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Betty Lou Shelton

 

Betty Lou Shelton

St. Paul, VA ~ Betty Lou McCoy Shelton, 67 passed away Friday, October 31, 2014 at her residence in St. Paul Virginia.
    She was the daughter of the late Robert Mack McCoy and Bertie Marie McCoy; also preceded in death by husband, Dale Gordon Shelton Sr., a sister, Lorraine Grubbs; two brothers, Jimmy McCoy and Roy McCoy.
   Survivors include two daughters, Cindy Gilbert, St. Paul and Peggy Thacker and husband Stewart, Coeburn; three sons, Gordon Shelton, Jr. and wife, Clara, Ricky Hayes, and wife Selina, and Robert Hayes, all of St. Paul. three sisters, Ethel Schultz, Montgomery, IL, Becky McCoy, and Linda Anderson both of Ohio; five  brothers, Richard McCoy, Defiance, OH, Teddy McCoy, Dandridge, TN, Corbet McCoy, Baltimore, MD, Jerry McCoy, Defiance, OH and Michael Anderson, TN; 13 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services for Betty Lou Shelton will be held on Sunday November 2, 2014 at 7:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roger McCoy and Johnny Jackson officiating. Burial will be Noon Monday, November 3, 2014 at Shelton - Laurel Cemetery on Sandy Ridge. Visitation will be held Sunday after 5:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home until funeral time. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


James Lewis Hillman

 

James Lewis Hillman

Coeburn - James Lewis "Hippie" Hillman passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday October 8, 2014.
   He was a longtime residence of Breeding's Trailer Park. He was loved and respected by his community and spent his lifetime helping neighbors, friends and family and was well known for his generous and loving spirit.
   He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Bernice Hillman.
   Jimmy is survived by two children, Windy Jennine Miller of Spotsylvania, VA and Aaron James Hillman and his wife, Amanda of Tampa, FL; 5 grandchildren, Kaitlin, Kourie, Aubrie, Hunter and Peyton; great granddaughter, Harper; siblings Lee and Sandy Hillman of Hazard, KY, Randy and Wanda Hillman of Winston-Salem, NC, Cathy and Jeff Smith of Gladesprings, VA, Libbey and David Hale and Teresa and Glenn Meade all of Coeburn; Several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends.

   Family and Friends will gather at the home of Teresa Meade, Jaybird Branch Road Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. In leiu of flowers, donations can be made to the Brown Bag Lunch Ministry, P.O. Box 1895, Coeburn, VA 24230. Special thank you to friend, Dr. Maurice Nida.


W. B. 'Hotchie' Akers

 

W. B. 'Hotchie' Akers

Coeburn, VA ~ W. B. 'Hotchie' Akers, 78 passed away Tuesday,October 28, 2014 at Indian Path Medical Center in Kingsport Tennessee.
    He was a retired equipment operator at VIC Coal Company and a retiree from Ford Motor Company in Sandusky, Ohio. Also a member of Cassells Chapel Church.
    He was preceded by his late wife, Mary Katherine Akers, son, Thomas Wesley  'Spikie' Akers, his parents, George Akers and Virgie Akers; sister, Louella Adkins; two brothers, Donnie Lee 'Rooster' Akers and Hershel 'Nig' Akers.
    Survivors include two daughters, Linda Sexton, and Cindy Plaster, both of Coeburn; a sister-in-law, Martha Anne Roesch, Sandusky, OH; a brother-in-law, Joe Adkins, Norton, VA; a great friend and caregiver, J.R. Laforce; 3 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services for W. B. 'Hotchie' Akers will be held on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 7:30 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Collier officiating. Burial will be Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Greenwood Acres Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Friday after 5:00 P.M. till funeral time at Estes Funeral Home. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Bobby Joe Meade, Jr.

 

Bobby Joe Meade, Jr.

St. Paul, VA ~ Bobby Joe Meade, Jr., 51 passed away Sunday, October 5, 2014 at Mountain View Medical Center in Norton, Virginia.
    He was preceded in death by his mother, Nita Marie Meade.
    Survivors include his father, Bobby Joe Meade Sr., St. Paul; a daughter, Amanda Lynn Meade, Joliet, IL; two sons, Mickey Joe Meade, Joliet, IL and Shawn Bryson Meade, London, KY ; a sister, Frances Orine Meade, Kingsport, TN; step-mother, Mary Partipilo, St. Paul; 2 grandchildren, several cousins.

   Visitation for Bobby Joe Meade, Jr. will be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 after 5:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home Chapel and funeral services will be held at 7:00 P.M.  with Rev. Glen Ritchie officiating. Burial will be 11A.M. Wednesday October 8, 2014 at McClellan Cemetery, St. Paul, VA. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Edna Josephine Salyers

 

Edna Josephine Salyers

Coeburn - Edna Josephine Salyers, 90 passed away Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
   She was born July 13, 1924 in Coeburn, VA to the late Walter and Sarah Bond Lawson. She attended Shiloh Freewill Baptist Church in Bristol, VA. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Emmitt Salyers, infant son, Walter Salyers, daughter, Sue Lawson and grandson, Shawn Dykes.
   She is survived by two sons, Wayne Salyers and wife, Linda of Daytona Beach, FL and David Salyers and Wife, Rosa of Bristol, VA; Grandchildren, Lori Pfountz and husband Ben, Jeremy Salyers and wife Leah, Bart Dykes and wife, Anna, Shannon Dykes and Jonathan Sullivan; Great grandchildren, Laina and Kayla Pfountz, Emma and Harper Salyers, Tyler, Conni, Abigail, Connor, Cory, Mason and Madison Dykes; Brother Darrell "Short" Lawson and wife Joan of Wise, VA.

Visitation will be held on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 after 6:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home Chapel and funeral services will be held at 8:00 P.M. with Dr. Rodger Castle officiating. Burial will be 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, Oct. 28 2014 at the Lawson Cemetery in Coeburn. Estes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  http://memorial.yourtribute.com/Edna-J-Lawson-Salyers/