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Hazel Evelyn Edwards McClellan

 



Hazel Evelyn Edwards McClellan

St. Paul, VA ~ Hazel Evelyn Edwards McClellan, 96 went home to be with the Lord Thursday, April 20, 2017 at her residence in St. Paul, Virginia.
   She was the daughter of the late Hobert Edwards and Nellie Lawson Edwards; also preceded in death by her husband, Gussie McClellan; a daughter, Jane Woodward; 3 brothers, Joel Chester Edwards, Hubert D. Edwards and Ival M. Edwards; a sister, Lois Palmer.
   Survivors include three daughters, Cathy (Michael) Meade, Patricia (Jimmy) Stallard, and Janelle (Ronnie) Bruner, all of Kingsport, TN; two sons, Roger McClellan, Abingdon and Ronnie McClellan, St. Paul; a sister, Bonnie Belle Meade, Abingdon; special friends and caregivers, Edith King and Christy Hensley; 5 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, host of friends, several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services for Hazel Evelyn McClellan will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Leslie Ritchie and Rev. Jack Meade officiating. Burial will follow at McClellan Cemetery on Sandy Ridge. Visitation will be held Saturday, after 11:00 A.M. until funeral time at Estes Funeral Home. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Offie D. Johnson

 




Offie Dean Johnson

Coeburn, VA ~ Offie Dean Johnson, 81 passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Heritage Hall Health Care Center in Wise, Virginia.
    He was a born again Christian who loved his Lord.
    He was a retired coal miner and a member of UMWA.
    He was the son of the late Hobert Johnson and Sarah B. Johnson; also preceded in death by his wife, Ellen Yvonne Johnson; daughter, Debra Johnson; three sons, Johnny Ray Johnson, Stevie Dean Johnson and Robert Lawson; two granddaughters, Angela and Roberta.
   Survivors include a daughter, Margaret & Raymond Hamm, Sandusky, OH; a son, Harold & Lynn Lawson, Bristol, VA; sisters, Bobbie Jean Winebarger, Coeburn; daughter-in-law, Judy Ann Lawson, Norton and Donna Johnson, Coeburn; several grandchildren, great grandchildren,nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

   Funeral services for Offie Dean Johnson will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 12:00 Noon at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Denver Winebarger officiating. Burial will follow at Temple Hill Memorial Park. Visitation will be held Tuesday after 11:00 A.M. until service time at Estes Funeral Home. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Charlie Junior Rose

 




Charlie “Junior” Rose

Coeburn, VA - Charlie “Junior” Rose, age 89, passed away peacefully, Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Indian Path Medical Center in Kingsport, TN, surrounded by family.
   He was born December 9, 1927 in Russell County, VA.
   Junior was preceded in death by his loving wife of 64 years, Retha Salyers Rose, his grandson Eric Boyd Gross, grand-daughter-in-law Shelley Greear Gross, his parents Oscar and Odie Rose, 4 sisters, one brother, and several nieces and nephews.
   Junior farmed the majority of his life and was employed as a bus driver for Scott County School systems for 36 years. After he retired, he enjoyed repairing lawnmowers and talking with all his friends and neighbors who stopped in to see him. He never met a stranger.
   Junior is survived by his children Carolyne Gross and husband Garry, Nancy Mann & husband Buck, Walter Rose and wife Glenda, and Geneva Love and companion Johnny Odle; his grandchildren, Wally & Rebecca Rose, Stacey Gross & companion Sherry Grizzle, Jennifer & Denny Wright, Charles & Heather Rose, Chris Gross, and Matthew & Mirandy Rose, his extra special granddaughter-in-law and caregiver Nicole Gross, and 12 great grandchildren, his caregiver and honorary daughter Marie Osborne, and special caregiver Angela Gibson. He is also survived by his sister Frances Hensley and several nephews and nieces; a host of friends and neighbors, and last but definitely not least his beloved dog, Sam.

   Visitation will be held at Estes Funeral Home in Coeburn, VA from 5 to 7PM, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Funeral services will follow at 7 PM with the Rev. Elwood Hall officiating. The family will also receive friends at Junior’s home after 11 AM Monday. Music will be provided by special neighbors and honorary children, Fred and Gay Greear and their daughter Tanya. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 11 AM at Temple Hill Memorial Park in Castlewood, VA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Junior’s honor to the American Heart Association 4217 Park Place Ct., Glen Allen, VA 23060. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave. NE, Coeburn, VA.


Regena Rhena Ward Paige

 



Regena Rhena Paige

St. Paul, VA ~ Regena Rhena Ward Paige, 50 passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Mountain View Medical Center in Norton, Virginia.
   She was the daughter of the late Hasting Alexander Ward and Ruby Amagene Ward; also a brother, Anthony Ward; a niece, Rachel Marella Ward.
   Survivors include a son, Matthew Aaron Turner, St. Paul; four brothers, David Ward, Harlan Ward and Wendell Ward all of St. Paul, Robert Ward, Coeburn.

   Graveside services and burial for Regena Rhena Paige will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Temple Hill Memorial Park with Rev. Leslie Ritchie officiating. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


David Merchant

 



David Merchant

Coeburn, VA ~ David Merchant, 72 passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017 in Virginia.
   He was the son of the late Lillie Merchant and Orbin Merchant also preceded in death by daughter, Paula McCray; a son, David Edward Merchant; sisters, Catherine Merchant, Jeanette Merchant, Geraldine Merchant, Joella Merchant and Phyllis Merchant; brothers, James Orbin Merchant, Richard Merchant Sr., David Merchant and Joe Louis Merchant.
   Survivors include by three daughters, Lillian Little, Pikeville, KY, Beverly Merchant, Selma, AL and Amanda Horne, Wise; five sons, Preston McCray, Appalachia, Maurice Merchant, Selma, AL, Juwan Moore, and Brandon Moore both of Coeburn, Richard Blackman, Columbus, OH; two sisters, Carolyn Green, Cleveland, OH, and Rosemary Williams, Chesapeake, VA; three brothers, Albert Williams Sr., Coeburn, Billy Williams and Oscar Williams, Miami, FL; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

   Funeral services for David Merchant will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Bishop Willie Lamb officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Acres Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Thursday after 12:00 Noon until funeral time at Estes Funeral Home. Condolences may be to Lillian at nikki41501@yahoo.com Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.


Billy Gene Fields

 



Billy Gene Fields

Wise, VA ~ Billy Gene Fields, 71 went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Norton Community Hospital in Norton, Virginia.
   Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to anyone that knew him.
   He was a retired coal miner from Westmoreland Coal Company and an avid sports fan of the Cleveland Browns and LA Dodgers. He was proceeded in death by his wife of 47 years, Bonnie Vanover Fields, mother, Georgia Robbins, dad, John Winford Fields and brother, Ike Fields.
   He leaves behind two daughters, Shawna Fields and husband, Robert McNutt, and Sabrina Bell all of Wise; a son, Scotty Fields, Wise; four brothers, Fred Fields, St. Paul, John Fields, Norton, Joe Fields, Coeburn and Lonnie Fields, Big Stone Gap; three sisters, Bonnie Collins, Pound, Fannie Kiser, Dante, and Dawn Sanders, Coeburn; two granddaughters, Buffy Bell and Samantha Fields; and a host of nephews and nieces.

   Funeral services for Billy Gene Fields will be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Estes Funeral Home Chapel with Larry Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at the Jessee Cemetery in Wise. Visitation will be held Tuesday after 11:00 A.M. at Estes Funeral Home until service time. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to help with expenses. Arrangements by Estes Funeral Home, 114 High Ave., Coeburn, VA.