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Joyce Joan Easterling

 

Joyce Joan Easterling

Coeburn, VA ~ Joyce Joan Hall Easterling, 87 passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Heritage Hall Health Care Center in Wise Virginia.
    She was the daughter of the late John Kindall Hall and Medford Susie Hall; also preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Easterling and a son, Thomas Harvey Easterling.
    Joyce is survived by one son, Gary W. Easterling and wife Joyce, Coeburn; three sisters, Mrs. Saul Grandinetti, Clifton, NJ, Julia Trent Van Zant and Virginia Mabry, both of Coeburn; a brother, Kenneth J. Hall, Melborne, FL;, two granddaughters, Mirandy Rose and Emily Penniman, both of Coeburn; two grandsons, Luke Penniman and Matthew Rose, Coeburn; three great-granddaughters, Molly Rose. Marybelle Rose and Mina Rose, all of Coeburn; one great-grandson, Elijah Harvey Penniman; several nieces and nephews.

   Visitation for Joyce Joan Easterling will be held on Sunday, September 25, 2016 after 5:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home Chapel and funeral services will be held at 7:00 PM with Rev. Leslie Ritchie and Rev. Tommy Kiser officiating. The family will meet at the Hall Family Cemetery for burial at 11 AM Monday, September 26, 2016.  Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Bailey Ray Taylor

 

Bailey Ray Taylor

Wise, VA ~ Bailey Ray Taylor, 74 passed away Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol Tennessee.
   Bailey was a retired employee of Armour Foods in Norton after about 30 years. 
   He was the son of the late Robert Taylor, Sr. and Mollie Stapleton Taylor; also preceded in death by a son, Kevin Taylor; four sisters, Otillia, Bertha, Juanita and Margaret; six brothers, James Taylor, Clayton Taylor, Charlie Taylor, Jack Taylor, Robert Taylor Jr. and Dock Taylor.
   Survivors include his spouse, Shirley Taylor, Wise, VA; a son, Ryan Taylor and wife, Kim, Wise, VA; two sisters, Laura Jacobs, Wise, and Leah Davis, Richmond, VA; 4 grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews; and a friend of many.

   Bailey's wishes were to be cremated and a private service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave. NE, Coeburn, VA.


Jona Amburgey

 

Jona Silas Amburgey

Coeburn, VA ~ Jona Amburgey, 91 passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at his daughter's residence in Coeburn, Virginia.
    He was a former employee of Clinchfield Coal Company and the Wise County Sheriff Department. He was also a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. He was an avid farmer.
    Jona was the son of the late John Robert Amburgey and Melvina Mullins Amburgey; also preceded in death by his wife, Marie Massie Amburgey, two  sisters, Elva J. Powers, Mary Avia Funk and June DeHart; special friend, Jim Mann.
    Survivors include daughters, Linda (Troy) Freeman, Coeburn and Amy (Danny) Burke; a son, Robert (Patsy) Amburgey, Coeburn; a sister, Opal Geneva Salyers, Abingdon; several grandchildren, several great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

   Visitation for Jona Silas Amburgey will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2016 after 5:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home Chapel and funeral services will be held at 7:00 PM with Rev. Nolan Stanley and Rev. R. L. Crawford officiating. Entombment will be 11 AM Friday, September 16, 2016 at Temple Hill Memorial Park. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Carlos Edward 'Cookie' Hileman

 

Carlos Edward 'Cookie' Hileman

Coeburn, VA ~ Carlos Edward 'Cookie' Hileman, 60 was called home to be with the Lord Tuesday, August 23, 2016 from his home.
    He was born March 11, 1956 in Wise County Virginia, the son of the late William Harrison Hileman, Sr. and Anna Hileman.
    He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Anne Odle Hileman; two daughters, Lenora Vance, Cincinnatti, OH and Sarah Young and husband, Jon, St. Paul; one son, Josh Hileman and fiance, Amanda Brooks, Coeburn; four brothers, William Hileman Jr. and wife, Pat, Castlewood, Blaine Hileman and wife, Shirley, Castlewood, Roger Hileman and wife, Corine, and Danny Hileman all of St. Paul; four sisters, Marie Johnson and Shirley Akers, both of St. Paul, Connie Ryon, Dandridge, TN and Shelia Salyer and husband, Dwight Castlewood; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
    He worked in the coal industry for 35 years.
    Husband, Dad, Brother, Friend who was loved by all who he met in his life journey. He was a man to be admired; always there to lend a helping hand or a shoulder to lean on. He was humble, kind and gracious to all. Our precious 'Cookie' is in Heaven now with his Mom and Dad.

   Visitation for Carlos Edward "Cookie" Hileman will be held after 6 P.M. on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Estes Funeral Home Chapel and funeral services at 8:00 P.M.  with Pastor Randy Moore officiating. Burial will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, August 26, 2016 at Hileman Family Cemetery in St. Paul, VA. Pallbearers will be Josh Hileman, Jon Young, Bud Moore, Billy Hileman, Matthew Hileman and Elliot Sullivan. Honorary pallbearers are; Michael Salyer, Mark Salyer, Kenneth Hileman, Kevin Hileman, Danny Lee Hileman, Gary Winebarger, Harold Glover, Dink Glover and Caleb Lane and Nathan McConnell. A special thank you to the ALS Association and the nurses and therapists that have been by his side through his battle with ALS. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Rev. Elsie Harvey Cook

 

Rev. Elsie Cook

Coeburn, VA ~ Rev. Elsie Harvey Cook, 89 went to be with the Lord, Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee.
    She was the pastor of Community Last Days Church since 1968.
    She was the daughter of the late Emmett Pridemore Harvey and Vesta Mae Harvey; also preceded in death by her husband, James H. Cook and a son, James S. Cook.
    Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy N. Greear and husband, Ernest P. Greear, Jr., Coeburn; a son, Lester Cook and wife, Carol, Montcalm, WV; five sisters, Retha Younce, Crystal Rock, OH, Lucille Beavers, Castlewood, Anna Lou Smith, Dora May Brummett and Lilly Jacobs and husband, Willie Jacobs, all of Coeburn; two brothers, Thomas Harvey and wife, Madeline Harvey, Castilia, OH and Danny Harvey and wife, Anne Harvey, Plymouth, OH; Kitty Clark, companion of James S. Cook; 11 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, 11 great-great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services for Elsie Cook will be held on Monday, September 5, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Community Last Days Church with Rev. Jack Calhoun officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Acres Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held at the Church Saturday after 6 PM and Sunday Anytime. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 high Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Johnny Elmer Adkins

 

Johnny Elmer Adkins

Coeburn, VA ~ Johnny Elmer Adkins, 54 passed away Friday, August 12, 2016 at Norton Community Hospital in Norton, Virginia.
    He was the son of the late William Jess Adkins and Mary Elizabeth Hale Adkins; also preceded in death by three sisters, Janice Marie Mullins, Sylvinia Loretta Jenkins and Martha Caroline Stapleton; two brothers, Thomas Edward Adkins and Jessie James Adkins.
    He is survived by a daughter, Angel Adkins, Coeburn; two sons, Christopher Moore and Steven Moore, both of Coeburn; five sisters, Kathy 'Lois' Plaster, and Judy Yates both of Coeburn, Ruth Hamm, Hallsboro, NC, Melissa Culbertson, Appalachia, and Joyce Mullins, Clintwood; two  brothers, Marcus Adkins, Coeburn, and David Adkins, Nora; 7 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services for Johnny Elmer Adkins will be held on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Joe Dearry officiating. Visitation will be held after 5:00 P.M. until funeral time at Estes Funeral Home. Burial will be Wednesday August 17, 2016 at Hale Cemetery. The family will meet at the funeral home at 2 PM and leave in procession to the cemetery. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


James Sylvester Cook

 

James Sylvester Cook

Coeburn, VA ~ James Sylvester Cook, 59 passed away Thursday, August 11, 2016 at Mountain View Medical Center in Norton Virginia.
    He was the son of the late James Henry Cook, also preceded in death by a grandson, Wesley Newman.
    Survivors include his mother, Elsie Cook, Coeburn; a daughter, Christina Wilson, Coeburn; a sister, Dorothy N. Greear, Coeburn; a brother, Lester Cook, Montcalm, WV; his companion, Kitty Clark; two granddaughters, Konstence Brand and Ivy Brand, both of Coeburn; a grandson, T.J.Newman, Coeburn; two step-daughters, Tamara and Chasity Clark, both of Coeburn; a step-son, B.J. Clark, Coeburn; several family, friends, nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services for James Sylvester Cook will be held on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. R. L. Crawford officiating. Burial will follow at the Harvey Cemetery. Visitation will be held Saturday after 5:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.