Hill Memorial Park. Visitation will be held Sunday after 5:00 P.M. The family will meet at the funeral home at 12 Noon on monday and leave in procession. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.