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Gloria Ruth Hillman Wills

 

Gloria Ruth Hillman Wills

Coeburn, VA ~ Gloria Ruth Hillman Wills, 86, passed away Monday, August 31, 2015 at Heritage Hall Health Care Center in Big Stone Gap Virginia after a lengthy illness with alzheimer's.
   She was the daughter of the late George Willard Hillman and Edith Victoria Eblen Hillman; also preceded in death by a daughter, Krista Kern; two sons, George Willard Johnson and Jackie Johnson; a sister, Marjorie Ann Maine and Betty Jane Menke; a brother, Bill Hillman.
   She is survived by four daughters, Kathy & Maurice Howell, Ashville, NC, Rita Karen Wills, Kingsport, TN, Karla Ruthann Salyers, Columbia, SC and Kandy Williams, Pheonix, AZ; three sons, Ken Wills, Goldsboro, NC, Billy Kevin Wills, Kingsport, TN and Charles Honey Kern, Ft. Blackmore; a special friend, Belinda Banks; 9 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren, 1great great great grandchild; several nieces & nephews. Special thanks to many caregivers and medical staff.

   Funeral service for Gloria R. Wills will be held 1:00 PM Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Jimmy Jonsrud officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Acres Memorial Gardens in Coeburn. Visitation will be held Wednesday Sept. 2, 2015 at Estes Funeral Home after 4:00 P.M. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave. NE, Coeburn, VA.


Danny Lewis Adams

 

Danny Lewis Adams

St. Paul, VA ~ Danny Lewis Adams, 68 passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol Tennessee.
   He was a former employee of Faskure in Aurora, IL. 
   He was the son of the late Oscar and Bervia  Adams; also preceded in death by grandparents, Elmer and Armeda Akers; three brothers, Kester Adams, Blanchard Adams and Kirk Adams.
   Survivors include his wifeof 45 years, Zellar Annette McCoy Adams; four daughters, Calveston Orender, Camelia Stanley, Samantha Miller, and Tamika Mooney, all of Coeburn; future son-in-law, Walter "Hoppy" Gibson, Coeburn; a brother, Jonah Kenny Adams, Gray, TN; aunt, Verda Graham, Coeburn; 9 grandchildren, 1 great gradndaughter, several nieces, nephews and friends.

   Funeral service for Danny Adams will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Saturday August 15, 2015 at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim Collins officiating. Burial will follow in Temple Hill Memorial Park in Castlewood, VA. Visitation will be held at Estes Funeral Home Friday, August 14, 2015 from 6 to 9 P.M. Arrangements by, Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave. NE, Coeburn, VA.


Tommy Lee Jenkins

 

Tommy Lee Jenkins

Coeburn, VA ~ Tommy Lee Jenkins, 57 passed away Monday, August 24, 2015 at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport Tennessee with his loving family at his side.
   He was a former employee of Red Onion Prison. 
   Tommy was the son of the late Abe Jenkins and Anna Lee Newman Jenkins; also preceded in death by a brother, Terry Jenkins and a nephew, Jon Jenkins.
   Survivors include his wife, Judy Farler Jenkins; daughter, Molly Jenkins; brothers, Ronnie and Nancy Jenkins, Coeburn and Mark Jenkins, Skeet Rock, VA; Nephews, Stephen Jenkins and Eric Jenkins; nieces, Gabrielle Buchanan, Ginger Click and Rachel K. Jenkins; great nephews, Austin Jenkins, Nathanial Jenkins, Brayden Buchanan, Brinley Buchanan Andrew Jenkins, Kas and Hollis Click; great nieces, Abbey Jenkins, Tara Jenkins, Shana Buchanan, and Lacee Click; a whole slew of cousins and Red Onion State Prison Family.

   A Celebration of Life dinner for Tommy Jenkins will be held at Coeburn Presbyterian Church, Saturday August 29, 2015 at 12 Noon hosted by Friendship Baptist Church and Coebrun Presbyterian Church. in Lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Brown Bag Lunches, Friendship Baptist Church, Coeburn, VA. 24230.


Jeffrey Michael Gridley

 

Jeffrey Michael Gridley

Wise, VA ~ Jeffrey Michael  Gridley, 56 passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at Mountain View Medical Center in Norton Virginia.
   He was a former resident of Aurora but had lived in Coeburn, VA for the last year.
   He was the son of the late Donald Dean and Evelyn Lynn Nation; also preceded in death by his wife, Zenia Palmer Gridley.
   Survivors include a daughter, Jennifer Jackson, and husband, Nick, Norton; a sister, Marlys Moore, IL; a brother, Charles Larry Nation, Romoville, IL; several other brothers,sisters, nieces and nephews.

   A private memorial service for Jeffery M. Gridley will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave. NE, Coeburn, VA.


Edna M. Nixon

 

Edna M. Hill Nixon

Coeburn, VA ~ Edna Marlena Hill Nixon, 83 passed away Saturday, August 22, 2015 at her residence in Coeburn Virginia.
  She was a former employee of D&J Fuel in Coeburn. 
  She was the daughter of the late Lewis Franklin Hill and Oakie Leah Hill; also preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Nixon; four sisters, Delma Greene, Stella Hall, Trula Bell, and Gloria Newman and two brothers, Joseph Franklin Hill and Benny Roger Hill.
  Survived by a daughter, Sherrie Holbrook, and husband, Kenneth, Fort Worth, TX; two sons, Jerry Nixon, and wife, Charlotte and Terry Nixon, and wife,Lynne all of Coeburn; two sisters, Thelma Culves, Macon, GA and Mary Kern, Morgantown, WV; Grandchildren, Lisa Nixon, Jason Nixon, Justin Nixon, and wife Bridget, Anthony Nixon and wife, Brittany, Holly Nixon Deloach and husband Jessie, Heather Nixon Reece, Jon Todd Nixon and wife Karrie and Nick Funk, Nora German and husband, Ben; great grandchildren, Issac Nixon, Hayley Nixon, Landon Nixon, Alexis Nixon, Daniel Ball, Cody Pickett, Chase Reece, Sydney Reece, Kaylee Nixon, Tanner Nixon, Skylar Nixon, and Conall German; great great grandchildren, Danni Ball, Jaxon Ball and Cayden Pickett; several nieces and nephews.

   Visitation for Edna M. Nixon will be held Sunday, August 23, 2015 after 5:00 P.M. at Estes Funeral Home Chapel and funeral services will be held at 7:00 P.M. with Rev. Stan Tate officiating. Burial will be 11:00 A.M. at Greenwood Acres Memorial Gardens in Coeburn, VA on Monday, August 24, 2015. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave. NE, Coeburn, VA.


Nancy Jane Osborne

 

Nancy Jane Osborne

Coeburn, VA ~ Nancy Jane Osborne, 74 passed away Monday, August 17, 2015 at Norton Community Hospital in Norton Virginia.
   She was a former employee of Buster Brown. 
   She was the daughter of the late Wiley Gibson and Bertha Dearry Gibson; also preceded in death by her husband, Glen Edward Osborne, Sr. and several brother and sisters.
   Survivors include two daughters, Rita Williams, Kingsport, TN and Glenda Howell, Bassett, VA; three sons, Glen Osborne, Coeburn, Johnny Osborne, and Michael Anthony Osborne, all of Coeburn; two sisters, Joyce Reece, Savanah, GA and Barbara Anderson, Kingsport, TN; a brother, Bascom Gibson, Dryden, VA; 16 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services for Nancy Jane Osborne will be conducted Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the Tacoma Holliness Church in Tacoma with Rev. Joe Dearry and Rev. Charles B. Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Nicklesville Cemetery in Nicklesville, VA. Visitation will be held after 6:00 P.M. Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the Church. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave. NE, Coeburn, VA.


Eddie Lee Mullins

 

Eddie Lee Mullins

Dungannon, VA ~ Eddie Lee Mullins, 59 passed Thursday, August 13, 2015 at his residence in Dungannon Virginia.
   He was the son of the late Ernest Lee Mullins; also preceded in death by a daughter, Kristin Leann Mullins, granddaughter, Ava Grace Collins and a sister, Vanessa Jan Stidham.
   He is survived by his wife, Shelva Marie Ring Mullins; five sons, Jeromy Scott Edwards, Mooresville, NC, Clifford Charles Mullins, Iron City, MI, Joshua Ian Mullins, Flint, MI, Anthony Shane Mullins, Clintwood, and Cody Lee Mullins, Jenkins, KY; mother, Atlas Evonia Mullins, Coeburn; a sister, Marla Mullins Stidham, Coeburn; two brothers, Roy Glenn Mullins, and Ernie Carl Mullins, both of Coeburn; three step-daughters, Amanda Dockery and husband, Jason, Dungannon, Melinda Sue Collins and husband, Justan Sibley and Laura Ann Collins both of Sandusky, OH; best friend, Joey Hobbs and Johnathon Berry; many grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

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